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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 Jason Friedberg $140,712,370 8 $17,589,046
502 Eduardo Sanchez $140,564,582 5 $28,112,916
503 Daniel Myrick $140,539,099 1 $140,539,099
504 Andrew Bergman $140,346,898 6 $23,391,150
505 Tommy Chong $139,663,872 6 $23,277,312
506 Iain Softley $139,124,633 8 $17,390,579
507 Peter Sohn $138,177,519 2 $69,088,760
508 Peter Lord $137,845,041 2 $68,922,521
509 Eric Leighton $137,748,063 1 $137,748,063
510 Stephen Norrington $136,607,080 2 $68,303,540
511 Forest Whitaker $136,113,271 3 $45,371,090
512 Barbet Schroeder $135,877,640 11 $12,352,513
513 David Green $135,746,894 3 $45,248,965
514 Chad Stahelski $135,067,019 4 $33,766,755
515 Martha Coolidge $134,934,517 11 $12,266,774
516 Tobe Hooper $134,573,538 7 $19,224,791
517 Michael Sucsy $131,126,944 3 $43,708,981
518 Russell Mulcahy $131,071,018 9 $14,563,446
519 Stephen Daldry $129,731,029 7 $18,533,004
520 Gil Kenan $128,959,142 3 $42,986,381
521 John Francis Daley $127,885,201 3 $42,628,400
522 Jonathan Goldstein $127,885,201 3 $42,628,400
523 Richard LaGravenese $127,698,636 7 $18,242,662
524 David McNally $127,509,485 2 $63,754,743
525 Ronald Neame $126,700,000 4 $31,675,000
526 Lewis Teague $126,272,538 5 $25,254,508
527 Carl Franklin $125,096,163 7 $17,870,880
528 Josh Boone $124,951,300 3 $41,650,433
529 Stephen Anderson $124,515,017 2 $62,257,509
530 Bill Duke $124,123,128 7 $17,731,875
531 Zhang Yimou $123,985,888 12 $10,332,157
532 Martin Ritt $123,729,369 11 $11,248,124
533 Josh Trank $120,692,723 3 $40,230,908
534 Trish Sie $119,801,914 2 $59,900,957
535 Cody Cameron $119,793,567 1 $119,793,567
536 Kris Pearn $119,793,567 1 $119,793,567
537 Hoyt H. Yeatman $119,436,770 1 $119,436,770
538 Arthur Penn $118,382,751 7 $16,911,822
539 Gilbert Lewis $117,100,000 2 $58,550,000
540 Clark Johnson $116,877,597 1 $116,877,597
541 Paul King $116,665,630 2 $58,332,815
542 Angelina Jolie Pitt $116,480,232 4 $29,120,058
543 Bennett Miller $116,452,322 3 $38,817,441
544 Noam Murro $116,091,340 3 $38,697,113
545 Hugh Hudson $115,997,356 7 $16,571,051
546 David S. Goyer $115,637,767 4 $28,909,442
547 Patrick Hughes $114,812,214 3 $38,270,738
548 David Koepp $114,038,560 6 $19,006,427
549 John Erick Dowdle $113,882,653 6 $18,980,442
550 Sidney Poitier $113,774,800 3 $37,924,933
551 Jon Erwin $113,662,003 4 $28,415,501
552 Andrew Erwin $113,662,003 4 $28,415,501
553 Scott Waugh $113,581,354 4 $28,395,339
554 Billy Wilder $112,145,625 14 $8,010,402
555 Kenny Ortega $111,451,507 6 $18,575,251
556 Michael Cimino $111,368,201 8 $13,921,025
557 Andrew Niccol $110,858,027 8 $13,857,253
558 Takaski Shimizu $110,359,362 2 $55,179,681
559 Miguel Arteta $110,241,866 9 $12,249,096
560 Rupert Wainwright $110,126,614 3 $36,708,871
561 John Whitesell $109,818,997 5 $21,963,799
562 Peter Billingsley $109,226,916 2 $54,613,458
563 John A. Davis $109,078,767 2 $54,539,384
564 Denzel Washington $108,987,193 3 $36,329,064
565 Oren Peli $107,926,366 2 $53,963,183
566 Dean Israelite $107,712,691 3 $35,904,230
567 Frank Miller $107,667,812 3 $35,889,271
568 Seth Rogen $107,575,377 2 $53,787,689
569 Evan Goldberg $107,575,377 2 $53,787,689
570 Clay Kaytis $107,509,366 1 $107,509,366
571 Fergal Reilly $107,509,366 1 $107,509,366
572 Duncan Jones $106,948,045 5 $21,389,609
573 Burr Steers $106,280,623 3 $35,426,874
574 David Lynch $105,793,612 10 $10,579,361
575 Paul Michael Glaser $105,782,594 5 $21,156,519
576 Andrew Fleming $105,766,635 9 $11,751,848
577 Anthony Leondis $105,618,115 2 $52,809,058
578 Sam Weisman $105,263,257 1 $105,263,257
579 Don Siegel $105,203,180 10 $10,520,318
580 Peter Ramsey $103,412,758 2 $51,706,379
581 James Ivory $103,094,259 16 $6,443,391
582 Thomas Carter $103,024,926 3 $34,341,642
583 Sam Peckinpah $102,377,664 11 $9,307,060
584 Bob Rafelson $101,732,502 8 $12,716,563
585 Greg MacGillivray $101,696,444 2 $50,848,222
586 Gavin O'Connor $101,430,953 5 $20,286,191
587 Bo Welch $101,018,283 1 $101,018,283
588 Charles Stone III $99,506,087 5 $19,901,217
589 Peter Hedges $99,496,413 3 $33,165,471
590 Steven Quale $99,158,521 4 $24,789,630
591 John R. Leonetti $98,575,318 3 $32,858,439
592 Greg Tiernan $97,670,358 3 $32,556,786
593 Alexandre Aja $97,637,937 6 $16,272,990
594 David Kellogg $97,387,965 1 $97,387,965
595 Alejandro AmenĂ¡bar $97,197,149 3 $32,399,050
596 John Schultz $97,168,845 6 $16,194,808
597 Hal Ashby $96,883,158 7 $13,840,451
598 Bernardo Bertolucci $96,195,551 9 $10,688,395
599 Mike Figgis $95,864,045 12 $7,988,670
600 Fred Zinnemann $95,828,122 9 $10,647,569

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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