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      Roman Coppola

      Roman Coppola

      Highest Rated: 100% Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)

      Lowest Rated: 16% A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2012)

      Birthday: Apr 22, 1965

      Birthplace: Paris, France

      Hailing from one of the most prominent movie-making families in Hollywood, Roman Coppola - second son of Oscar-winning director Francis Ford Coppola - naturally entered the family business, but managed to carve his own path despite keeping his historic name. After growing up on the film sets of "The Godfather" (1972), "The Godfather Part II" (1974) and "Apocalypse Now" (1979), Coppola worked on the crews for his father's films "The Outsiders" (1983) and "Rumble Fish" (1983), before striking out on his own as a producer and music video director. While he earned a solid reputation for his experimental music video style, particularly on Fatboy Slim's "Praise You" (1999), he often worked behind the scenes as a second unit director for his father, sister Sofia Coppola, and friend Wes Anderson. Coppola performed second unit directing duties on "Bram Stoker's Dracula" (1992), "John Grisham's The Rainmaker" (1997), and Sofia's film debut "The Virgin Suicides" (1999), before making his own directing bow with the hip sci-fi feature "CQ" (2001). But Coppola stepped back from directing his own films to continue working for family on "Lost in Translation" (2003) and "Youth Without Youth" (2007), while creatively collaborating with Wes Anderson on "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou" (2004), "The Darjeeling Limited" (2007) and "Moonrise Kingdom" (2012). While another directing effort was certainly always on the horizon, Coppola remained satisfied contributing on second unit as well as producing and co-writing widely acclaimed films with family and friends.

      Highest rated movies

      Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse

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      Roman Coppola Roman Coppola at arrivals for MOZART IN THE JUNGLE Season 3 Premiere & Concert, The Grove, Los Angeles, CA December 1, 2016. Photo By: Dee Cercone/Everett Collection CQ, Jeremy Davies, Angela Lindvall, director Roman Coppola on set, 2001, (c) United Artists CQ, director Roman Coppola (foreground), on set, 2001. (c) MGM CQ, director Roman Coppola, Angela Lindvall, on set, 2001. (c) MGM

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      84% 63% Priscilla Executive Producer $20.2M 2023
      75% 62% Asteroid City Screenwriter $28.1M 2023
      35% 82% The Seven Faces of Jane Producer - 2022
      75% 76% The French Dispatch Executive Producer,
      Writer
      $16.1M 2021
      86% 80% Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special Director,
      Executive Producer
      - 2020
      87% 50% On the Rocks Executive Producer - 2020
      79% 48% The Beguiled Producer $10.5M 2017
      60% 33% The Bling Ring Producer $5.8M 2013
      16% 25% A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III Director,
      Screenwriter,
      Producer
      - 2012
      46% 34% On the Road Producer $717.8K 2012
      93% 86% Moonrise Kingdom Screenwriter $45.5M 2012
      70% 48% Somewhere Producer $1.8M 2010
      93% 85% Fantastic Mr. Fox Squirrel Contractor (Voice) $21.0M 2009
      69% 78% The Darjeeling Limited Screenwriter,
      Producer
      $11.9M 2007
      66% 69% CQ Director,
      Writer
      $411.0K 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Free Tibet Cinematographer - 1998
      100% 94% Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse Unknown (Character) - 1991
      33% 41% Clownhouse Executive Producer - 1989

      TV

      Credit
      95% 90% Mozart in the Jungle Executive Producer 2014-2016 2018