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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 7 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Directed music video: Bad Religion's "American Jesus" (1993) 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 »


Directed one Oscar nominated performance: Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003). See more »


Frequently casts Johnny Depp. See more »

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