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James Spader

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 27 films, with $2,404,285,828 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #819)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Ultron (Avengers: Age of Ultron), W.N. Bilbo (Lincoln), Dr. Daniel Jackson (Stargate), Stewart Swinton (Wolf), Campbell (The Watcher)
Most productive collaborators: Daniel Day-Lewis, Steven Spielberg, Sally Field, Tony Kushner, David Strathairn

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As an ActorLeading5$604,952,623$1,140,212,854$1,745,165,477

Featured Blu-ray and DVD Review: Captain America: Civil War

September 25th, 2016

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War is the 13th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. That’s 13 films in just 8 years. The film pulled in more than $1 billion worldwide, so the market isn’t tired of these movies. However, has the brisk pace resulted in a substandard film? Or is it yet another critical smash? More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: The Avengers: Age of Ultron

December 28th, 2015

The Avengers: Age of Ultron

It's been a few weeks since I did a review. I stopped taking screeners knowing how busy Star Wars: The Force Awakens would keep me, but I figured I should get back in the game. However, there was a question of what late review would be worth checking out? Well, there have been five $1 billion movies to come out this year and I've previously reviewed all of the ones that hit the home market. All of them, but one: The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Of the five $1 billion movies, this one is arguably the one that had the most disappointing run at the box office. Yes, a film that made $1.40 billion worldwide was seen as a box office disappointment by some. This is mostly because its predecessor, The Avengers, broke box office records. The film also earned much weaker reviews than the first movie, but still earned 75% positive reviews, which is very good for a wide release. Is it a real disappointment? Or does it hold up compared to the competition? More...

2015 Preview: May

May 1st, 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road

April is over and there was good news and bad news. Good news: Furious 7 crushed the competition, and broke records along the way. Bad news: Furious 7 crushed the competition and no other April release will earn as much in total as Furious 7 earned during its opening day. Fortunately, Furious 7 was so strong that it carried April of 2015 to a draw when compared to April of 2014. May has a lot of similarities to April. The Avengers: Age of Ultron is expected to break records during its opening weekend and even the low end has it earning more than $1 billion worldwide. Unfortunately, no other film is going to come close to that figure. There are five other films with a potential to reach $100 million at the box office. The keyword there is "potential". There's a chance less than half of those five films will get to that milestone. And like last April, last May had much better depth with five films that reached $100 million, including four that surpassed $200 million. Age of Ultron will earn more than the combined totals of Maleficent, last month's winner, and X-Men: Days of Future Past, which placed second for the month. I am a little concerned about the lack of depth this month and this could cause May to lose in the month-over-month comparison in the end. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 12th, 2014

August 11th, 2014

It's a slow and shallow week on the home market. Not only are there no prime releases, we quickly run into filler as we look down the list of best selling new releases on The biggest release of the week is Muppets Most Wanted, which is one of nine reviews on this week's list. It is also the best release of the week and the best choice for Pick of the Week. Next week should be more interesting, as TV on DVD season begins. More...

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
5/1/2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron Ultron  $459,005,868 $949,212,854 $1,408,218,722
11/14/2014 The Homesman Aloysius Duffy  $2,429,989 $1,012,864 $3,442,853
11/9/2012 Lincoln W.N. Bilbo  $182,207,973 $91,138,308 $273,346,281
8/21/2009 Shorts Mr. Black  $20,919,166 $8,951,635 $29,870,801
9/20/2002 Secretary E. Edward Grey  $4,046,737 $5,367,219 $9,413,956
9/8/2000 The Watcher Campbell  $28,946,615 $18,321,214 $47,267,829
1/14/2000 Supernova Nick Vanzant  $14,218,868 $597,626 $14,816,494
12/31/1997 Curtain Call   $0 $0 $0
10/31/1997 Critical Care   $220,175 $0 $220,175
4/11/1997 Keys to Tulsa   $57,252 $17,525 $74,777
10/4/1996 Crash James Ballard  $3,357,324 $0 $3,357,324
9/27/1996 2 Days In The Valley Lee Woods  $11,101,856 $0 $11,101,856
10/28/1994 Stargate Dr. Daniel Jackson  $71,565,669 $125,000,000 $196,565,669
6/17/1994 Wolf Stewart Swinton  $65,011,757 $66,000,000 $131,011,757
9/4/1992 Bob Roberts News Anchor, Chuck Marlin  $4,300,703 $0 $4,300,703
3/15/1991 True Colors Tim Gerrity  $418,807 $0 $418,807
10/19/1990 White Palace Max Baron  $17,487,531 $0 $17,487,531
3/9/1990 Bad Influence Michael Boll  $12,626,043 $0 $12,626,043
8/4/1989 Sex, Lies, and Videotape Graham Dalton  $24,741,667 $12,000,000 $36,741,667
12/11/1987 Wall Street Roger Barnes  $43,848,100 $0 $43,848,100
11/6/1987 Less than Zero Rip  $12,396,383 $0 $12,396,383
10/7/1987 Baby Boom Ken Arrenberg  $26,700,000 $0 $26,700,000
2/13/1987 Mannequin Mr. Richards  $38,018,000 $0 $38,018,000
2/28/1986 Pretty in Pink Jeff McKee  $40,471,663 $0 $40,471,663
1/18/1985 The New Kids Eddie Dutra  $199,108 $0 $199,108
1/11/1985 Tuff Turf Hiller  $9,369,329 $0 $9,369,329
7/17/1981 Endless Love Keith  $33,000,000 $0 $33,000,000
Movies: 27Totals:$1,126,666,583$1,277,619,245$2,404,285,828