Film directors that have directed Bruce Willis movies

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“ Directed Mortal Thoughts (1991) &
Breakfast of Champions (1999) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Amy Heckerling
Writer, Clueless
Amy Heckerling studied Film and TV at New York University and got a Masters Degree in Film from The American Film Institute. Despite this education she couldn't get a break in Hollywood. However, in 1982, she made Fast Times at Ridgemont High, and people started to take notice. In 1987, while Amy was pregnant, she got the idea for Look Who's Talking...
“ Directed Look Who's Talking (1989) &
Look Who's Talking Too (1990) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Antoine Fuqua
Director, Training Day
Antoine Fuqua is an American film director and film producer. His first feature film was the action film The Replacement Killers (1998), starring Chow Yun Fat. He then directed the crime thriller Training Day (2001), for which star Denzel Washington won an Oscar, the action war drama Tears of the Sun (2003)...
“ Directed Tears of the Sun (2003) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Barry Levinson
Producer, Sleepers
Barry Levinson was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Violet (Krichinsky) and Irvin Levinson, who worked in furniture and appliance. He is of Russian Jewish descent. Levinson graduated from high school in 1960, attended college at American University in Washington, DC. He did well, but decided he wanted to go to Los Angeles...
“ Directed Bandits (2001) &
What Just Happened (2008) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Barry Tubb
Actor, Top Gun
A Lone Star native with a lanky but athletic frame, blond Barry Tubb has always felt at home on the range. Born in Snyder, Texas on February 13, 1963, he was World Champion Jr. Bull Rider, then broadened his horizons by lassoing an acting career to boot. Graduating from Snyder High School in 1981, he...
“ Directed Grand Champion (2002) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Blake Edwards
Writer, The Party
Blake Edwards' stepfather's father J. Gordon Edwards was a silent screen director, and his stepfather Jack McEdward was a stage director and movie production manager. Blake acted in a number films, beginning with Ten Gentlemen from West Point and wrote a number of others, beginning with Panhandle and including six for director Richard Quine...
“ Directed Blind Date (1987) &
Sunset (1988)

Date of Birth: 26th of July 1922
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Date of Death: 15th of December 2010 (Age 88)
Santa Monica, California, USA ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Brett Simon
Brett Simon is a Javits Fellow, a PhD candidate in Film Studies, and an MFA graduate in Art Practice at UC Berkeley. He graduated from Princeton University in 1997 with a degree in Comparative Literature and Creative Writing. His films and videos have screened in festivals around the world including ResFest...
“ Directed Assassination of a High School President (2008) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Brian A Miller
Director, Vice
Brian A. Miller is a Los Angeles based feature film writer and director known for Vice (2015), The Prince (2014), and Officer Down (2015) along with the upcoming feature "The Price of Valor: The Vinny Davis Story" (2015). He's worked with such name actors as Bruce Willis, John Cusack, Jason Patric, James Woods, Stephen Lang, and Dave Bautista.
“ Directed Vice (2015) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Brian De Palma
Director, Scarface
Brian De Palma is the son of a surgeon. He studied physics but at the same time felt his dedication for the movies and made some short films. After seven independent productions he had his first success with Sisters and his voyeuristic style. Restlessly he worked on big projects with the script writers Paul Schrader...
“ Directed The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Grindhouse (2007) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Edward Zwick
Edward Zwick is well-known for his heroic movies that include Glory, and the breathtaking works of art that include Legends of the Fall. Zwick has also been known for his thoughtfulness as a director, and for his record of working with television series and other films as a producer. Born in 1952...
“ Directed The Siege (1998) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Eli Roth
Producer, Grindhouse
Eli Raphael Roth was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Cora (Bialis), a painter, and Sheldon H. Roth, a psychoanalyst, psychiatrist, and clinical professor. His family is Jewish (from Austria, Hungary, Russia, and Poland). He began shooting Super 8 films at the age of eight, after watching Ridley Scott's Alien and vomiting...
“ Directed Grindhouse (2007) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Hostage (2005) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Frank Miller
Writer, Sin City
Frank Miller was born in Olney, Maryland, to a nurse mother and a carpenter and electrician father, and was raised in Montpelier, Vermont. He is of Irish descent. Miller was a big comics writer/artist in the '70s and '80s. He wrote and penciled the Marvel series "Daredevil" for a long time. His friend...
“ Directed Sin City (2005) &
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Gregory Hoblit
Producer, Frequency
Gregory Hoblit was born in Texas but moved to Northern California at a young age because of his father's job in law enforcement, a hint at what might have attracted the mystery/courtroom plots of his movie/TV credits. After graduating from UCLA, he worked as a TV co-producer with Steven Bochco until directing the 80s series...
“ Directed Hart's War (2002) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Mercury Rising (1998) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed The Whole Ten Yards (2004) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Perfect Stranger (2007) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Rugrats Go Wild (2003) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Die Hard (1988) &
Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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John Moore
John Moore was born in Dundalk, Ireland in 1970, a small town situated about 60 miles from the country's capital Dublin. Moore attended a technical college in Dublin where he studied filmmaking and after completing the school he went on to direct and write a series of short films all produced in his native Ireland...
“ Directed A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed The Kid (2000) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Jonathan Lynn
Writer, Clue
Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay created and wrote every episode of the acclaimed BBC political comedy series Yes Minister and Yes, Prime Minister. The series received numerous accolades including three BAFTA (British Academy) Awards, two Broadcasting Press Guild Awards and two Pye Television Writers Awards...
“ Directed The Whole Nine Yards (2000) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Surrogates (2009) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Over the Hedge (2006) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Kevin Smith
Kevin Patrick Smith was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, to Grace (Schultz) and Donald E. Smith, a postal worker. He is very proud of his native state; this fact can be seen in all of his movies. Kevin is of mostly German, with some Irish and English, ancestry. His first movie, Clerks, was filmed in the convenience store in which Smith worked...
“ Directed Cop Out (2010) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Len Wiseman
Filmmaker Len Wiseman's career began through his work in the art department on the blockbuster hits like Godzilla, Men in Black, and Independence Day. His design talents soon got him behind the camera directing commercials for PlayStation, Time Warner, Oracle, Intel, and Activision, and quickly lead to work in music videos...
“ Directed Die Hard 4.0 (2007) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Luc Besson
Luc Besson spent the first years of his life following his parents, scuba diving instructors, around the world. His early life was entirely aquatic. He already showed amazing creativity as a youth, writing early drafts of The Big Blue and The Fifth Element, as an adolescent bored in school. He...
“ Directed The Fifth Element (1997) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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M. Night Shyamalan
Born in India but raised in the posh suburban Penn Valley area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, M. Night Shyamalan is the son of two doctors. His passion for filmmaking began when he was given a Super-8 camera at age eight, and even at that young age began to model his career on that of his idol, Steven Spielberg...
“ Directed The Sixth Sense (1999) &
Unbreakable (2000) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Precious Cargo (2016) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Michael Bay
Producer, Transformers
A graduate of Wesleyan University, Michael Bay spent his 20s working on advertisements and music videos. His first projects after film school were in the music video business. He created music videos for Tina Turner, Meat Loaf, Lionel Richie, Wilson Phillips, Donny Osmond and The Divinyls...
“ Directed Armageddon (1998) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed The Jackal (1997) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Hudson Hawk (1991) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Mike Gunther
Stunts, Fast Five
Mike Gunther's unique array of talents as a writer, director, and innovative action expert enable him to create, capture and deliver the kind of action films audiences pack theaters to see. A driving force behind some of Hollywood's top blockbusters, his work has helped bring in over $3 billion in box office sales. Mike has emerged as one of the industry's most exciting "go to" creative forces...
“ Directed Setup (2011) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Nick Cassavetes
Director, The Notebook
Nick Cassavetes was born in New York City, the son of actress Gena Rowlands and Greek-American actor and film director John Cassavetes. As a child, he appeared in two of his father's films: Husbands (1970) and A Woman Under the Influence (1974). After spending so much of his youth surrounded by the film industry...
“ Directed Alpha Dog (2006) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Norman Jewison
Producer, The Hurricane
Norman Frederick Jewison was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Dorothy Irene (Weaver) and Percy Joseph Jewison, who managed a post office and a convenience store. His mother was an English immigrant, and his father was of English and Ulster-Scots descent. Jewison got his BA at Victoria College, University of Toronto...
“ Directed In Country (1989) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Rugrats Go Wild (2003) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Lucky Number Slevin (2006) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Quentin Tarantino
Writer, Pulp Fiction
Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old. In January of 1992...
“ Directed Pulp Fiction (1994) &
Sin City (2005) (special guest director) &
Grindhouse (2007) (segment "Death Proof") ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Renny Harlin
Director, Die Hard 2
Born in 15 March 1959 as Renny Lauri Mauritz Harjola, he is the most successful Finnish film director in the history of Hollywood. Harlin started his career in film business in the beginning of 1980s when he was directing commercials and company films for companies like Shell. Later he worked as a buyer for Finnish film distributor and met Finnish Markus Selin in Los Angeles...
“ Directed Die Hard 2 (1990) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed 16 Blocks (2006) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Richard Linklater
Director, Before Sunset
Self-taught writer-director Richard Stuart Linklater was born in Houston, Texas, to Diane Margaret (Krieger), who taught at a university, and Charles W. Linklater III. Richard was among the first and most successful talents to emerge during the American independent film renaissance of the 1990s. Typically setting each of his movies during one 24-hour period...
“ Directed Fast Food Nation (2006) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Color of Night (1994) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Rob Reiner
Robert Reiner was born in New York City, to Estelle Reiner (née Lebost) and Emmy-Winning actor, comedian, writer, and producer Carl Reiner. Robert as a child often looked up to his father as his inspiration and role-model. Carl Reiner was on The Dick Van Dyke Show which Carl Reiner created and also starred in...
“ Directed North (1994) &
The Story of Us (1999) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Rob Zombie
Soundtrack, The Matrix
“ Directed Grindhouse (2007) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Billy Bathgate (1991) &
Nobody's Fool (1994) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Robert Rodriguez
Producer, Grindhouse
Robert Anthony Rodriguez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, USA, to Rebecca (Villegas), a nurse, and Cecilio G. Rodríguez, a salesman. His family is of Mexican descent. Of all the people to be amazed by the images of John Carpenter's 1981 sci-fi parable, Escape from New York, none were as captivated as the 12-year-old Rodriguez...
“ Directed Sin City (2005) &
Grindhouse (2007) &
Planet Terror (2007) &
Directed Sin City (2005) & Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Robert Schwentke
Director, RED
“ Directed Red (2010) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Robert Zemeckis
A whiz-kid with special effects, Robert is from the Spielberg camp of film-making (Steven Spielberg produced many of his films). Usually working with writing partner Bob Gale, Robert's earlier films show he has a talent for zany comedy (Romancing the Stone, 1941) and special effect vehicles (Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Back to the Future)...
“ Directed Death Becomes Her (1992) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Striking Distance (1993) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Lay the Favorite (2012) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Terry Gilliam
Terry Gilliam was born in Minnesota near Medicine Lake. When he was 12 his family moved to Los Angeles where he became a fan of Mad magazine. In his early 20's he was often stopped by the police who often suspected him of being a drug addict and Gilliam had to explain that he worked in advertisement...
“ Directed Twelve Monkeys (1995) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Over the Hedge (2006) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Tony Scott
Producer, Man on Fire
Tony Scott was a British-born film director and producer. He was the youngest of three brothers, one of whom is fellow film director Ridley Scott. He was born in North Shields, Northumberland, England to parents Jean and Colonel Francis Percy Scott. As a result of his father's career in the British military...
“ Directed The Last Boy Scout (1991)

Date of Birth: 21st of June 1944
North Shields, Northumberland, England

Date of Death: 19th of August 2012
San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, United States of America ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Walter Hill
Producer, Aliens
Hill was born in Long Beach, California and educated at Mexico City College and Michigan State University. He worked in oil drilling and construction in the 60s before becoming a 2nd assistant director in 1967. He has written and co-written screenplays, including several uncredited works. He has produced and directed films since 1975.
“ Directed Last Man Standing (1996) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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Wes Anderson
Wesley Wales Anderson was born in Houston, Texas. His mother, Texas Ann (Burroughs), is an archaeologist turned real estate agent, and his father, Melver Leonard Anderson, worked in advertising and PR. He has two brothers, Eric and Mel. Anderson's parents divorced when he was a young child, an event that he described as the most crucial event of his brothers and his growing up...
“ Directed Moonrise Kingdom (2012) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port
 
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“ Directed Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996) ” - Al Toms, BSc Port