Peter Jackson

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 12 films, with $6,540,563,335 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Director), The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Screenwriter), The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Director), The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Producer), The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Screenwriter)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Mercenary On Boat (The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King), Man with Piercings (The Frighteners), Bum outside theater (Heavenly Creatures), Undertaker's Assistant (Braindead)
Most productive collaborators: Ian McKellen, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Elijah Wood, Martin Freeman

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an ActorCameo4$397,688,264$765,954,796$1,163,643,060
In Technical RolesDirector12$2,134,418,053$4,406,145,282$6,540,563,335
Producer11$2,308,123,640$4,796,970,985$7,105,094,625
Screenwriter8$2,114,575,709$4,403,753,248$6,518,328,957
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
12/17/2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Mercenary On Boat  $72,629,713 $377,845,920 $1,141,408,682 $94,000,000
7/19/1996 The Frighteners Man with Piercings  $5,565,495 $16,553,635 $16,553,635  
11/16/1994 Heavenly Creatures Bum outside theater    $3,046,086 $5,438,120 $5,000,000
2/12/1993 Braindead Undertaker's Assistant    $242,623 $242,623 $3,000,000
Movies: 4Totals: $397,688,264$1,163,643,060 
  Averages:$19,548,802$99,422,066$290,910,765$25,500,000
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
12/17/2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Screenwriter, Director, Producer $54,724,334 $255,071,344 $952,071,344 $250,000,000
12/13/2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Director, Screenwriter, Producer $73,645,197 $258,366,855 $950,466,855 $250,000,000
12/31/2012 Tintin 2 Director   $0 $0  
12/25/2012 West of Memphis Producer $13,856 $309,864 $318,285  
12/14/2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Screenwriter, Director, Producer $84,617,303 $303,003,584 $1,014,703,584 $250,000,000
12/21/2011 The Adventures of Tintin Producer $9,720,993 $77,591,832 $373,993,952 $130,000,000
12/11/2009 The Lovely Bones Producer, Screenwriter, Director $116,616 $44,114,232 $94,894,448 $95,000,000
8/14/2009 District 9 Producer $37,354,308 $115,646,235 $212,453,431 $30,000,000
12/14/2005 King Kong Director, Screenwriter, Producer $50,130,145 $218,080,032 $550,517,364 $207,000,000
12/17/2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Producer, Director, Screenwriter $72,629,713 $377,845,920 $1,141,408,682 $94,000,000
12/18/2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Screenwriter, Director, Producer $62,007,528 $342,548,992 $927,048,992 $94,000,000
12/19/2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Producer, Screenwriter, Director $47,211,490 $315,544,750 $887,217,688 $109,000,000
7/19/1996 The Frighteners Director $5,565,495 $16,553,635 $16,553,635  
11/16/1994 Heavenly Creatures Director   $3,046,086 $5,438,120 $5,000,000
2/12/1993 Braindead Director   $242,623 $242,623 $3,000,000