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Top Grossing Composer at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200)BETA


See also: Top Domestic Composers - Top International Composers - Top Worldwide Art Directors - Top Worldwide Assistant Directors - Top Worldwide Associate Producers - Top Worldwide Casting Directors - Top Worldwide Cinematographers - Top Worldwide Co-Producers - Top Worldwide Costume Designers - Top Worldwide Costume Supervisors - Top Worldwide Dialogue Editors - Top Worldwide Directors - Top Worldwide Editors - Top Worldwide Executive Producers - Top Worldwide Make-up and Hair Designers - Top Worldwide Music Editors - Top Worldwide Music Supervisors - Top Worldwide Producers - Top Worldwide Production Designers - Top Worldwide Re-recording Mixers - Top Worldwide Screenwriters - Top Worldwide Set Decorators - Top Worldwide Set Designers - Top Worldwide Sound Designers - Top Worldwide Sound Editors - Top Worldwide Sound Effects Editors - Top Worldwide Sound Mixers - Top Worldwide Story Creators - Top Worldwide Stunt Coordinators - Top Worldwide Supervising Sound Editors - Top Worldwide Unit Production Managers - Top Worldwide Visual Effects Supervisors

This list shows the highest grossing Composers 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.

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
101 John Barry $722,384,373 4 $180,596,093
102 A.R. Rahman $721,184,694 10 $72,118,469
103 Terence Blanchard $705,197,837 32 $22,037,432
104 Fernando Velazquez $699,709,307 10 $69,970,931
105 Jeff Danna $699,458,009 7 $99,922,573
106 Bruce Broughton $697,845,352 37 $18,860,685
107 Paul Haslinger $688,404,050 6 $114,734,008
108 Dominic Lewis $670,235,810 6 $111,705,968
109 David Kitay $669,767,008 5 $133,953,402
110 Cliff Martinez $661,084,530 13 $50,852,656
111 Joby Talbot $641,732,442 3 $213,910,814
112 Ryuichi Sakamoto $636,922,560 4 $159,230,640
113 Nick Urata $635,869,920 13 $48,913,071
114 Nick Glennie-Smith $631,528,730 5 $126,305,746
115 Richard Gibbs $626,643,707 8 $78,330,463
116 Lisa Gerrard $619,072,979 9 $68,785,887
117 Bjorn Ulvaeus $615,748,772 1 $615,748,772
118 Benny Andersson $615,748,772 1 $615,748,772
119 Erran Baron Cohen $609,033,044 5 $121,806,609
120 J. Peter Robinson $603,873,894 24 $25,161,412
121 Marcelo Zarvos $602,868,633 18 $33,492,702
122 Lennie Niehaus $596,055,655 7 $85,150,808
123 Nathan Wang $590,627,539 10 $59,062,754
124 Marc Steitenfeld $590,444,462 2 $295,222,231
125 David Sardy $580,337,898 7 $82,905,414
126 Michael Brook $578,919,424 24 $24,121,643
127 Jóhann Jóhannsson $567,171,387 11 $51,561,035
128 Clinton Shorter $551,822,334 4 $137,955,584
129 Roque Banos $551,202,359 12 $45,933,530
130 Steve Mazzaro $534,615,915 2 $267,307,958
131 Alva Noto $532,950,503 1 $532,950,503
132 Gustavo Santaolalla $516,170,754 9 $57,352,306
133 Joe Hisaishi $492,831,773 4 $123,207,943
134 Deborah Lurie $488,935,877 9 $54,326,209
135 Jed Kurzel $488,658,775 6 $81,443,129
136 Nancy Wilson $476,726,605 2 $238,363,303
137 Daniel Pemberton $474,613,845 10 $47,461,385
138 Alex Wurman $473,212,984 6 $78,868,831
139 Alex Heffes $470,599,605 10 $47,059,961
140 Justin Hurwitz $461,439,977 3 $153,813,326
141 David Hykes $459,260,946 1 $459,260,946
142 Andy Milburn $451,534,293 11 $41,048,572
143 Thomas Hajdu $451,534,293 11 $41,048,572
144 Rob Simonsen $448,397,847 26 $17,246,071
145 Claude-Michel Schönberg $442,169,052 1 $442,169,052
146 Marcus Miller $428,691,313 18 $23,816,184
147 Pritam $418,364,712 10 $41,836,471
148 John Murphy $411,819,152 7 $58,831,307
149 Chris Bacon $408,184,203 4 $102,046,051
150 Trevor Morris $405,552,175 7 $57,936,025
151 Jack Nitzsche $402,735,134 2 $201,367,567
152 Daft Punk $400,062,763 1 $400,062,763
153 Kyle Eastwood $399,057,096 3 $133,019,032
154 Michael Stevens $399,057,096 2 $199,528,548
155 Stephen Trask $393,342,328 5 $78,668,466
156 Mike Mogis $392,797,403 4 $98,199,351
157 Thomas Wanker $387,644,286 1 $387,644,286
158 Stargate $386,069,390 1 $386,069,390
159 West Dylan Thordson $380,128,933 4 $95,032,233
160 BT $375,174,997 7 $53,596,428
161 Alexander Janko $374,893,158 3 $124,964,386
162 Chris Wilson $374,890,034 1 $374,890,034
163 Waddy Wachtel $372,011,065 10 $37,201,107
164 Javier Navarrete $371,955,704 3 $123,985,235
165 Federico Jusid $370,345,203 8 $46,293,150
166 Jonathan Richman $369,884,651 1 $369,884,651
167 Antonio Pinto $368,843,948 11 $33,531,268
168 Dave Grusin $367,302,206 3 $122,434,069
169 David Hirschfelder $350,229,788 4 $87,557,447
170 Marius de Vries $348,209,843 5 $69,641,969
171 Bear McCreary $346,765,640 10 $34,676,564
172 Robert Lydecker $345,114,933 2 $172,557,467
173 Nathan Whitehead $343,792,206 9 $38,199,134
174 Nathan Barr $339,329,597 8 $42,416,200
175 The RZA $339,102,482 3 $113,034,161
176 Paul Leonard-Morgan $327,774,693 5 $65,554,939
177 Mateo Messina $319,223,695 13 $24,555,669
178 Craig Wedren $313,815,038 12 $26,151,253
179 Nathaniel Walcott $307,603,923 2 $153,801,962
180 Pedro Bromfman $307,289,557 2 $153,644,779
181 Stephen Warbeck $302,717,382 5 $60,543,476
182 Michael Karmen $296,872,367 1 $296,872,367
183 Mike Higham $296,642,834 1 $296,642,834
184 Christian Jacob $294,698,978 2 $147,349,489
185 Johnny Klimek $292,821,229 8 $36,602,654
186 Nile Rodgers $288,800,000 1 $288,800,000
187 Ryan Amon $286,192,091 1 $286,192,091
188 Linda Thompson $282,300,000 1 $282,300,000
189 David Foster $282,300,000 1 $282,300,000
190 Jeff Gibbs $279,389,446 2 $139,694,723
191 Koji Endo $278,453,235 4 $69,613,309
192 Angelo Badalamenti $277,677,622 6 $46,279,604
193 Nathan Furst $277,199,648 4 $69,299,912
194 Trevor Jones $266,598,949 6 $44,433,158
195 Burkhard Dallwitz $264,142,588 2 $132,071,294
196 T-Bone Burnett $263,702,687 3 $87,900,896
197 M.M. Keeravani $263,598,959 3 $87,866,320
198 David Julyan $257,752,961 3 $85,917,654
199 Michael Abels $255,209,057 1 $255,209,057
200 Michael Bearden $252,091,016 1 $252,091,016

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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