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Alexandre Desplat

Best known as a Composer based on credits in that role in 32 films, with $6,460,408,468 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #15)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II (Composer), The Twilight Saga: New Moon (Composer), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I (Composer), Godzilla (Composer), Argo (Composer)
Most productive collaborators: George Clooney, Bryan Cranston, Thomas Tull, Gareth Edwards, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

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  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesComposer32$2,554,102,135$3,906,306,333$6,460,408,468
Song Writer1$103,412,758$203,488,144$306,900,902

2014 Awards Season: Oscars - And the Winner is... Birdman for Best Picture

February 22nd, 2015

Birdman poster

The Oscar ceremony is tonight and we will be live-blogging the winners... assuming I don't get bored and wander away. On a serious note, while my job is all about movies and I love watching movies, I love paying attention to box office numbers, I even love Awards Season. I hate ceremonies. As per usual, here is the list of nominees marked according to predictions / wishes. Nominees in Bold are the ones predicted to win by our readers. If I predicted a different film, those are in Italics. Meanwhile, the nominees I want to win, but don't think will win, are Underlined. There are a few categories where the film I really think deserves the award were not even nominated, plus a few I don't have a real opinion on. More...

Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/3/2015 Suite française Composer-Bruno's The… $0 $0 $0
12/25/2014 Unbroken Composer $115,637,895 $47,639,147 $163,277,042
11/28/2014 The Imitation Game Composer $91,125,143 $116,500,000 $207,625,143
6/20/2014 La Venus a la fourrure Composer $342,183 $0 $342,183
5/16/2014 Godzilla Composer $200,672,193 $307,500,000 $508,172,193
3/7/2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel Composer $59,076,019 $105,274,390 $164,350,409
2/7/2014 The Monuments Men Composer $78,031,620 $77,100,000 $155,131,620
11/22/2013 Philomena Composer $37,709,979 $61,253,413 $98,963,392
3/29/2013 Renoir Composer $2,291,047 $1,165,093 $3,456,140
3/15/2013 Reality Composer $83,736 $0 $83,736
12/19/2012 Zero Dark Thirty Composer $95,720,716 $38,891,719 $134,612,435
11/21/2012 Rise of the Guardians Composer,
Song Writer 
$103,412,758 $203,488,144 $306,900,902
10/12/2012 Argo Music Composed & Con… $136,025,503 $91,115,254 $227,140,757
6/20/2012 La fille du puisatier Composer $389,651 $10,894,695 $11,284,346
5/25/2012 Moonrise Kingdom Composer $45,512,466 $21,990,959 $67,503,425
12/25/2011 Extremely Loud and Incredibly C… Music Composed and C… $31,847,881 $16,000,000 $47,847,881
12/16/2011 Carnage Composer $2,546,747 $16,746,890 $19,293,637
11/18/2011 The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch Composer $10,352 $0 $10,352
10/7/2011 The Ides of March Composer $40,962,534 $36,773,391 $77,735,925
7/15/2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Ha… Composer $381,011,219 $960,500,000 $1,341,511,219
5/27/2011 The Tree of Life Composer $13,305,665 $48,416,161 $61,721,826
11/26/2010 The King’s Speech Composer $138,797,449 $292,023,719 $430,821,168
11/19/2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Ha… Composer $295,001,070 $664,300,000 $959,301,070
6/29/2010 The Twilight Saga: Twilight/New… Composer $2,385,237 $0 $2,385,237
11/20/2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Composer $296,623,634 $390,934,093 $687,557,727
11/13/2009 The Fantastic Mr. Fox Composer $21,002,919 $26,082,145 $47,085,064
8/7/2009 Julie & Julia Composer $94,125,426 $32,520,693 $126,646,119
12/25/2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Bu… Composer $127,509,326 $202,300,000 $329,809,326
11/16/2007 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Composer $32,061,555 $36,130,088 $68,191,643
2/10/2006 Firewall Composer $48,751,189 $34,000,000 $82,751,189
12/25/2005 Casanova Composer $11,304,403 $24,900,000 $36,204,403
11/23/2005 Syriana Composer $50,824,620 $41,866,339 $92,690,959
Movies: 33Totals:$2,657,514,893$4,109,794,477$6,767,309,370
  Averages:$80,530,754$124,539,227$205,069,981