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Irwin Yablans

Irwin Yablans has gained a reputation for distributing horror films, cult films and exploitation pictures. Becoming an independent producer in the mid 70s, he started distributing films that didn't become large hits and released them overseas. Among the films was John Carpenter's 1976 film "Assault on Precinct 13". Yablans released it overseas, ... See full bio »

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Halloween Producer
Apocalypse Now Miscellaneous Crew
Halloween II Producer


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 1990 Men at Work (executive producer)
 1990 Vietnam, Texas (executive producer)
 1990 Why Me? (executive producer)
 1989 Arena (producer)
 1987 Prison (producer)
 1984 Scream for Help (executive producer)
 1984 Tank (producer)
 1982 Halloween III: Season of the Witch (executive producer)
 1982 Parasite (executive producer)
 1982 The Seduction (producer)
 1981 Halloween II (executive producer)
 1981 Hell Night (producer)
 1980 Fade to Black (executive producer)
 1979 Roller Boogie (executive producer)
 1979 Nocturna (executive producer)
 1979 Tourist Trap (executive producer: Compass International - uncredited)
 1978 Halloween (executive producer)
 1974 The Education of Sonny Carson (producer)
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[2003] DVD commentary for Hell Night (1981) alongside the director Tom DeSimone, fellow producer Bruce Cohn Curtis and star Linda Blair.

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President of Compass International Pictures Inc. with Joseph Wolf in the 1970s and early 1980s. The theatrical production/distribution company is now a division of Trancas International Films. See more »

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