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As flamboyant as any character in his movies, Joel Silver can be credited along with Jerry Bruckheimer as practically reinventing the action film genre in the 1980s. Born in New Jersey, he attended the New York University Film School. After college, he worked at Lawrence Gordon Pictures, earning his first onscreen credit as associate producer of ... See full bio »
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  Sherlock Holmes 3 (producer) (announced)
 2014 The Gunman (producer) (post-production)
 2014/I Home Invasion (producer) (post-production)
 2014 The Loft (producer) (completed)
  Dark Moon (producer) (announced)
 2014 Veronica Mars (executive producer)
 2014 Non-Stop (producer)
 2013 Enemies Closer (executive producer)
 2013 Getaway (executive producer)
 2012 Bullet to the Head (executive producer)
 2012/V The Factory (producer)
 2012 The Apparition (producer)
 2012 El Gringo (executive producer)
 2012 Stash House (producer)
 2012 The Philly Kid (executive producer)
 2012 Dragon Eyes (producer)
 2012 Project X (executive producer)
 2012/I Transit (executive producer)
 2011 Hail Mary (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2011 Unknown (producer)
 2010/I The Losers (producer)
 2010 The Book of Eli (producer)
 2010 The Odds (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2009 Sherlock Holmes (producer)
 2009 Ninja Assassin (producer)
 2009 Whiteout (producer)
 2009 Orphan (producer)
 2009 The Hills Run Red (Video) (executive producer)
 2008 RocknRolla (producer)
 2007-2008 Moonlight (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes)
- Sonata (2008) ... (executive producer)
- What's Left Behind (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Click (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Fated to Pretend (2008) ... (executive producer)
- The Mortal Cure (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2008 Speed Racer (producer)
 2007 Fred Claus (producer)
 2007 Return to House on Haunted Hill (Video) (executive producer)
 2007 The Brave One (producer)
 2007/I The Invasion (producer)
 2004-2007 Veronica Mars (TV Series) (executive producer - 64 episodes)
- The Bitch Is Back (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Weevils Wobble But They Don't Go Down (2007) ... (executive producer)
- I Know What You'll Do Next Summer (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Debasement Tapes (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Un-American Graffiti (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2007 The Reaping (producer)
 2005 V for Vendetta (producer)
 2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (producer)
 2005 House of Wax (producer)
 2005 The Studio (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2004 Bet Your Life (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2004 Next Action Star (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Score to Settle (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Road Kill (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Watery Grave (2004) ... (executive producer)
- The Captives (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Leap of Faith (2004) ... (executive producer)
 2004 Prodigy (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 Newton (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 Gothika (producer)
 2003 The Matrix Revolutions (producer)
 2003 Enter the Matrix (Video Game) (producer)
 2003 The Matrix Reloaded (producer)
 2003 The Animatrix (executive producer)
 2003 Final Flight of the Osiris (Short) (executive producer)
 2003 Cradle 2 the Grave (producer)
 2003 Future Tense (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Ghost Ship (producer)
 2002 Ritual (executive producer)
 2001 Jane Doe (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 The Matrix Revisited (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 2001 Thir13en Ghosts (producer)
 2001 Swordfish (producer)
 2001 Proximity (executive producer)
 2001 Exit Wounds (producer)
 2000 Dungeons & Dragons (executive producer)
 2000 Freedom (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1999-2000 Action (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Dead Man Floating (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Strong Sexual Content (1999) ... (executive producer)
- Lights, Camera, Action! (1999) ... (executive producer)
- Twelfth Step to Hell (1999) ... (executive producer)
- Mr. Dragon Goes to Washington (1999) ... (executive producer)
 2000 Romeo Must Die (producer)
 1999 House on Haunted Hill (producer)
 1999 The Strip (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1999 Made Men (producer)
 1999 The Matrix (producer)
 1998 Lethal Weapon 4 (producer)
 1997 Double Tap (producer)
 1997 Conspiracy Theory (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 Fathers' Day (producer)
 1996 Bordello of Blood (executive producer)
  Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (executive producer - 93 episodes, 1989 - 1996) (producer - 6 episodes, 1989)
- 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 Executive Decision (producer)
 1995 Fair Game (producer)
 1995 Assassins (producer)
 1995 W.E.I.R.D. World (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1995 Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (executive producer)
 1994 Ri¢hie Ri¢h (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 Demolition Man (producer)
 1992 Lethal Weapon 3 (producer)
 1992 Two-Fisted Tales (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 The Last Boy Scout (producer)
 1991 Ricochet (producer)
 1991 Hudson Hawk (producer)
 1990 Predator 2 (producer)
 1990 Parker Kane (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 Die Hard 2 (producer)
 1989 Lethal Weapon 2 (producer)
 1989 Road House (producer)
 1988 Die Hard (producer)
 1988 Action Jackson (producer)
 1987 Predator (producer)
 1987 Lethal Weapon (producer)
 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash (producer)
 1985 Commando (producer)
 1985 Weird Science (producer)
 1985 Brewster's Millions (producer)
 1984 Streets of Fire (producer)
 1982 48 Hrs. (producer)
 1982 Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again (executive producer)
 1980 Xanadu (co-producer)
 1979 The Warriors (associate producer)
 1976 Max (Short) (producer)
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Worked on Limp Bizkit's music video, "Behind Blue Eyes".

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(On money) I hunted with a credit card. See more »

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Produced three hit action movies that take place at Christmas time, Lethal Weapon (1987), Die Hard (1988) and Die Hard 2 (1990). See more »

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