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Lee Daniels


RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1 Lee Daniels' The Butler Wein. $116,632,095 3,330 $24,637,312 2,933 8/16/13
2 3 Monster's Ball Lions $31,273,922 714 $110,552 7 12/26/01
3 2 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $47,566,524 1,003 $1,872,458 18 11/6/09
4 5 Shadowboxer Free $370,627 43 $103,238 22 7/21/06
5 4 The Woodsman NM $1,576,231 84 $53,985 6 12/24/04
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (5): $197,419,399
Average: $39,483,880
Opening Gross Average (1): $24,637,312 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Lee Daniels' The Butler Wein. $120,266,000 $116,632,095 8/16/13
2 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $50,526,200 $47,566,524 11/6/09
3 Monster's Ball Lions $43,709,700 $31,273,922 12/26/01
4 The Woodsman NM $2,001,400 $1,576,231 12/24/04
5 Shadowboxer Free $459,500 $370,627 7/21/06
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $216,962,800
Average: $43,392,600


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
RankTitle (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
1 Lee Daniels' The Butler Wein. $176.6 $116.6 66% $60.0 34% 2013
2 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $63.6 $47.6 74.7% $16.1 25.3% 2009
3 Monster's Ball Lions $44.9 $31.3 69.6% $13.6 30.4% 2001
4 The Woodsman NM $4.7 $1.6 33.7% $3.1 66.3% 2004
5 Shadowboxer Free $520k $371k 71.3% $149k 28.7% 2006
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $290.4 million




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