Follow us on


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

Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300)BETA


See also: Top Domestic Screenwriters - Top International Screenwriters - 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 Directors - 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 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 Screenwriters 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
201 Dan Gilroy $904,727,962 4 $226,181,991
202 Travis Beacham $904,217,794 2 $452,108,897
203 Steve Koren $903,004,079 4 $225,751,020
204 Hayao Miyazaki $900,033,349 5 $180,006,670
205 Joe Cornish $899,791,182 4 $224,947,796
206 Matthew Michael Carnahan $892,998,764 5 $178,599,753
207 Baz Luhrmann $892,872,453 4 $223,218,113
208 Carlton Cuse $889,140,340 2 $444,570,170
209 Christopher D. Ford $887,374,850 5 $177,474,970
210 Michael G. Wilson $882,794,975 5 $176,558,995
211 Jenny Bicks $882,610,541 2 $441,305,271
212 Jon Watts $882,440,494 3 $294,146,831
213 Stuart Beattie $880,720,268 6 $146,786,711
214 Neil Purvis $879,620,923 1 $879,620,923
215 Bill Condon $878,244,395 8 $109,780,549
216 Doug Miro $877,728,093 6 $146,288,016
217 Carlo Bernard $877,728,093 6 $146,288,016
218 Zack Snyder $874,700,375 3 $291,566,792
219 Peter Baynham $874,428,955 7 $124,918,422
220 Ron Clements $866,847,597 3 $288,949,199
221 John Musker $866,847,597 3 $288,949,199
222 Allan Loeb $865,453,600 10 $86,545,360
223 Ashley Edward Miller $862,975,381 4 $215,743,845
224 Zack Stentz $862,975,381 6 $143,829,230
225 Richard LaGravenese $860,596,280 8 $107,574,535
226 Seth MacFarlane $860,009,327 3 $286,669,776
227 Alec Sulkin $860,009,327 3 $286,669,776
228 Mike Berg $859,701,857 1 $859,701,857
229 David Benioff $858,987,025 3 $286,329,008
230 Josh Cooley $857,720,660 1 $857,720,660
231 Noah Baumbach $857,632,132 9 $95,292,459
232 Phil Hay $851,207,518 6 $141,867,920
233 Stephany Folsom $850,650,283 1 $850,650,283
234 Oliver Stone $847,991,255 8 $105,998,907
235 Jim Herzfeld $846,992,615 2 $423,496,308
236 Kiel Murray $845,247,306 2 $422,623,653
237 Michael Dougherty $842,748,994 4 $210,687,249
238 John Collee $839,242,686 5 $167,848,537
239 Mark Andrews $837,384,632 2 $418,692,316
240 David Twohy $836,891,999 6 $139,482,000
241 Mark Fergus $831,054,882 3 $277,018,294
242 Hawk Ostby $831,054,882 3 $277,018,294
243 Aline Brosh McKenna $829,160,091 6 $138,193,349
244 Kurt Wimmer $827,294,469 6 $137,882,412
245 Steven Conrad $825,826,979 6 $137,637,830
246 C. Robert Cargill $819,155,685 3 $273,051,895
247 Charles Leavitt $815,863,423 5 $163,172,685
248 Aron Warner $807,330,936 1 $807,330,936
249 Chris Miller $807,330,936 1 $807,330,936
250 Joshua Sternin $804,904,885 3 $268,301,628
251 Jeffrey Ventimilia $804,904,885 3 $268,301,628
252 J.K. Rowling $803,798,342 2 $401,899,171
253 Randi Mayem Singer $803,416,819 3 $267,805,606
254 Scot Armstrong $800,649,464 4 $200,162,366
255 Ann Peacock $800,409,498 5 $160,081,900
256 Matthew Aldrich $800,120,199 2 $400,060,100
257 Adrian Molina $800,120,199 1 $800,120,199
258 Nora Ephron $795,042,650 6 $132,507,108
259 Robert Nelson Jacobs $791,435,287 4 $197,858,822
260 Bill Collage $788,309,810 5 $157,661,962
261 Adam Cooper $788,309,810 5 $157,661,962
262 Marshall Herskovitz $787,875,477 4 $196,968,869
263 Ken Nolan $787,858,323 3 $262,619,441
264 Camera Gilbert Taylor $786,598,007 1 $786,598,007
265 Jared Stern $784,138,034 5 $156,827,607
266 Dan Harris $780,960,601 2 $390,480,301
267 Tom J. Astle $777,266,732 4 $194,316,683
268 Matt Manfredi $772,130,840 5 $154,426,168
269 Nicole Perlman $771,051,335 3 $257,017,112
270 Jon Spaihts $767,519,652 4 $191,879,913
271 Alfonso Cuarón $765,786,808 2 $382,893,404
272 John Lee Hancock $762,967,261 4 $190,741,815
273 Alec Sokolow $762,852,179 3 $254,284,060
274 Joel Cohen $762,852,179 3 $254,284,060
275 Stephen Chow $760,126,461 2 $380,063,231
276 Richard Curtis $758,026,265 6 $126,337,711
277 William Steig $756,244,673 1 $756,244,673
278 William Monahan $754,712,552 7 $107,816,079
279 Marc Lawrence $754,151,037 7 $107,735,862
280 Rob Letterman $753,604,423 2 $376,802,212
281 Niall Leonard $751,609,671 2 $375,804,836
282 Boaz Yakin $750,611,783 5 $150,122,357
283 Brad Copeland $748,318,744 4 $187,079,686
284 David Franzoni $745,399,723 4 $186,349,931
285 Dan Scanlon $743,588,329 1 $743,588,329
286 Mel Gibson $743,374,196 3 $247,791,399
287 Don Payne $738,807,309 2 $369,403,655
288 David Magee $737,467,695 4 $184,366,924
289 Michael Mann $731,152,250 7 $104,450,321
290 Craig Pearce $726,269,727 4 $181,567,432
291 Dan Mazer $723,378,361 5 $144,675,672
292 David O. Russell $723,211,555 5 $144,642,311
293 Hossein Amini $722,487,353 9 $80,276,373
294 Mark O Keefe $722,153,697 2 $361,076,849
295 Randall Wallace $721,785,397 4 $180,446,349
296 Robert Rodriguez $717,998,084 12 $59,833,174
297 Mike Myers $716,565,156 4 $179,141,289
298 Ronald Bass $712,207,357 3 $237,402,452
299 Jeffrey Caine $711,046,053 3 $237,015,351
300 Rich Jaffa $710,644,566 1 $710,644,566

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

ProductionNext