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Top Grossing Casting Director at the Worldwide Box OfficeBETA


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This list shows the highest grossing Casting 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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Sarah Halley Finn
Best known as a Casting Director based on credits in that role in 49 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1,408,218,722 in 2015), Iron Man 3 ($1,215,392,272 in 2013), Captain America: Civil War ($1,153,304,495 in 2016), The Jungle Book ($963,901,123 in 2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming ($880,206,511 in 2017), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 ($863,197,744 in 2017), Thor: Ragnarok ($850,270,125 in 2017), Guardians of the Galaxy ($771,051,335 in 2014), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($714,401,889 in 2014)

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Jane Jenkins
Best known as a Casting Director based on credits in that role in 120 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Jurassic Park ($1,038,812,584 in 1993), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($974,755,371 in 2001), The Da Vinci Code ($767,820,459 in 2006), Transformers ($708,272,592 in 2007), The Lost World: Jurassic Park ($618,638,999 in 1997), Casino Royale ($594,420,283 in 2006), Ghost ($517,600,000 in 1990), Angels & Demons ($490,875,846 in 2009), Mrs. Doubtfire ($441,286,003 in 1993), Die Another Day ($431,942,139 in 2002)

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Janet Hirshenson
Best known as a Casting Director based on credits in that role in 115 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Jurassic Park ($1,038,812,584 in 1993), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($974,755,371 in 2001), The Da Vinci Code ($767,820,459 in 2006), Transformers ($708,272,592 in 2007), The Lost World: Jurassic Park ($618,638,999 in 1997), Casino Royale ($594,420,283 in 2006), Ghost ($517,600,000 in 1990), Angels & Demons ($490,875,846 in 2009), Mrs. Doubtfire ($441,286,003 in 1993), Die Another Day ($431,942,139 in 2002)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Sarah Halley Finn $18,724,608,614 49 $382,134,870
2 Jane Jenkins $14,047,462,608 120 $117,062,188
3 Janet Hirshenson $13,999,879,720 115 $121,738,085
4 Francine Maisler $12,597,741,968 76 $165,759,763
5 Leslee Feldman $12,025,048,223 29 $414,656,835
6 John Papsidera $11,591,586,010 52 $222,915,116
7 Debra Zane $11,459,431,627 38 $301,563,990
8 Denise Chamian $9,741,613,842 45 $216,480,308
9 Kevin Reher $9,694,588,110 14 $692,470,579
10 Ronna Kress $8,595,106,645 50 $171,902,133
11 Natalie Lyon $8,143,431,988 12 $678,619,332
12 Deborah Aquila $7,832,865,118 66 $118,679,775
13 Nina Gold $7,704,535,626 43 $179,175,247
14 Mary Vernieu $7,269,602,258 94 $77,336,194
15 Fiona Weir $7,213,685,690 21 $343,508,842
16 John Hubbard $6,965,459,602 31 $224,692,245
17 Mary Hidalgo $6,873,822,613 19 $361,780,138
18 Tricia Wood $6,781,231,978 60 $113,020,533
19 Mali Finn $6,482,334,642 24 $270,097,277
20 Lucinda Syson $6,450,634,373 28 $230,379,799
21 April Webster $5,659,788,797 10 $565,978,880
22 Roger Mussenden $5,643,811,499 26 $217,069,673
23 Jeanne McCarthy $5,592,751,272 56 $99,870,558
24 David Rubin $5,589,461,012 31 $180,305,194
25 Ellen Lewis $5,300,092,734 33 $160,608,871
26 Christian Kaplan $5,202,239,316 13 $400,172,255
27 Avy Kaufman $5,100,220,145 75 $68,002,935
28 Randi Hiller $5,000,558,227 28 $178,591,365
29 Margery Simkin $4,979,647,088 22 $226,347,595
30 Priscilla John $4,840,751,735 14 $345,767,981
31 Christi Soper $4,743,976,386 11 $431,270,581
32 Lucy Bevan $4,567,771,219 22 $207,625,965
33 Allison Jones $4,545,638,642 34 $133,695,254
34 Victoria Burrows $4,370,304,643 17 $257,076,744
35 Amanda Mackey $4,364,830,357 51 $85,584,909
36 Mindy Marin $4,311,725,034 29 $148,680,174
37 Alyssa Weisberg $4,136,471,681 10 $413,647,168
38 Jamie Sparer Roberts $4,029,272,543 5 $805,854,509
39 Ellen Chenoweth $4,017,303,020 31 $129,590,420
40 Juel Bestrop $3,919,493,728 28 $139,981,919
41 Jina Jay $3,910,179,633 35 $111,719,418
42 Cathy Sandrich $3,785,924,873 46 $82,302,715
43 Anne McCarthy $3,725,993,657 30 $124,199,789
44 Victoria Thomas $3,668,624,898 33 $111,170,451
45 Kerry Barden $3,649,881,907 72 $50,692,804
46 Lora Kennedy $3,573,579,417 14 $255,255,673
47 Billy Hopkins $3,471,364,304 34 $102,098,950
48 Debbie McWilliams $3,456,816,919 11 $314,256,084
49 Kathleen Chopin $3,421,295,722 18 $190,071,985
50 Susie Figgis $3,399,285,665 16 $212,455,354
51 Lindsay Graham $3,310,530,964 29 $114,156,240
52 Kate Dowd $3,274,713,767 19 $172,353,356
53 Kathy Driscoll-Mohler $3,246,753,957 14 $231,910,997
54 Scot Boland $3,214,912,774 12 $267,909,398
55 Kristy Carlson $3,193,224,050 7 $456,174,864
56 Coreen Mayrs $3,137,996,713 23 $136,434,640
57 Lisa Beach $3,049,331,543 22 $138,605,979
58 Joseph Middleton $2,982,249,089 17 $175,426,417
59 Amy Hubbard $2,943,726,966 8 $367,965,871
60 Ruth Lambert $2,932,045,553 10 $293,204,555
61 Douglas Aibel $2,930,647,258 38 $77,122,296
62 Heike Brandstatter $2,817,746,061 20 $140,887,303
63 Liz Mullane $2,721,014,541 6 $453,502,424
64 Sarah Katzman $2,710,661,996 17 $159,450,706
65 Ann Robinson $2,687,917,455 6 $447,986,243
66 Mary Selway $2,668,400,726 10 $266,840,073
67 Mike Fenton $2,580,197,671 27 $95,562,877
68 Justine Baddeley $2,528,788,822 17 $148,752,284
69 Bonnie Timmermann $2,459,495,868 17 $144,676,228
70 Dianne Crittenden $2,457,568,910 11 $223,415,355
71 Sheila Jaffe $2,378,559,813 24 $99,106,659
72 Richard Hicks $2,287,510,654 17 $134,559,450
73 Kim Davis-Wagner $2,272,821,233 17 $133,695,367
74 Matthew Jon Beck $2,222,821,774 5 $444,564,355
75 Nicole Abellera $2,220,193,136 21 $105,723,483
76 Juliet Taylor $2,120,911,777 19 $111,626,936
77 Suzanne Smith $2,007,621,225 23 $87,287,879
78 Christine King $1,956,094,423 10 $195,609,442
79 Marci Liroff $1,921,196,934 14 $137,228,352
80 Ros Hubbard $1,905,373,867 21 $90,732,089
81 Terri Taylor $1,887,397,266 23 $82,060,751
82 Paul Schnee $1,884,618,524 59 $31,942,687
83 Ilene Starger $1,845,517,276 9 $205,057,475
84 Laray Mayfield $1,838,166,276 10 $183,816,628
85 Dan Hubbard $1,799,342,273 14 $128,524,448
86 Marcia Ross $1,705,416,929 14 $121,815,495
87 Robin Gurland $1,683,746,789 3 $561,248,930
88 Gail Stevens $1,642,226,129 16 $102,639,133
89 Shauna Wolifson $1,629,394,572 3 $543,131,524
90 Louis DiGiaimo $1,611,656,672 12 $134,304,723
91 Nancy Foy $1,609,314,158 11 $146,301,287
92 Carmen Cuba $1,602,688,483 14 $114,477,749
93 Robin D. Cook $1,597,158,009 14 $114,082,715
94 Beatrice Kruger $1,590,841,085 6 $265,140,181
95 Joanna Colbert $1,589,726,638 15 $105,981,776
96 Irene Lamb $1,559,568,396 9 $173,285,377
97 Kelly Roy $1,518,722,794 1 $1,518,722,794
98 Nancy Nayor $1,496,198,719 27 $55,414,767
99 Nikki Barrett $1,478,734,347 22 $67,215,198
100 Rich Delia $1,445,094,815 16 $90,318,426

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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