Luc Besson

Director in 12 films, with $496,189,850 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #242)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Taken (Screenwriter), Taken (Producer), The Family (Director), The Family (Screenwriter), Colombiana (Screenwriter)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Subway, Le grand bleu
Most productive collaborators: Liam Neeson, Pierre Morel, Robert Mark Kamen, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen

  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 RolesDirector12$157,925,522$338,264,328$496,189,850
Screenwriter10$427,866,316$417,966,159$845,832,475
Producer4$346,058,751$379,425,938$725,484,689
Story Creator4$74,927,116$24,380,491$99,307,607
Executive Producer1$2,037,459$13,107,226$15,144,685
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
8/8/2014 Lucy Screenwriter, Director   $0 $0  
4/25/2014 Brick Mansions Story Creator, Screenwriter   $0 $0  
2/21/2014 3 Days to Kill Screenwriter, Story Creator $12,242,218 $30,561,889 $31,961,889 $28,000,000
9/13/2013 The Family Director, Screenwriter $14,034,764 $36,918,811 $51,078,541 $30,000,000
8/13/2013 Les aventures extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec Director, Screenwriter   $0 $0  
10/5/2012 Taken 2 Screenwriter, Producer $49,514,769 $139,854,287 $377,807,404  
4/13/2012 Lockout Story Creator, Screenwriter $6,231,836 $14,326,865 $37,307,356  
4/11/2012 The Lady Director   $135,985 $1,669,231  
8/26/2011 Colombiana Producer, Screenwriter $10,408,176 $36,665,854 $71,698,079 $40,000,000
12/3/2010 I Love You, Phillip Morris Executive Producer $112,712 $2,037,459 $15,144,685 $13,000,000
1/30/2009 Taken Screenwriter, Producer $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 $110,102,340 $80,000,000
5/13/2005 Danny the Dog Screenwriter, Producer $10,900,901 $24,537,621 $49,037,621 $43,000,000
11/12/1999 The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Director $6,360,968 $14,271,297 $14,271,297 $50,000,000
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