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Top Grossing Composer at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200)BETA


See also: Top Domestic Composers - Top International Art Directors - Top International Assistant Directors - Top International Associate Producers - Top International Casting Directors - Top International Cinematographers - Top International Co-Producers - Top International Costume Designers - Top International Dialogue Editors - Top International Directors - Top International Editors - Top International Executive Producers - Top International Make-up and Hair Designers - Top International Music Editors - Top International Music Supervisors - Top International Producers - Top International Production Designers - Top International Re-recording Mixers - Top International Screenwriters - Top International Set Decorators - Top International Set Designers - Top International Sound Designers - Top International Sound Effects Editors - Top International Sound Mixers - Top International Story Creators - Top International Stunt Coordinators - Top International Supervising Sound Editors - Top International Unit Production Managers - Top International Visual Effects Supervisors - Top Worldwide Composers

This list shows the highest grossing Composers based on the international 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.

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
101 John Barry $399,977,099 4 $99,994,275
102 Lalo Schifrin $398,858,196 39 $10,227,133
103 Ryuichi Sakamoto $397,612,609 4 $99,403,152
104 Pritam $394,020,740 10 $39,402,074
105 Jon Brion $392,728,729 13 $30,209,902
106 Harold Faltermeyer $392,573,951 12 $32,714,496
107 Philip Glass $391,976,635 26 $15,076,024
108 Dominic Lewis $375,231,221 6 $62,538,537
109 Nick Urata $370,437,939 13 $28,495,226
110 Joby Talbot $365,632,106 3 $121,877,369
111 A.R. Rahman $363,091,005 10 $36,309,101
112 Jed Kurzel $358,559,047 6 $59,759,841
113 Pharrell Williams $354,858,978 3 $118,286,326
114 Marc Steitenfeld $354,792,669 2 $177,396,335
115 Erran Baron Cohen $353,947,348 5 $70,789,470
116 Steve Mazzaro $350,123,053 2 $175,061,527
117 Cliff Martinez $349,941,836 13 $26,918,603
118 Alva Noto $349,312,609 1 $349,312,609
119 Lisa Gerrard $340,036,276 9 $37,781,808
120 Alex Heffes $311,734,883 10 $31,173,488
121 Jóhann Jóhannsson $304,793,859 11 $27,708,533
122 Robert Lydecker $300,216,520 2 $150,108,260
123 Justin Hurwitz $297,246,168 3 $99,082,056
124 David Kitay $294,369,570 5 $58,873,914
125 Daniel Pemberton $294,082,085 10 $29,408,209
126 Claude-Michel Schönberg $293,359,282 1 $293,359,282
127 Roque Banos $290,785,045 12 $24,232,087
128 Gustavo Santaolalla $286,210,011 9 $31,801,112
129 Thomas Wanker $284,500,000 1 $284,500,000
130 Koji Endo $276,256,115 4 $69,064,029
131 David Hirschfelder $273,266,359 4 $68,316,590
132 Elmer Bernstein $272,958,654 10 $27,295,865
133 Javier Navarrete $270,952,514 3 $90,317,505
134 Clinton Shorter $270,866,606 4 $67,716,652
135 Thomas Hajdu $270,111,926 11 $24,555,630
136 Andy Milburn $270,111,926 11 $24,555,630
137 David Sardy $266,656,744 7 $38,093,821
138 Marcelo Zarvos $263,580,335 18 $14,643,352
139 Richard Gibbs $259,763,374 8 $32,470,422
140 Trevor Morris $259,446,651 7 $37,063,807
141 Pedro Bromfman $248,582,431 2 $124,291,216
142 Nick Glennie-Smith $248,071,080 5 $49,614,216
143 M.M. Keeravani $244,613,165 3 $81,537,722
144 Mike Mogis $235,845,799 4 $58,961,450
145 Jang Young-gyu $233,037,802 3 $77,679,267
146 Federico Jusid $232,107,946 8 $29,013,493
147 Daft Punk $228,000,000 1 $228,000,000
148 Dong Dongdong $227,290,552 1 $227,290,552
149 David Hykes $224,898,484 1 $224,898,484
150 Nancy Wilson $222,159,155 2 $111,079,578
151 Michael Brook $216,934,003 24 $9,038,917
152 Kyle Eastwood $213,470,430 3 $71,156,810
153 Michael Stevens $213,470,430 2 $106,735,215
154 John Murphy $213,034,687 7 $30,433,527
155 Chris Bacon $211,172,080 4 $52,793,020
156 Mike Higham $209,400,000 1 $209,400,000
157 Stargate $208,671,880 1 $208,671,880
158 Marius de Vries $204,977,727 5 $40,995,545
159 Stephen Warbeck $202,056,774 5 $40,411,355
160 Lennie Niehaus $200,420,000 7 $28,631,429
161 Paul Leonard-Morgan $198,909,176 5 $39,781,835
162 Jack Nitzsche $197,867,132 2 $98,933,566
163 The RZA $193,699,352 3 $64,566,451
164 Jonathan Richman $193,400,000 1 $193,400,000
165 Ryan Amon $193,141,974 1 $193,141,974
166 West Dylan Thordson $184,991,226 4 $46,247,807
167 Reinhold Heil $184,840,600 5 $36,968,120
168 Antonio Pinto $184,576,307 11 $16,779,664
169 Nathaniel Walcott $182,699,322 2 $91,349,661
170 David Foster $181,971,806 1 $181,971,806
171 Linda Thompson $181,971,806 1 $181,971,806
172 Johnny Klimek $181,220,883 8 $22,652,610
173 Stephen Trask $181,023,338 5 $36,204,668
174 Michael Bearden $180,000,000 1 $180,000,000
175 Dalparan $172,662,382 2 $86,331,191
176 Zhao Yingjun $170,732,267 1 $170,732,267
177 J. Peter Robinson $168,971,487 24 $7,040,479
178 Nathan Furst $163,598,757 4 $40,899,689
179 Rob Simonsen $163,290,180 26 $6,280,392
180 Nile Rodgers $160,647,699 1 $160,647,699
181 Frank Beard $156,033,371 1 $156,033,371
182 Bear McCreary $153,149,386 10 $15,314,939
183 John Morris $150,001,106 29 $5,172,452
184 Vishal & Shekhar $146,143,690 5 $29,228,738
185 Julian Nott $141,524,605 1 $141,524,605
186 Deborah Lurie $141,424,908 9 $15,713,879
187 Michael Karmen $139,572,650 1 $139,572,650
188 Jeff Gibbs $138,698,911 2 $69,349,456
189 Burkhard Dallwitz $138,514,448 2 $69,257,224
190 Vangelis $137,393,565 3 $45,797,855
191 Nathan Barr $137,015,153 8 $17,126,894
192 Peng Dou $135,586,679 1 $135,586,679
193 Chris Wilson $133,451,826 1 $133,451,826
194 Alexander Janko $133,451,826 3 $44,483,942
195 Dave Grusin $133,418,687 3 $44,472,896
196 Christian Jacob $133,377,988 2 $66,688,994
197 Wojciech Danowski $133,339,902 1 $133,339,902
198 Cecile Corbel $132,303,587 1 $132,303,587
199 Angelo Badalamenti $131,160,602 6 $21,860,100
200 Tae-Sung Kim $130,619,928 1 $130,619,928

The International Market is defined as all territories excluding 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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