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Joel Schumacher

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 23 films, with $1,666,116,908 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #72)
Best-known technical roles: Batman Forever (Director), Batman & Robin (Director), A Time to Kill (Director), The Phantom of the Opera (Director), The Phantom of the Opera (Screenwriter)
Most productive collaborators: Gerard Butler, Jim Carrey, Emmy Rossum, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sandra Bullock

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesDirector23$961,222,524$704,894,384$1,666,116,908
Screenwriter1$51,225,796$102,544,256$153,770,052
Story Creator1$24,397,469$262,854$24,660,323

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/17/2012 Sparkle Story Creator $24,397,469 $262,854 $24,660,323
10/14/2011 Trespass Director $16,816 $769,716 $786,532
8/6/2010 Twelve Director $183,920 $0 $183,920
9/18/2009 Blood Creek Director $0 $0 $0
2/23/2007 The Number 23 Director $35,193,167 $42,400,000 $77,593,167
12/8/2004 The Phantom of the Opera Screenwriter,
Director 
$51,225,796 $102,544,256 $153,770,052
10/17/2003 Veronica Guerin Director $1,569,918 $7,868,156 $9,438,074
4/4/2003 Phone Booth Director $46,566,212 $51,270,926 $97,837,138
6/7/2002 Bad Company Director $30,157,016 $39,000,000 $69,157,016
10/6/2000 Tigerland Director $139,500 $0 $139,500
11/24/1999 Flawless Director $4,485,485 $0 $4,485,485
2/26/1999 8MM Director $36,443,442 $59,955,384 $96,398,826
6/20/1997 Batman & Robin Director $107,325,195 $130,992,619 $238,317,814
7/24/1996 A Time to Kill Director $108,766,007 $43,500,000 $152,266,007
6/16/1995 Batman Forever Director $184,031,112 $152,498,032 $336,529,144
7/20/1994 The Client Director $92,115,211 $25,500,000 $117,615,211
2/26/1993 Falling Down Director $40,903,593 $0 $40,903,593
6/21/1991 Dying Young Director $32,669,178 $48,595,295 $81,264,473
8/10/1990 Flatliners Director $61,308,153 $0 $61,308,153
2/10/1989 Cousins Director $21,707,236 $0 $21,707,236
7/31/1987 The Lost Boys Director $32,222,567 $0 $32,222,567
6/28/1985 St. Elmo’s Fire Director $37,800,000 $0 $37,800,000
12/16/1983 D.C. Cab Director $16,134,000 $0 $16,134,000
1/30/1981 The Incredible Shrinking Woman Director $20,259,000 $0 $20,259,000
Movies: 24Totals:$985,619,993$705,157,238$1,690,777,231
  Averages:$41,067,500$29,381,552$70,449,051

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/14/2011 Trespass $16,816 10 $16,816 $786,532 2.1%
8/6/2010 Twelve $110,238 231 $183,920 $183,920 100.0%
9/18/2009 Blood Creek $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/23/2007 The Number 23 $14,602,867 2,759 $35,193,167 $77,593,167 45.4%
12/8/2004 The Phantom of the Opera $4,001,890 1,515 $51,225,796 $153,770,052 33.3%
10/17/2003 Veronica Guerin $611,276 472 $1,569,918 $9,438,074 16.6%
4/4/2003 Phone Booth $15,021,088 2,489 $46,566,212 $97,837,138 47.6%
6/7/2002 Bad Company $11,007,367 2,944 $30,157,016 $69,157,016 43.6%
10/6/2000 Tigerland $26,715 5 $139,500 $139,500 100.0%
11/24/1999 Flawless $1,590,155 483 $4,485,485 $4,485,485 100.0%
2/26/1999 8MM $14,252,888 2,370 $36,443,442 $96,398,826 37.8%
6/20/1997 Batman & Robin $42,872,605 2,942 $107,325,195 $238,317,814 45.0%
7/24/1996 A Time to Kill $14,823,159 2,313 $108,766,007 $152,266,007 71.4%
6/16/1995 Batman Forever $52,784,433 2,893 $184,031,112 $336,529,144 54.7%
7/20/1994 The Client $17,174,262 2,365 $92,115,211 $117,615,211 78.3%
2/26/1993 Falling Down $8,724,452 1,827 $40,903,593 $40,903,593 100.0%
6/21/1991 Dying Young $9,725,885 1,552 $32,669,178 $81,264,473 40.2%
8/10/1990 Flatliners $10,034,685 1,483 $61,308,153 $61,308,153 100.0%
2/10/1989 Cousins $3,039,805 747 $21,707,236 $21,707,236 100.0%
7/31/1987 The Lost Boys $5,236,318 1,249 $32,222,567 $32,222,567 100.0%
6/28/1985 St. Elmo’s Fire $6,128,157 1,207 $37,800,000 $37,800,000 100.0%
12/16/1983 D.C. Cab $1,564,530 908 $16,134,000 $16,134,000 100.0%
1/30/1981 The Incredible Shrinking Woman $4,279,264 789 $20,259,000 $20,259,000 100.0%
Movies: 23Totals:  $961,222,524$1,666,116,908 
 Averages:$10,331,6891,459$41,792,284$72,439,86668.9%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/17/2012 Sparkle $11,643,342 2,244 $24,397,469 $24,660,323 98.9%
12/8/2004 The Phantom of the Opera $4,001,890 1,515 $51,225,796 $153,770,052 33.3%
Movies: 2Totals:  $75,623,265$178,430,375 
 Averages:$7,822,6161,880$37,811,633$89,215,18866.1%


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