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Sean Connery

Sean Connery
Stuart Crawford [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 46 films, with $3,101,506,320 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #524)
Best-known acting roles: Patrick Mason (The Rock), Professor Henry Jones (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade), Robert MacDougal (Entrapment), Marko Ramius (The Hunt for Red October), Allan Quartermain (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)
Best-known technical roles: The Rock (Executive Producer), Finding Forrester (Producer), Just Cause (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Michael Bay, Nicolas Cage, Don Simpson, Ed Harris, Jerry Bruckheimer
Born: August 25th, 1930 (87 years old)

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading10$524,831,461$594,235,134$1,119,066,595
Supporting2$20,084,134$7,000,000$27,084,134
Lead Ensemble Member1$197,171,806$277,000,000$474,171,806
(Unclassified)33$855,169,798$626,013,987$1,481,183,785
In Technical RolesExecutive Producer2$170,922,733$202,000,000$372,922,733
Producer1$51,768,623$28,245,000$80,013,623

Career Trend

This graph shows Sean Connery’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


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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/8/2014 Sir Billi Sir Billi  $0 $0 $0
7/11/2003 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Allan Quartermain  $66,465,204 $112,800,000 $179,265,204
12/19/2000 Finding Forrester William Forrester  $51,768,623 $28,245,000 $80,013,623
4/30/1999 Entrapment Robert MacDougal  $87,707,396 $123,992,604 $211,700,000
12/30/1998 Playing by Heart Paul  $3,956,212 $0 $3,956,212
8/14/1998 The Avengers Sir August de Wynter  $23,385,416 $25,200,000 $48,585,416
6/7/1996 The Rock Patrick Mason  $134,069,511 $202,000,000 $336,069,511
5/31/1996 Dragonheart Draco (voice)  $51,364,680 $53,000,000 $104,364,680
8/25/1995 The Thief and the Cobbler Tack the Cobbler  $669,276 $0 $669,276
7/7/1995 First Knight King Arthur  $37,361,412 $90,000,000 $127,361,412
2/17/1995 Just Cause Paul Armstrong  $36,853,222 $0 $36,853,222
9/9/1994 A Good Man in Africa Dr. Alex Murray  $2,308,390 $0 $2,308,390
7/30/1993 Rising Sun John Connor  $63,095,271 $0 $63,095,271
2/7/1992 Medicine Man Dr. Robert Campbell  $44,948,240 $0 $44,948,240
11/1/1991 Highlander II: The Quickening Juan Ramirez  $14,184,134 $0 $14,184,134
12/17/1990 The Russia House Bartholomew "Barley" Scott Blair  $22,998,000 $0 $22,998,000
3/2/1990 The Hunt for Red October Marko Ramius  $120,709,866 $79,790,134 $200,500,000
12/15/1989 Family Business Jessie  $11,053,835 $0 $11,053,835
5/24/1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Professor Henry Jones  $197,171,806 $277,000,000 $474,171,806
9/28/1988 Memories of Me Himself  $3,965,000 $0 $3,965,000
6/10/1988 The Presidio Lt. Colonel Alan Caldwell  $20,036,000 $0 $20,036,000
6/3/1987 The Untouchables Jim Malone  $76,270,454 $0 $76,270,454
9/24/1986 The Name of the Rose William of Baskerville  $7,153,000 $0 $7,153,000
3/7/1986 Highlander Ramirez  $5,900,000 $7,000,000 $12,900,000
10/7/1983 Never Say Never Again James Bond  $55,500,000 $104,500,000 $160,000,000
11/5/1982 Five Days One Summer Douglas  $121,867 $0 $121,867
4/16/1982 Wrong is Right Patrick Hale  $3,600,000 $0 $3,600,000
11/6/1981 Time Bandits King Agamemnon  $37,400,000 $0 $37,400,000
5/22/1981 Outland O'Niel  $20,000,000 $0 $20,000,000
12/21/1979 Cuba Maj. Robert Dapes  $527,540 $0 $527,540
10/19/1979 Meteor Dr. Paul Bradley  $8,400,000 $0 $8,400,000
2/2/1979 The First Great Train Robbery Edward Pierce  $391,942 $0 $391,942
6/15/1977 A Bridge Too Far Major General Roy Urquhart  $50,800,000 $0 $50,800,000
3/11/1976 Robin and Marian Robin Hood  $8,000,000 $0 $8,000,000
11/22/1974 Murder on the Orient Express Col. Arbuthnot  $35,733,867 $21,383 $35,755,250
12/17/1971 Diamonds Are Forever James Bond  $43,800,000 $72,200,000 $116,000,000
1/1/1970 The Molly Maguires Jack Kehoe  $2,200,000 $0 $2,200,000
1/1/1968 Shalako Moses Zebulon "Shalako" Carlin  $2,620,000 $0 $2,620,000
6/13/1967 You Only Live Twice James Bond  $43,100,000 $68,500,000 $111,600,000
12/29/1965 Thunderball James Bond  $63,600,000 $77,600,000 $141,200,000
12/22/1964 Goldfinger James Bond  $51,100,000 $73,800,000 $124,900,000
4/28/1964 Woman of Straw   $0 $0 $0
4/8/1964 From Russia With Love James Bond  $24,800,000 $54,100,000 $78,900,000
1/1/1964 Marnie Mark Rutland  $7,000,000 $0 $7,000,000
5/8/1963 Dr. No James Bond  $16,067,035 $43,500,000 $59,567,035
10/4/1962 The Longest Day Private Flanagan  $39,100,000 $11,000,000 $50,100,000
Movies: 46Totals:$1,597,257,199$1,504,249,121$3,101,506,320
  Averages:$34,722,983$32,701,068$67,424,050

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/8/2014 Sir Billi $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/11/2003 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen $23,075,892 3,002 $66,465,204 $179,265,204 37.1%
12/19/2000 Finding Forrester $701,207 2,002 $51,768,623 $80,013,623 64.7%
6/7/1996 The Rock $25,069,525 2,426 $134,069,511 $336,069,511 39.9%
2/17/1995 Just Cause $10,607,932 2,059 $36,853,222 $36,853,222 100.0%
12/17/1990 The Russia House $4,435,650 768 $22,998,000 $22,998,000 100.0%
3/2/1990 The Hunt for Red October $17,161,835 1,817 $120,709,866 $200,500,000 60.2%
5/24/1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade $37,031,573 2,327 $197,171,806 $474,171,806 41.6%
12/22/1964 Goldfinger $0 0 $51,100,000 $124,900,000 40.9%
4/8/1964 From Russia With Love $0 0 $24,800,000 $78,900,000 31.4%
5/8/1963 Dr. No $0 0 $16,067,035 $59,567,035 27.0%
Movies: 11Totals:  $722,003,267$1,593,238,401 
 Averages:$10,734,8741,309$65,636,661$144,839,85554.3%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/1/1991 Highlander II: The Quickening $5,280,490 1,009 $14,184,134 $14,184,134 100.0%
3/7/1986 Highlander $2,453,021 1,040 $5,900,000 $12,900,000 45.7%
Movies: 2Totals:  $20,084,134$27,084,134 
 Averages:$3,866,7561,025$10,042,067$13,542,06772.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 208 $722,003,267
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 37,901-38,000) 37,963 $20,084,134
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 287 $1,596,587,923
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 627 $581,440,063
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 405 $1,597,257,199
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 227 $871,235,134
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 37,301-37,400) 37,343 $7,000,000
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 534 $1,504,249,121
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 746 $684,635,134
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 714 $1,504,249,121
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 211 $1,593,238,401
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 39,701-39,800) 39,709 $27,084,134
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 383 $3,100,837,044
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 683 $1,266,075,197
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 524 $3,101,506,320
Highest Grossing Stars of 1989 at the Domestic Box Office 50 99
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office 15 243
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office 19 243
Highest Grossing Stars of 1992 at the Domestic Box Office 43 144
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 110 53
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office 50 147
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office 47 147
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office 75 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 164 50
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 186 50
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 185 50
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 186 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 194 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 205 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 165 48
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 169 48
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 174 48
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 117 83
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 122 83
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 120 83
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 172 50
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 182 50
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 185 50
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 143 78
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 137 78
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 143 78
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 180 $419,863,162
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 131 $235,674,901
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 177 $66,465,204
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 180 $507,245,000
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 158 $251,190,134
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 158 $112,800,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 172 $927,108,162
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 142 $486,865,035
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 169 $179,265,204
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 150 $722,003,267
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 140 $871,235,134
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 142 $1,593,238,401
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 213 $270,489,356
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 101-200) 113 $197,171,806
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 125 $120,709,866
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies (Rank 101-200) 146 $66,465,204
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 200 $284,345,000
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 101-200) 126 $277,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 222 $79,790,134
Top International Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies (Rank 101-200) 129 $112,800,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 210 $554,834,356
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 101-200) 119 $474,171,806
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 165 $200,500,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies (Rank 101-200) 138 $179,265,204
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 201-300) 209 $263,637,010
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 162 $226,036,546
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 301-400) 357 $51,768,623
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies 54 $180,561,088
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 201-300) 234 $389,800,000
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 157 $373,400,000
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 401-500) 441 $28,245,000
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 146 $79,790,134
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 201-300) 226 $653,437,010
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 155 $599,436,546
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 301-400) 385 $80,013,623
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies 87 $260,351,222
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 247 $315,405,633
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 192 $193,920,733
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 241 $212,676,901
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 265 $418,045,000
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 209 $202,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 254 $251,190,134
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 253 $733,450,633
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 194 $395,920,733
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 249 $463,867,035
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 524 $36,853,222
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 276 $134,069,511
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 302 $51,768,623
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 316 $66,465,204
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies 50 $317,881,672
Top Domestic Leading Stars for MGM Movies 16 $114,965,035
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 238 $202,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 319 $28,245,000
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 201-300) 247 $112,800,000
Top International Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies 61 $356,790,134
Top International Leading Stars for MGM Movies 11 $171,400,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 591 $36,853,222
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 243 $336,069,511
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 318 $80,013,623
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 201-300) 267 $179,265,204
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies 60 $674,671,806
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for MGM Movies 11 $286,365,035

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/19/2000 Finding Forrester Producer $51,768,623 $28,245,000 $80,013,623
6/7/1996 The Rock Executive Producer $134,069,511 $202,000,000 $336,069,511
2/17/1995 Just Cause Executive Producer $36,853,222 $0 $36,853,222
Movies: 3Totals:$222,691,356$230,245,000$452,936,356
  Averages:$74,230,452$76,748,333$150,978,785


Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/19/2000 Finding Forrester $701,207 2,002 $51,768,623 $80,013,623 64.7%
Movies: 1Totals:  $51,768,623$80,013,623 
 Averages:$701,2072,002$51,768,623$80,013,62364.7%



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