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James Toback

Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 3 films, with $20,846,709 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2,271)
Best-known technical roles: The Gambler (Story Creator), The Gambler (Executive Producer), The Pick-Up Artist (Director), The Pick-Up Artist (Screenwriter), Black and White (Director)
Best-known acting roles: Arnie Tishman (Tuff Turf), Tony Roundtree (Mississippi Grind)
Most productive collaborators: Mark Wahlberg, Rupert Wyatt, John Goodman, William Monahan, Brie Larson

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting2$9,499,870$318,100$9,817,970
In Technical RolesScreenwriter3$20,588,876$257,833$20,846,709
Director3$20,588,876$257,833$20,846,709
Story Creator1$33,680,992$5,037,039$38,718,031
Executive Producer1$33,680,992$5,037,039$38,718,031

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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/25/2015 Mississippi Grind Tony Roundtree  $130,541 $318,100 $448,641
1/11/1985 Tuff Turf Arnie Tishman  $9,369,329 $0 $9,369,329
Movies: 2Totals:$9,499,870$318,100$9,817,970
  Averages:$4,749,935$159,050$4,908,985


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/25/2015 Mississippi Grind $12,434 46 $130,541 $448,641 29.1%
1/11/1985 Tuff Turf $1,509,380 653 $9,369,329 $9,369,329 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $9,499,870$9,817,970 
 Averages:$760,907350$4,749,935$4,908,98564.5%

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All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/10/2014 The Gambler Story Creator,
Executive Producer 
$33,680,992 $5,037,039 $38,718,031
4/5/2000 Black and White Screenwriter,
Director 
$5,241,315 $0 $5,241,315
4/24/1998 Two Girls and a Guy Screenwriter,
Director 
$2,057,193 $257,833 $2,315,026
9/18/1987 The Pick-Up Artist Director,
Screenwriter 
$13,290,368 $0 $13,290,368
Movies: 4Totals:$54,269,868$5,294,872$59,564,740
  Averages:$13,567,467$1,323,718$14,891,185

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/5/2000 Black and White $2,212,535 1,284 $5,241,315 $5,241,315 100.0%
4/24/1998 Two Girls and a Guy $649,423 316 $2,057,193 $2,315,026 88.9%
9/18/1987 The Pick-Up Artist $4,455,516 1,132 $13,290,368 $13,290,368 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $20,588,876$20,846,709 
 Averages:$2,439,158911$6,862,959$6,948,90396.3%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/10/2014 The Gambler $0 2,494 $33,680,992 $38,718,031 87.0%
4/5/2000 Black and White $2,212,535 1,284 $5,241,315 $5,241,315 100.0%
4/24/1998 Two Girls and a Guy $649,423 316 $2,057,193 $2,315,026 88.9%
9/18/1987 The Pick-Up Artist $4,455,516 1,132 $13,290,368 $13,290,368 100.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $54,269,868$59,564,740 
 Averages:$1,829,3691,307$13,567,467$14,891,18594.0%


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