This interactive data visualization allows the user to explore the performance of the ten highest grossing actors of all time across the (1) number of movies they appeared in, (2) gross revenue generated from their films, (3) each film’s critics score (from Rotten Tomatoes), and (4) each film’s audience score (from Rotten Tomatoes). ‘Highest grossing’ is defined by the primary data source, Box Office Mojo, as unadjusted gross domestic revenue excluding bit parts.

Users can do the following to interact and conduct their own exploratory analysis: (1) toggle bit parts on and off, (2) change how the gross revenue number is defined, (3) click an actor’s avatar to make them the focus of the dashboard, (4) hover over any film in the timeline or scatter plot to filter the other views, and (5) hover over the movies and revenue comparisons for more detail.

BLOCKBUSTER was created with Tableau Desktop 2019.1 and Tableau Prep 2019.1. The one data connection used to create this visualization started as 50 disparate data sources. Links to related tutorials can be found below the embedded visualization and more will be added in the future.

Interactive Data Visualization: BLOCKBUSTER

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