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David Frankel is a Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 2 april 1959 at New York City (USA)

David Frankel

David Frankel
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Nationality USA
Birth 2 april 1959 (60 years) at New York City (USA)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

David Frankel (born April 2, 1959) is an American director, screenwriter, and executive producer.

Biography

Frankel was born in New York City. He is the son of Tobia Simone (née Brown) and Max Frankel, a former executive editor of The New York Times and columnist. He won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for his 1996 short film Dear Diary and an Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for the pilot episode of Entourage (2004), and has since directed the successful studio films The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Marley & Me (2008), and Hope Springs (2012). His birdwatching comedy, The Big Year, starring Steve Martin, Owen Wilson, JoBeth Williams, and Jack Black, was released in October 2011.

In 2008 he lived in Coconut Grove.

Best films

The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
(Director)
Marley & Me (2008)
(Director)

Usually with

Jon Avnet
Jon Avnet
(2 films)
Jordan Kerner
Jordan Kerner
(2 films)
Kevin Pollak
Kevin Pollak
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of David Frankel (11 films)

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Director

Collateral Beauty, 1h37
Directed by David Frankel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about children, Medical-themed films
Actors Will Smith, Edward Norton, Kate Winslet, Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren, Michael Peña
Rating68% 3.407953.407953.407953.407953.40795
Howard Inlet (Will Smith), un publicitaire new-yorkais, vit une tragédie et tombe dans une profonde dépression lorsque sa fille de 6 ans meurt.
One Chance
One Chance (2013)
, 1h43
Directed by David Frankel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors James Corden, Julie Walters, Mackenzie Crook, Colm Meaney, Jemima Rooper, Valeria Bilello
Rating67% 3.3980753.3980753.3980753.3980753.398075
This is a story based on fact of a shop assistant Paul Potts. He is an amateur opera singer who is successful in auditioning for the first season (2007) of ITV's Britain's Got Talent. He won the series with his performance of "Nessun dorma", an aria from Puccini's opera Turandot.
Hope Springs, 1h40
Directed by David Frankel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality
Actors Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell, Elisabeth Shue, Jean Smart, Ben Rappaport
Rating62% 3.148913.148913.148913.148913.14891
Although a devoted couple, empty nesters Kay and Arnold Soames (Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones) are in need of (in Kay's opinion) help to reignite the spark in their marriage. They have slept in separate rooms for years since their youngest child went off to college, and forgo any physical affection. One day Kay (who works as a Coldwater Creek employee) tells Arnold (a partner in an Omaha accounting firm) she has paid for them to undergo a week of intense marriage counseling with Dr. Bernie Feld (Steve Carell) in a coastal resort town in Maine. Arnold, a creature of plodding, unimaginative routine, denies their marriage is in trouble.
The Big Year, 1h40
Directed by David Frankel
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Steve Martin, Jack Black, Owen Wilson, Rosamund Pike, JoBeth Williams, Rashida Jones
Rating61% 3.0980953.0980953.0980953.0980953.098095
The film follows three amateur birders who each set out to achieve a Big Year. They are Brad Harris (Jack Black), a 36-year-old computer programmer based in Baltimore; Stu Preissler (Steve Martin), founder and CEO of a New York company bearing his name; and a roofing contractor named Kenny Bostick (Owen Wilson), who holds the current Big Year record of 732 birds.
Marley & Me, 1h55
Directed by David Frankel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner, Alan Arkin, Haley Hudson
Rating71% 3.550923.550923.550923.550923.55092
Soon after their wedding, John and Jenny Grogan (Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston) escape the brutal Michigan winters and relocate to a cottage in South Florida, where they are hired as reporters for competing newspapers. At The Palm Beach Post, Jenny immediately receives prominent front-page assignments, while at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, John finds himself writing obituaries and two-paragraph articles about mundane news like a fire at the local garbage dump.
The Devil Wears Prada, 1h49
Directed by David Frankel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, La mode
Actors Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt, Stanley Tucci, Simon Baker, Tracie Thoms
Rating69% 3.4527953.4527953.4527953.4527953.452795
Andrea "Andy" Sachs (Anne Hathaway) is an aspiring journalist fresh out of Northwestern University. Despite her ridicule for the shallowness of the fashion industry, she lands a job "a million girls would kill for," junior personal assistant to Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep), the icy editor-in-chief of Runway fashion magazine. Andy plans to put up with Miranda's bizarre and humiliating treatment for one year in hopes of getting a job as a reporter or writer somewhere else.
Miami Rhapsody, 1h45
Directed by David Frankel
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Sarah Jessica Parker, Gil Bellows, Antonio Banderas, Mia Farrow, Paul Mazursky, Kevin Pollak
Rating54% 2.7025452.7025452.7025452.7025452.702545
Gwyn Marcus (Sarah Jessica Parker) has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt (Gil Bellows), but she has some misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her family is having. With her sister Leslie (Carla Gugino) getting married and her brother Jordan (Kevin Pollak) already married, her mother (Mia Farrow) is growing concerned about Gwyn's being the last single person in the family. But the more she thinks about marriage, the more she must search for the balance between career, marriage, and family

Scriptwriter

Miami Rhapsody, 1h45
Directed by David Frankel
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Sarah Jessica Parker, Gil Bellows, Antonio Banderas, Mia Farrow, Paul Mazursky, Kevin Pollak
Roles Writer
Rating54% 2.7025452.7025452.7025452.7025452.702545
Gwyn Marcus (Sarah Jessica Parker) has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt (Gil Bellows), but she has some misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her family is having. With her sister Leslie (Carla Gugino) getting married and her brother Jordan (Kevin Pollak) already married, her mother (Mia Farrow) is growing concerned about Gwyn's being the last single person in the family. But the more she thinks about marriage, the more she must search for the balance between career, marriage, and family
Funny About Love, 1h41
Directed by Leonard Nimoy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Gene Wilder, Christine Lahti, Mary Stuart Masterson, Robert Prosky, Stephen Tobolowsky, David Margulies
Rating50% 2.508012.508012.508012.508012.50801
New York cartoonist Duffy Bergman marries gourmet chef Meg Lloyd. Meg wants to have a baby. Duffy agrees, but after unsuccessful attempts, Duffy encourages her to focus on her career and come back to the child issue later. After his mother's death, however, Duffy becomes fixated on wanting to have a child. Meg no longer sees this as a priority, as she's trying to open her own restaurant. The two start to have marital problems, leading to a separation.

Producer

The Short Game, 1h39
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Sports films, Golf films
Roles Executive producer
Rating74% 3.740573.740573.740573.740573.74057
Beginning 6 months before the 2012 World Championships, the movie visits each of the eight subjects at their homes, some of which are as far away as Paris, Manila, Johannesburg and Shenzhen, China to meet the kids and their parents. Once the subjects are introduced we observe the various trials and tribulations of the competition. The subjects of the movie are evenly split between children from the United States and other countries with five boys and three girls, including Allan Kournikova (half-brother of Anna) and Augustin Valery (great-grandson of French poet Paul Valery). Kournikova went on to win the boys division of this event for his age group.
Footskating 101, 1h23
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Themes Sports films
Roles Executive Producer
Rating60% 3.0154853.0154853.0154853.0154853.015485
In order to save his grandmother, his town, and his own skin, Vince, a poor miner's son, takes part in a skateboarding competition without a skateboard. He invents the extreme sport of footskating.
Miami Rhapsody, 1h45
Directed by David Frankel
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Sarah Jessica Parker, Gil Bellows, Antonio Banderas, Mia Farrow, Paul Mazursky, Kevin Pollak
Roles Producer
Rating54% 2.7025452.7025452.7025452.7025452.702545
Gwyn Marcus (Sarah Jessica Parker) has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt (Gil Bellows), but she has some misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her family is having. With her sister Leslie (Carla Gugino) getting married and her brother Jordan (Kevin Pollak) already married, her mother (Mia Farrow) is growing concerned about Gwyn's being the last single person in the family. But the more she thinks about marriage, the more she must search for the balance between career, marriage, and family