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Valerie Faris

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 3 films, with $127,251,994 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #738)
Best-known technical roles: Little Miss Sunshine (Director), Battle of the Sexes (Director), Ruby Sparks (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Jonathan Dayton, Steve Carell, Greg Kinnear, Paul Dano, Toni Collette

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesDirector3$75,069,730$52,182,264$127,251,994

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 680 $75,069,730
Top Grossing Director at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 791 $52,182,264
Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 737 $127,251,994

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.


Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Ruby Sparks

October 29th, 2012

Paul Dano is an incredibly talented actor; however, his track record at the box office has been spotty. Ruby Sparks had enough buzz going in that some thought it would expand semi-wide. It did start out well, but by the third week of limited release, it was clear it wasn't going to find a mainstream audience. Did it deserve to perform better? Is it too art house? Or is there another reason it failed to live up to some expectations. More...

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/22/2017 Battle of the Sexes Director $12,638,526 $5,188,137 $17,826,663
7/25/2012 Ruby Sparks Director $2,540,106 $6,242,872 $8,782,978
7/26/2006 Little Miss Sunshine Director $59,891,098 $40,751,255 $100,642,353
Movies: 3Totals:$75,069,730$52,182,264$127,251,994
  Averages:$25,023,243$17,394,088$42,417,331

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/22/2017 Battle of the Sexes $518,332 1,822 $12,638,526 $17,826,663 70.9%
7/25/2012 Ruby Sparks $140,822 261 $2,540,106 $8,782,978 28.9%
7/26/2006 Little Miss Sunshine $370,998 1,602 $59,891,098 $100,642,353 59.5%
Movies: 3Totals:  $75,069,730$127,251,994 
 Averages:$343,3841,228$25,023,243$42,417,33153.1%




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