Alexandre Desplat

Best known as a Composer based on credits in that role in 31 films, with $6,430,902,904 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #14)
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 OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
In Technical RolesComposer31$2,550,893,071$3,880,009,833$6,430,902,904
Song Writer1$103,412,760$203,488,144$306,900,904

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
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
12/25/2014 Unbroken Composer $30,621,445 $115,512,312 $161,333,714 $65,000,000
11/28/2014 The Imitation Game Composer $479,352 $87,059,376 $197,059,376 $15,000,000
6/20/2014 La Venus a la fourrure Composer $24,761 $342,183 $342,183  
5/16/2014 Godzilla Composer $93,188,384 $200,672,193 $508,172,193 $160,000,000
3/7/2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel Composer $811,166 $59,076,020 $164,350,410 $31,000,000
2/7/2014 The Monuments Men Composer $22,003,433 $78,031,620 $155,131,620 $70,000,000
11/22/2013 Philomena Composer $128,435 $37,709,980 $98,963,393 $12,000,000
3/29/2013 Renoir Composer $65,194 $2,291,047 $3,456,140  
3/15/2013 Reality Composer $7,072 $83,736 $83,736  
12/19/2012 Zero Dark Thirty Composer $417,150 $95,720,720 $134,612,439 $52,500,000
11/21/2012 Rise of the Guardians Song Writer, Composer $23,773,465 $103,412,760 $306,900,904 $145,000,000
10/12/2012 Argo Music Composed & Conducted by $19,458,109 $136,025,504 $227,140,758 $44,500,000
6/20/2012 La fille du puisatier Composer   $389,651 $11,284,346  
5/25/2012 Moonrise Kingdom Composer $522,996 $45,512,466 $67,503,425 $16,000,000
12/25/2011 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Music Composed and Conducted by $72,348 $31,847,881 $47,847,881 $40,000,000
12/16/2011 Carnage Composer $79,795 $2,546,747 $19,293,637  
11/18/2011 The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch Composer $2,830 $10,352 $10,352  
10/7/2011 The Ides of March Composer $10,470,143 $40,962,536 $77,735,927 $23,000,000
7/15/2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II Composer $169,189,427 $381,011,232 $1,328,111,232 $125,000,000
5/27/2011 The Tree of Life Composer $372,920 $13,305,666 $61,721,827 $35,000,000
11/26/2010 The King’s Speech Composer $355,450 $138,797,456 $430,821,175 $15,000,000
11/19/2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I Composer $125,017,372 $295,983,305 $956,399,711 $125,000,000
6/29/2010 The Twilight Saga: Twilight/New Moon Combo Composer   $2,385,237 $2,385,237  
11/20/2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Composer $142,839,137 $296,623,648 $686,862,580 $50,000,000
11/13/2009 The Fantastic Mr. Fox Composer $265,900 $21,002,920 $47,085,065 $40,000,000
8/7/2009 Julie & Julia Composer $20,027,956 $94,125,426 $126,646,119 $40,000,000
12/25/2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Composer $26,853,816 $127,509,328 $329,809,328 $160,000,000
11/16/2007 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Composer $9,630,085 $32,061,556 $68,191,644  
2/10/2006 Firewall Composer $13,635,463 $48,751,189 $82,751,189 $50,000,000
12/25/2005 Casanova Composer $119,276 $11,304,404 $36,204,404  
11/23/2005 Syriana Composer $374,502 $50,824,620 $92,690,959 $50,000,000