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Big Eyes (2014)

  • Rate: 7.2/10 total 175 votes 
  • Genre: Biography | Drama
  • Release Date: 25 December 2014 (USA)
  • Filming Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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  • IMDb page: Big Eyes (2014)
  • Rate: 7.2/10 total 175 votes 
  • Genre: Biography | Drama
  • Release Date: 25 December 2014 (USA)
  • Filming Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Budget: $10,000,000 (estimated)
  • Director: Tim Burton
  • Stars: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Krysten Ritter | See full cast and crew »
  • Original Music By: Danny Elfman   
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital

Writing Credits By:

  • Scott Alexander (written by) &
  • Larry Karaszewski (written by)

Known Trivia

  • This cast only features actors that Tim Burton has not worked with before, which is unusual. The last time this happened was in Beetlejuice (1988). 100 of 102 found this interesting Interesting? Yes No |
  • Tim Burton’s second biopic, his previous biopic was Ed Wood (1994) which was released 20 years prior to this film. Both films are written by the duo Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski. 37 of 38 found this interesting Interesting? Yes No |
  • Tim Burton and cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel wanted to shoot on 35mm film, but due to budget restrictions and the Vancouver Deluxe laboratory closing in 2012, they had to shoot digitally. 23 of 23 found this interesting Interesting? Yes No |
  • Kate Hudson and Thomas Haden Church were previously attached to play the lead roles. They were replaced with Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Reynolds. After a year in development, Witherspoon and Reynolds dropped out and Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz took the lead roles. 48 of 51 found this interesting Interesting? Yes No |
  • First live action Tim Burton film to not feature Johhny Depp nor Helena Botham Carter since 1996 16 of 17 found this interesting Interesting? Yes No |

Plot: A drama centered on the awakening of the painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s. |  »

Story: A drama centered on the awakening of the painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.

FullCast & Crew

Produced By:

  • Scott Alexander known as producer
  • Tim Burton known as producer
  • Brendan Ferguson known as line producer
  • Katterli Frauenfelder known as executive producer
  • Derek Frey known as executive producer
  • Tommy Harper known as consulting producer
  • Lynette Howell known as producer
  • Larry Karaszewski known as producer
  • Jamie Patricof known as executive producer
  • Bob Weinstein known as executive producer
  • Harvey Weinstein known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Amy Adams known as Margaret Keane
  • Christoph Waltz known as Walter Keane
  • Krysten Ritter known as DeeAnn
  • Jason Schwartzman known as Ruben
  • Terence Stamp known as John Canaday
  • Danny Huston known as Dick Nolan
  • Emily Fonda known as Sexy Girl
  • Stephanie Bennett known as Coed #1
  • Vanessa Ross known as San Fran local lady
  • Jill Morrison known as Gallery customer
  • Heather Doerksen known as Gossipy Woman #1
  • James Saito known as Judge
  • Andrew Airlie known as Rich Man
  • Jon Polito known as Enrico Banducci
  • Elisabetta Fantone known as Marta
  • Farryn VanHumbeck known as Lily
  • Madeleine Arthur known as Older Jane
  • David Milchard known as Snobby Artist
  • Emily Bruhn known as 2nd Olivetti Girl
  • Matthew Kevin Anderson known as Hipster man
  • Leela Savasta known as Hippie Chick
  • Pomaika'i Brown known as Disk Jockey – Big Lolo
  • Fiona Vroom known as Sexy Sales Clerk
  • Barclay Hope known as Gannett Lawyer
  • Peter Kelamis known as Friendly Guy
  • Bomber Hurley-Smith known as Beatnik
  • Aaron Craven known as Tipsy Man #2
  • Desiree Zurowski known as Tipsy Lady
  • Dylan Kingwell known as Boy at Art Show
  • Adam Reeser known as Beatnik
  • Ran Wei known as Asian Lady #1
  • Delaney Raye known as Young Jane
  • Connie Jo Sechrist known as North Beach Patron
  • Julie Johnson known as Walter's Groupie
  • Jaden Alexander known as Beatnik
  • Steven Wiig known as Beatnik
  • Christina Myers known as Beatnik
  • Andrea Bucko known as Young Coed
  • Eliza Norbury known as Gossipy Woman #2
  • Traci Toguchi known as Asian Lady #2
  • Kari-Ann Wood known as Actress
  • Tony Alcantar known as Tourist
  • Ariel Hart known as Beatnik
  • Travis michael Myers known as Cafe Scene
  • Kurt Cotton known as Pedestrian
  • Thomas Potter known as Society Man #2
  • Scotty Wood known as Greaser
  • David L. Schormann known as Hipster Cafe Patron
  • Peter Dwerryhouse known as Art Patron
  • Christine Reade known as NY Times Secretary to Canaday
  • Guido Furlani known as Dino Olivetti
  • Ian Paterson known as Beatnik Bicyclist
  • David Edward known as Pedestrian
  • Joe Bravo known as Beatnik
  • Ryan Else known as Bicycle Riding Beatnik
  • Dwight Taylor known as North Beach Patron
  • Jock Armour known as Jane's teenage friend
  • Rick Mischke known as Musician
  • Laryssa Troniak known as Art Patron
  • Tony Grat known as Cafe Waiter
  • Michael A. Lilly known as Hotel and Beach Patron
  • Dyendis Davis-Jones known as Beatnik
  • Robert Gagne known as Henri (Maitre'd) (as Robert 'Frenchy' Gagne)
  • Alan MacFarlane known as Society Man #1
  • Lear Howard known as Proper lady #1
  • Alex Anstey known as Art Today Announcer (uncredited)
  • Raj K. Bose known as News Photographer (uncredited)
  • Oliver Drawson known as Court Room sketch artist (uncredited)
  • Amy Esterle known as Bar Patron (uncredited)
  • Casey T. Evans known as Pedestrian #2 (uncredited)
  • Matthew Hoglie known as Art Show Patron (uncredited)
  • Norman Krüsmann known as Artist at Art Gallery (uncredited)
  • Bulat Nasibullin known as Bar Patron (uncredited)
  • Sandy Ritz known as Supporter (uncredited)



Supporting Department

Makeup Department:

  • Codey Blair known as assistant hair stylist
  • Chantal Boom'la known as makeup artist
  • Mahealani Diego known as makeup artist
  • Diane Holme known as assistant hair stylist
  • Nancy J. Hvasta Leonardi known as assistant makeup artist
  • Melody Levy known as makeup artist
  • Sharon Markell known as assistant hair stylist
  • Sharon Mosley known as assistant hair stylist
  • Laine Rykes known as makeup artist
  • Sanna Seppanen known as hair department head
  • Adina Shore known as assistant hair stylist

Art Department:

  • Aaron Alexander known as props on set
  • Hillary Andujar known as art production assistant: San Francisco
  • Martin P. Blaine known as lead carpenter
  • James Burke known as greensman: San Francisco
  • Jason Byers known as lead scenic: San Francisco
  • Kelsey Chock known as art assistant/swing: Hawai'i
  • Dylan Dowd known as head greensperson
  • Elena Dresser known as set dresser
  • Alyce Fahsholtz known as standby painter
  • Kirsten Franson known as illustrator
  • Andrew Glavina known as signwriter
  • Lisa Godwin known as painter
  • Craig Hoffmann known as set dresser
  • Jason Hoobyar known as set dresser: San Francisco
  • Eliza Hooker known as set dresser
  • Barry Kootchin known as head scenic artist
  • Ellen Lampl known as graphic designer
  • Cody Larson known as on-set dresser
  • Craig K. Lewis known as set decorator: Hawaii
  • Keli Manson known as graphic designer
  • Cheryl Marion known as set designer
  • Katy Moore-Kozachik known as painter
  • James Nichols known as propmaker
  • Nanci Noblett known as art director: San Francisco
  • Samuel Pritchard known as on-set carpenter
  • Isaia Robins known as key greens foreman
  • Anna Rogers known as property master: san francisco
  • Rick Romer known as construction coordinator: Hawaii
  • Steve Scott known as graphic designer
  • Brian Shell known as construction coordinator
  • Dan Sissons known as property master
  • Sam Sternthall known as on-set dresser
  • Darrell Tachibana known as greensman
  • Billie-Jo Thomson known as paint lead
  • Michael Toby known as set designer
  • Natalie Van Hest known as art department assistant
  • Paul Wagner known as prop builder
  • Doug E. Williams known as construction coordinator: San Francisco
  • Liloa Wong known as greens foreman
  • Christopher J. Wood known as lead man
  • Patrick Zahorodniuk known as graphic designer




Production Companies:

  • Silverwood Films
  • Electric City Entertainment
  • Tim Burton Productions
  • Weinstein Company, The

Other Companies:

  • Allan Padelford Camera Cars  camera equipment provided by (MTV -Mobile Technocrane Vehicle/Camera Car)
  • Alcomm Systems  IT Services (San Francisco)
  • Beau Bonneau Casting  extras casting: San Francisco
  • Canada Film Capital  tax incentive consulting services
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera dollies (uncredited)
  • Clairmont Camera  camera equipment provided by
  • De Lane Lea  ADR recording
  • Entertainment Partners Canada  payroll services
  • Film Finances  film completion guarantor
  • Fugitive Studios  titles & end credits by
  • Hurwitz Creative  Electronic Press Kit (EPK Produced By)
  • POP Sound  ADR recording
  • Pivotal Post  Avid HD Editing Equipment
  • Reel Security  production security (uncredited)
  • Scallywag Travel  travel agent
  • Stone Management  product placement

Additional Details


  • Cinéart (2014) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
  • Distribution Company (2015) (Argentina) (theatrical)
  • E1 Films Canada (2014) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • GAGA (2015) (Japan) (theatrical)
  • Lucky Red (2014) (Italy) (theatrical)
  • StudioCanal (2015) (France) (theatrical)
  • Weinstein Company, The (2014) (USA) (theatrical)
  • All Media Company (2013) (Russia) (all media)



Other Stuff

Special Effects:

  • Zoic Studios

Visual Effects by:

  • Graeme Baitz known as digital compositor: Zoic Studios
  • Sean Bowers known as scheduling
  • Kristen Branan known as head of production: Zoic Studios
  • Ryan Brassington known as visual effects I/O coordinator
  • Enrique Campos known as tracking / layout artist
  • Nolan Conrad known as digital compositor
  • Andrew G. Cox known as visual effects coordinator
  • Robert Cvengros known as tracking/matchmove/layout artist
  • An H. Dang known as video assist: visual effects/insert unit
  • Ashish Dani known as matte painter
  • Spencer Dinney known as roto artist
  • Matt Drake known as lead I/O coordinator: Zoic Studios
  • Kalene Dunsmoor known as matte painter
  • Gerald Feather known as visual effects artist
  • Brian Hanable known as digital compositor: Zoic Studios
  • Jim Hawkins known as digital matte painter: concept artist: Zoic Studios
  • Henric Hedin known as rotoscope artist
  • Zak Johannesen known as tracking/matchmove/layout artist
  • Jared Jones known as digital compositor
  • Ralph Maiers known as visual effects supervisor: Zoic BC
  • Gabriel Mandala known as compositor
  • Richard Patterson known as cg supervisor
  • Joseph Payo known as visual effects coordinator
  • Chris Pettigrew known as digital effects artist
  • Kenton Rannie known as compositing supervisor
  • Daniele Scialdone known as visual effects artist
  • Sarabjeet Singh known as rotoscope supervisor
  • Jonathan S. Smith known as Roto & Paint Artist
  • Mark Stetson known as visual effects supervisor
  • Ying Sun known as roto/paint artist
  • Jevon Tsen known as digital compositor
  • Tiberius Viris known as matte painter
  • Lauren Weidel known as visual effects producer
  • Guido Wilden known as workflow consultant
  • David Windhorst known as lead tracking/layout artist
  • Dylan Yastremski known as compositor

MPAA: Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and brief strong language



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