John Waters

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $30,777,346 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #973)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Hairspray (Story Creator), Cry-Baby (Director), Hairspray (Director), Cry-Baby (Screenwriter), Pecker (Director)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Black Ops Doctor (Stealth), Sleazy Reporter (Seed of Chucky), Used car guy (Something Wild), Mr. Haynes (Sweet and Lowdown), Reporter (Cecil B. Demented)

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)6$39,039,975$8,411,821$47,451,796
Inverviewee4$194,212$0$194,212
Supporting1$32,116,746$44,300,000$76,416,746
(Unclassified)1$0$0$0
In Technical RolesDirector7$27,600,448$3,176,898$30,777,346
Story Creator1$118,871,849$84,000,000$202,871,849
Screenwriter1$7,735,790$0$7,735,790
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
1/31/2015 Suburban Gothic     $0 $0  
5/18/2012 Mansome Himself  $18,395 $18,395 $18,395  
4/22/2011 Beautiful Darling Himself  $13,400 $13,400 $13,400  
4/6/2011 Blank City Himself  $13,989 $116,037 $116,037  
11/17/2010 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Himself  $6,510 $46,380 $46,380  
9/1/2006 This Film is Not Yet Rated Himself  $30,664 $306,845 $341,768  
7/29/2005 Stealth Black Ops Doctor  $13,251,545 $32,116,746 $76,416,746 $138,000,000
11/12/2004 Seed of Chucky Sleazy Reporter  $8,774,520 $17,016,190 $24,716,190 $29,000,000
8/11/2000 Cecil B. Demented Reporter  $127,141 $1,276,984 $1,953,882 $10,000,000
12/3/1999 Sweet and Lowdown Mr. Haynes  $94,686 $4,196,621 $4,196,621  
4/13/1994 Serial Mom Ted Bundy  $2,040,450 $7,881,335 $7,881,335 $13,000,000
10/22/1986 Something Wild Used car guy    $8,362,000 $8,362,000  
Movies: 12Totals: $71,350,933$124,062,754 
  Averages:$2,030,942$5,945,911$10,338,563$15,833,333
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
7/20/2007 Hairspray Story Creator $27,476,745 $118,871,849 $202,871,849 $75,000,000
9/17/2004 A Dirty Shame Director $29,384 $1,339,668 $1,339,668  
8/11/2000 Cecil B. Demented Director $127,141 $1,276,984 $1,953,882 $10,000,000
9/25/1998 Pecker Director $541,646 $2,281,761 $2,281,761  
4/11/1997 Pink Flamingos Director $70,188 $413,802 $413,802 $12,000
4/13/1994 Serial Mom Director $2,040,450 $7,881,335 $7,881,335 $13,000,000
4/6/1990 Cry-Baby Director, Screenwriter $3,004,905 $7,735,790 $7,735,790  
2/26/1988 Hairspray Director   $6,671,108 $9,171,108