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Top Grossing Editor at the International Box OfficeBETA


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This list shows the highest grossing Editors 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.

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Michael Kahn
Best known as an Editor based on credits in that role in 53 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Jurassic Park ($643,104,279 in 1993), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull ($469,534,294 in 2008), Ready Player One ($395,800,000 in 2018), The Lost World: Jurassic Park ($389,552,320 in 1997), War of the Worlds ($372,556,181 in 2005), The Adventures of Tintin ($296,402,120 in 2011), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade ($277,000,000 in 1989), Saving Private Ryan ($268,700,000 in 1998), Twister ($254,011,615 in 1996), Minority Report ($226,800,000 in 2002)

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Christian Wagner
Best known as an Editor based on credits in that role in 18 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Furious 7 ($1,165,715,774 in 2015), The Fate of the Furious ($1,011,701,261 in 2017), Fast and Furious 6 ($550,620,594 in 2013), Fast Five ($420,132,129 in 2011), Mission: Impossible 2 ($334,178,627 in 2000), Die Another Day ($271,000,000 in 2002), Fast & Furious ($208,000,000 in 2009), Total Recall ($152,978,119 in 2012), Battle: Los Angeles ($129,911,547 in 2011), Face/Off ($128,923,854 in 1997)

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Paul Rubell
Best known as an Editor based on credits in that role in 19 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Fate of the Furious ($1,011,701,261 in 2017), Transformers: Age of Extinction ($858,600,000 in 2014), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ($434,407,829 in 2009), Hancock ($396,287,998 in 2008), Transformers ($389,026,399 in 2007), Thor ($268,295,994 in 2011), Battleship ($239,984,828 in 2012), Need for Speed ($150,601,112 in 2014), The Island ($127,200,000 in 2005), xXx ($125,270,000 in 2002)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Michael Kahn $6,752,858,447 53 $127,412,424
2 Christian Wagner $4,758,081,952 18 $264,337,886
3 Paul Rubell $4,621,242,719 19 $243,223,301
4 Chris Lebenzon $4,471,778,251 29 $154,199,250
5 Lee Smith $4,466,120,572 14 $319,008,612
6 David Brenner $4,332,157,022 15 $288,810,468
7 Jeffrey Ford $4,288,916,690 11 $389,901,517
8 Roger Barton $4,074,418,937 14 $291,029,924
9 Stephen Rivkin $4,016,563,450 13 $308,966,419
10 Mark Day $3,797,145,543 11 $345,195,049
11 Craig Wood $3,475,569,799 15 $231,704,653
12 Pietro Scalia $3,268,561,452 25 $130,742,458
13 William Goldenberg $2,967,560,542 21 $141,312,407
14 Maryann Brandon $2,873,877,818 10 $287,387,782
15 William Hoy $2,680,526,788 19 $141,080,357
16 Joel Negron $2,541,260,287 11 $231,023,662
17 Bob Ducsay $2,525,243,528 10 $252,524,353
18 Conrad Buff $2,520,505,193 18 $140,028,066
19 Mark Goldblatt $2,519,242,411 17 $148,190,730
20 Jabez Olssen $2,499,217,548 5 $499,843,510
21 John Refoua $2,492,598,692 8 $311,574,837
22 Richard Francis-Bruce $2,404,035,427 17 $141,413,849
23 Mary Jo Markey $2,259,010,560 8 $282,376,320
24 Dan Lebental $2,254,870,876 24 $93,952,953
25 Paul Hirsch $2,221,297,007 9 $246,810,779
26 Stuart Baird $2,126,547,843 12 $177,212,320
27 Richard Pearson $2,113,398,071 12 $176,116,506
28 Harry Hitner $2,031,598,896 5 $406,319,779
29 Michael Tronick $2,029,889,458 23 $88,256,063
30 James Cameron $2,023,411,357 1 $2,023,411,357
31 Don Zimmerman $1,975,934,936 14 $141,138,210
32 Gregory Perler $1,975,840,427 7 $282,262,918
33 Nick Fletcher $1,936,450,880 7 $276,635,840
34 Fred Raskin $1,918,443,353 8 $239,805,419
35 Lisa Lassek $1,911,634,891 5 $382,326,978
36 Mark Helfrich $1,905,592,208 16 $119,099,513
37 Debra Neil-Fisher $1,905,267,298 11 $173,206,118
38 Arthur Schmidt $1,901,886,038 12 $158,490,503
39 Kevin Stitt $1,841,630,179 16 $115,101,886
40 Virginia Katz $1,835,235,659 9 $203,915,073
41 Martin Walsh $1,830,315,046 10 $183,031,505
42 Joel Cox $1,802,227,682 22 $81,919,440
43 Claire Dodgson $1,738,064,195 3 $579,354,732
44 Peter S. Elliot $1,735,453,071 9 $192,828,119
45 Bob Murawski $1,734,780,579 6 $289,130,097
46 Stephen Mirrione $1,734,614,746 16 $108,413,422
47 Kirk Morri $1,721,210,734 6 $286,868,456
48 Leigh Folsom-Boyd $1,716,336,368 2 $858,168,184
49 David Ian Salter $1,688,449,391 4 $422,112,348
50 John Carnochan $1,680,935,504 7 $240,133,643
51 Alan Edward Bell $1,644,432,019 8 $205,554,002
52 Mick Audsley $1,642,929,351 11 $149,357,214
53 Dan Hanley $1,625,101,584 12 $135,425,132
54 Sim Evan-Jones $1,621,036,468 9 $180,115,163
55 Jim May $1,600,551,623 9 $177,839,069
56 Wyatt Smith $1,597,358,428 7 $228,194,061
57 Dylan Highsmith $1,570,537,819 3 $523,512,606
58 Kelly Matsumoto $1,561,335,450 5 $312,267,090
59 Joe Hutshing $1,549,515,852 16 $96,844,741
60 Mike Hill $1,537,990,843 12 $128,165,904
61 Ken Schretzmann $1,527,616,517 4 $381,904,129
62 John Ottman $1,520,456,493 7 $217,208,070
63 Glen Scantlebury $1,441,178,313 8 $180,147,289
64 H. Lee Peterson $1,439,824,702 5 $287,964,940
65 Mark Livolsi $1,431,519,730 13 $110,116,902
66 Jeff Draheim $1,430,873,614 3 $476,957,871
67 Eddie Hamilton $1,383,642,249 9 $153,738,028
68 Gary D. Roach $1,374,300,246 14 $98,164,303
69 Ben Burtt $1,367,736,296 4 $341,934,074
70 Dean Zimmerman $1,340,572,979 12 $111,714,415
71 Tim Mertens $1,336,315,598 4 $334,078,900
72 Sabrina Plisco $1,312,369,532 8 $164,046,192
73 Michael Andrews $1,312,164,232 4 $328,041,058
74 Zach Staenberg $1,252,243,874 9 $139,138,208
75 Stephen Schaffer $1,241,945,601 5 $248,389,120
76 Peter Honess $1,235,911,551 11 $112,355,596
77 John Wright $1,216,128,397 10 $121,612,840
78 Darren Holmes $1,183,322,274 4 $295,830,569
79 John Gilroy $1,142,363,155 8 $142,795,394
80 James Herbert $1,135,471,121 8 $141,933,890
81 Colby Parker, Jr $1,121,232,781 7 $160,176,112
82 Steven Rosenblum $1,121,144,853 14 $80,081,775
83 Thelma Schoonmaker $1,102,071,631 13 $84,774,741
84 Jamie Selkirk $1,095,994,768 2 $547,997,384
85 Nancy Richardson $1,091,711,230 11 $99,246,475
86 Michael McCusker $1,060,423,992 10 $106,042,399
87 James M. Palumbo $1,058,221,923 2 $529,110,962
88 Andrew Mondshein $968,263,843 14 $69,161,703
89 Vincent Tabaillon $964,790,211 9 $107,198,912
90 Christopher Rouse $956,810,714 9 $106,312,302
91 Steven Weisberg $954,850,089 7 $136,407,156
92 Hughes Winborne $937,879,466 12 $78,156,622
93 Kevin Nolting $935,705,083 2 $467,852,542
94 Mark Sanger $897,624,812 4 $224,406,203
95 Peter Amundson $888,520,886 7 $126,931,555
96 Clare Knight $874,674,248 2 $437,337,124
97 Mark Yoshikawa $861,268,998 7 $123,038,428
98 Jeremy Milton $826,429,715 2 $413,214,858
99 Paul Martin Smith $825,310,269 3 $275,103,423
100 Julian Clarke $823,557,578 7 $117,651,083

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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