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Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600)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
501 Eduardo Sanchez $140,564,582 4 $35,141,146
502 Daniel Myrick $140,539,099 1 $140,539,099
503 Andrew Bergman $140,346,898 6 $23,391,150
504 Tommy Chong $139,663,872 6 $23,277,312
505 Iain Softley $139,124,633 8 $17,390,579
506 Peter Sohn $138,177,519 2 $69,088,760
507 Peter Lord $137,845,041 2 $68,922,521
508 Eric Leighton $137,748,063 1 $137,748,063
509 Stephen Norrington $136,607,080 2 $68,303,540
510 Forest Whitaker $136,113,271 3 $45,371,090
511 Barbet Schroeder $135,877,640 10 $13,587,764
512 Chad Stahelski $135,067,019 2 $67,533,510
513 Martha Coolidge $134,934,517 11 $12,266,774
514 Tobe Hooper $134,573,538 7 $19,224,791
515 Michael Sucsy $131,126,944 3 $43,708,981
516 Russell Mulcahy $131,071,018 9 $14,563,446
517 Stephen Daldry $129,731,029 7 $18,533,004
518 Gil Kenan $128,959,142 3 $42,986,381
519 Richard LaGravenese $127,698,636 7 $18,242,662
520 John Francis Daley $127,662,681 3 $42,554,227
521 Jonathan Goldstein $127,662,681 3 $42,554,227
522 David McNally $127,509,485 2 $63,754,743
523 Ronald Neame $126,700,000 4 $31,675,000
524 Lewis Teague $126,272,538 5 $25,254,508
525 Carl Franklin $125,096,163 7 $17,870,880
526 Josh Boone $124,951,300 3 $41,650,433
527 Stephen Anderson $124,515,017 2 $62,257,509
528 Bill Duke $124,123,128 7 $17,731,875
529 Zhang Yimou $123,985,888 12 $10,332,157
530 Martin Ritt $123,729,369 11 $11,248,124
531 David Green $120,986,443 2 $60,493,222
532 Josh Trank $120,692,723 3 $40,230,908
533 Trish Sie $119,801,914 2 $59,900,957
534 Kris Pearn $119,793,567 1 $119,793,567
535 Cody Cameron $119,793,567 1 $119,793,567
536 Hoyt H. Yeatman $119,436,770 1 $119,436,770
537 Arthur Penn $118,382,751 7 $16,911,822
538 Gilbert Lewis $117,100,000 2 $58,550,000
539 Clark Johnson $116,877,597 1 $116,877,597
540 Paul King $116,665,630 2 $58,332,815
541 Angelina Jolie Pitt $116,480,232 5 $23,296,046
542 Bennett Miller $116,452,322 3 $38,817,441
543 Noam Murro $116,091,340 3 $38,697,113
544 Hugh Hudson $115,997,356 7 $16,571,051
545 David S. Goyer $115,637,767 4 $28,909,442
546 Patrick Hughes $114,812,214 3 $38,270,738
547 David Koepp $114,038,560 6 $19,006,427
548 John Erick Dowdle $113,882,653 6 $18,980,442
549 Sidney Poitier $113,774,800 3 $37,924,933
550 Scott Waugh $113,581,354 4 $28,395,339
551 Jon Erwin $112,999,968 4 $28,249,992
552 Andrew Erwin $112,999,968 4 $28,249,992
553 Billy Wilder $112,145,625 14 $8,010,402
554 Kenny Ortega $111,451,507 6 $18,575,251
555 Michael Cimino $111,368,201 8 $13,921,025
556 Andrew Niccol $110,858,027 8 $13,857,253
557 Takaski Shimizu $110,359,362 1 $110,359,362
558 Rupert Wainwright $110,126,614 3 $36,708,871
559 John Whitesell $109,818,997 5 $21,963,799
560 Peter Billingsley $109,226,916 2 $54,613,458
561 John A. Davis $109,078,767 2 $54,539,384
562 Denzel Washington $108,987,193 3 $36,329,064
563 Oren Peli $107,926,366 2 $53,963,183
564 Dean Israelite $107,712,691 3 $35,904,230
565 Frank Miller $107,667,812 3 $35,889,271
566 Seth Rogen $107,575,377 2 $53,787,689
567 Evan Goldberg $107,575,377 2 $53,787,689
568 Fergal Reilly $107,509,366 1 $107,509,366
569 Clay Kaytis $107,509,366 1 $107,509,366
570 Duncan Jones $106,948,045 4 $26,737,011
571 Burr Steers $106,280,623 3 $35,426,874
572 David Lynch $105,793,612 10 $10,579,361
573 Paul Michael Glaser $105,782,594 5 $21,156,519
574 Andrew Fleming $105,766,635 9 $11,751,848
575 Anthony Leondis $105,618,115 2 $52,809,058
576 Sam Weisman $105,263,257 1 $105,263,257
577 Don Siegel $105,203,180 10 $10,520,318
578 Peter Ramsey $103,412,758 2 $51,706,379
579 James Ivory $103,094,259 16 $6,443,391
580 Thomas Carter $103,024,926 3 $34,341,642
581 Sam Peckinpah $102,377,664 11 $9,307,060
582 Bob Rafelson $101,732,502 8 $12,716,563
583 Greg MacGillivray $101,696,444 2 $50,848,222
584 Gavin O'Connor $101,430,953 5 $20,286,191
585 Bo Welch $101,018,283 1 $101,018,283
586 Peter Hedges $99,496,413 2 $49,748,207
587 Steven Quale $99,158,521 4 $24,789,630
588 John R. Leonetti $98,575,318 3 $32,858,439
589 Greg Tiernan $97,670,358 2 $48,835,179
590 Alexandre Aja $97,637,937 6 $16,272,990
591 David Kellogg $97,387,965 1 $97,387,965
592 Alejandro Amenábar $97,197,149 3 $32,399,050
593 John Schultz $97,168,845 6 $16,194,808
594 Hal Ashby $96,883,158 7 $13,840,451
595 Miguel Arteta $96,223,570 6 $16,037,262
596 Bernardo Bertolucci $96,195,551 9 $10,688,395
597 Mike Figgis $95,864,045 12 $7,988,670
598 Fred Zinnemann $95,828,122 8 $11,978,515
599 Sharon Maguire $95,640,361 2 $47,820,181
600 Joe Pytka $95,434,622 2 $47,717,311

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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