Pierce Brosnan has been a huge name in the industry thanks to the James Bond character he played on the big screen. The impact of his performance was such that for a long time, our generation felt like he was really a James Bond. All the James Bond films he did prove to be huge at the worldwide box office.
However, it was not just the James Bond series through which he struck gold. Pierce Brosnan is also known for films like The Matador, The Ghost Writer, The November Man, Mamma Mia!, The Foreigner, and many others. While some of these brought him critical acclaim, some got him commercial success as well.
Let’s have a look at the Top 10 worldwide grossers of Pierce Brosnan.
1) Mamma Mia!
Pierce Brosnan’s top grosser is Mamma Mia! The musical comedy directed by Phyllida Lloyd had Pierce Brosnan in lead along with Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård & Julie Walters. The 2008 film did a worldwide business of $610 million.
2) Mrs. Doubtfire
The family comedy came as a huge commercial success for Pierce Brosnan in the early stage of his career and is still his 2nd highest grosser. The 1993 film was directed by Chris Columbus and starred Robin Williams, Sally Field, Harvey Fierstein Robert Prosky along with Pierce. Mrs. Doubtfire did a worldwide business of $441 million and was 2nd highest grosser of the year.
3) Die Another Day
The 2002 James Bond film did a worldwide business of $432 million and became the highest grossing 007 movie with Pierce Brosnan in lead. Directed by Lee Tamahori, stands tall as 3rd highest grosser of Pierce so far.
4) Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
The sequel of Mamma Mia! hit the worldwide box office in 2018 and did a business of $395 million according to Box Office Mojo. Directed by Ol Parker, the film was a huge success but couldn’t cross the first part in terms of business.
5) The World Is Not Enough
The 1999 spy film also had Pierce Brosnan in the iconic role of James Bond. The film turned out to be huge and also the highest-grossing 007 movie starring Pierce till that time. Directed by Michael Apted, The World Is Not Enough did a worldwide business of $362 million.
The 1995 film was the first James Bond film of Pierce Brosnan and did a huge business of $352 million worldwide. Directed by Martin Campbell, GoldenEye was 4th highest grosser of the year.
7) Tomorrow Never Dies
After the huge success of GoldenEye, Pierce Brosnan did another 007 movie in 1997 and it did a business of $333 million worldwide. The business was slightly lower than the first part but it was still great. Directed by Roger Spottiswoode, Tomorrow Never Dies was 4th highest-grossing film of 1997.
8) Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
The 2010 Action/Fantasy film was directed by Chris Columbus. Starring Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson, Alexandra Daddario & Sean Bean along with Pierce Brosnan, the film did a worldwide business of $226 million.
9) Dante’s Peak
The 1997 Disaster Thriller directed by Roger Donaldson had Pierce Brosnan in lead along with Linda Hamilton & Charles Hallahan. The film did a worldwide business of $178 million.
10) The Foreigner
The 2017 Action Thriller film is the 10th highest grosser of Pierce Brosnan. Directed by Martin Campbell, the film had Jackie Chan in lead along with Pierce Brosnan and did a worldwide business of $145 million.
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