Richard Linklater

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 17 films, with $299,017,531 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #397)
Best-Known Technical Roles: School of Rock (Director), Boyhood (Director), Boyhood (Screenwriter), Boyhood (Producer), Bernie (Director)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Cool Spy (Spy Kids), Tour Bus Driver (Beavis and Butt-head Do America), Pinball Playing Man (Waking Life), Crony 2 (Chelsea Walls), Ember Doorman (Underneath)
Most productive collaborators: Mike White, Jack Black, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Joan Cusack

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  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)4$66,606,095$0$66,606,095
Supporting1$112,692,064$85,000,000$197,692,064
Documentary Subject1$0$0$0
In Technical RolesDirector17$199,216,781$99,800,750$299,017,531
Screenwriter4$48,196,703$42,983,385$91,180,088
Producer3$42,695,087$41,079,917$83,775,004

2014 - Awards Season: Independent Spirit Awards - Winners

February 22nd, 2015

Birdman poster

The Independent Spirit Awards winners were announced last night and there were few surprises. Birdman led the way with 3 wins, but it wasn't the only film to come away with more than one award.

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2014 Awards Season: Oscar Highlight: Best Director

February 20th, 2015

Birdman poster

With our annual Oscar Prediction contest underway, now is the best time to look at the nominees and try and figure out who the favorites are and which films should just feel honored to be nominated. Today we look at the Best Director category, which is neither among the most nor among the least competitive categories. We definitely have a favorite, but we also have another nominee with a better than average shot at winning. More...

Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
11/7/2014 21 Years: Richard Linklater Himself    $0 $0  
4/19/2002 Chelsea Walls Crony 2  $10,003 $59,675 $59,675  
10/19/2001 Waking Life Pinball Playing Man  $88,977 $2,892,011 $2,892,011  
3/30/2001 Spy Kids Cool Spy  $26,546,881 $112,692,064 $197,692,064 $35,000,000
12/20/1996 Beavis and Butt-head Do America Tour Bus Driver  $20,114,233 $63,118,386 $63,118,386 $12,000,000
4/28/1995 Underneath Ember Doorman  $141,355 $536,023 $536,023  
Movies: 6Totals: $179,298,159$264,298,159 
  Averages:$7,816,908$29,883,027$44,049,693$7,833,333
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
12/31/2016 Where'd You Go Bernadette Director   $0 $0  
7/11/2014 Boyhood Director, Producer, Screenwriter $387,618 $25,379,976 $50,291,055 $4,000,000
5/24/2013 Before Midnight Director, Producer, Screenwriter $246,914 $8,110,621 $23,376,973 $3,000,000
4/27/2012 Bernie Screenwriter, Director, Producer $85,805 $9,204,490 $10,106,976 $6,000,000
11/25/2009 Me and Orson Welles Director $63,638 $1,190,003 $1,190,003 $25,000,000
11/17/2006 Fast Food Nation Director $410,804 $1,005,539 $1,005,539  
7/7/2006 A Scanner Darkly Director, Screenwriter $391,672 $5,501,616 $7,405,084 $20,000,000
7/22/2005 The Bad News Bears Director $11,382,472 $32,868,349 $33,500,620 $35,000,000
7/2/2004 Before Sunset Director $219,425 $5,792,822 $11,293,790 $2,000,000
10/3/2003 School of Rock Director $19,622,714 $81,261,177 $131,945,303 $20,000,000
11/2/2001 Tape Director $28,424 $490,475 $490,475  
10/19/2001 Waking Life Director $88,977 $2,892,011 $2,892,011  
3/27/1998 The Newton Boys Director $4,010,245 $10,341,093 $10,341,093 $27,000,000
2/7/1997 SubUrbia Director $69,365 $726,207 $726,207  
1/27/1995 Before Sunrise Director $1,423,537 $5,274,005 $5,274,005 $2,500,000
9/24/1993 Dazed and Confused Director   $7,950,889 $7,950,889 $6,900,000
8/1/1991 Slacker Director   $1,227,508 $1,227,508 $23,000