James J. Murakami

Art Director | Art Department | Production Designer
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KNOWN FOR 
J. Edgar (2011) | American Sniper (2014) | Changeling (2008)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations More »
AKA 
James J. Muraicami | James L. Murakami | James Murakami | Jimmy J. Murakami | Jim Murakami  Less

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (55 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for SullySully Production Designer  Less 2016 $60MM $125MM / $239MM
  • Primary photo for American SniperAmerican Sniper Production Designer  Less 2014 $59MM $350MM / $547MM
  • Primary photo for Jersey BoysJersey Boys Production Designer  Less 2014 $40MM $47MM / —
  • Primary photo for Trouble with the CurveTrouble with the Curve Production Designer  Less 2012 $60MM $36MM / $49MM
  • Primary photo for J. Edgar: A Complicated ManJ. Edgar: A Complicated Man (Video) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for J. Edgar: The Most Powerful Man in the WorldJ. Edgar: The Most Powerful Man in the World (Video) Special Thanks  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for J. EdgarJ. Edgar Production Designer  Less 2011 $35MM $37MM / $85MM
  • Primary photo for HereafterHereafter Production Designer  Less 2010 $50MM $33MM / $105MM
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Murakami: Non AlienJimmy Murakami: Non Alien Special Thanks  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for InvictusInvictus Production Designer  Less 2009 $60MM $37MM / $125MM
  • Primary photo for Gran TorinoGran Torino Production Designer  Less 2008 $33MM $148MM / $270MM
  • Primary photo for ChangelingChangeling Production Designer  Less 2008 $55MM $36MM / $113MM
  • Primary photo for Rails & TiesRails & Ties Production Designer  Less 2007 $19K / —
  • Primary photo for Red Sun, Black Sand: The Making of 'Letters from Iwo Jima'Red Sun, Black Sand: The Making of 'Letters from Iwo Jima' (Video) Himself (as James Murakami), Special Thanks (as James Murakami)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Letters from Iwo JimaLetters from Iwo Jima Production Designer  Less 2006 $19MM $14MM / $69MM
  • Primary photo for The Scorpion KingThe Scorpion King Set Designer (as Jim Murakami)  Less 2002 $60MM $91MM / $165MM
  • Primary photo for The Princess DiariesThe Princess Diaries Set Designer (as James Murakami)  Less 2001 $26MM $108MM / $57MM
  • Primary photo for Enemy of the StateEnemy of the State Art Director  Less 1998 $90MM $112MM / $251MM
  • Primary photo for The PostmanThe Postman Set Designer  Less 1997 $80MM $18MM / —
  • Primary photo for Midnight in the Garden of Good and EvilMidnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Art Director (Savannah)  Less 1997 $35MM $25MM / —
  • Primary photo for The GameThe Game Supervising Art Director (as Jim Murakami)  Less 1997 $50MM $48MM / $109MM
  • Primary photo for Nothing to LoseNothing to Lose Art Director  Less 1997 $25MM $44MM / $21MM
  • Primary photo for The RelicThe Relic Art Director (as James Murakami)  Less 1997 $40MM $34MM / —
  • Primary photo for Head Above WaterHead Above Water Set Designer  Less 1996 $32K / $807K
  • Primary photo for JadeJade Assistant Art Director (as James Murakami)  Less 1995 $50MM $9.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Crimson TideCrimson Tide Art Director  Less 1995 $53MM $91MM / $66MM
  • Primary photo for I Love TroubleI Love Trouble Set Designer  Less 1994 $45MM $31MM / $62MM
  • Primary photo for Mrs. DoubtfireMrs. Doubtfire Assistant Art Director  Less 1993 $25MM $219MM / $441MM
  • Primary photo for True RomanceTrue Romance Art Director  Less 1993 $13MM $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for Rising SunRising Sun Assistant Art Director  Less 1993 $35MM $63MM / $107MM
  • Primary photo for Groundhog DayGroundhog Day Assistant Art Director  Less 1993 $15MM $71MM / —
  • Primary photo for SneakersSneakers Set Designer  Less 1992 $35MM $51MM / $105MM
  • Primary photo for UnforgivenUnforgiven Set Designer  Less 1992 $14MM $101MM / $159MM
  • Primary photo for Brain DonorsBrain Donors Set Designer  Less 1992 $918K / —
  • Primary photo for Final AnalysisFinal Analysis Assistant Art Director (as Jim Murakami)  Less 1992 $32MM $29MM / —
  • Primary photo for DeliriousDelirious Art Director  Less 1991 $18MM $5.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Dick TracyDick Tracy Lead Set Designer  Less 1990 $47MM $104MM / $163MM
  • Primary photo for Coupe de VilleCoupe de Ville Art Director (as Jim Murakami)  Less 1990 $716K / —
  • Primary photo for Midnight RunMidnight Run Art Director  Less 1988 $30MM $38MM / $82MM
  • Primary photo for *batteries not included*batteries not included Assistant Art Director (as Jim Murakami)  Less 1987 $33MM / $65MM
  • Primary photo for Beverly Hills Cop IIBeverly Hills Cop II Art Director  Less 1987 $28MM $154MM / $146MM
  • Primary photo for Peggy Sue Got MarriedPeggy Sue Got Married Assistant Art Director (as James Murakami)  Less 1986 $18MM $41MM / —
  • Primary photo for LucasLucas Art Director (as James Murakami)  Less 1986 $6MM $8.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Beverly Hills CopBeverly Hills Cop Art Director  Less 1984 $14MM $235MM / $82MM
  • Primary photo for Joy of SexJoy of Sex Art Director (as Jim Murakami)  Less 1984 $4.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for The NaturalThe Natural Art Director (Los Angeles)  Less 1984 $28MM $48MM / —
  • Primary photo for WarGamesWarGames Art Director  Less 1983 $12MM $80MM / —
  • Primary photo for Second ThoughtsSecond Thoughts Assistant Art Director  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for HammettHammett Set Designer (as James Murakami)  Less 1982 $43K / —
  • Primary photo for The Escape ArtistThe Escape Artist Art Director (as James Murakami)  Less 1982 $143K / —
  • Primary photo for One from the HeartOne from the Heart Assistant Art Director (as James Murakami)  Less 1981 $26MM $637K / —
  • Primary photo for Apocalypse NowApocalypse Now Assistant Art Director (as James Murakami)  Less 1979 $32MM $83MM / —
  • Primary photo for Comes a HorsemanComes a Horseman Assistant Art Director (as James Murakami)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Another Man, Another ChanceAnother Man, Another Chance Assistant Art Director (uncredited)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Tom SawyerTom Sawyer Set Designer (uncredited)  Less 1973
Past Television (6 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for DeadwoodDeadwood (TV Series) Art Director (24 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2005 24
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  • Primary photo for First MondayFirst Monday (TV Series) Art Director  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for CharmedCharmed (TV Series) Set Designer (12 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 12
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  • Primary photo for Battlestar GalacticaBattlestar Galactica (TV Series) Art Director (4 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 4
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  • Primary photo for Special OlympicsSpecial Olympics (TV Movie) Art Director  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Other Side of HellThe Other Side of Hell (TV Movie) Art Director (as James Murakami)  Less 1978
Self (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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