Down 2,778 this week

Michael Dowse

Michael Dowse was born on April 19, 1973 in London, Ontario, Canada. He is a writer and director, known for It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004), Goon (2011) and What If (2013). See full bio »

IMDb Picks: October

Of course the return of "The Walking Dead" is on our radar this month. See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about in IMDb Picks.

Visit IMDb Picks

Michael Dowse on Twitter

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 80 people
created 04 Oct 2011
a list of 9100 people
created 26 Feb 2012
a list of 85 people
created 08 Jan 2013
a list of 124 people
created 25 Jan 2013
list image
a list of 90 people
created 11 Feb 2013

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Michael Dowse's work have you seen?

User Polls

4 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Goon Director
What If
What If Director
Fubar Writer


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (6 credits)
 2013 The Grand Seduction (written by)
 2010 Fubar: Balls to the Wall (written by)
  The Foundation (TV Series) (creator - 5 episodes, 2009) (written by - 5 episodes, 2009)
- Springing Jett (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The African Prince (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Homeless Challenge (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Stamina Across Canada (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Face of Hope (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2004 It's All Gone Pete Tong (written by)
 2002 Fubar (written by - as Dowse)
 2000 237 (Short)
Show Show Director (9 credits)
Show Show Editor (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (2 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed music video for The New Pornographers, "Your Daddy Don't Know".

Alternate Names:



6' 5" (1.96 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on hockey as a film subject] The sport is inherently funny. The way they talk. And there's something to be said about the physical comedy of the violence. That's what 'Slap Shot' aimed for, and that's what we're doing with 'Goon'.

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Great Director americanorcpm
His t-shirt karmic-nirvana
237 jira123
Take me Home Tonight tlayne2
Discuss Michael Dowse on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page