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Stuart Beattie

Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 6 films, with $880,720,268 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #205)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (Character Creator), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (Character Creator), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Story Creator), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (Screenwriter), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (Story Creator)
Most productive collaborators: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Stephen Sommers, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Elliot

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In Technical RolesScreenwriter6$355,025,941$525,694,327$880,720,268
Story Creator3$474,688,012$537,310,398$1,011,998,410
Character Creator2$550,484,300$1,458,600,000$2,009,084,300

2014 Preview: January

January 1st, 2014

Jack Ryan poster

It's the first month of the new year, but the biggest hit might be a film released in December. Last month ended on a slow note with all five Christmas day releases failing to become hits, some more than others. (It's a little too soon to tell if The Wolf of Wall Street or The Secret Life of Walter Mitty will do well enough to break even any time soon, but neither is a serious hit.) There are still some December releases that will likely remain on the charts through the opening weekends of January, while there are some films that opened in limited release last month with a scheduled wide release this month. Of the purely January releases, I would guess Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit will be the biggest hit. Even then, it won't live up to the previous films in the franchise, even if you don't take inflation into account. Most of the rest of the new releases will be happy if they can become midlevel hits. Last January was led by Mama, which earned more than $70 million. I think Shadow Recruit will top that figure at the box office, while there are a similar number of likely box office bombs opening this year as there were last year. 2014 could start out ahead of 2013's pace, but it likely won't be a huge difference either way. More...

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12/31/2014 Tomorrow, When the War Began 2 Director $0 $0 $0
1/24/2014 I, Frankenstein Director,
Story Creator 
$19,075,290 $55,500,000 $74,575,290
2/24/2012 Tomorrow When the War Began Director,
$4,936 $13,400,000 $13,404,936
5/20/2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On St… Character Creator $241,063,875 $804,600,000 $1,045,663,875
8/7/2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Story Creator,
$150,201,498 $152,267,519 $302,469,017
11/26/2008 Australia Screenwriter $49,554,002 $165,526,808 $215,080,810
5/24/2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At Wo… Character Creator $309,420,425 $654,000,000 $963,420,425
11/11/2005 Derailed Screenwriter $36,020,063 $21,500,000 $57,520,063
8/6/2004 Collateral Screenwriter $100,170,152 $117,500,000 $217,670,152
7/9/2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The C… Story Creator $305,411,224 $329,542,879 $634,954,103
Movies: 10Totals:$1,210,921,465$2,313,837,206$3,524,758,671