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Top-Grossing Cinematographers at the Domestic Box Office BETA

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See also: Top Cinematographers 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 Cinematographer over their careers. This chart is not adjusted for inflation.
  Name Movies Total Box Office Average
1 John Schwartzman 23 $2,923,370,838 $127,103,080
2 Dean Semler 32 $2,891,691,762 $90,365,368
3 Andrew Lesnie 13 $2,683,749,606 $206,442,277
4 Dariusz Wolski 20 $2,648,305,501 $132,415,275
5 Don Burgess 26 $2,514,649,013 $96,717,270
6 Janusz Kaminski 21 $2,315,725,568 $110,272,646
7 Dean Cundey 24 $2,220,734,795 $92,530,616
8 Bill Pope 16 $2,153,035,151 $134,564,697
9 Jeremy Lasky 7 $2,089,944,747 $298,563,535
10 David Tattersall 21 $2,073,649,770 $98,745,227
11 Dan Mindel 12 $1,970,580,167 $164,215,014
12 Wally Pfister 9 $1,807,033,870 $200,781,541
13 Oliver Wood 19 $1,794,457,700 $94,445,142
14 Russell Carpenter 17 $1,778,358,396 $104,609,317
15 Amir Mokri 16 $1,725,600,163 $107,850,010
16 John Seale 14 $1,590,277,429 $113,591,245
17 Roger Deakins 24 $1,586,298,769 $66,095,782
18 Philippe Rousselot 18 $1,581,687,157 $87,871,509
19 Robert Richardson 20 $1,574,602,054 $78,730,103
20 Guillermo Navarro 13 $1,550,714,166 $119,285,705
21 Tom Stern 16 $1,521,582,055 $95,098,878
22 Donald M. McAlpine 15 $1,506,396,718 $100,426,448
23 Mauro Fiore 17 $1,494,197,330 $87,893,961
24 Seamus McGarvey 17 $1,467,793,458 $86,340,792
25 Stephen F. Windon 7 $1,380,334,828 $197,190,690
26 Matthew Libatique 15 $1,358,263,826 $90,550,922
27 Ben Davis 14 $1,325,480,599 $94,677,186
28 Newton Thomas Sigel 16 $1,271,442,400 $79,465,150
29 Julio Macat 15 $1,214,759,106 $80,983,940
30 John Toll 15 $1,209,232,370 $80,615,491
31 Robert Elswit 20 $1,170,050,845 $58,502,542
32 Tobias Schliessler 11 $1,159,311,014 $105,391,910
33 Phedon Papamichael 19 $1,144,350,815 $60,228,990
34 John Mathieson 16 $1,124,822,376 $70,301,399
35 Sharon Calahan 5 $1,118,712,888 $223,742,578
36 Roger Pratt 8 $1,104,249,356 $138,031,170
37 Robert Yeoman 15 $1,098,890,631 $73,259,375
38 Larry Fong 8 $1,097,658,414 $137,207,302
39 Javier Aguirresarobe 14 $1,096,094,561 $78,292,469
40 Salvatore Totino 12 $1,053,211,454 $87,767,621
41 Emmanuel Lubezki 16 $1,047,138,647 $65,446,165
42 Dante Spinotti 16 $1,045,632,874 $65,352,055
43 Barry Peterson 12 $1,033,032,352 $86,086,029
44 Stephen Goldblatt 12 $1,010,828,101 $84,235,675
45 Lawrence Sher 10 $997,709,084 $99,770,908
46 Mitchell Amundsen 10 $977,837,862 $97,783,786
47 Michael Ballhaus 12 $956,253,871 $79,687,823
48 Florian Ballhaus 13 $939,192,693 $72,245,592
49 Patrick Lin 3 $910,906,967 $303,635,656
50 Trent Opaloch 6 $908,096,927 $151,349,488