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Robert Elswit

RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 2 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation Par. $195,042,377 3,988 $55,520,089 3,956 7/31/15
2 5 The Bourne Legacy Uni. $113,203,870 3,753 $38,142,825 3,745 8/10/12
3 4 Salt Sony $118,311,368 3,612 $36,011,243 3,612 7/23/10
4 3 Tomorrow Never Dies
(director of photography)
MGM $125,304,276 2,807 $25,143,007 2,807 12/19/97
5 8 Skyscraper Uni. $66,761,845 3,822 $24,905,015 3,782 7/13/18
6 6 The Town WB $92,186,262 2,935 $23,808,032 2,861 9/17/10
7 15 8MM Sony $36,663,315 2,370 $14,252,888 2,370 2/26/99
8 12 Duplicity Uni. $40,572,825 2,579 $13,965,110 2,574 3/20/09
9 1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $209,397,903 3,555 $12,785,204 425 12/16/11
10 16 The Men Who Stare at Goats Over. $32,428,195 2,453 $12,706,654 2,443 11/6/09
11 10 Runaway Jury Fox $49,443,628 2,815 $11,836,705 2,815 10/17/03
12 14 Bounce Mira. $36,805,288 2,028 $11,423,716 1,918 11/17/00
13 17 Nightcrawler ORF $32,381,217 2,766 $10,441,000 2,766 10/31/14
14 11 The River Wild
(director of photography)
Uni. $46,816,343 2,153 $10,214,450 2,074 9/30/94
15 20 Heist WB $23,510,841 1,891 $7,823,521 1,891 11/9/01
16 7 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
(director of photography)
BV $88,036,683 1,759 $7,675,016 766 1/10/92
17 24 Bad Influence Triu $12,626,043 1,300 $3,822,019 1,298 3/9/90
18 33 Gigli SonR $6,087,542 2,215 $3,753,518 2,215 8/1/03
19 30 American Dreamz Uni. $7,191,830 1,500 $3,667,420 1,500 4/21/06
20 27 Return of the Living Dead 2 Lori $9,205,924 1,467 $3,647,254 1,467 1/15/88
21 29 Gold Wein. $7,227,038 2,166 $3,471,316 2,166 1/27/17
22 26 Moving Violations Fox $10,627,754 1,325 $3,469,488 1,322 4/19/85
23 22 The Sure Thing MGM $18,135,531 1,115 $3,124,782 1,115 3/1/85
24 32 Impostor Mira. $6,285,176 1,870 $3,022,523 1,870 1/4/02
25 31 Trick or Treat DEG $6,797,218 1,267 $2,912,687 1,267 10/24/86
26 34 Suburbicon Par. $5,775,178 2,046 $2,840,246 2,046 10/27/17
27 35 The Pallbearer Mira. $5,656,388 829 $2,319,236 829 5/3/96
28 39 A Dangerous Woman Gram. $1,497,222 293 $680,441 293 11/30/93
29 38 How I Got Into College Fox $1,642,239 743 $651,850 743 5/19/89
30 18 Good Night, and Good Luck. WIP $31,558,003 929 $421,446 11 10/7/05
31 9 Syriana
(director of photography)
WB $50,824,620 1,775 $374,502 5 11/23/05
32 23 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $17,844,216 1,293 $367,203 5 10/11/02
33 41 Heart of Dixie Orion $1,097,333 359 $367,091 359 8/25/89
34 28 Inherent Vice WB $8,110,975 653 $328,184 5 12/12/14
35 42 Boys BV $516,349 328 $270,107 328 5/10/96
36 21 Magnolia
(director of photography)
NL $22,455,976 1,086 $193,604 7 12/17/99
37 13 There Will Be Blood ParV $40,222,514 1,620 $190,739 2 12/26/07
38 43 Hard Eight Gold. $222,559 29 $69,486 29 2/28/97
39 37 Redbelt SPC $2,345,941 1,379 $63,361 6 5/2/08
40 25 Roman J. Israel, Esq. Sony $11,962,778 1,669 $61,999 4 11/17/17
41 44 The Burning Plain Magn. $200,730 26 $58,749 21 9/18/09
42 19 Boogie Nights NL $26,400,640 1,003 $50,168 2 10/10/97
43 36 Desert Hearts Gold. $2,492,088 - n/a - 3/7/86
44 40 Waterland FL $1,100,218 - n/a - 10/30/92
45 45 Summerspell Marg. $984 - n/a - 7/2/99
46 46 Amazing Grace and Chuck TriS n/a - n/a - 4/10/87
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (45): $1,622,977,243
Average: $36,066,161
Opening Gross Average (27): $12,613,763 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Tomorrow Never Dies MGM $249,466,600 $125,304,276 12/19/97
2 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $246,468,600 $209,397,903 12/16/11
3 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation Par. $219,012,100 $195,042,377 7/31/15
4 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle BV $196,650,600 $88,036,683 1/10/92
5 Salt Sony $142,203,200 $118,311,368 7/23/10
6 The Bourne Legacy Uni. $134,792,900 $113,203,870 8/10/12
7 The Town WB $109,133,800 $92,186,262 9/17/10
8 The River Wild Uni. $103,824,800 $46,816,343 9/30/94
9 Runaway Jury Fox $75,982,400 $49,443,628 10/17/03
10 Syriana WB $72,970,200 $50,824,620 11/23/05
11 8MM Sony $66,903,400 $36,663,315 2/26/99
12 Skyscraper Uni. $65,978,900 $66,761,845 7/13/18
13 Bounce Mira. $63,280,800 $36,805,288 11/17/00
14 Boogie Nights NL $53,318,900 $26,400,640 10/10/97
15 There Will Be Blood ParV $51,937,700 $40,222,514 12/26/07
16 Duplicity Uni. $50,416,900 $40,572,825 3/20/09
17 The Sure Thing MGM $47,356,700 $18,135,531 3/1/85
18 Good Night, and Good Luck. WIP $45,380,600 $31,558,003 10/7/05
19 The Men Who Stare at Goats Over. $39,478,400 $32,428,195 11/6/09
20 Magnolia NL $38,684,600 $22,455,976 12/17/99
21 Heist WB $38,506,300 $23,510,841 11/9/01
22 Nightcrawler ORF $36,183,500 $32,381,217 10/31/14
23 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $28,470,900 $17,844,216 10/11/02
24 Moving Violations Fox $27,751,900 $10,627,754 4/19/85
25 Bad Influence Triu $27,669,800 $12,626,043 3/9/90
26 Return of the Living Dead 2 Lori $20,763,700 $9,205,924 1/15/88
27 Trick or Treat DEG $16,983,900 $6,797,218 10/24/86
28 Roman J. Israel, Esq. Sony $12,080,100 $11,962,778 11/17/17
29 The Pallbearer Mira. $11,863,100 $5,656,388 5/3/96
30 American Dreamz Uni. $10,178,400 $7,191,830 4/21/06
31 Impostor Mira. $10,028,100 $6,285,176 1/4/02
32 Gigli SonR $9,358,500 $6,087,542 8/1/03
33 Inherent Vice WB $9,240,800 $8,110,975 12/12/14
34 Gold Wein. $7,578,600 $7,227,038 1/27/17
35 Desert Hearts Gold. $6,226,900 $2,492,088 3/7/86
36 Suburbicon Par. $5,831,800 $5,775,178 10/27/17
37 How I Got Into College Fox $3,834,600 $1,642,239 5/19/89
38 A Dangerous Woman Gram. $3,352,500 $1,497,222 11/30/93
39 Redbelt SPC $3,028,800 $2,345,941 5/2/08
40 Heart of Dixie Orion $2,562,300 $1,097,333 8/25/89
41 Waterland FL $2,457,600 $1,100,218 10/30/92
42 Boys BV $1,082,900 $516,349 5/10/96
43 Hard Eight Gold. $449,500 $222,559 2/28/97
44 The Burning Plain Magn. $246,500 $200,730 9/18/09
45 Summerspell Marg. $1,800 $984 7/2/99
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $2,368,974,700
Average: $52,643,900


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $694.7 $209.4 30.1% $485.3 69.9% 2011
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation Par. $682.7 $195.0 28.6% $487.7 71.4% 2015
Tomorrow Never Dies MGM $333.0 $125.3 37.6% $207.7 62.4% 1997
Salt Sony $293.5 $118.3 40.3% $175.2 59.7% 2010
Skyscraper Uni. $292.7 $66.8 22.8% $225.9 77.2% 2018
The Bourne Legacy Uni. $276.1 $113.2 41% $162.9 59% 2012
The Town WB $154.0 $92.2 59.9% $61.8 40.1% 2010
8MM Sony $96.6 $36.7 37.9% $60.0 62.1% 1999
The River Wild Uni. $94.2 $46.8 49.7% $47.4 50.3% 1994
Syriana WB $94.0 $50.8 54.1% $43.2 45.9% 2005
Runaway Jury Fox $80.2 $49.4 61.7% $30.7 38.3% 2003
Duplicity Uni. $78.1 $40.6 51.9% $37.6 48.1% 2009
There Will Be Blood ParV $76.2 $40.2 52.8% $36.0 47.2% 2007
The Men Who Stare at Goats Over. $69.0 $32.4 47% $36.5 53% 2009
Good Night, and Good Luck. WIP $54.6 $31.6 57.8% $23.1 42.2% 2005
Bounce Mira. $53.4 $36.8 68.9% $16.6 31.1% 2000
Magnolia NL $48.5 $22.5 46.3% $26.0 53.7% 1999
Boogie Nights NL $43.1 $26.4 61.3% $16.7 38.7% 1997
Nightcrawler ORF $38.7 $32.4 83.7% $6.3 16.3% 2014
Heist WB $28.5 $23.5 82.5% $5.0 17.5% 2001
Punch-Drunk Love SonR $24.7 $17.8 72.3% $6.8 27.7% 2002
American Dreamz Uni. $16.5 $7.2 43.7% $9.3 56.3% 2006
Gold Wein. $14.9 $7.2 48.6% $7.7 51.4% 2017
Inherent Vice WB $14.7 $8.1 55.1% $6.6 44.9% 2014
Roman J. Israel, Esq. Sony $13.0 $12.0 91.8% $1.1 8.2% 2017
Impostor Mira. $8.1 $6.3 77.2% $1.9 22.8% 2002
Gigli SonR $7.3 $6.1 83.8% $1.2 16.2% 2003
Trick or Treat DEG $6.8 $6.8 100% n/a 0% 1986
Suburbicon Par. $5.8 $5.8 100% n/a 0% 2017
The Burning Plain Magn. $5.6 $201k 3.6% $5.4 96.4% 2009
Redbelt SPC $2.7 $2.3 87.7% $328k 12.3% 2008
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $3,701.9 million



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