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Taylor Kitsch

Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 4 films, with $650,325,913 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #316)
Best-known acting roles: Remy LeBeau / Gambit (X-Men Origins: Wolverine), Michael Murphy (Lone Survivor), John Carter (John Carter), Lieutenant Alex Hopper (Battleship), Chon (Savages)
Most productive collaborators: Peter Berg, Andrew Stanton, Lynn Collins, Alexander Skarsgård, Jon Hoeber

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading4$177,951,057$472,374,856$650,325,913
Supporting4$362,364,356$262,451,634$624,815,990
Lead Ensemble Member3$65,748,231$35,663,055$101,411,286
Narrator1$23,487$0$23,487
(Unclassified)2$0$0$0

Career Trend

This graph shows Taylor Kitsch’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 Preview: September

September 1st, 2017

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As bad as July was, August actually managed to be worse. 2017 was over $300 million behind 2016’s pace during August alone. That’s worse than the rest of the summer combined. The only film that was an unqualified hit was Annabelle: Creation, although there were a couple of other films that are doing well enough to be considered financial hits. There’s some good news and some bad news for this September. The month gets off to a slow start with no wide releases the first weekend, but there are three films opening during the rest of the month that are expected to top $100 million and all three should be better than the best August had to offer. It is expected to be the biggest hit of the month and is tracking to break the record for the biggest September weekend. Both Kingsman: The Golden Circle and The Lego Ninjago Movie are expected to cross $100 million, although they are opening the same weekend, so that could hurt both of their chances. Meanwhile last September, Sully was the biggest release of the month earning $125.07 million. It should top that, while Kingsman: The Golden Circle and The Lego Ninjago Movie won’t be too far behind. 2017 should cut the gap with 2016, but sadly only by a little bit. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Lone Survivor

June 1st, 2014

Lone Survivor came out for an Oscar-qualifying run late in December of 2013, which seemed odd, because it didn't look like the typical Oscar-bait movie. However, it actually picked up a couple of Oscar nominations (for technical categories) and more impressively earned a WGA nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay, as well as SAG Award for Best Stunts. This lifts the expectations, but is this for the best? Does the film truly rise above the action genre? More...

2014 Preview: January

January 1st, 2014

Jack Ryan poster

It's the first month of the new year, but the biggest hit might be a film released in December. Last month ended on a slow note with all five Christmas day releases failing to become hits, some more than others. (It's a little too soon to tell if The Wolf of Wall Street or The Secret Life of Walter Mitty will do well enough to break even any time soon, but neither is a serious hit.) There are still some December releases that will likely remain on the charts through the opening weekends of January, while there are some films that opened in limited release last month with a scheduled wide release this month. Of the purely January releases, I would guess Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit will be the biggest hit. Even then, it won't live up to the previous films in the franchise, even if you don't take inflation into account. Most of the rest of the new releases will be happy if they can become midlevel hits. Last January was led by Mama, which earned more than $70 million. I think Shadow Recruit will top that figure at the box office, while there are a similar number of likely box office bombs opening this year as there were last year. 2014 could start out ahead of 2013's pace, but it likely won't be a huge difference either way. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/20/2017 Only the Brave Christopher MacKenzie  $18,300,340 $2,378,030 $20,678,370
9/15/2017 American Assassin Ghost  $36,249,674 $22,410,053 $58,659,727
4/15/2016 Gridiron Heroes Narrator  $23,487 $0 $23,487
8/26/2014 The Normal Heart   $0 $0 $0
5/30/2014 The Grand Seduction Dr. Paul Lewis  $3,409,304 $260,554 $3,669,858
12/25/2013 Lone Survivor Michael Murphy  $125,095,601 $24,709,031 $149,804,632
7/6/2012 Savages Chon  $47,323,100 $33,271,760 $80,594,860
5/18/2012 Battleship Lieutenant Alex Hopper  $65,233,400 $239,984,828 $305,218,228
3/9/2012 John Carter John Carter  $73,058,679 $209,719,421 $282,778,100
5/6/2011 The Bang Bang Club Kevin Carter  $124,791 $13,265 $138,056
5/1/2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Remy LeBeau / Gambit  $179,883,157 $194,942,603 $374,825,760
2/10/2009 Gospel Hill Joel Herrod  $0 $0 $0
9/8/2006 The Covenant Pouge Parry  $23,364,784 $14,800,000 $38,164,784
8/18/2006 Snakes on a Plane Kyle  $34,020,814 $28,000,000 $62,020,814
Movies: 14Totals:$606,087,131$770,489,545$1,376,576,676
  Averages:$43,291,938$55,034,968$98,326,905

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/20/2017 Only the Brave $6,002,665 2,577 $18,300,340 $20,678,370 88.5%
9/15/2017 American Assassin $14,846,778 3,154 $36,249,674 $58,659,727 61.8%
5/30/2014 The Grand Seduction $323,743 124 $3,409,304 $3,669,858 92.9%
7/6/2012 Savages $16,016,910 2,635 $47,323,100 $80,594,860 58.7%
5/18/2012 Battleship $25,534,825 3,702 $65,233,400 $305,218,228 21.4%
3/9/2012 John Carter $30,180,188 3,749 $73,058,679 $282,778,100 25.8%
5/6/2011 The Bang Bang Club $21,945 9 $124,791 $138,056 90.4%
Movies: 7Totals:  $243,699,288$751,737,199 
 Averages:$13,275,2932,279$34,814,184$107,391,02862.8%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/25/2013 Lone Survivor $90,872 3,285 $125,095,601 $149,804,632 83.5%
5/1/2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine $85,058,003 4,102 $179,883,157 $374,825,760 48.0%
9/8/2006 The Covenant $8,852,458 2,681 $23,364,784 $38,164,784 61.2%
8/18/2006 Snakes on a Plane $15,206,301 3,555 $34,020,814 $62,020,814 54.9%
Movies: 4Totals:  $362,364,356$624,815,990 
 Averages:$27,301,9093,406$90,591,089$156,203,99861.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 611 $243,699,288
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,839 $362,364,356
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,676 $606,063,644
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 636 $572,042,830
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 48,801-48,900) 48,884 $23,487
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,956 $606,087,131
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 425 $508,037,911
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,642 $262,451,634
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,561 $770,489,545
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 657 $742,489,545
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,929 $770,489,545
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 479 $751,737,199
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,688 $624,815,990
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,556 $1,376,553,189
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 633 $1,314,532,375
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 50,001-50,100) 50,081 $23,487
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,864 $1,376,576,676
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office 70 145
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office 72 145
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Domestic Box Office 57 145
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 487 33
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 385 33
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office 54 156
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office 49 156
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the International Box Office 37 156
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office 57 162
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office 52 162
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Worldwide Box Office 35 162
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 523 10
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 394 10
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,930 $3,409,304
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 201-300) 205 $156,631,453
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 202 $18,300,340
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies (Rank 201-300) 242 $124,791
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Game Movies 10 $65,233,400
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,598 $260,554
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 149 $265,401,234
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 301-400) 325 $2,378,030
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies (Rank 201-300) 228 $13,265
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Game Movies 11 $239,984,828
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,482 $3,669,858
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 167 $422,032,687
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 257 $20,678,370
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies (Rank 201-300) 257 $138,056
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Game Movies 16 $305,218,228
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 459 $243,699,288
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 285 $508,037,911
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 337 $751,737,199
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 389 $152,215,478
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 219 $73,058,679
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 258 $18,425,131
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 198 $295,927,195
Top International Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 117 $209,719,421
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 301-400) 385 $2,391,295
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 259 $448,142,673
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 130 $282,778,100
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 301-400) 311 $20,816,426
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 501-600) 600 $73,058,679
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 331 $65,233,400
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 995 $3,409,304
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 628 $18,425,131
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 133 $83,572,774
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 401-500) 428 $209,719,421
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 244 $239,984,828
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,061 $260,554
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,030 $2,391,295
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 191 $55,681,813
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 401-500) 486 $282,778,100
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 267 $305,218,228
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,185 $3,669,858
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 801-900) 805 $20,816,426
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 150 $139,254,587
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 424 $160,001,723
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 451 $83,697,565
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 247 $452,342,833
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 535 $55,695,078
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 295 $612,344,556
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 513 $139,392,643
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 355 $73,058,679
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 101-200) 176 $112,556,500
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 477 $18,300,340
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 175 $36,249,674
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 234 $209,719,421
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 101-200) 107 $273,256,588
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 474 $2,378,030
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 201-300) 213 $22,410,053
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 256 $282,778,100
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 101-200) 122 $385,813,088
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 510 $20,678,370
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 191 $58,659,727


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