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E.L. James

Best known as a Story Creator based on credits in that role in 3 films, with $899,333,716 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #63)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Fifty Shades of Grey (Story Creator), Fifty Shades of Grey (Producer), Fifty Shades Darker (Story Creator), Fifty Shades Darker (Producer)
Best-Known Acting Roles: BBQ Guest (Failure to Launch)
Most productive collaborators: Dakota Johnson, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Kelly Marcel, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle

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  2. News
  3. Acting Credits
  4. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting1$88,715,192$39,687,709$128,402,901
In Technical RolesStory Creator3$269,802,845$629,530,871$899,333,716
Producer2$269,802,845$629,530,871$899,333,716

2017 Preview: February

February 1st, 2017

The Lego Batman Movie

January turned out to be a good month. Granted, it didn’t live up to last January, but its box office was one of the top five Januarys of all time, so that’s still a good start to the year. Also, we will have our first $100 million movie released in 2017 and that doesn’t happen this early very often. As for February, there’s potentially the first $200 million hit of the year, The Lego Batman Movie. Fifty Shades Darker and The Great Wall both have a shot at $100 million. That said, it is more likely that both will miss that milestone than both will get there. As for the rest of the films, there are a few that are aiming for solid midlevel hits, like John Wick: Chapter Two and Get Out, while there are very few potential bombs. By comparison, last February there was one monster hit, Deadpool, and a lot of bombs. No other movie besides Deadpool made $50 million. No movie opening this month will match Deadpool, but we won’t have as many bombs either, so hopefully that will balance out and 2017 won’t fall further behind 2016. More...

2015 Preview: February

February 1st, 2015

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water poster

It was a record-breaking January thanks entirely to American Sniper, which set records, both during its limited release run and especially when it expanded wide. There were a couple of other films that did well, but for the most part, it was a typical January. The question is, will American Sniper boost the overall box office, which would help February, or will its effects fade as it does? There are ten wide releases in February; there are a few films that may or may not open in the top ten. Of these, there are only two that have a real shot at true box office success. The biggest film in terms of buzz is Fifty Shades of Grey, which looks so, so bad. Personally, I would rather watch The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water a hundred times than sit through just the trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey. If Fifty Shades of Grey becomes the biggest hit of the month, it will mrean the end of civilization. Because. I. Will. End. Civilization. Last February was mostly mediocre, except for The LEGO Movie which was a huge early year hit. There's no chance any film opening this month will match The LEGO Movie; the top two films likely won't match The LEGO Movie. Because of this, 2015 will need to rely on depth to come out ahead. I'm not sure how likely that will be. More...

Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/10/2006 Failure to Launch BBQ Guest  $88,715,192 $39,687,709 $128,402,901
Movies: 1Totals:$88,715,192$39,687,709$128,402,901
  Averages:$88,715,192$39,687,709$128,402,901
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
2/9/2018 Fifty Shades Freed Story Creator $0 $0 $0
2/10/2017 Fifty Shades Darker Based on the novel by,
Producer 
$103,635,615 $224,700,000 $328,335,615
2/13/2015 Fifty Shades of Grey Story Creator,
Producer 
$166,167,230 $404,830,871 $570,998,101
Movies: 3Totals:$269,802,845$629,530,871$899,333,716
  Averages:$89,934,282$209,843,624$299,777,905