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John G. Avildsen

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 15 films, with $734,417,192 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #180)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Karate Kid (Director), The Karate Kid (Editor), The Power of One (Director), Rocky V (Director), Slow Dancing in the Big City (Director)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Himself (A Decade Under the Influence)
Most productive collaborators: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, Robert Mark Kamen, Martin Kove

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)1$34,514$0$34,514
In Technical RolesDirector15$547,652,339$186,764,853$734,417,192
Editor1$90,815,558$0$90,815,558
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/25/2003 A Decade Under the Influence Himself  $34,514 $0 $34,514
Movies: 1Totals:$34,514$0$34,514
  Averages:$34,514$0$34,514
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
2/25/1994 8 Seconds Director $19,582,455 $0 $19,582,455
1/1/1992 The Power of One Director $2,827,107 $0 $2,827,107
11/16/1990 Rocky V Director $40,946,358 $79,000,000 $119,946,358
6/30/1989 The Karate Kid, Part III Director $37,995,331 $0 $37,995,331
3/3/1989 Lean on Me Director $29,823,140 $0 $29,823,140
1/15/1988 For Keeps? Director $17,000,000 $0 $17,000,000
6/20/1986 The Karate Kid, Part II Director $110,722,495 $0 $110,722,495
6/22/1984 The Karate Kid Editor,
Director 
$90,815,558 $0 $90,815,558
11/18/1983 A Night in Heaven Director $5,563,663 $0 $5,563,663
12/18/1981 Neighbors Director $29,916,207 $0 $29,916,207
12/19/1980 The Formula Director $8,894,289 $0 $8,894,289
11/8/1978 Slow Dancing in the Big City Director $11,335 $0 $11,335
11/21/1976 Rocky Director $117,235,147 $107,764,853 $225,000,000
1/1/1975 W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings Director $17,000,000 $0 $17,000,000
7/15/1970 Joe Director $19,319,254 $0 $19,319,254
Movies: 16Totals:$638,467,897$186,764,853$825,232,750
  Averages:$39,904,244$11,672,803$51,577,047