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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 Evan Goldberg $643,619,574 9 $71,513,286
102 Craig Mazin $639,884,932 5 $127,976,986
103 Robert Towne $637,403,400 4 $159,350,850
104 Michael Crichton $637,396,690 2 $318,698,345
105 Tyler Perry $635,132,641 13 $48,856,357
106 Jane Goldman $634,364,780 8 $79,295,598
107 Brian Helgeland $632,333,066 12 $52,694,422
108 Seth Rogen $629,281,042 8 $78,660,130
109 Peter Farrelly $625,086,276 8 $78,135,785
110 Bobby Farrelly $625,086,276 8 $78,135,785
111 Evan Spiliotopoulos $624,705,794 3 $208,235,265
112 Woody Allen $615,465,116 46 $13,379,676
113 Scott Rosenberg $613,011,851 5 $122,602,370
114 Jason Fuchs $608,973,571 5 $121,794,714
115 Zak Penn $608,528,791 5 $121,705,758
116 Ed Solomon $595,458,632 6 $99,243,105
117 Robert Zemeckis $594,560,716 7 $84,937,245
118 Brad Bird $594,268,865 5 $118,853,773
119 Ethan Coen $593,637,819 21 $28,268,468
120 Rhett Reese $591,418,077 6 $98,569,680
121 Paul Wernick $591,418,077 6 $98,569,680
122 Eric Darnell $590,161,883 3 $196,720,628
123 Jennifer Lee $590,150,686 4 $147,537,672
124 Jared Bush $590,025,292 2 $295,012,646
125 John August $587,658,715 7 $83,951,245
126 William Nicholson $575,380,259 8 $71,922,532
127 Robert L. Baird $573,585,566 3 $191,195,189
128 Stephen Sommers $568,123,674 5 $113,624,735
129 Etan Cohen $560,122,500 6 $93,353,750
130 Chris Sanders $550,521,184 3 $183,507,061
131 Damon Lindelof $549,060,627 4 $137,265,157
132 Phil Johnston $544,406,043 5 $108,881,209
133 Melissa Mathison $541,311,945 4 $135,327,986
134 Thomas Lennon $541,118,849 4 $135,279,712
135 Dean DeBlois $540,355,683 4 $135,088,921
136 Michael Green $537,732,590 6 $89,622,098
137 David Lindsay-Abaire $533,604,294 7 $76,229,185
138 Aaron Sorkin $532,867,655 9 $59,207,517
139 Stephen Chbosky $521,757,113 2 $260,878,557
140 James Mangold $518,801,009 6 $86,466,835
141 Gary Dauberman $513,847,762 6 $85,641,294
142 Oliver Stone $507,391,932 8 $63,423,992
143 Karey Kirkpatrick $507,205,188 8 $63,400,649
144 Mike Myers $505,277,656 4 $126,319,414
145 Matt Ember $503,950,592 5 $100,790,118
146 Leslie Dixon $502,421,742 6 $83,736,957
147 Evan Daugherty $497,289,404 4 $124,322,351
148 Matthew Vaughn $492,788,656 6 $82,131,443
149 Will Ferrell $490,502,951 5 $98,100,590
150 Cormac Wibberley $487,940,806 5 $97,588,161
151 Marianne Wibberley $487,940,806 5 $97,588,161
152 Victoria Strouse $486,295,561 2 $243,147,781
153 Steve Koren $484,549,950 4 $121,137,488
154 Harold Ramis $483,693,404 4 $120,923,351
155 Shane Black $482,937,484 5 $96,587,497
156 Andre Nemec $482,654,258 3 $160,884,753
157 Josh Appelbaum $482,654,258 3 $160,884,753
158 Meg LeFauve $479,548,831 3 $159,849,610
159 David Reynolds $469,825,943 2 $234,912,972
160 John Lee Hancock $467,335,951 4 $116,833,988
161 Darren Lemke $467,021,978 6 $77,836,996
162 Bob Gale $466,555,368 6 $77,759,228
163 Camera Gilbert Taylor $460,998,007 1 $460,998,007
164 Michael Dougherty $457,795,169 4 $114,448,792
165 Jonathan Roberts $457,425,514 2 $228,712,757
166 Art Marcum $456,823,786 4 $114,205,947
167 Matt Holloway $456,823,786 4 $114,205,947
168 Hawk Ostby $454,525,069 3 $151,508,356
169 Mark Fergus $454,525,069 3 $151,508,356
170 James Vanderbilt $450,987,567 6 $75,164,595
171 Jonathan Hensleigh $449,792,307 6 $74,965,385
172 Ryan Coogler $446,679,001 3 $148,893,000
173 Jim Herzfeld $445,392,615 2 $222,696,308
174 Nora Ephron $442,649,049 6 $73,774,842
175 Michael Goldenberg $441,342,917 3 $147,114,306
176 Kurt Johnstad $438,781,762 5 $87,756,352
177 Allan Loeb $435,606,091 10 $43,560,609
178 John Hughes $428,715,732 4 $107,178,933
179 Skip Woods $427,203,391 6 $71,200,565
180 Randall Wallace $425,014,317 4 $106,253,579
181 Edgar Wright $423,236,023 5 $84,647,205
182 Jay Scherick $423,227,552 5 $84,645,510
183 David Ronn $423,227,552 5 $84,645,510
184 Phil Hay $422,130,731 6 $70,355,122
185 Mel Gibson $421,649,565 3 $140,549,855
186 Bruce Joel Rubin $421,510,816 3 $140,503,605
187 Robert Smigel $418,031,995 3 $139,343,998
188 David Twohy $417,066,819 6 $69,511,137
189 Michael Bacall $416,510,185 4 $104,127,546
190 George Miller $415,643,137 3 $138,547,712
191 Dan Harris $415,069,694 2 $207,534,847
192 Sam Raimi $414,390,185 4 $103,597,546
193 David O. Russell $412,098,746 5 $82,419,749
194 Robert Rodriguez $410,122,093 11 $37,283,827
195 Drew Pearce $408,992,272 2 $204,496,136
196 Suzanne Collins $408,010,692 1 $408,010,692
197 Alec Sokolow $405,778,470 3 $135,259,490
198 Joel Cohen $405,778,470 3 $135,259,490
199 Richard Wenk $404,705,300 8 $50,588,163
200 James L. Brooks $403,869,966 4 $100,967,492

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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