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Top-Grossing Character Creators at the Domestic Box Office BETA

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See also: Top Character Creators at the Worldwide Box Office

Notes

  1. 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.
  2. The figures represent the total amount of domestic (US+Canada) revenue generated by all the movies a person has contributed to as a Character Creator over their careers. This chart is not adjusted for inflation.
  Name Movies Total Box Office Average
1 Bob Kane 7 $1,697,646,003 $242,520,858
2 George Lucas 2 $1,133,834,031 $566,917,016
3 Jerry Siegel 5 $1,130,115,469 $226,023,094
4 Joe Shuster 5 $1,130,115,469 $226,023,094
5 Michael Crichton 2 $833,364,125 $416,682,063
6 Gary Scott Thompson 4 $774,972,740 $193,743,185
7 Joe Simon 1 $623,279,547 $623,279,547
8 Jack Kirby 1 $623,279,547 $623,279,547
9 Ted Elliott 3 $550,484,300 $183,494,767
10 Terry Rossio 2 $550,484,300 $275,242,150
11 Stuart Beattie 2 $550,484,300 $275,242,150
12 Jay Wolpert 2 $550,484,300 $275,242,150
13 Ross Bagdasarian Jr 3 $436,321,350 $145,440,450
14 Scott Moore 2 $366,664,377 $183,332,189
15 Robert Kanigher 1 $325,100,054 $325,100,054
16 Ross Andru 1 $325,100,054 $325,100,054
17 Robert Ben Garant 2 $290,990,342 $145,495,171
18 Thomas Lennon 2 $290,990,342 $145,495,171
19 John Lucas 1 $254,464,305 $254,464,305
20 Roderick Thorp 2 $251,853,281 $125,926,641
21 Peyo 3 $247,832,276 $82,610,759
22 Peter Laird 2 $245,353,852 $122,676,926
23 Kevin Eastman 2 $245,353,852 $122,676,926
24 Roy Huggins 2 $241,709,363 $120,854,682
25 Man of Action 1 $222,527,828 $222,527,828
26 Jim Kouf 1 $219,961,501 $219,961,501
27 Oren Aviv 1 $219,961,501 $219,961,501
28 Charles Segars 1 $219,961,501 $219,961,501
29 Rick Jaffa 1 $208,545,589 $208,545,589
30 Amanda Silver 1 $208,545,589 $208,545,589
31 Mike Myers 1 $206,040,085 $206,040,085
32 Gene Colan 3 $204,216,153 $68,072,051
33 Philip Kaufman 1 $197,171,806 $197,171,806
34 Sacha Baron Cohen 2 $188,560,488 $94,280,244
35 Arthur Conan Doyle 2 $186,848,418 $93,424,209
36 Bill Finger 1 $174,371,739 $174,371,739
37 Steven Lisberger 1 $172,062,763 $172,062,763
38 Bonnie Macbird 1 $172,062,763 $172,062,763
39 Stephen Hillenburg 1 $162,994,032 $162,994,032
40 Robert Ludlum 1 $162,192,920 $162,192,920
41 Michael Fry 1 $155,019,340 $155,019,340
42 T. Lewis 1 $155,019,340 $155,019,340
43 Thomas Dam 1 $153,707,064 $153,707,064
44 Marv Wolfman 2 $151,818,764 $75,909,382
45 David Morrell 1 $150,415,432 $150,415,432
46 Duane Adler 4 $150,397,067 $37,599,267
47 Greg Glienna 1 $148,438,600 $148,438,600
48 Mary Ruth Clarke 1 $148,438,600 $148,438,600
49 George Gallo 1 $138,540,870 $138,540,870
50 Jay Ward 2 $137,507,040 $68,753,520