Split-diopter shots

Attempt to list every film that employs split-diopters to create the illusion of deep focus.

Some examples.

  • Jezebel
  • The Long Voyage Home
  • Dark Passage
  • The Children's Hour
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • King of Kings
  • El Cid
  • The Slave
  • Love on a Pillow
  • The Manchurian Candidate
  • Ikarie XB 1
  • The Haunting
  • Becket
  • The Long Ships
  • The Pawnbroker
  • Devil Doll
  • The Sleeping Car Murder
  • For a Few Dollars More
  • War and Peace
  • Casino Royale
  • Two for the Road
  • Branded to Kill
  • The Dirty Dozen
  • Moving Target
  • The Lion in Winter
  • A Dandy in Aspic
  • Boom!
  • The Boston Strangler
  • A Quiet Place in the Country
  • Where Eagles Dare
  • The Italian Job
  • One on Top of the Other
  • The Conspiracy of Torture
  • The Reivers
  • Diary of a Mad Housewife
  • Hi, Mom!
  • Catch-22
  • Myra Breckinridge
  • WUSA
  • Violent City
  • I Walk the Line
  • The Cat o' Nine Tails
  • A Lizard in a Woman's Skin
  • The House That Dripped Blood
  • The Andromeda Strain
  • Carnal Knowledge
  • Fright
  • Four Flies on Grey Velvet
  • Boxcar Bertha
  • Deliverance
  • Jeremiah Johnson
  • Don't Torture a Duckling
  • Hickey & Boggs
  • The Poseidon Adventure
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril
  • The Offence
  • Soylent Green
  • The Legend of Hell House
  • Battle for the Planet of the Apes
  • Cahill U.S. Marshal
  • Revolver
  • The Don Is Dead
  • Serpico
  • Papillon
  • The Sugarland Express
  • Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter
  • The Conversation
  • Chinatown
  • Flesh Gordon
  • The Land That Time Forgot
  • Black Christmas
  • Phantom of the Paradise
  • Wolf Guy
  • Jaws
  • The Hindenburg
  • All the President's Men
  • The Omen
  • Obsession
  • King Kong
  • Carrie
  • Two-Minute Warning
  • The Last Tycoon
  • Audrey Rose
  • Demon Seed
  • The White Buffalo
  • New York, New York
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Capricorn One
  • The Fury
  • Game of Death
  • Damien: Omen II
  • Grease
  • The Deer Hunter
  • Prophecy
  • Murder by Decree
  • The Warriors
  • Norma Rae
  • The Muppet Movie
  • Escape to Athena
  • Dracula