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James Purefoy

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films, with $859,122,211 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #3,815)
Best-known acting roles: Kantos Kan (John Carter), Colville (A Knight’s Tale), Spence (Resident Evil), Spence (Resident Evil: The Final Chapter), Rawdon Crawley (Vanity Fair)
Most productive collaborators: Taylor Kitsch, Andrew Stanton, Lynn Collins, Jim Morris, Samantha Morton

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting4$170,542,035$323,210,575$493,752,610
Leading2$1,605,463$15,342,481$16,947,944
Archival Footage1$26,844,692$285,951,823$312,796,515
Lead Ensemble Member1$346,472$3,808,276$4,154,748
(Unclassified)8$21,337,062$10,133,332$31,470,394

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured TV on DVD Review: Episodes: Season One and Two

January 5th, 2013

I previously reviewed Season One of Episodes and while I thought it got off to a slow start and I thought some of the humor was repetitive, I gave the show an overall positive review. On the other hand, I thought the DVD was overpriced considering the short running time and the lack of real extras. This week, Season Two comes out, but only as a two-season pack. Does it maintain its quality? Are there better extras? Is the price-per-minute improved? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/30/2017 Churchill King George VI  $1,279,681 $5,284,842 $6,564,523
12/23/2016 Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Spence  $26,844,692 $285,951,823 $312,796,515
7/29/2016 Equity Michael Connor  $1,605,463 $66,688 $1,672,151
3/18/2016 High-Rise Pangbourne  $346,472 $3,808,276 $4,154,748
10/15/2015 Momentum   $0 $133,332 $133,332
9/28/2012 Solomon Kane Solomon Kane  $0 $15,275,793 $15,275,793
3/7/2012 John Carter Kantos Kan  $73,058,679 $209,719,421 $282,778,100
12/31/2009 Goose on the Loose Kenneth Donnelly  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2004 George and the Dragon George  $0 $0 $0
9/1/2004 Vanity Fair Rawdon Crawley  $16,123,851 $3,000,000 $19,123,851
3/15/2002 Resident Evil Spence  $40,119,709 $63,667,692 $103,787,401
8/24/2001 Maybe Baby Carl Phipps  $19,147 $7,000,000 $7,019,147
5/11/2001 A Knight’s Tale Colville  $56,083,966 $44,538,620 $100,622,586
11/18/1999 Mansfield Park Tom Bertram  $4,764,741 $0 $4,764,741
9/3/1999 Bedrooms and Hallways Brendan  $136,049 $0 $136,049
10/13/1995 Feast of July Jedd Wainwright  $293,274 $0 $293,274
Movies: 16Totals:$220,675,724$638,446,487$859,122,211
  Averages:$13,792,233$39,902,905$53,695,138

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/29/2016 Equity $82,434 255 $1,605,463 $1,672,151 96.0%
3/18/2016 High-Rise $79,887 41 $346,472 $4,154,748 8.3%
9/28/2012 Solomon Kane $0 0 $0 $15,275,793 0.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $1,951,935$21,102,692 
 Averages:$54,10799$650,645$7,034,23134.8%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/30/2017 Churchill $408,891 215 $1,279,681 $6,564,523 19.5%
3/7/2012 John Carter $30,180,188 3,749 $73,058,679 $282,778,100 25.8%
3/15/2002 Resident Evil $17,707,106 2,528 $40,119,709 $103,787,401 38.7%
5/11/2001 A Knight’s Tale $16,511,391 2,980 $56,083,966 $100,622,586 55.7%
Movies: 4Totals:  $170,542,035$493,752,610 
 Averages:$16,201,8942,368$42,635,509$123,438,15334.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,134 $1,951,935
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 8,401-8,500) 8,420 $170,542,035
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,401-6,500) 6,416 $220,675,724
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,946 $76,290,295
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 10,501-10,600) 10,501 $123,048,367
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,101-7,200) 7,162 $220,675,724
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,143 $19,150,757
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,558 $323,210,575
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,153 $638,313,155
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,851 $234,155,020
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,288 $394,158,135
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,648 $638,446,487
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,727 $21,102,692
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,201-6,300) 6,219 $493,752,610
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,213 $858,988,879
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,208 $310,445,315
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,672 $517,206,502
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,815 $859,122,211
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,200 $1,605,463
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,091 $346,472
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,030 $66,688
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 649 $19,084,069
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,816 $1,672,151
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 801-900) 873 $19,430,541
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,833 $1,951,935
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,840 $19,150,757
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,415 $21,102,692
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,966 $1,605,463
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 801-900) 856 $346,472
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,641 $66,688
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 501-600) 522 $15,275,793
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 606 $3,808,276
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,544 $1,672,151
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 601-700) 627 $15,275,793
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 768 $4,154,748
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,149 $1,605,463
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 601-700) 627 $346,472
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 801-900) 881 $15,275,793
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,716 $66,688
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 401-500) 500 $3,808,276
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 983 $15,275,793
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,545 $1,672,151
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 501-600) 578 $4,154,748
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,564 $1,951,935
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 933 $19,150,757
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,220 $21,102,692


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