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Barry Sonnenfeld

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 13 films, with $2,411,931,949 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #38)
Best-known technical roles: Men in Black 3 (Director), Men in Black 2 (Director), Men in Black (Director), Enchanted (Producer), Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (Executive Producer)
Best-known acting roles: Neuralyzed Father (Men in Black 2), Irv (R.V.), Passenger on Gomez's train (The Addams Family), Doorman (Get Shorty), Mr. Glicker (Addams Family Values)
Most productive collaborators: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Walter F. Parkes, Kevin Lima, Laurie MacDonald

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting3$308,437,155$267,097,527$575,534,682
Cameo1$72,021,008$43,000,000$115,021,008
(Unclassified)3$122,455,447$80,266,547$202,721,994
In Technical RolesDirector13$1,075,149,233$1,336,782,716$2,411,931,949
Producer3$281,204,697$357,800,918$639,005,615
Executive Producer3$156,370,275$134,328,907$290,699,182
Cinematographer1$114,968,774$36,700,000$151,668,774

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


2016 Preview: August

August 1st, 2016

Suicide Squad

July did reasonably well, thanks mostly to The Secret Life of Pets, which will top $300 million shortly and could earn double its nearest competitor when all is said and done. That said, there were also a quartet of $100 million hits as well, so the month had good depth as well. August isn’t as lucky. There is one film that is expected to earn $100 million during its opening weekend, Suicide Squad, and one more that is expected to reach $100 million in total, Pete’s Dragon. There could be a surprise hit among the rest of the releases, (my long shot with a shot is Sausage Party) but for the most part, the rest of the wide releases would be happy with just $50 million at the box office. Last August was a disaster and Straight Outta Compton was the only hit of the month. Unless Suicide Squad bombs compared to expectations, 2016 will come out ahead in the year-over-year comparison. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/28/2006 R.V. Irv  $71,724,497 $15,748,527 $87,473,024
7/3/2002 Men in Black 2 Neuralyzed Father  $190,418,803 $251,349,000 $441,767,803
4/5/2002 Big Trouble Confused Sports Radio Call In  $7,262,288 $1,226,583 $8,488,871
10/20/1995 Get Shorty Doorman  $72,021,008 $43,000,000 $115,021,008
11/19/1993 Addams Family Values Mr. Glicker  $46,293,855 $0 $46,293,855
11/22/1991 The Addams Family Passenger on Gomez's train  $113,502,246 $78,000,000 $191,502,246
1/18/1985 Blood Simple Marty's vomiting  $1,690,913 $1,039,964 $2,730,877
Movies: 7Totals:$502,913,610$390,364,074$893,277,684
  Averages:$71,844,801$55,766,296$127,611,098


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/28/2006 R.V. $16,414,767 3,651 $71,724,497 $87,473,024 82.0%
7/3/2002 Men in Black 2 $52,148,751 3,641 $190,418,803 $441,767,803 43.1%
11/19/1993 Addams Family Values $14,117,545 2,577 $46,293,855 $46,293,855 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $308,437,155$575,534,682 
 Averages:$27,560,3543,290$102,812,385$191,844,89475.0%

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All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2018 Untitled Barry Sonnenfeld Proje… Director $0 $0 $0
8/5/2016 Nine Lives Director $19,700,032 $27,742,321 $47,442,353
3/6/2015 An Honest Liar Executive Producer $180,590 $0 $180,590
5/23/2012 Men in Black 3 Director $179,020,854 $475,192,631 $654,213,485
12/31/2010 Andrew Henry's Meadows Director $0 $0 $0
11/21/2007 Enchanted Producer $127,706,877 $212,677,264 $340,384,141
4/28/2006 R.V. Director $71,724,497 $15,748,527 $87,473,024
12/17/2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Un… Executive Producer $118,627,117 $94,328,907 $212,956,024
3/26/2004 The Ladykillers Producer $39,692,139 $37,700,000 $77,392,139
7/3/2002 Men in Black 2 Director $190,418,803 $251,349,000 $441,767,803
4/5/2002 Big Trouble Director $7,262,288 $1,226,583 $8,488,871
6/30/1999 Wild Wild West Director,
Producer 
$113,805,681 $107,423,654 $221,229,335
6/26/1998 Out of Sight Executive Producer $37,562,568 $40,000,000 $77,562,568
7/1/1997 Men in Black Director $250,690,539 $337,100,000 $587,790,539
10/20/1995 Get Shorty Director $72,021,008 $43,000,000 $115,021,008
11/19/1993 Addams Family Values Director $46,293,855 $0 $46,293,855
10/1/1993 For Love or Money Director $10,709,430 $0 $10,709,430
11/22/1991 The Addams Family Director $113,502,246 $78,000,000 $191,502,246
6/3/1988 Big Director of Photography $114,968,774 $36,700,000 $151,668,774
Movies: 19Totals:$1,513,887,298$1,758,188,887$3,272,076,185
  Averages:$79,678,279$92,536,257$172,214,536

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2018 Untitled Barry Sonnenfeld Projec… $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/5/2016 Nine Lives $6,249,915 2,264 $19,700,032 $47,442,353 41.5%
5/23/2012 Men in Black 3 $54,592,779 4,248 $179,020,854 $654,213,485 27.4%
12/31/2010 Andrew Henry's Meadows $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/28/2006 R.V. $16,414,767 3,651 $71,724,497 $87,473,024 82.0%
7/3/2002 Men in Black 2 $52,148,751 3,641 $190,418,803 $441,767,803 43.1%
4/5/2002 Big Trouble $3,545,204 1,961 $7,262,288 $8,488,871 85.6%
6/30/1999 Wild Wild West $27,687,484 3,342 $113,805,681 $221,229,335 51.4%
7/1/1997 Men in Black $51,068,455 3,180 $250,690,539 $587,790,539 42.6%
10/20/1995 Get Shorty $12,700,007 2,130 $72,021,008 $115,021,008 62.6%
11/19/1993 Addams Family Values $14,117,545 2,577 $46,293,855 $46,293,855 100.0%
10/1/1993 For Love or Money $4,016,220 1,644 $10,709,430 $10,709,430 100.0%
11/22/1991 The Addams Family $24,203,754 2,411 $113,502,246 $191,502,246 59.3%
Movies: 13Totals:  $1,075,149,233$2,411,931,949 
 Averages:$20,518,8372,388$82,703,787$185,533,22763.2%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/21/2007 Enchanted $34,440,317 3,730 $127,706,877 $340,384,141 37.5%
3/26/2004 The Ladykillers $12,634,563 1,589 $39,692,139 $77,392,139 51.3%
6/30/1999 Wild Wild West $27,687,484 3,342 $113,805,681 $221,229,335 51.4%
Movies: 3Totals:  $281,204,697$639,005,615 
 Averages:$24,920,7882,887$93,734,899$213,001,87246.7%



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