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Howard Shore

Howard Shore
By Sam Santos, Canadian Film Centre [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Best known as a Composer based on credits in that role in 62 films, with $10,681,034,761 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #10)
Best-known technical roles: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Composer), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Composer), The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Composer), The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Composer), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Composer)
Most productive collaborators: Peter Jackson, Ian McKellen, Fran Walsh, Cate Blanchett, Philippa Boyens

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesComposer62$4,318,509,481$6,362,525,280$10,681,034,761

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Composer at the Domestic Box Office 10 $4,318,509,481
Top Grossing Composer at the International Box Office 10 $6,362,525,280
Top Grossing Composer at the Worldwide Box Office 10 $10,681,034,761

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.


All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/30/2016 Denial Composer $4,073,448 $2,954,421 $7,027,869
11/6/2015 Spotlight Composer $45,055,776 $47,161,953 $92,217,729
2/27/2015 Maps to the Stars Composer $350,741 $375,738 $726,479
12/17/2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the F… Composer $255,119,788 $700,000,000 $955,119,788
11/14/2014 Rosewater Composer $3,128,941 $39,917 $3,168,858
2/7/2014 Jimmy P. Composer $25,274 $0 $25,274
12/13/2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of S… Composer $258,366,855 $702,000,000 $960,366,855
12/14/2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Music Compsed, Orche… $303,003,568 $714,000,000 $1,017,003,568
11/23/2011 Hugo Composer $73,864,507 $106,183,277 $180,047,784
11/23/2011 A Dangerous Method Composer $5,702,083 $9,105,448 $14,807,531
6/30/2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Composer $300,531,751 $405,571,077 $706,102,828
9/14/2007 Eastern Promises Composer $17,181,265 $38,895,823 $56,077,088
3/23/2007 The Last Mimzy Composer $21,471,047 $6,048,647 $27,519,694
10/6/2006 The Departed Composer $132,384,315 $157,276,304 $289,660,619
9/23/2005 A History of Violence Composer $31,493,782 $29,984,015 $61,477,797
12/17/2004 The Aviator Composer $102,608,827 $105,762,065 $208,370,892
12/17/2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Retu… Composer $377,845,905 $763,557,436 $1,141,403,341
12/20/2002 Gangs of New York Composer $77,730,500 $105,394,121 $183,124,621
12/18/2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two … Composer $342,548,984 $592,150,661 $934,699,645
3/29/2002 Panic Room Composer $95,308,367 $101,000,000 $196,308,367
12/19/2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fell… Composer $315,544,750 $571,666,235 $887,210,985
7/13/2001 The Score Composer $71,069,884 $42,472,207 $113,542,091
10/20/2000 The Yards Composer $882,710 $1,400,000 $2,282,710
8/18/2000 The Cell Composer $61,280,963 $24,630,263 $85,911,226
3/31/2000 High Fidelity Composer $27,277,055 $20,604,608 $47,881,663
11/12/1999 Dogma Composer $30,651,422 $13,297,443 $43,948,865
4/23/1999 eXistenZ Composer $2,840,417 $0 $2,840,417
3/5/1999 Analyze This Composer $106,885,658 $70,000,000 $176,885,658
9/12/1997 The Game Composer $48,265,581 $32,104,389 $80,369,970
8/15/1997 Cop Land Composer $44,906,632 $18,800,000 $63,706,632
11/8/1996 Ransom Composer $136,492,681 $172,207,319 $308,700,000
10/11/1996 Looking for Richard Composer $1,266,417 $0 $1,266,417
10/4/1996 That Thing You Do! Composer $25,857,416 $8,700,000 $34,557,416
10/4/1996 Crash Composer $3,357,324 $0 $3,357,324
6/28/1996 Striptease Composer $33,109,743 $80,200,000 $113,309,743
4/26/1996 The Truth About Cats & Dogs Composer $34,084,531 $0 $34,084,531
2/23/1996 Before and After Composer $8,642,118 $0 $8,642,118
12/1/1995 White Man's Burden Composer $3,622,433 $0 $3,622,433
9/29/1995 Moonlight and Valentino Composer $2,459,766 $0 $2,459,766
9/22/1995 Se7en Composer $100,125,643 $228,000,000 $328,125,643
12/23/1994 Nobody's Fool Composer $39,453,238 $0 $39,453,238
9/30/1994 Ed Wood Music by $5,828,466 $0 $5,828,466
7/20/1994 The Client Composer $92,115,211 $25,500,000 $117,615,211
12/22/1993 Philadelphia Composer $77,324,422 $124,000,000 $201,324,422
11/24/1993 Mrs. Doubtfire Composer $219,195,051 $222,090,952 $441,286,003
10/1/1993 M. Butterfly Composer $1,498,795 $0 $1,498,795
6/4/1993 Guilty as Sin Composer $22,622,537 $0 $22,622,537
5/21/1993 Sliver Composer $36,280,867 $80,000,000 $116,280,867
8/14/1992 Single White Female Composer $48,017,402 $0 $48,017,402
7/10/1992 Prelude to a Kiss Composer $20,006,730 $2,690,961 $22,697,691
12/1/1991 Naked Lunch Composer $2,541,000 $0 $2,541,000
4/26/1991 A Kiss Before Dying Composer $14,769,755 $0 $14,769,755
8/31/1990 The Lemon Sisters Composer $3,399,773 $0 $3,399,773
12/8/1989 She-Devil Composer $15,351,421 $0 $15,351,421
10/6/1989 An Innocent Man Composer $19,397,847 $0 $19,397,847
9/23/1988 Dead Ringers Composer $9,134,733 $0 $9,134,733
6/3/1988 Big Composer $114,968,774 $36,700,000 $151,668,774
8/7/1987 Nadine Composer $5,669,831 $0 $5,669,831
8/15/1986 The Fly Composer $37,585,000 $0 $37,585,000
9/13/1985 After Hours Composer $10,609,321 $0 $10,609,321
2/4/1983 Videodrome Composer $2,120,439 $0 $2,120,439
1/1/1981 Scanners Composer $14,200,000 $0 $14,200,000
Movies: 62Totals:$4,318,509,481$6,362,525,280$10,681,034,761
  Averages:$69,653,379$102,621,375$172,274,754



Latest Ranking on All Technical Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Composer at the Domestic Box Office 10 $4,318,509,481
Top Grossing Composer at the International Box Office 10 $6,362,525,280
Top Grossing Composer at the Worldwide Box Office 10 $10,681,034,761


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