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Hiroyuki Sanada

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 10 films, with $2,696,967,039 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #425)
Best-known acting roles: Sumo Villain (Minions), Shingen (The Wolverine), Kenji (Rush Hour 3), Ujio (The Last Samurai), Oishi (47 Ronin)
Most productive collaborators: Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda, Steve Carell, Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm

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  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting10$855,050,808$1,841,916,231$2,696,967,039
Leading1$3,688,560$28,342,050$32,030,610
(Unclassified)3$2,920,640$36,344,904$39,265,544

Career Trend

This graph shows Hiroyuki Sanada’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


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/22/2018 The Catcher Was A Spy Kawabata  $581,044 $0 $581,044
3/22/2017 Life Sho Kendo  $30,234,022 $70,762,577 $100,996,599
6/19/2015 Mr. Holmes Tamiki Umezaki  $17,737,646 $10,759,336 $28,496,982
6/17/2015 Minions Sumo Villain  $336,045,770 $831,199,596 $1,167,245,366
4/11/2014 The Railway Man Nagase Takashi  $4,438,438 $19,471,772 $23,910,210
12/6/2013 47 Ronin Oishi  $38,362,475 $113,354,340 $151,716,815
7/26/2013 The Wolverine Shingen  $132,556,852 $283,900,000 $416,456,852
4/16/2010 The City of Your Final Destination   $493,296 $860,000 $1,353,296
5/9/2008 Speed Racer Mr. Musha  $43,945,766 $49,448,696 $93,394,462
8/10/2007 Rush Hour 3 Kenji  $140,125,968 $116,459,914 $256,585,882
7/20/2007 Sunshine Capt. Kaneda  $3,688,560 $28,342,050 $32,030,610
5/5/2006 Wu ji General Guangming  $669,625 $35,200,309 $35,869,934
12/21/2005 The White Countess   $1,669,971 $1,144,595 $2,814,566
12/5/2003 The Last Samurai Ujio  $111,110,575 $345,700,000 $456,810,575
Movies: 14Totals:$861,660,008$1,906,603,185$2,768,263,193
  Averages:$61,547,143$136,185,942$197,733,085

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/20/2007 Sunshine $242,964 461 $3,688,560 $32,030,610 11.5%
Movies: 1Totals:  $3,688,560$32,030,610 
 Averages:$242,964461$3,688,560$32,030,61011.5%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/22/2017 Life $12,501,936 3,146 $30,234,022 $100,996,599 29.9%
6/19/2015 Mr. Holmes $2,434,908 898 $17,737,646 $28,496,982 62.2%
6/17/2015 Minions $115,718,405 4,311 $336,045,770 $1,167,245,366 28.8%
4/11/2014 The Railway Man $18,078 600 $4,438,438 $23,910,210 18.6%
12/6/2013 47 Ronin $9,910,310 2,690 $38,362,475 $151,716,815 25.3%
7/26/2013 The Wolverine $53,113,752 3,924 $132,556,852 $416,456,852 31.8%
4/16/2010 The City of Your Final Destination $24,401 25 $493,296 $1,353,296 36.5%
5/9/2008 Speed Racer $18,561,337 3,606 $43,945,766 $93,394,462 47.1%
8/10/2007 Rush Hour 3 $49,100,158 3,778 $140,125,968 $256,585,882 54.6%
12/5/2003 The Last Samurai $24,271,354 2,938 $111,110,575 $456,810,575 24.3%
Movies: 10Totals:  $855,050,808$2,696,967,039 
 Averages:$28,565,4642,592$85,505,081$269,696,70435.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,885 $3,688,560
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 667 $855,050,808
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,081 $525,614,238
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,175 $340,023,299
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,195 $336,045,770
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,186 $861,660,008
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,905 $28,342,050
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 333 $1,841,916,231
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 927 $1,075,403,589
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 647 $780,042,381
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 821 $831,199,596
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 522 $1,906,603,185
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,435 $32,030,610
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 425 $2,696,967,039
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,262 $1,601,017,827
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 795 $1,120,065,680
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,052 $1,167,245,366
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 716 $2,768,263,193
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 269 1
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 303 1
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 350 1
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,964 $3,688,560
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,226 $28,342,050
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,616 $32,030,610
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,580 $3,688,560
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,620 $28,342,050
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,157 $32,030,610
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 467 $3,688,560
Top International Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 321 $28,342,050
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 398 $32,030,610
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 401-500) 497 $3,688,560
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 201-300) 291 $28,342,050
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 387 $32,030,610
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,422 $3,688,560
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 701-800) 784 $28,342,050
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,065 $32,030,610


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