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Do You Know Them All? 11 of the Top-Grossing Black Movie Directors

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Tyler Perry

The Atlanta-based filmmaker takes the top spot, with $844 million in gross earnings over 13 films. His biggest money-maker was Madea Goes To Jail in 2009, which grossed $90 million—$41,030,947 the first weekend to rank No. 1 at the box office.

 

 

Tim Story

Tim Story

A relative unknown who directed Barbershop blew up with the 2005 No. 1 opening weekend hit, Fantastic Four, which grossed $154,696,080. All told, Story’s films have pulled in $689,942,941.

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2 thoughts on “Do You Know Them All? 11 of the Top-Grossing Black Movie Directors

  1. Bwire Vincent says:

    … And, still, they bow down to Hollywood!

  2. None of these 10 so-called "TOP DIRECTORS" have made a movie to help educate our people out of their condition! Hollywood still continues to get away with portraying the lie of a 'white jesus' movie to our people without ONE SINGLE rebuttal from these nincompoops known as hot shot directors!

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