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Blake Edwards

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 25 films, with $435,890,593 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #346)
Best-known technical roles: Switch (Director), The Great Race (Director), That's Life! (Director), That's Life! (Screenwriter), Son of the Pink Panther (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Victoria Sampson, Milton Wexler, Julie Andrews, K.C. Colwell, Bruce Willis

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesDirector25$435,890,593$0$435,890,593
Screenwriter1$4,079,895$0$4,079,895

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/1/1993 Son of the Pink Panther Director $2,457,574 $0 $2,457,574
5/10/1991 Switch Director $15,545,943 $0 $15,545,943
3/3/1989 Skin Deep Director $19,000,000 $0 $19,000,000
4/29/1988 Sunset Director $4,595,000 $0 $4,595,000
3/27/1987 Blind Date Director $39,321,000 $0 $39,321,000
9/26/1986 That's Life! Director,
Screenwriter 
$4,079,895 $0 $4,079,895
8/8/1986 A Fine Mess Director $6,029,824 $0 $6,029,824
12/21/1984 Micki + Maude Director $26,200,000 $0 $26,200,000
12/16/1983 The Man Who Loved Women Director $11,000,000 $0 $11,000,000
8/12/1983 Curse of the Pink Panther Director $3,374,312 $0 $3,374,312
12/17/1982 Trail of the Pink Panther Director $7,201,697 $0 $7,201,697
3/19/1982 Victor/Victoria Director $22,524,614 $0 $22,524,614
7/1/1981 S.O.B. Director $14,867,086 $0 $14,867,086
10/5/1979 10 Director $52,134,699 $0 $52,134,699
7/21/1978 Revenge of the Pink Panther Director $37,337,746 $0 $37,337,746
12/15/1976 The Pink Panther Strikes Again Director $33,833,201 $0 $33,833,201
5/16/1975 The Return of the Pink Panther Director $41,833,347 $0 $41,833,347
1/1/1970 Darling Lili Director $5,000,000 $0 $5,000,000
4/4/1968 The Party Director $0 $0 $0
7/1/1965 The Great Race Director $25,333,333 $0 $25,333,333
6/23/1964 A Shot in the Dark Director $12,368,234 $0 $12,368,234
3/20/1964 The Pink Panther Director $10,878,107 $0 $10,878,107
12/26/1962 Days of Wine and Roses Director $8,123,077 $0 $8,123,077
10/5/1961 Breakfast at Tiffany's Director $9,551,904 $0 $9,551,904
12/5/1959 Operation Petticoat Director $23,300,000 $0 $23,300,000
Movies: 25Totals:$435,890,593$0$435,890,593
  Averages:$17,435,624$0$17,435,624

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/1/1993 Son of the Pink Panther $0 0 $2,457,574 $2,457,574 100.0%
5/10/1991 Switch $3,770,991 1,013 $15,545,943 $15,545,943 100.0%
3/3/1989 Skin Deep $2,460,262 1,062 $19,000,000 $19,000,000 100.0%
4/29/1988 Sunset $2,031,678 1,023 $4,595,000 $4,595,000 100.0%
3/27/1987 Blind Date $7,531,273 1,390 $39,321,000 $39,321,000 100.0%
9/26/1986 That's Life! $0 780 $4,079,895 $4,079,895 100.0%
8/8/1986 A Fine Mess $2,620,657 1,162 $6,029,824 $6,029,824 100.0%
12/21/1984 Micki + Maude $2,742,458 876 $26,200,000 $26,200,000 100.0%
12/16/1983 The Man Who Loved Women $1,347,032 845 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 100.0%
8/12/1983 Curse of the Pink Panther $1,641,182 812 $3,374,312 $3,374,312 100.0%
12/17/1982 Trail of the Pink Panther $1,341,695 806 $7,201,697 $7,201,697 100.0%
3/19/1982 Victor/Victoria $139,634 615 $22,524,614 $22,524,614 100.0%
7/1/1981 S.O.B. $0 639 $14,867,086 $14,867,086 100.0%
10/5/1979 10 $3,526,692 706 $52,134,699 $52,134,699 100.0%
7/21/1978 Revenge of the Pink Panther $0 0 $37,337,746 $37,337,746 100.0%
12/15/1976 The Pink Panther Strikes Again $0 0 $33,833,201 $33,833,201 100.0%
5/16/1975 The Return of the Pink Panther $0 0 $41,833,347 $41,833,347 100.0%
1/1/1970 Darling Lili $0 0 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 100.0%
4/4/1968 The Party $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/1/1965 The Great Race $0 0 $25,333,333 $25,333,333 100.0%
6/23/1964 A Shot in the Dark $0 0 $12,368,234 $12,368,234 100.0%
3/20/1964 The Pink Panther $0 0 $10,878,107 $10,878,107 100.0%
12/26/1962 Days of Wine and Roses $0 0 $8,123,077 $8,123,077 100.0%
10/5/1961 Breakfast at Tiffany's $0 0 $9,551,904 $9,551,904 100.0%
12/5/1959 Operation Petticoat $0 0 $23,300,000 $23,300,000 100.0%
Movies: 25Totals:  $435,890,593$435,890,593 
 Averages:$1,166,142469$17,435,624$17,435,624100.0%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/26/1986 That's Life! $0 780 $4,079,895 $4,079,895 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $4,079,895$4,079,895 
 Averages:$0780$4,079,895$4,079,895100.0%


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