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Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800)BETA


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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
1,701 E. Elias Merhige $16,991,581 2 $8,495,791
1,702 Davis Guggenheim $16,925,486 2 $8,462,743
1,703 Tanya Wexler $16,875,968 1 $16,875,968
1,704 Nate Parker $16,847,879 2 $8,423,940
1,705 Er Cheng $16,815,196 1 $16,815,196
1,706 Mark Christpher $16,757,163 1 $16,757,163
1,707 Gabriela Cowperthwaite $16,721,094 2 $8,360,547
1,708 Ritesh Batra $16,707,283 2 $8,353,642
1,709 Kang Je-Kyu $16,653,488 1 $16,653,488
1,710 James Glickenhaus $16,647,588 3 $5,549,196
1,711 Tim Blake Nelson $16,637,172 5 $3,327,434
1,712 Laura Lau $16,610,760 1 $16,610,760
1,713 Madhur Bhandarkar $16,606,196 2 $8,303,098
1,714 Julia von Heinz $16,566,260 1 $16,566,260
1,715 Florian David Fitz $16,542,283 1 $16,542,283
1,716 Michael Cristofer $16,521,410 2 $8,260,705
1,717 Deepa Mehta $16,488,892 7 $2,355,556
1,718 Fausto Brizzi $16,430,708 3 $5,476,903
1,719 Yang Lei $16,392,484 1 $16,392,484
1,720 Bethany Ashton Wolf $16,376,066 1 $16,376,066
1,721 Lee Sternthal $16,369,708 1 $16,369,708
1,722 Lynne Ramsay $16,345,971 2 $8,172,986
1,723 Franco Amurri $16,344,520 1 $16,344,520
1,724 John Harrison $16,324,573 1 $16,324,573
1,725 Denise Di Novi $16,237,738 1 $16,237,738
1,726 Mrigdeep Singh Lamba $16,225,986 2 $8,112,993
1,727 Ry Russo-Young $16,197,756 3 $5,399,252
1,728 Debra Granik $16,175,225 4 $4,043,806
1,729 Klim Shipenko $16,169,933 1 $16,169,933
1,730 Tamara Jenkins $16,144,796 2 $8,072,398
1,731 Abhishek Kapoor $16,120,909 2 $8,060,455
1,732 Riccardo Milani $16,031,196 2 $8,015,598
1,733 Can Ulkay $16,002,950 1 $16,002,950
1,734 Zhao Hantang $15,920,000 1 $15,920,000
1,735 Uli Edel $15,894,337 2 $7,947,169
1,736 Indra Kumar $15,738,685 2 $7,869,343
1,737 Robert Kurtzman $15,719,109 1 $15,719,109
1,738 Steven Knight $15,681,863 3 $5,227,288
1,739 Egor Baranov $15,681,225 2 $7,840,613
1,740 Miao Yue $15,610,000 1 $15,610,000
1,741 Tae Gon Kim $15,582,034 1 $15,582,034
1,742 Alberto Rodriguez $15,573,189 3 $5,191,063
1,743 Nicolas Roeg $15,522,727 4 $3,880,682
1,744 Campbell Scott $15,505,377 3 $5,168,459
1,745 Paweł Pawlikowski $15,501,768 2 $7,750,884
1,746 Michael Rymer $15,471,229 1 $15,471,229
1,747 Aki Kaurismaki $15,459,304 3 $5,153,101
1,748 Sarik Andreasyan $15,401,073 4 $3,850,268
1,749 John Wayne $15,400,000 2 $7,700,000
1,750 Shinji Higuchi $15,362,588 2 $7,681,294
1,751 Yvan Attal $15,330,364 3 $5,110,121
1,752 Mickey Liddell $15,318,257 1 $15,318,257
1,753 Neal Brennan $15,297,318 1 $15,297,318
1,754 Vladen Barbe $15,206,330 1 $15,206,330
1,755 Maksim Sveshnikov $15,206,330 1 $15,206,330
1,756 Fraser Clarke Heston $15,185,672 1 $15,185,672
1,757 Jong-Yeol Baek $15,164,325 1 $15,164,325
1,758 Daniel Petrie Jr $15,073,942 2 $7,536,971
1,759 Gregory Levasseur $15,031,294 1 $15,031,294
1,760 Robert J. Rosenthal $15,026,217 1 $15,026,217
1,761 Rohan Sippy $15,001,417 2 $7,500,709
1,762 Jay Duplass $14,976,277 4 $3,744,069
1,763 Mark Duplass $14,976,277 4 $3,744,069
1,764 Trivikram Srinivas $14,971,542 3 $4,990,514
1,765 Bill Pohlad $14,949,908 1 $14,949,908
1,766 Jean Pierre Ameris $14,937,131 3 $4,979,044
1,767 Leslye Headland $14,929,028 2 $7,464,514
1,768 Beto Gomez $14,875,491 3 $4,958,497
1,769 Xixi Gao $14,810,000 1 $14,810,000
1,770 Nanni Moretti $14,761,530 2 $7,380,765
1,771 Liam Lynch $14,758,819 2 $7,379,410
1,772 John Stockwell $14,696,901 9 $1,632,989
1,773 Matthew Akers $14,663,001 1 $14,663,001
1,774 Fernando León de Aranoa $14,661,684 4 $3,665,421
1,775 Brian Tse $14,630,000 2 $7,315,000
1,776 Haifaa Al-Mansour $14,593,139 3 $4,864,380
1,777 Juliano Ribeiro Salgado $14,552,758 1 $14,552,758
1,778 Alexandre Heboyan $14,534,046 1 $14,534,046
1,779 Benoit Philippon $14,534,046 2 $7,267,023
1,780 Nicolas Vanier $14,501,473 1 $14,501,473
1,781 Gustavo Loza $14,485,666 1 $14,485,666
1,782 Alex Zamm $14,433,094 5 $2,886,619
1,783 Guy Ferland $14,431,215 2 $7,215,608
1,784 Lu Zhengyu $14,430,000 1 $14,430,000
1,785 Jennifer Westfeldt $14,357,752 1 $14,357,752
1,786 Ilya Naishuller $14,348,753 1 $14,348,753
1,787 Jonathan M. Gunn $14,305,450 1 $14,305,450
1,788 Jeannot Szwarc $14,296,438 2 $7,148,219
1,789 Wych Kaosayananda $14,294,842 2 $7,147,421
1,790 Daniel Auteuil $14,283,387 4 $3,570,847
1,791 Todd Holland $14,278,900 1 $14,278,900
1,792 B.W.L. Norton $14,276,095 1 $14,276,095
1,793 Gillies MacKinnon $14,275,795 6 $2,379,299
1,794 Zhang Yang $14,255,582 2 $7,127,791
1,795 Steve Loter $14,246,181 1 $14,246,181
1,796 Ali Zafar $14,233,249 1 $14,233,249
1,797 Detlev Buck $14,223,864 2 $7,111,932
1,798 Guo Dalei $14,210,000 1 $14,210,000
1,799 Todd Solondz $14,209,176 6 $2,368,196
1,800 Dean Wright $14,203,868 2 $7,101,934

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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