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This list shows the highest grossing Supervising 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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Shannon Mills
Best known as a Sound Designer based on credits in that role in 19 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($2,009,673,709 in 2018), Captain America: Civil War ($1,153,304,495 in 2016), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides ($1,045,663,875 in 2011), Inside Out ($857,720,660 in 2015), Thor: Ragnarok ($850,650,283 in 2017), The Amazing Spider-Man ($757,890,267 in 2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($714,401,889 in 2014), Doctor Strange ($677,323,653 in 2016), Big Hero 6 ($652,127,828 in 2014), Thor: The Dark World ($644,602,516 in 2013)

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Christopher Boyes
Best known as a Re-recording Mixer based on credits in that role in 42 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avatar ($2,778,902,472 in 2009), The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($1,066,215,812 in 2006), The Jungle Book ($963,841,800 in 2016), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End ($963,420,425 in 2007), Guardians of the Galaxy ($771,051,335 in 2014), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl ($634,954,103 in 2003), Iron Man 2 ($621,156,389 in 2010), Pearl Harbor ($449,239,855 in 2001), Dinosaur ($356,148,063 in 2000)

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Ethan Van der Ryn
Best known as a Supervising Sound Editor based on credits in that role in 22 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Transformers: Dark of the Moon ($1,123,790,543 in 2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction ($1,104,039,076 in 2014), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring ($887,210,985 in 2001), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ($836,519,699 in 2009), Kung Fu Panda 2 ($664,837,547 in 2011), Kung Fu Panda ($631,910,531 in 2008), King Kong ($550,517,357 in 2005), World War Z ($531,514,650 in 2013), Kung Fu Panda 3 ($518,614,383 in 2016), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ($485,004,754 in 2014)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Shannon Mills $10,934,557,541 14 $781,039,824
2 Christopher Boyes $10,277,645,737 12 $856,470,478
3 Ethan Van der Ryn $9,932,957,246 22 $451,498,057
4 Matthew Wood $9,245,421,145 14 $660,387,225
5 Dennis Leonard $8,939,899,283 15 $595,993,286
6 Richard King $8,394,010,128 28 $299,786,076
7 Erik Aadahl $7,637,701,210 16 $477,356,326
8 Wylie Stateman $7,392,910,378 39 $189,561,805
9 Per Hallberg $7,324,105,286 28 $261,575,189
10 Gwendolyn Yates Whittle $6,942,076,379 15 $462,805,092
11 George Watters II $6,806,828,734 20 $340,341,437
12 Frank Eulner $6,352,135,833 15 $423,475,722
13 Daniel Laurie $6,348,657,852 8 $793,582,232
14 John A Larsen $5,796,242,182 18 $322,013,455
15 Skip Lievsay $5,675,036,655 28 $202,679,881
16 Richard Hymns $5,482,935,235 22 $249,224,329
17 James Mather $5,451,561,983 13 $419,350,922
18 Tim Chau $5,124,615,013 51 $100,482,647
19 Randy Thom $5,110,057,670 11 $464,550,697
20 Ben Burtt $4,750,804,517 8 $593,850,565
21 Alan Robert Murray $4,247,072,486 31 $137,002,338
22 Mark P. Stoeckinger $4,071,747,965 18 $226,208,220
23 Karen Baker Landers $3,984,036,059 22 $181,092,548
24 Paul N. J. Ottosson $3,779,102,985 10 $377,910,299
25 Charles L. Campbell $3,660,106,010 18 $203,339,223
26 Glenn Freemantle $3,593,192,989 20 $179,659,649
27 Michael Silvers $3,561,167,164 9 $395,685,240
28 Craig Henighan $3,508,699,741 16 $219,293,734
29 Dane A. Davis $3,493,908,689 17 $205,524,041
30 Al Nelson $3,277,389,816 6 $546,231,636
31 Elmo Weber $3,258,538,392 22 $148,115,381
32 Eddy Joseph $3,134,541,132 12 $261,211,761
33 Addison Teague $2,992,501,732 5 $598,500,346
34 Bub Asman $2,977,202,496 18 $165,400,139
35 Philip Stockton $2,957,962,431 16 $184,872,652
36 David Acord $2,945,442,013 2 $1,472,721,007
37 Dennis Drummond $2,832,656,112 18 $157,369,784
38 Oliver Tarney $2,783,827,269 13 $214,140,559
39 Craig Berkey $2,778,726,563 10 $277,872,656
40 Mark Mangini $2,778,142,185 18 $154,341,233
41 Michael Hilkene $2,676,682,000 14 $191,191,571
42 Andrew DeCristofaro $2,583,524,463 20 $129,176,223
43 Tim Nielsen $2,502,559,240 5 $500,511,848
44 Geoffrey G. Rubay $2,424,329,113 11 $220,393,556
45 David Evans $2,311,035,099 8 $288,879,387
46 Richard L. Anderson $2,311,029,126 19 $121,633,112
47 Ron Bochar $2,294,861,299 19 $120,782,174
48 Odin Benitez $2,283,299,364 10 $228,329,936
49 Wayne Pashley $2,279,355,212 8 $284,919,402
50 Scott Hecker $2,243,455,376 8 $280,431,922
51 Eugene Gearty $2,242,573,406 8 $280,321,676
52 Brent Burge $2,222,834,522 4 $555,708,631
53 Mark Ulano $2,208,208,395 1 $2,208,208,395
54 Chic Ciccolini $2,084,218,610 10 $208,421,861
55 Mike Wilhoit $2,016,141,007 20 $100,807,050
56 Mark Stoeckinger $1,943,605,533 8 $242,950,692
57 Mildred Iatrou $1,902,313,972 12 $158,526,164
58 Will Files $1,900,159,589 4 $475,039,897
59 Paul Urmson $1,863,846,437 17 $109,638,026
60 Kami Asgar $1,795,409,158 17 $105,612,303
61 Steve Boeddeker $1,785,275,803 5 $357,055,161
62 Becky Sullivan $1,752,599,325 12 $146,049,944
63 Tom Bellfort $1,739,542,315 6 $289,923,719
64 Lon Bender $1,689,856,380 13 $129,988,952
65 John Leveque $1,662,859,007 10 $166,285,901
66 Louis L. Edemann $1,651,409,818 11 $150,128,165
67 Chris Ward $1,641,708,685 4 $410,427,171
68 Douglas Murray $1,590,154,557 5 $318,030,911
69 Michael J. Benavente $1,565,713,812 13 $120,439,524
70 Jon Johnson $1,564,431,250 38 $41,169,243
71 Karen M. Baker $1,562,808,411 5 $312,561,682
72 George Anderson $1,555,614,786 13 $119,662,676
73 Jonathan Null $1,502,213,614 4 $375,553,404
74 Robert L. Sephton $1,463,994,249 7 $209,142,036
75 Larry Blake $1,429,261,837 9 $158,806,871
76 Sean McCormack $1,411,708,949 16 $88,231,809
77 Gloria S. Borders $1,393,452,513 6 $232,242,086
78 J. Paul Huntsman $1,385,118,963 10 $138,511,896
79 Gregory King $1,381,609,353 12 $115,134,113
80 Bruce Stambler $1,370,551,063 10 $137,055,106
81 Victor Ray Ennis $1,363,364,136 6 $227,227,356
82 Martin Evans $1,307,808,404 7 $186,829,772
83 Michael Kirchberger $1,237,789,809 7 $176,827,116
84 Scott Martin Gershin $1,224,960,723 8 $153,120,090
85 Todd Toon $1,204,700,541 11 $109,518,231
86 Peter Brown $1,195,281,105 3 $398,427,035
87 Jeremy Peirson $1,165,639,140 4 $291,409,785
88 Michael Babcock $1,154,729,666 10 $115,472,967
89 Dominic Gibbs $1,137,244,403 7 $162,463,486
90 Donald Sylvester $1,134,505,112 6 $189,084,185
91 Kelly Oxford $1,127,541,523 8 $140,942,690
92 Tom Myers $1,122,494,978 3 $374,164,993
93 Cecelia Hall $1,092,641,263 5 $218,528,253
94 Jim Brookshire $1,082,070,435 3 $360,690,145
95 Jason George $1,069,386,663 5 $213,877,333
96 Jason Canovas $1,058,549,543 2 $529,274,772
97 Elliott L. Koretz $1,044,471,093 9 $116,052,344
98 Michael O'Farrell $1,031,846,916 12 $85,987,243
99 Per Halberg $1,017,841,434 5 $203,568,287
100 Ai-Ling Lee $1,008,684,808 5 $201,736,962

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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