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Rinko Kikuchi

Best known as a Supporting Actress based on credits in that role in 3 films, with $289,312,030 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #7,910)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Mako Mori (Pacific Rim), Witch (47 Ronin), Chieko (Babel), Bang Bang (The Brothers Bloom), Kumiko (Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter)
Most productive collaborators: Charlie Hunnam, Guillermo Del Toro, Thomas Tull, Diego Klattenhoff, Idris Elba

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As an ActorSupporting3$76,197,068$213,114,962$289,312,030

Limited Releases: There is Treasure to be Found

March 20th, 2015

Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter poster

It is a busy week with a number of limited releases earning outstanding reviews. This includes a couple of foreign-language films (Amour fou and La Sapienza), as well as a couple of horror films (Backcountry and Spring). However, of the films on this week's list, Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter is the one with the best chance of earning some measure of mainstream success. More...

2014 - Awards Season: Independent Spirit Awards - Nominations

December 6th, 2014

Birdman poster

The Independent Spirit Awards nominations were announced last week and I'm getting to them a little late, because I needed to organize the whole Awards Season stories. Firstly, I've decided to use the year the movies were released not the year the awards are handed out, unlike what we did last year. This means both will have 2014 as the year. Not ideal, but it is better to fix the mistake now than carry on making it. Secondly, the headlines are just going to be the name of the Awards and either nominations or winners. This will make it easier for readers to find later on. As for the Independent Spirit Awards nominations, Birdman led the way with 6 nods, while Boyhood, Nightcrawler, and Selma were right behind with 5 each.


2013 Preview: July

July 1st, 2013

For the most part, June was a really strong month at the box office with nearly every film either matching expectations, or at least coming close enough to call it a victory. Looking forward, there are a dozen films opening wide in July, more or less. One of them, The Smurfs 2, is opening on a Wednesday, so I'm going to hold off talking about that movie till the August preview. Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain is opening in less than 1000 theaters, but it has a shot at reaching the top ten during its opening weekend. If we include both of them, there are twelve films, but I think it is better to stick with the ten truly wide, truly July openings. Of these, Despicable Me 2 is clearly going to be the biggest hit at the box office. It could become the second biggest hit of the year so far. It is not the only film that could be a $100 million hit. In fact, there are six films opening in July that I think have a better than 50% chance of reaching that level. There is currently only one film that I think won't at least become a midlevel hit. By comparison in 2012, there were three $100 million movies, led by The Dark Knight Rises, but the rest of the new releases struggled. There's no chance any movie opening this month will top $400 million, in fact, it is quite possible no film will get to $300 million. That said, 2013 has a lot better depth, so it might come out on top in the end. More...

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
3/18/2015 Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter Kumiko  $623,383 $136,509 $759,892
12/25/2013 47 Ronin Witch  $38,362,475 $113,296,587 $151,659,062
7/12/2013 Pacific Rim Mako Mori  $101,802,906 $309,200,000 $411,002,906
11/25/2011 Noruwei no mori Naoko  $31,406 $0 $31,406
5/15/2009 The Brothers Bloom Bang Bang  $3,531,756 $2,000,000 $5,531,756
10/27/2006 Babel Chieko  $34,302,837 $97,818,375 $132,121,212
Movies: 6Totals:$178,654,763$522,451,471$701,106,234