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Alex Gibney

Highest Rated:   100% Elián (2017)
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Director Alex Gibney has been called "the most important documentarian of our time" (Esquire) and "one of America's most successful and prolific documentary filmmakers" (The NY Times T Magazine). Known for his cinematic, gripping, and deeply insightful documentaries, the filmmaker has won the Academy Award (R), multiple Emmy Awards, the Grammy Award, several Peabody Awards, the DuPont-Columbia, The Independent Spirit, and a few The Writers Guild of America Awards, and more. In 2013, Gibney was honored with the International Documentary Association's Career Achievement Award. He won the Academy Award (R) for Taxi to the Dark Side in 2008 and was nominated for Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room in 2006. His 2013 film for HBO, Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, won three Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award. He also won an Emmy that year for Showtime's The History of the Eagles. In 2015, Gibney was awarded a Peabody Award for Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown. Gibney's latest films include: the explosive Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, which premiered on HBO in March 2015 and has become one of the most-watched HBO documentaries in a decade; Sinatra: All or Nothing At All, a two-part special on legendary entertainer Frank Sinatra, which premiered on HBO in April 2015; and Steve Jobs: The Man In The Machine, an evocative portrait that re-examines the legacy of Steve Jobs and our relationship with the computer, which made its world premiere at SXSW in March 2015 and arrives in theaters in September 2015. Recently, Gibney's production company - Jigsaw Productions - has expanded into television series with its first project Death Row Stories, which is executive produced by Gibney and Robert Redford and narrated by Susan Sarandon. Exploring a different capital murder case each episode, Death Row Stories is a popular program on CNN and was renewed for a second season, which premiered in July 2015. The company also produced Edge of Eighteen, a groundbreaking series for Al Jazeera America where Jigsaw mentored high school seniors as they filmed their lives on the brink of adulthood. Currently, Jigsaw is in production on four feature films and three new television series: The New Yorker Presents, an Amazon series which brings to life the award-winning The New Yorker magazine; a four-part docu-series for Netflix and a new docu-noir series for A&E, both of which will be announced later in 2015.

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MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
94% Crazy, Not Insane
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
2020
99% Totally Under Control
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Narrator
  • Director
2020
95% Citizen K
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
2019
79% The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
  • Director
  • Producer
2019
79% The China Hustle
  • Executive Producer
2018
94% Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
  • Producer
2018
80% No Stone Unturned
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
2017
98% City of Ghosts
  • Executive Producer
$0.2M 2017
100% Elián
  • Executive Producer
2017
No Score Yet Water & Power: A California Heist
  • Executive Producer
2017
100% American Jihad
  • Executive Producer
2017
90% Zero Days
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
  • Director
$71.2k 2016
No Score Yet Spring Broke
  • Executive Producer
2016
94% Janis: Little Girl Blue
  • Producer
$0.5M 2015
74% Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
  • Director
2015
92% Sunshine Superman
  • Executive Producer
$84k 2015
95% Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
  • Director
  • Producer
2015
60% Finding Fela!
  • Producer
  • Director
2014
100% Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown
  • Executive Producer
  • Director
2014
82% The Armstrong Lie
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Producer
$0.4M 2013
92% We Steal Secrets: The Story Of Wikileaks
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
$0.2M 2013
75% Venus And Serena
  • Executive Producer
$51.5k 2013
90% The Last Gladiators
  • Producer
  • Director
2013
No Score Yet History Of The Eagles: Part 1
  • Producer
2013
98% Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence In The House Of God
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
  • Narrator
  • Director
2012
No Score Yet Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
2012
72% Magic Trip
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
$0.2M 2011
100% Catching Hell
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Executive Producer
2011
90% Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Producer
$0.2M 2010
66% Freakonomics
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
$68.2k 2010
82% Casino Jack And The United States Of Money
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
2010
No Score Yet My Trip to Al-Qaeda
  • Producer
  • Director
2010
No Score Yet Money Driven Medicine
  • Producer
2009
71% Love Comes Lately
  • Executive Producer
2008
86% Gonzo: The Life and Work of Hunter S. Thompson
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
$1.1M 2008
73% Mr. Untouchable
  • Producer
2007
96% No End in Sight
  • Executive Producer
$1.3M 2007
100% Taxi to the Dark Side
  • Narrator
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
2007
30% Herbie Hancock: Possibilities
  • Producer
2006
97% Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Producer
$3.9M 2005
87% Lightning in a Bottle
  • Producer
$78.5k 2004
No Score Yet The Soul of a Man
  • Producer
2003
95% The Trials of Henry Kissinger
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
2002
50% Brooklyn Babylon
  • Executive Producer
2001

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
95% The Crime of the Century
2021
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • 2021
74% Tiger
2020
  • Executive Producer
  • 2021
No Score Yet The Daily Show With Trevor Noah
2015
  • Guest
  • 2021
  • 2018
  • 2016
81% Agents of Chaos
2020
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • 2020
100% Laurel Canyon
2020
  • Executive Producer
  • 2020
100% The Innocence Files
2020
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • 2020
100% Dirty Money
2018-2020
  • Creator
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • 2020
  • 2018
100% Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America
2019
  • Executive Producer
  • 2019
100% Why We Hate
2019
  • Executive Producer
  • 2019
No Score Yet 30 for 30
2009-2020
  • Director
  • 2019
  • 2017
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
100% Enemies: The President, Justice & The FBI
2018
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • 2018
75% The Clinton Affair
2018
  • Producer
  • Executive Producer
  • 2018
88% The Looming Tower
2018
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • 2018
No Score Yet Parched
2017
  • Executive Producer
  • Narrator
  • 2017
45% Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge
2017
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • 2017
89% Billions
2016
  • Producer
  • Director
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet American Masters
1986
  • Producer
  • 2016
No Score Yet Cooked
2016
  • Executive Producer
  • 2016
71% The Killing Season
2016
  • Executive Producer
  • 2016
No Score Yet CBS This Morning
2012
  • Guest
  • 2016
  • 2015
86% The New Yorker Presents
2016
  • Producer
  • Executive Producer
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet Charlie Rose
2013-2017
  • Guest
  • 2016
  • 2014
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
  • Guest
  • 2015
93% Sinatra: All or Nothing at All
2015
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • 2015
No Score Yet Sunday Morning
2011-2018
  • Appearing
  • 2015
No Score Yet Colbert Report
2005-2014
  • Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet Real Time with Bill Maher
2003
  • Guest
  • Actor
  • 2013
No Score Yet Independent Lens
1999
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • 2012
  • 2007
No Score Yet Need to Know
2010-2013
  • Guest
  • 2010
No Score Yet Now on PBS
2005-2010
  • Guest
  • 2008
  • 2005
100% Salt Fat Acid Heat
2018
  • Executive Producer

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