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Michael Kamen

Best known as a Composer based on credits in that role in 52 films, with $3,845,918,888 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #31)
Best-known technical roles: X-Men (Composer), 101 Dalmatians (Composer), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (Composer), Die Hard: With a Vengeance (Composer), Mr. Holland’s Opus (Composer)
Most productive collaborators: Stephen Herek, Glenn Close, Tim Chau, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesComposer52$2,103,070,280$1,742,848,608$3,845,918,888
Song Writer1$165,493,908$225,006,092$390,500,000
Additional Music1$22,032,635$0$22,032,635

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Composer at the Domestic Box Office 28 $2,103,070,280
Top Grossing Composer at the International Box Office 36 $1,742,848,608
Top Grossing Composer at the Worldwide Box Office 31 $3,845,918,888

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
9/24/2004 First Daughter Composer $9,055,010 $1,364,074 $10,419,084
2/20/2004 Against the Ropes Composer $5,881,504 $548,361 $6,429,865
8/15/2003 Open Range Composer $58,331,254 $10,282,738 $68,613,992
7/14/2000 X-Men Composer $157,299,717 $139,572,650 $296,872,367
4/28/2000 Frequency Composer $44,983,704 $23,095,967 $68,079,671
8/4/1999 The Iron Giant Composer $23,159,305 $8,174,612 $31,333,917
10/2/1998 What Dreams May Come Composer $55,485,043 $16,000,000 $71,485,043
7/10/1998 Lethal Weapon 4 Composer $130,444,603 $154,955,397 $285,400,000
12/24/1997 The Winter Guest Composer $870,290 $0 $870,290
8/15/1997 Event Horizon Composer $26,673,242 $0 $26,673,242
4/4/1997 Inventing the Abbotts Composer $5,926,128 $0 $5,926,128
11/27/1996 101 Dalmatians Composer $136,189,294 $168,010,706 $304,200,000
8/9/1996 Jack Composer $58,617,334 $0 $58,617,334
7/26/1996 Stonewall Composer $304,602 $0 $304,602
12/29/1995 Mr. Holland’s Opus Composer $82,582,604 $23,700,000 $106,282,604
5/19/1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance Composer $100,012,499 $266,089,167 $366,101,666
4/7/1995 Don Juan DeMarco Music by,
Words and Music 
$22,032,635 $0 $22,032,635
3/15/1995 Circle of Friends Composer $23,389,975 $0 $23,389,975
11/12/1993 The Three Musketeers Composer $53,661,805 $0 $53,661,805
6/18/1993 Last Action Hero Composer $50,016,394 $87,282,095 $137,298,489
4/30/1993 Splitting Heirs Composer $3,246,063 $0 $3,246,063
5/15/1992 Lethal Weapon 3 Composer $144,731,527 $174,968,473 $319,700,000
1/31/1992 Shining Through Composer $21,733,781 $0 $21,733,781
12/13/1991 The Last Boy Scout Composer $59,509,925 $0 $59,509,925
9/6/1991 Company Business Composer $1,270,483 $0 $1,270,483
6/14/1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Composer,
Song Writer 
$165,493,908 $225,006,092 $390,500,000
5/24/1991 Hudson Hawk Composer $17,218,916 $0 $17,218,916
2/15/1991 Nothing But Trouble Composer $8,479,793 $0 $8,479,793
11/9/1990 The Krays Composer $2,035,562 $0 $2,035,562
7/3/1990 Die Hard 2 Composer $117,323,878 $122,490,147 $239,814,025
7/14/1989 Licence to Kill Composer $34,667,015 $121,500,000 $156,167,015
7/7/1989 Lethal Weapon 2 Composer $147,253,986 $80,046,014 $227,300,000
6/2/1989 Renegades Composer $9,015,164 $0 $9,015,164
5/19/1989 Road House Composer $30,050,028 $0 $30,050,028
5/19/1989 For Queen and Country Composer $191,051 $0 $191,051
3/31/1989 Crusoe Composer $315,421 $0 $315,421
3/24/1989 Dead Bang Composer $6,935,216 $0 $6,935,216
3/10/1989 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Composer $8,040,008 $0 $8,040,008
1/1/1989 Rooftops Composer $2,043,889 $0 $2,043,889
7/15/1988 Die Hard Composer $81,350,242 $57,759,104 $139,109,346
2/12/1988 Action Jackson Composer $20,257,000 $0 $20,257,000
12/31/1987 Rita, Sue and Bob Too Composer $124,167 $0 $124,167
10/23/1987 Suspect Composer $18,782,400 $0 $18,782,400
10/9/1987 Someone to Watch Over Me Composer $10,278,549 $0 $10,278,549
7/3/1987 Adventures in Babysitting Composer $33,790,923 $0 $33,790,923
3/6/1987 Lethal Weapon Composer $65,192,350 $55,000,000 $120,192,350
8/29/1986 Shanghai Surprise Composer $2,315,000 $0 $2,315,000
6/13/1986 Mona Lisa Composer $5,794,000 $0 $5,794,000
3/7/1986 Highlander Composer $5,900,000 $7,000,000 $12,900,000
12/18/1985 Brazil Composer $9,929,135 $3,011 $9,932,146
10/21/1983 The Dead Zone Composer $20,766,000 $0 $20,766,000
1/29/1982 Venom Composer $4,117,958 $0 $4,117,958
Movies: 52Totals:$2,103,070,280$1,742,848,608$3,845,918,888
  Averages:$40,443,659$33,516,319$73,959,979



Latest Ranking on All Technical Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Composer at the Domestic Box Office 28 $2,103,070,280
Top Grossing Composer at the International Box Office 36 $1,742,848,608
Top Grossing Composer at the Worldwide Box Office 31 $3,845,918,888


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