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Don Cheadle

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 42 films, with $7,438,240,572 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #75)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Colonel James Rhodes/War Machine (Avengers: Age of Ultron), James Rhodes/War Machine (Captain America: Civil War), James 'Rhodey' Rhodes (Iron Man 3), Lt. Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes (Iron Man 2), Roscoe Means (Ocean's Eleven)
Best-Known Technical Roles: St. Vincent (Executive Producer), Crash (Producer), Miles Ahead (Director), Miles Ahead (Screenwriter), Miles Ahead (Story Creator)
Most productive collaborators: Robert Downey, Jr., Kevin Feige, Jon Favreau, Stan Lee, Scarlett Johansson

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Box Office
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As an ActorSupporting10$1,222,387,909$1,628,451,529$2,850,839,438
Lead Ensemble Member7$1,426,924,954$2,319,102,582$3,746,027,536
In Technical RolesProducer2$57,945,314$48,344,822$106,290,136
Executive Producer1$44,137,712$10,699,522$54,837,234
Story Creator1$2,610,896$2,506,202$5,117,098

Featured Blu-ray and DVD Review: Captain America: Civil War

September 25th, 2016

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War is the 13th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. That’s 13 films in just 8 years. The film pulled in more than $1 billion worldwide, so the market isn’t tired of these movies. However, has the brisk pace resulted in a substandard film? Or is it yet another critical smash? More...

Home Market Releases for July 19th, 2016

July 18th, 2016

Orphan Black: Season Four

This week, the home market is led by Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, at least in terms of box office dollars. It is far from the best in terms of reviews. That’s not to say there are no high quality releases this week. In fact, there are five Pick of the Week contenders, six if you include Belladonna Of Sadness, which came out last week, but the screener arrived late, so the review didn’t get published till the weekend. In the end, I went with To Have and Have Not on Blu-ray as Pick of the Week. However, Orphan Black: Season Four earns the seldom awarded Puck of the Week, as the best Canadian release. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Looking to Rake in the Green

April 1st, 2016

Green Room

There are a handful of films on this week's list earning great reviews and/or loud buzz. Of these four films, Green Room is the one I want to see the most, but Everybody Wants Some is the one most likely to become a box office hit. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Iron Man 3

September 23rd, 2013

Iron Man 3 was the first Marvel Comics movie since The Avengers broke records. Expectations for this film rose dramatically as a result of that film's box office success, not to mention its critical acclaim. Can Iron Man 3 live up to these expectations? Or has The Avengers set the bar too high? More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for December 18th, 2012

December 16th, 2012

It's the last week before Christmas, which means it is the last chance for last minute gifts. There are a number of first-run releases coming out this week, some of which are not coming out till Friday, or even next Monday. There are also quite a few limited releases and TV on DVD releases hitting the home market this week. However, none of these were big hits and very few earned strong praise from critics. That doesn't mean there are none that are worth picking up. In fact, we have a trio of contenders for Pick of the Week. Shameless: The Complete Second Season on DVD or Blu-ray; Pitch Perfect on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack; and Arbitrage on DVD or Blu-ray. It was a close call, but in the end I went with Arbitrage. Also coming out this week is Rush: 2012 - CD and Blu-ray in a Deluxe Edition or Super Deluxe Edition, which is a clear winner of Puck of the Week. More...

Featured TV on DVD Review: House of Lies: Season One

December 16th, 2012

House of Lies debut in January of this year on Showtime. The cable network seems to specialize in flawed anti-heroes for their comedies. Many times this works, like with Shameless or Nurse Jackie, other times it doesn't, like with Californication or the later seasons of Weeds. Can the cast of lies maintain the balance between flawed and charming? Or have the writers mistakenly thought selfish and egotistical is a shortcut to compelling characters? More...

2012 Preview: November

November 1st, 2012

October was pretty good with a few films really crushing expectations, which made up for the few duds that opened at the end. 2012 gained about $100 million over 2011 during the month of October. We really needed this success and hopefully November will continue this push forward. However, November is a bit of a weird month. There are five weekends, but only eight true wide releases, half of which open on the Thanksgiving long weekend, leaving the other four weeks with just one true wide release each. There are a couple others opening in the semi-wide level and another opening in limited release with a planned wide release, but even so, it is not a busy month. That said, it is a case of quality over quantity. There are four films that are pretty much guaranteed to reach $100 million, one of which should reach $300 million. By comparison, last November only produced one $100 million film. Granted, that film was The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1, which made nearly $300 million, which is a huge number no matter how you look at it. But this year, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 should top that number and with the other $100 million movies pulling in more than $400 million combined, it should be a very profitable month at the box office. More...

Box Office
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5/4/2018 Avengers: Infinity War James Rhodes / War Machine   $0 $0 $0
10/14/2016 Kevin Hart: What Now? Himself  $23,591,043 $0 $23,591,043
5/6/2016 Captain America: Civil War James Rhodes/War Machine  $408,084,349 $745,220,146 $1,153,304,495
4/1/2016 Miles Ahead Miles Davis  $2,610,896 $2,506,202 $5,117,098
5/1/2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron Colonel James Rhodes/War Machine  $459,005,868 $949,212,854 $1,408,218,722
5/3/2013 Iron Man 3 James 'Rhodey' Rhodes  $408,992,272 $806,400,000 $1,215,392,272
11/2/2012 Flight Hugh Lang  $93,772,375 $66,786,063 $160,558,438
7/29/2011 The Guard Wendell Everett  $5,359,774 $15,837,680 $21,197,454
5/7/2010 Iron Man 2 Lt. Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes   $312,433,331 $308,723,058 $621,156,389
3/5/2010 Brooklyn's Finest   $27,163,593 $12,069,640 $39,233,233
1/16/2009 Hotel for Dogs Bernie  $73,034,460 $49,178,625 $122,213,085
8/27/2008 Traitor Samir Horn  $23,530,831 $4,351,395 $27,882,226
11/2/2007 Darfur Now Himself  $109,107 $0 $109,107
7/13/2007 Talk to Me Ralph "Petey" Greene  $4,526,759 $229,146 $4,755,905
6/8/2007 Ocean's Thirteen Basher Tarr/Fender Roads  $117,144,465 $194,600,000 $311,744,465
4/27/2007 Dog Problem, The   $1,344 $0 $1,344
3/23/2007 Reign Over Me Alan Johnson  $19,661,987 $420,000 $20,081,987
5/6/2005 Crash Graham  $55,334,418 $45,838,620 $101,173,038
12/29/2004 The Assassination of Richard Nixon Bonny  $708,776 $431,275 $1,140,051
12/22/2004 Hotel Rwanda Paul Rusesabagina  $23,519,128 $13,002,095 $36,521,223
12/10/2004 Ocean's Twelve Basher Tarr  $125,531,634 $237,457,442 $362,989,076
11/12/2004 After the Sunset Henri Moore  $28,328,132 $10,000,982 $38,329,114
4/2/2004 The United States of Leland Pearl Madison  $343,816 $0 $343,816
4/25/2003 Manic Dr. David Moore  $75,535 $0 $75,535
12/7/2001 Ocean's Eleven Roscoe Means  $183,417,150 $267,311,379 $450,728,529
8/3/2001 Rush Hour 2 Kenny  $226,164,286 $121,261,546 $347,425,832
6/8/2001 Swordfish Agent A.D. Roberts  $69,772,969 $77,307,444 $147,080,413
12/27/2000 Traffic Montel Gordon  $124,107,476 $84,192,524 $208,300,000
12/22/2000 The Family Man Cash  $75,764,085 $48,951,778 $124,715,863
3/10/2000 Mission to Mars Luc Goddard  $60,874,615 $45,125,385 $106,000,000
6/26/1998 Out of Sight Maurice 'Snoopy' Miller  $37,562,568 $40,000,000 $77,562,568
5/15/1998 Bulworth L.D.  $26,528,684 $2,674,699 $29,203,383
10/10/1997 Boogie Nights Buck Swope  $26,410,771 $16,700,954 $43,111,725
4/25/1997 Volcano Emmit Reese  $47,546,796 $72,553,204 $120,100,000
2/21/1997 Rosewood Sylvester Carrier  $13,104,494 $0 $13,104,494
12/1/1995 Things to Do in Denver when You're Dead Rooster  $529,766 $0 $529,766
9/29/1995 Devil in a Blue Dress Mouse  $16,030,096 $0 $16,030,096
8/6/1993 The Meteor Man Goldilocks  $8,015,592 $0 $8,015,592
1/1/1992 Roadside Prophets Happy Days Manager  $147,724 $0 $147,724
4/15/1988 Colors Rocket  $46,616,067 $0 $46,616,067
8/28/1987 Hamburger Hill Pvt. Washburn  $13,839,404 $0 $13,839,404
4/19/1985 Moving Violations Juicy Burgers Worker  $10,600,000 $0 $10,600,000
Movies: 42Totals:$3,199,896,436$4,238,344,136$7,438,240,572
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4/1/2016 Miles Ahead Director,
Story by 
$2,610,896 $2,506,202 $5,117,098
10/10/2014 St. Vincent Executive Producer $44,137,712 $10,699,522 $54,837,234
5/6/2005 Crash Producer $55,334,418 $45,838,620 $101,173,038
Movies: 3Totals:$102,083,026$59,044,344$161,127,370