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Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000)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
1,901 Vijay Krishna Acharya $11,723,620 1 $11,723,620
1,902 David Lister $11,700,000 1 $11,700,000
1,903 Maria Ripoll $11,698,538 2 $5,849,269
1,904 Martin Koolhoven $11,674,638 2 $5,837,319
1,905 Matthias Schweighofer $11,639,918 1 $11,639,918
1,906 Pedro Vasconcelos $11,616,161 1 $11,616,161
1,907 Ralph Singleton $11,578,883 1 $11,578,883
1,908 Timo Vuorensolam $11,565,792 3 $3,855,264
1,909 Vivek Sharma $11,532,795 1 $11,532,795
1,910 Robert Butler $11,532,774 1 $11,532,774
1,911 Sean Baker $11,520,460 4 $2,880,115
1,912 Kunihiko Yuyama $11,520,019 4 $2,880,005
1,913 Li Jun Li $11,500,000 1 $11,500,000
1,914 Vignesh Shivan $11,498,182 2 $5,749,091
1,915 Debbie Isitt $11,492,347 3 $3,830,782
1,916 Alper Çağlar $11,371,303 1 $11,371,303
1,917 Farren Blackburn $11,362,576 2 $5,681,288
1,918 Andy Cardiff $11,307,615 1 $11,307,615
1,919 Scott McGehee $11,268,136 2 $5,634,068
1,920 David Michod $11,258,935 3 $3,752,978
1,921 Drew Pearce $11,257,746 1 $11,257,746
1,922 Moon Hyun-sung $11,245,924 1 $11,245,924
1,923 Fan Lixin $11,230,810 2 $5,615,405
1,924 Ben Wheatley $11,223,927 8 $1,402,991
1,925 Joann Sfar $11,205,751 3 $3,735,250
1,926 Carlos Therón $11,202,953 1 $11,202,953
1,927 Gong Feng $11,200,000 1 $11,200,000
1,928 Neri Parenti $11,172,017 4 $2,793,004
1,929 Billy Chung $11,170,000 1 $11,170,000
1,930 Josh Schwartz $11,166,615 1 $11,166,615
1,931 Jeremy Degruson $11,092,749 1 $11,092,749
1,932 Yu Shen $11,090,000 1 $11,090,000
1,933 Soon-rye Yim $11,081,271 1 $11,081,271
1,934 Marco Polo Constandse $11,045,709 2 $5,522,855
1,935 Kunal Deshmukh $11,003,231 2 $5,501,616
1,936 Zalman King $11,000,000 3 $3,666,667
1,937 D.W. Griffith $11,000,000 3 $3,666,667
1,938 Aleksey Nuzhnyy $10,999,308 1 $10,999,308
1,939 Salvatore Ficarra $10,984,866 1 $10,984,866
1,940 Richard Dale $10,942,482 1 $10,942,482
1,941 Chang You-jeong $10,910,056 1 $10,910,056
1,942 Raja Menon $10,902,449 2 $5,451,225
1,943 Matthew Dyas $10,894,223 1 $10,894,223
1,944 Mert Baykal $10,871,418 2 $5,435,709
1,945 Director X $10,764,164 3 $3,588,055
1,946 Joe Nessbaum $10,763,183 1 $10,763,183
1,947 Alessandro Siani $10,739,001 1 $10,739,001
1,948 Noh Dong-seok $10,723,414 1 $10,723,414
1,949 Stephen Gyllenhaal $10,710,977 6 $1,785,163
1,950 Yash Chopra $10,688,171 2 $5,344,086
1,951 Rand Ravich $10,672,566 1 $10,672,566
1,952 Todd Lincoln $10,637,281 1 $10,637,281
1,953 Regis Roinsard $10,617,289 1 $10,617,289
1,954 Damon Santostefano $10,570,375 2 $5,285,188
1,955 Ariel Winograd $10,544,798 3 $3,514,933
1,956 Lisa Azuelos $10,528,863 2 $5,264,432
1,957 Terry George $10,524,093 2 $5,262,047
1,958 Shya Wing $10,519,963 1 $10,519,963
1,959 Milan Luthria $10,497,601 1 $10,497,601
1,960 Kunal Kohli $10,471,728 1 $10,471,728
1,961 Vikas Bahl $10,450,029 3 $3,483,343
1,962 Jonathan Prince $10,442,641 2 $5,221,321
1,963 Michael Pressman $10,400,000 1 $10,400,000
1,964 Natalie Portman $10,383,908 2 $5,191,954
1,965 Gaspar Noe $10,314,244 4 $2,578,561
1,966 Kazuya Kamihoriuchi $10,289,397 1 $10,289,397
1,967 Wang Wei $10,283,453 3 $3,427,818
1,968 Stuart McDonald $10,237,229 1 $10,237,229
1,969 Brian Dannelly $10,234,929 2 $5,117,465
1,970 Sergio G. Sanchez $10,202,092 1 $10,202,092
1,971 Hirokazu Koreeda $10,183,473 2 $5,091,737
1,972 Jie Liu $10,180,000 1 $10,180,000
1,973 Max Joseph $10,166,209 1 $10,166,209
1,974 Lexi Alexander $10,157,534 1 $10,157,534
1,975 Patxi Amezcua $10,145,679 1 $10,145,679
1,976 Marshall Brickman $10,143,618 1 $10,143,618
1,977 Joshua Marston $10,137,092 3 $3,379,031
1,978 Anne Fontaine $10,120,963 6 $1,686,827
1,979 Jonathan Li $10,110,000 1 $10,110,000
1,980 Morgan Neville $10,104,058 6 $1,684,010
1,981 Alan Rickman $10,084,623 1 $10,084,623
1,982 Dmitry Kiselev $10,070,579 1 $10,070,579
1,983 Mohit Suri $10,054,104 3 $3,351,368
1,984 Takao Okawara $10,037,390 4 $2,509,348
1,985 Albert Pyun $10,030,875 3 $3,343,625
1,986 Bob Saget $10,020,081 1 $10,020,081
1,987 Jack Nicholson $10,005,969 2 $5,002,985
1,988 Robert Downey, Sr. $10,003,620 2 $5,001,810
1,989 Barry Shear $10,000,000 1 $10,000,000
1,990 Mohan Raja $9,988,211 2 $4,994,106
1,991 Eric Rochant $9,966,193 1 $9,966,193
1,992 Venu Sriram $9,939,186 1 $9,939,186
1,993 Barbara Wong $9,905,654 2 $4,952,827
1,994 Chang-Hee Lee $9,882,628 1 $9,882,628
1,995 Dayyan Eng $9,870,000 1 $9,870,000
1,996 Shunji Iwai $9,858,957 3 $3,286,319
1,997 Meltem Bozoflu $9,843,129 2 $4,921,565
1,998 Sylvain Chomet $9,834,010 3 $3,278,003
1,999 Faith Akin $9,831,283 2 $4,915,642
2,000 Aisling Walsh $9,820,187 1 $9,820,187

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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