|As an Actor||Supporting||4||$370,196,156||$788,865,683||$1,159,061,839|
|Best known as a Supporting Actress based on credits in that role in 4 films, with $1,159,061,839 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,529)|
|Best-Known Acting Roles: Ilsa Faust (Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation), Anna (The Girl on the Train), Princess Ergenia (Hercules), Kathleen (Florence Foster Jenkins)|
|Most productive collaborators: Emily Blunt, Tate Taylor, Erin Cressida Wilson, Tom Cruise, Haley Bennett|
October 31st, 2016
October 1st, 2016
September is over and we should all be glad about that. Unless the final weekend brings a surprise $100 million hit or two, 2016’s lead over 2015 will shrink over the month. There were some bright spots, most notably Sully, which will be the biggest hit of the month. On the other hand, we had more outright bombs than even midlevel hits. Sadly, October isn’t much better. There are a couple of films that could be $100 million hits, but most of the films will struggle to become midlevel hits. Both Inferno and The Girl on the Train are aiming for $100 million. One of them might get there too. If both get there, then October will be seen as a success. By comparison, last October was led by The Martian; however, because of a misalignment in the calendar, The Martian’s opening weekend actually lines up with the final weekend in September. It had great legs, so that will help 2015 early in the month, but the rest of the month was terrible last year and I think 2016 will come out ahead as a result.
July 1st, 2015
June was a much better month than expected due to two films, Jurassic World and Inside Out. Had those two films merely matched expectations, then 2015 would have likely fallen behind 2014. As for this coming month, there are five weekends in July and each week there is at least one film with the potential to reach $100 million. Most weeks there are two films that at least have a shot at getting to the century mark. The biggest hit of the month will likely be Minions, which has already opened in several international markets and it's ahead of Despicable Me 2 at the same point. That film made more than $300 million and nearly $1 billion worldwide, so any growth would be fantastic. There are also a number of potential $200 million films, led by Ant-man. Ant-man is the latest release in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a franchise that has averaged $300 million domestically over eleven films and all of the past six films have reached at least $200 million. I'm not saying this one is guaranteed to do the same, but you can't dismiss that possibility. Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation and Pixels have smaller chances to get to $200 million, but you have to at least entertain the possibility. Additionally, last July was a lot weaker than this July looks to be, so 2015 should win in the year-over-year comparison most weeks. Or I might have let the box office success of June cloud my judgment. We will soon find out.
|10/7/2016||The Girl on the Train||Anna||$75,081,395||$95,400,000||$170,481,395|
|8/12/2016||Florence Foster Jenkins||Kathleen||$27,383,770||$16,939,697||$44,323,467|
|7/31/2015||Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation||Ilsa Faust||$195,042,377||$505,825,986||$700,868,363|