Want to know the best Denis Leary movies? How about the worst Denis Leary movies? Curious about Denis Leary box office grosses or which Denis Leary movie picked up the most Oscar® nominations? Need to know which Denis Leary movie got the best reviews from critics and audiences? Well you have come to the right place….because we have all of that information.
Denis Leary (1957-) is an American actor, writer, producer, singer and comedian. His IMDb page shows 64 acting credits since 1987. In the table below, Ultimate Movie Rankings ranks 33 of his movies in 6 different sortable columns. Television roles, cameos, shorts and straight to dvd movies were not included in the rankings.
Drivel part of the page: I have liked Denis Leary since his MTV days. I have seen his stand-up comedy show in person, I have enjoyed his movie work (even saw Operation Dumbo Drop in theaters), I loved his television show Rescue Me and I have read a couple of his books. As I was reading his latest book, Why We Don’t Suck…it occurred to me that I should do an UMR page…..so that is exactly what I did.
Denis Leary Movies Can Be Ranked 6 Ways In This Table
The really cool thing about this table is that it is “user-sortable”. Rank the movies anyway you want.
- Sort Denis Leary movies by co-stars of his movies
- Sort Denis Leary movies by adjusted domestic box office grosses using current movie ticket cost (in millions)
- Sort Denis Leary movies by yearly domestic box office rank or trivia
- Sort Denis Leary movies how they were received by critics and audiences. 60% rating or higher should indicate a good movie
- Sort by how many Oscar® nominations and how many Oscar® wins each Denis Leary movie received.
- Sort Denis Leary movies by Ultimate Movie Rankings (UMR) Score. UMR Score puts box office, reviews and awards into a mathematical equation and gives each movie a score.
|R||Movie (Year)||UMR Co-Star Links||Adj. B.O. Worldwide (mil)||Review||Oscar Nom / Win||UMR Score|
|R||Movie (Year)||UMR Co-Star Links||Actual B.O. Domestic (mil)||Adj. B.O. Domestic (mil)||Adj. B.O. Worldwide (mil)||B.O. Rank by Year||Review||Oscar Nom / Win||UMR Score||S|
|1||The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)||Andrew Garfield &
|262.00||284.7||817.40||7||75||00 / 00||95.1|
|2||Ice Age (2002)||Ray Romano &
|176.40||263.1||571.60||9||73||01 / 00||94.9|
|3||Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)||John Leguizamo &
Seann William Scott
|195.30||256.8||861.60||9||64||00 / 00||92.0|
|4||A Bug's Life (1998)||Kevin Spacey &
|62.80||115.8||485.80||33||84||01 / 00||90.1|
|5||Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)||John Leguizamo &
|196.60||226.7||1,022.60||12||57||00 / 00||89.6|
|6||Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)||Ray Romano &
|161.30||175.3||953.30||16||54||00 / 00||85.6|
|7||The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)||Pierce Brosnan &
|69.30||118.5||212.50||31||72||00 / 00||84.9|
|8||Wag the Dog (1997)||Dustin Hoffman &
|43.10||81.2||121.10||50||79||00 / 00||84.6|
|9||Demolition Man (1993)||Sylvester Stallone &
|58.10||121.3||332.30||18||55||00 / 00||76.3|
|10||The Sandlot (1993)||James Earl Jones &
|32.40||67.8||67.80||49||68||00 / 00||71.6|
Stats and Possibly Interesting Things From The Above Denis Leary Table
- Nine Denis Leary movie crossed the magical $100 million domestic gross mark. That is a percentage of 27.27% of his movies listed. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) is his biggest box office hit.
- An average Denis Leary movie grosses $66.10 million in adjusted box office gross.
- Using RottenTomatoes.com’s 60% fresh meter. 15 Denis Leary movies are rated as good movies…or 45.45% of his movies. A Bug’s Life (1998) is his highest rated movie while Two If By Sea (1996) is his lowest rated movie.
- Two Denis Leary movies received at least one Oscar® nomination in any category…..or 6.06% of his movies.
- Zero Denis Leary movies won at least one Oscar® in any category…..or 0.00% of his movies.
- An average Ultimate Movie Ranking (UMR) Score is 40.00. 11 Denis Learymovie scored higher that average….or 33.33% of his movies. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) got the the highest UMR Score while Strictly Business (1991) got the lowest UMR Score.
Possibly Interesting Facts About Denis Leary
- Denis Colin Leary was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1957.
2. Denis Leary graduated from Emerson College (in Boston). While attending Emerson College he founded the Emerson Comedy Workshop, a troupe that continues on-campus today.
3. Emerson College gave Denis Leary a honorary doctorate….so he is officially Dr. Denis Leary.
4. Denis Leary earned fame when he ranted about R.E.M. in a MTV sketch. Other commercials for MTV quickly followed, in which Leary would rant at high speeds about a variety of topics.
5. Denis Leary wanted to be a NHL hockey player…..but that did not work out….but he has his very own hockey rink at his house.
6. Denis Leary founded the Leary Firefighters Foundation (LFF) charity in response to the Dec. 3, 1999, warehouse fire that killed six firefighters in his hometown of Worcester, Massachusetts. His cousin Jeremiah Lucey was among the six heroic firefighters killed. Leary also established LFF projects for New York’s Bravest in response to the FDNY’s losses in the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and in New Orleans to help restore firefighting capabilities destroyed in Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
7. When 9/11 happened,the Leary Firefighters Foundation went into action and was hailed as “the second-quickest charity” to get money into the hands of grieving families. One auction alone raised $600,000.
8. Dennis Leary has been married one time and has two children.
9. Denis Leary and Willem Dafoe frequently get confused with each other. What do you think? Seperated at birth?
10. Check out Denis Leary’s career compared to current and classic actors. Most 100 Million Dollar Movies of All-Time.
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