STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,144 this week

Alejandro Amenábar


Is the son of a Spanish mother and a Chilean father. His family moved back to Spain when he was 1 year old, and he grew up and studied in Madrid. He wrote, produced and directed his first short film La cabeza at the age of 19, and he was 23 when he directed his feature debut Thesis (1996). His film Open Your Eyes (1997) was a huge success in Spain... See full bio »

The Rise of Will Smith

As Will Smith joins the cast of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" for a reunion on HBO Max, we take a look at his rise to fame.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

The Others
Sat, Nov 28 6:30 PM PST on MAX (550)
The Others
Sat, Nov 28 6:30 PM PST on CMAX (557)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 people
created 21 Jul 2019
 
list image
a list of 23 people
created 19 Jul 2018
 
a list of 23 people
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 29 people
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 38 people
created 3 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Alejandro Amenábar's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 59 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Thesis Writer
(1996)
The Others Writer
(2001)
(1997)
(2004)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (14 credits)
 2021 La Fortuna (TV Series) (6 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.6 (2021)
- Episode #1.5 (2021)
- Episode #1.4 (2021)
- Episode #1.3 (2021)
- Episode #1.2 (2021)
 2019 While at War
 2017 Danielle (Short)
 2015/I Regression (written by)
 2015/I Vale (Short)
 2009 Agora (written by)
 2004/I The Sea Inside (screenplay)
 2004 El soñador (Short) (idea)
 2001 Vanilla Sky (film "Abre Los Ojos")
 2001 The Others (written by)
 1996 Thesis (screenplay) / (story)
 1995 Luna (Short)
 1992 Himenóptero (Short)
Show Show Director (13 credits)
Show Show Composer (13 credits)
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Actor (6 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (12 credits)
Show Show Self (76 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (11 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Short / TV commercial for Estrella Damm - Director See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site (Spanish)

Alternate Names:

Alejandro Amenabar
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

In Hollywood you always feel a bit like a hake. The publicists march people up and down in front of you and they interview you ... You feel like the turbot and the sea-bream go by, and you're the hake. See more »

Trivia:

He didn't finish his university studies due to one 4th grade subject, "Film writing". The last name of the professor who kept failing him is Castro, and that also the last name of the evil professor in his first long movie, Thesis (1996). Amenábar claims he used the last name inadvertedly at first, it was the university people who noticed the coincidence and asked him to change it. In the end he ... See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.

Visit our What to Watch page



Recently Viewed