F. Gary Gray
Many consider the comedy Friday a classic. It certainly catapulted Gray into a stellar career. His The Italian Job in 2003 took the opening weekend box office with $106,128,601. In the U.S. his movies have pocketed $370,745,789.
Allen and Albert Hughes
These brothers, literally, made a mark with Menace II Society in 1993. They took the box office in 2010 with The Book of Eli with Denzel Washington, which earned $94,835,059. The Hughes’ movies have made $231.7 million.