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Michael Ritchie

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 15 films, with $324,249,177 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #438)
Best-known technical roles: Cool Runnings (Story Creator), The Golden Child (Director), Fletch (Director), Fletch Lives (Director), Wildcats (Director)
Best-known acting roles: Night Watchman (Innocent Blood)
Most productive collaborators: Malik Yoba, Leon, Jon Turteltaub, Doug E. Doug, Lynn Siefert

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)1$4,877,567$0$4,877,567
In Technical RolesDirector15$324,249,177$0$324,249,177
Story Creator1$68,856,263$86,200,000$155,056,263

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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/25/1992 Innocent Blood Night Watchman  $4,877,567 $0 $4,877,567
Movies: 1Totals:$4,877,567$0$4,877,567
  Averages:$4,877,567$0$4,877,567

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/22/2000 The Fantasticks Director $44,757 $0 $44,757
7/11/1997 A Simple Wish Director $8,165,213 $0 $8,165,213
9/30/1994 The Scout Director $2,667,163 $0 $2,667,163
4/15/1994 Cops and Robbersons Director $11,363,618 $0 $11,363,618
10/1/1993 Cool Runnings Story Creator $68,856,263 $86,200,000 $155,056,263
8/14/1992 Diggstown Director $4,495,615 $0 $4,495,615
3/17/1989 Fletch Lives Director $33,266,859 $0 $33,266,859
1/15/1988 The Couch Trip Director $11,005,304 $0 $11,005,304
12/12/1986 The Golden Child Director $79,817,937 $0 $79,817,937
2/14/1986 Wildcats Director $26,285,544 $0 $26,285,544
5/31/1985 Fletch Director $46,700,000 $0 $46,700,000
6/22/1983 The Survivors Director $14,000,000 $0 $14,000,000
8/7/1981 Student Bodies Director $1,582,148 $0 $1,582,148
9/26/1980 Divine Madness! Director $5,318,098 $0 $5,318,098
11/11/1977 Semi-Tough Director $37,187,139 $0 $37,187,139
4/7/1976 The Bad News Bears Director $42,349,782 $0 $42,349,782
Movies: 16Totals:$393,105,440$86,200,000$479,305,440
  Averages:$24,569,090$5,387,500$29,956,590

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/22/2000 The Fantasticks $24,176 6 $44,757 $44,757 100.0%
7/11/1997 A Simple Wish $2,732,880 1,699 $8,165,213 $8,165,213 100.0%
9/30/1994 The Scout $1,458,837 1,585 $2,667,163 $2,667,163 100.0%
4/15/1994 Cops and Robbersons $3,724,254 1,836 $11,363,618 $11,363,618 100.0%
8/14/1992 Diggstown $1,502,099 1,376 $4,495,615 $4,495,615 100.0%
3/17/1989 Fletch Lives $8,045,760 1,512 $33,266,859 $33,266,859 100.0%
1/15/1988 The Couch Trip $3,351,891 1,332 $11,005,304 $11,005,304 100.0%
12/12/1986 The Golden Child $11,549,711 1,714 $79,817,937 $79,817,937 100.0%
2/14/1986 Wildcats $5,472,905 1,062 $26,285,544 $26,285,544 100.0%
5/31/1985 Fletch $7,022,970 1,303 $46,700,000 $46,700,000 100.0%
6/22/1983 The Survivors $3,044,927 1,014 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 100.0%
8/7/1981 Student Bodies $1,582,148 628 $1,582,148 $1,582,148 100.0%
9/26/1980 Divine Madness! $769,787 127 $5,318,098 $5,318,098 100.0%
11/11/1977 Semi-Tough $0 0 $37,187,139 $37,187,139 100.0%
4/7/1976 The Bad News Bears $2,413,779 443 $42,349,782 $42,349,782 100.0%
Movies: 15Totals:  $324,249,177$324,249,177 
 Averages:$3,513,0751,042$21,616,612$21,616,612100.0%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/1/1993 Cool Runnings $7,046,648 1,832 $68,856,263 $155,056,263 44.4%
Movies: 1Totals:  $68,856,263$155,056,263 
 Averages:$7,046,6481,832$68,856,263$155,056,26344.4%


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