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John Waters

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $30,775,392 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,103)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Hairspray (Story Creator), Cry-Baby (Director), Hairspray (Director), Cry-Baby (Screenwriter), Cecil B. Demented (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)
Most productive collaborators: John Travolta, Adam Shankman, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Leslie Dixon

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)6$39,039,975$8,411,821$47,451,796
Inverviewee4$194,212$0$194,212
Supporting1$31,704,416$44,300,000$76,004,416
(Unclassified)1$0$0$0
In Technical RolesDirector7$27,598,494$3,176,898$30,775,392
Story Creator1$118,871,849$84,000,000$202,871,849
Screenwriter1$7,735,790$0$7,735,790
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/31/2015 Suburban Gothic   $0 $0 $0
5/18/2012 Mansome Himself  $18,395 $0 $18,395
4/22/2011 Beautiful Darling Himself  $13,400 $0 $13,400
4/6/2011 Blank City Himself  $116,037 $0 $116,037
11/17/2010 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Himself  $46,380 $0 $46,380
9/1/2006 This Film is Not Yet Rated Himself  $306,845 $34,923 $341,768
7/29/2005 Stealth Black Ops Doctor  $31,704,416 $44,300,000 $76,004,416
11/12/2004 Seed of Chucky Sleazy Reporter  $17,016,190 $7,700,000 $24,716,190
8/11/2000 Cecil B. Demented Reporter  $1,276,984 $676,898 $1,953,882
12/3/1999 Sweet and Lowdown Mr. Haynes  $4,196,621 $0 $4,196,621
4/13/1994 Serial Mom Ted Bundy  $7,881,335 $0 $7,881,335
10/22/1986 Something Wild Used car guy  $8,362,000 $0 $8,362,000
Movies: 12Totals:$70,938,603$52,711,821$123,650,424
  Averages:$5,911,550$4,392,652$10,304,202
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/20/2007 Hairspray Story Creator $118,871,849 $84,000,000 $202,871,849
9/17/2004 A Dirty Shame Director $1,339,668 $0 $1,339,668
8/11/2000 Cecil B. Demented Director $1,276,984 $676,898 $1,953,882
9/25/1998 Pecker Director $2,279,807 $0 $2,279,807
4/11/1997 Pink Flamingos Director $413,802 $0 $413,802
4/13/1994 Serial Mom Director $7,881,335 $0 $7,881,335
4/6/1990 Cry-Baby Director,
Screenwriter 
$7,735,790 $0 $7,735,790
2/26/1988 Hairspray Director $6,671,108 $2,500,000 $9,171,108
Movies: 9Totals:$154,206,133$87,176,898$241,383,031
  Averages:$17,134,015$9,686,322$26,820,337