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Christopher McDonald

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 60 films, with $1,589,624,788 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,528)
Best-known acting roles: Todd Gross, TV Meteorologist (The Perfect Storm), Casey McNeil (About Last Night), President of the USA (Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams), Wilson Croft (Flubber), Dean Simmons (The House Bunny)
Most productive collaborators: George Clooney, Les Mayfield, Paula Weinstein, Marcia Gay Harden, John Hughes

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting22$522,148,290$307,336,784$829,485,074
Lead Ensemble Member3$23,689$0$23,689
Leading2$36,100,000$11,910$36,111,910
(Unclassified)33$553,240,853$170,763,262$724,004,115

Career Trend

This graph shows Christopher McDonald’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
9/15/2017 Wetlands   $0 $2,080 $2,080
6/6/2017 Once Upon a Time in Venice   $0 $259,108 $259,108
1/13/2017 The Crash Del Banco  $0 $0 $0
7/22/2016 Don’t Worry Baby Harry Lang  $0 $0 $0
1/22/2016 Exposed Lieutenant Galway  $0 $177,500 $177,500
8/28/2015 Zipper Peter Kirkland  $0 $0 $0
4/17/2015 The Squeeze Riverboat  $0 $11,910 $11,910
9/26/2014 Believe Me Ken  $23,689 $0 $23,689
2/14/2014 About Last Night Casey McNeil  $48,637,684 $1,808,176 $50,445,860
12/21/2012 Not Fade Away Jack Deitz  $610,792 $0 $610,792
11/30/2012 The Collection Mr. Peters  $6,810,754 $2,079,340 $8,890,094
9/21/2012 Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best Jack  $8,418 $0 $8,418
6/22/2012 Grassroots Tripp  $6,497 $0 $6,497
10/21/2011 Balls to the Wall Mr. Matthews  $3,140 $0 $3,140
6/24/2011 The Best and the Brightest The Player  $0 $0 $0
4/1/2011 Cat Run Bill Krebb  $30,100 $0 $30,100
10/1/2010 Barry Munday Dr. Preston Edwards  $0 $0 $0
2/6/2009 Fanboys Big Chuck Bottler  $687,609 $386,085 $1,073,694
8/22/2008 The House Bunny Dean Simmons  $48,237,389 $23,153,212 $71,390,601
3/28/2008 Superhero Movie Lou Landers / Hourglass  $26,638,520 $46,387,782 $73,026,302
1/18/2008 Mad Money Bryce Arbogast  $20,668,843 $4,375,214 $25,044,057
11/30/2007 Awake Dr. Larry Lupin  $14,373,825 $18,594,823 $32,968,648
4/27/2007 Kickin It Old Skool Marv Schumacher  $4,500,147 $0 $4,500,147
3/13/2007 Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning, The Boss Hogg  $0 $0 $0
1/26/2007 Funny Money Vic  $2,844 $0 $2,844
12/25/2005 Rumor Has It Roger McManus  $42,996,140 $45,937,422 $88,933,562
8/5/2005 Broken Flowers Ron  $13,744,960 $27,000,000 $40,744,960
8/15/2003 Grind Mr. Rivers  $5,111,630 $0 $5,111,630
10/18/2002 Children on Their Birthdays Speedy Thorne  $54,912 $0 $54,912
8/7/2002 Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams President of the USA  $85,846,296 $33,875,000 $119,721,296
10/31/2001 The Man Who Wasn't There Macadam Salesman  $7,494,849 $14,000,000 $21,494,849
10/6/2000 Requiem for a Dream Tappy Tibbons  $3,635,482 $3,753,751 $7,389,233
6/30/2000 The Perfect Storm Todd Gross, TV Meteorologist  $182,618,434 $146,093,000 $328,711,434
3/31/2000 The Skulls   $35,007,180 $0 $35,007,180
1/28/2000 Isn't She Great Brad Bradburn  $2,954,405 $0 $2,954,405
8/4/1999 The Iron Giant Kent Mansley  $23,159,305 $8,174,612 $31,333,917
4/16/1999 SLC Punk! Dad  $299,200 $0 $299,200
12/25/1998 The Faculty Casey's Dad  $40,283,321 $0 $40,283,321
6/12/1998 Dirty Work Travis Cole  $10,020,081 $0 $10,020,081
11/26/1997 Flubber Wilson Croft  $92,993,801 $85,000,000 $177,993,801
8/22/1997 A Smile Like Yours Richard Halstrom  $3,317,930 $0 $3,317,930
8/22/1997 Leave It To Beaver Ward Cleaver  $11,307,615 $0 $11,307,615
9/13/1996 The Rich Man's Wife Tony Potenza  $8,538,318 $0 $8,538,318
8/14/1996 House Arrest Donald Krupp  $6,906,987 $0 $6,906,987
4/19/1996 Celtic Pride Coach Kimball  $9,240,378 $0 $9,240,378
2/16/1996 Happy Gilmore Shooter  $38,623,460 $2,380,952 $41,004,412
11/3/1995 Fair Game Lieutenant Meyerson  $11,497,497 $14,600,000 $26,097,497
9/23/1994 Terminal Velocity Kerr  $16,478,900 $0 $16,478,900
9/14/1994 Quiz Show Jack Barry  $24,787,282 $0 $24,787,282
3/18/1994 Monkey Trouble Tom  $16,344,520 $0 $16,344,520
12/25/1993 Grumpy Old Men Mike  $70,172,621 $0 $70,172,621
10/29/1993 Fatal Instinct Frank Kelbo  $7,839,327 $0 $7,839,327
5/8/1992 Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue Senator Dixon  $573,904 $0 $573,904
7/19/1991 Dutch Reed Standish  $4,271,022 $0 $4,271,022
5/24/1991 Thelma & Louise Darryl   $45,361,000 $61,989 $45,422,989
9/2/1987 The Boys Next Door Detective Mark Woods  $5,000,000 $0 $5,000,000
1/30/1987 Outrageous Fortune George  $52,864,741 $0 $52,864,741
5/4/1984 Breakin' James  $36,100,000 $0 $36,100,000
4/6/1984 Where the Boys Are '84 Tony  $10,530,000 $0 $10,530,000
6/11/1982 Grease 2 Goose McKenzie  $14,297,083 $0 $14,297,083
Movies: 60Totals:$1,111,512,832$478,111,956$1,589,624,788
  Averages:$18,525,214$7,968,533$26,493,746

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/13/2017 The Crash $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/22/2016 Don’t Worry Baby $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/17/2015 The Squeeze $0 0 $0 $11,910 0.0%
9/26/2014 Believe Me $0 14 $23,689 $23,689 100.0%
5/4/1984 Breakin' $6,047,686 1,121 $36,100,000 $36,100,000 100.0%
Movies: 5Totals:  $36,123,689$36,135,599 
 Averages:$1,209,537227$7,224,738$7,227,12066.7%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/6/2017 Once Upon a Time in Venice $0 0 $0 $259,108 0.0%
1/22/2016 Exposed $0 0 $0 $177,500 0.0%
8/28/2015 Zipper $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/14/2014 About Last Night $25,649,011 2,253 $48,637,684 $50,445,860 96.4%
12/21/2012 Not Fade Away $19,182 565 $610,792 $610,792 100.0%
11/30/2012 The Collection $3,104,269 1,403 $6,810,754 $8,890,094 76.6%
9/21/2012 Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best $3,850 3 $8,418 $8,418 100.0%
6/22/2012 Grassroots $6,497 1 $6,497 $6,497 100.0%
10/21/2011 Balls to the Wall $3,140 10 $3,140 $3,140 100.0%
6/24/2011 The Best and the Brightest $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/1/2011 Cat Run $30,100 102 $30,100 $30,100 100.0%
10/1/2010 Barry Munday $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/6/2009 Fanboys $171,533 46 $687,609 $1,073,694 64.0%
8/22/2008 The House Bunny $14,533,702 2,763 $48,237,389 $71,390,601 67.6%
4/27/2007 Kickin It Old Skool $2,541,419 1,816 $4,500,147 $4,500,147 100.0%
1/26/2007 Funny Money $1,839 4 $2,844 $2,844 100.0%
12/25/2005 Rumor Has It $3,470,000 2,815 $42,996,140 $88,933,562 48.3%
6/30/2000 The Perfect Storm $41,325,042 3,407 $182,618,434 $328,711,434 55.6%
6/12/1998 Dirty Work $3,634,236 1,776 $10,020,081 $10,020,081 100.0%
11/26/1997 Flubber $26,725,207 2,679 $92,993,801 $177,993,801 52.2%
2/16/1996 Happy Gilmore $10,112,005 2,069 $38,623,460 $41,004,412 94.2%
5/24/1991 Thelma & Louise $6,101,297 1,180 $45,361,000 $45,422,989 99.9%
Movies: 22Totals:  $522,148,290$829,485,074 
 Averages:$6,246,9241,041$23,734,013$37,703,86776.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,865 $36,123,689
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,587 $522,148,290
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 607 $1,111,512,832
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,144 $341,763,390
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 9,701-9,800) 9,739 $127,668,209
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 786 $1,111,512,832
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,434 $11,910
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,741 $307,336,784
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,168 $478,109,876
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,829 $235,429,034
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 22,001-22,100) 22,011 $48,766,448
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,806 $478,111,956
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,309 $36,135,599
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,185 $829,485,074
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,248 $1,589,622,708
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,471 $577,192,424
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 15,001-15,100) 15,005 $176,434,657
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,528 $1,589,624,788
Highest Grossing Stars of 1984 at the Domestic Box Office 57 78
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 77 78
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office 92 78
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,224 $36,123,689
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,271 $11,910
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,528 $36,135,599
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,603 $36,123,689
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,096 $11,910
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,032 $36,135,599
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,050 $36,123,689
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,848 $11,910
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,312 $36,135,599
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,622 $23,689
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Musical Movies 80 $36,100,000
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 701-800) 742 $11,910
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,762 $23,689
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 980 $11,910
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Musical Movies 86 $36,100,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,874 $23,689
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 725 $36,100,000
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,566 $11,910
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,920 $35,599
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 787 $36,100,000


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