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James Belushi

James Belushi
By Gorup de Besanez (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 45 films, with $1,481,384,314 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,687)
Best-known acting roles: Demon (voice) (Snow Dogs), Building Super (New Year’s Eve), Woodsman (Hoodwinked), Dan Unger (Underdog), Squirrel (The Wild)
Most productive collaborators: Steve Williams, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Decter, Eddie Izzard, John J. Strauss
Born: June 15th, 1954 (63 years old)
Also credited as: Jim Beluchi, Jim Belushi

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting12$255,004,757$176,595,483$431,600,240
Lead Ensemble Member1$37,384,046$61,626,621$99,010,667
Cameo1$43,057,470$21,194,568$64,252,038
Leading1$1,500,000$0$1,500,000
(Unclassified)30$597,984,982$287,036,387$885,021,369

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Wonder Wheel Trailer

November 16th, 2017

Comedy starring Kate Winslet, James Belushi, Juno Temple, Justin Timberlake opens December 1 ... Full Movie Details.

The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/1/2017 Wonder Wheel Humpty  $1,403,237 $6,565,051 $7,968,288
12/31/2016 Katie Says Goodbye   $0 $0 $0
12/16/2016 The Hollow Point Shepard  $0 $0 $0
10/21/2016 The Whole Truth Boone Lassiter  $0 $1,380,597 $1,380,597
7/15/2016 Undrafted Jim  $5,777 $0 $5,777
2/3/2015 Home Sweet Hell Les  $0 $0 $0
5/9/2014 Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return Cowardly Lion  $8,462,347 $11,645,586 $20,107,933
9/27/2013 The Secret Lives of Dorks Bronko  $0 $0 $0
12/4/2012 Thunderstruck   $0 $0 $0
12/9/2011 New Year’s Eve* Building Super  $54,544,638 $92,305,635 $146,850,273
2/19/2010 The Ghost Writer John Maddox  $15,541,549 $49,990,942 $65,532,491
8/3/2007 Underdog Dan Unger  $43,760,605 $21,272,723 $65,033,328
1/30/2007 Farce of the Penguins   $0 $0 $0
4/14/2006 The Wild* Squirrel  $37,384,046 $61,626,621 $99,010,667
1/13/2006 Hoodwinked Woodsman  $51,386,611 $58,456,779 $109,843,390
12/25/2002 Pinocchio (voice - US version)  $3,681,811 $28,000,000 $31,681,811
1/18/2002 Snow Dogs Demon (voice)  $81,150,692 $35,747,336 $116,898,028
12/21/2001 Joe Somebody Chuck Scarett  $22,770,864 $1,745,126 $24,515,990
4/7/2000 Return to Me Joe Dayton  $32,662,299 $0 $32,662,299
12/25/1997 Wag the Dog Himself  $43,057,470 $21,194,568 $64,252,038
10/8/1997 Gang Related Divinci  $5,906,773 $0 $5,906,773
11/22/1996 Jingle All the Way Mall Santa  $60,592,389 $69,240,000 $129,832,389
3/22/1996 Race the Sun Frank Machi  $1,681,685 $0 $1,681,685
9/22/1995 Canadian Bacon Charles Jackal  $178,104 $0 $178,104
9/8/1995 Separate Lives Tom Beckwith  $961,147 $0 $961,147
4/28/1995 Destiny Turns on the Radio Tuerto  $1,173,149 $0 $1,173,149
4/12/1995 The Pebble and the Penguin Rocko (voice)  $3,939,728 $0 $3,939,728
6/18/1993 Last Action Hero Cameo  $50,016,394 $87,282,095 $137,298,489
11/11/1992 Traces of Red Jack Dobson  $3,206,713 $0 $3,206,713
3/6/1992 Once Upon a Crime… Neil Schwary  $8,669,847 $0 $8,669,847
10/25/1991 Curly Sue Bill Dancer  $33,644,430 $0 $33,644,430
5/24/1991 Only the Lonely Sal  $21,830,957 $0 $21,830,957
10/12/1990 Mr. Destiny Larry Joseph Burrows/Narrator  $15,379,253 $0 $15,379,253
8/17/1990 Taking Care of Business Jimmy Dworski  $20,005,435 $0 $20,005,435
4/28/1989 K-9 Dooley  $38,859,189 $0 $38,859,189
2/3/1989 Who's Harry Crumb? Man on Bus  $10,982,364 $0 $10,982,364
6/17/1988 Red Heat Det. Sgt. Art Ridzik  $34,994,648 $0 $34,994,648
9/18/1987 The Principal Rick Latimer  $19,214,194 $0 $19,214,194
12/19/1986 Little Shop of Horrors Patrick Martin  $38,747,385 $0 $38,747,385
10/10/1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash Sperry Computer repairman/Furious cab driver/Injured cop  $25,587,804 $0 $25,587,804
7/1/1986 About Last Night... Bernie  $38,702,310 $0 $38,702,310
4/23/1986 Salvador Doctor Rock  $1,500,000 $0 $1,500,000
7/19/1985 The Man With One Red Shoe Morris  $8,645,411 $0 $8,645,411
6/8/1983 Trading Places Harvey  $90,400,000 $0 $90,400,000
3/27/1981 Thief Barry  $4,300,000 $0 $4,300,000
Movies: 45Totals:$934,931,255$546,453,059$1,481,384,314
  Averages:$20,776,250$12,143,401$32,919,651

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/14/2006 The Wild $9,684,809 2,854 $37,384,046 $99,010,667 37.8%
4/23/1986 Salvador $0 0 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $38,884,046$100,510,667 
 Averages:$4,842,4051,427$19,442,023$50,255,33468.9%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/16/2016 The Hollow Point $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/21/2016 The Whole Truth $0 0 $0 $1,380,597 0.0%
7/15/2016 Undrafted $0 20 $5,777 $5,777 100.0%
2/3/2015 Home Sweet Hell $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
5/9/2014 Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return $3,747,780 2,658 $8,462,347 $20,107,933 42.1%
9/27/2013 The Secret Lives of Dorks $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/9/2011 New Year’s Eve $13,019,180 3,505 $54,544,638 $146,850,273 37.1%
2/19/2010 The Ghost Writer $183,009 819 $15,541,549 $65,532,491 23.7%
8/3/2007 Underdog $11,585,121 3,013 $43,760,605 $65,033,328 67.3%
10/25/1991 Curly Sue $4,974,958 1,634 $33,644,430 $33,644,430 100.0%
7/19/1985 The Man With One Red Shoe $3,139,025 1,049 $8,645,411 $8,645,411 100.0%
6/8/1983 Trading Places $7,348,200 1,387 $90,400,000 $90,400,000 100.0%
Movies: 12Totals:  $255,004,757$431,600,240 
 Averages:$3,666,4391,174$21,250,396$35,966,68763.4%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,779 $38,884,046
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,877 $255,004,757
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,124 $790,958,970
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,365 $52,161,202
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 11,101-11,200) 11,199 $113,143,657
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 809 $43,057,470
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,017 $934,931,255
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,429 $61,626,621
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 9,801-9,900) 9,843 $176,595,483
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,402 $365,529,505
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,598 $19,591,234
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 9,201-9,300) 9,291 $163,491,145
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 753 $21,194,568
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,135 $546,453,059
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,563 $100,510,667
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,001-7,100) 7,077 $431,600,240
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,992 $1,156,488,475
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,918 $71,752,436
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,801-9,900) 9,819 $276,634,802
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 794 $64,252,038
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,687 $1,481,384,314
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,156 $38,884,046
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 801-900) 893 $61,626,621
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,003 $100,510,667
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,834 $1,500,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 301-400) 329 $37,384,046
Top International Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 301-400) 316 $61,626,621
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,626 $1,500,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 301-400) 317 $99,010,667
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,013 $37,384,046
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 679 $61,626,621
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 801-900) 811 $99,010,667
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 758 $37,384,046
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,151 $1,500,000
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 682 $61,626,621
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 711 $99,010,667
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,522 $1,500,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for G Movies (Rank 101-200) 122 $37,384,046
Top International Leading Stars for G Movies 94 $61,626,621
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for G Movies (Rank 101-200) 105 $99,010,667
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 401-500) 460 $37,384,046
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 339 $61,626,621
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 392 $99,010,667


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