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Henry Cavill

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films, with $2,806,037,007 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #685)
Best-known acting roles: Superman (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), Clark Kent/Kal-El (Man of Steel), Kal-El / Clark Kent / Superman (Justice League), Theseus (Immortals), Solo (The Man From U.N.C.L.E.)
Most productive collaborators: Zack Snyder, Ben Affleck, Chris Terrio, Charles Roven, Gal Gadot

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading4$670,614,404$996,351,623$1,666,966,027
Supporting4$59,850,416$136,315,593$196,166,009
Lead Ensemble Member3$312,528,312$554,987,569$867,515,881
(Unclassified)5$54,228,104$21,160,986$75,389,090

Career Trend

This graph shows Henry Cavill’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


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 157 $983,142,716
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 825 $1,097,221,236
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 128 $1,551,339,192
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 613 $1,708,815,771
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 141 $2,534,481,908
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 685 $2,806,037,007
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office 63 160
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Domestic Box Office 68 135
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Domestic Box Office 72 132
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Domestic Box Office 27 223
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Domestic Box Office 46 184
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office 47 165
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the International Box Office 69 106
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the International Box Office 70 111
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the International Box Office 28 199
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the International Box Office 39 183
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office 54 161
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Worldwide Box Office 74 120
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Worldwide Box Office 71 122
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Worldwide Box Office 28 209
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Worldwide Box Office 42 181

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.


2018 Preview: July

July 1st, 2018

Ant-Man and the Wasp

June was amazing, with two absolute monster hits and a solid $100 million hit. By the end of the month, 2018’s lead over 2017 will be well over $500 million, or close to 10%. Even if 2018 only managed to maintain this lead in terms of raw numbers for the rest of the year, it will be a massive jump at the box office. As for July, there are a couple of potential monster hits, Ant-Man and the Wasp and Mission: Impossible—Fallout, plus four potential $100 million hits. Last July, there was only one monster hit, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and three $100 million hits. I don’t think 2018 will match 2017 at the top, but 2018 appears to have more depth and that should put it a little ahead over the full month. More...

Home Market Releases for March 20th, 2018

March 20th, 2018

Coco

It is a slow week with less than a dozen releases in the main section, and that includes two late reviews. There’s no more than that for the secondary Blu-ray releases. That said, a high percentage of these are worth picking up with many Pick of the Week contenders. For example, the biggest release of the week, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, is one of the best, as is one of the smallest releases, Miss Kiet’s Children. However, in the end, I went with Coco, which technically came out a couple of weeks ago, but the screener arrived late and it really deserves the title of Pick of the Week. More...

Justice League Trailer

March 27th, 2017

Super hero action movie starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, and Ray Fisher opens November 17 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Featured VOD Review: Suicide Squad

November 28th, 2016

Suicide Squad

After Superman Returns struggled at the box office and The Dark Knight became a surprise $1 billion hit, the folks at Warner Bros. decided to reboot the D.C. movies as D.C. Extended Universe using the dark and gritty style of the Dark Knight Trilogy. That hasn’t worked out so far. Man of Steel barely broke even and the mixed reviews made a few people worried about the franchise’s future. The dour interpretation of Superman didn’t work and the editing and pacing was a mess, but at least it had an interesting villain. Batman v Superman was terrible and had one of the worst villains of any comic book movie I’ve seen. When that film was eviscerated by the critics, Warner Bros. stepped in and made last minute changes to Suicide Squad. Did it work? Nope. But is it better than BvS? More...

Featured VOD Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

July 17th, 2016

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice came out on Video on Demand two weeks ago, but comes out on DVD, Blu-ray Combo Pack, 3D Combo Pack, or 4k Combo Pack this week. I’m reviewing the VOD, not because I got a screener, but because one of the people I game with watched it in theaters and demanded others in our group see it, so he’s not the only one to suffer. Is it really as bad as its reputation? Yes. Yes it is. More...

2016 Preview: March

March 1st, 2016

Zootopia

It's March 1st, which is not only the beginning of the month, but also Super Tuesday. If you are not American and don't pay attention to American politics, Super Tuesday is sort of like the Oscar night of the primary season. I was going to write about my predictions, but it looks like the race is about to be over. On the Republicans side, if Trump gets more than 50% of the delegates, then he has won. It will be too late to stop him. If he gets less than 40%, then it becomes a real race again. If the polling is correct, then he will get closer to 50% than 40%. On the Democratic side, Sanders needs at least 45% of the delegates, or it is over for him. Anything less than that and Hillary Clinton will have too big a lead to overcome. If the South Carolina result is an indicator, Hillary Clinton could get two-thirds of the delegates awarded tonight.

As for the box office, February was amazing, thanks to Deadpool's record-breaking opening and better than expected legs. The month ended with 2016 being nearly 4% higher than 2015's pace. Additionally, there are some big releases coming out this month with both Zootopia and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice looking to get more than $200 million, while Allegiant should hit $100 million. Last March, there were also three films that earned more than $100 million, but only one $200 million hit, Cinderella. It should be a really close race between 2016 and 2015. More...

2015 Preview: August

August 1st, 2015

Fantastic Four

It is still a little too soon to tell how July will finish, as we don't have any numbers for the final weekend at the time of writing. We know Minions was a monster hit and that Ant-man will be a financial success. However, until we see how Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation does, it will be impossible to call the month a true success. If Rogue Nation bombed this weekend, then the month is only a partial success. It would also mean the summer of 2015 could be coming to an abrupt end. As for August, only Fantastic Four has a better than 50/50 chance of reaching $100 million; although some people think Straight Outta Compton also has a shot at that milestone. Besides those two, only a couple of other films even have a realistic shot at becoming midlevel hits. Worse still, last August was amazing with Guardians of the Galaxy breaking records. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles also did better than expected with a domestic haul of nearly $200 million. No release this August is going to match that figure. There's a good chance the top two releases combined won't do so. Fortunately, 2015 has a sizable lead over 2014, so even a soft month will keep 2015 ahead in the year-over-year comparison. More...

2013 Preview: June

June 2nd, 2013

May ended on a mixed note, but there was still enough to celebrate. Of the seven films I thought had a legitimate shot at $100 million, four have already gotten there, one more is a sure thing, and another has a good shot as well. Only one, After Earth, will definitely fail to get to that milestone. (Although Now You See Me might get there instead.) Looking forward to June, there are four weekends, each with two wide releases, for a total of eight films. Of those eight, six have a legitimate shot at $100 million. One, Monsters University, should have no trouble getting to $200 million, and another, Man of Steel, should top $300 million. It is hard to compare this June with last June, because last June there were five weekends. Taking that into account and ignoring the first week, which lines up with the final week of May, there were eight wide releases. Of those eight, five hit $100 million, including three $200 million movies. There were no $300 million movies, so if the two big hits this month do as well as expected, 2013 could come out ahead. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2019 Justice League 2 Clark Kent/Superman  $0 $0 $0
7/27/2018 Mission: Impossible—Fallout August Walker  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2017 Nomis   $0 $0 $0
11/13/2017 Justice League Kal-El / Clark Kent / Superman  $229,024,295 $426,929,151 $655,953,446
12/31/2016 Sand Castle   $0 $0 $0
3/23/2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Superman  $330,360,194 $537,800,000 $868,160,194
8/12/2015 The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Solo  $45,445,109 $60,000,000 $105,445,109
6/14/2013 Man of Steel Clark Kent/Kal-El  $291,045,518 $376,954,000 $667,999,518
4/4/2012 The Cold Light of Day Will  $3,763,583 $21,597,623 $25,361,206
11/11/2011 Immortals Theseus  $83,504,017 $128,058,418 $211,562,435
9/18/2009 Blood Creek Evan Marshall  $0 $0 $0
6/19/2009 Whatever Works   $5,306,706 $29,800,000 $35,106,706
8/10/2007 Stardust Humphrey  $38,634,938 $98,387,307 $137,022,245
1/13/2006 Tristan & Isolde Melot  $14,734,633 $2,720,980 $17,455,613
7/11/2003 I Capture the Castle Stephen Colley  $1,174,139 $5,407,306 $6,581,445
1/25/2002 The Count of Monte Cristo Albert Mondego  $54,228,104 $21,160,986 $75,389,090
Movies: 16Totals:$1,097,221,236$1,708,815,771$2,806,037,007
  Averages:$68,576,327$106,800,986$175,377,313

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/27/2018 Mission: Impossible—Fallout $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/13/2017 Justice League $93,842,239 4,051 $229,024,295 $655,953,446 34.9%
3/23/2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice $166,007,347 4,256 $330,360,194 $868,160,194 38.1%
8/12/2015 The Man From U.N.C.L.E. $13,421,036 3,673 $45,445,109 $105,445,109 43.1%
6/14/2013 Man of Steel $116,619,362 4,207 $291,045,518 $667,999,518 43.6%
4/4/2012 The Cold Light of Day $1,831,588 1,511 $3,763,583 $25,361,206 14.8%
11/11/2011 Immortals $32,206,425 3,120 $83,504,017 $211,562,435 39.5%
Movies: 7Totals:  $983,142,716$2,534,481,908 
 Averages:$60,561,1422,974$140,448,959$362,068,84435.7%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/19/2009 Whatever Works $266,162 353 $5,306,706 $35,106,706 15.1%
8/10/2007 Stardust $9,169,779 2,565 $38,634,938 $137,022,245 28.2%
1/13/2006 Tristan & Isolde $6,583,135 1,845 $14,734,633 $17,455,613 84.4%
7/11/2003 I Capture the Castle $51,970 42 $1,174,139 $6,581,445 17.8%
Movies: 4Totals:  $59,850,416$196,166,009 
 Averages:$4,017,7621,201$14,962,604$49,041,50236.4%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 157 $983,142,716
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 22,801-22,900) 22,847 $59,850,416
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 638 $1,097,221,236
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 336 $983,142,716
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 23,001-23,100) 23,042 $53,369,571
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 825 $1,097,221,236
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 128 $1,551,339,192
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 12,601-12,700) 12,623 $136,315,593
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 452 $1,708,815,771
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 306 $1,551,339,192
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 14,301-14,400) 14,350 $101,108,287
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 613 $1,708,815,771
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 141 $2,534,481,908
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 15,901-16,000) 15,916 $196,166,009
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 504 $2,806,037,007
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 315 $2,534,481,908
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,401-17,500) 17,425 $154,477,858
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 685 $2,806,037,007
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 269 64
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 258 64
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office 63 160
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 120 96
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Domestic Box Office 68 135
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Domestic Box Office 72 132
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Domestic Box Office 27 223
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Domestic Box Office 46 184
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 191 75
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 178 75
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office 47 165
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 109 90
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the International Box Office 69 106
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the International Box Office 70 111
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the International Box Office 28 199
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the International Box Office 39 183
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 224 69
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 211 69
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office 54 161
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 114 92
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Worldwide Box Office 74 120
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Worldwide Box Office 71 122
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Worldwide Box Office 28 209
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Worldwide Box Office 42 181
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,954 $3,763,583
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies 33 $850,430,007
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 164 $45,445,109
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale Movies 39 $83,504,017
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,368 $21,597,623
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies 32 $1,341,683,151
Top International Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 141 $60,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale Movies 51 $128,058,418
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,732 $25,361,206
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies 33 $2,192,113,158
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 157 $105,445,109
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale Movies 42 $211,562,435
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 104 $983,142,716
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies 66 $1,551,339,192
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies 81 $2,534,481,908
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,753 $3,763,583
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 201-300) 231 $83,504,017
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 281 $45,445,109
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies 32 $850,430,007
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,126 $21,597,623
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 201-300) 230 $128,058,418
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 280 $60,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies 31 $1,341,683,151
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,504 $25,361,206
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 201-300) 230 $211,562,435
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 274 $105,445,109
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies 32 $2,192,113,158
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies 38 $979,379,133
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 401-500) 494 $3,763,583
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies 43 $1,529,741,569
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 325 $21,597,623
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies 42 $2,509,120,702
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 401-500) 426 $25,361,206
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies 85 $899,638,699
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 469 $83,504,017
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies 75 $1,423,280,774
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 322 $128,058,418
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies 79 $2,322,919,473
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 381 $211,562,435
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies 14 $895,875,116
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 301-400) 382 $3,763,583
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies 8 $1,401,683,151
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 201-300) 235 $21,597,623
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies 11 $2,297,558,267
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 301-400) 320 $25,361,206


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