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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 Christine Jeffs $1,302,242 1 $1,302,242
2,002 Crystal Moselle $1,301,696 3 $433,899
2,003 Neema Barnette $1,301,562 1 $1,301,562
2,004 Wuershan $1,291,707 2 $645,854
2,005 Da-Mo Peng $1,289,195 1 $1,289,195
2,006 Fei Yan $1,289,195 1 $1,289,195
2,007 Carlos Bolado $1,273,871 2 $636,936
2,008 Yann Demange $1,270,847 2 $635,424
2,009 Ashutosh Gowariker $1,264,339 1 $1,264,339
2,010 Leslye Headland $1,261,545 2 $630,773
2,011 Jamie Travis $1,251,749 1 $1,251,749
2,012 Jacob Kornbluth $1,238,229 2 $619,115
2,013 Chad Burns $1,236,094 1 $1,236,094
2,014 Carol Reed $1,232,468 4 $308,117
2,015 Umesh Shukla $1,227,657 3 $409,219
2,016 Lorraine Levy $1,220,807 2 $610,404
2,017 Hirokazu Kore-eda $1,219,173 5 $243,835
2,018 Emil Ben Shimon $1,200,885 1 $1,200,885
2,019 Michael Rapaport $1,200,046 1 $1,200,046
2,020 Bryan Foy $1,200,000 1 $1,200,000
2,021 Kurt Wimmer $1,190,018 1 $1,190,018
2,022 Philippe Caland $1,189,612 1 $1,189,612
2,023 Sohail Khan $1,187,266 2 $593,633
2,024 Matt Hullum $1,186,426 1 $1,186,426
2,025 Chris Fiore $1,184,727 1 $1,184,727
2,026 Severin Fiala $1,178,196 1 $1,178,196
2,027 Veronika Franz $1,178,196 1 $1,178,196
2,028 Casey La Scala $1,169,603 1 $1,169,603
2,029 Tom DiCillo $1,166,790 3 $388,930
2,030 Andrew Wakefield $1,163,265 1 $1,163,265
2,031 Carlo Carlei $1,162,635 1 $1,162,635
2,032 Chris Terrio $1,158,405 1 $1,158,405
2,033 Chris Dowling $1,156,000 1 $1,156,000
2,034 Seung-wan Ryoo $1,155,652 2 $577,826
2,035 John Goldschmidt $1,148,304 1 $1,148,304
2,036 Amanda Lipitz $1,146,292 1 $1,146,292
2,037 Kaige Chen $1,146,227 6 $191,038
2,038 William Oldroyd $1,129,408 1 $1,129,408
2,039 Daniel Auteuil $1,124,951 4 $281,238
2,040 Liza Johnson $1,123,018 3 $374,339
2,041 Elliot Berlin $1,121,744 1 $1,121,744
2,042 Joe Fab $1,121,744 1 $1,121,744
2,043 Larysa Kondracki $1,120,914 1 $1,120,914
2,044 Deniz Gamze Erguven $1,119,784 2 $559,892
2,045 Philippe Le Guay $1,118,459 3 $372,820
2,046 Bob Yari $1,115,615 1 $1,115,615
2,047 John D. Hancock $1,114,933 2 $557,467
2,048 Paul Bartel $1,114,825 1 $1,114,825
2,049 Remo D'Souza $1,114,231 3 $371,410
2,050 Patrick Brice $1,109,808 3 $369,936
2,051 Brenna Sanchez $1,109,276 1 $1,109,276
2,052 Tom Putnam $1,109,276 1 $1,109,276
2,053 Steve De Jarnatt $1,106,822 2 $553,411
2,054 Dennis Cooper $1,103,037 1 $1,103,037
2,055 Jim Wilson $1,101,666 2 $550,833
2,056 Rodrigo Cortes $1,093,664 3 $364,555
2,057 Felix Herngren $1,083,762 1 $1,083,762
2,058 Abderrahmane Sissako $1,076,075 1 $1,076,075
2,059 Vlad Yudin $1,074,521 4 $268,630
2,060 Aaron Katz $1,069,128 3 $356,376
2,061 Stuart Blumberg $1,066,256 1 $1,066,256
2,062 Matthew Diamond $1,065,907 3 $355,302
2,063 David Siegel $1,065,000 1 $1,065,000
2,064 Seong-hoon Kim $1,061,057 3 $353,686
2,065 Shashanka Ghosh $1,055,593 1 $1,055,593
2,066 Chloe Zhao $1,052,182 2 $526,091
2,067 Marleen Gorris $1,051,811 1 $1,051,811
2,068 Goro Miyazaki $1,049,536 2 $524,768
2,069 Takashi Miike $1,049,283 9 $116,587
2,070 Vishal Bhardwaj $1,048,143 3 $349,381
2,071 Todd Robinson $1,034,589 2 $517,295
2,072 John Krokidas $1,029,949 2 $514,975
2,073 Frederic Tcheng $1,028,953 1 $1,028,953
2,074 Raymond De Felitta $1,027,559 3 $342,520
2,075 Joe Cornish $1,024,175 2 $512,088
2,076 John R. Lee $1,022,720 1 $1,022,720
2,077 Kogonada $1,017,107 1 $1,017,107
2,078 Fedor Bondarchuk $1,013,945 3 $337,982
2,079 Adriana Trigiani $1,009,984 1 $1,009,984
2,080 Richard Ramsey $1,005,691 1 $1,005,691
2,081 Carey Scott $1,004,105 1 $1,004,105
2,082 Cate Shortland $998,985 2 $499,493
2,083 Shlomi Elkabetz $988,150 1 $988,150
2,084 Ronit Elkabetz $988,150 1 $988,150
2,085 Nitya Mehra $981,947 1 $981,947
2,086 Dante Lam $972,022 5 $194,404
2,087 Gregory Jacobs $969,595 2 $484,798
2,088 Stephen Belber $965,224 2 $482,612
2,089 Jackie Chan $964,978 4 $241,245
2,090 Matthew Heineman $958,605 3 $319,535
2,091 John Carroll Lynch $955,925 1 $955,925
2,092 Agnes Varda $952,432 1 $952,432
2,093 J.R. $952,432 1 $952,432
2,094 Jennifer Kent $950,792 3 $316,931
2,095 Louise Osmond $940,715 2 $470,358
2,096 Stephen Fry $933,637 2 $466,819
2,097 Julien Temple $930,211 5 $186,042
2,098 A.R. Murugadoss $926,294 3 $308,765
2,099 Patrice Chereau $925,820 1 $925,820
2,100 Julian Fellowes $924,260 2 $462,130

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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