Martin Scorsese, since his directorial debut in 1967 with “Who’s That Knocking At My Door?”, has undeniably etched an indelible mark on Hollywood, a mark that’s as enduring as it gets, impervious even to a Tide pen.
His contribution to American cinema history is immeasurable. He not only introduced us to acting powerhouses like Robert De Niro and Harvey Keitel, but also transformed Leonardo DiCaprio from a charming young talent into a formidable performer through films like “The Aviator,” “Gangs of New York,” and “The Departed.” He seamlessly integrated themes of Catholic guilt and organized crime into the collective consciousness and amassed numerous Academy Award nominations in the process. With such an illustrious career, what does Scorsese have to show for it?
A staggering $200 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. At least, that’s what their financial analysis suggests. However, this figure lacks detailed breakdown. They mention Scorsese earned $10 million for “Hugo,” $6 million for “Gangs of New York,” and $3.5 million for “Shutter Island.” With no further specifics on his earnings, this estimate falls short by about $180 million. This financial gap is noteworthy, especially considering Scorsese’s history of four divorces and raising three children, both of which can be significant financial commitments.
Assuming Celebrity Net Worth’s estimate is accurate, it implies that with an average ticket price of $11 in the United States, Martin Scorsese could theoretically afford to watch “The Marvels” a whopping 18 million times when it hits theaters on November 10th. This would not only substantially boost the film’s projected box office earnings, but it would also afford the auteur director an astonishing 1.89 billion minutes of “The Marvels” runtime to deeply immerse himself in the characters, settings, and dialogue, truly savoring the latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “The Marvels: Higher, Further, Faster, Together.” Rated PG-13.