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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 51 films, with $21,894,980,365 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1)
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($2,011,863,580 in 2018), The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1,408,218,722 in 2015), Black Panther ($1,346,653,323 in 2018), Iron Man 3 ($1,215,392,272 in 2013), Captain America: Civil War ($1,153,304,495 in 2016), The Jungle Book ($963,841,800 in 2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming ($880,210,429 in 2017), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 ($862,889,714 in 2017), Thor: Ragnarok ($850,650,283 in 2017)

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Jane Jenkins
Best known as a Casting Director based on credits in that role in 120 films, with $14,049,204,846 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2)
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, with $14,001,583,460 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #3)
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 $21,894,980,365 51 $429,313,340
2 Jane Jenkins $14,049,204,846 120 $117,076,707
3 Janet Hirshenson $14,001,583,460 115 $121,752,900
4 Francine Maisler $12,604,547,236 77 $163,695,419
5 Leslee Feldman $12,044,729,583 29 $415,335,503
6 John Papsidera $11,623,483,290 52 $223,528,525
7 Debra Zane $11,601,010,171 39 $297,461,799
8 Kevin Reher $10,052,643,504 15 $670,176,234
9 Denise Chamian $9,742,361,760 46 $211,790,473
10 Ronna Kress $8,596,408,338 50 $171,928,167
11 Natalie Lyon $8,501,487,382 13 $653,960,568
12 Nina Gold $8,198,682,039 47 $174,440,043
13 Deborah Aquila $7,893,805,626 67 $117,817,994
14 Mary Vernieu $7,333,351,666 96 $76,389,080
15 Fiona Weir $7,223,659,364 22 $328,348,153
16 John Hubbard $6,965,539,575 31 $224,694,825
17 Mary Hidalgo $6,873,887,158 19 $361,783,535
18 Tricia Wood $6,842,172,486 61 $112,166,762
19 Mali Finn $6,482,287,977 24 $270,095,332
20 Lucinda Syson $6,450,634,373 28 $230,379,799
21 Ellen Lewis $5,879,860,086 34 $172,937,061
22 Jeanne McCarthy $5,738,334,590 57 $100,672,537
23 April Webster $5,659,788,797 10 $565,978,880
24 Roger Mussenden $5,643,811,499 26 $217,069,673
25 David Rubin $5,594,702,677 31 $180,474,280
26 Christian Kaplan $5,202,239,316 13 $400,172,255
27 Avy Kaufman $5,173,736,040 77 $67,191,377
28 Lucy Bevan $5,147,641,854 23 $223,810,515
29 Randi Hiller $5,000,558,227 28 $178,591,365
30 Margery Simkin $4,975,234,728 22 $226,147,033
31 Priscilla John $4,840,751,630 14 $345,767,974
32 Christi Soper $4,763,657,746 11 $433,059,795
33 Allison Jones $4,636,704,301 35 $132,477,266
34 Victoria Burrows $4,371,284,712 17 $257,134,395
35 Amanda Mackey $4,364,830,357 51 $85,584,909
36 Mindy Marin $4,311,738,647 29 $148,680,643
37 Alyssa Weisberg $4,136,471,681 10 $413,647,168
38 Jamie Sparer Roberts $4,029,239,983 5 $805,847,997
39 Ellen Chenoweth $4,017,676,498 31 $129,602,468
40 Jina Jay $3,928,887,856 35 $112,253,939
41 Juel Bestrop $3,919,493,728 28 $139,981,919
42 Cathy Sandrich $3,785,924,873 46 $82,302,715
43 Anne McCarthy $3,726,115,274 32 $116,441,102
44 Kerry Barden $3,721,903,236 74 $50,295,990
45 Susie Figgis $3,671,934,650 17 $215,996,156
46 Victoria Thomas $3,669,730,433 33 $111,203,953
47 Lora Kennedy $3,573,579,417 14 $255,255,673
48 Billy Hopkins $3,471,358,825 34 $102,098,789
49 Debbie McWilliams $3,458,545,772 11 $314,413,252
50 Kathleen Chopin $3,421,295,722 18 $190,071,985
51 Lindsay Graham $3,324,184,965 29 $114,627,068
52 Kate Dowd $3,289,583,426 19 $173,135,970
53 Kathy Driscoll-Mohler $3,247,052,644 15 $216,470,176
54 Scot Boland $3,215,892,843 12 $267,991,070
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 $3,050,419,156 22 $138,655,416
58 Joseph Middleton $2,982,249,089 17 $175,426,417
59 Amy Hubbard $2,943,960,234 9 $327,106,693
60 Ruth Lambert $2,931,973,593 10 $293,197,359
61 Douglas Aibel $2,930,860,816 40 $73,271,520
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 $2,711,749,609 17 $159,514,683
65 Ann Robinson $2,687,917,455 6 $447,986,243
66 Mary Selway $2,669,228,055 10 $266,922,806
67 Mike Fenton $2,585,646,131 27 $95,764,672
68 Justine Baddeley $2,528,788,822 17 $148,752,284
69 Bonnie Timmermann $2,459,494,347 17 $144,676,138
70 Dianne Crittenden $2,457,568,910 11 $223,415,355
71 Sheila Jaffe $2,385,309,727 25 $95,412,389
72 Nicole Abellera $2,365,484,425 22 $107,522,019
73 Kim Davis-Wagner $2,355,458,700 19 $123,971,511
74 Richard Hicks $2,287,510,654 18 $127,083,925
75 Matthew Jon Beck $2,222,821,774 5 $444,564,355
76 Juliet Taylor $2,121,807,781 19 $111,674,094
77 Suzanne Smith $2,007,621,225 23 $87,287,879
78 Paul Schnee $1,956,645,332 61 $32,076,153
79 Christine King $1,956,101,113 10 $195,610,111
80 Marci Liroff $1,921,196,934 14 $137,228,352
81 Ros Hubbard $1,905,453,840 21 $90,735,897
82 Terri Taylor $1,901,763,979 24 $79,240,166
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 $1,799,348,672 14 $128,524,905
86 Nikki Barrett $1,780,687,246 24 $74,195,302
87 Marcia Ross $1,705,416,929 14 $121,815,495
88 Robin D. Cook $1,694,340,360 14 $121,024,311
89 Robin Gurland $1,683,746,789 3 $561,248,930
90 Gail Stevens $1,662,971,719 16 $103,935,732
91 Shauna Wolifson $1,629,394,572 3 $543,131,524
92 Carmen Cuba $1,627,658,929 15 $108,510,595
93 Nancy Foy $1,624,183,817 11 $147,653,074
94 Louis DiGiaimo $1,611,660,733 12 $134,305,061
95 Rich Delia $1,601,719,490 19 $84,301,026
96 Beatrice Kruger $1,590,841,085 6 $265,140,181
97 Joanna Colbert $1,589,774,417 15 $105,984,961
98 Irene Lamb $1,561,327,729 9 $173,480,859
99 Nancy Nayor $1,546,664,730 29 $53,333,267
100 Kelly Roy $1,518,722,794 1 $1,518,722,794

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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