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Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100)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
2,001 Adrian Hodges $14,597,405 1 $14,597,405
2,002 Scott Shepherd $14,448,589 1 $14,448,589
2,003 Laura Terruso $14,444,999 1 $14,444,999
2,004 Kelly Fremon Craig $14,431,633 2 $7,215,817
2,005 Quinton Peeples $14,394,097 1 $14,394,097
2,006 Scott Hicks $14,378,353 1 $14,378,353
2,007 Mark Medoff $14,371,061 1 $14,371,061
2,008 Stephen Saint-Leger $14,326,865 1 $14,326,865
2,009 James Mather $14,326,865 1 $14,326,865
2,010 Cliff Dorfman $14,313,803 2 $7,156,902
2,011 Barbara Marshall $14,301,505 2 $7,150,753
2,012 Ellen Green $14,276,095 1 $14,276,095
2,013 David Lee Miller $14,276,095 2 $7,138,048
2,014 Clifford Green $14,276,095 1 $14,276,095
2,015 Brin Hill $14,198,909 2 $7,099,455
2,016 Trey Edward Shults $14,129,939 2 $7,064,970
2,017 Harmony Korine $14,124,286 2 $7,062,143
2,018 John Patus $14,019,924 1 $14,019,924
2,019 Paul Lalonde $14,019,924 1 $14,019,924
2,020 Gabrielle Allan $14,011,084 1 $14,011,084
2,021 Jennifer Crittenden $14,011,084 1 $14,011,084
2,022 Ramon Mendendez $13,994,920 1 $13,994,920
2,023 Roddy Doyle $13,955,001 1 $13,955,001
2,024 Eric Garcia $13,942,007 1 $13,942,007
2,025 Garrett Lerner $13,942,007 1 $13,942,007
2,026 Chuan Lu $13,873,211 1 $13,873,211
2,027 David Fowler $13,873,211 1 $13,873,211
2,028 Brian Leith $13,873,211 1 $13,873,211
2,029 Phil Chapman $13,873,211 1 $13,873,211
2,030 Iris Yamashita $13,756,082 1 $13,756,082
2,031 Tim Meadows $13,592,872 1 $13,592,872
2,032 Michael Thomas $13,589,234 2 $6,794,617
2,033 Steve Adams $13,573,839 3 $4,524,613
2,034 John Boorman $13,532,950 2 $6,766,475
2,035 Arthur Wimperis $13,500,000 1 $13,500,000
2,036 George Froeschel $13,500,000 1 $13,500,000
2,037 James Hilton $13,500,000 1 $13,500,000
2,038 Claudine West $13,500,000 1 $13,500,000
2,039 Tim Lovestedt $13,406,304 1 $13,406,304
2,040 Elaine Pope $13,395,939 1 $13,395,939
2,041 Joey Gutierrez $13,349,927 1 $13,349,927
2,042 Ed Yeager $13,349,927 1 $13,349,927
2,043 Eric Toledano $13,333,811 2 $6,666,906
2,044 Olivier Nakache $13,333,811 2 $6,666,906
2,045 Jeff Nichols $13,151,469 3 $4,383,823
2,046 Robbie Fox $13,103,272 1 $13,103,272
2,047 Phil Sears $13,090,630 1 $13,090,630
2,048 Blake T. Evans $13,090,630 1 $13,090,630
2,049 Laura Jones $13,038,660 1 $13,038,660
2,050 Alan Parker $13,038,660 1 $13,038,660
2,051 Robert Caswell $12,890,752 1 $12,890,752
2,052 Sally Robinson $12,890,752 1 $12,890,752
2,053 Jesse Andrews $12,871,330 2 $6,435,665
2,054 Jeff Baena $12,865,028 3 $4,288,343
2,055 Scott McPherson $12,803,305 1 $12,803,305
2,056 Jonathan Demme $12,796,861 1 $12,796,861
2,057 Jenny Lumet $12,796,861 1 $12,796,861
2,058 Benh Zeitlin $12,795,746 1 $12,795,746
2,059 Lucy Alibar $12,795,746 1 $12,795,746
2,060 Laura Lau $12,739,737 1 $12,739,737
2,061 Andrea Nasfell $12,733,499 2 $6,366,750
2,062 Phyllis Nagy $12,711,491 1 $12,711,491
2,063 Michael Alen Lerner $12,551,031 1 $12,551,031
2,064 Andy Lewis $12,512,637 2 $6,256,319
2,065 George Seaton $12,500,000 1 $12,500,000
2,066 Jody Lambert $12,445,897 2 $6,222,949
2,067 Gary Rydstrom $12,429,583 1 $12,429,583
2,068 Harley Peyton $12,396,383 1 $12,396,383
2,069 Piyush Gupta $12,391,761 2 $6,195,881
2,070 Shreyas Jain $12,391,761 2 $6,195,881
2,071 Nikhil Mehrotra $12,391,761 2 $6,195,881
2,072 Nitesh Tiwari $12,391,761 4 $3,097,940
2,073 Alex Pastor $12,279,691 2 $6,139,846
2,074 David Pastor $12,279,691 2 $6,139,846
2,075 Mikko Alanne $12,245,201 2 $6,122,601
2,076 Daniel Taplitz $12,232,382 2 $6,116,191
2,077 Dan Futterman $12,096,300 1 $12,096,300
2,078 Marc Behm $12,066,667 1 $12,066,667
2,079 Charles Wood $12,066,667 1 $12,066,667
2,080 Andrew Knauer $12,059,494 2 $6,029,747
2,081 Neil Jordan $12,017,369 1 $12,017,369
2,082 Kabir Khan $11,945,817 4 $2,986,454
2,083 Mark Duplass $11,942,885 6 $1,990,481
2,084 Jay Duplass $11,942,885 4 $2,985,721
2,085 Jason Schwartzman $11,902,715 1 $11,902,715
2,086 Moira Buffini $11,888,303 3 $3,962,768
2,087 Brett Haley $11,872,649 3 $3,957,550
2,088 Marc Basch $11,872,649 3 $3,957,550
2,089 Bill Corbett $11,803,254 1 $11,803,254
2,090 Robert Buckner $11,800,000 1 $11,800,000
2,091 Edmund Joseph $11,800,000 1 $11,800,000
2,092 Yunus Sajawal $11,756,668 4 $2,939,167
2,093 Werner Herzog $11,729,242 6 $1,954,874
2,094 Rich Alvarez $11,686,940 1 $11,686,940
2,095 Monica Johnson $11,614,954 1 $11,614,954
2,096 Albert Brooks $11,614,954 1 $11,614,954
2,097 James Solomon $11,538,204 1 $11,538,204
2,098 Bora Dagtekin $11,528,613 1 $11,528,613
2,099 Laurence Rosenthal $11,528,613 1 $11,528,613
2,100 Claudio Herrera $11,528,613 1 $11,528,613

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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