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Ken Ralston

Best known as a Visual Effects Supervisor based on credits in that role in 10 films, with $4,204,644,891 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #15)
Best-known technical roles: Alice in Wonderland (Visual Effects Supervisor), Men in Black 3 (Visual Effects Supervisor), The Polar Express (Visual Effects Supervisor), Cast Away (Visual Effects Supervisor), Forrest Gump (Visual Effects Supervisor)
Most productive collaborators: Tom Hanks, Robert Zemeckis, William B. Kaplan, Peter Tobyansen, Johnny Depp

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary

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Box Office
Box Office
In Technical RolesVisual Effects Supervisor10$1,861,713,255$2,342,931,636$4,204,644,891
Visual Effects Designer1$309,205,079$263,500,000$572,705,079
Visual Effects Producer1$119,920,129$231,700,000$351,620,129
Special Effects Supervisor1$118,450,002$213,549,998$332,000,000
Second Unit Director1$58,422,650$90,600,000$149,022,650

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists

Top Grossing Visual Effects Supervisor at the Domestic Box Office 7 $1,861,713,255
Top Grossing Visual Effects Supervisor at the International Box Office 19 $2,342,931,636
Top Grossing Visual Effects Supervisor at the Worldwide Box Office 15 $4,204,644,891

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

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5/25/2012 Men in Black 3 Visual Effects Super… $179,020,854 $475,192,631 $654,213,485
3/5/2010 Alice in Wonderland Visual Effects Super… $334,191,110 $691,300,000 $1,025,491,110
11/10/2004 The Polar Express Senior Visual Effect… $306,949,909 $124,140,582 $431,090,491
12/22/2000 Cast Away Visual Effects Super… $233,632,142 $193,598,374 $427,230,516
7/11/1997 Contact Visual Effects Super… $100,920,329 $64,979,671 $165,900,000
7/29/1994 The Mask Visual Effects Consu… $119,920,129 $231,700,000 $351,620,129
7/6/1994 Forrest Gump Visual Effects Super… $330,151,138 $349,699,499 $679,850,637
7/31/1992 Death Becomes Her Second Unit Director,
Visual Effects Super… 
$58,422,650 $90,600,000 $149,022,650
5/24/1990 Back to the Future Part III Visual Effects Super… $88,055,283 $156,033,371 $244,088,654
11/22/1989 Back to the Future Part II Special Effects Supe… $118,450,002 $213,549,998 $332,000,000
6/22/1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Visual Effects Super… $154,112,492 $197,387,508 $351,500,000
6/21/1985 Cocoon Visual Effects Super… $76,257,348 $0 $76,257,348
5/25/1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the… Visual Effects Designer $309,205,079 $263,500,000 $572,705,079
Movies: 13Totals:$2,409,288,465$3,051,681,634$5,460,970,099