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Michael Minkler

Michael Minkler was born on May 14, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for Dreamgirls (2006), Star Wars (1977) and Greyhound (2020). See full bio »

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Known For

Dreamgirls Sound Department
Star Wars Sound Department
Greyhound Sound Department
Collateral Sound Department


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  Masters of the Air (TV Mini Series) (re-recording mixer - 9 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.9 ... (re-recording mixer)
- Episode #1.8 ... (re-recording mixer)
- Episode #1.7 ... (re-recording mixer)
- Episode #1.6 ... (re-recording mixer)
- Episode #1.5 ... (re-recording mixer)
 2022 Dreamin' Wild (re-recording mixer) (post-production)
 2022 Do Revenge (re-recording mixer) (post-production)
 2022 Elvis (re-recording mixer)
 2021 The Unforgivable (re-recording mixer)
 2021 Snake Eyes (re-recording mixer)
 2020 Greyhound (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 2020 Quiet Explosions: Healing the Brain (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2019 Togo (re-recording mixer)
 2019 Cats (re-recording mixer)
 2019 The Good Liar (re-recording mixer)
 2019 3 from Hell (re-recording mixer)
 2019 I'll Find You (re-record mixer/supervising sound editor)
 2019 Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (re-recording mixer)
 2018 A Star Is Born (additional re-recording mixer)
 2018 Peppermint (re-recording mixer)
 2018 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (re-recording mixer)
 2018 Overboard (supervising re-recording mixer)
 2017 S.M.A.R.T. Chase (re-recording mixer)
 2017/I The Circle (re-recording mixer)
 2017/I Beauty and the Beast (re-recording mixer)
 2017/III Sleepless (re-recording mixer)
 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence (re-recording mixer)
 2016 Allegiant (re-recording mixer: 20th Century Fox Studios)
 2015 The Hateful Eight (re-recording mixer)
 2015 Point Break (re-recording mixer)
 2015 Concussion (re-recording mixer)
 2015 The Divergent Series: Insurgent (re-recording mixer)
 2015 Mr. Holmes (re-recording mixer)
 2014 Gone with the Bullets (re-recording mixer)
 2014 Beethoven's Treasure Tail (Video) (re-recording mixer)
 2014 Olive Kitteridge (TV Mini Series) (re-recording mixer - 4 episodes)
- Security (2014) ... (re-recording mixer)
- A Different Road (2014) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Incoming Tide (2014) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Pharmacy (2014) ... (re-recording mixer)
 2014 Break Point (re-recording mixer)
 2013 The Fifth Estate (re-recording mixer)
 2013 Parkland (re-recording mixer)
 2013 R.I.P.D. (re-recording mixer)
 2013 The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (TV Special) (re-recording mixer)
 2012 Django Unchained (re-recording mixer)
 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (re-recording mixer)
 2012 Step Up Revolution (re-recording mixer)
 2012 CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2012 Jayne Mansfield's Car (re-recording mixer)
 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (re-recording mixer)
 2011 Tower Heist (re-recording mixer)
 2011 Fright Night (re-recording mixer)
 2011 Larry Crowne (re-recording mixer)
 2011 I Am Number Four (re-recording mixer)
 2010 London Boulevard (re-recording mixer)
 2010 Pure Country 2: The Gift (re-recording mixer)
 2010 RED (re-recording mixer)
 2010 Eat Pray Love (re-recording mixer)
 2010 The Pacific (TV Mini Series) (re-recording mixer - 10 episodes)
- Home (2010) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Okinawa (2010) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Iwo Jima (2010) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Peleliu Hills (2010) ... (re-recording mixer)
- Peleliu Airfield (2010) ... (re-recording mixer)
 2010 Hot Tub Time Machine (re-recording mixer)
 2010 Countdown to Zero (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2010 Extraordinary Measures (re-recording mixer)
 2009 The Time Traveler's Wife (re-recording mixer)
 2009 Inglourious Basterds (re-recording mixer)
 2008 Body of Lies (re-recording mixer)
 2008 Eagle Eye (re-recording mixer)
 2008 Mamma Mia! (re-recording mixer)
 2008 The Rocker (re-recording mixer)
 2008 John Adams (TV Mini Series) (re-recording mixer - 2 episodes)
- Independence (2008) ... (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
- Join or Die (2008) ... (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 2008 The Eye (Re-recording Mixer)
 2007 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (re-recording mixer)
 2007 American Gangster (re-recording mixer)
 2007 In the Valley of Elah (additional sound re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 2007 Into the Wild (re-recording mixer)
 2007 September Dawn (re-recording mixer)
 2007 Death Proof (re-recording mixer)
 2007 Lucky You (additional sound re-recording mixer)
 2007 Next (re-recording mixer)
 2007 Grindhouse (re-recording mixer)
 2007 Grace Is Gone (re-recording mixer)
 2006 Dreamgirls (re-recording mixer)
 2006 School for Scoundrels (re-recording mixer)
 2006 Starter for 10 (re-recording mixer)
 2006/I Bobby (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (sound mixer)
 2006 My Super Ex-Girlfriend (re-recording mixer)
 2006 Dougal: American Edition (re-recording mixer)
 2006 Bambi 2: The Great Prince of the Forest (Video) (sound department: end credit)
 2005 Rent (supervising sound mixer)
 2005 Domino (re-recording mixer)
 2005 Flightplan (re-recording mixer)
 2005 Kingdom of Heaven (re-recording mixer)
 2004 Christmas with the Kranks (supervising sound mixer)
 2004 Bride & Prejudice (re-recording mixer)
 2004 The Forgotten (re-recording mixer)
 2004 Lonely Place (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2004 Collateral (re-recording mixer)
 2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (re-recording mixer)
 2004 Miracle (re-recording mixer)
 2003 Radio (supervising sound mixer)
 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (re-recording mixer)
 2003 Matchstick Men (re-recording mixer)
 2003 Hollywood Homicide (re-recording mixer)
 2003 View from the Top (re-recording mixer)
 2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (re-recording mixer)
 2002 Chicago (re-recording mixer)
 2002 Robbery Homicide Division (TV Series) (sound mixer)
 2002 The Four Feathers (additional sound re-recording mixer)
 2002 September 11 (sound)
 2002 My Femme Lady (Short) (re-recording mixer)
 2002 Insomnia (re-recording mixer)
 2002 Rollerball (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 2001 Black Hawk Down (re-recording mixer)
 2001 The One (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 2001 Don't Say a Word (additional sound re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 2001 Daddy and Them (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 2001 The Mummy Returns (re-recording mixer)
 2000 All the Pretty Horses (re-recording mixer)
 2000 Hollow Man (re-recording mixer)
 1999 End of Days (re-recording mixer)
 1999 The 13th Warrior (rerecording mixer)
 1999 The Thomas Crown Affair (re-recording sound mixer)
 1998 The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (Video) (re-recording mixer)
 1998 Belle's Magical World (Video) (re-recording mixer - uncredited)
 1998 Great Expectations (re-recording mixer - as Michael L. Minkler)
 1998 Smoke Signals (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 1997 Jackie Brown (re-recording mixer)
 1997 Mimic (re-recording mixer)
 1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control (additional rerecording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 1995 Cutthroat Island (re-recording mixer)
 1995 Moonlight and Valentino (re-recording mixer)
 1995 Showgirls (re-recording mixer)
 1995 The Crossing Guard (re-recording mixer)
 1995 Judge Dredd (re-recording mixer)
 1995 Die Hard with a Vengeance (supervising sound re-recording mixer)
 1994 Nell (re-recording mixer - uncredited)
 1994 Natural Born Killers (re-recording mixer)
 1994 The Next Karate Kid (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 1994 True Lies (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 1994 The Getaway (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound)
 1993 Heaven & Earth (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound)
 1993 Last Action Hero (re-recording mixer)
 1993 Cliffhanger (re-recording mixer)
 1993 Sommersby (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound)
 1992 Hoffa (rerecording mixer)
 1992 Deception (re-recording mixer)
 1992 Love Field (re-recording mixer)
 1992 Pure Country (re-recording mixer)
 1992 American Heart (re-recording mixer)
 1992 Life on the Edge (re-recording mixer)
 1992 Two-Fisted Tales (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound - segment "Showdown", as Mike Minkler)
 1991 JFK (re-recording mixer)
 1991 The Dark Wind (re-recording mixer)
 1991 The Addams Family (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound)
 1991 Becoming Colette (re-recording mixer)
 1991 Little Man Tate (re-recording mixer)
 1991 Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound South)
 1991 The Indian Runner (re-recording mixer)
 1991 Hudson Hawk (additional re-recording mixer)
 1991 The Doors (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1990 The Godfather Part III (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 1990 Pastime (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound South)
 1990 Pacific Heights (rerecording mixer: Skywalker Sound South)
 1990 The End of Innocence (re-recording mixer)
 1989-1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (re-recording mixer - 5 episodes)
- The Secret (1990) ... (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
- My Brother's Keeper (1990) ... (re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound South - as Mike Minkler)
- Television Terror (1990) ... (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
- Only Sin Deep (1989) ... (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
- The Man Who Was Death (1989) ... (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 1990 Navy Seals (re-recording mixer)
 1990 The Freshman (re-recording mixer)
 1990 Another 48 Hrs. (re-recording mixer)
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer)
 1989 Driving Miss Daisy (re-recording mixer: JDH Sound)
 1989 Johnny Handsome (re-recording mixer)
 1989 The Abyss (re-recording mixer - special version)
 1989 The 'Burbs (re-recording mixer)
 1989 Meet the Hollowheads (re-recording mixer)
 1988 Talk Radio (re-recording mixer)
 1988 Miracle Mile (re-recording mixer)
 1988 Young Guns (re-recording mixer) / (sound designer) / (sound supervisor)
 1988 Rambo III (re-recording mixer)
 1988 The Milagro Beanfield War (re-recording mixer)
 1988 And God Created Woman (re-recording mixer)
 1987 Man Outside (re-recording mixer)
 1987 The Sicilian (re-recording mixer)
 1987 Extreme Prejudice (re-recording mixer)
 1987 P.K. and the Kid (re-recording mixer)
 1986 A Smoky Mountain Christmas (TV Movie) (post-production sound mixer)
 1986 Eye of the Tiger (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 1986 Red Headed Stranger (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 1986 Matter of Heart (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 1986 Modern Girls (re-recording mixer)
 1986 Legal Eagles (re-recording mixer)
 1986 Cobra (re-recording mixer)
 1986 Wise Guys (sound re-recording mixer: Sound One Corporation)
 1986 Off Beat (re-recording mixer)
 1986 The Hitcher (re-recording mixer)
 1985 Clue (re-recording mixer)
 1985 A Chorus Line (re-recording mixer)
 1985 That Was Then... This Is Now (rerecording mixer)
 1985 Summer Rental (re-recording mixer)
 1985 Explorers (re-recording mixer)
 1985 Perfect (re-recording mixer)
 1985 Stick (re-recording mixer)
 1984 Speed (Documentary short) (stereo sound mixer)
 1984 The Cotton Club (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 1984 UFOria (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 1984 The Stone Boy (re-recording mixer)
 1984 The Evil That Men Do (re-recording mixer)
 1984 Mike's Murder (re-recording mixer)
 1984 Repo Man (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Big Ball (Short) (dubbing mixer)
 1983 D.C. Cab (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Amityville 3-D (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Eyes of Fire (re-recording mixer)
 1983 The Final Terror (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Strange Invaders (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Twice Upon a Time (re-recording mixer: second unit)
 1983 Class (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Jaws 3-D (re-recordist)
 1983 Under Fire (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Blue Skies Again (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Summerspell (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Tough Enough (supervising dubbing mixer)
 1983 The Outsiders (re-recording mixer)
 1983 American Playhouse (TV Series) (re-recording mixer - 1 episode)
- Miss Lonelyhearts (1983) ... (re-recording mixer)
 1982 Split Image (re-recording mixer)
 1982 Tex (re-recording mixer - uncredited)
 1982 TRON (re-recording mixer)
 1982 The Sword and the Sorcerer (re-recording mixer)
 1981 The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (re-recording mixer)
 1981 Hell Night (re-recording mixer)
 1981 Wolfen (re-recording mixer)
 1980 Altered States (re-recording mixer)
 1980 Popeye (supervising sound re-recording mixer)
 1980 Fade to Black (re-recording mixer)
 1980 Willie & Phil (re-recording mixer)
 1980 Up the Academy (re-recording mixer)
 1980 The Mountain Men (effects mixer)
 1980 The Long Riders (dubbing mixer)
 1980 The Stunt Man (re-recording mixer)
 1979 Going in Style (re-recording mixer)
 1979 The Electric Horseman (re-recording mixer)
 1979 Time After Time (re-recording mixer)
 1979 Americathon (re-recording mixer)
 1979 Nightwing (sound effects mixer)
 1979 The In-Laws (re-recording mixer)
 1979 Wise Blood (re-recording mixer)
 1979 Boulevard Nights (re-recording mixer)
 1979 The China Syndrome (re-recording mixer)
 1979 Hardcore (dubbing mixer)
 1978 Ice Castles (dubbing mixer)
 1978 Bloodbrothers (re-recording mixer)
 1978 The Swarm (re-recording mixer)
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (re-recording mixer)
 1978 Thank God It's Friday (re-recording mixer)
 1978 An Unmarried Woman (re-recording mixer)
 1978 Renaldo and Clara (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 1977 The Gauntlet (re-recording mixer - uncredited)
 1977 Capricorn One (re-recording mixer)
 1977 Bobby Deerfield (sound re-recordist - as Mike Minkler)
 1977 Exorcist II: The Heretic (re-recording mixer)
 1977 The Grateful Dead (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 1977 Star Wars (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 1976 Nickelodeon (re-recording mixer)
 1976 Pipe Dreams (re-recording mixer)
 1976 St. Ives (re-recording mixer)
 1976 The Gumball Rally (re-recording mixer)
 1976 The Shootist (sound re-recordist)
 1976 Harry and Walter Go to New York (re-recording mixer - uncredited)
 1975 The Adventures of Frontier Fremont (re-recording mixer)
 1974 When the North Wind Blows (re-recording mixer)
 1973 The Exorcist (re-recording mixer - 2000 version)
 1972 Marie (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer)
 1968 Yellow Submarine (6 track digital print mastering mixer - as Mike Minkler, 1999 renovation)
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As of 2020, he has contributed with the sound department of ten films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar (not counting The Exorcist (1973) since Minkler's work on that film was provided in the 2000 version only): Star Wars (1977), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), The Godfather Part III (1990), JFK (1991), Chicago (2002), Inglourious Basterds (2009), Django... See more »

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