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Gore Verbinski

Gore Verbinski, one of American cinema's most inventive directors who was a punk-rock guitarist as a teenager and had to sell his guitar to buy his first camera, is now the director of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) which made the industry record for highest opening weekend of all time ($135,600,000) and grossed over $1 billion ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Directed 16 minute experimental short film "Don't Watch This". See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Gregor Verbinski


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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We didn't want to play to the sort of noir aspects of the genre. The language of horror is so steeped in clichés because it's just been reinvented so many times it's hard to set a shot and not feel like it's a shot that's in someone else's movie when you're making a horror film. So you kind of have to celebrate that but at the same time try to reinvent it where you can.

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His paternal grandparents, Pauline Jachimowicz and Benjamin Verbinski, were Polish immigrants. See more »


Frequently casts Johnny Depp. See more »

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