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David S. Goyer

Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 8 films, with $2,684,090,055 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #38)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Dark Knight Rises (Story Creator), The Dark Knight (Story Creator), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Screenwriter), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Executive Producer), Man of Steel (Screenwriter)
Most productive collaborators: Christopher Nolan, Christian Bale, Charles Roven, Michael Caine, Emma Thomas

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In Technical RolesScreenwriter8$1,162,911,769$1,521,178,286$2,684,090,055
Story Creator4$1,324,303,977$1,578,972,613$2,903,276,590
Executive Producer4$579,613,680$821,648,059$1,401,261,739

2016 Preview: March

March 1st, 2016


It's March 1st, which is not only the beginning of the month, but also Super Tuesday. If you are not American and don't pay attention to American politics, Super Tuesday is sort of like the Oscar night of the primary season. I was going to write about my predictions, but it looks like the race is about to be over. On the Republicans side, if Trump gets more than 50% of the delegates, then he has won. It will be too late to stop him. If he gets less than 40%, then it becomes a real race again. If the polling is correct, then he will get closer to 50% than 40%. On the Democratic side, Sanders needs at least 45% of the delegates, or it is over for him. Anything less than that and Hillary Clinton will have too big a lead to overcome. If the South Carolina result is an indicator, Hillary Clinton could get two-thirds of the delegates awarded tonight.

As for the box office, February was amazing, thanks to Deadpool's record-breaking opening and better than expected legs. The month ended with 2016 being nearly 4% higher than 2015's pace. Additionally, there are some big releases coming out this month with both Zootopia and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice looking to get more than $200 million, while Allegiant should hit $100 million. Last March, there were also three films that earned more than $100 million, but only one $200 million hit, Cinderella. It should be a really close race between 2016 and 2015. More...

2014 Preview: May

May 1st, 2014

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 poster

It has been a great year so far and April was again a strong month. The box office was led by Captain America: The Winter Soldier, as it became the second film of the year to reach $200 million, while Rio 2 is on pace to become the seventh $100 million hit of the year. Big picture, 2014 has already hit $3 billion, which isn't a record for this time of the year, but it is $250 million ahead of 2013. That streak ends in May. Don't get me wrong. There are six films opening this month that at least have a shot at $100 million and two of those should earn more than $200 million and there are two others that at least have a shot at that milestone. Leading the way is The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which is looking to top The Winter Soldier and become the second biggest hit of the year so far. Its main competition this month is X-men: Days of Future Past, while Godzilla also has a shot at $200 million. Unfortunately, this month last year, Iron Man 3 earned more than $400 million, while two other films took in $200 million and seven films in total reached the century mark. That is going to be really hard to replicate this year and 2014 will likely lose some of its lead over 2013. Fortunately, 2014 has such a big lead that unless the box office really slumps, it will end the month with at least a small lead over 2013. More...

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
3/25/2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Screenwriter,
Executive Producer 
$330,360,194 $537,800,000 $868,160,194
1/8/2016 The Forest Producer $26,594,261 $13,984,957 $40,579,218
6/14/2013 Man of Steel Story Creator,
$291,045,518 $376,954,000 $667,999,518
7/20/2012 The Dark Knight Rises Story Creator $448,139,099 $636,300,000 $1,084,439,099
2/17/2012 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Screenwriter,
Story Creator,
Executive Producer 
$51,774,002 $97,443,353 $149,217,355
1/9/2009 The Unborn Director $42,670,410 $35,538,402 $78,208,812
7/18/2008 The Dark Knight Story Creator $533,345,358 $468,275,260 $1,001,620,618
2/14/2008 Jumper Screenwriter $80,172,128 $142,468,684 $222,640,812
4/27/2007 The Invisible Director $20,568,319 $2,971,947 $23,540,266
2/16/2007 Ghost Rider Executive Producer $115,802,596 $113,742,993 $229,545,589
6/15/2005 Batman Begins Screenwriter $205,343,774 $153,798,948 $359,142,722
12/8/2004 Blade: Trinity Screenwriter,
$52,397,389 $78,955,776 $131,353,165
6/21/2002 Zig Zag Director $1,649 $0 $1,649
3/22/2002 Blade 2 Written by,
Executive Producer 
$81,676,888 $72,661,713 $154,338,601
8/21/1998 Blade Screenwriter $70,141,876 $61,095,812 $131,237,688
Movies: 15Totals:$2,350,033,461$2,791,991,845$5,142,025,306