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John Hughes

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 8 films, with $311,195,980 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #388)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Home Alone (Screenwriter), Home Alone (Producer), Flubber (Producer), Flubber (Screenwriter), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (Director)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Head of Military (The Fifth Element), 'Girl' in dress with paper bag over head (National Lampoon's Class Reunion), Guy Running Between Cabs (Ferris Bueller's Day Off)
Most productive collaborators: Macaulay Culkin, Chris Columbus, Joe Pesci, Les Mayfield, Daniel Stern

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an ActorSupporting1$63,540,020$200,329,138$263,869,158
Cameo1$65,008,271$0$65,008,271
(Unclassified)1$16,550,727$0$16,550,727
In Technical RolesDirector8$311,195,980$0$311,195,980
Screenwriter4$420,434,530$275,923,432$696,357,962
Producer3$404,118,272$275,923,432$680,041,704
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
5/9/1997 The Fifth Element Head of Military  $17,031,345 $63,540,020 $263,869,158 $95,000,000
6/11/1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Guy Running Between Cabs  $6,275,647 $65,008,271 $65,008,271  
10/29/1982 National Lampoon's Class Reunion 'Girl' in dress with paper bag over head  $3,086,525 $16,550,727 $16,550,727  
Movies: 3Totals: $145,099,018$345,428,156 
  Averages:$8,797,839$48,366,339$115,142,719$31,666,667
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
11/26/1997 Flubber Screenwriter, Producer $26,725,207 $92,969,824 $177,969,824 $80,000,000
10/25/1991 Curly Sue Producer, Screenwriter, Director $4,974,958 $33,644,430 $33,644,430  
11/16/1990 Home Alone Screenwriter, Producer $17,081,997 $277,504,018 $468,427,450 $15,000,000
8/16/1989 Uncle Buck Director $8,794,501 $64,189,596 $64,189,596  
2/5/1988 She's Having a Baby Director $3,827,520 $16,031,707 $16,031,707  
11/25/1987 Planes, Trains & Automobiles Director $7,009,482 $46,444,520 $46,444,520  
6/11/1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Director $6,275,647 $65,008,271 $65,008,271  
8/2/1985 Weird Science Screenwriter, Director $4,895,421 $16,316,258 $16,316,258  
2/15/1985 The Breakfast Club Director $5,107,599 $45,875,171 $45,875,171  
5/4/1984 Sixteen Candles Director $4,461,520 $23,686,027 $23,686,027