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Top Grossing Supervising Sound Editor at the Worldwide Box OfficeBETA


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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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Christopher Boyes
Best known as a Re-recording Mixer based on credits in that role in 41 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avatar ($2,783,918,982 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 ($963,901,123 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 21 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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Dennis Leonard
Best known as a Supervising Sound Editor based on credits in that role in 15 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Minions ($1,167,245,366 in 2015), Despicable Me 3 ($1,032,133,106 in 2017), Shrek 2 ($937,008,132 in 2004), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($896,911,078 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($878,979,634 in 2002), The Secret Life of Pets ($875,952,759 in 2016), Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted ($746,921,271 in 2012), Sing ($634,287,740 in 2016), Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa ($599,516,844 in 2008), Disney's A Christmas Carol ($315,709,697 in 2009)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Christopher Boyes $10,282,721,570 12 $856,893,464
2 Ethan Van der Ryn $9,643,697,123 21 $459,223,673
3 Dennis Leonard $8,925,550,833 15 $595,036,722
4 Richard King $8,328,557,970 27 $308,465,110
5 Wylie Stateman $7,392,692,960 39 $189,556,230
6 Erik Aadahl $7,348,411,020 15 $489,894,068
7 Per Hallberg $7,324,105,286 28 $261,575,189
8 Shannon Mills $6,935,381,306 10 $693,538,131
9 Matthew Wood $6,876,340,617 12 $573,028,385
10 George Watters II $6,806,828,734 20 $340,341,437
11 Gwendolyn Yates Whittle $6,486,974,666 14 $463,355,333
12 Frank Eulner $6,352,195,156 15 $423,479,677
13 John A Larsen $5,796,242,182 18 $322,013,455
14 Skip Lievsay $5,639,706,138 27 $208,878,005
15 James Mather $5,451,561,983 13 $419,350,922
16 Randy Thom $5,110,057,669 11 $464,550,697
17 Tim Chau $5,104,930,407 51 $100,096,675
18 Richard Hymns $4,903,261,377 21 $233,488,637
19 Ben Burtt $4,577,159,668 7 $653,879,953
20 Alan Robert Murray $4,180,491,045 30 $139,349,702
21 Mark P. Stoeckinger $4,075,399,553 18 $226,411,086
22 Karen Baker Landers $3,983,007,650 22 $181,045,802
23 Paul N. J. Ottosson $3,779,040,672 10 $377,904,067
24 Charles L. Campbell $3,660,106,010 18 $203,339,223
25 Michael Silvers $3,561,167,164 9 $395,685,240
26 Craig Henighan $3,508,872,847 16 $219,304,553
27 Dane A. Davis $3,493,856,827 17 $205,520,990
28 Glenn Freemantle $3,398,725,290 19 $178,880,278
29 Elmo Weber $3,257,906,869 22 $148,086,676
30 Eddy Joseph $3,134,541,132 12 $261,211,761
31 Addison Teague $2,992,314,266 5 $598,462,853
32 Bub Asman $2,977,202,496 18 $165,400,139
33 Philip Stockton $2,958,745,746 16 $184,921,609
34 David Acord $2,934,614,984 2 $1,467,307,492
35 Dennis Drummond $2,832,670,652 18 $157,370,592
36 Al Nelson $2,818,428,715 5 $563,685,743
37 Craig Berkey $2,778,593,137 10 $277,859,314
38 Mark Mangini $2,752,221,296 17 $161,895,370
39 Oliver Tarney $2,730,247,959 12 $227,520,663
40 Michael Hilkene $2,676,682,000 14 $191,191,571
41 Andrew DeCristofaro $2,583,524,463 20 $129,176,223
42 Tim Nielsen $2,500,162,190 5 $500,032,438
43 Geoffrey G. Rubay $2,424,306,644 11 $220,391,513
44 Daniel Laurie $2,387,044,432 3 $795,681,477
45 David Evans $2,311,035,099 8 $288,879,387
46 Richard L. Anderson $2,310,998,070 19 $121,631,477
47 Ron Bochar $2,289,578,636 19 $120,504,139
48 Odin Benitez $2,283,260,640 10 $228,326,064
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 $2,243,301,794 8 $280,412,724
52 Brent Burge $2,222,834,522 4 $555,708,631
53 Mark Ulano $2,208,307,310 1 $2,208,307,310
54 Chic Ciccolini $2,084,218,610 10 $208,421,861
55 Mike Wilhoit $1,969,619,572 19 $103,664,188
56 Mark Stoeckinger $1,938,752,921 8 $242,344,115
57 Mildred Iatrou $1,904,532,397 12 $158,711,033
58 Will Files $1,899,967,814 4 $474,991,954
59 Paul Urmson $1,857,843,603 17 $109,284,918
60 Steve Boeddeker $1,785,275,803 5 $357,055,161
61 Becky Sullivan $1,751,181,258 12 $145,931,772
62 Tom Bellfort $1,739,542,315 6 $289,923,719
63 Kami Asgar $1,715,447,610 16 $107,215,476
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 $1,564,185,510 38 $41,162,777
71 Karen M. Baker $1,562,808,411 5 $312,561,682
72 George Anderson $1,555,440,216 13 $119,649,247
73 Jonathan Null $1,502,213,613 4 $375,553,403
74 Robert L. Sephton $1,463,852,155 7 $209,121,736
75 Larry Blake $1,429,261,837 9 $158,806,871
76 Gloria S. Borders $1,393,452,513 6 $232,242,086
77 J. Paul Huntsman $1,385,118,963 10 $138,511,896
78 Gregory King $1,381,609,353 12 $115,134,113
79 Bruce Stambler $1,370,551,063 10 $137,055,106
80 Victor Ray Ennis $1,361,470,071 6 $226,911,679
81 Martin Evans $1,308,012,466 7 $186,858,924
82 Sean McCormack $1,280,164,161 14 $91,440,297
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 $1,204,661,817 11 $109,514,711
86 Peter Brown $1,195,087,455 3 $398,362,485
87 Jeremy Peirson $1,165,069,414 4 $291,267,354
88 Michael Babcock $1,154,820,878 10 $115,482,088
89 Donald Sylvester $1,134,505,112 6 $189,084,185
90 Kelly Oxford $1,127,541,523 8 $140,942,690
91 Tom Myers $1,117,200,033 3 $372,400,011
92 Cecelia Hall $1,092,641,263 5 $218,528,253
93 Jim Brookshire $1,082,016,429 3 $360,672,143
94 Jason George $1,069,386,663 5 $213,877,333
95 Jason Canovas $1,058,549,543 2 $529,274,772
96 Elliott L. Koretz $1,044,327,006 9 $116,036,334
97 Michael O'Farrell $1,031,856,428 12 $85,988,036
98 Per Halberg $1,017,841,434 5 $203,568,287
99 Ai-Ling Lee $1,010,903,233 5 $202,180,647
100 Wayne Lemmer $1,007,873,164 3 $335,957,721

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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