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Josh Brolin

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 43 films, with $2,648,451,518 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #719)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Young Agent K (Men in Black 3), Tom Cheney (True Grit), Detective Trupo (American Gangster), Llewelyn Moss (No Country for Old Men), Matt Graver (Sicario)
Most productive collaborators: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Scott Rudin

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As an ActorSupporting10$331,930,287$511,818,169$843,748,456
Lead Ensemble Member5$162,994,662$101,202,565$264,197,227
In Technical RolesExecutive Producer1$0$0$0

2017 Preview: October

October 1st, 2017

Blade Runner 2049

September destroyed the previous September monthly record for total box office take, with $800 million or so (we won’t know the exact figure until after the weekend), which tops 2016’s record of $616 million. Granted, this is almost entirely due to It’s record breaking run, and the rest of the month was merely average. Kingsman: The Golden Circle was the only other film to come close to $100 million. October doesn’t look any better, as far as depth is concerned. Blade Runner 2049 is widely expected to be the biggest hit of the month, but it is the only film expected to reach $100 million domestically. Boo 2 should be the second biggest hit of the month, while there are only a couple of other films that have a shot at $50 million. Part of the problem is the level of competition, as there are 16 films opening during the four October weekends. (Needless to say, some of the predictions below will be a little short, as there’s not much to say about a film that will barely open in the top ten and disappear two weeks later.) That’s way too many and most will be buried by the competition. Last October was a flop, as no film earned more than $100 million at the box office. There were a few films that came close, including the original Boo! movie. As long as Blade Runner 2049 matches expectations, 2017 should win the year-over-year comparison by a small margin. If we get one surprise hit, then 2017 has a real shot at closing the gap with 2016 by a significant margin. I choose to be cautiously optimistic. More...

Only the Brave Trailer

September 13th, 2017

Action movie starring Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, and Jeff Bridges opens October 20 ... Full Movie Details. More...

2016 Preview: February

February 1st, 2016


As expected, January was dominated by holdovers with Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Revenant leading the way. That's not to say there were no new releases that did well, as Ride Along 2 and Kung Fu Panda 3 were hits with moviegoers. Looking forward, there is only one film that looks like a sure hit, Deadpool. There's a slim chance it could be a surprise $200 million hit. There's a much better chance it will be the only $100 million hit. Conversely, last February started with a $100 million hit coming out, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, while there were two other $100 million movies to come out that month, Fifty Shades of Grey and Kingsman: The Secret Service. Looks like 2016 is going to lose in the year-over-year comparison. More...

2015 Preview: September

September 1st, 2015

Hotel Transylvania 2

As September begins, the box office is in a slump. August was terrible and only Straight Outta Compton escaped with its dignity intact. Fortunately, we expected August to be terrible, so the box office isn't any lower than anticipated. As for September, there are two wide releases expected to earn more than $100 million, which is better than most years. Those two films are Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials and Hotel Transylvania 2, both sequels. There are four other films that could become midlevel hits, so we have good depth as well. By comparison, last September there were also two $100 million hits, The Maze Runner and The Equalizer. However, there were only two midlevel hits, so it appears this year has better depth. Frankly, 2015 has such a large lead over 2014 that all it needs to do is maintain pace for the rest of the year to be considered a success. If September can help 2015 grow its lead, then the overall industry should be very happy. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

December 8th, 2014

At the moment, Guardians of the Galaxy is the highest grossing film released in 2014. (Mockingjay, Part 1 still has a chance of catching it, depending on how well it does over Christmas). It is also one the the best-reviewed wide releases of 2014. As a fan of Marvel Comics in general and the Marvel Cinematic Universe in particular, I had very high hopes for this film. Was the buzz warranted? Or was this a case of too much hype? More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 4th, 2014

March 3rd, 2014

This week there are a couple massive releases on the home market. 12 Years a Slave just earned the Best Picture Oscar, so it's the perfect time to release it on DVD or Blu-ray. The biggest release of the week is The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, but it doesn't come out on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack till Friday, so I will get the review online in a couple of days. On the flip side, those two releases seem to have scared away most of the competition, because there's almost nothing else worth talking about. (There's an exercise video in the top five new releases on That almost never happens.) As for the Pick of the Week, it's 12 Years a Slave on Blu-ray. It's not the only release coming out on Tuesday that's worth buying. I recommend picking up Girl Rising on DVD as well, while Venture Bros.: Season Five on DVD or Blu-ray is also worth the money. 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: November

November 1st, 2013

October ended on a winning note, but it was the only time the entire month that 2013 topped 2012 in the year-over-year comparison. This is quite shocking, as Gravity crushed expectations with more than $200 million and counting. Even with that surprise monster hit, the month still couldn't keep pace with last year. Compared to October, November looks a lot better with three films that could be monster hits: Frozen, Thor: The Dark World, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. On the other hand, those are the only three movies with a 50/50 chance or better to top $100 million compared, while there were seven films that reached that milestone last November. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire should make more than last year's number one film, Skyfall, but the depth last year could prove too much to deal with. 2013 might dip below last year's pace sometime during the month, but hopefully it won't stay there too long. More...

2013 Preview: January

January 1st, 2013

December ended on a positive note with 2012 topping 2011 with a week to spare. Hopefully this will translate into strong box office numbers going forward. There are several January releases that actually look very interesting, but you always have to ask, if the films are as good as they look, why are they opening in January? The biggest hit on this list will likely not be a January release, but a limited release from December that is expanding wide in January. Zero Dark Thirty opened in limited release the Wednesday before Christmas and right away it got off to an incredible start. If it can turn some of its Awards Season nominations into wins, which seems very likely at this point, it should be the biggest hit of January. If it can earn some major Oscars, then it might crack $100 million. Unfortunately, no other film on this release list is likely to come close to the $100 million mark. Last January was unseasonably strong with three films opening with $20 million or more and four films finishing with $50 million or more. It is possible that none of the new releases will reach those relatively weak standards. More...

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5/3/2019 Untitled Avengers Movie Thanos  $0 $0 $0
6/29/2018 Soldado   $0 $0 $0
6/1/2018 Deadpool 2 Cable  $0 $0 $0
5/4/2018 Avengers: Infinity War Thanos  $0 $0 $0
10/27/2017 Suburbicon   $5,775,178 $625,351 $6,400,529
10/20/2017 Only the Brave Eric Marsh  $17,412,879 $2,350,000 $19,762,879
2/5/2016 Hail, Caesar! Eddie Mannix  $30,080,225 $34,091,194 $64,171,419
12/31/2015 Unchained: The Untold Story of Freest… Narrator  $0 $0 $0
9/18/2015 Everest Beck Weathers  $43,309,450 $178,353,226 $221,662,676
9/18/2015 Sicario Matt Graver  $46,889,293 $31,682,444 $78,571,737
12/12/2014 Inherent Vice Lt. Det. Christian F. "Bigfoot" Biornsen  $8,110,975 $6,661,371 $14,772,346
8/22/2014 Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Dwight  $13,757,804 $25,741,545 $39,499,349
1/31/2014 Labor Day Frank Chambers  $13,371,528 $818,282 $14,189,810
11/27/2013 Oldboy Joe Doucett  $2,193,658 $1,149,909 $3,343,567
1/11/2013 Gangster Squad Sgt. John O'Mara  $46,000,903 $58,100,000 $104,100,903
5/25/2012 Men in Black 3 Young Agent K  $179,020,854 $475,192,631 $654,213,485
12/22/2010 True Grit Tom Cheney  $171,243,005 $81,033,923 $252,276,928
9/24/2010 Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps Bretton James  $52,474,616 $84,957,003 $137,431,619
9/22/2010 You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Roy  $3,247,816 $31,000,000 $34,247,816
6/18/2010 Jonah Hex Jonah Hex  $10,547,117 $475,579 $11,022,696
11/13/2009 Women in Trouble   $18,521 $0 $18,521
11/26/2008 Milk Dan White  $31,841,299 $25,452,072 $57,293,371
10/17/2008 W. George W. Bush Jr.  $25,534,493 $3,041,285 $28,575,778
12/31/2007 Planet Terror   $0 $8,374,592 $8,374,592
11/9/2007 No Country for Old Men Llewelyn Moss  $74,273,505 $89,777,745 $164,051,250
11/2/2007 American Gangster Detective Trupo  $130,164,645 $137,820,811 $267,985,456
9/14/2007 In the Valley of Elah Chief Buchwald  $6,777,741 $17,711,409 $24,489,150
4/6/2007 Grindhouse Dr. William Block (segment "Planet Terror")  $25,031,037 $25,156,752 $50,187,789
12/29/2006 The Dead Girl Tarlow  $19,875 $0 $19,875
10/31/2006 The Alibi   $0 $0 $0
5/31/2006 Coastlines Dave  $7,883 $0 $7,883
9/30/2005 Into the Blue Bates  $18,782,227 $23,200,000 $41,982,227
6/3/2005 Milwaukee, Minnesota   $17,528 $0 $17,528
3/18/2005 Melinda and Melinda Greg  $3,826,280 $16,000,000 $19,826,280
8/4/2000 Hollow Man Matt Kensington  $73,209,340 $117,990,660 $191,200,000
7/7/2000 It's the Rage Tennel  $9,268 $0 $9,268
9/10/1999 Best Laid Plans Bryce  $25,651 $0 $25,651
3/26/1999 The Mod Squad Billy Waites  $13,260,050 $2,155,311 $15,415,361
4/17/1998 Nightwatch James  $1,278,516 $0 $1,278,516
8/22/1997 Mimic Josh  $25,514,166 $0 $25,514,166
3/22/1996 Flirting with Disaster Tony  $14,853,474 $1,295,706 $16,149,180
1/26/1996 Bed of Roses Danny  $18,972,237 $0 $18,972,237
6/7/1985 The Goonies Brand  $61,389,680 $0 $61,389,680
Movies: 43Totals:$1,168,242,717$1,480,208,801$2,648,451,518
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12/31/2015 Unchained: The Untold Story of … Executive Producer $0 $0 $0
Movies: 1Totals:$0$0$0