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Kenny Ortega

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 6 films, with $291,451,507 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #481)
Best-known technical roles: Michael Jackson's This Is It (Director), Michael Jackson's This Is It (Producer), Hocus Pocus (Director)
Best-known acting roles: Himself (Michael Jackson's This Is It)
Most productive collaborators: Michael Jackson, Michael Bearden, Randy Phillips, Paul Gongaware, Travis Payne

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting1$72,091,016$180,000,000$252,091,016
In Technical RolesDirector6$111,451,507$180,000,000$291,451,507
Producer2$72,091,016$180,000,000$252,091,016

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured DVD Review: Descendants

August 17th, 2015

Descendants

Descendants is the latest Disney Channel Original Movie and the channel is on a roll with their previous such release, Teen Beach 2, doing well with critics and with viewers. We already know Descendants was a hit in the ratings (there's even a TV spin-off in the works). However, did it earn this success? Or is it a case of hype more than quality. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/28/2009 Michael Jackson's This Is It Himself  $72,091,016 $180,000,000 $252,091,016
Movies: 1Totals:$72,091,016$180,000,000$252,091,016
  Averages:$72,091,016$180,000,000$252,091,016

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/15/2017 Descendants 2 Director $0 $0 $0
7/31/2015 Descendants Director $0 $0 $0
12/31/2012 Dirty Dancing Director,
Producer 
$0 $0 $0
10/28/2009 Michael Jackson's This Is It Director,
Producer 
$72,091,016 $180,000,000 $252,091,016
5/23/2006 High School Musical Director $0 $0 $0
7/16/1993 Hocus Pocus Director $39,360,491 $0 $39,360,491
Movies: 6Totals:$111,451,507$180,000,000$291,451,507
  Averages:$18,575,251$30,000,000$48,575,251

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/15/2017 Descendants 2 $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/31/2015 Descendants $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/31/2012 Dirty Dancing $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/28/2009 Michael Jackson's This Is It $23,234,394 3,481 $72,091,016 $252,091,016 28.6%
5/23/2006 High School Musical $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/16/1993 Hocus Pocus $8,125,471 1,472 $39,360,491 $39,360,491 100.0%
Movies: 6Totals:  $111,451,507$291,451,507 
 Averages:$5,226,644826$18,575,251$48,575,25164.3%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2012 Dirty Dancing $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/28/2009 Michael Jackson's This Is It $23,234,394 3,481 $72,091,016 $252,091,016 28.6%
Movies: 2Totals:  $72,091,016$252,091,016 
 Averages:$11,617,1971,741$36,045,508$126,045,50828.6%



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