Jim Plannette

Camera and Electrical Department | Cinematographer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Innerspace (1987) | The Adjustment Bureau (2011) | Twister (1996)
AKA 
Jim Planette | James Plannett | James Plannette
NICKNAME  
Gentleman Jim
HEIGHT 
5' 11½" (1.82m)

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Past Film & Video (93 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Jacob's LadderJacob's Ladder Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2019
  • Primary photo for KingsKings Gaffer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for WoodshockWoodshock Gaffer  Less 2017 $5MM $43K / —
  • Primary photo for WakefieldWakefield Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2016 $259K / —
  • Primary photo for Business UnusualBusiness Unusual (Short) Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2016 $250K
  • Primary photo for BarbadosBarbados (Short) Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Perfect GuyThe Perfect Guy Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2015 $12MM $57MM / —
  • Primary photo for SuffragetteSuffragette Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2015 $14MM $4.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for The GiftThe Gift Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2015 $5MM $44MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Gifted AmateurA Gifted Amateur (Short) Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Wasted BeautyWasted Beauty (Short) Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Million Dollar ArmMillion Dollar Arm Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2014 $25MM $36MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Single ShotA Single Shot Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2013 $10K / —
  • Primary photo for Arthur NewmanArthur Newman Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Photo FinishPhoto Finish (Short) Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2012 £5K
  • Primary photo for The ArtistThe Artist Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2011 $15MM $45MM / $133MM
  • Primary photo for Monte CarloMonte Carlo Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2011 $20MM $23MM / $40MM
  • Primary photo for The Adjustment BureauThe Adjustment Bureau Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2011 $50MM $62MM / $128MM
  • Primary photo for California Women Win the Vote!California Women Win the Vote! (Video) Cinematographer (as James Plannette)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Michael Bublé: Hold OnMichael Bublé: Hold On (Video) Cinematographer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for A Single ManA Single Man Gaffer  Less 2009 $7MM $9.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for The RoadThe Road Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2009 $25MM $57K / —
  • Primary photo for Don't Let Her Pull You DownDon't Let Her Pull You Down (Short) Cinematographer (as James Plannette)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Samantha Shelton: The Man with the Big SombreroSamantha Shelton: The Man with the Big Sombrero (Video) Cinematographer (as James Plannette)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for BeavertonBeaverton (Short) Cinematographer (as James Plannette)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Great Buck HowardThe Great Buck Howard Gaffer (additional unit)  Less 2008 $748K / —
  • Primary photo for Nancy DrewNancy Drew Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2007 $20MM $26MM / $31MM
  • Primary photo for Ocean's ThirteenOcean's Thirteen Chief Lighting Technician  Less 2007 $85MM $117MM / $194MM
  • Primary photo for The Good GermanThe Good German Chief Lighting Technician  Less 2006 $32MM $1.3MM / $5.9MM
  • Primary photo for Even MoneyEven Money Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2006 $64K / —
  • Primary photo for The Family StoneThe Family Stone Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2005 $17MM $60MM / $92MM
  • Primary photo for SyrianaSyriana Connex Functionary (as James Plannette), Chief Lighting Technician (overseas)  Less 2005 $50MM $51MM / $94MM
  • Primary photo for ErosEros Gaffer (segments: Equilibrium)  Less 2004 $188K / —
  • Primary photo for Ocean's TwelveOcean's Twelve Chief Lighting Technician  Less 2004 $110MM $126MM / $363MM
  • Primary photo for The Girl Next DoorThe Girl Next Door Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2004 $25MM $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for Runaway JuryRunaway Jury Gaffer  Less 2003 $60MM $49MM / $80MM
  • Primary photo for GigliGigli Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2003 $54MM $6.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for SolarisSolaris Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2002 $47MM $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Good GirlThe Good Girl Gaffer (additional photography)  Less 2002 $8MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for S1m0neS1m0ne Gaffer  Less 2002 $9.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for ImpostorImpostor Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2001 $40MM $6.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ocean's ElevenOcean's Eleven Chief Lighting Technician  Less 2001 $85MM $183MM / $451MM
  • Primary photo for HeistHeist Gaffer  Less 2001 $39MM $47K / —
  • Primary photo for TrafficTraffic Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 2000 $48MM $124MM / $83MM
  • Primary photo for BounceBounce Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 2000 $35MM $37MM / —
  • Primary photo for MagnoliaMagnolia Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 1999 $37MM $22MM / $26MM
  • Primary photo for 8MM8MM Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1999 $40MM $37MM / $97MM
  • Primary photo for She's All ThatShe's All That Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1999 $10MM $63MM / $103MM
  • Primary photo for The GodsonThe Godson (Short) Coach Soup, Cinematographer (as James Plannette), Associate Producer (as James Plannette)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for My GiantMy Giant Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1998 $8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Dangerous BeautyDangerous Beauty Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1998 $8MM $4.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for The RainmakerThe Rainmaker Chief Lighting Technician  Less 1997 $40MM $46MM / —
  • Primary photo for JackJack Chief Lighting Technician  Less 1996 $45MM $59MM / —
  • Primary photo for TwisterTwister Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 1996 $92MM $242MM / $253MM
  • Primary photo for BraveheartBraveheart Gaffer  Less 1995 $72MM $76MM / $210MM
  • Primary photo for Legends of the FallLegends of the Fall Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 1994 $30MM $67MM / $161MM
  • Primary photo for The River WildThe River Wild Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 1994 $45MM $47MM / $47MM
  • Primary photo for Wrestling Ernest HemingwayWrestling Ernest Hemingway Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 1993 $232K / —
  • Primary photo for Free WillyFree Willy Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1993 $20MM $78MM / $154MM
  • Primary photo for Street KnightStreet Knight Chief Lighting Technician  Less 1993 $841K / $989K
  • Primary photo for For the BoysFor the Boys Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1991 $40MM $18MM / $23MM
  • Primary photo for All I Want for ChristmasAll I Want for Christmas Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 1991 $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Fisher KingThe Fisher King Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 1991 $24MM $42MM / —
  • Primary photo for Rocky VRocky V Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 1990 $42MM $41MM / $120MM
  • Primary photo for Opportunity KnocksOpportunity Knocks Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 1990 $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for Next of KinNext of Kin Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 1989 $12MM $16MM / —
  • Primary photo for Big Top Pee-weeBig Top Pee-wee Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 1988 $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for Someone to Watch Over MeSomeone to Watch Over Me Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 1987 $17MM $10MM / —
  • Primary photo for InnerspaceInnerspace Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1987 $27MM $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Boy Who Could FlyThe Boy Who Could Fly Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 1986 $7.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Blue CityBlue City Chief Lighting Technician (as James Plannette)  Less 1986 $10MM $6.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Beyond ReasonBeyond Reason Gaffer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Night ShiftNight Shift Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1982 $24MM / —
  • Primary photo for E.T. the Extra-TerrestrialE.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1982 $10MM $435MM / $793MM
  • Primary photo for Cannery RowCannery Row Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1982 $11MM $5.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Legend of the Lone RangerThe Legend of the Lone Ranger Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1981 $18MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for Inside MovesInside Moves Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Willie & PhilWillie & Phil Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1980 $5.5MM $4.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Tom HornTom Horn Gaffer  Less 1980 $3MM
  • Primary photo for The Cheap DetectiveThe Cheap Detective Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1978 $6MM $28MM / —
  • Primary photo for Casey's ShadowCasey's Shadow Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Which Way Is Up?Which Way Is Up? Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1977 $3.2MM
  • Primary photo for Two-Minute WarningTwo-Minute Warning Gaffer (as James Plannette) (uncredited)  Less 1976 $6.7MM
  • Primary photo for Sounder, Part 2Sounder, Part 2 Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Birch IntervalBirch Interval Gaffer (as Jim Planette)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Young FrankensteinYoung Frankenstein Gaffer (as James Plannette)  Less 1974 $2.8MM $86MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Gravy TrainThe Gravy Train Gaffer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for DillingerDillinger Best Boy  Less 1973 $1MM
  • Primary photo for CoffyCoffy Gaffer (as James Plannett)  Less 1973 $500K
  • Primary photo for Up the SandboxUp the Sandbox Best Boy (uncredited)  Less 1972 $3MM
  • Primary photo for The Magnificent Seven Ride!The Magnificent Seven Ride! Best Boy (uncredited)  Less 1972 $3MM $1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Hammersmith Is OutHammersmith Is Out Gaffer (uncredited)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Andromeda StrainThe Andromeda Strain Lighting Technician (uncredited)  Less 1971 $6.5MM $12MM / —
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