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Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage
Gerald Geronimo [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 67 films, with $4,765,416,374 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #20)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Grug (The Croods), Ben Gates (National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets), Benjamin Franklin Gates (National Treasure), Speckles (G-Force), Johnny Blaze (Ghost Rider) (Ghost Rider)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Executive Producer), The Wicker Man (Producer), Lord of War (Producer), Sonny (Director), Vengeance: A Love Story (Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Chris Sanders, Jon Turteltaub, Emma Stone, Kirk De Micco, Ryan Reynolds
Born: January 7th, 1964 (53 years old)

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As an ActorLeading67$2,302,602,133$2,462,814,241$4,765,416,374
Lead Ensemble Member2$201,188,349$392,649,285$593,837,634
In Technical RolesProducer3$48,567,625$49,596,455$98,164,080
Executive Producer1$63,150,991$154,835,329$217,986,320

Limited and VOD Releases: Tragic Fate for Those who Miss these Films

October 20th, 2017

Tragedy Girls

There isn’t a huge selection of limited releases this week, but there are several earning excellent reviews, such as 120 Beats Per Minute, Jane, Tragedy Girls, and others. Additionally, films like The Killing of a Sacred Deer and Wonderstruck are earning merely good reviews, but have enough buzz that they could still do well in theaters. More...

Home Market Releases for November 10th, 2015

November 9th, 2015

Better Call Saul: Season 1

There are a couple of big hits on this week's list of new releases. Terminator: Genisys was a monster hit internationally, but it failed to live up to expectations here. On the other hand, Trainwreck earned $100 million here, but barely made a peep internationally. Of these two films, Trainwreck is the only one worth picking up. In fact, it is a Contender for Pick of the Week. However, I'm still waiting for the screener and I hate to give out this title when a screener is on its way. Because of that, I'm going with Better Call Saul: Season One as the Best of the Best, but it isn't the only other title worth picking up. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Taking a Gamble on Limited Releases

September 25th, 2015

Mississippi Grind

While it isn't a quiet week for limited releases, nearly all of the buzz is directed towards two films, 99 Homes and Mississippi Grind. The former will likely be the biggest box office hit, but the later is a gambling movie, so it is the one I most want to see. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Resurrecting Limited Releases

August 7th, 2015

Cop Car

It could be a really good week in limited release, as there are several films earning great reviews and loud buzz. Leading the way in raw size is Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection "F", which could become one of the biggest Anime hits of all time, at least Stateside. Other films with a shot at thriving in limited release include Cop Car and The Diary of a Teenage Girl, but they are not the only films worth checking out. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 31st, 2015

March 30th, 2015

This week on the home market is another week that is good on top, but shallow in terms of depth. The number one film of the week is Interstellar which is worth checking out, but not Pick of the Week material. There are a quartet of Pick of the Week contenders, including two limited releases (The Imitation Game - Buy from Amazon: DVD or Blu-ray and Wild - Buy from Amazon: DVD or Blu-ray) and two TV on DVD releases (VEEP: Season 3 - Buy from Amazon: DVD or Blu-ray and Silicon Valley: Season 1 - Buy from Amazon: DVD or Blu-ray). Of these four, I went with Veep as the Pick of the Week. More...

Limited Release: Voicing Their Opinion

February 6th, 2015

The Voices poster

Like last week, this week's list is more of a highlights. It is the heart of Oscar season, so it is hard to have the time to research all dozen plus limited releases coming out each week. Additionally, this week most of the limited releases are opening with no buzz and bad reviews and many of them are only coming out in theaters to boost their Video on Demand release. That is not to say there are no good new releases coming out... there are three films earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. Two of those are documentaries and the other, The Voices, is coming out on Video on Demand. It is going to be a really bad weekend at the box office for limited releases. More...

2014 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part III

December 13th, 2014

The third installment of our annual Holiday Gift Guide involves limited releases, including foreign films and documentaries; classics hitting DVD or Blu-ray for the first time; and of course Canadian films. There were better choices for the limited releases than there were for big releases and TV on DVD releases, which is good news, because this Holiday Gift Guide feels that it ahs been lackluster so far. There have been many great limited releases to come out this year, including several foreign-language films to find some measure of mainstream success. On the downside, every year a lot of these movies hit theaters in the fall, so they won't hit the home market for months. That said, there are still some real highlights among the limited releases, classics, and Canadian films. In fact, we start off with the highest of the highlights for the entire year. More...

Limited Release: Still Wild

December 5th, 2014

Wild poster

There are two films opening in limited release this week that have a chance of picking up Awards Season nominations. Wild is earning the better reviews, but it is also one of the widest limited releases of the week. Still Alice is only having an Oscar-qualifying run, which means it might not put a lot of advertising into selling movie tickets until its regular release in January. More...

2014 Preview: October

September 30th, 2014

Fury poster

September is over and while it got off to a bad start, a really, really, truly terrible start, it actually ended on a bit of a strong note. Granted, no film has yet to reach $100 million, but The Maze Runner and The Equalizer both could get there in the end. As for October, we might go another month without a $100 million hit. There are a couple of films that have the potential to reach the century mark, Gone Girl and Fury. Hopefully they will get there, but given the recent box office woes, it is probably best to keep expectations low. Last October, there were two films that earned more than $100 million. Bad Grandpa just made it passed that mark. On the other hand, Gravity was a monster hit earning nearly $275 million. It you compare its run to this year's batch of films, it only ranks behind Guardians of the Galaxy. ... There's no way any film opening this month is going to match that. ... There no way the top two films will match that. ... The top three films might not match that. ... 2014 is going to get crushed in the year-over-year comparison and by the end of the month, it will be safe to say its chances of ever catching up to 2013 will be over. It is going to be a depressing month. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 12th, 2014

August 11th, 2014

It's a slow and shallow week on the home market. Not only are there no prime releases, we quickly run into filler as we look down the list of best selling new releases on The biggest release of the week is Muppets Most Wanted, which is one of nine reviews on this week's list. It is also the best release of the week and the best choice for Pick of the Week. Next week should be more interesting, as TV on DVD season begins. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 17th, 2014

June 17th, 2014

It's a good week / bad week on the home market. There are several releases coming out this week that are absolutely worth picking up. But there are also several of these where I'm still waiting for screeners to arrive, some of which are contenders for Pick of the Week, like The Grand Budapest Hotel or House of Cards. Other potential Pick of the Week contenders include Ernest and Celestine on Blu-ray Combo Pack and The LEGO Movie on Blu-ray Combo Pack. It was literally a coin toss and Ernest and Celestine won. Meanwhile, No Clue on DVD wins the Puck of the Week, for the best Canadian release of the week. More...

Limited Releases: Looking for the Perfect Limited Release

April 11th, 2014

Perfect Sisters poster

This weekend is almost as busy for limited releases as last week, and on the plus side, there are a handful of films that are worth checking out. Only Lovers Left Alive and Joe are both earning great reviews. On the other hand, Only Lovers Left Alive is probably too "Art House" to thrive, while Joe is opening too wide and on Video on Demand, so its box office chances are also limited. Dancing in Jaffa is earning perfect reviews, but documentaries rarely have breakout success. Finally, Disco Singh could be a surprise hit, as it could be on track to break records in its native India. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: The Croods

October 16th, 2013

The Croods opened in March with more than $40 million and lasted long enough to pull in more than $180 million domestically and $570 million worldwide. That's a very impressive run for a spring release. Did it deserve this box office success? Or did it thrive because of the lack of direct competition? More...

2013 Preview: March

March 1st, 2013

February is over, and for the most part, we should be very happy it is done and buried. The biggest hit of the month turned out to be Identity Thief, which will cross $100 million shortly. There were also a couple of impressive midlevel hits, like Warm Bodies and Escape from Planet Earth, but for the most part, it was miss after miss. This is bad news for March, which is not only dealing with a slumping 2013 box office, but will be compared with a strong March of 2012. Last March started with The Lorax, which earned more than $200 million. There's a good chance no March release this year will reach this milestone. Last March was also the month The Hunger Games opened, which earned more than $400 million. There's a chance the top three films opening this month won't earn that much combined. 2013 is going to take a beating in the year-over-year comparison and it is already $100 million behind last year's pace. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for January 8th, 2013

January 7th, 2013

After two weeks of almost nothing worth talking about on the home market, there's plenty to talk about this week. ... Actually, to be totally honest, it is another slow week, it's just not painfully slow. (Also, I'm unwilling to pad the list like I had to do the last couple weeks.) Worse still, because the holiday just ended, a lot of the screeners that were supposed to arrive have not, including a few Pick of the Week contenders. Compliance, Dredd, and Frankenweenie are all contenders that are currently late, and I really don't like choosing a late screener. In the end, it was literally a coin toss between Archer: Season Three on DVD or Blu-ray and Red Dwarf: X on DVD or Blu-ray. And the coin said... Red Dwarf: X. More...

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9/18/2020 The Croods 2   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2017 The Humanity Bureau   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2017 Mandy   $0 $0 $0
9/15/2017 Vengeance: A Love Story   $4,526 $0 $4,526
6/30/2017 Inconceivable Brian Morgan  $0 $71,439 $71,439
1/6/2017 Arsenal Eddie King  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2016 Mom & Dad   $0 $0 $0
11/11/2016 USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage Captain McVay  $0 $1,641,255 $1,641,255
11/4/2016 Army Of One Gary Faulkner  $0 $62,075 $62,075
11/4/2016 Dog Eat Dog Troy  $0 $69,322 $69,322
9/16/2016 Snowden Hank Forrester  $21,587,519 $12,714,431 $34,301,950
5/13/2016 The Trust Jim Stone  $0 $44,641 $44,641
9/25/2015 Pay the Ghost Mike Cole  $0 $2,160,298 $2,160,298
8/7/2015 The Runner Colin Pryce  $0 $20,106 $20,106
2/6/2015 Outcast Gallain  $0 $261,210 $261,210
12/5/2014 Dying of the Light Evan Lake  $0 $0 $0
10/3/2014 Left Behind Rayford Steele  $14,019,924 $6,749,285 $20,769,209
7/11/2014 Tokarev Paul Maguire  $0 $457,824 $457,824
4/11/2014 Joe Joe Ransom  $373,375 $0 $373,375
8/23/2013 The Frozen Ground Sgt. Jack Halcombe  $0 $5,617,460 $5,617,460
3/22/2013 The Croods Grug  $187,168,425 $385,900,000 $573,068,425
9/14/2012 Stolen Will Montgomery  $289,773 $17,677,973 $17,967,746
3/16/2012 Seeking Justice Will Gerard  $411,746 $0 $411,746
2/17/2012 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Johnny Blaze (Ghost Rider)  $51,774,002 $97,443,353 $149,217,355
10/14/2011 Trespass Kyle Miller  $16,816 $769,716 $786,532
2/25/2011 Drive Angry John Milton  $10,721,033 $30,321,550 $41,042,583
1/7/2011 Season of the Witch Behmen  $24,827,228 $66,299,372 $91,126,600
12/31/2010 National Treasure 3 Ben Gates  $0 $0 $0
7/14/2010 The Sorcerer's Apprentice Balthazar  $63,150,991 $154,835,329 $217,986,320
4/16/2010 Kick-Ass Damon/Big Daddy  $48,071,303 $49,459,831 $97,531,134
11/20/2009 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans   $1,702,112 $10,711,837 $12,413,949
10/23/2009 Astro Boy Dr. Tenma  $19,551,067 $22,085,176 $41,636,243
7/24/2009 G-Force Speckles  $119,436,770 $173,381,071 $292,817,841
3/20/2009 Knowing John Koestler  $79,957,634 $106,492,683 $186,450,317
9/5/2008 Bangkok Dangerous Joe  $15,298,133 $31,300,000 $46,598,133
12/21/2007 National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets Ben Gates  $219,961,501 $237,364,303 $457,325,804
4/27/2007 Next Cris Johnson  $18,211,013 $55,380,487 $73,591,500
4/6/2007 Grindhouse Fu Manchu (segment "Werewolf Women of the SS")  $25,031,037 $25,156,752 $50,187,789
2/16/2007 Ghost Rider Johnny Blaze (Ghost Rider)  $115,802,596 $113,742,993 $229,545,589
9/1/2006 The Wicker Man Edward Malus  $24,413,467 $13,308,360 $37,721,827
8/9/2006 World Trade Center John McLoughlin  $70,278,893 $93,016,761 $163,295,654
7/28/2006 The Ant Bully Zoc  $28,142,535 $21,468,363 $49,610,898
10/28/2005 The Weather Man David Spritz  $12,482,775 $2,984,186 $15,466,961
9/16/2005 Lord of War Yuri Orlov  $24,149,632 $36,288,095 $60,437,727
11/19/2004 National Treasure Benjamin Franklin Gates  $173,005,002 $158,318,408 $331,323,410
9/12/2003 Matchstick Men Roy Waller  $36,873,198 $22,292,102 $59,165,300
12/27/2002 Sonny Acid Yellow  $17,639 $0 $17,639
12/6/2002 Adaptation Charlie Kaufman  $22,498,520 $10,033,239 $32,531,759
6/14/2002 Windtalkers Sergeant Joe Enders  $40,914,068 $36,714,197 $77,628,265
8/17/2001 Captain Corelli's Mandolin Captain Antonio Corelli  $25,528,495 $36,569,000 $62,097,495
12/22/2000 The Family Man Jack Campbell  $75,764,085 $48,951,778 $124,715,863
6/9/2000 Gone in 60 Seconds Randall "Memphis" Raines  $101,643,008 $131,000,000 $232,643,008
10/22/1999 Bringing Out The Dead Frank Pierce  $16,640,210 $0 $16,640,210
2/26/1999 8MM Tom Welles  $36,443,442 $59,955,384 $96,398,826
8/7/1998 Snake Eyes Detective Rick Santoro  $55,591,409 $48,300,000 $103,891,409
4/10/1998 City of Angels Seth  $78,750,909 $120,000,000 $198,750,909
6/27/1997 Face/Off Castor Troy  $112,276,146 $128,923,854 $241,200,000
6/6/1997 Con Air Cameron Poe  $101,117,573 $123,000,000 $224,117,573
6/7/1996 The Rock Stanley Goodspeed  $134,069,511 $202,000,000 $336,069,511
10/27/1995 Leaving Las Vegas Ben  $31,983,777 $17,816,223 $49,800,000
4/21/1995 Kiss of Death Little Junior  $14,942,422 $0 $14,942,422
12/2/1994 Trapped in Paradise Bill Firpo  $6,017,509 $0 $6,017,509
7/29/1994 It Could Happen To You Charlie Lang  $37,784,369 $0 $37,784,369
3/11/1994 Guarding Tess Doug Chesnic  $27,023,278 $0 $27,023,278
1/28/1994 Red Rock West Michael Williams  $2,502,551 $7,000,000 $9,502,551
3/5/1993 Amos & Andrew Amos Odell  $9,461,630 $0 $9,461,630
8/28/1992 Honeymoon in Vegas Jack Singer  $35,208,854 $0 $35,208,854
8/17/1990 Wild at Heart Sailor Ripley  $14,560,000 $0 $14,560,000
5/24/1990 Fire Birds Jake Preston  $14,760,451 $0 $14,760,451
6/2/1989 Vampire's Kiss Peter Loew  $725,131 $0 $725,131
12/16/1987 Moonstruck Ronny Cammareri  $80,640,528 $0 $80,640,528
3/13/1987 Raising Arizona H.I. McDonnough  $22,847,000 $0 $22,847,000
10/10/1986 Peggy Sue Got Married Charlie Bodell  $41,382,841 $0 $41,382,841
1/17/1986 The Boy in Blue Ned Hanlan  $275,000 $0 $275,000
12/21/1984 Birdy Sergeant Al Columbato  $1,400,000 $0 $1,400,000
12/14/1984 The Cotton Club Vincent Dwyer  $25,928,721 $0 $25,928,721
3/23/1984 Racing with the Moon Nicky/Bud  $5,400,000 $0 $5,400,000
10/7/1983 Rumble Fish Smokey  $2,500,000 $98 $2,500,098
4/29/1983 Valley Girl Randy  $16,800,000 $0 $16,800,000
8/13/1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Brad's Bud  $27,092,880 $0 $27,092,880
Movies: 80Totals:$2,627,205,983$2,926,131,820$5,553,337,803
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9/15/2017 Vengeance: A Love Story Producer $4,526 $0 $4,526
7/14/2010 The Sorcerer's Apprentice Executive Producer $63,150,991 $154,835,329 $217,986,320
9/1/2006 The Wicker Man Producer $24,413,467 $13,308,360 $37,721,827
9/16/2005 Lord of War Producer $24,149,632 $36,288,095 $60,437,727
12/27/2002 Sonny Director $17,639 $0 $17,639
Movies: 5Totals:$111,736,255$204,431,784$316,168,039