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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 $10,877,953,835 $113,312,019
2 John Williams Composer 74 $10,135,821,802 $136,970,565
3 Stan Lee Executive Producer 41 $8,185,768,931 $199,652,901
4 James Newton Howard Composer 112 $8,156,939,557 $72,829,817
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 Christopher Boyes Re-recording Mixer 41 $6,949,392,412 $169,497,376
8 Bruce Berman Executive Producer 87 $6,868,076,762 $78,943,411
9 Jane Jenkins Casting Director 119 $6,806,697,807 $57,199,141
10 Janet Hirshenson Casting Director 115 $6,761,583,602 $58,796,379
11 Alan Silvestri Composer 90 $6,748,521,796 $74,983,576
12 Sarah Halley Finn Casting Director 45 $6,726,612,663 $149,480,281
13 Bob Weinstein Executive Producer 223 $6,688,497,425 $29,993,262
14 Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer 223 $6,587,515,061 $29,540,426
15 Dave Jordan Music Supervisor 39 $6,282,730,233 $161,095,647
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 Tom Johnson Re-recording Mixer 46 $5,660,638,240 $123,057,353
20 John Lasseter Executive Producer 25 $5,651,126,265 $226,045,051
21 Randy Thom Sound Designer 40 $5,559,001,925 $138,975,048
22 Michael Semanick Re-recording Mixer 46 $5,426,185,187 $117,960,548
23 Paul Massey Re-recording Mixer 54 $5,221,957,009 $96,702,908
24 Gary A. Rizzo Re-recording Mixer 31 $5,221,322,519 $168,429,759
25 John Debney Composer 87 $5,207,646,698 $59,858,008
26 Steven Spielberg Executive Producer 45 $5,195,514,491 $115,455,878
27 John Powell Composer 50 $5,177,483,984 $103,549,680
28 Lora Hirschberg Re-recording Mixer 36 $5,081,234,537 $141,145,404
29 Roger Guyett Visual Effects Supervisor 22 $5,026,305,699 $228,468,441
30 Michael Kahn Editor 52 $4,931,234,938 $94,831,441
31 Michael Giacchino Composer 34 $4,931,043,021 $145,030,677
32 Francine Maisler Casting Director 73 $4,881,566,158 $66,870,769
33 Debra Zane Casting Director 38 $4,876,702,634 $128,334,280
34 Gary Rydstrom Sound Designer 27 $4,865,286,087 $180,195,781
35 Chris Corbould Special Effects Supervisor 21 $4,824,350,444 $229,730,974
36 Louis D’Esposito Executive Producer 18 $4,788,363,656 $266,020,203
37 Kathleen Kennedy Producer 33 $4,643,137,971 $140,701,151
38 Kevin Feige Producer 19 $4,615,661,396 $242,929,547
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 Gary Summers Re-recording Mixer 34 $4,503,964,954 $132,469,557
42 Leslee Feldman Casting Director 29 $4,453,976,421 $153,585,394
43 Ben Burtt Sound Designer 16 $4,424,790,721 $276,549,420
44 Easton Smith Set Designer 30 $4,411,648,572 $147,054,952
45 John Papsidera Casting Director 49 $4,353,092,698 $88,838,626
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 Howard Shore Composer 61 $4,314,436,033 $70,728,460
50 Josh McLaglen Assistant Director 42 $4,301,272,176 $102,411,242
51 Anna Behlmer Re-recording Mixer 54 $4,291,450,723 $79,471,310
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 Christophe Beck Composer 66 $4,224,172,214 $64,002,609
55 Thomas Newman Composer 74 $4,221,491,357 $57,047,181
56 Chris Jenkins Re-recording Mixer 53 $4,166,992,677 $78,622,503
57 Dan Hegeman Sound Effects Editor 69 $4,138,763,942 $59,982,086
58 D.M. Hemphill Re-recording Mixer 46 $4,100,161,930 $89,133,955
59 Toby Emmerich Executive Producer 46 $4,034,672,548 $87,710,273
60 Randy Thom Re-recording Mixer 33 $4,001,329,071 $121,252,396
61 Frank A. Montano Re-recording Mixer 43 $3,993,700,679 $92,876,760
62 Denise Chamian Casting Director 44 $3,923,787,570 $89,176,990
63 Jerry Bruckheimer Producer 30 $3,905,793,142 $130,193,105
64 Gregg Landaker Re-recording Mixer 35 $3,885,981,904 $111,028,054
65 Christopher Boyes Supervising Sound Editor 12 $3,856,545,043 $321,378,754
66 Jerry Goldsmith Composer 104 $3,847,385,052 $36,994,087
67 Ronna Kress Casting Director 46 $3,795,802,667 $82,517,449
68 Harry Gregson-Williams Composer 46 $3,785,017,454 $82,282,988
69 Ken Wannberg Music Editor 25 $3,740,452,853 $149,618,114
70 Stan Lee Story Creator 16 $3,724,895,069 $232,805,942
71 Scott Millan Re-recording Mixer 43 $3,716,674,309 $86,434,286
72 Gary Rydstrom Re-recording Mixer 20 $3,683,583,552 $184,179,178
73 Frank Marshall Producer 33 $3,669,417,193 $111,194,460
74 Joanna Johnston Costume Designer 27 $3,669,296,791 $135,899,881
75 Mary Vernieu Casting Director 89 $3,651,440,385 $41,027,420
76 John Knoll Visual Effects Supervisor 12 $3,559,787,350 $296,648,946
77 Kevin Reher Casting Director 13 $3,544,990,271 $272,691,559
78 Neil Corbould Special Effects Supervisor 24 $3,499,592,003 $145,816,333
79 Victoria Alonso Executive Producer 11 $3,492,131,897 $317,466,536
80 Will Dodds Assistant Director 41 $3,471,016,551 $84,658,940
81 Brian Smrz Second Unit Director 24 $3,417,135,125 $142,380,630
82 Randall Poster Music Supervisor 68 $3,412,571,249 $50,184,871
83 Brian Tyler Composer 48 $3,411,061,670 $71,063,785
84 Jeanette Surga Music Editor 49 $3,380,085,228 $68,981,331
85 Richard Roberts Set Decorator 22 $3,365,965,739 $152,998,443
86 David Heyman Producer 17 $3,363,026,750 $197,825,103
87 Alexander Witt Second Unit Director 25 $3,357,673,331 $134,306,933
88 Chad Oman Executive Producer 22 $3,348,070,423 $152,185,019
89 Deborah L. Scott Costume Designer 20 $3,342,241,953 $167,112,098
90 Wylie Stateman Supervising Sound Editor 39 $3,326,052,615 $85,283,400
91 Igor Meglic Second Unit Camera 55 $3,315,791,220 $60,287,113
92 Ethan Van der Ryn Supervising Sound Editor 21 $3,304,237,910 $157,344,662
93 Steven Mnuchin Executive Producer 32 $3,276,067,536 $102,377,111
94 Deborah Aquila Casting Director 65 $3,260,263,339 $50,157,898
95 Lee Orloff Sound Mixer 29 $3,249,815,646 $112,062,608
96 Charles Roven Producer 21 $3,217,983,147 $153,237,293
97 Terry Porter Re-recording Mixer 43 $3,215,166,189 $74,771,307
98 Richard King Supervising Sound Editor 26 $3,208,157,063 $123,390,656
99 David Newman Composer 74 $3,198,171,252 $43,218,530
100 Rosemary Brandenberg Set Decorator 37 $3,149,852,638 $85,131,152