Dean Cundey

Dean Cundey

Highest Rated: 97% Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Lowest Rated: 0% Roller Boogie (1979)

Birthday: Mar 12, 1946

Birthplace: Alhambra, California, USA

American cinematographer Dean Cundey, noted for his work on special effects-laden Hollywood extravaganzas, debuted with "Where the Red Fern Grows" (1974) and shot similarly undistinguished films until teaming with writer-director John Carpenter for "Halloween" (1978), a smashing success and a modern horror classic. Here he displayed his flair for composing evocative images of terror on a modest budget by using as little light as possible. Cundey went on to lens a series of films directed or produced by Carpenter ("The Fog" 1980; "Halloween II" 1981; "Escape From New York" 1981; "The Thing" 1982; "Halloween III: Season of the Witch" 1982; "Big Trouble in Little China" 1986). He worked on Richard Franklin's surprisingly good sequel, "Psycho II" (1983), and shot several TV-movies and pilots, including Wes Craven's "Invitation to Hell" (ABC, 1984).

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No Score Yet No Score Yet Anastasia: Once Upon a Time Cinematographer - 2019
No Score Yet 87% Slamma Jamma Cinematographer $1.7M 2017
32% 44% Home Again Cinematographer $27M 2017
19% 27% Diablo Cinematographer - 2015
17% 21% The Girl in the Photographs Cinematographer - 2015
No Score Yet 72% Sophia Grace & Rosie's Royal Adventure Cinematographer - 2014
45% 59% Walking With the Enemy Cinematographer $357K 2013
No Score Yet 44% Crazy Kind of Love Cinematographer - 2012
3% 36% Jack and Jill Cinematographer $74.2M 2011
12% 40% The Spy Next Door Cinematographer $24.3M 2010
No Score Yet 42% Whisper Cinematographer - 2007
49% 80% The Holiday Cinematographer $63.2M 2006
15% 37% Garfield: The Movie Cinematographer $75.4M 2004
54% 54% What Women Want Cinematographer $182.8M 2000
16% 24% Krippendorf's Tribe Cinematographer $7.6M 1998
86% 70% The Parent Trap Cinematographer $66.3M 1998
25% 27% Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves Director - 1997
24% 33% Flubber Cinematographer $93M 1997
96% 87% Apollo 13 Cinematographer $173.8M 1995
50% 49% Casper Cinematographer $100.3M 1995
20% 24% The Flintstones Cinematographer $130.5M 1994
91% 91% Jurassic Park Cinematographer $401.8M 1993
29% 76% Hook Cinematographer $116.3M 1991
39% 66% Road House Cinematographer $27.4M 1989
66% 85% Back to the Future Part II Cinematographer $116.4M 1989
44% 69% Big Business Cinematographer $39.6M 1988
97% 84% Who Framed Roger Rabbit Cinematographer $152.8M 1988
78% 82% Big Trouble in Little China Cinematographer $11M 1986
96% 94% Back to the Future Cinematographer $247K 1985
No Score Yet 23% Invitation to Hell Cinematographer - 1984
22% 53% D.C. Cab Cinematographer - 1983
86% 92% The Thing Cinematographer - 1982
86% 77% Escape From New York Cinematographer - 1981
75% 64% The Fog Cinematographer $69.5K 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Without Warning Director of Photography - 1980
No Score Yet 12% Separate Ways Cinematographer - 1980
No Score Yet 0% Angels' Brigade Cinematographer - 1979
81% 75% Rock 'n' Roll High School Cinematographer - 1979
0% 54% Roller Boogie Cinematographer - 1979
96% 89% Halloween Cinematographer $47.5M 1978
No Score Yet 47% Black Shampoo Cinematographer - 1976
No Score Yet 34% Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks Cinematographer - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bare Knuckles Cinematographer - 1976
No Score Yet 75% Where the Red Fern Grows Cinematographer - 1974

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