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Wes Craven

Wes Craven
By Bob Bekian from Thousand Oaks Ca., USA [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 19 films, with $897,445,429 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #177)
Best-known technical roles: Scream 3 (Director), Scream 2 (Director), Scream (Director), Scream 4 (Director), Scream 4 (Producer)
Best-known acting roles: Man with Video Camera on Studio Tour (Scream 3), Airline Passenger (Red Eye), Himself (Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back), Man Neighbor (Shocker), The Vampire's Victim (Paris, je t'aime)
Born: August 2nd, 1939
Died: August 30th, 2015

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  2. News
  3. Acting Credits
  4. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorCameo3$88,903,809$46,919,524$135,823,333
(Unclassified)4$128,640,330$73,017,714$201,658,044
In Technical RolesDirector19$579,041,335$318,404,094$897,445,429
Screenwriter5$81,317,550$28,622,406$109,939,956
Executive Producer2$33,000,377$0$33,000,377
Producer2$52,925,363$59,791,697$112,717,060
Character Creator1$34,872,033$0$34,872,033

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Home Market Releases for September 8th, 2015

September 8th, 2015

Over the Garden Wall

The home market is not particularly strong. The Age of Adaline is the biggest first-run release of the week, at least as far as physical releases are concerned. The Avengers: Age of Ultron is coming out on Video on Demand and it is bigger than all other releases combined. However, I really think it is a waste to rent it, as the Blu-ray is Pick of the Week material. Or to be more accurate, it will be Pick of the Week when it comes out in October. As for the Pick of the Week for this week, I'm going with Over the Garden Wall on DVD. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
2/15/2008 Diary of the Dead Newsreader  $952,620 $4,441,827 $5,394,447
2/1/2007 Paris, je t'aime The Vampire's Victim  $4,857,374 $317,714 $5,175,088
8/19/2005 Red Eye Airline Passenger  $57,891,803 $38,774,683 $96,666,486
8/24/2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Himself  $30,059,386 $3,703,014 $33,762,400
2/4/2000 Scream 3 Man with Video Camera on Studio Tour  $89,138,076 $72,700,000 $161,838,076
10/14/1994 Wes Craven's New Nightmare Himself  $18,090,181 $0 $18,090,181
10/27/1989 Shocker Man Neighbor  $16,554,699 $0 $16,554,699
Movies: 7Totals:$217,544,139$119,937,238$337,481,377
  Averages:$31,077,734$17,133,891$48,211,625


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All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2015 The Girl in the Photographs Executive Producer $0 $0 $0
4/15/2011 Scream 4 Director,
Producer 
$38,180,928 $57,808,662 $95,989,590
10/8/2010 My Soul to Take Producer,
Director,
Screenwriter 
$14,744,435 $1,983,035 $16,727,470
3/23/2007 The Hills Have Eyes II Screenwriter $20,804,166 $16,662,372 $37,466,538
2/1/2007 Paris, je t'aime Director $4,857,374 $317,714 $5,175,088
8/11/2006 Pulse Screenwriter $20,264,436 $9,976,999 $30,241,435
8/19/2005 Red Eye Director $57,891,803 $38,774,683 $96,666,486
2/25/2005 Cursed Director $19,294,901 $5,820,000 $25,114,901
12/22/2000 Dracula 2000 Executive Producer $33,000,377 $0 $33,000,377
2/4/2000 Scream 3 Director $89,138,076 $72,700,000 $161,838,076
10/29/1999 Music of the Heart Director $14,849,583 $0 $14,849,583
12/12/1997 Scream 2 Director $101,363,301 $71,000,000 $172,363,301
12/20/1996 Scream Director $103,046,663 $70,000,000 $173,046,663
10/27/1995 Vampire in Brooklyn Director $19,637,147 $0 $19,637,147
10/14/1994 Wes Craven's New Nightmare Director $18,090,181 $0 $18,090,181
9/8/1993 The Hills Have Eyes Part 2 Director $0 $0 $0
11/1/1991 The People Under the Stairs Director $24,204,000 $0 $24,204,000
9/13/1991 Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nigh… Character Creator $34,872,033 $0 $34,872,033
10/27/1989 Shocker Director $16,554,699 $0 $16,554,699
2/5/1988 The Serpent and the Rainbow Director $19,595,000 $0 $19,595,000
10/10/1986 Deadly Friend Director $8,988,731 $0 $8,988,731
11/9/1984 A Nightmare on Elm Street Director,
Screenwriter 
$25,504,513 $0 $25,504,513
2/19/1982 Swamp Thing Screenwriter,
Director 
$0 $0 $0
8/30/1972 The Last House on the Left Director $3,100,000 $0 $3,100,000
Movies: 24Totals:$687,982,347$345,043,465$1,033,025,812
  Averages:$28,665,931$14,376,811$43,042,742

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/15/2011 Scream 4 $18,692,090 3,314 $38,180,928 $95,989,590 39.8%
10/8/2010 My Soul to Take $6,842,220 2,572 $14,744,435 $16,727,470 88.1%
2/1/2007 Paris, je t'aime $39,242 200 $4,857,374 $5,175,088 93.9%
8/19/2005 Red Eye $16,167,662 3,134 $57,891,803 $96,666,486 59.9%
2/25/2005 Cursed $9,633,085 2,805 $19,294,901 $25,114,901 76.8%
2/4/2000 Scream 3 $34,713,342 3,467 $89,138,076 $161,838,076 55.1%
10/29/1999 Music of the Heart $3,653,281 1,353 $14,849,583 $14,849,583 100.0%
12/12/1997 Scream 2 $32,926,342 3,112 $101,363,301 $172,363,301 58.8%
12/20/1996 Scream $6,354,586 1,994 $103,046,663 $173,046,663 59.5%
10/27/1995 Vampire in Brooklyn $7,045,379 2,307 $19,637,147 $19,637,147 100.0%
10/14/1994 Wes Craven's New Nightmare $6,667,118 1,873 $18,090,181 $18,090,181 100.0%
9/8/1993 The Hills Have Eyes Part 2 $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/1/1991 The People Under the Stairs $5,522,250 1,850 $24,204,000 $24,204,000 100.0%
10/27/1989 Shocker $4,510,990 1,795 $16,554,699 $16,554,699 100.0%
2/5/1988 The Serpent and the Rainbow $5,848,700 1,431 $19,595,000 $19,595,000 100.0%
10/10/1986 Deadly Friend $3,804,429 1,213 $8,988,731 $8,988,731 100.0%
11/9/1984 A Nightmare on Elm Street $1,271,000 274 $25,504,513 $25,504,513 100.0%
2/19/1982 Swamp Thing $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/30/1972 The Last House on the Left $0 0 $3,100,000 $3,100,000 100.0%
Movies: 19Totals:  $579,041,335$897,445,429 
 Averages:$8,615,3531,721$30,475,860$47,233,97084.2%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/15/2011 Scream 4 $18,692,090 3,314 $38,180,928 $95,989,590 39.8%
10/8/2010 My Soul to Take $6,842,220 2,572 $14,744,435 $16,727,470 88.1%
Movies: 2Totals:  $52,925,363$112,717,060 
 Averages:$12,767,1552,943$26,462,682$56,358,53064.0%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/8/2010 My Soul to Take $6,842,220 2,572 $14,744,435 $16,727,470 88.1%
3/23/2007 The Hills Have Eyes II $9,686,362 2,465 $20,804,166 $37,466,538 55.5%
8/11/2006 Pulse $8,203,822 2,323 $20,264,436 $30,241,435 67.0%
11/9/1984 A Nightmare on Elm Street $1,271,000 274 $25,504,513 $25,504,513 100.0%
2/19/1982 Swamp Thing $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 5Totals:  $81,317,550$109,939,956 
 Averages:$5,200,6811,527$16,263,510$21,987,99177.7%


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