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Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Best known as a Supporting Actress based on credits in that role in 8 films, with $325,372,001 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #9,793)
Best-known acting roles: Plumette (Beauty and the Beast), Dr. Kate Murry (A Wrinkle in Time), Famulus (Jupiter Ascending), Prema Mutiso (Concussion), Talia (Larry Crowne)
Most productive collaborators: Emma Watson, Bill Condon, David Hoberman, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting8$141,933,237$183,438,764$325,372,001
Lead Ensemble Member2$604,492,773$790,048,739$1,394,541,512
Leading2$25,345,357$5,784,718$31,130,075
(Unclassified)2$0$0$0

Career Trend

This graph shows Gugu Mbatha-Raw’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


2018 Preview: March

March 1st, 2018

Ready Player One

February was an amazing month, thanks mainly to Black Panther, but Fifty Shades Freed and Peter Rabbit were also significant hits and overall the month was a massive improvement over last February. Looking forward, there’s nothing opening in March that will earn as much in total as Black Panther did during its opening weekend. That said, A Wrinkle in Time and Ready Player One should have no trouble getting to $100 million, while Tomb Raider has a 50/50 chance of getting there. Unfortunately, compared to last March, this is still a pittance. There’s a chance that no film opening this March will earn as much in total as Beauty and the Beast opened with last march. We will need Black Panther to have good legs to keep 2018 ahead of 2017 by the end of the month. More...

2017 Preview: March

March 1st, 2017

Beauty and the Beast

February was an okay month. The films that missed expectations were mostly balanced by the films that were pleasant surprises. Unfortunately, last February was amazing as Deadpool dominated the chart, so 2017 has fallen further behind 2016 and 2016’s lead is now about $100 million. It is not so bad that a good March won’t help 2017 back into the lead. Will that happen? We have some good news and some bad news. Good news: Every week there is one movie that has at least a shot at $100 million. Two of them, Logan and Beauty and the Beast, could reach $200 million or a lot more. Bad News: last March, both Zootopia and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice earned more than $300 million. That’s a really powerful one-two punch and I don’t think we can replicate that this time around. On the other hand, last March, the third best film of the month was 10 Cloverfield Lane, while there were four films that were expected to open wide that earned less than $10 million at the box office. 2017 likely won’t be as good at the top, but I also don’t think it will have as many bombs either. If Beauty and the Beast reaches the very high end of expectations, then 2017 could even close the gap with 2016 entirely. I’ll be happy getting halfway there. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Handmade Limited Releases

October 21st, 2016

The Handmaiden

Several films coming out this week are earning nearly unanimously positive reviews. This includes a few documentaries, but also a couple of narrative films that have a shot at some box office success. Moonlight is clearly aiming to win awards and it might do so. The Handmaiden should help grow Chan-wook Park’s fanbase here. More...

Concussion Trailer

August 31st, 2015

Concussion

Drama starring Will Smith, Alec Baldwin and Gugu Mbatha-Raw opens December 25 ... Full Movie Details. More...

2014 - Awards Season: BAFTA - Winners

February 8th, 2015

The Grand Budapest Hotel poster

The BAFTA winners were announced on Sunday and there were a few surprises, including the number one winner. The Grand Budapest Hotel took home five awards, while Boyhood, The Theory of Everything, and Whiplash earned three each. More...

2014 - Awards Season: BAFTA - Nominations

January 11th, 2015

The Grand Budapest Hotel poster

The BAFTA nominations were announced yesterday and unlike most other Awards Season voters, the BAFTA voters gave us some real surprises. For instance, Birdman didn't lead the way. In fact, it was a comedy, The Grand Budapest Hotel, that earned the most nominations at 11. Granted, Birdman and The Theory of Everything were tied for second place with ten each, but it is still strange to see a comedy leading the way. More...

2014 Preview: November

October 31st, 2014

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 poster

October was a better than expected month with the overall box office keeping pace with October of 2013, for the most part. (The last weekend will be terrible, but that's because of Halloween.) We were able to close the gap somewhat in the year-over-year comparison, at least by a little bit. So how will November do compared to October. Let's put it this way. There are only seven films opening wide this month. Of those, Beyond the Lights will likely not make an impact at the box office. Every other film has at least a reasonable shot at $100 million. More than half the of the films opening this month could hit $200 million. Leading the way will be The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, which could hit $400 million. The only problem is when book franchises split the final installment into two parts, the first part tends to be weaker at the box office. Interstellar is a big question mark. On the low end, it could make just over $100 million, while on the high end, just over $300 million is within reach. That's a wide range of expectations. On the downside, last November, there were two movies to reach $400 million: Catching Fire and Frozen. On the other hand, there was only one other movie to make more than $100 million, Thor: The Dark World, so perhaps the depth this year will help 2014 come out ahead in the year-over-year comparison. More...

2012 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part II

December 6th, 2012

While Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, there are still plenty of shopping days from now till Christmas. Like every year, we have a Holiday Gift Guide, starting with Part I, which focused on first run releases and franchise box sets. Part II focuses on TV on DVD releases. Like years past, we will be focusing on TV on DVD releases for shows making their debut on the home market, or for full season sets. That's not to say those are the only shows worth buying as gifts, but if you know someone who loved Futurama, then you don't need me to tell you Volume 7 would make a good gift or not. The number of really good TV series that made their debut this year is bigger than last year, including some that were so good they dominated Awards Season. The best of these was... More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/20/2019 Star Wars: Ep. IX   $0 $0 $0
3/9/2018 A Wrinkle in Time Dr. Kate Murry  $100,478,608 $32,923,274 $133,401,882
12/31/2017 Fast Color   $0 $0 $0
3/16/2017 Beauty and the Beast Plumette  $504,014,165 $757,125,465 $1,261,139,630
12/31/2016 Irreplaceable You   $0 $0 $0
11/25/2016 Miss Sloane Esme Manucharian  $3,500,605 $3,453,400 $6,954,005
8/5/2016 The Whole Truth Janelle  $0 $1,470,635 $1,470,635
6/24/2016 Free State of Jones Rachel  $20,810,036 $2,341,881 $23,151,917
12/24/2015 Concussion Prema Mutiso  $34,531,832 $15,831,958 $50,363,790
2/6/2015 Jupiter Ascending Famulus  $47,482,519 $134,500,000 $181,982,519
11/14/2014 Beyond the Lights Noni Jean  $14,618,727 $0 $14,618,727
5/2/2014 Belle Dido Elizabeth Belle  $10,726,630 $5,784,718 $16,511,348
2/28/2014 Odd Thomas Viola  $0 $0 $0
7/1/2011 Larry Crowne Talia  $35,608,245 $25,840,890 $61,449,135
Movies: 14Totals:$771,771,367$979,272,221$1,751,043,588
  Averages:$55,126,526$69,948,016$125,074,542

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/9/2018 A Wrinkle in Time $33,123,609 3,980 $100,478,608 $133,401,882 75.3%
3/16/2017 Beauty and the Beast $174,750,616 4,210 $504,014,165 $1,261,139,630 40.0%
11/14/2014 Beyond the Lights $6,200,284 1,789 $14,618,727 $14,618,727 100.0%
5/2/2014 Belle $106,578 1,114 $10,726,630 $16,511,348 65.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $629,838,130$1,425,671,587 
 Averages:$53,545,2722,773$157,459,533$356,417,89770.1%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/20/2019 Star Wars: Ep. IX $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/25/2016 Miss Sloane $59,797 1,648 $3,500,605 $6,954,005 50.3%
8/5/2016 The Whole Truth $0 0 $0 $1,470,635 0.0%
6/24/2016 Free State of Jones $7,572,206 2,815 $20,810,036 $23,151,917 89.9%
12/24/2015 Concussion $10,513,749 2,841 $34,531,832 $50,363,790 68.6%
2/6/2015 Jupiter Ascending $18,372,372 3,885 $47,482,519 $181,982,519 26.1%
2/28/2014 Odd Thomas $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/1/2011 Larry Crowne $13,096,065 2,976 $35,608,245 $61,449,135 57.9%
Movies: 8Totals:  $141,933,237$325,372,001 
 Averages:$6,201,7741,771$17,741,655$40,671,50048.8%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 265 $629,838,130
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 10,101-10,200) 10,165 $141,933,237
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,111 $267,757,202
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 510 $724,288,848
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 24,801-24,900) 24,827 $47,482,519
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,426 $771,771,367
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 269 $795,833,457
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 9,701-9,800) 9,760 $183,438,764
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 8,001-8,100) 8,011 $222,146,756
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 600 $844,772,221
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 11,201-11,300) 11,225 $134,500,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,391 $979,272,221
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 267 $1,425,671,587
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,701-9,800) 9,793 $325,372,001
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,301-6,400) 6,389 $489,903,958
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 548 $1,569,061,069
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 14,901-15,000) 14,903 $181,982,519
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,339 $1,751,043,588
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 213 89
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 320 48
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 232 76
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,587 $14,618,727
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 201-300) 300 $100,478,608
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Remake Movies 9 $504,014,165
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 255 $10,726,630
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 559 $32,923,274
Top International Leading Stars for Remake Movies 10 $757,125,465
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 258 $5,784,718
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,956 $14,618,727
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 423 $133,401,882
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Remake Movies 7 $1,261,139,630
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 294 $16,511,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 784 $125,823,965
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Animation/Live Action Movies 65 $504,014,165
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,445 $38,707,992
Top International Leading Stars for Animation/Live Action Movies 64 $757,125,465
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,050 $164,531,957
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Animation/Live Action Movies 64 $1,261,139,630
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,417 $14,618,727
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies 23 $604,492,773
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 301-400) 313 $10,726,630
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies 30 $790,048,739
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 301-400) 321 $5,784,718
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,761 $14,618,727
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies 24 $1,394,541,512
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 301-400) 360 $16,511,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 501-600) 518 $100,478,608
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 501-600) 563 $25,345,357
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Musical Movies 10 $504,014,165
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 797 $32,923,274
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 903 $5,784,718
Top International Leading Stars for Musical Movies 16 $757,125,465
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 675 $133,401,882
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 688 $31,130,075
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Musical Movies 15 $1,261,139,630
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,237 $14,618,727
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies 49 $615,219,403
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies 62 $795,833,457
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,353 $14,618,727
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies 54 $1,411,052,860
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies 66 $604,492,773
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies 61 $790,048,739
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies 57 $1,394,541,512


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