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Peter Weir

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 11 films, with $874,083,734 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #184)
Best-known technical roles: The Truman Show (Director), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (Director), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (Screenwriter), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (Producer), Green Card (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Russell Crowe, Jim Carrey, Paul Bettany, Laura Linney, Andrew Niccol

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesDirector11$449,152,406$424,931,328$874,083,734
Producer3$126,449,851$142,791,444$269,241,295
Screenwriter3$126,449,851$142,791,444$269,241,295

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/21/2011 The Way Back Producer,
Director,
Screenwriter 
$2,719,296 $23,805,693 $26,524,989
11/14/2003 Master and Commander: The Far S… Screenwriter,
Producer,
Director 
$93,926,386 $118,985,751 $212,912,137
6/26/1998 Picnic at Hanging Rock Director $84,744 $0 $84,744
6/5/1998 The Truman Show Director $125,618,201 $138,500,000 $264,118,201
10/15/1993 Fearless Director $6,971,266 $0 $6,971,266
12/25/1990 Green Card Producer,
Screenwriter,
Director 
$29,804,169 $0 $29,804,169
6/2/1989 Dead Poets Society Director $95,860,116 $143,639,884 $239,500,000
12/1/1986 The Mosquito Coast Director $14,302,000 $0 $14,302,000
2/8/1985 Witness Director $65,532,576 $0 $65,532,576
1/21/1983 The Year of Living Dangerously Director $8,601,065 $0 $8,601,065
8/28/1981 Gallipoli Director $5,732,587 $0 $5,732,587
Movies: 11Totals:$449,152,406$424,931,328$874,083,734
  Averages:$40,832,037$38,630,121$79,462,158

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/21/2011 The Way Back $1,218,867 678 $2,719,296 $26,524,989 10.3%
11/14/2003 Master and Commander: The Far Si… $25,105,990 3,101 $93,926,386 $212,912,137 44.1%
6/26/1998 Picnic at Hanging Rock $27,492 5 $84,744 $84,744 100.0%
6/5/1998 The Truman Show $31,542,121 2,911 $125,618,201 $264,118,201 47.6%
10/15/1993 Fearless $0 0 $6,971,266 $6,971,266 100.0%
12/25/1990 Green Card $0 718 $29,804,169 $29,804,169 100.0%
6/2/1989 Dead Poets Society $0 1,109 $95,860,116 $239,500,000 40.0%
12/1/1986 The Mosquito Coast $0 451 $14,302,000 $14,302,000 100.0%
2/8/1985 Witness $4,539,990 1,169 $65,532,576 $65,532,576 100.0%
1/21/1983 The Year of Living Dangerously $35,000 690 $8,601,065 $8,601,065 100.0%
8/28/1981 Gallipoli $59,757 132 $5,732,587 $5,732,587 100.0%
Movies: 11Totals:  $449,152,406$874,083,734 
 Averages:$5,684,474997$40,832,037$79,462,15876.5%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/21/2011 The Way Back $1,218,867 678 $2,719,296 $26,524,989 10.3%
11/14/2003 Master and Commander: The Far Si… $25,105,990 3,101 $93,926,386 $212,912,137 44.1%
12/25/1990 Green Card $0 718 $29,804,169 $29,804,169 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $126,449,851$269,241,295 
 Averages:$8,774,9521,499$42,149,950$89,747,09851.5%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/21/2011 The Way Back $1,218,867 678 $2,719,296 $26,524,989 10.3%
11/14/2003 Master and Commander: The Far Si… $25,105,990 3,101 $93,926,386 $212,912,137 44.1%
12/25/1990 Green Card $0 718 $29,804,169 $29,804,169 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $126,449,851$269,241,295 
 Averages:$8,774,9521,499$42,149,950$89,747,09851.5%


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