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Michael Crichton

Best known as a Story Creator based on credits in that role in 8 films, with $2,299,617,672 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #14)
Best-known technical roles: Jurassic World (Character Creator), Jurassic Park (Screenwriter), Jurassic Park (Story Creator), Twister (Producer), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (Story Creator)
Most productive collaborators: Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Gerald R. Molen, Jeff Goldblum, Colin Trevorrow

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesStory Creator8$969,127,188$1,330,490,484$2,299,617,672
Director5$25,473,174$0$25,473,174
Producer4$394,470,667$425,296,526$819,767,193
Character Creator3$833,436,740$1,204,176,468$2,037,613,208
Screenwriter2$637,396,690$897,115,894$1,534,512,584

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/22/2018 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Character Creator $0 $0 $0
12/31/2017 Micro Based on the novel by $0 $0 $0
6/12/2015 Jurassic World Based on Characters … $652,270,625 $1,019,442,583 $1,671,713,208
7/18/2001 Jurassic Park III Story Creator,
Character Creator 
$181,166,115 $184,733,885 $365,900,000
8/27/1999 The 13th Warrior Based on the Novel "…,
Producer 
$32,698,899 $29,000,000 $61,698,899
2/13/1998 Sphere Story Creator,
Producer 
$37,068,294 $13,100,000 $50,168,294
5/22/1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Based on the novel by $229,086,679 $389,552,320 $618,638,999
5/10/1996 Twister Producer,
Screenwriter 
$241,688,385 $254,011,615 $495,700,000
6/9/1995 Congo Story Creator $81,022,333 $71,000,000 $152,022,333
12/9/1994 Disclosure Producer $83,015,089 $129,184,911 $212,200,000
6/11/1993 Jurassic Park Screenwriter,
Based on the Novel By 
$395,708,305 $643,104,279 $1,038,812,584
1/27/1989 Physical Evidence Director $12,000,000 $0 $12,000,000
12/14/1984 Runaway Director $6,800,000 $0 $6,800,000
10/30/1981 Looker Director $3,281,232 $0 $3,281,232
2/2/1979 The First Great Train Robbery Director $391,942 $0 $391,942
1/1/1973 Westworld Director $3,000,000 $0 $3,000,000
1/1/1971 The Andromeda Strain Based on the novel by $12,376,563 $0 $12,376,563
Movies: 17Totals:$1,971,574,461$2,733,129,593$4,704,704,054
  Averages:$115,974,968$160,772,329$276,747,297

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/27/1989 Physical Evidence $1,777,358 691 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 100.0%
12/14/1984 Runaway $1,198,279 720 $6,800,000 $6,800,000 100.0%
10/30/1981 Looker $1,142,186 887 $3,281,232 $3,281,232 100.0%
2/2/1979 The First Great Train Robbery $391,942 54 $391,942 $391,942 100.0%
1/1/1973 Westworld $0 0 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 100.0%
Movies: 5Totals:  $25,473,174$25,473,174 
 Averages:$901,953470$5,094,635$5,094,635100.0%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/27/1999 The 13th Warrior $10,267,756 2,313 $32,698,899 $61,698,899 53.0%
2/13/1998 Sphere $16,586,765 2,814 $37,068,294 $50,168,294 73.9%
5/10/1996 Twister $41,059,405 2,808 $241,688,385 $495,700,000 48.8%
12/9/1994 Disclosure $10,068,126 2,168 $83,015,089 $212,200,000 39.1%
Movies: 4Totals:  $394,470,667$819,767,193 
 Averages:$19,495,5132,526$98,617,667$204,941,79853.7%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2017 Micro $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/18/2001 Jurassic Park III $50,771,645 3,470 $181,166,115 $365,900,000 49.5%
8/27/1999 The 13th Warrior $10,267,756 2,313 $32,698,899 $61,698,899 53.0%
2/13/1998 Sphere $16,586,765 2,814 $37,068,294 $50,168,294 73.9%
5/22/1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park $72,132,785 3,565 $229,086,679 $618,638,999 37.0%
5/10/1996 Twister $41,059,405 2,808 $241,688,385 $495,700,000 48.8%
6/9/1995 Congo $24,642,539 2,676 $81,022,333 $152,022,333 53.3%
6/11/1993 Jurassic Park $50,159,460 2,778 $395,708,305 $1,038,812,584 38.1%
1/1/1971 The Andromeda Strain $0 0 $12,376,563 $12,376,563 100.0%
Movies: 10Totals:  $1,606,523,878$3,834,130,256 
 Averages:$31,577,9822,320$160,652,388$383,413,02654.6%


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