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Alan J. Pakula

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 12 films, with $676,146,327 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #235)
Best-known technical roles: The Pelican Brief (Director), The Pelican Brief (Screenwriter), The Pelican Brief (Producer), Presumed Innocent (Director), Presumed Innocent (Screenwriter)
Most productive collaborators: Harrison Ford, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Lawrence Gordon, Denzel Washington

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesDirector12$355,907,305$320,239,022$676,146,327
Screenwriter2$187,071,244$222,224,615$409,295,859
Producer1$100,768,056$87,227,803$187,995,859

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/26/1997 The Devil's Own Director $42,885,593 $98,014,407 $140,900,000
12/17/1993 The Pelican Brief Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer 
$100,768,056 $87,227,803 $187,995,859
10/16/1992 Consenting Adults Director $21,591,728 $0 $21,591,728
7/27/1990 Presumed Innocent Director,
Screenwriter 
$86,303,188 $134,996,812 $221,300,000
4/21/1989 See You in the Morning Director $4,795,009 $0 $4,795,009
12/31/1987 Orphans Director $252,430 $0 $252,430
2/21/1986 Dream Lover Director $316,809 $0 $316,809
12/10/1982 Sophie's Choice Director $25,215,547 $0 $25,215,547
12/11/1981 Rollover Director $10,217,873 $0 $10,217,873
10/25/1978 Comes a Horseman Director $0 $0 $0
4/2/1976 All the President's Men Director $51,048,435 $0 $51,048,435
1/1/1971 Klute Director $12,512,637 $0 $12,512,637
Movies: 12Totals:$355,907,305$320,239,022$676,146,327
  Averages:$29,658,942$26,686,585$56,345,527

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/26/1997 The Devil's Own $14,274,503 2,504 $42,885,593 $140,900,000 30.4%
12/17/1993 The Pelican Brief $16,864,404 2,022 $100,768,056 $187,995,859 53.6%
10/16/1992 Consenting Adults $5,023,467 1,538 $21,591,728 $21,591,728 100.0%
7/27/1990 Presumed Innocent $11,718,981 1,451 $86,303,188 $221,300,000 39.0%
4/21/1989 See You in the Morning $1,832,536 743 $4,795,009 $4,795,009 100.0%
12/31/1987 Orphans $0 0 $252,430 $252,430 100.0%
2/21/1986 Dream Lover $202,733 171 $316,809 $316,809 100.0%
12/10/1982 Sophie's Choice $202,131 548 $25,215,547 $25,215,547 100.0%
12/11/1981 Rollover $2,260,689 755 $10,217,873 $10,217,873 100.0%
10/25/1978 Comes a Horseman $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/2/1976 All the President's Men $0 0 $51,048,435 $51,048,435 100.0%
1/1/1971 Klute $0 0 $12,512,637 $12,512,637 100.0%
Movies: 12Totals:  $355,907,305$676,146,327 
 Averages:$4,364,954811$29,658,942$56,345,52783.9%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/17/1993 The Pelican Brief $16,864,404 2,022 $100,768,056 $187,995,859 53.6%
Movies: 1Totals:  $100,768,056$187,995,859 
 Averages:$16,864,4042,022$100,768,056$187,995,85953.6%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/17/1993 The Pelican Brief $16,864,404 2,022 $100,768,056 $187,995,859 53.6%
7/27/1990 Presumed Innocent $11,718,981 1,451 $86,303,188 $221,300,000 39.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $187,071,244$409,295,859 
 Averages:$14,291,6931,737$93,535,622$204,647,93046.3%


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