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Top Grossing Story Creator at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200)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 Directors - 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 Stunt Coordinators - Top Domestic Supervising Sound Editors - Top Domestic Unit Production Managers - Top Domestic Visual Effects Supervisors - Top International Story Creators - Top Worldwide Story Creators

This list shows the highest grossing Story Creators 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 Josie Trinidad $341,268,248 1 $341,268,248
102 Tony Gilroy $340,674,940 2 $170,337,470
103 Ivan Raimi $336,530,303 1 $336,530,303
104 Jon Spaihts $334,186,539 3 $111,395,513
105 Chris Sanders $332,939,952 2 $166,469,976
106 Patrick Hasburg $330,167,004 2 $165,083,502
107 Winston Groom $330,151,138 1 $330,151,138
108 George Clayton Johnson $330,061,615 3 $110,020,538
109 Neal Purvis $327,004,835 2 $163,502,418
110 Robert Wade $327,004,835 2 $163,502,418
111 Seth Rogen $325,449,219 5 $65,089,844
112 Cyrus Voris $320,921,739 2 $160,460,870
113 Ethan Reiff $320,921,739 2 $160,460,870
114 John Rogers $319,246,193 1 $319,246,193
115 Jeff Nathanson $317,101,119 1 $317,101,119
116 Christopher L. Yost $315,058,289 1 $315,058,289
117 Stephany Folsom $315,058,289 1 $315,058,289
118 Craig Kyle $315,058,289 1 $315,058,289
119 Oren Peli $311,561,185 6 $51,926,864
120 Seth Grahame-Smith $303,903,963 4 $75,975,991
121 David Callaham $303,744,593 2 $151,872,297
122 Jack Golden Russell $300,561,615 2 $150,280,808
123 Brad Bird $299,881,976 2 $149,940,988
124 Thomas McCarthy $293,004,164 1 $293,004,164
125 Evan Goldberg $292,587,115 4 $73,146,779
126 C.S. Lewis $291,710,957 1 $291,710,957
127 Jeff Pidgeon $289,423,425 1 $289,423,425
128 Ralph Eggleston $289,423,425 1 $289,423,425
129 Roald Dahl $282,945,765 3 $94,315,255
130 Carlos Saldanha $275,158,244 2 $137,579,122
131 F. Scott Fitzgerald $272,349,745 2 $136,174,873
132 Daniel Gerson $268,488,329 1 $268,488,329
133 Robert L. Baird $268,488,329 1 $268,488,329
134 Dan Scanlon $268,488,329 1 $268,488,329
135 Dan O’Bannon $266,285,683 3 $88,761,894
136 Ronald Shusett $266,285,683 3 $88,761,894
137 James Vanderbilt $262,030,663 1 $262,030,663
138 Peter Benchley $260,000,000 1 $260,000,000
139 Thomas Harris $258,047,686 2 $129,023,843
140 Ash Brannon $255,272,725 2 $127,636,363
141 Lionel Wigram $254,473,788 2 $127,236,894
142 Dan Gilroy $253,516,121 2 $126,758,061
143 Sergio Pablos $251,513,985 2 $125,756,993
144 Milan Trenc $250,863,268 1 $250,863,268
145 Victor Hugo $248,948,621 3 $82,982,874
146 Dennis Lehane $248,826,898 4 $62,206,725
147 Don Hall $248,757,044 1 $248,757,044
148 Pamela Ribon $248,757,044 1 $248,757,044
149 Aaron Kandell $248,757,044 1 $248,757,044
150 Chris Williams $248,757,044 1 $248,757,044
151 Jordan Kandell $248,757,044 1 $248,757,044
152 Stephen Hillenburg $248,410,641 2 $124,205,321
153 Max Brooks $247,516,816 2 $123,758,408
154 Ron Mita $245,077,609 2 $122,538,805
155 Jim McClain $245,077,609 2 $122,538,805
156 Jorgen Klubien $244,082,982 1 $244,082,982
157 James Dashner $242,157,497 3 $80,719,166
158 Nia Vardalos $241,438,208 1 $241,438,208
159 Tim Powers $241,063,875 1 $241,063,875
160 Bob Gale $240,680,285 3 $80,226,762
161 Robert Zemeckis $240,680,285 3 $80,226,762
162 Matt Lopez $240,425,561 3 $80,141,854
163 Josh Goldsmith $239,944,846 2 $119,972,423
164 Cathy Yuspa $239,944,846 2 $119,972,423
165 Dean Devlin $239,458,580 2 $119,729,290
166 Walon Green $239,043,625 2 $119,521,813
167 David Koepp $236,573,295 2 $118,286,648
168 Laura Hillenbrand $235,915,749 3 $78,638,583
169 Dave Gibbons $235,771,523 2 $117,885,762
170 Michell Kapner $234,770,996 1 $234,770,996
171 L. Frank Baum $234,770,996 1 $234,770,996
172 Danilo Bach $234,760,478 1 $234,760,478
173 Daniel Petrie Jr $234,760,478 1 $234,760,478
174 H.G. Wells $234,280,354 2 $117,140,177
175 Jane Goldman $233,921,534 1 $233,921,534
176 Matthew Vaughn $233,921,534 1 $233,921,534
177 C. Robert Cargill $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
178 Scott Derrickson $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
179 Koji Suzuki $230,508,844 3 $76,836,281
180 Chris Terrio $229,024,295 1 $229,024,295
181 Andy Weir $228,433,663 1 $228,433,663
182 David James Kelly $226,277,068 1 $226,277,068
183 James Mangold $226,277,068 1 $226,277,068
184 Ben Roberts $226,119,873 2 $113,059,937
185 Philip Kaufman $225,686,079 1 $225,686,079
186 Mark Dindal $224,683,238 2 $112,341,619
187 Quentin Tarantino $224,419,448 3 $74,806,483
188 Eddie Murphy $223,825,908 2 $111,912,954
189 E.B. White $223,000,932 2 $111,500,466
190 Gregory Poirier $219,961,501 1 $219,961,501
191 Anne Fine $219,195,051 1 $219,195,051
192 Seth MacFarlane $218,665,740 1 $218,665,740
193 Merian C. Cooper $218,080,025 1 $218,080,025
194 Jon Vitti $217,326,974 1 $217,326,974
195 Ronald D. Moore $215,409,889 1 $215,409,889
196 Brannon Braga $215,409,889 1 $215,409,889
197 David Hayter $214,949,694 1 $214,949,694
198 Jim Kouf $214,017,077 2 $107,008,539
199 Jules Verne $213,908,529 7 $30,558,361
200 David Franzoni $213,271,609 2 $106,635,805

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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