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Top Grossing Production Designer at the Worldwide Box OfficeBETA


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This list shows the highest grossing Production Designers 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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Rick Carter
Best known as a Production Designer based on credits in that role in 20 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avatar ($2,783,918,982 in 2009), Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens ($2,058,662,225 in 2015), Jurassic Park ($1,038,812,584 in 1993), Forrest Gump ($679,850,637 in 1994), The Lost World: Jurassic Park ($618,638,999 in 1997), War of the Worlds ($606,836,535 in 2005), The Polar Express ($431,090,491 in 2004), Cast Away ($427,230,516 in 2000), Back to the Future Part II ($332,000,000 in 1989), What Lies Beneath ($288,693,989 in 2000)

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Stuart Craig
Best known as a Production Designer based on credits in that role in 13 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($1,341,511,219 in 2011), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($974,755,371 in 2001), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I ($960,283,305 in 2010), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($942,943,935 in 2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($935,083,686 in 2009), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($896,911,078 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($878,979,634 in 2002), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them ($803,798,342 in 2016), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($796,688,549 in 2004), The Legend of Tarzan ($349,143,061 in 2016)

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Bill Brzeski
Best known as a Production Designer based on credits in that role in 13 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 Hangover Part II ($586,464,305 in 2011), The Hangover ($465,764,086 in 2009), As Good as it Gets ($314,111,923 in 1997), Stuart Little ($298,815,224 in 1999), Due Date ($211,739,043 in 2010), The Bucket List ($174,809,160 in 2007), The Forbidden Kingdom ($129,075,270 in 2008)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Rick Carter $10,804,314,608 20 $540,215,730
2 Stuart Craig $9,160,334,166 13 $704,641,090
3 Bill Brzeski $6,417,493,777 13 $493,653,367
4 J. Michael Riva $4,953,021,784 16 $309,563,862
5 Neil Spisak $4,713,811,037 12 $392,817,586
6 Ed Verreaux $4,560,208,278 14 $325,729,163
7 Robert Stromberg $4,499,674,367 4 $1,124,918,592
8 Nathan Crowley $4,445,711,150 12 $370,475,929
9 Grant Major $4,422,569,568 12 $368,547,464
10 Peter Lamont $4,318,130,333 6 $719,688,389
11 Gavin Bocquet $4,202,638,896 11 $382,058,081
12 Charles Wood $4,175,004,965 8 $521,875,621
13 Philip Messina $4,166,110,283 10 $416,611,028
14 Rick Heinrichs $3,916,823,237 11 $356,074,840
15 Nigel Phelps $3,852,718,644 9 $428,079,849
16 Owen Paterson $3,767,883,533 9 $418,653,726
17 Allan Cameron $3,724,609,798 25 $148,984,392
18 Eric Guillon $3,652,702,700 4 $913,175,675
19 Dennis Gassner $3,536,561,575 11 $321,505,598
20 Oliver Scholl $3,517,786,890 7 $502,540,984
21 Arthur Max $3,326,930,633 13 $255,917,741
22 Dan Hennah $3,096,587,924 4 $774,146,981
23 Patrick Tatopoulos $2,959,114,943 6 $493,185,824
24 John Myhre $2,901,126,027 8 $362,640,753
25 Guy Hendrix Dyas $2,862,559,719 8 $357,819,965
26 Bo Welch $2,857,386,328 10 $285,738,633
27 Perry Andelin Blake $2,813,913,856 20 $140,695,693
28 Jon Hutman $2,791,185,873 17 $164,187,404
29 Peter Wenham $2,789,705,160 7 $398,529,309
30 Scott Chambliss $2,788,020,745 7 $398,288,678
31 Alex McDowell $2,747,630,145 12 $228,969,179
32 Darren Gilford $2,746,641,621 3 $915,547,207
33 Barry Chusid $2,626,470,417 7 $375,210,060
34 Claude Pare $2,590,516,302 7 $370,073,757
35 Sarah Greenwood $2,480,469,843 8 $310,058,730
36 David Wasco $2,340,248,365 15 $156,016,558
37 Ralph Eggleston $2,322,644,976 3 $774,214,992
38 Dante Ferretti $2,301,182,464 14 $164,370,176
39 Guillaume Aretos $2,299,326,545 3 $766,442,182
40 Kendal Cronkhite-Shaindlin $2,247,777,727 4 $561,944,432
41 James Chinlund $2,245,585,751 3 $748,528,584
42 Dominic Watkins $2,217,993,490 9 $246,443,721
43 Jeff Mann $2,210,142,958 10 $221,014,296
44 Michael Corenblith $2,196,754,766 15 $146,450,318
45 Harley Jessup $2,194,673,693 4 $548,668,423
46 Rusty Smith $2,193,840,041 13 $168,756,926
47 Kirk M. Petruccelli $2,177,358,348 14 $155,525,596
48 Norman Reynolds $2,170,367,440 9 $241,151,938
49 Barry Robison $2,111,876,999 12 $175,989,750
50 Bob Pauley $2,091,074,969 3 $697,024,990
51 Jim Bissell $2,081,942,086 8 $260,242,761
52 Bill Boes $2,055,238,700 9 $228,359,856
53 Doug Chiang $2,032,333,649 5 $406,466,730
54 Tom Sanders $1,955,958,968 9 $217,328,774
55 Yarrow Cheney $1,940,741,225 4 $485,185,306
56 Raymond Zibach $1,896,130,345 4 $474,032,586
57 Mark Friedberg $1,879,251,139 12 $156,604,262
58 Jefferson Sage $1,858,312,889 11 $168,937,535
59 Jeffrey Beecroft $1,847,767,196 5 $369,553,439
60 Kristi Zea $1,811,458,368 15 $120,763,891
61 William Cone $1,714,405,956 4 $428,601,489
62 Wynn Thomas $1,711,518,374 17 $100,677,551
63 Shepherd Frankel $1,682,728,993 9 $186,969,888
64 James J. Murakami $1,669,563,744 10 $166,956,374
65 Richard Sherman $1,651,407,276 5 $330,281,455
66 Stephen Lineweaver $1,641,494,396 10 $164,149,440
67 Jan Roelfs $1,608,302,810 9 $178,700,312
68 Linda Descenna $1,607,356,360 7 $229,622,337
69 Nelson Coates $1,597,482,089 30 $53,249,403
70 David Womersley $1,584,278,803 2 $792,139,402
71 Steve Pilcher $1,577,223,908 2 $788,611,954
72 William Sandell $1,575,992,194 8 $196,999,024
73 David Gropman $1,570,624,467 13 $120,817,267
74 Larry Fulton $1,562,969,737 5 $312,593,947
75 Stuart Wurtzel $1,532,064,827 11 $139,278,621
76 Clayton Hartley $1,475,157,734 12 $122,929,811
77 Ricky Nierva $1,475,051,706 2 $737,525,853
78 David James $1,465,698,352 4 $366,424,588
79 Naomi Shohan $1,453,821,980 9 $161,535,776
80 Kevin Kavanaugh $1,451,499,430 7 $207,357,061
81 Joseph Nemec III $1,441,216,434 7 $205,888,062
82 Jeannine Oppewall $1,426,152,882 17 $83,891,346
83 Andrew Laws $1,418,454,402 12 $118,204,534
84 Jess Gonchor $1,414,345,861 10 $141,434,586
85 Lilly Kilvert $1,381,689,661 7 $197,384,237
86 Chris Seagers $1,339,676,480 8 $167,459,560
87 Donald Graham Burt $1,310,878,388 6 $218,479,731
88 Martin Whist $1,285,365,962 8 $160,670,745
89 Andy Nicholson $1,276,931,761 4 $319,232,940
90 Marcia Hinds $1,276,404,760 13 $98,184,982
91 Ida Random $1,266,725,413 11 $115,156,856
92 Roger Ford $1,263,738,146 4 $315,934,537
93 Jennifer Spence $1,259,158,052 9 $139,906,450
94 James Bissell $1,228,143,568 7 $175,449,081
95 Kathy Altieri $1,224,337,628 3 $408,112,543
96 Jane Musky $1,221,733,944 15 $81,448,930
97 Sharon Seymour $1,214,554,277 14 $86,753,877
98 Michael White $1,211,808,878 5 $242,361,776
99 Jim Clay $1,173,780,111 11 $106,707,283
100 William Arnold $1,159,895,546 11 $105,445,050

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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