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Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200)BETA


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

This list shows the highest grossing Directors based on the worldwide 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 Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1,101 Jeffrey W. Byrd $54,262,679 3 $18,087,560
1,102 William Dear $54,168,198 3 $18,056,066
1,103 Corey Yuen $54,141,522 5 $10,828,304
1,104 Ciaran Foy $54,117,602 3 $18,039,201
1,105 Dexter Fletcher $54,011,239 2 $27,005,620
1,106 Jean-Marie Poire $54,000,000 1 $54,000,000
1,107 Jang Joon-hwan $53,974,134 1 $53,974,134
1,108 Christopher Guest $53,966,014 7 $7,709,431
1,109 Neal Israel $53,952,082 4 $13,488,021
1,110 Daniel Stern $53,579,269 1 $53,579,269
1,111 Mike Tollin $53,293,628 1 $53,293,628
1,112 Yang Xiao $53,273,252 2 $26,636,626
1,113 Jeffrey Lau $53,257,563 2 $26,628,782
1,114 Tom Gormican $53,068,955 1 $53,068,955
1,115 Mark Pellington $53,037,372 5 $10,607,474
1,116 Rod Lurie $52,863,817 6 $8,810,636
1,117 Aaron Sorkin $52,827,097 1 $52,827,097
1,118 Christian E. Christiansen $52,549,946 2 $26,274,973
1,119 Oliver Hirschbiegel $52,530,543 3 $17,510,181
1,120 Lee Gye-Byeok $52,491,101 1 $52,491,101
1,121 Peter Landesman $52,467,735 3 $17,489,245
1,122 Billy Bob Thornton $52,310,103 4 $13,077,526
1,123 Ken Loach $52,205,577 13 $4,015,814
1,124 Robert Harmon $52,189,039 3 $17,396,346
1,125 Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari $52,117,236 2 $26,058,618
1,126 Sam Firstenberg $52,115,063 6 $8,685,844
1,127 John R. Cherry, III $51,711,491 2 $25,855,746
1,128 Anton Megerdichev $51,658,423 1 $51,658,423
1,129 Philippe Lacheau $51,565,961 2 $25,782,981
1,130 Harmony Korine $51,561,467 4 $12,890,367
1,131 Nikhil Advani $51,533,394 4 $12,883,349
1,132 Saul Dibb $51,511,067 4 $12,877,767
1,133 Louis Clichy $51,379,470 1 $51,379,470
1,134 Alexandre Astier $51,379,470 1 $51,379,470
1,135 James Ponsoldt $51,182,267 4 $12,795,567
1,136 Siddique $51,121,273 2 $25,560,637
1,137 Ui-seok Jo $51,007,693 1 $51,007,693
1,138 Sean McNamara $50,863,142 11 $4,623,922
1,139 Thomas Vinterberg $50,782,963 6 $8,463,827
1,140 Sean Phillips $50,728,163 1 $50,728,163
1,141 Yuichi Fukuda $50,698,713 2 $25,349,357
1,142 Noah Baumbach $50,632,968 9 $5,625,885
1,143 Anthony Hemingway $50,365,498 1 $50,365,498
1,144 Zhou Tuo Ru $50,238,134 1 $50,238,134
1,145 Park Hoon-jung $50,104,854 4 $12,526,214
1,146 Diane English $50,103,808 1 $50,103,808
1,147 Joon-ik Lee $50,008,562 2 $25,004,281
1,148 Alfonso Arau $50,008,143 1 $50,008,143
1,149 Bin Huang $50,000,000 1 $50,000,000
1,150 Wenjun Yang $50,000,000 1 $50,000,000
1,151 Kerry Conran $49,730,854 1 $49,730,854
1,152 George Scribner $49,576,671 1 $49,576,671
1,153 Olatunde Osunsanmi $49,514,554 2 $24,757,277
1,154 Hur Jin-ho $49,276,009 2 $24,638,005
1,155 John R. Lee $49,196,532 1 $49,196,532
1,156 Vincente Minnelli $48,882,111 8 $6,110,264
1,157 Emilio Estevez $48,665,397 4 $12,166,349
1,158 Robert Pulcini $48,562,936 4 $12,140,734
1,159 Shari Springer Berman $48,562,936 4 $12,140,734
1,160 Shane Acker $48,559,999 1 $48,559,999
1,161 Jeremiah Chechik $48,552,725 4 $12,138,181
1,162 Tim McCanlies $48,477,404 3 $16,159,135
1,163 Justin Zackham $48,425,971 1 $48,425,971
1,164 Dan Bradley $48,164,150 1 $48,164,150
1,165 Michael Winterbottom $48,128,428 20 $2,406,421
1,166 Robert Lorenz $47,818,913 1 $47,818,913
1,167 John Sullivan $47,794,443 2 $23,897,222
1,168 Jason Winer $47,787,943 1 $47,787,943
1,169 Sooraj R. Barjatya $47,764,639 1 $47,764,639
1,170 Chen Li $47,533,312 1 $47,533,312
1,171 Abhinav Singh Kashyap $47,405,933 2 $23,702,967
1,172 Clare Kilner $47,175,038 1 $47,175,038
1,173 Fuyuan Liu $47,157,802 2 $23,578,901
1,174 Leo Zhang $47,128,103 1 $47,128,103
1,175 Lars Von Trier $47,125,290 10 $4,712,529
1,176 Ding Leang $46,998,773 1 $46,998,773
1,177 James Bridges $46,918,287 1 $46,918,287
1,178 Lucia Aniello $46,916,048 1 $46,916,048
1,179 Stuart Gordon $46,798,083 3 $15,599,361
1,180 Joe Camp $46,772,099 2 $23,386,050
1,181 Takeshi Kitano $46,555,662 6 $7,759,277
1,182 Billy Crystal $46,545,869 2 $23,272,935
1,183 Dennis Iliadis $46,526,243 3 $15,508,748
1,184 Ethan Maniquis $46,370,970 1 $46,370,970
1,185 Xavier Beauvois $46,267,451 3 $15,422,484
1,186 Doug Ellin $46,225,326 1 $46,225,326
1,187 Joseph Kahn $46,176,322 2 $23,088,161
1,188 Xie Dongshen $45,980,000 1 $45,980,000
1,189 Liu Jiang $45,881,996 1 $45,881,996
1,190 Stella Meghie $45,858,330 2 $22,929,165
1,191 Anurag Basu $45,807,656 2 $22,903,828
1,192 Daniel Barnz $45,756,222 3 $15,252,074
1,193 Asger Leth $45,688,337 1 $45,688,337
1,194 Greta Gerwig $45,646,165 1 $45,646,165
1,195 Edward Norton $45,336,404 2 $22,668,202
1,196 Wei Gu Chang $45,331,734 1 $45,331,734
1,197 Chul-soo Jang $45,286,922 2 $22,643,461
1,198 Mary Haverstick $44,793,168 1 $44,793,168
1,199 Christopher Cain $44,726,644 1 $44,726,644
1,200 Anubhav Sinha $44,581,991 2 $22,290,996

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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