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Guillermo Del Toro | Guillo Tine Del Toro | Girerumo Deru Toro
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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You cannot aspire to do a movie that is as quirky as 'Pan's Labyrinth' in the Hollywood machinery. It would get tested and noted by executives to death, and end up having a happy ending and all that bullshit, you know? And at the same time, you cannot end up with with a movie that is as spectacular and magnificent in showmanship as 'Pacific Rim' if you do it in Mexico or Spain.
In an article in USA Today (August 22, 2011), del Toro listed his 6 favorite fright flicks: "Freaks" (1932), "The Uninvited" (1944), "The Innocents" (1961), "Jaws" (1975), "Alien" (1979), and "The Shining" (1980).
Clockwork designs and motifs (for example, Kroenen's lair in Hellboy
(2004) and the captain's obsession with his father's watch in Pan's Labyrinth