John Williams

Best known as a Composer based on credits in that role in 66 films, with $20,104,036,035 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2)
Best-Known Technical Roles: 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), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (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 OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an ActorInverviewee2$55,513$0$55,513
In Technical RolesComposer66$9,127,534,100$10,976,501,935$20,104,036,035
Song Writer2$234,624,434$218,375,566$453,000,000
Editor1$21,488,481$54,598,230$76,086,711
Executive Producer1$720,828$8,543,723$9,264,551
Music Director1$7,000,000$0$7,000,000
Casting Director1$373,375$0$373,375
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
7/13/2012 Deconstructing Dad: The Music, Machines and Mystery of Raymond Scott Himself    $0 $0  
5/22/2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Himself  $14,632 $55,513 $55,513  
Movies: 2Totals: $55,513$55,513 
  Averages:$7,316$27,757$27,757$0
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
4/11/2014 Joe Casting Director   $373,375 $373,375  
11/8/2013 The Book Thief Composer, Editor $105,005 $21,488,481 $76,086,711 $19,000,000
12/21/2012 On the Road Executive Producer $39,550 $720,828 $9,264,551 $25,000,000
11/9/2012 Lincoln Composer $944,308 $182,207,973 $273,346,281 $65,000,000
12/25/2011 War Horse Composer $7,515,402 $79,883,359 $156,815,529 $70,000,000
12/21/2011 The Adventures of Tintin Composer $9,720,993 $77,591,831 $373,993,951 $130,000,000
8/15/2008 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Composer $14,611,273 $35,161,554 $68,695,443 $8,500,000
5/22/2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Composer $100,137,835 $317,023,851 $786,558,145 $185,000,000
12/23/2005 Munich Composer $4,152,260 $47,379,090 $131,492,772 $75,000,000
12/9/2005 Memoirs of a Geisha Composer $682,504 $57,010,853 $161,510,853 $85,000,000
6/29/2005 War of the Worlds Composer $64,878,725 $234,280,354 $606,836,535 $132,000,000
5/19/2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith Composer $108,435,841 $380,270,577 $848,998,877 $115,000,000
6/18/2004 The Terminal Composer $19,053,199 $77,073,959 $218,673,959 $75,000,000
6/4/2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Composer $93,687,367 $249,538,952 $796,688,549 $130,000,000
12/25/2002 Catch Me if You Can Composer $30,082,000 $164,606,800 $351,106,800 $52,000,000
11/15/2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Composer $88,357,488 $261,987,880 $878,979,634 $100,000,000
6/21/2002 Minority Report Composer $35,677,125 $132,024,714 $358,824,714 $102,000,000
5/16/2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones Composer $80,027,814 $310,676,740 $656,695,615 $115,000,000
11/16/2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Composer $90,294,621 $317,575,550 $974,755,371 $125,000,000
7/18/2001 Jurassic Park III Song Writer $50,771,645 $181,166,115 $365,900,000 $93,000,000
6/29/2001 Artificial Intelligence: AI Composer $29,352,630 $78,616,689 $235,900,000 $90,000,000
6/28/2000 The Patriot Composer $22,413,710 $113,330,342 $215,300,000 $110,000,000
12/24/1999 Angela's Ashes Composer $54,628 $13,038,660 $13,038,660 $25,000,000
5/19/1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace Composer $64,810,970 $474,544,677 $1,007,044,677 $115,000,000
12/25/1998 Stepmom Composer $19,142,440 $91,137,662 $159,745,279 $50,000,000
7/24/1998 Saving Private Ryan Composer $30,576,104 $216,335,085 $485,035,085 $65,000,000
12/12/1997 Amistad Music by $4,573,523 $44,229,441 $58,267,000 $40,000,000
10/8/1997 Seven Years in Tibet Composer $10,020,378 $37,945,884 $131,445,884 $70,000,000
5/22/1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Composer $72,132,785 $229,086,679 $786,686,679 $75,000,000
10/18/1996 Sleepers Composer $12,305,745 $53,300,852 $165,600,852 $44,000,000
12/20/1995 Nixon Composer $2,206,506 $13,668,249 $34,668,249 $45,000,000
12/15/1995 Sabrina Composer, Song Writer $5,563,259 $53,458,319 $87,100,000 $58,000,000
12/15/1993 Schindler's List Composer $656,636 $96,067,179 $321,365,567 $25,000,000
6/11/1993 Jurassic Park Composer $50,159,460 $395,708,305 $1,038,812,584 $63,000,000
11/20/1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Composer $31,126,882 $173,585,516 $358,994,850 $20,000,000
5/22/1992 Far and Away Composer $12,948,940 $58,883,840 $58,883,840  
12/20/1991 JFK Composer $5,223,658 $70,405,498 $205,400,000 $40,000,000
12/11/1991 Hook Composer $13,522,535 $119,654,823 $300,854,823 $70,000,000
11/16/1990 Home Alone Composer $17,081,997 $285,761,243 $476,684,675 $15,000,000
7/27/1990 Presumed Innocent Composer $11,718,981 $86,303,188 $221,300,000  
2/9/1990 Stanley & Iris Composer $2,102,831 $5,820,015 $5,820,015  
12/22/1989 Always Composer $3,713,480 $41,843,630 $72,143,630  
12/20/1989 Born on the Fourth of July Composer $172,021 $70,001,698 $70,001,698 $14,000,000
5/24/1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Composer $37,031,573 $197,171,806 $474,171,806 $48,000,000
12/23/1988 The Accidental Tourist Composer   $32,632,000 $32,632,000  
12/9/1987 Empire of the Sun Composer $1,314,509 $22,238,696 $22,238,696  
6/12/1987 The Witches of Eastwick Composer $9,454,238 $63,749,955 $63,749,955  
6/6/1986 SpaceCamp Composer $2,918,072 $9,697,739 $9,697,739  
12/17/1984 The River Composer $30,027 $8,818,672 $8,818,672  
5/23/1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Composer $25,337,110 $179,880,271 $333,080,271 $28,000,000
5/25/1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi Composer $23,019,618 $309,205,079 $572,700,000 $32,500,000
6/11/1982 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial Composer $11,911,430 $435,110,554 $792,965,326 $10,500,000
12/18/1981 Heartbeeps Composer $407,464 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $10,000,000
6/12/1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark Composer $8,305,823 $248,159,971 $389,925,971 $20,000,000
5/21/1980 Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back Composer $4,910,483 $290,271,960 $534,171,960 $23,000,000
12/14/1979 1941 Composer $2,701,898 $34,175,000 $94,875,000 $32,000,000
12/15/1978 Superman Composer $7,465,343 $134,218,018 $300,200,000 $55,000,000
6/16/1978 Jaws 2 Composer $9,866,023 $102,922,376 $208,900,376 $20,000,000
5/5/1978 The End Composer   $30,354,004 $32,334,477  
11/16/1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Composer   $166,000,000 $337,700,000 $20,000,000
5/25/1977 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope Composer $1,554,475 $460,998,007 $797,900,000 $11,000,000
6/18/1976 Midway Composer   $43,220,000 $43,220,000  
1/1/1976 The Missouri Breaks Composer   $14,000,000 $14,000,000  
6/20/1975 Jaws Composer $7,790,627 $260,000,000 $470,700,000 $12,000,000
1/1/1975 The Eiger Sanction Composer   $14,200,000 $14,200,000  
12/17/1974 Towering Inferno Composer $2,323,621 $116,000,000 $139,700,000 $14,000,000
4/5/1974 The Sugarland Express Music Director, Composer   $7,000,000 $7,000,000  
1/1/1974 Earthquake Composer   $79,700,000 $79,700,000  
12/13/1972 The Poseidon Adventure Composer $264,850 $93,300,000 $93,300,000