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Alex Kendrick

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 5 films, with $152,877,579 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #684)
Best-known technical roles: War Room (Director), War Room (Screenwriter), War Room (Editor), Courageous (Director), Courageous (Screenwriter)
Best-known acting roles: Coleman Young (War Room), Adam Mitchell (Courageous), Ray (Moms’ Night Out), Grant Taylor (Facing the Giants), Daniel (The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone)
Most productive collaborators: Stephen Kendrick, Priscilla Shirer, TC Stallings, Beth Moore, Gary Wheeler

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  4. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading2$35,071,853$663,663$35,735,516
Lead Ensemble Member1$67,790,117$6,185,122$73,975,239
Supporting1$10,429,707$107,634$10,537,341
(Unclassified)1$10,178,331$64,828$10,243,159
In Technical RolesDirector5$145,946,986$6,930,593$152,877,579
Screenwriter3$102,312,338$6,848,785$109,161,123
Editor2$68,794,222$6,185,122$74,979,344

Career Trend

This graph shows Alex Kendrick’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


Friday Estimates: Perfect Guy and Visit Headed for Strong Debuts

September 12th, 2015

The Perfect Guy

What is traditionally the weakest weekend of the year isn’t looking too bad this morning, with The Perfect Guy and The Visit both posting solid opening day numbers on Friday. The Perfect Guy came out marginally ahead on the day, picking up an estimated $9.95 million compared to $9.22 million or so for The Visit. Both films will land over $20 million for the weekend, which is a victory at this time of year, but The Perfect Guy is expected to stretch its lead over the next couple of days. More...

Weekend Estimates: Compton Tops War Room for Third Win

August 30th, 2015

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton will win a third weekend at the box office, according to studio estimates released on Sunday, but it won’t be without a struggle. The biopic lost on Friday to War Room, a faith-based film that opened in just 1,135 theaters, and the weekend race will finish with just a couple of million dollars between the two films, with Compton’s $13.2 million edging out War Room’s $11 million. Compton now has $134 million in the bank, making it the fifth-highest-grossing biographical film after American Sniper ($350 million), Lincoln ($182 million), A Beautiful Mind ($170 million), and Catch Me if You Can ($165 million). If you’re playing the Oscars game at home already, it’s worth noting that three of the four films above it received Best Picture nominations (Catch Me if You Can being the odd-one-out). More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/28/2015 War Room Coleman Young  $67,790,117 $6,185,122 $73,975,239
5/9/2014 Moms’ Night Out Ray  $10,429,707 $107,634 $10,537,341
3/1/2013 The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of… Daniel  $549,632 $0 $549,632
9/30/2011 Courageous Adam Mitchell  $34,522,221 $663,663 $35,185,884
9/29/2006 Facing the Giants Grant Taylor  $10,178,331 $64,828 $10,243,159
Movies: 5Totals:$123,470,008$7,021,247$130,491,255
  Averages:$24,694,002$1,404,249$26,098,251

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/28/2015 War Room $11,351,389 1,945 $67,790,117 $73,975,239 91.6%
3/1/2013 The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of… $143,532 68 $549,632 $549,632 100.0%
9/30/2011 Courageous $9,112,839 1,214 $34,522,221 $35,185,884 98.1%
Movies: 3Totals:  $102,861,970$109,710,755 
 Averages:$6,869,2531,076$34,287,323$36,570,25296.6%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/9/2014 Moms’ Night Out $4,311,083 1,046 $10,429,707 $10,537,341 99.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $10,429,707$10,537,341 
 Averages:$4,311,0831,046$10,429,707$10,537,34199.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,132 $102,861,970
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 42,901-43,000) 42,906 $10,429,707
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 12,201-12,300) 12,201 $123,470,008
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,604 $102,861,970
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 40,101-40,200) 40,196 $10,429,707
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,301-13,400) 13,349 $123,470,008
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,659 $6,848,785
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 46,501-46,600) 46,589 $107,634
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 38,501-38,600) 38,526 $7,021,247
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,801-5,900) 5,849 $6,848,785
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 41,901-42,000) 41,963 $107,634
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 40,701-40,800) 40,740 $7,021,247
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,521 $109,710,755
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 45,701-45,800) 45,731 $10,537,341
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 21,601-21,700) 21,674 $130,491,255
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,432 $109,710,755
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 42,101-42,200) 42,200 $10,537,341
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 23,201-23,300) 23,291 $130,491,255
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 453 8
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 542 8
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 533 8
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 260 56
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 290 56
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 323 56
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 518 1
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 564 1
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 568 1
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 663 $102,861,970
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,788 $6,848,785
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 955 $109,710,755
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 897 $102,861,970
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,354 $6,848,785
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,260 $109,710,755
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 532 $102,312,338
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 578 $549,632
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,564 $6,848,785
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 756 $109,161,123
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 672 $549,632
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 988 $549,632
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 201-300) 205 $102,312,338
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 801-900) 842 $6,848,785
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,130 $549,632
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 301-400) 316 $109,161,123
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 997 $34,522,221
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 501-600) 558 $68,339,749
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,385 $663,663
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 801-900) 807 $6,185,122
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,140 $35,185,884
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 601-700) 675 $74,524,871
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 101-200) 178 $102,312,338
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 428 $6,848,785
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 280 $109,161,123

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/23/2019 Overcomer Director,
Screenwriter 
$0 $0 $0
8/28/2015 War Room Director,
Screenwriter,
Editor 
$67,790,117 $6,185,122 $73,975,239
7/1/2015 Faith of Our Fathers Editor $1,004,105 $0 $1,004,105
9/30/2011 Courageous Director,
Screenwriter 
$34,522,221 $663,663 $35,185,884
9/26/2008 Fireproof Director $33,456,317 $16,980 $33,473,297
9/29/2006 Facing the Giants Director $10,178,331 $64,828 $10,243,159
Movies: 6Totals:$146,951,091$6,930,593$153,881,684
  Averages:$24,491,849$1,155,099$25,646,947

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/23/2019 Overcomer $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/28/2015 War Room $11,351,389 1,945 $67,790,117 $73,975,239 91.6%
9/30/2011 Courageous $9,112,839 1,214 $34,522,221 $35,185,884 98.1%
9/26/2008 Fireproof $6,804,764 905 $33,456,317 $33,473,297 99.9%
9/29/2006 Facing the Giants $1,343,537 441 $10,178,331 $10,243,159 99.4%
Movies: 5Totals:  $145,946,986$152,877,579 
 Averages:$5,722,506901$29,189,397$30,575,51697.3%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/23/2019 Overcomer $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/28/2015 War Room $11,351,389 1,945 $67,790,117 $73,975,239 91.6%
9/30/2011 Courageous $9,112,839 1,214 $34,522,221 $35,185,884 98.1%
Movies: 3Totals:  $102,312,338$109,161,123 
 Averages:$6,821,4091,053$34,104,113$36,387,04194.9%


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