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Charlize Theron

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 42 films, with $2,986,466,052 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #447)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Mary Embrey (Hancock), Imperator Furiosa (Mad Max: Fury Road), Evil Queen (Snow White and the Huntsman), Meredith Vickers (Prometheus), Stella Bridger (The Italian Job)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Dark Places (Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Will Smith, Peter Berg, Kristen Stewart, Rupert Sanders, Akiva Goldsman

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As an Actor(Unclassified)16$293,985,530$240,552,230$534,537,760
Lead Ensemble Member3$153,879,473$115,298,197$269,177,670
In Technical RolesProducer3$208,588$3,277,429$3,486,017

2015 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part I

November 27th, 2015

MCU Phase 2

It's Thanksgiving weekend, which means Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and of course the first installment of our Holiday Gift Guide. This week we will tackle first run releases, as well as franchise box sets. I'm going to try to keep it to a dozen or so releases, as these columns are notorious for getting out of hand. Also, while there were a record number of $1 billion box office hits, there were not as many first run releases that earned stellar reviews this year. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will We Have a Perfect Opening, or Will the Box Office Be Mad?

May 14th, 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road and Pitch Perfect 2 both open wide this week. It is normally not a good idea to have two films competing for limited box office dollars, but these two films have divergent enough target audiences that it is unlikely that they will cannibalize each other too much. The Avengers: Age of Ultron will also still do well this weekend and help the overall box office do well. This weekend last year, Godzilla led the way with $93 million during its opening weekend. Neither Mad Max: Fury Road nor Pitch Perfect 2 will earn that much this weekend; however, they should earn more than that combined. Additionally, Age of Ultron should earn more than last year's second place film, Neighbors, and this depth could give 2015 the win in the year-over-year comparison. 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...

Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer

February 24th, 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road

Action movie starring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron, directed by George Miller opens May 15... Full movie details... More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: A Million Ways to Die in The West

October 4th, 2014

Seth MacFarlane wrote and directed Ted, a movie about a talking Teddy bear that earned more than half a billion dollars worldwide. For his next film, he was given free rein. He decided to make A Million Ways to Die in The West, which made less than $100 million worldwide. Did this film struggle at the box office because it is a bad movie? Or is it just too much of a Seth MacFarlane movie? Is it only for his hardcore fans? More...

2014 Preview: May

May 1st, 2014

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 poster

It has been a great year so far and April was again a strong month. The box office was led by Captain America: The Winter Soldier, as it became the second film of the year to reach $200 million, while Rio 2 is on pace to become the seventh $100 million hit of the year. Big picture, 2014 has already hit $3 billion, which isn't a record for this time of the year, but it is $250 million ahead of 2013. That streak ends in May. Don't get me wrong. There are six films opening this month that at least have a shot at $100 million and two of those should earn more than $200 million and there are two others that at least have a shot at that milestone. Leading the way is The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which is looking to top The Winter Soldier and become the second biggest hit of the year so far. Its main competition this month is X-men: Days of Future Past, while Godzilla also has a shot at $200 million. Unfortunately, this month last year, Iron Man 3 earned more than $400 million, while two other films took in $200 million and seven films in total reached the century mark. That is going to be really hard to replicate this year and 2014 will likely lose some of its lead over 2013. Fortunately, 2014 has such a big lead that unless the box office really slumps, it will end the month with at least a small lead over 2013. More...

Box Office
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12/31/2017 The Coldest City   $0 $0 $0
10/6/2017 Alien: Covenant Vickers  $0 $0 $0
4/22/2016 The Huntsman Winter's War   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2015 The Last Face   $0 $0 $0
8/7/2015 Dark Places Libby Day  $208,588 $3,277,429 $3,486,017
5/15/2015 Mad Max: Fury Road Imperator Furiosa  $153,636,354 $219,500,000 $373,136,354
5/30/2014 A Million Ways to Die in The West Anna  $42,720,965 $44,040,030 $86,760,995
6/8/2012 Prometheus Meredith Vickers  $126,477,084 $272,528,622 $399,005,706
6/1/2012 Snow White and the Huntsman Evil Queen  $155,136,755 $245,880,169 $401,016,924
12/31/2011 The Brazilian Job Stella  $0 $0 $0
12/9/2011 Young Adult Mavis Gary  $16,311,571 $6,438,785 $22,750,356
11/25/2009 The Road Wife  $8,114,270 $21,092,462 $29,206,732
10/23/2009 Astro Boy "Our Friends" Narrator  $19,551,067 $22,085,176 $41,636,243
9/18/2009 The Burning Plain Sylvia  $200,730 $966,362 $1,167,092
9/19/2008 Battle in Seattle Ella  $223,537 $650,000 $873,537
7/1/2008 Hancock Mary Embrey  $227,946,274 $396,287,998 $624,234,272
3/14/2008 Sleepwalking Joleen  $168,972 $0 $168,972
12/31/2007 Ice at the Bottom of the World, The   $0 $0 $0
9/14/2007 In the Valley of Elah Detective Emily Sanders  $6,777,741 $17,711,409 $24,489,150
12/2/2005 Aeon Flux Aeon Flux  $25,857,987 $22,095,354 $47,953,341
10/21/2005 North Country Josie Aimes  $18,324,242 $5,352,529 $23,676,771
12/31/2004 The Life and Death of Peter Sellers   $0 $0 $0
9/17/2004 Head in the Clouds Gilda Bessť  $398,179 $2,958,074 $3,356,253
12/24/2003 Monster Aileen Wuornos  $34,469,210 $29,771,603 $64,240,813
5/30/2003 The Italian Job Stella Bridger  $106,126,012 $70,136,827 $176,262,839
10/25/2002 Waking Up in Reno Candy  $261,603 $0 $261,603
9/20/2002 Trapped Karen Jennings  $6,916,869 $0 $6,916,869
8/24/2001 The Curse of the Jade Scorpion Laura Kensington  $7,496,522 $11,000,000 $18,496,522
3/9/2001 15 Minutes Rose Hearn  $24,375,436 $31,956,428 $56,331,864
2/16/2001 Sweet November Sara Deever  $25,178,165 $40,466,125 $65,644,290
11/10/2000 Men of Honor Gwen  $48,814,909 $33,524,574 $82,339,483
11/3/2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance Adele Invergordon  $30,695,227 $8,540,259 $39,235,486
10/20/2000 The Yards Erica Stoltz  $882,710 $1,400,000 $2,282,710
2/25/2000 Reindeer Games Ashley  $23,360,779 $0 $23,360,779
12/10/1999 The Cider House Rules Candy Kendall  $57,547,209 $31,000,000 $88,547,209
8/27/1999 The Astronaut's Wife Jillian Armacost  $10,672,566 $0 $10,672,566
12/25/1998 Mighty Joe Young Jill Young  $50,628,009 $0 $50,628,009
11/20/1998 Celebrity Supermodel  $5,032,496 $1,121,340 $6,153,836
10/17/1997 Devil's Advocate Mary Ann Lomax  $60,984,028 $92,000,000 $152,984,028
5/30/1997 Trial And Error Billie Tyler  $13,587,762 $0 $13,587,762
10/4/1996 That Thing You Do! Tina  $25,809,813 $8,700,000 $34,509,813
9/27/1996 2 Days In The Valley Helga  $11,090,856 $0 $11,090,856
Movies: 42Totals:$1,345,984,497$1,640,481,555$2,986,466,052
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12/31/2017 The Coldest City Producer $0 $0 $0
12/31/2016 Brain on Fire Producer $0 $0 $0
8/7/2015 Dark Places Producer $208,588 $3,277,429 $3,486,017
Movies: 3Totals:$208,588$3,277,429$3,486,017