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Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100)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
3,001 Meg Kadsan $793,352 1 $793,352
3,002 Nanni Moretti $789,904 2 $394,952
3,003 Jill Sprecher $789,752 1 $789,752
3,004 Karen L. Sprecher $789,752 1 $789,752
3,005 Na Hong-jin $786,633 1 $786,633
3,006 Sun Xiaohang $774,961 1 $774,961
3,007 Yue XiaoJun $774,961 1 $774,961
3,008 Michael Pearce $772,658 1 $772,658
3,009 Dee Rees $769,552 3 $256,517
3,010 Gia Coppola $767,732 1 $767,732
3,011 Roger Hedden $764,083 1 $764,083
3,012 Krzysztof Kieslowski $759,898 1 $759,898
3,013 Krzysztof Piesiewicz $759,898 1 $759,898
3,014 Amy Berg $759,676 4 $189,919
3,015 Robert Budreau $755,153 2 $377,577
3,016 Anusha Rizvi $754,836 1 $754,836
3,017 Jean-Luc Godard $754,751 6 $125,792
3,018 Andy Weiss $754,301 1 $754,301
3,019 Steve Buscemi $749,741 1 $749,741
3,020 Michael Buster $744,046 1 $744,046
3,021 Heather Ravarino $744,046 1 $744,046
3,022 David Cronenberg $743,636 3 $247,879
3,023 Ran Ping $743,194 2 $371,597
3,024 Jacques Fieschi $736,087 4 $184,022
3,025 Louis Pepe $734,514 1 $734,514
3,026 Keith Fulton $734,514 1 $734,514
3,027 Jack Ng $732,834 3 $244,278
3,028 Maclain Nelson $731,549 1 $731,549
3,029 Dominique Abel $729,996 2 $364,998
3,030 Fiona Gordon $729,996 2 $364,998
3,031 Martha Stephens $727,430 1 $727,430
3,032 John Davies $725,205 2 $362,603
3,033 Ana Lily Amirpour $724,883 2 $362,442
3,034 Jalil Lespert $723,593 1 $723,593
3,035 Marie-Pierre Huster $723,593 1 $723,593
3,036 Pamela Katz $717,205 1 $717,205
3,037 Margarethe Von Trotta $717,205 1 $717,205
3,038 Su Lun $714,790 1 $714,790
3,039 Ian McEwan $712,747 1 $712,747
3,040 Yin Yiyi $709,982 1 $709,982
3,041 Ran Jianan $709,982 1 $709,982
3,042 Elvis Man $709,982 1 $709,982
3,043 Simon Burke $708,972 1 $708,972
3,044 Marko King $706,547 1 $706,547
3,045 Mary King $706,547 1 $706,547
3,046 Jonathan Watters $706,547 1 $706,547
3,047 Cheryl Edwards $706,547 1 $706,547
3,048 Leila Conners Petersen $703,464 1 $703,464
3,049 Nadia Conners $703,464 1 $703,464
3,050 Chris Bergoch $702,354 1 $702,354
3,051 Jonas Pate $699,062 1 $699,062
3,052 Josh Pate $699,062 1 $699,062
3,053 Suo Jieun min $696,717 1 $696,717
3,054 Gabe Polsky $694,647 1 $694,647
3,055 Morgan Spurlock $691,536 3 $230,512
3,056 Jeremy Chilnick $691,536 3 $230,512
3,057 Ernest Cline $687,609 1 $687,609
3,058 Adam Goldberg $687,609 2 $343,805
3,059 Thomas Vinterberg $687,185 1 $687,185
3,060 George Green $687,081 1 $687,081
3,061 Susan McMartin $685,780 1 $685,780
3,062 Suresh Nair $682,210 4 $170,553
3,063 Tsui Hark $680,736 5 $136,147
3,064 Rich Christiano $680,113 1 $680,113
3,065 Lee Daniels $677,200 1 $677,200
3,066 Pete Dexter $677,200 1 $677,200
3,067 Marshall Curry $676,822 3 $225,607
3,068 Emmanuelle Bercot $672,915 4 $168,229
3,069 Matthew Miele $670,262 4 $167,566
3,070 Andrea Arnold $663,247 1 $663,247
3,071 Sophie Sartain $657,475 2 $328,738
3,072 Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh $655,871 1 $655,871
3,073 Patrick deWitt $655,802 1 $655,802
3,074 Daniel Clowes $653,951 1 $653,951
3,075 Anjum Rajabali $651,096 2 $325,548
3,076 Prakash Jha $651,096 2 $325,548
3,077 Tim Talbott $649,690 1 $649,690
3,078 Liu Zhenyun $649,273 2 $324,637
3,079 Ana Sofia Clerici $647,701 1 $647,701
3,080 Jon Ronson $645,186 1 $645,186
3,081 Leos Carax $641,054 1 $641,054
3,082 Venita Coelho $638,144 1 $638,144
3,083 Todd Solondz $636,803 2 $318,402
3,084 Dereck Joubert $635,325 1 $635,325
3,085 Alexia Landeau $633,210 1 $633,210
3,086 Chu Tien wen $632,542 1 $632,542
3,087 Hsieh Hai meng $632,542 1 $632,542
3,088 Hou Hsiao-hsien $632,542 1 $632,542
3,089 Eliot Laurence $625,727 1 $625,727
3,090 Alain Corneau $625,518 3 $208,506
3,091 David Zellner $623,383 2 $311,692
3,092 Nathan Zellner $623,383 2 $311,692
3,093 Homi Adajania $623,229 1 $623,229
3,094 Kersi Khambatta $623,229 1 $623,229
3,095 Rob Epstein $617,334 1 $617,334
3,096 Jeffrey Friedman $617,334 1 $617,334
3,097 Melissa Rauch $615,816 1 $615,816
3,098 Winston Rauch $615,816 1 $615,816
3,099 Aki Kaurismaki $611,709 1 $611,709
3,100 David Chase $610,792 1 $610,792

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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