Follow us on


Box Office Star Records > Worldwide > Lifetime Specific Technical Role > Top Worldwide Directors

Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900)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
1,801 Jaco Van Dormael $13,617,614 2 $6,808,807
1,802 Jonathan Darby $13,587,246 1 $13,587,246
1,803 Nicolas Lopez $13,558,662 2 $6,779,331
1,804 Cheng He $13,350,000 1 $13,350,000
1,805 Shinsuke Sato $13,320,187 2 $6,660,094
1,806 Jason Bloom $13,294,762 1 $13,294,762
1,807 Gauri Shinde $13,263,054 2 $6,631,527
1,808 James Huth $13,075,000 1 $13,075,000
1,809 Holger Tappe $13,056,600 1 $13,056,600
1,810 Akiyuki Shinbo $13,032,968 3 $4,344,323
1,811 Steve James $12,951,908 5 $2,590,382
1,812 Malik Bendjelloul $12,913,491 1 $12,913,491
1,813 Jim Henson $12,912,042 1 $12,912,042
1,814 Dae-min Park $12,902,072 1 $12,902,072
1,815 Mikael Salomon $12,890,752 3 $4,296,917
1,816 Marcel Langereger $12,850,033 1 $12,850,033
1,817 Doug Aarniokoski $12,825,876 4 $3,206,469
1,818 Jerry Zaks $12,803,305 1 $12,803,305
1,819 Jeffrey Blitz $12,790,500 3 $4,263,500
1,820 Robert Harling $12,767,815 1 $12,767,815
1,821 Yukihiro Miyamoto $12,762,048 1 $12,762,048
1,822 Volfango De Biasi $12,747,780 2 $6,373,890
1,823 Missy Tadjedin $12,646,519 1 $12,646,519
1,824 Wallace Wolodarsky $12,604,145 3 $4,201,382
1,825 Stuart Connelly $12,525,348 1 $12,525,348
1,826 Daniel Taplitz $12,512,317 1 $12,512,317
1,827 Henry King $12,503,220 3 $4,167,740
1,828 Karen Arthur $12,500,000 2 $6,250,000
1,829 Akshay Roy $12,498,298 1 $12,498,298
1,830 Audrey Dana $12,393,753 2 $6,196,877
1,831 Matt Brown $12,382,122 1 $12,382,122
1,832 Thomas Lilti $12,375,976 2 $6,187,988
1,833 Zep $12,268,517 1 $12,268,517
1,834 Lyndall Hobbs $12,208,754 1 $12,208,754
1,835 Christian Petzold $12,105,727 2 $6,052,864
1,836 Enrique Begne $12,030,437 2 $6,015,219
1,837 David Douglas $12,022,204 2 $6,011,102
1,838 Daniel Auteuil $12,019,646 3 $4,006,549
1,839 John Farrow $12,000,000 1 $12,000,000
1,840 Ryan Fleck $11,993,316 4 $2,998,329
1,841 Andre Techine $11,950,977 10 $1,195,098
1,842 Andrey Zvyagintsev $11,929,942 4 $2,982,486
1,843 Gareth Evans $11,923,210 3 $3,974,403
1,844 Andre Ovredal $11,863,138 2 $5,931,569
1,845 Kim Jae-Young $11,852,692 1 $11,852,692
1,846 Aleksey Nuzhnyy $11,846,036 1 $11,846,036
1,847 Allan Moyle $11,845,599 2 $5,922,800
1,848 Courtney Solomon $11,813,989 1 $11,813,989
1,849 Aanand Rai $11,801,903 2 $5,900,952
1,850 Fred Durst $11,793,474 2 $5,896,737
1,851 Bob Weinstein $11,778,396 1 $11,778,396
1,852 Vijay Krishna Acharya $11,723,620 1 $11,723,620
1,853 David Lister $11,700,000 1 $11,700,000
1,854 Maria Ripoll $11,698,538 2 $5,849,269
1,855 Martin Koolhoven $11,664,129 2 $5,832,065
1,856 Matthias Schweighofer $11,639,918 1 $11,639,918
1,857 Ralph Singleton $11,578,883 1 $11,578,883
1,858 Brett Haley $11,577,134 3 $3,859,045
1,859 Timo Vuorensolam $11,565,792 3 $3,855,264
1,860 Vivek Sharma $11,532,795 1 $11,532,795
1,861 Robert Butler $11,532,774 1 $11,532,774
1,862 Kunihiko Yuyama $11,520,019 4 $2,880,005
1,863 Ben Lewin $11,505,982 2 $5,752,991
1,864 Li Jun Li $11,500,000 1 $11,500,000
1,865 He Nian $11,500,000 1 $11,500,000
1,866 Vignesh Shivan $11,498,182 2 $5,749,091
1,867 Debbie Isitt $11,492,347 3 $3,830,782
1,868 Farren Blackburn $11,362,576 2 $5,681,288
1,869 Alper Çağlar $11,342,753 1 $11,342,753
1,870 Jafar Panahi $11,312,743 3 $3,770,914
1,871 Andy Cardiff $11,307,615 1 $11,307,615
1,872 Remo D'Souza $11,291,101 3 $3,763,700
1,873 Benjamin Renner $11,282,274 2 $5,641,137
1,874 Scott McGehee $11,268,136 2 $5,634,068
1,875 David Michod $11,258,935 3 $3,752,978
1,876 Moon Hyun-sung $11,245,924 1 $11,245,924
1,877 Ben Wheatley $11,223,927 8 $1,402,991
1,878 Joann Sfar $11,205,751 3 $3,735,250
1,879 Carlos Therón $11,202,953 1 $11,202,953
1,880 Neri Parenti $11,172,017 4 $2,793,004
1,881 Billy Chung $11,170,000 1 $11,170,000
1,882 Josh Schwartz $11,166,615 1 $11,166,615
1,883 Soon-rye Yim $11,049,102 1 $11,049,102
1,884 Marco Polo Constandse $11,045,709 1 $11,045,709
1,885 Kunal Deshmukh $11,003,231 2 $5,501,616
1,886 D.W. Griffith $11,000,000 3 $3,666,667
1,887 Zalman King $11,000,000 3 $3,666,667
1,888 Salvatore Ficarra $10,984,866 1 $10,984,866
1,889 Chang You-jeong $10,910,056 1 $10,910,056
1,890 Raja Menon $10,902,449 2 $5,451,225
1,891 Matthew Dyas $10,894,223 1 $10,894,223
1,892 Mert Baykal $10,863,098 2 $5,431,549
1,893 Joe Nessbaum $10,763,183 1 $10,763,183
1,894 Alessandro Siani $10,730,568 1 $10,730,568
1,895 Noh Dong-seok $10,723,414 1 $10,723,414
1,896 Stephen Gyllenhaal $10,710,977 6 $1,785,163
1,897 Yash Chopra $10,688,171 2 $5,344,086
1,898 Rand Ravich $10,672,566 1 $10,672,566
1,899 Todd Lincoln $10,637,281 1 $10,637,281
1,900 Regis Roinsard $10,617,289 1 $10,617,289

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

ProductionNext