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Antoine Fuqua is a Director and Producer American born on 19 january 1966 at Pittsburgh (USA)

Antoine Fuqua

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Nationality USA
Birth 19 january 1966 (53 years) at Pittsburgh (USA)

Antoine Fuqua (born January 19, 1966) is an American film director. He directed the film Training Day as well as The Replacement Killers, Tears of the Sun, King Arthur, Shooter, Brooklyn's Finest and Olympus Has Fallen.

Biography

Carrière au cinéma
Après avoir commencé sa carrière de réalisateur par des clips pour des artistes populaires comme Toni Braxton et Prince, il est devenu un réalisateur à succès. Il est notamment connu pour le film Training Day, qui valut un oscar à Denzel Washington.


Vie privée
Antoine Fuqua est né et a grandi à Pittsburgh, en Pennsylvanie. Il a été diplômé de Taylor Allderdice High School en 1983, puis a suivi les cours de la West Virginia University et de la West Virginia State University, sans obtenir de diplôme. Il a épousé en avril 1999 Lela Rochon, top-modèle des années 1980 et actrice, avec qui il a deux enfants.

Best films

King Arthur (2004)
(Director)
The Equalizer (2014)
(Director)
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
(Director)
Training Day (2001)
(Director)
Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
(Director)

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Filmography of Antoine Fuqua (13 films)

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Director

The Equalizer 2
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Melissa Leo, Bill Pullman, Jonathan Scarfe, Sakina Jaffrey
Rating66% 3.3478053.3478053.3478053.3478053.347805
Robert McCall, un agent des services secrets américains à la retraite, rachète ses actions passées en offrant ses services aux plus démunis et s'oppose à des criminels de toutes sortes.
The Magnificent Seven, 2h13
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure, Crime, Western
Actors Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent d’Onofrio, Jason Momoa, Luke Grimes
Rating68% 3.4424353.4424353.4424353.4424353.442435
Le film commence en 1879 quelque part dans l'Ouest américain. Bart Bogue terrorise les habitants de Rose Creek pour les faire fuir, racheter la ville et exploiter la mine d'or qui se trouve dans son périmètre. Bogue et ses hommes vont jusqu'à abattre quelques habitants pour faire plier les autres. Il se retire ensuite à Sacramento, laissant trois semaines aux villageois pour se décider. Emma Cullen, dont le mari a été abattu par Bogue, rencontre le chasseur de primes Sam Chisolm et le supplie de les aider. Très vite, Chisolm recrute une équipe d'hommes violents : l'aventurier Josh Farraday, l'ex-sniper confédéré Goodnight Robicheaux, le chasseur d'Indiens Jack Horne, le lanceur de couteaux chinois Billy Rocks, le bandit mexicain Manuel Vasquez et le guerrier indien Red Harvest.
Southpaw
Southpaw (2015)
, 2h3
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Le boxe anglaise
Actors Rachel McAdams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Lupita Nyong’o, Forest Whitaker, Naomie Harris, Rita Ora
Rating73% 3.6999453.6999453.6999453.6999453.699945
Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a boxer who lives in New York City with his wife Maureen (Rachel McAdams) and their daughter Leila (Oona Laurence). During a match in which he defends his World Light Heavyweight title, Billy sustains an eye injury and is convinced by Maureen to retire while he's at the top. At a charity event for the orphanage where he and his wife both grew up, Billy is taunted by an up-and-coming boxer, Miguel "Magic" Escobar, leading to a brawl in which Maureen is accidentally shot and killed by Miguel's brother Hector, who flees.
The Equalizer, 2h12
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz, Marton Csokas, Melissa Leo, Haley Bennett, Bill Pullman
Rating71% 3.599973.599973.599973.599973.59997
Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) is a retired black ops operative who quietly lives in Boston, Massachusetts, works at a Home Mart hardware store, where he befriends many of his co-workers, and helps a security guard trainee named Ralphie pass his qualification exam. McCall promised his recently deceased wife that he would leave his old life behind. Unable to sleep, McCall spends some late nights reading in a 24/7 diner, where he befriends Alina (Chloë Grace Moretz), a teenaged prostitute for the Russian Mafia, who is regaled by Robert with his philosophical interpretations of the books he reads. One night she is hospitalized when brutally beaten by her pimp, Slavi (David Meunier). McCall enters a restaurant owned by the Russian mob and offers to buy Alina's freedom from Slavi for $9,800, but Slavi refuses, dismissing McCall as old and impotent. Failing in this approach, McCall kills Slavi and four of his men with skillful close combat efficiency.
Olympus Has Fallen, 1h59
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Seafaring films, Politique, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Political films, United States Armed Forces in films, White House in fiction
Actors Aaron Eckhart, Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Robert Forster, Cole Hauser
Rating64% 3.2482253.2482253.2482253.2482253.248225
Former Special Forces soldier Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) is the lead U.S. Secret Service agent assigned to head the U.S. Presidential detail. Banning maintains a personal, friendly relationship with President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart), First Lady Margaret (Ashley Judd) and their son Connor (Finley Jacobsen). During a snowy Christmas evening drive from Camp David to a campaign fundraiser, the car transporting the First Family crashes; Banning saves Asher, but Margaret dies.
Brooklyn's Finest, 2h12
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Gangster films
Actors Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke, Wesley Snipes, Will Patton, Vincent d’Onofrio
Rating66% 3.3487253.3487253.3487253.3487253.348725
Bobby "Carlo" Powers and Detective Salvatore "Sal" Procida are having a conversation in a car when Sal unexpectedly shoots Carlo, grabs a bag of money from Carlo's lap and flees, then confesses to a priest, asking for help with his dire situation; his wife is pregnant with twins, in a house too small for their four children and has wood mold, which jeopardizes his family's health. Desperate to move, Sal has arranged to purchase a larger home through a woman who owes him a favor. The down payment is due the following Tuesday, and Sal is still short. Sal is a highly skilled and accomplished narcotics detective, but has begun to pocket drug money from raids.
Shooter
Shooter (2007)
, 2h4
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Assassinat, Political films
Actors Mark Wahlberg, Danny Glover, Ned Beatty, Michael Peña, Tate Donovan, Kate Mara
Rating71% 3.5991353.5991353.5991353.5991353.599135
Bob Lee Swagger reluctantly leaves a self-imposed exile from his isolated mountain home at the request of Colonel Isaac Johnson, who appeals to him to help track down an assassin who is planning to shoot the president. Johnson gives him a list of three cities where the President is scheduled to visit and Swagger assesses a site in Philadelphia as the most likely. This turns out to be a set-up; while Swagger is working with Johnson's agents to find the rumored assassin, the Ethiopian archbishop is instead shot while standing next to the president. Swagger is then shot by a police officer but manages to escape. The agents tell the police that Swagger is the shooter and stage a manhunt for the injured sniper. However, he meets a rookie FBI special agent, Nick Memphis, disarms him, and steals his car.
King Arthur, 2h6
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Action, Adventure, Historical, Peplum
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about magic and magicians
Actors Clive Owen, Keira Knightley, Ioan Gruffudd, Mads Mikkelsen, Joel Edgerton, Ray Winstone
Rating62% 3.149493.149493.149493.149493.14949
Arthur (Clive Owen) is portrayed as a Roman cavalry officer, also known as Artorius Castus, the son of a Roman father and a Celtic mother, who commands a unit of Sarmatian auxiliary cavalry in Britain at the close of the Roman occupation in 467 A.D. Arthur is loyal to Rome and a devout Catholic, but follows the teachings of Pelagianism, which many consider heretical. He and his men guard Hadrian's Wall against the Woads, a group of native Britons who are rebels against Roman rule, led by the mysterious Merlin (Stephen Dillane).
Tears of the Sun, 2h1
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Action
Themes Films set in Africa, Seafaring films, Transport films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Cole Hauser, Eamonn Walker, Johnny Messner, Tom Skerritt
Rating65% 3.2994953.2994953.2994953.2994953.299495
Lieutenant A.K. Waters (Bruce Willis) and his U.S. Navy SEAL detachment Zee (Eamonn Walker), Slo (Nick Chinlund), Red (Cole Hauser), Lake (Johnny Messner), Silk (Charles Ingram), Doc (Paul Francis), and Flea (Chad Smith), are sent by Captain Bill Rhodes (Tom Skerritt) to Nigeria to extract a "critical persona", one Dr. Lena Fiore Kendricks (Monica Bellucci), a U.S. citizen by marriage. Their secondary mission is to extract the mission priest (Pierrino Mascarino) and two nuns (Fionnula Flanagan & Cornelia Hayes O'Herlihy).
Training Day, 2h2
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes La corruption policière, L'action se déroule en une journée, Mafia films, Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Hip hop films, Films about psychiatry, Gangster films
Actors Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn, Tom Berenger, Harris Yulin, Raymond J. Barry
Rating76% 3.8487153.8487153.8487153.8487153.848715
The film follows a day in the life of Los Angeles Police Department officer, Jake Hoyt, who is scheduled to be evaluated by Detective Alonzo Harris, a highly decorated LAPD narcotics officer. In Alonzo's car, the officer sees teenage Mara Salvatrucha gang members dealing drugs in a park. Alonzo confiscates the drugs and tells Jake to take a hit of the marijuana. Jake refuses, but Alonzo puts a gun to his head and says that Jake's failure to use drugs could get him killed by a street dealer.
Bait
Bait (2000)
, 1h59
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Transport films, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Jamie Foxx, David Morse, Doug Hutchison, Kimberly Elise, David Paymer, Mike Epps
Rating58% 2.9015352.9015352.9015352.9015352.901535
When petty thief and hustler Alvin Sanders (Jamie Foxx) gets arrested for stealing shrimp, the worst of his problems would seem to be going to jail. Unfortunately, he ends up sharing a cell with John Delano Jaster (Robert Pastorelli) a guy who, while stealing $42 million in gold from the Federal Reserve, double-crossed his partner, Bristol (Doug Hutchison)—a partner with a knack for computers and a long memory. While being interrogated by hardball Treasury Agent Edgar Clenteen (David Morse), the double-crosser dies from heart failure. All the feds have are an incomprehensible message that was left with Alvin, so they decide to release him and use him as bait to catch the partner by secretly implanting a combination tracking device and electronic bug into Alvin's jaw. From that moment on, a surveillance team can follow Alvin's every move and hear his every word. Unfortunately, Alvin has a talent for getting into trouble—which means that the feds have to become his guardian angels so that he can serve his purpose.
The Replacement Killers, 1h27
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Sports films, Transport films, Martial arts films, Road movies, Chase films, Gangster films
Actors Chow Yun-fat, Mira Sorvino, Michael Rooker, Kenneth Tsang Wing Kong, Jürgen Prochnow, Til Schweiger
Rating61% 3.098873.098873.098873.098873.09887
During an orchestrated drug bust at a marine loading dock, Detective Stan Zedkov (Michael Rooker) kills Triad lieutenant Peter Wei (Yau-Gene Chan). Looking to exact revenge for his son's death, crime boss Terence Wei (Kenneth Tsang) sends for professional assassin John Lee (Chow Yun-fat). Paying off an old debt, Lee has already killed two targets for Wei, and the crime boss tells him that this third and final job will settle the obligation. However, Lee's conscience prevents him from completing his final assignment: to murder Zedkov's seven-year-old son Stevie (Andrew J. Marton) before the detective's eyes. Realizing that his actions will result in retaliation against his mother and sister, Lee prepares to return to China, enlisting the help of old friend Alan Chan, a monk in a local Buddhist temple, to make arrangements to have his family moved to a secure location. Infuriated by Lee's disobedience, Wei orders his head lieutenant, Michael Kogan (Jürgen Prochnow), to lead the hunt for Lee, and has his people in China begin the search for Lee's family.

Producer

The Equalizer 2
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Melissa Leo, Bill Pullman, Jonathan Scarfe, Sakina Jaffrey
Roles Producer
Rating66% 3.3478053.3478053.3478053.3478053.347805
Robert McCall, un agent des services secrets américains à la retraite, rachète ses actions passées en offrant ses services aux plus démunis et s'oppose à des criminels de toutes sortes.
Southpaw
Southpaw (2015)
, 2h3
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Le boxe anglaise
Actors Rachel McAdams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Lupita Nyong’o, Forest Whitaker, Naomie Harris, Rita Ora
Roles Producer
Rating73% 3.6999453.6999453.6999453.6999453.699945
Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a boxer who lives in New York City with his wife Maureen (Rachel McAdams) and their daughter Leila (Oona Laurence). During a match in which he defends his World Light Heavyweight title, Billy sustains an eye injury and is convinced by Maureen to retire while he's at the top. At a charity event for the orphanage where he and his wife both grew up, Billy is taunted by an up-and-coming boxer, Miguel "Magic" Escobar, leading to a brawl in which Maureen is accidentally shot and killed by Miguel's brother Hector, who flees.
Olympus Has Fallen, 1h59
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Seafaring films, Politique, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Political films, United States Armed Forces in films, White House in fiction
Actors Aaron Eckhart, Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Robert Forster, Cole Hauser
Roles Producer
Rating64% 3.2482253.2482253.2482253.2482253.248225
Former Special Forces soldier Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) is the lead U.S. Secret Service agent assigned to head the U.S. Presidential detail. Banning maintains a personal, friendly relationship with President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart), First Lady Margaret (Ashley Judd) and their son Connor (Finley Jacobsen). During a snowy Christmas evening drive from Camp David to a campaign fundraiser, the car transporting the First Family crashes; Banning saves Asher, but Margaret dies.