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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 $1,699,024,648 $242,717,807
2 George Lucas 2 $1,133,834,031 $566,917,016
3 Jerry Siegel 5 $1,131,494,114 $226,298,823
4 Joe Shuster 5 $1,131,494,114 $226,298,823
5 Michael Crichton 2 $833,364,125 $416,682,063
6 Gary Scott Thompson 4 $829,346,555 $207,336,639
7 Ted Elliott 3 $722,296,341 $240,765,447
8 Joe Simon 1 $623,279,547 $623,279,547
9 Jack Kirby 1 $623,279,547 $623,279,547
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 Peyo 3 $258,643,144 $86,214,381
20 John Lucas 1 $254,464,305 $254,464,305
21 Roderick Thorp 2 $251,853,281 $125,926,641
22 Sergio Pablos 1 $251,774,330 $251,774,330
23 Peter Laird 2 $245,353,852 $122,676,926
24 Kevin Eastman 2 $245,353,852 $122,676,926
25 Roy Huggins 2 $241,709,363 $120,854,682
26 Man of Action 1 $222,527,828 $222,527,828
27 Charles Segars 1 $219,961,501 $219,961,501
28 Jim Kouf 1 $219,961,501 $219,961,501
29 Oren Aviv 1 $219,961,501 $219,961,501
30 Amanda Silver 1 $208,545,589 $208,545,589
31 Rick Jaffa 1 $208,545,589 $208,545,589
32 Mike Myers 1 $206,040,085 $206,040,085
33 Gene Colan 3 $204,216,153 $68,072,051
34 Philip Kaufman 1 $197,171,806 $197,171,806
35 Sacha Baron Cohen 2 $188,560,488 $94,280,244
36 Arthur Conan Doyle 2 $186,848,418 $93,424,209
37 Bill Finger 1 $175,750,384 $175,750,384
38 Steven Lisberger 1 $172,062,763 $172,062,763
39 Bonnie Macbird 1 $172,062,763 $172,062,763
40 Stephen Hillenburg 1 $162,994,032 $162,994,032
41 Robert Ludlum 1 $162,192,920 $162,192,920
42 Michael Fry 1 $155,019,340 $155,019,340
43 T. Lewis 1 $155,019,340 $155,019,340
44 Thomas Dam 1 $153,707,064 $153,707,064
45 Marv Wolfman 2 $151,818,764 $75,909,382
46 David Morrell 1 $150,415,432 $150,415,432
47 Duane Adler 4 $150,397,067 $37,599,267
48 Greg Glienna 1 $148,438,600 $148,438,600
49 Mary Ruth Clarke 1 $148,438,600 $148,438,600
50 George Gallo 1 $138,540,870 $138,540,870