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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 $2,922,318,434 $127,057,323
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 $2,647,438,772 $132,371,939
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 David Tattersall 21 $2,073,649,770 $98,745,227
9 Bill Pope 16 $2,051,345,656 $128,209,104
10 Jeremy Lasky 7 $2,042,863,001 $291,837,572
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 15 $1,725,600,163 $115,040,011
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 $1,379,790,723 $197,112,960
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 15 $1,271,442,400 $84,762,827
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 $1,159,005,348 $105,364,123
33 Phedon Papamichael 19 $1,144,350,815 $60,228,990
34 John Mathieson 16 $1,124,326,178 $70,270,386
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 Emmanuel Lubezki 16 $1,047,138,647 $65,446,165
41 Dante Spinotti 16 $1,045,632,874 $65,352,055
42 Barry Peterson 12 $1,033,032,352 $86,086,029
43 Stephen Goldblatt 12 $1,010,828,101 $84,235,675
44 Lawrence Sher 10 $997,709,084 $99,770,908
45 Mitchell Amundsen 10 $977,837,862 $97,783,786
46 Michael Ballhaus 12 $956,253,871 $79,687,823
47 Florian Ballhaus 13 $938,941,745 $72,226,288
48 Patrick Lin 3 $910,906,967 $303,635,656
49 Trent Opaloch 6 $908,096,927 $151,349,488
50 Dion Beebe 13 $904,126,618 $69,548,201