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Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500)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
401 Brenda Chapman $554,606,532 1 $554,606,532
402 Creighton Rothenberger $553,881,504 5 $110,776,301
403 Katrin Benedikt $553,881,504 5 $110,776,301
404 Fung Chih-chiang $552,198,479 2 $276,099,240
405 Lu Zheng-yu $552,198,479 1 $552,198,479
406 Ho Miu kei $552,198,479 1 $552,198,479
407 Ivy Kong $552,198,479 1 $552,198,479
408 Chan Hing ka $552,198,479 1 $552,198,479
409 Kelvin Lee $552,198,479 1 $552,198,479
410 Steve Faber $551,034,644 2 $275,517,322
411 Edgar Wallace $550,517,357 1 $550,517,357
412 Leigh Whannell $549,907,863 7 $78,558,266
413 Noah Oppenheim $545,773,648 3 $181,924,549
414 Matt Lopez $544,559,039 4 $136,139,760
415 Warren Coleman $542,956,783 2 $271,478,392
416 Mark L. Smith $542,771,765 3 $180,923,922
417 Kevin James $537,600,179 4 $134,400,045
418 Kieran Mulroney $535,663,443 1 $535,663,443
419 Michele Mulroney $535,663,443 1 $535,663,443
420 Leigh Brackett $534,171,960 2 $267,085,980
421 Jim Reardon $532,508,025 1 $532,508,025
422 Drew Goodard $531,514,650 1 $531,514,650
423 Nia Vardalos $527,991,047 3 $175,997,016
424 Mike Scully $527,071,022 1 $527,071,022
425 Ian Maxstone-Graham $527,071,022 1 $527,071,022
426 Matt Selman $527,071,022 1 $527,071,022
427 George Meyer $527,071,022 1 $527,071,022
428 John Swartzwelder $527,071,022 1 $527,071,022
429 Matt Groening $527,071,022 1 $527,071,022
430 David Mirkin $527,071,022 1 $527,071,022
431 Al Jean $527,071,022 1 $527,071,022
432 John Fusco $524,502,843 6 $87,417,141
433 Steven Rogers $517,827,168 6 $86,304,528
434 Katie Dippold $516,614,001 4 $129,153,500
435 Adam Greenberg $515,419,827 1 $515,419,827
436 Noni White $515,133,378 2 $257,566,689
437 Bob Tzudiker $515,133,378 2 $257,566,689
438 Doug Chamberlin $511,358,276 1 $511,358,276
439 Chris Webb $511,358,276 1 $511,358,276
440 Roger S.H. Schulman $503,081,544 2 $251,540,772
441 Anne-Marie Martin $495,700,000 1 $495,700,000
442 Jeffrey Boam $493,988,425 2 $246,994,213
443 Paul Greengrass $493,832,094 2 $246,916,047
444 Olivier Nakache $490,695,713 2 $245,347,857
445 Eric Toledano $490,695,713 2 $245,347,857
446 Michell Kapner $490,359,051 1 $490,359,051
447 Matt Reeves $490,280,162 1 $490,280,162
448 Frank Darabont $488,204,170 4 $122,051,043
449 Brendan O'Brien $486,805,365 4 $121,701,341
450 Ronald Harwood $485,744,138 12 $40,478,678
451 Helen Fielding $485,082,725 2 $242,541,363
452 Simon Pegg $485,068,923 3 $161,689,641
453 Burk Sharpless $485,029,593 4 $121,257,398
454 Matt Sazama $485,029,593 4 $121,257,398
455 Warren Skaaren $484,675,590 2 $242,337,795
456 Audrey Wells $482,999,203 6 $80,499,867
457 Patrick Lussier $481,203,539 3 $160,401,180
458 Carl Gottlieb $481,100,000 2 $240,550,000
459 Adam Cozad $480,520,473 3 $160,173,491
460 Wes Anderson $476,834,004 7 $68,119,143
461 Kenneth Lonergan $472,901,836 4 $118,225,459
462 Cathy Yuspa $471,763,835 2 $235,881,918
463 Josh Goldsmith $471,763,835 2 $235,881,918
464 Peter Benchley $470,700,000 1 $470,700,000
465 Michael Tolkin $470,008,987 4 $117,502,247
466 Ed Decter $468,895,318 3 $156,298,439
467 John J. Strauss $468,895,318 3 $156,298,439
468 Wallace Wolodarsky $467,772,336 4 $116,943,084
469 Lorne Cameron $465,927,213 2 $232,963,607
470 Nick Bakay $464,360,921 3 $154,786,974
471 Paul Feig $462,159,762 3 $154,053,254
472 Phil Lorin $461,651,246 1 $461,651,246
473 John Lasseter $461,651,246 2 $230,825,623
474 Joe Ranft $461,651,246 1 $461,651,246
475 Peter Tolan $460,553,080 4 $115,138,270
476 Glenn Ficarra $459,924,021 5 $91,984,804
477 John Requa $459,924,021 5 $91,984,804
478 Paul King $454,801,161 2 $227,400,581
479 Michael B. Gordon $454,161,935 1 $454,161,935
480 Jason Segel $453,838,292 5 $90,767,658
481 Jeff Schaffer $452,675,707 3 $150,891,902
482 Graham Yost $452,087,665 3 $150,695,888
483 Harry Brown $450,728,529 1 $450,728,529
484 Charles Lederer $450,728,529 2 $225,364,265
485 Mark Steven Johnson $446,973,481 3 $148,991,160
486 Craig Brewer $446,675,831 4 $111,668,958
487 Janet Scott Batchler $444,998,177 2 $222,499,089
488 Lee Batchler $444,998,177 2 $222,499,089
489 Xing Aina $443,717,110 2 $221,858,555
490 Ross Bagdasarian Jr $443,483,213 1 $443,483,213
491 Janice Karman $443,483,213 1 $443,483,213
492 David Guion $443,343,123 2 $221,671,562
493 Michael Handelman $443,343,123 2 $221,671,562
494 David Mamet $442,743,791 3 $147,581,264
495 Alain Boublil $442,169,052 1 $442,169,052
496 Claude-Michel Schönberg $442,169,052 1 $442,169,052
497 Herbert Kretzmer $442,169,052 1 $442,169,052
498 Robert Ludlum $442,161,562 1 $442,161,562
499 Delia Ephron $440,497,205 4 $110,124,301
500 Susannah Grant $438,111,558 5 $87,622,312

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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