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Top Grossing Visual Effects Supervisor at the Domestic Box OfficeBETA


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This list shows the highest grossing Visual Effects Supervisors 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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Roger Guyett
Best known as a Visual Effects Supervisor based on credits in that role in 22 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens ($936,662,225 in 2015), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($423,315,812 in 2006), Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith ($380,270,577 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($317,575,550 in 2001), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End ($309,420,425 in 2007), Star Trek ($257,730,019 in 2009), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($249,538,952 in 2004), Twister ($241,688,385 in 1996), Star Trek Into Darkness ($228,778,661 in 2013), Saving Private Ryan ($216,335,085 in 1998)

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John Knoll
Best known as a Visual Effects Supervisor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avatar ($760,507,625 in 2009), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ($532,177,324 in 2016), Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace ($474,544,677 in 1999), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($423,315,812 in 2006), Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones ($310,676,740 in 2002), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl ($305,411,224 in 2003), Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol ($209,397,903 in 2011), Mission: Impossible ($180,981,886 in 1996), Rango ($123,257,581 in 2011), Pacific Rim ($101,802,906 in 2013)

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Joe Letteri
Best known as a Visual Effects Supervisor based on credits in that role in 13 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avatar ($760,507,625 in 2009), The Jungle Book ($364,001,123 in 2016), The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ($303,003,568 in 2012), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug ($258,366,855 in 2013), The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ($255,119,788 in 2014), King Kong ($218,080,025 in 2005), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ($208,545,589 in 2014), Rise of the Planet of the Apes ($176,760,185 in 2011), I, Robot ($144,801,023 in 2004), The Adventures of Tintin ($77,591,831 in 2011)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Roger Guyett $5,026,305,699 22 $228,468,441
2 John Knoll $3,559,787,350 12 $296,648,946
3 Joe Letteri $2,864,353,331 13 $220,334,872
4 Sheena Duggal $2,225,838,512 17 $130,931,677
5 Dennis Muren $1,958,876,807 11 $178,079,710
6 Janek Sirrs $1,946,216,486 6 $324,369,414
7 Ken Ralston $1,861,713,255 10 $186,171,326
8 Eric Saindon $1,653,230,987 5 $330,646,197
9 Tim Burke $1,613,634,779 6 $268,939,130
10 Guy Williams $1,594,167,944 3 $531,389,315
11 Christopher Townsend $1,574,292,999 6 $262,382,167
12 Scott Farrar $1,563,545,930 10 $156,354,593
13 Nick Davis $1,521,357,184 8 $190,169,648
14 Dan Lemmon $1,509,814,522 4 $377,453,631
15 Jerome Chen $1,469,857,397 9 $163,317,489
16 John Bruno $1,455,134,876 6 $242,522,479
17 Rob Legato $1,449,738,343 6 $241,623,057
18 Pablo Helman $1,429,497,268 9 $158,833,030
19 Ben Snow $1,404,128,662 6 $234,021,444
20 Charles Gibson $1,340,832,162 8 $167,604,020
21 Stephen Rosenbaum $1,319,932,382 6 $219,988,730
22 Kelvin McIlwain $1,250,082,056 7 $178,583,151
23 Eric Brevig $1,199,828,854 7 $171,404,122
24 Stefen Fangmeier $1,068,239,795 8 $133,529,974
25 John Nelson $1,058,442,047 10 $105,844,205
26 Ken Bielenberg $1,056,493,288 4 $264,123,322
27 Scott Squires $967,246,956 5 $193,449,391
28 Michael J. Wassel $964,766,515 5 $192,953,303
29 Jim Rygiel $961,243,825 6 $160,207,304
30 Paul Kavanagh $936,662,225 1 $936,662,225
31 Paul Franklin $928,733,188 3 $309,577,729
32 Jim Mitchell $926,667,664 6 $154,444,611
33 Bill Westenhofer $883,598,241 5 $176,719,648
34 John 'DJ' DesJardin $882,560,630 6 $147,093,438
35 Scott Stokdyk $865,666,275 5 $173,133,255
36 Tim Alexander $864,757,706 3 $288,252,569
37 Jeff White $838,558,014 3 $279,519,338
38 Steve Goldberg $834,768,781 4 $208,692,195
39 Steve Begg $826,030,243 5 $165,206,049
40 Robert Legato $808,436,664 4 $202,109,166
41 Volker Engel $784,843,786 5 $156,968,757
42 Michael Fink $784,610,932 6 $130,768,489
43 Dan DeLeeuw $778,920,553 4 $194,730,138
44 Carey Villegas $777,908,230 5 $155,581,646
45 Steven Quale $760,507,625 1 $760,507,625
46 Jon Farhat $752,866,280 7 $107,552,326
47 Michael Owens $749,796,167 7 $107,113,738
48 Erik Nash $747,641,041 4 $186,910,260
49 Philippe Gluckman $718,172,679 3 $239,390,893
50 Richard Edlund $700,931,161 5 $140,186,232
51 Richard Stammers $694,102,011 4 $173,525,503
52 Jake Morrison $689,514,530 3 $229,838,177
53 Bill George $680,160,575 4 $170,040,144
54 Angus Bickerton $656,974,448 7 $93,853,493
55 Nicholas Brooks $653,450,203 4 $163,362,551
56 Charley Henley $639,414,507 3 $213,138,169
57 Kevin Mack $624,196,241 6 $104,032,707
58 Stephane Ceretti $615,454,876 4 $153,863,719
59 Paul Linden $609,407,718 11 $55,400,702
60 Adam Valdez $605,408,451 2 $302,704,226
61 John Gaeta $592,304,529 3 $197,434,843
62 Dean Wright $553,446,186 4 $138,361,547
63 Boyd Shermis $552,828,102 6 $92,138,017
64 Patrick McClung $551,152,529 5 $110,230,506
65 Michael J. McAlister $532,684,964 6 $88,780,827
66 Mohen Leo $532,177,324 1 $532,177,324
67 Scott Kersavage $530,680,925 2 $265,340,463
68 Chas Jarrett $521,986,373 5 $104,397,275
69 Richard Hollander $516,547,998 5 $103,309,600
70 John Dykstra $513,539,709 2 $256,769,855
71 Richard Yuricich $511,725,367 4 $127,931,342
72 Robert Stadd $506,803,520 4 $126,700,880
73 Jamie Dixon $489,920,655 9 $54,435,628
74 Chris Chapman $486,295,561 1 $486,295,561
75 Gary Bruins $484,455,039 2 $242,227,520
76 Bruce Jones $477,793,821 9 $53,088,202
77 Patrick Tubach $474,217,737 2 $237,108,869
78 Anders Langlands $462,355,197 2 $231,177,599
79 Geoffrey Baumann $459,005,868 1 $459,005,868
80 Jeffrey Kalmus $452,541,779 3 $150,847,260
81 Ted Rae $438,414,087 2 $219,207,044
82 Eric Barba $427,924,703 5 $85,584,941
83 Adrian de Wet $424,668,047 1 $424,668,047
84 Kevin McAllister $424,668,047 1 $424,668,047
85 Vanessa Joyce $424,668,047 1 $424,668,047
86 Phil Tippett $424,662,640 3 $141,554,213
87 Jonathan Rothbart $423,592,806 2 $211,796,403
88 Eric Durst $423,339,247 5 $84,667,849
89 Nathan McGuinness $422,742,435 5 $84,548,487
90 Andrew Jackson $421,639,534 3 $140,546,511
91 Richard Kidd $420,731,870 2 $210,365,935
92 Scott M. Davids $420,055,724 6 $70,009,287
93 Mark Stetson $417,564,993 5 $83,512,999
94 Sean Phillips $417,219,240 2 $208,609,620
95 Karen Goulekas $414,185,872 4 $103,546,468
96 Philippe Denis $413,629,347 3 $137,876,449
97 Dan Sudick $408,992,272 1 $408,992,272
98 Rob Engle $404,644,821 2 $202,322,411
99 Markus Manninen $402,603,016 2 $201,301,508
100 Wayne Toth $402,111,870 1 $402,111,870

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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