M. Night Shyamalan

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 9 films, with $2,394,520,977 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #19)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Sixth Sense (Director), The Sixth Sense (Screenwriter), Signs (Director), Signs (Producer), Signs (Screenwriter)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Ray Reddy (Signs), Guard at Desk (The Village), Joey (The Happening), Stadium Drug Dealer (Unbreakable), Vick Ran (Lady in the Water)
Most productive collaborators: Sam Mercer, Will Smith, Joaquin Phoenix, Frank Marshall, Noah Ringer

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an ActorCameo4$567,209,829$774,741,039$1,341,950,868
Supporting1$227,965,690$180,300,000$408,265,690
(Unclassified)1$42,285,169$30,500,000$72,785,169
In Technical RolesDirector9$1,030,060,676$1,364,460,301$2,394,520,977
Screenwriter8$1,127,485,027$1,492,745,077$2,620,230,104
Producer6$595,870,979$796,393,066$1,392,264,045
Story Creator1$33,679,655$29,674,459$63,354,114
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
6/13/2008 The Happening Joey  $30,517,109 $64,506,874 $163,403,799 $60,000,000
7/21/2006 Lady in the Water Vick Ran  $18,044,396 $42,285,169 $72,785,169 $75,000,000
7/30/2004 The Village Guard at Desk  $50,746,142 $114,197,520 $257,641,634 $71,682,975
8/2/2002 Signs Ray Reddy  $60,117,080 $227,965,690 $408,265,690 $70,702,619
11/22/2000 Unbreakable Stadium Drug Dealer  $30,330,771 $94,999,143 $248,099,143 $73,243,106
8/6/1999 The Sixth Sense Dr. Hill  $26,681,262 $293,506,292 $672,806,292 $40,000,000
Movies: 6Totals: $837,460,688$1,823,001,727 
  Averages:$36,072,793$139,576,781$303,833,621$65,104,783
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
5/31/2013 After Earth Producer, Director, Screenwriter $27,520,040 $60,522,097 $251,499,665 $130,000,000
9/17/2010 Devil Story Creator, Producer $12,289,375 $33,679,655 $63,354,114 $10,000,000
7/1/2010 The Last Airbender Screenwriter, Director $40,325,019 $131,772,187 $319,713,881 $150,000,000
6/13/2008 The Happening Producer, Director, Screenwriter $30,517,109 $64,506,874 $163,403,799 $60,000,000
7/21/2006 Lady in the Water Director $18,044,396 $42,285,169 $72,785,169 $75,000,000
7/30/2004 The Village Producer, Screenwriter, Director $50,746,142 $114,197,520 $257,641,634 $71,682,975
8/2/2002 Signs Screenwriter, Producer, Director $60,117,080 $227,965,690 $408,265,690 $70,702,619
11/22/2000 Unbreakable Director, Producer, Screenwriter $30,330,771 $94,999,143 $248,099,143 $73,243,106
12/17/1999 Stuart Little Screenwriter $15,018,223 $140,015,224 $298,800,000 $105,000,000
8/6/1999 The Sixth Sense Director, Screenwriter $26,681,262 $293,506,292 $672,806,292 $40,000,000
3/20/1998 Wide Awake Director $95,875 $305,704 $305,704