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David Lean

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $288,723,685 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #477)
Best-known technical roles: The Bridge on the River Kwai (Director), Doctor Zhivago (Director), The Greatest Story Ever Told (Director), Lawrence of Arabia (Director), A Passage to India (Director)
Best-known acting roles: Motorcyclist by Suez Canal (Lawrence of Arabia)
Most productive collaborators: Julie Christie, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Donald Pleasance, George Stevens

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorCameo1$37,495,385$32,500,000$69,995,385
In Technical RolesDirector7$256,023,677$32,700,008$288,723,685

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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/16/1962 Lawrence of Arabia Motorcyclist by Suez Canal  $37,495,385 $32,500,000 $69,995,385
Movies: 1Totals:$37,495,385$32,500,000$69,995,385
  Averages:$37,495,385$32,500,000$69,995,385

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
2/2/2009 Brief Encounter Director $0 $61,515 $61,515
12/14/1984 A Passage to India Director $27,187,653 $0 $27,187,653
11/9/1970 Ryan's Daughter Director $30,846,306 $0 $30,846,306
12/22/1965 Doctor Zhivago Director $111,721,000 $138,493 $111,859,493
2/15/1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told Director $15,473,333 $0 $15,473,333
12/16/1962 Lawrence of Arabia Director $37,495,385 $32,500,000 $69,995,385
12/18/1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai Director $33,300,000 $0 $33,300,000
Movies: 7Totals:$256,023,677$32,700,008$288,723,685
  Averages:$36,574,811$4,671,430$41,246,241

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/2/2009 Brief Encounter $0 0 $0 $61,515 0.0%
12/14/1984 A Passage to India $84,580 650 $27,187,653 $27,187,653 100.0%
11/9/1970 Ryan's Daughter $0 0 $30,846,306 $30,846,306 100.0%
12/22/1965 Doctor Zhivago $0 17 $111,721,000 $111,859,493 99.9%
2/15/1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told $0 0 $15,473,333 $15,473,333 100.0%
12/16/1962 Lawrence of Arabia $0 30 $37,495,385 $69,995,385 53.6%
12/18/1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai $0 0 $33,300,000 $33,300,000 100.0%
Movies: 7Totals:  $256,023,677$288,723,685 
 Averages:$12,083100$36,574,811$41,246,24179.1%




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