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William Friedkin


RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 3 The French Connection Fox $51,700,000 - n/a - 10/7/71
2 13 Killer Joe LD Entertainment $1,987,762 75 $37,900 3 7/27/12
3 12 Bug Lionsgate $7,025,810 1,661 $3,245,556 1,661 5/25/07
4 6 Cruising MGM $19,798,718 - n/a - 2/15/80
5 7 To Live and Die in L.A. MGM $17,307,019 1,135 $3,551,761 1,135 11/1/85
6 14 Rampage Miramax $796,368 172 $322,500 172 10/30/92
7 16 The Boys in the Band National General $2,695 - n/a - 3/17/70
8 2 Rules of Engagement Paramount $61,335,230 3,220 $15,011,181 3,155 4/7/00
9 4 The Hunted Paramount $34,244,097 2,517 $13,482,638 2,516 3/14/03
10 5 Blue Chips Paramount $23,070,663 1,980 $10,123,605 1,980 2/18/94
11 10 Jade Paramount $9,851,610 2,164 $4,284,246 2,164 10/13/95
12 15 The Devil and Father Amorth The Orchard $20,449 8 $7,814 8 4/20/18
13 8 The Guardian (1990) Universal $17,037,887 1,736 $5,565,620 1,684 4/27/90
14 11 The Brink's Job Universal $7,909,950 - n/a - 12/8/78
15 17 Sorcerer Universal n/a - n/a - 6/24/77
16 1 The Exorcist Warner Bros. $232,906,145 - n/a - 12/26/73
17 9 Deal of the Century Warner Bros. $10,369,581 1,226 $3,520,605 1,217 11/4/83
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (16): $495,363,984
Average: $30,960,249
Opening Gross Average (8): $7,348,152 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 The Exorcist WB $1,025,254,300 $232,906,145 12/26/73
2 The French Connection Fox $290,460,000 $51,700,000 10/7/71
3 Rules of Engagement Par. $105,487,500 $61,335,230 4/7/00
4 Cruising MGM $68,209,200 $19,798,718 2/15/80
5 The Hunted Par. $52,643,900 $34,244,097 3/14/03
6 Blue Chips Par. $51,163,900 $23,070,663 2/18/94
7 To Live and Die in L.A. MGM $45,193,300 $17,307,019 11/1/85
8 The Guardian (1990) Uni. $37,338,300 $17,037,887 4/27/90
9 The Brink's Job Uni. $31,335,600 $7,909,950 12/8/78
10 Deal of the Century WB $30,516,200 $10,369,581 11/4/83
11 Jade Par. $20,994,100 $9,851,610 10/13/95
12 Bug LGF $9,466,500 $7,025,810 5/25/07
13 Killer Joe LD $2,365,800 $1,987,762 7/27/12
14 Rampage Mira. $1,778,900 $796,368 10/30/92
15 The Devil and Father Amorth Orch. $20,700 $20,449 4/20/18
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $1,772,228,200
Average: $110,764,300


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
The Exorcist WB $401.4 $193.0 48.1% $208.4 51.9% 1973
Rules of Engagement Par. $71.7 $61.3 85.5% $10.4 14.5% 2000
The Hunted Par. $45.5 $34.2 75.3% $11.3 24.7% 2003
Bug LGF $8.1 $7.0 87.2% $1.0 12.8% 2007
Killer Joe LD $3.7 $2.0 54.2% $1.7 45.8% 2012
Rampage Mira. $796k $796k 100% n/a 0% 1992
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $531.1 million




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