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Top Grossing Director at the International Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100)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
2,001 Hiroshi Akabane $3,762,474 1 $3,762,474
2,002 Kazuya Murata $3,756,008 1 $3,756,008
2,003 Tarik Saleh $3,755,879 2 $1,877,940
2,004 Rebecca Miller $3,739,591 2 $1,869,796
2,005 Kheiron $3,738,554 1 $3,738,554
2,006 Emmanuel Gillibert $3,725,675 1 $3,725,675
2,007 Franck Khalfoun $3,725,348 4 $931,337
2,008 Vijay Krishna Acharya $3,691,665 1 $3,691,665
2,009 Paul Currie $3,688,954 1 $3,688,954
2,010 Özcan Deniz $3,678,805 2 $1,839,403
2,011 Tony Kaye $3,671,957 1 $3,671,957
2,012 Jun Takagi $3,670,000 1 $3,670,000
2,013 Yuefeng Song $3,661,200 2 $1,830,600
2,014 Aisling Walsh $3,649,189 1 $3,649,189
2,015 Luciano Ligabue $3,635,958 1 $3,635,958
2,016 A.R. Murugadoss $3,605,265 3 $1,201,755
2,017 Fumihiko Sori $3,600,000 1 $3,600,000
2,018 Ji-woo Jung $3,593,741 1 $3,593,741
2,019 Leos Carax $3,589,372 2 $1,794,686
2,020 Dinesh Vijan $3,582,830 1 $3,582,830
2,021 Omer Ugur $3,553,656 2 $1,776,828
2,022 Dennis Lee $3,550,307 2 $1,775,154
2,023 Murat Kepez $3,540,420 1 $3,540,420
2,024 Max Croci $3,540,345 3 $1,180,115
2,025 Larry Sher $3,537,582 1 $3,537,582
2,026 Dani de la Torre $3,532,967 1 $3,532,967
2,027 Nelson Shin $3,525,742 1 $3,525,742
2,028 Melanie Simka $3,525,742 1 $3,525,742
2,029 Yasuo Tsuruhashi $3,524,012 1 $3,524,012
2,030 Israel Horovitz $3,515,702 1 $3,515,702
2,031 Michael Dowse $3,502,228 5 $700,446
2,032 Alexandre Espigares $3,494,938 1 $3,494,938
2,033 Charles Ferguson $3,487,423 2 $1,743,712
2,034 Bob Yari $3,485,496 1 $3,485,496
2,035 Stacy Title $3,472,184 1 $3,472,184
2,036 Burak Aksuk $3,471,304 1 $3,471,304
2,037 John Curran $3,464,307 3 $1,154,769
2,038 Jeremy Dyson $3,445,651 1 $3,445,651
2,039 Andy Nyman $3,445,651 1 $3,445,651
2,040 Juraj Jakubisko $3,436,763 1 $3,436,763
2,041 Helen Hunt $3,427,203 2 $1,713,602
2,042 Eleanor Coppola $3,424,919 2 $1,712,460
2,043 Isabell Suba $3,415,880 1 $3,415,880
2,044 Reginald Hudlin $3,402,341 5 $680,468
2,045 Brian Smrz $3,393,348 1 $3,393,348
2,046 Sean McNamara $3,390,806 11 $308,255
2,047 Laura Poitras $3,390,054 4 $847,514
2,048 Tadas Vidmantas $3,383,543 3 $1,127,848
2,049 Luke Scott $3,383,535 1 $3,383,535
2,050 Francois Girard $3,370,298 3 $1,123,433
2,051 Sergey Mokritsky $3,368,130 2 $1,684,065
2,052 Christoph Lauenstein $3,362,151 1 $3,362,151
2,053 Dan Bradley $3,357,367 1 $3,357,367
2,054 Rod Lurie $3,351,143 6 $558,524
2,055 Matthias Hoene $3,343,466 2 $1,671,733
2,056 Javier Ruiz Caldera $3,339,905 2 $1,669,953
2,057 Javier Ambrossi $3,334,804 1 $3,334,804
2,058 Javier Calvo $3,334,804 1 $3,334,804
2,059 Lucien Jean-Baptiste $3,320,313 1 $3,320,313
2,060 Fred Schepisi $3,317,860 14 $236,990
2,061 Gela Babluani $3,317,662 1 $3,317,662
2,062 Alexander Dydyna $3,308,906 1 $3,308,906
2,063 Alper Mestci $3,304,191 3 $1,101,397
2,064 Andac Haznedaroglu $3,301,015 2 $1,650,508
2,065 Ron Fricke $3,294,258 2 $1,647,129
2,066 Gözde Kural $3,288,150 1 $3,288,150
2,067 Jon Gunn $3,288,046 1 $3,288,046
2,068 Scott Mann $3,274,048 2 $1,637,024
2,069 David M. Rosenthal $3,250,731 5 $650,146
2,070 Jianbin Chen $3,233,041 1 $3,233,041
2,071 Tomm Moore $3,215,790 1 $3,215,790
2,072 David Foenkinos $3,200,055 1 $3,200,055
2,073 Stephen Foenkinos $3,200,055 1 $3,200,055
2,074 Vishesh Bhatt $3,200,000 1 $3,200,000
2,075 Pankaj Batra $3,193,538 5 $638,708
2,076 Anshai Lal $3,182,045 1 $3,182,045
2,077 Dae-seung Kim $3,181,469 1 $3,181,469
2,078 Mark de Cloe $3,177,522 1 $3,177,522
2,079 John Waters $3,176,898 8 $397,112
2,080 Gerardo Olivares $3,167,643 2 $1,583,822
2,081 Fatih Akin $3,166,186 2 $1,583,093
2,082 Ram Gopal Varma $3,164,927 3 $1,054,976
2,083 Tang Xu $3,160,000 1 $3,160,000
2,084 Elliot Hegarty $3,159,919 1 $3,159,919
2,085 Amit V Masurkar $3,152,554 1 $3,152,554
2,086 Joyce Bernal $3,140,234 4 $785,059
2,087 Adrienne Shelly $3,119,633 1 $3,119,633
2,088 Stephen Kijak $3,111,605 3 $1,037,202
2,089 Yann Demange $3,106,411 2 $1,553,206
2,090 William Oldroyd $3,094,790 1 $3,094,790
2,091 David Bruckner $3,089,518 3 $1,029,839
2,092 Alain Corneau $3,068,869 2 $1,534,435
2,093 Hans Steinbichler $3,068,175 1 $3,068,175
2,094 Xavier Legrand $3,060,044 1 $3,060,044
2,095 Rahul Dholakia $3,059,539 1 $3,059,539
2,096 Stéphan Archinard $3,049,961 1 $3,049,961
2,097 Caner Özyurtl $3,049,223 2 $1,524,612
2,098 Simon Baker $3,043,664 1 $3,043,664
2,099 Jan Svěrák $3,043,533 1 $3,043,533
2,100 Miguel Angel Vivas $3,039,153 3 $1,013,051

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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