John G. Avildsen

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 15 films, with $739,596,623 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #168)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Karate Kid (Director), The Karate Kid (Editor), 8 Seconds (Director), For Keeps? (Director), The Formula (Director)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Himself (A Decade Under the Influence)

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)1$34,514$0$34,514
In Technical RolesDirector15$552,831,770$186,764,853$739,596,623
Editor1$90,815,558$0$90,815,558
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
4/25/2003 A Decade Under the Influence Himself  $2,320 $34,514 $34,514  
Movies: 1Totals: $34,514$34,514 
  Averages:$2,320$34,514$34,514$0
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
2/25/1994 8 Seconds Director $3,369,037 $19,582,455 $19,582,455  
1/1/1992 The Power of One Director   $2,827,107 $2,827,107  
11/16/1990 Rocky V Director $14,073,170 $40,946,358 $119,946,358  
6/30/1989 The Karate Kid, Part III Director $10,364,544 $38,793,278 $38,793,278  
3/3/1989 Lean on Me Director $5,032,605 $29,823,140 $29,823,140  
1/15/1988 For Keeps? Director $4,839,790 $17,000,000 $17,000,000  
6/20/1986 The Karate Kid, Part II Director $12,652,336 $115,103,979 $115,103,979  
6/22/1984 The Karate Kid Director, Editor $5,031,753 $90,815,558 $90,815,558 $8,000,000
11/18/1983 A Night in Heaven Director $1,835,421 $5,563,663 $5,563,663  
12/18/1981 Neighbors Director $6,481,386 $29,916,207 $29,916,207  
12/19/1980 The Formula Director $842,985 $8,894,289 $8,894,289  
11/8/1978 Slow Dancing in the Big City Director $11,335 $11,335 $11,335  
11/21/1976 Rocky Director   $117,235,147 $225,000,000 $1,000,000
1/1/1975 W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings Director   $17,000,000 $17,000,000  
7/15/1970 Joe Director   $19,319,254 $19,319,254