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James Vanderbilt is a Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 1975

James Vanderbilt

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Birth name James Platten Vanderbilt
Nationality USA
Birth 1975 (44 years)

James Platten Vanderbilt (born November 1975) is an American screenwriter.

Best films

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
(Story)
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
(Story)
Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
(Scriptwriter)
RoboCop (2014)
(Scriptwriter)
White House Down (2013)
(Writer)
Total Recall (2012)
(Scriptwriter)

Usually with

Stan Lee
Stan Lee
(2 films)
Harald Kloser
Harald Kloser
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of James Vanderbilt (17 films)

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Director

Truth
Truth (2015)
, 2h5
Directed by James Vanderbilt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, Films about television, Political films
Actors Robert Redford, Cate Blanchett, Topher Grace, Dennis Quaid, Elisabeth Moss, Bruce Greenwood
Rating67% 3.3981653.3981653.3981653.3981653.398165
Mary Mapes, producer of the primetime news program 60 Minutes Wednesday, her crew, and eminent CBS national news anchor Dan Rather face accuracy questions following the airing, in the months before the US 2004 presidential election, of a report that President George W. Bush, then seeking re-election, had in the early 1970s received preferential treatment from officials of the Texas Air National Guard. The allegation included concealing Bush's failure to meet even minimal training and performance requirements, and his absence from the Air Guard for most of 1972 following a transfer to the Alabama Air National Guard.

Scriptwriter

The Meg
The Meg (2018)

Directed by Jon Turteltaub
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about sharks, Natural horror films, Mise en scène d'un poisson
Actors Jason Statham, Li Bingbing (李冰冰), Ruby Rose, Rainn Wilson, Winston Chao, Cliff Curtis
Rating57% 2.8526052.8526052.8526052.8526052.852605
Jonas Taylor est un ancien capitaine de la Marine et un plongeur spécialisé dans les eaux profondes. Il est recruté pour plonger dans l'océan Pacifique, pour sauver une équipe de scientifiques coincée dans l'épave d'un submersible attaqué et endommagé par un requin préhistorique de vingt mètres de long, connu sous le nom de Mégalodon. Engagé par un océanographe chinois, Taylor devra surmonter ses peurs et affronter une seconde fois le prédateur qu'il a auparavant rencontré lors d'une expédition pour sauver les hommes et les femmes piégés dans les profondeurs de l'océan.
Solace
Solace (2015)
, 1h41
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Crime
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Abbie Cornish, Marley Shelton, Matt Gerald
Rating63% 3.1987053.1987053.1987053.1987053.198705
A psychic doctor, John Clancy (Anthony Hopkins), works with an FBI special agent (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) in search of a serial killer (Colin Farrell).
Truth
Truth (2015)
, 2h5
Directed by James Vanderbilt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, Films about television, Political films
Actors Robert Redford, Cate Blanchett, Topher Grace, Dennis Quaid, Elisabeth Moss, Bruce Greenwood
Rating67% 3.3981653.3981653.3981653.3981653.398165
Mary Mapes, producer of the primetime news program 60 Minutes Wednesday, her crew, and eminent CBS national news anchor Dan Rather face accuracy questions following the airing, in the months before the US 2004 presidential election, of a report that President George W. Bush, then seeking re-election, had in the early 1970s received preferential treatment from officials of the Texas Air National Guard. The allegation included concealing Bush's failure to meet even minimal training and performance requirements, and his absence from the Air Guard for most of 1972 following a transfer to the Alabama Air National Guard.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2, 2h22
Directed by Marc Webb
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Films about computing, Transport films, Aviation films, Films about spiders, Spider-Man films, Superhero films, Cyberpunk films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Shailene Woodley, Dane DeHaan, Colm Feore
Roles Story
Rating65% 3.29813.29813.29813.29813.2981
OsCorp scientist Richard Parker records a video message to explain his disappearance. Later, he and his wife, Mary, are aboard a private jet hijacked by a man sent to assassinate Richard. The plane crashes, killing both Richard and Mary, after he uploads the video.
RoboCop
RoboCop (2014)
, 1h57
Directed by José Padilha
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about computing, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Aviation films, Films set in the future, Superhero films, Films about disabilities, Political films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Anticipation, Robot films
Actors Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Jay Baruchel, Abbie Cornish
Rating61% 3.0966753.0966753.0966753.0966753.096675
In 2028, multinational conglomerate OmniCorp revolutionizes warfare with the introduction of robotic peacekeepers capable of maintaining law and order in hot spots such as Iran. Led by CEO Raymond Sellars, the company moves to market its tech to domestic law enforcement, but the passage of the Dreyfus Act, forbidding deployment of drones on U.S. soil, prevents this. Aware that most Americans oppose the use of military systems in their communities, Sellars asks Dr. Dennett Norton and his research team to create an alternative. The result is a proposal for a cyborg police officer. However, Norton informs Sellars that only someone who is stable enough to handle being a cyborg can be turned into one, and some candidates are rejected.
White House Down, 2h11
Directed by Roland Emmerich
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Politique, Films about terrorism, Political films, White House in fiction
Actors Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins, James Woods
Roles Writer
Rating63% 3.199993.199993.199993.199993.19999
President of the United States James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx) is generating controversy over a proposed peace treaty between the allied nations to remove military forces from the Middle East. John Cale (Channing Tatum) is a US Capitol Police officer assigned to Speaker of the House Eli Raphelson (Richard Jenkins) after he saved his nephew's life during a tour in Afghanistan. He is divorced and struggling to develop a better relationship with his daughter Emily (Joey King), who has a strong enthusiasm for politics. He hopes to impress her by getting a job with the Secret Service protecting the President, but his hopes are dashed when the interview is conducted by Carol Finnerty (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a former college acquaintance of his who believes him to be unqualified due to a lack of follow-through and respect for authority. To avoid admitting the truth to Emily, Cale takes her on a tour of the White House.
The Amazing Spider-Man, 2h16
Directed by Marc Webb
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes L'adolescence, Films about animals, Films about education, Films about children, Films about computing, Films about spiders, Spider-Man films, Superhero films, L'enfance marginalisée, Cyberpunk films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films, Films about school violence
Actors Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Campbell Scott, Denis Leary, Irrfan Khan
Roles Story
Rating68% 3.4459953.4459953.4459953.4459953.445995
A young Peter Parker discovers his father Richard Parker's study has been burgled. Gathering up hidden documents, Peter's parents take him to the home of his Aunt May and Uncle Ben, then mysteriously depart.
Total Recall, 1h58
Directed by Len Wiseman
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about altered memories, Films about computing, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Political films, Films based on works by Philip K. Dick, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films
Actors Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston, John Cho, Bill Nighy
Rating62% 3.1469253.1469253.1469253.1469253.146925
At the end of the 21st century, Earth is devastated by chemical warfare. What little habitable land remains is divided into two territories, the United Federation of Britain (UFB, located on mainland Europe) and the Colony (Australia). Many residents of the Colony travel to the UFB to work in factories via "the Fall", a gravity elevator running through the Earth's core. A Resistance operating in the UFB seeks to improve life in the Colony, which the UFB views as a terrorist movement.
The Losers
The Losers (2010)
, 1h33
Directed by Sylvain White
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana, Chris Evans, Columbus Short, Idris Elba, Jason Patric
Rating62% 3.1494853.1494853.1494853.1494853.149485
The Losers are an elite black ops team of United States Special Forces operatives, led by Clay (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and formed by Roque (Idris Elba), Pooch (Columbus Short), Jensen (Chris Evans), and Cougar (Óscar Jaenada), who are sent to Bolivia in a search and destroy mission on a compound run by a drug lord. While painting a target for an upcoming air strike, the Losers spot slave children in the compound and try to call off the attack, but their superior, codenamed "Max" (Jason Patric), ignores their pleas.
Zodiac
Zodiac (2007)
, 2h37
Directed by David Fincher
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Documentary, Historical, Crime
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, Serial killer films
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Edwards, Brian Cox, John Carroll Lynch
Rating76% 3.848793.848793.848793.848793.84879
On July 4, 1969, an unknown male attacks Darlene Ferrin and Mike Mageau with a handgun, at a lovers' lane in Vallejo, California. Mageau survives; Ferrin dies.
Basic
Basic (2003)
, 1h38
Directed by John McTiernan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Actors John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Connie Nielsen, Timothy Daly, Giovanni Ribisi, Roselyn Sánchez
Rating64% 3.2495053.2495053.2495053.2495053.249505
In Panama, a team of Army Ranger trainees and their instructor, Master Sergeant Nathan West (Samuel L. Jackson), engage in a training exercise: navigate the jungle in hurricane conditions using live fire to hit targets before rendezvousing at a bunker.
Darkness Falls, 1h26
Directed by Jonathan Liebesman
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Witches in film
Actors Chaney Kley, Emma Caulfield, Lee Cormie, Kestie Morassi, Emily Browning, John Stanton
Rating50% 2.501282.501282.501282.501282.50128
The events of the film take place in the town of Darkness Falls, which is based on the town of Fall River, Massachusetts. It begins with the legend of a widow, Matilda Dixon, who was adored by all the town's children. Matilda gave them gifts and gold coins when they lost a tooth, thus earning her the name "Tooth Fairy".
The Rundown, 1h44
Directed by Peter Berg
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Buddy films
Actors Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Christopher Walken, Rosario Dawson, Ewen Bremner, Stephen Bishop
Rating66% 3.347983.347983.347983.347983.34798
Beck (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) is a "retrieval expert", a bounty hunter who collects debts for a man named Walker (William Lucking). He is dispatched to a nightclub to retrieve a championship ring from a football player, and after doing so is assaulted by one of Walker's other collectors. Angry, he confronts Walker and tells him that he wants out of the business. Walker talks him into one last bounty - retrieve Walker's son Travis (Seann William Scott) from a small mining town in Brazil and Walker will give him enough money to open his own restaurant. Beck accepts and leaves for Brazil. When Beck arrives in the town of El Dorado he meets with the man running the mining operation, Mr. Hatcher (Christopher Walken). Hatcher gives Beck his blessing to grab Travis, but reneges when he finds out that Travis has discovered a missing golden artifact called "El Gato do Diabo". Beck confronts Hatcher and his men in the local bar and leaves with Travis. On the way back to the airfield, Travis forces their Jeep off the road and into the jungle. There he tries to escape but is re-captured by Beck. After an unfortunate encounter with some local monkeys, the two find themselves in the camp of the local resistance movement.