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Gedde Watanabe

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 10 films, with $1,002,655,547 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2,294)
Best-known acting roles: Mr. Cheng (Parental Guidance), Ling (Mulan), Troupe Leader (47 Ronin), Katsuji (Gremlins 2: The New Batch), Steve (Boys on the Side)
Most productive collaborators: Billy Crystal, Andy Fickman, Marisa Tomei, Bette Midler, Lisa Addario

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting10$448,258,611$554,396,936$1,002,655,547
(Unclassified)8$233,885,351$184,007,720$417,893,071

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,704 $682,143,962
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,170 $738,404,656
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,839 $1,420,548,618

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.


Featured DVD Review: The Seven Year Hitch

March 3rd, 2013

The Seven Year Hitch is the latest Hallmark Channel original TV movie to land on my desk. I fully admit I'm not in the target audience of these movies, but I've reviewed so many of them in the past, that I think I can judge this film based on how well it works compared to the others. Is it a fun romantic comedy that is worth checking out? Or does it live down to the reputation of TV movies? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/3/2017 The Last Word Gardener  $1,779,620 $1,144,691 $2,924,311
12/6/2013 47 Ronin Troupe Leader  $38,362,475 $113,354,340 $151,716,815
12/25/2012 Parental Guidance Mr. Cheng  $77,267,296 $43,565,087 $120,832,383
11/5/2004 Alfie Wing  $13,395,939 $21,800,000 $35,195,939
2/1/2002 Slackers Japanese Proctor  $4,814,244 $1,127,974 $5,942,218
9/24/1999 Guinevere Ed  $668,099 $0 $668,099
3/26/1999 EDtv Greg  $22,508,689 $12,811,000 $35,319,689
7/1/1998 Armageddon Asian Tourist  $201,578,182 $353,021,818 $554,600,000
6/19/1998 Mulan Ling  $120,620,254 $182,879,746 $303,500,000
2/26/1997 Booty Call Chan  $20,066,917 $0 $20,066,917
10/4/1996 That Thing You Do! Play-Tone Reporter  $25,857,416 $8,700,000 $34,557,416
2/3/1995 Boys on the Side Steve  $23,418,200 $0 $23,418,200
6/15/1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch Katsuji  $41,476,097 $0 $41,476,097
7/21/1989 UHF Kuni  $6,157,157 $0 $6,157,157
7/18/1986 Vamp Duncan  $4,000,000 $0 $4,000,000
3/14/1986 Gung Ho Kazihiro  $36,611,610 $0 $36,611,610
8/16/1985 Volunteers At Toon  $19,875,740 $0 $19,875,740
5/4/1984 Sixteen Candles Long Duk Dong  $23,686,027 $0 $23,686,027
Movies: 18Totals:$682,143,962$738,404,656$1,420,548,618
  Averages:$37,896,887$41,022,481$78,919,368


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/3/2017 The Last Word $37,519 380 $1,779,620 $2,924,311 60.9%
12/6/2013 47 Ronin $9,910,310 2,690 $38,362,475 $151,716,815 25.3%
12/25/2012 Parental Guidance $14,554,053 3,368 $77,267,296 $120,832,383 63.9%
11/5/2004 Alfie $6,218,335 2,215 $13,395,939 $35,195,939 38.1%
3/26/1999 EDtv $8,311,290 2,631 $22,508,689 $35,319,689 63.7%
7/1/1998 Armageddon $36,089,972 3,184 $201,578,182 $554,600,000 36.3%
10/4/1996 That Thing You Do! $6,208,595 1,887 $25,857,416 $34,557,416 74.8%
6/15/1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch $9,702,804 2,155 $41,476,097 $41,476,097 100.0%
7/21/1989 UHF $0 0 $6,157,157 $6,157,157 100.0%
8/16/1985 Volunteers $5,184,360 1,560 $19,875,740 $19,875,740 100.0%
Movies: 10Totals:  $448,258,611$1,002,655,547 
 Averages:$9,621,7242,007$44,825,861$100,265,55566.3%

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