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John Logan

Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 13 films, with $4,118,678,968 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #17)
Best-known technical roles: Skyfall (Screenwriter), Spectre (Screenwriter), Spectre (Story Creator), Rango (Screenwriter), Rango (Story Creator)
Most productive collaborators: Johnny Depp, Tom Cruise, Daniel Craig, Martin Scorsese, Gore Verbinski

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesScreenwriter13$1,334,464,847$2,784,214,121$4,118,678,968
Story Creator4$510,193,189$1,172,193,741$1,682,386,930
Producer3$55,008,759$105,023,902$160,032,661
Executive Producer1$0$0$0

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


2017 Preview: May

May 1st, 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2

April is over and thank god for that. The Fate of the Furious is currently the only film that was better than a midlevel hit, while Going in Style might end up being the second-biggest release of the month. On the low end, there were seven films on last month’s list that didn’t even manage to open in truly wide release (2,000 or more theaters). Fortunately, May looks a lot brighter. Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 should dominate the chart and get the month off to a fast start. Furthermore, every week there’s at least one film with a reasonable chance of earning $100 million domestically. Additionally, last May wasn’t particularly strong, so that should help 2017 overall. Granted, Captain America: Civil War earned more than $400 million, so the month got off to a fast start, but films struggled the rest of the way. The second-biggest film was X-Men: Apocalypse at just $155 million, while only one other movie, The Angry Birds Movie, earned more than $100 million. Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 should at least be competitive with Captain America: Civil War, allowing 2017 to win thanks to its superior depth. More...

2015 Preview: November

November 1st, 2015

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

October has come to an end and everyone should be happy about that. Except for The Martian, there were no serious hits that opened last month. There were more outright bombs than even midlevel hits. Fortunately, October of last year wasn't spectacular either, so 2015 maintains a healthy lead over 2014. Even more fortunately, November looks fantastic. There are four films that have the potential to earn $200 million or more. The biggest of these is the final Hunger Games movie, which should reach $400 million. Spectre has a real shot at $300 million and could be the biggest hit in the franchise. Meanwhile, nearly every November there's an animated kids movie that becomes a monster hit. This year, The Peanuts Movie and The Good Dinosaur are both aiming for that box office milestone. The last time we didn't have a family film that earned at least $100 million in November was 2011 and that's because there were four family films that opened in the final two weeks of the month and that much competition meant they cannibalized each other. Both of these has a shot at $200 million and if neither of them reached $200 million, I would be shocked. Meanwhile, last November was a good month at the top with three monster hits: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, Big Hero 6, and Interstellar. However, after those three films, there were not much positive to talk about. It really looks like 2015 will match 2014 at the top, plus it could have better depth. I might be a little too optimistic, but I think November is going to be a great month at the box office. More...

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
5/19/2017 Alien: Covenant Screenwriter $74,262,031 $164,600,000 $238,862,031
6/10/2016 Genius Screenwriter,
Producer 
$1,361,045 $4,292,131 $5,653,176
11/6/2015 Spectre Screenwriter,
Story by 
$200,074,175 $679,546,748 $879,620,923
8/29/2014 Jamie Marks Is Dead Executive Producer $0 $0 $0
11/8/2012 Skyfall Screenwriter $304,360,277 $806,166,704 $1,110,526,981
1/20/2012 Coriolanus Producer,
Screenwriter 
$749,641 $300,000 $1,049,641
11/23/2011 Hugo Screenwriter $73,864,507 $106,183,277 $180,047,784
3/4/2011 Rango Screenwriter,
Story Creator 
$123,477,607 $122,246,993 $245,724,600
12/21/2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber … Screenwriter,
Producer 
$52,898,073 $100,431,771 $153,329,844
12/17/2004 The Aviator Screenwriter $102,608,827 $105,762,065 $208,370,892
12/5/2003 The Last Samurai Screenwriter,
Story Creator 
$111,110,575 $345,700,000 $456,810,575
7/2/2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas Screenwriter $26,483,452 $54,284,432 $80,767,884
5/5/2000 Gladiator Screenwriter $187,683,805 $270,000,000 $457,683,805
12/22/1999 Any Given Sunday Screenwriter,
Story Creator 
$75,530,832 $24,700,000 $100,230,832
Movies: 14Totals:$1,334,464,847$2,784,214,121$4,118,678,968
  Averages:$95,318,918$198,872,437$294,191,355


Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/10/2016 Genius $98,274 152 $1,361,045 $5,653,176 24.1%
1/20/2012 Coriolanus $61,136 21 $749,641 $1,049,641 71.4%
12/21/2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber o… $9,300,805 1,507 $52,898,073 $153,329,844 34.5%
Movies: 3Totals:  $55,008,759$160,032,661 
 Averages:$3,153,405560$18,336,253$53,344,22043.3%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/19/2017 Alien: Covenant $36,160,621 3,772 $74,262,031 $238,862,031 31.1%
6/10/2016 Genius $98,274 152 $1,361,045 $5,653,176 24.1%
11/6/2015 Spectre $70,403,148 3,929 $200,074,175 $879,620,923 22.7%
11/8/2012 Skyfall $88,364,714 3,526 $304,360,277 $1,110,526,981 27.4%
1/20/2012 Coriolanus $61,136 21 $749,641 $1,049,641 71.4%
11/23/2011 Hugo $11,364,505 2,608 $73,864,507 $180,047,784 41.0%
3/4/2011 Rango $38,079,323 3,923 $123,477,607 $245,724,600 50.3%
12/21/2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber o… $9,300,805 1,507 $52,898,073 $153,329,844 34.5%
12/17/2004 The Aviator $858,021 2,530 $102,608,827 $208,370,892 49.2%
12/5/2003 The Last Samurai $24,271,354 2,938 $111,110,575 $456,810,575 24.3%
7/2/2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas $6,874,477 3,086 $26,483,452 $80,767,884 32.8%
5/5/2000 Gladiator $34,819,017 3,188 $187,683,805 $457,683,805 41.0%
12/22/1999 Any Given Sunday $13,584,625 2,505 $75,530,832 $100,230,832 75.4%
Movies: 17Totals:  $1,844,658,036$5,801,065,898 
 Averages:$28,269,3222,764$108,509,296$341,239,17041.1%


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