Films of Variety Billion Dollar Producer Mary Parent Usher in Big Box Office Haul

Films of Variety Billion Dollar Producer Mary Parent Usher in Big Box Office Haul
The feature films of “Dune” producer Mary Parent have raked in more than $ billion at the box office. These five features alone net a box office gross well over $1 billion:

You, Me and Dupree” (2006)

In one of her first efforts as a credited producer, Parent coached filmmakers Anthony and Joe Russo through the film that would become a commercial weigh station en route to their roles as directors of four entries in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. If it received only a lukewarm reception by Variety film critic Justin Chang, who called it “a middling third-wheel comedy elevated a couple of notches by the ineffably weird charms of Owen Wilson,” the film gave Parent a modest hit with $131 million in box office receipts.

Pacific Rim” (2013)

After Guillermo del Toro’s plan-ned adaptation of “At the Mountains of Madness” fell apart at Universal due to creative differences over the budget and rating,
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