Luc Besson

Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 15 films, with $1,346,356,152 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #69)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Lucy (Director), Lucy (Screenwriter), Taken (Screenwriter), Taken (Producer), Taken 2 (Producer)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Blond driver (Le grand bleu), The Subway Driver (Subway)
Most productive collaborators: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Virginie Besson-Silla, Choi Min-sik, Hugues Tissander

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)2$3,390,659$1,272,637$4,663,296
In Technical RolesScreenwriter15$575,792,699$770,563,453$1,346,356,152
Director12$284,589,122$665,487,731$950,076,853
Producer5$347,699,700$380,023,121$727,722,821
Story Creator4$95,460,055$52,380,602$147,840,657
Executive Producer1$2,037,459$20,976,568$23,014,027
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
8/22/1988 Le grand bleu Blond driver    $3,000,000 $3,000,000  
11/6/1985 Subway The Subway Driver  $11,332 $390,659 $1,663,296 $2,000,000
Movies: 2Totals: $3,390,659$4,663,296 
  Averages:$5,666$1,695,330$2,331,648$1,000,000
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
6/19/2015 The Transporter Legacy Screenwriter   $0 $0  
1/9/2015 Taken 3 Screenwriter   $0 $0  
11/14/2014 The Homesman Producer $45,433 $1,640,949 $1,640,949 $16,000,000
7/25/2014 Lucy Screenwriter, Director $43,899,340 $126,663,600 $450,663,600 $40,000,000
4/25/2014 Brick Mansions Screenwriter, Story Creator $9,516,855 $20,396,829 $50,236,829 $28,000,000
2/21/2014 3 Days to Kill Screenwriter, Story Creator $12,242,218 $30,697,999 $33,622,417 $28,000,000
9/13/2013 The Family Screenwriter, Director $14,034,764 $36,918,811 $51,078,541 $30,000,000
8/13/2013 Les aventures extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec Screenwriter, Director   $0 $0  
10/5/2012 Taken 2 Producer, Screenwriter $49,514,769 $139,854,287 $377,807,404 $45,000,000
4/13/2012 Lockout Screenwriter, From the original idea by $6,231,836 $14,326,865 $33,943,049 $20,000,000
4/11/2012 The Lady Director   $135,985 $1,669,231  
8/26/2011 Colombiana Producer, Screenwriter $10,408,176 $36,665,854 $72,295,262 $40,000,000
12/3/2010 I Love You, Phillip Morris Executive Producer $112,712 $2,037,459 $23,014,027 $13,000,000
1/30/2009 Taken Producer, Screenwriter $24,717,037 $145,000,989 $226,941,585 $25,000,000
5/25/2007 Angel-A Director $29,727 $202,200 $202,200  
12/15/2006 Arthur et les Minimoys Director   $15,132,763 $113,325,743 $80,000,000
5/13/2005 Danny the Dog Producer, Screenwriter $10,900,901 $24,537,621 $49,037,621 $43,000,000
12/31/2003 Taxi 3 Screenwriter   $0 $0  
10/6/2000 Taxi 2 Screenwriter   $729,844 $729,844  
11/12/1999 The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Director $6,360,968 $14,271,297 $14,271,297 $50,000,000
11/20/1998 Taxi Screenwriter   $0 $0  
5/9/1997 The Fifth Element Director $17,031,345 $63,570,862 $263,900,000 $95,000,000
11/18/1994 Léon Director $5,306,558 $19,284,974 $45,284,974 $16,000,000
3/19/1993 Point of No Return Story Creator $7,160,389 $30,038,362 $30,038,362  
3/8/1991 Nikita Director   $5,017,971 $5,017,971 $7,000,000
8/22/1988 Le grand bleu Director   $3,000,000 $3,000,000  
11/6/1985 Subway Director $11,332 $390,659 $1,663,296 $2,000,000