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Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100)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
2,001 Jan Lachauer $1,066,832 1 $1,066,832
2,002 Victor Caire $1,066,832 1 $1,066,832
2,003 Kevin Wilson Jr $1,066,832 1 $1,066,832
2,004 Dave Mullins $1,066,832 1 $1,066,832
2,005 Glen Keane $1,066,832 2 $533,416
2,006 Frank Stiefel $1,066,832 1 $1,066,832
2,007 Theophile Dufresne $1,066,832 1 $1,066,832
2,008 Derin Seale $1,066,832 1 $1,066,832
2,009 Jakob Schuh $1,066,832 2 $533,416
2,010 Laura Checkoway $1,066,832 2 $533,416
2,011 Max Porter $1,066,832 1 $1,066,832
2,012 Florian Babikian $1,066,832 1 $1,066,832
2,013 Elaine McMillion Sheldon $1,066,832 1 $1,066,832
2,014 Gabriel Grapperon $1,066,832 1 $1,066,832
2,015 Chris Overton $1,066,832 1 $1,066,832
2,016 Stuart Blumberg $1,066,256 1 $1,066,256
2,017 Matthew Diamond $1,065,907 3 $355,302
2,018 David Siegel $1,065,000 1 $1,065,000
2,019 Seong-hoon Kim $1,061,057 3 $353,686
2,020 Shashanka Ghosh $1,055,593 1 $1,055,593
2,021 Marleen Gorris $1,051,811 1 $1,051,811
2,022 John Krasinski $1,050,730 3 $350,243
2,023 Goro Miyazaki $1,049,536 2 $524,768
2,024 Vishal Bhardwaj $1,048,143 3 $349,381
2,025 Takashi Miike $1,037,516 8 $129,690
2,026 Todd Robinson $1,034,589 2 $517,295
2,027 John Krokidas $1,029,949 2 $514,975
2,028 Frederic Tcheng $1,028,953 1 $1,028,953
2,029 Raymond De Felitta $1,027,559 3 $342,520
2,030 Joe Cornish $1,024,175 1 $1,024,175
2,031 John R. Lee $1,022,720 1 $1,022,720
2,032 Kogonada $1,017,107 1 $1,017,107
2,033 Fedor Bondarchuk $1,013,945 2 $506,973
2,034 Adriana Trigiani $1,009,984 1 $1,009,984
2,035 Richard Ramsey $1,005,691 1 $1,005,691
2,036 Carey Scott $1,004,105 1 $1,004,105
2,037 Cate Shortland $998,985 2 $499,493
2,038 Shlomi Elkabetz $988,150 1 $988,150
2,039 Ronit Elkabetz $988,150 1 $988,150
2,040 Nitya Mehra $981,947 1 $981,947
2,041 Dante Lam $972,022 5 $194,404
2,042 Stephen Belber $965,224 2 $482,612
2,043 Jackie Chan $964,978 4 $241,245
2,044 Matthew Heineman $958,605 3 $319,535
2,045 John Carroll Lynch $955,925 1 $955,925
2,046 Jennifer Kent $950,792 3 $316,931
2,047 Louise Osmond $940,715 2 $470,358
2,048 Stephen Fry $933,637 2 $466,819
2,049 Julien Temple $930,211 4 $232,553
2,050 A.R. Murugadoss $926,294 3 $308,765
2,051 Patrice Chereau $925,820 1 $925,820
2,052 Julian Fellowes $924,260 2 $462,130
2,053 Chang-min Choo $922,921 1 $922,921
2,054 Michael Dudok di Wit $920,057 1 $920,057
2,055 Prabhudheva Prabhudheva $919,095 1 $919,095
2,056 Bess Kargman $908,235 1 $908,235
2,057 Bart Layton $901,954 2 $450,977
2,058 Mohan Krishna Indraganti $897,876 2 $448,938
2,059 Paul Nicholas $897,589 1 $897,589
2,060 Robert Gordon $892,802 1 $892,802
2,061 Billy Dickson $890,303 1 $890,303
2,062 Jonas Pate $888,683 3 $296,228
2,063 Chen Sicheng $883,430 3 $294,477
2,064 Jim Gillespie $881,745 2 $440,873
2,065 Tinu Suresh Desai $880,000 1 $880,000
2,066 Henry Bedwell $870,063 1 $870,063
2,067 Mark Levinson $869,838 1 $869,838
2,068 Louie Psihoyos $869,730 2 $434,865
2,069 Shane Carruth $868,858 2 $434,429
2,070 Aaron Katz $868,788 3 $289,596
2,071 Trevor Nunn $866,267 3 $288,756
2,072 Gregg Araki $865,980 3 $288,660
2,073 Amy Berg $863,212 5 $172,642
2,074 Gillo Pontecorvo $859,868 1 $859,868
2,075 Tomm Moore $857,524 1 $857,524
2,076 Seok-hoon Lee $856,850 2 $428,425
2,077 James Manera $851,690 1 $851,690
2,078 Richard Robbins $849,484 1 $849,484
2,079 Deniz Gamze Erguven $845,464 2 $422,732
2,080 Jean-Pierre Melville $844,342 4 $211,086
2,081 Vera Farmiga $841,056 1 $841,056
2,082 Tian Yusheng $837,791 1 $837,791
2,083 Chandoo Mondeti $825,602 1 $825,602
2,084 Ethan Hawke $820,635 4 $205,159
2,085 Bent Hamer $819,204 2 $409,602
2,086 Agnes Varda $812,371 1 $812,371
2,087 J.R. $812,371 1 $812,371
2,088 Dan Carracino $809,590 1 $809,590
2,089 Kevin Hanlon $809,590 1 $809,590
2,090 Denny Tedesco $801,606 1 $801,606
2,091 Geremy Jasper $800,148 1 $800,148
2,092 Aki Kaurismaki $795,799 3 $265,266
2,093 Ray Bengston $795,755 1 $795,755
2,094 Giulio Ricciarelli $794,452 1 $794,452
2,095 Nanni Moretti $789,904 2 $394,952
2,096 Jill Sprecher $789,752 1 $789,752
2,097 Yang Qing $776,649 1 $776,649
2,098 Hao Ning $774,961 1 $774,961
2,099 Dee Rees $769,552 4 $192,388
2,100 Gia Coppola $767,732 1 $767,732

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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