James Horner

Best known as a Composer based on credits in that role in 96 films, with $13,438,653,032 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #5)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Avatar (Composer), Titanic (Composer), The Amazing Spider-Man (Composer), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Composer), The Perfect Storm (Composer)
Most productive collaborators: James Cameron, Jon Landau, Sam Worthington, Colin Wilson, Zoe Saldana

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
In Technical RolesComposer96$6,016,384,742$7,422,268,290$13,438,653,032
Song Writer5$182,114,737$139,871,255$321,985,992
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
3/1/2013 Day of the Falcon Composer   $0 $435,220  
7/3/2012 The Amazing Spider-Man Composer $62,004,688 $262,030,663 $757,890,267 $220,000,000
6/1/2012 For Greater Glory Composer $1,885,608 $5,669,081 $10,026,255 $12,000,000
12/18/2009 Avatar Composer $77,025,481 $760,507,625 $2,783,918,982 $425,000,000
2/14/2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles Composer $19,004,058 $71,195,053 $162,839,667 $92,500,000
12/8/2006 Apocalypto Composer $15,005,604 $50,866,635 $121,032,272 $40,000,000
9/22/2006 All the King's Men Composer $3,672,366 $7,221,458 $9,521,458 $55,000,000
12/25/2005 The New World Composer $20,000 $12,712,093 $26,184,400 $30,000,000
10/28/2005 The Legend of Zorro Composer $16,328,506 $45,575,336 $141,475,336 $80,000,000
9/23/2005 Flightplan Composer $24,629,938 $89,706,988 $225,706,988 $55,000,000
8/5/2005 The Chumscrubber Composer $28,548 $49,526 $49,526 $6,800,000
9/24/2004 The Forgotten Composer $21,022,111 $66,711,892 $117,211,892 $50,000,000
5/14/2004 Troy Composer $46,865,412 $133,298,577 $484,161,265 $150,000,000
4/30/2004 Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius Composer $1,233,297 $2,694,071 $2,694,071 $17,000,000
12/19/2003 House of Sand and Fog Composer $45,572 $13,005,485 $16,157,923 $16,500,000
11/26/2003 The Missing Composer $10,833,633 $26,900,336 $38,253,433 $65,000,000
10/24/2003 Radio Composer $13,303,724 $52,333,738 $53,293,628 $35,000,000
10/24/2003 Beyond Borders Composer $2,076,402 $4,426,297 $11,427,090 $60,000,000
9/20/2002 The Four Feathers Composer $6,857,879 $18,306,166 $29,882,645 $35,000,000
6/14/2002 Windtalkers Composer $14,520,412 $40,914,068 $77,628,265 $115,000,000
12/21/2001 A Beautiful Mind Composer $367,151 $170,708,996 $317,668,058 $78,000,000
12/14/2001 Iris Composer $23,144 $5,580,479 $15,155,021 $5,500,000
3/16/2001 Enemy at the Gates Composer $13,810,266 $51,396,781 $96,971,293 $85,000,000
11/17/2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Composer $55,820,330 $260,044,825 $345,141,403 $123,000,000
11/10/2000 Little Nicky Composer $16,063,904 $39,442,871 $58,270,391 $80,000,000
6/30/2000 The Perfect Storm Composer $41,325,042 $182,618,434 $328,711,434 $120,000,000
12/17/1999 Bicentennial Man Composer $8,234,926 $58,220,776 $87,420,776 $90,000,000
12/25/1998 Mighty Joe Young Composer $10,602,042 $50,632,037 $50,632,037 $80,000,000
7/17/1998 The Mask of Zorro Song "I Want to Spend My Lifetime Loving You" music, Composer $22,525,855 $93,828,745 $233,700,000 $65,000,000
5/8/1998 Deep Impact Composer $41,152,375 $140,464,664 $349,464,664 $80,000,000
12/17/1997 Titanic Composer $28,638,131 $658,672,302 $2,207,615,668 $200,000,000
3/26/1997 The Devil's Own Composer $14,274,503 $42,885,593 $140,900,000 $90,000,000
11/8/1996 Ransom Composer $34,216,088 $136,492,681 $308,700,000 $70,000,000
10/18/1996 To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday Composer $77,725 $4,137,645 $4,137,645  
7/12/1996 Courage Under Fire Composer $12,501,586 $59,003,384 $100,833,145 $46,000,000
12/22/1995 Balto Song Writer, Composer $1,519,755 $11,268,750 $11,268,750  
12/15/1995 Jumanji Composer $11,084,370 $100,458,310 $262,758,310 $65,000,000
10/13/1995 Jade Composer $4,284,246 $9,812,870 $9,812,870 $50,000,000
6/30/1995 Apollo 13 Composer $25,353,380 $172,070,496 $334,100,000 $65,000,000
5/26/1995 Casper Composer $22,091,975 $100,328,194 $282,300,000 $55,000,000
5/24/1995 Braveheart Composer $12,908,202 $75,545,647 $209,000,000 $72,000,000
12/23/1994 Legends of the Fall Composer $101,670 $66,502,573 $160,502,573 $30,000,000
11/23/1994 The Pagemaster Composer $4,188,399 $12,039,526 $12,039,526  
8/3/1994 Clear and Present Danger Composer $20,348,017 $122,012,656 $207,500,000 $62,000,000
12/17/1993 The Pelican Brief Composer $16,864,404 $100,768,056 $187,995,859 $45,000,000
11/24/1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story Song Writer, Composer $3,707,770 $9,315,576 $9,315,576  
8/25/1993 The Man Without a Face Composer $4,026,775 $24,760,338 $24,760,338  
8/11/1993 Searching for Bobby Fischer Composer $1,121,354 $7,266,393 $7,266,393  
7/16/1993 Hocus Pocus Composer $8,125,471 $39,360,491 $39,360,491 $28,000,000
6/18/1993 Once Upon a Forest Composer $2,206,251 $5,274,950 $5,274,950  
4/2/1993 Jack the Bear Composer $2,219,891 $4,796,751 $4,796,751  
3/12/1993 A Far Off Place Composer $3,522,836 $12,890,752 $12,890,752  
3/5/1993 Swing Kids Composer $1,967,957 $5,632,086 $5,632,086  
1/1/1993 House of Cards Composer   $322,871 $322,871  
1/1/1993 Bopha! Composer   $212,483 $212,483  
9/9/1992 Sneakers Composer $10,031,145 $51,433,000 $51,433,000  
6/26/1992 Unlawful Entry Composer $10,067,609 $57,138,719 $57,138,719  
6/5/1992 Patriot Games Composer $18,511,191 $83,287,363 $178,100,000 $45,000,000
4/1/1992 Thunderheart Composer $4,507,425 $22,660,758 $22,660,758  
11/22/1991 An American Tail: Fievel Goes West Song Writer, Composer $3,435,625 $20,218,664 $20,218,664  
6/21/1991 The Rocketeer Composer $9,600,754 $46,573,027 $46,573,027  
3/15/1991 Class Action Composer $4,207,923 $23,968,042 $23,968,042  
3/1/1991 My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys Composer   $3,603,615 $3,603,615  
1/1/1991 Once Around Composer   $14,851,000 $14,851,000  
6/8/1990 Another 48 Hrs. Composer $19,470,596 $80,818,974 $153,518,974  
4/6/1990 I Love You to Death Composer $4,014,640 $15,600,149 $15,600,149  
12/14/1989 Glory Composer   $26,593,580 $26,593,580 $18,000,000
10/27/1989 Dad Composer   $19,738,015 $19,738,015  
9/15/1989 In Country Composer   $3,531,971 $3,531,971  
6/23/1989 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Composer $14,262,961 $130,724,172 $222,700,000  
4/21/1989 Field of Dreams Composer $531,346 $64,431,625 $64,431,625  
11/23/1988 Cocoon: The Return Composer $5,568,143 $18,924,919 $18,924,919  
11/18/1988 The Land Before Time Composer $7,526,025 $48,092,846 $81,972,846 $12,300,000
8/12/1988 Young Guns Composer $7,011,393 $44,726,644 $44,726,644 $13,000,000
8/5/1988 Vibes Composer   $1,883,811 $1,883,811  
6/17/1988 Red Heat Composer $8,133,822 $34,994,648 $34,994,648  
5/20/1988 Willow Composer $8,300,169 $57,269,863 $57,269,863  
12/18/1987 *batteries not included Composer $3,326,530 $32,945,797 $32,945,797  
4/17/1987 Project X Composer $3,309,985 $18,532,286 $18,532,286  
11/21/1986 An American Tail Song Writer, Composer $5,234,446 $47,483,002 $47,483,002  
9/24/1986 The Name of the Rose Composer   $7,153,000 $7,153,000  
7/18/1986 Aliens Composer $10,052,042 $85,160,248 $183,316,455 $17,000,000
4/11/1986 Off Beat Composer $2,011,192 $4,842,778 $4,842,778  
10/4/1985 Commando Composer $7,700,015 $35,073,978 $35,073,978 $10,000,000
9/27/1985 The Journey of Natty Gann Composer $490,318 $9,468,512 $9,468,512  
8/16/1985 Volunteers Composer $5,184,360 $19,875,740 $19,875,740  
6/21/1985 Cocoon Composer $7,936,427 $76,257,348 $76,257,348  
2/8/1985 Heaven Help Us Composer $2,235,687 $6,070,794 $6,070,794  
6/1/1984 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Composer $16,673,229 $76,471,046 $87,000,000 $18,000,000
12/16/1983 Uncommon Valor Composer $3,144,367 $27,900,000 $27,900,000  
12/16/1983 Gorky Park Composer $1,290,754 $15,900,000 $15,900,000  
9/30/1983 Brainstorm Composer $1,196,965 $8,921,050 $8,921,050 $15,000,000
7/29/1983 Krull Composer $5,469,415 $16,519,460 $16,519,460  
12/8/1982 48 Hrs. Composer $4,369,868 $75,936,265 $75,936,265  
6/4/1982 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Composer $14,347,221 $79,912,963 $96,800,000 $12,000,000
4/24/1981 The Hand Composer $566,736 $2,000,000 $2,000,000