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Willem Dafoe

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 73 films, with $6,300,296,395 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #49)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Green Goblin/Norman Osborn (Spider-Man), Gill (Finding Nemo), Norman Osborn (Spider-Man 3), Green Goblin/Norman Osborn (Spider-Man 2), Peter Van Houten (The Fault in Our Stars)
Most productive collaborators: Andrew Stanton, Tobey Maguire, Sam Raimi, Laura Ziskin, Albert Brooks

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As an Actor(Unclassified)31$147,700,519$54,749,998$202,450,517
Lead Ensemble Member4$103,022,207$167,268,939$270,291,146

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: John Wick

February 1st, 2015

John Wick stars Keanu Reeves in the titular role. Keanu Reeves has earned close to $2 billion domestically, but it has been more than a decade since he starred in a film that earned more than $100 million at the box office. This film couldn't even get halfway to the century mark. Did it deserve to become a hit? Or was it destined to fall between the cracks? More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: A Most Wanted Man

November 4th, 2014

A Most Wanted Man is famous for a really negative reason. It is one of the last films starring Philip Seymour Hoffman released after his untimely death. It earned incredible reviews and did really well at the box office for a limited release, but it wasn't able to break into truly wide releases. Is the movie as good as its reviews? Or were critics quick to praise the film for its significance in Philip Seymour Hoffman's life? More...

2014 Preview: October

September 30th, 2014

Fury poster

September is over and while it got off to a bad start, a really, really, truly terrible start, it actually ended on a bit of a strong note. Granted, no film has yet to reach $100 million, but The Maze Runner and The Equalizer both could get there in the end. As for October, we might go another month without a $100 million hit. There are a couple of films that have the potential to reach the century mark, Gone Girl and Fury. Hopefully they will get there, but given the recent box office woes, it is probably best to keep expectations low. Last October, there were two films that earned more than $100 million. Bad Grandpa just made it passed that mark. On the other hand, Gravity was a monster hit earning nearly $275 million. It you compare its run to this year's batch of films, it only ranks behind Guardians of the Galaxy. ... There's no way any film opening this month is going to match that. ... There no way the top two films will match that. ... The top three films might not match that. ... 2014 is going to get crushed in the year-over-year comparison and by the end of the month, it will be safe to say its chances of ever catching up to 2013 will be over. It is going to be a depressing month. More...

2014 Preview: June

June 1st, 2014

Transformers: Age of Extinction poster

It is too soon to tell how May will end, as this story will be published before the weekend estimates came out. (Maleficent had an excellent start on Friday, unlike A Million Ways to Die in the West.) Overall, it was a good month with at least three movies that are on track to hit $200 million, but there was no really big winner for the month. It was nice and balanced. Unfortunately, last May there was a monster hit, Iron Man 3, and 2014 could not compete with that, so it lost ground to 2013. June hopes to turn things around and there are some reasons to be optimistic. All four weeks there is at least one film opening that at least has a shot at $100 million. There are even two films that at least have a shot at $300 million. Transformers: Age of Extinction should win the monthly box office race while How to Train Your Dragon 2 is a long shot to win, but I wouldn't be completely surprised if it did. Additionally, 22 Jump Street, Edge of Tomorrow, The Fault in Our Stars, and Think Like a Man 2 are all contenders for the century club. Not all of them will get to that milestone, but all of them at least have a short. Last June, there were three films that reached $200 million, including Man of Steel, which nearly reached $300 million. It looks like June of 2014 will be about as strong as June of 2013, more or less. If all films reach their potential, it could win the year-over-year comparison. Unless there are some shocking bombs, it shouldn't struggle so much that 2014 loses its lead over 2013 entirely.


Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Out of the Furnace

March 9th, 2014

Out of the Furnace came out the weekend after Thanksgiving, which is a dead zone at the box office. Despite being in the heart of the winter holidays (Thanksgiving through New Year's Day) the weekend after Thanksgiving is often times among the worst weekend of the year for wide releases. That was certainly the case in 2013 and Out of the Furnace was part of the problem. Is it as bad as its box office numbers would indicate? Or did it fail to find an audience in part because of the release date? More...

2013 Preview: December

December 1st, 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug poster

We had some good news and some bad news in November. The bad news is the overall weakness at the box office continued and 2013 lost its lead over 2012. Strong runs by The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Frozen did help it bounce back in the end, but 2013 is still going to have a tough time topping 2012. Looking forward to December, we find about a dozen wide releases, sort of. There are several films that are opening in limited release that are expected to expand wide by the end of the month, but I'm not sure that will be the case for all of them. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug should be the easy winner this month and if it is a little lucky, it might even top its predecessor at the box office. There is a huge amount of hype surrounding Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues and it could double the first film's box office numbers. On the other hand, those two films might be the only two December wide releases to reach $100 million. There are a few that have the potential to get to the century mark, if they are big players during Awards Season. Obviously some of the films coming out this month will win awards, but there's already a lot of competition in theaters before the month begins. There were three $100 million movies last December, led by The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, so while it could be close, it looks like December will lose in the year-over-year comparison. This is really bad news, as 2013 can't afford to go out on a losing streak if it wants to top 2012. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: eXistenZ

January 10th, 2013

eXistenZ is a Canadian movie that cost more than $30 million Canadian dollars to make, but made less than $3 million at the domestic box office. There's never been a time when the exchange rate was great enough to cover that difference. Is it a bad movie? Is that why it failed to find an audience? Or is it, like so many David Cronenberg movies, just too weird for a mainstream audience? More...

Featured 3D Blu-ray Review: Finding Nemo

December 3rd, 2012

Finding Nemo came out nearly a decade ago and earned nearly perfect reviews. This fall, it became the latest Pixar film to earn a 3D re-release. Is it as good as most critics said it was? And does the 3D add anything to the film? More...

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
12/31/2016 The Headhunter's Calling   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2016 Siberia   $0 $0 $0
11/23/2016 The Great Wall   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2014 Pasolini Paolo Pasolini  $0 $18,012 $18,012
10/24/2014 John Wick Marcus  $43,037,835 $33,200,000 $76,237,835
7/25/2014 A Most Wanted Man Thomas Brue  $17,237,855 $18,831,035 $36,068,890
6/6/2014 The Fault in Our Stars Peter Van Houten  $124,872,350 $178,700,000 $303,572,350
4/29/2014 Bad Country   $0 $0 $0
3/21/2014 Nymphomaniac: Volume II $327,167 $0 $327,167
3/7/2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel Jopling  $59,076,019 $105,274,390 $164,350,409
2/28/2014 Odd Thomas Sheriff Wyatt Porter  $0 $0 $0
12/4/2013 Out of the Furnace John Petty  $11,330,849 $4,103,526 $15,434,375
4/5/2013 Tomorrow You're Gone The Buddha  $0 $0 $0
4/6/2012 The Hunter Martin  $176,669 $0 $176,669
3/23/2012 4:44 Last Day on Earth Cisco  $17,801 $0 $17,801
3/9/2012 John Carter Tars Tarkas  $73,058,679 $209,719,421 $282,778,100
10/14/2011 Fireflies in the Garden Charles Waechter  $36,884 $3,468,939 $3,505,823
3/25/2011 Miral Eddie  $377,014 $0 $377,014
1/8/2010 Daybreakers Lionel "Elvis" Cormac  $30,101,577 $21,343,926 $51,445,503
12/31/2009 Go Go Tales Ray Ruby  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2009 My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?   $0 $0 $0
11/13/2009 The Fantastic Mr. Fox Rat  $21,002,919 $26,082,145 $47,085,064
10/23/2009 Antichrist   $404,122 $2,088,582 $2,492,704
10/23/2009 Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant   $14,046,595 $25,707,362 $39,753,957
9/22/2009 Adam Resurrected   $0 $90,909 $90,909
4/16/2008 Anamorph Stan Aubray  $6,873 $0 $6,873
12/7/2007 The Walker Senator Larry Lockner  $79,698 $428,505 $508,203
8/24/2007 Mr. Bean's Holiday Carson Clay  $32,589,350 $201,679,175 $234,268,525
5/4/2007 Spider-Man 3 Norman Osborn  $336,530,303 $554,345,000 $890,875,303
5/4/2007 Paris, je t'aime The Cowboy  $4,857,374 $0 $4,857,374
4/21/2006 American Dreamz Vice President Stutter  $7,156,725 $9,196,944 $16,353,669
3/24/2006 Inside Man Captian John Darius  $88,513,495 $97,164,028 $185,677,523
1/27/2006 Manderlay Grace's Father  $74,205 $469,101 $543,306
4/29/2005 XXX: State of the Union General George Octavius Deckert  $26,082,914 $44,200,000 $70,282,914
12/17/2004 The Aviator Tabloid Editor  $102,608,827 $105,762,065 $208,370,892
12/10/2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Klaus Daimler  $24,006,726 $10,800,000 $34,806,726
7/2/2004 The Clearing Arnold 'Arn' Mack  $5,763,875 $2,100,000 $7,863,875
6/30/2004 Spider-Man 2 Green Goblin/Norman Osborn  $373,524,485 $410,180,516 $783,705,001
3/5/2004 The Reckoning Martin  $256,620 $0 $256,620
9/12/2003 Once Upon a Time in Mexico Barillo  $56,330,657 $41,082,870 $97,413,527
5/30/2003 Finding Nemo Gill  $380,529,370 $555,900,000 $936,429,370
10/18/2002 Auto Focus Johnny Carpenter  $2,062,066 $641,755 $2,703,821
5/3/2002 Spider-Man Green Goblin/Norman Osborn  $403,706,375 $418,000,000 $821,706,375
5/4/2001 Pavilion of Women Father Andre  $35,938 $41,305 $77,243
12/29/2000 Shadow of the Vampire Max Schreck  $8,279,017 $0 $8,279,017
10/20/2000 Animal Factory Earl Copen  $43,805 $0 $43,805
4/14/2000 American Psycho Donald Kimball  $15,047,419 $13,604,132 $28,651,551
1/21/2000 The Boondock Saints Paul Smecker  $30,471 $381,403 $411,874
10/1/1999 New Rose Hotel $20,416 $0 $20,416
4/23/1999 eXistenZ Gas  $2,840,417 $0 $2,840,417
12/30/1998 Affliction Rolfe Whitehouse  $6,302,154 $0 $6,302,154
6/13/1997 Speed II: Cruise Control John Geiger  $48,068,396 $102,370,919 $150,439,315
11/15/1996 The English Patient Caravaggio  $78,651,430 $153,000,000 $231,651,430
8/9/1996 Basquiat The Electrician  $2,729,067 $0 $2,729,067
12/2/1994 Tom & Viv Tom Eliot  $538,534 $0 $538,534
8/3/1994 Clear and Present Danger John Clark  $121,832,939 $85,487,344 $207,320,283
12/21/1993 In weiter Ferne, so nah! Emit Flesti  $810,455 $0 $810,455
1/15/1993 Body of Evidence Frank Dulaney  $13,734,039 $0 $13,734,039
9/21/1992 Light Sleeper John LeTour  $1,050,861 $0 $1,050,861
4/24/1992 White Sands Ray Dolezal  $9,011,574 $0 $9,011,574
1/18/1991 Flight of the Intruder Lieutenant Commander Virgil 'Tiger' Cole  $14,471,440 $0 $14,471,440
8/17/1990 Wild at Heart Bobby Peru  $14,560,000 $0 $14,560,000
4/6/1990 Cry-Baby Hateful Guard  $7,735,790 $0 $7,735,790
12/20/1989 Born on the Fourth of July Charlie   $65,441,414 $0 $65,441,414
12/8/1989 Triumph of the Spirit Salamo Arouch  $408,839 $0 $408,839
12/9/1988 Mississippi Burning Ward  $34,603,000 $0 $34,603,000
8/12/1988 The Last Temptation of Christ Jesus of Nazareth  $8,373,585 $0 $8,373,585
3/11/1988 Off Limits Sgt. 1st Class Buck McGriff, CID Agent  $7,242,035 $0 $7,242,035
12/19/1986 Platoon Sgt. Elias  $132,761,962 $0 $132,761,962
11/1/1985 To Live and Die in L.A. Rick Masters  $16,570,320 $0 $16,570,320
6/1/1984 Streets of Fire Raven Shaddock, Bombers Leader  $5,595,150 $0 $5,595,150
4/29/1983 The Hunger Second Phone Booth Youth  $4,774,015 $0 $4,774,015
11/19/1980 Heaven's Gate Extra  $3,484,331 $0 $3,484,331
Movies: 73Totals:$2,864,833,086$3,435,463,309$6,300,296,395