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Lawrence Kasdan

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 11 films, with $406,557,072 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #338)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens (Screenwriter), Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi (Screenwriter), Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back (Screenwriter), Raiders of the Lost Ark (Screenwriter), The Bodyguard (Producer)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Gambler (Wyatt Earp), Devo's Lawyer (I Love You to Death), Detective #2 (Into the Night)
Most productive collaborators: Harrison Ford, J.J. Abrams, Mark Hamill, Michael Arndt, Adam Driver

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As an Actor(Unclassified)3$47,372,309$0$47,372,309
In Technical RolesDirector11$296,871,637$109,685,435$406,557,072

2015 Preview: December

December 1st, 2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

November ended on a positive note with a strong Thanksgiving weekend. Even so, the overall numbers were mixed with a lot of misses mixed in with a few hits. It was better than October and we will call that a victory. Meanwhile, December is potentially record-breaking. Actually, given the evidence, it is almost assuredly going to be record-breaking. Star Wars: The Force Awakens has already set a record for the most money taken from ticket pre-sales and the biggest December weekend will fall. The pre-orders alone will guarantee that. On the downside, it is very likely that no film will make as much in total as The Force Awakens will make during its opening weekend. There's a chance no film makes in total as much as The Force Awakens makes during its opening day. There are a few films that have a shot at $100 million. For example, Joy should get there, if it becomes a major player during Awards Season. If not, it will at least come close. Daddy's Home, and to a lesser extent Sisters, could be surprise $100 million hits. However, like the rest of 2015, December is shaping up to be a month of a record-breaking hit and a lot of films that struggle just to get noticed. On the other hand, last December, was a lot more balanced at the top with four films earning more than $100 million, led by The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. There's a chance The Force Awakens earns more than all four $100 million hits from last year earned combined. More...

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6/24/1994 Wyatt Earp Gambler  $25,052,000 $0 $25,052,000
4/6/1990 I Love You to Death Devo's Lawyer  $15,600,149 $0 $15,600,149
2/22/1985 Into the Night Detective #2  $6,720,160 $0 $6,720,160
Movies: 3Totals:$47,372,309$0$47,372,309
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5/25/2018 Untitled Han Solo Star Wars Spi… Screenwriter $0 $0 $0
12/18/2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Aw… Screenwriter $936,662,225 $1,122,000,000 $2,058,662,225
4/20/2012 Darling Companion Director,
$793,352 $406,994 $1,200,346
3/21/2003 Dreamcatcher Producer,
$33,685,268 $42,000,000 $75,685,268
9/24/1999 Mumford Director $4,559,569 $0 $4,559,569
5/5/1995 French Kiss Director $38,863,798 $59,530,132 $98,393,930
6/24/1994 Wyatt Earp Director $25,052,000 $0 $25,052,000
11/25/1992 The Bodyguard Screenwriter,
$121,945,720 $288,954,280 $410,900,000
12/25/1991 Grand Canyon Director $32,350,000 $7,748,309 $40,098,309
4/6/1990 I Love You to Death Director $15,600,149 $0 $15,600,149
12/23/1988 The Accidental Tourist Director $32,632,000 $0 $32,632,000
7/10/1985 Silverado Director $33,200,000 $0 $33,200,000
9/28/1983 The Big Chill Director $56,077,501 $0 $56,077,501
5/25/1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the… Screenwriter $309,205,079 $263,500,000 $572,705,079
9/18/1981 Continental Divide Screenwriter $15,578,000 $0 $15,578,000
8/28/1981 Body Heat Director $24,058,000 $0 $24,058,000
6/12/1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark Screenwriter $248,159,971 $141,766,000 $389,925,971
5/21/1980 Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Str… Screenwriter $290,271,960 $243,900,000 $534,171,960
Movies: 18Totals:$2,218,694,592$2,169,805,715$4,388,500,307