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Curtis Hanson

Curtis Hanson
By David Shankbone (attribution required) (Own work) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 11 films, with $711,185,778 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #233)
Best-known technical roles: The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (Director), L.A. Confidential (Director), L.A. Confidential (Screenwriter), L.A. Confidential (Producer), In Her Shoes (Director)
Best-known acting roles: Mr. Perkins (The Goonies), Susan's Husband (Adaptation)
Born: March 24th, 1945
Died: September 20th, 2016

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  3. Acting Credits
  4. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting2$83,888,200$10,033,239$93,921,439
In Technical RolesDirector11$406,721,391$304,464,387$711,185,778
Producer6$135,837,202$128,500,464$264,337,666
Screenwriter2$70,360,263$62,366,543$132,726,806

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2012 Preview: October

October 1st, 2012

2012 continues its downward path. After a record-breaking spring, thanks to The Hunger Games, and a record-breaking start to the summer, thanks to The Avengers, the box office hasn't been able to maintain any real momentum. For most of the month, September was no better than August and now the year-over-year gains are just a little more than inflation. October will need to improve or 2012 will be in real trouble. Unfortunately, that might be tough. There's not a single film coming out in October that looks like it will be a guaranteed $100 million hit and there are only two films with a realistic chance, Taken 2 and Paranormal Activity 4. (There's also Cloud Atlas, which is a wild card. That movie could bomb or be the biggest hit of the month and I wouldn't be surprised either way.) There is a chance all three will get to the century mark, but there's a better chance none of them will. Last October, two films cracked $100 million: Paranormal Activity 3 and Puss in Boots, with the latter nearly reaching $150 million. I don't see any film coming close to matching that figure. On the other hand, last year there were six films that one could accurately describe as bombs. So while 2012 is weaker at the top, it could have better depth than 2011 did. Let's hope so, because we can't afford more bad news. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/6/2002 Adaptation Susan's Husband  $22,498,520 $10,033,239 $32,531,759
6/7/1985 The Goonies Mr. Perkins  $61,389,680 $0 $61,389,680
Movies: 2Totals:$83,888,200$10,033,239$93,921,439
  Averages:$41,944,100$5,016,620$46,960,720


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/6/2002 Adaptation $384,478 672 $22,498,520 $32,531,759 69.2%
6/7/1985 The Goonies $9,105,913 1,705 $61,389,680 $61,389,680 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $83,888,200$93,921,439 
 Averages:$4,745,1961,189$41,944,100$46,960,72084.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/25/2012 Chasing Mavericks Director,
Producer 
$6,002,756 $2,298,065 $8,300,821
10/14/2011 The Big Year Producer $7,204,138 $480,386 $7,684,524
5/4/2007 Lucky You Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer 
$5,755,286 $766,543 $6,521,829
10/7/2005 In Her Shoes Director,
Producer 
$32,880,591 $49,322,439 $82,203,030
11/8/2002 8 Mile Director $116,724,075 $129,044,309 $245,768,384
2/23/2000 Wonder Boys Director,
Producer 
$19,389,454 $14,033,031 $33,422,485
9/19/1997 L.A. Confidential Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer 
$64,604,977 $61,600,000 $126,204,977
9/30/1994 The River Wild Director $46,815,000 $47,400,000 $94,215,000
1/10/1992 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Director $88,036,683 $0 $88,036,683
3/9/1990 Bad Influence Director $12,626,043 $0 $12,626,043
1/16/1987 The Bedroom Window Director $12,640,385 $0 $12,640,385
4/8/1983 Losin' It Director $1,246,141 $0 $1,246,141
Movies: 12Totals:$413,925,529$304,944,773$718,870,302
  Averages:$34,493,794$25,412,064$59,905,859

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/25/2012 Chasing Mavericks $2,268,274 2,030 $6,002,756 $8,300,821 72.3%
5/4/2007 Lucky You $2,710,445 2,525 $5,755,286 $6,521,829 88.2%
10/7/2005 In Her Shoes $10,017,575 2,840 $32,880,591 $82,203,030 40.0%
11/8/2002 8 Mile $51,240,555 2,587 $116,724,075 $245,768,384 47.5%
2/23/2000 Wonder Boys $5,808,919 1,509 $19,389,454 $33,422,485 58.0%
9/19/1997 L.A. Confidential $5,211,198 1,625 $64,604,977 $126,204,977 51.2%
9/30/1994 The River Wild $10,214,450 2,153 $46,815,000 $94,215,000 49.7%
1/10/1992 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle $7,675,016 1,759 $88,036,683 $88,036,683 100.0%
3/9/1990 Bad Influence $3,822,019 1,300 $12,626,043 $12,626,043 100.0%
1/16/1987 The Bedroom Window $2,921,000 934 $12,640,385 $12,640,385 100.0%
4/8/1983 Losin' It $0 0 $1,246,141 $1,246,141 100.0%
Movies: 11Totals:  $406,721,391$711,185,778 
 Averages:$9,262,6771,751$36,974,672$64,653,25373.4%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/25/2012 Chasing Mavericks $2,268,274 2,030 $6,002,756 $8,300,821 72.3%
10/14/2011 The Big Year $3,251,884 2,150 $7,204,138 $7,684,524 93.7%
5/4/2007 Lucky You $2,710,445 2,525 $5,755,286 $6,521,829 88.2%
10/7/2005 In Her Shoes $10,017,575 2,840 $32,880,591 $82,203,030 40.0%
2/23/2000 Wonder Boys $5,808,919 1,509 $19,389,454 $33,422,485 58.0%
9/19/1997 L.A. Confidential $5,211,198 1,625 $64,604,977 $126,204,977 51.2%
Movies: 6Totals:  $135,837,202$264,337,666 
 Averages:$4,878,0492,113$22,639,534$44,056,27867.3%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/4/2007 Lucky You $2,710,445 2,525 $5,755,286 $6,521,829 88.2%
9/19/1997 L.A. Confidential $5,211,198 1,625 $64,604,977 $126,204,977 51.2%
Movies: 2Totals:  $70,360,263$132,726,806 
 Averages:$3,960,8222,075$35,180,132$66,363,40369.7%


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