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Akiva Goldsman is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 7 july 1962 at New York City (USA)

Akiva Goldsman

Akiva Goldsman
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Nationality USA
Birth 7 july 1962 (56 years) at New York City (USA)
Awards Writers Guild of America Award

Akiva J. Goldsman (born July 7, 1962) from Manhattan, New York is an American film and television writer, director, and producer.

He received an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the 2001 film, A Beautiful Mind, which also won the Oscar for Best Picture.

Goldsman has been involved specifically with Hollywood films. His filmography also includes the films Batman Forever and its sequel Batman & Robin', I Am Legend and Cinderella Man and numerous rewrites both credited and uncredited. In 2006 Goldsman re-teamed with A Beautiful Mind director Ron Howard for a high profile project, adapting Dan Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code for Howard's much-anticipated film version, receiving mixed reviews for his work.

Best films

The Da Vinci Code (2006)
(Scriptwriter)
Hancock (2008)
(Producer)
Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
(Story)
I Am Legend (2007)
(Scénariste à l'image)
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
(Producer)
Angels & Demons (2009)
(Scriptwriter)

Usually with

Will Smith
Will Smith
(4 films)
Ron Howard
Ron Howard
(5 films)
Peter Berg
Peter Berg
(3 films)
Michael Bay
Michael Bay
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Akiva Goldsman (40 films)

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Actor

Star Trek Into Darkness, 2h12
Directed by J. J. Abrams
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Films about terrorism, Dans l'espace, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine
Roles Starfleet Admiral
Rating76% 3.8479153.8479153.8479153.8479153.847915
Four years after Kirk's promotion in 2259, the starship USS Enterprise studies a primitive culture on the planet Nibiru. Captain James T. Kirk and his First Officer, Commander Spock, save the planet's inhabitants from an extinction-threatening volcanic eruption, but Kirk violates the Prime Directive, exposing the Enterprise to the native inhabitants to save Spock's life. Returning to Earth, Kirk loses command of the Enterprise and Admiral Christopher Pike is reinstated as its commanding officer with Kirk demoted to first officer and the rank of Commander. For his part in the incident, Spock is reassigned to another ship. An officers' meeting is called to discuss the bombing of a Section 31 installation in London perpetrated by the renegade Starfleet operative John Harrison (Cumberbatch). Harrison attacks the meeting in a jumpship, killing Pike. Kirk disables the jumpship, but Harrison uses a portable transporter to escape to Kronos, the homeworld of hostile aliens known as Klingons.
Star Trek
Star Trek (2009)
, 2h7
Directed by J. J. Abrams
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Time travel films, Dans l'espace, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Ben Cross
Roles Vulcan Council Member
Rating79% 3.9965653.9965653.9965653.9965653.996565
In the 23rd century, the Federation starship USS Kelvin is investigating a "lightning storm" in space. A Romulan ship, the Narada, emerges from the storm and attacks the Kelvin. Narada‍ '​s first officer, Ayel, demands that the Kelvin‍ '​s Captain Robau come aboard to negotiate a truce. Once aboard, Robau is questioned about the current stardate and an "Ambassador Spock", whom he professes not to know. Narada‍ '​s commander, Nero, kills him, and continues his attack on the Kelvin. George Kirk, the Kelvin‍ '​s first officer, orders the ship's personnel, including his pregnant wife Winona, to evacuate the ship while he pilots the Kelvin on a collision course with the Narada, as the auto-pilot function has been damaged. At the cost of his life, Kirk ensures Winona's survival as she gives birth to James T.
Hancock
Hancock (2008)
, 1h32
Directed by Peter Berg
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about alcoholism, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Superhero films
Actors Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman, Daeg Faerch, Eddie Marsan, Hayley Marie Norman
Rating63% 3.1987153.1987153.1987153.1987153.198715
John Hancock (Will Smith) is an alcoholic man with superhero powers, including flight, invulnerability, and super-strength. Though he uses his powers to stop criminals in his current residence of Los Angeles, his activity inadvertently causes millions of dollars in property damage due to his constant intoxication. As a result, he is routinely jeered at the crime scenes. Hancock also ignores court subpoenas from the city of Los Angeles to address the property damage he has caused.
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, 1h53
Directed by George Clooney
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Spy, Crime, Romance
Themes Spy films, Films about television, Political films
Actors Sam Rockwell, Drew Barrymore, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Rutger Hauer, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Roles Playboy party guest
Rating67% 3.39443.39443.39443.39443.3944
Tired of being rejected by the beautiful women he lusts after, Chuck Barris (Rockwell) moves to Manhattan to become an NBC page with dreams of becoming famous in television but is eventually fired. He moves back to Philadelphia and becomes Dick Clark's personal assistant on American Bandstand in 1961. He writes the successful song "Palisades Park" and becomes romantically involved with a woman named Penny Pacino (Barrymore). Chuck is given permission to pitch the concept for The Dating Game at the American Broadcasting Company (ABC); he receives $7,500 to create a television pilot for the studio. However, ABC abandons The Dating Game in favor of Hootenanny.

Director

Winter's Tale, 2h9
Directed by Akiva Goldsman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films based on science fiction novels, Films about horses, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Colin Farrell, Matt Bomer, Russell Crowe, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly, Will Smith
Rating62% 3.1000053.1000053.1000053.1000053.100005
In 1895, a young immigrant couple is refused entry into Manhattan because they have consumption. When their infant son is not allowed entry to the country without them, the couple place him in a model sailboat named "City of Justice," in which the baby floats to the New York City shoreline. In 1916, the baby boy has grown up to become Peter Lake (Colin Farrell), a thief raised by a supernatural demon posing as the gangster Pearly Soames (Russell Crowe). Peter is marked for death when he decides to leave Pearly's gang. In a confrontation, he is rescued by a mysterious (winged at times) white horse, his guardian angel.
Stephanie
Directed by Akiva Goldsman
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Actors Anna Torv, Frank Grillo, Kenneth Choi, Adam Lazarre-White, Samantha Smith, Harold Perrineau, Jr.
Rating57% 2.899072.899072.899072.899072.89907
Abandonnée par ses parents dans une maison isolée, Stéphanie ne doit sa survie qu'à du beurre de cacahuètes et à son jouet en forme de tortue. Mais les forces sombres rôdent aux alentours... Et elles vont se manifester avec le retour des parents de Stéphanie.

Scriptwriter

Rings
Rings (2017)
, 1h42
Directed by F. Javier Gutierrez
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Themes Films about children, Ghost films
Actors Johnny Galecki, Alex Roe, Matilda Lutz, Aimee Teegarden, David Dorfman, Vincent d’Onofrio
Rating45% 2.2603952.2603952.2603952.2603952.260395
Une jeune femme s’inquiète pour son petit ami lorsqu’ il commence à s’intéresser aux mystères entourant une vidéo censée tuer celui qui la regarde 7 jours après l’avoir visionnée. Elle se sacrifie pour sauver son petit ami et fait alors une terrifiante découverte : il y a « un film dans le film » que personne n’avait encore vu…
The Dark Tower, 1h35
Directed by Nikolaj Arcel
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Horror, Western
Themes Films about magic and magicians
Actors Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Abbey Lee Kershaw, Katheryn Winnick, Jackie Earle Haley, Claudia Kim
Rating56% 2.848742.848742.848742.848742.84874
Le pistolero Roland de Gilead est lancé sur les traces de Walter Padick, l'homme en noir. Assoiffé de vengeance, Roland doit par ailleurs protéger la mythique Tour sombre, lieu servant de point de connexion entre tous les univers, pour sauver son monde sur le point de s'écrouler. Il peut compter sur l'aide de Jake Chambers, un adolescent originaire de la « Terre-clef » et ayant reçu de nombreuses visions de Roland, de son ennemi juré et de la Tour sombre.
Transformers: The Last Knight, 2h34
Directed by Michael Bay
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Jeu, Films about toys, Robot films
Actors Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, John Goodman, Gemma Chan
Roles Story
Rating52% 2.6107952.6107952.6107952.6107952.610795
Les humains sont en guerre contre les Transformers à la suite de l'épisode précédent Transformers : L'Âge de l'extinction. Optimus a disparu. La survie de l'humanité réside dans les légendes du passé et dans l'histoire cachée des Transformers sur Terre. Cade Yeager, Bumblebee, un Lord et un professeur d'Oxford s'allient pour contrer la menace qui arrive. Optimus est de retour changé. Derrière cette mascarade se cache Quintessa, la créatrice des Transformers qui cherche à s'emparer du bâton de Merlin pour tuer la Terre, Unicron.
The 5th Wave, 1h52
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films, American disaster films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Liev Schreiber, Ron Livingston, Maika Monroe, Alex Roe
Rating52% 2.6118052.6118052.6118052.6118052.611805
Four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the fifth wave, Cassie teams up with a young man who may become her final hope – if she can only trust him.
Insurgent
Insurgent (2015)
, 1h59
Directed by Robert Schwentke
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Jai Courtney, Kate Winslet
Rating62% 3.101653.101653.101653.101653.10165
The story begins five days after the assault on the Abnegation faction by Erudite leader Jeanine's mind-controlled Dauntless soldiers. Dauntless leader Eric and his platoon search through the wreckage of Abnegation for a box of unknown origin that contains the symbols for each faction. They recover the box and take it to Erudite. Jeanine claims it contains data from the city's founders and the means to end the Divergence problem–the issue of individuals having the qualities of multiple factions. Only a Divergent can open the box, so she orders all Divergents hunted down and captured.
Winter's Tale, 2h9
Directed by Akiva Goldsman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films based on science fiction novels, Films about horses, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Colin Farrell, Matt Bomer, Russell Crowe, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly, Will Smith
Rating62% 3.1000053.1000053.1000053.1000053.100005
In 1895, a young immigrant couple is refused entry into Manhattan because they have consumption. When their infant son is not allowed entry to the country without them, the couple place him in a model sailboat named "City of Justice," in which the baby floats to the New York City shoreline. In 1916, the baby boy has grown up to become Peter Lake (Colin Farrell), a thief raised by a supernatural demon posing as the gangster Pearly Soames (Russell Crowe). Peter is marked for death when he decides to leave Pearly's gang. In a confrontation, he is rescued by a mysterious (winged at times) white horse, his guardian angel.
Angels & Demons, 2h18
Directed by Ron Howard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about religion, Films about terrorism, Political films
Actors Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgård, Pierfrancesco Favino, Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Rating66% 3.3492153.3492153.3492153.3492153.349215
Under the watchful eyes of Father Silvano Bentivoglio (Carmen Argenziano) and Dr. Vittoria Vetra (Ayelet Zurer), the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) initiates the Large Hadron Collider and creates three vials of antimatter particles larger than any that have ever been produced before. Almost immediately, Father Silvano is killed and one of the vials of antimatter goes missing. At the same time, the Roman Catholic Church is mourning the sudden death of Pope Pius XVI in Rome and prepares for the papal conclave to elect the next Pope. The Camerlengo Patrick McKenna (Ewan McGregor) assumes temporary control of the Vatican. The Illuminati kidnap four of the 'preferiti' (the favourite cardinals to be elected pope) before the conclave enters seclusion and threaten to kill one candidate every hour and destroy all of Vatican City at midnight, using the missing vial of antimatter as a bomb. The Vatican summons symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) from Harvard University and Vittoria from CERN to help them save the four preferiti and locate the vial.
I Am Legend, 1h44
Directed by Francis Lawrence
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes La fin du monde, Films about magic and magicians, Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Vampires in film, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Catastrophe épidémiologique, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Will Smith, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan, Willow Smith, Dash Mihok
Roles Scénariste à l'image
Rating71% 3.599293.599293.599293.599293.59929
In 2009, a genetically re-engineered measles virus, originally created as a cure for cancer, turns into a lethal strain which kills 90% of those it infects, and mutates the remaining 10% into predatory, nocturnal mutants called "Darkseekers" who are extremely vulnerable to sunlight and other sources of UV. Three years after the outbreak, US Army virologist Lieutenant Colonel Robert Neville (Will Smith) lives an isolated life in the ruins of New York City, which is now deserted, unsure if any other uninfected humans are left in the world.
Poseidon
Poseidon (2006)
, 1h34
Directed by Wolfgang Petersen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes La fin du monde, Seafaring films, Transport films, Disaster films, American disaster films, Films about seafaring accidents or incidents
Actors Josh Lucas, Kurt Russell, Richard Dreyfuss, Emmy Rossum, Jacinda Barrett, Mike Vogel
Rating56% 2.800612.800612.800612.800612.80061
On the MS Poseidon, a luxury ocean liner, former New York City Mayor and fireman, Robert Ramsey (Kurt Russell), is traveling with his daughter Jennifer (Emmy Rossum) and her boyfriend Christian (Mike Vogel), soon to be engaged. Also on board is professional gambler Dylan Johns (Josh Lucas), architect Richard Nelson (Richard Dreyfuss), Maggie James (Jacinda Barrett) and her son, Conor (Jimmy Bennett), stowaway Elena (Mía Maestro), and waiter Valentin (Freddy Rodriguez).