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James Plannette

James Plannette is known for his work on Braveheart (1995), Ocean's Eleven (2001) and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). See full bio »

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Braveheart Camera and Electrical Department
Ocean's Eleven
Ocean's Eleven Camera and Electrical Department
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Camera and Electrical Department
The Artist
The Artist Camera and Electrical Department


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 2017 Jacob's Ladder (gaffer) (post-production)
 2015 A Gifted Amateur (Short) (gaffer) (completed)
 2016 Wakefield (gaffer)
 2016 Business Unusual (Short) (gaffer)
 2015 Barbados (Short) (gaffer)
 2015 Suffragette (gaffer)
 2015/I The Perfect Guy (gaffer)
 2015/VI The Gift (gaffer)
 2015 Wasted Beauty (Short) (gaffer)
 2014 Million Dollar Arm (gaffer)
 2013 Behind the Candelabra (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 2013 A Single Shot (gaffer)
 2012/II Photo Finish (Short) (gaffer)
 2012 Arthur Newman (gaffer)
 2011 Monte Carlo (gaffer)
 2011/I The Artist (gaffer)
 2011 The Adjustment Bureau (gaffer)
 2009 A Single Man (gaffer - as Jim Plannette)
 2009/I The Road (gaffer)
 2008 The Great Buck Howard (gaffer: additional unit - as Jim Plannette)
 2008 Skip Tracer (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 2007 Nancy Drew (gaffer)
 2007 Ocean's Thirteen (chief lighting technician - as Jim Plannette)
 2006 The Good German (chief lighting technician - as Jim Plannette)
 2006/I Even Money (gaffer)
 2005 The Family Stone (gaffer)
 2005 Syriana (chief lighting technician: overseas - as Jim Plannette)
 2004 Ocean's Twelve (chief lighting technician - as Jim Plannette)
 2004 Eros (gaffer - segment "Equilibrium", as Jim Plannette)
 2004 The Girl Next Door (gaffer)
 2003 Runaway Jury (gaffer - as Jim Planette)
 2003 Gigli (gaffer)
 2002 Solaris (gaffer)
 2002 The Good Girl (gaffer: additional photography - as Jim Plannette)
 2001 Ocean's Eleven (chief lighting technician - as Jim Plannette)
 2001 Impostor (gaffer)
 2001 Heist (gaffer - as Jim Plannette)
 2000 Traffic (chief lighting technician)
 2000 Bounce (gaffer)
 1999 Magnolia (chief lighting technician)
 1999 8MM (gaffer)
 1999 She's All That (gaffer)
 1998 Poodle Springs (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1998 My Giant (gaffer)
 1998 Dangerous Beauty (gaffer)
 1997 The Rainmaker (chief lighting technician - as Jim Plannette)
 1996 Jack (chief lighting technician - as Jim Plannette)
 1996 Twister (chief lighting technician)
 1995 Braveheart (gaffer - as Jim Plannette)
 1994 Legends of the Fall (chief lighting technician)
 1994 The River Wild (chief lighting technician)
 1993 Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (chief lighting technician)
 1993 Free Willy (gaffer)
 1993 Street Knight (chief lighting technician - as Jim Plannette)
 1991 For the Boys (gaffer)
 1991 All I Want for Christmas (chief lighting technician)
 1991 The Fisher King (chief lighting technician)
 1990 Rocky V (chief lighting technician)
 1990 Shangri-La Plaza (TV Movie) (gaffer - as Jim Plannette)
 1990 Opportunity Knocks (chief lighting technician)
 1989 Next of Kin (chief lighting technician)
 1988 Big Top Pee-wee (chief lighting technician)
 1987 Someone to Watch Over Me (chief lighting technician)
 1987 Innerspace (gaffer)
 1986 The Boy Who Could Fly (chief lighting technician)
 1986 Blue City (chief lighting technician)
 1982 Night Shift (gaffer)
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (gaffer)
 1982 Cannery Row (gaffer)
 1980 Inside Moves (gaffer)
 1980 Willie & Phil (gaffer)
 1980 Belle Starr (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1980 Tom Horn (gaffer - as Jim Plannette)
 1979 Portrait of a Stripper (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1979 Champions: A Love Story (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1978 The Cheap Detective (gaffer)
 1978 Casey's Shadow (gaffer)
 1977 Which Way Is Up? (gaffer)
 1976 Two-Minute Warning (gaffer - uncredited)
 1976 Sounder, Part 2 (gaffer)
 1976 Birch Interval (gaffer - as Jim Planette)
 1975 A Girl Named Sooner (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1974 Young Frankenstein (gaffer)
 1974 The Gravy Train (gaffer - as Jim Plannette)
 1973 Dillinger (best boy - as Jim Plannette)
 1973 Coffy (gaffer - as James Plannett)
 1972 Up the Sandbox (best boy - uncredited)
 1972 The Magnificent Seven Ride! (best boy - uncredited)
 1972 Hammersmith Is Out (gaffer - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Jim Planette | James Plannett | Jim Plannette


5' 11½" (1.82 m)

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