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Roman Polanski


DateTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersRank
6/12/68 Rosemary's Baby Par. n/a - n/a - 14
6/21/74 Chinatown Par. $29,200,000 - n/a - 2
6/20/76 The Tenant Par. $1,924,733 - n/a - 10
12/12/80 Tess Col. $20,093,330 - n/a - 3
7/18/86 Pirates (1986) Can. $1,641,825 1,108 $1,035,447 1,108 12
2/26/88 Frantic WB $17,637,950 1,101 $4,359,424 1,101 5
3/18/94 Bitter Moon FL $1,862,805 62 $37,997 6 11
12/23/94 Death and the Maiden FL $3,103,716 572 $74,366 6 7
3/10/00 The Ninth Gate Art. $18,661,336 1,694 $6,622,518 1,586 4
12/25/02 The Pianist Focus $32,572,577 842 $111,261 6 1
9/23/05 Oliver Twist Sony $2,080,321 779 $68,447 5 9
2/19/10 The Ghost Writer Sum. $15,541,549 819 $183,009 4 6
12/16/11 Carnage (2011) SPC $2,547,047 494 $79,795 5 8
6/20/14 Venus in Fur IFC $342,183 45 $24,761 2 13
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (13): $147,209,372
Average: $11,323,798
Opening Gross Average (3): $4,005,796 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Chinatown Par. $127,262,000 $29,200,000 6/21/74
2 Tess Col. $60,877,600 $20,093,330 12/12/80
3 The Pianist Focus $44,025,900 $32,572,577 12/25/02
4 Frantic WB $34,975,500 $17,637,950 2/26/88
5 The Ninth Gate Art. $28,217,000 $18,661,336 3/10/00
6 The Ghost Writer Sum. $15,932,500 $15,541,549 2/19/10
7 The Tenant Par. $7,364,600 $1,924,733 6/20/76
8 Death and the Maiden FL $5,823,600 $3,103,716 12/23/94
9 Bitter Moon FL $3,632,000 $1,862,805 3/18/94
10 Pirates (1986) Can. $3,606,700 $1,641,825 7/18/86
11 Oliver Twist Sony $2,645,000 $2,080,321 9/23/05
12 Carnage (2011) SPC $2,623,800 $2,547,047 12/16/11
13 Venus in Fur IFC $334,800 $342,183 6/20/14
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $337,321,200
Average: $25,947,800


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
The Pianist Focus $120.1 $32.6 27.1% $87.5 72.9% 2002
The Ghost Writer Sum. $60.2 $15.5 25.8% $44.7 74.2% 2010
The Ninth Gate Art. $58.4 $18.7 32% $39.7 68% 2000
Oliver Twist Sony $42.6 $2.1 4.9% $40.5 95.1% 2005
Carnage (2011) SPC $27.6 $2.5 9.2% $25.1 90.8% 2011
Venus in Fur IFC $5.9 $342k 5.8% $5.5 94.2% 2014
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $314.8 million




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