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Alexander Payne


RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 2 Sideways FoxS $71,503,593 1,786 $207,042 4 10/22/04
2 - Paris, je t'aime First $4,899,278 200 $39,242 2 5/4/07
3 4 Nebraska Par. $17,654,912 968 $140,401 4 11/15/13
4 5 Election Par. $14,902,041 827 $119,080 6 4/23/99
5 1 The Descendants FoxS $82,584,160 2,038 $1,190,096 29 11/16/11
6 6 Citizen Ruth Mira. $285,112 23 $26,709 6 12/13/96
7 3 About Schmidt NL $65,016,287 1,240 $282,367 6 12/13/02
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (6): $251,946,105
Average: $41,991,018


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Sideways FoxS $93,994,000 $71,503,593 10/22/04
2 About Schmidt NL $90,121,400 $65,016,287 12/13/02
3 The Descendants FoxS $87,498,300 $82,584,160 11/16/11
4 Election Par. $24,494,500 $14,902,041 4/23/99
5 Nebraska Par. $17,654,900 $17,654,912 11/15/13
- Paris, je t'aime First $5,946,100 $4,899,278 5/4/07
6 Citizen Ruth Mira. $521,400 $285,112 12/13/96
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $314,284,700
Average: $52,380,800


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
The Descendants FoxS $177.2 $82.6 46.6% $94.7 53.4% 2011
Sideways FoxS $109.7 $71.5 65.2% $38.2 34.8% 2004
About Schmidt NL $105.8 $65.0 61.4% $40.8 38.6% 2002
Nebraska Par. $17.7 $17.7 100% n/a 0% 2013
Paris, je t'aime First $17.5 $4.9 28% $12.6 72% 2007
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $410.4 million




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