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Steven Zaillian

Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 10 films, with $1,936,864,449 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #58)
Best-known technical roles: American Gangster (Screenwriter), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Screenwriter), American Gangster (Executive Producer), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Executive Producer), Mission: Impossible (Story Creator)
Most productive collaborators: Ridley Scott, Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Daniel Craig, David Fincher

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesScreenwriter10$857,847,295$1,079,017,154$1,936,864,449
Executive Producer6$294,117,313$296,488,464$590,605,777
Director3$71,197,832$2,300,000$73,497,832
Producer2$46,561,997$96,196,648$142,758,645
Story Creator1$180,981,886$276,716,108$457,697,994

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/2/2018 Red Sparrow Producer $46,561,997 $96,196,648 $142,758,645
12/31/2015 Cascade Producer $0 $0 $0
12/12/2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings Screenwriter $65,014,513 $203,300,000 $268,314,513
7/4/2014 Life Itself Executive Producer $810,454 $8,791 $819,245
9/7/2012 The Cold Light of Day Executive Producer $3,763,583 $21,597,623 $25,361,206
12/20/2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Screenwriter,
Executive Producer 
$102,515,793 $136,858,177 $239,373,970
10/29/2010 Welcome to the Rileys Executive Producer $152,857 $203,062 $355,919
11/2/2007 American Gangster Screenwriter,
Executive Producer 
$130,164,645 $137,820,811 $267,985,456
9/22/2006 All the King's Men Director $7,221,458 $2,300,000 $9,521,458
4/22/2005 The Interpreter Screenwriter $72,708,161 $90,045,676 $162,753,837
12/20/2002 Gangs of New York Screenwriter $77,730,500 $105,394,121 $183,124,621
12/25/1998 A Civil Action Director,
Screenwriter,
Executive Producer 
$56,709,981 $0 $56,709,981
5/21/1996 Mission: Impossible Story Creator $180,981,886 $276,716,108 $457,697,994
8/3/1994 Clear and Present Danger Screenwriter $122,012,656 $85,487,344 $207,500,000
12/15/1993 Schindler's List Screenwriter $96,067,179 $225,298,388 $321,365,567
8/11/1993 Searching for Bobby Fischer Director $7,266,393 $0 $7,266,393
6/5/1992 Patriot Games Screenwriter $83,287,363 $94,812,637 $178,100,000
12/19/1990 Awakenings Screenwriter $51,636,504 $0 $51,636,504
Movies: 18Totals:$1,104,605,923$1,476,039,386$2,580,645,309
  Averages:$61,366,996$82,002,188$143,369,184

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/22/2006 All the King's Men $3,672,366 1,520 $7,221,458 $9,521,458 75.8%
12/25/1998 A Civil Action $70,079 2,069 $56,709,981 $56,709,981 100.0%
8/11/1993 Searching for Bobby Fischer $1,121,354 233 $7,266,393 $7,266,393 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $71,197,832$73,497,832 
 Averages:$1,621,2661,274$23,732,611$24,499,27791.9%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/2/2018 Red Sparrow $16,853,422 3,064 $46,561,997 $142,758,645 32.6%
12/31/2015 Cascade $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $46,561,997$142,758,645 
 Averages:$8,426,7111,532$23,280,999$71,379,32332.6%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/12/2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings $24,115,934 3,503 $65,014,513 $268,314,513 24.2%
12/20/2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo $12,768,604 2,950 $102,515,793 $239,373,970 42.8%
11/2/2007 American Gangster $43,565,135 3,111 $130,164,645 $267,985,456 48.6%
4/22/2005 The Interpreter $22,822,455 2,815 $72,708,161 $162,753,837 44.7%
12/20/2002 Gangs of New York $9,496,870 2,340 $77,730,500 $183,124,621 42.4%
12/25/1998 A Civil Action $70,079 2,069 $56,709,981 $56,709,981 100.0%
5/21/1996 Mission: Impossible $45,436,830 3,012 $180,981,886 $457,697,994 39.5%
8/3/1994 Clear and Present Danger $20,348,017 2,433 $122,012,656 $207,500,000 58.8%
12/15/1993 Schindler's List $656,636 1,389 $96,067,179 $321,365,567 29.9%
6/5/1992 Patriot Games $18,511,191 2,396 $83,287,363 $178,100,000 46.8%
12/19/1990 Awakenings $0 1,330 $51,636,504 $51,636,504 100.0%
Movies: 11Totals:  $1,038,829,181$2,394,562,443 
 Averages:$17,981,0682,486$94,439,016$217,687,49552.5%


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