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Michael Lerner

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 31 films, with $1,867,234,962 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,179)
Best-known acting roles: Senator Brickman (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Fulton (Elf), Mayor Ebert (Godzilla), Baron (Mirror Mirror), Mr. Channing (My Favorite Martian)
Best-known technical roles: Hell and Back Again (Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Matthew Broderick, Roland Emmerich, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Dean Devlin

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting10$661,530,325$909,202,378$1,570,732,703
Lead Ensemble Member1$5,078,660$1,121,340$6,200,000
(Unclassified)20$216,483,601$73,818,658$290,302,259
In Technical RolesProducer1$40,634$0$40,634

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/25/2015 Ashby Entwhistle  $4,631 $59,224 $63,855
5/23/2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past Senator Brickman  $233,921,534 $513,941,241 $747,862,775
3/30/2012 Mirror Mirror Baron  $64,935,167 $108,678,315 $173,613,482
4/15/2011 Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 Wesley Mouch  $4,752,353 $0 $4,752,353
1/9/2009 Yonkers Joe Stanley  $8,286 $0 $8,286
12/31/2007 Love and Other Disasters Marvin Berstein  $0 $2,789,144 $2,789,144
5/18/2007 The Last Time Leguzza  $0 $0 $0
8/9/2006 Poster Boy Jack Kray  $62,062 $0 $62,062
4/7/2006 When Do We Eat? Ira Stuckman  $431,513 $0 $431,513
11/7/2003 Elf Fulton  $173,398,518 $46,837,892 $220,236,410
3/26/1999 The Mod Squad Howard Wiseman  $13,260,050 $2,155,311 $15,415,361
2/12/1999 My Favorite Martian Mr. Channing  $36,850,101 $0 $36,850,101
11/20/1998 Celebrity Dr. Lupus  $5,078,660 $1,121,340 $6,200,000
5/19/1998 Godzilla Mayor Ebert  $136,314,294 $239,685,706 $376,000,000
12/12/1997 For Richer or Poorer Phil Kleinman  $31,680,796 $0 $31,680,796
2/7/1997 The Beautician and the Beast Jerry Miller  $11,486,880 $0 $11,486,880
3/28/1995 A Pyromaniac's Love Story Perry  $468,240 $0 $468,240
10/28/1994 The Road to Wellville Goodloe Bender  $6,487,257 $0 $6,487,257
10/21/1994 Radioland Murders Lieutenant Cross  $1,299,060 $0 $1,299,060
4/29/1994 No Escape Warden  $15,339,030 $1,874,203 $17,213,233
2/11/1994 Blank Check Biderman  $30,573,770 $0 $30,573,770
3/5/1993 Amos & Andrew Phil Gillman  $9,461,630 $0 $9,461,630
4/8/1992 Newsies Weasel  $2,706,352 $0 $2,706,352
8/21/1991 Barton Fink Jack Lipnick  $5,726,463 $0 $5,726,463
11/17/1989 Harlem Nights Bugsy Calhoune  $60,857,262 $35,000,000 $95,857,262
9/1/1988 Eight Men Out Arnold Rothstein  $5,680,515 $0 $5,680,515
8/5/1988 Vibes Burt Wilder  $1,883,811 $0 $1,883,811
5/3/1985 Movers and Shakers Arnie  $311,321 $0 $311,321
9/16/1983 Strange Invaders Willie Collins  $1,362,303 $0 $1,362,303
10/29/1982 National Lampoon's Class Reunion Dr. Robert Young  $16,550,727 $0 $16,550,727
3/20/1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice Mr. Katz  $12,200,000 $32,000,000 $44,200,000
Movies: 31Totals:$883,092,586$984,142,376$1,867,234,962
  Averages:$28,486,858$31,746,528$60,233,386

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/20/1998 Celebrity $1,588,013 493 $5,078,660 $6,200,000 81.9%
Movies: 1Totals:  $5,078,660$6,200,000 
 Averages:$1,588,013493$5,078,660$6,200,00081.9%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/25/2015 Ashby $4,631 15 $4,631 $63,855 7.3%
5/23/2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past $90,823,660 4,001 $233,921,534 $747,862,775 31.3%
3/30/2012 Mirror Mirror $18,132,085 3,618 $64,935,167 $173,613,482 37.4%
4/15/2011 Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 $1,686,347 465 $4,752,353 $4,752,353 100.0%
1/9/2009 Yonkers Joe $2,073 2 $8,286 $8,286 100.0%
11/7/2003 Elf $31,113,501 3,381 $173,398,518 $220,236,410 78.7%
2/12/1999 My Favorite Martian $11,181,043 2,349 $36,850,101 $36,850,101 100.0%
5/19/1998 Godzilla $44,047,541 3,310 $136,314,294 $376,000,000 36.3%
3/5/1993 Amos & Andrew $3,612,317 1,233 $9,461,630 $9,461,630 100.0%
8/5/1988 Vibes $0 0 $1,883,811 $1,883,811 100.0%
Movies: 10Totals:  $661,530,325$1,570,732,703 
 Averages:$20,060,3201,837$66,153,033$157,073,27069.1%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,723 $5,078,660
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,030 $661,530,325
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 907 $883,092,586
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,413 $257,630,959
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,432 $407,085,929
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,100 $883,092,586
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,265 $1,121,340
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,116 $909,202,378
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,065 $984,142,376
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,280 $156,696,771
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 952 $753,626,947
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,337 $984,142,376
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,394 $6,200,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,030 $1,570,732,703
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 943 $1,867,234,962
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,836 $414,327,730
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,023 $1,160,712,876
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,179 $1,867,234,962
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,849 $5,078,660
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,290 $1,121,340
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,290 $6,200,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,424 $5,078,660
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,952 $1,121,340
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,057 $6,200,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,656 $5,078,660
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,983 $1,121,340
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,072 $6,200,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 939 $5,078,660
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 954 $1,121,340
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,108 $6,200,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,306 $5,078,660
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,549 $1,121,340
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,566 $6,200,000

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/5/2011 Hell and Back Again Producer $40,634 $0 $40,634
Movies: 1Totals:$40,634$0$40,634
  Averages:$40,634$0$40,634

Latest Ranking on All Technical Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Producer at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,660 $40,634
Top Grossing Producer at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,634 $40,634


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