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Craig Brewer

Father, Walter D. Brewer worked in a number of high-level corporate positions for Matson Navigation Company, culminating in the position of director of corporate development from 1990-1998, when he died. His work caused the family to move from Vallejo, California (where Craig attended elementary school and junior high) to Orange County, returning ... See full bio »
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 2016 Urban Cowboy (TV Movie) (pre-production)
 2013 Boomerang (TV Movie)
 2011 Footloose
 2010 Terriers (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2010)
 2009 $5 Cover (TV Series)
 2008 The Shield (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Petty Cash (2008)
 2005 Hustle & Flow
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I got a Walkman, I had the 'Footloose' soundtrack and I danced to it constantly. See more »


His maternal grandfather was former Major League baseball player "Marvelous" Marv Throneberry (1933-1994), a feared Minor League power-hitter but best remembered as an integral part of the legendarily inept 1962 New York Mets. See more »


Often uses music as a key motif. Each film focuses on a different genre of music. See more »

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Zero Southern cred? hpatel303
Craig Brewer is a Genius. Chrissieluxx
an inspiration beansaregood
He's done writing Hustle + Flow 2 Deckle
Great Director moviestar-7
What a trip! I went to Fountain Valley High School with this guy! triplexsnakey
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