Follow us on

James Karen

Best known as a Supporting Actress based on credits in that role in 6 films, with $1,055,356,423 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2,058)
Best-known acting roles: Ben Hubbard (Superman Returns), Martin Frohm (The Pursuit of Happyness), Christina's Advisor (Any Given Sunday), College President (Congo), George Ball (Thirteen Days)
Most productive collaborators: Will Smith, Gabriele Muccino, Thandie Newton, Steven Conrad, Jaden Smith

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting6$593,966,301$461,390,122$1,055,356,423
(Unclassified)3$57,667,819$31,987,801$89,655,620

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,842 $651,634,120
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,771 $493,377,923
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,511 $1,145,012,043

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


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/11/2014 The Butterfly Room Clerk  $1,081 $0 $1,081
12/15/2006 The Pursuit of Happyness Martin Frohm  $162,586,036 $144,725,057 $307,311,093
6/28/2006 Superman Returns Ben Hubbard  $200,120,000 $173,965,065 $374,085,065
12/22/2000 Thirteen Days George Ball  $34,566,746 $31,987,801 $66,554,547
12/22/1999 Any Given Sunday Christina's Advisor  $75,530,832 $24,700,000 $100,230,832
10/23/1998 Apt Pupil Victor Bowden  $8,863,193 $0 $8,863,193
6/9/1995 Congo College President  $81,022,333 $71,000,000 $152,022,333
8/16/1985 The Return of the Living Dead Frank  $14,237,880 $0 $14,237,880
6/4/1982 Poltergeist Mr. Teague  $74,706,019 $47,000,000 $121,706,019
Movies: 9Totals:$651,634,120$493,377,923$1,145,012,043
  Averages:$72,403,791$54,819,769$127,223,560


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/11/2014 The Butterfly Room $1,081 1 $1,081 $1,081 100.0%
12/15/2006 The Pursuit of Happyness $26,541,709 3,169 $162,586,036 $307,311,093 52.9%
6/28/2006 Superman Returns $52,535,096 4,065 $200,120,000 $374,085,065 53.5%
12/22/1999 Any Given Sunday $13,584,625 2,505 $75,530,832 $100,230,832 75.4%
6/9/1995 Congo $24,642,539 2,676 $81,022,333 $152,022,333 53.3%
6/4/1982 Poltergeist $6,896,612 1,060 $74,706,019 $121,706,019 61.4%
Movies: 6Totals:  $593,966,301$1,055,356,423 
 Averages:$20,700,2772,246$98,994,384$175,892,73766.1%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists




ProductionNext