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Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300)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
1,201 Ross Katz $18,835,699 2 $9,417,850
1,202 Richard Glatzer $18,827,538 2 $9,413,769
1,203 Wash Westmoreland $18,827,538 4 $4,706,885
1,204 Clive Donner $18,820,000 2 $9,410,000
1,205 Richard Talmadge $18,820,000 1 $18,820,000
1,206 Richard Compton $18,800,000 1 $18,800,000
1,207 Mary Agnes Donoghue $18,638,183 2 $9,319,092
1,208 Asger Leth $18,620,000 1 $18,620,000
1,209 Elizabeth Allen $18,597,342 2 $9,298,671
1,210 Deon Taylor $18,489,070 7 $2,641,296
1,211 Matthew Robinson $18,451,251 1 $18,451,251
1,212 Ricky Gervais $18,451,251 4 $4,612,813
1,213 Sanjay Leela Bhansali $18,403,107 3 $6,134,369
1,214 Dustin Hoffman $18,388,357 1 $18,388,357
1,215 Bob Spiers $18,301,828 1 $18,301,828
1,216 Greg Gillespie $18,298,649 1 $18,298,649
1,217 Gregory Plotkin $18,297,124 2 $9,148,562
1,218 Mary Harron $18,293,764 6 $3,048,961
1,219 Destin Daniel Cretton $18,286,159 4 $4,571,540
1,220 Michael Polish $18,274,890 8 $2,284,361
1,221 Werner Herzog $18,141,006 18 $1,007,834
1,222 Brad Parker $18,119,640 1 $18,119,640
1,223 Bob Hathcock $18,075,331 1 $18,075,331
1,224 Marek Kanievska $18,055,323 2 $9,027,662
1,225 Karyn Kusama $17,991,383 5 $3,598,277
1,226 Bharat Nalluri $17,989,804 3 $5,996,601
1,227 Daniel Sackheim $17,951,431 1 $17,951,431
1,228 Nanette Burstein $17,804,299 1 $17,804,299
1,229 Asif Kapadia $17,770,359 4 $4,442,590
1,230 Sergey Bodrov $17,725,785 1 $17,725,785
1,231 Gonzolo Lopez-Gallego $17,686,929 2 $8,843,465
1,232 Wim Wenders $17,578,958 15 $1,171,931
1,233 Gary Hardwick $17,573,594 1 $17,573,594
1,234 Nicole Holofcener $17,550,872 1 $17,550,872
1,235 Andrew Hyatt $17,547,999 3 $5,849,333
1,236 Joseph Zito $17,536,256 1 $17,536,256
1,237 Michael J. Bassett $17,530,219 2 $8,765,110
1,238 David Nutter $17,507,368 1 $17,507,368
1,239 Atom Egoyan $17,506,790 11 $1,591,526
1,240 Vincenzo Natali $17,506,561 6 $2,917,760
1,241 Franc. Reyes $17,504,595 1 $17,504,595
1,242 Larry Sher $17,501,244 1 $17,501,244
1,243 Bud Smith $17,500,399 1 $17,500,399
1,244 Lone Scherfig $17,453,296 3 $5,817,765
1,245 J.C. Chandor $17,366,390 5 $3,473,278
1,246 Cheryl Dunye $17,364,308 2 $8,682,154
1,247 Cheech Marin $17,355,263 1 $17,355,263
1,248 Pablo Larrain $17,303,230 6 $2,883,872
1,249 Michael Chapman $17,200,000 1 $17,200,000
1,250 Trevor Wall $17,062,499 1 $17,062,499
1,251 Michael O. Sajbel $17,024,331 4 $4,256,083
1,252 Matthjs Van Heijnngen $16,999,934 1 $16,999,934
1,253 E. Elias Merhige $16,991,581 2 $8,495,791
1,254 Richard Kelly $16,807,363 3 $5,602,454
1,255 Mark Christpher $16,757,163 1 $16,757,163
1,256 Jonas Elmer $16,734,283 1 $16,734,283
1,257 James Glickenhaus $16,647,588 3 $5,549,196
1,258 Ariel Vromen $16,638,978 5 $3,327,796
1,259 Tim Blake Nelson $16,621,711 5 $3,324,342
1,260 Michael Cristofer $16,521,410 2 $8,260,705
1,261 Bethany Ashton Wolf $16,376,066 1 $16,376,066
1,262 Franco Amurri $16,344,520 1 $16,344,520
1,263 John Harrison $16,324,573 1 $16,324,573
1,264 Joshua Michael Stern $16,131,410 1 $16,131,410
1,265 Terence Young $16,067,035 1 $16,067,035
1,266 Nate Parker $15,861,566 2 $7,930,783
1,267 Paul Bolger $15,849,032 1 $15,849,032
1,268 Yvette Kaplan $15,849,032 1 $15,849,032
1,269 Matt Bettinelli-Olpin $15,821,461 1 $15,821,461
1,270 Tyler Gillett $15,821,461 1 $15,821,461
1,271 Dexter Fletcher $15,789,389 3 $5,263,130
1,272 Demian Lichtenstein $15,738,632 1 $15,738,632
1,273 Robert Kurtzman $15,719,109 1 $15,719,109
1,274 RZA $15,634,090 3 $5,211,363
1,275 Oliver Hirschbiegel $15,565,448 3 $5,188,483
1,276 Gabriela Cowperthwaite $15,479,886 2 $7,739,943
1,277 John Wayne $15,400,000 2 $7,700,000
1,278 Lenny Abrahamson $15,322,860 3 $5,107,620
1,279 Stanley Tucci $15,317,623 5 $3,063,525
1,280 Ed Gass-Donnelly $15,210,436 4 $3,802,609
1,281 Fraser Clarke Heston $15,185,672 1 $15,185,672
1,282 Neal Brennan $15,122,676 1 $15,122,676
1,283 Brad Lewis $15,090,399 1 $15,090,399
1,284 Daniel Petrie Jr $15,073,942 2 $7,536,971
1,285 Gregory Dark $15,032,800 1 $15,032,800
1,286 Robert J. Rosenthal $15,026,217 1 $15,026,217
1,287 Bruce Hunt $15,007,991 1 $15,007,991
1,288 Stephen Kay $14,967,182 2 $7,483,591
1,289 David Robert Mitchell $14,715,122 3 $4,905,041
1,290 Jon Gunn $14,678,714 1 $14,678,714
1,291 Thomas Vinterberg $14,638,802 6 $2,439,800
1,292 Amma Asante $14,628,815 3 $4,876,272
1,293 Michael Dowse $14,585,979 5 $2,917,196
1,294 Nick Hamm $14,499,639 3 $4,833,213
1,295 Kelly Fremon Craig $14,431,633 2 $7,215,817
1,296 Guy Ferland $14,431,215 2 $7,215,608
1,297 Joby Harold $14,373,825 1 $14,373,825
1,298 James Mather $14,326,865 1 $14,326,865
1,299 Stephen St. Leger $14,326,865 1 $14,326,865
1,300 Jeannot Szwarc $14,296,438 2 $7,148,219

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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