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Adeel Akhtar

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 4 films, with $425,873,347 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #7,174)
Best-known acting roles: Maroush (The Dictator), Naveed (The Big Sick), Sam Smiegel (Pan), Mohammed (Victoria and Abdul), Hamzi (Traitor)
Most productive collaborators: Hugh Jackman, Joe Wright, Sacha Baron Cohen, Garrett Hedlund, Greg Berlanti

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting4$140,514,443$285,358,904$425,873,347
Lead Ensemble Member1$42,872,467$10,132,987$53,005,454
Leading1$310,007$2,126,104$2,436,111
(Unclassified)1$0$1,400$1,400

Career Trend

This graph shows Adeel Akhtar’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


Featured Blu-ray and DVD Review: The Big Sick

September 17th, 2017

The Big Sick

The Big Sick is the biggest limited release of the year earning over $40 million. This puts it ahead of many wide releases, including Ghost in the Shell, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, and King Arthur Legend of the Sword, all of which cost more than $100 million to make. Is this film as good as its box office numbers? Or did it benefit from an historically weak summer? More...

2017 Preview: July

July 1st, 2017

Spider-Man: Homecoming

I hate it when the first of the month lands on a Saturday. By the time this story goes live, we will still have almost no box office data for Despicable Me 3, so we won’t know if June ended on a positive note. Fortunately, Wonder Woman beat expectations and might end up as the biggest hit of the summer, at least for a little while. July begins with Spider-Man: Homecoming, which should make at least $300 million and is the last film being released this summer that has a shot at being a $400 million hit domestically. It is very likely that nothing else this month will come within $100 million of that movie, so that could help its legs. There are a few potential $100 million hits, including War for the Planet of the Apes, Dunkirk, and a couple of other long shots. Last July had a similar feel with The Secret Life of Pets topping the list with well over $300 million, while there were five other $100 million hits. This July would have to beat expectations substantially to match this performance. I’m not confident 2017 will be able to maintain its pace at the box office. I’m worried at least one big film will struggled and 2017 will end the month behind 2016’s pace. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/22/2017 Victoria and Abdul Mohammed  $22,245,070 $44,046,298 $66,291,368
6/23/2017 The Big Sick Naveed  $42,872,467 $10,132,987 $53,005,454
10/9/2015 Pan Sam Smiegel  $35,088,320 $116,462,536 $151,550,856
12/31/2014 War Book   $0 $1,400 $1,400
5/16/2012 The Dictator Maroush  $59,650,222 $120,498,675 $180,148,897
11/5/2010 Four Lions Faisal  $310,007 $2,126,104 $2,436,111
8/27/2008 Traitor Hamzi  $23,530,831 $4,351,395 $27,882,226
Movies: 7Totals:$183,696,917$297,619,395$481,316,312
  Averages:$26,242,417$42,517,056$68,759,473

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/23/2017 The Big Sick $421,577 2,597 $42,872,467 $53,005,454 80.9%
11/5/2010 Four Lions $41,512 18 $310,007 $2,436,111 12.7%
Movies: 2Totals:  $43,182,474$55,441,565 
 Averages:$231,5451,308$21,591,237$27,720,78346.8%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/22/2017 Victoria and Abdul $158,845 1,060 $22,245,070 $66,291,368 33.6%
10/9/2015 Pan $15,315,435 3,515 $35,088,320 $151,550,856 23.2%
5/16/2012 The Dictator $17,435,092 3,014 $59,650,222 $180,148,897 33.1%
8/27/2008 Traitor $7,868,465 2,108 $23,530,831 $27,882,226 84.4%
Movies: 4Totals:  $140,514,443$425,873,347 
 Averages:$10,194,4592,424$35,128,611$106,468,33743.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,693 $43,182,474
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 10,101-10,200) 10,156 $140,514,443
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,801-7,900) 7,813 $183,696,917
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,043 $65,427,544
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,301-13,400) 13,345 $94,738,542
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 8,601-8,700) 8,655 $183,696,917
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,336 $12,259,091
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 6,001-6,100) 6,064 $285,358,904
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,669 $297,617,995
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,421 $56,305,389
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,101-6,200) 6,198 $236,961,211
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,501-6,600) 6,572 $297,619,395
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,016 $55,441,565
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,101-7,200) 7,174 $425,873,347
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,301-6,400) 6,368 $481,314,912
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,292 $121,732,933
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,801-7,900) 7,870 $331,699,753
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,201-7,300) 7,230 $481,316,312
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 466 36
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 393 36
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,660 $310,007
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 126 $42,872,467
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,088 $2,126,104
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 215 $10,132,987
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,600 $2,436,111
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 159 $53,005,454
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,429 $43,182,474
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,031 $12,259,091
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,734 $55,441,565
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,371 $310,007
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 101-200) 181 $42,872,467
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,812 $2,126,104
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 268 $10,132,987
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,351 $2,436,111
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 202 $53,005,454
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 175 $42,872,467
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Black Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 148 $310,007
Top International Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 255 $10,132,987
Top International Leading Stars for Black Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 135 $2,126,104
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 210 $53,005,454
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Black Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 156 $2,436,111
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 690 $43,182,474
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,053 $12,259,091
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 858 $55,441,565
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 129 $42,872,467
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 201-300) 288 $10,132,987
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 201-300) 216 $53,005,454


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