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Barkhad Abdi

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 5 films, with $512,896,977 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #5,984)
Best-known acting roles: Muse (Captain Phillips), Doc Badger (Blade Runner 2049), Jama Farah (Eye in the Sky), Tabansi Nyagura (The Brothers Grimsby), Dash the Park Security Guard (Good Time)
Most productive collaborators: Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass, Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Barkhad Abdirahman

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting5$208,081,090$304,815,887$512,896,977
Leading1$18,704,596$16,211,532$34,916,128
(Unclassified)2$0$8,602$8,602

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


2014 Awards Season: Oscar Highlight: Best Supporting Actor

February 18th, 2014

Dallas Buyers Club poster

With our annual Oscar Prediction contest underway, now is the best time to look at the nominees and try and figure out who the favorites are and which films should just feel honored to be nominated. This week we will look at the four acting categories, continuing with Best Lead Actor. This is one of the least competitive races this year. One actor has consistently pulled in win after win and I would be shocked if Oscar night wasn't the same. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for January 21st, 2014

January 20th, 2014

The home market picks up steam this week, sort of. We are starting to get some of the Awards Season hopefuls coming out, which is great news for fans of great movies. However, there's not a lot of depth to go with the award-worthy movies. The two films that were the main contenders for Pick of the Week were Captain Phillips on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack and In a World... on DVD or Blu-ray. It was a close decision, but in the end, I went with In a World... More...

2014 Awards Season: Oscars Understand the Gravity of the Situation

January 16th, 2014

Gravity poster

The Oscar nominations were announced this morning and there are some surprises mixed in with the predictable results. Gravity and American Hustle led the way with ten nominations each while 12 Years a Slave was right behind with nine. The fact that 12 Years a Slave wasn't the leader is the first of the surprises. More...

2014 Awards Season: Slave Hustles to the Top

December 14th, 2013

12 Years a Slave poster

Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their Golden Globe nominations this week, and a clear picture is forming. 12 Years a Slave was again the recipient of the most nominations, but this time it was a tie, as it and American Hustle both grabbed seven nominations. If you look down the list of other multi-nominated films, you will find a number of familiar faces. More...

2014 Awards Season: SAG a Slave to Slave

December 14th, 2013

12 Years a Slave poster

SAG handed out nominations over the week, and like with the Independent Spirit Awards, 12 Years a Slave led the way and earned four nominations. It wasn't the only film that was singled out. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2017 A Girl From Mogadishu   $0 $0 $0
12/8/2017 The Pirates Of Somalia Abdi  $0 $26,421 $26,421
10/6/2017 Blade Runner 2049 Doc Badger  $92,054,159 $167,302,677 $259,356,836
8/11/2017 Good Time Dash the Park Security Guard  $2,026,498 $2,117,630 $4,144,128
5/16/2017 Extortion   $0 $8,602 $8,602
3/11/2016 Eye in the Sky Jama Farah  $18,704,596 $16,211,532 $34,916,128
3/11/2016 The Brothers Grimsby Tabansi Nyagura  $6,864,016 $21,857,392 $28,721,408
10/11/2013 Captain Phillips Muse  $107,136,417 $113,511,767 $220,648,184
Movies: 8Totals:$226,785,686$321,036,021$547,821,707
  Averages:$28,348,211$40,129,503$68,477,713

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/11/2016 Eye in the Sky $113,803 1,089 $18,704,596 $34,916,128 53.6%
Movies: 1Totals:  $18,704,596$34,916,128 
 Averages:$113,8031,089$18,704,596$34,916,12853.6%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/8/2017 The Pirates Of Somalia $0 0 $0 $26,421 0.0%
10/6/2017 Blade Runner 2049 $32,753,122 4,058 $92,054,159 $259,356,836 35.5%
8/11/2017 Good Time $125,101 721 $2,026,498 $4,144,128 48.9%
3/11/2016 The Brothers Grimsby $3,258,327 2,235 $6,864,016 $28,721,408 23.9%
10/11/2013 Captain Phillips $25,718,314 3,143 $107,136,417 $220,648,184 48.6%
Movies: 5Totals:  $208,081,090$512,896,977 
 Averages:$12,370,9732,031$41,616,218$102,579,39531.4%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,231 $18,704,596
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,401-6,500) 6,406 $208,081,090
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,101-6,200) 6,181 $226,785,686
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,358 $127,867,511
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,101-13,200) 13,183 $98,918,175
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,801-6,900) 6,898 $226,785,686
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,239 $16,211,532
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 5,801-5,900) 5,845 $304,815,887
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,301-5,400) 5,360 $321,027,419
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,472 $131,867,350
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 8,001-8,100) 8,044 $189,160,069
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,201-6,300) 6,228 $321,036,021
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,353 $34,916,128
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,901-6,000) 5,984 $512,896,977
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,520 $547,813,105
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,448 $259,734,861
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,701-9,800) 9,707 $288,078,244
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,301-6,400) 6,325 $547,821,707
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,479 $18,704,596
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,466 $16,211,532
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,553 $34,916,128
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,961 $18,704,596
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,932 $16,211,532
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,072 $34,916,128
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,313 $18,704,596
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,223 $16,211,532
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,346 $34,916,128
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 363 $18,704,596
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 355 $16,211,532
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 374 $34,916,128
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,024 $18,704,596
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 993 $16,211,532
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,019 $34,916,128


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