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Michael Minkler

Michael Minkler was born on May 14, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Dreamgirls (2006) and Chicago (2002). See full bio »

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Dreamgirls Sound Department
Chicago Sound Department
JFK Sound Department


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 2020 Greyhound (re-recording mixer) / (supervising sound editor) (completed)
 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 Quiet Explosions: Healing the Brain (Documentary) (re-recording mixer)
 2019 Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (re-recording mixer)
 2018 CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion (Documentary) (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 - as Michael Minkler C.A.S.)
 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 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: Todd-AO West - as Michael Minkler CAS)
 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 (Sound Re-Recording Mixer - as Michael Minkler C.A.S.)
 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 (Sound Mix and Design by - as Michael Minkler C.A.S.) / (re-recording mixer - as Michael Minkler C.A.S.)
 2006 My Super Ex-Girlfriend (re-recording mixer)
 2006 Doogal (re-recording mixer)
 2006 Bambi and 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 2: 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 Ruby Cairo (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)
  Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (re-recording mixer - 4 episodes, 1989 - 1990) (Re-Recording Mixer - 1 episode, 1990)
- 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 Modern Girls (re-recording mixer)
 1986 Red Headed Stranger (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 1986 Matter of Heart (Documentary) (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 UFOria (re-recording mixer - as Mike Minkler)
 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 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 Under 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 - as Michael Minkler C.A.S.)
 1983 Class (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Jaws 3-D (re-recordist)
 1983 Blue Skies Again (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Summerspell (re-recording mixer)
 1983 The Outsiders (re-recording mixer)
 1983 Tough Enough (supervising dubbing 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 (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: Episode IV - A New Hope (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)
 1976 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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Michael Minkler C.A.S. | Michael Minkler CAS | Michael L. Minkler | Mike Minkler

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Grandson of Audio Pioneer, Darrell Lee Minkler, Son of Emmy-nominated Sound Mixer Don Minkler, Nephew of Oscar-winning Sound Mixer Bob Minkler, Nephew of Oscar-nominated Sound Mixer Lee Minkler and Father of Emmy-winning Sound Mixer Christian P. Minkler. See more »

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