STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 487 this week

Errol Morris


His documentaries helped spur a rebirth of non-fiction film in the 80s & garnered wide critical success. But until 2003's "The Fog of War," Morris was shunned by the Academy Awards. Morris' first two films won much acclaim (Gates of Heaven (1978) and Vernon, Florida (1981)). In the second movie, Morris intended to explore "Nub City," the town known... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Errol Morris? Add or change photos

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: Chris Meloni

Chris Meloni joined us for a Live Twitter Chat on October 20th, to talk about his upcoming film White Bird in a Blizzard opening in limited theaters this week and is available right now on Amazon Instant Video.


Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 171 people
created 21 Jun 2011
 
a list of 20 people
created 01 Dec 2011
 
a list of 77 people
created 10 Oct 2012
 
a list of 250 people
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 30 people
created 2 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Errol Morris.

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Jump to: Director | Producer | Actor | Writer | Editor | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Director (21 credits)
 2013 November 22, 1963 (Video documentary short)
 2013 The Unknown Known (Documentary)
 2012 El Wingador (Documentary short)
 2011 The Umbrella Man (Documentary short)
 2011 They Were There (Documentary short)
 2010 Tabloid (Documentary)
 2008 Survivors (Short)
 2008 Standard Operating Procedure (Documentary)
 2007 The 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (opening film)
 2002 The 74th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (filmed segments)
 2000-2001 First Person (TV Series documentary) (6 episodes)
- Smiling in a Jar (2000)
- The Parrot (2000)
 1997 Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (Documentary)
 1995 Errol Morris Interrotron Stories: Digging Up the Past (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1991 The Dark Wind
 1991 A Brief History of Time (Documentary)
 1988 The Thin Blue Line (Documentary)
 1981 Vernon, Florida (Documentary)
 1978 Gates of Heaven (Documentary)
Show Show Producer (12 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (24 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed spots for Apple Computer's "Switch" campaign. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on criticism of his even-handed characterization of Donald Rumsfeld's personality] I don't mean to sound defensive, though I am defensive. But not all interviews work by virtue of being adversarial. And this film - self-serving for me to say so, but I'll say it anyway - this film could never have worked as an adversarial film for many reasons. See more »

Trivia:

Thinks of himself as a "detective director", and he did, indeed, work as a private eye in the early 1980s. See more »

Trademark:

[Noir] "Film Noir" stylized cinematography See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Interesting Coincidence Rimz
Simply stated... ShempMyMcMalley
new project? davis5
SONG!!! persian_itch
fantasy djones9591
Errol Morris to Document Abu Ghraib jazzdansleravin
Discuss Errol Morris on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page