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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 102 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Secret Life of Pets ($368,384,330 in 2016), Forrest Gump ($330,151,138 in 1994), The Polar Express ($306,949,909 in 2004), 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), Mission: Impossible ($180,981,886 in 1996), Who Framed Roger Rabbit? ($154,112,492 in 1988)

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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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Jeanette Surga
Best known as a Music Editor based on credits in that role in 49 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Age of Ultron ($459,005,868 in 2015), Iron Man 3 ($408,992,272 in 2013), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl ($305,411,224 in 2003), National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets ($219,961,501 in 2007), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ($191,204,754 in 2014), Rise of the Planet of the Apes ($176,760,185 in 2011), National Treasure ($173,005,002 in 2004), Snow White and the Huntsman ($155,136,755 in 2012), G-Force ($119,436,770 in 2009), Payback ($81,526,121 in 1999)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Kenneth Karman $6,166,433,091 102 $60,455,226
2 Ken Wannberg $3,787,765,924 26 $145,683,305
3 Jeanette Surga $3,380,085,228 49 $68,981,331
4 Joe E. Rand $1,789,196,116 22 $81,327,096
5 Jim Weidman $1,543,661,993 23 $67,115,739
6 Will Kaplan $1,396,087,348 17 $82,122,785
7 Jim Henrikson $1,348,272,771 25 $53,930,911
8 Joe Lisanti $1,317,424,707 8 $164,678,088
9 Slamm Andrews $1,276,470,414 9 $141,830,046
10 Peter Myles $1,228,819,792 12 $102,401,649
11 Bob Badami $1,195,018,140 12 $99,584,845
12 Tom Carlson $1,179,790,687 15 $78,652,712
13 Daniel Pinder $1,032,710,384 11 $93,882,762
14 Kenneth Hall $1,005,550,627 11 $91,413,693
15 Alex Levy $962,870,370 5 $192,574,074
16 Suzana Peric $960,957,776 18 $53,386,543
17 Melissa Muik $954,584,412 6 $159,097,402
18 Christopher Benstead $914,943,731 5 $182,988,746
19 David Olson $882,989,454 15 $58,865,964
20 Bill Abbott $857,971,854 17 $50,468,933
21 Dina Eaton $853,974,485 7 $121,996,355
22 Laura Perlman $837,003,345 17 $49,235,491
23 Adam Smalley $814,681,136 16 $50,917,571
24 Gerard McCann $808,277,935 6 $134,712,989
25 Robb Boyd $804,596,870 6 $134,099,478
26 Paul Rabjohns $784,450,962 7 $112,064,423
27 Richard Whitfield $764,329,272 13 $58,794,559
28 J. J. George $737,018,523 6 $122,836,421
29 Paul Apelgren $699,680,529 2 $349,840,265
30 Michael Connell $670,513,263 11 $60,955,751
31 Angie Rubin $661,834,457 13 $50,910,343
32 Lise Richardson $654,198,161 7 $93,456,880
33 Simon Changer $646,780,851 3 $215,593,617
34 Ramiro Belgardt $646,342,998 7 $92,334,714
35 Alex Gibson $630,352,113 10 $63,035,211
36 Ellen Segal $629,125,797 12 $52,427,150
37 Bill Bernstein $608,433,886 11 $55,312,171
38 Bryan Lawson $598,322,153 4 $149,580,538
39 Sam Zeines $589,870,857 4 $147,467,714
40 Christopher Brooks $584,330,430 8 $73,041,304
41 Darrell Hall $578,133,428 7 $82,590,490
42 Todd Bozung $578,062,261 9 $64,229,140
43 Matthew Llewellyn $576,797,675 2 $288,398,838
44 Brett Pierce $573,956,076 6 $95,659,346
45 Peter Clarke $571,779,261 7 $81,682,752
46 Jim Schultz $561,889,571 8 $70,236,196
47 Shie Rozow $551,070,216 6 $91,845,036
48 Kathy Durning $543,404,919 8 $67,925,615
49 John Finklea $534,431,336 5 $106,886,267
50 Mark Willsher $513,486,643 2 $256,743,322
51 Tom Kramer $511,723,049 11 $46,520,277
52 Amanda Goodpaster $510,201,216 9 $56,689,024
53 Jeff Carson $508,811,821 15 $33,920,788
54 Bunny Andrews $477,686,512 7 $68,240,930
55 Philip Tallman $476,365,487 6 $79,394,248
56 Andrew Silver $469,439,959 10 $46,943,996
57 Daryl Kell $462,220,023 7 $66,031,432
58 Curtis Roush $449,983,505 6 $74,997,251
59 Shannon Erbe $448,876,687 7 $64,125,241
60 Donald Harris $439,599,185 6 $73,266,531
61 Tanya Noel Hill $436,116,524 7 $62,302,361
62 Todd Kasow $423,655,616 15 $28,243,708
63 Dominic Certo $422,059,538 2 $211,029,769
64 Stephanie Lowry $408,667,820 7 $58,381,117
65 Brian Richards $400,728,436 8 $50,091,055
66 James Flamberg $399,448,014 6 $66,574,669
67 Jim Harrison $395,976,860 8 $49,497,108
68 Mike Flicker $392,788,810 6 $65,464,802
69 Ted Caplan $390,257,854 3 $130,085,951
70 Fernand Bos $383,200,680 7 $54,742,954
71 Nic Ratner $380,915,049 9 $42,323,894
72 E. Gedney Webb $375,850,606 8 $46,981,326
73 Dan DiPrima $375,739,942 8 $46,967,493
74 Erica Weis $375,216,934 6 $62,536,156
75 Zig Gron $374,158,032 3 $124,719,344
76 Curt Sobel $368,777,527 11 $33,525,230
77 Richard Ford $368,605,824 8 $46,075,728
78 Sheri Ozeki $364,901,940 2 $182,450,970
79 Dan Carlin, Sr. $364,849,129 5 $72,969,826
80 Tony Lewis $364,794,468 6 $60,799,078
81 Robin Whittaker $363,650,432 4 $90,912,608
82 Yann McCullough $360,935,233 5 $72,187,047
83 Terry Wilson $357,550,153 8 $44,693,769
84 Manish Raval $357,413,658 4 $89,353,415
85 Joseph de Beasi $350,126,372 1 $350,126,372
86 Lee Scott $349,229,882 7 $49,889,983
87 Zigmund Gron $348,789,397 4 $87,197,349
88 Ashley Revell $347,418,586 7 $49,631,227
89 Ronald J. Webb $344,687,132 3 $114,895,711
90 Graham Sutton $344,636,214 5 $68,927,243
91 Paul Silver $336,848,410 4 $84,212,103
92 Robin Clarke $336,140,365 4 $84,035,091
93 Nashia Wachsman $333,172,112 1 $333,172,112
94 Carlton Kaller $332,783,696 5 $66,556,739
95 Matt Friedman $327,330,986 3 $109,110,329
96 Steve Durkee $323,225,796 2 $161,612,898
97 Andrew Dorfman $319,550,948 5 $63,910,190
98 Nick South $313,706,906 10 $31,370,691
99 Katherine Quittner $304,127,043 6 $50,687,841
100 Nigel Scott $302,481,087 2 $151,240,544

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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