William Friedkin

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 16 films, with $691,592,382 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #187)
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), Himself (Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Wells)

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an ActorInverviewee2$49,433$0$49,433
(Unclassified)1$34,514$0$34,514
In Technical RolesDirector16$467,881,939$223,710,443$691,592,382
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
12/10/2014 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Wells Himself  $7,130 $15,600 $15,600  
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: 3Totals: $83,947$83,947 
  Averages:$5,654$27,982$27,982$0
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
7/27/2012 Killer Joe Director $37,864 $1,291,645 $4,659,110 $10,000,000
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