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)

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)9$152,692,337$35,000,000$187,692,337
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 $25,534,704 $25,534,704  
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: $628,243,792$1,134,124,308 
  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 Director, Producer, Written By $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 Screenwriter, Director $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