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Danny Leiner

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Nationality USA

Danny Leiner is a film director whose credits include The Great New Wonderful, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Dude, Where's My Car?, Layin' Low, and Time Expired. He has also directed a wide range of television including Arrested Development, Everwood, Gilmore Girls, Freaks and Geeks, Sports Night, Felicity, Action, The Tick, MTV's Austin Stories and HBO's Mind of the Married Man, The Sopranos and How to Make It in America. He also directed an episode of The Office entitled "WUPHF.com".

Usually with

Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(3 films)
John Swihart
John Swihart
(3 films)
Bob Gosse
Bob Gosse
(2 films)
Sam Catlin
Sam Catlin
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Danny Leiner (8 films)

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Director

Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach
Directed by Danny Leiner
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Tennis films
Actors Randy Quaid, Seann William Scott, Leonor Varela, Brando Eaton, A. D. Miles, Emilee Wallace
Rating54% 2.749322.749322.749322.749322.74932
À la suite de la mort de l'entraîneur de tennis d'un collège, Gary Housman le nouveau concierge de l'école prend la relève pour entraîner une équipe pour le championnat de Nebraska.
The Great New Wonderful, 1h27
Directed by Danny Leiner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Naseeruddin Shah, Jim Parsons, Tony Shalhoub, Judy Greer, Jim Gaffigan, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Rating56% 2.801932.801932.801932.801932.80193
The Great New Wonderful is a series of vignettes of incidents taking place concurrently around Manhattan. The only other thing linking the incidents is the month in which they occur: September 2002. Recurring themes include Frustration and Sugar.
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, 1h28
Directed by Danny Leiner
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Transport films, Road movies, Buddy films
Actors John Cho, Kal Penn, Paula Garcés, David Krumholtz, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Christopher Meloni
Rating69% 3.497983.497983.497983.497983.49798
Investment banker Harold Lee (John Cho) is persuaded by his colleagues Billy and JD to do their work while they leave for the weekend. Elsewhere, Kumar Patel (Kal Penn) attends a medical school interview at the behest of his father but intentionally botches it to prevent getting accepted. Upon arriving home, Harold meets his Latina neighbor Maria (Paula Garcés) but is unable to admit his feelings for her. After smoking marijuana with Kumar, and seeing an advertisement for White Castle, the pair decide to get hamburgers to satisfy their hunger. Traveling to the location of the nearest White Castle, the pair find it has been replaced by "Burger Shack" but are informed that there is another White Castle in Cherry Hill.
Dude, Where's My Car?, 1h23
Directed by Danny Leiner
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Buddy films, Children's films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner, Marla Sokoloff, Kristy Swanson, David Herman
Rating55% 2.750052.750052.750052.750052.75005
Jesse and Chester awaken with hangovers and no memory of the previous night. The television is on, showing an Animal Planet program about how animals use twigs and rocks as tools to get food. Their refrigerator is filled with containers of chocolate pudding, and the answering machine contains an angry message from their twin girlfriends Wilma and Wanda as to their whereabouts. They emerge from their home to find Jesse's car missing, and with it their girlfriends' one-year anniversary presents. This prompts Jesse to ask the film's titular question: "Dude, where's my car?"
Time Expired, 29minutes
Directed by Danny Leiner
Origin USA
Actors Bob Gosse, John Leguizamo, Edie Falco, James DuMont
Rating67% 3.386113.386113.386113.386113.38611

Scriptwriter

Time Expired, 29minutes
Directed by Danny Leiner
Origin USA
Actors Bob Gosse, John Leguizamo, Edie Falco, James DuMont
Rating67% 3.386113.386113.386113.386113.38611

Producer

The Young Kieslowski, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Ryan Malgarini, Haley Lu Richardson, Joshua Malina, Melora Walters, James LeGros, Osric Chau
Roles Producer
Rating65% 3.2582053.2582053.2582053.2582053.258205
The Young Kieslowski is a relationship comedy about Brian Kieslowski and Leslie Mallard, both undergraduates at Caltech, and both socially awkward virgins. At a party, they meet and hook-up. Afterwards, Leslie discovers that she is pregnant with twins, and decides she wants to keep them. Brian, in his first relationship and out of his depth, does what he believes is the right thing. He pretends to support her in her decision, while secretly hoping that she will change her mind. The two of them then embark on a California road trip to break the big news to both of their uniquely dysfunctional families.
Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach
Directed by Danny Leiner
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Tennis films
Actors Randy Quaid, Seann William Scott, Leonor Varela, Brando Eaton, A. D. Miles, Emilee Wallace
Roles Producer
Rating54% 2.749322.749322.749322.749322.74932
À la suite de la mort de l'entraîneur de tennis d'un collège, Gary Housman le nouveau concierge de l'école prend la relève pour entraîner une équipe pour le championnat de Nebraska.
The Architect, 1h22
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Anthony LaPaglia, Viola Davis, Isabella Rossellini, Hayden Panettiere, Sebastian Stan, Paul James
Roles Producer
Rating55% 2.7586252.7586252.7586252.7586252.758625
Architect Leo Waters' life is in trouble and in order to have some sense of control, he attempts to lord over the other members of his family. His career appears to be going nowhere; his wife Julia (Isabella Rossellini) is a bored housewife who spends her time tending to the luxurious modern house he has designed for them, their son Martin (Sebastian Stan} drops out of college and has no interest in taking up his father's dream of also becoming an architect, and their daughter Christina (Hayden Panettiere) has entered her mid-teens and her father has started staring at her maturing body in an unfatherly way.
The Great New Wonderful, 1h27
Directed by Danny Leiner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Naseeruddin Shah, Jim Parsons, Tony Shalhoub, Judy Greer, Jim Gaffigan, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Roles Producer
Rating56% 2.801932.801932.801932.801932.80193
The Great New Wonderful is a series of vignettes of incidents taking place concurrently around Manhattan. The only other thing linking the incidents is the month in which they occur: September 2002. Recurring themes include Frustration and Sugar.