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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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Commercial: "100 Foot Hoop" (Nike) See more »

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Gregor Verbinski


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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I like horror movies and in fact I like them even more now after making one. I just think they're much more liberating because you don't really have to apply a very strict logic. You can experiment a lot more with sound and image. -- on making a horror film See more »


Ranked #79 on Premiere's 2004 annual Power 100 List. It is his first appearance on the list. See more »


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