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Henry Joost

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 5 films, with $408,356,056 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #366)
Best-known technical roles: Paranormal Activity 3 (Director), Paranormal Activity 4 (Director), Nerve (Director), White Girl (Executive Producer), Catfish (Producer)
Best-known acting roles: Himself (Catfish)
Most productive collaborators: Ariel Schulman, Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Emily Meade, Jessica Sharzer

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting1$3,237,343$561,391$3,798,734
In Technical RolesDirector5$199,750,111$208,605,945$408,356,056
Producer1$3,237,343$561,391$3,798,734
Executive Producer1$200,242$0$200,242
Co-Director1$0$0$0

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


2016 Preview: July

July 1st, 2016

The Secret Life of Pets

It's July 1st, which is Canada Day. To celebrate, I wanted to give a gift to my American readers down south, so here's a bunch of "u"s. U, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u, u. Now you can spell words like "colour" and "neighbour" correctly. As for the July preview... June wasn't a good month, despite Finding Dory being on pace to become the biggest hit of the year so far. Most other films failed to match expectations and as a result, 2016's lead over 2015 has nearly evaporated. In fact, ticket sales are below last year's pace. So how does July look in comparison? Well, last July, there were five films that earned more than $100 million, led by Minions, which earned more than $300 million. This July, there are five films that should earn more than $100 million, led by The Secret Life of Pets, which should earned around $250 million. I don't think July 2016 will live up to July 2015, but it should be close. Maybe if one of the expected midlevel hits is a surprise $100 million hit, or if two more of the $100 million hits crack $200 million, then the month will look great. Or one of the expected $100 million hits could flop and 2016 will actually fall behind 2015, even without taking into account ticket price inflation. More...

2012 Preview: October

October 1st, 2012

2012 continues its downward path. After a record-breaking spring, thanks to The Hunger Games, and a record-breaking start to the summer, thanks to The Avengers, the box office hasn't been able to maintain any real momentum. For most of the month, September was no better than August and now the year-over-year gains are just a little more than inflation. October will need to improve or 2012 will be in real trouble. Unfortunately, that might be tough. There's not a single film coming out in October that looks like it will be a guaranteed $100 million hit and there are only two films with a realistic chance, Taken 2 and Paranormal Activity 4. (There's also Cloud Atlas, which is a wild card. That movie could bomb or be the biggest hit of the month and I wouldn't be surprised either way.) There is a chance all three will get to the century mark, but there's a better chance none of them will. Last October, two films cracked $100 million: Paranormal Activity 3 and Puss in Boots, with the latter nearly reaching $150 million. I don't see any film coming close to matching that figure. On the other hand, last year there were six films that one could accurately describe as bombs. So while 2012 is weaker at the top, it could have better depth than 2011 did. Let's hope so, because we can't afford more bad news. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/17/2010 Catfish Himself  $3,237,343 $561,391 $3,798,734
Movies: 1Totals:$3,237,343$561,391$3,798,734
  Averages:$3,237,343$561,391$3,798,734

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/2/2016 White Girl Executive Producer $200,242 $0 $200,242
7/29/2016 Viral Director $0 $203,624 $203,624
7/27/2016 Nerve Director $38,583,626 $23,097,166 $61,680,792
10/19/2012 Paranormal Activity 4 Director $53,900,335 $86,719,185 $140,619,520
10/21/2011 Paranormal Activity 3 Director $104,028,807 $98,024,579 $202,053,386
10/20/2010 11/4/08 Co-Director $0 $0 $0
9/17/2010 Catfish Producer,
Director 
$3,237,343 $561,391 $3,798,734
Movies: 7Totals:$199,950,353$208,605,945$408,556,298
  Averages:$28,564,336$29,800,849$58,365,185

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/29/2016 Viral $0 0 $0 $203,624 0.0%
7/27/2016 Nerve $9,445,456 2,538 $38,583,626 $61,680,792 62.6%
10/19/2012 Paranormal Activity 4 $29,003,866 3,412 $53,900,335 $140,619,520 38.3%
10/21/2011 Paranormal Activity 3 $52,568,183 3,329 $104,028,807 $202,053,386 51.5%
9/17/2010 Catfish $257,285 143 $3,237,343 $3,798,734 85.2%
Movies: 5Totals:  $199,750,111$408,356,056 
 Averages:$18,254,9581,884$39,950,022$81,671,21147.5%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/17/2010 Catfish $257,285 143 $3,237,343 $3,798,734 85.2%
Movies: 1Totals:  $3,237,343$3,798,734 
 Averages:$257,285143$3,237,343$3,798,73485.2%



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