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William Peter Blatty

Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 2 films, with $427,746,873 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #507)
Best-known technical roles: The Exorcist (Producer), The Exorcist (Screenwriter), Exorcist: The Beginning (Story Creator), The Exorcist III (Director), The Exorcist III (Screenwriter)
Born: January 7th, 1928
Died: January 12th, 2017

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesScreenwriter2$229,879,741$197,867,132$427,746,873
Story Creator2$66,826,602$2,142,678$68,969,280
Producer1$204,868,002$197,867,132$402,735,134
Director1$25,011,739$0$25,011,739

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/20/2004 Exorcist: The Beginning Based on the book an… $41,814,863 $2,142,678 $43,957,541
8/17/1990 The Exorcist III Director,
Screenwriter,
Story Creator 
$25,011,739 $0 $25,011,739
12/26/1973 The Exorcist Producer,
Screenwriter 
$204,868,002 $197,867,132 $402,735,134
Movies: 3Totals:$271,694,604$200,009,810$471,704,414
  Averages:$90,564,868$66,669,937$157,234,805

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/17/1990 The Exorcist III $9,312,219 1,414 $25,011,739 $25,011,739 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $25,011,739$25,011,739 
 Averages:$9,312,2191,414$25,011,739$25,011,739100.0%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/26/1973 The Exorcist $0 1,708 $204,868,002 $402,735,134 50.9%
Movies: 1Totals:  $204,868,002$402,735,134 
 Averages:$01,708$204,868,002$402,735,13450.9%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/20/2004 Exorcist: The Beginning $18,054,001 2,813 $41,814,863 $43,957,541 95.1%
8/17/1990 The Exorcist III $9,312,219 1,414 $25,011,739 $25,011,739 100.0%
12/26/1973 The Exorcist $0 1,708 $204,868,002 $402,735,134 50.9%
Movies: 4Totals:  $296,706,343$496,716,153 
 Averages:$9,169,6101,837$74,176,586$124,179,03886.5%


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