|In Technical Roles||Director||7||$789,199,863||$1,727,376,254||$2,516,576,117|
|Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $2,516,576,117 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #22)|
|Best-Known Technical Roles: Skyfall (Director), Spectre (Director), The Road to Perdition (Director), The Road to Perdition (Producer), Jarhead (Director)|
|Most productive collaborators: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Neal Purvis, Judi Dench, Robert Wade|
March 24th, 2013
Skyfall was the latest Bond movie to come out and while nearly everyone thought it would be a hit, almost no one thought it would be this big of a hit. It earned more than $300 million domestically and $1.1 billion worldwide. Had it made half that, it would have been a monster hit. Was it also better than expected? Did it truly deserve this success?
November 1st, 2012
October was pretty good with a few films really crushing expectations, which made up for the few duds that opened at the end. 2012 gained about $100 million over 2011 during the month of October. We really needed this success and hopefully November will continue this push forward. However, November is a bit of a weird month. There are five weekends, but only eight true wide releases, half of which open on the Thanksgiving long weekend, leaving the other four weeks with just one true wide release each. There are a couple others opening in the semi-wide level and another opening in limited release with a planned wide release, but even so, it is not a busy month. That said, it is a case of quality over quantity. There are four films that are pretty much guaranteed to reach $100 million, one of which should reach $300 million. By comparison, last November only produced one $100 million film. Granted, that film was The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1, which made nearly $300 million, which is a huge number no matter how you look at it. But this year, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 should top that number and with the other $100 million movies pulling in more than $400 million combined, it should be a very profitable month at the box office.
|12/31/2015||Lost in Austin||Producer||$0||$0||$0|
|6/5/2009||Away We Go||Director||$9,451,946||$656,070||$10,108,016|
|7/12/2002||The Road to Perdition||Director,|