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Simon Yam

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 8 films, with $355,495,929 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #8,587)
Best-known acting roles: Chen Lo (Lara Croft: Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life), Chen (Dodookdeul), Chow Ching-chuen (Ip Man: Legend of the Grand Master), Boss Fay (Fong juk), Xuelie (Jiao Zhu Chuan)
Most productive collaborators: Kim Yoon-seok, Choi Dong-hoon, Kim Hye-soo, Darren Wang, Yang Lei

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting8$65,880,700$289,615,229$355,495,929
Lead Ensemble Member2$532,699$86,550,520$87,083,219
Leading1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)3$51,957$3,930,000$3,981,957

Career Trend

This graph shows Simon Yam’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


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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/25/2017 Jiao Zhu Chuan Xuelie  $13,588 $16,378,896 $16,392,484
5/10/2016 Saat po long 2 Chan Kwok-Wah  $0 $94,701,505 $94,701,505
5/6/2016 Phantom of the Theater Gu Ming Shan  $0 $13,410,000 $13,410,000
12/31/2015 Inside or Outside (China)   $0 $3,930,000 $3,930,000
6/23/2015 Cross   $0 $0 $0
3/6/2015 12 Golden Ducks King  $0 $122,687 $122,687
9/19/2014 Bing Fung: Chung Sang Chi Mun Cheung  $7,679 $0 $7,679
11/1/2013 Man of Tai Chi Wong  $0 $2,054,941 $2,054,941
5/11/2013 Daai deoi bou Lam  $0 $0 $0
10/12/2012 Dodookdeul Chen  $532,699 $86,427,833 $86,960,532
1/28/2011 Ip Man: Legend of the Grand Master Chow Ching-chuen  $205,675 $49,516,279 $49,721,954
7/27/2010 Ip Man Chow Ching-chuen  $0 $22,114,423 $22,114,423
8/31/2007 Fong juk Boss Fay  $51,957 $0 $51,957
7/25/2003 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider: The Cradle o… Chen Lo  $65,653,758 $91,439,185 $157,092,943
Movies: 14Totals:$66,465,356$380,095,749$446,561,105
  Averages:$4,747,525$27,149,696$31,897,222

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/6/2015 12 Golden Ducks $0 0 $0 $122,687 0.0%
5/11/2013 Daai deoi bou $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/12/2012 Dodookdeul $0 22 $532,699 $86,960,532 0.6%
Movies: 3Totals:  $532,699$87,083,219 
 Averages:$07$177,566$29,027,7400.3%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/25/2017 Jiao Zhu Chuan $5,122 4 $13,588 $16,392,484 0.1%
5/10/2016 Saat po long 2 $0 0 $0 $94,701,505 0.0%
5/6/2016 Phantom of the Theater $0 0 $0 $13,410,000 0.0%
9/19/2014 Bing Fung: Chung Sang Chi Mun $0 2 $7,679 $7,679 100.0%
11/1/2013 Man of Tai Chi $0 0 $0 $2,054,941 0.0%
1/28/2011 Ip Man: Legend of the Grand Master $61,057 21 $205,675 $49,721,954 0.4%
7/27/2010 Ip Man $0 0 $0 $22,114,423 0.0%
7/25/2003 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider: The Cradle o… $21,783,641 3,222 $65,653,758 $157,092,943 41.8%
Movies: 8Totals:  $65,880,700$355,495,929 
 Averages:$2,731,228406$8,235,088$44,436,99117.8%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,539 $532,699
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 20,601-20,700) 20,629 $65,880,700
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 20,701-20,800) 20,756 $66,465,356
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,801-6,900) 6,881 $759,641
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 18,701-18,800) 18,756 $65,653,758
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 22,101-22,200) 22,196 $66,465,356
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,239 $86,550,520
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 5,901-6,000) 5,984 $289,615,229
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,270 $376,165,749
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,569 $284,726,564
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 14,901-15,000) 14,935 $91,439,185
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,969 $380,095,749
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,663 $87,083,219
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,501-8,600) 8,587 $355,495,929
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,801-6,900) 6,898 $442,631,105
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,283 $285,486,205
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 16,701-16,800) 16,742 $157,092,943
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,701-7,800) 7,765 $446,561,105
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 337 44
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 359 44
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 345 44
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 451 22
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 458 22
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 442 22
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,483 $532,699
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 701-800) 769 $86,550,520
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,069 $87,083,219
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,237 $532,699
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 968 $86,550,520
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,391 $87,083,219
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,208 $532,699
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 556 $86,550,520
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 801-900) 875 $87,083,219
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 645 $532,699
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 387 $86,427,833
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,120 $122,687
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 444 $86,960,532
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,516 $122,687
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 201-300) 291 $532,699
Top International Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies 66 $86,550,520
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies 72 $87,083,219


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