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Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200)BETA


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This list shows the highest grossing Screenwriters 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
101 John Francis Daley $652,955,335 5 $130,591,067
102 Jonathan Goldstein $652,955,335 5 $130,591,067
103 Colin Trevorrow $652,270,625 3 $217,423,542
104 Dean Devlin $650,893,664 5 $130,178,733
105 Pete Docter $649,465,875 3 $216,488,625
106 Scott Moore $645,767,340 7 $92,252,477
107 Jon Lucas $645,767,340 7 $92,252,477
108 Robert Mark Kamen $643,905,620 10 $64,390,562
109 Evan Goldberg $643,619,574 9 $71,513,286
110 Craig Mazin $639,884,932 5 $127,976,986
111 Robert Towne $637,403,400 4 $159,350,850
112 Michael Crichton $637,396,690 2 $318,698,345
113 Scott Rosenberg $634,506,349 6 $105,751,058
114 Jane Goldman $634,364,780 8 $79,295,598
115 Brian Helgeland $632,333,066 12 $52,694,422
116 Seth Rogen $629,281,042 8 $78,660,130
117 Peter Farrelly $625,086,276 9 $69,454,031
118 Bobby Farrelly $625,086,276 8 $78,135,785
119 Evan Spiliotopoulos $624,705,794 4 $156,176,449
120 Woody Allen $615,465,116 46 $13,379,676
121 Jason Fuchs $608,973,571 5 $121,794,714
122 Ed Solomon $595,458,632 7 $85,065,519
123 Robert Zemeckis $594,560,716 8 $74,320,090
124 Brad Bird $594,268,865 5 $118,853,773
125 Ethan Coen $593,637,819 21 $28,268,468
126 Eric Darnell $590,161,883 3 $196,720,628
127 Jared Bush $590,025,292 2 $295,012,646
128 John August $587,658,715 7 $83,951,245
129 Robert L. Baird $575,416,180 3 $191,805,393
130 William Nicholson $575,380,259 8 $71,922,532
131 Stephen Sommers $568,123,674 5 $113,624,735
132 Etan Cohen $560,122,500 6 $93,353,750
133 Chris Sanders $550,521,184 4 $137,630,296
134 Phil Johnston $544,406,043 5 $108,881,209
135 Leslie Dixon $543,916,155 6 $90,652,693
136 Melissa Mathison $541,311,945 4 $135,327,986
137 Thomas Lennon $541,118,849 4 $135,279,712
138 Dean DeBlois $540,355,683 4 $135,088,921
139 Michael Green $537,758,942 6 $89,626,490
140 David Lindsay-Abaire $533,604,294 7 $76,229,185
141 Aaron Sorkin $533,178,310 9 $59,242,034
142 Stephen Chbosky $521,757,113 2 $260,878,557
143 James Mangold $518,801,009 6 $86,466,835
144 Gary Dauberman $513,847,762 6 $85,641,294
145 Oliver Stone $507,391,932 8 $63,423,992
146 Karey Kirkpatrick $507,205,188 8 $63,400,649
147 Mike Myers $505,277,656 4 $126,319,414
148 Matt Ember $503,950,592 5 $100,790,118
149 Evan Daugherty $497,289,404 4 $124,322,351
150 Matthew Vaughn $492,788,656 6 $82,131,443
151 Will Ferrell $490,502,951 5 $98,100,590
152 Cormac Wibberley $487,940,806 5 $97,588,161
153 Marianne Wibberley $487,940,806 5 $97,588,161
154 Victoria Strouse $486,295,561 2 $243,147,781
155 Steve Koren $484,549,950 4 $121,137,488
156 Harold Ramis $483,693,404 4 $120,923,351
157 Shane Black $482,937,484 5 $96,587,497
158 Andre Nemec $482,654,258 3 $160,884,753
159 Josh Appelbaum $482,654,258 3 $160,884,753
160 Meg LeFauve $479,548,831 3 $159,849,610
161 David Reynolds $469,825,943 2 $234,912,972
162 John Lee Hancock $467,335,951 4 $116,833,988
163 Darren Lemke $467,021,978 6 $77,836,996
164 Bill Condon $466,791,063 8 $58,348,883
165 Bob Gale $466,555,368 6 $77,759,228
166 Camera Gilbert Taylor $460,998,007 1 $460,998,007
167 Michael Dougherty $457,795,169 4 $114,448,792
168 Jonathan Roberts $457,425,514 2 $228,712,757
169 Matt Holloway $456,823,786 5 $91,364,757
170 Art Marcum $456,823,786 5 $91,364,757
171 Mark Fergus $454,525,069 3 $151,508,356
172 Hawk Ostby $454,525,069 3 $151,508,356
173 James Vanderbilt $450,987,567 6 $75,164,595
174 Jonathan Hensleigh $449,792,307 6 $74,965,385
175 Jim Herzfeld $445,392,615 2 $222,696,308
176 Nora Ephron $442,649,049 6 $73,774,842
177 Michael Goldenberg $441,342,917 3 $147,114,306
178 Kurt Johnstad $438,781,762 5 $87,756,352
179 Allan Loeb $435,606,091 10 $43,560,609
180 John Hughes $428,715,732 4 $107,178,933
181 Skip Woods $427,203,391 6 $71,200,565
182 Randall Wallace $425,014,317 4 $106,253,579
183 Edgar Wright $423,236,023 5 $84,647,205
184 Jay Scherick $423,227,552 5 $84,645,510
185 David Ronn $423,227,552 5 $84,645,510
186 Phil Hay $422,130,731 6 $70,355,122
187 Mel Gibson $421,649,565 3 $140,549,855
188 Bruce Joel Rubin $421,510,816 3 $140,503,605
189 Robert Smigel $418,031,995 3 $139,343,998
190 David Twohy $417,066,819 6 $69,511,137
191 Michael Bacall $416,510,185 4 $104,127,546
192 George Miller $415,643,137 3 $138,547,712
193 Dan Harris $415,069,694 2 $207,534,847
194 Sam Raimi $414,390,185 4 $103,597,546
195 David O. Russell $412,098,746 5 $82,419,749
196 Robert Rodriguez $410,122,093 12 $34,176,841
197 Drew Pearce $408,992,272 3 $136,330,757
198 Jez Butterworth $408,898,795 8 $51,112,349
199 Suzanne Collins $408,010,692 1 $408,010,692
200 Joel Cohen $405,778,470 3 $135,259,490

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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