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Robert Benton

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $227,025,100 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #564)
Best-known technical roles: Superman (Screenwriter), The Human Stain (Director), Billy Bathgate (Director), Feast of Love (Director), Kramer vs. Kramer (Director)
Best-known acting roles: Himself (Smiling Through the Apocalypse)
Most productive collaborators: Bob Weinstein, Richard Donner, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty, Mario Puzo

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorInverviewee1$4,560$0$4,560
In Technical RolesDirector7$210,739,045$16,286,055$227,025,100
Screenwriter1$134,218,018$165,981,982$300,200,000

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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/12/2014 Smiling Through the Apocalypse Himself  $4,560 $0 $4,560
Movies: 1Totals:$4,560$0$4,560
  Averages:$4,560$0$4,560

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/28/2007 Feast of Love Director $3,508,572 $2,287,895 $5,796,467
10/31/2003 The Human Stain Director $5,381,227 $13,998,160 $19,379,387
12/23/1994 Nobody\'s Fool Director $39,453,238 $0 $39,453,238
11/1/1991 Billy Bathgate Director $15,565,363 $0 $15,565,363
8/7/1987 Nadine Director $5,669,831 $0 $5,669,831
9/21/1984 Places in the Heart Director $34,900,814 $0 $34,900,814
12/19/1979 Kramer vs. Kramer Director $106,260,000 $0 $106,260,000
12/15/1978 Superman Screenwriter $134,218,018 $165,981,982 $300,200,000
Movies: 8Totals:$344,957,063$182,268,037$527,225,100
  Averages:$43,119,633$22,783,505$65,903,138

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/28/2007 Feast of Love $1,707,967 1,203 $3,508,572 $5,796,467 60.5%
10/31/2003 The Human Stain $1,034,195 388 $5,381,227 $19,379,387 27.8%
12/23/1994 Nobody\'s Fool $92,838 1,107 $39,453,238 $39,453,238 100.0%
11/1/1991 Billy Bathgate $4,051,590 1,177 $15,565,363 $15,565,363 100.0%
8/7/1987 Nadine $0 0 $5,669,831 $5,669,831 100.0%
9/21/1984 Places in the Heart $274,279 868 $34,900,814 $34,900,814 100.0%
12/19/1979 Kramer vs. Kramer $0 898 $106,260,000 $106,260,000 100.0%
Movies: 7Totals:  $210,739,045$227,025,100 
 Averages:$1,022,981806$30,105,578$32,432,15784.0%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/15/1978 Superman $7,465,343 817 $134,218,018 $300,200,000 44.7%
Movies: 1Totals:  $134,218,018$300,200,000 
 Averages:$7,465,343817$134,218,018$300,200,00044.7%


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