Tom Tykwer

Composer | Writer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Cloud Atlas (2012) | Run Lola Run (1998) | Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 36 wins & 50 nominations More »
AKA 
Tykwer
BORN 
May 23, 1965 (age 52)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Babylon BerlinBabylon Berlin (TV Series) Composer ( 4 episodes, 2017 ) , Director ( 4 episodes, 2017 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 4 Released
    • Episode #2.8 (Nov 24, 2017) Composer, Director, Writer  Less
    • Episode #2.7 (Nov 24, 2017) Composer, Director, Writer  Less
    • Episode #2.6 (Nov 17, 2017) Composer, Director, Writer  Less
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Past Film & Video (50 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for ValenciaValencia (Short) Writer ("Cloud Atlas: Opening Title")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for A Hologram for the KingA Hologram for the King Composer, Director, Writer (screenplay)  Less 2016 $30MM $4.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for VeveVeve Producer  Less 2014 €400K
  • Primary photo for CitizenfourCitizenfour Special Thanks  Less 2014 $2.8MM / $3.8MM
  • Primary photo for Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister FunkNosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk Special Thanks  Less 2014 $2MM
  • Primary photo for Something NecessarySomething Necessary Producer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Nairobi Half LifeNairobi Half Life Producer  Less 2012 €500K
  • Primary photo for Cloud AtlasCloud Atlas Composer, Director, Electronic Performances, Producer (produced by), Writer (written for the screen by)  Less 2012 $102MM $27MM / $130MM
  • Primary photo for 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero Director  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for EndlichEndlich Producer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for PinaPina Special Thanks  Less 2011 €3.2MM $3.5MM / $15MM
  • Primary photo for 33 Composer, Director, Arranger, Music Producer, Musician, Writer  Less 2010 $60K / —
  • Primary photo for Soul BoySoul Boy Himself (uncredited), Supervising Director, Producer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Inglourious BasterdsInglourious Basterds Translator (German dialogue), Special Thanks  Less 2009 $75MM $121MM / $314MM
  • Primary photo for Germany 09: 13 Short Films About the State of the NationGermany 09: 13 Short Films About the State of the Nation Composer (segments: 'Feierlich reist'), Director (segments: Feierlich reist), Producer, Writer (segments: Feierlich reist)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The InternationalThe International Composer, Director, Producer ("The International End Title"), Writer ("The International End Title")  Less 2009 $50MM $25MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Heart Is a Dark ForestThe Heart Is a Dark Forest Producer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The CondemnedThe Condemned Performer ("Casino (Solid State Remix)"), Writer ("Casino (Solid State Remix)")  Less 2007 $4K / —
  • Primary photo for Paris, je t'aimeParis, je t'aime Composer (segments: Faubourg Saint-Denis), Director (segments: Faubourg Saint-Denis), Writer ("True", "True Façade"), Writer (segments: Faubourg Saint-Denis)  Less 2006 $13MM $4.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Friend of MineA Friend of Mine Producer  Less 2006 €2.7MM
  • Primary photo for Perfume: The Story of a MurdererPerfume: The Story of a Murderer Composer, Director, Electronic Performance, Production, Music Editing And Mix, Writer (screenplay)  Less 2006 €50MM $2.2MM / $135MM
  • Primary photo for Ich Dich auchIch Dich auch Composer, Co-Producer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for UnderexposureUnderexposure Co-Producer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for FaçadeFaçade Special Thanks  Less 2005 $14K
  • Primary photo for DownfallDownfall Thanks  Less 2004 €14MM $5.5MM / $92MM
  • Primary photo for LautlosLautlos Producer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for TrueTrue (Short) Composer, Director, Writer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Love in ThoughtsLove in Thoughts Thanks  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Good Bye Lenin!Good Bye Lenin! Special Thanks  Less 2003 €4.8MM $4.1MM / $79MM
  • Primary photo for Learning to LieLearning to Lie Special Thanks  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Matrix RevolutionsMatrix Revolutions Writer ("Hell Club")  Less 2003 $150MM $139MM / $427MM
  • Primary photo for Run Leia RunRun Leia Run (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2003 $200
  • Primary photo for Stella Shorts 1998-2002Stella Shorts 1998-2002 (Video) Lyrics ("Wish"), Music ("Wish")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for HeavenHeaven Director, Performer ("Silence", "Interrogation / Finale"), Producer ("Silence", "Interrogation / Finale"), Writer ("Silence", "Interrogation / Finale")  Less 2002 $11MM $774K / —
  • Primary photo for I'm the FatherI'm the Father Special Thanks  Less 2002 DEM 3.1MM
  • Primary photo for Head Over HeelsHead Over Heels Performer ("Running One") (as Tykwer), Writer ("Running One")  Less 2001 $14MM $10MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Princess and the WarriorThe Princess and the Warrior Composer (as Tykwer), Director, Music Arranger (as Tykwer), Music Performer (as Tykwer), Music Producer (as Tykwer), Writer  Less 2000 $871K / —
  • Primary photo for Dancing at the Blue IguanaDancing at the Blue Iguana Writer ("Wish" (Komm Zu Mir))  Less 2000 $30K / —
  • Primary photo for GiganticGigantic Producer  Less 1999 DEM 2.5MM
  • Primary photo for Any Given SundayAny Given Sunday Performer ("INTRODUCTION"), Writer ("INTRODUCTION")  Less 1999 $55MM $76MM / $100MM
  • Primary photo for FramedFramed (Short) Special Thanks  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Run Lola RunRun Lola Run Composer, Director, Lyrics ("Wish", "Running One", "Supermarket", "Running Two", "Running Three"), Music ("Wish", "Running One", "Supermarket", "Running Two", "Running Three") (as Tykwer), Performer ("Running One", "Running Three") (as Tykwer), Performer ("Running Two"), Writer (screenplay)  Less 1998 DEM 3.5MM $7.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Winter SleepersWinter Sleepers Composer, Director, Writer  Less 1997 $316K / —
  • Primary photo for Life is All You GetLife is All You Get Writer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Die tödliche MariaDie tödliche Maria Composer, Director, Producer, Writer (screenplay), Writer (story)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Prince in HellPrince in Hell Thanks  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Drei Drachen vom GrillDrei Drachen vom Grill Cinematographer  Less 1992 DEM 12K
  • Primary photo for EpilogueEpilogue (Short) Composer, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for BecauseBecause (Short) Composer, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Friday AfternoonFriday Afternoon Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1986
Past Television (5 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Babylon BerlinBabylon Berlin (TV Series) Writer ( 12 episodes, 2017 ) , Composer ( 12 episodes, 2017 ) , Director ( 12 episodes, 2017 ) , Writer (created by) ( 12 episodes, 2017 ) , Executive Producer ( 12 episodes, 2017 ) , Writer ("Zu Asche, zu Staub") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 12
    • Episode #2.4 (Nov 10, 2017) Composer, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Episode #2.3 (Nov 10, 2017) Composer, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Episode #2.2 (Nov 3, 2017) Composer, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Sense8Sense8 (TV Series) Composer ( 22 episodes, 2015–2017 ) , Director ( 3 episodes, 2015–2017 )  Less 2015–2017 22
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  • Primary photo for RosakinderRosakinder (TV Movie) Self, Director  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for ScrubsScrubs (TV Series) Writer ("Running One") ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Performer ("Running One") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • My Bright Idea (Mar 28, 2006) Performer ("Running One") (uncredited), Writer ("Running One") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mission HillMission Hill (TV Series) Writer ("Supermarket") ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
Self (24 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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