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John Williams

Best known as a Composer based on credits in that role in 72 films, with $19,915,886,223 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Jurassic World (Song Writer), Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith (Composer), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Composer), Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace (Composer), Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones (Composer)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Himself (The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story)
Most productive collaborators: Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Michael Kahn, Janusz Kaminski, Gerald R. Molen

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorInverviewee2$55,513$0$55,513
In Technical RolesComposer72$9,096,203,864$10,819,682,359$19,915,886,223
Song Writer3$861,544,934$1,141,547,649$2,003,092,583
Music Director1$7,000,000$0$7,000,000
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/13/2012 Deconstructing Dad: The Music, Machin… Himself  $0 $0 $0
5/22/2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Himself  $55,513 $0 $55,513
Movies: 2Totals:$55,513$0$55,513
  Averages:$27,757$0$27,757
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/1/2016 The BFG Composer $0 $0 $0
12/18/2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Aw… Composer $0 $0 $0
6/12/2015 Jurassic World Song Writer-Jurassic… $626,920,500 $923,172,083 $1,550,092,583
11/8/2013 The Book Thief Composer $21,488,481 $54,598,230 $76,086,711
11/9/2012 Lincoln Composer $182,207,973 $91,138,308 $273,346,281
12/25/2011 War Horse Composer $79,883,359 $76,932,170 $156,815,529
12/21/2011 The Adventures of Tintin Composer $77,591,831 $296,402,120 $373,993,951
8/15/2008 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Composer $35,161,554 $33,533,889 $68,695,443
5/22/2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom o… Composer $317,023,851 $469,534,294 $786,558,145
12/23/2005 Munich Composer $47,379,090 $84,113,682 $131,492,772
12/9/2005 Memoirs of a Geisha Composer $57,010,853 $104,500,000 $161,510,853
6/29/2005 War of the Worlds Composer $234,280,354 $372,556,181 $606,836,535
5/19/2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of t… Composer $380,270,577 $468,728,300 $848,998,877
6/18/2004 The Terminal Composer $77,073,959 $141,600,000 $218,673,959
6/4/2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner o… Composer $249,538,952 $547,149,597 $796,688,549
12/25/2002 Catch Me if You Can Composer $164,606,800 $191,005,491 $355,612,291
11/15/2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of… Composer $261,987,880 $616,991,754 $878,979,634
6/21/2002 Minority Report Composer $132,024,714 $226,800,000 $358,824,714
5/16/2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the… Composer $302,181,125 $346,018,875 $648,200,000
11/16/2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's… Composer $317,575,550 $657,179,821 $974,755,371
7/18/2001 Jurassic Park III Song Writer $181,166,115 $184,733,885 $365,900,000
6/29/2001 Artificial Intelligence: AI Composer $78,616,689 $157,283,311 $235,900,000
6/28/2000 The Patriot Composer $113,330,342 $101,969,658 $215,300,000
12/24/1999 Angela's Ashes Composer $13,038,660 $0 $13,038,660
5/19/1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Me… Composer $474,544,677 $552,500,000 $1,027,044,677
12/25/1998 Stepmom Composer $91,030,827 $68,607,617 $159,638,444
7/24/1998 Saving Private Ryan Composer $216,119,491 $268,700,000 $484,819,491
12/12/1997 Amistad Music by $44,175,394 $14,037,559 $58,212,953
10/8/1997 Seven Years in Tibet Composer $37,901,509 $93,500,000 $131,401,509
5/22/1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Composer $229,074,524 $389,552,320 $618,626,844
2/21/1997 Rosewood Composer $13,104,494 $0 $13,104,494
10/18/1996 Sleepers Composer $53,300,852 $112,300,000 $165,600,852
12/20/1995 Nixon Composer $13,642,684 $21,000,000 $34,642,684
12/15/1995 Sabrina Composer,
Song Writer 
$53,458,319 $33,641,681 $87,100,000
12/15/1993 Schindler's List Composer $95,494,598 $225,298,388 $320,792,986
6/11/1993 Jurassic Park Composer $395,708,305 $643,104,279 $1,038,812,584
11/20/1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Composer $170,004,045 $185,409,334 $355,413,379
5/22/1992 Far and Away Composer $58,883,840 $0 $58,883,840
12/20/1991 JFK Composer $70,405,498 $134,994,502 $205,400,000
12/11/1991 Hook Composer $109,921,554 $181,200,000 $291,121,554
11/16/1990 Home Alone Composer $277,504,018 $190,923,432 $468,427,450
7/27/1990 Presumed Innocent Composer $82,115,403 $134,996,812 $217,112,215
2/9/1990 Stanley & Iris Composer $5,820,015 $0 $5,820,015
12/22/1989 Always Composer $41,843,630 $30,300,000 $72,143,630
12/20/1989 Born on the Fourth of July Composer $65,441,414 $0 $65,441,414
5/24/1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Composer $195,705,225 $277,000,000 $472,705,225
12/23/1988 The Accidental Tourist Composer $32,632,000 $0 $32,632,000
12/9/1987 Empire of the Sun Composer $22,238,696 $0 $22,238,696
6/12/1987 The Witches of Eastwick Composer $62,787,608 $0 $62,787,608
6/6/1986 SpaceCamp Composer $9,697,739 $0 $9,697,739
12/17/1984 The River Composer $8,818,672 $0 $8,818,672
5/23/1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of… Composer $175,083,524 $153,200,000 $328,283,524
5/25/1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the… Composer $309,125,409 $263,500,000 $572,625,409
10/22/1982 Monsignor Composer $12,408,066 $0 $12,408,066
6/11/1982 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial Composer $434,949,459 $357,854,772 $792,804,231
12/18/1981 Heartbeeps Composer $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
6/12/1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark Composer $248,159,971 $141,766,000 $389,925,971
5/21/1980 Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Str… Composer $290,158,751 $243,900,000 $534,058,751
12/14/1979 1941 Composer $34,175,000 $60,700,000 $94,875,000
1/1/1979 Dracula Composer $21,000,000 $0 $21,000,000
12/15/1978 Superman Composer $134,218,018 $165,981,982 $300,200,000
6/16/1978 Jaws 2 Composer $102,922,376 $105,978,000 $208,900,376
3/10/1978 The Fury Composer $0 $0 $0
11/16/1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Composer $166,000,000 $171,700,000 $337,700,000
5/25/1977 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope Composer $460,935,665 $325,600,000 $786,535,665
3/11/1977 Black Sunday Composer $0 $0 $0
6/18/1976 Midway Composer $43,220,000 $0 $43,220,000
1/1/1976 The Missouri Breaks Composer $14,000,000 $0 $14,000,000
6/20/1975 Jaws Composer $260,000,000 $210,700,000 $470,700,000
1/1/1975 The Eiger Sanction Composer $14,200,000 $0 $14,200,000
12/17/1974 Towering Inferno Composer $116,000,000 $23,700,000 $139,700,000
4/5/1974 The Sugarland Express Composer,
Music Director 
$7,000,000 $0 $7,000,000
1/1/1974 Earthquake Composer $79,700,000 $0 $79,700,000
12/13/1972 The Poseidon Adventure Composer $93,300,000 $0 $93,300,000
Movies: 76Totals:$9,964,748,798$11,961,230,008$21,925,978,806
  Averages:$131,115,116$157,384,605$288,499,721