Robert Leighton

Editor
Leading feature editor who has worked on all of director Rob Reiner's films since his debut, "This Is Spinal Tap" (1984). As Reiner's career has spanned a variety of genres, Leighton has demonstrated a knack for ... Read more »

Filmography

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Chef 2014 (Movie)

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Family Tree 2013 (Tv Show)

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Now You See Me 2013 (Movie)

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People Like Us 2012 (Movie)

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The Details 2012 (Movie)

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Flipped 2010 (Movie)

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The Bucket List 2007 (Movie)

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For Your Consideration 2006 (Movie)

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Rumor Has It... 2005 (Movie)

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Shall We Dance? 2004 (Movie)

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A Mighty Wind 2003 (Movie)

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Alex & Emma 2003 (Movie)

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Best in Show 2000 (Movie)

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The Story of Us 1999 (Movie)

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Hush 1998 (Movie)

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Courage Under Fire 1996 (Movie)

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Ghosts of Mississippi 1996 (Movie)

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The American President 1995 (Movie)

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North 1994 (Movie)

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Life With Mikey 1993 (Movie)

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A Few Good Men 1992 (Movie)

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Late For Dinner 1991 (Movie)

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Misery 1990 (Movie)

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Blaze 1989 (Movie)

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When Harry Met Sally... 1989 (Movie)

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Bull Durham 1988 (Movie)

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The Princess Bride 1987 (Movie)

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Stand By Me 1986 (Movie)

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The Sure Thing 1985 (Movie)

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Wavelength 1983 (Movie)

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Blood Tide 1981 (Movie)

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Kill and Kill Again 1980 (Movie)

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The House Where Death Lives 1979 (Movie)

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Writer (1)

Welcome Freshmen 1990 - 1994 (TV Show)

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Biography

Leading feature editor who has worked on all of director Rob Reiner's films since his debut, "This Is Spinal Tap" (1984). As Reiner's career has spanned a variety of genres, Leighton has demonstrated a knack for constructing many kinds of films. He has also worked on the Ron Shelton films, "Bull Durham" (1988) and "Blaze" (1989). Leighton earned his first Oscar nomination for his work on the slickly made but old-fashioned courtroom drama "A Few Good Men (1992)."

Milestones

1984

First collaboration with Rob Reiner, "This Is Spinal Tap"

1980

Feature debut as an editor, "The House Where Death Lives"

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