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Brian Cox

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 33 films, with $3,305,467,618 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #246)
Best-known acting roles: Hank Landon (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), William Stryker (X2), Ward Abbott (The Bourne Supremacy), Admiral Porter (Pixels), Agamemnon (Troy)
Best-known technical roles: The Wolverine (Visual Effects Supervisor), The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Sound Designer), Unbroken (Special Effects Supervisor), San Andreas (Special Effects Supervisor), The Shallows (Special Effects Coordinator)
Most productive collaborators: James Franco, Rupert Wyatt, Freida Pinto, Rick Jaffa, Adam Sandler

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting33$1,565,770,030$1,739,697,588$3,305,467,618
Leading5$8,165,713$8,801,339$16,967,052
(Unclassified)30$465,976,104$334,952,298$800,928,402
In Technical RolesSpecial Effects Supervisor3$310,063,815$373,797,257$683,861,072
Producer2$0$51,791$51,791
Sound Designer1$104,386,950$313,800,000$418,186,950
Visual Effects Supervisor1$132,556,852$283,900,000$416,456,852
Special Effects Coordinator1$55,121,623$63,766,402$118,888,025
Co-Producer1$8,323,085$21,567,317$29,890,402
Executive Producer1$5,102$311,739$316,841
Screenwriter1$0$0$0

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,589 $8,165,713
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 257 $2,039,911,847
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,522 $8,801,339
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 435 $2,083,451,225
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,849 $16,967,052
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 328 $4,123,363,072
Top Grossing Co-Producer at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,331 $8,323,085
Top Grossing Executive Producer at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,101-7,200) 7,147 $5,102
Top Grossing Sound Designer at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 157 $104,386,950
Top Grossing Visual Effects Supervisor at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 287 $132,556,852
Top Grossing Co-Producer at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 948 $21,567,317
Top Grossing Executive Producer at the International Box Office (Rank 4,701-4,800) 4,709 $311,739
Top Grossing Producer at the International Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,996 $51,791
Top Grossing Sound Designer at the International Box Office 97 $313,800,000
Top Grossing Visual Effects Supervisor at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 205 $283,900,000
Top Grossing Co-Producer at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,156 $29,890,402
Top Grossing Executive Producer at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,586 $316,841
Top Grossing Producer at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,654 $51,791
Top Grossing Sound Designer at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 114 $418,186,950
Top Grossing Visual Effects Supervisor at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 234 $416,456,852

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


Home Market Releases for June 27th, 2017

June 27th, 2017

T2 Trainspotting

It’s a really slow week on the home market. (Next week is even worse. ) The Fate of the Furious is the biggest release of the week, but it is only coming out on Video on Demand, so I would wait. The biggest release of the week is Power Rangers, but it feels like a pilot to a TV show and not a self-contained movie. The best new release of the week is T2: Trainspotting and the Blu-ray Combo Pack. That said, if you don’t have Home Movies yet, then buy the Complete Series right now. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Some Smart Choices for Moviegoers

June 2nd, 2017

3 Idiotas

A few films on this week’s list are earning really good reviews, including Past Life, Handsome Devil, and Band Aid. On the other hand, 3 Idiotas is the widest release of the week and the one with the best shot at earning some mainstream success. More...

Limited Releases: No Mistake

March 28th, 2014

Mistaken for Strangers poster

It's quite a good week for limited releases, as there are several that are earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. Finding Vivian Maier, Hide Your Smiling Faces, and Mistaken for Strangers are all earning excellent reviews. The Raid 2 is also earning excellent reviews, but it also possesses the buzz needed to thrive in limited release. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/20/2018 Super Troopers 2 Captain John O’Hagen  $30,551,330 $958,239 $31,509,569
6/2/2017 Churchill Winston Churchill  $1,279,681 $5,122,899 $6,402,580
12/21/2016 The Autopsy of Jane Doe Tommy  $0 $6,156,500 $6,156,500
9/9/2016 The Carer Sir Michael  $5,102 $311,739 $316,841
9/2/2016 Morgan Jim Byrce  $3,915,251 $3,383,535 $7,298,786
2/19/2016 Forsaken James McCurdy  $0 $0 $0
9/22/2015 The Anomaly Dr. Langham  $0 $99,096 $99,096
7/24/2015 Pixels Admiral Porter  $78,765,986 $165,378,715 $244,144,701
11/11/2014 Believe Sir Matt Busby  $0 $0 $0
6/6/2014 Anna Sebastian  $0 $1,200,000 $1,200,000
3/28/2014 Blumenthal Harold Blumenthal  $0 $0 $0
1/10/2014 Her Alan Watts  $25,568,251 $22,854,210 $48,422,461
8/9/2013 Blood Lenny Fairburn  $0 $0 $0
7/19/2013 RED 2 Ivan Simanov  $53,262,560 $83,900,000 $137,162,560
4/26/2013 The Numbers Station   $0 $36,211 $36,211
8/10/2012 The Campaign Raymond Huggins  $86,907,746 $18,000,000 $104,907,746
4/27/2012 Citizen Gangster Glover Boyd  $625 $0 $625
1/20/2012 Coriolanus Menenius  $749,641 $300,000 $1,049,641
12/31/2011 The Key Man   $0 $0 $0
8/5/2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Hank Landon  $176,760,185 $306,100,000 $482,860,185
7/8/2011 Ironclad Albany  $0 $5,297,411 $5,297,411
12/31/2010 Brontë   $0 $0 $0
10/15/2010 Red Ivan Simanov  $90,380,162 $106,059,531 $196,439,693
10/8/2010 As Good as Dead Rev. Kalahan  $2,093 $0 $2,093
4/30/2010 The Good Heart Jacques  $20,930 $320,000 $340,930
12/31/2009 Tell-Tale   $0 $0 $0
11/13/2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox Action 12 Reporter  $21,002,919 $26,082,145 $47,085,064
10/6/2009 Trick 'r Treat   $0 $0 $0
5/1/2009 Battle for Terra General Hemmer  $1,647,083 $4,740,415 $6,387,498
4/3/2009 The Escapist Frank Perry  $13,439 $450,232 $463,671
9/26/2008 Shoot on Sight   $1,350,230 $1,642,650 $2,992,880
8/8/2008 Red Avery Ludlow  $4,643 $0 $4,643
12/25/2007 The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep Old Angus  $40,412,817 $63,016,938 $103,429,755
5/4/2007 The Flying Scotsman Douglas Baxter  $171,817 $1,100,000 $1,271,817
3/2/2007 Zodiac Melvin Belli  $33,080,084 $50,000,000 $83,080,084
10/20/2006 Running With Scissors Dr. Finch  $6,860,000 $1,846,701 $8,706,701
12/28/2005 Match Point Alec Hewett  $23,089,926 $64,883,909 $87,973,835
12/23/2005 The Ringer Gary  $35,428,675 $5,013,762 $40,442,437
8/19/2005 Red Eye Joe Reisert  $57,891,803 $38,774,683 $96,666,486
7/23/2004 The Bourne Supremacy Ward Abbott  $176,087,450 $112,500,000 $288,587,450
5/14/2004 Troy Agamemnon  $133,298,577 $350,862,688 $484,161,265
3/5/2004 The Reckoning Tobias  $256,620 $0 $256,620
5/2/2003 X2 William Stryker  $214,949,694 $191,925,842 $406,875,536
12/19/2002 25th Hour James Brogan  $13,084,595 $12,259,895 $25,344,490
12/6/2002 Adaptation Robert McKee  $22,498,520 $10,033,239 $32,531,759
10/18/2002 The Ring Richard Morgan  $129,094,024 $119,124,462 $248,218,486
6/14/2002 The Bourne Identity Ward Abbott  $121,468,960 $92,888,411 $214,357,371
3/29/2002 The Rookie Jim Morris, Sr.  $75,600,072 $4,891,444 $80,491,516
2/15/2002 Super Troopers Capt. John O'Hagan  $18,492,362 $4,553,780 $23,046,142
11/30/2001 The Affair of the Necklace Minister Breteuil  $430,313 $0 $430,313
9/7/2001 L.I.E. Big John Harrigan  $1,140,965 $0 $1,140,965
9/1/2000 Whipped Italian Bicycler  $4,142,507 $0 $4,142,507
8/4/2000 Mad About Mambo Sidney McLoughlin  $61,663 $0 $61,663
9/17/1999 For Love of the Game Gary Wheeler  $35,188,640 $10,924,000 $46,112,640
9/10/1999 The Minus Man Doug  $370,668 $0 $370,668
3/12/1999 The Corruptor Sean Wallace  $15,164,492 $0 $15,164,492
12/11/1998 Rushmore Dr. Guggenheim  $17,105,219 $1,975,216 $19,080,435
1/30/1998 Desperate Measures Captain Jeremiah Cassidy  $13,678,274 $0 $13,678,274
12/31/1997 The Boxer Joe Hamill  $5,896,037 $0 $5,896,037
10/3/1997 Kiss the Girls Chief Hatfield, Durham P.D.  $60,527,873 $0 $60,527,873
10/11/1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight Nathan  $33,447,612 $0 $33,447,612
10/4/1996 The Glimmer Man Mr. Smith  $20,404,841 $16,000,000 $36,404,841
8/2/1996 Chain Reaction Lyman Earl Collier  $21,226,204 $38,983,130 $60,209,334
5/24/1995 Braveheart Argyle Wallace  $75,545,647 $133,499,597 $209,045,244
4/7/1995 Rob Roy Killearn  $31,390,587 $0 $31,390,587
1/14/1994 Iron Will Angus McTeague  $20,623,071 $0 $20,623,071
11/21/1990 Hidden Agenda Kerrigan  $992,452 $0 $992,452
8/15/1986 Manhunter Dr. hannibal Lecktor  $8,620,929 $0 $8,620,929
Movies: 68Totals:$2,039,911,847$2,083,451,225$4,123,363,072
  Averages:$29,998,704$30,638,989$60,637,692

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/2/2017 Churchill $408,891 215 $1,279,681 $6,402,580 20.0%
9/9/2016 The Carer $5,102 1 $5,102 $316,841 1.6%
6/6/2014 Anna $0 0 $0 $1,200,000 0.0%
4/30/2010 The Good Heart $5,955 6 $20,930 $340,930 6.1%
10/20/2006 Running With Scissors $226,108 586 $6,860,000 $8,706,701 78.8%
Movies: 5Totals:  $8,165,713$16,967,052 
 Averages:$129,211162$1,633,143$3,393,41021.3%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/20/2018 Super Troopers 2 $15,181,624 2,125 $30,551,330 $31,509,569 97.0%
12/21/2016 The Autopsy of Jane Doe $0 0 $0 $6,156,500 0.0%
9/2/2016 Morgan $2,012,709 2,020 $3,915,251 $7,298,786 53.6%
2/19/2016 Forsaken $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/22/2015 The Anomaly $0 0 $0 $99,096 0.0%
7/24/2015 Pixels $24,011,616 3,723 $78,765,986 $244,144,701 32.3%
11/11/2014 Believe $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/28/2014 Blumenthal $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
1/10/2014 Her $260,382 2,005 $25,568,251 $48,422,461 52.8%
8/9/2013 Blood $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/19/2013 RED 2 $18,048,422 3,016 $53,262,560 $137,162,560 38.8%
4/26/2013 The Numbers Station $0 0 $0 $36,211 0.0%
8/10/2012 The Campaign $26,588,460 3,302 $86,907,746 $104,907,746 82.8%
4/27/2012 Citizen Gangster $625 1 $625 $625 100.0%
1/20/2012 Coriolanus $61,136 21 $749,641 $1,049,641 71.4%
8/5/2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes $54,806,191 3,691 $176,760,185 $482,860,185 36.6%
7/8/2011 Ironclad $0 0 $0 $5,297,411 0.0%
10/15/2010 Red $21,761,408 3,349 $90,380,162 $196,439,693 46.0%
10/8/2010 As Good as Dead $1,494 1 $2,093 $2,093 100.0%
12/31/2009 Tell-Tale $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/13/2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox $265,900 2,034 $21,002,919 $47,085,064 44.6%
5/1/2009 Battle for Terra $1,082,064 1,161 $1,647,083 $6,387,498 25.8%
12/25/2007 The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep $9,186,054 2,777 $40,412,817 $103,429,755 39.1%
3/2/2007 Zodiac $13,395,610 2,379 $33,080,084 $83,080,084 39.8%
7/23/2004 The Bourne Supremacy $52,521,865 3,304 $176,087,450 $288,587,450 61.0%
5/14/2004 Troy $46,865,412 3,411 $133,298,577 $484,161,265 27.5%
5/2/2003 X2 $85,558,731 3,749 $214,949,694 $406,875,536 52.8%
12/6/2002 Adaptation $384,478 672 $22,498,520 $32,531,759 69.2%
10/18/2002 The Ring $15,015,393 2,927 $129,094,024 $248,218,486 52.0%
6/14/2002 The Bourne Identity $27,118,640 2,663 $121,468,960 $214,357,371 56.7%
10/3/1997 Kiss the Girls $13,215,167 2,406 $60,527,873 $60,527,873 100.0%
10/11/1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight $10,183,230 2,404 $33,447,612 $33,447,612 100.0%
4/7/1995 Rob Roy $2,023,272 1,885 $31,390,587 $31,390,587 100.0%
Movies: 33Totals:  $1,565,770,030$3,305,467,618 
 Averages:$13,319,6931,667$47,447,577$100,165,68552.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,589 $8,165,713
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 160 $1,565,770,030
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 173 $2,017,261,845
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 218 $1,341,514,754
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 11,401-11,500) 11,485 $111,014,294
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 257 $2,039,911,847
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,522 $8,801,339
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 366 $1,739,697,588
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 313 $2,052,628,665
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 297 $1,573,179,151
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 21,301-21,400) 21,369 $52,319,890
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 435 $2,083,451,225
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,849 $16,967,052
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 246 $3,305,467,618
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 218 $4,069,890,510
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 255 $2,914,693,905
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 16,201-16,300) 16,258 $163,334,184
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 328 $4,123,363,072
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,762 $26,032
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 801-900) 882 $6,860,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 401-500) 405 $1,279,681
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,183 $1,831,739
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 801-900) 892 $1,846,701
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 256 $5,122,899
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,750 $1,857,771
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 975 $8,706,701
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 301-400) 385 $6,402,580
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,295 $8,165,713
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,217 $8,801,339
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,525 $16,967,052
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,384 $26,032
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 301-400) 336 $8,139,681
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,169 $631,739
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 601-700) 638 $1,200,000
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 297 $6,969,600
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,768 $657,771
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 701-800) 737 $1,200,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 301-400) 373 $15,109,281
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 920 $6,860,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,215 $1,305,713
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 801-900) 892 $1,846,701
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 801-900) 889 $5,754,638
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 501-600) 554 $1,200,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,066 $8,706,701
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,160 $7,060,351
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 601-700) 662 $1,200,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,271 $6,880,930
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,060 $1,279,681
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,997 $5,102
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,391 $3,366,701
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 801-900) 848 $5,122,899
Top International Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 801-900) 840 $311,739
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,452 $10,247,631
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,041 $6,402,580
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,023 $316,841
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 541 $6,860,000
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 477 $1,846,701
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 562 $8,706,701

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2016 Shepherds and Butchers Producer $0 $51,791 $51,791
9/9/2016 The Carer Executive Producer $5,102 $311,739 $316,841
6/24/2016 The Shallows Special Effects Coor… $55,121,623 $63,766,402 $118,888,025
5/29/2015 San Andreas Special Effects Supe… $155,190,832 $311,960,328 $467,151,160
12/25/2014 Unbroken Special Effects Supe… $115,637,895 $47,889,929 $163,527,824
10/10/2014 Kite Screenwriter,
Producer 
$0 $0 $0
11/29/2013 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Co-Producer $8,323,085 $21,567,317 $29,890,402
7/26/2013 The Wolverine Visual Effects Super… $132,556,852 $283,900,000 $416,456,852
12/10/2010 The Chronicles of Narnia: The V… Sound Effects Superv… $104,386,950 $313,800,000 $418,186,950
2/18/2000 Pitch Black Special Effects Supe… $39,235,088 $13,947,000 $53,182,088
Movies: 10Totals:$610,457,427$1,057,194,506$1,667,651,933
  Averages:$61,045,743$105,719,451$166,765,193


Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2016 Shepherds and Butchers $0 0 $0 $51,791 0.0%
10/10/2014 Kite $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $0$51,791 
 Averages:$00$0$25,8960.0%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/10/2014 Kite $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $0$0 
 Averages:$00$0$00.0%


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