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Joshua Oppenheimer

Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 2 films, with $69,449,858 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,531)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Conan the Barbarian (Screenwriter), Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (Screenwriter), The Act of Killing (Director), The Act of Killing (Producer), The Look of Silence (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Jason Momoa, Marcus Nispel, Thomas Dean Donnelly, Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lang

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In Technical RolesScreenwriter2$22,481,559$46,968,299$69,449,858

2014 Awards Season: Oscar Highlight: Best Feature-Length Documentary

February 15th, 2014

The Act of Killing poster

With our annual Oscar Prediction contest underway, now is the best time to look at the nominees and try and figure out who the favorites are and which films should just feel honored to be nominated. Today we look at Best Feature-Length Documentary, which is probably the hardest category to predict, because some of the previous winners of major awards were not even nominated for an Oscar. When the nominations were this unpredictable, the winner could be any of the five films. More...

2014 Awards Season: Oscars Understand the Gravity of the Situation

January 16th, 2014

Gravity poster

The Oscar nominations were announced this morning and there are some surprises mixed in with the predictable results. Gravity and American Hustle led the way with ten nominations each while 12 Years a Slave was right behind with nine. The fact that 12 Years a Slave wasn't the leader is the first of the surprises. More...

2014 Awards Season: DGA: Telling Stories about Documentaries

January 14th, 2014

Stories We Tell poster

The Directors Guild of America finished its theatrical nominations yesterday with the Documentary category. I'm of two minds with the list of nominees. On the one hand, I feel like I should be surprised, because a number of documentaries thought to be Oscar favorites were left off the list. On the other hand, they've been left off the list a number of times. I think it is time to rethink who is and is not an Oscar favorite. More...

Limited Releases Grab Your Attention

July 19th, 2013

Every week we try and find a limited release with potential to expand significantly. This week there are two such films that appeared to be contenders: Girl Most Likely and Only God Forgives. Then the reviews came in and the chances of limited release success became a lot more limited. There are a few films earning stunning reviews: The Act of Killing, Blackfish, and Ways to Live Forever. I'm not sure any will expand significantly. Grabbers' reviews are not quite as strong, but it is the film I'm looking forward to seeing the most. More...

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
7/17/2015 The Look of Silence Director $109,089 $223,621 $332,710
7/19/2013 The Act of Killing Director,
$486,919 $14,370 $501,289
8/19/2011 Conan the Barbarian Screenwriter $21,295,021 $42,061,112 $63,356,133
4/29/2011 Dylan Dog: Dead of Night Screenwriter $1,186,538 $4,907,187 $6,093,725
Movies: 4Totals:$23,077,567$47,206,290$70,283,857