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Choi Min-sik

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 3 films, with $500,125,052 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #6,098)
Best-known acting roles: Mr. Jang (Lucy), Admiral Yi (Myeong-ryang), Detective Kang (Sinsegye), Seoul Mayor (Special Citizen), Kyung-Chul (Akmareul Boatda)
Most productive collaborators: Scarlett Johansson, Luc Besson, Morgan Freeman, Virginie Besson-Silla, Han-Min Kim

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting3$127,153,392$372,971,660$500,125,052
Leading3$2,927,766$137,755,928$140,683,694

Career Trend

This graph shows Choi Min-sik’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: Lucy

January 20th, 2015

Lucy opened at the end of July and it was expected to do well at the box office, but it was a surprise hit earning more than $40 million opening weekend and $120 million domestically, not to mention over $450 million worldwide. This is an even better result when you compare it to how bad the overall summer box office was. Did this film deserve this success? Or did this film benefit from the lack of strong competition? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/28/2017 Special Citizen Seoul Mayor  $96,777 $7,136,000 $7,232,777
8/8/2014 Myeong-ryang Admiral Yi  $2,830,989 $130,619,928 $133,450,917
7/25/2014 Lucy Mr. Jang  $126,573,960 $330,933,816 $457,507,776
7/23/2013 New World Chief Kang  $0 $0 $0
3/22/2013 Sinsegye Detective Kang  $450,222 $28,998,245 $29,448,467
3/4/2011 Akmareul Boatda Kyung-Chul  $129,210 $13,039,599 $13,168,809
Movies: 6Totals:$130,081,158$510,727,588$640,808,746
  Averages:$21,680,193$85,121,265$106,801,458

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/28/2017 Special Citizen $47,128 29 $96,777 $7,232,777 1.3%
8/8/2014 Myeong-ryang $43,000 51 $2,830,989 $133,450,917 2.1%
7/23/2013 New World $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $2,927,766$140,683,694 
 Averages:$30,04327$975,922$46,894,5651.7%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/25/2014 Lucy $43,899,340 3,202 $126,573,960 $457,507,776 27.7%
3/22/2013 Sinsegye $129,954 24 $450,222 $29,448,467 1.5%
3/4/2011 Akmareul Boatda $13,567 15 $129,210 $13,168,809 1.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $127,153,392$500,125,052 
 Averages:$14,680,9541,080$42,384,464$166,708,35110.1%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,964 $2,927,766
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 11,401-11,500) 11,447 $127,153,392
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 11,301-11,400) 11,395 $130,081,158
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,538 $3,507,198
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 9,901-10,000) 9,944 $126,573,960
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 12,501-12,600) 12,515 $130,081,158
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,024 $137,755,928
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,528 $372,971,660
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,973 $510,727,588
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,148 $179,793,772
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,239 $330,933,816
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,578 $510,727,588
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,388 $140,683,694
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,001-6,100) 6,098 $500,125,052
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,701-4,800) 4,729 $640,808,746
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,828 $183,300,970
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,413 $457,507,776
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,435 $640,808,746
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 247 60
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 237 60
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 273 60
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 322 45
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 319 45
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 354 45
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,158 $96,777
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 301-400) 354 $2,830,989
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,757 $7,136,000
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies 47 $130,619,928
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,235 $7,232,777
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies 77 $133,450,917
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,657 $2,927,766
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 759 $137,755,928
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,123 $140,683,694
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,862 $96,777
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 401-500) 451 $2,830,989
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,529 $7,136,000
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies 68 $130,619,928
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,033 $7,232,777
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 101-200) 116 $133,450,917
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 557 $2,830,989
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,880 $96,777
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 308 $130,619,928
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 801-900) 817 $7,136,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 388 $133,450,917
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,144 $7,232,777
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies 99 $2,927,766
Top International Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies 38 $137,755,928
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies 40 $140,683,694


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