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Richard Donner

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 17 films, with $1,874,662,556 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #53)
Best-known technical roles: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Executive Producer), X-Men (Executive Producer), Maverick (Director), Any Given Sunday (Executive Producer), Conspiracy Theory (Director)
Best-known acting roles: Cab Passenger (Conspiracy Theory), Man walking by diner (Superman II), Man in car (Timeline), Snooty Bartender (Out Cold)
Most productive collaborators: Hugh Jackman, Lauren Shuler Donner, Gavin Hood, Liev Schreiber, David Benioff

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorCameo4$217,691,829$74,767,173$292,459,002
In Technical RolesDirector17$1,086,785,566$787,876,990$1,874,662,556
Executive Producer3$412,713,706$359,215,253$771,928,959
Producer1$61,389,680$0$61,389,680

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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
11/26/2003 Timeline Man in car  $19,480,739 $7,222,445 $26,703,184
11/21/2001 Out Cold Snooty Bartender  $13,906,394 $880,000 $14,786,394
8/8/1997 Conspiracy Theory Cab Passenger  $76,118,990 $66,664,728 $142,783,718
6/19/1981 Superman II Man walking by diner  $108,185,706 $0 $108,185,706
Movies: 4Totals:$217,691,829$74,767,173$292,459,002
  Averages:$54,422,957$18,691,793$73,114,751


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All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2010 Sam and George Director $0 $0 $0
5/1/2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Executive Producer $179,883,157 $194,942,603 $374,825,760
3/3/2006 16 Blocks Director $36,895,141 $28,700,000 $65,595,141
11/26/2003 Timeline Director $19,480,739 $7,222,445 $26,703,184
7/14/2000 X-Men Executive Producer $157,299,717 $139,572,650 $296,872,367
12/22/1999 Any Given Sunday Executive Producer $75,530,832 $24,700,000 $100,230,832
7/10/1998 Lethal Weapon 4 Director $130,444,603 $154,955,397 $285,400,000
8/8/1997 Conspiracy Theory Director $76,118,990 $66,664,728 $142,783,718
10/6/1995 Assassins Director $30,306,268 $53,000,000 $83,306,268
5/20/1994 Maverick Director $101,631,272 $81,383,965 $183,015,237
5/15/1992 Lethal Weapon 3 Director $144,731,527 $174,968,473 $319,700,000
2/21/1992 Radio Flyer Director $4,651,977 $0 $4,651,977
11/23/1988 Scrooged Director $59,450,353 $0 $59,450,353
3/6/1987 Lethal Weapon Director $65,192,350 $55,000,000 $120,192,350
6/7/1985 The Goonies Director,
Producer 
$61,389,680 $0 $61,389,680
4/12/1985 Ladyhawke Director $18,400,000 $0 $18,400,000
12/10/1982 The Toy Director $47,118,057 $0 $47,118,057
6/19/1981 Superman II Director $108,185,706 $0 $108,185,706
12/15/1978 Superman Director $134,218,018 $165,981,982 $300,200,000
6/25/1976 The Omen Director $48,570,885 $0 $48,570,885
Movies: 20Totals:$1,499,499,272$1,147,092,243$2,646,591,515
  Averages:$74,974,964$57,354,612$132,329,576

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2010 Sam and George $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/3/2006 16 Blocks $11,855,260 2,706 $36,895,141 $65,595,141 56.2%
11/26/2003 Timeline $8,440,629 2,787 $19,480,739 $26,703,184 73.0%
7/10/1998 Lethal Weapon 4 $34,048,124 3,117 $130,444,603 $285,400,000 45.7%
8/8/1997 Conspiracy Theory $19,313,566 2,806 $76,118,990 $142,783,718 53.3%
10/6/1995 Assassins $9,378,637 2,343 $30,306,268 $83,306,268 36.4%
5/20/1994 Maverick $17,248,545 2,537 $101,631,272 $183,015,237 55.5%
5/15/1992 Lethal Weapon 3 $33,243,086 3,200 $144,731,527 $319,700,000 45.3%
2/21/1992 Radio Flyer $1,932,595 940 $4,651,977 $4,651,977 100.0%
11/23/1988 Scrooged $13,027,842 1,897 $59,450,353 $59,450,353 100.0%
3/6/1987 Lethal Weapon $6,829,949 1,420 $65,192,350 $120,192,350 54.2%
6/7/1985 The Goonies $9,105,913 1,705 $61,389,680 $61,389,680 100.0%
4/12/1985 Ladyhawke $3,450,536 1,057 $18,400,000 $18,400,000 100.0%
12/10/1982 The Toy $6,322,804 1,542 $47,118,057 $47,118,057 100.0%
6/19/1981 Superman II $14,100,523 1,887 $108,185,706 $108,185,706 100.0%
12/15/1978 Superman $7,465,343 817 $134,218,018 $300,200,000 44.7%
6/25/1976 The Omen $4,273,886 515 $48,570,885 $48,570,885 100.0%
Movies: 17Totals:  $1,086,785,566$1,874,662,556 
 Averages:$11,766,8961,840$63,928,563$110,274,26872.8%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/7/1985 The Goonies $9,105,913 1,705 $61,389,680 $61,389,680 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $61,389,680$61,389,680 
 Averages:$9,105,9131,705$61,389,680$61,389,680100.0%



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