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Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100)BETA


See also: Top Domestic Art Directors - Top Domestic Assistant Directors - Top Domestic Associate Producers - Top Domestic Casting Directors - Top Domestic Cinematographers - Top Domestic Co-Producers - Top Domestic Composers - Top Domestic Costume Designers - Top Domestic Costume Supervisors - Top Domestic Dialogue Editors - Top Domestic Editors - Top Domestic Executive Producers - Top Domestic Make-up and Hair Designers - Top Domestic Music Editors - Top Domestic Music Supervisors - Top Domestic Producers - Top Domestic Production Designers - Top Domestic Re-recording Mixers - Top Domestic Screenwriters - Top Domestic Set Decorators - Top Domestic Set Designers - Top Domestic Sound Designers - Top Domestic Sound Effects Editors - Top Domestic Sound Mixers - Top Domestic Story Creators - Top Domestic Stunt Coordinators - Top Domestic Supervising Sound Editors - Top Domestic Unit Production Managers - Top Domestic Visual Effects Supervisors - Top International Directors - Top Worldwide Directors

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

Since we are still actively researching technical roles, we consider this chart to be in beta mode. The table includes data for movies in The Numbers database. While we make every effort to collect all available data, there are inevitably omissions and errors. Please help us by sending corrections to corrections@the-numbers.com.

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1,001 George Gallo $32,832,463 3 $10,944,154
1,002 Levan Gabriadze $32,789,645 2 $16,394,823
1,003 Dennis Iliadis $32,752,215 3 $10,917,405
1,004 Gary Rydstrom $32,622,971 3 $10,874,324
1,005 David M. Evans $32,443,097 3 $10,814,366
1,006 Grant Heslov $32,428,195 1 $32,428,195
1,007 Doug Ellin $32,363,404 1 $32,363,404
1,008 Susanna White $32,350,799 3 $10,783,600
1,009 Dax Shepard $32,349,452 4 $8,087,363
1,010 Adam Brooks $32,241,649 1 $32,241,649
1,011 Marco Schnabel $32,235,793 1 $32,235,793
1,012 Richie Keen $32,187,017 1 $32,187,017
1,013 Ken Marino $32,149,404 2 $16,074,702
1,014 Zach Helm $32,061,555 1 $32,061,555
1,015 Emilio Estevez $31,858,851 4 $7,964,713
1,016 Shane Acker $31,749,894 1 $31,749,894
1,017 Mark Tonderai $31,611,916 1 $31,611,916
1,018 Reginald Hudlin $31,496,813 4 $7,874,203
1,019 David Moreau $31,418,697 1 $31,418,697
1,020 Xavier Palud $31,418,697 1 $31,418,697
1,021 Christopher Erskin $31,203,964 1 $31,203,964
1,022 Vondie Curtis-Hall $31,191,613 3 $10,397,204
1,023 Michael Hoffman $30,995,877 4 $7,748,969
1,024 Todd Graff $30,932,113 1 $30,932,113
1,025 Hany Abu-Assad $30,931,555 4 $7,732,889
1,026 Tomas Alfredson $30,820,158 2 $15,410,079
1,027 James Ponsoldt $30,729,679 4 $7,682,420
1,028 Luis Prieto $30,723,147 2 $15,361,574
1,029 Anna J. Foerster $30,353,973 1 $30,353,973
1,030 John Fortenberry $30,331,165 1 $30,331,165
1,031 Bob Dolman $30,306,281 1 $30,306,281
1,032 Steve Beck $30,113,491 1 $30,113,491
1,033 Rowdy Harrington $30,050,028 2 $15,025,014
1,034 Jon Cassar $29,747,603 2 $14,873,802
1,035 Phil Nibbelink $29,534,240 2 $14,767,120
1,036 Mark Rydell $29,200,000 2 $14,600,000
1,037 Eric Karson $29,055,810 5 $5,811,162
1,038 Jim Jarmusch $29,019,209 12 $2,418,267
1,039 Mike Tiddes $29,016,427 2 $14,508,214
1,040 John Carney $28,853,607 3 $9,617,869
1,041 Ed Harris $28,808,308 2 $14,404,154
1,042 Cecil B. DeMille $28,800,000 3 $9,600,000
1,043 Aaron Sorkin $28,780,744 1 $28,780,744
1,044 Damian Harris $28,738,096 2 $14,369,048
1,045 Noah Baumbach $28,599,945 9 $3,177,772
1,046 Mark DiSalle $28,595,042 2 $14,297,521
1,047 Bill Paxton $28,441,737 2 $14,220,869
1,048 Brian G. Hutton $28,416,459 1 $28,416,459
1,049 David Gelb $28,354,048 3 $9,451,349
1,050 Corey Yuen $28,233,665 5 $5,646,733
1,051 Whit Stillman $28,210,622 5 $5,642,124
1,052 Gene Quintano $27,979,399 1 $27,979,399
1,053 Barry Jenkins $27,966,482 3 $9,322,161
1,054 Javier Gutierrez $27,793,018 1 $27,793,018
1,055 Niels Arden Oplev $27,778,410 2 $13,889,205
1,056 Ciaran Foy $27,754,332 3 $9,251,444
1,057 John Waters $27,633,484 8 $3,454,186
1,058 Mike Hodges $27,466,764 4 $6,866,691
1,059 Shari Springer Berman $27,305,264 4 $6,826,316
1,060 Robert Pulcini $27,305,264 4 $6,826,316
1,061 Nicholas Hytner $27,222,100 2 $13,611,050
1,062 Kasi Lemmons $27,075,453 4 $6,768,863
1,063 David Mackenzie $27,068,647 4 $6,767,162
1,064 Che-Kirk Wong $27,066,941 1 $27,066,941
1,065 Hallie Meyers-Shyer $27,020,284 1 $27,020,284
1,066 Diane English $26,902,075 1 $26,902,075
1,067 Craig Mazin $26,638,520 1 $26,638,520
1,068 Jason Zada $26,594,261 1 $26,594,261
1,069 Ethan Maniquis $26,593,646 1 $26,593,646
1,070 Jack Clayton $26,533,200 2 $13,266,600
1,071 Tom Harper $26,501,323 3 $8,833,774
1,072 Patrick Gilmore $26,483,452 1 $26,483,452
1,073 Olatunde Osunsanmi $26,218,170 2 $13,109,085
1,074 Neil Marshall $26,148,026 5 $5,229,605
1,075 Tom Gormican $26,068,955 1 $26,068,955
1,076 Scott Frank $26,017,685 1 $26,017,685
1,077 Des McAnuff $26,000,610 3 $8,666,870
1,078 Anand Tucker $25,918,920 1 $25,918,920
1,079 Damien Wayans $25,794,018 1 $25,794,018
1,080 S.S. Rajamouli $25,723,794 2 $12,861,897
1,081 David Lickley $25,614,487 1 $25,614,487
1,082 Andrew Jay Cohen $25,584,504 1 $25,584,504
1,083 Michael Crichton $25,473,174 5 $5,094,635
1,084 Pat O'Connor $25,371,103 3 $8,457,034
1,085 Jane Lipsitz $25,326,071 2 $12,663,036
1,086 Dan Cutforth $25,326,071 2 $12,663,036
1,087 Robert Eggers $25,138,705 1 $25,138,705
1,088 Gary McKendry $25,124,986 1 $25,124,986
1,089 William Peter Blatty $25,011,739 1 $25,011,739
1,090 Richard Eyre $25,010,127 7 $3,572,875
1,091 Josh Stolberg $25,003,155 3 $8,334,385
1,092 Tom Holland $24,922,237 1 $24,922,237
1,093 Kevin Hooks $24,875,472 3 $8,291,824
1,094 Jesse Peretz $24,814,830 2 $12,407,415
1,095 Gregory Nava $24,798,536 3 $8,266,179
1,096 Erik White $24,719,879 1 $24,719,879
1,097 Sergio Leone $24,543,016 7 $3,506,145
1,098 Joseph Gordon-Levitt $24,477,704 1 $24,477,704
1,099 Bille August $24,386,283 10 $2,438,628
1,100 John Gray $24,166,306 3 $8,055,435

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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