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), 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 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
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
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: 11Totals: $71,350,933$124,062,754 
  Averages:$2,215,573$6,486,448$11,278,432$17,272,727
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 Screenwriter, Director $3,004,905 $7,735,790 $7,735,790  
2/26/1988 Hairspray Director   $6,671,108 $9,171,108