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Mira Nair

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 10 films, with $119,915,857 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #771)
Best-known technical roles: Queen of Katwe (Director), Vanity Fair (Director), New York, I Love You (Director), The Perez Family (Director), The Reluctant Fundamentalist (Director)
Best-known acting roles: Gossip 1 (Mississippi Masala), Woman buying flowers (The Perez Family)
Most productive collaborators: Lupita Nyong'o, Madina Nalwanga, Julian Fellowes, David Oyelowo, Mychael Danna

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)2$10,102,842$0$10,102,842
In Technical RolesDirector10$83,094,065$36,821,792$119,915,857

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured Blu-ray and DVD Review: Queen of Katwe

January 30th, 2017

Queen of Katwe

I think it is fair to say Queen of Katwe is an Oscar-bait movie. It is an inspirational movie about someone rising up from challenging circumstances. However, it struggled in theaters and went nowhere during Awards Season. Is there a problem with the film? Or was it released too soon for Awards Season and without Oscar buzz wasn’t able to find an audience in theaters? More...

Limited Releases: Clear as Mud

April 26th, 2013

There are not a huge number of limited releases opening this weekend, but there are a few that might thrive in limited release. This includes Mud, the widest limited release of the week, and also the best-reviewed. Add in a great cast, and the film might not collapse under the weight of its theater count. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
5/12/1995 The Perez Family Woman buying flowers  $2,794,056 $0 $2,794,056
2/5/1992 Mississippi Masala Gossip 1  $7,308,786 $0 $7,308,786
Movies: 2Totals:$10,102,842$0$10,102,842
  Averages:$5,051,421$0$5,051,421


Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/23/2016 Queen of Katwe Director $8,874,389 $381,438 $9,255,827
4/26/2013 The Reluctant Fundamentalist Director $528,731 $0 $528,731
10/23/2009 Amelia Director $14,279,575 $5,476,502 $19,756,077
10/16/2009 New York, I Love You Director $1,588,087 $8,136,973 $9,725,060
3/9/2007 The Namesake Director $13,610,521 $6,678,253 $20,288,774
9/1/2004 Vanity Fair Director $16,123,851 $3,000,000 $19,123,851
2/22/2002 Monsoon Wedding Director $13,876,974 $13,148,626 $27,025,600
2/28/1997 Kama Sutra Director $4,109,095 $0 $4,109,095
5/12/1995 The Perez Family Director $2,794,056 $0 $2,794,056
2/5/1992 Mississippi Masala Director $7,308,786 $0 $7,308,786
Movies: 10Totals:$83,094,065$36,821,792$119,915,857
  Averages:$8,309,407$3,682,179$11,991,586

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/23/2016 Queen of Katwe $304,933 1,259 $8,874,389 $9,255,827 95.9%
4/26/2013 The Reluctant Fundamentalist $30,920 58 $528,731 $528,731 100.0%
10/23/2009 Amelia $3,904,047 1,070 $14,279,575 $19,756,077 72.3%
10/16/2009 New York, I Love You $380,776 119 $1,588,087 $9,725,060 16.3%
3/9/2007 The Namesake $248,552 335 $13,610,521 $20,288,774 67.1%
9/1/2004 Vanity Fair $4,833,900 1,054 $16,123,851 $19,123,851 84.3%
2/22/2002 Monsoon Wedding $68,546 254 $13,876,974 $27,025,600 51.3%
2/28/1997 Kama Sutra $83,499 81 $4,109,095 $4,109,095 100.0%
5/12/1995 The Perez Family $1,127,645 928 $2,794,056 $2,794,056 100.0%
2/5/1992 Mississippi Masala $0 325 $7,308,786 $7,308,786 100.0%
Movies: 10Totals:  $83,094,065$119,915,857 
 Averages:$1,098,282548$8,309,407$11,991,58678.7%




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