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Top Grossing Director at the International Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000)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
1,901 Prosit Roy $4,049,657 1 $4,049,657
1,902 Nash Edgerton $4,034,716 2 $2,017,358
1,903 Deniz Gamze Erguven $4,033,234 2 $2,016,617
1,904 Vijay Chandar $4,032,514 2 $2,016,257
1,905 Claude Miller $4,026,508 2 $2,013,254
1,906 Tamara Jenkins $4,018,941 2 $2,009,471
1,907 Valeriy Todorovsky $4,010,925 2 $2,005,463
1,908 Gary Wang $4,010,000 1 $4,010,000
1,909 Steve James $4,008,791 5 $801,758
1,910 Deane Taylor $4,006,801 1 $4,006,801
1,911 Jacques Tourneur $4,000,000 1 $4,000,000
1,912 Levent Görgeç $3,990,860 1 $3,990,860
1,913 Cagan Irmak $3,980,196 3 $1,326,732
1,914 John Cameron Mitchell $3,975,976 2 $1,987,988
1,915 Yu Dong $3,970,000 1 $3,970,000
1,916 Stanley Tucci $3,966,373 5 $793,275
1,917 Fernando González Molina $3,963,099 3 $1,321,033
1,918 Kevin Tsai $3,960,000 1 $3,960,000
1,919 Venky Atluri $3,956,883 1 $3,956,883
1,920 Shirish Kunder $3,947,336 1 $3,947,336
1,921 Raul Martinez $3,945,457 1 $3,945,457
1,922 Ry Russo-Young $3,929,102 3 $1,309,701
1,923 Bruno Barreto $3,912,014 7 $558,859
1,924 Nick Hamm $3,901,625 3 $1,300,542
1,925 Filip Renc $3,900,073 2 $1,950,037
1,926 Philippa Lowthorpe $3,895,661 1 $3,895,661
1,927 Alexandre Coffre $3,887,807 2 $1,943,904
1,928 Laura Lau $3,871,023 1 $3,871,023
1,929 Christopher Smith $3,870,813 4 $967,703
1,930 Paolo Costella $3,862,003 1 $3,862,003
1,931 Dai Wei $3,860,000 1 $3,860,000
1,932 Pim van Hoeve $3,849,156 3 $1,283,052
1,933 Wataru Takahashi $3,843,735 1 $3,843,735
1,934 Hanno Olderdissen $3,822,668 1 $3,822,668
1,935 Phan Gia Nhat Linh $3,810,953 1 $3,810,953
1,936 Felix Van Groeningen $3,810,188 2 $1,905,094
1,937 Gregory Dark $3,795,236 1 $3,795,236
1,938 Lynn Shelton $3,770,519 5 $754,104
1,939 Kazuya Murata $3,756,008 1 $3,756,008
1,940 Özcan Deniz $3,745,840 2 $1,872,920
1,941 Rebecca Miller $3,739,591 2 $1,869,796
1,942 Kheiron $3,738,554 1 $3,738,554
1,943 Franck Khalfoun $3,725,348 4 $931,337
1,944 Vijay Krishna Acharya $3,691,665 1 $3,691,665
1,945 Paul Currie $3,684,466 1 $3,684,466
1,946 Tony Kaye $3,671,957 1 $3,671,957
1,947 Jun Takagi $3,670,000 1 $3,670,000
1,948 Luciano Ligabue $3,635,958 1 $3,635,958
1,949 Murat Kepez $3,618,179 1 $3,618,179
1,950 A.R. Murugadoss $3,605,265 3 $1,201,755
1,951 Fumihiko Sori $3,600,000 1 $3,600,000
1,952 Ji-woo Jung $3,593,741 1 $3,593,741
1,953 Leos Carax $3,589,372 2 $1,794,686
1,954 Dinesh Vijan $3,582,830 1 $3,582,830
1,955 Sing-Choong Foo $3,560,000 1 $3,560,000
1,956 Aisling Walsh $3,557,508 1 $3,557,508
1,957 Yuefeng Song $3,555,956 2 $1,777,978
1,958 Omer Ugur $3,553,656 2 $1,776,828
1,959 Dennis Lee $3,550,307 2 $1,775,154
1,960 Max Croci $3,540,345 3 $1,180,115
1,961 Dani de la Torre $3,532,967 1 $3,532,967
1,962 Nelson Shin $3,525,742 2 $1,762,871
1,963 Melanie Simka $3,525,742 1 $3,525,742
1,964 Israel Horovitz $3,515,702 1 $3,515,702
1,965 Michael Dowse $3,502,228 5 $700,446
1,966 Franck Dubosc $3,489,879 1 $3,489,879
1,967 Charles Ferguson $3,487,423 2 $1,743,712
1,968 Bob Yari $3,485,496 1 $3,485,496
1,969 Burak Aksuk $3,471,304 1 $3,471,304
1,970 Stacy Title $3,467,599 1 $3,467,599
1,971 Ute von Munchow-Pohl $3,455,714 2 $1,727,857
1,972 Juraj Jakubisko $3,436,763 1 $3,436,763
1,973 Helen Hunt $3,427,203 2 $1,713,602
1,974 Isabell Suba $3,415,880 1 $3,415,880
1,975 Sean McNamara $3,390,806 11 $308,255
1,976 Laura Poitras $3,390,054 4 $847,514
1,977 Tadas Vidmantas $3,383,543 3 $1,127,848
1,978 Luke Scott $3,383,535 1 $3,383,535
1,979 Francois Girard $3,370,298 3 $1,123,433
1,980 Dan Bradley $3,357,367 1 $3,357,367
1,981 Clovis Cornillac $3,354,652 2 $1,677,326
1,982 Rod Lurie $3,351,143 6 $558,524
1,983 Matthias Hoene $3,343,466 2 $1,671,733
1,984 Javier Ruiz Caldera $3,339,905 2 $1,669,953
1,985 Javier Ambrossi $3,334,804 1 $3,334,804
1,986 Javier Calvo $3,334,804 1 $3,334,804
1,987 Sean Baker $3,320,215 4 $830,054
1,988 Eleanor Coppola $3,318,696 2 $1,659,348
1,989 Fred Schepisi $3,317,860 14 $236,990
1,990 Gela Babluani $3,317,662 1 $3,317,662
1,991 Alper Mestci $3,308,918 3 $1,102,973
1,992 Alexander Dydyna $3,308,906 1 $3,308,906
1,993 Ron Fricke $3,294,258 2 $1,647,129
1,994 Jon Gunn $3,288,046 1 $3,288,046
1,995 Andac Haznedaroglu $3,281,056 2 $1,640,528
1,996 Scott Mann $3,274,048 2 $1,637,024
1,997 David M. Rosenthal $3,250,731 4 $812,683
1,998 Patryk Vega $3,244,156 4 $811,039
1,999 Jianbin Chen $3,233,041 1 $3,233,041
2,000 David Foenkinos $3,200,055 1 $3,200,055

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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