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Essence Atkins

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 4 films, with $53,431,485 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #33,535)
Best-known acting roles: Kisha Johnson (A Haunted House), Charity (Dance Flick), Kisha (A Haunted House 2), Kareenah (Deliver Us From Eva), Robin (N-Secure)
Most productive collaborators: Marlon Wayans, Michel Tiddes, Rick Alvarez, Cedric the Entertainer, Nick Swardson

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting4$43,123,505$10,307,980$53,431,485
Lead Ensemble Member3$60,210,921$19,880,875$80,091,796

Career Trend

This graph shows Essence Atkins’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


2013 Preview: January

January 1st, 2013

December ended on a positive note with 2012 topping 2011 with a week to spare. Hopefully this will translate into strong box office numbers going forward. There are several January releases that actually look very interesting, but you always have to ask, if the films are as good as they look, why are they opening in January? The biggest hit on this list will likely not be a January release, but a limited release from December that is expanding wide in January. Zero Dark Thirty opened in limited release the Wednesday before Christmas and right away it got off to an incredible start. If it can turn some of its Awards Season nominations into wins, which seems very likely at this point, it should be the biggest hit of January. If it can earn some major Oscars, then it might crack $100 million. Unfortunately, no other film on this release list is likely to come close to the $100 million mark. Last January was unseasonably strong with three films opening with $20 million or more and four films finishing with $50 million or more. It is possible that none of the new releases will reach those relatively weak standards. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/14/2017 Battle Scars Elsie Ramirez  $0 $0 $0
5/8/2015 Sister Code Corrine Wells  $0 $0 $0
4/18/2014 A Haunted House 2 Kisha  $17,329,487 $3,877,374 $21,206,861
1/11/2013 A Haunted House Kisha Johnson  $40,041,683 $19,880,875 $59,922,558
10/15/2010 N-Secure Robin  $2,595,644 $0 $2,595,644
5/22/2009 Dance Flick Charity  $25,794,018 $6,430,606 $32,224,624
2/7/2003 Deliver Us From Eva Kareenah  $17,573,594 $0 $17,573,594
Movies: 7Totals:$103,334,426$30,188,855$133,523,281
  Averages:$14,762,061$4,312,694$19,074,754

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/11/2013 A Haunted House $18,101,682 2,160 $40,041,683 $59,922,558 66.8%
10/15/2010 N-Secure $1,166,406 486 $2,595,644 $2,595,644 100.0%
2/7/2003 Deliver Us From Eva $6,648,374 1,139 $17,573,594 $17,573,594 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $60,210,921$80,091,796 
 Averages:$8,638,8211,262$20,070,307$26,697,26588.9%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/14/2017 Battle Scars $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
5/8/2015 Sister Code $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/18/2014 A Haunted House 2 $8,843,875 2,310 $17,329,487 $21,206,861 81.7%
5/22/2009 Dance Flick $10,643,536 2,459 $25,794,018 $32,224,624 80.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $43,123,505$53,431,485 
 Averages:$4,871,8531,192$10,780,876$13,357,87180.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,450 $60,210,921
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 28,301-28,400) 28,348 $43,123,505
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 14,201-14,300) 14,203 $103,334,426
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,900 $77,540,408
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 15,401-15,500) 15,443 $103,334,426
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,067 $19,880,875
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 36,001-36,100) 36,062 $10,307,980
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 29,101-29,200) 29,162 $30,188,855
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,301-4,400) 4,377 $23,758,249
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 31,001-31,100) 31,030 $30,188,855
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,756 $80,091,796
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 33,501-33,600) 33,535 $53,431,485
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 21,001-21,100) 21,054 $133,523,281
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,509 $101,298,657
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 22,601-22,700) 22,652 $133,523,281
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 459 25
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 429 25
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 409 25
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 801-900) 897 $60,210,921
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,367 $19,880,875
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,134 $80,091,796
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,192 $60,210,921
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,773 $19,880,875
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,484 $80,091,796
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,272 $20,169,238
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Multiple Creative Types Movies 3 $40,041,683
Top International Leading Stars for Multiple Creative Types Movies 26 $19,880,875
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,608 $20,169,238
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Multiple Creative Types Movies 16 $59,922,558
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 534 $40,041,683
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 501-600) 509 $2,595,644
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 258 $17,573,594
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 560 $19,880,875
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 567 $59,922,558
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 601-700) 605 $2,595,644
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 303 $17,573,594
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 572 $60,210,921
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 886 $19,880,875
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 701-800) 718 $80,091,796


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