John Sayles

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 14 films, with $41,156,729 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #877)
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 OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)9$56,715,809$0$56,715,809
Supporting1$1,523,941$0$1,523,941
In Technical RolesDirector14$40,719,215$437,514$41,156,729
Screenwriter4$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
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
12/28/2007 Honeydripper Zeke    $267,880 $267,880  
11/7/2003 American Storytellers Himself  $2,974 $24,082 $24,082  
9/29/2000 Girlfight Science Teacher  $197,896 $1,523,941 $1,523,941  
1/29/1997 Gridlock'd   $2,678,372 $5,573,929 $5,573,929  
1/29/1993 Matinee Bob  $3,601,015 $8,925,775 $8,925,775  
12/11/1992 Passion Fish Doctor in soap    $5,414,619 $5,414,619  
4/3/1992 Straight Talk Guy Girardi  $4,575,746 $21,202,099 $21,202,099  
10/11/1991 City of Hope Carl    $1,264,910 $1,264,910  
9/1/1988 Eight Men Out Ring Lardner    $5,680,515 $5,680,515  
10/22/1986 Something Wild Motorcycle cop    $8,362,000 $8,362,000  
Movies: 10Totals: $58,239,750$58,239,750 
  Averages:$1,105,600$5,823,975$5,823,975$0
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
11/8/2013 Go For Sisters Screenwriter, Director $6,001 $70,495 $70,495  
8/19/2011 Amigo Screenwriter, Editor, Director $37,324 $184,705 $184,705 $1,500,000
2/14/2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles Screenwriter $19,004,058 $71,195,053 $162,839,667 $92,500,000
12/28/2007 Honeydripper Director   $267,880 $267,880  
9/17/2004 Silver City Director $337,484 $1,017,376 $1,017,376  
9/19/2003 Casa de los Babys Director $36,456 $475,940 $475,940  
6/21/2002 Sunshine State Director $93,072 $3,064,356 $3,064,356 $5,600,000
9/29/2000 Girlfight Executive Producer $197,896 $1,523,941 $1,523,941  
6/4/1999 Limbo Director $139,634 $2,160,710 $2,598,224 $8,300,000
3/6/1998 Men with Guns Director   $742,032 $742,032  
6/21/1996 Lone Star Director $232,184 $12,961,389 $12,961,389 $5,000,000
2/3/1995 The Secret of Roan Inish Director $82,601 $6,101,815 $6,101,815  
12/11/1992 Passion Fish Director   $5,414,619 $5,414,619  
10/11/1991 City of Hope Director   $1,264,910 $1,264,910  
9/1/1988 Eight Men Out Director   $5,680,515 $5,680,515  
3/4/1983 Baby It's You Director, Screenwriter   $1,312,473 $1,312,473