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Russell Brand

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 5 films, with $1,769,945,914 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #729)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Dr. Nefario (Despicable Me 2), Dr. Nefario (Despicable Me), E.B. (Hop), Mickey (Bedtime Stories), Aldous Snow (Get Him to the Greek)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Arthur (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin, Steve Carell, Christopher Meledandri, Jason Segel

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  3. Acting Credits
  4. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting5$729,974,288$1,039,971,626$1,769,945,914
Leading3$202,095,177$125,627,183$327,722,360
Lead Ensemble Member2$38,518,613$22,513,319$61,031,932
Narrator1$0$66,737$66,737
Documentary Subject1$0$1,563$1,563
(Unclassified)2$62,932,375$42,000,579$104,932,954
In Technical RolesExecutive Producer1$33,035,397$14,752,546$47,787,943

Limited and VOD Releases: These Limited Releases Won't Die

December 18th, 2015

Son of Saul

It's not a long list this week, but there are a few films worth checking out. Topping that list is Son of Saul, which could win an Oscar for Best Foreign-Language Film. Also worth checking out are He Never Died and The Lady in the Car with Glasses and A Gun. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Despicable Me 2

December 9th, 2013

Despicable Me came out in 2010 and it was the first digitally animated film released by Universal. There was a lot of pressure to do well, because its level of success would not only determine if more Despicable Me movies would be made, but if the studio would continue to release digitally animated films in general. It beat expectations. Not only was it a great movie, but it earned more than $500 million worldwide on a $69 million budget. Needless to say, Despicable Me 2 was given the greenlight right away. However, can it live up to its predecessor? If not, is it still worth checking out? More...

2013 Preview: July

July 1st, 2013

For the most part, June was a really strong month at the box office with nearly every film either matching expectations, or at least coming close enough to call it a victory. Looking forward, there are a dozen films opening wide in July, more or less. One of them, The Smurfs 2, is opening on a Wednesday, so I'm going to hold off talking about that movie till the August preview. Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain is opening in less than 1000 theaters, but it has a shot at reaching the top ten during its opening weekend. If we include both of them, there are twelve films, but I think it is better to stick with the ten truly wide, truly July openings. Of these, Despicable Me 2 is clearly going to be the biggest hit at the box office. It could become the second biggest hit of the year so far. It is not the only film that could be a $100 million hit. In fact, there are six films opening in July that I think have a better than 50% chance of reaching that level. There is currently only one film that I think won't at least become a midlevel hit. By comparison in 2012, there were three $100 million movies, led by The Dark Knight Rises, but the rest of the new releases struggled. There's no chance any movie opening this month will top $400 million, in fact, it is quite possible no film will get to $300 million. That said, 2013 has a lot better depth, so it might come out on top in the end. More...

Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2016 Army Of One   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2015 Brand: A Second Coming Himself  $0 $1,563 $1,563
12/16/2015 The Emperor's New Clothes Narrator  $0 $66,737 $66,737
10/18/2013 Paradise William Carr  $0 $0 $0
7/3/2013 Despicable Me 2 Dr. Nefario  $368,065,385 $606,808,379 $974,873,764
6/15/2012 Rock of Ages Lonny  $38,518,613 $22,513,319 $61,031,932
4/8/2011 Arthur Arthur  $33,035,397 $14,752,546 $47,787,943
4/1/2011 Hop E.B.   $108,085,305 $80,572,288 $188,657,593
12/10/2010 The Tempest Trinculo  $277,943 $0 $277,943
7/9/2010 Despicable Me Dr. Nefario  $251,513,985 $291,981,048 $543,495,033
6/4/2010 Get Him to the Greek Aldous Snow  $60,974,475 $30,302,349 $91,276,824
10/9/2009 St. Trinian's Flash Harry  $15,000 $29,815,239 $29,830,239
12/25/2008 Bedtime Stories Mickey  $110,101,975 $111,366,960 $221,468,935
4/18/2008 Forgetting Sarah Marshall Aldous Snow  $62,932,375 $42,000,579 $104,932,954
Movies: 14Totals:$1,033,520,453$1,230,181,007$2,263,701,460
  Averages:$73,822,890$87,870,072$161,692,961
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/8/2011 Arthur Executive Producer $33,035,397 $14,752,546 $47,787,943
Movies: 1Totals:$33,035,397$14,752,546$47,787,943
  Averages:$33,035,397$14,752,546$47,787,943