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Top Grossing Music Editor at the Domestic Box OfficeBETA


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This list shows the highest grossing Music Editors based on the domestic box office of the movies they worked on.

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.

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Kenneth Karman
Best known as a Music Editor based on credits in that role in 103 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Secret Life of Pets ($368,384,330 in 2016), Forrest Gump ($330,151,138 in 1994), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl ($305,411,224 in 2003), Cast Away ($233,632,142 in 2000), Back to the Future ($212,259,762 in 1985), The Mummy Returns ($202,007,640 in 2001), Godzilla ($200,676,069 in 2014), The Polar Express ($186,493,587 in 2004), Mission: Impossible ($180,981,886 in 1996), Who Framed Roger Rabbit? ($154,112,492 in 1988)

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Steve Durkee
Best known as a Music Editor based on credits in that role in 20 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Black Panther ($699,671,468 in 2018), Avengers: Infinity War ($666,984,449 in 2018), The Avengers ($623,279,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($459,005,868 in 2015), Captain America: Civil War ($408,084,349 in 2016), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 ($389,813,101 in 2017), Guardians of the Galaxy ($333,172,112 in 2014), Thor: Ragnarok ($315,058,289 in 2017), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($259,746,958 in 2014), Doctor Strange ($232,641,920 in 2016)

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Ken Wannberg
Best known as a Music Editor based on credits in that role in 26 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace ($474,544,677 in 1999), Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope ($460,998,007 in 1977), Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith ($380,270,577 in 2005), Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones ($310,676,740 in 2002), Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi ($309,205,079 in 1983), Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back ($290,271,960 in 1980), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($249,538,952 in 2004), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade ($197,171,806 in 1989), Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom ($179,880,271 in 1984), Close Encounters of the Third Kind ($169,100,479 in 1977)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Kenneth Karman $6,135,017,919 103 $59,563,281
2 Steve Durkee $5,194,982,178 20 $259,749,109
3 Ken Wannberg $3,787,765,924 26 $145,683,305
4 Jeanette Surga $3,392,001,623 50 $67,840,032
5 Joe E. Rand $1,804,619,640 23 $78,461,723
6 Jim Weidman $1,543,661,993 23 $67,115,739
7 Will Kaplan $1,430,104,376 18 $79,450,243
8 Jim Henrikson $1,348,277,578 25 $53,931,103
9 Joe Lisanti $1,319,592,467 8 $164,949,058
10 Slamm Andrews $1,276,815,699 9 $141,868,411
11 Peter Myles $1,228,996,107 12 $102,416,342
12 Bob Badami $1,195,018,140 12 $99,584,845
13 Tom Carlson $1,179,790,687 15 $78,652,712
14 Daniel Pinder $1,032,741,836 11 $93,885,621
15 Kenneth Hall $1,005,550,627 11 $91,413,693
16 Alex Levy $962,942,985 5 $192,588,597
17 Suzana Peric $961,069,215 18 $53,392,734
18 Melissa Muik $954,584,412 6 $159,097,402
19 Christopher Benstead $914,943,731 5 $182,988,746
20 David Olson $882,989,454 15 $58,865,964
21 Bill Abbott $857,971,854 17 $50,468,933
22 Dina Eaton $853,974,485 7 $121,996,355
23 Laura Perlman $837,003,345 17 $49,235,491
24 Gerard McCann $836,580,870 7 $119,511,553
25 Adam Smalley $814,681,136 16 $50,917,571
26 Robb Boyd $806,570,980 6 $134,428,497
27 Paul Rabjohns $786,425,072 7 $112,346,439
28 Richard Whitfield $764,329,272 13 $58,794,559
29 J. J. George $737,071,927 6 $122,845,321
30 Paul Apelgren $715,053,144 3 $238,351,048
31 Michael Connell $670,513,263 11 $60,955,751
32 Angie Rubin $661,834,457 13 $50,910,343
33 Lise Richardson $654,198,161 7 $93,456,880
34 Simon Changer $646,780,851 3 $215,593,617
35 Ramiro Belgardt $646,342,998 7 $92,334,714
36 Jeff Carson $645,730,517 16 $40,358,157
37 Brett Pierce $642,371,311 7 $91,767,330
38 Alex Gibson $632,374,847 10 $63,237,485
39 Ellen Segal $630,709,925 12 $52,559,160
40 John Finklea $623,167,703 6 $103,861,284
41 Bill Bernstein $608,474,353 11 $55,315,850
42 Bryan Lawson $598,714,778 4 $149,678,695
43 Sam Zeines $589,870,857 4 $147,467,714
44 Christopher Brooks $584,339,510 8 $73,042,439
45 Matthew Llewellyn $578,771,785 2 $289,385,893
46 Darrell Hall $578,133,428 7 $82,590,490
47 Todd Bozung $578,071,341 9 $64,230,149
48 Peter Clarke $571,779,261 7 $81,682,752
49 Jim Schultz $561,966,214 8 $70,245,777
50 Mark Willsher $553,928,695 3 $184,642,898
51 Shie Rozow $551,070,216 6 $91,845,036
52 Kathy Durning $543,404,919 8 $67,925,615
53 Tom Kramer $523,639,444 12 $43,636,620
54 Amanda Goodpaster $522,628,426 10 $52,262,843
55 Todd Kasow $512,391,376 16 $32,024,461
56 Bunny Andrews $477,686,512 7 $68,240,930
57 Philip Tallman $476,883,587 6 $79,480,598
58 Andrew Silver $469,601,902 10 $46,960,190
59 Daryl Kell $462,220,023 7 $66,031,432
60 Dan DiPrima $456,157,376 10 $45,615,738
61 Curtis Roush $449,993,829 6 $74,998,972
62 Shannon Erbe $448,876,687 7 $64,125,241
63 Stephen M. Davis $446,893,804 3 $148,964,601
64 Donald Harris $439,599,185 6 $73,266,531
65 Tanya Noel Hill $436,116,524 7 $62,302,361
66 Dominic Certo $422,059,538 2 $211,029,769
67 Stephanie Lowry $408,667,820 7 $58,381,117
68 Erica Weis $403,783,005 6 $67,297,168
69 Brian Richards $400,737,967 8 $50,092,246
70 James Flamberg $399,448,014 6 $66,574,669
71 Jim Harrison $395,976,860 8 $49,497,108
72 Mike Flicker $392,788,810 6 $65,464,802
73 Ted Caplan $390,257,854 3 $130,085,951
74 Tony Lewis $389,900,793 7 $55,700,113
75 Fernand Bos $383,200,680 7 $54,742,954
76 Nic Ratner $380,954,909 9 $42,328,323
77 E. Gedney Webb $375,850,606 8 $46,981,326
78 Zig Gron $374,158,032 3 $124,719,344
79 Curt Sobel $368,777,527 11 $33,525,230
80 Richard Ford $368,605,824 8 $46,075,728
81 Sheri Ozeki $365,095,590 2 $182,547,795
82 Dan Carlin, Sr. $364,849,129 5 $72,969,826
83 Robin Whittaker $363,656,117 4 $90,914,029
84 Yann McCullough $360,935,233 5 $72,187,047
85 Manish Raval $357,588,228 4 $89,397,057
86 Terry Wilson $357,550,153 8 $44,693,769
87 Joseph de Beasi $350,126,372 1 $350,126,372
88 Lee Scott $349,229,882 7 $49,889,983
89 Zigmund Gron $348,789,397 4 $87,197,349
90 Ashley Revell $347,421,604 7 $49,631,658
91 Ronald J. Webb $344,687,132 3 $114,895,711
92 Graham Sutton $344,636,214 5 $68,927,243
93 Paul Silver $336,848,410 4 $84,212,103
94 Robin Clarke $336,140,365 4 $84,035,091
95 Nashia Wachsman $333,172,112 1 $333,172,112
96 Carlton Kaller $332,783,696 5 $66,556,739
97 Matt Friedman $327,330,986 3 $109,110,329
98 Andrew Dorfman $319,550,948 5 $63,910,190
99 Jay Duerr $317,384,225 8 $39,673,028
100 Nick South $313,706,906 10 $31,370,691

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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