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Jim Broadbent

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 28 films, with $6,002,019,606 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #60)
Best-known acting roles: Professor Horace Slughorn (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Dean Charles Stanforth (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull), Horace Slughorn (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II), Professor Kirke (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe), Prime Minister (The Legend of Tarzan)
Most productive collaborators: Hugh Bonneville, Paul King, David Heyman, James McAvoy, Julie Walters

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting28$2,016,189,319$3,985,830,287$6,002,019,606
Lead Ensemble Member4$74,845,161$218,680,922$293,526,083
Leading4$28,051,221$56,601,082$84,652,303
(Unclassified)29$350,998,022$570,590,278$921,588,300

Career Trend

This graph shows Jim Broadbent’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


Limited and VOD Releases: Getting Personal

March 10th, 2017

Personal Shopper

It is not a particularly busy week for limited releases, but there are a few that are earning good reviews and louder buzz. My Scientology Movie, Personal Shopper, and Raw all fit that description, but Personal Shopper probably has the best shot at box office success. More...

The Sense of an Ending Trailer

March 8th, 2017

Drama starring Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling opens on Friday ... Full Movie Details. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for July 8th, 2014

July 6th, 2014

It is a terrible week on the home market. I could just leave that as my opening sentence on this column all summer long and the vast majority of the time it would fit perfectly. This week, the biggest new release is Raid 2, a foreign-language action film. The second biggest release is Jodorowsky's Dune, a documentary about a movie that was never made. Neither release will sell a ton of units. However, both earned great reviews and both are contenders for Pick of the Week. The third and final contender is Le Week-End, which is earning reviews that are just as good, but the film appears to be selling far fewer units on the home market. While all three releases are worth picking up, Jodorowsky's Dune on Blu-ray Combo Pack is the best this week and it is the winner of the Pick of the Week. More...

Limited Releases: Will Bad Words bring Good News?

March 14th, 2014

Bad Words poster

There could be as many as two-dozen limited releases opening this week, which is insane. That's so many that I'm going to have to limit the ones I talk about to those that I can easily find release dates and / or theater listings for on official sites. (I should really do this every week, because too many times I talk about a film opening in limited release, only to never hear about the movie again.) The competition is overwhelming, but there are a few that rise above the crowd. Veronica Mars is opening wider than any other film and its reviews are pretty good. On the other hand, it is also playing on Video on Demand, so its box office numbers might be really weak. Bad Words is only opening in six theaters tonight, but since it already has a wide expansion planned for the 28th, one could say it is the biggest release of the week. There are several other films on this week's list that could find an audience (Enemy, Exposed, On My Way, etc.) but the competition will likely prove to be too much. 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
1/19/2018 Meari to majo no hana Doctor Dee  $2,418,404 $30,750,883 $33,169,287
1/12/2018 Paddington 2 Samuel Gruber  $40,442,052 $154,817,679 $195,259,731
3/10/2017 The Sense of an Ending   $1,274,420 $3,201,363 $4,475,783
9/16/2016 Bridget Jones’s Baby Dad  $24,139,805 $179,415,762 $203,555,567
7/1/2016 The Legend of Tarzan Prime Minister  $126,643,061 $222,500,000 $349,143,061
2/26/2016 Eddie the Eagle Commentator  $15,789,389 $29,331,788 $45,121,177
1/15/2016 The Lady in the Van Underwood  $10,021,175 $31,495,270 $41,516,445
11/4/2015 Brooklyn Father Flood  $38,322,743 $23,753,398 $62,076,141
6/26/2015 Big Game Herbert  $24,752 $1,613,195 $1,637,947
1/16/2015 Paddington Samuel Gruber  $76,223,578 $183,317,852 $259,541,430
12/31/2014 Get Santa   $0 $3,868,542 $3,868,542
6/27/2014 Postman Pat: The Movie Mr. Brown  $0 $8,660,022 $8,660,022
5/30/2014 Filth Dr. Rossi  $34,411 $9,079,853 $9,114,264
3/14/2014 Le Week-End Nick Burrows  $2,225,098 $8,374,932 $10,600,030
8/28/2013 Closed Circuit Attorney General  $5,750,995 $796,531 $6,547,526
10/26/2012 Cloud Atlas Captian Molyneux/Vyvyan Ayrs/Timothy Cavendish/Korean Musician/Prescient 2  $27,108,272 $103,564,882 $130,673,154
1/13/2012 The Iron Lady Denis Thatcher  $29,959,436 $85,632,668 $115,592,104
11/23/2011 Arthur Christmas Santa  $46,462,469 $103,254,655 $149,717,124
7/15/2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… Horace Slughorn  $381,011,219 $960,500,000 $1,341,511,219
12/29/2010 Another Year Tom  $3,205,706 $16,799,907 $20,005,613
10/31/2010 The Other Side Mayor Splinter  $0 $0 $0
5/21/2010 Perrier’s Bounty   $828 $0 $828
12/18/2009 The Young Victoria King William  $11,001,272 $20,877,619 $31,878,891
10/9/2009 The Damned United Sam Longson  $449,865 $3,750,009 $4,199,874
7/15/2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Professor Horace Slughorn  $301,959,197 $633,124,489 $935,083,686
1/23/2009 Inkheart Fenoglio  $17,303,424 $49,352,514 $66,655,938
6/6/2008 And When Did You Last See Your Father? Arthur Morrison  $1,071,240 $1,405,251 $2,476,491
5/22/2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the … Dean Charles Stanforth  $317,101,119 $469,534,294 $786,635,413
4/20/2007 Hot Fuzz Inspector Frank Butterman  $23,618,786 $58,123,832 $81,742,618
5/5/2006 Art School Confidential Jimmy  $3,297,137 $0 $3,297,137
2/24/2006 Doogal Brian (international release)  $7,578,946 $20,479,706 $28,058,652
12/9/2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, t… Professor Kirke  $291,710,957 $428,828,615 $720,539,572
8/19/2005 Valiant Pigeon Training Seargent  $19,478,106 $44,710,281 $64,188,387
3/11/2005 Robots Madame Gasket  $128,200,012 $132,500,000 $260,700,012
11/12/2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason Colin Jones  $40,203,020 $223,691,531 $263,894,551
10/10/2004 Vera Drake Judge  $3,753,806 $9,600,049 $13,353,855
9/1/2004 Vanity Fair Joseph 'Jos' Sedley  $16,123,851 $3,000,000 $19,123,851
8/20/2004 Bright Young Things Drunk Major  $933,637 $1,748,963 $2,682,600
6/16/2004 Around the World in 80 Days Lord Kelvin  $24,004,159 $48,000,000 $72,004,159
12/27/2002 Nicholas Nickleby Wackford Squeers  $1,562,800 $0 $1,562,800
12/20/2002 Gangs of New York Boss Tweed  $77,730,500 $105,394,121 $183,124,621
12/14/2001 Iris John Bayley  $5,580,479 $9,574,542 $15,155,021
5/18/2001 Moulin Rouge Zidler  $57,386,369 $121,822,474 $179,208,843
4/13/2001 Bridget Jones's Diary Colin Jones  $71,500,556 $210,026,602 $281,527,158
12/17/1999 Topsy Turvy William Schwenk Gilbert  $6,201,757 $0 $6,201,757
12/4/1998 Little Voice Mr. Boo  $4,595,000 $17,192,233 $21,787,233
8/14/1998 The Avengers Mother  $23,385,416 $25,200,000 $48,585,416
2/13/1998 The Borrowers Pod Clock  $22,619,589 $31,426,243 $54,045,832
5/30/1997 Rough Magic Doc Ansell  $171,979 $0 $171,979
2/28/1997 Smilla's Sense of Snow Lagermann  $2,221,994 $0 $2,221,994
11/8/1996 The Secret Agent Chief Inspector Heat  $106,606 $0 $106,606
12/29/1995 Richard III Buckingham  $2,684,904 $1,514,430 $4,199,334
10/21/1994 Bullets Over Broadway Warner Purcell  $13,383,747 $0 $13,383,747
9/16/1994 Princess Caraboo Mr. Worrall  $2,984,777 $92,578 $3,077,355
11/25/1992 The Crying Game Col  $62,546,695 $0 $62,546,695
7/31/1992 Enchanted April Frederick Arbuthnot  $13,200,170 $0 $13,200,170
12/1/1991 Life is Sweet Andy  $1,516,000 $0 $1,516,000
9/22/1989 Erik the Viking Ernest the Viking (a Rapist)  $1,932,642 $0 $1,932,642
7/24/1987 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Jean Pierre Dubois  $11,227,824 $0 $11,227,824
1/1/1987 The Good Father Roger Miles  $421,201 $0 $421,201
12/18/1985 Brazil Dr. Jaffe  $9,929,135 $3,011 $9,932,146
3/8/1985 The Hit Barrister  $876,775 $0 $876,775
11/6/1981 Time Bandits Compere  $37,400,000 $0 $37,400,000
2/13/1981 The Dogs of War Film Crew  $0 $0 $0
3/9/1979 The Passage German Soldier  $70,461 $0 $70,461
Movies: 65Totals:$2,470,083,723$4,831,702,569$7,301,786,292
  Averages:$38,001,288$74,333,886$112,335,174

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/10/2017 The Sense of an Ending $39,691 281 $1,274,420 $4,475,783 28.5%
6/27/2014 Postman Pat: The Movie $0 0 $0 $8,660,022 0.0%
3/14/2014 Le Week-End $43,608 157 $2,225,098 $10,600,030 21.0%
10/26/2012 Cloud Atlas $9,612,247 2,023 $27,108,272 $130,673,154 20.7%
11/23/2011 Arthur Christmas $12,068,931 3,376 $46,462,469 $149,717,124 31.0%
12/29/2010 Another Year $111,869 236 $3,205,706 $20,005,613 16.0%
5/21/2010 Perrier’s Bounty $828 1 $828 $828 100.0%
2/13/1998 The Borrowers $6,075,079 1,606 $22,619,589 $54,045,832 41.9%
Movies: 8Totals:  $102,896,382$378,178,386 
 Averages:$3,494,032960$12,862,048$47,272,29832.4%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/19/2018 Meari to majo no hana $1,515,939 448 $2,418,404 $33,169,287 7.3%
1/12/2018 Paddington 2 $11,001,961 3,702 $40,442,052 $195,259,731 20.7%
9/16/2016 Bridget Jones’s Baby $8,571,785 2,930 $24,139,805 $203,555,567 11.9%
7/1/2016 The Legend of Tarzan $38,527,856 3,591 $126,643,061 $349,143,061 36.3%
2/26/2016 Eddie the Eagle $6,084,682 2,044 $15,789,389 $45,121,177 35.0%
1/15/2016 The Lady in the Van $61,566 602 $10,021,175 $41,516,445 24.1%
11/4/2015 Brooklyn $187,281 962 $38,322,743 $62,076,141 61.7%
6/26/2015 Big Game $16,909 11 $24,752 $1,637,947 1.5%
1/16/2015 Paddington $18,966,676 3,355 $76,223,578 $259,541,430 29.4%
5/30/2014 Filth $7,526 5 $34,411 $9,114,264 0.4%
8/28/2013 Closed Circuit $2,464,931 870 $5,750,995 $6,547,526 87.8%
1/13/2012 The Iron Lady $220,409 1,244 $29,959,436 $115,592,104 25.9%
7/15/2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… $169,189,427 4,375 $381,011,219 $1,341,511,219 28.4%
12/18/2009 The Young Victoria $160,069 476 $11,001,272 $31,878,891 34.5%
10/9/2009 The Damned United $32,065 45 $449,865 $4,199,874 10.7%
7/15/2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $77,835,727 4,455 $301,959,197 $935,083,686 32.3%
1/23/2009 Inkheart $7,601,379 2,655 $17,303,424 $66,655,938 26.0%
5/22/2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the … $100,137,835 4,264 $317,101,119 $786,635,413 40.3%
4/20/2007 Hot Fuzz $5,848,464 1,272 $23,618,786 $81,742,618 28.9%
12/9/2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, t… $65,556,312 3,853 $291,710,957 $720,539,572 40.5%
3/11/2005 Robots $36,045,301 3,776 $128,200,012 $260,700,012 49.2%
6/16/2004 Around the World in 80 Days $7,576,132 2,801 $24,004,159 $72,004,159 33.3%
12/20/2002 Gangs of New York $9,496,870 2,340 $77,730,500 $183,124,621 42.4%
5/18/2001 Moulin Rouge $167,540 2,283 $57,386,369 $179,208,843 32.0%
2/28/1997 Smilla's Sense of Snow $107,108 135 $2,221,994 $2,221,994 100.0%
11/8/1996 The Secret Agent $0 0 $106,606 $106,606 100.0%
12/29/1995 Richard III $91,915 130 $2,684,904 $4,199,334 63.9%
12/18/1985 Brazil $30,099 173 $9,929,135 $9,932,146 100.0%
Movies: 28Totals:  $2,016,189,319$6,002,019,606 
 Averages:$20,267,9921,886$72,006,761$214,357,84339.4%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,125 $102,896,382
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office 87 $2,016,189,319
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 123 $2,265,945,786
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 184 $1,481,584,318
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 624 $603,396,163
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 152 $2,470,083,723
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 709 $275,282,004
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office 51 $3,985,830,287
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office 58 $4,487,478,480
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 101 $2,881,509,530
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 253 $1,317,725,909
Top Stars at the International Box Office 72 $4,831,702,569
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 822 $378,178,386
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office 60 $6,002,019,606
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office 74 $6,753,424,266
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 125 $4,363,093,848
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 320 $1,921,122,072
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office 93 $7,301,786,292
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 204 19
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 212 19
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 229 19
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 556 4
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 547 4
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 541 4
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 137 60
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 293 56
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 306 56
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 276 56
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 183 43
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 354 42
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 352 42
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 339 42
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,016 $51,893,273
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 479 $51,002,281
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 614 $128,429,494
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 201-300) 296 $138,192,488
Top International Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 201-300) 206 $8,660,022
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 701-800) 721 $180,322,767
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 344 $189,194,769
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 201-300) 252 $8,660,022
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,260 $56,433,085
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 301-400) 316 $46,462,469
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 704 $163,367,327
Top International Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 201-300) 276 $111,914,677
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 863 $219,800,412
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 201-300) 289 $158,377,146
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,607 $6,705,224
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 401-500) 465 $22,619,589
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 427 $46,462,469
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Multiple Creative Types Movies 8 $27,108,272
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 987 $28,376,202
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 401-500) 439 $31,426,243
Top International Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 323 $111,914,677
Top International Leading Stars for Multiple Creative Types Movies 2 $103,564,882
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,332 $35,081,426
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 401-500) 493 $54,045,832
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 351 $158,377,146
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Multiple Creative Types Movies 2 $130,673,154
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 620 $69,082,058
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 401-500) 486 $33,813,496
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 501-600) 519 $143,340,920
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 151 $131,941,084
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 501-600) 554 $212,422,978
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 201-300) 223 $165,754,580
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,393 $4,480,126
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 864 $29,334,198
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 501-600) 552 $69,082,058
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 963 $20,001,270
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 379 $111,939,814
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 401-500) 403 $134,680,898
Top International Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 301-400) 327 $8,660,022
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,228 $24,481,396
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 520 $141,274,012
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 401-500) 447 $203,762,956
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 301-400) 368 $8,660,022
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 599 $27,108,272
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 318 $46,462,469
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 301-400) 303 $103,564,882
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 101-200) 186 $103,254,655
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 301-400) 387 $130,673,154
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 249 $149,717,124


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