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Fritz Lang

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 10 films, with $47,722 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #5,854)
Best-known technical roles: M (Director), M (Screenwriter), Der müde Tod (Director), Der müde Tod (Screenwriter)
Best-known acting roles: Himself (Le Mépris), Himself (Im Keller)
Most productive collaborators: Peter Lorre, Otto Wernicke, Seymour Nebenzal, Gustaf Grundgens, Thea Von Harbou

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting1$528,428$16,381$544,809
Documentary Subject1$3,643$2,892$6,535
In Technical RolesDirector10$47,722$0$47,722
Screenwriter2$47,722$0$47,722

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Home Market Releases for November 21st, 2017

November 20th, 2017

The Villainess

It is a slow week on the home market for two reasons. Technically it is one reason, but it is having two effects. It’s Thanksgiving weekend, which means the schedule is really busy and I need to keep this list short in order to save time. Also, while Thanksgiving means Black Friday and Cyber Monday, two of the busiest shopping days of the year, you don’t want to release something new into that storm of chaos. The biggest release of the week, not counting VOD releases is The Hitman’s Bodyguard, which I reviewed. As for the best release on this week’s list, I’m torn between Good Time, NEW GAME: The Complete First Season, and The Villainess. It was down to a roll of the dice, but The Villainess on Blu-ray Combo Pack is the Pick of the Week. More...

Home Market Releases for February 21st, 2017

February 21st, 2017

Doctor Strange

Did you know Oscars are being handed out next week? If you didn’t already know that, you would be able to figure that out, as there are five major Oscar nominees on this week’s list. Two of those, Jackie and Moana, are VOD releases, so that limits the choices for Pick of the Week. In fact, only Manchester by the Sea was a contender for Pick of the Week. Unfortunately for that film, I got to the review for Doctor Strange a week early and I’m awarding it the Pick of the Week this week. It is out on VOD right now, but I would wait a week for the Blu-ray Combo Pack. More...

Home Market Releases for August 30th, 2016

August 29th, 2016

The Commitments

We are in the heart of TV on DVD season with a dozen such releases on this week’s list. Unfortunately, while there are a few that are worth picking up, none of them have the extras needed to be Pick of the Week contenders. The biggest release of the week is The Jungle Book, which is one of the biggest hits of the year. I got a chance to review it, so you can compare my opinion to the critics. As for the best of the best, there weren’t a lot to choose from. In the end, I went with The Commitments, which is making its Blu-ray debut this week. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

November 17th, 2014

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari turns 95 years old in a few months. It is I believe the oldest film I've ever reviewed, beating out the previous record holder, Wings. This film is widely considered the best silent horror movie of all time. That sets up really high expectations. Can the film live up to them? And how does a nearly 100-year old film look on Blu-ray? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
11/6/2015 Im Keller Himself  $3,643 $2,892 $6,535
12/18/1964 Le Mépris Himself  $528,428 $16,381 $544,809
Movies: 2Totals:$532,071$19,273$551,344
  Averages:$266,036$9,637$275,672


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/18/1964 Le Mépris $0 7 $528,428 $544,809 97.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $528,428$544,809 
 Averages:$07$528,428$544,80997.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/13/1956 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Director $0 $0 $0
5/30/1956 While the City Sleeps Director $0 $0 $0
10/25/1944 The Woman in the Window Director $0 $0 $0
2/21/1941 Western Union Director $0 $0 $0
8/31/1931 M Director,
Screenwriter 
$35,566 $0 $35,566
10/15/1929 Frau im Mond Director $0 $0 $0
3/10/1929 Spione Director $0 $0 $0
8/8/1927 Dr. Mabuse der Spieler Director $0 $0 $0
7/6/1924 Der müde Tod Director,
Screenwriter 
$12,156 $0 $12,156
10/3/1919 The Spiders Director $0 $0 $0
Movies: 10Totals:$47,722$0$47,722
  Averages:$4,772$0$4,772

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/13/1956 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
5/30/1956 While the City Sleeps $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/25/1944 The Woman in the Window $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/21/1941 Western Union $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/31/1931 M $6,123 3 $35,566 $35,566 100.0%
10/15/1929 Frau im Mond $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/10/1929 Spione $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/8/1927 Dr. Mabuse der Spieler $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/6/1924 Der müde Tod $0 1 $12,156 $12,156 100.0%
10/3/1919 The Spiders $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 10Totals:  $47,722$47,722 
 Averages:$6120$4,772$4,772100.0%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/31/1931 M $6,123 3 $35,566 $35,566 100.0%
7/6/1924 Der müde Tod $0 1 $12,156 $12,156 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $47,722$47,722 
 Averages:$3,0622$23,861$23,861100.0%


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