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Joel Harlow

Best known as a Make-up and Hair Designer based on credits in that role in 4 films, with $880,111,967 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #88)
Best-known technical roles: Angels & Demons (Make-up and Hair Designer), The Lone Ranger (Make-up and Hair Designer), The Lone Ranger (Special Make-up Effects), Black Mass (Make-up and Hair Designer), Jersey Boys (Special Make-up Effects)
Most productive collaborators: Johnny Depp, W. Earl Brown, Gore Verbinski, Armie Hammer, Justin Haythe

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Career Summary

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
In Technical RolesMake-up and Hair Designer4$292,949,773$587,162,194$880,111,967
Special Make-up Effects3$161,544,178$203,860,517$365,404,695

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists

Top Grossing Make-up and Hair Designer at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 150 $292,949,773
Top Grossing Make-up and Hair Designer at the International Box Office 64 $587,162,194
Top Grossing Make-up and Hair Designer at the Worldwide Box Office 88 $880,111,967

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

2016 - Awards Season - And the Oscar Goes to... La La Land Moonlight!

February 26th, 2017


It’s Oscar night and we were live blogging the show. Read on the the highlights of what turned out to be a crazy night. More...

2016 - Awards Season: Oscars - Nominations - Final Look

February 26th, 2017

La La Land

It’s Oscar night and we will be live blogging the show. Before that, let’s take a last look at the nominations with a few annotations. Nominees in italics are those that have received the most votes from our readers so far in our Oscar contest (which is open to new entries until noon, Pacific, today—enter now!). Bold films are those films I think will win. Meanwhile, those that are Underlined are those I want to win. Not all categories have underlined nominees, because not all categories have someone I’m cheering for, or because there are two nominees I couldn’t pick between. More...

2016 Awards Season: Oscar Nominations

January 24th, 2017

La La Land

The Oscar nominations were announced starting at 5:18 am Pacific time. Nothing is good that early in the morning. Worse still, it’s a boring year for nominations with very few surprises worth talking about, especially in the biggest categories. Leading the way was La La Land with 14 nominations, tying the record. More...

All Technical Credits

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
9/18/2015 Black Mass Make up $62,575,678 $36,262,194 $98,837,872
1/23/2015 Mortdecai Make up $7,696,134 $22,700,000 $30,396,134
6/20/2014 Jersey Boys Special Make-up Effects $47,047,013 $18,235,719 $65,282,732
7/2/2013 The Lone Ranger Makeup Dept. Head,
Special Make-up Effects 
$89,302,115 $170,700,000 $260,002,115
5/15/2009 Angels & Demons Key Makeup $133,375,846 $357,500,000 $490,875,846
2/27/2004 Twisted Creator $25,195,050 $14,924,798 $40,119,848
Movies: 6Totals:$365,191,836$620,322,711$985,514,547