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Randy Thom

Randy Thom started his career in radio and music recording before making the transition to film in 1975, when he was hired on Apocalypse Now (1979) as a sound effects recordist. Since then, Thom has worked in a wide variety of creative capacities within the sound department in over seventy five films. For example, in addition to being the music ... See full bio »

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The Revenant
The Revenant Sound Department
The Incredibles
The Incredibles Sound Department
How to Train Your Dragon 2
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The Right Stuff
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 2019 How to Train Your Dragon 3 (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer) / (supervising sound editor) (pre-production)
 2018 State Like Sleep (sound design consultant) (post-production)
 2017 Ferdinand (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2017 Despicable Me 3 (re-recording mixer)
 2016 Allied (Re-Recording Mixer) / (sound designer: supervising) / (supervising sound editor)
 2016 Pete's Dragon (additional sound designer)
 2016 Ice Age: Collision Course (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015 The Revenant (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound) / (supervising sound editing and design: Skywalker Sound)
 2015 The Peanuts Movie (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015/II The Walk (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2015 Crimson Peak (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Zhuo yao ji (sound designer: for Monster Creatures)
 2015 Mandorla (additional sound design)
 2015/II Home (supervising sound designer)
 2014 Earth to Echo (sound designer)
 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Rio 2 (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer)
 2013 Free Birds (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2013 After Earth (sound designer)
 2013 Epic (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2013 The Croods (ADR group - as Randall Thom) / (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited) / (voice design by: Sandy)
 2012/I Flight (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2012 Not Fade Away (sound consultant)
 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2012 The Lorax (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2012 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (sound designer)
 2011 Rio (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2011 Mars Needs Moms (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2010 The Last Airbender (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Despicable Me (sound design consultant)
 2010 How to Train Your Dragon (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer)
 2009 A Christmas Carol (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer)
 2009 Coraline (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2008 Bolt (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (sound designer)
 2008 Sukai kurora (Sound Design by)
 2008 Kôkaku kidôtai 2.0 (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2008 Horton Hears a Who! (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Beowulf (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer: supervising)
 2007 Bee Movie (sound designer)
 2007 Enchanted (sound designer & supervising sound editor) / (sound re-recording mixer)
 2007 The Simpsons Movie (sound: design) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2007 Ratatouille (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2006 Eragon (sound designer & supervising sound editor) / (sound re-recording mixer)
 2006 Arthur and the Invisibles (sound designer - uncredited)
 2006 Lady in the Water (additional sound effects - uncredited)
 2006 Monster House (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited) / (supervising sound mixer)
 2006 Over the Hedge (sound mixing)
 2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown (sound designer) / (sound mixing) / (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (sound designer & supervising sound editor)
 2005 War of the Worlds (additional sound design)
 2004 The Incredibles (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2004 The Polar Express (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2004 Shrek 2 (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2004/I Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (sound designer)
 2003 Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound designer)
 2003 Darkness Falls (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Sound Designer & Supervisor - as David Randall Thom) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2002 Windtalkers (re-recording sound mixer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2001 Osmosis Jones (sound designer)
 2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2001 Avalon (Re-recording Mixer: Skywalker Sound) / (sound designer: Skywalker Sound)
 2000 Cast Away (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 2000 What Lies Beneath (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 2000 Reindeer Games (sound: design)
 1999 Bicentennial Man (rerecording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1999 Snow Falling on Cedars (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound)
 1999 In Too Deep (additional sound design)
 1999 The Iron Giant (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 1999 Arlington Road (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1999 Forces of Nature (sound designer)
 1998 Stepmom (re-recording mixer)
 1997 Starship Troopers (sound designer)
 1997 Contact (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1997 Mimic (sound: design)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1996 Chain Reaction (rerecording mixer - uncredited) / (sound designer)
 1996 The Frighteners (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1995 Jumanji (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1995 Nine Months (sound: design)
 1995 Species (re-recording mixer)
 1994 Disclosure (re-recording mixer)
 1994 Miracle on 34th Street (rerecording mixer) / (sound: design)
 1994 Forrest Gump (re-recording mixer) / (sound: design) / (sound effects recordist - uncredited) / (sound supervisor - uncredited)
 1993 The Nutcracker (re-recording mixer) / (sound: design)
 1993 The Saint of Fort Washington (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer: (uncredited? - uncredited)
 1993 Siu nin Wong Fei Hung chi: Tit ma lau (re-recording mixer: 2001 re-release)
 1993 House of Cards (ReRecording Mixer) / (sound designer)
 1993 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (additional audio)
 1991 The Dark Wind (sound designer)
 1991 Backdraft (Re-Recording Mixer)
 1990 Cold Dog Soup (Supervising Re-recording Mixer)
 1990 Wild at Heart (rerecording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1990 Cry-Baby (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound South)
 1989 Always (foley artist) / (re-recording mixer)
 1989 Romero (Re-Recording Mixer)
 1988 Tucker: The Man and His Dream (re-recording mixer)
 1988 Colors (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1988 The Couch Trip (re-recording mixer)
 1987 Spaceballs (rerecording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1987 Gardens of Stone (Re-Recording Mixer)
 1986 Howard the Duck (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1985 Latino (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor: (uncredited? - uncredited)
 1985 The Mean Season (re-recording mixer)
 1984 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (additional sound effects)
 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (re-recording mixer)
 1983 The Right Stuff (re-recording mixer) / (sound effects recordist - uncredited)
 1983 Rumble Fish (production sound mixer - uncredited) / (sound effects recordist) / (sound recordist)
 1983 Never Cry Wolf (sound mixer)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (Re-Recording Mixer: music) / (production sound: mixer, U.S.)
 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark (sound effects - uncredited)
 1980 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (sound effects recording)
 1979 Apocalypse Now (post production recordist) / (sound effects recordist - uncredited)
Show Show Sound department: Short (11 credits)
Show Show Sound department: Documentary (8 credits)
Show Show Sound department: TV (6 credits)
Show Show Sound department: Video Game (3 credits)
Show Show Actor: Movie (8 credits)
Show Show Art department: Movie (1 credit)
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Show Show Self: TV (6 credits)
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Alternate Names:

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