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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 Sean McNamara $3,390,806 11 $308,255
1,902 Laura Poitras $3,390,054 4 $847,514
1,903 Tadas Vidmantas $3,383,543 3 $1,127,848
1,904 Francois Girard $3,370,298 3 $1,123,433
1,905 Dan Bradley $3,357,367 1 $3,357,367
1,906 Rod Lurie $3,351,143 6 $558,524
1,907 Matthias Hoene $3,343,466 2 $1,671,733
1,908 Javier Ruiz Caldera $3,339,905 2 $1,669,953
1,909 Eleanor Coppola $3,318,696 2 $1,659,348
1,910 Fred Schepisi $3,317,860 14 $236,990
1,911 Gela Babluani $3,317,662 1 $3,317,662
1,912 Javier Ambrossi $3,313,837 1 $3,313,837
1,913 Javier Calvo $3,313,837 1 $3,313,837
1,914 Alper Mestci $3,308,918 3 $1,102,973
1,915 Alexander Dydyna $3,308,906 1 $3,308,906
1,916 Jon Gunn $3,308,626 1 $3,308,626
1,917 Ron Fricke $3,294,258 2 $1,647,129
1,918 Andac Haznedaroglu $3,281,056 2 $1,640,528
1,919 Scott Mann $3,274,048 2 $1,637,024
1,920 David M. Rosenthal $3,246,901 4 $811,725
1,921 Jianbin Chen $3,233,041 1 $3,233,041
1,922 David Foenkinos $3,200,055 1 $3,200,055
1,923 Stephen Foenkinos $3,200,055 1 $3,200,055
1,924 Vishesh Bhatt $3,200,000 1 $3,200,000
1,925 Anshai Lal $3,182,045 1 $3,182,045
1,926 Dae-seung Kim $3,181,469 1 $3,181,469
1,927 Mark de Cloe $3,177,522 1 $3,177,522
1,928 John Waters $3,176,898 8 $397,112
1,929 Ram Gopal Varma $3,164,927 3 $1,054,976
1,930 Tang Xu $3,160,000 1 $3,160,000
1,931 Elliot Hegarty $3,159,919 1 $3,159,919
1,932 Amit V Masurkar $3,152,554 1 $3,152,554
1,933 Joyce Bernal $3,140,234 4 $785,059
1,934 Adrienne Shelly $3,119,633 1 $3,119,633
1,935 Larry Sher $3,099,919 1 $3,099,919
1,936 Stephen Kijak $3,099,822 2 $1,549,911
1,937 Alain Corneau $3,068,869 2 $1,534,435
1,938 Hans Steinbichler $3,068,175 1 $3,068,175
1,939 Rahul Dholakia $3,059,539 1 $3,059,539
1,940 William Oldroyd $3,048,854 1 $3,048,854
1,941 Miguel Angel Vivas $3,035,468 3 $1,011,823
1,942 Iain Forsyth $3,034,841 1 $3,034,841
1,943 Jane Pollard $3,034,841 1 $3,034,841
1,944 Jay Duplass $3,033,392 4 $758,348
1,945 Mark Duplass $3,033,392 4 $758,348
1,946 James Vanderbilt $3,026,911 1 $3,026,911
1,947 Phil Joanou $3,025,011 7 $432,144
1,948 Katja von Garnier $3,024,722 4 $756,181
1,949 Federico Marsicano $3,018,782 1 $3,018,782
1,950 Jan Hrebejk $3,018,203 4 $754,551
1,951 Jan Svěrák $3,016,556 1 $3,016,556
1,952 Caner Özyurtl $3,009,128 2 $1,504,564
1,953 Chistain Jimenez $3,006,266 1 $3,006,266
1,954 Jesse Dylan $3,000,000 1 $3,000,000
1,955 Ruud Schuurman $2,995,409 2 $1,497,705
1,956 Christopher Guest $2,995,235 7 $427,891
1,957 John Curran $2,993,730 3 $997,910
1,958 Demian Lichtenstein $2,970,216 1 $2,970,216
1,959 Srijit Mukherji $2,956,478 2 $1,478,239
1,960 Lan Chengxu $2,950,000 1 $2,950,000
1,961 Jonas Cuaron $2,938,383 1 $2,938,383
1,962 Vivian Qu $2,930,000 1 $2,930,000
1,963 Krishna D.K. $2,925,473 2 $1,462,737
1,964 Raj Nidimoru $2,925,473 2 $1,462,737
1,965 Kees van Nieuwkerk $2,908,354 1 $2,908,354
1,966 Hugo Lara Chavez $2,906,566 1 $2,906,566
1,967 Colm McCarthy $2,899,356 2 $1,449,678
1,968 Shaad Ali $2,894,924 2 $1,447,462
1,969 Atlee Kumar $2,893,012 2 $1,446,506
1,970 Joram Lürsen $2,892,300 3 $964,100
1,971 Lei Jinke $2,890,000 1 $2,890,000
1,972 Hasan Karacadag $2,887,384 2 $1,443,692
1,973 David Bruckner $2,887,091 3 $962,364
1,974 Daniel Benmayor $2,878,901 1 $2,878,901
1,975 Timothy Woodward, Jr $2,870,001 11 $260,909
1,976 Konstantin Smirnov $2,865,152 1 $2,865,152
1,977 Viktor Lakisov $2,864,038 1 $2,864,038
1,978 Juliano Ribeiro Salgado $2,861,118 1 $2,861,118
1,979 Luca Lucini $2,853,610 2 $1,426,805
1,980 Kim Ki-Duk $2,849,711 3 $949,904
1,981 Seung-ho Choi $2,849,395 2 $1,424,698
1,982 Sngmoo Lee $2,847,985 1 $2,847,985
1,983 William Dear $2,841,922 3 $947,307
1,984 Michael Brandt $2,841,276 1 $2,841,276
1,985 A.L. Vijay $2,837,814 3 $945,938
1,986 Keith Scholey $2,826,552 4 $706,638
1,987 Yoon-jung Lee $2,813,933 1 $2,813,933
1,988 Yulin Liu $2,812,850 1 $2,812,850
1,989 Fisher Stevens $2,808,766 3 $936,255
1,990 Ryan Fleck $2,801,209 3 $933,736
1,991 Irie Yu $2,800,000 1 $2,800,000
1,992 Erwin van den Eshof $2,793,895 3 $931,298
1,993 Sandor Jesse $2,790,758 1 $2,790,758
1,994 Ding Shi $2,780,000 1 $2,780,000
1,995 Martin Zandvliet $2,777,749 2 $1,388,875
1,996 Andy Garcia $2,772,653 1 $2,772,653
1,997 Ti West $2,771,427 5 $554,285
1,998 Tomm Moore $2,762,751 1 $2,762,751
1,999 Oskar Santos $2,759,296 1 $2,759,296
2,000 Stuart Blumberg $2,752,348 1 $2,752,348

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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