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Juan Antonio Bayona

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 4 films, with $1,355,225,915 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #103)
Best-known technical roles: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Director), The Impossible (Director), A Monster Calls (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Sergio G. Sanchez, Belen Atienza, Tom Holland
Also credited as: J.A. Bayona, J.A. Boyona

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesDirector4$391,790,770$963,435,145$1,355,225,915

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 205 $391,790,770
Top Grossing Director at the International Box Office 68 $963,435,145
Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 103 $1,355,225,915

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


2018 Preview: June

June 1st, 2018

Incredibles 2

This May was an odd month, as Avengers: Infinity War opened on the last weekend of April, rather than the first weekend of May. This meant May started out slowly, but Deadpool 2 and Solo: A Star Wars Story did well enough to give 2018 a healthy lead over 2017. Looking forward, there are two potential monster hits this month, Incredibles 2 and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and another $100 million hit, Ocean’s 8. Last June, there were four $100 million hits, led by Wonder Woman, which pulled in over $400 million. I think 2018 and 2017 will be an even match at the top, so 2018 will have to rely on depth to improve upon its lead over 2017. More...

2017 Preview: January

January 1st, 2017

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

December box office numbers helped 2016 end on ... a note. The good news and the bad news almost exactly balance out. On the one hand, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will finish the year with more than $400 million after just 16 days of release. That’s a stunning amount of money that helped 2016 earn a record box office at the domestic market. However, Star Wars: The Force Awakens earned $650 million during December of 2015, so the month lost a lot of its lead over 2015, so much so that ticket sales fell behind last year’s total. The weakness at the end of the year will spill over into 2017, which is terrible news. A slow start could result in the dominant box office story being 2017 struggles compared to 2016. Bad news like this can sometimes become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Sadly, 2017 is also going to get off to a slow start when it comes to wide releases / expansions. There are 16 films scheduled to open or expand wide this month and none of them are expected to get to $100 million. It is likely none of them will even get very close. xXx: Return of Xander Cage is expected to be the best of a weak bunch, but I could see it getting beat by one of the five Oscar contenders opening wide this month, if it gets off to a slow start and one of the Oscar contenders starts picking up steam. Hidden Figures got off to a great start on Christmas Day and should it continue to earn Awards Season recognition, including some Oscar nominations, it could be in wide release well into February. Last January wasn’t as busy with 13 films opening or expanding wide over five weeks. Of these, two of them, The Revenant and Kung Fu Panda 3, topped $100 million domestically, while another, Ride Along 2, came close. 2017 is going to get destroyed in the year-over-year comparison. More...

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/6/2018 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom* Director $369,030,065 $770,183,178 $1,139,213,243
12/31/2017 World War Z 2 Director $0 $0 $0
10/7/2016 A Monster Calls Director $3,740,823 $42,681,243 $46,422,066
10/11/2012 The Impossible* Director $19,019,882 $150,570,724 $169,590,606
Movies: 4Totals:$391,790,770$963,435,145$1,355,225,915
  Averages:$97,947,693$240,858,786$338,806,479

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/6/2018 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom $148,024,610 4,485 $369,030,065 $1,139,213,243 32.4%
12/31/2017 World War Z 2 $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/7/2016 A Monster Calls $30,909 1,523 $3,740,823 $46,422,066 8.1%
10/11/2012 The Impossible $143,818 886 $19,019,882 $169,590,606 11.2%
Movies: 4Totals:  $391,790,770$1,355,225,915 
 Averages:$37,049,8341,724$97,947,693$338,806,47917.2%


Latest Ranking on All Technical Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 205 $391,790,770
Top Grossing Director at the International Box Office 68 $963,435,145
Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 103 $1,355,225,915


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