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Top Grossing Art Director at the Worldwide Box OfficeBETA


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This list shows the highest grossing Art Directors based on the worldwide 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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Sean Haworth
Best known as an Art Director based on credits in that role in 9 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avatar ($2,783,918,982 in 2009), Transformers ($708,272,592 in 2007), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ($475,825,484 in 2005), Thor ($449,326,618 in 2011), Mission: Impossible III ($397,501,348 in 2006), Planet of the Apes ($362,211,740 in 2001), Eagle Eye ($178,066,569 in 2008), The Island ($163,018,913 in 2005), The Cat in the Hat ($133,818,283 in 2003)

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Jay Pelissier
Best known as an Art Director based on credits in that role in 10 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Furious 7 ($1,516,748,684 in 2015), The Fate of the Furious ($1,236,365,720 in 2017), Iron Man 3 ($1,215,392,272 in 2013), The Divergent Series: Insurgent ($295,279,072 in 2015), Horrible Bosses ($212,417,601 in 2011), Sweet Home Alabama ($182,365,114 in 2002), The Bucket List ($174,809,160 in 2007), Norbit ($158,973,607 in 2007), War Dogs ($83,034,523 in 2016), Not Another Teen Movie ($62,401,343 in 2001)

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Steven Lawrence
Best known as an Art Director based on credits in that role in 8 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Dark Knight ($1,001,620,618 in 2008), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($974,755,371 in 2001), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($878,979,634 in 2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($796,688,549 in 2004), Casino Royale ($594,420,283 in 2006), Paddington ($259,541,430 in 2014), Lost In Space ($136,047,317 in 1998), Enemy at the Gates ($96,971,293 in 2001)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Sean Haworth $5,651,960,529 9 $627,995,614
2 Jay Pelissier $5,137,787,096 10 $513,778,710
3 Steven Lawrence $4,739,024,495 8 $592,378,062
4 Andy McLaren $4,699,405,625 3 $1,566,468,542
5 Jim Teegarden $4,627,695,069 10 $462,769,507
6 Mark Harris $4,582,962,906 7 $654,708,987
7 Greg Hooper $4,580,464,993 8 $572,558,124
8 Beat Frutiger $4,533,433,143 10 $453,343,314
9 Phil Harvey $4,497,430,297 8 $562,178,787
10 Gary Tomkins $4,139,856,107 6 $689,976,018
11 Andrew L. Jones $4,068,161,462 3 $1,356,053,821
12 Mark Bartholomew $3,817,978,285 5 $763,595,657
13 Tony Fanning $3,721,192,629 11 $338,290,239
14 Fred Hole $3,664,277,453 7 $523,468,208
15 Hayley Easton-Street $3,647,075,691 4 $911,768,923
16 Rob Cowper $3,537,477,227 4 $884,369,307
17 Andrew Menzies $3,522,248,289 3 $1,174,082,763
18 William Ladd Skinner $3,497,815,402 8 $437,226,925
19 Simon Bright $3,437,866,094 3 $1,145,955,365
20 Naaman Marshall $3,409,719,922 8 $426,214,990
21 Kevin Ishioka $3,374,107,756 7 $482,015,394
22 Andrew Ackland-Snow $3,329,275,046 8 $416,159,381
23 Peter Dorme $3,312,417,337 4 $828,104,334
24 Alan Hook $3,274,565,823 6 $545,760,971
25 Jill Cormack $3,126,462,647 3 $1,042,154,216
26 Randy Moore $3,037,149,998 7 $433,878,571
27 James Collins $3,015,687,648 3 $1,005,229,216
28 Richard L. Johnson $3,002,894,035 26 $115,495,924
29 Helen Jarvis $2,960,344,917 12 $246,695,410
30 Peter Francis $2,807,298,010 4 $701,824,503
31 Nick Bassett $2,783,918,982 1 $2,783,918,982
32 Yuri Bartoli $2,783,918,982 1 $2,783,918,982
33 Rob Bavin $2,783,918,982 1 $2,783,918,982
34 Norm Newberry $2,783,918,982 1 $2,783,918,982
35 Stephen Swain $2,757,879,021 3 $919,293,007
36 Julian Ashby $2,737,662,146 6 $456,277,024
37 Stuart Rose $2,721,868,544 5 $544,373,709
38 Lauren Polizzi $2,638,741,186 7 $376,963,027
39 David E. Scott $2,636,164,162 5 $527,232,832
40 Andrew Max Cahn $2,634,371,582 8 $329,296,448
41 Huw Arthur $2,606,093,752 4 $651,523,438
42 Andrew Palmer $2,569,216,089 3 $856,405,363
43 Christa Munro $2,519,872,190 10 $251,987,219
44 Luke Freeborn $2,497,498,106 7 $356,785,444
45 Alan Tomkins $2,461,946,724 8 $307,743,341
46 Benjamin Edelberg $2,456,985,122 3 $818,995,041
47 Dan Hermansen $2,433,907,241 7 $347,701,034
48 Scott Plauche $2,421,259,676 10 $242,125,968
49 Martin Laing $2,400,509,807 3 $800,169,936
50 Kevin Kavanaugh $2,373,837,074 8 $296,729,634
51 Gavin Fitch $2,362,107,216 5 $472,421,443
52 John King $2,337,289,370 6 $389,548,228
53 Suzan Wexler $2,312,295,910 4 $578,073,978
54 Mary Mackenzie $2,262,164,597 2 $1,131,082,299
55 David Allday $2,259,020,556 7 $322,717,222
56 Dawn Swiderski $2,239,744,720 6 $373,290,787
57 Olivier Adam $2,199,378,472 2 $1,099,689,236
58 Dominic Masters $2,196,222,653 5 $439,244,531
59 Keith P. Cunningham $2,179,136,028 7 $311,305,147
60 Dean Wolcott $2,166,043,236 4 $541,510,809
61 Mike Stallion $2,152,788,006 7 $307,541,144
62 Zack Grobler $2,139,741,363 3 $713,247,121
63 Rod McLean $2,137,714,477 7 $305,387,782
64 Desma Murphy $2,137,597,256 4 $534,399,314
65 Thomas Cardone $2,101,039,841 5 $420,207,968
66 Brad Ricker $2,087,274,481 8 $260,909,310
67 Martin Foley $2,067,557,568 3 $689,185,856
68 Jo Finkel $2,058,662,225 1 $2,058,662,225
69 James Clyne $2,058,662,225 1 $2,058,662,225
70 Kevin Jenkins $2,058,662,225 1 $2,058,662,225
71 Ashley Lamont $2,058,662,225 1 $2,058,662,225
72 Oliver Roberts $2,058,662,225 1 $2,058,662,225
73 Guy Bradley $2,047,686,956 4 $511,921,739
74 Toby Britton $2,047,686,956 4 $511,921,739
75 Ross Dempster $2,047,373,841 7 $292,481,977
76 Peter Grundy $2,026,346,636 6 $337,724,439
77 Brad Mill $2,018,916,398 3 $672,972,133
78 W. Steven Graham $2,016,892,338 7 $288,127,477
79 John Lord Booth III $2,015,397,901 3 $671,799,300
80 Chris Shriver $1,972,833,554 10 $197,283,355
81 Lucinda Thomson $1,957,532,038 4 $489,383,010
82 Dean Clegg $1,956,360,334 4 $489,090,084
83 Ben Procter $1,940,558,775 2 $970,279,388
84 Domenic Silvestri $1,932,531,882 12 $161,044,324
85 David Swayze $1,929,144,257 9 $214,349,362
86 Brian Massey $1,915,486,643 2 $957,743,322
87 Matt Gray $1,915,180,401 6 $319,196,734
88 Shannon Jeffries $1,902,997,681 3 $634,332,560
89 Alan Au $1,893,173,214 12 $157,764,435
90 William Hawkins $1,883,720,080 4 $470,930,020
91 Martin Schadler $1,878,027,621 2 $939,013,811
92 Tony Reading $1,856,743,499 7 $265,249,071
93 Michael E. Goldman $1,846,428,240 3 $615,476,080
94 Giles Masters $1,842,515,676 4 $460,628,919
95 Michael Diner $1,838,346,105 8 $229,793,263
96 Al Bullock $1,831,994,764 2 $915,997,382
97 Phil Sims $1,792,958,416 3 $597,652,805
98 Ben Collins $1,791,965,551 5 $358,393,110
99 Andrew Bennett $1,783,991,658 3 $594,663,886
100 Joshua Lusby $1,752,191,521 2 $876,095,761

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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