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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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Other Works:

Directed music video: Bad Religion's "21st Century (Digital Boy)" 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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There were discussions very early on, because I think there's always a temptation for marquee value when you're making a movie, and movies cost money. But the star of this movie is the concept of this movie. ... I think Naomi is a great choice, because there isn't a lot of audience expectation for the plot. In movies in general, but horror movies in particular, you suffer if you're able to watch ... See more »


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


Frequently casts Johnny Depp. See more »

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