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Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400)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
301 Tarsem Singh $507,381,318 5 $101,476,264
302 Steve Hickner $506,207,765 2 $253,103,883
303 Walt Becker $503,075,813 3 $167,691,938
304 Roger Michell $499,060,018 6 $83,176,670
305 Jean-Jacques Annaud $498,846,591 11 $45,349,690
306 Wes Anderson $496,352,909 9 $55,150,323
307 Malcolm D. Lee $495,495,753 11 $45,045,068
308 Spike Lee $491,512,819 28 $17,554,029
309 Eric Toledano $490,695,713 2 $245,347,857
310 Olivier Nakache $490,695,713 2 $245,347,857
311 Jason Reitman $488,289,993 9 $54,254,444
312 Walter Hill $486,978,365 20 $24,348,918
313 Harald Zwart $485,980,963 4 $121,495,241
314 Dominic Sena $485,499,998 5 $97,100,000
315 Sharon Maguire $485,082,725 2 $242,541,363
316 John Moore $484,024,617 6 $80,670,770
317 Mark Dindal $482,928,998 3 $160,976,333
318 Alexander Payne $479,041,283 9 $53,226,809
319 Gus Van Sant $475,173,886 17 $27,951,405
320 Jon Amiel $474,821,438 8 $59,352,680
321 Mark Steven Johnson $474,484,557 6 $79,080,760
322 George Cukor $473,640,226 7 $67,662,889
323 Mimi Leder $468,128,737 7 $66,875,534
324 David R. Ellis $466,197,253 6 $77,699,542
325 Brian Robbins $464,734,306 10 $46,473,431
326 Joseph Ruben $463,461,326 10 $46,346,133
327 Penny Marshall $463,390,295 8 $57,923,787
328 Nick Park $462,770,812 5 $92,554,162
329 Damien Chazelle $461,473,818 4 $115,368,455
330 Xu Zheng $460,372,149 2 $230,186,075
331 Darren Lynn Bousman $456,225,976 10 $45,622,598
332 Terry Gilliam $455,494,439 12 $37,957,870
333 Les Mayfield $454,924,803 8 $56,865,600
334 Paul King $454,801,161 2 $227,400,581
335 David F. Sandberg $454,361,036 4 $113,590,259
336 Robert Redford $453,226,345 9 $50,358,483
337 Baltasar Kormakur $452,749,473 7 $64,678,496
338 Olivier Megaton $450,102,666 3 $150,034,222
339 Joe Dante $448,312,621 16 $28,019,539
340 Chirs Buck $448,191,819 1 $448,191,819
341 Eric Brevig $447,955,627 2 $223,977,814
342 Neil Jordan $446,068,538 19 $23,477,291
343 George Roy Hill $442,395,860 10 $44,239,586
344 David Leitch $437,727,754 3 $145,909,251
345 Blake Edwards $435,890,593 25 $17,435,624
346 Ben Affleck $435,838,355 4 $108,959,589
347 Edgar Wright $435,744,457 6 $72,624,076
348 Arthur Hiller $432,875,303 16 $27,054,706
349 Stephen Hopkins $432,442,155 11 $39,312,923
350 Neil Burger $431,579,884 4 $107,894,971
351 Michael Gracey $428,588,240 1 $428,588,240
352 Joel Zwick $428,453,590 4 $107,113,398
353 Clyde Geronimi $426,056,023 3 $142,018,674
354 George P. Cosmatos $424,545,859 7 $60,649,408
355 Victor Fleming $424,280,159 3 $141,426,720
356 Alex Kurtzman $422,950,798 2 $211,475,399
357 Jimmy Hayward $420,887,654 3 $140,295,885
358 Jean-Pierre Jeunet $419,492,512 6 $69,915,419
359 Tate Taylor $416,787,802 3 $138,929,267
360 Roman Polanski $415,766,012 16 $25,985,376
361 Brian Helgeland $413,921,232 5 $82,784,246
362 Frank Darabont $413,504,208 4 $103,376,052
363 Steve Oedekerk $412,611,461 4 $103,152,865
364 David Soren $410,157,602 2 $205,078,801
365 Ariel Schulman $408,356,056 5 $81,671,211
366 Henry Joost $408,356,056 5 $81,671,211
367 Sam Wood $408,325,192 2 $204,162,596
368 David Bowers $407,274,200 6 $67,879,033
369 Lawrence Kasdan $406,557,072 11 $36,959,734
370 Mikael Hafstrom $405,169,307 5 $81,033,861
371 Mike Thurmeier $403,841,637 2 $201,920,819
372 Michael Lembeck $400,983,887 5 $80,196,777
373 Ken Kwapis $399,731,448 10 $39,973,145
374 Bibo Bergeron $398,917,424 2 $199,458,712
375 Simon Wells $397,949,526 6 $66,324,921
376 Leonard Nimoy $396,622,967 5 $79,324,593
377 Gilbert Lewis $395,700,000 2 $197,850,000
378 Peter Chelsom $394,829,432 8 $49,353,679
379 Mel Brooks $393,104,033 10 $39,310,403
380 Stanley Kubrick $389,349,954 11 $35,395,450
381 Brian Fee $383,601,115 1 $383,601,115
382 John Hamburg $382,870,698 3 $127,623,566
383 Patrick Hughes $382,585,067 3 $127,528,356
384 Stephen Daldry $381,059,874 7 $54,437,125
385 Sam Fell $377,959,105 3 $125,986,368
386 George Clooney $377,632,120 7 $53,947,446
387 John Pasquin $375,623,412 4 $93,905,853
388 Kathryn Bigelow $374,394,219 9 $41,599,358
389 Tony Gilroy $373,343,571 2 $186,671,786
390 Sidney Lumet $370,475,652 25 $14,819,026
391 Bruce Beresford $369,965,500 24 $15,415,229
392 Don Bluth $369,412,188 10 $36,941,219
393 Michel Gondry $368,493,216 12 $30,707,768
394 Tom Dey $368,437,431 4 $92,109,358
395 Simon J. Smith $367,650,911 1 $367,650,911
396 Steve Miner $366,898,368 14 $26,207,026
397 Ralph Zondag $365,463,639 2 $182,731,820
398 Peter Lord $363,937,520 2 $181,968,760
399 Frank Marshall $361,986,177 4 $90,496,544
400 Tom Tykwer $360,286,782 10 $36,028,678

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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