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Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky
By Dkandell (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 8 films, with $800,820,406 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #198)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Noah (Director), Noah (Screenwriter), Noah (Producer), Black Swan (Director), Black Swan (Co-Producer)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Himself (This Film is Not Yet Rated)
Most productive collaborators: Russell Crowe, Natalie Portman, Ari Handel, Scott Franklin, Jennifer Connelly
Born: February 12th, 1969 (48 years old)

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  3. Acting Credits
  4. Technical Credits
Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)1$306,845$34,923$341,768
In Technical RolesDirector8$269,193,613$531,626,793$800,820,406
Executive Producer2$93,617,009$35,645,379$129,262,388
Story Creator1$10,144,010$5,317,628$15,461,638

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...

Mother! Trailer

August 8th, 2017

Psychological thriller starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Michelle Pfeiffer and Ed Harris, written and directed by Darren Aronofsky opens September 15 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will Captain America Freeze Out the Competition?

April 3rd, 2014

Captian America: The Winter Soldier poster

It is the first weekend in April, which means one thing... Game of Thrones returns! Also, Captain America: The Winter Soldier opens domestically. The film already opened internationally and was a much bigger hit than its predecessor was in the markets it debuted in, which bodes well for its opening here. On the other hand, it scared away all other films and there's no competition opening in wide release and it could take a real bite out of the holdovers. That said, this weekend last year, the biggest hit of the weekend was Evil Dead, which only made $25.78 million and The Winter Soldier could earn four times that over the weekend. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will Noah Wash Away the Competition?

March 27th, 2014

Noah poster

The final weekend in March is a busy one with two wide releases, possibly two wide expansions, and a semi-wide release that could reach the top ten. Noah is the wider of the two wide releases and should have little trouble earning first place over the weekend. On the other hand, there is a chance Sabotage won't reach the top five. Both Bad Words and The Grand Budapest Hotel are expanding wide, or widish. The Grand Budapest Hotel should pop into the top five, but not everyone thinks Bad Words will reach the top ten. Finally, Cesar Chavez is opening in more than 600 theaters and there is a chance it will reach the top ten. This weekend last year was led by G.I. Joe: Retaliation with just over $40 million. Noah could get there, but even if it does, I don't think the other films will hold their end of the bargain and 2014 will finally lose in the year-over-year comparison. More...

2014 Preview: March

March 1st, 2014

Divergent poster

2014 continued its strong run in February with The Lego Movie beating even the high end expectations and will become the first film released in 2014 to reach $200 million. March doesn't look as strong, as no film is on track to hit $200 million, but there are five films that have a chance at $100 million. Granted, not all of them will get there; in fact, there's a chance only one of them will get there. Divergent is the film I think has the best shot at the century club, but it could be joined by Mr. Peabody and Sherman, for instance, which is earning surprisingly strong reviews. Noah is a big-budget Bible epic and the studio has to be hoping for at least $100 million, but the buzz is quite negative and there have been reports of troubles behind-the-scenes. Last March was led by Oz The Great and Powerful, which pulled in more than $200 million domestically. I don't think any film opening this March will match that figure. In addition, The Croods and G.I. Joe: Retaliation also hit the $100 million milestone, while Olympus Has Fallen came very close. Granted, there were also some big bombs last March, like The Host, but even so, I think 2014 will lose ground in the year-over-year comparison. More...

Box Office
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Box Office
9/1/2006 This Film is Not Yet Rated Himself  $306,845 $34,923 $341,768
Movies: 1Totals:$306,845$34,923$341,768
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8/17/2018 White Boy Rick Producer $0 $0 $0
12/31/2017 Untitled Evel Knievel Biopic Director $0 $0 $0
9/15/2017 mother! Director,
$17,800,004 $24,758,968 $42,558,972
4/7/2017 Aftermath Producer $0 $261,465 $261,465
12/2/2016 Jackie Producer $13,960,394 $11,125,580 $25,085,974
8/28/2015 Zipper Executive Producer $0 $0 $0
3/28/2014 Noah Director,
$101,200,044 $251,631,021 $352,831,065
12/10/2010 The Fighter Executive Producer $93,617,009 $35,645,379 $129,262,388
12/3/2010 Black Swan Director,
$106,954,678 $224,312,032 $331,266,710
12/17/2008 The Wrestler Director $26,238,243 $20,396,032 $46,634,275
11/22/2006 The Fountain Story by,
$10,144,010 $5,317,628 $15,461,638
10/6/2000 Requiem for a Dream Director $3,635,482 $3,753,751 $7,389,233
7/10/1998 Pi Director $3,221,152 $1,457,361 $4,678,513
Movies: 13Totals:$376,771,016$578,659,217$955,430,233