|In Technical Roles||Director||4||$261,169,998||$424,309,398||$685,479,396|
|Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 4 films, with $685,479,396 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #220)|
|Best-Known Technical Roles: Tron: Legacy (Director), Oblivion (Director), Oblivion (Story Creator), Oblivion (Producer)|
|Most productive collaborators: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Karl Gajdusek, Olga Kurylenko, Michael Debruyn|
August 5th, 2013
Oblivion was a spring release, which isn't a great time to release a film, but it is far from a terrible time either. It opened in first place at the box office, but quickly faded away after that. It is hard to get excited by its box office numbers, but it wasn't a real bomb either. It will need help on the home market to recoup its $120 million production budget. Does it deserve to be seen by more on the home market? And is the DVD and / or Blu-ray worth picking up?
April 1st, 2013
March is over and while it is a little too soon to tell where a few films will end their box office runs, it is clear Oz The Great and Powerful won the month. Some films beat expectations to become midlevel hits, like The Call, but it wasn't a great month at the box office, especially compared to last year. This month, there are only seven wide releases spread over four weeks. Only one of those films, Oblivion, has a shot at being anything more than a midlevel hit. None of the other six releases look like they will come close to $100 million, but none of them look like obvious bombs either. (Although I do have my worries when it comes to Scary Movie 5.) Last April was even weaker with no film earning $100 million, although Think Like a Man did come relatively close. We might actually see growth on the year-over-year comparison. We'd better, because 2013 is behind 2012's pace by a huge margin at the moment and things will get worse when May arrives.
|12/31/2016||The Trials of White Boy Rick||Director||$0||$0||$0|
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