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Robert Towne

Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 4 films, with $1,435,298,135 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #107)
Best-known technical roles: Mission: Impossible 2 (Screenwriter), Mission: Impossible (Screenwriter), The Firm (Screenwriter), Days of Thunder (Story Creator), Days of Thunder (Screenwriter)
Best-known acting roles: Stan (The Pick-Up Artist), Himself (Salinger), Himself (A Decade Under the Influence)
Most productive collaborators: Tom Cruise, Brian De Palma, Jon Voight, David Koepp, Emmanuelle Beart

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting1$13,290,368$0$13,290,368
Inverviewee1$583,633$0$583,633
(Unclassified)1$34,514$0$34,514
In Technical RolesScreenwriter4$637,403,400$797,894,735$1,435,298,135
Story Creator1$82,670,733$75,000,000$157,670,733
Director1$742,614$0$742,614

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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/6/2013 Salinger Himself  $583,633 $0 $583,633
4/25/2003 A Decade Under the Influence Himself  $34,514 $0 $34,514
9/18/1987 The Pick-Up Artist Stan  $13,290,368 $0 $13,290,368
Movies: 3Totals:$13,908,515$0$13,908,515
  Averages:$4,636,172$0$4,636,172


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/18/1987 The Pick-Up Artist $4,455,516 1,132 $13,290,368 $13,290,368 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $13,290,368$13,290,368 
 Averages:$4,455,5161,132$13,290,368$13,290,368100.0%

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All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/10/2006 Ask the Dust Director $742,614 $0 $742,614
5/24/2000 Mission: Impossible 2 Screenwriter $215,409,889 $334,178,627 $549,588,516
5/21/1996 Mission: Impossible Screenwriter $180,981,886 $276,716,108 $457,697,994
6/30/1993 The Firm Screenwriter $158,340,892 $112,000,000 $270,340,892
6/27/1990 Days of Thunder Story Creator,
Screenwriter 
$82,670,733 $75,000,000 $157,670,733
Movies: 5Totals:$638,146,014$797,894,735$1,436,040,749
  Averages:$127,629,203$159,578,947$287,208,150

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/10/2006 Ask the Dust $68,779 111 $742,614 $742,614 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $742,614$742,614 
 Averages:$68,779111$742,614$742,614100.0%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/24/2000 Mission: Impossible 2 $57,845,297 3,669 $215,409,889 $549,588,516 39.2%
5/21/1996 Mission: Impossible $45,436,830 3,012 $180,981,886 $457,697,994 39.5%
6/30/1993 The Firm $32,476,785 2,393 $158,340,892 $270,340,892 58.6%
6/27/1990 Days of Thunder $15,490,445 2,307 $82,670,733 $157,670,733 52.4%
Movies: 5Totals:  $720,074,133$1,592,968,868 
 Averages:$33,347,9602,738$144,014,827$318,593,77448.4%


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