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Luc Besson

Domestic releases only


RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 12 Angel-A SPC $202,647 18 $29,727 7 5/25/07
2 6 Arthur and the Invisibles MGM/W $15,132,763 2,248 n/a 1 12/29/06
3 9 The Big Blue Col. $3,580,882 967 $1,617,462 967 8/19/88
4 4 The Family (2013) Rela. $36,918,811 3,091 $14,034,764 3,091 9/13/13
5 2 The Fifth Element Sony $63,820,180 2,500 $17,031,345 2,500 5/9/97
6 8 La Femme Nikita Gold. $5,017,971 118 $44,047 2 3/8/91
7 11 The Lady Cohen $355,391 19 n/a 19 4/13/12
8 1 Lucy Uni. $126,663,600 3,202 $43,899,340 3,173 7/25/14
9 7 The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Sony $14,276,317 2,147 $6,360,968 2,147 11/12/99
10 5 The Professional Sony $19,501,238 1,220 $5,306,558 1,158 11/18/94
11 10 Subway IsAl $390,659 5 $11,332 1 11/6/85
12 3 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets STX $40,479,370 3,553 $17,007,624 3,553 7/21/17
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (12): $326,339,829
Average: $27,194,986
Opening Gross Average (7): $15,036,866 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Lucy Uni. $139,316,000 $126,663,600 7/25/14
2 The Fifth Element Sony $123,608,100 $63,820,180 5/9/97
3 The Professional Sony $41,475,100 $19,501,238 11/18/94
4 The Family (2013) Rela. $41,247,800 $36,918,811 9/13/13
5 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets STX $40,208,000 $40,479,370 7/21/17
6 The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Sony $24,964,700 $14,276,317 11/12/99
7 Arthur and the Invisibles MGM/W $19,553,800 $15,132,763 12/29/06
8 La Femme Nikita Gold. $10,596,100 $5,017,971 3/8/91
9 The Big Blue Col. $7,704,000 $3,580,882 8/19/88
10 Subway IsAl $978,300 $390,659 11/6/85
11 The Lady Cohen $389,100 $355,391 4/13/12
12 Angel-A SPC $261,900 $202,647 5/25/07
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $450,302,900
Average: $37,525,200


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Lucy Uni. $463.4 $126.7 27.3% $336.7 72.7% 2014
The Fifth Element Sony $263.9 $63.8 24.2% $200.1 75.8% 1997
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets STX $225.2 $40.5 18% $184.7 82% 2017
Arthur and the Invisibles MGM/W $107.9 $15.1 14% $92.8 86% 2006
The Family (2013) Rela. $78.4 $36.9 47.1% $41.5 52.9% 2013
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Sony $67.0 $14.3 21.3% $52.7 78.7% 1999
Angel-A SPC $10.0 $203k 2% $9.8 98% 2007
The Lady Cohen $3.8 $355k 9.5% $3.4 90.5% 2012
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $1,219.5 million




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