William Friedkin

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 16 films, with $688,224,917 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #184)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Rules of Engagement (Director), The Exorcist (Director), Bug (Director), Jade (Director), Killer Joe (Director)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Himself (Making the Boys), Himself (A Decade Under the Influence)
Most productive collaborators: Tommy Lee Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Richard D. Zanuck, Ellen Burstyn, Guy Pearce

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)1$34,514$0$34,514
Inverviewee1$33,833$0$33,833
In Technical RolesDirector16$467,881,939$220,342,978$688,224,917
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
3/11/2011 Making the Boys Himself  $7,513 $33,833 $33,833  
4/25/2003 A Decade Under the Influence Himself  $2,320 $34,514 $34,514  
Movies: 2Totals: $68,347$68,347 
  Averages:$4,917$34,174$34,174$0
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
7/27/2012 Killer Joe Director $37,864 $1,291,645 $1,291,645  
5/25/2007 Bug Director $3,245,556 $7,006,708 $8,302,995 $4,000,000
3/14/2003 The Hunted Director $13,482,638 $34,234,008 $45,016,494 $55,000,000
4/7/2000 Rules of Engagement Director $15,011,181 $61,322,858 $71,719,931 $60,000,000
10/13/1995 Jade Director $4,284,246 $9,812,870 $9,812,870 $50,000,000
2/18/1994 Blue Chips Director $10,123,605 $22,359,041 $22,359,041  
10/30/1992 Rampage Director   $796,368 $796,368  
4/27/1990 The Guardian Director $5,565,620 $16,140,440 $16,140,440  
11/1/1985 To Live and Die in L.A. Director $3,551,761 $17,307,019 $17,307,019  
11/4/1983 Deal of the Century Director $3,520,605 $10,400,000 $10,400,000  
1/1/1980 Cruising Director   $19,784,223 $19,784,223  
1/1/1978 The Brink's Job Director   $9,400,000 $9,400,000  
6/24/1977 Sorcerer Director   $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $21,600,000
12/26/1973 The Exorcist Director   $204,868,002 $402,735,134 $12,000,000
10/9/1971 The French Connection Director   $41,158,757 $41,158,757 $2,200,000
3/17/1970 The Boys in the Band Director   $0 $0