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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 ($441,603,274 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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Jeffrey Ford
Best known as an Editor based on credits in that role in 11 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($1,342,032,800 in 2018), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($949,212,854 in 2015), The Avengers ($896,200,000 in 2012), Iron Man 3 ($806,400,000 in 2013), Captain America: Civil War ($745,220,146 in 2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($454,654,931 in 2014), Captain America: The First Avenger ($193,915,271 in 2011), Public Enemies ($115,178,089 in 2009), Hide and Seek ($72,596,255 in 2005), Street Kings ($39,039,144 in 2008)

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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 ($1,010,094,473 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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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Michael Kahn $6,801,819,170 53 $128,336,211
2 Jeffrey Ford $5,630,949,490 11 $511,904,499
3 Christian Wagner $4,756,475,164 18 $264,248,620
4 Paul Rubell $4,619,635,931 19 $243,138,733
5 Chris Lebenzon $4,471,778,251 29 $154,199,250
6 Lee Smith $4,465,544,747 15 $297,702,983
7 David Brenner $4,332,157,022 15 $288,810,468
8 Roger Barton $4,074,418,937 14 $291,029,924
9 Stephen Rivkin $4,008,989,747 14 $286,356,411
10 Mark Day $3,795,170,994 11 $345,015,545
11 Craig Wood $3,475,270,603 15 $231,684,707
12 Pietro Scalia $3,441,268,779 25 $137,650,751
13 William Goldenberg $2,970,132,534 21 $141,434,883
14 Maryann Brandon $2,873,905,056 10 $287,390,506
15 William Hoy $2,682,751,274 19 $141,197,435
16 Bob Ducsay $2,629,023,707 10 $262,902,371
17 Joel Negron $2,541,257,158 11 $231,023,378
18 Conrad Buff $2,533,455,640 20 $126,672,782
19 Mark Goldblatt $2,526,383,676 17 $148,610,804
20 Jabez Olssen $2,499,217,548 5 $499,843,510
21 John Refoua $2,485,024,989 9 $276,113,888
22 Dan Lebental $2,443,292,914 24 $101,803,871
23 Richard Francis-Bruce $2,403,976,841 17 $141,410,402
24 Mary Jo Markey $2,259,003,849 8 $282,375,481
25 Paul Hirsch $2,221,297,007 9 $246,810,779
26 Stuart Baird $2,127,778,990 12 $177,314,916
27 Richard Pearson $2,113,345,531 12 $176,112,128
28 Matthew Schmidt $2,087,252,946 2 $1,043,626,473
29 Michael Tronick $2,031,120,605 23 $88,309,592
30 Harry Hitner $2,030,383,314 5 $406,076,663
31 James Cameron $2,015,837,654 2 $1,007,918,827
32 Don Zimmerman $1,983,498,887 14 $141,678,492
33 Gregory Perler $1,975,338,604 7 $282,191,229
34 Nick Fletcher $1,936,198,259 7 $276,599,751
35 Lisa Lassek $1,918,706,362 5 $383,741,272
36 Fred Raskin $1,918,134,071 8 $239,766,759
37 Mark Helfrich $1,911,837,530 16 $119,489,846
38 Debra Neil-Fisher $1,905,208,712 11 $173,200,792
39 Arthur Schmidt $1,901,886,038 12 $158,490,503
40 Kevin Stitt $1,841,630,179 16 $115,101,886
41 Martin Walsh $1,834,799,216 10 $183,479,922
42 Virginia Katz $1,833,265,716 9 $203,696,191
43 Joel Cox $1,797,484,697 22 $81,703,850
44 Claire Dodgson $1,738,051,705 3 $579,350,568
45 Stephen Mirrione $1,736,237,475 16 $108,514,842
46 Peter S. Elliot $1,735,453,071 9 $192,828,119
47 Bob Murawski $1,734,780,579 6 $289,130,097
48 Kirk Morri $1,721,210,734 6 $286,868,456
49 Leigh Folsom-Boyd $1,716,336,368 2 $858,168,184
50 Jim May $1,708,451,623 9 $189,827,958
51 David Ian Salter $1,688,449,391 4 $422,112,348
52 John Carnochan $1,673,741,096 7 $239,105,871
53 Alan Edward Bell $1,645,145,533 8 $205,643,192
54 Mick Audsley $1,639,627,085 11 $149,057,008
55 Sim Evan-Jones $1,627,901,688 9 $180,877,965
56 Dan Hanley $1,625,101,584 12 $135,425,132
57 Stephen Schaffer $1,625,053,336 5 $325,010,667
58 Wyatt Smith $1,606,754,190 7 $229,536,313
59 Dylan Highsmith $1,573,340,154 3 $524,446,718
60 Kelly Matsumoto $1,561,335,450 5 $312,267,090
61 Mike Hill $1,537,990,843 12 $128,165,904
62 Ken Schretzmann $1,527,571,099 4 $381,892,775
63 John Ottman $1,520,456,493 7 $217,208,070
64 Joe Hutshing $1,513,389,002 16 $94,586,813
65 Glen Scantlebury $1,442,567,840 9 $160,285,316
66 H. Lee Peterson $1,439,950,705 5 $287,990,141
67 Mark Livolsi $1,436,049,530 14 $102,574,966
68 Jeff Draheim $1,430,705,959 3 $476,901,986
69 Eddie Hamilton $1,383,893,775 9 $153,765,975
70 Gary D. Roach $1,374,286,602 14 $98,163,329
71 Ben Burtt $1,367,736,296 4 $341,934,074
72 Dean Zimmerman $1,340,572,979 12 $111,714,415
73 Tim Mertens $1,336,315,598 4 $334,078,900
74 Sabrina Plisco $1,328,551,265 8 $166,068,908
75 Michael Andrews $1,312,164,232 4 $328,041,058
76 Zach Staenberg $1,255,046,209 9 $139,449,579
77 Peter Honess $1,235,911,551 11 $112,355,596
78 John Wright $1,216,128,397 10 $121,612,840
79 Darren Holmes $1,183,322,274 4 $295,830,569
80 John Gilroy $1,143,159,104 8 $142,894,888
81 James Herbert $1,135,409,221 8 $141,926,153
82 Steven Rosenblum $1,121,144,853 15 $74,742,990
83 Colby Parker, Jr $1,120,754,819 7 $160,107,831
84 Thelma Schoonmaker $1,109,548,304 13 $85,349,870
85 Jamie Selkirk $1,095,994,768 2 $547,997,384
86 Nancy Richardson $1,091,711,230 11 $99,246,475
87 Michael McCusker $1,060,323,889 10 $106,032,389
88 James M. Palumbo $1,058,203,558 2 $529,101,779
89 Craig Alpert $1,042,368,794 15 $69,491,253
90 Vincent Tabaillon $979,016,460 9 $108,779,607
91 Andrew Mondshein $968,224,964 14 $69,158,926
92 Christopher Rouse $956,810,714 9 $106,312,302
93 Steven Weisberg $954,850,089 7 $136,407,156
94 Hughes Winborne $940,786,776 12 $78,398,898
95 Kevin Nolting $939,718,162 2 $469,859,081
96 Julian Clarke $908,657,578 8 $113,582,197
97 Bernat Vilaplana $900,555,491 6 $150,092,582
98 Mark Sanger $897,624,812 5 $179,524,962
99 Peter Amundson $888,520,886 7 $126,931,555
100 Clare Knight $874,674,248 2 $437,337,124

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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