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Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500)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
1,401 Wallace Wolodarsky $10,286,689 3 $3,428,896
1,402 Daniel Lee $10,285,348 5 $2,057,070
1,403 Mike Disa $10,143,779 3 $3,381,260
1,404 Marshall Brickman $10,143,618 1 $10,143,618
1,405 Joe Nessbaum $10,130,219 1 $10,130,219
1,406 Luke Cresswell $10,086,514 1 $10,086,514
1,407 Jeffrey Blitz $10,055,868 3 $3,351,956
1,408 Takao Okawara $10,037,390 4 $2,509,348
1,409 Albert Pyun $10,030,875 3 $3,343,625
1,410 Bob Saget $10,020,081 1 $10,020,081
1,411 Jack Nicholson $10,005,969 2 $5,002,985
1,412 Robert Downey, Sr. $10,003,620 2 $5,001,810
1,413 Barry Shear $10,000,000 1 $10,000,000
1,414 D.W. Griffith $10,000,000 3 $3,333,333
1,415 Lars Von Trier $9,991,459 10 $999,146
1,416 Scott McGehee $9,888,109 2 $4,944,055
1,417 Gillies MacKinnon $9,823,757 6 $1,637,293
1,418 Bernard Rose $9,754,429 6 $1,625,738
1,419 Jack Sholder $9,747,988 2 $4,873,994
1,420 Jeannnot Szwarc $9,709,597 1 $9,709,597
1,421 Harry Winer $9,697,739 1 $9,697,739
1,422 Douglas McGrath $9,659,074 1 $9,659,074
1,423 Liam Lynch $9,658,819 2 $4,829,410
1,424 Jonathan Glazer $9,560,307 2 $4,780,154
1,425 Steve James $9,533,934 6 $1,588,989
1,426 Jorma Taccone $9,496,130 1 $9,496,130
1,427 Jason Hall $9,479,390 1 $9,479,390
1,428 Pitipol Ybarra $9,472,803 2 $4,736,402
1,429 Luigi Cozzi $9,466,655 4 $2,366,664
1,430 E. Max Frye $9,461,630 1 $9,461,630
1,431 Ash Brannon $9,420,546 1 $9,420,546
1,432 Josh Schwartz $9,409,538 1 $9,409,538
1,433 Deepa Mehta $9,340,556 7 $1,334,365
1,434 Kevin Yagher $9,321,492 1 $9,321,492
1,435 Dick Zondag $9,315,576 1 $9,315,576
1,436 Craig R. Baxley $9,286,314 1 $9,286,314
1,437 Debra Granik $9,283,218 4 $2,320,805
1,438 Neil Abramson $9,257,103 1 $9,257,103
1,439 Ilya Naishuller $9,252,038 1 $9,252,038
1,440 Ryan Fleck $9,192,107 4 $2,298,027
1,441 Benson Lee $9,179,800 3 $3,059,933
1,442 Tina Gordon Chism $9,177,065 1 $9,177,065
1,443 Karel Reisz $9,100,000 2 $4,550,000
1,444 Rodolfo Riva Palacio Alatriste $9,080,818 1 $9,080,818
1,445 Gabriel Riva Palacio Alatriste $9,080,818 2 $4,540,409
1,446 Todd Solondz $9,047,203 6 $1,507,867
1,447 Michael Haneke $9,027,641 4 $2,256,910
1,448 David Raynr $9,017,070 1 $9,017,070
1,449 Kevin Williamson $8,959,883 1 $8,959,883
1,450 John Michael McDonagh $8,959,780 3 $2,986,593
1,451 Akira Kurosawa $8,948,852 10 $894,885
1,452 Brian Dannelly $8,914,538 2 $4,457,269
1,453 Larry Peerce $8,853,155 2 $4,426,578
1,454 Rusty Cundieff $8,840,453 1 $8,840,453
1,455 James Duffy $8,840,453 1 $8,840,453
1,456 Jonathan Van Tulleken $8,840,453 1 $8,840,453
1,457 Patrik Forsberg $8,840,453 1 $8,840,453
1,458 Will Graham $8,840,453 1 $8,840,453
1,459 Justin Chadwick $8,655,391 3 $2,885,130
1,460 Roger Mitchell $8,601,243 2 $4,300,622
1,461 Jeff Burr $8,573,112 3 $2,857,704
1,462 John Pogue $8,509,867 3 $2,836,622
1,463 Julian Jarrold $8,482,820 3 $2,827,607
1,464 Dan Aykroyd $8,479,793 1 $8,479,793
1,465 Daniel St. Pierre $8,462,347 1 $8,462,347
1,466 Oliver Parker $8,421,711 5 $1,684,342
1,467 Andrew J. Kuehn $8,316,206 2 $4,158,103
1,468 Boots Riley $8,229,204 1 $8,229,204
1,469 Terry George $8,224,288 2 $4,112,144
1,470 Busby Berkeley $8,200,000 2 $4,100,000
1,471 Dean Semler $8,123,860 2 $4,061,930
1,472 Lexi Alexander $8,050,977 1 $8,050,977
1,473 Jason Bateman $8,042,535 2 $4,021,268
1,474 Armando Iannucci $8,037,203 1 $8,037,203
1,475 Vijay Krishna Acharya $8,031,955 1 $8,031,955
1,476 Daniel Furguson $8,020,721 1 $8,020,721
1,477 Tadayoshi Yamamuro $8,008,363 1 $8,008,363
1,478 Vincent Kesteloot $8,005,586 1 $8,005,586
1,479 Thom Eberhardt $8,000,000 1 $8,000,000
1,480 Rich Correll $8,000,000 1 $8,000,000
1,481 Stuart Millar $8,000,000 1 $8,000,000
1,482 Nicholas Jarecki $7,919,574 1 $7,919,574
1,483 Gilles Paquet-Brenner $7,900,288 3 $2,633,429
1,484 Jeff Blyth $7,882,250 1 $7,882,250
1,485 Ethan Wiley $7,800,000 1 $7,800,000
1,486 Davis Guggenheim $7,777,756 2 $3,888,878
1,487 Kevin Hart $7,706,436 1 $7,706,436
1,488 Thomas Michael Donnelly $7,634,909 1 $7,634,909
1,489 Sebastian Lelio $7,610,613 3 $2,536,871
1,490 Jeff Lowell $7,570,127 1 $7,570,127
1,491 Katia Lund $7,563,397 1 $7,563,397
1,492 Richard J. Lewis $7,502,560 1 $7,502,560
1,493 Tommy Lee Jones $7,457,673 2 $3,728,837
1,494 Sarah Polley $7,390,183 3 $2,463,394
1,495 Greg Beeman $7,377,107 1 $7,377,107
1,496 Scott Wiper $7,371,706 2 $3,685,853
1,497 Agnieszka Holland $7,360,212 3 $2,453,404
1,498 Paul Flaherty $7,347,669 1 $7,347,669
1,499 Joon-ho Bong $7,330,592 5 $1,466,118
1,500 Abel Ferrara $7,291,961 15 $486,131

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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