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Barkhad Abdi

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 2 films, with $249,396,568 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #11,237)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Muse (Captain Phillips), Jama Farah (Eye in the Sky), Tabansi Nyagura (The Brothers Grimsby)
Most productive collaborators: Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass, Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Barkhad Abdirahman

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Box Office
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As an ActorSupporting2$114,000,433$135,396,135$249,396,568

2014 Awards Season: Oscar Highlight: Best Supporting Actor

February 18th, 2014

Dallas Buyers Club poster

With our annual Oscar Prediction contest underway, now is the best time to look at the nominees and try and figure out who the favorites are and which films should just feel honored to be nominated. This week we will look at the four acting categories, continuing with Best Lead Actor. This is one of the least competitive races this year. One actor has consistently pulled in win after win and I would be shocked if Oscar night wasn't the same. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for January 21st, 2014

January 20th, 2014

The home market picks up steam this week, sort of. We are starting to get some of the Awards Season hopefuls coming out, which is great news for fans of great movies. However, there's not a lot of depth to go with the award-worthy movies. The two films that were the main contenders for Pick of the Week were Captain Phillips on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack and In a World... on DVD or Blu-ray. It was a close decision, but in the end, I went with In a World... More...

2014 Awards Season: Oscars Understand the Gravity of the Situation

January 16th, 2014

Gravity poster

The Oscar nominations were announced this morning and there are some surprises mixed in with the predictable results. Gravity and American Hustle led the way with ten nominations each while 12 Years a Slave was right behind with nine. The fact that 12 Years a Slave wasn't the leader is the first of the surprises. More...

2014 Awards Season: Slave Hustles to the Top

December 14th, 2013

12 Years a Slave poster

Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their Golden Globe nominations this week, and a clear picture is forming. 12 Years a Slave was again the recipient of the most nominations, but this time it was a tie, as it and American Hustle both grabbed seven nominations. If you look down the list of other multi-nominated films, you will find a number of familiar faces. More...

2014 Awards Season: SAG a Slave to Slave

December 14th, 2013

12 Years a Slave poster

SAG handed out nominations over the week, and like with the Independent Spirit Awards, 12 Years a Slave led the way and earned four nominations. It wasn't the only film that was singled out. More...

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
3/11/2016 The Brothers Grimsby Tabansi Nyagura  $6,864,016 $21,884,368 $28,748,384
3/11/2016 Eye in the Sky Jama Farah  $18,704,596 $14,143,589 $32,848,185
12/31/2015 Extortion   $0 $0 $0
10/11/2013 Captain Phillips Muse  $107,136,417 $113,511,767 $220,648,184
Movies: 4Totals:$132,705,029$149,539,724$282,244,753