Down 2,391 this week

Dennis Gansel

Born in 1973 in Hannover, Germany, Dennis Gansel studied at Munich Film School HFF. Remarkably his first feature length movie Das Phantom (2000) was shot while he was still studying. Between his movies Girls on Top (2001), Before the Fall (2004) and The Wave (2008) he spent a long time struggling for the budget of the films. During these times he ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent

New "Walking Dead" Questions

We take stock of the midseason finale of "The Walking Dead" by running down the 10 questions we're left with after Episode 8.

Read our list of 10 new questions

IMDb Asks: Lisa Edelstein

On Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, IMDb Asks brings you a livestream Q&A and online chat with Lisa Edelstein, star of "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce." Tune in to to participate in the live conversation and even ask a question yourself. The livestream is best viewed on laptops, desktops, and tablets.

Tune in for the one-on-one interview

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2026 people
created 15 Aug 2013
a list of 5 people
created 14 Oct 2013
a list of 33 people
created 07 May 2014
a list of 188 people
created 13 Oct 2014
a list of 100 people
created 7 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Dennis Gansel's work have you seen?

User Polls

11 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Jump to: Director | Writer | Actor | Producer | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Director (15 credits)
  Jim Button (Australia) (announced)
 2008 The Wave
 2005 Videotagebuch von Dennis Gansel (Video short)
 2001 The Dawn
 2001 Girls on Top
 2000 Das Phantom (TV Movie)
 1998 Im Auftrag des Herrn (Short)
 1998 Living Dead (Short)
 1996 The Wrong Trip (Short)
Show Show Writer (9 credits)
Show Show Actor (8 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (7 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Official Sites:


Did You Know?


Casts Max Riemelt in all of his movies. See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Dennis Gansel on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page