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Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen
 
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 11 films, with $323,394,763 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #559)
Best-known acting roles: Chief O'Hallorhan (Towering Inferno), Henri "Papillon" Charierre (Papillon), Carter McCoy (The Getaway), Farnk Bullitt (Bullitt), Papa Thorson (The Hunter)
Born: March 24th, 1930
Died: November 7th, 1980

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading11$299,694,763$23,700,000$323,394,763
Lead Ensemble Member2$30,017,647$0$30,017,647
Documentary Subject2$6,843$77,862$84,705
(Unclassified)1$0$0$0

Career Trend

This graph shows Steve McQueen’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


Limited and VOD Releases: Sea a Limited Release This Weekend

November 11th, 2015

Man Up

It is not a particularly strong week for limited releases, as there are none that really jump out as potential breakout successes. Man Up is earning some of the best reviews, but it is the wrong genre for limited release, as Rom Coms rarely do well enough in limited release to expand wide. (On a side note, one of the exceptions was My Big Fat Greek Wedding. The trailer for the sequel just came out. Nearly 15 years is a long time between the original and the sequel.) James White feels a lot more like a traditional limited release, one that can do really well in the art house circuit. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: The Great Escape

May 28th, 2013

The Great Escape is one of the greatest movies ever made. It recently made its Blu-ray debut on a 50th anniversary disc. However, early reviews were not great. The movie still stands the test of time, but many Blu-ray critics complained about the video quality. Were they being overly snobbish? Or is the video quality really that bad? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/28/2017 Steve McQueen: American Icon Himself  $0 $0 $0
11/13/2015 Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans Himself  $6,843 $77,862 $84,705
8/25/2015 The Reivers   $0 $0 $0
1/1/1980 The Hunter Papa Thorson  $16,647,800 $0 $16,647,800
1/1/1980 Tom Horn Tom Horn  $9,000,000 $0 $9,000,000
12/17/1974 Towering Inferno Chief O'Hallorhan  $116,000,000 $23,700,000 $139,700,000
12/16/1973 Papillon Henri "Papillon" Charierre  $53,267,000 $0 $53,267,000
12/15/1972 The Getaway Carter McCoy  $36,734,619 $0 $36,734,619
8/2/1972 Junior Bonner Junior Bonner  $0 $0 $0
10/17/1968 Bullitt Farnk Bullitt  $42,300,873 $0 $42,300,873
6/19/1968 The Thomas Crown Affair Thomas Crown  $14,000,000 $0 $14,000,000
12/31/1966 Nevada Smith   $0 $0 $0
12/20/1966 The Sand Pebbles Jake Holman  $30,017,647 $0 $30,017,647
10/15/1965 The Cincinnati Kid Cincinnati Kid  $0 $0 $0
12/25/1963 Love with the Proper Stranger   $0 $0 $0
8/8/1963 The Great Escape Captain Virgil Hilts  $11,744,471 $0 $11,744,471
Movies: 16Totals:$329,719,253$23,777,862$353,497,115
  Averages:$20,607,453$1,486,116$22,093,570

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/1/1980 The Hunter $0 0 $16,647,800 $16,647,800 100.0%
1/1/1980 Tom Horn $0 0 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 100.0%
12/17/1974 Towering Inferno $2,323,621 295 $116,000,000 $139,700,000 83.0%
12/16/1973 Papillon $1,800,000 0 $53,267,000 $53,267,000 100.0%
12/15/1972 The Getaway $0 0 $36,734,619 $36,734,619 100.0%
8/2/1972 Junior Bonner $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/17/1968 Bullitt $0 0 $42,300,873 $42,300,873 100.0%
6/19/1968 The Thomas Crown Affair $0 0 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 100.0%
12/31/1966 Nevada Smith $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/20/1966 The Sand Pebbles $0 0 $30,017,647 $30,017,647 100.0%
10/15/1965 The Cincinnati Kid $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/25/1963 Love with the Proper Stranger $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/8/1963 The Great Escape $0 0 $11,744,471 $11,744,471 100.0%
Movies: 13Totals:  $329,712,410$353,412,410 
 Averages:$317,20223$25,362,493$27,185,57098.1%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 493 $329,712,410
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,943 $329,719,253
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,308 $55,762,118
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 50,601-50,700) 50,624 $6,843
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,470 $329,719,253
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,988 $23,700,000
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 31,401-31,500) 31,441 $23,777,862
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 42,001-42,100) 42,014 $77,862
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 33,301-33,400) 33,375 $23,777,862
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 863 $353,412,410
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,801-8,900) 8,871 $353,497,115
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 4,301-4,400) 4,317 $55,762,118
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 49,401-49,500) 49,483 $84,705
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,801-9,900) 9,837 $353,497,115
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 168 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 124 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 1982 at the Domestic Box Office 49 58
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,591 $14,000,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 152 $211,567,873
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 246 $11,744,471
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 609 $23,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,960 $14,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 201-300) 296 $235,267,873
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 301-400) 331 $11,744,471
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 432 $274,046,963
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,704 $23,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 709 $297,746,963
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 340 $172,300,873
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 471 $11,744,471
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 101-200) 141 $53,267,000
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,072 $23,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 540 $196,000,873
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 631 $11,744,471
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 204 $53,267,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 187 $195,035,492
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 201-300) 241 $79,011,471
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 525 $23,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 308 $218,735,492
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 301-400) 391 $79,011,471
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,056 $30,017,647
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 662 $50,734,619
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 301-400) 316 $169,267,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for M/PG Movies 1 $42,300,873
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 601-700) 664 $23,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,168 $30,017,647
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 901 $50,734,619
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 401-500) 468 $192,967,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for M/PG Movies 1 $42,300,873
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 514 $42,300,873
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 408 $36,734,619
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 101-200) 197 $116,000,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 459 $16,647,800
Top Domestic Leading Stars for MGM Movies 78 $25,744,471
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 385 $23,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 590 $42,300,873
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 454 $36,734,619
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 305 $139,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 465 $16,647,800
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for MGM Movies 92 $25,744,471


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