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Jemaine Clement

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 8 films, with $2,352,579,350 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #532)
Best-known acting roles: Tamatoa (Moana), Jerry the Minion (Despicable Me), Sauron (The Lego Batman Movie), Nigel (Rio 2), Nigel (Rio)
Best-known technical roles: What We Do in the Shadows (Director), What We Do in the Shadows (Screenwriter)
Most productive collaborators: Anne Hathaway, Ron Clements, Auli'i Cravalho, Bruce Anderson, Jesse Eisenberg

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting8$987,248,848$1,365,330,502$2,352,579,350
Leading3$3,538,411$5,196,745$8,735,156
Lead Ensemble Member2$143,651,118$343,900,000$487,551,118
(Unclassified)3$2,470,159$1,874,375$4,344,534
In Technical RolesDirector1$3,469,224$5,012,132$8,481,356
Screenwriter1$3,469,224$5,012,132$8,481,356

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Limited and VOD Releases: Love Limited Releases for More Than Just a Day

January 12th, 2018

Lover For a Day

Awards Season is in full swing, so the moviegoers most likely to head out to see a limited release are preoccupied with the latest surprise / snub. This has resulted in a terrible week for limited releases. It’s so bad that if we stuck with our usual rule of needing 10 reviews to be listed here, there would only be a few movies. Even being more generous, there’s not a lot to talk about this week. The best movie is Lover For a Day, while Saturday Church is its only real competition. More...

Featured TV on DVD Review: Divorce: Season One

May 8th, 2017

Divorce: Season One

This HBO comedy has an impressive cast, but its reviews were merely good and its ratings were weak compared to most other HBO shows. It did well enough to get a second season, but will audiences come back? Will those who missed it the first time want to check it out on the home market? More...

2015 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part III - Limited Releases, Foreign Films, Classics, and Canadian Films

December 13th, 2015

The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki

The third installment of the Holiday Gift Guide focuses on smaller releases, movies that opened in limited release, foreign films, classics getting new releases, and a few Canadian films. This year the list looks different to the previous guides for a simple reason. While there were only eight releases on the TV on DVD installment of the holiday gift guide, the first pass had more than 30 films on this list. I tried trimming the list, but that resulted in me remembering more films I wanted to add to it. Even after getting rid of the ones that won't be released until after Christmas, like Bone Tomahawk, there are still way too many releases to deal with. So let's not delay anymore and get to the list, starting with the biggest release... More...

Home Market Releases for October 6th, 2015

October 7th, 2015

When Marnie Was There

The home market release report is a little late this week, because in our ongoing attempt to improve our site, we are looking at the format of this column and it will change shortly. (Also, this week both Amazon and Rotten Tomatoes were acting up. I had to download a script blocker and block all scripts on Rotten Tomatoes. Certain things no longer work, but at least it doesn't cause Firefox to freeze every ten minutes.) The biggest release of the week is The Avengers: The Age of Ultron, sort of. It came out last Friday, not this Tuesday. I'm waiting for my copy to arrive so I can do a full review. Meanwhile, the best new release of the week is When Marnie Was There in Blu-ray Combo Pack. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Final Releases

August 14th, 2015

Final Girl

It is both a very busy week with nearly a dozen releases on this week's list and a disappointing one. The slate of new releases is really weak, with only Mistress America having a decent shot at box office success. There are a couple of other releases that have the reviews to do well, but are playing on VOD. Of these, People Places Things is my choice for Video on Demand Pick of the Week, although I'm hoping Final Girl is better than its early reviews would indicate. More...

Per Theater Chart: Shadow Steals Spotlight in Its Debut

February 18th, 2015

What We Do in the Shadows poster

What We Do in the Shadows dominated the per theater chart earning an average of $41,778 in two theaters. This is high enough to suggest the film will be able to expand significantly. Additionally, its reviews are stunning, so its chances at box office success are even better. However, the comedy stylings of Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi are not really mainstream and that might hurt its chances. The second place film on the per theater chart was the overall number one film, Fifty Shades of Grey, which earned an average of $23,360. The Last 5 Years was next with an average of $17,158 in three theaters. Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem opened with an average of $12,105 in two theaters. Meanwhile, the second wide release of the week, Kingsman: The Secret Service, was the final film in the $10,000 club with an average of $11,300. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Rio 2

July 20th, 2014

I previously reviewed Rio and thought it was... a movie. It is so middle of the road that I couldn't get passionate about the film, either positively or negatively. That said, it made a ton of money, especially internationally, so it should come as no surprise that Rio 2 was made. Does it improve upon its predecessor? Does it get worse? Or is it yet another movie that just exists? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2018 An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn   $0 $0 $0
1/12/2018 Humor Me Nate  $38,419 $0 $38,419
9/13/2017 Brad’s Status   $2,133,158 $767,543 $2,900,701
2/2/2017 The Lego Batman Movie Sauron  $175,750,384 $135,104,062 $310,854,446
6/30/2016 The BFG Fleshlumpeater  $55,483,770 $144,421,454 $199,905,224
1/27/2016 Moana Tamatoa  $248,757,044 $390,612,509 $639,369,553
12/11/2015 Don Verdean Boaz  $31,309 $0 $31,309
8/14/2015 People, Places, Things Will Henry  $30,768 $184,613 $215,381
6/19/2014 What We Do in the Shadows Vladislav  $3,469,224 $5,012,132 $8,481,356
3/21/2014 Muppets Most Wanted Prison King  $51,178,893 $28,133,408 $79,312,301
3/20/2014 Rio 2 Nigel  $131,538,435 $361,307,856 $492,846,291
4/8/2011 Rio Nigel  $143,619,809 $343,900,000 $487,519,809
7/30/2010 Dinner for Schmucks Kieran  $73,026,337 $13,770,165 $86,796,502
7/9/2010 Despicable Me Jerry the Minion  $251,513,985 $291,981,048 $543,495,033
10/30/2009 Gentlemen Broncos Ronald Chevalier  $115,155 $4,800 $119,955
6/15/2007 Eagle vs Shark   $221,846 $1,102,032 $1,323,878
Movies: 16Totals:$1,136,908,536$1,716,301,622$2,853,210,158
  Averages:$71,056,784$107,268,851$178,325,635

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/12/2018 Humor Me $3,342 5 $38,419 $38,419 100.0%
12/11/2015 Don Verdean $12,907 40 $31,309 $31,309 100.0%
8/14/2015 People, Places, Things $30,768 19 $30,768 $215,381 14.3%
6/19/2014 What We Do in the Shadows $83,555 144 $3,469,224 $8,481,356 40.9%
4/8/2011 Rio $39,225,962 3,842 $143,619,809 $487,519,809 29.5%
Movies: 5Totals:  $147,189,529$496,286,274 
 Averages:$7,871,307810$29,437,906$99,257,25556.9%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2018 An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/2/2017 The Lego Batman Movie $53,003,468 4,088 $175,750,384 $310,854,446 56.5%
6/30/2016 The BFG $18,775,350 3,392 $55,483,770 $199,905,224 27.8%
1/27/2016 Moana $56,631,401 3,875 $248,757,044 $639,369,553 38.9%
3/21/2014 Muppets Most Wanted $17,005,126 3,194 $51,178,893 $79,312,301 64.5%
3/20/2014 Rio 2 $39,327,869 3,975 $131,538,435 $492,846,291 26.7%
7/30/2010 Dinner for Schmucks $23,527,839 3,046 $73,026,337 $86,796,502 84.1%
7/9/2010 Despicable Me $56,397,125 3,602 $251,513,985 $543,495,033 46.3%
Movies: 8Totals:  $987,248,848$2,352,579,350 
 Averages:$33,083,5223,147$123,406,106$294,072,41949.3%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 918 $147,189,529
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 490 $987,248,848
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,901-8,000) 7,961 $183,595,721
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 731 $524,456,680
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 627 $609,981,697
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 772 $1,136,908,536
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 600 $349,096,745
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 571 $1,365,330,502
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 9,101-9,200) 9,116 $192,628,604
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 550 $897,900,873
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 847 $816,526,374
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 606 $1,716,301,622
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 700 $496,286,274
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 532 $2,352,579,350
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,201-8,300) 8,285 $376,224,325
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 623 $1,422,357,553
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 652 $1,426,508,071
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 664 $2,853,210,158
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 511 $143,720,305
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Short Film Movies 37 $3,469,224
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 201-300) 286 $344,084,613
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Short Film Movies 30 $5,012,132
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 301-400) 351 $487,804,918
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Short Film Movies 37 $8,481,356
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,599 $3,569,720
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 201-300) 201 $143,619,809
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,543 $5,196,745
Top International Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 101-200) 123 $343,900,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,945 $8,766,465
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 101-200) 147 $487,519,809
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,880 $100,496
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 501-600) 594 $3,469,224
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 225 $143,619,809
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,424 $184,613
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 501-600) 600 $5,012,132
Top International Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 130 $343,900,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,039 $285,109
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 601-700) 642 $8,481,356
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 156 $487,519,809
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 401-500) 424 $143,619,809
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,031 $3,569,720
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 201-300) 274 $343,900,000
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 801-900) 815 $5,196,745
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 301-400) 309 $487,519,809
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,073 $8,766,465
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,879 $31,309
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,432 $3,499,992
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 301-400) 357 $143,619,809
Top Domestic Leading Stars for G Movies 66 $143,619,809
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,176 $38,419
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,313 $5,196,745
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 101-200) 191 $343,900,000
Top International Leading Stars for G Movies 26 $343,900,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,958 $31,309
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,544 $8,696,737
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 236 $487,519,809
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for G Movies 36 $487,519,809
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,735 $38,419
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 101-200) 162 $143,619,809
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 401-500) 487 $31,309
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies 94 $343,900,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 101-200) 112 $487,519,809
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 501-600) 522 $31,309

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/19/2014 What We Do in the Shadows Director,
Screenwriter 
$3,469,224 $5,012,132 $8,481,356
Movies: 1Totals:$3,469,224$5,012,132$8,481,356
  Averages:$3,469,224$5,012,132$8,481,356


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