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Stephen Lang

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 43 films, with $3,659,433,796 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #377)
Best-known acting roles: Col. Miles Quaritch (Avatar), The Blind Man (Don’t Breathe), Charles Winstead (Public Enemies), King (The Nut Job), Brigadier General Dean Hopgood (The Men Who Stare at Goats)
Most productive collaborators: James Cameron, Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Landau

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting10$963,944,427$2,232,894,275$3,196,838,702
Lead Ensemble Member4$9,664$0$9,664
Leading3$110,516,020$111,890,886$222,406,906
Cameo2$56,525,620$0$56,525,620
Inverviewee1$16,164$0$16,164
(Unclassified)23$140,437,986$43,198,754$183,636,740

Career Trend

This graph shows Stephen Lang’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


2016 Preview: August

August 1st, 2016

Suicide Squad

July did reasonably well, thanks mostly to The Secret Life of Pets, which will top $300 million shortly and could earn double its nearest competitor when all is said and done. That said, there were also a quartet of $100 million hits as well, so the month had good depth as well. August isn’t as lucky. There is one film that is expected to earn $100 million during its opening weekend, Suicide Squad, and one more that is expected to reach $100 million in total, Pete’s Dragon. There could be a surprise hit among the rest of the releases, (my long shot with a shot is Sausage Party) but for the most part, the rest of the wide releases would be happy with just $50 million at the box office. Last August was a disaster and Straight Outta Compton was the only hit of the month. Unless Suicide Squad bombs compared to expectations, 2016 will come out ahead in the year-over-year comparison. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: The Nut Job

April 13th, 2014

The Nut Job opened earlier this year and was a surprise hit more than doubling its production budget domestically. It did so well that a sequel is already in the works. Is this a good movie? Is it merely good enough for a kids movie? Or did it thrive because there wasn't a lot of competition when it opened? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/18/2020 Avatar 2   $0 $0 $0
12/14/2018 Mortal Engines Chrysler Peavy  $0 $0 $0
12/22/2017 Hostiles Col. Abraham Biggs  $1,372,303 $1,055,099 $2,427,402
4/18/2017 Isolation   $0 $0 $0
8/26/2016 Don’t Breathe The Blind Man  $89,217,875 $69,829,774 $159,047,649
8/12/2016 Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the Fourth R… General Emil F. Reinhardt  $0 $0 $0
1/15/2016 Band of Robbers Injun Joe  $20,555 $0 $20,555
9/1/2015 Backmask   $0 $428,923 $428,923
12/5/2014 Pioneer Ferris  $6,871 $0 $6,871
10/3/2014 A Good Marriage Ill Cop  $0 $0 $0
7/3/2014 The Girl on the Train Det. Lloyd Martin  $3,124 $0 $3,124
4/4/2014 In the Blood Ava's Father  $0 $51,279 $51,279
1/17/2014 The Nut Job King  $64,251,538 $58,278,428 $122,529,966
4/19/2013 Pawn   $2,793 $0 $2,793
4/5/2013 Love, Marilyn Himself  $16,164 $0 $16,164
1/18/2013 Officer Down Lieutenant Jake "Lieu" LaRussa  $1,463 $0 $1,463
10/5/2012 Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Barry Rogers  $0 $0 $0
8/19/2011 Conan the Barbarian Khalar Zym  $21,295,021 $42,061,112 $63,356,133
3/25/2011 White Irish Drinkers Paddy  $31,056 $0 $31,056
12/18/2009 Avatar Col. Miles Quaritch  $760,507,625 $2,023,411,357 $2,783,918,982
11/6/2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats Brigadier General Dean Hopgood  $32,428,195 $34,920,023 $67,348,218
7/1/2009 Public Enemies Charles Winstead  $97,104,620 $115,178,089 $212,282,709
9/5/2008 Save Me Ted  $83,397 $0 $83,397
5/4/2007 The Treatment Coach Galgano  $82,701 $0 $82,701
12/31/2004 The I Inside   $0 $0 $0
2/21/2003 Gods and Generals General Stonewall Jackson  $12,882,934 $41,002 $12,923,936
9/20/2002 Eye See You Jack  $79,161 $1,728,829 $1,807,990
6/28/2000 Trixie Jacob Slotnick  $291,022 $0 $291,022
3/20/1998 Niagara Niagara Claude  $168,462 $0 $168,462
9/5/1997 Fire Down Below Earl Kellogg  $16,148,906 $0 $16,148,906
1/31/1997 Shadow Conspiracy The Agent  $2,154,540 $0 $2,154,540
8/25/1995 The Amazing Panda Adventure Michael Tyler  $7,590,169 $0 $7,590,169
3/24/1995 Tall Tale Jonas Hackett  $8,247,627 $0 $8,247,627
12/25/1993 Tombstone Ike Clanton  $56,505,065 $0 $56,505,065
10/8/1993 Gettysburg Maj. Gen. George E. Pickett  $10,731,997 $0 $10,731,997
6/4/1993 Guilty as Sin Phil Garson  $22,622,537 $0 $22,622,537
7/26/1991 Another You Dibbs  $2,697,777 $0 $2,697,777
3/8/1991 The Hard Way Party Crasher  $24,525,330 $41,000,000 $65,525,330
5/4/1990 Last Exit to Brooklyn Harry Black  $678,680 $0 $678,680
4/17/1987 Project X Watts  $18,532,286 $0 $18,532,286
8/15/1986 Manhunter Freddy Lounds  $8,620,929 $0 $8,620,929
4/11/1986 Band of the Hand Joe  $4,865,912 $0 $4,865,912
10/23/1985 Twice in a Lifetime Keith  $7,681,246 $0 $7,681,246
Movies: 43Totals:$1,271,449,881$2,387,983,915$3,659,433,796
  Averages:$29,568,602$55,534,510$85,103,112

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/26/2016 Don’t Breathe $26,411,706 3,384 $89,217,875 $159,047,649 56.1%
8/12/2016 Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the Fourth R… $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/5/2014 Pioneer $1,857 3 $6,871 $6,871 100.0%
7/3/2014 The Girl on the Train $211 3 $3,124 $3,124 100.0%
4/19/2013 Pawn $2,137 1 $2,793 $2,793 100.0%
10/5/2012 Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/19/2011 Conan the Barbarian $10,021,215 3,015 $21,295,021 $63,356,133 33.6%
Movies: 7Totals:  $110,525,684$222,416,570 
 Averages:$5,205,304915$15,789,383$31,773,79677.9%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/22/2017 Hostiles $22,849 49 $1,372,303 $2,427,402 56.5%
10/3/2014 A Good Marriage $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/4/2014 In the Blood $0 0 $0 $51,279 0.0%
1/17/2014 The Nut Job $19,405,000 3,472 $64,251,538 $122,529,966 52.4%
1/18/2013 Officer Down $1,061 1 $1,463 $1,463 100.0%
3/25/2011 White Irish Drinkers $16,836 5 $31,056 $31,056 100.0%
12/18/2009 Avatar $77,025,481 3,461 $760,507,625 $2,783,918,982 27.3%
11/6/2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats $12,706,654 2,453 $32,428,195 $67,348,218 48.2%
7/1/2009 Public Enemies $25,271,675 3,336 $97,104,620 $212,282,709 45.7%
3/24/1995 Tall Tale $3,046,181 2,065 $8,247,627 $8,247,627 100.0%
Movies: 10Totals:  $963,944,427$3,196,838,702 
 Averages:$13,749,5741,484$96,394,443$319,683,87058.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,053 $110,525,684
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 495 $963,944,427
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 547 $1,150,672,723
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 297 $1,032,458,705
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 44,501-44,600) 44,503 $1,372,303
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 636 $56,525,620
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 604 $1,271,449,881
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,108 $111,890,886
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 185 $2,232,894,275
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 217 $2,329,276,564
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 146 $2,308,810,039
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 38,301-38,400) 38,331 $1,055,099
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 309 $2,387,983,915
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,082 $222,416,570
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 257 $3,196,838,702
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 295 $3,479,949,287
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 195 $3,341,268,744
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 44,801-44,900) 44,887 $2,427,402
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 854 $56,525,620
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 377 $3,659,433,796
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 258 67
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 276 67
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 231 67
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 435 4
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 494 4
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 527 4
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 414 25
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 417 25
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 319 25
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 453 5
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 528 5
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 544 5
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 373 43
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 384 43
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 303 43
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 700 $89,230,663
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 697 $21,295,021
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 801-900) 838 $69,829,774
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 484 $42,061,112
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 701-800) 773 $159,060,437
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 584 $63,356,133
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 834 $110,525,684
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 845 $111,890,886
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 838 $222,416,570
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 580 $89,223,792
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 401-500) 476 $21,295,021
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,197 $6,871
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 633 $69,829,774
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 401-500) 410 $42,061,112
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 619 $159,053,566
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 401-500) 449 $63,356,133
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,289 $6,871
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 472 $21,295,021
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 801-900) 815 $12,788
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies 43 $89,217,875
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 477 $42,061,112
Top International Leading Stars for Horror Movies 76 $69,829,774
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 482 $63,356,133
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 954 $12,788
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies 49 $159,047,649
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 350 $110,525,684
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 367 $111,890,886
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 356 $222,416,570
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 206 $89,217,875
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 201-300) 241 $21,295,021
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 242 $69,829,774
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 146 $42,061,112
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 240 $159,047,649
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 183 $63,356,133


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