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Ken Nolan

Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 3 films, with $784,424,205 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #256)
Best-known technical roles: Transformers: The Last Knight (Screenwriter), Black Hawk Down (Screenwriter), Only the Brave (Screenwriter)
Most productive collaborators: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Bay, Peter Cullen, Art Marcum, Stanley Tucci

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesScreenwriter3$257,147,479$527,276,726$784,424,205

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 354 $257,147,479
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 215 $527,276,726
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 256 $784,424,205

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


2017 Preview: October

October 1st, 2017

Blade Runner 2049

September destroyed the previous September monthly record for total box office take, with $800 million or so (we won’t know the exact figure until after the weekend), which tops 2016’s record of $616 million. Granted, this is almost entirely due to It’s record breaking run, and the rest of the month was merely average. Kingsman: The Golden Circle was the only other film to come close to $100 million. October doesn’t look any better, as far as depth is concerned. Blade Runner 2049 is widely expected to be the biggest hit of the month, but it is the only film expected to reach $100 million domestically. Boo 2 should be the second biggest hit of the month, while there are only a couple of other films that have a shot at $50 million. Part of the problem is the level of competition, as there are 16 films opening during the four October weekends. (Needless to say, some of the predictions below will be a little short, as there’s not much to say about a film that will barely open in the top ten and disappear two weeks later.) That’s way too many and most will be buried by the competition. Last October was a flop, as no film earned more than $100 million at the box office. There were a few films that came close, including the original Boo! movie. As long as Blade Runner 2049 matches expectations, 2017 should win the year-over-year comparison by a small margin. If we get one surprise hit, then 2017 has a real shot at closing the gap with 2016 by a significant margin. I choose to be cautiously optimistic. More...

2017 Preview: June

June 1st, 2017

Despicable Me 3

May was a really soft month with only one unqualified hit, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2, which is climbing towards $375 million domestically. The second biggest hit of the month will be Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales and I would be surprised if it tops $150 million by any serious margin. June looks a lot more profitable. There are five weeks and every week there is at least one film with a great shot at $100 million or more. In fact, there are four films with at least a decent shot at $200 million and we could double the number of $300 million hits released so far this year. Wonder Woman is widely expected to start the month with an explosive debut and pulling in more than $100 million during its opening weekend is more and more likely. That said, Despicable Me 3 will probably end up being the biggest hit overall with over $300 million. Meanwhile, Cars 3 and Transformers: The Last Knight are both aiming for $200 million. Last June was not particularly strong, outside of one hit. Finding Dory earned nearly $500 million domestically, while the second best film, Central Intelligence, barely earned a quarter of that. I don’t think any film will come close to Finding Dory, but there’s a lot more depth this time around and I have high hopes 2017 will extend its lead. More...

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/20/2017 Only the Brave Screenwriter $18,340,051 $2,424,386 $20,764,437
6/21/2017 Transformers: The Last Knight Screenwriter $130,168,683 $473,800,000 $603,968,683
12/28/2001 Black Hawk Down Screenwriter $108,638,745 $51,052,340 $159,691,085
Movies: 3Totals:$257,147,479$527,276,726$784,424,205
  Averages:$85,715,826$175,758,909$261,474,735



Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/20/2017 Only the Brave $6,002,665 2,577 $18,340,051 $20,764,437 88.3%
6/21/2017 Transformers: The Last Knight $44,680,073 4,132 $130,168,683 $603,968,683 21.6%
12/28/2001 Black Hawk Down $179,823 3,143 $108,638,745 $159,691,085 68.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $257,147,479$784,424,205 
 Averages:$16,954,1873,284$85,715,826$261,474,73559.3%


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