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David A. Permut is a multiple Academy Award and Emmy nominated producer whose career spans four decades and over 40 films. Early in his career, Permut produced GIVE EM HELL, HARRY! which garnered James Whitmore a Best Actor Oscar nomination in 1975; and the classic RICHARD PRYOR: LIVE IN CONCERT, which was the first comedy concert of its kind, and ... See full bio »

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Hacksaw Ridge Producer
Face/Off Producer
Youth in Revolt Producer
Charlie Bartlett Producer


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  Window Seat (producer) (announced)
  Sheela (producer) (pre-production)
 2020 Visible: Out on Television (TV Mini-Series documentary) (principal producer - 5 episodes)
- The New Guard (2020) ... (principal producer)
- Breakthroughs (2020) ... (principal producer)
- The Epidemic (2020) ... (principal producer)
- Television as a Tool (2020) ... (principal producer)
- The Dark Ages (2020) ... (principal producer)
 2017 The Fabulous Allan Carr (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 The Polka King (producer)
 2016 Hacksaw Ridge (producer - produced by)
 2016 Punching Henry (producer)
 2014 The Color of Rain (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2014 Match (producer)
 2012 Struck by Lightning (producer)
 2009 Youth in Revolt (producer)
 2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 Prayers for Bobby (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2008 My Mom's New Boyfriend (executive producer)
 2007 Charlie Bartlett (producer)
 2006 Farce of the Penguins (producer)
 2006 Local Color (producer)
 2004 The Last Shot (producer - uncredited)
 2003 DysFunktional Family (Documentary) (producer)
 2002 Route 52 (producer)
 2001 Double Take (producer)
 1997 Face/Off (producer)
 1996 Eddie (producer)
 1994 Trapped in Paradise (executive producer)
 1994 Surviving the Game (producer)
 1993 Money for Nothing (executive producer)
 1993 Three of Hearts (executive producer)
 1993 The Temp (producer)
 1992 Consenting Adults (producer)
 1992 Captain Ron (producer)
 1992 Breaking the Silence (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 29th Street (producer)
 1991 The Marrying Man (producer)
 1991 A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story (TV Movie) (producer)
 1987 Mistress (TV Movie) (supervising producer)
 1987 Dragnet (producer)
 1987 Blind Date (co-executive producer)
 1984 His Mistress (TV Movie) (producer)
 1984 Love Leads the Way: A True Story (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1982/I Fighting Back (producer)
 1975 Give 'em Hell, Harry! (producer)
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David Alan Permut

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In 1991, Permut was planning to produce FARTMAN at New Line Cinema. It was slated to be Howard Stern's debut film and Jonathan Lawton (PRETTY WOMEN) wrote the screenplay. Howard announced it on the Tonight Show and then flew high above the astonished audience at the MTV Awards show in the Fartman superheat costume where it was viewed by millions. See more »

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