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Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300)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
201 Dean DeBlois $394,584,156 3 $131,528,052
202 Chuck Russell $394,211,034 8 $49,276,379
203 Mel Brooks $393,104,033 10 $39,310,403
204 Rawson Marshall Thurber $392,242,009 6 $65,373,668
205 James L. Brooks $390,616,956 6 $65,102,826
206 Martin Brest $387,807,236 5 $77,561,447
207 Joe Dante $387,770,535 16 $24,235,658
208 Tim Hill $387,436,193 8 $48,429,524
209 Jonathan Demme $387,261,830 23 $16,837,471
210 Anne Fletcher $377,809,222 6 $62,968,204
211 Spike Lee $376,954,117 28 $13,462,647
212 David Frankel $374,827,551 10 $37,482,755
213 Richard Marquand $371,376,338 4 $92,844,085
214 Robert Wise $370,512,177 10 $37,051,218
215 Jon M. Chu $369,421,722 8 $46,177,715
216 Kevin Reynolds $365,721,904 8 $45,715,238
217 Randal Kleiser $363,214,265 10 $36,321,427
218 Tim Miller $363,070,709 2 $181,535,355
219 Leonard Nimoy $362,807,145 5 $72,561,429
220 Jonathan Liebesman $358,427,266 3 $119,475,755
221 Alan J. Pakula $355,907,305 12 $29,658,942
222 Brad Silberling $354,058,838 8 $44,257,355
223 Amy Heckerling $352,386,399 9 $39,154,044
224 Hal Needham $350,465,707 9 $38,940,634
225 Sidney Lumet $350,106,140 25 $14,004,246
226 Jim Abrahams $347,048,155 8 $43,381,019
227 Sean Anders $345,763,026 5 $69,152,605
228 Peter Hyams $344,647,049 17 $20,273,356
229 Seth MacFarlane $342,863,090 3 $114,287,697
230 D.J. Caruso $341,032,453 11 $31,002,950
231 Andy Fickman $340,068,846 5 $68,013,769
232 Brenda Chapman $338,695,370 2 $169,347,685
233 Chris Williams $336,581,407 2 $168,290,704
234 Roger Spottiswoode $335,033,200 13 $25,771,785
235 Jon Watts $334,390,699 3 $111,463,566
236 James Foley $330,873,946 13 $25,451,842
237 Brian Robbins $329,342,564 10 $32,934,256
238 Luc Besson $325,325,988 15 $21,688,399
239 Michael Ritchie $324,249,177 15 $21,616,612
240 Taika Waititi $323,989,195 6 $53,998,199
241 Ben Stiller $323,093,239 6 $53,848,873
242 Lee Tamahori $322,951,865 10 $32,295,187
243 John Hughes $321,958,435 8 $40,244,804
244 Alex Proyas $321,005,872 6 $53,500,979
245 Genndy Tartakovsky $318,013,158 4 $79,503,290
246 Chris Wedge $317,276,253 3 $105,758,751
247 Jonathan Mostow $316,181,242 7 $45,168,749
248 Will Gluck $315,160,889 5 $63,032,178
249 Jaume Collet-Serra $314,951,933 6 $52,491,989
250 Baz Luhrmann $309,857,518 5 $61,971,504
251 Jennifer Yuh Nelson $308,777,682 3 $102,925,894
252 Denis Villeneuve $308,388,223 7 $44,055,460
253 Nick Cassavetes $308,032,781 11 $28,002,980
254 Len Wiseman $307,696,937 4 $76,924,234
255 Bruce Beresford $306,059,966 24 $12,752,499
256 Danny Boyle $300,897,051 13 $23,145,927
257 David Slade $300,531,751 1 $300,531,751
258 Tom Hooper $299,171,102 4 $74,792,776
259 Joseph Ruben $297,691,389 10 $29,769,139
260 Lawrence Kasdan $296,871,637 11 $26,988,331
261 Stanley Kubrick $296,687,147 11 $26,971,559
262 Alan Taylor $296,123,096 2 $148,061,548
263 Howard Deutch $295,668,577 10 $29,566,858
264 Joel Zwick $294,552,764 4 $73,638,191
265 Emile Ardolino $293,166,817 5 $58,633,363
266 Gus Van Sant $292,751,412 17 $17,220,671
267 Steve Miner $292,198,368 14 $20,871,312
268 Michael Lembeck $291,795,757 5 $58,359,151
269 Jason Reitman $291,088,747 9 $32,343,194
270 Carl Reiner $290,434,026 11 $26,403,093
271 Irvin Kershner $290,271,960 1 $290,271,960
272 Les Mayfield $289,185,737 8 $36,148,217
273 Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu $287,015,101 6 $47,835,850
274 Randall Wallace $286,173,975 4 $71,543,494
275 Catherine Hardwicke $285,102,140 10 $28,510,214
276 Robert Altman $284,695,443 21 $13,556,926
277 Warren Beatty $282,719,616 5 $56,543,923
278 John Carpenter $281,738,443 17 $16,572,850
279 George Cukor $281,717,470 7 $40,245,353
280 Alexander Payne $281,374,573 9 $31,263,841
281 Joseph Kosinski $279,510,049 4 $69,877,512
282 John Pasquin $276,007,253 4 $69,001,813
283 Tate Taylor $275,670,557 3 $91,890,186
284 Neil Jordan $275,332,027 19 $14,491,159
285 Christopher McQuarrie $275,113,113 3 $91,704,371
286 George P. Cosmatos $274,561,291 7 $39,223,042
287 Gavin Hood $272,973,595 6 $45,495,599
288 Ken Kwapis $272,899,305 10 $27,289,931
289 Robert Redford $272,103,854 9 $30,233,762
290 Hugh Wilson $271,622,020 8 $33,952,753
291 Stephen Hopkins $270,843,042 11 $24,622,095
292 Garth Jennings $270,329,045 1 $270,329,045
293 John Glen $269,648,646 7 $38,521,235
294 Mark Steven Johnson $269,280,162 6 $44,880,027
295 Darren Aronofsky $269,193,613 8 $33,649,202
296 Stephen Frears $268,927,649 20 $13,446,382
297 Dan Scanlon $268,488,329 1 $268,488,329
298 Paul Anderson $268,451,388 8 $33,556,424
299 Joe Wright $265,813,331 7 $37,973,333
300 Anthony Minghella $262,952,234 8 $32,869,029

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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