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Joe Carnahan is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer and Editor American born on 9 may 1969 at Sacramento (USA)

Joe Carnahan

Joe Carnahan
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Birth name Joseph Aaron Carnahan
Nationality USA
Birth 9 may 1969 (50 years) at Sacramento (USA)

Joseph Aaron "Joe" Carnahan (born May 9, 1969) is an American independent film director, screenwriter, producer and actor best known for his films Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane, Narc, Smokin' Aces, The A-Team, and The Grey. He also writes and directed some episodes for the NBC television series The Blacklist. He is the brother of screenwriter Matthew Michael Carnahan and producer Leah Carnahan.

Biography

Carnahan is married to Lisa Carnahan. He has two children from his marriage to Christy Leis (née Cordero) daughter Maile (born November 22, 1995) and son Rockne (born May 1997).

Best films

The A-Team (2010)
(Director)
The Grey (2012)
(Director)

Usually with

Ray Liotta
Ray Liotta
(3 films)
Mauro Fiore
Mauro Fiore
(2 films)
Brian Bloom
Brian Bloom
(2 films)
Tony Scott
Tony Scott
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Joe Carnahan (11 films)

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Actor

The A-Team
The A-Team (2010)
, 1h59
Directed by Joe Carnahan
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Political films, Heist films
Actors Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley, Jessica Biel, Patrick Wilson, Brian Bloom
Roles Mike 'The Operator'
Rating66% 3.3476453.3476453.3476453.3476453.347645
John "Hannibal" Smith (Liam Neeson) is held captive in Mexico by two Federal Police officers working for renegade General Javier Tuco (Yul Vazquez). Hannibal escapes and sets out to rescue Templeton "Faceman" Peck (Bradley Cooper), who is held captive at Tuco's ranch. Hannibal saves Face after enlisting fellow Ranger B.A. Baracus (Quinton Jackson), driving to the rescue in BA's modified GMC Vandura van. Pursued by Tuco, they stop at a nearby Army Hospital to recruit the services of eccentric pilot Howling Mad Murdock (Sharlto Copley). They flee in a medical helicopter, chased by Tuco, in a dogfight that leaves BA with a fear of flying. The battle ends when they lure Tuco's helicopter into American airspace, where it is shot down by a USAF F-22 Raptor for trespassing.
Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane, 1h27
Directed by Joe Carnahan
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action
Actors Joe Carnahan, Eric Lutes
Roles Sid French
Rating55% 2.7550752.7550752.7550752.7550752.755075
Au bord de la faillite, Sid et son pote Bob, vendeurs de voitures d'occasion, acceptent de garder une Pontiac décapotable au contenu mystérieux pendant 48 heures... moyennant 250 000 dollars ! Parallèlement, le FBI enquête sur une série de meurtres qui ont tous l'air d'être étrangement liés à une Pontiac en provenance d'Amérique du Sud...

Director

Stretch
Stretch (2014)
, 1h34
Directed by Joe Carnahan
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action
Actors Chris Pine, Brooklyn Decker, Patrick Wilson, James Badge Dale, Ed Helms, Jessica Alba
Rating64% 3.2479653.2479653.2479653.2479653.247965
A man nicknamed Stretch is thrown out of his car after a traffic accident in which the other driver, Candace, ignores a red light. Miraculously uninjured, he confronts Candace, only to fall instantly in love with her. A year later, Stretch is inspired to give up his addictions to cocaine and gambling. As Stretch considers proposing to her, Candace abruptly tells him that she wants to break up. Hurt by the sudden rejection, Stretch's life spirals into self-destruction and failure, which he blames on Candace. A failed actor, he works in Los Angeles as a limo driver. Though he has quit gambling, he retains a $6000 debt to Ignacio, who demands the debt be paid by midnight. At the same time, Stretch begins hallucinating the bitter ghost of another failed actor and limo driver named Karl, who committed suicide in front of a customer.
The Grey
The Grey (2012)
, 1h57
Directed by Joe Carnahan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Wolves in film, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney, Dallas Roberts, Joe Anderson, Nonso Anozie
Rating67% 3.398463.398463.398463.398463.39846
John Ottway (Liam Neeson) works in Alaska, killing wolves that threaten an oil drilling team. On his last day on the job, he shoots one. That evening, Ottway writes a letter "without purpose" to his wife, Ana (Anne Openshaw), explaining his plans to commit suicide. He hears a distant wolf howl and doesn't follow through.
The A-Team
The A-Team (2010)
, 1h59
Directed by Joe Carnahan
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Political films, Heist films
Actors Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley, Jessica Biel, Patrick Wilson, Brian Bloom
Rating66% 3.3476453.3476453.3476453.3476453.347645
John "Hannibal" Smith (Liam Neeson) is held captive in Mexico by two Federal Police officers working for renegade General Javier Tuco (Yul Vazquez). Hannibal escapes and sets out to rescue Templeton "Faceman" Peck (Bradley Cooper), who is held captive at Tuco's ranch. Hannibal saves Face after enlisting fellow Ranger B.A. Baracus (Quinton Jackson), driving to the rescue in BA's modified GMC Vandura van. Pursued by Tuco, they stop at a nearby Army Hospital to recruit the services of eccentric pilot Howling Mad Murdock (Sharlto Copley). They flee in a medical helicopter, chased by Tuco, in a dogfight that leaves BA with a fear of flying. The battle ends when they lure Tuco's helicopter into American airspace, where it is shot down by a USAF F-22 Raptor for trespassing.
Smokin' Aces, 1h49
Directed by Joe Carnahan
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Gangster films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Andy García, Alicia Keys, Joseph Ruskin, Taraji P. Henson
Rating66% 3.349313.349313.349313.349313.34931
A religious Las Vegas magician and wannabe gangster Buddy "Aces" Israel (Jeremy Piven) is hiding out in a Lake Tahoe hotel penthouse with his entourage. His agent and lawyer, Morris Mecklen (Curtis Armstrong), discusses a potential immunity deal with FBI Deputy Director Stanley Locke (Andy Garcia). Agents Richard Messner (Ryan Reynolds) and Donald Carruthers (Ray Liotta) learn that ailing Las Vegas mob boss Primo Sparazza (Joseph Ruskin) has issued a bounty on Israel worth $1 million; a mysterious assassin known only as The Swede has sworn that he will bring Israel's heart to Sparazza. A number of assassins also seek the reward, including Lazlo Soot (Tommy Flanagan), who specializes in disguises and impersonations; Sharice Watters (Taraji P. Henson) and Georgia Sykes (Alicia Keys), two hitwomen hired by Sparazza's underboss, Victor "Buzz" Padiche (David Proval); Pasquale Acosta (Nestor Carbonell), a calm torture expert and mercenary; and the psychotic neo-Nazi Tremor brothers, Darwin (Chris Pine), Jeeves (Kevin Durand), and Lester (Maury Sterling).
Narc
Narc (2002)
, 1h42
Directed by Joe Carnahan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes La corruption policière, Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Hip hop films, Films about psychiatry, Gangster films
Actors Jason Patric, Ray Liotta, Chi McBride, Busta Rhymes, Stacey Farber, Alan Van Sprang
Rating70% 3.54883.54883.54883.54883.5488
Undercover narcotics officer Nick Tellis (Jason Patric) chases a drug dealer through the streets of Detroit after Tellis' identity has been discovered. During the pursuit, the dealer holds a child hostage. Tellis shoots and kills the dealer before he can hurt the child, however a stray bullet hits the child's pregnant mother, causing her to miscarry.
Ambush
Ambush (2001)
, 1h4
Directed by Ang Lee, Wong Kar-wai, John Woo, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Joe Carnahan, Guy Ritchie, Tony Scott, John Frankenheimer
Origin USA
Genres Action
Actors Tomás Milián, Forest Whitaker, Clive Owen, Mickey Rourke, Adriana Lima, Madonna
Rating71% 3.595973.595973.595973.595973.59597
The plots of each of the films differ, but one constant remains: Clive Owen plays "The Driver," a man who goes from place to place (in BMW automobiles), getting hired by various people to be a sort of transport for their vital needs.
Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane, 1h27
Directed by Joe Carnahan
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action
Actors Joe Carnahan, Eric Lutes
Rating55% 2.7550752.7550752.7550752.7550752.755075
Au bord de la faillite, Sid et son pote Bob, vendeurs de voitures d'occasion, acceptent de garder une Pontiac décapotable au contenu mystérieux pendant 48 heures... moyennant 250 000 dollars ! Parallèlement, le FBI enquête sur une série de meurtres qui ont tous l'air d'être étrangement liés à une Pontiac en provenance d'Amérique du Sud...

Scriptwriter

Death Wish
Death Wish (2018)
, 1h47
Directed by Eli Roth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Bruce Willis, Vincent d’Onofrio, Dean Norris, Elisabeth Shue, Beau Knapp, Kirby Bliss Blanton
Rating63% 3.193863.193863.193863.193863.19386
Le Dr. Paul Kersey est un chirurgien urgentiste menant une vie de rêve dans les beaux quartiers de Chicago. Cependant, sa vie bascule après un cambriolage qui tourne mal : sa femme Lucy est sauvagement tuée et sa fille Jordan, âgée de 18 ans, est plongée dans le coma. Face à la lenteur de l’enquête de police, Paul décide de prendre les choses en main. Il s'équipe et se lance dans une quête de vengeance à ce que justice soit faite et rendue.
Stretch
Stretch (2014)
, 1h34
Directed by Joe Carnahan
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action
Actors Chris Pine, Brooklyn Decker, Patrick Wilson, James Badge Dale, Ed Helms, Jessica Alba
Roles Story
Rating64% 3.2479653.2479653.2479653.2479653.247965
A man nicknamed Stretch is thrown out of his car after a traffic accident in which the other driver, Candace, ignores a red light. Miraculously uninjured, he confronts Candace, only to fall instantly in love with her. A year later, Stretch is inspired to give up his addictions to cocaine and gambling. As Stretch considers proposing to her, Candace abruptly tells him that she wants to break up. Hurt by the sudden rejection, Stretch's life spirals into self-destruction and failure, which he blames on Candace. A failed actor, he works in Los Angeles as a limo driver. Though he has quit gambling, he retains a $6000 debt to Ignacio, who demands the debt be paid by midnight. At the same time, Stretch begins hallucinating the bitter ghost of another failed actor and limo driver named Karl, who committed suicide in front of a customer.
The Grey
The Grey (2012)
, 1h57
Directed by Joe Carnahan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Wolves in film, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney, Dallas Roberts, Joe Anderson, Nonso Anozie
Roles Ecrivain
Rating67% 3.398463.398463.398463.398463.39846
John Ottway (Liam Neeson) works in Alaska, killing wolves that threaten an oil drilling team. On his last day on the job, he shoots one. That evening, Ottway writes a letter "without purpose" to his wife, Ana (Anne Openshaw), explaining his plans to commit suicide. He hears a distant wolf howl and doesn't follow through.
The A-Team
The A-Team (2010)
, 1h59
Directed by Joe Carnahan
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Political films, Heist films
Actors Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley, Jessica Biel, Patrick Wilson, Brian Bloom
Rating66% 3.3476453.3476453.3476453.3476453.347645
John "Hannibal" Smith (Liam Neeson) is held captive in Mexico by two Federal Police officers working for renegade General Javier Tuco (Yul Vazquez). Hannibal escapes and sets out to rescue Templeton "Faceman" Peck (Bradley Cooper), who is held captive at Tuco's ranch. Hannibal saves Face after enlisting fellow Ranger B.A. Baracus (Quinton Jackson), driving to the rescue in BA's modified GMC Vandura van. Pursued by Tuco, they stop at a nearby Army Hospital to recruit the services of eccentric pilot Howling Mad Murdock (Sharlto Copley). They flee in a medical helicopter, chased by Tuco, in a dogfight that leaves BA with a fear of flying. The battle ends when they lure Tuco's helicopter into American airspace, where it is shot down by a USAF F-22 Raptor for trespassing.
Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball, 1h26
Origin Canada
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Actors Tom Berenger, Clayne Crawford, Tommy Flanagan, Maury Sterling, David Richmond-Peck, Ernie Hudson
Roles Story
Rating51% 2.5530352.5530352.5530352.5530352.553035
Walter Weed is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him. Mysterious Hal Leuco has hired several assassins to take out Weed on April 19 at exactly 3:00am. These include Ariella Martinez, a femme fatale who kills her victims with exotic poisons; Finbar McTeague who is also known as "The Surgeon", who brutally tortures his victims; the Southern Tremor family consisting of father Fritz and children; Lester, Kaitlyn, Baby Boy, and finally Lazlo Soot who is a master of disguise assassin.
Pride and Glory, 2h10
Directed by Gavin O'Connor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes La corruption policière
Actors Edward Norton, Colin Farrell, Jon Voight, Noah Emmerich, Jennifer Ehle, John Ortiz
Rating65% 3.2991753.2991753.2991753.2991753.299175
Jimmy Egan (Colin Farrell) leads the New York City Police Department to victory in police-league football. While everybody is celebrating, Francis "Franny'" Tierney Jr. (Noah Emmerich), Jimmy's brother-in-law and superior officer, answers his phone to find out that several men from their unit have been killed during a failed drug bust of a local gang leader, Angel Tezo.