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Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman
By Marie-Lan Nguyen ([1]) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 39 films, with $10,776,958,358 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #16)
Best-known acting roles: Severus Snape (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II), Blue Caterpillar (Alice in Wonderland), Professor Severus Snape (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Professor Severus Snape (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I), Professor Severus Snape (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix)
Best-known technical roles: Congo (Sound Effects Editor), A Little Chaos (Director), A Little Chaos (Screenwriter)
Born: February 21st, 1946
Died: January 14th, 2016

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  3. Acting Credits
  4. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting14$2,568,458,611$5,462,030,766$8,030,489,377
Leading5$353,993,451$718,548,413$1,072,541,864
Lead Ensemble Member3$377,047,828$846,481,787$1,223,529,615
(Unclassified)17$250,106,465$200,291,037$450,397,502
In Technical RolesSound Effects Editor1$81,022,333$71,000,000$152,022,333
Director1$558,173$9,526,450$10,084,623
Screenwriter1$558,173$9,526,450$10,084,623

Career Trend

This graph shows Alan Rickman’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


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 220 $731,041,279
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office 36 $2,568,458,611
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office 37 $3,082,253,617
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office 15 $3,245,717,913
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office 46 $3,549,606,355
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 126 $1,565,030,200
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office 11 $5,462,030,766
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office 9 $6,270,218,830
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office 2 $6,843,948,494
Top Stars at the International Box Office 10 $7,227,352,003
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 157 $2,296,071,479
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office 17 $8,030,489,377
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office 19 $9,352,472,447
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office 4 $10,089,666,407
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office 16 $10,776,958,358
Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,288 $558,173
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,152 $558,173
Top Grossing Sound Effects Editor at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 436 $81,022,333
Top Grossing Director at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,578 $9,526,450
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the International Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,231 $9,526,450
Top Grossing Sound Effects Editor at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 443 $71,000,000
Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,020 $10,084,623
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,722 $10,084,623
Top Grossing Sound Effects Editor at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 457 $152,022,333

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.


Limited and VOD Releases: Say Hello to Limited Release

March 11th, 2016

Hello, My Name is Doris

There are quite a few limited releases on this week's list that are earning excellent reviews and / or substantial buzz. This includes Hello, My Name is Doris, which I really hope does well. Boom Bust Boom, City of Gold, Eye in the Sky, and Marguerite are all worth checking out in theaters. Most of the rest are worth a rental on VOD. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Big Game and Other Small Releases

June 26th, 2015

Big Game

The vast majority of the films on this week's list are either debuting on Video on Demand simultaneously with their theatrical release, or have been playing on VOD for a while. There are a few exceptions, but none of them look like they will become box office hits. The film I'm most interested in seeing is Big Game. It might not be the typical limited release and its reviews are not award-worthy, but it certainly looks entertaining. At the very least, it is worth a rental on Video on Demand. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: A Good Day to Die Hard

June 16th, 2013

The Die Hard franchise has been around for 25 years. The first Die Hard film cost less than $30 million to make, but earned $80 million. This is $150 million, if you take into inflation. The most recent installment was Live Free or Die Hard, which didn't quite live up to expectations. A lot of people thought that perhaps the franchise was running out of steam, or perhaps it was just a product of its times and it was no longer relevant today. Was A Good Day to Die Hard able to revitalize the franchise? Or is there something seriously wrong here? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
5/26/2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass Blue Caterpillar  $77,042,381 $199,891,706 $276,934,087
3/11/2016 Eye in the Sky Lt. General Frank Benson  $18,704,596 $16,211,532 $34,916,128
3/12/2015 A Little Chaos King Louis XIV  $558,173 $9,526,450 $10,084,623
7/17/2014 A Promise Karl Hoffmeister  $0 $1,505,231 $1,505,231
10/11/2013 CBGB Hilly Kristal  $0 $0 $0
8/16/2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler Ronald Reagan  $116,632,095 $60,393,403 $177,025,498
11/21/2012 Gambit   $0 $14,214,365 $14,214,365
7/13/2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… Severus Snape  $381,011,219 $960,500,000 $1,341,511,219
11/18/2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… Professor Severus Snape  $295,983,305 $664,300,000 $960,283,305
4/30/2010 The Wildest Dream Narrator  $5,100,135 $0 $5,100,135
3/5/2010 Alice in Wonderland Blue Caterpillar  $334,191,110 $691,300,000 $1,025,491,110
7/15/2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Professor Severus Snape  $301,959,197 $633,124,489 $935,083,686
12/5/2008 Nobel Son Eli Michaelson  $539,572 $5,200 $544,772
8/6/2008 Bottle Shock Steven Spurrier  $4,078,607 $737,283 $4,815,890
12/21/2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fle… Judge Turpin  $52,898,073 $100,431,771 $153,329,844
7/11/2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Pho… Professor Severus Snape  $292,004,738 $650,939,197 $942,943,935
4/27/2007 Snow Cake Alex Hughes  $26,651 $0 $26,651
12/27/2006 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Antoine Richis  $2,223,293 $131,380,170 $133,603,463
11/18/2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Professor Severus Snape  $290,013,036 $606,898,042 $896,911,078
4/29/2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Marvin the Paranoid Android (voice)  $51,019,112 $51,727,102 $102,746,214
6/4/2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Professor Snape  $249,538,952 $547,149,597 $796,688,549
11/7/2003 Love Actually Harry  $59,472,278 $189,301,966 $248,774,244
11/15/2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Professor Snape  $261,987,880 $616,991,754 $878,979,634
11/15/2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Professor Snape  $317,575,550 $657,179,821 $974,755,371
3/7/2001 Blow Dry Phil  $637,769 $0 $637,769
12/24/1999 Galaxy Quest Alexander Dane/Dr. Lazarus of Tev'Meck  $71,423,726 $19,100,000 $90,523,726
11/12/1999 Dogma Metatron  $30,651,422 $13,297,443 $43,948,865
12/24/1997 The Winter Guest Man in street (uncredited)  $870,290 $0 $870,290
10/11/1996 Michael Collins Eamon De Valera  $11,092,559 $16,480,285 $27,572,844
12/11/1995 Sense and Sensibility Colonel Brandon  $42,993,774 $92,000,000 $134,993,774
7/21/1995 An Awfully Big Adventure P.L. O'Hara  $258,195 $0 $258,195
9/4/1992 Bob Roberts Lukas Hart III  $4,300,703 $0 $4,300,703
6/14/1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Sheriff of Nottingham  $165,493,908 $225,006,092 $390,500,000
5/3/1991 Truly Madly Deeply Jamie  $1,554,742 $0 $1,554,742
1/1/1991 Close My Eyes Sinclair  $135,893 $0 $135,893
1/1/1991 Closet Land Interrogator  $259,012 $0 $259,012
10/19/1990 Quigley Down Under Elliott Marston, Owner  $21,413,105 $0 $21,413,105
1/13/1989 January Man Ed  $4,611,062 $0 $4,611,062
7/15/1988 Die Hard Hans Gruber  $81,350,242 $57,759,104 $139,109,346
Movies: 39Totals:$3,549,606,355$7,227,352,003$10,776,958,358
  Averages:$91,015,548$185,316,718$276,332,266

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/11/2016 Eye in the Sky $113,803 1,089 $18,704,596 $34,916,128 53.6%
3/12/2015 A Little Chaos $181,791 87 $558,173 $10,084,623 5.5%
7/17/2014 A Promise $0 0 $0 $1,505,231 0.0%
10/11/2013 CBGB $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/5/2010 Alice in Wonderland $116,101,023 3,739 $334,191,110 $1,025,491,110 32.6%
12/5/2008 Nobel Son $333,912 893 $539,572 $544,772 99.0%
11/7/2003 Love Actually $6,886,080 1,870 $59,472,278 $248,774,244 23.9%
11/15/2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone $90,294,621 3,672 $317,575,550 $974,755,371 32.6%
Movies: 8Totals:  $731,041,279$2,296,071,479 
 Averages:$26,738,9041,419$91,380,160$287,008,93535.3%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/26/2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass $26,858,726 3,763 $77,042,381 $276,934,087 27.8%
8/16/2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler $24,637,312 3,330 $116,632,095 $177,025,498 65.9%
7/13/2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… $169,189,427 4,375 $381,011,219 $1,341,511,219 28.4%
11/18/2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… $125,017,372 4,125 $295,983,305 $960,283,305 30.8%
7/15/2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $77,835,727 4,455 $301,959,197 $935,083,686 32.3%
12/21/2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fle… $9,300,805 1,507 $52,898,073 $153,329,844 34.5%
7/11/2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Pho… $77,108,414 4,285 $292,004,738 $942,943,935 31.0%
12/27/2006 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer $37,079 280 $2,223,293 $133,603,463 1.7%
11/18/2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $102,685,961 3,858 $290,013,036 $896,911,078 32.3%
4/29/2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy $21,103,203 3,133 $51,019,112 $102,746,214 49.7%
6/4/2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $93,687,367 3,855 $249,538,952 $796,688,549 31.3%
11/15/2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $88,357,488 3,682 $261,987,880 $878,979,634 29.8%
11/12/1999 Dogma $8,669,945 1,330 $30,651,422 $43,948,865 69.7%
6/14/1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves $25,625,602 3,175 $165,493,908 $390,500,000 42.4%
Movies: 14Totals:  $2,568,458,611$8,030,489,377 
 Averages:$60,722,4593,225$183,461,329$573,606,38436.3%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 220 $731,041,279
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office 36 $2,568,458,611
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office 37 $3,082,253,617
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office 15 $3,245,717,913
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office 46 $3,549,606,355
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 126 $1,565,030,200
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office 11 $5,462,030,766
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office 9 $6,270,218,830
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office 2 $6,843,948,494
Top Stars at the International Box Office 10 $7,227,352,003
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 157 $2,296,071,479
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office 17 $8,030,489,377
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office 19 $9,352,472,447
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office 4 $10,089,666,407
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office 16 $10,776,958,358
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Domestic Box Office 78 100
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Domestic Box Office 72 100
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Domestic Box Office 58 151
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 215 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 225 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the International Box Office 66 100
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the International Box Office 59 100
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the International Box Office 29 191
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the International Box Office 99 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 103 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Worldwide Box Office 78 100
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Worldwide Box Office 67 100
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Worldwide Box Office 31 188
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 111 88
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 114 88
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 701-800) 773 $79,274,619
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies 28 $651,766,660
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 401-500) 438 $215,045,148
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies 18 $1,349,985,052
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 547 $294,319,767
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies 22 $2,001,751,712
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,059 $79,274,619
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Animation/Live Action Movies 48 $651,766,660
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 582 $216,550,379
Top International Leading Stars for Animation/Live Action Movies 29 $1,348,479,821
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 722 $295,824,998
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Animation/Live Action Movies 42 $2,000,246,481
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 647 $78,716,446
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies 17 $651,766,660
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 801-900) 801 $558,173
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 284 $205,518,698
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies 13 $1,348,479,821
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 492 $11,031,681
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 402 $284,235,144
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies 13 $2,000,246,481
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 636 $11,589,854
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies 63 $651,766,660
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,428 $558,173
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 356 $19,244,168
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 127 $59,472,278
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies 37 $1,348,479,821
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 701-800) 722 $11,031,681
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 355 $16,216,732
Top International Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies 39 $189,301,966
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies 40 $2,000,246,481
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,019 $11,589,854
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 373 $35,460,900
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies 62 $248,774,244
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 485 $79,274,619
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies 44 $651,766,660
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 198 $216,550,379
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies 20 $1,348,479,821
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 279 $295,824,998
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies 23 $2,000,246,481
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 101-200) 138 $334,191,110
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies 80 $317,575,550
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 305 $59,472,278
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies 87 $691,300,000
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies 33 $657,179,821
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 101-200) 147 $189,301,966
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 101-200) 102 $1,025,491,110
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies 44 $974,755,371
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 101-200) 185 $248,774,244

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/12/2015 A Little Chaos Director,
Screenwriter 
$558,173 $9,526,450 $10,084,623
6/9/1995 Congo Sound Effects Editor $81,022,333 $71,000,000 $152,022,333
Movies: 2Totals:$81,580,506$80,526,450$162,106,956
  Averages:$40,790,253$40,263,225$81,053,478

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/12/2015 A Little Chaos $181,791 87 $558,173 $10,084,623 5.5%
Movies: 1Totals:  $558,173$10,084,623 
 Averages:$181,79187$558,173$10,084,6235.5%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/12/2015 A Little Chaos $181,791 87 $558,173 $10,084,623 5.5%
Movies: 1Totals:  $558,173$10,084,623 
 Averages:$181,79187$558,173$10,084,6235.5%


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