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Richard Jordan

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 14 films, with $387,233,236 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #8,952)
Best-known acting roles: Jeffrey Pelt (The Hunt for Red October), Howard Prescott (The Secret of My Success), Sheriff Bates (Posse), Duncan Idaho (Dune), Brig. Gen. Lewis A. Armistead (Gettysburg)
Most productive collaborators: Larry Ferguson, John McTiernan, Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Joss Ackland

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting1$120,709,866$79,790,134$200,500,000
Lead Ensemble Member1$10,432,366$0$10,432,366
Leading1$1,579,260$0$1,579,260
(Unclassified)11$173,721,610$1,000,000$174,721,610

Career Trend

This graph shows Richard Jordan’s score on our annual analysis of leading stars at the box office. The Star Score represents points assigned to each of the leading stars of the top 100 movies (based on box office) in the current year and two preceding years. For appearing in the number one movie in a year a star gets 100 points, the number two movie 99 points and so on..

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/28/2015 The Friends of Eddie Coyle   $0 $0 $0
10/8/1993 Gettysburg Brig. Gen. Lewis A. Armistead  $10,731,997 $0 $10,731,997
5/14/1993 Posse Sheriff Bates  $18,290,000 $1,000,000 $19,290,000
10/4/1991 Shout Eugene Benedict  $3,463,620 $0 $3,463,620
3/2/1990 The Hunt for Red October Jeffrey Pelt  $120,709,866 $79,790,134 $200,500,000
4/10/1987 The Secret of My Success Howard Prescott  $66,995,000 $0 $66,995,000
11/26/1986 Solarbabies Grock  $1,579,260 $0 $1,579,260
9/19/1986 The Men's Club Kramer, Psychotherapist  $2,444,076 $0 $2,444,076
2/15/1985 The Mean Season Alan Delour  $4,349,446 $0 $4,349,446
12/14/1984 Dune Duncan Idaho  $27,447,471 $0 $27,447,471
8/1/1980 Raise the Titanic Dirk Pitt  $7,000,000 $0 $7,000,000
8/2/1978 Interiors Frederick  $10,432,366 $0 $10,432,366
1/1/1976 Logan's Run Francis 7  $25,000,000 $0 $25,000,000
1/1/1975 Rooster Cogburn Hawk  $8,000,000 $0 $8,000,000
Movies: 14Totals:$306,443,102$80,790,134$387,233,236
  Averages:$21,888,793$5,770,724$27,659,517

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/26/1986 Solarbabies $0 0 $1,579,260 $1,579,260 100.0%
8/2/1978 Interiors $0 0 $10,432,366 $10,432,366 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $12,011,626$12,011,626 
 Averages:$00$6,005,813$6,005,813100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/2/1990 The Hunt for Red October $17,161,835 1,817 $120,709,866 $200,500,000 60.2%
Movies: 1Totals:  $120,709,866$200,500,000 
 Averages:$17,161,8351,817$120,709,866$200,500,00060.2%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,419 $12,011,626
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 12,101-12,200) 12,155 $120,709,866
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,301-4,400) 4,302 $306,443,102
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,850 $10,432,366
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 10,501-10,600) 10,514 $120,709,866
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,827 $306,443,102
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 18,701-18,800) 18,726 $79,790,134
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 18,301-18,400) 18,344 $80,790,134
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 16,601-16,700) 16,635 $79,790,134
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 19,801-19,900) 19,877 $80,790,134
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,029 $12,011,626
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 15,501-15,600) 15,571 $200,500,000
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,001-8,100) 8,010 $387,233,236
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 6,201-6,300) 6,282 $10,432,366
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,801-13,900) 13,884 $200,500,000
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,901-9,000) 8,952 $387,233,236
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 157 59
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,644 $10,432,366
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,066 $10,432,366
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,187 $10,432,366
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,780 $10,432,366
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 701-800) 751 $10,432,366
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,048 $10,432,366
Top Domestic Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 182 $1,579,260
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 184 $1,579,260


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