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Top-Grossing People in Technical Roles at the Domestic Box Office BETA

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See also: Top Technical Stars 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 in a particular technical role over their careers. This chart is not adjusted for inflation.
  3. A person may be credited in more than one role in a particular movie. All credits are counted in the chart.
  Name Role Movies Total Box Office Average
1 Hans Zimmer Composer 96 $11,034,233,150 $114,939,929
2 John Williams Composer 74 $10,135,821,802 $136,970,565
3 Stan Lee Executive Producer 42 $8,735,149,333 $207,979,746
4 James Newton Howard Composer 113 $8,170,578,370 $72,306,003
5 Danny Elfman Composer 89 $7,393,944,401 $83,078,027
6 Andy Nelson Re-recording Mixer 62 $7,226,199,807 $116,551,610
7 Sarah Halley Finn Casting Director 46 $7,042,058,708 $153,088,233
8 Christopher Boyes Re-recording Mixer 41 $6,949,392,412 $169,497,376
9 Bruce Berman Executive Producer 87 $6,894,035,897 $79,241,792
10 Jane Jenkins Casting Director 119 $6,806,697,807 $57,199,141
11 Janet Hirshenson Casting Director 115 $6,761,583,602 $58,796,379
12 Alan Silvestri Composer 90 $6,748,521,796 $74,983,576
13 Bob Weinstein Executive Producer 224 $6,707,844,061 $29,945,732
14 Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer 224 $6,606,861,697 $29,494,918
15 Dave Jordan Music Supervisor 39 $6,290,995,185 $161,307,569
16 Christopher Boyes Sound Designer 35 $6,256,466,040 $178,756,173
17 James Horner Composer 102 $6,231,122,071 $61,089,432
18 Kenneth Karman Music Editor 102 $6,054,432,841 $59,357,185
19 John Lasseter Executive Producer 25 $5,697,807,423 $227,912,297
20 Tom Johnson Re-recording Mixer 46 $5,660,638,240 $123,057,353
21 Randy Thom Sound Designer 40 $5,559,001,925 $138,975,048
22 Michael Semanick Re-recording Mixer 46 $5,472,866,345 $118,975,355
23 Michael Giacchino Composer 34 $5,376,929,489 $158,144,985
24 Gary A. Rizzo Re-recording Mixer 32 $5,375,815,459 $167,994,233
25 Paul Massey Re-recording Mixer 54 $5,232,517,659 $96,898,475
26 John Debney Composer 87 $5,207,646,698 $59,858,008
27 Steven Spielberg Executive Producer 45 $5,195,514,491 $115,455,878
28 John Powell Composer 50 $5,177,483,984 $103,549,680
29 Louis D’Esposito Executive Producer 18 $5,103,809,701 $283,544,983
30 Lora Hirschberg Re-recording Mixer 36 $5,081,234,537 $141,145,404
31 Roger Guyett Visual Effects Supervisor 22 $5,026,305,699 $228,468,441
32 Francine Maisler Casting Director 73 $4,992,357,450 $68,388,458
33 Michael Kahn Editor 52 $4,931,234,938 $94,831,441
34 Kevin Feige Producer 19 $4,931,107,441 $259,531,971
35 Debra Zane Casting Director 38 $4,876,702,634 $128,334,280
36 Gary Rydstrom Sound Designer 27 $4,865,286,087 $180,195,781
37 Chris Corbould Special Effects Supervisor 21 $4,824,350,444 $229,730,974
38 Kathleen Kennedy Producer 33 $4,643,137,971 $140,701,151
39 Kevin O'Connell Re-recording Mixer 55 $4,591,985,357 $83,490,643
40 Jamie Christopher Assistant Director 29 $4,586,308,053 $158,148,554
41 John Papsidera Casting Director 50 $4,508,129,743 $90,162,595
42 Gary Summers Re-recording Mixer 34 $4,503,964,954 $132,469,557
43 Leslee Feldman Casting Director 29 $4,462,577,510 $153,881,983
44 Ben Burtt Sound Designer 16 $4,424,790,721 $276,549,420
45 Easton Smith Set Designer 30 $4,419,913,524 $147,330,451
46 Steven Spielberg Director 33 $4,334,220,436 $131,340,013
47 Greg P. Russell Re-recording Mixer 43 $4,332,186,238 $100,748,517
48 Thomas Tull Executive Producer 26 $4,322,963,159 $166,267,814
49 Anna Behlmer Re-recording Mixer 54 $4,316,785,721 $79,940,476
50 Howard Shore Composer 61 $4,314,436,033 $70,728,460
51 Josh McLaglen Assistant Director 42 $4,301,272,176 $102,411,242
52 Rick Kline Re-recording Mixer 46 $4,265,592,725 $92,730,277
53 Rick Carter Production Designer 19 $4,259,546,388 $224,186,652
54 Randy Thom Re-recording Mixer 33 $4,249,511,556 $128,773,077
55 Christophe Beck Composer 66 $4,224,172,214 $64,002,609
56 Thomas Newman Composer 74 $4,221,491,357 $57,047,181
57 Chris Jenkins Re-recording Mixer 53 $4,166,992,677 $78,622,503
58 Dan Hegeman Sound Effects Editor 69 $4,138,763,942 $59,982,086
59 D.M. Hemphill Re-recording Mixer 46 $4,100,161,930 $89,133,955
60 Toby Emmerich Executive Producer 46 $4,060,148,308 $88,264,094
61 Gregg Landaker Re-recording Mixer 36 $4,040,474,844 $112,235,412
62 Frank A. Montano Re-recording Mixer 44 $4,037,503,424 $91,761,441
63 Stan Lee Story Creator 16 $4,032,076,162 $252,004,760
64 Denise Chamian Casting Director 45 $3,923,801,675 $87,195,593
65 Jerry Bruckheimer Producer 30 $3,916,509,235 $130,550,308
66 Christopher Boyes Supervising Sound Editor 12 $3,856,545,043 $321,378,754
67 Jerry Goldsmith Composer 104 $3,847,385,052 $36,994,087
68 Mary Vernieu Casting Director 90 $3,812,713,460 $42,363,483
69 Victoria Alonso Executive Producer 11 $3,807,577,942 $346,143,449
70 Ronna Kress Casting Director 47 $3,801,037,955 $80,873,148
71 Harry Gregson-Williams Composer 46 $3,785,017,454 $82,282,988
72 Ken Wannberg Music Editor 25 $3,740,452,853 $149,618,114
73 Scott Millan Re-recording Mixer 43 $3,716,674,309 $86,434,286
74 Gary Rydstrom Re-recording Mixer 20 $3,683,583,552 $184,179,178
75 Frank Marshall Producer 33 $3,669,417,193 $111,194,460
76 Joanna Johnston Costume Designer 27 $3,669,296,791 $135,899,881
77 Kevin Reher Casting Director 13 $3,591,671,429 $276,282,418
78 John Knoll Visual Effects Supervisor 12 $3,559,787,350 $296,648,946
79 Neil Corbould Special Effects Supervisor 24 $3,500,447,208 $145,851,967
80 Will Dodds Assistant Director 41 $3,471,016,551 $84,658,940
81 Randall Poster Music Supervisor 69 $3,426,614,653 $49,661,082
82 Richard Roberts Set Decorator 22 $3,422,617,494 $155,573,522
83 Brian Tyler Composer 48 $3,422,166,425 $71,295,134
84 Brian Smrz Second Unit Director 24 $3,417,135,125 $142,380,630
85 Steven Mnuchin Executive Producer 32 $3,383,198,300 $105,724,947
86 Jeanette Surga Music Editor 49 $3,380,085,228 $68,981,331
87 Igor Meglic Second Unit Camera 55 $3,372,442,975 $61,317,145
88 David Heyman Producer 17 $3,363,026,750 $197,825,103
89 Richard King Supervising Sound Editor 27 $3,362,650,003 $124,542,593
90 Chad Oman Executive Producer 22 $3,358,786,516 $152,672,114
91 Alexander Witt Second Unit Director 25 $3,357,673,331 $134,306,933
92 Deborah L. Scott Costume Designer 20 $3,342,241,953 $167,112,098
93 Wylie Stateman Supervising Sound Editor 39 $3,326,052,615 $85,283,400
94 Ethan Van der Ryn Supervising Sound Editor 21 $3,304,237,910 $157,344,662
95 Charles Roven Producer 21 $3,299,154,776 $157,102,608
96 David Newman Composer 74 $3,296,018,627 $44,540,792
97 Deborah Aquila Casting Director 65 $3,260,263,761 $50,157,904
98 Richard King Sound Designer 23 $3,252,715,655 $141,422,420
99 Lee Orloff Sound Mixer 29 $3,249,815,646 $112,062,608
100 Terry Porter Re-recording Mixer 43 $3,240,501,187 $75,360,493