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Nat Faxon

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $679,150,758 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #4,238)
Best-known acting roles: Greg (Tammy), Mark (Bad Teacher), Dave (Zookeeper), Max (Sex Tape), Roddy (The Way Way Back)
Best-known technical roles: The Descendants (Screenwriter), The Way Way Back (Director), The Way Way Back (Screenwriter), The Way Way Back (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Jason Segel, George Clooney, Alexander Payne, Jim Rash, Jake Kasdan

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting7$366,290,816$312,859,942$679,150,758
Lead Ensemble Member1$0$0$0
In Technical RolesScreenwriter2$104,127,651$98,233,959$202,361,610
Executive Producer1$21,502,690$5,351,120$26,853,810
Director1$21,502,690$5,351,120$26,853,810

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


2013 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part IV

December 21st, 2013

PANIC! If you haven't finished your Christmas shopping yet, it is officially time to panic. Personally, I got the last of my shopping done on Wednesday, although I don't think the gift will arrive in time for Christmas. For those still looking for a last minute gift, Part IV of our Holiday Gift Guide focuses on books, CDs, and of course anything else I missed the first time around, beginning with... More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: The Way Way Back

November 15th, 2013

The Way Way Back is written by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. For most of their careers, they have been actors. However, they wrote the script for The Descendants, which won them an Oscar. This time around, they not only co-wrote the screenplay, but co-directed the film as well. Was The Descendants a fluke? Or do they have another critical darling on their hands? More...

Limited Releases will have to go Way Back to Look for a Big Hit

July 5th, 2013

It's a pretty busy week for limited releases with several films having openings spread out from Wednesday through Friday. However, while it is a busy week, only two of them are earning overall good reviews. Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me is earning the best reviews, but as a documentary, its chances of expanding are limited. On the other hand, The Way Way Back is not only earning great reviews, but its cast is better than most wide releases could hope for. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/18/2014 Sex Tape Max  $38,543,473 $87,526,036 $126,069,509
7/2/2014 Tammy Greg  $84,525,432 $11,882,223 $96,407,655
7/5/2013 The Way Way Back Roddy  $21,502,690 $5,351,120 $26,853,810
1/11/2013 Freeloaders   $0 $0 $0
8/3/2012 The Babymakers Zig-Zig  $5,783 $250,772 $256,555
7/8/2011 Zookeeper Dave  $80,360,866 $90,444,659 $170,805,525
6/24/2011 Bad Teacher Mark  $100,292,856 $115,156,141 $215,448,997
1/11/2002 Orange County Kip  $41,059,716 $2,248,991 $43,308,707
Movies: 8Totals:$366,290,816$312,859,942$679,150,758
  Averages:$45,786,352$39,107,493$84,893,845

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/11/2013 Freeloaders $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $0$0 
 Averages:$00$0$00.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/18/2014 Sex Tape $14,608,152 3,062 $38,543,473 $126,069,509 30.6%
7/2/2014 Tammy $21,577,049 3,465 $84,525,432 $96,407,655 87.7%
7/5/2013 The Way Way Back $552,788 1,001 $21,502,690 $26,853,810 80.1%
8/3/2012 The Babymakers $5,215 10 $5,783 $256,555 2.3%
7/8/2011 Zookeeper $20,065,617 3,482 $80,360,866 $170,805,525 47.0%
6/24/2011 Bad Teacher $31,603,106 3,049 $100,292,856 $215,448,997 46.6%
1/11/2002 Orange County $15,053,226 2,317 $41,059,716 $43,308,707 94.8%
Movies: 7Totals:  $366,290,816$679,150,758 
 Averages:$14,780,7362,341$52,327,259$97,021,53755.6%

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All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/5/2013 The Way Way Back Director,
Screenwriter,
Executive Producer 
$21,502,690 $5,351,120 $26,853,810
11/16/2011 The Descendants Screenwriter $82,624,961 $92,882,839 $175,507,800
Movies: 2Totals:$104,127,651$98,233,959$202,361,610
  Averages:$52,063,826$49,116,980$101,180,805

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/5/2013 The Way Way Back $552,788 1,001 $21,502,690 $26,853,810 80.1%
Movies: 1Totals:  $21,502,690$26,853,810 
 Averages:$552,7881,001$21,502,690$26,853,81080.1%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/5/2013 The Way Way Back $552,788 1,001 $21,502,690 $26,853,810 80.1%
11/16/2011 The Descendants $1,190,096 2,038 $82,624,961 $175,507,800 47.1%
Movies: 2Totals:  $104,127,651$202,361,610 
 Averages:$871,4421,520$52,063,826$101,180,80563.6%


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