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Luc Besson

Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 17 films, with $1,937,792,094 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #43)
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 Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)2$3,390,659$1,272,637$4,663,296
In Technical RolesScreenwriter17$728,499,503$1,209,292,591$1,937,792,094
Director13$284,468,640$665,487,731$949,956,371
Producer8$437,745,164$618,443,898$1,056,189,062
Story Creator5$159,000,075$252,709,740$411,709,815
Executive Producer1$2,037,459$20,976,568$23,014,027
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/22/1988 Le grand bleu Blond driver  $3,000,000 $0 $3,000,000
11/6/1985 Subway The Subway Driver  $390,659 $1,272,637 $1,663,296
Movies: 2Totals:$3,390,659$1,272,637$4,663,296
  Averages:$1,695,330$636,319$2,331,648
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/21/2017 Valerian and the City of a Thou… Producer,
Director 
$0 $0 $0
7/15/2016 The Lake Screenwriter $0 $0 $0
9/4/2015 The Transporter Refueled Producer,
Screenwriter 
$0 $0 $0
1/9/2015 Taken 3 Screenwriter,
Producer 
$89,256,424 $238,400,000 $327,656,424
11/14/2014 The Homesman Producer $2,429,989 $20,777 $2,450,766
7/25/2014 Lucy Screenwriter,
Director 
$126,573,960 $324,000,000 $450,573,960
4/25/2014 Brick Mansions Screenwriter,
Story Creator 
$20,396,829 $29,840,000 $50,236,829
2/21/2014 3 Days to Kill Screenwriter,
Story Creator 
$30,697,999 $2,924,418 $33,622,417
9/13/2013 The Family Screenwriter,
Director 
$36,918,811 $14,159,730 $51,078,541
8/13/2013 Les aventures extraordinaires d… Screenwriter,
Director 
$0 $0 $0
10/5/2012 Taken 2 Producer,
Screenwriter 
$139,854,287 $237,953,117 $377,807,404
4/13/2012 Lockout Screenwriter,
From the original id… 
$14,326,865 $19,616,184 $33,943,049
4/11/2012 The Lady Director $135,985 $1,533,246 $1,669,231
8/26/2011 Colombiana Producer,
Screenwriter 
$36,665,854 $35,629,408 $72,295,262
12/3/2010 I Love You, Phillip Morris Executive Producer $2,037,459 $20,976,568 $23,014,027
1/30/2009 Taken Producer,
Screenwriter 
$145,000,989 $81,940,596 $226,941,585
5/25/2007 Angel-A Director $202,200 $0 $202,200
12/15/2006 Arthur et les Minimoys Director $15,132,763 $98,192,980 $113,325,743
5/13/2005 Danny the Dog Producer,
Screenwriter 
$24,537,621 $24,500,000 $49,037,621
12/31/2003 Taxi 3 Screenwriter $0 $0 $0
10/6/2000 Taxi 2 Screenwriter $729,844 $0 $729,844
11/12/1999 The Messenger: The Story of Joa… Director $14,271,297 $0 $14,271,297
11/20/1998 Taxi Screenwriter $0 $0 $0
5/9/1997 The Fifth Element Director,
Based on a Story By,
Screenwriter 
$63,540,020 $200,329,138 $263,869,158
11/18/1994 Léon Director $19,284,974 $26,000,000 $45,284,974
3/19/1993 Point of No Return Story Creator $30,038,362 $0 $30,038,362
3/8/1991 Nikita Director $5,017,971 $0 $5,017,971
8/22/1988 Le grand bleu Director $3,000,000 $0 $3,000,000
11/6/1985 Subway Director $390,659 $1,272,637 $1,663,296
Movies: 44Totals:$1,611,750,841$2,766,910,528$4,378,661,369
  Averages:$36,630,701$62,884,330$99,515,031