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Top Grossing Visual Effects Supervisor at the International Box OfficeBETA


See also: Top Domestic Visual Effects Supervisors - 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 Editors - 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 Worldwide Visual Effects Supervisors

This list shows the highest grossing Visual Effects Supervisors 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.

  1
Joe Letteri
Best known as a Visual Effects Supervisor based on credits in that role in 14 films, with $9,930,972,759 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2)
Top films contributed to this record: Avatar ($2,018,998,997 in 2009), The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ($714,000,000 in 2012), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug ($702,000,000 in 2013), The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ($700,000,000 in 2014), The Jungle Book ($599,840,677 in 2016), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ($502,098,977 in 2014), War for the Planet of the Apes ($343,400,000 in 2017), King Kong ($332,437,332 in 2005), Rise of the Planet of the Apes ($306,100,000 in 2011), The Adventures of Tintin ($296,402,120 in 2011)

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Roger Guyett
Best known as a Visual Effects Supervisor based on credits in that role in 22 films, with $10,302,821,975 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1)
Top films contributed to this record: Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens ($1,122,000,000 in 2015), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($657,179,821 in 2001), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End ($654,000,000 in 2007), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($642,900,000 in 2006), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($547,149,597 in 2004), Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith ($468,728,300 in 2005), Ready Player One ($444,158,084 in 2018), Saving Private Ryan ($268,700,000 in 1998), Mission: Impossible III ($264,000,000 in 2006), Twister ($254,011,615 in 1996)

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John Knoll
Best known as a Visual Effects Supervisor based on credits in that role in 12 films, with $9,339,855,205 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #3)
Top films contributed to this record: Avatar ($2,018,998,997 in 2009), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($642,900,000 in 2006), Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace ($552,500,000 in 1999), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ($518,811,164 in 2016), Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol ($485,315,327 in 2011), Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones ($346,018,875 in 2002), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl ($329,542,879 in 2003), Pacific Rim ($309,200,000 in 2013), Mission: Impossible ($276,716,108 in 1996), Rango ($122,246,993 in 2011)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Joe Letteri $6,919,739,266 14 $494,267,090
2 Roger Guyett $6,076,374,397 22 $276,198,836
3 John Knoll $5,779,847,829 12 $481,653,986
4 Eric Saindon $4,196,534,821 5 $839,306,964
5 Dan Lemmon $3,770,438,651 5 $754,087,730
6 Guy Williams $3,738,675,610 4 $934,668,903
7 Tim Burke $3,529,676,793 6 $588,279,466
8 Kelvin McIlwain $3,257,121,167 7 $465,303,024
9 Janek Sirrs $2,987,474,534 6 $497,912,422
10 Scott Farrar $2,960,480,716 10 $296,048,072
11 John Bruno $2,933,309,418 6 $488,884,903
12 Rob Legato $2,775,663,813 6 $462,610,636
13 Michael J. Wassel $2,705,006,987 5 $541,001,397
14 Stephen Rosenbaum $2,694,941,639 6 $449,156,940
15 Dan DeLeeuw $2,643,445,873 5 $528,689,175
16 Nick Davis $2,628,268,652 8 $328,533,582
17 Jerome Chen $2,601,874,318 9 $289,097,146
18 Christopher Townsend $2,588,168,314 6 $431,361,386
19 Sheena Duggal $2,515,741,815 17 $147,984,813
20 Ken Ralston $2,342,931,636 10 $234,293,164
21 Pablo Helman $2,188,921,801 9 $243,213,533
22 Ben Snow $2,157,540,375 6 $359,590,063
23 Dennis Muren $2,149,216,752 11 $195,383,341
24 Charles Gibson $2,125,620,005 8 $265,702,501
25 Steven Quale $2,018,998,997 1 $2,018,998,997
26 Steve Begg $1,984,643,928 5 $396,928,786
27 Volker Engel $1,790,050,304 5 $358,010,061
28 Jeff White $1,675,137,129 3 $558,379,043
29 Eric Brevig $1,672,194,304 7 $238,884,901
30 Paul Franklin $1,655,860,415 3 $551,953,472
31 Geoffrey Baumann $1,596,224,547 2 $798,112,274
32 Erik Nash $1,583,260,763 4 $395,815,191
33 Jim Mitchell $1,516,565,438 6 $252,760,906
34 Steve Goldberg $1,506,539,981 4 $376,634,995
35 Richard Stammers $1,442,302,522 4 $360,575,631
36 Angus Bickerton $1,430,585,137 7 $204,369,305
37 John Nelson $1,409,227,987 10 $140,922,799
38 Carey Villegas $1,390,081,172 5 $278,016,234
39 Jim Rygiel $1,388,386,959 6 $231,397,827
40 Jake Morrison $1,312,971,384 3 $437,657,128
41 Tim Alexander $1,312,389,576 3 $437,463,192
42 Ken Bielenberg $1,309,002,495 4 $327,250,624
43 Bill Westenhofer $1,307,823,256 5 $261,564,651
44 John 'DJ' DesJardin $1,268,878,445 6 $211,479,741
45 Scott Stokdyk $1,222,522,469 5 $244,504,494
46 Scott Squires $1,201,549,087 5 $240,309,817
47 Robert Legato $1,168,069,539 4 $292,017,385
48 Philippe Gluckman $1,143,045,930 3 $381,015,310
49 Paul Kavanagh $1,122,000,000 1 $1,122,000,000
50 Adam Valdez $1,116,970,084 2 $558,485,042
51 Bill George $1,100,299,328 4 $275,074,832
52 Charley Henley $1,097,840,677 3 $365,946,892
53 Patrick Tubach $1,097,202,923 2 $548,601,462
54 Peter Chiang $1,047,432,693 9 $116,381,410
55 Stefen Fangmeier $1,043,968,727 8 $130,496,091
56 John Gaeta $1,037,090,043 3 $345,696,681
57 Stephane Ceretti $1,034,028,030 4 $258,507,008
58 Jay Barton $1,011,701,261 1 $1,011,701,261
59 Nicholas Brooks $998,618,220 4 $249,654,555
60 Richard R. Hoover $986,791,926 4 $246,697,982
61 Scott Kersavage $985,719,010 2 $492,859,505
62 Dan Glass $949,445,876 8 $118,680,735
63 Anders Langlands $949,359,483 2 $474,679,742
64 David Vickery $945,653,638 2 $472,826,819
65 Jon Farhat $934,069,908 7 $133,438,558
66 Dean Wright $923,648,413 4 $230,912,103
67 Rob Engle $916,994,769 2 $458,497,385
68 Christian Manz $915,967,173 4 $228,991,793
69 Chris Corbould $912,110,658 2 $456,055,329
70 Jonathan Fawkner $910,955,836 2 $455,477,918
71 Jeffrey A. Okun $905,000,000 6 $150,833,333
72 Sean Phillips $895,168,448 2 $447,584,224
73 Chas Jarrett $879,205,874 5 $175,841,175
74 R. Christopher White $874,636,774 2 $437,318,387
75 Gary Bruins $807,163,721 2 $403,581,861
76 Dan Sudick $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
77 Markus Manninen $802,375,940 2 $401,187,970
78 Matt Aitken $796,807,196 2 $398,403,598
79 Dennis Berardi $782,076,394 7 $111,725,199
80 Tom Wood $778,049,238 4 $194,512,310
81 Richard Bluff $775,833,816 2 $387,916,908
82 Marc Weigert $754,632,975 2 $377,316,488
83 Richard Yuricich $747,808,038 4 $186,952,010
84 Mahesh Ramasubramanian $739,201,669 2 $369,600,835
85 Robert Stadd $736,978,089 4 $184,244,522
86 Jason Smith $735,212,609 2 $367,606,305
87 Matthew Butler $734,806,799 3 $244,935,600
88 James E. Price $734,653,912 5 $146,930,782
89 Boyd Shermis $728,857,540 6 $121,476,257
90 Michael Fink $712,823,529 6 $118,803,922
91 Grady Cofer $708,851,943 3 $236,283,981
92 Neal Scanlan $697,910,658 1 $697,910,658
93 Ben Morris $697,910,658 1 $697,910,658
94 Mike Mulholland $697,910,658 1 $697,910,658
95 Andrew Lockley $689,134,528 2 $344,567,264
96 John Frazier $654,000,000 1 $654,000,000
97 Eric Durst $641,162,403 5 $128,232,481
98 Andrew Jackson $634,046,404 3 $211,348,801
99 Jonathan Rothbart $628,936,108 2 $314,468,054
100 Karen Goulekas $620,881,703 4 $155,220,426

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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