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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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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Book of Eli Director
(2010)
(1993)
From Hell Producer
(2001)
Dead Presidents Producer
(1995)

Filmography

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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 - as The Hughes Brothers, produced by)
 1993 Menace II Society (co-producer - as The Hughes Brothers)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed Korn music video "Thoughtless" (2002). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Allen | The Hughes Brothers | Allan Hughes
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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

Trivia:

Born to an African-American father and Armenian-Iranian mother. The two divorced when the Hughes brothers were two years old. They were raised by their mother who bought them a video camera when they were 12. See more »

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