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Jonathan Liebesman is a Director and Writer American born on 15 september 1976 at Johannesburg (South africa)

Jonathan Liebesman

Jonathan Liebesman
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Nationality USA
Birth 15 september 1976 (42 years) at Johannesburg (South africa)

Jonathan Liebesman (born 15 September 1976) is a South African film director.

Biography

Jonathan Liebesman étudie l'art dramatique à l'Université au Cap. Ensuite, il part pour les États-Unis à la Tisch School of the Arts. Il y réalise ensuite un court métrage Genesis and Catastrophe en 2000, qui est un grand succès : il est nommé et récompensé dans de nombreux festivals. À sa sortie, il tourne Nuits de terreur (Darkness Falls) avec Emma Caulfield et Lee Cormie en 2003.

Best films

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
(Director)
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
(Director)
Battle: Los Angeles (2011)
(Director)
Darkness Falls (2003)
(Director)

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Filmography of Jonathan Liebesman (7 films)

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 1h43
Directed by Jonathan Liebesman
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation, Comic science fiction
Themes Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Films about terrorism, Comedy science fiction films, Martial arts films, Mise en scène d'une tortue, Superhero films, Musical films, Children's films, Reptile
Actors Megan Fox, Pete Ploszek, Noel Roeim Fisher, Johnny Knoxville, Jeremy Howard, Alan Ritchson
Rating58% 2.900022.900022.900022.900022.90002
April O'Neil (Megan Fox), a reporter for Channel 6 Eyewitness News in New York City, investigates a crime wave by criminals called the Foot Clan. At a dock at night, she sees the Foot raiding cargo containers. After an unseen vigilante attacks the thieves, April notices a symbol left behind. April's supervisor Bernadette Thompson (Whoopi Goldberg) and her coworkers are oblivious to her story. Later while covering a charity event thrown by Sacks Industries, April expresses gratitude to the company's CEO Eric Sacks (William Fichtner), who was her late father's (Paul Fitzgerald) lab partner.
Wrath of the Titans, 1h35
Directed by Jonathan Liebesman
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Peplum
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films based on mythology, Films about dragons, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology, Dans la Grèce mythologique, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology
Actors Sam Worthington, Rosamund Pike, Bill Nighy, Édgar Ramírez, Toby Kebbell, Danny Huston
Rating56% 2.849352.849352.849352.849352.84935
Perseus (Sam Worthington), a son of Zeus (Liam Neeson), lives as a fisherman after the death of his wife, Io (portrayed by Gemma Arterton in the previous film), with his young son, Helius (John Bell). Zeus visits Perseus and asks for his help, saying that humans are not praying to the gods and as a result the gods are losing their power and becoming mortal. Perseus realizes the walls of Tartarus are crumbling and Zeus informs him that the imprisoned Titan Kronos will soon be free. Perseus, valuing his family's safety, refuses to get involved.
Battle: Los Angeles, 1h56
Directed by Jonathan Liebesman
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, War, Action
Themes Films about religion, Transport films, Aviation films, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Dystopian films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodríguez, Ramon Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan, Ne-Yo, Michael Peña
Rating57% 2.8988352.8988352.8988352.8988352.898835
On August 12, 2011, large masses thought to be meteors land in the oceans near several major coastal cities. The objects are discovered to be spacecraft containing hostile extraterrestrial life. Marines from Camp Pendleton arrive in Los Angeles, including SSgt. Michael Nantz (Eckhart), an Iraq War veteran. Nantz was to begin retirement, but because of the attack, he is made the acting platoon sergeant for 1st Platoon, Echo Company, of the 2nd Battalion 5th Marines.
The Killing Room, 1h33
Directed by Jonathan Liebesman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Chloë Sevigny, Nick Cannon, Timothy Tarquin Hutton, Clea DuVall, Shea Whigham, Peter Stormare
Rating57% 2.850822.850822.850822.850822.85082
Four individuals sign up for a psychological research study only to discover that they are now subjects of a brutal, modern version of the Project MKULTRA indoctrination program. One by one, the subjects are brought into a large, white room, in which the tables and chairs have been bolted to the floor.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, 1h36
Directed by Jonathan Liebesman
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Slasher
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Jordana Brewster, Taylor Handley, Matt Bomer, Diora Baird, Andrew Bryniarski, R. Lee Ermey
Rating59% 2.950652.950652.950652.950652.95065
In 1939, a woman dies while giving birth in a slaughterhouse, and the manager disposes the baby in a dumpster. A young woman, Luda Mae Hewitt (Marietta Marich), finds the child while searching for food. She takes him back to the Hewitt residence, names him Thomas, and decides to raise him as her own.
Rings
Rings (2005)
, 16minutes
Directed by Gore Verbinski, Jonathan Liebesman
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Ryan Merriman, Emily VanCamp, Kelly Stables, Alexandra Breckenridge, Josh Wise, Martin Henderson
Rating70% 3.527933.527933.527933.527933.52793
Some time after the events of The Ring, Samara Morgan's videotape has spread, as each person who sees the video makes a copy and shows it to someone else. A subculture has grown surrounding the video: people wait to see how close to the seven-day deadline they can get. When they grow too afraid to go on any longer, they show the tape to the next assigned person. During the interval, some create videos documenting their experiences to be posted to websites devoted to the videotape phenomenon. Groups that have watched the video are called "rings".
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% 2.5008252.5008252.5008252.5008252.500825
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".

Scriptwriter

Rings
Rings (2005)
, 16minutes
Directed by Gore Verbinski, Jonathan Liebesman
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Ryan Merriman, Emily VanCamp, Kelly Stables, Alexandra Breckenridge, Josh Wise, Martin Henderson
Roles Writer
Rating70% 3.527933.527933.527933.527933.52793
Some time after the events of The Ring, Samara Morgan's videotape has spread, as each person who sees the video makes a copy and shows it to someone else. A subculture has grown surrounding the video: people wait to see how close to the seven-day deadline they can get. When they grow too afraid to go on any longer, they show the tape to the next assigned person. During the interval, some create videos documenting their experiences to be posted to websites devoted to the videotape phenomenon. Groups that have watched the video are called "rings".