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Lee Daniels


DateTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersRank
7/21/06 Shadowboxer Free $370,627 43 $103,238 22 4
11/6/09 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $47,566,524 1,003 $1,872,458 18 2
10/5/12 The Paperboy MNE $693,286 76 $102,706 11 3
8/16/13 Lee Daniels' The Butler Wein. $116,632,095 3,330 $24,637,312 2,933 1
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (4): $165,262,532
Average: $41,315,633
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 The Paperboy MNE $723,600 $693,286 10/5/12
4 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: $171,975,300
Average: $42,993,800


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 The Paperboy MNE $1.4 $693k 51.2% $661k 48.8% 2012
4 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: $242.1 million




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