|As an Actor||Leading||3||$81,270,788||$170,060,578||$251,331,366|
|Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 3 films, with $251,331,366 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #602)|
|Best-Known Acting Roles: Abraham Lincoln (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), George Pollard (In the Heart of the Sea), Travis (The Choice), Harlon Block (Flags of Our Fathers), Kinsey at 19 (Kinsey)|
|Most productive collaborators: Timur Bekmambetov, Ross Katz, Dominic Cooper, Chris Hemsworth, Ron Howard|
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.
December 1st, 2015
November ended on a positive note with a strong Thanksgiving weekend. Even so, the overall numbers were mixed with a lot of misses mixed in with a few hits. It was better than October and we will call that a victory. Meanwhile, December is potentially record-breaking. Actually, given the evidence, it is almost assuredly going to be record-breaking. Star Wars: The Force Awakens has already set a record for the most money taken from ticket pre-sales and the biggest December weekend will fall. The pre-orders alone will guarantee that. On the downside, it is very likely that no film will make as much in total as The Force Awakens will make during its opening weekend. There's a chance no film makes in total as much as The Force Awakens makes during its opening day. There are a few films that have a shot at $100 million. For example, Joy should get there, if it becomes a major player during Awards Season. If not, it will at least come close. Daddy's Home, and to a lesser extent Sisters, could be surprise $100 million hits. However, like the rest of 2015, December is shaping up to be a month of a record-breaking hit and a lot of films that struggle just to get noticed. On the other hand, last December, was a lot more balanced at the top with four films earning more than $100 million, led by The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. There's a chance The Force Awakens earns more than all four $100 million hits from last year earned combined.
|12/31/2015||The Moon and the Sun||$0||$0||$0|
|12/11/2015||In the Heart of the Sea||George Pollard||$25,020,758||$65,400,000||$90,420,758|
|6/22/2012||Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter||Abraham Lincoln||$37,519,139||$99,970,591||$137,489,730|
|10/20/2006||Flags of Our Fathers||Harlon Block||$33,602,376||$30,055,565||$63,657,941|
|11/12/2004||Kinsey||Kinsey at 19||$10,214,647||$2,786,312||$13,000,959|