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Luc Besson

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RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 9 Subway IsAl $390,659 5 $11,332 1 11/6/85
2 11 Angel-A SPC $202,647 18 $29,727 7 5/25/07
3 10 The Lady Cohen $355,391 19 n/a 19 4/13/12
4 7 La Femme Nikita Gold. $5,017,971 118 $44,047 2 3/8/91
5 8 The Big Blue Col. $3,580,882 967 $1,617,462 967 8/19/88
6 4 The Professional Sony $19,501,238 1,220 $5,306,558 1,158 11/18/94
7 6 The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Sony $14,276,317 2,147 $6,360,968 2,147 11/12/99
8 5 Arthur and the Invisibles MGM/W $15,132,763 2,248 n/a 1 12/29/06
9 2 The Fifth Element Sony $63,820,180 2,500 $17,031,345 2,500 5/9/97
10 3 The Family (2013) Rela. $36,918,811 3,091 $14,034,764 3,091 9/13/13
11 1 Lucy Uni. $126,663,600 3,202 $43,899,340 3,173 7/25/14
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (11): $285,860,459
Average: $25,987,314
Opening Gross Average (6): $14,708,406 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Lucy Uni. $127,290,600 $126,663,600 7/25/14
2 The Fifth Element Sony $112,901,900 $63,820,180 5/9/97
3 The Professional Sony $37,882,800 $19,501,238 11/18/94
4 The Family (2013) Rela. $37,675,200 $36,918,811 9/13/13
5 The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Sony $22,802,400 $14,276,317 11/12/99
6 Arthur and the Invisibles MGM/W $17,860,200 $15,132,763 12/29/06
7 La Femme Nikita Gold. $9,678,400 $5,017,971 3/8/91
8 The Big Blue Col. $7,036,700 $3,580,882 8/19/88
9 Subway IsAl $893,600 $390,659 11/6/85
10 The Lady Cohen $355,400 $355,391 4/13/12
11 Angel-A SPC $239,200 $202,647 5/25/07
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $374,616,300
Average: $34,056,000


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Lucy Uni. $458.9 $126.7 27.6% $332.2 72.4% 2014
The Fifth Element Sony $263.9 $63.8 24.2% $200.1 75.8% 1997
Arthur and the Invisibles MGM/W $107.9 $15.1 14% $92.8 86% 2006
The Family (2013) Rela. $78.4 $36.9 47.1% $41.5 52.9% 2013
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Sony $67.0 $14.3 21.3% $52.7 78.7% 1999
Angel-A SPC $10.0 $203k 2% $9.8 98% 2007
The Lady Cohen $3.8 $355k 9.5% $3.4 90.5% 2012
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $989.9 million




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