Directed commercial for Nike Football's "Leave Nothing" ad campaign featuring Shawne Merriman
of the San Diego Chargers and Steven Jackson
of the St. Louis Rams.
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It said to my whole generation of filmmakers that you could make an individual statement of high integrity and have that film be successfully seen by a mass audience all at the same time. In other words, you didn't have to be making Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
(1954) if you wanted to work in the mainstream film industry, or be reduced to niche filmmaking if you wanted to be serious about ...
In 1985, sued William Friedkin
for plagiarism, claiming that Friedkin stole the entire concept of Miami Vice
(1984) when he made the movie To Live and Die in L.A.
(1985) (which, ironically, starred William Petersen
, who later played Will Graham in Manhunter
(1986)). Mann lost the lawsuit. Despite this, the two directors are close friends nowadays. Friedkin even tease Mann in several interviews by...
Most of his contemporary films feature a scene in a nightclub