Down 527 this week

D.J. Caruso

Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Caruso came west to play tennis and study Television Production at Pepperdine University. Interned at Disney Studios in the Product Placement department and later hooked up with Director John Badham, who mentored him into a second-unit director, after Badham lost his 2nd-unit director Rob Cohen to a first-unit ... See full bio »

Movies for Food Lovers

It's the time of year to break bread and raise a drink with loved ones. Sample some films sure to whet your movie appetites.

Sample some films about food

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 people
created 14 May 2011
a list of 24 people
created 02 Nov 2011
a list of 35 people
created 05 Dec 2013
a list of 23 people
created 10 Jun 2014

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of D.J. Caruso's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Director (29 credits)
  G.I. Joe 3 (rumored) (announced)
 2014 Tin Man (TV Movie)
 2013/II Standing Up
 2011 Inside (TV Series)
 2008 Eagle Eye
 2007 Disturbia
 2002-2006 The Shield (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Kavanaugh (2006)
- Extraction (2006)
- Pay in Pain (2002)
- Cherrypoppers (2002)
 2005 Over There (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2004 Taking Lives
 2002 Robbery Homicide Division (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Free and Clear (2002)
- 2028 (2002)
 2002 Smallville (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Shimmer (2002)
 2001 Going to California (TV Series) (5 episodes)
 2001 Dark Angel (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Meow (2001)
 1999 The Strip (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1999 Mind Prey (TV Movie)
 1999 Martial Law (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Substitutes (1999)
 1998 Buddy Faro (TV Series)
 1998 Black Cat Run (TV Movie)
 1997 Cyclops, Baby
 1996-1997 High Incident (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Remote Control (1997)
- Black & Blue (1997)
- No Money Down (1997)
 1995 VR.5 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- 5D (1995)
 1988 It's Cool to Care (Short)
Show Show Producer (9 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (4 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (12 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

: Directed music video "Sometime Around Midnight" (Version 2) for The Airborne Toxic Event.

Alternate Names:

D. J. Caruso

Did You Know?


Formed Tall Pine Productions with producer Ken Aguado in 2004. See more »


His films often have intense car crashes (Taking Lives (2004), Disturbia (2007), and Eagle Eye (2008))

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
This is the Next big Director of Hollywood jgiguere8
Disturbia is a ripoff! bcl0014
He's directing Dead Space sahilsharma728
Y: The Last Man -- Cast sXebassist1
Five Ways to Avoid Screwing Up Y: The Last Man lauriedreiberg
First Name? theoscargoes2jwh
Discuss D.J. Caruso on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page