Denis Villeneuve At Worldwide Box Office
Denis Villeneuve At Worldwide Box Office (Photo Credit – Facebook/IMDb)

Denis Villeneauve’s Dune: Part Two is about to hit the screens in just a few days, and this month, the first part was re-released in the theatres. The film has done well again, adding a few more million to its global collections. But besides the Dune franchise, Villeneuve has done other films as well, and today, we have brought to you a least to the best-ranked list of his movies, per their global collections.

The French-Canadian filmmaker is known for his sci-fi movies like Blade Runner 2049, Arrival, and more. He received an Oscar nomination as a director for his film Arrival. In 2021, his movie Dune came out with Timothee Chalamet in the lead role, winning six Academy Awards, including Best Sound and Visual Effects. The sequel’s early reviews have been positive, and the critics only praise it. The franchise is based on Frank Herbert’s literary work.

Ahead of Dune: Part Two’s release, let us look at Denis Villeneuve’s work at the global box office. From Bladerunner 2049 to Dune and more, the audience anticipates his movies.

Denis Villeneuve movies ranked as per box office collections:

8. Maelstorm – 2000

Cast- Marie-Josée Croze, Jean-Nicolas Verreault, Stephanie Morgenstern and more

Worldwide Collection- $254,380

The official synopsis of the movie reads, “Bibiane (Marie-Josée Croze), a wealthy part-time model, questions her seemingly perfect life after she has a traumatic abortion. She succumbs to substance abuse and, while driving drunk one night, strikes a pedestrian and drives off. The next morning, she learns of a man who died after a hit-and-run. Wracked with guilt, she attends the man’s funeral. There, she meets his son, Evian (Jean-Nicolas Verreault), and the pair begin a romance. But Bibiane is afraid to tell Evian her dark secret.”

You can catch it on Amazon Prime.

7. Enemy – 2013

Cast- Jake Gyllenhaal, Melanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon, Isabella Rossellini and more

Worldwide Collection- $3.46 million

The mystery thriller is about a man seeking his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie. Adam, a college professor, spots an actor in a film who looks exactly like him. Adam tracks down his doppelganger and starts living his life secretly, which gives birth to a complex situation.

It is available on Hulu.

6. Incendies – 2010

Cast- Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette and others.

Worldwide Collections- $6.79 million

It is considered one of the best works of Denis Villeneuve. It was nominated at the Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film. The French-language film is about twin siblings who try to fulfill their late mother’s last wishes as she leaves separate letters to them. They embark on the journey only to discover a startling family history.

It is available on YouTube.

5. Sicario – 2015

Cast- Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, and more.

Worldwide Collections- $84.9 million

The official synopsis reads, “After rising through the ranks of her male-dominated profession, idealistic FBI agent Kate Macer receives a top assignment. Recruited by mysterious government official Matt Graver, Kate joins a task force for the escalating war against drugs. Led by the intense and shadowy Alejandro, the team travels back and forth across the U.S.-Mexican border, using one cartel boss to flush out a bigger one.”

It is available on Prime Video.

4. Prisoners – 2013

Cast- Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis

Worldwide Collection- $122.12 million

Hugh Jackman appears as a parent whose daughter and her friend go missing. Jake’s character is the head of the investigation and arrests the only suspect in this case. However, due to a lack of evidence, the suspect had to be let go.

It is available on Netflix.

3. Arrival – 2016

Cast- Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, and more.

Worldwide Collections- $203.38 million

According to the film’s synopsis, linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations worldwide. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors. Hoping to unravel the mystery, she takes a chance that could threaten her life and possibly all of mankind.

It is available on Paramount+.

2. Blade Runner 2049 – 2017

Cast- Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas and more

Worldwide collections- $267.68 million

Young Blade Runner K’s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former Blade Runner Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years. It is a sequel to the 1982 film Blade Runner, which had Harrison in the leading role.

It is available on Apple+.

1. Dune – 2021

Cast- Timothee Chalamet, Josh Brolin, Dave Bautista, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac and more.

Worldwide Collections- $433.75 million

Timothee’s character, Paul Atreides, is a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding. He must travel to the universe’s most dangerous planet to ensure his family’s and people’s future. The film was re-released this month and earned around $30 million globally, leading to $433 million.
It is available on Max.

Denis Villeneuve’s Dune: Part Two is expected to generate an estimated $65-$80 million in its domestic debut. The film will hit the screens on March 1.

Note: Box office numbers are based on estimates and various sources. Numbers have not been independently verified by Koimoi.

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