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Roman Polanski


RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 Chinatown
(Uncredited)
Par. $29,200,000 - n/a - 6/21/74
2 Tess Col. $20,093,330 - n/a - 12/12/80
3 The Ninth Gate Art. $18,661,336 1,694 $6,622,518 1,586 3/10/00
4 Frantic WB $17,637,950 1,101 $4,359,424 1,101 2/26/88
5 The Ghost Writer Sum. $15,541,549 819 $183,009 4 2/19/10
6 Carnage (2011) SPC $2,547,047 494 $79,795 5 12/16/11
7 The Tenant Par. $1,924,733 - n/a - 6/20/76
8 Bitter Moon FL $1,862,805 62 $37,997 6 3/18/94
9 Pirates (1986) Can. $1,641,825 1,108 $1,035,447 1,108 7/18/86
10 Rosemary's Baby Par. n/a - n/a - 6/12/68
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (9): $109,110,575
Average: $12,123,397
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. $124,295,200 $29,200,000 6/21/74
2 Tess Col. $59,458,300 $20,093,330 12/12/80
3 Frantic WB $34,160,100 $17,637,950 2/26/88
4 The Ninth Gate Art. $27,559,200 $18,661,336 3/10/00
5 The Ghost Writer Sum. $15,561,100 $15,541,549 2/19/10
6 The Tenant Par. $7,192,900 $1,924,733 6/20/76
7 Bitter Moon FL $3,547,400 $1,862,805 3/18/94
8 Pirates (1986) Can. $3,522,600 $1,641,825 7/18/86
9 Carnage (2011) SPC $2,562,600 $2,547,047 12/16/11
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $277,859,500
Average: $30,873,300


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
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
Carnage (2011) SPC $27.6 $2.5 9.2% $25.1 90.8% 2011
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $146.2 million




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