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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 ($1,010,600,955 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 ($1,010,600,955 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 $6,264,551,268 53 $118,199,081
2 Christian Wagner $4,756,981,646 18 $264,276,758
3 Paul Rubell $4,620,142,413 18 $256,674,579
4 Lee Smith $4,473,148,992 14 $319,510,642
5 Chris Lebenzon $4,462,468,478 29 $153,878,223
6 David Brenner $4,307,827,871 15 $287,188,525
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 $3,475,985,156 15 $231,732,344
12 Pietro Scalia $3,268,568,898 24 $136,190,371
13 William Goldenberg $2,967,545,054 21 $141,311,669
14 Maryann Brandon $2,873,877,818 10 $287,387,782
15 William Hoy $2,680,364,586 19 $141,071,820
16 Joel Negron $2,536,523,425 11 $230,593,039
17 Conrad Buff $2,520,517,253 18 $140,028,736
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 $2,476,739,783 8 $309,592,473
21 Mary Jo Markey $2,259,010,560 8 $282,376,320
22 Dan Lebental $2,254,322,215 24 $93,930,092
23 Paul Hirsch $2,220,278,682 9 $246,697,631
24 Richard Francis-Bruce $2,133,756,473 17 $125,515,087
25 Richard Pearson $2,113,398,071 12 $176,116,506
26 James Cameron $2,023,411,357 1 $2,023,411,357
27 Don Zimmerman $1,975,934,936 14 $141,138,210
28 Gregory Perler $1,975,008,103 7 $282,144,015
29 Nick Fletcher $1,936,450,880 7 $276,635,840
30 Fred Raskin $1,918,858,710 8 $239,857,339
31 Stuart Baird $1,912,551,720 11 $173,868,338
32 Arthur Schmidt $1,901,886,038 12 $158,490,503
33 Lisa Lassek $1,894,236,545 4 $473,559,136
34 Kevin Stitt $1,841,630,179 16 $115,101,886
35 Virginia Katz $1,831,397,681 9 $203,488,631
36 Martin Walsh $1,830,315,046 10 $183,031,505
37 Harry Hitner $1,824,904,669 5 $364,980,934
38 Michael Tronick $1,815,893,335 22 $82,540,606
39 Joel Cox $1,767,672,590 21 $84,174,885
40 Claire Dodgson $1,735,735,247 3 $578,578,416
41 Peter S. Elliot $1,735,453,071 9 $192,828,119
42 Bob Murawski $1,734,780,579 6 $289,130,097
43 Stephen Mirrione $1,732,495,801 16 $108,280,988
44 Kirk Morri $1,721,210,734 6 $286,868,456
45 Leigh Folsom-Boyd $1,716,336,368 2 $858,168,184
46 David Ian Salter $1,688,449,391 4 $422,112,348
47 John Carnochan $1,680,973,677 7 $240,139,097
48 Debra Neil-Fisher $1,635,088,768 10 $163,508,877
49 Dan Hanley $1,625,101,584 12 $135,425,132
50 Bob Ducsay $1,605,713,049 9 $178,412,561
51 Wyatt Smith $1,597,358,428 7 $228,194,061
52 Sim Evan-Jones $1,592,074,105 8 $199,009,263
53 Mick Audsley $1,577,748,247 11 $143,431,659
54 Kelly Matsumoto $1,561,335,450 5 $312,267,090
55 Alan Edward Bell $1,544,719,658 8 $193,089,957
56 Mike Hill $1,537,990,843 12 $128,165,904
57 John Ottman $1,520,456,493 7 $217,208,070
58 Ken Schretzmann $1,516,749,618 4 $379,187,405
59 Glen Scantlebury $1,441,178,313 8 $180,147,289
60 H. Lee Peterson $1,439,817,691 5 $287,963,538
61 Jeff Draheim $1,430,873,614 3 $476,957,871
62 Jim May $1,383,051,623 8 $172,881,453
63 Gary D. Roach $1,374,305,908 14 $98,164,708
64 Eddie Hamilton $1,368,076,110 8 $171,009,514
65 Ben Burtt $1,367,736,296 4 $341,934,074
66 Mark Helfrich $1,354,192,295 16 $84,637,018
67 Dylan Highsmith $1,343,265,746 2 $671,632,873
68 Dean Zimmerman $1,340,572,979 11 $121,870,271
69 Tim Mertens $1,336,315,598 4 $334,078,900
70 Sabrina Plisco $1,312,369,532 7 $187,481,362
71 Michael Andrews $1,312,164,232 4 $328,041,058
72 Joe Hutshing $1,295,810,609 16 $80,988,163
73 Mark Livolsi $1,293,864,504 13 $99,528,039
74 Stephen Schaffer $1,241,945,601 4 $310,486,400
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 $1,142,156,415 8 $142,769,552
79 James Herbert $1,135,481,742 8 $141,935,218
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 $967,256,010 14 $69,089,715
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 $937,844,965 12 $78,153,747
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 $861,264,952 7 $123,037,850
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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