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Tim Blake Nelson

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 26 films, with $2,004,731,742 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #707)
Best-known acting roles: Officer LeFlore (Meet the Fockers), Richard Schell (Lincoln), Samuel Sterns (The Incredible Hulk), Gideon (Minority Report), Dr. Allen (Fantastic Four)
Best-known technical roles: Anesthesia (Director), Anesthesia (Screenwriter), Anesthesia (Producer), The Grey Zone (Director), Leaves of Grass (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Steven Spielberg, Stan Lee, Louis Leterrier, Edward Norton, Liv Tyler

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting26$1,030,240,609$974,491,133$2,004,731,742
Leading4$45,559,577$30,272,433$75,832,010
Lead Ensemble Member1$26,799$0$26,799
(Unclassified)22$136,187,365$100,532,411$236,719,776
In Technical RolesDirector5$16,621,711$15,461$16,637,172
Producer1$26,799$0$26,799
Screenwriter1$26,799$0$26,799

Career Trend

This graph shows Tim Blake Nelson’s score on our annual analysis of leading stars at the box office. The Star Score represents points assigned to each of the leading stars of the top 100 movies (based on box office) in the current year and two preceding years. For appearing in the number one movie in a year a star gets 100 points, the number two movie 99 points and so on..

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: The Confirmation

June 5th, 2016

The Confirmation

The Confirmation opened in limited release, and Video on Demand in March. Like most films that debut on Video on Demand, this one went nowhere at the box office. Will it do better on DVD / Blu-ray? More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Two Shakes of a Lamb's Tail

January 8th, 2016

Lamb

It is a terrible time of year to release a film in limited release. It is just too late for Awards Season and there are so many Oscar contenders in theaters that the target audience is busy trying to catch up. That said, there are a couple of films here that I hope do well: Lamb and The Treasure. More...

Analysis: March Bankability and the Top Dramatic Actors

April 1st, 2014

In the March update to our Bankability Index, our list of industry influencers increases to 14 people and we examine the top actors and actresses in dramatic roles in movies.

Overall, March's chart reflects the relatively modest start to the year at the box office. Samuel L. Jackson moves back into second place in the overall chart thanks to his appearance in RoboCop, Hans Zimmer was helped by his composing for Winter's Tale and Son of God (and will be further helped in April's chart through his involvement in Divergent–does the man ever sleep?). Leonardo DiCaprio continues to benefit from his producing roles in The Wolf of Wall Street, Out of the Furnace and Runner Runner. Finally, Frozen helps John Lasseter solidify his 11th place in the chart.

This month's new entry is Morgan Freeman, who got a very handy boost from his voice role in The LEGO Movie, and was also helped by some work we did on our archive of credits. That combination takes him to 14th on the Worldwide Chart, up 3 places from February.

All this activity has kept us pretty busy, but it's our new Bankability feature that really kept us burning the midnight oil this month: The Bankability Index Casting and Hiring Guides... More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/29/2018 The Hustle Portnoy  $0 $0 $0
3/2/2018 The Vanishing of Sidney Hall Johan  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2017 The Long Home   $0 $0 $0
4/7/2017 Colossal Garth  $3,194,575 $1,275,931 $4,470,506
3/3/2017 The Institute Dr. Lemelle  $0 $15,238 $15,238
11/11/2016 Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk Wayne  $1,738,477 $24,124,981 $25,863,458
3/18/2016 The Confirmation Vaughn  $0 $33,006 $33,006
1/8/2016 Anesthesia Adam Zarrow  $26,799 $0 $26,799
8/7/2015 Fantastic Four Dr. Allen  $56,117,548 $111,860,048 $167,977,596
11/14/2014 The Homesman Freighter  $2,429,989 $5,787,582 $8,217,571
10/10/2014 Kill the Messenger Alan Fenster  $2,450,846 $4,205,859 $6,656,705
8/1/2014 Child of God Sheriff  $37,949 $0 $37,949
10/18/2013 Adventures in the Sin Bin Officer Totsch  $0 $0 $0
10/11/2013 As I Lay Dying Anse  $15,009 $0 $15,009
9/13/2013 Blue Caprice Ray  $92,336 $0 $92,336
8/9/2013 Snake and Mongoose Mike McAllister  $152,223 $0 $152,223
12/14/2012 Yelling to the Sky Coleman  $0 $0 $0
11/9/2012 Lincoln Richard Schell  $182,207,973 $91,138,308 $273,346,281
3/16/2012 Detachment Mr. Wiatt  $70,740 $3,671,957 $3,742,697
2/3/2012 Big Miracle Pat Lafayette  $20,157,300 $5,111,380 $25,268,680
10/14/2011 The Big Year Fuchs  $7,204,138 $480,386 $7,684,524
8/19/2011 Flypaper Penut Butter  $5,043 $1,167,248 $1,172,291
4/2/2010 Leaves of Grass   $70,066 $15,461 $85,527
1/29/2010 Saint John of Las Vegas   $102,645 $0 $102,645
4/17/2009 American Violet   $554,434 $0 $554,434
6/13/2008 The Incredible Hulk Samuel Sterns  $134,806,913 $130,766,946 $265,573,859
12/7/2007 The Amateurs Barney Macklehatton  $16,334 $0 $16,334
7/31/2007 The Darwin Awards Perp  $0 $0 $0
6/15/2007 Fido Mr. Theopolis  $298,110 $158,704 $456,814
2/23/2007 The Astronaut Farmer Kevin Munchak  $11,003,643 $137,570 $11,141,213
11/10/2006 Come Early Morning Uncle Tim  $119,452 $0 $119,452
6/6/2006 The Big White Gary  $0 $0 $0
5/5/2006 Hoot Curly  $8,117,637 $107,361 $8,224,998
12/31/2005 My Suicidal Sweetheart Doctor, Chief Nakahoma, Minister, Roger Bob  $0 $0 $0
11/23/2005 Syriana Danny Dalton  $50,824,620 $41,866,339 $92,690,959
12/22/2004 Meet the Fockers Officer LeFlore  $279,167,575 $237,400,000 $516,567,575
9/24/2004 The Last Shot Marshal Paris  $463,730 $0 $463,730
5/7/2004 A Foreign Affair Jake  $27,516 $0 $27,516
3/26/2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Jacobo  $84,185,387 $97,000,000 $181,185,387
10/3/2003 Wonderland Billy Deverell  $1,060,512 $0 $1,060,512
4/18/2003 Holes Mr. Pendanski  $67,383,924 $3,848,290 $71,232,214
8/7/2002 The Good Girl Bubba  $14,018,296 $2,567,207 $16,585,503
6/21/2002 Minority Report Gideon  $132,024,714 $226,800,000 $358,824,714
6/7/2002 Cherish Daly  $160,268 $0 $160,268
6/15/2001 Down From the Mountain Himself  $301,388 $0 $301,388
12/22/2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? Delmar  $45,506,619 $30,257,195 $75,763,814
5/12/2000 Hamlet Flight Captain  $1,577,287 $842,382 $2,419,669
12/23/1998 The Thin Red Line Private Tills  $36,400,491 $61,308,543 $97,709,034
2/28/1997 Donnie Brasco F.B.I. Technician  $41,954,997 $23,348,055 $65,303,052
7/26/1996 Joe's Apartment Cockroach  $4,616,355 $0 $4,616,355
4/7/1995 Amateur Young Detective  $757,088 $0 $757,088
2/17/1995 Heavy Weights Camp Hope Salesman  $17,671,310 $0 $17,671,310
1/1/1992 This is My Life Dennis  $2,922,094 $0 $2,922,094
Movies: 53Totals:$1,212,014,350$1,105,295,977$2,317,310,327
  Averages:$22,868,195$20,854,641$43,722,836

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/3/2017 The Institute $0 0 $0 $15,238 0.0%
1/8/2016 Anesthesia $6,747 7 $26,799 $26,799 100.0%
8/1/2014 Child of God $27,630 8 $37,949 $37,949 100.0%
10/11/2013 As I Lay Dying $7,143 2 $15,009 $15,009 100.0%
12/22/2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? $195,104 847 $45,506,619 $75,763,814 60.1%
Movies: 5Totals:  $45,586,376$75,858,809 
 Averages:$47,325173$9,117,275$15,171,76272.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/2/2018 The Vanishing of Sidney Hall $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/7/2017 Colossal $120,226 342 $3,194,575 $4,470,506 71.5%
11/11/2016 Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk $114,129 1,176 $1,738,477 $25,863,458 6.7%
3/18/2016 The Confirmation $0 0 $0 $33,006 0.0%
8/7/2015 Fantastic Four $25,685,737 4,004 $56,117,548 $167,977,596 33.4%
11/14/2014 The Homesman $45,433 222 $2,429,989 $8,217,571 29.6%
10/10/2014 Kill the Messenger $941,809 427 $2,450,846 $6,656,705 36.8%
10/18/2013 Adventures in the Sin Bin $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/13/2013 Blue Caprice $13,400 36 $92,336 $92,336 100.0%
8/9/2013 Snake and Mongoose $20,254 14 $152,223 $152,223 100.0%
12/14/2012 Yelling to the Sky $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/9/2012 Lincoln $944,308 2,293 $182,207,973 $273,346,281 66.7%
3/16/2012 Detachment $10,739 15 $70,740 $3,742,697 1.9%
2/3/2012 Big Miracle $7,760,205 2,133 $20,157,300 $25,268,680 79.8%
10/14/2011 The Big Year $3,251,884 2,150 $7,204,138 $7,684,524 93.7%
8/19/2011 Flypaper $1,098 2 $5,043 $1,172,291 0.4%
4/17/2009 American Violet $243,162 61 $554,434 $554,434 100.0%
6/13/2008 The Incredible Hulk $55,414,050 3,508 $134,806,913 $265,573,859 50.8%
6/15/2007 Fido $10,203 4 $298,110 $456,814 65.3%
2/23/2007 The Astronaut Farmer $4,454,319 2,155 $11,003,643 $11,141,213 98.8%
11/23/2005 Syriana $374,502 1,775 $50,824,620 $92,690,959 54.8%
12/22/2004 Meet the Fockers $46,120,980 3,554 $279,167,575 $516,567,575 54.0%
4/18/2003 Holes $16,300,155 2,452 $67,383,924 $71,232,214 94.6%
6/21/2002 Minority Report $35,677,125 3,001 $132,024,714 $358,824,714 36.8%
12/23/1998 The Thin Red Line $223,548 1,657 $36,400,491 $97,709,034 37.3%
2/28/1997 Donnie Brasco $11,660,216 1,593 $41,954,997 $65,303,052 64.2%
Movies: 26Totals:  $1,030,240,609$2,004,731,742 
 Averages:$8,053,3651,253$39,624,639$77,105,06755.5%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,675 $45,586,376
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 452 $1,030,240,609
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 504 $1,212,014,350
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 842 $457,819,182
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,484 $403,960,779
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 666 $1,212,014,350
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,831 $30,272,433
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,005 $974,491,133
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 881 $1,105,295,977
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,194 $436,864,201
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,865 $432,987,855
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,147 $1,105,295,977
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,818 $75,858,809
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 707 $2,004,731,742
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 685 $2,317,310,327
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 1,000 $894,683,383
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,202 $836,948,634
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 898 $2,317,310,327
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 172 45
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 192 45
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 191 45
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 155 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 157 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 168 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 180 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 190 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 191 49
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,303 $64,748
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,310 $15,009
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale Movies 77 $45,506,619
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,270 $15,238
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale Movies 91 $30,257,195
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,825 $79,986
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,419 $15,009
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale Movies 85 $75,763,814
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,407 $45,586,376
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,549 $30,272,433
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,546 $75,858,809
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,965 $64,748
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 274 $45,521,628
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 367 $30,272,433
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,457 $64,748
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 320 $75,794,061
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 519 $45,506,619
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,939 $79,757
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 465 $30,257,195
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 701-800) 739 $15,238
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 522 $75,763,814
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,252 $79,757
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 970 $15,238
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 866 $45,506,619
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,213 $79,757
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 868 $30,257,195
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,975 $15,238
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 894 $75,763,814
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,389 $94,995
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 401-500) 442 $45,506,619
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 401-500) 404 $30,257,195
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 401-500) 443 $75,763,814

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2018 Michael Zero Director $0 $0 $0
1/8/2016 Anesthesia Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer 
$26,799 $0 $26,799
4/2/2010 Leaves of Grass Director $70,066 $15,461 $85,527
10/18/2002 The Grey Zone Director $507,443 $0 $507,443
8/31/2001 O (Othello) Director $16,017,403 $0 $16,017,403
Movies: 5Totals:$16,621,711$15,461$16,637,172
  Averages:$3,324,342$3,092$3,327,434

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2018 Michael Zero $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
1/8/2016 Anesthesia $6,747 7 $26,799 $26,799 100.0%
4/2/2010 Leaves of Grass $0 6 $70,066 $85,527 81.9%
10/18/2002 The Grey Zone $24,526 36 $507,443 $507,443 100.0%
8/31/2001 O (Othello) $5,655,658 1,464 $16,017,403 $16,017,403 100.0%
Movies: 5Totals:  $16,621,711$16,637,172 
 Averages:$1,137,386303$3,324,342$3,327,43495.5%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/8/2016 Anesthesia $6,747 7 $26,799 $26,799 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $26,799$26,799 
 Averages:$6,7477$26,799$26,799100.0%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/8/2016 Anesthesia $6,747 7 $26,799 $26,799 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $26,799$26,799 
 Averages:$6,7477$26,799$26,799100.0%


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