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James Merendino

James Merendino is an American movie director and scriptwriter. He was born in New Jersey, and moved with his family to Salt Lake City, Utah when he was six years old. After pursuing post-secondary education in Rome and Los Angeles, California, studying Western philosophy and theology, Merendino settled in Hollywood, California when he was 19 ... See full bio »

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SLC Punk! Writer
Ivans xtc. Danny McTeague
Amerikana Writer


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 2022 Fresh Kills
 2020 90 Days of Games (Short)
 2016 Punk's Dead: SLC Punk 2 (written by)
 2008 Death Club (writer)
 2004 Evil Remains
 2001 Amerikana (writer)
 2000 Magicians
 1999 Hotel Alexandria (TV Mini Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Il factotum (1999) ... (writer)
- La morte corre su internet (1999) ... (writer)
- L'alibi (1999) ... (writer)
- Gli innocenti (1999) ... (writer)
- Il debito (1999) ... (writer)
 1998 SLC Punk! (written by)
 1995 Terrified
 1994 Hard Drive
 1993 Beware of Dog (Short) (written by)
 1992 Witchcraft IV: The Virgin Heart (Video) (screenplay)
 1991 The Brothers Chiodini (Short)
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