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Allen Hughes

Albert and Allen Hughes began making movies at age 12, but their formal film education began their freshman year of high school when Allen took a TV production class. They soon made a short film entitled How To Be A Burglar and people began to take notice. Their next work, Uncensored videos, was broadcast on cable, introducing them to a wider ... See full bio »

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The Book of Eli
The Book of Eli Director
Menace II Society
From Hell
From Hell Producer
Broken City
Broken City Producer


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 2017 The Defiant Ones (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 Gang Related (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Broken City (producer)
 2004 Touching Evil (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Mercy (2004) ... (executive producer - uncredited)
- Grief (2004) ... (executive producer - uncredited)
- Entropy (2004) ... (executive producer - uncredited)
- Boston (2004) ... (executive producer - uncredited)
- Attachment (2004) ... (executive producer - uncredited)
 2001 From Hell (executive producer)
 2001 Scratch (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1999 American Pimp (Documentary) (producer)
 1995 Dead Presidents (producer - uncredited)
 1993 Menace II Society (co-producer - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Directed Nike TV commercial "Roswell Rayguns" (2002). See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Allen | The Hughes Brothers | Allan Hughes

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I think all filmmakers below the age of 45 should be banned from doing Criterion [special edition discs] and audio commentary.


Twin brother of Albert Hughes. Albert was born nine minutes earlier. See more »

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