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Zoe Kazan

Zoe Kazan
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Best known as a Supporting Actress based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $340,372,081 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #9,348)
Best-known acting roles: Gabby Adler (It’s Complicated), Emily (The Big Sick), Maureen Grube (Revolutionary Road), LeBlanc (Our Brand is Crisis), Angie (In the Valley of Elah)
Best-known technical roles: Ruby Sparks (Screenwriter), Ruby Sparks (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Kumail Nanjiani, Michael Showalter, Scott Rudin, Holly Hunter, Emily V. Gordon
Born: September 9th, 1983 (34 years old)

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting7$151,645,496$188,726,585$340,372,081
Leading5$6,059,419$6,315,696$12,375,115
Lead Ensemble Member3$43,088,577$10,867,887$53,956,464
(Unclassified)3$362,928$0$362,928
In Technical RolesScreenwriter2$2,540,106$6,241,952$8,782,058
Executive Producer1$2,540,106$6,241,952$8,782,058

Career Trend

This graph shows Zoe Kazan’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


2017 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part III - Limited Releases, Classics, Foreign Imports

December 16th, 2017

The Big Sick

Both the first installment First-run Releases and the second installment, TV on DVD releases, were shorter than I would have liked, as this hasn’t been a great year for either wide releases or TV on DVD releases. That said, the third installment of our Holiday Gift Guide deals with limited releases, classics, and foreign imports and this list can get out of hand rather quickly. There will more releases on this list than the previous two, starting with... More...

Featured Blu-ray and DVD Review: The Big Sick

September 17th, 2017

The Big Sick

The Big Sick is the biggest limited release of the year earning over $40 million. This puts it ahead of many wide releases, including Ghost in the Shell, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, and King Arthur Legend of the Sword, all of which cost more than $100 million to make. Is this film as good as its box office numbers? Or did it benefit from an historically weak summer? More...

2017 Preview: July

July 1st, 2017

Spider-Man: Homecoming

I hate it when the first of the month lands on a Saturday. By the time this story goes live, we will still have almost no box office data for Despicable Me 3, so we won’t know if June ended on a positive note. Fortunately, Wonder Woman beat expectations and might end up as the biggest hit of the summer, at least for a little while. July begins with Spider-Man: Homecoming, which should make at least $300 million and is the last film being released this summer that has a shot at being a $400 million hit domestically. It is very likely that nothing else this month will come within $100 million of that movie, so that could help its legs. There are a few potential $100 million hits, including War for the Planet of the Apes, Dunkirk, and a couple of other long shots. Last July had a similar feel with The Secret Life of Pets topping the list with well over $300 million, while there were five other $100 million hits. This July would have to beat expectations substantially to match this performance. I’m not confident 2017 will be able to maintain its pace at the box office. I’m worried at least one big film will struggled and 2017 will end the month behind 2016’s pace. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Sick and Tired

June 23rd, 2017

The Big Sick

Not many limited releases are earning any real buzz this week. The Beguiled has the best pedigree and its reviews might be good enough to help it thrive in theaters. The Bad Batch is the biggest in terms of theaters, but its box office potential is close to zero. This leaves The Big Sick as the best new release. That said, if you are not near one of the five theaters it is playing, you could always stay home and binge GLOW on Netflix. I reviewed it this week and it is worth the praise. More...

The Big Sick Trailer

June 12th, 2017

Romantic comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, and Ray Romano, directed by Judd Apatow opens June 23 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Home Market Releases for January 24th, 2017

January 23rd, 2017

The Handmaiden

It’s not a particularly good week for top-notch releases. There are only three contenders for Pick of the Week, one of which doesn’t come out till next week. I was able to review Pinocchio a week early. The others are a classic from the 1970s, The Man Who Fell To Earth on Blu-ray Combo Pack, and an import from South Korea, The Handmaiden on DVD. Even though The Handmaiden is only coming out on DVD, it is still the best and is this week’s Pick of the Week. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Release Dates are Bewitching

November 11th, 2016

The Love Witch

One of the more difficult aspects of this job is keeping track of release dates. For instance, we thought The Love Witch came out two weeks ago, but its release date changed at the last minute. The official site says it’s coming out this week, so if it gets changed again, it is not my fault. It arguably has the best reviews on this week’s list and it is the one I’m most interested in seeing. That said, it is too out there to expect it to find mainstream success. More...

Ask About Our Limited Releases

August 8th, 2014

What If poster

Last week, there was only one limited release that I thought would do well, Calvary. This week might be even weaker. There is only one film earning a good amount of buzz, What If. Unfortunately, its reviews are likely not as good as they need to be. Again like last week, there are also a couple of documentaries that could find audiences in limited release: Fifi Howls from Happiness and The Dog. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 3rd, 2014

June 2nd, 2014

It's not a bad week on the home market, given the time of year. Lone Survivor earned more than $100 million at the box office and the Blu-ray Combo Pack is clearly worth picking up. It isn't quite Pick of the Week material, on the other hand. There are a few choices including a pair of documentaries: Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton As Himself - Buy from Amazon and Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction - Buy from Amazon. The third option was Attack on Titan, Part 1 - Blu-ray Combo Pack Regular Edition or Limited Edition. It was essentially a coin-toss between the three, but in the end I went with Plimpton! as Pick of the Week. More...

Limited Releases: Cash for Limited Releases

February 7th, 2014

Kids for Cash poster

It's another busy week for limited releases with more than a dozen of them on this week's list. This does mean I'm not going to be as talkative about each individual film, because there are just so many of them. Fortunately, there are also a few that are worth checking out, like Vic + Flo Saw a Bear, Alphaville, etc. If I were to chose just one film, it would be Kids for Cash, but the subject matter will enrage you. More...

Awards Season: Silver Linings for Limited Releases

November 28th, 2012

The Independent Spirit Awards has a special place in the Awards Season. The nominations are the unoffficial start of Awards Season, but the actual awards aren't given out until Oscar weekend, so they are the beginning at the end of Awards Season. They also help out a lot of limited releases that would otherwise not get enough buzz, although they are not so good at predicting Oscar wins. This year, two films tied for most nominations, Moonrise Kingdom and The Silver Linings Playbook, both of which earned five nominations. They weren't the only films to earn multiple nominations though. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Ruby Sparks

October 29th, 2012

Paul Dano is an incredibly talented actor; however, his track record at the box office has been spotty. Ruby Sparks had enough buzz going in that some thought it would expand semi-wide. It did start out well, but by the third week of limited release, it was clear it wasn't going to find a mainstream audience. Did it deserve to perform better? Is it too art house? Or is there another reason it failed to live up to some expectations. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/23/2017 The Big Sick Emily  $42,872,467 $10,132,981 $53,005,448
12/31/2016 There Are Monsters   $0 $0 $0
11/11/2016 The Monster Kathy  $12,544 $73,744 $86,288
9/23/2016 My Blind Brother Francie  $0 $0 $0
10/30/2015 Our Brand is Crisis LeBlanc  $7,002,261 $1,590,171 $8,592,432
8/8/2014 What If Chantry  $3,493,000 $0 $3,493,000
2/7/2014 The Pretty One Laurel/Audrey  $13,769 $0 $13,769
6/28/2013 Some Girl(s) Reggie  $0 $0 $0
7/25/2012 Ruby Sparks Ruby Sparks  $2,540,106 $6,241,952 $8,782,058
4/8/2011 Meek's Cutoff Millie Gately  $977,772 $892,156 $1,869,928
3/4/2011 Happythankyoumoreplease Mary Catherine  $216,110 $734,906 $951,016
3/12/2010 The Exploding Girl   $25,572 $0 $25,572
12/25/2009 It’s Complicated Gabby Adler  $112,735,375 $111,879,369 $224,614,744
11/27/2009 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee   $337,356 $0 $337,356
11/25/2009 Me and Orson Welles Gretta Adler  $1,190,003 $0 $1,190,003
7/3/2009 I Hate Valentine's Day   $11,004 $0 $11,004
12/26/2008 Revolutionary Road Maureen Grube  $22,951,340 $56,653,480 $79,604,820
9/14/2007 In the Valley of Elah Angie  $6,777,741 $17,711,409 $24,489,150
Movies: 18Totals:$201,156,420$205,910,168$407,066,588
  Averages:$11,175,357$11,439,454$22,614,810

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/23/2017 The Big Sick $421,577 2,597 $42,872,467 $53,005,448 80.9%
11/11/2016 The Monster $6,624 18 $12,544 $86,288 14.5%
9/23/2016 My Blind Brother $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/8/2014 What If $133,898 787 $3,493,000 $3,493,000 100.0%
2/7/2014 The Pretty One $1,484 5 $13,769 $13,769 100.0%
6/28/2013 Some Girl(s) $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/25/2012 Ruby Sparks $140,822 261 $2,540,106 $8,782,058 28.9%
3/4/2011 Happythankyoumoreplease $35,063 19 $216,110 $951,016 22.7%
Movies: 8Totals:  $49,147,996$66,331,579 
 Averages:$92,434461$6,143,500$8,291,44757.8%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/30/2015 Our Brand is Crisis $3,249,242 2,202 $7,002,261 $8,592,432 81.5%
4/8/2011 Meek's Cutoff $20,042 45 $977,772 $1,869,928 52.3%
12/25/2009 It’s Complicated $22,100,820 2,955 $112,735,375 $224,614,744 50.2%
11/25/2009 Me and Orson Welles $63,638 134 $1,190,003 $1,190,003 100.0%
7/3/2009 I Hate Valentine's Day $5,009 3 $11,004 $11,004 100.0%
12/26/2008 Revolutionary Road $189,911 1,077 $22,951,340 $79,604,820 28.8%
9/14/2007 In the Valley of Elah $133,557 978 $6,777,741 $24,489,150 27.7%
Movies: 7Totals:  $151,645,496$340,372,081 
 Averages:$3,680,3171,056$21,663,642$48,624,58362.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,627 $49,147,996
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 9,601-9,700) 9,626 $151,645,496
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,001-7,100) 7,045 $201,156,420
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,006 $169,863,404
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 32,201-32,300) 32,246 $29,729,081
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,801-7,900) 7,829 $201,156,420
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,208 $17,183,583
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 9,501-9,600) 9,517 $188,726,585
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 8,601-8,700) 8,609 $205,910,168
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,476 $131,545,279
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 17,401-17,500) 17,432 $74,364,889
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 9,601-9,700) 9,666 $205,910,168
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,932 $66,331,579
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,301-9,400) 9,348 $340,372,081
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,701-7,800) 7,726 $407,066,588
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,235 $301,408,683
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 22,501-22,600) 22,561 $104,093,970
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,601-8,700) 8,667 $407,066,588
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 459 36
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 455 36
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,835 $6,275,529
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 125 $42,872,467
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,772 $7,050,602
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 220 $10,132,981
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,987 $13,326,131
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 161 $53,005,448
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,365 $49,147,996
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,903 $17,183,583
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,651 $66,331,579
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,632 $6,275,529
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 101-200) 184 $42,872,467
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,554 $7,050,602
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 273 $10,132,981
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,803 $13,326,131
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 212 $53,005,448
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,734 $13,769
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 401-500) 469 $12,544
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 164 $49,121,683
Top International Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 401-500) 434 $73,744
Top International Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 225 $17,109,839
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,879 $13,769
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 501-600) 529 $86,288
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 191 $66,231,522
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,447 $3,493,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 689 $45,654,996
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 968 $17,183,583
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,577 $3,493,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 824 $62,838,579
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 135 $42,872,467
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 201-300) 294 $10,132,981
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 201-300) 223 $53,005,448

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/19/2018 Wildlife Screenwriter $0 $0 $0
7/25/2012 Ruby Sparks Screenwriter,
Executive Producer 
$2,540,106 $6,241,952 $8,782,058
Movies: 2Totals:$2,540,106$6,241,952$8,782,058
  Averages:$1,270,053$3,120,976$4,391,029



Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/19/2018 Wildlife $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/25/2012 Ruby Sparks $140,822 261 $2,540,106 $8,782,058 28.9%
Movies: 2Totals:  $2,540,106$8,782,058 
 Averages:$70,411131$1,270,053$4,391,02928.9%


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