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Chris Sanders

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 5 films, with $1,313,739,416 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #95)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Croods (Director), How to Train Your Dragon (Director), How to Train Your Dragon (Screenwriter), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Executive Producer), The Croods (Screenwriter)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Belt (The Croods), Voice of Daultay Dofine (Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace), Stitch (Lilo & Stitch), Antarctic Penguin (Penguins of Madagascar)
Most productive collaborators: Nicolas Cage, Kristine Belson, Emma Stone, Kirk De Micco, Jay Baruchel

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  3. Acting Credits
  4. Technical Credits
Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting2$557,895,588$836,800,000$1,394,695,588
Lead Ensemble Member1$187,168,425$385,900,000$573,068,425
In Technical RolesDirector5$550,521,183$763,218,233$1,313,739,416
Story Creator2$332,939,952$485,928,473$818,868,425
Production Designer1$422,780,140$564,700,000$987,480,140
Executive Producer1$177,002,924$437,583,346$614,586,270

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: The Croods

October 16th, 2013

The Croods opened in March with more than $40 million and lasted long enough to pull in more than $180 million domestically and $570 million worldwide. That's a very impressive run for a spring release. Did it deserve this box office success? Or did it thrive because of the lack of direct competition? More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Lilo and Stitch Double-Shot

June 24th, 2013

A couple of weeks ago, Disney released three of their more recent animated films on Blu-ray for the first time, each of which included the direct-to-DVD sequel. This included The Emperor's New Groove Double-Shot and Atlantis: The Lost Empire Double-Shot. I was only able to get Lilo and Stitch Double-Shot. Are the two films worth checking out? And is the Blu-ray worth the money? More...

2013 Preview: March

March 1st, 2013

February is over, and for the most part, we should be very happy it is done and buried. The biggest hit of the month turned out to be Identity Thief, which will cross $100 million shortly. There were also a couple of impressive midlevel hits, like Warm Bodies and Escape from Planet Earth, but for the most part, it was miss after miss. This is bad news for March, which is not only dealing with a slumping 2013 box office, but will be compared with a strong March of 2012. Last March started with The Lorax, which earned more than $200 million. There's a good chance no March release this year will reach this milestone. Last March was also the month The Hunger Games opened, which earned more than $400 million. There's a chance the top three films opening this month won't earn that much combined. 2013 is going to take a beating in the year-over-year comparison and it is already $100 million behind last year's pace. More...

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
11/26/2014 Penguins of Madagascar Antarctic Penguin  $83,350,911 $284,300,000 $367,650,911
3/22/2013 The Croods Belt  $187,168,425 $385,900,000 $573,068,425
6/21/2002 Lilo & Stitch Stitch  $145,771,527 $100,028,473 $245,800,000
5/19/1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace Voice of Daultay Dofine  $474,544,677 $552,500,000 $1,027,044,677
Movies: 4Totals:$890,835,540$1,322,728,473$2,213,564,013
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9/18/2020 The Croods 2 Director $0 $0 $0
12/25/2019 The Call of the Wild Director $0 $0 $0
6/13/2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 Executive Producer $177,002,924 $437,583,346 $614,586,270
3/22/2013 The Croods Director,
Story Creator 
$187,168,425 $385,900,000 $573,068,425
3/26/2010 How to Train Your Dragon Director,
$217,581,231 $277,289,760 $494,870,991
6/21/2002 Lilo & Stitch Screenwriter,
Story Creator,
$145,771,527 $100,028,473 $245,800,000
6/15/1994 The Lion King Production Designer $422,780,140 $564,700,000 $987,480,140
Movies: 7Totals:$1,150,304,247$1,765,501,579$2,915,805,826