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François Truffaut

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $5,791,408 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,809)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Mississippi Mermaid (Director), Mississippi Mermaid (Screenwriter), La mariée était en noir (Director), La mariée était en noir (Screenwriter), La nuit américaine (Director)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Claude Lacombe (Close Encounters of the Third Kind), Himself (Hitchcock/Truffaut), Le Dr. Jean Itard (L'Enfant sauvage), (La nuit américaine)
Most productive collaborators: Richard Dreyfuss, Steven Spielberg, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, Julia Phillips

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  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting2$166,062,943$171,700,000$337,762,943
Documentary Subject1$304,899$1,540,728$1,845,627
(Unclassified)1$17,808$0$17,808
In Technical RolesDirector7$3,191,408$2,600,000$5,791,408
Screenwriter2$72,361$2,600,000$2,672,361

Limited and VOD Releases: It's All Greek to Me

December 4th, 2015

Chi-raq

It's a very busy weekend with way too many limited releases. Because of this, we had to be a little more selective with what films made the cut to appear in our column. Chi-raq is opening the widest and should earn the most over the weekend. However, there are more than half-a-dozen films on this week's list earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. Some of these might pick up some major Awards Season nominations. More...

Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/2/2015 Hitchcock/Truffaut Himself  $304,899 $1,540,728 $1,845,627
11/16/1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Claude Lacombe  $166,000,000 $171,700,000 $337,700,000
1/1/1973 La nuit américaine   $17,808 $0 $17,808
9/9/1970 L'Enfant sauvage Le Dr. Jean Itard  $62,943 $0 $62,943
Movies: 4Totals:$166,385,650$173,240,728$339,626,378
  Averages:$41,596,413$43,310,182$84,906,595
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
2/4/2014 Jules et Jim Director $0 $0 $0
11/24/2009 L'Argent de poche Director $38,296 $0 $38,296
1/15/1999 Mississippi Mermaid Screenwriter,
Director 
$27,795 $2,600,000 $2,627,795
2/11/1981 Le dernier métro Director $3,000,000 $0 $3,000,000
1/1/1973 La nuit américaine Director $17,808 $0 $17,808
9/9/1970 L'Enfant sauvage Director $62,943 $0 $62,943
6/25/1968 La mariée était en noir Director,
Screenwriter 
$44,566 $0 $44,566
Movies: 7Totals:$3,191,408$2,600,000$5,791,408
  Averages:$455,915$371,429$827,344