|As an Actor||(Unclassified)||21||$197,987,900||$99,341,462||$297,329,362|
|Lead Ensemble Member||3||$187,533,300||$386,035,436||$573,568,736|
|In Technical Roles||Associate Producer||1||$77,233,467||$21,890,189||$99,123,656|
|Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 48 films, with $2,216,639,166 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #769)|
|Best-Known Acting Roles: Ugga (The Croods), Andrea Phillips (Captain Phillips), (Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa), Trish (The 40 Year-old Virgin), Sally Jackson (Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief)|
|Best-Known Technical Roles: Where the Wild Things Are (Associate Producer)|
|Most productive collaborators: Chris Sanders, Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Kirk De Micco, Ryan Reynolds|
October 16th, 2013
The Croods opened in March with more than $40 million and lasted long enough to pull in more than $180 million domestically and $570 million worldwide. That's a very impressive run for a spring release. Did it deserve this box office success? Or did it thrive because of the lack of direct competition?
October 1st, 2013
October is an awkward month. It sits between the dumping ground that is September and November, the unofficial start of Awards Season / holiday blockbuster season. For the most part, September was stronger than average for the month and there's reason to be optimistic going forward. After all, box office success tends to feed on itself, as does box office struggles. That said, there are not a lot of sure hits over the coming four weeks. Of the nine or ten films opening wide this month, only Gravity has a better than 50/50 chance at $100 million. Captain Phillips could have a shot at the century mark, but only if it becomes a serious Awards Season player. Its early reviews suggest that could be a possibility. Last October, there were two films to reach the $100 million mark, Taken 2 and Argo. On the other hand, pretty much everything else that opened that month crashed and burned. While this October doesn't have as strong a top end, it will hopefully have much better depth.
September 20th, 2013
There are a few films on this week's list earning overwhelmingly positive reviews, including the The Wizard of Oz 3D re-release. This film might do well enough to reach the top ten. Rush opens in two theaters before expanding wide next weekend, so its per theater average is not as important, but could still do well. Enough Said is the big limited release hit of the week. The film has a lot of buzz, a sad real world story, and amazing reviews. It will likely come out on top.
March 1st, 2013
February is over, and for the most part, we should be very happy it is done and buried. The biggest hit of the month turned out to be Identity Thief, which will cross $100 million shortly. There were also a couple of impressive midlevel hits, like Warm Bodies and Escape from Planet Earth, but for the most part, it was miss after miss. This is bad news for March, which is not only dealing with a slumping 2013 box office, but will be compared with a strong March of 2012. Last March started with The Lorax, which earned more than $200 million. There's a good chance no March release this year will reach this milestone. Last March was also the month The Hunger Games opened, which earned more than $400 million. There's a chance the top three films opening this month won't earn that much combined. 2013 is going to take a beating in the year-over-year comparison and it is already $100 million behind last year's pace.
February 14th, 2013
A Late Quartet opened last November and it earned good reviews, but not great reviews. It also did well in limited release, but never expanding significantly. Is it worth checking out for those who missed out on the film in theaters? Are there enough extras to make it worth picking up?
October 4th, 2012
There are a large number of limited releases on this week's list, but very few have a serious shot at box office success. There are several films with casts with strong name recognition that were earning pre-release buzz, Butter, The Oranges, and The Paperboy, but none of them are earning strong enough reviews to suggest they will thrive in limited release. Fat Kid Rules the World might be the film with the best chance at mainstream success on this week's list, while Escape Fire might do well for a documentary.
|12/31/2015||Little Pink House||$0||$0||$0|
|3/17/2015||Accidental Love||Rep. Pam Hendrickson||$0||$135,436||$135,436|
|10/25/2013||Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa||$102,003,019||$58,900,000||$160,903,019|
|10/11/2013||Captain Phillips||Andrea Phillips||$107,136,417||$113,511,767||$220,648,184|
|11/2/2012||A Late Quartet||Juliette Gelbart||$1,561,577||$0||$1,561,577|
|6/8/2012||Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding||Diane||$542,762||$0||$542,762|
|2/12/2010||Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Li…||Sally Jackson||$88,768,303||$134,282,571||$223,050,874|
|10/16/2009||Where the Wild Things Are||Mom||$77,233,467||$21,890,189||$99,123,656|
|4/24/2009||The Soloist||Mary Weston||$31,720,158||$6,668,866||$38,389,024|
|10/24/2008||Synecdoche, New York||Adele Lack||$3,083,538||$1,300,000||$4,383,538|
|10/17/2008||What Just Happened||Lou Tarnow||$1,090,947||$1,321,176||$2,412,123|
|8/22/2008||Hamlet 2||Brie Marschz||$4,886,216||$47,888||$4,934,104|
|9/21/2007||Into the Wild||Jan Burres||$18,354,356||$38,468,604||$56,822,960|
|4/7/2006||Friends with Money||Christine||$13,368,437||$4,741,715||$18,110,152|
|9/30/2005||Capote||Nelle Harper Lee||$28,750,530||$21,173,549||$49,924,079|
|8/19/2005||The 40 Year-old Virgin||Trish||$109,243,478||$67,894,993||$177,138,471|
|4/22/2005||The Interpreter||Dot Woods||$72,515,360||$90,045,676||$162,561,036|
|3/25/2005||The Ballad of Jack and Rose||Kathleen||$712,294||$413,964||$1,126,258|
|6/28/2002||Lovely and Amazing||Michelle Marks||$4,210,379||$403,103||$4,613,482|
|3/29/2002||Death to Smoochy||Nora||$8,355,815||$18,247||$8,374,062|
|10/29/1999||Being John Malkovich||Maxine||$22,858,926||$9,523,455||$32,382,381|
|8/19/1998||Your Friends and Neighbors||Terri||$4,710,749||$0||$4,710,749|
|6/26/1998||Out of Sight||Adele Delisi||$37,474,810||$40,000,000||$77,474,810|
|2/27/1998||The Real Blonde||Mary||$247,745||$0||$247,745|
|7/25/1997||Box of Moonlight||Floatie Dupre||$720,717||$0||$720,717|
|7/17/1996||Walking and Talking||Amelia||$1,231,303||$328,307||$1,559,610|
|7/14/1995||Living in Oblivion||Nicole Springer||$1,043,576||$0||$1,043,576|
|8/21/1992||A Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag||Suzanne||$3,591,460||$0||$3,591,460|
|7/1/1986||About Last Night...||Cocktail Waitress||$38,702,310||$0||$38,702,310|
|10/16/2009||Where the Wild Things Are||Associate Producer||$77,233,467||$21,890,189||$99,123,656|