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Kevin MacDonald

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 10 films, with $197,698,745 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #608)
Best-known technical roles: State of Play (Director), The Eagle (Director), The Last King of Scotland (Director), Senna (Executive Producer), Marley (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Matthew Michael Carnahan, Tony Gilroy, Rachel McAdams

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesDirector10$81,606,465$116,092,280$197,698,745
Executive Producer1$1,612,430$9,312,217$10,924,647

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: How I Live Now

February 9th, 2014

How I Live Now is based on a 2004 Young Adult novel, which puts it in a category that includes nearly all films made in the past decade or so. That's exaggerating, but it is one of the crowded genres today with numerous examples coming out each year. How I Live Now wasn't one of the more lucrative examples. In fact, it opened in limited release missing the Mendoza Line before quickly disappearing from theaters. Granted, it was also a Video on Demand premiere so that has a serious effect on box office numbers. Should it have performed better? Or does it suffer from too many of the clich├ęs of the genre. More...

Limited Releases: Lying about Limited Releases

November 8th, 2013

Best Man Down poster

There are quite a few limited releases on this week's list, including several that have earned more pre-release buzz that most limited releases earn. However, many of these films' reviews are good, but not great. The Book Thief is one such film, but it could still find an audience in limited release, although its plans to expand wide are very unlikely to happen. How I Live Now and Great Expectations are in similar positions. More...

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2018 Guantanamo Diary Director $0 $0 $0
10/14/2016 Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-… Director $0 $219 $219
1/23/2015 Black Sea Director $1,171,559 $383,774 $1,555,333
11/8/2013 How I Live Now Director $60,360 $1,071,499 $1,131,859
4/20/2012 Marley Director $1,413,480 $3,906,254 $5,319,734
8/12/2011 Senna Executive Producer $1,612,430 $9,312,217 $10,924,647
7/27/2011 Life in a Day Director $252,788 $0 $252,788
2/11/2011 The Eagle Director $19,490,041 $16,564,665 $36,054,706
4/17/2009 State of Play Director $37,017,955 $51,814,255 $88,832,210
9/27/2006 The Last King of Scotland Director $17,606,684 $31,548,687 $49,155,371
1/23/2004 Touching the Void Director $4,593,598 $10,802,927 $15,396,525
Movies: 11Totals:$83,218,895$125,404,497$208,623,392
  Averages:$7,565,354$11,400,409$18,965,763

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2018 Guantanamo Diary $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/14/2016 Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Q… $0 0 $0 $219 0.0%
1/23/2015 Black Sea $37,675 353 $1,171,559 $1,555,333 75.3%
11/8/2013 How I Live Now $28,547 68 $60,360 $1,131,859 5.3%
4/20/2012 Marley $262,004 73 $1,413,480 $5,319,734 26.6%
7/27/2011 Life in a Day $45,202 19 $252,788 $252,788 100.0%
2/11/2011 The Eagle $8,684,464 2,296 $19,490,041 $36,054,706 54.1%
4/17/2009 State of Play $14,071,280 2,807 $37,017,955 $88,832,210 41.7%
9/27/2006 The Last King of Scotland $142,899 540 $17,606,684 $49,155,371 35.8%
1/23/2004 Touching the Void $96,973 137 $4,593,598 $15,396,525 29.8%
Movies: 10Totals:  $81,606,465$197,698,745 
 Averages:$2,336,904629$8,160,647$19,769,87541.0%




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