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Roman Polanski


RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 4 The Ninth Gate Artisan $18,661,336 1,694 $6,622,518 1,586 3/10/00
2 12 Pirates (1986) Cannon Films $1,641,825 1,108 $1,035,447 1,108 7/18/86
3 3 Tess Columbia $20,093,330 - n/a - 12/12/80
4 7 Death and the Maiden Fine Line $3,103,716 572 $74,366 6 12/23/94
5 11 Bitter Moon Fine Line $1,862,805 62 $37,997 6 3/18/94
6 1 The Pianist Focus Features $32,572,577 842 $111,261 6 12/25/02
7 13 Venus in Fur IFC $373,605 45 $24,761 2 6/20/14
8 2 Chinatown Paramount $29,200,000 - n/a - 6/21/74
9 10 The Tenant Paramount $1,924,733 - n/a - 6/20/76
10 14 Rosemary's Baby Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/12/68
11 9 Oliver Twist Sony / Columbia $2,080,321 779 $68,447 5 9/23/05
12 8 Carnage (2011) Sony Classics $2,547,047 494 $79,795 5 12/16/11
13 6 The Ghost Writer Summit Entertainment $15,541,549 819 $183,009 4 2/19/10
14 5 Frantic Warner Bros. $17,637,950 1,101 $4,359,424 1,101 2/26/88
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (13): $147,240,794
Average: $11,326,215
Opening Gross Average (3): $4,005,796 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Chinatown Par. $133,976,500 $29,200,000 6/21/74
2 Tess Col. $64,089,500 $20,093,330 12/12/80
3 The Pianist Focus $46,348,800 $32,572,577 12/25/02
4 Frantic WB $36,820,800 $17,637,950 2/26/88
5 The Ninth Gate Art. $29,705,800 $18,661,336 3/10/00
6 The Ghost Writer Sum. $16,773,100 $15,541,549 2/19/10
7 The Tenant Par. $7,753,200 $1,924,733 6/20/76
8 Death and the Maiden FL $6,130,900 $3,103,716 12/23/94
9 Bitter Moon FL $3,823,700 $1,862,805 3/18/94
10 Pirates (1986) Can. $3,797,000 $1,641,825 7/18/86
11 Oliver Twist Sony $2,784,600 $2,080,321 9/23/05
12 Carnage (2011) SPC $2,762,200 $2,547,047 12/16/11
13 Venus in Fur IFC $395,400 $373,605 6/20/14
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $355,161,500
Average: $27,320,100


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
The Pianist Focus $120.1 $32.6 27.1% $87.5 72.9% 2002
The Ghost Writer Sum. $60.2 $15.5 25.8% $44.7 74.2% 2010
The Ninth Gate Art. $58.4 $18.7 32% $39.7 68% 2000
Oliver Twist Sony $42.6 $2.1 4.9% $40.5 95.1% 2005
Carnage (2011) SPC $27.6 $2.5 9.2% $25.1 90.8% 2011
Venus in Fur IFC $8.4 $374k 4.5% $8.0 95.5% 2014
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $317.2 million




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