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Thomas E. Ackerman

DateTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersRank
4/14/06 Scary Movie 4 W/Dim. $90,710,620 3,674 $40,222,875 3,602 4
4/7/06 The Benchwarmers SonR $59,843,754 3,282 $19,656,429 3,274 10
1/20/06 Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World WIP $888,975 161 $429,223 161 20
1/21/05 Are We There Yet? SonR $82,674,398 2,810 $18,575,214 2,709 6
7/9/04 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
(director of photography)
DW $85,288,303 3,104 $28,416,365 3,091 5
9/5/03 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Par. $22,738,671 2,083 $6,660,540 2,026 15
8/22/03 The Battle of Shaker Heights Mira. $280,351 13 $42,569 5 21
1/18/02 Snow Dogs BV $81,172,560 2,454 $17,814,259 2,302 7
8/17/01 Rat Race Par. $56,618,055 2,551 $11,662,094 2,550 11
6/30/00 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Uni. $26,005,820 2,482 $6,814,270 2,460 14
8/27/99 The Muse USA $11,614,954 1,263 $3,926,825 1,263 17
2/12/99 My Favorite Martian BV $36,850,101 2,349 $8,828,586 2,275 13
7/18/97 George of the Jungle
(director of photography)
BV $105,263,257 2,616 $16,540,791 2,506 1
12/15/95 Jumanji Sony $100,475,249 2,530 $11,084,370 2,487 2
7/1/94 Baby's Day Out Fox $16,827,402 1,707 $4,044,662 1,705 16
6/25/93 Dennis the Menace WB $51,270,765 2,085 $9,331,139 2,085 12
8/23/91 True Identity BV $4,693,236 824 $1,541,581 824 19
12/1/89 Christmas Vacation
(director of photography)
WB $71,319,526 1,950 $11,750,203 1,744 9
4/1/88 Beetlejuice WB $73,707,461 1,582 $8,030,897 1,000 8
6/13/86 Back to School
(director of photography)
Orion $91,258,000 1,751 $8,881,035 1,605 3
4/12/85 Girls Just Want to Have Fun NW $6,326,051 613 $1,650,078 613 18
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (21): $1,075,827,509
Average: $51,229,881
Opening Gross Average (19): $12,391,169 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Back to School Orion $195,798,800 $91,258,000 6/13/86
2 George of the Jungle BV $182,548,000 $105,263,257 7/18/97
3 Jumanji Sony $182,098,100 $100,475,249 12/15/95
4 Beetlejuice WB $142,752,200 $73,707,461 4/1/88
5 Christmas Vacation WB $140,333,800 $71,319,526 12/1/89
6 Snow Dogs BV $111,210,600 $81,172,560 1/18/02
7 Scary Movie 4 W/Dim. $110,237,600 $90,710,620 4/14/06
8 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy DW $109,322,900 $85,288,303 7/9/04
9 Are We There Yet? SonR $102,665,900 $82,674,398 1/21/05
10 Dennis the Menace WB $98,578,600 $51,270,765 6/25/93
11 Rat Race Par. $79,625,400 $56,618,055 8/17/01
12 The Benchwarmers SonR $72,726,100 $59,843,754 4/7/06
13 My Favorite Martian BV $57,741,500 $36,850,101 2/12/99
14 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Uni. $38,405,600 $26,005,820 6/30/00
15 Baby's Day Out Fox $32,044,500 $16,827,402 7/1/94
16 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Par. $30,016,600 $22,738,671 9/5/03
17 The Muse USA $18,199,800 $11,614,954 8/27/99
18 Girls Just Want to Have Fun NW $14,184,600 $6,326,051 4/12/85
19 True Identity BV $8,873,700 $4,693,236 8/23/91
20 Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World WIP $1,080,300 $888,975 1/20/06
21 The Battle of Shaker Heights Mira. $370,100 $280,351 8/22/03
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $1,728,814,700
Average: $82,324,500


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Jumanji Sony $262.8 $100.5 38.2% $162.3 61.8% 1995
Scary Movie 4 W/Dim. $178.3 $90.7 50.9% $87.6 49.1% 2006
George of the Jungle BV $174.5 $105.3 60.3% $69.2 39.7% 1997
Dennis the Menace WB $117.3 $51.3 43.7% $66.0 56.3% 1993
Snow Dogs BV $115.0 $81.2 70.6% $33.9 29.4% 2002
Are We There Yet? SonR $97.9 $82.7 84.4% $15.2 15.6% 2005
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy DW $90.6 $85.3 94.2% $5.3 5.8% 2004
Rat Race Par. $85.5 $56.6 66.2% $28.9 33.8% 2001
The Benchwarmers SonR $65.0 $59.8 92.1% $5.1 7.9% 2006
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Uni. $35.1 $26.0 74% $9.1 26% 2000
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Par. $23.8 $22.7 95.6% $1.1 4.4% 2003
The Muse USA $11.6 $11.6 100% n/a 0% 1999
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World WIP $902k $889k 98.5% $13.3k 1.5% 2006
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $1,258.2 million



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