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Top Grossing Screenwriter at the International Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000)BETA


See also: Top Domestic Screenwriters - 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 Directors - 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 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 Screenwriters

This list shows the highest grossing Screenwriters 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 J.C. Chandor $19,525,084 3 $6,508,361
1,902 Tom Butterworth $19,453,022 2 $9,726,511
1,903 Ben Ketai $19,289,634 2 $9,644,817
1,904 Jerusha Hess $19,174,302 3 $6,391,434
1,905 Paul Hernandez $19,169,905 1 $19,169,905
1,906 Jared Hess $19,098,469 2 $9,549,235
1,907 Owen Wilson $19,077,240 1 $19,077,240
1,908 Todd Casey $19,062,918 1 $19,062,918
1,909 Zach Shields $19,062,918 2 $9,531,459
1,910 Travis Cluff $18,989,471 1 $18,989,471
1,911 Chris Lofing $18,989,471 1 $18,989,471
1,912 Lars Gudmestad $18,988,730 1 $18,988,730
1,913 Paula Pell $18,986,015 2 $9,493,008
1,914 Andrew Bovell $18,831,035 1 $18,831,035
1,915 Mark H. Young $18,827,520 3 $6,275,840
1,916 Kelly Ward $18,827,520 2 $9,413,760
1,917 Daniel Monzon $18,800,000 1 $18,800,000
1,918 Akshat Verma $18,757,072 1 $18,757,072
1,919 John J. McLaughlin $18,734,167 1 $18,734,167
1,920 Umesh Shukla $18,602,281 1 $18,602,281
1,921 Rodrigo Cortes $18,595,724 2 $9,297,862
1,922 Kieran Fitzgerald $18,502,013 2 $9,251,007
1,923 Marshall Brickman $18,235,719 2 $9,117,860
1,924 Rick Elice $18,235,719 1 $18,235,719
1,925 Lee Anthony Smith $18,200,000 1 $18,200,000
1,926 Gregory J. Bradley $18,200,000 1 $18,200,000
1,927 Simon Wells $18,157,000 1 $18,157,000
1,928 Wendy Wells $18,157,000 1 $18,157,000
1,929 Richard D'Ovidio $18,151,624 3 $6,050,541
1,930 Pierce Gradner $18,026,038 1 $18,026,038
1,931 Shawn Harwell $18,000,000 1 $18,000,000
1,932 Rose Kaufman $18,000,000 1 $18,000,000
1,933 Philip Kaufman $18,000,000 1 $18,000,000
1,934 Sung-soo Kim $17,987,774 1 $17,987,774
1,935 Keith Thompson $17,944,173 1 $17,944,173
1,936 Tony Briggs $17,944,173 1 $17,944,173
1,937 Daisuke Tengan $17,924,662 1 $17,924,662
1,938 Isao Takahata $17,799,508 2 $8,899,754
1,939 Bert V. Royal $17,799,257 1 $17,799,257
1,940 Franck Magnier $17,793,891 1 $17,793,891
1,941 Alexander Charlot $17,793,891 1 $17,793,891
1,942 Ric Roman Waugh $17,789,278 3 $5,929,759
1,943 Serge Joncour $17,788,331 1 $17,788,331
1,944 David Swift $17,668,900 1 $17,668,900
1,945 Thomas Vinterberg $17,622,608 1 $17,622,608
1,946 Halsted Welles $17,564,909 1 $17,564,909
1,947 Steve Rogers $17,519,173 1 $17,519,173
1,948 Joel Edgerton $17,448,940 4 $4,362,235
1,949 Arcel Heisterberg $17,436,516 1 $17,436,516
1,950 Rasmus Heisterberg $17,436,516 1 $17,436,516
1,951 Robert Dunn $17,419,801 1 $17,419,801
1,952 Barbara Curry $17,395,873 1 $17,395,873
1,953 Richard Kelly $17,320,790 2 $8,660,395
1,954 Paul Scheuring $17,297,731 1 $17,297,731
1,955 Tsutomu Kuroiwa $17,281,740 1 $17,281,740
1,956 Michael Thomas $17,218,147 2 $8,609,074
1,957 Emi Mochizuki $17,115,307 2 $8,557,654
1,958 Carrie Evans $17,115,307 2 $8,557,654
1,959 Laurent Turner $17,110,000 2 $8,555,000
1,960 Nicolas Cuche $17,110,000 1 $17,110,000
1,961 Masashi Kishimoto $17,086,320 1 $17,086,320
1,962 Ukyo Kodachi $17,086,320 1 $17,086,320
1,963 Angela Workman $17,076,364 2 $8,538,182
1,964 Harmony Korine $17,024,965 2 $8,512,483
1,965 Bill Holderman $16,973,752 2 $8,486,876
1,966 Chris Bowman $16,857,754 2 $8,428,877
1,967 Hubbel Palmer $16,857,754 2 $8,428,877
1,968 Fernando León de Aranoa $16,839,609 2 $8,419,805
1,969 Kristofor Brown $16,824,159 1 $16,824,159
1,970 Joseph Gordon-Levitt $16,790,875 1 $16,790,875
1,971 Kang Je-Kyu $16,583,311 1 $16,583,311
1,972 Kim Byung $16,583,311 1 $16,583,311
1,973 Na hyun $16,583,311 1 $16,583,311
1,974 Chuck Hogan $16,558,151 1 $16,558,151
1,975 April Blair $16,500,000 1 $16,500,000
1,976 Kelly Bowe $16,500,000 1 $16,500,000
1,977 Er Cheng $16,447,918 1 $16,447,918
1,978 Steve Rodney McQueen $16,410,548 2 $8,205,274
1,979 Xu Zhaoqing $16,378,896 1 $16,378,896
1,980 Tan Cheung $16,378,896 1 $16,378,896
1,981 Tracy Letts $16,367,465 3 $5,455,822
1,982 Mikko Alanne $16,243,307 3 $5,414,436
1,983 Stephen Jeffreys $16,225,181 2 $8,112,591
1,984 Tom Vaughan $16,163,013 1 $16,163,013
1,985 Gabrielle Allan $16,152,701 1 $16,152,701
1,986 Jennifer Crittenden $16,152,701 1 $16,152,701
1,987 Saiwyn Quadras $16,147,200 3 $5,382,400
1,988 Ian Roberts $16,100,000 1 $16,100,000
1,989 Jay Martel $16,100,000 1 $16,100,000
1,990 Paul Laverty $16,087,469 3 $5,362,490
1,991 Sanyuktha Chawla Shaikh $16,061,975 3 $5,353,992
1,992 David Rosier $15,982,351 2 $7,991,176
1,993 Lisa Azuelos $15,909,615 2 $7,954,808
1,994 Josh Heald $15,835,841 3 $5,278,614
1,995 Anjum Rajabali $15,819,677 2 $7,909,839
1,996 Prakash Jha $15,819,677 2 $7,909,839
1,997 Charles Martin Smith $15,800,000 1 $15,800,000
1,998 Stephen Amidon $15,751,934 1 $15,751,934
1,999 Jeremy Garelick $15,711,385 1 $15,711,385
2,000 Rebecca Blunt $15,672,510 1 $15,672,510

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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