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Ryan Gosling

Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 10 films, with $456,678,305 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #411)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Greg Lippmann (The Big Short), Jacob (Crazy, Stupid, Love), Alan Bosley (Remember the Titans), Young Noah Calhoun (The Notebook), Sgt. Jerry Wooters (Gangster Squad)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Lost River (Director), Lost River (Screenwriter), Lost River (Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Steve Carell, George Clooney, Glenn Ficarra, Nicolas Winding Refn, Emma Stone

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Box Office
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As an ActorLeading10$223,743,557$232,934,748$456,678,305
Lead Ensemble Member3$152,085,772$122,541,131$274,626,903
In Technical RolesProducer2$45,431$0$45,431

2016 Preview: May

May 1st, 2016

Captain America: Civil War

April started on a soft note and ended weak, but thanks to The Jungle Book, overall the month was actually really good. That's what happens when you get a surprise $300 million hit. This bodes well for May, which is both a slow month and a fantastic month. There are only four weekends and only eight movies coming out, but of those eight films, five have a shot at $100 million. The potential blockbusters are led by Captain America: Civil War, which is not only going to be the biggest hit of the month, but according to a Fandango survey, it is the most anticipated film of the summer. (On a side note, Finding Dory is the most anticipated family film of the summer and Ghostbusters is the most anticipated comedy of the summer. I was surprised by the last result.) Both Alice Through the Looking Glass and X-Men: Apocalypse have real shots at $200 million. One of them could get to $300 million, if they weren't opening against each other. Overall, the month looks excellent. Even better, last May there was only one monster hit, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, and most analysts think Captain America: Civil War will beat it at the box office. (There's also the issue of the misalignment in the weekends, which hurt April, but will really help May.) More...

The Big Short Trailer

December 22nd, 2015

Drama starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt, expands wide on Wednesday... Full Movie Details. More...

2015 Preview: December

December 1st, 2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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. More...

Per Theater Chart: Machina Saves Box Office

April 15th, 2015

Ex Machina poster

Ex Machina's opening weekend was surprisingly potent earning an average of $59,316 in four theaters. This is the biggest per theater average for a film that opened in 2015. I was not expecting that. On the other hand, I was expecting Clouds of Sils Maria to do well, and it did, earning an average of $20,603 in three theaters. Furious 7 remained in the $10,000 club with an average of $14,815 in more than 4,000 theaters. More...

Limited Releases: Forecast is Cloudy

April 10th, 2015

Clouds of Sils Maria poster

It is an excellent week for limited releases with two films earning stunning reviews and loud buzz: Clouds of Sils Maria and Ex Machina. I think the former has a better chance to expand significantly, but hopefully both will find audiences in theaters. There are also a number of other limited releases earning amazing reviews: About Elly, Black Souls, The Sisterhood of Night, etc. In fact, there are too many to think all of them will thrive.


Limited Releases Grab Your Attention

July 19th, 2013

Every week we try and find a limited release with potential to expand significantly. This week there are two such films that appeared to be contenders: Girl Most Likely and Only God Forgives. Then the reviews came in and the chances of limited release success became a lot more limited. There are a few films earning stunning reviews: The Act of Killing, Blackfish, and Ways to Live Forever. I'm not sure any will expand significantly. Grabbers' reviews are not quite as strong, but it is the film I'm looking forward to seeing the most. 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...

Box Office
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12/31/2017 The Haunted Mansion   $0 $0 $0
10/6/2017 Blade Runner 2   $0 $0 $0
12/2/2016 La La Land Sebastian  $0 $0 $0
5/20/2016 The Nice Guys Holland March  $21,733,672 $1,650,000 $23,383,672
12/31/2015 Weightless   $0 $0 $0
12/11/2015 The Big Short Greg Lippmann  $70,259,870 $61,200,000 $131,459,870
2/27/2015 My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn Himself  $0 $0 $0
7/19/2013 Only God Forgives Julian  $775,849 $3,718,711 $4,494,560
3/29/2013 The Place Beyond the Pines Luke  $21,403,519 $25,607,930 $47,011,449
1/11/2013 Gangster Squad Sgt. Jerry Wooters  $46,000,903 $58,100,000 $104,100,903
12/31/2012 ReGeneration Narrator  $0 $0 $0
10/7/2011 The Ides of March Stephen Meyers  $40,962,534 $36,773,391 $77,735,925
9/16/2011 Drive Driver  $35,060,689 $42,994,136 $78,054,825
7/29/2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love Jacob  $84,351,197 $62,791,131 $147,142,328
12/29/2010 Blue Valentine Dean  $9,737,892 $6,828,348 $16,566,240
12/3/2010 All Good Things David Marks  $582,024 $291,593 $873,617
10/12/2007 Lars and the Real Girl Lars  $5,956,480 $5,320,639 $11,277,119
4/20/2007 Fracture Willy Beachum  $39,004,700 $50,200,000 $89,204,700
8/11/2006 Half Nelson Dan  $2,697,938 $2,213,787 $4,911,725
10/21/2005 Stay Henry Letham  $3,626,883 $491,000 $4,117,883
6/25/2004 The Notebook Young Noah Calhoun  $81,001,787 $35,115,553 $116,117,340
4/2/2004 The United States of Leland Leland P. Fitzgerald  $343,816 $0 $343,816
5/17/2002 The Believer Danny Balint  $406,035 $1,434,213 $1,840,248
4/19/2002 Murder by Numbers Richard Haywood  $31,874,869 $24,768,398 $56,643,267
9/29/2000 Remember the Titans Alan Bosley  $115,654,751 $21,051,932 $136,706,683
2/9/1997 Frankenstein and Me Kenny  $5,000 $0 $5,000
Movies: 26Totals:$611,440,408$440,550,762$1,051,991,170
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4/7/2015 Lost River Producer,
$45,431 $0 $45,431
12/31/2012 ReGeneration Producer $0 $0 $0
Movies: 2Totals:$45,431$0$45,431