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Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy
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Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 6 films, with $782,643,377 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #240)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Mullins (The Heat), Megan (Bridesmaids), Diana (Identity Thief), Susan Cooper (Spy!), Cassie (The Hangover 3)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Tammy (Screenwriter), Tammy (Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Paul Feig, Ben Falcone, Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, Jude Law

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  4. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading6$531,143,010$251,500,367$782,643,377
Supporting3$249,432,961$272,476,677$521,909,638
(Unclassified)2$0$0$0
Lead Ensemble Member1$169,106,725$120,420,305$289,527,030
(Unclassified)1$63,165$0$63,165
In Technical RolesScreenwriter2$84,525,432$7,500,000$92,025,432
Producer2$84,525,432$7,500,000$92,025,432

Weekend Wrap-Up: Jurassic World Maintains Record-Breaking Run

June 23rd, 2015

Jurassic World

It looks like Jurassic World is on pace to top The Avengers to become the biggest movie ever, not directed by a Canadian. It earned over $100 million at the weekend and has already passed $400 million. Meanwhile, Inside Out had the second-best opening for a Pixar film. It was a great weekend at the box office and we really needed it. The overall box office was down 9.5% from last weekend, but it was still at $248 million, which is the ninth-biggest combined weekend box office. Compared to last year, the box office was 70% higher this year. Year-to-date, 2015 has pulled in $5.08 billion, which is 5.2% or $250 million over 2014's pace. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Spy High, but not a Monster Hit

June 9th, 2015

Spy

None of the three new releases matched expectations and while the holdovers pulled their weight, it wasn't enough to help the overall box office. Spy didn't make it to $30 million during its opening weekend, but it came within a rounding error of that mark. Insidious Chapter 3 did very well compared to its production budget, but will likely be the weakest installment in the franchise. Meanwhile, if it weren't for its lower production budget, Entourage would be considered a bomb. Overall, the box office fell 4.3% from last weekend to $133 million. Worse still, the box office fell 18% from last year. Year-to-date, the overall box office has pulled in $4.39 billion, which is 1.2% above 2014's pace. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will Spy Become McCarthy / Feig's Third Hit?

June 5th, 2015

Spy

There are three wide releases this week, including one that is already in theaters. The biggest of these three releases is Spy, which is the latest film from Melissa McCarthy and Paul Feig. Both of their previous films crossed $100 million with ease. Insidious Chapter 3 is the third film in the Insidious franchise, but most think it won't be the best. Entourage started out ahead of expectations, but its reviews could cause a quick decline. This weekend last year, The Fault in Our Stars opened with nearly $50 million, while Maleficent landed in second place with more than $30 million. I don't think 2015 will be strong on top, but I think it will have better depth. More...

2015 Preview: June

June 1st, 2015

Inside Out

May turned out to be softer than anticipated with The Avengers: Age of Ultron missing expectations by about $100 million. Additionally, only Pitch Perfect 2 really topped expectations. May 2015 kept pace with May of 2014, more or less. June doesn't have any films as strong as Age of Ultron, but there are two films that should have no trouble getting to $200 million. Those two films are Jurassic World and Inside Out and I'm not sure which one will turn out to be the biggest hit of the month. Last June, the biggest hit was Transformers: Age of Extinction, but both Jurassic World and Inside Out should top that film, albeit by small margins. On the other hand, last June had four other films that reached $100 million, while this time around only Spy! and Ted 2 have a real shot at that milestone. 2015 is stronger at the top, but has weaker depth. It will be interesting to see if 2015 will keep pace with 2014 over the course of the full month. More...

Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/22/2016 Ghostbusters   $0 $0 $0
4/8/2016 Michelle Darnell   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2015 B.O.O: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations Watts  $0 $0 $0
6/5/2015 Spy! Susan Cooper  $108,391,359 $122,300,000 $230,691,359
10/10/2014 St. Vincent Maggie  $44,137,712 $10,699,522 $54,837,234
7/2/2014 Tammy Tammy  $84,525,432 $7,500,000 $92,025,432
6/28/2013 The Heat Mullins  $159,581,587 $70,146,187 $229,727,774
5/23/2013 The Hangover 3 Cassie  $112,200,072 $249,800,000 $362,000,072
2/8/2013 Identity Thief Diana  $134,506,920 $40,854,658 $175,361,578
12/21/2012 This is 40 Catherine  $67,544,505 $22,676,677 $90,221,182
5/13/2011 Bridesmaids Megan  $169,106,725 $120,420,305 $289,527,030
8/31/2007 The Nines Margaret/Melissa/Mary  $63,165 $0 $63,165
7/7/2000 The Kid Sky King Waitress  $69,688,384 $0 $69,688,384
Movies: 13Totals:$949,745,861$644,397,349$1,594,143,210
  Averages:$73,057,374$49,569,027$122,626,401
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/8/2016 Michelle Darnell Producer,
Screenwriter 
$0 $0 $0
7/2/2014 Tammy Producer,
Screenwriter 
$84,525,432 $7,500,000 $92,025,432
Movies: 4Totals:$169,050,864$15,000,000$184,050,864
  Averages:$42,262,716$3,750,000$46,012,716