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Top Grossing Assistant Director at the Domestic Box OfficeBETA


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This list shows the highest grossing Assistant Directors based on the domestic box office of the movies they worked on.

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Jamie Christopher
Best known as an Assistant Director based on credits in that role in 29 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Age of Ultron ($459,005,868 in 2015), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($381,011,219 in 2011), Guardians of the Galaxy ($333,172,112 in 2014), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($317,575,550 in 2001), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($301,959,197 in 2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I ($295,983,305 in 2010), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($292,004,738 in 2007), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($261,987,880 in 2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($249,538,952 in 2004), The Bourne Ultimatum ($227,471,070 in 2007)

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Josh McLaglen
Best known as an Assistant Director based on credits in that role in 42 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avatar ($760,507,625 in 2009), Titanic ($659,363,944 in 1997), The Polar Express ($306,949,909 in 2004), Night at the Museum ($250,863,268 in 2006), X-Men: Days of Future Past ($233,921,534 in 2014), Cast Away ($233,632,142 in 2000), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian ($177,243,721 in 2009), X-Men: Apocalypse ($155,442,489 in 2016), X-Men: First Class ($146,408,305 in 2011), Date Night ($98,711,404 in 2010)

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Will Dodds
Best known as an Assistant Director based on credits in that role in 41 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Skyfall ($304,360,277 in 2012), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($290,013,036 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($261,987,880 in 2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($249,538,952 in 2004), Maleficent ($241,407,328 in 2014), The Bourne Ultimatum ($227,471,070 in 2007), The Mummy Returns ($202,007,640 in 2001), Cinderella ($201,151,353 in 2015), Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows ($186,848,418 in 2011), Black Hawk Down ($108,638,745 in 2001)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Jamie Christopher $4,586,308,053 29 $158,148,554
2 Josh McLaglen $4,525,964,318 42 $107,761,055
3 Will Dodds $3,571,170,838 41 $87,101,728
4 Tommy Gormley $3,011,122,848 33 $91,246,147
5 Eric Heffron $2,874,709,094 20 $143,735,455
6 K.C. Hodenfield $2,552,840,866 17 $150,167,110
7 Chris Carreras $2,513,731,721 34 $73,933,286
8 Nilo Otero $2,497,794,751 31 $80,574,024
9 Lee Cleary $2,492,197,262 40 $62,304,932
10 Cliff Lanning $2,197,913,524 40 $54,947,838
11 Aldric La'auli Porter $2,156,268,394 17 $126,839,317
12 K.C. Colwell $2,154,840,979 45 $47,885,355
13 Lars P. Winther $2,110,030,607 11 $191,820,964
14 Marty Eli Schwartz $1,967,562,330 50 $39,351,247
15 Peter Kohn $1,908,332,535 15 $127,222,169
16 Gerry Gavigan $1,759,550,432 10 $175,955,043
17 John M. Morse $1,504,441,675 21 $71,640,080
18 David H. Venghaus, Jr. $1,479,051,834 8 $184,881,479
19 Vincent Lascoumes $1,474,803,445 17 $86,753,144
20 Michael Lerman $1,427,378,632 9 $158,597,626
21 Matt Rebenkoff $1,395,644,663 13 $107,357,282
22 Daniel Silverberg $1,352,173,333 14 $96,583,810
23 Joseph Reidy $1,330,203,878 21 $63,343,042
24 Bruce Moriarty $1,328,479,511 9 $147,608,835
25 Simon Warnock $1,319,849,898 12 $109,987,492
26 David Tomblin $1,267,523,048 8 $158,440,381
27 David Sardi $1,191,217,937 14 $85,086,996
28 Richard Graves $1,187,363,449 11 $107,942,132
29 John Rusk $1,167,900,162 9 $129,766,685
30 Carolynne Cunningham $1,139,643,500 6 $189,940,583
31 Sergio Mimica-Gezzan $1,125,142,362 8 $140,642,795
32 David McGiffert $1,124,984,763 10 $112,498,476
33 Richard Whelan $1,050,516,502 9 $116,724,056
34 Alan B. Curtiss $1,040,150,793 9 $115,572,310
35 Chris Castaldi $1,023,771,974 5 $204,754,395
36 William M. Connor $1,021,235,298 13 $78,556,561
37 Jeffrey J.P. Wetzel $1,017,906,920 6 $169,651,153
38 Adam Somner $1,003,021,950 11 $91,183,814
39 John Saunders $1,000,173,953 5 $200,034,791
40 Mike Topoozian $951,624,243 15 $63,441,616
41 Bruce Franklin $949,653,330 11 $86,332,121
42 Michele Panelli-Venetis $921,521,120 12 $76,793,427
43 Terry Madden $920,003,875 2 $460,001,938
44 Jeffrey Wetzel $915,038,334 13 $70,387,564
45 Geoff Hansen $907,018,563 9 $100,779,840
46 James McTeigue $902,981,269 4 $225,745,317
47 Max Keene $897,945,519 10 $89,794,552
48 Artist Robinson $886,342,176 9 $98,482,464
49 Katterli Frauenfelder $883,112,004 13 $67,931,693
50 William Paul Clark $867,484,341 38 $22,828,535
51 Terry Needham $857,370,852 12 $71,447,571
52 Jeff Okabayashi $855,790,154 5 $171,158,031
53 Misha Bukowski $822,081,781 3 $274,027,260
54 Chris Newman $813,707,595 8 $101,713,449
55 Jonathan Watson $809,673,601 9 $89,963,733
56 Luc Etienne $777,177,551 7 $111,025,364
57 Kim Winther $748,014,211 8 $93,501,776
58 Josh King $739,876,260 8 $92,484,533
59 Gregory Jacobs $733,683,349 10 $73,368,335
60 Darin Rivetti $725,124,187 10 $72,512,419
61 Albert Cho $717,228,853 5 $143,445,771
62 Richard Cowan $703,592,403 8 $87,949,050
63 Josh Robertson $701,545,494 5 $140,309,099
64 Chris Soldo $700,906,914 8 $87,613,364
65 Jason Roberts $687,910,279 3 $229,303,426
66 Jim Brebner $666,525,068 11 $60,593,188
67 Lars Winther $663,487,874 4 $165,871,969
68 Bruce G. Moriarty $654,853,324 3 $218,284,441
69 James M. Freitag $654,205,259 7 $93,457,894
70 Ellen H. Schwartz $653,903,089 8 $81,737,886
71 David M. Bernstein $647,376,172 7 $92,482,310
72 John Wildermuth $631,147,065 11 $57,377,006
73 Gareth Tandy $628,934,105 4 $157,233,526
74 Steve Danton $609,980,298 13 $46,921,561
75 Donald Murphy $595,120,287 10 $59,512,029
76 Colin Fletcher $570,745,160 3 $190,248,387
77 Donald L. Sparks $563,802,133 10 $56,380,213
78 Betsy Magruder $547,848,671 9 $60,872,075
79 George Parra $545,394,204 7 $77,913,458
80 James Bitonti $539,270,230 4 $134,817,558
81 Toby Hefferman $533,735,093 4 $133,433,773
82 J. Michael Haynie $521,495,735 5 $104,299,147
83 Christopher Surgent $514,549,493 5 $102,909,899
84 Christophe Le Chanu $509,312,612 8 $63,664,077
85 Penny Charter $508,947,833 4 $127,236,958
86 Jack Boem $506,001,286 4 $126,500,322
87 Guy Campbell $505,837,164 4 $126,459,291
88 Stephen Lee Davis $503,385,238 8 $62,923,155
89 Mark Cotone $500,811,124 9 $55,645,680
90 Jeff Authors $500,024,348 7 $71,432,050
91 Jeffrey Schwartz $499,414,829 4 $124,853,707
92 Michael J. Moore $492,227,814 5 $98,445,563
93 Jeff Bilger $488,433,051 2 $244,216,526
94 David Webb $488,010,374 13 $37,539,260
95 Benita Allen $487,780,092 8 $60,972,512
96 Arthur Anderson $485,702,575 5 $97,140,515
97 Walter Gasparovic $482,396,103 7 $68,913,729
98 Jerry Grandey $481,700,317 7 $68,814,331
99 John Hockridge $479,090,581 8 $59,886,323
100 Justin Muller $477,223,690 7 $68,174,813

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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