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Top Grossing Sound Effects Editor at the Worldwide Box OfficeBETA


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This list shows the highest grossing Sound Effects 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: Skyfall ($1,110,526,981 in 2012), The Bourne Ultimatum ($442,161,562 in 2007), Pacific Rim ($411,002,906 in 2013), Hannibal ($350,100,280 in 2001), The Proposal ($314,709,717 in 2009), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra ($302,469,017 in 2009), Van Helsing ($300,150,546 in 2004), The Bourne Legacy ($280,355,920 in 2012), American Gangster ($267,985,456 in 2007), Green Lantern ($219,535,492 in 2011)

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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: The Fate of the Furious ($1,236,365,720 in 2017), The Revenant ($532,950,503 in 2015), Django Unchained ($449,948,323 in 2012), Warcraft ($433,125,655 in 2016), Fast & Furious ($363,064,265 in 2009), The Fugitive ($353,715,317 in 1993), The Divergent Series: Insurgent ($295,279,072 in 2015), Jerry Maguire ($274,000,000 in 1996), 2 Fast 2 Furious ($236,410,607 in 2003), World Trade Center ($163,295,654 in 2006)

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Teresa Eckton
Best known as a Sound Effects Editor based on credits in that role in 15 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace ($1,027,044,677 in 1999), Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith ($848,998,877 in 2005), Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones ($656,695,615 in 2002), Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi ($572,705,079 in 1983), Terminator 2: Judgment Day ($515,419,827 in 1991), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade ($474,171,806 in 1989), Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom ($333,080,271 in 1984), Casper ($282,300,000 in 1995), Jumanji ($262,758,310 in 1995), Contact ($165,900,000 in 1997)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Dan Hegeman $8,720,166,623 69 $126,379,226
2 Hector Gika $5,726,686,990 33 $173,535,969
3 Teresa Eckton $5,504,243,286 15 $366,949,552
4 Ken Fischer $5,468,533,788 19 $287,817,568
5 Mac Smith $3,529,004,446 7 $504,143,492
6 Christopher Assells $3,273,247,719 21 $155,868,939
7 Pascal Garneau $3,233,841,773 7 $461,977,396
8 Scott Guitteau $3,212,651,231 8 $401,581,404
9 Charles Maynes $3,189,763,358 43 $74,180,543
10 Dino DiMuro $3,060,706,588 13 $235,438,968
11 Luke Dunn Gielmuda $3,029,854,210 6 $504,975,702
12 Jeremy Bowker $2,991,532,578 5 $598,306,516
13 Andy Kennedy $2,981,394,985 5 $596,278,997
14 Bruce Tanis $2,895,204,663 23 $125,878,464
15 Benjamin A. Burtt $2,611,079,435 3 $870,359,812
16 Steve Mann $2,594,500,598 22 $117,931,845
17 Ann Scibelli $2,507,647,756 9 $278,627,528
18 Jay Wilkinson $2,470,326,340 12 $205,860,528
19 Jason King $2,438,085,664 19 $128,320,298
20 J.R. Grubbs $2,285,755,050 12 $190,479,588
21 Josh Gold $2,267,716,645 3 $755,905,548
22 Adam Kopald $2,225,937,318 12 $185,494,777
23 David Hughes $2,080,462,963 9 $231,162,551
24 Stephen P. Robinson $2,053,374,467 7 $293,339,210
25 David Chrastka $2,047,616,873 3 $682,538,958
26 Alan Rankin $2,038,260,846 8 $254,782,606
27 Greg ten Bosch $1,894,172,316 8 $236,771,540
28 Tim Holland $1,885,337,922 5 $377,067,584
29 Glynna Grimala $1,879,812,949 2 $939,906,475
30 Robert Shoup $1,840,577,802 10 $184,057,780
31 James Harrison $1,813,060,307 6 $302,176,718
32 Mark Larry $1,774,928,352 8 $221,866,044
33 Tim Walston $1,770,439,930 9 $196,715,548
34 Paul Berolzheimer $1,744,361,901 6 $290,726,984
35 Martin Cantwell $1,738,945,418 6 $289,824,236
36 Dino R. Dimuro $1,713,429,704 13 $131,802,285
37 Jed Loughran $1,651,273,225 5 $330,254,645
38 Jon Title $1,595,636,723 8 $199,454,590
39 Randy Kelley $1,593,868,226 14 $113,847,730
40 David C. Hughes $1,535,477,569 7 $219,353,938
41 Nia Hansen $1,531,892,965 2 $765,946,483
42 Kyrsten Mate $1,525,180,135 8 $190,647,517
43 Samir Foco $1,517,881,178 2 $758,940,589
44 Larry Oatfield $1,505,954,821 6 $250,992,470
45 P.K. Hooker $1,451,208,790 4 $362,802,198
46 Scott Wolfs $1,443,546,727 3 $481,182,242
47 Ethan Van der Ryn $1,414,364,713 6 $235,727,452
48 Michael Mitchell $1,392,214,506 5 $278,442,901
49 Christopher Scarabosio $1,379,737,229 5 $275,947,446
50 Dustin Cawood $1,371,573,559 3 $457,191,186
51 Doug Jackson $1,370,753,762 13 $105,442,597
52 Ai-Ling Lee $1,331,096,931 9 $147,899,659
53 Jamie Hardt $1,320,829,414 7 $188,689,916
54 Ben Burtt $1,320,769,967 2 $660,384,984
55 Ben Meechan $1,316,867,336 4 $329,216,834
56 Randy Torres $1,294,775,344 4 $323,693,836
57 Samuel C. Crutcher $1,281,232,707 6 $213,538,785
58 David Grimaldi $1,257,316,873 5 $251,463,375
59 Suhail Kafity $1,252,939,731 9 $139,215,526
60 Michael Payne $1,250,229,380 11 $113,657,216
61 Peter Staubli $1,238,562,326 9 $137,618,036
62 Richard Hymns $1,229,821,716 2 $614,910,858
63 John Marquis $1,224,174,909 3 $408,058,303
64 Glenn Hoskinson $1,218,066,585 9 $135,340,732
65 Frank Eulner $1,203,718,276 6 $200,619,713
66 Phil Barrie $1,198,605,003 4 $299,651,251
67 Ryan Collins $1,189,457,439 10 $118,945,744
68 John Joseph Thomas $1,187,349,682 15 $79,156,645
69 David E. Stone $1,177,342,189 5 $235,468,438
70 Michael W. Mitchell $1,160,288,881 7 $165,755,554
71 Hayden Collow $1,153,443,991 3 $384,481,330
72 John Dunn $1,151,671,503 5 $230,334,301
73 Wyatt Sprague $1,138,501,466 12 $94,875,122
74 Donald L. Warner, Jr. $1,130,074,911 6 $188,345,819
75 Douglas Murray $1,128,527,204 3 $376,175,735
76 Kris Fenske $1,124,105,163 3 $374,701,721
77 Cindy Marty $1,092,529,168 5 $218,505,834
78 Fabian Sanjurjo $1,085,585,088 5 $217,117,018
79 Al Nelson $1,071,889,023 4 $267,972,256
80 Justin Webster $1,058,549,543 2 $529,274,772
81 Nigel Christensen $1,054,720,439 4 $263,680,110
82 Gary Krivacek $1,049,259,082 10 $104,925,908
83 Terry Eckton $1,038,812,584 1 $1,038,812,584
84 Kim Secrist $1,038,741,481 10 $103,874,148
85 Roland N. Thai $1,036,924,369 5 $207,384,874
86 Andre Zweers $1,032,133,106 1 $1,032,133,106
87 Oliver Tarney $1,017,151,599 3 $339,050,533
88 D. Chris Smith $1,012,253,184 4 $253,063,296
89 Bernard Weiser $1,010,413,811 8 $126,301,726
90 Daniel Hegeman $991,452,302 4 $247,863,076
91 Jay Nierenberg $971,877,092 4 $242,969,273
92 Jeff Sawyer $967,340,281 10 $96,734,028
93 Alistair Hawkins $937,599,006 3 $312,533,002
94 Piero Mura $928,600,671 10 $92,860,067
95 Jon Olive $896,911,078 1 $896,911,078
96 Chuck Michael $891,777,702 7 $127,396,815
97 Bruce Lacey $888,623,842 2 $444,311,921
98 Geoffrey G. Rubay $887,194,376 6 $147,865,729
99 Christian Schaaning $881,498,289 3 $293,832,763
100 Theresa Eckton $879,765,137 1 $879,765,137

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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