Lee Daniels

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 3 films, with $222,412,653 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #436)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Lee Daniels' The Butler (Director), Lee Daniels' The Butler (Producer), Precious (Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire) (Director), The Paperboy (Director), The Paperboy (Screenwriter)
Most productive collaborators: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Danny Strong, Mariah Carey, Pamela Oas Williams

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
In Technical RolesDirector3$164,875,819$57,536,834$222,412,653
Producer2$117,309,295$36,380,510$153,689,805
Screenwriter1$677,200$1,499,176$2,176,376
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
8/16/2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler Director, Producer $24,637,312 $116,632,095 $151,513,429 $30,000,000
10/5/2012 The Paperboy Screenwriter, Director, Producer $102,706 $677,200 $2,176,376  
11/6/2009 Precious (Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire) Director $1,872,458 $47,566,524 $68,722,848 $10,000,000