Entertainment Steven Spielberg Is The First Director To Gross $10 Billion At The Box Office

08:11  17 april  2018
08:11  17 april  2018 Source:   huffingtonpost.com

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Steven Spielberg is far and away, financially speaking, the most successful director of all time. Thanks to the success of Ready Player One at the box office , Spielberg 's movies have now grossed over $ 10 billion He's the first director to accomplish this feat and nobody else is even close.

Steven Spielberg ’s “Ready Player One” has officially made him the first director whose films have globally taken in over $ 10 billion , according to Box Office Mojo. And that worldwide gross total, approximately .01 billion, doesn’t even account for inflation.

FILE - In this March 21, 2018 file photo, Steven Spielberg walks the red carpet as he arrives to receive a lifetime-achievement prize, at the David Donatello awards ceremony in Rome. Carl’s Jr. wanted to rename its charbroiled slider a “SpielBurger” and tried to deliver samples to Spielberg’s office and even left a note on his car. Spielberg’s production company released a short video on its Twitter feed in which Spielberg said the burgers are “pretty good,” but “cease and desist” from naming them after him. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this March 21, 2018 file photo, Steven Spielberg walks the red carpet as he arrives to receive a lifetime-achievement prize, at the David Donatello awards ceremony in Rome. Carl’s Jr. wanted to rename its charbroiled slider a “SpielBurger” and tried to deliver samples to Spielberg’s office and even left a note on his car. Spielberg’s production company released a short video on its Twitter feed in which Spielberg said the burgers are “pretty good,” but “cease and desist” from naming them after him. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File) Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One” has officially made him the first director whose films have globally taken in over $10 billion, according to Box Office Mojo. And that worldwide gross total, approximately $10.01 billion, doesn’t even account for inflation.

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With the success of Ready Player One, Steven Spielberg becomes the first director in history to earn $ 10 billion at the global box office . Related: The Highest- Grossing Movies Of 2018 (So Far). The news of Spielberg 's milestone comes courtesy of a report from The Wrap, who did the math after

List of highest- grossing directors by total worldwide box office : 1 Steven Spielberg – $ 10 .009 billion . 2 Peter Jackson – .520 billion . 3 Michael Bay – .414 billion . 4 James Cameron – .138 billion . 5 David Yates – .346 billion .

When you look over his filmography, which includes “Jurassic Park,” “E.T.,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” Schindler’s List,” “Jaws,” and the entire “Indiana Jones” franchise, it’s hard to be completely surprised by the achievement. 

When adjusted for inflation, Spielberg’s total domestic gross alone is $10.41 billion. “E.T” and “Jaws” are the top money makers in that adjusted domestic figure, taking in $1.3 billion and $1.2 billion respectively. This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Tye Sheridan in a scene from © The Associated Press This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Tye Sheridan in a scene from "Ready Player One," a film by Steven Spielberg. (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

After Spielberg, the next two highest grossing directors are Michael Bay and Peter Jackson, whose films have both grossed about $6.5 billion globally, also not adjusting for inflation. 

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1 Steven Spielberg – $ 10 .009 billion . Box Office Mojo reports that Spielberg ’s latest effort, Ready Player One – which stars Olivia Cooke and Tye Sheridan – has taken the director across the monetary threshold.

But even more impressively, Steven Spielberg has made history, becoming the first director to see the gross of his movies exceed $ 10 billion worldwide. Not adjusted for inflation, 1993's Jurassic Park remains Spielberg 's biggest commercial success (4 million), per Box Office Mojo.

Add in films that Spielberg produced and the unadjusted worldwide figure reaches a mind-numbing $17.2 billion. Great Scott!

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