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Roger Deakins

Roger Deakins
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Best known as a Cinematographer based on credits in that role in 24 films, with $3,908,566,589 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #19)
Best-known technical roles: Skyfall (Cinematographer), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Production Consultant), The Croods (Production Consultant), True Grit (Cinematographer), Unbroken (Cinematographer)
Most productive collaborators: Chris Sanders, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Scott Rudin, Josh Brolin
Born: May 24th, 1949 (69 years old)
Also credited as: Roger A. Deakins

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Career Summary

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
In Technical RolesCinematographer24$1,678,392,788$2,230,173,801$3,908,566,589
Production Consultant3$467,584,107$1,026,971,490$1,494,555,597

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists

Top Grossing Cinematographer at the Domestic Box Office 16 $1,678,392,788
Top Grossing Cinematographer at the International Box Office 21 $2,230,173,801
Top Grossing Cinematographer at the Worldwide Box Office 19 $3,908,566,589

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

2015 Awards Season: Oscar Preview

February 28th, 2016

The Revenant

It’s Oscar day and, if all goes to plan, I will be live-blogging the ceremony tonight. Here is the list of nominees marked according to predictions from our readers, and my personal wishes. Nominees in Bold are the ones predicted to win by our readers (we’ll have a full rundown of the predictions at noon, after the contest ends). If I am predicting 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 was not even nominated, plus a few I don’t have a real opinion on.

If you haven’t done so already, it’s not too late to enter our Oscar competition, and win all Best Picture nominees on Blu-ray or DVD. More...

2015 Awards Season: Oscars - Nominations

January 15th, 2016

The Revenant

The Oscar nominations were announced at 5:30 am Pacific time. Nothing is good that early in the morning. Worse still, this was a terrible year for snubs, especially when it comes to diversity of the nominees. The voters for the Oscars are 94% white and 77% male... but that's still more diverse than the list of nominees. The Revenant led the way with 12 nominations and it is expected to win a few of those, while it is a serious contender in most of the categories it was nominated in. More...

2015 - Awards Season: BAFTA - Nominations

January 9th, 2016

Bridge of Spies

The BAFTA nominations were announced and you can read them on their site... in alphabetical order. Alphabetical order is very useful in most circumstances, but not here. On the other hand, the nominees within each category are not presented in alphabetical order. ... Are the BAFTAs trolling us? As for the actual nominees, the big winners here are Bridge of Spies and Carol, both of which earned nine nominations. For Carol, this is just another impressive score, but this was a pleasant surprise for Bridge of Spies. More...

All Technical Credits

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
9/29/2017 Blade Runner 2049* Director of Photography $92,054,159 $167,302,677 $259,356,836
2/5/2016 Hail, Caesar! Director of Photography $30,080,225 $34,091,194 $64,171,419
9/17/2015 Sicario Director of Photography $46,889,293 $37,509,724 $84,399,017
12/25/2014 Unbroken Director of Photography $115,637,895 $47,889,929 $163,527,824
6/5/2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2* Visual Consultant $177,002,924 $437,583,346 $614,586,270
9/19/2013 Prisoners Director of Photography $61,002,302 $52,400,000 $113,402,302
3/15/2013 The Croods Visual Consultant $187,168,425 $385,900,000 $573,068,425
11/20/2012 Rise of the Guardians Visual Consultant $103,412,758 $203,488,144 $306,900,902
10/26/2012 Skyfall Cinematographer $304,360,277 $806,166,704 $1,110,526,981
10/28/2011 In Time Director of Photography $37,553,932 $127,550,020 $165,103,952
12/22/2010 True Grit Cinematographer $171,243,005 $81,033,923 $252,276,928
12/26/2008 Revolutionary Road Director of Photography $22,951,340 $56,653,480 $79,604,820
12/10/2008 The Reader Director of Photography $34,194,407 $78,770,468 $112,964,875
11/9/2007 No Country for Old Men Director of Photography $74,273,505 $89,777,745 $164,051,250
9/21/2007 The Assassination of Jesse Jame… Director of Photography $3,909,149 $11,404,482 $15,313,631
9/14/2007 In the Valley of Elah Director of Photography $6,777,741 $17,711,409 $24,489,150
11/4/2005 Jarhead Director of Photography $62,647,540 $34,300,000 $96,947,540
7/30/2004 The Village Cinematographer $114,197,520 $143,444,114 $257,641,634
3/26/2004 The Ladykillers Director of Photography $39,692,139 $37,700,000 $77,392,139
10/10/2003 Intolerable Cruelty Cinematographer $35,327,628 $86,000,000 $121,327,628
12/21/2001 A Beautiful Mind Cinematographer $170,708,996 $146,959,062 $317,668,058
12/22/2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? Cinematographer $45,506,619 $30,257,195 $75,763,814
12/29/1999 The Hurricane Director of Photography $50,699,241 $23,257,000 $73,956,241
11/6/1998 The Siege Director of Photography $40,934,175 $75,691,623 $116,625,798
7/12/1996 Courage Under Fire Director of Photography $59,003,384 $41,829,761 $100,833,145
9/23/1994 The Shawshank Redemption Director of Photography $28,241,469 $65,623 $28,307,092
8/10/1990 Air America Director of Photography $30,506,847 $2,407,668 $32,914,515
Movies: 27Totals:$2,145,976,895$3,257,145,291$5,403,122,186

Latest Ranking on All Technical Box Office Record Lists

Top Grossing Cinematographer at the Domestic Box Office 16 $1,678,392,788
Top Grossing Cinematographer at the International Box Office 21 $2,230,173,801
Top Grossing Cinematographer at the Worldwide Box Office 19 $3,908,566,589