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Errol Morris

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 8 films, with $8,007,960 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2,055)
Best-known technical roles: The Fog of War (Director), The Fog of War (Producer), Tabloid! (Director), Tabloid! (Executive Producer), The Act of Killing (Executive Producer)
Best-known acting roles: Himself (Life Itself), Himself (The Unknown Known)
Most productive collaborators: Robert McNamara, Michael Williams, Julie Ahlberg, Joyce McKinney, Robert Fernandez

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  4. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorInverviewee3$1,086,112$8,791$1,094,903
In Technical RolesDirector8$6,869,321$1,138,639$8,007,960
Executive Producer5$1,303,585$237,991$1,541,576
Producer4$5,818,343$1,035,349$6,853,692
Screenwriter2$228,830$103,290$332,120

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


2017 Awards Season: DGA Nominations

January 11th, 2018

Get Out

Directors Guild of America is one of those awards groups that spread out their nominations, but the last of them were announced today. There are some pleasant surprises and what is possibly the biggest shock of Awards Season so far. The only film to earn two nominations was Get Out. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Hours of Entertainment

June 30th, 2017

The Little Hours

It is not a great week for limited releases, as there are none that are expected to earn any measure of mainstream success. Okja is earning the loudest buzz, but it is playing on Netflix, so its box office chances are close to zero. The Little Hours has the best cast and its reviews are over 80% positive, but black comedies rarely do well in theaters. Finally, The B-Side is earning some of the best reviews, but documentaries rarely escape the art house circuit. More...

Limited Releases: Afflicting Limited Releases on the Public

April 4th, 2014

Alan Partridge poster

It is a busy week, not only in terms of quantity, but also quality. There are seven films earning 80% positive reviews or higher (at least when I checked last). Some of these, like Afflicted, probably won't find an audience in theaters, because it is just the wrong genre. Others, like The Unknown Known and Watermark, might do well for the genre, but won't find any real measure of mainstream success. On the other hand, Under the Skin and Alan Partridge might find audiences in theaters. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/10/2016 An Art That Nature Makes Himself  $0 $0 $0
7/4/2014 Life Itself Himself  $810,454 $8,791 $819,245
4/2/2014 The Unknown Known Himself  $275,658 $0 $275,658
Movies: 3Totals:$1,086,112$8,791$1,094,903
  Averages:$362,037$2,930$364,968


Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/30/2017 The B-Side Director $125,227 $0 $125,227
11/11/2016 National Bird Executive Producer $10,656 $0 $10,656
12/4/2015 Uncle Nick Executive Producer $0 $0 $0
7/17/2015 The Look of Silence Executive Producer $109,089 $223,621 $332,710
3/24/2015 The Thin Blue Line Director,
Screenwriter 
$0 $0 $0
4/2/2014 The Unknown Known Director,
Producer 
$275,658 $0 $275,658
7/19/2013 The Act of Killing Executive Producer $486,919 $14,370 $501,289
7/15/2011 Tabloid! Director,
Executive Producer 
$696,921 $0 $696,921
4/25/2008 Standard Operating Procedure Director,
Screenwriter 
$228,830 $103,290 $332,120
12/19/2003 The Fog of War Director,
Producer 
$4,198,566 $1,035,349 $5,233,915
12/29/1999 Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of… Director,
Producer 
$495,318 $0 $495,318
10/3/1997 Fast, Cheap & Out of Control Director,
Producer 
$848,801 $0 $848,801
Movies: 12Totals:$7,475,985$1,376,630$8,852,615
  Averages:$622,999$114,719$737,718

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/30/2017 The B-Side $12,035 25 $125,227 $125,227 100.0%
3/24/2015 The Thin Blue Line $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/2/2014 The Unknown Known $64,315 80 $275,658 $275,658 100.0%
7/15/2011 Tabloid! $91,201 37 $696,921 $696,921 100.0%
4/25/2008 Standard Operating Procedure $14,108 21 $228,830 $332,120 68.9%
12/19/2003 The Fog of War $41,449 261 $4,198,566 $5,233,915 80.2%
12/29/1999 Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of … $24,125 28 $495,318 $495,318 100.0%
10/3/1997 Fast, Cheap & Out of Control $23,665 40 $848,801 $848,801 100.0%
Movies: 8Totals:  $6,869,321$8,007,960 
 Averages:$33,86262$858,665$1,000,99592.7%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/2/2014 The Unknown Known $64,315 80 $275,658 $275,658 100.0%
12/19/2003 The Fog of War $41,449 261 $4,198,566 $5,233,915 80.2%
12/29/1999 Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of … $24,125 28 $495,318 $495,318 100.0%
10/3/1997 Fast, Cheap & Out of Control $23,665 40 $848,801 $848,801 100.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $5,818,343$6,853,692 
 Averages:$38,389102$1,454,586$1,713,42395.1%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/24/2015 The Thin Blue Line $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/25/2008 Standard Operating Procedure $14,108 21 $228,830 $332,120 68.9%
Movies: 2Totals:  $228,830$332,120 
 Averages:$7,05411$114,415$166,06068.9%


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