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Brendan Fraser

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 43 films, with $2,795,738,335 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #644)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Rick O'Connell (The Mummy Returns), Gung Ho (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra), Rick O'Connell (The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor), Trevor Anderson (Journey to the Center of the Earth), Rick O'Connell (The Mummy)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Journey to the Center of the Earth (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Eric Brevig, Stephen Sommers, Anita Briem, Michael Weiss, Cal Brunker

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Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
As an ActorLeading10$623,337,968$963,831,726$1,587,169,694
Lead Ensemble Member3$74,324,489$66,496,147$140,820,636
In Technical RolesExecutive Producer2$101,704,370$141,476,567$243,180,937

Featured Blu-ray and DVD Review: The Mummy

September 3rd, 2017

The Mummy

The Mummy came out this summer and was supposed to kick off Universal’s Dark Universe franchise. In fact, Universal had announced about a dozen films in the franchise, at least one of which had a release date, but no star. Then the reviews started coming out. For a short time, The Mummy was the worst wide release of the summer. It bombed domestically and even though it did a lot better internationally, it still failed to pay for its nearly $200 million production budget. Was is unfairly attacked by critics? Or does Universal need to rethink their plans for a Dark Universe? More...

Home Market Releases for May 16th, 2017

May 16th, 2017


It is another terrible week on the home market. There are three first-run releases coming out this week, which isn’t a bad number. However, all three earned terrible reviews and bombed in theaters, so you should avoid all of them. There’s not a lot of limited releases, classics, or TV on DVD releases to make up the gap, so for the second week in a row, we have a Video on Demand release topping the list of best new releases. This week it is Logan, which is one of the best wide releases of the year. I would wait for the Blu-ray, on the other hand. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: The Nut Job

April 13th, 2014

The Nut Job opened earlier this year and was a surprise hit more than doubling its production budget domestically. It did so well that a sequel is already in the works. Is this a good movie? Is it merely good enough for a kids movie? Or did it thrive because there wasn't a lot of competition when it opened? More...

Limited Releases take on the Oscars

February 28th, 2014

Ernest & Celestine poster

It is Oscar weekend, so it should come as no surprise there are not a lot of limited releases with the usual target audience. Art house aficionados will be paying more attention to the Awards than to new releases. Ernest & Celestine is the lone exception, which is the only Oscar-nominated film on this week's list and the best reviewed as well. Most of the rest of the movies are earning reviews that range from mixed to outright terrible. The Lunchbox could be the break-out hit of the weekend, if there is a break-out hit. More...

2014 Preview: January

January 1st, 2014

Jack Ryan poster

It's the first month of the new year, but the biggest hit might be a film released in December. Last month ended on a slow note with all five Christmas day releases failing to become hits, some more than others. (It's a little too soon to tell if The Wolf of Wall Street or The Secret Life of Walter Mitty will do well enough to break even any time soon, but neither is a serious hit.) There are still some December releases that will likely remain on the charts through the opening weekends of January, while there are some films that opened in limited release last month with a scheduled wide release this month. Of the purely January releases, I would guess Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit will be the biggest hit. Even then, it won't live up to the previous films in the franchise, even if you don't take inflation into account. Most of the rest of the new releases will be happy if they can become midlevel hits. Last January was led by Mama, which earned more than $70 million. I think Shadow Recruit will top that figure at the box office, while there are a similar number of likely box office bombs opening this year as there were last year. 2014 could start out ahead of 2013's pace, but it likely won't be a huge difference either way. More...

2013 Preview: February

February 1st, 2013

For the most part, January was a really good month and 2013 got off to a really good start. I'm not so sure about February, on the other hand. There's only one film that has a statistically significant shot at $100 million, A Good Day to Die Hard, but I'm a little concerned that it won't live up to expectations. The franchise has been around a long time and it is possible that the target audience has either moved on or are too young to remember when these films were huge at the box office. The film I'm most looking forward to seeing is Warm Bodies, which is earning amazing early reviews (the keyword there is "early"), but it is too high-concept to be a major hit. Last February, there were a couple of films that topped $100 million, plus a few other midlevel hits. I would like to think that would also be the case this year, but I have to be more cautious than that. The evidence points to a weak month ahead, for the most part. More...

Box Office
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Box Office
2/28/2014 Hairbrained Leo Searly  $0 $0 $0
1/24/2014 Gimme Shelter Tom Fitzpatrick  $1,359,910 $0 $1,359,910
1/17/2014 The Nut Job Grayson  $64,251,538 $58,278,428 $122,529,966
11/6/2013 A Case of You Tony  $0 $0 $0
9/17/2013 Breakout   $0 $0 $0
7/12/2013 Pawn Shop Chronicles Ricky  $8,088 $0 $8,088
2/22/2013 Stand Off Joe Maguire  $0 $0 $0
2/15/2013 Escape From Planet Earth Scorch Supernova  $57,012,977 $17,143,633 $74,156,610
4/30/2010 Furry Vengeance Dan Sanders   $17,630,465 $21,709,712 $39,340,177
1/22/2010 Extraordinary Measures John Crowley  $12,482,741 $3,344,243 $15,826,984
8/7/2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Gung Ho  $150,201,498 $152,267,519 $302,469,017
1/23/2009 Inkheart Mortimer "Mo" Folchart  $17,303,424 $49,352,514 $66,655,938
8/1/2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Rick O'Connell  $102,491,776 $303,268,449 $405,760,225
7/11/2008 Journey to the Center of the Earth Trevor Anderson  $101,704,370 $141,476,567 $243,180,937
1/25/2008 The Air I Breathe Pleasure  $25,775 $0 $25,775
5/18/2007 The Last Time Jamie  $0 $0 $0
2/27/2007 Journey to the End of the Night Paul  $0 $0 $0
5/6/2005 Crash Rick  $55,334,418 $45,838,620 $101,173,038
11/14/2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action Bobby Delmont  $20,950,820 $33,589,842 $54,540,662
11/22/2002 The Quiet American CIA Agent Alden Pyle  $12,987,647 $13,360,556 $26,348,203
5/4/2001 The Mummy Returns Rick O'Connell  $202,007,640 $233,032,755 $435,040,395
2/23/2001 Monkeybone Stu Miley  $5,409,517 $0 $5,409,517
10/20/2000 Bedazzled Elliot  $37,879,996 $52,496,228 $90,376,224
3/24/2000 Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists Sinbad  $5,000 $0 $5,000
8/27/1999 Dudley Do-Right Dudley Do-Right  $9,818,792 $0 $9,818,792
5/7/1999 The Mummy Rick O'Connell  $155,385,488 $261,000,000 $416,385,488
2/12/1999 Blast from the Past Adam Webber  $26,613,620 $0 $26,613,620
11/6/1998 Gods and Monsters Clayton Boone  $6,451,628 $0 $6,451,628
5/1/1998 Still Breathing Fletcher McBracken  $212,267 $0 $212,267
7/16/1997 George Of The Jungle George  $105,263,257 $69,200,000 $174,463,257
9/27/1996 Glory Daze Doug  $5,000 $0 $5,000
4/19/1996 Mrs. Winterbourne Hugh/Bill Winterbourne  $10,039,566 $0 $10,039,566
4/12/1996 Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy Placebo patient  $2,640,536 $0 $2,640,536
10/20/1995 Now and Then Vietnam Veteran (uncredited)  $27,067,247 $0 $27,067,247
9/30/1994 The Scout Steve Nebraska  $2,667,163 $0 $2,667,163
8/12/1994 In the Army Now Link (uncredited)  $28,881,266 $0 $28,881,266
8/5/1994 Airheads Chazz  $5,021,868 $0 $5,021,868
4/29/1994 With Honors Montgomery "Monty" Kessler  $20,043,254 $0 $20,043,254
7/2/1993 Son in Law Link (uncredited)  $25,989,889 $0 $25,989,889
1/1/1993 Twenty Bucks Sam Mastrewski  $64,000 $0 $64,000
9/18/1992 School Ties David Greene  $14,715,067 $0 $14,715,067
5/22/1992 Encino Man Linkovitch Chomofsky  $40,057,130 $0 $40,057,130
1/1/1991 Dogfight Sailor #1  $394,631 $0 $394,631
Movies: 43Totals:$1,340,379,269$1,455,359,066$2,795,738,335
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Box Office
Box Office
2/22/2013 Stand Off Executive Producer $0 $0 $0
7/11/2008 Journey to the Center of the Earth Executive Producer $101,704,370 $141,476,567 $243,180,937
Movies: 2Totals:$101,704,370$141,476,567$243,180,937