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Olivier Megaton


Olivier Megaton was born on August 6, 1965 in Versailles, Seine-et-Oise [now Yvelines], France as Olivier Fontana. He is a director and writer, known for Taken 2 (2012), Transporter 3 (2008) and Taken 3 (2014). See full bio »

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Known For

Taken 2
Taken 2 Director
(2012)
Taken 3
Taken 3 Director
(2014)
Transporter 3
Transporter 3 Director
(2008)
Colombiana
Colombiana Director
(2011)

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 2014 Taken 3 (as Olivier Mégaton)
 2014 Taxi Brooklyn (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Brooklyn Heights (2014)
- Pilot (2014)
 2012 Taken 2
 2011 Colombiana
 2008 Transporter 3
 2007 Angie (Short)
 2006 Sable noir (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2002 Chrysalis (TV Short documentary)
 2002 The Red Siren
 2001 Les redoutables (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Doggy dog (2001)
 2000/I Exit
 1999 Chambre n° 13 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1999 Histoires d'objets (TV Series documentary)
 1998 Je ne veux pas être sage (Short)
 1998 No happy end (Short)
 1998 Tout morose (Short)
 1996 Forte tête (Short)
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Megaton takes his name from his birthday : the 6th of August 1965 is the 20th anniversary of the dropping of the Hiroshima A-bomb See more »

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Intentionally disorienting camerawork and editing.

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Leo

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