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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 $10,843,244,408 $112,950,463
2 John Williams Composer 73 $10,135,821,802 $138,846,874
3 James Newton Howard Composer 111 $8,156,939,557 $73,485,942
4 Stan Lee Executive Producer 41 $7,802,522,654 $190,305,431
5 Danny Elfman Composer 89 $7,373,446,557 $82,847,714
6 Andy Nelson Re-recording Mixer 62 $7,226,188,818 $116,551,433
7 Christopher Boyes Re-recording Mixer 41 $6,949,392,412 $169,497,376
8 Bruce Berman Executive Producer 86 $6,817,795,795 $79,276,695
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 89 $6,748,521,796 $75,826,088
12 Bob Weinstein Executive Producer 222 $6,663,397,042 $30,015,302
13 Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer 222 $6,562,414,678 $29,560,426
14 Sarah Halley Finn Casting Director 45 $6,342,183,180 $140,937,404
15 Christopher Boyes Sound Designer 35 $6,256,466,040 $178,756,173
16 James Horner Composer 102 $6,231,122,071 $61,089,432
17 Kenneth Karman Music Editor 102 $6,054,432,841 $59,357,185
18 Dave Jordan Music Supervisor 39 $5,902,085,665 $151,335,530
19 Tom Johnson Re-recording Mixer 46 $5,656,853,325 $122,975,072
20 Randy Thom Sound Designer 40 $5,559,001,925 $138,975,048
21 John Lasseter Executive Producer 24 $5,549,433,921 $231,226,413
22 Michael Semanick Re-recording Mixer 45 $5,323,115,373 $118,291,453
23 Gary A. Rizzo Re-recording Mixer 31 $5,221,282,414 $168,428,465
24 John Debney Composer 85 $5,207,646,698 $61,266,432
25 Steven Spielberg Executive Producer 45 $5,195,498,984 $115,455,533
26 John Powell Composer 49 $5,177,483,984 $105,662,938
27 Paul Massey Re-recording Mixer 53 $5,152,438,434 $97,215,820
28 Lora Hirschberg Re-recording Mixer 36 $5,081,194,432 $141,144,290
29 Roger Guyett Visual Effects Supervisor 22 $5,026,305,699 $228,468,441
30 Michael Kahn Editor 51 $4,931,234,938 $96,690,881
31 Michael Giacchino Composer 31 $4,927,769,577 $158,960,309
32 Debra Zane Casting Director 38 $4,876,702,634 $128,334,280
33 Gary Rydstrom Sound Designer 27 $4,865,286,087 $180,195,781
34 Chris Corbould Special Effects Supervisor 21 $4,824,350,444 $229,730,974
35 Francine Maisler Casting Director 71 $4,812,032,909 $67,775,111
36 Kathleen Kennedy Producer 33 $4,643,100,227 $140,700,007
37 Kevin O'Connell Re-recording Mixer 55 $4,591,985,357 $83,490,643
38 Jamie Christopher Assistant Director 29 $4,586,308,053 $158,148,554
39 Gary Summers Re-recording Mixer 34 $4,503,964,954 $132,469,557
40 Ben Burtt Sound Designer 16 $4,424,790,721 $276,549,420
41 Louis D’Esposito Executive Producer 18 $4,407,719,088 $244,873,283
42 Leslee Feldman Casting Director 28 $4,353,410,642 $155,478,952
43 Steven Spielberg Director 34 $4,334,220,436 $127,477,072
44 Greg P. Russell Re-recording Mixer 43 $4,332,186,238 $100,748,517
45 Thomas Tull Executive Producer 26 $4,322,963,159 $166,267,814
46 Howard Shore Composer 61 $4,314,436,033 $70,728,460
47 Josh McLaglen Assistant Director 42 $4,301,272,176 $102,411,242
48 John Papsidera Casting Director 48 $4,297,041,987 $89,521,708
49 Anna Behlmer Re-recording Mixer 53 $4,287,672,757 $80,899,486
50 Rick Kline Re-recording Mixer 46 $4,265,592,725 $92,730,277
51 Rick Carter Production Designer 19 $4,259,546,388 $224,186,652
52 Kevin Feige Producer 17 $4,235,016,828 $249,118,637
53 Christophe Beck Composer 65 $4,224,172,214 $64,987,265
54 Thomas Newman Composer 74 $4,221,491,357 $57,047,181
55 Chris Jenkins Re-recording Mixer 53 $4,166,616,242 $78,615,401
56 Dan Hegeman Sound Effects Editor 69 $4,134,985,976 $59,927,333
57 D.M. Hemphill Re-recording Mixer 46 $4,100,161,930 $89,133,955
58 Toby Emmerich Executive Producer 46 $4,023,083,272 $87,458,332
59 Easton Smith Set Designer 29 $4,016,033,966 $138,483,930
60 Randy Thom Re-recording Mixer 32 $4,001,329,071 $125,041,533
61 Frank A. Montano Re-recording Mixer 43 $3,939,870,969 $91,624,906
62 Denise Chamian Casting Director 44 $3,923,787,570 $89,176,990
63 Gregg Landaker Re-recording Mixer 35 $3,884,603,259 $110,988,665
64 Christopher Boyes Supervising Sound Editor 12 $3,856,545,043 $321,378,754
65 Jerry Goldsmith Composer 104 $3,847,385,052 $36,994,087
66 Ronna Kress Casting Director 46 $3,795,802,327 $82,517,442
67 Harry Gregson-Williams Composer 46 $3,781,239,488 $82,200,858
68 Jerry Bruckheimer Producer 29 $3,744,929,230 $129,135,491
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 $3,669,401,686 $111,193,990
74 Joanna Johnston Costume Designer 27 $3,669,296,791 $135,899,881
75 John Knoll Visual Effects Supervisor 12 $3,559,749,606 $296,645,801
76 Will Dodds Assistant Director 41 $3,471,016,551 $84,658,940
77 Kevin Reher Casting Director 12 $3,443,299,102 $286,941,592
78 Neil Corbould Special Effects Supervisor 23 $3,426,178,708 $148,964,292
79 Brian Smrz Second Unit Director 24 $3,417,135,125 $142,380,630
80 Randall Poster Music Supervisor 68 $3,394,045,301 $49,912,431
81 Mary Vernieu Casting Director 83 $3,383,235,133 $40,761,869
82 Jeanette Surga Music Editor 49 $3,380,085,228 $68,981,331
83 David Heyman Producer 16 $3,363,026,750 $210,189,172
84 Alexander Witt Second Unit Director 25 $3,357,673,331 $134,306,933
85 Deborah L. Scott Costume Designer 20 $3,342,241,953 $167,112,098
86 Wylie Stateman Supervising Sound Editor 39 $3,326,052,615 $85,283,400
87 Ethan Van der Ryn Supervising Sound Editor 21 $3,304,237,910 $157,344,662
88 Richard Roberts Set Decorator 20 $3,292,771,867 $164,638,593
89 Brian Tyler Composer 47 $3,285,663,029 $69,907,724
90 Lee Orloff Sound Mixer 29 $3,249,815,646 $112,062,608
91 Igor Meglic Second Unit Camera 55 $3,242,597,348 $58,956,315
92 Deborah Aquila Casting Director 64 $3,227,519,705 $50,429,995
93 Terry Porter Re-recording Mixer 42 $3,211,388,223 $76,461,624
94 Richard King Supervising Sound Editor 26 $3,208,157,063 $123,390,656
95 David Newman Composer 74 $3,198,171,252 $43,218,530
96 Chad Oman Executive Producer 22 $3,187,206,511 $144,873,023
97 Rosemary Brandenberg Set Decorator 37 $3,149,852,638 $85,131,152
98 Matthew Wood Supervising Sound Editor 12 $3,125,061,524 $260,421,794
99 Victoria Alonso Executive Producer 11 $3,111,487,329 $282,862,484
100 Richard King Sound Designer 22 $3,098,222,715 $140,828,305