|As an Actor||Supporting||3||$236,653,156||$265,423,234||$502,076,390|
|Lead Ensemble Member||2||$38,034,209||$51,853,887||$89,888,096|
|Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 3 films, with $502,076,390 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #5,503)|
|Best-Known Acting Roles: Ramon (Ride Along), Jeff (The Maze Runner), Raffi (Collateral Beauty), Langston (Black Nativity), James Leary (Vanishing on Seventh Street)|
|Most productive collaborators: Ice Cube, Tim Story, Kevin Hart, Greg Coolidge, John Leguizamo|
December 1st, 2016
November was good, but not great. Fortunately, 2016 had a large enough lead going into November that the month only needed to be good. In fact, it could have been mediocre and 2016 would have still had an excellent shot to end the year above 2015. As for December, it’s a race between Star Wars and Star Wars. Almost no one thinks Rogue One is going to match The Force Awakens, but if Rogue One earns just half of what The Force Awakens managed, then 2016 will come out on top in the year-over-year comparison. There are only two other films with a better than 50/50 chance of hitting $100 million, Passengers and Sing. Either one could earn second place for the month, but Passengers will likely start faster. Last December, the only other film to earn more than $100 million was Daddy’s Home, which earned just a hair over $150 million. There’s a chance both Passengers and Sing will earn more than $150 million, which would be a boon to the box office. However, Star Wars: The Force Awakens was just too strong last year and it would take a miracle for 2016 to have a stronger December. That said, it would take a complete collapse for 2016 not to top 2015 in raw dollars. The growth might not be enough to keep pace with ticket price inflation, on the other hand.
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.
|9/19/2014||The Maze Runner||Jeff||$102,427,862||$245,891,999||$348,319,861|
|2/18/2011||Vanishing on Seventh Street||James Leary||$22,729||$0||$22,729|