Amir Mokri

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Amir Mokri
امیر مکری
Born (1956-06-11) June 11, 1956 (age 67)
Alma materEmerson College
American Film Institute
SpouseWinnie Fredriksz

Amir M. Mokri (Persian: امیر مکری; born June 11, 1956) is an Iranian-American cinematographer.

He is known for his work on blockbuster action films such films as Bad Boys II, Fast & Furious, Man of Steel and Transformers: Age of Extinction.[1]

He had collaborations with directors like Michael Bay, Justin Lin, and Zack Snyder.

Mokri was born in Iran[2] and emigrated to the United States in 1977.[3]


Year Title Director Notes
1986 Last Resort Zane Buzby Gaffer
1987 House of the Rising Sun Greg Gold
Slam Dance Wayne Wang Nominated - Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography
1989 Eat a Bowl of Tea
Life Is Cheap... But Toilet Paper Is Expensive Nominated - Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography
1990 Blue Steel Kathryn Bigelow
Pacific Heights John Schlesinger
1991 Queens Logic Steve Rash
Whore Ken Russell
1992 Freejack Geoff Murphy
1993 The Joy Luck Club Wayne Wang
1996 Eye for an Eye John Schlesinger
2000 Coyote Ugly David McNally
2001 Don't Say a Word Gary Fleder
2002 The Salton Sea D. J. Caruso
2003 Bad Boys II Michael Bay
2004 Taking Lives D.J. Caruso
2005 Lord of War Andrew Niccol
2007 National Treasure: Book of Secrets Jon Turteltaub Co-cinematographer with John Schwartzman
2008 Vantage Point Pete Travis
2009 Fast & Furious Justin Lin
2011 Season of the Witch Dominic Sena
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Michael Bay
2013 Man of Steel Zack Snyder
2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction Michael Bay
Good Kill Andrew Niccol
2015 Pixels Chris Columbus
2016 Birth of the Dragon George Nolfi
2017 Once Upon a Time in Venice Mark Cullen
2018 Anon Andrew Niccol
Superfly Director X
2019 Murder Mystery Kyle Newacheck
2020 Feel the Beat Elissa Down
2022 The First Lady Susanne Bier TV series; 10 episodes

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Dargis, Manohla (June 13, 2013). "Part Man, Part God, All Hunk 'Man of Steel' Depicts a Striving Stranger in a Strange Land". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Internet Encyclopedia of Cinematographers profile
  3. ^ Amir Mokri Biography (1956?-)

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