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Andres Muschietti

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 3 films, with $845,554,794 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #194)
Best-known technical roles: It (Director), Mama (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Jaeden Lieberher, Dan Lin, Bill Skarsgård, Roy Lee, Tatum Lee
Also credited as: Andy Muschietti

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Career Summary

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
In Technical RolesDirector3$399,109,928$446,444,866$845,554,794

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists

Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 198 $399,109,928
Top Grossing Director at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 196 $446,444,866
Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 194 $845,554,794

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

2017 Preview: September

September 1st, 2017


As bad as July was, August actually managed to be worse. 2017 was over $300 million behind 2016’s pace during August alone. That’s worse than the rest of the summer combined. The only film that was an unqualified hit was Annabelle: Creation, although there were a couple of other films that are doing well enough to be considered financial hits. There’s some good news and some bad news for this September. The month gets off to a slow start with no wide releases the first weekend, but there are three films opening during the rest of the month that are expected to top $100 million and all three should be better than the best August had to offer. It is expected to be the biggest hit of the month and is tracking to break the record for the biggest September weekend. Both Kingsman: The Golden Circle and The Lego Ninjago Movie are expected to cross $100 million, although they are opening the same weekend, so that could hurt both of their chances. Meanwhile last September, Sully was the biggest release of the month earning $125.07 million. It should top that, while Kingsman: The Golden Circle and The Lego Ninjago Movie won’t be too far behind. 2017 should cut the gap with 2016, but sadly only by a little bit. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Mama

May 5th, 2013

January is generally a terrible time of the year to release a movie. Not only are people still dealing with Christmas shopping bills, but there will be several Oscar contenders and holiday blockbusters that are still going strong. Because of this, January tends to be filled with bad films that struggle just to become midlevel hits. Mama opened in the middle of the month and earned enough during its opening weekend to cover its production budget. Worldwide, it managed $130 million on just a $15 million budget. Unless it cost an unreasonable amount to market, it has already broken even. Will it be an ever bigger hit on the home market? More...

Weekend Predictions: Will Zero Remain Number One?

January 17th, 2013

There are a trio of new releases opening on Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, but it looks like Zero Dark Thirty has a good chance to remain in first place. Mama is earning pretty good buzz, even if its reviews are only mixed. The Last Stand is the widest release of the week and the reviews are positive, but the buzz is mixed, to be kind. Finally, there's Broken City, which has the quietest buzz and the weakest reviews. Last year, Underworld: Awakening opened with just over $25 million and there's almost no chance that will happen again this year. Then again, we might have better depth. More...

2013 Preview: January

January 1st, 2013

December ended on a positive note with 2012 topping 2011 with a week to spare. Hopefully this will translate into strong box office numbers going forward. There are several January releases that actually look very interesting, but you always have to ask, if the films are as good as they look, why are they opening in January? The biggest hit on this list will likely not be a January release, but a limited release from December that is expanding wide in January. Zero Dark Thirty opened in limited release the Wednesday before Christmas and right away it got off to an incredible start. If it can turn some of its Awards Season nominations into wins, which seems very likely at this point, it should be the biggest hit of January. If it can earn some major Oscars, then it might crack $100 million. Unfortunately, no other film on this release list is likely to come close to the $100 million mark. Last January was unseasonably strong with three films opening with $20 million or more and four films finishing with $50 million or more. It is possible that none of the new releases will reach those relatively weak standards. More...

All Technical Credits

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
9/8/2017 It* Director $327,481,748 $369,977,480 $697,459,228
12/31/2015 Shadow of the Colossus Director $0 $0 $0
1/18/2013 Mama Director $71,628,180 $76,467,386 $148,095,566
Movies: 3Totals:$399,109,928$446,444,866$845,554,794

Director Credits

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
9/8/2017 It $123,403,419 4,148 $327,481,748 $697,459,228 47.0%
12/31/2015 Shadow of the Colossus $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
1/18/2013 Mama $28,402,310 2,781 $71,628,180 $148,095,566 48.4%
Movies: 3Totals:  $399,109,928$845,554,794