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Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800)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
701 Griffin Dunne $144,858,681 6 $24,143,114
702 Fernando Meirelles $142,587,085 5 $28,517,417
703 Sheng Ding $142,516,870 5 $28,503,374
704 Jack Lee Thompson $142,240,067 14 $10,160,005
705 Stephen Hillenburg $142,051,255 1 $142,051,255
706 Greg Tiernan $141,354,394 3 $47,118,131
707 David Lowery $140,786,986 4 $35,196,747
708 Jodie Foster $140,578,757 4 $35,144,689
709 Tommy Chong $139,663,872 6 $23,277,312
710 Seth Rogen $138,881,749 2 $69,440,875
711 Evan Goldberg $138,881,749 2 $69,440,875
712 Peter Webber $138,763,577 4 $34,690,894
713 Gabor Csupo $137,984,788 1 $137,984,788
714 Todd Michael Amateau $137,984,788 1 $137,984,788
715 Hu Guan $137,634,868 1 $137,634,868
716 James Watkins $137,477,882 2 $68,738,941
717 Alec Su $137,162,665 2 $68,581,333
718 Martha Coolidge $137,125,392 11 $12,465,945
719 Walter Salles $136,061,051 7 $19,437,293
720 Craig Gillespie $136,006,151 3 $45,335,384
721 Su Lun $135,993,489 1 $135,993,489
722 Dany Boon $135,857,956 3 $45,285,985
723 Guo Jingming $135,824,291 3 $45,274,764
724 Seung-wan Ryoo $134,902,350 2 $67,451,175
725 John Milius $134,846,657 6 $22,474,443
726 Jessie Nelson $134,709,704 2 $67,354,852
727 James Marsh $134,531,249 6 $22,421,875
728 Howard Hall $134,404,331 2 $67,202,166
729 Yu Shan Chen $133,989,547 2 $66,994,774
730 Thomas McCarthy $133,931,713 5 $26,786,343
731 George Nolfi $133,902,136 2 $66,951,068
732 Bo Welch $133,818,283 1 $133,818,283
733 Bob Rafelson $133,732,502 8 $16,716,563
734 Dan Mazer $133,569,941 2 $66,784,971
735 Nima Nourizadeh $133,323,264 2 $66,661,632
736 Leigh Whannell $132,109,673 2 $66,054,837
737 Cal Brunker $132,100,418 2 $66,050,209
738 Nikolaj Arcel $132,002,591 3 $44,000,864
739 Kobun Shizuno $131,185,956 2 $65,592,978
740 Peter Lepeniotis $130,860,753 2 $65,430,377
741 Chuan Lu $130,761,813 2 $65,380,907
742 Barry Cook $130,580,730 1 $130,580,730
743 Neil Nightingale $130,580,730 2 $65,290,365
744 Nick Castle $130,075,836 2 $65,037,918
745 Mike Flanagan $129,360,239 6 $21,560,040
746 Colin Strause $128,884,494 1 $128,884,494
747 Greg Strause $128,884,494 1 $128,884,494
748 Julie Anne Robinson $128,876,169 2 $64,438,085
749 Advait Chandan $128,647,718 1 $128,647,718
750 Michel Hazanavicius $128,538,670 4 $32,134,668
751 Bille Woodruff $128,166,876 6 $21,361,146
752 David Breashears $127,990,128 1 $127,990,128
753 Stephen Judson $127,990,128 1 $127,990,128
754 Gregory Hoblit $127,884,571 2 $63,942,286
755 Jonathan Dayton $127,284,697 3 $42,428,232
756 Valerie Faris $127,284,697 3 $42,428,232
757 Rajkumar Hirani $127,133,665 3 $42,377,888
758 Ronald Neame $126,700,000 4 $31,675,000
759 Lewis Teague $126,272,538 5 $25,254,508
760 Henry Selick $126,037,057 2 $63,018,529
761 Hugh Hudson $125,393,554 7 $17,913,365
762 Alexander Witt $125,168,734 1 $125,168,734
763 Tomas Alfredson $124,656,224 2 $62,328,112
764 Bill Duke $124,283,295 7 $17,754,756
765 Martin Ritt $123,729,369 11 $11,248,124
766 Greg Jacobs $123,709,460 1 $123,709,460
767 John Polson $123,696,741 1 $123,696,741
768 Paul Fisher $122,780,244 1 $122,780,244
769 Bob Logan $122,780,244 1 $122,780,244
770 Charlie Bean $122,780,244 1 $122,780,244
771 Philippe de Chauveron $121,378,516 3 $40,459,505
772 Zach Braff $121,334,378 3 $40,444,793
773 Peter Hedges $120,918,160 2 $60,459,080
774 David Carson $120,000,000 2 $60,000,000
775 Mira Nair $119,915,857 10 $11,991,586
776 Gurinder Chadha $119,141,673 6 $19,856,946
777 David Wain $119,035,642 4 $29,758,911
778 Fangfang Li $118,640,000 1 $118,640,000
779 Wu'ershan $118,528,842 1 $118,528,842
780 Arthur Penn $118,382,751 7 $16,911,822
781 John Luessenhop $118,253,281 3 $39,417,760
782 Billy Wilder $118,145,625 14 $8,438,973
783 Denzel Washington $117,911,760 3 $39,303,920
784 Goro Miyazaki $117,792,470 2 $58,896,235
785 Samuel Bayer $117,729,621 1 $117,729,621
786 Emilio Martinez Lazaro $117,216,727 3 $39,072,242
787 Robert De Niro $117,148,354 2 $58,574,177
788 Jon Erwin $115,429,037 4 $28,857,259
789 Andrew Erwin $115,429,037 4 $28,857,259
790 Wong Kar-wai $115,357,478 9 $12,817,498
791 John Schultz $115,272,726 6 $19,212,121
792 Alejandro Agresti $114,830,111 1 $114,830,111
793 Seok-hoon Lee $114,590,392 2 $57,295,196
794 Paul McGuigan $114,523,508 7 $16,360,501
795 Kimberly Peirce $114,379,555 4 $28,594,889
796 Soi Cheang $114,341,624 2 $57,170,812
797 Kevin Munroe $114,003,153 3 $38,001,051
798 Sidney Poitier $113,774,800 3 $37,924,933
799 Mike Figgis $113,697,458 12 $9,474,788
800 J. Blakeson $112,941,537 2 $56,470,769

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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