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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 (1984), 1941 (1979)) and special effect vehicles (Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) and Back to... See full bio »

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 2015/II The Walk (producer)
 2012 Bound by Flesh (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012/I Flight (producer)
 2011 Back for the Future (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Real Steel (executive producer)
 2011 Mars Needs Moms (producer)
 2010 Behind the Burly Q (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 A Christmas Carol (producer)
 2007 Beowulf (producer)
 2007 The Reaping (producer)
 2006 Monster House (executive producer)
 2006 Last Holiday (executive producer)
 2005 House of Wax (producer)
 2004 The Polar Express (producer)
 2003 Gothika (producer)
 2003 Matchstick Men (executive producer)
 2002 Ghost Ship (producer)
 2002 Ritual (producer)
 2001 Thir13en Ghosts (producer)
 2000 Cast Away (producer)
 2000 What Lies Beneath (producer)
 1999 House on Haunted Hill (producer)
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- People's Choice (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Ultimate Weapon (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Snap Ending (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Panic (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Planely Possible (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1997 Contact (producer)
 1996 Bordello of Blood (executive producer)
 1989-1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (executive producer - 93 episodes)
- The Third Pig (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Ear Today... Gone Tomorrow (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Confession (1996) ... (executive producer)
- About Face (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Smoke Wrings (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1996 The Frighteners (executive producer)
 1995 W.E.I.R.D. World (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (executive producer)
 1993-1994 Tales from the Cryptkeeper (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Transylvania Express (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Ghost Ship (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Grounds for Horror (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Pleasant Screams (1993) ... (executive producer)
 1993 Johnny Bago (TV Series) (producer)
 1992 Trespass (executive producer)
 1992 The Public Eye (executive producer)
 1992 Death Becomes Her (producer)
 1992 Two-Fisted Tales (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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I guess you can say, I have been remaking my student films forever. See more »


Spent one year developing Cocoon (1985), but was fired by 20th Century Fox when he screened the final cut of Romancing the Stone (1984) for studio executives, who thought it was a disaster and destined to become Zemeckis' third straight box office failure. See more »


During scenes in his films which are shot at night, and outside, he has all cement fixtures and streets soaked with water, for dramatic effect See more »



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