1. Box Office Success
The Place Beyond The Pines
pits two of Hollywood's hottest talents against each other, but which of its two leads really has the edge over the other?
Join us as we run through their on and off-screen successes (and some dodgy decisions along the way)...
Romcoms, thrillers, dramas – Gosling attracts audiences to a wide range of genres, including weird indie-flicks they wouldn't normally go to see.
pulled $77 million,
The Ides of March
$75 million and
Crazy, Stupid, Love
totalled a whopping $142 million worldwide (a figure as impressive as Gosling’s infamous sculpted torso scene).
trilogy is sure to gross over a billion dollars when Part 3 graces our screens this summer. Chuck in films like
($161 million) and
($177 million) and
Silver Linings Playbook
($226 million) and the winner is clear.
Gosling’s numbers are impressive, but there’s no doubt that Cooper is the box office champion. It seems like cinema-goers just can’t resist a bit of big screen BCoops.
Ryan Gosling: 0, Bradley Cooper: 1