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David Magee

Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 4 films, with $737,537,938 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #288)
Best-known technical roles: Life of Pi (Screenwriter), Finding Neverland (Screenwriter), Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (Screenwriter)
Most productive collaborators: Ang Lee, Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Gita Patel, Yann Martel

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Career Summary

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
In Technical RolesScreenwriter4$188,977,322$548,560,616$737,537,938

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists

Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 507 $188,977,322
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 206 $548,560,616
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 288 $737,537,938

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.

2013 Awards Season: Oscar Highlight: Best Adapted Screenplay

February 21st, 2013

With our annual Oscar Prediction contest underway, now is the best time to look at the nominees and try and figure out who the favorites are and which films should just feel honored to be nominated. Today we will look at the two writing categories, starting with Best Adapted Screenplay. This is a race that is not as close as many thought it would be, and it is not the two early front-runners running away with the Oscar. More...

2013 Awards Season: Lincoln Oversees a Divided Group of Nominees

January 10th, 2013

The Oscar nominations were announced this morning, and there's certainly a lot to talk about. There are some nominations that should surprise no one. For instance, Lincoln led the way with twelve nominations, and it has been seen as the major contender for a long time. However, there were also a few surprise nominations and some major snubs. Here are the list of nominations, and some reactions. More...

2013 Awards Season: WGAs Leaves Analysts In the Dark

January 7th, 2013

Surprises seems to be the word of the day, as the WGA nominations included a number of them. Granted, Zero Dark Thirty and a lot of the other films that have earned Awards Season success thus far were here, but there were almost as many surprises as there were obvious choices. More...

All Technical Credits

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
12/25/2018 Mary Poppins Returns Screenwriter $0 $0 $0
11/21/2012 Life of Pi Screenwriter $124,987,022 $482,341,855 $607,328,877
3/7/2008 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Screenwriter $12,313,694 $2,859,259 $15,172,953
11/12/2004 Finding Neverland Screenwriter $51,676,606 $63,359,502 $115,036,108
Movies: 4Totals:$188,977,322$548,560,616$737,537,938

Writer Credits

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
12/25/2018 Mary Poppins Returns $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/21/2012 Life of Pi $22,451,514 2,946 $124,987,022 $607,328,877 20.6%
3/7/2008 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day $2,490,942 539 $12,313,694 $15,172,953 81.2%
11/12/2004 Finding Neverland $220,524 1,411 $51,676,606 $115,036,108 44.9%
Movies: 4Totals:  $188,977,322$737,537,938