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James Ellroy

Best known as a Story Creator based on credits in that role in 3 films, with $240,901,313 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #494)
Best-known technical roles: L.A. Confidential (Story Creator), Street Kings (Screenwriter), Street Kings (Story Creator), The Black Dahlia (Story Creator), Rampart (Screenwriter)
Most productive collaborators: Keanu Reeves, David Ayer, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Kurt Wimmer

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesStory Creator3$113,696,457$127,204,856$240,901,313
Screenwriter2$27,387,906$39,610,245$66,998,151

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
2/10/2012 Rampart Screenwriter $969,239 $571,101 $1,540,340
4/11/2008 Street Kings Screenwriter,
Story Creator 
$26,418,667 $39,039,144 $65,457,811
9/15/2006 The Black Dahlia Based on the Novel "… $22,672,813 $26,565,712 $49,238,525
9/19/1997 L.A. Confidential Story Creator $64,604,977 $61,600,000 $126,204,977
Movies: 4Totals:$114,665,696$127,775,957$242,441,653
  Averages:$28,666,424$31,943,989$60,610,413



Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/10/2012 Rampart $60,446 106 $969,239 $1,540,340 62.9%
4/11/2008 Street Kings $12,469,631 2,469 $26,418,667 $65,457,811 40.4%
9/15/2006 The Black Dahlia $10,005,895 2,236 $22,672,813 $49,238,525 46.0%
9/19/1997 L.A. Confidential $5,211,198 1,625 $64,604,977 $126,204,977 51.2%
Movies: 5Totals:  $141,084,363$307,899,464 
 Averages:$8,043,3601,781$28,216,873$61,579,89348.2%


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