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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), 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), Schindler's List ($225,298,388 in 1993)

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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 18 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 $6,321,391,268 53 $119,271,533
2 Christian Wagner $4,758,081,952 18 $264,337,886
3 Paul Rubell $4,621,242,719 18 $256,735,707
4 Chris Lebenzon $4,470,778,251 29 $154,164,767
5 Lee Smith $4,468,600,554 14 $319,185,754
6 David Brenner $4,332,157,022 15 $288,810,468
7 Jeffrey Ford $4,288,916,690 10 $428,891,669
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 10 $379,714,554
11 Craig Wood $3,475,569,799 15 $231,704,653
12 Pietro Scalia $3,268,566,931 25 $130,742,677
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 $2,680,524,586 19 $141,080,241
16 Joel Negron $2,541,260,287 11 $231,023,662
17 Conrad Buff $2,520,505,193 18 $140,028,066
18 Mark Goldblatt $2,511,822,280 17 $147,754,252
19 Jabez Olssen $2,499,217,548 5 $499,843,510
20 John Refoua $2,488,840,244 8 $311,105,031
21 Richard Francis-Bruce $2,323,554,967 17 $136,679,704
22 Bob Ducsay $2,310,725,897 9 $256,747,322
23 Mary Jo Markey $2,259,010,560 8 $282,376,320
24 Dan Lebental $2,254,866,958 24 $93,952,790
25 Paul Hirsch $2,221,297,007 9 $246,810,779
26 Richard Pearson $2,113,398,071 12 $176,116,506
27 Harry Hitner $2,024,869,476 5 $404,973,895
28 James Cameron $2,023,411,357 1 $2,023,411,357
29 Don Zimmerman $1,975,934,936 14 $141,138,210
30 Gregory Perler $1,974,965,350 7 $282,137,907
31 Nick Fletcher $1,936,450,880 7 $276,635,840
32 Fred Raskin $1,918,443,353 8 $239,805,419
33 Stuart Baird $1,912,551,720 11 $173,868,338
34 Lisa Lassek $1,906,057,528 5 $381,211,506
35 Arthur Schmidt $1,901,886,038 12 $158,490,503
36 Mark Helfrich $1,882,603,218 16 $117,662,701
37 Kevin Stitt $1,841,630,179 16 $115,101,886
38 Virginia Katz $1,835,235,659 9 $203,915,073
39 Martin Walsh $1,830,315,046 10 $183,031,505
40 Debra Neil-Fisher $1,824,786,838 11 $165,889,713
41 Michael Tronick $1,815,893,335 22 $82,540,606
42 Joel Cox $1,783,544,400 22 $81,070,200
43 Claire Dodgson $1,738,079,044 3 $579,359,681
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 $1,680,973,677 7 $240,139,097
51 Mick Audsley $1,643,391,132 11 $149,399,194
52 Dan Hanley $1,625,101,584 12 $135,425,132
53 Sim Evan-Jones $1,610,804,105 9 $178,978,234
54 Wyatt Smith $1,597,358,428 7 $228,194,061
55 Kelly Matsumoto $1,561,335,450 5 $312,267,090
56 Alan Edward Bell $1,546,010,414 8 $193,251,302
57 Mike Hill $1,537,990,843 12 $128,165,904
58 John Ottman $1,520,456,493 7 $217,208,070
59 Ken Schretzmann $1,516,744,070 4 $379,186,018
60 Joe Hutshing $1,481,336,565 16 $92,583,535
61 Glen Scantlebury $1,441,178,313 8 $180,147,289
62 H. Lee Peterson $1,439,817,691 5 $287,963,538
63 Jeff Draheim $1,430,873,614 3 $476,957,871
64 Mark Livolsi $1,424,428,249 13 $109,571,404
65 Eddie Hamilton $1,383,642,249 9 $153,738,028
66 Jim May $1,383,051,623 9 $153,672,403
67 Gary D. Roach $1,374,305,908 14 $98,164,708
68 Ben Burtt $1,367,736,296 4 $341,934,074
69 Dylan Highsmith $1,343,265,746 2 $671,632,873
70 Dean Zimmerman $1,340,572,979 11 $121,870,271
71 Tim Mertens $1,336,315,598 4 $334,078,900
72 Sabrina Plisco $1,312,369,532 7 $187,481,362
73 Michael Andrews $1,312,164,232 4 $328,041,058
74 Stephen Schaffer $1,241,945,601 5 $248,389,120
75 Peter Honess $1,235,911,551 11 $112,355,596
76 John Wright $1,216,128,397 10 $121,612,840
77 Darren Holmes $1,183,322,274 4 $295,830,569
78 John Gilroy $1,142,228,796 8 $142,778,600
79 James Herbert $1,135,471,121 8 $141,933,890
80 Colby Parker, Jr $1,121,232,781 7 $160,176,112
81 Steven Rosenblum $1,121,144,853 14 $80,081,775
82 Thelma Schoonmaker $1,102,034,163 13 $84,771,859
83 Jamie Selkirk $1,095,994,768 2 $547,997,384
84 Nancy Richardson $1,075,948,420 10 $107,594,842
85 Michael McCusker $1,060,423,992 10 $106,042,399
86 James M. Palumbo $1,058,221,923 2 $529,110,962
87 Zach Staenberg $1,024,971,801 9 $113,885,756
88 Andrew Mondshein $968,263,843 14 $69,161,703
89 Vincent Tabaillon $964,790,211 8 $120,598,776
90 Christopher Rouse $956,810,714 9 $106,312,302
91 Steven Weisberg $954,850,089 7 $136,407,156
92 Hughes Winborne $937,894,006 12 $78,157,834
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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