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Top Grossing Director at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200)BETA


See also: Top Domestic Directors - Top International Art Directors - Top International Assistant Directors - Top International Associate Producers - Top International Casting Directors - Top International Cinematographers - Top International Co-Producers - Top International Composers - Top International Costume Designers - Top International Dialogue Editors - Top International Editors - Top International Executive Producers - Top International Make-up and Hair Designers - Top International Music Editors - Top International Music Supervisors - Top International Producers - Top International Production Designers - Top International Re-recording Mixers - Top International Screenwriters - Top International Set Decorators - Top International Set Designers - Top International Sound Designers - Top International Sound Effects Editors - Top International Sound Mixers - Top International Story Creators - Top International Stunt Coordinators - Top International Supervising Sound Editors - Top International Unit Production Managers - Top International Visual Effects Supervisors - Top Worldwide Directors

This list shows the highest grossing 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.

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
101 Alan Taylor $788,667,884 3 $262,889,295
102 Richard Donner $787,876,990 17 $46,345,705
103 Jon M. Chu $783,100,393 9 $87,011,155
104 Kelly Asbury $775,232,958 4 $193,808,240
105 Scott Derrickson $765,077,024 5 $153,015,405
106 Jake Kasdan $764,812,515 5 $152,962,503
107 Chris Sanders $763,218,233 5 $152,643,647
108 Joe Johnston $754,595,391 10 $75,459,539
109 Rob Cohen $749,526,504 14 $53,537,607
110 Raman Hui $746,100,842 2 $373,050,421
111 Garry Marshall $729,788,609 18 $40,543,812
112 Guillermo del Toro $726,394,222 13 $55,876,479
113 Nancy Meyers $726,226,655 6 $121,037,776
114 Chen Sicheng $724,391,845 3 $241,463,948
115 Michael Thurmeier $718,443,294 1 $718,443,294
116 Ivan Reitman $718,184,352 15 $47,878,957
117 Dean DeBlois $714,873,106 3 $238,291,035
118 Ryan Coogler $712,262,340 3 $237,420,780
119 Joel Schumacher $704,894,384 24 $29,370,599
120 Dennis Dugan $703,548,790 14 $50,253,485
121 Jan De Bont $698,773,574 7 $99,824,796
122 Woody Allen $689,451,838 47 $14,669,188
123 Tom Shadyac $684,063,284 7 $97,723,326
124 Roger Allers $671,672,518 3 $223,890,839
125 Sylvester Stallone $670,319,227 8 $83,789,903
126 Zhang Yimou $663,948,589 12 $55,329,049
127 Rob Letterman $661,915,350 6 $110,319,225
128 Phillip Noyce $661,161,112 13 $50,858,547
129 Jonathan Liebesman $645,311,547 3 $215,103,849
130 Tom Hooper $644,564,231 4 $161,141,058
131 Chris Williams $643,561,450 2 $321,780,725
132 Christopher McQuarrie $643,125,986 3 $214,375,329
133 Jay Roach $639,924,341 13 $49,224,949
134 George Miller $639,867,812 13 $49,220,601
135 Espen Sandberg $638,193,704 2 $319,096,852
136 John McTiernan $636,313,726 11 $57,846,702
137 Renny Harlin $633,335,084 19 $33,333,425
138 Bobby Farrelly $629,382,930 13 $48,414,072
139 Simon West $624,420,349 12 $52,035,029
140 John Glen $623,915,000 7 $89,130,714
141 Joachim Ronnin $618,139,012 2 $309,069,506
142 Juan Antonio Bayona $617,699,454 4 $154,424,864
143 David Silverman $614,270,302 2 $307,135,151
144 Joseph McGinty Nichol $611,866,130 7 $87,409,447
145 David Ayer $608,988,079 8 $76,123,510
146 Paul Verhoeven $607,339,903 12 $50,611,659
147 Baz Luhrmann $594,752,935 5 $118,950,587
148 Peyton Reed $591,711,615 6 $98,618,603
149 Joel Coen $590,306,217 18 $32,794,790
150 Michael Apted $587,767,707 23 $25,555,118
151 Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu $586,510,691 6 $97,751,782
152 Robert Schwentke $585,661,559 7 $83,665,937
153 Wong Jing $583,376,407 8 $72,922,051
154 James Foley $575,533,467 13 $44,271,805
155 Tsui Hark $570,374,464 6 $95,062,411
156 Gary Trousdale $559,735,624 3 $186,578,541
157 Taika Waititi $559,132,308 6 $93,188,718
158 Phyllida Lloyd $557,251,377 2 $278,625,689
159 Barry Levinson $553,844,389 24 $23,076,850
160 Mel Gibson $548,255,756 5 $109,651,151
161 Jon Watts $548,049,795 4 $137,012,449
162 D.J. Caruso $545,365,114 11 $49,578,647
163 Oliver Stone $542,614,372 19 $28,558,651
164 Antoine Fuqua $536,882,735 17 $31,581,337
165 Peter Farrelly $532,482,598 13 $40,960,200
166 Darren Aronofsky $531,626,793 8 $66,453,349
167 Genndy Tartakovsky $531,244,052 3 $177,081,351
168 Michael Mann $525,476,831 12 $43,789,736
169 Lasse Hallström $523,353,439 18 $29,075,191
170 Mark Osborne $518,551,615 2 $259,275,808
171 Seth MacFarlane $517,146,237 3 $172,382,079
172 Robert Stromberg $517,129,407 1 $517,129,407
173 Phil Lord $515,881,373 5 $103,176,275
174 Christopher Miller $515,881,373 4 $128,970,343
175 Tim Johnson $513,034,219 6 $85,505,703
176 Adrian Lyne $500,802,267 9 $55,644,696
177 Danny Boyle $500,226,804 13 $38,478,985
178 Timur Bekmambetov $498,845,192 7 $71,263,599
179 Len Wiseman $495,573,517 4 $123,893,379
180 Kevin Lima $489,777,264 5 $97,955,453
181 Eric Toledano $477,620,858 2 $238,810,429
182 Olivier Nakache $477,620,858 2 $238,810,429
183 Duncan Jones $477,282,182 4 $119,320,546
184 Dan Scanlon $475,100,000 1 $475,100,000
185 Wes Ball $474,891,999 2 $237,446,000
186 Robert Rodriguez $471,138,150 23 $20,484,267
187 Joe Wright $465,958,439 8 $58,244,805
188 Michael Patrick King $461,933,086 2 $230,966,543
189 John Stevenson $459,809,292 3 $153,269,764
190 Xu Zheng $459,069,868 2 $229,534,934
191 Betty Thomas $453,428,558 8 $56,678,570
192 Don Hall $453,052,761 2 $226,526,381
193 Chuck Russell $451,486,196 8 $56,435,775
194 Paul Weitz $450,798,269 12 $37,566,522
195 Tim Story $449,099,113 11 $40,827,192
196 Sydney Pollack $447,234,276 17 $26,307,899
197 Andres Muschietti $446,444,866 3 $148,814,955
198 David Leitch $440,417,558 3 $146,805,853
199 Tim Miller $437,958,540 2 $218,979,270
200 David Frankel $437,174,657 10 $43,717,466

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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