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Sam Raimi is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer, Editor and Cinematography American born on 23 october 1959 at Royal Oak (USA)

Sam Raimi

Sam Raimi
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Birth name Samuel Marshall Raimi
Nationality USA
Birth 23 october 1959 (59 years) at Royal Oak (USA)

Samuel M "Sam" Raimi (born October 23, 1959) is an American film director, producer, writer and actor, famous for creating the cult horror comedy Evil Dead series, as well as directing the original Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007) and the superhero film Darkman; his most recent work is 2013's fantasy film Oz the Great and Powerful. Raimi has produced several successful television series and is the founder of Renaissance Pictures. Recently, he worked as the producer of The Possession, and the 2013 remake of Evil Dead. He is currently working on a film adaption of the critically acclaimed video game The Last of Us.
He is the older brother of actor Ted Raimi and the younger brother of screenwriter Ivan Raimi. Sam also has a long history of collaboration with B-movie star Bruce Campbell.

Biography

Raimi has been married since 1993 to Gillian Dania Greene, daughter of actor Lorne Greene. They have five children, three of whom (daughter Emma Rose and sons Lorne and Henry) appeared as extras in Drag Me to Hell, and in Spider-Man 3 during the movie's final battle.

In 2007, Rolling Stone reported Raimi had donated $9,999 to the Republican Party (the maximum legal amount allowed for individuals and groups).

Best films

Spider-Man 3 (2007)
(Director)
Spider-Man (2002)
(Director)
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
(Director)
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
(Director)
The Grudge (2004)
(Producer)
Timecop (1994)
(Producer)

Usually with

Bruce Campbell
Bruce Campbell
(23 films)
Robert Tapert
Robert Tapert
(30 films)
Scott Spiegel
Scott Spiegel
(16 films)
Ted Raimi
Ted Raimi
(21 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Sam Raimi (62 films)

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Actor

The Jungle Book, 1h46
Directed by Jon Favreau
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Le thème de l'enfant sauvage, Wolves in film, Mise en scène d'un ours, Films about apes, Mise en scène d'un tigre, L'enfance marginalisée, Buddy films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Neel Sethi, Scarlett Johansson, Christopher Walken, Bill Murray
Roles Giant Squirrel (voice)
Rating73% 3.69413.69413.69413.69413.6941
When the fearsome tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba) threatens his life, Mowgli (Neel Sethi), a boy raised by wolves, leaves his jungle home and, guided by Bagheera the panther (Ben Kingsley) and the free-spirited bear Baloo (Bill Murray), sets out on a journey of self-discovery.
3 Geezers!
3 Geezers! (2013)

Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors J. K. Simmons, Tim Allen, Scott Caan, Breckin Meyer, Basil Hoffman, Mike O'Malley
Roles Director
Rating34% 1.741191.741191.741191.741191.74119
Follow actor J Kimball as he researches what it's like to be old for a role in an upcoming movie. When he meets the residents at The Coconuts convalescent home, he quickly discovers that his perceptions of the elderly may be off from today's reality. After being on the wrong end of some pranks, J enlists the help of his Hollywood friends to turn the tides. Mayhem ensues.
Drag Me to Hell, 1h39
Directed by Sam Raimi
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Demons in film, Ghost films, Witches in film, Comedy horror films
Actors Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Lorna Raver, Dileep Rao, David Paymer, Adriana Barraza
Roles Ghost at Seance (uncredited)
Rating65% 3.2981653.2981653.2981653.2981653.298165
In 1969 in Pasadena, California, a couple seeks the aid of the medium Shaun San Dena (Flor de Maria Chahua) saying their son (Shiloh Selassie) has been hearing evil spirits' voices after stealing a silver necklace from gypsies. San Dena aids the family by carrying out a seance, but they are attacked by an unseen force that pulls the boy into Hell. The medium says she will encounter the force again one day.
Spider-Man 2, 2h8
Directed by Sam Raimi
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Films about computing, Films about spiders, Spider-Man films, Superhero films, Cyberpunk films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films
Actors Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Alfred Molina, J. K. Simmons, Rosemary Harris
Rating72% 3.6471353.6471353.6471353.6471353.647135
Peter Parker struggles to balance his crime-fighting duties as Spider-Man with the demands of his normal life. He loses a job, faces financial difficulties, and struggles to attend his physics lectures at Columbia University on time. Estranged from both love interest Mary Jane Watson and best friend Harry Osborn, who intends to seek revenge on Spider-Man for his father Norman's death, Peter additionally discovers his Aunt May is facing foreclosure.
Galaxis
Galaxis (1995)
, 1h31
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes Time travel films
Actors Brigitte Nielsen, Richard Moll, Craig Fairbrass, Sam Raimi, Roger Aaron Brown, Fred Asparagus
Roles Nervous Official
Rating28% 1.436741.436741.436741.436741.43674
According to mythology a gem held dear by individuals generates energy for sustaining vitality. Its existence began at the start of the universe. Villain Kyla (Richard Moll) tries to find the object and utilize its inherent energy to increase his sphere of influence. He successfully obtains the device subsequent to defeating its protectors on the world called Sintaria. Meanwhile protagonist Ladera (Brigitte Nielsen), a freedom fighter with the ability to invisibility, makes her way to Earth to seek out a sister gem to stymie Kyla so he cannot obtain the object. Once there she discovers Jed retrieved the object already from its secure location, however Victor Menendez and his mercenaries also wish to own the device in recompense for monies owed to them by Jed. Ladera dispatches Victor and his minions and in the process protects her friend Jed. Ladera and Jed band together to seek out the first gem in order to thwart the plans of Kyla.
The Flintstones, 1h31
Directed by Joseph Barbera, William Hanna, Brian Levant
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, La préhistoire, Alternate history films, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors John Goodman, Rick Moranis, Elizabeth Perkins, Rosie O'Donnell, Kyle MacLachlan, Halle Berry
Roles a Fred Flintstone look-alike
Rating48% 2.40312.40312.40312.40312.4031
Slate and Co. Senior Executive Cliff Vandercave (Kyle MacLachlan) and secretary Miss Sharon Stone (Halle Berry) look at the company workers in the gravel pits while discussing their plan to swindle the company of its vast fortune and flee, but decided that they need someone to take responsibility for it. Fred Flintstone (John Goodman) loans his best friend and neighbor Barney Rubble (Rick Moranis) money so that he and his wife Betty (Rosie O'Donnell) can adopt a child named Bamm-Bamm, who can only pronounce his own name. Although the child is initially difficult to control due to being raised by Mastadons, as well as being superstrong, he eventually warms up to his new family. Barney vows to repay his friend, but Fred is visited by his mother-in-law, Pearl Slaghoople (Elizabeth Taylor), who objects to his decision. However, Fred's wife Wilma (Elizabeth Perkins) remains supportive of his decision.
The Hudsucker Proxy, 1h51
Directed by Frères Coen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Tim Robbins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Newman, Charles Durning, Jim True-Frost, Bill Cobbs
Roles Hudsucker brainstormer
Rating72% 3.6492953.6492953.6492953.6492953.649295
In December 1958, Norville Barnes (Tim Robbins), a business college graduate from Muncie, Indiana, arrives in New York City looking for a job. He struggles due to lack of experience and becomes a mailroom clerk at Hudsucker Industries. Meanwhile, the company's founder and president, Waring Hudsucker (Charles Durning), unexpectedly commits suicide during a business meeting by jumping out of a top-floor window. Afterwards, Sidney J. Mussburger (Paul Newman), a ruthless member of the board of directors, learns Hudsucker's stock shares will be soon sold to the public, he mounts a scheme to buy the controlling interest in the company by temporarily depressing the stock price from hiring an incompetent president to replace Hudsucker.
The Stand (TV miniseries), 6h6
Directed by Mick Garris
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Adventure, Horror, Romance, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
Themes Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Transport films, Films set in the future, Demons in film, Films about viral outbreaks, Political films, Road movies, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Jamey Sheridan, Rob Lowe, Laura San Giacomo, Miguel Ferrer
Roles Bobby Terry
Rating71% 3.59823.59823.59823.59823.5982
At a government laboratory in rural California, a weaponized version of influenza (called Project Blue) is accidentally released, immediately wiping out everyone on staff except for military policeman Charles Campion and his family, who flee the base. However, Campion is already infected by the superflu, nicknamed "Captain Trips", and spreads it to the outside world. That evening, Campion crashes his car at a gas station in East Texas where Stu Redman (Gary Sinise) and some friends have gathered. When they investigate, they find Campion dying of the flu next to his wife and baby daughter, who are already dead. Campion tells Stu with his dying breath that he was followed from the base by a mysterious figure, and states "You can't outrun the Dark Man". The next day, the U.S. military arrive to quarantine the town. While the other townspeople quickly become ill and die, Stu remains healthy and is confined at a CDC facility in Vermont order to study a possible cure. This proves futile and the superflu rages unchecked, causing civilization to collapse and killing over 99% of the population of the entire world in less than two months.
Indian Summer, 1h37
Directed by Mike Binder
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Alan Arkin, Matt Craven, Diane Lane, Bill Paxton, Elizabeth Perkins, Kevin Pollak
Roles Stick Coder
Rating65% 3.250013.250013.250013.250013.25001
"Unca" Lou Handler (Alan Arkin), the beloved camp director and owner of Camp Tamakwa, invites eight former campers, all now adults, back to the camp to announce his retirement. Lou claims to have chosen these friends as they were the group from the camp's "golden years" 20 years previously. Once there, the group comes to feel nostalgic memories of their youth and the unresolved feelings for each other begin to surface.
Freaked
Freaked (1993)
, 1h20
Directed by Alex Winter, Tom Stern
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Horror, Comic science fiction
Themes Comedy science fiction films, Comedy horror films
Actors Alex Winter, Michael Stoyanov, William Sadler, Megan Ward, Mr. T, Brooke Shields
Roles "Crooked Cop" (uncredited)
Rating62% 3.1488353.1488353.1488353.1488353.148835
Skye (Brooke Shields) is interviewing beloved former child star Ricky Coogin (Alex Winter). Rather bluntly, Skye asks how Ricky so quickly went from one of America's sweethearts to a name that makes children scream in terror.
Body Bags
Body Bags (1993)
, 1h31
Directed by John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror, Slasher
Themes Serial killer films, Comedy horror films
Actors Stacy Keach, David Warner, Sheena Easton, Mark Hamill, Twiggy, Robert Carradine
Roles Dead Bill
Rating61% 3.0502053.0502053.0502053.0502053.050205
Prologue A creepy-looking coroner introduces three different horror tales involving his current work on cadavers in "body bags".
Army of Darkness, 1h28
Directed by Sam Raimi
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Time travel films, Demons in film, Zombie films, Films about disabilities, Comedy horror films
Actors Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert, Ian Abercrombie, Ted Raimi, Bridget Fonda
Roles Un chevalier
Rating75% 3.7986253.7986253.7986253.7986253.798625
After being pulled through a time portal, Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) lands in A.D. 1300, where he is soon captured by Lord Arthur's (Marcus Gilbert) men, who suspect him to be an agent for Duke Henry (Richard Grove), with whom Arthur is at war. He is enslaved along with the captured Henry, his gun and chainsaw confiscated, and is taken to a castle. Ash is thrown in a pit where he fights off a Deadite and regains his weapons from Arthur's Wise Man (Ian Abercrombie). After demanding Henry and his men be set free (as he knew Henry was innocent, and his persecution was simply a witch hunt) and killing a deadite in full view of everyone, Ash is celebrated as a hero. He also grows attracted to Sheila (Embeth Davidtz), the sister of one of Arthur's fallen knights.
Innocent Blood, 1h52
Directed by John Landis
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Horror, Crime, Romance
Themes Mafia films, Films about magic and magicians, Vampires in film, Comedy horror films, Gangster films
Actors Anne Parillaud, David Proval, Chazz Palminteri, Anthony LaPaglia, Robert Loggia, Tony Sirico
Roles Roma Meats Man
Rating61% 3.0991853.0991853.0991853.0991853.099185
Marie (Anne Parillaud) is a very appealing modern-day vampire in Pittsburgh, with a moral code that limits her bloodsucking to the criminal elements of society. After feasting on mafioso Tony (Chazz Palminteri), she shoots him in the head with a shotgun to cover up the bite marks on his neck and to prevent him from coming back as a vampire. Undercover cop Joseph Gennaro (Anthony LaPaglia) visits the crime scene, but is taken off his assignment of infiltrating the crime family of Salvatore 'The Shark' Macelli (Robert Loggia) and put into protective custody by District Attorney Sinclair (Angela Bassett) for being witnessed at the crime scene by the media.
Miller's Crossing, 1h55
Directed by Frères Coen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Mob film, Noir, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Gangster films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, Marcia Gay Harden, John Turturro, J. E. Freeman, Jon Polito
Roles Snickering Gunman
Rating77% 3.899043.899043.899043.899043.89904
Tom Reagan is the advisor and right hand man for Leo O'Bannon (Albert Finney), an Irish American mob boss who runs an unspecified eastern city during Prohibition. When Leo's Italian rival Johnny Caspar (John Polito) announces his intent to kill bookie Bernie Bernbaum (John Turturro), Leo goes against Tom's advice and extends his protection to Bernie. Bernie is the brother of Verna Bernbaum (Marcia Gay Harden), who has begun a relationship with Leo while carrying on an affair with Tom.
Maniac Cop 2, 1h30
Directed by William Lustig
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Horror, Slasher
Themes Medical-themed films, Christmas films, Prison films, Serial killer films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Disaster films
Actors Leo Rossi, Robert Davi, Robert Z'Dar, Michael Lerner, Bruce Campbell, Laurene Landon
Roles Newscaster
Rating58% 2.9489252.9489252.9489252.9489252.948925
After being impaled by a pipe and plunging into a river at the end of the previous film, the undead Maniac Cop Officer Matthew Cordell acquires a junked police cruiser and continues his killing spree through New York City. Finding a convenience store in the middle of a robbery, he kills the clerk; the thief is subsequently killed in a shootout with police. As Cordell stalks the streets, his enemies Officers Jack Forrest and Theresa Mallory are put back on duty by Deputy Commissioner Edward Doyle, who has the two undergo a psychiatric evaluation under Officer Susan Riley. While Jack is content that Cordell is long gone and wants to go on with his life, Theresa is convinced that Cordell is still alive and plotting his revenge.