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S. Epatha Merkerson

Best known as a Supporting Actress based on credits in that role in 6 films, with $859,567,071 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #3,076)
Best-known acting roles: Tarissa Dyson (Terminator 2: Judgment Day), Maggie (Radio), Daphne Peeples (Peeples), Angela (Black Snake Moan), Ada (Mother and Child)
Most productive collaborators: Cuba Gooding, Jr., Mike Tollin, Ed Harris, Mike Rich, Alfre Woodard

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting6$448,532,198$411,034,873$859,567,071
Lead Ensemble Member1$9,177,065$130,101$9,307,166
Leading1$0$0$0
In Technical RolesDirector1$0$0$0

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


2013 Preview: May

May 1st, 2013

As April ends and summer begins, we see the 2013 box office on a losing streak. There is some good news, as May should be much, much, much better than April was. Much better. During the five weekends in May, there are nine films opening wide. Of those film, there are seven that at least have a shot at $100 million. And of those seven films, four at least have a shot at $200 million, two have a shot at $300 million, and we might even have a $400 million hit this month. Iron Man 3 should turn out to be the biggest hit of the month, while there are some who think Star Trek: Into Darkness could be a close competitor for that honor. There's also some bad news. The Avengers opened last May and earned more than $600 million. No film opening this month will come close to that figure. There's a chance the top two films opening this month won't match that combined. On the other hand, last year there was a huge drop-off from the biggest hit of the month to the second biggest hit of the month. There were so many high-profile failures last year, that 2013 might actually start winning some weekends in the year-over-year comparison. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/8/2017 Year by the Sea Liz  $0 $0 $0
9/11/2015 The Challenger Jada  $19,003 $0 $19,003
5/10/2013 Peeples Daphne Peeples  $9,177,065 $130,101 $9,307,166
11/9/2012 Lincoln Lydia Smith  $182,207,973 $91,138,308 $273,346,281
5/7/2010 Mother and Child Ada  $1,110,509 $5,426,670 $6,537,179
3/2/2007 Black Snake Moan Angela  $9,396,870 $1,554,283 $10,951,153
10/24/2003 Radio Maggie  $52,333,738 $959,890 $53,293,628
1/2/1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day Tarissa Dyson  $203,464,105 $311,955,722 $515,419,827
Movies: 8Totals:$457,709,263$411,164,974$868,874,237
  Averages:$57,213,658$51,395,622$108,609,280

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/8/2017 Year by the Sea $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
5/10/2013 Peeples $4,611,534 2,041 $9,177,065 $9,307,166 98.6%
Movies: 2Totals:  $9,177,065$9,307,166 
 Averages:$2,305,7671,021$4,588,533$4,653,58398.6%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/11/2015 The Challenger $12,246 28 $19,003 $19,003 100.0%
11/9/2012 Lincoln $944,308 2,293 $182,207,973 $273,346,281 66.7%
5/7/2010 Mother and Child $43,040 119 $1,110,509 $6,537,179 17.0%
3/2/2007 Black Snake Moan $4,143,199 1,253 $9,396,870 $10,951,153 85.8%
10/24/2003 Radio $13,303,724 3,074 $52,333,738 $53,293,628 98.2%
1/2/1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day $31,765,506 2,495 $203,464,105 $515,419,827 39.5%
Movies: 6Totals:  $448,532,198$859,567,071 
 Averages:$8,368,6711,544$74,755,366$143,261,17967.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,572 $9,177,065
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,077 $448,532,198
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,477 $457,709,263
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,976 $9,415,873
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,207 $448,293,390
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,883 $457,709,263
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,006 $130,101
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,049 $411,034,873
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,943 $411,164,974
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,201-7,300) 7,290 $1,554,283
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,133 $409,610,691
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,691 $411,164,974
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,248 $9,307,166
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,076 $859,567,071
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,105 $868,874,237
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 6,201-6,300) 6,300 $10,970,156
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,166 $857,904,081
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,697 $868,874,237
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,725 $9,177,065
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,864 $130,101
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,170 $9,307,166
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,289 $9,177,065
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,653 $130,101
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,914 $9,307,166
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,549 $9,177,065
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,496 $130,101
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,966 $9,307,166
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 306 $9,177,065
Top International Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 427 $130,101
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 364 $9,307,166
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,315 $9,177,065
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,509 $130,101
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,433 $9,307,166
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 301-400) 346 $9,177,065
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 401-500) 435 $130,101
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 301-400) 391 $9,307,166

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/14/2014 The Contradictions of Fair Hope Director $0 $0 $0
Movies: 1Totals:$0$0$0
  Averages:$0$0$0

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