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Top Grossing Music Editor at the International Box OfficeBETA


See also: Top Domestic Music Editors - 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 Composers - 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 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 Music Editors

This list shows the highest grossing Music 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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Steve Durkee
Best known as a Music Editor based on credits in that role in 20 films, with $13,110,147,450 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1)
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($1,346,018,308 in 2018), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($949,212,854 in 2015), The Avengers ($896,200,000 in 2012), Captain America: Civil War ($745,220,146 in 2016), Black Panther ($647,011,693 in 2018), Thor: Ragnarok ($535,591,994 in 2017), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 ($473,076,613 in 2017), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($454,654,931 in 2014), Doctor Strange ($444,900,000 in 2016), Guardians of the Galaxy ($437,879,223 in 2014)

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Kenneth Karman
Best known as a Music Editor based on credits in that role in 103 films, with $12,020,360,700 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2)
Top films contributed to this record: The Secret Life of Pets ($518,395,458 in 2016), Forrest Gump ($349,699,499 in 1994), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl ($329,542,879 in 2003), Godzilla ($328,400,000 in 2014), Mission: Impossible ($276,716,108 in 1996), The Mummy Returns ($233,032,755 in 2001), Back to the Future Part II ($213,549,998 in 1989), Enchanted ($212,677,264 in 2007), Who Framed Roger Rabbit? ($197,387,508 in 1988), Cast Away ($193,598,374 in 2000)

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Jeanette Surga
Best known as a Music Editor based on credits in that role in 50 films, with $7,995,593,722 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #3)
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Age of Ultron ($949,212,854 in 2015), Iron Man 3 ($806,400,000 in 2013), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl ($329,542,879 in 2003), Rise of the Planet of the Apes ($306,100,000 in 2011), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ($293,800,000 in 2014), Snow White and the Huntsman ($245,884,991 in 2012), National Treasure: Book of Secrets ($237,364,303 in 2007), G-Force ($173,381,071 in 2009), National Treasure ($158,318,408 in 2004), The Sorcerer's Apprentice ($154,835,329 in 2010)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Steve Durkee $7,916,334,287 20 $395,816,714
2 Kenneth Karman $5,889,716,007 103 $57,181,709
3 Jeanette Surga $4,604,744,330 50 $92,094,887
4 Ken Wannberg $4,068,267,326 26 $156,471,820
5 Joe Lisanti $3,126,168,808 8 $390,771,101
6 Slamm Andrews $3,107,191,501 9 $345,243,500
7 Joe E. Rand $2,442,025,099 23 $106,175,004
8 Paul Rabjohns $2,352,977,201 7 $336,139,600
9 Robb Boyd $2,292,780,700 6 $382,130,117
10 Peter Myles $2,264,731,711 12 $188,727,643
11 Matthew Llewellyn $2,177,417,035 2 $1,088,708,518
12 Tom Carlson $2,073,254,013 15 $138,216,934
13 Daniel Pinder $1,797,253,645 11 $163,386,695
14 Paul Apelgren $1,560,375,039 3 $520,125,013
15 Mark Willsher $1,554,918,163 3 $518,306,054
16 Will Kaplan $1,502,371,662 18 $83,465,092
17 Jim Weidman $1,426,718,258 23 $62,031,229
18 Alex Levy $1,424,399,989 5 $284,879,998
19 Dina Eaton $1,423,603,229 7 $203,371,890
20 Peter Clarke $1,350,989,401 7 $192,998,486
21 Melissa Muik $1,271,102,720 6 $211,850,453
22 Adam Smalley $1,263,995,269 16 $78,999,704
23 Christopher Benstead $1,228,135,197 5 $245,627,039
24 Gerard McCann $1,128,929,594 7 $161,275,656
25 Kyle Clausen $1,114,528,438 2 $557,264,219
26 Bill Bernstein $1,069,707,885 11 $97,246,171
27 Jim Henrikson $1,033,477,914 25 $41,339,117
28 Simon Changer $1,011,112,935 3 $337,037,645
29 David Olson $1,003,865,130 15 $66,924,342
30 Shie Rozow $995,641,589 6 $165,940,265
31 Richard Whitfield $982,261,576 13 $75,558,583
32 John Finklea $980,498,005 6 $163,416,334
33 Yann McCullough $928,611,742 5 $185,722,348
34 Bill Abbott $912,785,873 17 $53,693,287
35 Jeff Carson $856,495,543 16 $53,530,971
36 Michael Connell $845,663,241 11 $76,878,476
37 Christopher Brooks $837,616,631 8 $104,702,079
38 Lise Richardson $815,869,981 7 $116,552,854
39 Angie Rubin $811,977,398 13 $62,459,800
40 Suzana Peric $811,673,221 18 $45,092,957
41 Nigel Scott $752,780,216 2 $376,390,108
42 Ellen Segal $736,037,993 12 $61,336,499
43 Tom Kramer $733,651,635 12 $61,137,636
44 Philip Tallman $714,628,355 6 $119,104,726
45 Graham Sutton $696,265,496 5 $139,253,099
46 Bob Badami $682,999,522 12 $56,916,627
47 Tony Lewis $682,242,182 7 $97,463,169
48 Ramiro Belgardt $681,279,405 7 $97,325,629
49 Jim Harrison $678,149,553 8 $84,768,694
50 Michael Bauer $667,331,495 5 $133,466,299
51 Robin Whittaker $657,752,053 4 $164,438,013
52 Alex Gibson $650,315,164 10 $65,031,516
53 J. J. George $644,008,459 6 $107,334,743
54 Sheri Ozeki $628,132,129 2 $314,066,065
55 Darrell Hall $618,036,999 7 $88,291,000
56 Kenneth Hall $616,470,396 11 $56,042,763
57 Bryan Lawson $614,297,566 4 $153,574,392
58 Sam Zeines $610,850,021 4 $152,712,505
59 Del Spiva $578,431,249 10 $57,843,125
60 Clint Bennett $571,998,830 3 $190,666,277
61 Jim Schultz $559,168,411 8 $69,896,051
62 Jack Dolman $549,245,642 5 $109,849,128
63 Andrew Silver $540,985,614 10 $54,098,561
64 Brett Pierce $527,477,833 7 $75,353,976
65 Julie Pearce $516,611,624 9 $57,401,292
66 Tanya Noel Hill $507,338,368 7 $72,476,910
67 Daryl Kell $500,982,672 7 $71,568,953
68 Peter Snell $499,588,484 2 $249,794,242
69 Ted Caplan $498,633,055 3 $166,211,018
70 Zig Gron $493,354,714 3 $164,451,571
71 Eric Reasoner $491,095,259 3 $163,698,420
72 Carl Kaller $488,791,410 6 $81,465,235
73 Todd Kasow $487,218,778 16 $30,451,174
74 Shannon Erbe $478,565,686 7 $68,366,527
75 Ryan Rubin $477,713,681 2 $238,856,841
76 Erich Stratmann $474,443,672 5 $94,888,734
77 James Bellamy $469,263,300 6 $78,210,550
78 Zigmund Gron $457,178,627 4 $114,294,657
79 Jay Duerr $441,696,570 8 $55,212,071
80 Nashia Wachsman $437,879,223 1 $437,879,223
81 Earl Ghaffari $429,600,000 1 $429,600,000
82 Dominic Gibbs $427,055,283 1 $427,055,283
83 Andrew Dorfman $409,828,077 5 $81,965,615
84 John Warhurst $407,116,134 6 $67,852,689
85 Dominic Certo $404,490,397 2 $202,245,199
86 Clif Kohlweck $399,977,099 2 $199,988,550
87 Rep. Tim Ryan $395,076,672 2 $197,538,336
88 Todd Bozung $374,006,951 9 $41,556,328
89 Bob Hathaway $372,700,000 2 $186,350,000
90 Amanda Goodpaster $369,882,336 10 $36,988,234
91 Marc Streitenfeld $366,156,931 3 $122,052,310
92 Joseph Bonn $364,712,747 2 $182,356,374
93 Stephen M. Davis $364,618,475 3 $121,539,492
94 Nic Ratner $363,060,946 9 $40,340,105
95 Terry Wilson $362,755,958 8 $45,344,495
96 Laurie Higgins-Tobias $352,968,792 2 $176,484,396
97 Maarten Hofmeijer $346,830,477 4 $86,707,619
98 Manish Raval $341,531,373 4 $85,382,843
99 Lee Scott $339,736,082 7 $48,533,726
100 Paul Silver $337,324,849 4 $84,331,212

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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