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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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 2016 The Nice Guys (producer) (completed)
 2016 Collide (producer) (completed)
  Dark Moon (producer) (announced)
  Logan's Run (producer) (announced)
  Sherlock Holmes 3 (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/I Unknown (producer)
 2010/I The Losers (producer)
 2010 The Book of Eli (producer)
 2009 Sherlock Holmes (producer)
 2009 Splice (executive producer)
 2009 Ninja Assassin (producer)
 2009 Whiteout (producer)
 2009 Orphan (producer)
 2008 RocknRolla (producer)
 2008 Speed Racer (producer)
 2007 Fred Claus (producer)
 2007 The Brave One (producer)
 2007/I The Invasion (producer)
 2007 The Reaping (producer)
 2005 V for Vendetta (producer)
 2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (producer)
 2005 House of Wax (producer)
 2003 Gothika (producer)
 2003 The Matrix Revolutions (producer)
 2003 The Matrix Reloaded (producer)
 2003 The Animatrix (executive producer)
 2003 Cradle 2 the Grave (producer)
 2002 Ghost Ship (producer)
 2002 Ritual (executive producer)
 2001 Thir13en Ghosts (producer)
 2001 Swordfish (producer)
 2001 Proximity (executive producer)
 2001 Exit Wounds (producer)
 2000 Dungeons & Dragons (executive producer)
 2000 Romeo Must Die (producer)
 1999 House on Haunted Hill (producer)
 1999 Made Men (producer)
 1999 The Matrix (producer)
 1998 Lethal Weapon 4 (producer)
 1997 Double Tap (producer)
 1997 Conspiracy Theory (producer)
 1997 Fathers' Day (producer)
 1996 Bordello of Blood (executive producer)
 1996 Executive Decision (producer)
 1995 Fair Game (producer)
 1995 Assassins (producer)
 1995 Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (executive producer)
 1994 Ri¢hie Ri¢h (producer)
 1993 Demolition Man (producer)
 1992 Lethal Weapon 3 (producer)
 1991 The Last Boy Scout (producer)
 1991 Ricochet (producer)
 1991 Hudson Hawk (producer)
 1990 Predator 2 (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)
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Worked on Limp Bizkit's music video, "Behind Blue Eyes".

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On his recent film: It's a little movie, but a big little movie. See more »


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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