John Landis

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 17 films, with $961,178,749 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #125)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Coming to America (Director), The Blues Brothers (Director), The Blues Brothers (Screenwriter), Twilight Zone: The Movie (Director), Twilight Zone: The Movie (Screenwriter)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Doctor (Spider-Man 2), Lab Technician (Sleepwalkers), Physician (Darkman), Trooper La Fong (The Blues Brothers), Man being smashed into a window (An American Werewolf in London)
Most productive collaborators: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Robert D. Wachs, George Folsey, Jr., James Earl Jones

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)9$152,692,336$35,000,000$187,692,336
Supporting3$91,404,890$60,700,000$152,104,890
Cameo2$384,085,523$410,180,516$794,266,039
Inverviewee2$61,042$0$61,042
In Technical RolesDirector17$687,434,000$273,744,749$961,178,749
Screenwriter2$86,729,890$0$86,729,890
Producer1$29,500,000$0$29,500,000
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
6/18/2010 American Grindhouse Himself    $5,529 $5,529  
5/22/2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Himself  $14,632 $55,513 $55,513  
2/19/2008 Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself / Sister Rosa Stigmata    $0 $0  
6/30/2004 Spider-Man 2 Doctor  $88,156,227 $373,524,485 $783,705,001 $200,000,000
12/10/1999 Diamonds   $7,837 $81,897 $81,897 $11,900,000
11/7/1997 Mad City Doctor  $4,649,742 $10,561,038 $10,561,038 $50,000,000
4/10/1992 Sleepwalkers Lab Technician  $10,017,354 $30,524,763 $30,524,763  
8/24/1990 Darkman Physician  $8,054,860 $32,942,739 $32,942,739  
2/22/1985 Into the Night Savak  $86,923 $6,720,160 $6,720,160  
7/13/1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan Leonard Winesop  $4,416,022 $25,534,703 $25,534,703  
9/24/1982 Eating Raoul     $1,114,825 $1,114,825  
8/21/1981 An American Werewolf in London Man being smashed into a window  $3,786,512 $31,973,249 $61,973,249  
6/20/1980 The Blues Brothers Trooper La Fong  $4,858,152 $57,229,890 $57,229,890 $27,000,000
12/14/1979 1941 Cpl. Mizerany  $2,701,898 $34,175,000 $94,875,000 $32,000,000
8/10/1977 The Kentucky Fried Movie TV technician fighting with a gorilla    $15,000,000 $20,000,000 $600,000
1/1/1973 Battle for the Planet of the Apes Jake's friend    $8,800,000 $8,800,000 $1,800,000
Movies: 16Totals: $628,243,791$1,134,124,307 
  Averages:$7,921,885$39,265,237$70,882,769$20,206,250
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
9/9/2011 Burke & Hare Director $947 $4,833 $1,507,806  
2/6/1998 Blues Brothers 2000 Director $6,129,615 $14,089,198 $14,089,198  
8/30/1996 The Stupids Director $1,593,929 $2,415,593 $2,415,593  
5/25/1994 Beverly Hills Cop III Director $15,276,224 $42,586,861 $119,180,938 $50,000,000
9/25/1992 Innocent Blood Director $1,857,658 $4,877,567 $4,877,567  
4/26/1991 Oscar Director $5,091,027 $23,562,716 $23,562,716  
6/29/1988 Coming to America Director $21,404,420 $128,152,301 $288,800,000  
9/18/1987 Amazon Women on the Moon Director   $548,696 $548,696  
12/12/1986 Three Amigos Director $5,939,000 $39,246,734 $39,246,734  
12/6/1985 Spies Like Us Director $8,614,039 $59,526,202 $59,526,202  
2/22/1985 Into the Night Director $86,923 $6,720,160 $6,720,160  
6/24/1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie Producer, Written By, Director $6,614,366 $29,500,000 $29,500,000 $10,000,000
6/8/1983 Trading Places Director $7,348,200 $90,400,000 $90,400,000  
8/21/1981 An American Werewolf in London Director $3,786,512 $31,973,249 $61,973,249  
6/20/1980 The Blues Brothers Director, Screenwriter $4,858,152 $57,229,890 $57,229,890 $27,000,000
7/28/1978 National Lampoon's Animal House Director   $141,600,000 $141,600,000 $3,000,000
8/10/1977 The Kentucky Fried Movie Director   $15,000,000 $20,000,000 $600,000