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Matthew Robbins

Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 4 films, with $154,538,819 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,081)
Best-known technical roles: Crimson Peak (Screenwriter), Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (Screenwriter), *batteries not included (Director), *batteries not included (Screenwriter), The Sugarland Express (Story Creator)
Best-known acting roles: Flight 19 Returnee (Close Encounters of the Third Kind)
Most productive collaborators: Guillermo del Toro, Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting1$169,100,479$171,700,000$340,800,479
In Technical RolesScreenwriter4$95,082,799$59,456,020$154,538,819
Director2$36,045,797$0$36,045,797
Story Creator1$7,000,000$0$7,000,000

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October 1st, 2015

The Martian

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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
11/16/1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Flight 19 Returnee  $169,100,479 $171,700,000 $340,800,479
Movies: 1Totals:$169,100,479$171,700,000$340,800,479
  Averages:$169,100,479$171,700,000$340,800,479

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All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/16/2015 Crimson Peak Screenwriter $31,090,320 $44,376,275 $75,466,595
8/26/2011 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Screenwriter $24,046,682 $15,079,745 $39,126,427
12/18/1987 *batteries not included Director,
Screenwriter 
$32,945,797 $0 $32,945,797
7/19/1985 The Legend of Billie Jean Director $3,100,000 $0 $3,100,000
4/5/1974 The Sugarland Express Story Creator,
Screenwriter 
$7,000,000 $0 $7,000,000
Movies: 5Totals:$98,182,799$59,456,020$157,638,819
  Averages:$19,636,560$11,891,204$31,527,764

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/18/1987 *batteries not included $3,326,530 1,367 $32,945,797 $32,945,797 100.0%
7/19/1985 The Legend of Billie Jean $1,466,884 903 $3,100,000 $3,100,000 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $36,045,797$36,045,797 
 Averages:$2,396,7071,135$18,022,899$18,022,899100.0%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/16/2015 Crimson Peak $13,143,310 2,991 $31,090,320 $75,466,595 41.2%
8/26/2011 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark $8,525,728 2,780 $24,046,682 $39,126,427 61.5%
12/18/1987 *batteries not included $3,326,530 1,367 $32,945,797 $32,945,797 100.0%
4/5/1974 The Sugarland Express $0 0 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 100.0%
Movies: 5Totals:  $102,082,799$161,538,819 
 Averages:$4,999,1141,428$20,416,560$32,307,76480.5%


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