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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 $393,226,537 10 $39,322,654
105 Harold Faltermeyer $392,573,951 12 $32,714,496
106 Philip Glass $391,973,678 26 $15,075,911
107 Nick Urata $370,437,939 13 $28,495,226
108 Jon Brion $367,146,818 13 $28,242,063
109 Joby Talbot $364,757,029 3 $121,585,676
110 A.R. Rahman $362,993,337 9 $40,332,593
111 Jed Kurzel $358,559,047 6 $59,759,841
112 Pharrell Williams $354,858,978 3 $118,286,326
113 Marc Steitenfeld $354,792,669 2 $177,396,335
114 Erran Baron Cohen $353,947,348 5 $70,789,470
115 Alva Noto $349,312,609 1 $349,312,609
116 Lisa Gerrard $339,239,365 9 $37,693,263
117 Steve Mazzaro $330,422,441 2 $165,211,221
118 Alex Heffes $311,734,883 10 $31,173,488
119 Justin Hurwitz $300,566,897 2 $150,283,449
120 Robert Lydecker $300,216,520 1 $300,216,520
121 Johann Johannsson $298,916,650 11 $27,174,241
122 David Kitay $294,369,570 5 $58,873,914
123 Claude-Michel Schönberg $293,359,282 1 $293,359,282
124 Daniel Pemberton $286,643,058 10 $28,664,306
125 Gustavo Santaolalla $286,104,128 9 $31,789,348
126 Thomas Wanker $284,500,000 1 $284,500,000
127 Cliff Martinez $283,546,782 12 $23,628,899
128 Koji Endo $276,256,115 4 $69,064,029
129 Roque Banos $275,076,972 11 $25,006,997
130 David Hirschfelder $273,266,359 4 $68,316,590
131 Elmer Bernstein $272,958,654 10 $27,295,865
132 Javier Navarrete $270,952,514 3 $90,317,505
133 Clinton Shorter $270,866,606 4 $67,716,652
134 David Sardy $266,656,744 7 $38,093,821
135 Richard Gibbs $259,763,374 8 $32,470,422
136 Trevor Morris $259,446,651 6 $43,241,109
137 Marcelo Zarvos $253,468,163 18 $14,081,565
138 Pedro Bromfman $248,582,431 2 $124,291,216
139 Nick Glennie-Smith $248,071,080 5 $49,614,216
140 M.M. Keeravani $244,633,165 3 $81,544,388
141 Mike Mogis $235,845,799 3 $78,615,266
142 Andy Milburn $235,314,591 8 $29,414,324
143 Thomas Hadju $235,314,591 8 $29,414,324
144 Jang Young-gyu $233,037,802 3 $77,679,267
145 Federico Jusid $229,991,287 7 $32,855,898
146 Daft Punk $228,000,000 1 $228,000,000
147 Dong Dongdong $227,290,552 1 $227,290,552
148 David Hykes $224,898,484 1 $224,898,484
149 Nancy Wilson $222,159,155 2 $111,079,578
150 Michael Brook $216,934,003 24 $9,038,917
151 Kyle Eastwood $213,470,430 3 $71,156,810
152 Michael Stevens $213,470,430 2 $106,735,215
153 John Murphy $213,034,687 7 $30,433,527
154 Mike Higham $209,400,000 1 $209,400,000
155 Stargate $208,671,880 1 $208,671,880
156 Marius de Vries $204,977,727 5 $40,995,545
157 Stephen Warbeck $202,055,491 5 $40,411,098
158 Lennie Niehaus $200,420,000 7 $28,631,429
159 Paul Leonard-Morgan $198,909,176 5 $39,781,835
160 Jack Nitzsche $197,867,132 2 $98,933,566
161 The RZA $193,699,352 3 $64,566,451
162 Jonathan Richman $193,400,000 1 $193,400,000
163 Ryan Amon $193,141,974 1 $193,141,974
164 West Dylan Thordson $184,991,226 4 $46,247,807
165 Reinhold Heil $184,840,600 5 $36,968,120
166 Antonio Pinto $184,576,539 11 $16,779,685
167 Nathaniel Walcott $182,699,322 2 $91,349,661
168 Linda Thompson $181,971,806 1 $181,971,806
169 David Foster $181,971,806 1 $181,971,806
170 Stephen Trask $181,023,338 5 $36,204,668
171 Michael Bearden $180,000,000 1 $180,000,000
172 Chris Bacon $179,486,579 3 $59,828,860
173 Johnny Klimek $179,220,883 8 $22,402,610
174 Dalparan $172,662,382 2 $86,331,191
175 Zhao Yingjun $170,732,267 1 $170,732,267
176 J. Peter Robinson $168,971,487 24 $7,040,479
177 Nathan Furst $163,591,825 4 $40,897,956
178 Nile Rodgers $160,647,699 1 $160,647,699
179 Frank Beard $156,033,371 1 $156,033,371
180 Bear McCreary $153,139,045 10 $15,313,905
181 John Morris $150,001,106 29 $5,172,452
182 Dominic Lewis $149,443,748 6 $24,907,291
183 Julian Nott $141,524,605 1 $141,524,605
184 Deborah Lurie $141,424,908 9 $15,713,879
185 Michael Karmen $139,572,650 1 $139,572,650
186 Rob Simonsen $138,996,106 23 $6,043,309
187 Jeff Gibbs $138,698,911 2 $69,349,456
188 Burkhard Dallwitz $138,514,448 2 $69,257,224
189 Nathan Barr $137,015,153 6 $22,835,859
190 Peng Dou $135,586,679 1 $135,586,679
191 Vangelis $133,483,290 3 $44,494,430
192 Chris Wilson $133,451,826 1 $133,451,826
193 Alexander Janko $133,451,826 3 $44,483,942
194 Dave Grusin $133,418,687 3 $44,472,896
195 Wojciech Danowski $133,339,902 1 $133,339,902
196 Cecile Corbel $132,303,587 1 $132,303,587
197 Angelo Badalamenti $131,160,602 6 $21,860,100
198 Tae-Sung Kim $130,619,928 1 $130,619,928
199 Evgueni Galperine $129,880,268 6 $21,646,711
200 Mark Oliver Everett $128,300,000 1 $128,300,000

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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