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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 48 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 ($879,658,781 in 2017), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 ($863,613,101 in 2017), Thor: Ragnarok ($833,219,652 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 $18,093,491,778 48 $376,947,745
2 Jane Jenkins $14,047,455,874 120 $117,062,132
3 Janet Hirshenson $13,999,883,090 115 $121,738,114
4 Francine Maisler $12,504,209,717 75 $166,722,796
5 Leslee Feldman $12,024,884,292 29 $414,651,182
6 John Papsidera $11,469,491,837 50 $229,389,837
7 Debra Zane $11,459,198,262 38 $301,557,849
8 Denise Chamian $9,745,184,504 45 $216,559,656
9 Kevin Reher $9,351,174,623 14 $667,941,045
10 Ronna Kress $8,580,959,594 50 $171,619,192
11 Natalie Lyon $7,800,018,501 12 $650,001,542
12 Deborah Aquila $7,668,948,732 66 $116,196,193
13 Nina Gold $7,505,075,275 41 $183,050,616
14 Mary Vernieu $7,228,379,638 93 $77,724,512
15 Fiona Weir $7,213,514,540 21 $343,500,692
16 John Hubbard $6,965,360,607 31 $224,689,052
17 Mary Hidalgo $6,873,658,756 19 $361,771,513
18 Tricia Wood $6,617,315,592 60 $110,288,593
19 Mali Finn $6,482,369,560 24 $270,098,732
20 Lucinda Syson $6,449,616,048 28 $230,343,430
21 April Webster $5,659,788,797 10 $565,978,880
22 Roger Mussenden $5,643,781,432 26 $217,068,517
23 David Rubin $5,589,462,155 31 $180,305,231
24 Ellen Lewis $5,300,133,030 33 $160,610,092
25 Christian Kaplan $5,202,239,316 13 $400,172,255
26 Avy Kaufman $5,100,201,929 74 $68,921,648
27 Randi Hiller $5,000,414,139 28 $178,586,219
28 Margery Simkin $4,979,647,088 22 $226,347,595
29 Priscilla John $4,840,751,735 14 $345,767,981
30 Christi Soper $4,743,976,386 11 $431,270,581
31 Jeanne McCarthy $4,671,283,598 55 $84,932,429
32 Lucy Bevan $4,566,691,551 22 $207,576,889
33 Allison Jones $4,519,652,423 34 $132,930,954
34 Victoria Burrows $4,490,737,284 17 $264,161,017
35 Amanda Mackey $4,359,016,689 51 $85,470,915
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 $4,015,206,769 31 $129,522,799
40 Juel Bestrop $3,919,493,728 28 $139,981,919
41 Jina Jay $3,783,101,241 35 $108,088,607
42 Cathy Sandrich $3,780,111,205 46 $82,176,331
43 Anne McCarthy $3,724,018,080 30 $124,133,936
44 Victoria Thomas $3,667,209,607 33 $111,127,564
45 Kerry Barden $3,649,296,537 71 $51,398,543
46 Lora Kennedy $3,573,579,417 14 $255,255,673
47 Billy Hopkins $3,470,562,892 34 $102,075,379
48 Debbie McWilliams $3,454,607,068 9 $383,845,230
49 Kathleen Chopin $3,408,883,318 18 $189,382,407
50 Susie Figgis $3,399,285,665 16 $212,455,354
51 Scot Boland $3,335,345,415 12 $277,945,451
52 Kate Dowd $3,274,713,767 18 $181,928,543
53 Lindsay Graham $3,272,565,574 28 $116,877,342
54 Kathy Driscoll-Mohler $3,246,699,951 14 $231,907,139
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 $3,049,169,600 22 $138,598,618
58 Joseph Middleton $2,982,249,089 17 $175,426,417
59 Amy Hubbard $2,940,833,358 8 $367,604,170
60 Ruth Lambert $2,932,045,553 10 $293,204,555
61 Douglas Aibel $2,925,779,154 38 $76,994,188
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 $2,710,500,053 17 $159,441,180
65 Ann Robinson $2,687,917,455 6 $447,986,243
66 Mary Selway $2,668,402,396 10 $266,840,240
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 $2,459,379,283 17 $144,669,370
70 Dianne Crittenden $2,457,568,910 11 $223,415,355
71 Sheila Jaffe $2,378,368,258 24 $99,098,677
72 Richard Hicks $2,287,510,654 17 $134,559,450
73 Kim Davis-Wagner $2,272,812,875 17 $133,694,875
74 Matthew Jon Beck $2,222,821,774 5 $444,564,355
75 Juliet Taylor $2,120,922,766 19 $111,627,514
76 Suzanne Smith $2,002,986,031 23 $87,086,349
77 Christine King $1,955,934,423 10 $195,593,442
78 Marci Liroff $1,921,196,934 14 $137,228,352
79 Ros Hubbard $1,905,274,872 21 $90,727,375
80 Paul Schnee $1,884,031,187 58 $32,483,296
81 Ilene Starger $1,845,517,466 9 $205,057,496
82 Laray Mayfield $1,837,271,143 10 $183,727,114
83 Dan Hubbard $1,799,332,452 14 $128,523,747
84 Terri Taylor $1,708,657,382 22 $77,666,245
85 Marcia Ross $1,705,416,929 14 $121,815,495
86 Robin Gurland $1,683,746,789 3 $561,248,930
87 Shauna Wolifson $1,629,394,572 3 $543,131,524
88 Gail Stevens $1,618,399,338 15 $107,893,289
89 Louis DiGiaimo $1,611,656,672 12 $134,304,723
90 Nancy Foy $1,609,314,158 10 $160,931,416
91 Carmen Cuba $1,602,688,483 12 $133,557,374
92 Beatrice Kruger $1,590,841,085 6 $265,140,181
93 Joanna Colbert $1,589,726,638 14 $113,551,903
94 Irene Lamb $1,558,533,286 9 $173,170,365
95 Kelly Roy $1,516,748,684 1 $1,516,748,684
96 Robin D. Cook $1,505,919,417 14 $107,565,673
97 Nancy Nayor $1,495,613,891 27 $55,393,107
98 Rich Delia $1,428,226,145 15 $95,215,076
99 Nikki Barrett $1,419,323,777 21 $67,586,847
100 Rick Montgomery $1,390,172,579 12 $115,847,715

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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