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Michael J. Benavente

Michael J. Benavente is known for his work on Moneyball (2011), Starship Troopers (1997) and Equilibrium (2002). See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Moneyball Sound Department
Starship Troopers Sound Department
Equilibrium Sound Department
Priest Sound Department


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  El Tonto (supervising sound editor) (post-production)
 2020 The Lovebirds (supervising sound editor) (post-production)
 2020 The War with Grandpa (supervising sound editor) (completed)
 2019 Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates (TV Series documentary) (supervising sound editor - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2019) ... (supervising sound editor)
 2019 Above Suspicion (supervising sound editor)
 2019 Vida (TV Series) (supervising sound editor - 9 episodes)
- Episode #2.9 (2019) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #2.8 (2019) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #2.7 (2019) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #2.6 (2019) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Episode #2.10 (2019) ... (supervising sound editor)
 2019 Black Monday (TV Series) (supervising sound editor - 10 episodes)
- 0 (2019) ... (supervising sound editor)
- 2 (2019) ... (supervising sound editor)
- 7042 (2019) ... (supervising sound editor)
- 65 (2019) ... (supervising sound editor)
- 122 (2019) ... (supervising sound editor)
 2018 My Dinner with Hervé (TV Movie) (dialogue editor)
 2018 Nappily Ever After (supervising sound editor)
 2018 If Beale Street Could Talk (dialogue editor)
 2017 Molly's Game (supervising sound editor)
 2017 Amityville: The Awakening (supervising sound editor)
 2017/I The House (supervising sound editor)
 2017 Going in Style (supervising sound editor)
 2016 Wolves at the Door (supervising sound editor)
 2016/I Masterminds (supervising sound editor)
 2015 Tut (TV Mini-Series) (supervising sound editor - 3 episodes)
- Part Three: Destiny (2015) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Part Two: Betrayal (2015) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Part One: Power (2015) ... (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Houdini (TV Mini-Series) (supervising sound editor - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2014) ... (supervising sound editor)
- Part 1 (2014) ... (supervising sound editor)
 2014/I Draft Day (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Whiplash (adr editor - uncredited)
 2013 Identity Thief (supervising adr editor) / (supervising sound editor)
 2012 Step Up Revolution (supervising sound editor)
 2012 21 Jump Street (dialogue editor)
 2012 Think Like a Man (supervising sound editor)
 2011 Pan Am (TV Series) (sound supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (sound supervisor - as Mike Benavente)
 2011 Charlie's Angels (TV Series) (supervising sound editor - 1 episode)
- Angel with a Broken Wing (2011) ... (supervising sound editor - as Michael Benavente)
 2011 Moneyball (supervising adr editor)
 2011 Priest (supervising dialogue & adr editor)
 2011 Water for Elephants (dialogue editor: temp)
 2011 Mr. Sunshine (TV Series) (supervising sound editor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (supervising sound editor - as Michael Benavente)
 2011/I No Strings Attached (supervising sound editor)
 2010 The Big C (TV Series) (supervising sound - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (supervising sound - as Michael Benavente)
 2010 The Karate Kid (dialogue editor)
 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (supervising sound editor)
 2009/I 2012 (adr supervisor) / (dialogue supervisor)
 2009 The Marc Pease Experience (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Drag Me to Hell (supervising adr editor) / (supervising dialogue editor)
 2009 The Answer Man (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Inning by Inning: A Portrait of a Coach (Documentary) (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Superhero Movie (supervising sound editor)
 2008 John Adams (TV Mini-Series) (dialogue editor - 1 episode)
- Independence (2008) ... (dialogue editor)
 2008 Sunshine Cleaning (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (dialogue editor - as Michael Benavente)
 2007 The Take (adr editor)
 2007 The Jane Austen Book Club (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Surf's Up (supervising adr & dialogue editor)
 2007 I Think I Love My Wife (supervising sound editor)
 2006/II Catch and Release (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Seraphim Falls (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Idiocracy (supervising sound editor)
 2006 John Tucker Must Die (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Fast Food Nation (supervising sound editor)
 2005 The Wendell Baker Story (adr editor) / (supervising sound editor)
 2005 Their Eyes Were Watching God (TV Movie) (supervising adr editor)
 2005 Constantine (adr & dialogue supervisor)
 2004 A Christmas Carol: The Musical (TV Movie) (supervising sound editor - as Michael Benavente)
 2003 Say I Do (sound editor)
 2003 Bad Santa (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Scary Movie 3 (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (dialogue editor)
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Darkness Falls (supervising adr editor - as Michael Benavente)
 2002 Equilibrium (supervising dialogue editor - as Michael Benavente)
 2002 I Spy (supervising sound editor)
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie (supervising sound editor)
 2001 Glitter (supervising sound editor)
 2001 Scary Movie 2 (supervising sound editor)
 2001 Get Over It (supervising sound editor)
 2000 Charlie's Angels (supervising sound editor)
 2000 Hollow Man (supervising dialogue editor)
 2000/I Gossip (supervising adr editor)
 2000 28 Days (supervising sound editor)
 1999 Girl, Interrupted (dialogue editor - as Michael Benavente)
 1999 The Muse (supervising sound editor)
 1999 Analyze This (supervising adr editor)
 1999 Cruel Intentions (dialogue editor - as Michael Benavente)
 1998 There's Something About Mary (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Doctor Dolittle (supervising sound editor)
 1997 Starship Troopers (supervising dialogue editor)
 1997 Kiss the Girls (sound editor)
 1997 Private Parts (supervising dialogue editor)
 1996 That Thing You Do! (sound effects editor)
 1996 Larger Than Life (sound editor)
 1996 Multiplicity (dialogue editor)
 1996 Boys (sound editor)
 1996 The Truth About Cats & Dogs (dialogue editor - as Mike Benavente)
 1995 Showgirls (supervising dialogue editor)
 1995 Die Hard with a Vengeance (sound editor)
 1995 A Little Princess (sound editor)
 1995 Dolores Claiborne (sound effects editor)
 1994 Street Fighter (dialogue editor)
 1994 The Little Rascals (sound editor - as Michael Benavente)
 1994 Little Big League (sound editor)
 1994 My Girl 2 (sound editor)
 1993 Wayne's World 2 (sound effects editor - as Michael Benavente)
 1993 Cool Runnings (sound editor)
 1993 Malice (sound editor)
 1993 Super Mario Bros. (sound effects editor)
 1993 Amos & Andrew (dialogue editor)
 1992 The Bodyguard (sound editor)
 1992 Pet Sematary II (foley editor)
 1992 Man Trouble (foley editor)
 1992 Batman Returns (sound editor)
 1991 Father of the Bride (dialogue editor)
 1991 Beauty and the Beast (sound editor - as Michael Benavente)
 1991 Hudson Hawk (sound effects editor)
 1991 The Perfect Weapon (sound editor)
 1991 Sleeping with the Enemy (ADR editor)
 1990 Look Who's Talking Too (sound effects editor - as Michael J. Bevavente)
 1990 Edward Scissorhands (sound editor)
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (sound editor)
 1989 The Package (sound editor)
 1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (sound effects editor)
 1989 The 'Burbs (sound editor)
 1989 Three Fugitives (sound editor)
 1988 The Good Mother (sound effects editor)
 1988 Alien Nation (sound editor)
 1988 A Time of Destiny (sound effects editor)
 1988 Bad Dreams (sound effects editor - as Michael Benavente)
 1988 Action Jackson (sound effects editor - as Mike Benavente)
 1988 Satisfaction (sound editor)
 1987 3 Men and a Baby (sound editor)
 1987 RoboCop (sound editor)
 1987 Harry and the Hendersons (sound editor)
 1987 Over the Top (adr editor)
 1986 Wisdom (sound editor)
 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (sound effects editor)
 1986 Manhunter (sound editor)
 1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side (sound effects editor)
 1985 The Color Purple (sound editor)
 1985 Young Sherlock Holmes (additional sound effects editor - as Michael Benavente)
 1985 The Goonies (sound editor)
 1984 2010: The Year We Make Contact (sound editor)
 1984 Streets of Fire (assistant sound editor)
 1983 D.C. Cab (assistant sound editor - as Michael Benavente)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Michael Benavente | Mike Benavente | Michael J. Bevavente

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One of 115 people invited to join AMPAS in 2007.

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