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Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000)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
1,901 Milan Luthria $10,497,601 1 $10,497,601
1,902 Kunal Kohli $10,471,728 1 $10,471,728
1,903 Vikas Bahl $10,450,029 3 $3,483,343
1,904 Jonathan Prince $10,442,641 2 $5,221,321
1,905 Jeremy Degruson $10,392,666 1 $10,392,666
1,906 Natalie Portman $10,383,908 2 $5,191,954
1,907 Gaspar Noe $10,314,244 3 $3,438,081
1,908 Stuart McDonald $10,237,229 1 $10,237,229
1,909 Brian Dannelly $10,234,929 2 $5,117,465
1,910 Jie Liu $10,180,000 1 $10,180,000
1,911 Max Joseph $10,166,209 1 $10,166,209
1,912 Lexi Alexander $10,157,534 1 $10,157,534
1,913 Isabel Coixet $10,156,978 6 $1,692,830
1,914 Patxi Amezcua $10,145,679 1 $10,145,679
1,915 Marshall Brickman $10,143,618 1 $10,143,618
1,916 Joshua Marston $10,137,092 3 $3,379,031
1,917 Deon Taylor $10,119,525 6 $1,686,588
1,918 Jonathan Li $10,110,000 1 $10,110,000
1,919 Alan Rickman $10,084,623 1 $10,084,623
1,920 Chang-Hee Lee $10,073,394 1 $10,073,394
1,921 Dmitry Kiselev $10,070,579 1 $10,070,579
1,922 Sergio G. Sanchez $10,067,330 1 $10,067,330
1,923 Mohit Suri $10,054,104 3 $3,351,368
1,924 Takao Okawara $10,037,390 4 $2,509,348
1,925 Sean Baker $10,031,842 4 $2,507,961
1,926 Bob Saget $10,020,081 1 $10,020,081
1,927 Jack Nicholson $10,005,969 2 $5,002,985
1,928 Robert Downey, Sr. $10,003,620 2 $5,001,810
1,929 Barry Shear $10,000,000 1 $10,000,000
1,930 Mohan Raja $9,988,211 2 $4,994,106
1,931 Eric Rochant $9,966,193 1 $9,966,193
1,932 Anne Fontaine $9,943,160 6 $1,657,193
1,933 Venu Sriram $9,939,186 1 $9,939,186
1,934 Barbara Wong $9,905,654 2 $4,952,827
1,935 Dayyan Eng $9,870,000 1 $9,870,000
1,936 Chang-pyo Hong $9,867,288 1 $9,867,288
1,937 Shunji Iwai $9,858,957 3 $3,286,319
1,938 Sylvain Chomet $9,834,010 3 $3,278,003
1,939 Faith Akin $9,831,283 2 $4,915,642
1,940 Bernard Rose $9,767,731 6 $1,627,955
1,941 Jack Sholder $9,747,988 2 $4,873,994
1,942 Mitja Okorn $9,740,728 2 $4,870,364
1,943 Aisling Walsh $9,728,506 1 $9,728,506
1,944 Randy Balsmeyer $9,725,060 1 $9,725,060
1,945 Jason Hall $9,718,331 1 $9,718,331
1,946 Jeannnot Szwarc $9,709,597 1 $9,709,597
1,947 Harry Winer $9,697,739 1 $9,697,739
1,948 Laszlo Nemes $9,696,537 1 $9,696,537
1,949 Daniel Furguson $9,681,975 1 $9,681,975
1,950 Jean-Francois Pouliot $9,586,943 2 $4,793,472
1,951 Yunfei Wang $9,570,000 1 $9,570,000
1,952 Darina Schmidt $9,542,064 1 $9,542,064
1,953 Jorma Taccone $9,537,120 1 $9,537,120
1,954 Marius Balchunas $9,519,536 2 $4,759,768
1,955 Eran Creevy $9,485,621 3 $3,161,874
1,956 Luigi Cozzi $9,466,655 4 $2,366,664
1,957 E. Max Frye $9,461,630 1 $9,461,630
1,958 Laurence Dunmore $9,448,623 1 $9,448,623
1,959 Nash Edgerton $9,410,785 2 $4,705,393
1,960 Vincent Kok $9,410,000 2 $4,705,000
1,961 Alexei Uchitel $9,409,732 1 $9,409,732
1,962 Li Chen $9,400,000 1 $9,400,000
1,963 Wang Ran $9,400,000 1 $9,400,000
1,964 Jonathan Barré $9,389,874 1 $9,389,874
1,965 Stephane Aubier $9,376,444 2 $4,688,222
1,966 Vincent Patar $9,376,444 2 $4,688,222
1,967 Christopher Jenkins $9,335,984 1 $9,335,984
1,968 Kevin Yagher $9,321,492 1 $9,321,492
1,969 Dick Zondag $9,315,576 1 $9,315,576
1,970 Christophe Barratier $9,309,554 1 $9,309,554
1,971 Tina Gordon Chism $9,307,166 1 $9,307,166
1,972 Gordon Chan $9,293,496 4 $2,323,374
1,973 Craig R. Baxley $9,286,314 1 $9,286,314
1,974 Alfonso Gomez-Rejon $9,266,180 3 $3,088,727
1,975 Michel Leclerc $9,261,711 1 $9,261,711
1,976 Neil Abramson $9,257,103 1 $9,257,103
1,977 Luis Eduardo Reyes $9,242,086 3 $3,080,695
1,978 Jeremy Sims $9,228,845 2 $4,614,423
1,979 Don Hahn $9,184,371 2 $4,592,186
1,980 Rohit Dhawan $9,177,260 2 $4,588,630
1,981 Jon S. Baird $9,114,264 1 $9,114,264
1,982 Wang Wei $9,110,000 2 $4,555,000
1,983 Paul Andrew Williams $9,109,857 1 $9,109,857
1,984 Karel Reisz $9,100,000 2 $4,550,000
1,985 Daniel Cohen $9,064,426 2 $4,532,213
1,986 Hossein Amini $9,060,600 1 $9,060,600
1,987 Kwon Jong-Kwan $9,037,565 1 $9,037,565
1,988 Bedran Guzel $8,998,791 2 $4,499,396
1,989 Kamil Cetin $8,992,225 1 $8,992,225
1,990 Marcus Dunstan $8,991,357 3 $2,997,119
1,991 Akira Kurosawa $8,981,652 10 $898,165
1,992 Kevin Williamson $8,959,883 1 $8,959,883
1,993 Eleanor Coppola $8,927,441 2 $4,463,721
1,994 Joel Hopkins $8,903,758 2 $4,451,879
1,995 Marc Rothemund $8,886,129 2 $4,443,065
1,996 Ann Hui $8,859,325 2 $4,429,663
1,997 Larry Peerce $8,853,155 2 $4,426,578
1,998 Xavier Giannoli $8,852,955 2 $4,426,478
1,999 Soo-Yeon Lee $8,849,149 1 $8,849,149
2,000 Richard J. Lewis $8,845,575 1 $8,845,575

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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