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Alexandre Desplat

Composer | Music Department | Soundtrack
KNOWN FOR 
The King's Speech (2010) | Argo (2012) | The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 75 wins & 153 nominations More »
AKA 
Alexandre Desplats
BORN 
Aug 23, 1961 (age 54)

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Projects in Development (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (5 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (141 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Light Between OceansThe Light Between Oceans Composer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Tale of TalesTale of Tales Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2015 €12MM
  • Primary photo for The Danish GirlThe Danish Girl Composer  Less 2015 $25MM $11MM
  • Primary photo for Every Thing Will Be FineEvery Thing Will Be Fine Composer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Don't Tell Me the Boy Was MadDon't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad Composer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for SuffragetteSuffragette Composer  Less 2015 $14MM $4.7MM
  • Primary photo for The Imitation GameThe Imitation Game Composer  Less 2014 $14MM $91MM
  • Primary photo for UnbrokenUnbroken Composer, Conductor, Orchestrations  Less 2014 $65MM $116MM
  • Primary photo for GodzillaGodzilla Composer, Conductor  Less 2014 $160MM $201MM
  • Primary photo for The Grand Budapest HotelThe Grand Budapest Hotel Composer, Musician (whistler)  Less 2014 €23MM $59MM
  • Primary photo for The Monuments MenThe Monuments Men Emile, Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2014 $70MM $78MM
  • Primary photo for Jaguar: RendezvousJaguar: Rendezvous (Short) Composer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Suite FrançaiseSuite Française Composer (Bruno's Theme)  Less 2014 €15MM
  • Primary photo for FannyFanny Composer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for MariusMarius Composer  Less 2013 $6K
  • Primary photo for Venus in FurVenus in Fur Composer  Less 2013 $342K
  • Primary photo for ZuluZulu Composer  Less 2013 $16MM
  • Primary photo for PhilomenaPhilomena Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2013 $12MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for RealityReality Composer  Less 2012 $55K
  • Primary photo for RenoirRenoir Composer  Less 2012 $2.3MM
  • Primary photo for Zero Dark ThirtyZero Dark Thirty Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2012 $40MM $96MM
  • Primary photo for Rise of the GuardiansRise of the Guardians Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Music ("Still Dream"), Producer ("Still Dream")  Less 2012 $145MM $103MM
  • Primary photo for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Writer ("Love Theme")  Less 2012 $120MM $292MM
  • Primary photo for ArgoArgo Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2012 $44MM $136MM
  • Primary photo for Rust and BoneRust and Bone Composer  Less 2012 €15MM $2.1MM
  • Primary photo for Moonrise KingdomMoonrise Kingdom Composer, Writer ("The Heroic Weather Conditions, part 1 (A Veiled Mist)", "The Heroic Weather Conditions, part 2 (Smoke/Fire)", "The Heroic Weather Conditions, part 3 (The Salt Air)", "The Heroic Weather Conditions, part 4: Thunder", "The Heroic Weather Conditions, part 5: Lightning", "The Heroic Weather Conditions, part 6: Rain", "The Heroic Weather Conditions; part 7 : After the Storm") (uncredited)  Less 2012 $16MM $46MM
  • Primary photo for A TherapyA Therapy (Short) Composer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for My WayMy Way Composer  Less 2012 €20MM
  • Primary photo for Lay the FavoriteLay the Favorite Special Thanks  Less 2012 $26MM $21K
  • Primary photo for Roman Polanski: A Film MemoirRoman Polanski: A Film Memoir Composer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Well-Digger's DaughterThe Well-Digger's Daughter Composer  Less 2011 $385K
  • Primary photo for Extremely Loud & Incredibly CloseExtremely Loud & Incredibly Close Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2011 $32MM
  • Primary photo for My Week with MarilynMy Week with Marilyn Composer (Marilyn's Theme)  Less 2011 £6.4MM $15MM
  • Primary photo for The Big YearThe Big Year Performer ("The Doge's Decree - Concerto in C Major")  Less 2011 $41MM $7.2MM
  • Primary photo for Exploring 'The Tree of Life'Exploring 'The Tree of Life' (Video) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Ides of MarchThe Ides of March Composer, Conductor, Musician (flutes, piccolo), Orchestrator  Less 2011 $12MM $41MM
  • Primary photo for CarnageCarnage Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2011 $25MM
  • Primary photo for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Composer, Conductor, Writer ("Lily's Theme", "The Tunnel", "Underworld", "Gringotts", "Dragon Flight", "Neville", "A New Headmaster", "Panic Inside Hogwarts", "Statues", "The Grey Lady", "In The Chamber Of Secrets", "Battlefield", "The Diadem", "Broomsticks And Fire", "Courtyard Apocalypse", "Snape's Demise", "Severus And Lily", "Harry's Sacrifice", "The Resurrection Stone", "Harry Surrenders", "Procession", "Neville The Hero", "Showdown", "Voldemort's End", "A New Beginning") (uncredited)  Less 2011 $125MM $381MM
  • Primary photo for A Better LifeA Better Life Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2011 $10MM $1.8MM
  • Primary photo for The Tree of LifeThe Tree of Life Composer, Conductor, Music Programmer, Orchestrator  Less 2011 $32MM $13MM
  • Primary photo for Born to Be WildBorn to Be Wild (Short) Writer ("Canis Lupus" from "Fantastic Mr. Fox")  Less 2011 $24MM
  • Primary photo for The Burma ConspiracyThe Burma Conspiracy Composer, Musician (Shakuhachi)  Less 2011 €20MM
  • Primary photo for The King's SpeechThe King's Speech Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Music ("Lionel and Bertie")  Less 2010 $15MM $139MM
  • Primary photo for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Producer ("My Love Is Always Here"), Writer ("The Oblivation" (uncredited), "Snape To Malfoy Manor" (uncredited), "Polyjuice Potion" (uncredited), "Sky Battle" (uncredited), "At The Burrow" (uncredited), "Harry And Ginny" (uncredited), "The Will" (uncredited), "Death Eaters" (uncredited), "Dobby" (uncredited), "Ministry Of Magic" (uncredited), "Detonators" (uncredited), "The Locket" (uncredited), "Fireplaces Escape" (uncredited), "Ron Leaves" (uncredited), "The Exodus" (uncredited), "Godric's Hollow Graveyard" (uncredited), "Bathilda Bagshot" (uncredited), "Hermione's Parents" (uncredited), "Destroying The Locket" (uncredited), "Ron's Speech" (uncredited), "Lovegood" (uncredited), "The Deathly Hallows" (uncredited), "Captured And Tortured" (uncredited), "Rescuing Hermione" (uncredited), "Farewell To Dobby" (uncredited), "The Elder Wand" (uncredited), "My Love Is Always Here")  Less 2010 £150MM $295MM
  • Primary photo for Tamara DreweTamara Drewe Composer, Orchestrations, Programming  Less 2010 $560K
  • Primary photo for The Twilight Saga: EclipseThe Twilight Saga: Eclipse Performer ("Victoria") (uncredited), Writer ("Victoria") (uncredited)  Less 2010 $68MM $301MM
  • Primary photo for Beautiful DarlingBeautiful Darling Writer ("La Verite ou la Mort")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Ghost WriterThe Ghost Writer Composer, Conductor, Music Programmer, Orchestrator  Less 2010 $45MM $16MM
  • Primary photo for Army of CrimeArmy of Crime Composer, Conductor, Orchestration  Less 2009 $35K
  • Primary photo for A ProphetA Prophet Composer, Musician (piano)  Less 2009 €12MM $2.1MM
  • Primary photo for Fantastic Mr. FoxFantastic Mr. Fox Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2009 $40MM $21MM
  • Primary photo for The Twilight Saga: New MoonThe Twilight Saga: New Moon Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2009 $50MM $297MM
  • Primary photo for Coco Before ChanelCoco Before Chanel Composer, Conductor  Less 2009 €19MM $6.1MM
  • Primary photo for Julie & JuliaJulie & Julia Composer  Less 2009 $40MM $94MM
  • Primary photo for ChériChéri Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2009 $23MM $2.7MM
  • Primary photo for The Heir Apparent: Largo WinchThe Heir Apparent: Largo Winch Composer, Conductor, Electronic Score Programmer, Orchestrator  Less 2008 €24MM $8K
  • Primary photo for AfterwardsAfterwards Composer  Less 2008 $15MM
  • Primary photo for The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonThe Curious Case of Benjamin Button Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2008 $150MM $127MM
  • Primary photo for This Is the Zodiac SpeakingThis Is the Zodiac Speaking (Video) Music ("SYRIANA (PIANO SOLO)", "SOMETHING REALLY COOL")  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for L'ennemi intimeL'ennemi intime Composer  Less 2007 €9.8MM
  • Primary photo for Michou d'AuberMichou d'Auber Composer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Golden CompassThe Golden Compass Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2007 $180MM $70MM
  • Primary photo for Mr. Magorium's Wonder EmporiumMr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2007 $32MM
  • Primary photo for Lust, CautionLust, Caution Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2007 $15MM $4.6MM
  • Primary photo for Ségo et Sarko sont dans un bateau...Ségo et Sarko sont dans un bateau... Composer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The ValetThe Valet Composer  Less 2006 €25MM $2.3MM
  • Primary photo for Dans la peau de Jacques ChiracDans la peau de Jacques Chirac Composer (additional music)  Less 2006 €30K
  • Primary photo for The Painted VeilThe Painted Veil Composer, Music Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2006 $19MM $8MM
  • Primary photo for The QueenThe Queen Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2006 £9.8MM $56MM
  • Primary photo for The Singer (Quand j'étais chanteur)The Singer (Quand j'étais chanteur) Composer, Performer ("Quand J'Etais Chanteur")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Lies & AlibisLies & Alibis Composer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for FirewallFirewall Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2006 $49MM
  • Primary photo for CasanovaCasanova Composer  Less 2005 $11MM
  • Primary photo for SyrianaSyriana Composer  Less 2005 $50MM $51MM
  • Primary photo for DerailedDerailed Producer ("Luna do Paris"), Writer ("Luna do Paris")  Less 2005 $22MM $36MM
  • Primary photo for Une aventureUne aventure Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Beat That My Heart SkippedThe Beat That My Heart Skipped Composer  Less 2005 €5.3MM $1MM
  • Primary photo for The Upside of AngerThe Upside of Anger Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Performer ("Afternoon Tea", "Spooky Music"), Writer ("Afternoon Tea", "Spooky Music")  Less 2005 $9MM $19MM
  • Primary photo for HostageHostage Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2005 $52MM $35MM
  • Primary photo for Tu vas rire, mais je te quitteTu vas rire, mais je te quitte Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for BirthBirth Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2004 $20MM $5MM
  • Primary photo for L'enquête corseL'enquête corse Composer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Stormy WeatherStormy Weather Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for A Sight for Sore EyesA Sight for Sore Eyes Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Girl with a Pearl EarringGirl with a Pearl Earring Composer  Less 2003 $12MM
  • Primary photo for TristanTristan Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Eager BodiesEager Bodies Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Le pacte du silenceLe pacte du silence Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Les baisers des autresLes baisers des autres (Short) Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Laughter and PunishmentLaughter and Punishment Composer  Less 2003 €5.4MM
  • Primary photo for September 11September 11 Composer (original titles music), Conductor (original titles music)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The NestThe Nest Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Michel Audiard et le mystère du triangle des BermudesMichel Audiard et le mystère du triangle des Bermudes (Video) Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for TransfixedTransfixed Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Read My LipsRead My Lips Composer  Less 2001 FRF 49MM $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for A Hell of a DayA Hell of a Day Composer  Less 2001 FRF 20MM
  • Primary photo for Barnie et ses petites contrariétésBarnie et ses petites contrariétés Composer, Conductor, Musician (piano), Orchestrator  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Doors of GloryDoors of Glory Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Home Sweet HomeHome Sweet Home Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Luzhin DefenceThe Luzhin Defence Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2000 $1.1MM
  • Primary photo for AmazonAmazon Composer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Vive nous!Vive nous! Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for A Monkey's TaleA Monkey's Tale Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Performer ("Chanson du générique de fin"), Writer ("Chanson des livres", "Chanson de Kom", "Chanson de Sérignole", "Chanson du générique de fin", "Assimilate" (English version), "Where Do I Belong?" (English version), "To Be King" (English version), "We Are One" (English version))  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Empty DaysEmpty Days Composer, Conductor  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Monsieur NaphtaliMonsieur Naphtali Composer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for I Didn't Do It!I Didn't Do It! Composer, Writer ("Je rêve d'un pays")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for ToniToni Composer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Revengers' ComediesThe Revengers' Comedies Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for A Minute of SilenceA Minute of Silence Composer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Atilano, presidenteAtilano, presidente Composer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Restons groupésRestons groupés Composer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for 1 chance sur 21 chance sur 2 Composer  Less 1998 $32MM
  • Primary photo for La femme du cosmonauteLa femme du cosmonaute Composer, Conductor  Less 1997 ESP 1.6MM
  • Primary photo for Sous les pieds des femmesSous les pieds des femmes Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Love, etc.Love, etc. Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Music ("love etc.")  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for A Self-Made HeroA Self-Made Hero Composer  Less 1996 FRF 29MM $70K
  • Primary photo for Passage à l'actePassage à l'acte Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Le cri de la soieLe cri de la soie Composer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Lucky PunchLucky Punch Composer, Music Programmer, Orchestrator  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Les MillesLes Milles Composer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Those Were the DaysThose Were the Days Composer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Innocent LiesInnocent Lies Composer, Musician (piano duet), Musician (stride piano), Orchestrations  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Marie-Louise ou la permissionMarie-Louise ou la permission Composer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Bons baisers de SuzanneBons baisers de Suzanne (Short) Composer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Quand je serai grand, mon père il sera policierQuand je serai grand, mon père il sera policier (Short) Composer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for See How They FallSee How They Fall Composer, Conductor  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for La Vienne dynamiqueLa Vienne dynamique (Short) Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The AdvocateThe Advocate Composer  Less 1993 $667K
  • Primary photo for Le troncLe tronc Composer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Départ en vacancesDépart en vacances (Short) Composer  Less 1993 €30K
  • Primary photo for Jour de faucheJour de fauche (Short) Composer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Sexes faibles!Sexes faibles! Composer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Au nom du père et du filsAu nom du père et du fils Composer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Lapse of MemoryLapse of Memory Composer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Family ExpressFamily Express Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for My Life Is HellMy Life Is Hell Le pianiste bar golf  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Rossignol de mes amoursRossignol de mes amours (Short) Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Simon courageSimon courage (Short) Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Wu ming jia zuWu ming jia zu Stock Music (version: re-cut)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for V.O.V.O. (Short) Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Ki lo sa?Ki lo sa? Composer  Less 1985
Past Television (35 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
Self (23 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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