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Sean Penn


RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
- The Last Party
(Himself)
Trit $11,156 1 $4,088 1 8/27/93
- This So-Called Disaster
(Himself)
IFC $226,658 3 $8,435 1 4/21/04
- Judgment in Berlin NL $229,556 81 $113,743 81 5/6/88
- Bukowski: Born Into This
(Himself)
Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
- Dogtown and Z-Boys
(Voice)
SPC $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
- Before Night Falls FL $4,242,892 127 $85,230 8 12/22/00
38 It's All About Love Strand $6,140 2 $2,582 2 10/29/04
37 Hugo Pool N.Arts $13,330 4 $6,305 4 12/12/97
36 The Weight of Water Lions $109,130 27 $45,888 27 11/1/02
35 Crackers Uni. $129,268 21 $58,689 21 2/17/84
34 This Must Be the Place Wein. $143,979 15 $7,754 2 11/2/12
33 The Assassination of Richard Nixon Think $708,776 59 $37,547 5 12/29/04
32 What Just Happened? Magn. $1,090,947 88 $192,508 36 10/17/08
31 Hurlyburly FL $1,798,862 84 $164,826 16 12/25/98
30 State of Grace Orion $1,911,542 335 $179,927 14 9/14/90
29 Shanghai Surprise MGM $2,315,683 401 $729,885 401 8/29/86
28 At Close Range Orion $2,347,000 83 $180,286 39 4/18/86
27 Up at the Villa USA $2,933,161 112 $339,819 89 5/5/00
26 Sweet and Lowdown SPC $4,197,015 239 $94,686 3 12/3/99
25 Racing with the Moon Par. $6,045,647 389 $1,803,432 389 3/23/84
24 U-Turn Sony $6,682,098 1,311 $2,730,440 1,230 10/3/97
23 All the King's Men Sony $7,221,458 1,520 $3,672,366 1,514 9/22/06
22 She's So Lovely Mira. $7,281,450 844 $3,020,015 824 8/27/97
21 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $9,190,819 535 $2,171,197 468 3/25/83
20 Fair Game (2010) Sum. $9,540,691 436 $651,082 46 11/5/10
19 We're No Angels Par. $10,555,348 1,495 $2,047,630 1,239 12/15/89
18 The Gunman ORF $10,589,380 2,816 $5,028,702 2,816 3/20/15
17 The Tree of Life FoxS $13,303,319 237 $372,920 4 5/27/11
16 21 Grams Focus $16,290,476 411 $274,454 8 11/21/03
15 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $17,130,087 914 $2,358,846 265 1/25/85
14 Casualties of War Col. $18,671,317 1,487 $5,201,261 1,487 8/18/89
13 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $27,092,880 713 $2,545,674 498 8/13/82
12 Milk Focus $31,841,299 882 $1,453,844 36 11/26/08
11 Taps Fox $35,856,053 792 $93,005 3 12/9/81
10 The Thin Red Line Fox $36,400,491 1,657 $282,534 5 12/25/98
9 Carlito's Way Uni. $36,948,322 1,634 $9,116,675 1,615 11/12/93
8 Dead Man Walking Gram. $39,363,635 821 $118,266 4 12/29/95
7 I Am Sam NL $40,311,852 1,450 $41,779 2 12/28/01
6 Gangster Squad WB $46,000,903 3,103 $17,070,347 3,103 1/11/13
5 Colors Orion $46,616,067 1,388 $4,747,118 422 4/15/88
4 The Game Poly $48,323,648 2,521 $14,337,029 2,403 9/12/97
3 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Fox $58,236,838 2,922 $12,765,508 2,909 12/25/13
2 The Interpreter Uni. $72,708,161 2,814 $22,822,455 2,758 4/22/05
1 Mystic River WB $90,135,191 1,581 $640,815 13 10/8/03
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (38): $760,042,263
Average: $20,001,112
Opening Gross Average (11): $8,892,039 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Mystic River WB $122,593,900 $90,135,191 10/8/03
2 Taps Fox $101,778,900 $35,856,053 12/9/81
3 The Interpreter Uni. $94,146,300 $72,708,161 4/22/05
4 Colors Orion $94,139,500 $46,616,067 4/15/88
5 The Game Poly $87,382,600 $48,323,648 9/12/97
6 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $76,486,700 $27,092,880 8/13/82
7 Carlito's Way Uni. $74,075,100 $36,948,322 11/12/93
8 Dead Man Walking Gram. $73,918,100 $39,363,635 12/29/95
9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Fox $60,108,200 $58,236,838 12/25/13
10 The Thin Red Line Fox $59,560,800 $36,400,491 12/25/98
11 I Am Sam NL $57,588,400 $40,311,852 12/28/01
12 Gangster Squad WB $47,429,500 $46,000,903 1/11/13
13 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $40,050,600 $17,130,087 1/25/85
14 Casualties of War Col. $39,035,800 $18,671,317 8/18/89
15 Milk Focus $36,808,200 $31,841,299 11/26/08
16 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $24,217,100 $9,190,819 3/25/83
17 21 Grams Focus $21,914,600 $16,290,476 11/21/03
18 We're No Angels Par. $21,448,400 $10,555,348 12/15/89
19 Racing with the Moon Par. $14,934,200 $6,045,647 3/23/84
20 The Tree of Life FoxS $13,806,400 $13,303,319 5/27/11
21 She's So Lovely Mira. $13,166,900 $7,281,450 8/27/97
22 U-Turn Sony $12,083,100 $6,682,098 10/3/97
23 The Gunman ORF $10,589,400 $10,589,380 3/20/15
24 Fair Game (2010) Sum. $9,886,100 $9,540,691 11/5/10
25 All the King's Men Sony $9,150,900 $7,221,458 9/22/06
26 Sweet and Lowdown SPC $6,530,400 $4,197,015 12/3/99
- Before Night Falls FL $6,232,400 $4,242,892 12/22/00
27 At Close Range Orion $5,250,700 $2,347,000 4/18/86
28 Shanghai Surprise MGM $5,180,600 $2,315,683 8/29/86
29 Up at the Villa USA $4,516,700 $2,933,161 5/5/00
30 State of Grace Orion $3,750,800 $1,911,542 9/14/90
31 Hurlyburly FL $2,978,800 $1,798,862 12/25/98
- Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $1,858,100 $1,300,682 4/26/02
32 What Just Happened? Magn. $1,261,100 $1,090,947 10/17/08
33 The Assassination of Richard Nixon Think $918,500 $708,776 12/29/04
- Judgment in Berlin NL $463,600 $229,556 5/6/88
- Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $426,100 $318,816 5/28/04
34 Crackers Uni. $319,300 $129,268 2/17/84
- This So-Called Disaster IFC $302,900 $226,658 4/21/04
35 The Weight of Water Lions $155,900 $109,130 11/1/02
36 This Must Be the Place Wein. $153,600 $143,979 11/2/12
37 Hugo Pool N.Arts $24,100 $13,330 12/12/97
- The Last Party Trit $22,400 $11,156 8/27/93
38 It's All About Love Strand $8,200 $6,140 10/29/04
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $1,247,348,600
Average: $32,825,000


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Fox $188.1 $58.2 31% $129.9 69% 2013
The Interpreter Uni. $162.9 $72.7 44.6% $90.2 55.4% 2005
Mystic River WB $156.8 $90.1 57.5% $66.7 42.5% 2003
The Game Poly $109.4 $48.3 44.2% $61.1 55.8% 1997
Gangster Squad WB $105.2 $46.0 43.7% $59.2 56.3% 2013
The Thin Red Line Fox $98.1 $36.4 37.1% $61.7 62.9% 1998
I Am Sam NL $97.8 $40.3 41.2% $57.5 58.8% 2001
Carlito's Way Uni. $63.8 $36.9 57.9% $26.9 42.1% 1993
21 Grams Focus $60.4 $16.3 27% $44.1 73% 2003
Milk Focus $54.6 $31.8 58.3% $22.7 41.7% 2008
The Tree of Life FoxS $54.3 $13.3 24.5% $41.0 75.5% 2011
Fair Game (2010) Sum. $24.2 $9.5 39.4% $14.6 60.6% 2010
This Must Be the Place Wein. $11.8 $144k 1.2% $11.6 98.8% 2012
The Gunman ORF $10.6 $10.6 100% n/a 0% 2015
All the King's Men Sony $9.5 $7.2 76.4% $2.2 23.6% 2006
Before Night Falls FL $8.5 $4.2 49.8% $4.3 50.2% 2000
What Just Happened? Magn. $6.7 $1.1 16.3% $5.6 83.7% 2008
The Assassination of Richard Nixon Think $4.4 $709k 16.1% $3.7 83.9% 2004
Sweet and Lowdown SPC $4.2 $4.2 100% n/a 0% 1999
Up at the Villa USA $3.7 $2.9 78.4% $807k 21.6% 2000
Hurlyburly FL $1.8 $1.8 100% n/a 0% 1998
Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $1.5 $1.3 85.4% $222k 14.6% 2002
It's All About Love Strand $443k $6.1k 1.4% $437k 98.6% 2004
Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $329k $319k 96.9% $10.3k 3.1% 2004
The Weight of Water Lions $109k $109k 100% n/a 0% 2002
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $1,229.1 million




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