Timur Bekmambetov

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Timur Bekmambetov is a Kazakh-Russian film director known for vampire franchise Night Watch (2004) and Day Watch (2006). He was born Timur Nuruakhitovich Bekmambetov on June 25, 1961, in Guryev, Soviet Union (now Atyrau, Kazakhstan). His father, Nuruakhit Bekmambetov, is a manager at Guryev Energy company; his mother, Mira Bogoslavskaya, was a ... See full bio »

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Night Watch Director
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  Wanted 2 (producer) (announced)
  #FBF (producer) (post-production)
  Blind Love (Short) (producer) (post-production)
  Liked (producer) (post-production)
  Resurrected (producer) (post-production)
  Searching 2 (producer) (completed)
 2019/VI Alice (Short) (producer) (completed)
 2022 The Snow Queen & The Princess (producer)
 2021 #Blue_Whale (producer)
 2021 Kak v Venetsii (Short) (producer)
 2021 V2. Escape from Hell (producer)
 2021 R#J (producer)
 2020 Persian Lessons (producer)
 2019 Dead of Night (TV Series) (producer)
 2018 Unfollowed (producer)
 2018 The Snow Queen 4: Mirrorlands (producer)
 2018 Alice AI (Short) (producer)
 2018 Dnyukha! (producer)
 2018 Rezo (Documentary) (producer)
 2018 Chik-Chirik (Short) (producer)
 2018 Unfriended: Dark Web (producer - produced by)
 2018/I Profile (producer - produced by)
 2018/III Searching (producer - produced by)
 2017 The Current War: Director's Cut (producer - produced by)
 2017 Spacewalk (producer)
 2016 The Snow Queen 3: Fire and Ice (producer)
 2016 Yolki 5 (producer)
 2016 To Crack Bloggers (producer)
 2015 Samyy luchshiy den! (producer)
 2015 I Am Dragon (general producer)
 2015 Hardcore Henry (producer)
 2015 Dabl trabl (producer)
 2015 Paws, Bones & Rock'n'roll (producer)
 2014 Yolki 1914 (producer)
 2014 The Snow Queen 2 (producer)
 2014 Gorko! 2 (producer)
 2014 Unfriended (producer)
 2013-2014 Alisa Knows What to Do! (TV Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- Explosive Kids (2014) ... (producer)
- Brains Away! (2013) ... (producer)
- The Secret of the Last Istinoks (2013) ... (producer)
 2013 Yolki 3 (producer)
 2013 Gorko! (producer)
 2013 Game of Truth (producer)
 2012 The Snow Queen (producer)
 2012 Dzhentlmeny, udachi! (producer)
 2012 Linkin Park: Powerless (Music Video) (producer)
 2012 The Darkest Hour: Visualizing an Invasion (Video short) (producer)
 2011 Smeshariki: Nachalo (producer)
 2011 The Darkest Hour (producer)
 2011 Yolki 2 (producer)
 2011 Apollo 18 (producer - produced by)
 2011 Lucky Trouble (executive producer)
 2010 Six Degrees of Celebration (producer)
 2010 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 Black Lightning (producer)
 2009/I 9 (producer)
 2007 The Irony of Fate 2 (producer)
 2002 Gaz - russkie mashiny (Documentary) (producer)
 2000 Nashi 90-e (TV Mini Series) (producer - 8 episodes)
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- Episode #1.7 (2000) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2000) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... (producer)
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Bekmambetov, Nuruakhit | Bogoslavskaya, Mira

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[on producing Hardcore Henry (2015)] Sharlto [Sharlto Copley] was a big part of the plan. He's very creative. His first movie, District 9 (2009), was a really good example of collaboration between actor and director. And I knew he was brave. I had invited him to go to Kazakhstan for a small film festival and he jumped on a plane and came. I figured he would be very, very important for Ilya [... See more »


First name is pronounced "TEE-Moor"

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