Follow us on

Don Burgess

Best known as a Cinematographer based on credits in that role in 26 films, with $5,122,308,889 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #9)
Best-known technical roles: Spider-Man (Cinematographer), Wonder (Cinematographer), Forrest Gump (Cinematographer), Cast Away (Cinematographer), The Polar Express (Cinematographer)
Most productive collaborators: Robert Zemeckis, Tom Hanks, Steve Starkey, Alan Silvestri, Jack Rapke

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesCinematographer26$2,645,039,355$2,477,269,534$5,122,308,889
Second Unit Camera6$507,910,303$638,674,025$1,146,584,328
Additional Photography2$261,933,624$301,888,411$563,822,035

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Cinematographer at the Domestic Box Office 5 $2,645,039,355
Top Grossing Cinematographer at the International Box Office 17 $2,477,269,534
Top Grossing Cinematographer at the Worldwide Box Office 9 $5,122,308,889

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


All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/21/2018 Aquaman Director of Photography $0 $0 $0
10/20/2017 Same Kind of Different as Me Director of Photography $6,423,605 $0 $6,423,605
10/17/2017 Wonder Director of Photography $132,422,809 $171,494,790 $303,917,599
12/29/2016 Monster Trucks Director of Photography $33,370,166 $28,311,102 $61,681,268
11/20/2016 Allied Director of Photography $40,098,064 $79,408,356 $119,506,420
6/9/2016 The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Po… Director of Photography $102,470,008 $208,800,000 $311,270,008
3/21/2014 Muppets Most Wanted Director of Photography $51,178,893 $28,133,408 $79,312,301
4/12/2013 42 Director of Photography $95,020,213 $2,450,488 $97,470,701
11/2/2012 Flight Director of Photography $93,772,375 $66,786,063 $160,558,438
11/23/2011 The Muppets Director of Photography $88,625,922 $72,346,000 $160,971,922
5/13/2011 Priest Cinematographer $29,136,626 $55,017,400 $84,154,026
4/1/2011 Source Code Cinematographer $54,712,227 $85,716,272 $140,428,499
1/15/2010 The Book of Eli Cinematographer $94,835,059 $63,915,758 $158,750,817
11/21/2007 Enchanted Director of Photography $127,706,877 $212,677,264 $340,384,141
7/21/2006 My Super Ex-Girlfriend Director of Photography $22,530,295 $38,242,561 $60,772,856
2/17/2006 Eight Below Director of Photography $81,612,565 $38,843,429 $120,455,994
11/10/2004 The Polar Express Cinematographer $186,493,587 $124,140,582 $310,634,169
4/23/2004 13 Going On 30 Director of Photography $57,139,723 $40,518,989 $97,658,712
10/24/2003 Radio Director of Photography $52,333,738 $959,890 $53,293,628
6/14/2002 The Bourne Identity Additional Photography $121,468,960 $92,888,411 $214,357,371
5/3/2002 Spider-Man Cinematographer $403,706,375 $418,000,000 $821,706,375
12/22/2000 Cast Away Cinematographer $233,632,142 $193,598,374 $427,230,516
7/21/2000 What Lies Beneath Cinematographer $155,464,351 $133,229,638 $288,693,989
5/8/1998 Deep Impact Additional Photography $140,464,664 $209,000,000 $349,464,664
7/11/1997 Contact Director of Photography $100,920,329 $64,979,671 $165,900,000
5/19/1995 Forget Paris Cinematographer $33,194,512 $0 $33,194,512
12/21/1994 Ri¢hie Ri¢h Cinematographer $38,087,756 $0 $38,087,756
7/6/1994 Forrest Gump Director of Photography $330,151,138 $349,699,499 $679,850,637
7/31/1992 Death Becomes Her Second Unit Camera $58,422,650 $90,600,000 $149,022,650
6/18/1992 Batman Returns Second Unit Camera $162,833,635 $103,990,656 $266,824,291
3/20/1992 Noises Off... Second Unit Camera $2,280,148 $0 $2,280,148
5/24/1991 Backdraft Second Unit Camera $77,868,585 $74,500,000 $152,368,585
5/24/1990 Back to the Future Part III Second Unit Camera $88,055,283 $156,033,371 $244,088,654
11/22/1989 Back to the Future Part II Second Unit Photography $118,450,002 $213,549,998 $332,000,000
Movies: 34Totals:$3,414,883,282$3,417,831,970$6,832,715,252
  Averages:$100,437,744$100,524,470$200,962,213



Latest Ranking on All Technical Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Cinematographer at the Domestic Box Office 5 $2,645,039,355
Top Grossing Cinematographer at the International Box Office 17 $2,477,269,534
Top Grossing Cinematographer at the Worldwide Box Office 9 $5,122,308,889


ProductionNext