No photo available. Represent Edward L. Montoro? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 42,252 this week

Edward L. Montoro

A pioneer of independent filmmaking, exhibition and distribution, Edward L. Montoro remains one of the most notorious film producers in the motion picture industry and has since become an enigma of sorts in Hollywood after his mysterious disappearance in 1984. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Montoro had planned a career as an airline pilot, but ... See full bio »

Hollywood Romances: Our Favorite Couples

Check out some of our favorite couples in Hollywood.

See the entire gallery

The Best New Horror Movies for Halloween

Uncover those eyes and take a peek at some of our most anticipated horror movies, like Halloween Kills, Last Night in Soho, and more.

Watch the video

Related News

Around The Web


Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 people
created 28 Mar 2020
a list of 3759 people
created 03 Apr 2017
a list of 31 people
created 27 Jul 2019

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Edward L. Montoro's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Beyond the Door Producer


Hide Hide Show Show Producer (35 credits)
 1993 Dark Friday (executive producer)
 1984 Torchlight (executive producer - US version)
 1984 Mutant (executive producer)
 1984 Alley Cat (executive producer)
 1984 The Power (executive producer - uncredited)
 1983 Extra Terrestrial Visitors (executive producer - US version)
 1983 The Act (executive producer - uncredited)
 1983 Hundra (executive producer - as Eric Bruckner)
 1983/I Mortuary (executive producer - uncredited)
 1982 Splitz (presentation producer)
 1982 Pieces (executive producer - uncredited)
 1982 Vigilante (executive producer - uncredited)
 1982 Perd√≥name, amor (executive producer)
 1981 Texas Lightning (executive producer - uncredited)
 1981 Kill and Kill Again (executive producer)
 1981 The Last Shark (executive producer)
 1980 Anthropophagus: The Grim Reaper (executive producer: Film Ventures International)
 1979 Don't Go in the House (executive producer)
 1979 Cardiac Arrest (executive producer)
 1979 Hometown U.S.A. (executive producer - uncredited)
 1979 The Dark (producer)
 1979 The Visitor (executive producer - uncredited)
 1979 Search and Destroy (executive producer - 1982 US version)
 1978 The Fifth Floor (executive producer - uncredited)
 1977 The Force Beyond (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1977 Day of the Animals (producer)
 1976 Secrets of the Gods (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1976 Karate Killer (executive producer)
 1976 Grizzly (executive producer)
 1974 Beyond the Door (producer)
 1973 Ricco (executive producer)
 1971 X-Rated Girl (producer - uncredited)
 1970 Getting Into Heaven (producer)
 1969 Boot Hill (executive producer - uncredited)
 1968 Platinum Pussycat (producer)
Show Show Additional Crew (5 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Eric Bruckner


Joann Montoro  (2 children)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Edward Montoro during the promotion of the 1982 release of "Great White" at the National Association of Theater Owners at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada in which Montoro had arranged for sharks to be transported there in a large aquarium: "We decided to do that only 17 days before the convention opened and we had to fly the sharks in from Florida in special tanks on a chartered air ... See more »


Left the United States sometime in 1987 and was believed to have fled to South America to avoid many law-suits filed against him. See more »

Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed