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Lawrence Sher is a Director, Director of Photography and Cinematography American born on 4 february 1970 at Teaneck (USA)

Lawrence Sher

Lawrence Sher
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Nationality USA
Birth 4 february 1970 (52 years) at Teaneck (USA)

Lawrence Sher (born February 4, 1970) is an American cinematographer best known for comedy films such as Garden State, The Hangover and The Dictator.

Best films

Joker (2019)
(Director of Photography)
The Hangover Part II (2011)
(Director of Photography)
Godzilla (2014)
(Additional Photography)
The Hangover (2009)
(Director of Photography)
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
(Director of Photography)
The Hangover Part III (2013)
(Director of Photography)

Usually with

Todd Phillips
Todd Phillips
(6 films)
Zach Braff
Zach Braff
(2 films)
Thomas Tull
Thomas Tull
(6 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Lawrence Sher (28 films)

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Director

Father Figures
Directed by Lawrence Sher
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, J. K. Simmons, Katt Williams, Ving Rhames, Glenn Close
Rating55% 2.754662.754662.754662.754662.75466
Deux frères découvrent que leur mère a menti sur leur père : il est bien vivant. Ils partent alors à sa recherche...
Father Figures, 1h53
Directed by Lawrence Sher
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, J. K. Simmons, Katt Williams, Ving Rhames, Glenn Close
Rating55% 2.754272.754272.754272.754272.75427
Kyle et Peter Reynolds sont deux frères inséparables élevés par leur mère excentrique depuis la mort de leur père. Un jour, elle leur apprend qu'elle leur a menti et que leur père est toujours vivant. Trahi par le mensonge de leur mère, Peter et Kyle décident de le rechercher. Leur quête leur permettra non seulement de rencontrer peut-être leur vrai père, parmi plusieurs prétendants, mais aussi de mieux connaître leur propre mère.

Cameraman

Jungle Cruise
Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Children's films
Actors Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Jack Whitehall, Édgar Ramírez, Jesse Plemons, Paul Giamatti
Roles Director of Photography
Rating66% 3.3110753.3110753.3110753.3110753.311075
Dans les années 1930, durant la Grande Dépression, Frank, capitaine d'un bateau, prend à son bord une scientifique et son frère. Ils partent en mission dans la jungle à la recherche d'un mystérieux pouvoir. Le trio va croiser de nombreux obstacles sur sa route, notamment une expédition allemande concurrente.
Joker
Joker (2019)
, 2h2
Directed by Todd Phillips
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Assassinat, Films about children, Films about families, Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Films about television, Batman films, Superhero films, Films about psychiatry, Psychanalyse, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about child abuse
Actors Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Shea Whigham, Bill Camp
Roles Director of Photography
Rating81% 4.091734.091734.091734.091734.09173
L'histoire se déroule en 1981, à Gotham City. Arthur Fleck travaille dans une agence de clowns. Méprisé et incompris par ceux qui lui font face, il mène une morne vie en marge de la société et habite dans un immeuble miteux avec sa mère Penny. Un soir, il se fait agresser dans le métro par trois hommes alcoolisés qui le brutalisent, le poussant à les tuer en retour. Son geste inspire à une partie de la population l'idée de s'en prendre eux aussi aux puissants ; Arthur bascule peu à peu dans la folie et finit par devenir le Joker, un dangereux tueur psychopathe victime d'hallucinations.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters, 2h12
Directed by Michael Dougherty
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, Kaiju films, Films about magic and magicians, La préhistoire, Animaux préhistoriques, Giant monster films, Godzilla films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Disaster films
Actors Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Kyle Chandler, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford
Roles Director of Photography
Rating60% 3.0090453.0090453.0090453.0090453.009045
L'agence crypto-zoologique Monarch déploie de nombreux moyens pour combattre des créatures de tailles divines, appelées Titans. Ces derniers réapparaissent petit à petit des entrailles de la terre. La paléobiologiste Emma Russell, travaillant pour Monarch, a été traumatisée par la mort de son fils Andrew en 2014. Elle a mis au point l'Orca, jadis imaginé avec son ex-mari Mark, une machine qui permet de capter et reproduire les signaux émis par les Titans. Son invention attire des convoitises. Emma entraine avec elle sa fille Madison. Son père, Mark va tout faire pour retrouver sa fille, tout en tentant de survivre dans un monde envahi de monstres. Godzilla va ainsi devoir compter sur une alliée, le papillon géant Mothra pour affronter les 2 menaces que représentent le ptérosaure super-rapide Rodan, ainsi que son pire ennemi, le dragon à trois têtes King Ghidorah, qui est l'Alpha des Titans. Ces anciennes super-espèces veulent toutes la suprématie et mettent en danger la survie de l'humanité. Alors qu'un combat apocalyptique se prépare, Godzilla, seul prétendant au titre capable de rivaliser avec l'Alpha, aidé des humains, devra s'imposer et ainsi affirmer sa place en tant que roi des monstres.
War Dogs
War Dogs (2016)
, 1h54
Directed by Todd Phillips
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Actors Miles Teller, Jonah Hill, Ana de Armas, Kevin Pollak, Shaun Toub, Barry Livingston
Roles Director of Photography
Rating70% 3.5479153.5479153.5479153.5479153.547915
Two arms dealers, Efraim Diveroli and David Packouz, secure a $300 million government contract to supply weapons for US allies in Afghanistan. They soon find themselves in danger abroad and in trouble back home.
Aloha
Aloha (2015)
, 1h45
Directed by Cameron Crowe
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Adventure, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, Alec Baldwin, Danny McBride, Bill Murray
Roles Additional Photography
Rating54% 2.70142.70142.70142.70142.7014
Military contractor Brian Gilcrest (Bradley Cooper) returns to Hawaii to organize a traditional blessing for a new pedestrian gate on behalf of billionaire Carson Welch (Bill Murray), who intends to develop nearby land into a space center. Following a celebrated military career that ended in shadowy deals in Afghanistan, the now disillusioned Gilcrest is tasked with negotiating a deal with the Hawaiian natives and supporting Carson's launch of a privately-funded satellite. Gilcrest's mission is complicated by his former girlfriend Tracy (Rachel McAdams), now married with two children, and his idealistic Air Force liaison, Captain Allison Ng (Emma Stone), whose wide-eyed fascination with space reminds him of his own childhood sense of wonder.
Godzilla
Godzilla (2014)
, 2h3
Directed by Gareth Edwards
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, La fin du monde, Kaiju films, Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, La préhistoire, Films about religion, Transport films, Films set in the future, Animaux préhistoriques, Giant monster films, Political films, Dystopian films, Alternate history films, Godzilla films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Arme nucléaire, Disaster films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, David Strathairn, Juliette Binoche, Richard T. Jones
Roles Additional Photography
Rating63% 3.198673.198673.198673.198673.19867
In 1954, a nuclear bomb is detonated at the moment a giant creature emerges from the ocean. In 1999, Project Monarch scientists Ishiro Serizawa and Vivienne Graham investigate a colossal skeleton unearthed in a collapsed mine in the Philippines. They find two spores; one dormant and one hatched that made a trail into the sea. In Japan, the Janjira Nuclear Power Plant experiences unusual seismic activity and Supervisor Joe Brody sends his wife Sandra and a team of technicians into the reactor. A tremor breaches the reactor, leaving Sandra and her team unable to escape while the plant collapses.
Wish I Was Here, 2h
Directed by Zach Braff
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families
Actors Zach Braff, Josh Gad, Donald Faison, Jim Parsons, Ashley Greene, Kate Hudson
Roles Director of Photography
Rating65% 3.2994653.2994653.2994653.2994653.299465
Aidan Bloom (Zach Braff) is a 35-year-old father of two struggling to be an actor in L.A. while his wife, Sarah (Kate Hudson) works a tedious data job. In order to send their kids, Tucker (Pierce Gagnon) and Grace (Joey King) to a good school, they rely on help from Aidan's father, Gabe (Mandy Patinkin), who insisted they go to an Orthodox Jewish day school.
The Hangover Part III, 1h40
Directed by Todd Phillips
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Transport films, Road movies, Buddy films
Actors Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong, Heather Graham
Roles Director of Photography
Rating58% 2.904772.904772.904772.904772.90477
Two years after the events in Bangkok, Leslie Chow (Ken Jeong) escapes from a maximum security prison, using a riot as cover. Meanwhile in America, Alan Garner (Zach Galifianakis) causes a 20-car freeway pileup after he purchases a giraffe and accidentally decapitates it on a low overpass. Alan's father Sid (Jeffrey Tambor), angry with Alan for his immature antics and never owning up to his mistakes, dies of a heart attack in the middle of a lecture. After the funeral, Alan's brother-in-law Doug Billings (Justin Bartha) informs friends Phil Wenneck (Bradley Cooper) and Stu Price (Ed Helms) that Alan has been off his ADHD medication and is out of control. They attend an intervention, in which Alan agrees to visit a rehab facility in Arizona, so long as "the Wolfpack" takes him there. On the way to Arizona, Phil's minivan is rammed off the road by a rental truck and the group is taken hostage. They are later confronted by mob boss Marshall (John Goodman) and "Black Doug" (Mike Epps), his head enforcer.
The Dictator, 1h23
Directed by Larry Charles
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films set in Africa, Monde imaginaire, Political films
Actors Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley, Aasif Mandvi, John C. Reilly, Chris Gethard
Roles Director of Photography
Rating63% 3.1976053.1976053.1976053.1976053.197605
For years, the Republic of Wadiya (located in the Horn of Africa, supplanting the actual nation of Eritrea) has been ruled by Admiral General Haffaz Aladeen (Sacha Baron Cohen), a childish, tyrannical, sexist, anti-western, and antisemitic despot who surrounds himself with female bodyguards, sponsors al-Qaeda (specially giving shelter to Osama Bin Laden after "they killed his double one year ago") and is working on developing nuclear weapons to attack Israel. He also refused to sell Wadiya's oil fields, a promise he made to his father on his deathbed. After the United Nations Security Council resolves to intervene militarily, Aladeen travels to the UN Headquarters in New York to address the council.
Paul
Paul (2011)
, 1h44
Directed by Greg Mottola
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Comic science fiction
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Comedy science fiction films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Road movies, Buddy films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Simon Pegg, Seth Rogen, Nick Frost, Kristen Wiig, Jason Bateman, Bill Hader
Roles Director of Photography
Rating68% 3.447993.447993.447993.447993.44799
Graeme Willy (Simon Pegg) and Clive Gollings (Nick Frost) are British comic book enthusiasts and best friends who travel to the United States to attend the annual San Diego Comic-Con International, and to take a road trip through the American Southwest to visit sites significant to UFO lore. While driving on a remote desert highway at night, Graeme and Clive observe a car driving erratically and then crash. They stop to investigate and offer assistance to the driver, who turns out to be an alien named Paul (voiced by Seth Rogen). Clive faints, but Graeme agrees to assist Paul and gives him a ride.
The Hangover Part II, 1h42
Directed by Todd Phillips
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Films about apes, Buddy films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Ken Jeong, Jeffrey Tambor, Justin Bartha
Roles Director of Photography
Rating64% 3.200423.200423.200423.200423.20042
Two years after their escapade in Las Vegas, Stu Price, Phil Wenneck, Alan Garner and Doug Billings travel to Thailand to celebrate Stu's upcoming wedding to Lauren. Much to Alan's dismay, they are joined by Lauren's younger brother, Teddy. Lauren's father's reveals his disapproval of Stu during a toast. At the end of the night, Stu hesitantly joins Phil, Doug, Alan and Teddy for a beer. Sitting at a campfire and roasting marshmallows, the group toast to Stu and Lauren's future happiness.
The Big Year, 1h40
Directed by David Frankel
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Children's films
Actors Steve Martin, Jack Black, Owen Wilson, Rosamund Pike, JoBeth Williams, Rashida Jones
Roles Director of Photography
Rating61% 3.098283.098283.098283.098283.09828
The film follows three amateur birders who each set out to achieve a Big Year. They are Brad Harris (Jack Black), a 36-year-old computer programmer based in Baltimore; Stu Preissler (Steve Martin), founder and CEO of a New York company bearing his name; and a roofing contractor named Kenny Bostick (Owen Wilson), who holds the current Big Year record of 732 birds.
Due Date
Due Date (2010)
, 1h35
Directed by Todd Phillips
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Pregnancy films, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Films about dogs, Road movies, Buddy films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan, Juliette Lewis, Jamie Foxx, RZA
Roles Director of Photography
Rating64% 3.2489353.2489353.2489353.2489353.248935
Peter Highman (Robert Downey, Jr.) is on a plane, flying home to be with his wife Sarah (Michelle Monaghan), who is due to give birth. Sitting behind Peter is a man named Ethan Tremblay (Zach Galifianakis), who is going to LA to be an actor and is planning to scatter his recently deceased father's ashes at the Grand Canyon. When Ethan misuses the words "terrorist" and "bomb" while talking to Peter, they are both escorted off the plane. This is only the first of a series of misadventures caused by the drastically dysfunctional Ethan. Peter, now on the No Fly List and missing his wallet, agrees to drive with Ethan to Los Angeles.