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Tom Wilkinson

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 25 films, with $2,077,790,400 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #652)
Best-known acting roles: IMF secretary (Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol), Carmine Falcone (Batman Begins), Cole (The Lone Ranger), James Reid (The Green Hornet), Thomas Griffin (Rush Hour)
Most productive collaborators: Seth Rogen, Johnny Depp, Gore Verbinski, Michel Gondry, Armie Hammer

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting25$1,019,659,479$1,058,130,921$2,077,790,400
Leading6$65,943,697$240,625,095$306,568,792
Lead Ensemble Member3$345,083,657$744,271,468$1,089,355,125
(Unclassified)23$374,839,757$307,487,947$682,327,704

Career Trend

This graph shows Tom Wilkinson’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: Selma

May 4th, 2015

Selma Selma is the latest film about African-American history that I've reviewed in the past few years. Twelve Years a Slave and The Book of Negroes where both about slavery, while Selma is about the civil rights movement. The change of setting will be nice and I'm hoping the film will be just as good without being as difficult to watch. More...

Weekend Estimates: Chappie Tops Soft Weekend

March 8th, 2015

Chappie poster

A soft opening for Chappie and a weak returning field will combine to make this the worst weekend at the box office since the dark days of early December last year. Total spending will be around $90 million, down substantially from this time last year when 300: Rise of an Empire opened with $45 million. Chappie won’t manage a third of that, with a $13.3 million weekend projected by Sony as of Sunday morning. A slightly stronger $8.6 million opening from 1,573 theaters for The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel won’t help the overall numbers much, but does add a bit of diversity to the top of the chart. More...

2015 Preview: March

March 1st, 2015

Cinderella poster

February was strong thanks to The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water and Fifty Shades of Grey, both of which beat expectations. This March could actually be even better, as there are three or four films that have a decent shot at earning $100 million or more. The top film will likely be Cinderella, which has a real shot at $200 million. Insurgent will almost assuredly get beyond the $100 million mark, while Get Hard, Home, and perhaps Chappie will also get to the century mark. Last March, there were four $100 million hits, led by Divergent, which pulled in $150 million. While this March should be better than February, I'm not sure it will be better than last March. I don't think March 2015 will be much worse than last year, but I think its percentage lead will be chipped away at by the end of the month. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

June 28th, 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel is the latest film from auteur director, Wes Anderson, and it is also his biggest box office hit. I liked some of his earlier films, but after The Life Aquatic and The Darjeeling Limited, I didn't consider myself a fan of his work. Then I saw The Fantastic Mr. Fox and Moonrise Kingdom and I loved both. Because of this, I was super excited to see The Grand Budapest Hotel and its box office success caused my expectations to rise even more. Did they rise too high? Is this Wes Anderson's best movie, as well as his biggest hit? More...

2013 Preview: July

July 1st, 2013

For the most part, June was a really strong month at the box office with nearly every film either matching expectations, or at least coming close enough to call it a victory. Looking forward, there are a dozen films opening wide in July, more or less. One of them, The Smurfs 2, is opening on a Wednesday, so I'm going to hold off talking about that movie till the August preview. Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain is opening in less than 1000 theaters, but it has a shot at reaching the top ten during its opening weekend. If we include both of them, there are twelve films, but I think it is better to stick with the ten truly wide, truly July openings. Of these, Despicable Me 2 is clearly going to be the biggest hit at the box office. It could become the second biggest hit of the year so far. It is not the only film that could be a $100 million hit. In fact, there are six films opening in July that I think have a better than 50% chance of reaching that level. There is currently only one film that I think won't at least become a midlevel hit. By comparison in 2012, there were three $100 million movies, led by The Dark Knight Rises, but the rest of the new releases struggled. There's no chance any movie opening this month will top $400 million, in fact, it is quite possible no film will get to $300 million. That said, 2013 has a lot better depth, so it might come out on top in the end. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/10/2017 This Beautiful Fantastic   $0 $278,602 $278,602
9/30/2016 Denial Richard Rampton  $4,073,448 $2,954,421 $7,027,869
9/16/2016 Snowden Ewen MacAskill  $21,587,519 $12,714,431 $34,301,950
2/5/2016 The Choice Dr. Shep  $18,730,891 $4,689,987 $23,420,878
7/31/2015 Jenny’s Wedding Eddie  $3,540 $2,704 $6,244
4/24/2015 Little Boy Father Oliver  $6,485,961 $11,198,394 $17,684,355
3/6/2015 Unfinished Business Timothy McWinters  $10,219,501 $2,600,000 $12,819,501
1/9/2015 Selma President Lyndon B. Johnson  $52,076,908 $14,700,000 $66,776,908
10/17/2014 Felony Detective Carl Summer  $0 $0 $0
9/26/2014 Good People Police Detective  $0 $988,434 $988,434
5/2/2014 Belle Lord Mansfield  $10,726,630 $5,784,718 $16,511,348
3/7/2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel Author  $59,076,019 $105,274,390 $164,350,409
7/2/2013 The Lone Ranger Cole  $89,302,115 $170,700,000 $260,002,115
5/18/2012 The Samaritan Xavier  $2,521 $12,699 $15,220
5/4/2012 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Graham Dashwood  $46,383,639 $88,256,141 $134,639,780
12/16/2011 Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol IMF secretary  $209,397,903 $485,315,327 $694,713,230
9/9/2011 Burke & Hare Dr. Robert Knox  $4,833 $1,502,973 $1,507,806
8/31/2011 The Debt Stefan  $31,177,548 $15,426,506 $46,604,054
4/15/2011 The Conspirator Reverdy Johnson  $11,538,204 $4,369,207 $15,907,411
1/14/2011 The Green Hornet James Reid  $98,780,042 $130,375,461 $229,155,503
2/19/2010 The Ghost Writer Paul Emmett  $15,541,549 $49,990,942 $65,532,491
1/15/2010 44 Inch Chest   $39,033 $0 $39,033
3/20/2009 Duplicity Howard Tully  $40,572,825 $40,506,741 $81,079,566
12/25/2008 Valkyrie Gen. Friedrich Fromm  $83,107,829 $120,824,345 $203,932,174
10/8/2008 RocknRolla Lenny Cole  $5,700,626 $22,093,713 $27,794,339
1/18/2008 Cassandra's Dream Howard  $973,018 $21,505,120 $22,478,138
12/31/2007 The Night of the White Pants Max Hagan  $0 $0 $0
10/5/2007 Michael Clayton Arthur Edens  $49,033,882 $43,953,769 $92,987,651
8/24/2007 Dedication Rudy Holt  $91,164 $0 $91,164
9/15/2006 The Last Kiss Stephen  $11,614,790 $0 $11,614,790
2/3/2006 A Good Woman Lord Augustus  $223,144 $5,852,606 $6,075,750
9/16/2005 Separate Lies James Manning  $924,260 $76,000 $1,000,260
9/9/2005 The Exorcism of Emily Rose Father Moore  $75,072,454 $69,456,624 $144,529,078
6/15/2005 Batman Begins Carmine Falcone  $205,343,774 $153,798,948 $359,142,722
10/8/2004 Stage Beauty Betterton  $776,691 $0 $776,691
3/19/2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Dr. Howard Mierzwiak  $34,366,518 $38,204,244 $72,570,762
12/12/2003 Girl with a Pearl Earring Van Ruijven  $11,634,362 $31,647,190 $43,281,552
5/22/2002 The Importance of Being Earnest Dr. Chasuble  $8,378,141 $0 $8,378,141
11/23/2001 In the Bedroom Matt Fowler  $35,930,604 $6,207,267 $42,137,871
11/21/2001 Black Knight Sir Knolte  $33,422,806 $0 $33,422,806
6/28/2000 The Patriot General Cornwallis  $113,330,342 $101,969,658 $215,300,000
11/24/1999 Ride With the Devil Orton Brown  $630,779 $0 $630,779
12/11/1998 Shakespeare in Love Hugh Fennyman  $100,317,794 $179,182,206 $279,500,000
9/18/1998 Rush Hour Thomas Griffin  $141,186,864 $104,113,136 $245,300,000
7/31/1998 The Governess Charles Cavendish  $3,794,031 $0 $3,794,031
5/1/1998 Wilde Marquess of Queensberry  $2,157,701 $0 $2,157,701
12/31/1997 Oscar and Lucinda Hugh Stratton  $1,612,957 $0 $1,612,957
8/13/1997 The Full Monty Gerald  $45,950,122 $211,988,527 $257,938,649
2/28/1997 Smilla's Sense of Snow Dr. Loyen  $2,221,994 $0 $2,221,994
10/11/1996 The Ghost and the Darkness Beaumont  $38,564,422 $0 $38,564,422
12/11/1995 Sense and Sensibility Mr. Dashwood  $42,993,774 $92,000,000 $134,993,774
12/8/1995 A Business Affair Bob  $5,000 $0 $5,000
3/24/1995 Priest Father Matthew Thomas  $4,165,845 $0 $4,165,845
12/29/1993 In the Name of the Father Appeal Prosecutor  $25,096,862 $0 $25,096,862
1/15/1986 Sharma and Beyond Vivian  $3,125 $0 $3,125
7/19/1985 Wetherby Roger Braithwaite  $1,136,052 $0 $1,136,052
5/31/1985 Sylvia Keith Henderson  $44,234 $0 $44,234
Movies: 57Totals:$1,805,526,590$2,350,515,431$4,156,042,021
  Averages:$31,675,905$41,237,113$72,913,018

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/30/2016 Denial $93,728 648 $4,073,448 $7,027,869 58.0%
3/6/2015 Unfinished Business $4,772,613 2,777 $10,219,501 $12,819,501 79.7%
10/17/2014 Felony $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/26/2014 Good People $0 0 $0 $988,434 0.0%
7/2/2013 The Lone Ranger $29,210,849 3,904 $89,302,115 $260,002,115 34.3%
5/4/2012 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel $737,051 1,298 $46,383,639 $134,639,780 34.5%
12/16/2011 Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol $12,785,204 3,555 $209,397,903 $694,713,230 30.1%
10/8/2008 RocknRolla $144,701 836 $5,700,626 $27,794,339 20.5%
8/13/1997 The Full Monty $176,585 783 $45,950,122 $257,938,649 17.8%
Movies: 9Totals:  $411,027,354$1,395,923,917 
 Averages:$5,324,5261,533$45,669,706$155,102,65734.4%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/16/2016 Snowden $8,000,058 2,443 $21,587,519 $34,301,950 62.9%
2/5/2016 The Choice $6,050,443 2,631 $18,730,891 $23,420,878 80.0%
7/31/2015 Jenny’s Wedding $2,254 2 $3,540 $6,244 56.7%
4/24/2015 Little Boy $2,750,356 1,045 $6,485,961 $17,684,355 36.7%
1/9/2015 Selma $571,450 2,235 $52,076,908 $66,776,908 78.0%
5/2/2014 Belle $106,578 1,114 $10,726,630 $16,511,348 65.0%
3/7/2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel $811,166 1,467 $59,076,019 $164,350,409 35.9%
5/18/2012 The Samaritan $1,744 3 $2,521 $15,220 16.6%
9/9/2011 Burke & Hare $947 1 $4,833 $1,507,806 0.3%
8/31/2011 The Debt $9,909,499 1,876 $31,177,548 $46,604,054 66.9%
4/15/2011 The Conspirator $3,506,602 849 $11,538,204 $15,907,411 72.5%
1/14/2011 The Green Hornet $33,526,876 3,584 $98,780,042 $229,155,503 43.1%
2/19/2010 The Ghost Writer $183,009 819 $15,541,549 $65,532,491 23.7%
3/20/2009 Duplicity $13,965,110 2,579 $40,572,825 $81,079,566 50.0%
12/25/2008 Valkyrie $21,027,007 2,838 $83,107,829 $203,932,174 40.8%
1/18/2008 Cassandra's Dream $361,901 107 $973,018 $22,478,138 4.3%
10/5/2007 Michael Clayton $719,910 2,585 $49,033,882 $92,987,651 52.7%
8/24/2007 Dedication $23,832 8 $91,164 $91,164 100.0%
9/15/2006 The Last Kiss $4,627,989 1,359 $11,614,790 $11,614,790 100.0%
6/15/2005 Batman Begins $48,745,440 3,858 $205,343,774 $359,142,722 57.2%
3/19/2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind $8,175,198 1,357 $34,366,518 $72,570,762 47.4%
12/11/1998 Shakespeare in Love $224,012 2,030 $100,317,794 $279,500,000 35.9%
9/18/1998 Rush Hour $33,001,803 2,724 $141,186,864 $245,300,000 57.6%
2/28/1997 Smilla's Sense of Snow $107,108 135 $2,221,994 $2,221,994 100.0%
12/29/1993 In the Name of the Father $0 495 $25,096,862 $25,096,862 100.0%
Movies: 25Totals:  $1,019,659,479$2,077,790,400 
 Averages:$7,856,0121,526$40,786,379$83,111,61655.4%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 387 $411,027,354
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 446 $1,019,659,479
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 210 $1,805,526,590
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 253 $1,145,448,382
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 8,401-8,500) 8,456 $143,178,199
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 301 $1,805,526,590
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 194 $984,896,563
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 838 $1,058,130,921
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 215 $2,350,236,829
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 271 $1,608,924,417
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,301-6,400) 6,316 $229,173,148
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 320 $2,350,515,431
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 249 $1,395,923,917
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 652 $2,077,790,400
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 194 $4,155,763,419
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 261 $2,754,372,799
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,677 $372,351,347
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 303 $4,156,042,021
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 112 59
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 130 59
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 141 59
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 123 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office 85 124
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office 44 185
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 143 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 251 61
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 108 96
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office 69 142
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office 27 212
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the International Box Office 69 116
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 199 70
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 115 97
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office 76 142
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office 30 212
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Worldwide Box Office 76 115
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 204 70
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 801-900) 876 $61,870,249
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 506 $46,383,639
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies 18 $298,700,018
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies (Rank 101-200) 184 $4,073,448
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 301-400) 399 $236,682,240
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 359 $89,244,575
Top International Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies 8 $656,015,327
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies (Rank 101-200) 172 $2,954,421
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 535 $298,552,489
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 409 $135,628,214
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies 13 $954,715,345
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies (Rank 101-200) 186 $7,027,869
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 277 $411,027,354
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 120 $984,896,563
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 170 $1,395,923,917
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 177 $317,651,791
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 170 $89,302,115
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 401-500) 409 $4,073,448
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies 55 $811,242,142
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 118 $170,700,000
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 301-400) 368 $2,954,421
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies 82 $1,128,893,933
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 136 $260,002,115
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 401-500) 430 $7,027,869
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 169 $215,098,529
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 287 $102,553,262
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 926 $4,073,448
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Western Movies 28 $89,302,115
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 113 $507,409,040
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 47 $302,844,668
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 950 $3,942,855
Top International Leading Stars for Western Movies 6 $170,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 136 $722,507,569
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 105 $405,397,930
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,111 $8,016,303
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Western Movies 10 $260,002,115
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 230 $349,157,105
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 555 $61,870,249
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 101-200) 136 $747,225,889
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 167 $237,670,674
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 101-200) 170 $1,096,382,994
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 266 $299,540,923
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 701-800) 718 $5,700,626
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 332 $89,302,115
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 536 $10,219,501
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies 86 $209,397,903
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 489 $22,093,713
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 252 $170,700,000
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 470 $2,600,000
Top International Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies 42 $485,315,327
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 626 $27,794,339
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 276 $260,002,115
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 556 $12,819,501
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies 54 $694,713,230


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