Born: 1956, Iran, as Amir M. Mokri. Went to the USA in 1977.

Education: Emerson College, Boston; American Film Institute [198?-82], Los Angeles.

Career: Ph commercials dir by David Shane, Bryan Buckley, Mike Bigelow [for McDonald's], a.o. Ph music videos, e.g. 'Tin Soldier'

Awards: Independent Spirit Award nom [1988] for 'Slamdance'; Independent Spirit Award nom [1991] for 'Life Is Cheapů But Toilet Paper Is Expensive'.


Lord of War (2005) (post-production)


Taking Lives (2004)
Bad Boys II (2003) (as Amir Mokri)
... aka Good Cops: Bad Boys II (Malaysia: English title)
The Salton Sea (2002)
Don't Say a Word (2001) (director of photography) (as Amir Mokri)
Coyote Ugly (2000) (as Amir Mokri)


Eye for an Eye (1996)
The Joy Luck Club (1993)
Freejack (1992)
Whore (1991)
... aka If You're Afraid to Say It... Just See It (USA)
Queens Logic (1991)
Pacific Heights (1990)
Blue Steel (1990) (as Amir Mokri)


Life Is Cheap... But Toilet Paper Is Expensive (1989)
Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989)
Slam Dance (1987)
House of the Rising Sun (1987) (as Amir Mokri)
All You Can Dream (1986)