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Curtis Hanson

Curtis Hanson
By David Shankbone (attribution required) (Own work) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 11 films, with $711,186,596 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #206)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (Director), L.A. Confidential (Director), L.A. Confidential (Screenwriter), L.A. Confidential (Producer), In Her Shoes (Director)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Mr. Perkins (The Goonies), Susan's Husband (Adaptation)
Most productive collaborators: Cameron Diaz, Kevin Spacey, Toni Collette, Susannah Grant, Shirley MacLaine
Born: March 24th, 1945
Died: September 20th, 2016

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Acting Credits
  4. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting2$83,888,200$0$83,888,200
In Technical RolesDirector11$406,721,391$304,465,205$711,186,596
Producer6$135,837,202$128,500,464$264,337,666
Screenwriter2$70,360,263$62,366,543$132,726,806

2012 Preview: October

October 1st, 2012

2012 continues its downward path. After a record-breaking spring, thanks to The Hunger Games, and a record-breaking start to the summer, thanks to The Avengers, the box office hasn't been able to maintain any real momentum. For most of the month, September was no better than August and now the year-over-year gains are just a little more than inflation. October will need to improve or 2012 will be in real trouble. Unfortunately, that might be tough. There's not a single film coming out in October that looks like it will be a guaranteed $100 million hit and there are only two films with a realistic chance, Taken 2 and Paranormal Activity 4. (There's also Cloud Atlas, which is a wild card. That movie could bomb or be the biggest hit of the month and I wouldn't be surprised either way.) There is a chance all three will get to the century mark, but there's a better chance none of them will. Last October, two films cracked $100 million: Paranormal Activity 3 and Puss in Boots, with the latter nearly reaching $150 million. I don't see any film coming close to matching that figure. On the other hand, last year there were six films that one could accurately describe as bombs. So while 2012 is weaker at the top, it could have better depth than 2011 did. Let's hope so, because we can't afford more bad news. More...

Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/6/2002 Adaptation Susan's Husband  $22,498,520 $0 $22,498,520
6/7/1985 The Goonies Mr. Perkins  $61,389,680 $0 $61,389,680
Movies: 2Totals:$83,888,200$0$83,888,200
  Averages:$41,944,100$0$41,944,100
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/26/2012 Chasing Mavericks Director,
Producer 
$6,002,756 $2,298,065 $8,300,821
10/14/2011 The Big Year Producer $7,204,138 $480,386 $7,684,524
5/4/2007 Lucky You Producer,
Director,
Screenwriter 
$5,755,286 $766,543 $6,521,829
10/7/2005 In Her Shoes Producer,
Director 
$32,880,591 $49,322,439 $82,203,030
11/8/2002 8 Mile Director $116,724,075 $129,045,127 $245,769,202
2/23/2000 Wonder Boys Producer,
Director 
$19,389,454 $14,033,031 $33,422,485
9/19/1997 L.A. Confidential Director,
Producer,
Screenwriter 
$64,604,977 $61,600,000 $126,204,977
9/30/1994 The River Wild Director $46,815,000 $47,400,000 $94,215,000
1/10/1992 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Director $88,036,683 $0 $88,036,683
3/9/1990 Bad Influence Director $12,626,043 $0 $12,626,043
1/16/1987 The Bedroom Window Director $12,640,385 $0 $12,640,385
4/8/1983 Losin' It Director $1,246,141 $0 $1,246,141
Movies: 12Totals:$413,925,529$304,945,591$718,871,120
  Averages:$34,493,794$25,412,133$59,905,927