Andrew Dominik Movies, Background, Net Worth and Awards

Published Date   23rd Jun. 2017, 23:08 pm
Andrew Dominik Movies, Background, Net Worth and Awards
Quick Info
Birth Name: Andrew Dominik
Date of Birth: 07/10/1967
Age: 53 years old
Nationality: New zealand / Australian
Qualification: Swineburne Film School

The New-Zealand born Australian film director and screenwriter, Andrew Dominik movies mostly deals with topics like violence and self-destructive figures.


Born on October 7, 1967, Andrew Dominik has directed crime film and dramas. Some of the Andrew Dominik movies are Chopper, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford and Killing Them Softly.

Birth and Background

Andrew Dominik was born on October 7, 1967 in Wellington, New Zealand. He is an Australian and grew up in Australia. Dominik graduated from Swineburne Film School located in Melbourne in the year 1988.

Career and Movies

Dominik filmmaking career began in 2000. He made his first movie based on Australian criminal’s story. The movie was Chopper based on a novel, which after release received positive reviews. He directed another movie The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford in 2007. The film starred Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck. It depicts peculiar relationship between the murderer and the victim.

Similarly, Dominik directed another film Killing Them softly in 2012 again starring Brad Pitt. This thriller movie is based on George V. Higgin’s crime novel Coggan’s Trade. The film became so successful that it competed for Palme d’Or in 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

Andrew Dominik movies are mostly thrillers based on crime. Nevertheless, he directed a documentary in 2016. The documentary One More Time with Feeling is about Dominik’s friend, Nick. It beautifully presents and documents the emotional consequences Nick had to endure after his son’s death. So, it turned into a powerful film and gained a lot of attention as well as high score.

In addition to movie direction, Andrew Dominik has also written screenplay for The Killer Inside Me which Michael Winterbottom directed. He was working on Alfred Baster’s novel The Demolished Man for Paramount Pictures. However, the project got stuck as there rose disagreements with the screenplay.

Future Projects

Andrew Dominik movies in the future shall be different than crime and thrill. He will be working on Blonde. The film is about a fictional character Marilyn Monroe memoir of the same name. In addition, he has also written screenplay for French thriller Tell No One. But it is still uncertain if he will direct the film.

Awards and Honors

Andrew Dominik received Best Director Award from Australian Film Institute. Also, the website Metacritic awarded the documentary film One More Time with Feeling “universal acclaim” with the score of 91.

Net Worth and Personal Life

There is no enough information about Andrew Dominik’s personal life and figure he earns. Nevertheless, the talented director’s net worth has increased through 2017 even though exact figure is still under review. He is a very private person as he does not reveal his personal life and relationship information in social sites. Except that he has a son, we do not know more information than that.

The thriller specialist Australian director and screenwriter, Andrew Dominik movies has made remarkable place in the film industry. His recent documentary project demonstrated that he is a versatile and highly talented director.

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