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Nelsan Ellis

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 6 films, with $522,878,834 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #5,150)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Henry the Waiter (The Help), Martin Luther King, Jr. (Lee Daniels' The Butler), Eddie Sweat (Secretariat), Bobby Byrd (Get on Up), David Carter (The Soloist)
Most productive collaborators: Tate Taylor, Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Jez Butterworth

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As an ActorSupporting6$408,976,978$113,901,856$522,878,834

2014 Preview: August

August 1st, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy poster

July was... well... let's just pretend it didn't happen. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes did well, but week after week 2014 fell further behind 2013 in the year-to-date comparison. At the moment, we are roughly $400 million behind last year's pace and while I don't think August will continue the losing streak, there's really no chance August will put a dent in that number. It looks more and more likely that Guardians of the Galaxy will be a hit, especially given its early reviews, but it could be the last $100 million hit till October, if the bad buzz surrounding Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles turns into bad ticket sales. Last August there were two films that reached $100 million, plus two others that came close. This August might match that, while the biggest film this year should top the biggest film from last year. I think the slump 2014 is suffering through will end the first weekend and overall I think it will cut the deficit a little bit. That said, summer 2014 will still end as one of the worst recent summers at the box office. More...

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TitleRoleDomestic
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7/17/2015 The Stanford Prison Experiment Jesse Fletcher  $649,690 $2,567 $652,257
8/1/2014 Get on Up Bobby Byrd  $30,569,935 $2,745,869 $33,315,804
8/16/2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler Martin Luther King, Jr.  $116,632,095 $60,393,403 $177,025,498
8/10/2011 The Help Henry the Waiter  $169,705,587 $43,414,417 $213,120,004
10/8/2010 Secretariat Eddie Sweat  $59,699,513 $676,734 $60,376,247
4/24/2009 The Soloist David Carter  $31,720,158 $6,668,866 $38,389,024
Movies: 6Totals:$408,976,978$113,901,856$522,878,834
  Averages:$68,162,830$18,983,643$87,146,472