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Patrick Wilson

Patrick Wilson
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Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 15 films, with $2,797,953,356 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #362)
Best-known acting roles: Ed Warren (The Conjuring), Ed Warren (The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist), Shaw's father (Prometheus), Josh (Insidious Chapter 2), Dan Dreiberg/Nite Owl (Watchmen)
Most productive collaborators: James Wan, Vera Farmiga, Chad Hayes, Carey Hayes, Lili Taylor
Born: July 3rd, 1973 (44 years old)

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting15$1,171,756,930$1,626,196,426$2,797,953,356
Leading12$107,945,158$218,347,729$326,292,887
Lead Ensemble Member3$40,273,490$5,561,296$45,834,786
(Unclassified)7$30,583,439$10,594,127$41,177,566
In Technical RolesProducer1$0$0$0

Career Trend

This graph shows Patrick Wilson’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


2016 Preview: June

June 1st, 2016

Finding Dory

May was great, as long as you don't compare it to last May. Captain America: Civil War was a monster hit and is closing in on $400 million, while both X-Men: Apocalypse and The Angry Birds Movie will earn over $100 million. Looking ahead, every week in June, there is one movie that should top $100 million; however, only Finding Dory is expected to make more than $200 million. In fact, that film is expected to make close to $400 million domestically and over $1 billion worldwide. Last June, there were two monster hits, Inside Out and Jurassic World, plus one $100 million hit, Spy. I don't see how 2016 will top that. Even if every film with a shot at $100 million gets to that milestone, 2016 still might not top last year's pace. Fortunately, 2016 does have a large lead and that could be enough to keep 2016 ahead of 2015's pace in the year-over-year competition. It could be really close at the end of the month, on the other hand. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Race to the Top

August 28th, 2015

Turbo Kid

There are practically no films on this week's list that I think have a shot at box office success. That's not to say there are no films earning great reviews, but all of them have something that will hold them back. Most of the time, it's a simultaneous Video on Demand run. This includes Turbo Kid (Video on Demand); Z for Zachariah (Video on Demand); and Queen of Earth (Video on Demand). All could find audiences, but they will find them on the home market. More...

2013 Preview: September

September 1st, 2013

August ended, and we should be very grateful for that. Lee Daniels' The Butler was a surprise hit, while We're the Millers did better than expected. However, most other films that were expected to be solid hits failed to live up to expectations. Fortunately, August of 2012 was even worse, so 2013 regained the lead on the year-to-year comparison during the month. Looking forward, there is exactly one film that will likely become more than a midlevel hit in September: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. That film has a chance to reach $100 million in total. Most of the rest of the new releases will be lucky if they get halfway there. Fortunately, September of 2012 was even worse. Hotel Transylvania was a surprise hit, earning nearly $150 million, and there were a few others that topped $50 million, but there were also several outright bombs. If we can avoid those types of bombs, then 2013 should continue its winning streak. 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...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for December 18th, 2012

December 16th, 2012

It's the last week before Christmas, which means it is the last chance for last minute gifts. There are a number of first-run releases coming out this week, some of which are not coming out till Friday, or even next Monday. There are also quite a few limited releases and TV on DVD releases hitting the home market this week. However, none of these were big hits and very few earned strong praise from critics. That doesn't mean there are none that are worth picking up. In fact, we have a trio of contenders for Pick of the Week. Shameless: The Complete Second Season on DVD or Blu-ray; Pitch Perfect on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack; and Arbitrage on DVD or Blu-ray. It was a close call, but in the end I went with Arbitrage. Also coming out this week is Rush: 2012 - CD and Blu-ray in a Deluxe Edition or Super Deluxe Edition, which is a clear winner of Puck of the Week. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/21/2018 Aquaman Orm Marius / Ocean Master  $0 $0 $0
1/12/2018 The Commuter Alex Murphy  $36,343,858 $65,968,198 $102,312,056
1/5/2018 Insidious: The Last Key Josh Lambert  $67,347,895 $99,113,652 $166,461,547
1/20/2017 The Founder Rollie Smith  $12,786,053 $5,515,175 $18,301,228
12/16/2016 A Kind of Murder Walter Stackhouse  $2,915 $80,486 $83,401
12/16/2016 The Hollow Point Wallace  $0 $0 $0
6/10/2016 The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist Ed Warren  $102,470,008 $208,800,000 $311,270,008
3/25/2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice POTUS  $330,360,194 $537,800,000 $868,160,194
12/31/2015 Untitled Andy Goddard/Patricia Highsm…   $0 $0 $0
10/23/2015 Bone Tomahawk Arthur O'Dwyer  $0 $481,525 $481,525
10/9/2015 Big Stone Gap Jack MacChesney  $1,009,984 $3,503 $1,013,487
8/28/2015 Zipper Sam Ellis  $0 $0 $0
2/3/2015 Home Sweet Hell Don Champagne  $0 $0 $0
1/9/2015 Let's Kill Ward's Wife David  $0 $0 $0
9/19/2014 Space Station 76 Capt. Glenn  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2013 Stretch   $0 $0 $0
9/13/2013 Insidious Chapter 2 Josh  $83,586,447 $78,335,068 $161,921,515
7/19/2013 The Conjuring Ed Warren  $137,400,141 $180,600,000 $318,000,141
6/8/2012 Prometheus Shaw's father  $126,477,084 $275,971,181 $402,448,265
12/9/2011 Young Adult Buddy Shale  $16,311,571 $6,438,785 $22,750,356
7/8/2011 The Ledge Joe  $9,216 $327,560 $336,776
4/1/2011 Insidious Josh Lambert  $54,009,150 $45,861,736 $99,870,886
11/10/2010 Morning Glory Adam Bennett   $31,011,732 $28,783,338 $59,795,070
10/1/2010 Barry Munday Barry Munday  $0 $0 $0
8/20/2010 The Switch Roland  $27,758,465 $22,100,000 $49,858,465
6/11/2010 The A-Team Lynch  $77,222,099 $100,019,072 $177,241,171
3/6/2009 Watchmen Dan Dreiberg/Nite Owl  $107,509,799 $76,558,558 $184,068,357
10/24/2008 Passengers Eric  $292,437 $0 $292,437
9/19/2008 Lakeview Terrace Chris Mattson  $39,263,506 $5,557,793 $44,821,299
8/26/2008 Purple Violets   $0 $0 $0
2/5/2008 Brothers Three   $0 $0 $0
6/29/2007 Evening Harris Arden  $12,406,646 $478,928 $12,885,574
10/20/2006 Running With Scissors   $6,860,000 $1,846,701 $8,706,701
10/6/2006 Little Children Brad Adamson  $5,463,019 $8,658,158 $14,121,177
4/14/2006 Hard Candy Jeff Kohlver  $1,024,640 $7,242,426 $8,267,066
12/22/2004 The Phantom of the Opera Raoul, Vicomte de Chagny  $51,225,796 $102,652,735 $153,878,531
4/9/2004 The Alamo Col. William B. Travis  $22,406,362 $1,505,000 $23,911,362
Movies: 37Totals:$1,350,559,017$1,860,699,578$3,211,258,595
  Averages:$36,501,595$50,289,178$86,790,773

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/21/2018 Aquaman $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/16/2016 A Kind of Murder $978 3 $2,915 $83,401 3.5%
12/16/2016 The Hollow Point $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
6/10/2016 The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist $40,406,314 3,356 $102,470,008 $311,270,008 32.9%
10/23/2015 Bone Tomahawk $0 0 $0 $481,525 0.0%
10/9/2015 Big Stone Gap $362,422 280 $1,009,984 $1,013,487 99.7%
8/28/2015 Zipper $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/3/2015 Home Sweet Hell $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
1/9/2015 Let's Kill Ward's Wife $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/19/2014 Space Station 76 $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/8/2011 The Ledge $5,176 2 $9,216 $336,776 2.7%
10/1/2010 Barry Munday $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/19/2008 Lakeview Terrace $15,004,672 2,574 $39,263,506 $44,821,299 87.6%
2/5/2008 Brothers Three $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/6/2006 Little Children $97,953 115 $5,463,019 $14,121,177 38.7%
Movies: 15Totals:  $148,218,648$372,127,673 
 Averages:$3,725,168422$9,881,243$24,808,51237.9%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/12/2018 The Commuter $13,701,452 2,892 $36,343,858 $102,312,056 35.5%
1/5/2018 Insidious: The Last Key $29,581,355 3,150 $67,347,895 $166,461,547 40.5%
1/20/2017 The Founder $3,404,102 1,115 $12,786,053 $18,301,228 69.9%
3/25/2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice $166,007,347 4,256 $330,360,194 $868,160,194 38.1%
9/13/2013 Insidious Chapter 2 $40,272,103 3,155 $83,586,447 $161,921,515 51.6%
7/19/2013 The Conjuring $41,855,326 3,115 $137,400,141 $318,000,141 43.2%
6/8/2012 Prometheus $51,050,101 3,442 $126,477,084 $402,448,265 31.4%
12/9/2011 Young Adult $310,263 987 $16,311,571 $22,750,356 71.7%
4/1/2011 Insidious $13,271,464 2,419 $54,009,150 $99,870,886 54.1%
11/10/2010 Morning Glory $9,203,266 2,544 $31,011,732 $59,795,070 51.9%
8/20/2010 The Switch $8,436,713 2,017 $27,758,465 $49,858,465 55.7%
6/11/2010 The A-Team $25,669,455 3,544 $77,222,099 $177,241,171 43.6%
3/6/2009 Watchmen $55,214,334 3,611 $107,509,799 $184,068,357 58.4%
6/29/2007 Evening $3,501,971 979 $12,406,646 $12,885,574 96.3%
12/22/2004 The Phantom of the Opera $4,001,890 1,515 $51,225,796 $153,878,531 33.3%
Movies: 15Totals:  $1,171,756,930$2,797,953,356 
 Averages:$31,032,0762,583$78,117,129$186,530,22451.7%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 895 $148,218,648
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 323 $1,171,756,930
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 397 $1,350,559,017
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 466 $761,609,169
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 742 $540,496,744
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 553 $1,350,559,017
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 784 $223,909,025
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 398 $1,626,196,426
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 381 $1,860,699,578
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 522 $921,644,747
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 628 $919,323,618
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 512 $1,860,699,578
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 831 $372,127,673
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 362 $2,797,953,356
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 363 $3,211,258,595
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 494 $1,683,253,916
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 595 $1,459,820,362
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 490 $3,211,258,595
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 275 28
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 310 28
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 346 28
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 234 73
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 238 73
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 238 73
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 218 71
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 234 71
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 218 71
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 236 72
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 239 72
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 243 72
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 514 $141,742,730
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 801-900) 887 $6,475,918
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 401-500) 436 $215,166,878
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 701-800) 741 $8,742,147
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 401-500) 472 $356,909,608
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 909 $15,218,065
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 682 $148,218,648
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 556 $223,909,025
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 602 $372,127,673
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 924 $44,738,656
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 101-200) 191 $102,470,008
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 728 $1,009,984
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,280 $14,623,997
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 101-200) 180 $208,800,000
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 762 $485,028
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,071 $59,362,653
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 101-200) 175 $311,270,008
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 801-900) 856 $1,495,012
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 801-900) 882 $5,472,235
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 201-300) 242 $39,266,421
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies 32 $102,470,008
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 412 $1,009,984
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 701-800) 752 $8,985,718
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 401-500) 445 $5,638,279
Top International Leading Stars for Horror Movies 13 $208,800,000
Top International Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 489 $3,503
Top International Leading Stars for Western Movies 77 $481,525
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 960 $14,457,953
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 338 $44,904,700
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies 17 $311,270,008
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 486 $1,013,487
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Western Movies 97 $481,525
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 920 $40,273,490
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 366 $107,945,158
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,154 $5,561,296
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 187 $217,866,204
Top International Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 701-800) 730 $481,525
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,043 $45,834,786
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 245 $325,811,362
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 801-900) 887 $481,525
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 201-300) 289 $102,470,008
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 354 $39,263,506
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 101-200) 172 $208,800,000
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 440 $5,557,793
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 201-300) 210 $311,270,008
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 422 $44,821,299

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/9/2015 Let's Kill Ward's Wife Producer $0 $0 $0
Movies: 1Totals:$0$0$0
  Averages:$0$0$0

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