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  1. Let's return to some theater counts: Beauty and the Beast - 15 The Fate of the Furious - 15 The Boss Baby - 10 The Circle - 10 Gifted - 10 Going in Style - 7 The Promise - 7 Get Out - 6 The Zookeeper's Wife - 6 Baahubali 2 - 5 Born in China - 5 The Lost City of Z - 5 Unforgettable - 5 The Case for Christ - 4 Logan - 4 Smurfs: The Lost Village - 3 Phoenix Forgotten - 2 Free Fire - 1
  2. This semester has been good to me, creatively. Last month, I finished my first feature play, and earlier today, after an all-nighter, I finished my first feature film. First drafts for both, but yeah, it's exciting.
  3. Actually you're good. Surprised I didn't catch that. If it's alright with you, I'll add him in next week at a scheduled update. (I also didn't know if Timur Bekmambetov is considered non-white since he's of European origin, but Kazakh people are considered descendants of Mongols, which is obviously Asian.)
  4. I find it oddly peaceful in its organized chaos tbh
  5. The best way for me to do that is just to link you here. I don't have the grosses listed there but all are labeled under the format of "straight white male" but switching out what makes them fit this list. If a movie is co-directed or not is not listed though.
  6. As Tele stated, a few of these are co-directed (mostly animated films, but there might be a couple live-action ones that have a male and female directing team.) I know Frozen, the Despicable Me movies, and Zootopia all fall under "several directors, but at least one isn't a hetero white male."
  7. I can get that. My biggest thing I noticed while making the list is how many more gay white males are on the list compared to any other qualifier. BTW, fun fact, there are only two directors on this list that fit for more than one section: Lee Daniels (a gay African-American) and Jennifer Yuh Nelson (a Asian-American female).
  8. Hey, y'all. Since I finally posted my top of the year, I wanted to share my fave short of last year with everyone. I think @Tele Came Back, @4815162342, @Spaghetti of 1000 Planets, and any other Mad Max fan will get a kick out of it. I love it. Check it out. https://vimeo.com/157332043
  9. I made this during my self-imposed exile of the boards. Essentially, this is a top 100 list of films directed by people who DON'T fall under the category of "straight white male." Obviously (and sadly), a vast majority of films are directed by people who fall into that category, so this is a list intended make one think about the diversity behind the camera of blockbusters. I will update this weekly. Beauty and the Beast – 472M Frozen – 401M Despicable Me 2 – 368M Furious 7 – 353M Zootopia – 341M Minions – 336M Independence Day – 306M The Sixth Sense – 294M The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 – 292M The Matrix Reloaded – 281.6M The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 – 281.2M acclaimed science-fiction film Gravity – 274M Despicable Me – 252M Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – 250M Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides – 241M Fast & Furious 6 – 239M Brave – 237M X-Men: Days of Future Past – 234M Signs – 228M Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel – 220M How to Train Your Dragon – 217.6M Mission: Impossible II - 215.4M X2: X-Men United – 214.9M Fast Five – 209M Tangled – 200.8M Superman Returns - 200.1M Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs – 197M Ice Age: The Meltdown – 195M Twilight – 193M Grease – 188.8M The Day After Tomorrow Pitch Perfect 2 – 184.3M Batman Forever – 184.0M The Revenant – 183.6M What Women Want – 182.8M How to Train Your Dragon 2 – 177.0M Ice Age – 176.4M The Matrix – 171.5M Chicago – 170.68M Get Out – 170.58M The Help – 169.7M The Fate of the Furious – 169.3M Fifty Shades of Grey – 166.2M 2012 – 166.1M Kung Fu Panda 2 – 165.2M The Proposal – 164.0M Straight Outta Compton – 161.2M Die Another Day – 160.9M Star Trek Beyond – 159M X-Men – 157.3M Scary Movie – 157.0M X-Men: Apocalypse – 155.4M Fast and Furious – 155.1M Fantastic Four – 154.7M Sex and the City – 152.6M Lilo & Stitch – 145.8M Doctor Dolittle – 144.2M Mamma Mia! - 144.1M Rio – 143.6M Kung Fu Panda 3 - 143.5M The Blair Witch Project – 140.54M Deep Impact - 140.46M Look Who’s Talking - 140.1M The Matrix Revolutions – 139.3M Good Will Hunting – 138.4M Split – 138.0M The Conjuring – 137.4M Godzilla (1998) – 136.3M Ride Along – 134.9M Bringing Down the House - 132.7M Hulk – 132.2M Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer - 131.9M The Last Airbender – 131.8M Rio 2 – 131.5M Robots – 128.2M Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon – 128.08M Into the Woods – 128.00M 2 Fast 2 Furious – 127.2M Sleepless in Seattle - 126.7M Safe House - 126.4M The Vow – 125.01M Life of Pi – 124.99M Something’s Gotta Give – 124.7M G.I. Joe: Retaliation - 122.5M Wayne’s World - 121.7M Hairspray – 119M Lee Daniels’ The Butler - 116.6M You’ve Got Mail - 115.8M Unbroken - 115.6M Big - 115.0M The Village – 114.2M Bolt – 114.1M The Patriot – 113.3M The Pacifier – 113.1M It’s Complicated – 112.74M Spy Kids - 112.72M Face/Off - 112.3M Spy Kids 3D: Game Over - 111.8M The Grudge - 110.4M Bedtime Stories – 110.1M
  10. American Honey Swiss Army Man La La Land Silence Zootopia Arrival Manchester by the Sea Moonlight Sing Street The Jungle Book O.J.: Made in America Elle The Nice Guys Jackie The Edge of Seventeen Finding Dory Pete's Dragon Wiener-Dog Green Room Hell or High Water Everybody Wants Some!! Hunt for Kiwi Smurfs Sausage Party Midnight Special The Witch Captain America: Civil War 10 Cloverfield Lane Southside With You Moana Storks Action Phase Loop 5: Crane Hang Shin Godzilla 13th Hacksaw Ridge Look Who's Back Rogue One: A Star Wars Story The Lobster Doctor Strange Bridget Jones's Baby The Master: A LEGO Ninjago Short The Conjuring 2 Hail, Caesar! Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk Cafe Society The Light Between Oceans Star Trek Beyond Tower Fences Ghostbusters The Magnificent Seven Equity Before the Flood Deadpool Bad Moms The Accountant Piper Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders Deepwater Horizon The Legend of Tarzan War Dogs Trolls Hidden Figures Love and Friendship Kenzo World Jason Bourne Blue Jay The Seventh Fire The BFG Teddy Bears are for Lovers The Birth of a Nation Allied Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Lion The Secret Life of Pets Nocturnal Animals Central Intelligence Team Thor Eddie the Eagle Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping A Monster Calls Come Together Nerve The Other Kids Office Christmas Party Inner Workings Ouija: Origin of Evil Almost Christmas Kevin Hart: What Now? The Purge: Election Year Kung Fu Panda 3 Nine Lives Miss Sloane Don't Breathe The Girl on the Train The Adventures of Indiana Jones Kubo and the Two Strings Ghost Writer Lights Out Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie X-Men: Apocalypse Sully Imagining Zootopia The Shallows Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Passengers Sherlock: The Abominable Bride Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Max Steel The Neon Demon Snowden Why Him? Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Now You See Me 2 Inferno Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life Warcraft Ben-Hur Independence Day: Resurgence Elvis and Nixon Nuts Redux Masterminds The Sea of Trees The Infiltrator 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Mower Minions Bleed for This Assassin's Creed Zoolander 2 This is The Beginning. Rules Don't Apply Florence Foster Jenkins When the Bough Breaks Sing Suicide Squad The Angry Birds Movie Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween The Wild Life
  11. Beauty and the Beast Terminator 2: Judgment Day Bedhead (blooper) Bunny! The Calligrapher Muppet*vision 3D Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too Hook
  12. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown Little Shop of Horrors Luxo Jr. Labyrinth
  13. The Truman Show Mulan Rushmore The Big Lebowski Velvet Goldmine You’ve Got Mail Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride Pokemon: The First Movie The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars The Rugrats Movie An All Dogs Christmas Carol Barney’s Great Adventure Air Bud: Golden Receiver A Winnie the Pooh Thanksgiving Antz Patch Adams The Parent Trap Belle’s Magical World A Bug’s Life
  14. Zoolander Spirited Away Monsters, Inc. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Ocean's Eleven Shrek Bridget Jones's Diary Legally Blonde Waterboys Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie Spy Kids Scooby-Doo and the Cyber-Chase The Princess Diaries Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Recess: School’s Out Osmosis Jones Josie and the Pussycats Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Pokemon 4ever Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party Air Bud 3: World Pup Cats & Dogs Mickey’s House of Villains Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp’s Adventure The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze The Fast and the Furious Jurassic Park III
  15. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly How the Grinch Stole Christmas From Russia With Love Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid The Sound of Music Last Year at Marienbad Mary Poppins It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Eye Myth The Critic Ruka Fahrenheit 451 Batman A Charlie Brown Christmas Mothlight Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Bambi Meets Godzilla The Jungle Book The Big Shave Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer The Nose To Kill a Mockingbird Frosty the Snowman Oliver! Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree One Hundred and One Dalmatians Sanjuro Goldfinger Lord of the Flies