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John Sayles

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 14 films, with $40,984,840 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #986)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Spiderwick Chronicles (Screenwriter), Girlfight (Executive Producer), Baby It's You (Director), Baby It's You (Screenwriter), Amigo (Screenwriter)
Best-Known Acting Roles: (Gridlock'd), Motorcycle cop (Something Wild), Ring Lardner (Eight Men Out), Science Teacher (Girlfight), Carl (City of Hope)
Most productive collaborators: Freddie Highmore, Mark Waters, Mary-Louise Parker, David Berenbaum, Nick Nolte

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)9$56,620,213$0$56,620,213
Supporting1$1,523,941$0$1,523,941
In Technical RolesDirector14$40,547,326$437,514$40,984,840
Screenwriter5$72,762,726$91,644,614$164,407,340
Executive Producer1$1,523,941$0$1,523,941
Editor1$184,705$0$184,705
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/28/2007 Honeydripper Zeke  $267,880 $0 $267,880
11/7/2003 American Storytellers Himself  $23,378 $0 $23,378
9/29/2000 Girlfight Science Teacher  $1,523,941 $0 $1,523,941
1/29/1997 Gridlock'd   $5,479,037 $0 $5,479,037
1/29/1993 Matinee Bob  $8,925,775 $0 $8,925,775
12/11/1992 Passion Fish Doctor in soap  $5,414,619 $0 $5,414,619
4/3/1992 Straight Talk Guy Girardi  $21,202,099 $0 $21,202,099
10/11/1991 City of Hope Carl  $1,264,910 $0 $1,264,910
9/1/1988 Eight Men Out Ring Lardner  $5,680,515 $0 $5,680,515
10/22/1986 Something Wild Motorcycle cop  $8,362,000 $0 $8,362,000
Movies: 10Totals:$58,144,154$0$58,144,154
  Averages:$5,814,415$0$5,814,415
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2016 Soul Catcher Screenwriter $0 $0 $0
11/8/2013 Go For Sisters Screenwriter,
Director 
$70,495 $0 $70,495
8/19/2011 Amigo Editor,
Director,
Screenwriter 
$184,705 $0 $184,705
2/14/2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles Screenwriter $71,195,053 $91,644,614 $162,839,667
12/28/2007 Honeydripper Director $267,880 $0 $267,880
9/17/2004 Silver City Director $1,017,376 $0 $1,017,376
9/19/2003 Casa de los Babys Director $475,940 $0 $475,940
6/21/2002 Sunshine State Director $3,064,356 $0 $3,064,356
9/29/2000 Girlfight Executive Producer $1,523,941 $0 $1,523,941
6/4/1999 Limbo Director $1,997,807 $437,514 $2,435,321
3/6/1998 Men with Guns Director $742,032 $0 $742,032
6/21/1996 Lone Star Director $12,952,403 $0 $12,952,403
2/3/1995 The Secret of Roan Inish Director $6,101,815 $0 $6,101,815
12/11/1992 Passion Fish Director $5,414,619 $0 $5,414,619
10/11/1991 City of Hope Director $1,264,910 $0 $1,264,910
9/1/1988 Eight Men Out Director $5,680,515 $0 $5,680,515
3/4/1983 Baby It's You Screenwriter,
Director 
$1,312,473 $0 $1,312,473
Movies: 21Totals:$115,018,698$92,082,128$207,100,826
  Averages:$5,477,081$4,384,863$9,861,944