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Billy Wilder

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 14 films, with $118,145,625 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #786)
Best-known technical roles: Sabrina (Story Creator), The Apartment (Director), Buddy Buddy (Director), The Fortune Cookie (Director), The Front Page (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Harrison Ford, Sydney Pollack, Julia Ormond, Greg Kinnear, Scott Rudin

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)1$0$0$0
In Technical RolesDirector14$112,145,625$6,000,000$118,145,625
Story Creator1$53,458,319$33,641,681$87,100,000

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/4/1951 Ace in the Hole   $0 $0 $0
Movies: 1Totals:$0$0$0
  Averages:$0$0$0

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/15/2003 One, Two, Three Director $0 $0 $0
1/13/1998 Sunset Boulevard Director $0 $0 $0
12/15/1995 Sabrina Story Creator $53,458,319 $33,641,681 $87,100,000
12/11/1981 Buddy Buddy Director $5,299,037 $0 $5,299,037
12/17/1974 The Front Page Director $15,000,000 $0 $15,000,000
12/17/1972 Avanti! Director $0 $0 $0
1/1/1966 The Fortune Cookie Director $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
7/5/1963 Irma La Douce Director $25,246,588 $0 $25,246,588
6/15/1960 The Apartment Director $18,600,000 $6,000,000 $24,600,000
3/29/1959 Some Like it Hot Director $25,000,000 $0 $25,000,000
6/3/1955 The Seven Year Itch Director $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
10/15/1954 Sabrina Director $0 $0 $0
7/4/1951 Ace in the Hole Director $0 $0 $0
1/1/1945 The Lost Weekend Director $11,000,000 $0 $11,000,000
7/6/1944 Double Indemnity Director $0 $0 $0
Movies: 15Totals:$165,603,944$39,641,681$205,245,625
  Averages:$11,040,263$2,642,779$13,683,042

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/15/2003 One, Two, Three $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
1/13/1998 Sunset Boulevard $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/11/1981 Buddy Buddy $0 400 $5,299,037 $5,299,037 100.0%
12/17/1974 The Front Page $0 0 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 100.0%
12/17/1972 Avanti! $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
1/1/1966 The Fortune Cookie $0 0 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 100.0%
7/5/1963 Irma La Douce $0 0 $25,246,588 $25,246,588 100.0%
6/15/1960 The Apartment $0 0 $18,600,000 $24,600,000 75.6%
3/29/1959 Some Like it Hot $0 0 $25,000,000 $25,000,000 100.0%
6/3/1955 The Seven Year Itch $0 0 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 100.0%
10/15/1954 Sabrina $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/4/1951 Ace in the Hole $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
1/1/1945 The Lost Weekend $0 0 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 100.0%
7/6/1944 Double Indemnity $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 14Totals:  $112,145,625$118,145,625 
 Averages:$029$8,010,402$8,438,97397.0%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/15/1995 Sabrina $5,563,259 1,976 $53,458,319 $87,100,000 61.4%
Movies: 1Totals:  $53,458,319$87,100,000 
 Averages:$5,563,2591,976$53,458,319$87,100,00061.4%


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