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True Lies Camera and Electrical Department
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Camera and Electrical Department
A View to a Kill Camera and Electrical Department
The Blues Brothers Camera and Electrical Department


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 1999 The Straight Story (aerial director of photography - as David Butler)
 1996 The Sunchaser (aerial director of photography)
 1996 Raven Hawk (TV Movie) (director of photography: aerial unit)
 1995 The Tuskegee Airmen (TV Movie) (director of photography: aerial unit)
 1994 True Lies (aerial photographer)
 1993 Father Hood (aerial photographer)
 1993 The Firm (aerial camera operator)
 1993 Army of One (helicopter camera operator)
 1993 Best of the Best II (aerial camera operator)
 1993 The Temp (director of photography: additional photography - as David Butler)
 1992 American Me (camera operator: helicopter camera - as David Butler)
 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (aerial director of photography)
 1991 Stone Cold (aerial photographer: additional photography)
 1991 Talent for the Game (aerial director of photography)
 1990 Narrow Margin (aerial camera operator - as David Butler)
 1990 Coupe de Ville (aerial camera operator - as David Butler)
 1989 Night Game (aerial photographer - as David Butler)
 1985 A View to a Kill (aerial camera operator - as David Butler)
 1985 The Slugger's Wife (director of photography: second unit - as Davis Butler)
 1984 Birdy (aerial cameraman - as David Butler)
 1984 Starman (camera operator - uncredited)
 1983 Dance of the Dwarfs (aerial photographer) / (photographer: second unit)
 1982 Mother Lode (camera operator: aviation sequences - as David Butler)
 1982 Megaforce (aerial photographer - as David Butler)
 1980 The Blues Brothers (helicopter camera operator)
 1980 The Final Countdown (director of photography: second unit)
 1979 Wanda Nevada (first camera: helicopter unit)
 1979 Apocalypse Now (aerial camera operator - as David Butler)
 1978 Jaws 2 (second unit cameraman - as David Butler)
 1977 Capricorn One (aerial camera operator - as David Butler)
 1976 The Missouri Breaks (camera operator - as David Butler)
 1975 92 in the Shade (camera operator)
 1975 Rancho Deluxe (camera operator: second unit)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

David Butler | Davis Butler

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Brother of cinematographer Michael C. Butler. See more »

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