STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,066 this week

Alejandro Amenábar


Is the son of a Spanish mother and a Chilean father. His family moved back to Spain when he was 1 year old, and he grew up and studied in Madrid. He wrote, produced and directed his first short film La cabeza at the age of 19, and he was 23 when he directed his feature debut Thesis (1996). His film Open Your Eyes (1997) was a huge success in Spain... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent and legal
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Alejandro Amenábar? Add or change photos

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 people
created 25 Oct 2011
 
a list of 30 people
created 07 Jun 2012
 
a list of 36 people
created 29 Jun 2012
 
a list of 25 people
created 26 Feb 2014
 
a list of 29 people
created 11 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Alejandro Amenábar's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 52 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Composer (12 credits)
 2005 Un viaje mar adentro (TV Movie documentary)
 2004/I The Sea Inside
 2001 The Others
 1999 Butterfly
 1998 Allanamiento de morada (Short)
 1996 Thesis
 1996 The Making of 'Tesis' (TV Movie documentary) (original score, uncredited)
 1995 Luna (Short)
 1992 Himenóptero (Short)
Show Show Writer (10 credits)
Show Show Director (9 credits)
Show Show Actor (6 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (9 credits)
Show Show Self (60 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (10 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Music Video for the band Nancys Rubias, song 'Me encanta (I love it)' - Director See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Alejandro Amenabar
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

In Hollywood you always feel a bit like a hake. The publicists march people up and down in front of you and they interview you ... You feel like the turbot and the sea-bream go by, and you're the hake. See more »

Trivia:

Was friends in college with actor Mariano Alameda. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Message Boards

Recent Posts
gay? jorgieporgie18
No new projects?! verdant4ce
He turned down the offer to direct 'X-Men 3' jkeskobar
Amenabar speaks of its next film. jonelo61
Possibly the subject of his next movie is... kraken88
The Spanish Kubrick? / ¿El Kubrick español? poncet
Discuss Alejandro Amenábar on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page