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Top Grossing Sound Editor at the Worldwide Box OfficeBETA


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This list shows the highest grossing Sound Editors 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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Dan Hegeman
Best known as a Sound Effects Editor based on credits in that role in 69 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Iron Man 3 ($1,215,392,272 in 2013), Paycheck ($98,819,789 in 2003), The Last of the Mohicans ($75,505,856 in 1992), National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation ($71,319,546 in 1989), Turner & Hooch ($71,079,915 in 1989), Beethoven's 2nd ($52,636,940 in 1993), Safe ($41,495,213 in 2012), Never Back Down ($39,319,801 in 2008), Air America ($32,914,515 in 1990), Shoot 'Em Up ($26,796,824 in 2007)

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Hector Gika
Best known as a Sound Effects Editor based on credits in that role in 33 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Independence Day ($817,400,878 in 1996), Under Siege ($156,563,139 in 1992), Ride Along ($153,733,800 in 2014), The Siege ($116,625,798 in 1998), Pitch Perfect ($116,044,347 in 2012), The One ($72,689,126 in 2001), 3 Men and a Little Lady ($71,609,321 in 1990), Safe ($41,495,213 in 2012), Jennifer's Body ($31,943,401 in 2009), Taking Care of Business ($20,005,435 in 1990)

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Larry Carow
Best known as a Sound Editor based on credits in that role in 10 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? ($351,500,000 in 1988), Back to the Future Part II ($332,000,000 in 1989), Back to the Future Part III ($244,088,654 in 1990), The Hunt for Red October ($200,500,000 in 1990), Death Becomes Her ($149,022,650 in 1992), Romancing the Stone ($115,078,260 in 1984), White Men Can't Jump ($90,753,806 in 1992), The Money Pit ($37,499,651 in 1986), Empire of the Sun ($22,238,696 in 1987), Chances Are ($15,939,663 in 1989)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Dan Hegeman $1,827,048,863 19 $96,160,466
2 Hector Gika $1,709,714,858 19 $89,984,993
3 Larry Carow $1,558,621,380 10 $155,862,138
4 Gordon Davidson $1,485,848,898 6 $247,641,483
5 Adam Kopald $1,410,091,233 4 $352,522,808
6 Bruce Lacey $1,353,785,538 6 $225,630,923
7 Chuck Neely $1,325,765,250 10 $132,576,525
8 Richard Hymns $1,237,507,518 4 $309,376,880
9 Donald J. Malouf $1,206,018,751 7 $172,288,393
10 Gary Wright $1,153,647,042 8 $144,205,880
11 Alan Rankin $1,133,782,646 6 $188,963,774
12 Albert Gasser $1,128,770,375 6 $188,128,396
13 Ken Fischer $1,093,681,277 2 $546,840,639
14 Teri E. Dorman $1,085,692,818 4 $271,423,205
15 R.J. Palmer $1,057,765,439 6 $176,294,240
16 Paul Carden $1,056,681,004 6 $176,113,501
17 Tim Chau $1,051,668,464 8 $131,458,558
18 Addison Teague $1,045,663,875 1 $1,045,663,875
19 Victoria Sampson $1,011,216,321 22 $45,964,378
20 Dave Whitehead $955,119,788 1 $955,119,788
21 David E. Stone $947,755,661 5 $189,551,132
22 Scott Wolf $947,089,864 2 $473,544,932
23 Michael J. Benavente $933,278,149 10 $93,327,815
24 Teresa Eckton $913,283,724 6 $152,213,954
25 Frank Howard $865,033,793 4 $216,258,448
26 Tom Myers $848,998,877 1 $848,998,877
27 Robert R. Rutledge $786,598,007 1 $786,598,007
28 Gene Corso $786,598,007 1 $786,598,007
29 Tony Lamberti $768,201,704 2 $384,100,852
30 Suhail Kafity $757,239,808 5 $151,447,962
31 Mark Dejczakiwskyj $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
32 Dino DiMuro $738,397,547 5 $147,679,509
33 Warren Hamilton, Jr. $734,370,884 11 $66,760,989
34 F. Hudson Miller $732,350,765 4 $183,087,691
35 Bryan Bowen $725,851,355 2 $362,925,678
36 Jeremy Gordon $715,716,107 5 $143,143,221
37 Niv Adiri $695,941,797 1 $695,941,797
38 Beth Sterner $693,539,908 3 $231,179,969
39 Rick Franklin $691,338,456 4 $172,834,614
40 Larry Mann $685,349,400 5 $137,069,880
41 Marshall Winn $680,409,898 5 $136,081,980
42 Christopher S. Capp $677,923,379 1 $677,923,379
43 Nils C. Jensen $676,356,225 6 $112,726,038
44 Paul Bruce Richardson $667,800,000 2 $333,900,000
45 Colin Mouat $645,387,000 3 $215,129,000
46 Andy Kopetzky $642,457,592 4 $160,614,398
47 Julie Feiner $638,996,036 4 $159,749,009
48 Virginia Cook-McGowan $625,239,558 6 $104,206,593
49 Kevin R.W. Murray $612,609,104 2 $306,304,552
50 Gary Mundheim $589,379,022 3 $196,459,674
51 Peter F. Kurland $587,790,539 1 $587,790,539
52 Piero Mura $586,570,170 4 $146,642,543
53 Eric Lindemann $585,103,735 2 $292,551,868
54 Peter Zinda $573,764,187 2 $286,882,094
55 Michael Kamper $573,764,187 2 $286,882,094
56 Mike Chock $564,625,282 4 $141,156,321
57 Julia Evershade $555,297,100 3 $185,099,033
58 Glenn T. Morgan $553,579,553 3 $184,526,518
59 Mike Hopkins $550,517,357 1 $550,517,357
60 Geoffrey G. Rubay $549,588,516 1 $549,588,516
61 Lenny Geschke $541,779,685 3 $180,593,228
62 Jed Loughran $534,551,353 1 $534,551,353
63 Tom Sayers $534,551,353 1 $534,551,353
64 Samir Foco $534,551,353 1 $534,551,353
65 Bonnie Koehler $534,171,960 1 $534,171,960
66 Richard Burrow $534,171,960 1 $534,171,960
67 Midge Costin $531,850,765 3 $177,283,588
68 Doug Jackson $507,375,708 3 $169,125,236
69 Gary Krivacek $505,969,965 3 $168,656,655
70 Charles W. Ritter $487,048,798 4 $121,762,200
71 Jimmy Ling $468,885,751 3 $156,295,250
72 Patricio Libenson $466,562,144 3 $155,520,715
73 Randy Kelley $466,211,463 6 $77,701,911
74 Christopher Assells $456,390,621 4 $114,097,655
75 John Kwiatkowski $452,223,187 5 $90,444,637
76 Jeffrey Rosen $448,372,899 2 $224,186,450
77 Steve Mann $435,951,344 5 $87,190,269
78 John O. Wilde $435,146,985 2 $217,573,493
79 Robert Fitzgerald $432,645,872 1 $432,645,872
80 Ethan Van der Ryn $429,704,782 2 $214,852,391
81 Howard Gindoff $424,200,000 1 $424,200,000
82 Bruce Stubblefield $424,200,000 1 $424,200,000
83 Ed Fassl $424,200,000 1 $424,200,000
84 Linda Moss $424,200,000 1 $424,200,000
85 Wylie Stateman $422,238,375 3 $140,746,125
86 Hal Sanders $421,445,411 2 $210,722,706
87 Elliott L. Koretz $419,215,407 3 $139,738,469
88 Dawn Gough $416,197,059 1 $416,197,059
89 Pernell L. Salinas $413,262,564 2 $206,631,282
90 Jeff Wilhoit $412,800,000 1 $412,800,000
91 John Phillips $412,800,000 1 $412,800,000
92 Pieter Hubbard $412,800,000 1 $412,800,000
93 John A Larsen $412,800,000 1 $412,800,000
94 Eddy Joseph $411,348,924 1 $411,348,924
95 Pat Gilbert $411,348,924 1 $411,348,924
96 Derek Trigg $411,348,924 1 $411,348,924
97 David Sharpe $411,348,924 1 $411,348,924
98 Lenny Green $411,348,924 1 $411,348,924
99 Paula Connor $411,348,924 1 $411,348,924
100 Donald Flick $406,261,246 5 $81,252,249

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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