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Paul Schrader

Also helmed the shelved first version of 'Exorcist: The Beginning'


RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 2 Light of Day TriS $10,489,617 1,041 $3,536,309 1,041 2/6/87
2 3 Cat People Uni. $7,000,000 600 $1,617,636 600 4/2/82
3 6 Auto Focus SPC $2,063,196 461 $123,761 11 10/18/02
4 8 Patty Hearst Atl $1,223,326 460 $601,680 460 9/23/88
5 5 Affliction Lions $6,330,054 335 $63,979 3 12/30/98
6 12 Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist WB $251,495 110 $140,703 110 5/20/05
7 11 Touch MGM $387,069 51 $195,236 51 2/14/97
8 9 Light Sleeper FL $1,050,861 37 $46,302 3 8/21/92
9 7 The Comfort of Strangers Skou $1,244,381 17 $14,537 1 3/15/91
10 10 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters WB $437,547 14 n/a - 9/13/85
11 13 The Walker Think $79,698 14 $16,525 3 12/7/07
12 14 The Canyons IFC $56,825 9 $13,351 1 8/2/13
13 1 American Gigolo Par. $22,743,674 - $3,559,930 570 2/1/80
14 4 Blue Collar Uni. $6,521,083 - n/a - 2/10/78
15 15 Hardcore Col. n/a - n/a - 2/9/79
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (14): $59,878,826
Average: $4,277,059
Opening Gross Average (2): $2,576,973 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 American Gigolo Par. $68,907,400 $22,743,674 2/1/80
2 Blue Collar Uni. $22,712,300 $6,521,083 2/10/78
3 Light of Day TriS $21,864,500 $10,489,617 2/6/87
4 Cat People Uni. $19,404,800 $7,000,000 4/2/82
5 Affliction Lions $10,159,000 $6,330,054 12/30/98
6 Auto Focus SPC $2,889,100 $2,063,196 10/18/02
7 Patty Hearst Atl $2,425,800 $1,223,326 9/23/88
8 The Comfort of Strangers Skou $2,409,000 $1,244,381 3/15/91
9 Light Sleeper FL $2,063,700 $1,050,861 8/21/92
10 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters WB $1,004,500 $437,547 9/13/85
11 Touch MGM $687,300 $387,069 2/14/97
12 Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist WB $319,800 $251,495 5/20/05
13 The Walker Think $93,200 $79,698 12/7/07
14 The Canyons IFC $59,100 $56,825 8/2/13
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $154,999,500
Average: $11,071,400


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Auto Focus SPC $2.7 $2.1 76.3% $642k 23.7% 2002
The Walker Think $590k $79.7k 13.5% $511k 86.5% 2007
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters WB $503k $438k 87% $65.2k 13% 1985
The Canyons IFC $56.8k $56.8k 100% n/a 0% 2013
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $3.9 million




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