STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 968 this week

Errol Morris


His documentaries helped spur a rebirth of non-fiction film in the 80s & garnered wide critical success. But until 2003's "The Fog of War," Morris was shunned by the Academy Awards. Morris' first two films won much acclaim (Gates of Heaven (1978) and Vernon, Florida (1981)). In the second movie, Morris intended to explore "Nub City," the town known... See full bio »

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 people
created 19 May 2015
 
a list of 47 people
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 24 people
created 16 May 2016
 
a list of 43 people
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 23 people
created 01 Aug 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Errol Morris's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 23 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Jump to: Director | Producer | Writer | Actor | Editor | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Director (27 credits)
 2018 American Dharma (Documentary)
 2011-2016 Op-Docs (TV Series documentary) (5 episodes)
- El Wingador (2012)
- The Umbrella Man (2011)
 2016 Zillow Hiram's Home (TV Movie)
 2015 Happy Father's Day (Video)
 2015 It's Not Crazy, It's Sports (TV Series short) (5 episodes)
- Chrome (2015)
- Being Mr. Met (2015)
- The Streaker (2015)
- The Heist (2015)
 2015 Most Valuable Whatever (TV Movie)
 2015 The Subterranean Stadium (TV Movie)
 2014 Three Short Films About Peace (TV Series short) (3 episodes)
 2013 The Unknown Known (Documentary)
 2011 They Were There (Documentary short)
 2010 Tabloid (Documentary)
 2008 Survivors (Short)
 2008 Standard Operating Procedure (Documentary)
 2007 The 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (opening film)
 2002 The 74th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (filmed segments)
 2000-2001 First Person (TV Series documentary) (6 episodes)
- Smiling in a Jar (2000)
- The Parrot (2000)
 1997 Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (Documentary)
 1995 Errol Morris Interrotron Stories: Digging Up the Past (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1991 The Dark Wind
 1991 A Brief History of Time (Documentary)
 1988 The Thin Blue Line (Documentary)
 1981 Vernon, Florida (Documentary)
 1978 Gates of Heaven (Documentary)
Show Show Producer (17 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (30 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed the Miller High Life commercials. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Errol Morris.com | Twitter
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[re critics' question about whether he was tough enough with Donald Rumsfeld in documentary The Unknown Known (2013)] I believe yes, I was for many, many, many reasons. I look at it as a devastating portrait, a frightening portrait. Do I contradict him? Quite often. But the goal is not to endlessly contradict him. I much prefer it - I hope I am not giving away too much here - I much prefer it ... See more »

Trivia:

Morris has interviewed two former United States Secretaries of Defense for two of his movies: Donald Rumsfeld and Robert McNamara. See more »

Trademark:

Frequent Collaborators: composer Philip Glass, cinematographers Stefan Czapsky and Robert Chappell, production designer Ted Bafaloukos See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching



Recently Viewed