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Top Grossing Assistant Director at the International Box OfficeBETA


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This list shows the highest grossing Assistant Directors based on the international 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.

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Jamie Christopher
Best known as an Assistant Director based on credits in that role in 29 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($960,500,000 in 2011), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($949,212,854 in 2015), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I ($664,300,000 in 2010), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($657,179,821 in 2001), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($650,939,197 in 2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($633,124,489 in 2009), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($616,991,754 in 2002), The Da Vinci Code ($550,284,321 in 2006), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($547,149,597 in 2004), Thor: The Dark World ($438,240,376 in 2013)

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Will Dodds
Best known as an Assistant Director based on credits in that role in 41 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Skyfall ($806,166,704 in 2012), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($616,991,754 in 2002), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($606,898,042 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($547,149,597 in 2004), Maleficent ($517,129,407 in 2014), Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows ($348,815,025 in 2011), Cinderella ($333,400,000 in 2015), The Golden Compass ($297,154,830 in 2007), Kingsman: The Golden Circle ($292,704,413 in 2017), Edge of Tomorrow ($270,335,000 in 2014)

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Josh McLaglen
Best known as an Assistant Director based on credits in that role in 42 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avatar ($2,023,411,357 in 2009), Titanic ($1,548,943,366 in 1997), X-Men: Days of Future Past ($513,941,241 in 2014), X-Men: Apocalypse ($387,300,000 in 2016), Night at the Museum ($328,583,139 in 2006), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian ($224,987,342 in 2009), X-Men: First Class ($209,000,000 in 2011), Cast Away ($193,598,374 in 2000), Real Steel ($178,417,032 in 2011), Constantine ($145,618,733 in 2005)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Jamie Christopher $8,931,854,390 29 $307,994,979
2 Will Dodds $7,378,649,383 41 $179,967,058
3 Josh McLaglen $7,098,459,327 42 $169,010,936
4 Tommy Gormley $4,763,043,759 33 $144,334,659
5 Chris Carreras $4,674,601,387 34 $137,488,276
6 Cliff Lanning $4,413,504,849 40 $110,337,621
7 Lars P. Winther $3,618,584,555 11 $328,962,232
8 K.C. Hodenfield $3,612,014,168 17 $212,471,422
9 Nilo Otero $3,571,185,729 31 $115,199,540
10 Eric Heffron $3,454,708,094 20 $172,735,405
11 Michael Lerman $3,417,011,823 9 $379,667,980
12 Gerry Gavigan $2,783,436,056 10 $278,343,606
13 Peter Kohn $2,675,957,196 15 $178,397,146
14 Lee Cleary $2,469,004,217 40 $61,725,105
15 Simon Warnock $2,434,983,952 12 $202,915,329
16 Carolynne Cunningham $2,403,721,418 6 $400,620,236
17 David H. Venghaus, Jr. $2,338,057,723 8 $292,257,215
18 K.C. Colwell $2,309,357,304 45 $51,319,051
19 John M. Morse $2,279,333,408 21 $108,539,686
20 Marty Eli Schwartz $2,183,012,190 50 $43,660,244
21 William M. Connor $2,103,067,193 13 $161,774,399
22 Chris Castaldi $1,946,135,959 5 $389,227,192
23 Richard Whelan $1,787,990,671 9 $198,665,630
24 Sergio Mimica-Gezzan $1,777,219,890 8 $222,152,486
25 Bruce Moriarty $1,743,140,482 9 $193,682,276
26 Max Keene $1,693,426,002 10 $169,342,600
27 David Sardi $1,671,025,920 14 $119,358,994
28 Richard Graves $1,642,046,492 11 $149,276,954
29 Albert Cho $1,639,688,728 5 $327,937,746
30 Vincent Lascoumes $1,637,815,906 17 $96,342,112
31 Aldric La'auli Porter $1,583,633,791 17 $93,154,929
32 Adam Somner $1,550,192,214 11 $140,926,565
33 Joseph Reidy $1,518,846,205 21 $72,326,010
34 John Rusk $1,503,997,879 9 $167,110,875
35 James McTeigue $1,383,108,918 4 $345,777,230
36 Terry Needham $1,352,501,229 12 $112,708,436
37 Jeff Bilger $1,346,315,774 2 $673,157,887
38 Josh Robertson $1,342,084,249 5 $268,416,850
39 Chris Newman $1,334,639,902 8 $166,829,988
40 Jeff Okabayashi $1,305,599,232 5 $261,119,846
41 Terry Madden $1,274,812,854 2 $637,406,427
42 Rhys Summerhayes $1,246,098,181 3 $415,366,060
43 Misha Bukowski $1,243,154,000 3 $414,384,667
44 David McGiffert $1,232,513,322 10 $123,251,332
45 Guy Campbell $1,198,550,054 4 $299,637,514
46 Bruce Franklin $1,157,456,225 11 $105,223,293
47 Gareth Tandy $1,148,346,828 4 $287,086,707
48 David Tomblin $1,092,147,982 8 $136,518,498
49 Jeffrey J.P. Wetzel $1,057,474,060 6 $176,245,677
50 Toby Hefferman $1,040,278,700 4 $260,069,675
51 Jason Roberts $1,037,064,215 3 $345,688,072
52 Daniel Silverberg $1,031,152,224 14 $73,653,730
53 William Paul Clark $1,029,276,651 38 $27,086,228
54 Jeffrey Wetzel $1,028,022,575 13 $79,078,660
55 Mike Topoozian $1,018,202,066 15 $67,880,138
56 Hilbert Hakim $1,010,600,955 1 $1,010,600,955
57 Kim Winther $964,128,516 8 $120,516,065
58 Terence Madden $949,212,854 1 $949,212,854
59 Alan B. Curtiss $922,181,944 9 $102,464,660
60 Bruce G. Moriarty $914,754,000 3 $304,918,000
61 Ben Howard $914,035,157 4 $228,508,789
62 Artist Robinson $912,078,055 9 $101,342,006
63 Gregory Jacobs $902,461,665 10 $90,246,167
64 Jack Boem $895,954,453 4 $223,988,613
65 Geoff Hansen $884,704,818 9 $98,300,535
66 Luc Etienne $879,686,270 7 $125,669,467
67 John Wildermuth $864,931,612 11 $78,630,147
68 John Saunders $853,094,682 5 $170,618,936
69 Samar Pollitt $850,529,407 2 $425,264,704
70 Mark Cockren $839,225,986 2 $419,612,993
71 Ludovic Bernard $829,708,564 5 $165,941,713
72 Benita Allen $826,342,687 8 $103,292,836
73 Alex Gayner $806,292,124 4 $201,573,031
74 Michele Panelli-Venetis $800,679,228 12 $66,723,269
75 Pete Whyte $796,920,391 5 $159,384,078
76 Christophe Le Chanu $775,463,325 8 $96,932,916
77 Bruno Du Bois $763,535,824 2 $381,767,912
78 Colin Fletcher $760,765,753 3 $253,588,584
79 Richard Oswald $757,236,403 5 $151,447,281
80 Justin Muller $754,521,374 7 $107,788,768
81 Katterli Frauenfelder $750,125,366 13 $57,701,951
82 Richard Cowan $743,019,356 8 $92,877,420
83 James Bitonti $734,202,342 4 $183,550,586
84 Darin Rivetti $730,040,528 10 $73,004,053
85 Sallie Hard $717,601,810 5 $143,520,362
86 J. Michael Haynie $715,481,931 5 $143,096,386
87 Mark Cotone $702,422,186 9 $78,046,910
88 Byron Darling $702,000,000 1 $702,000,000
89 Emma Cross $702,000,000 1 $702,000,000
90 Danielle Blake $702,000,000 1 $702,000,000
91 Matthew Penry-Davey $698,811,709 9 $77,645,745
92 Philip Patterson $692,786,459 5 $138,557,292
93 Inti Carboni $681,652,514 4 $170,413,129
94 Ben Dixon $679,546,748 1 $679,546,748
95 Christopher Surgent $668,656,096 5 $133,731,219
96 Penny Charter $654,422,376 4 $163,605,594
97 H.H. Cooper $654,020,845 9 $72,668,983
98 Lars Winther $653,377,151 4 $163,344,288
99 Matt Rebenkoff $650,985,302 13 $50,075,792
100 Chris Soldo $643,130,892 8 $80,391,362

The International Market is defined as all territories excluding 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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