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Jim Abrahams

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 8 films, with $557,045,888 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #229)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Scary Movie 4 (Screenwriter), Big Business (Director), Cry-Baby (Executive Producer), Airplane! (Director), Hot Shots! (Director)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Religious Zealot #6 (Airplane!), Postman (Oscar), German Soldier in Prop Room (Top Secret!), Technician #1/Announcer (Courtroom)/Other Roles (The Kentucky Fried Movie)
Most productive collaborators: David Zucker, Craig Mazin, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Steven Saxton

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)3$59,662,716$5,000,000$64,662,716
Cameo1$83,453,539$0$83,453,539
In Technical RolesDirector8$343,916,035$213,129,853$557,045,888
Screenwriter1$90,710,620$88,000,000$178,710,620
Executive Producer1$7,735,790$0$7,735,790
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/26/1991 Oscar Postman  $23,562,716 $0 $23,562,716
6/22/1984 Top Secret! German Soldier in Prop Room  $21,100,000 $0 $21,100,000
7/4/1980 Airplane! Religious Zealot #6  $83,453,539 $0 $83,453,539
8/10/1977 The Kentucky Fried Movie Technician #1/Announcer (Courtroom)/Other Roles  $15,000,000 $5,000,000 $20,000,000
Movies: 4Totals:$143,116,255$5,000,000$148,116,255
  Averages:$35,779,064$1,250,000$37,029,064
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/14/2006 Scary Movie 4 Screenwriter $90,710,620 $88,000,000 $178,710,620
7/24/1998 Jane Austen's Mafia Director $19,843,795 $10,300,000 $30,143,795
5/21/1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux Director $38,618,836 $94,829,853 $133,448,689
7/31/1991 Hot Shots! Director $68,251,753 $108,000,000 $176,251,753
10/12/1990 Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael Director $3,989,297 $0 $3,989,297
4/6/1990 Cry-Baby Executive Producer $7,735,790 $0 $7,735,790
6/10/1988 Big Business Director $40,150,487 $0 $40,150,487
6/27/1986 Ruthless People Director $68,508,328 $0 $68,508,328
6/22/1984 Top Secret! Director $21,100,000 $0 $21,100,000
7/4/1980 Airplane! Director $83,453,539 $0 $83,453,539
Movies: 10Totals:$442,362,445$301,129,853$743,492,298
  Averages:$44,236,245$30,112,985$74,349,230