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Michael Dougherty is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 28 october 1974 at Columbus (USA)

Michael Dougherty

Michael Dougherty
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Nationality USA
Birth 28 october 1974 (44 years) at Columbus (USA)

Michael Dougherty is a screenwriter who is known for his work with Dan Harris on the scripts for Bryan Singer's films X2 and Superman Returns. He's also known for writing and directing the cult horror film Trick 'r Treat. On October 28, 2013 at a special screening, it was announced to the surprise of the audience that a sequel will be produced by Legendary Pictures.

Biography

Il est né et a grandi dans la ville de Columbus dans l'Ohio, sa mère est originaire du Viêt Nam. Il fit des études de cinéma à l'Université de New York et y obtint une licence.
Il est connu pour avoir fait des scénarios avec Dan Harris pour le réalisateur Bryan Singer : X-Men 2 et Superman Returns. Il a réalisé son premier film intitulé Trick 'r Treat en janvier 2007 et Bryan Singer fut le producteur. C'est un artiste complet qui exerce ses talents dans divers domaines : écriture, animation, illustration et réalisation.

Best films

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
(Writer)
X2 (2003)
(Scriptwriter)
Superman Returns (2006)
(Story)

Usually with

Bryan Singer
Bryan Singer
(6 films)
Dan Harris
Dan Harris
(7 films)
John Ottman
John Ottman
(3 films)
Thomas Tull
Thomas Tull
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Michael Dougherty (9 films)

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Actor

X2
X2 (2003)
, 2h14
Directed by Bryan Singer
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Politique, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, White House in fiction
Actors Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden
Roles Surgeon
Rating74% 3.7462353.7462353.7462353.7462353.746235
At the White House, brainwashed teleporting mutant Nightcrawler tries to assassinate the President of the United States but fails and escapes, leaving a note demanding "mutant freedom now." At Alkali Lake, X-Men member Wolverine finds nothing left of the military base from the previous movie. He returns to Professor Xavier's school for mutants, while fellow X-Men Storm and Jean Grey find Nightcrawler with the help of Xavier and the mutant-tracking machine Cerebro.

Director

Godzilla: King of Monsters
Directed by Michael Dougherty
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, Kaiju films, Films about magic and magicians, La préhistoire, Animaux préhistoriques, Giant monster films, Godzilla films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Disaster films
Actors Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Kyle Chandler, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford

L'agence crypto-zoologique Monarch déploie de nombreux moyens pour combattre des créatures de tailles divines. Godzilla va affronter le papillon géant Mothra, le ptérosaure super-rapide Rodan, ainsi que son pire ennemi, le dragon King Ghidorah. Ces anciennes superespèces veulent toutes la suprématie et mettent en danger la survie de l'humanité. Mais laquelle d'entre elles va connaître la victoire sur les autres ?
Krampus
Krampus (2015)
, 1h38
Directed by Michael Dougherty
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about children, Christmas films, Comedy horror films
Actors Allison Tolman, Adam Scott, David Koechner, Toni Collette, Conchata Ferrell, Stefania Owen
Rating61% 3.098173.098173.098173.098173.09817
The plot is centered around Krampus, a beast-like demon who is the opposite of Santa Claus in Germanic Christian folklore. During Christmas time, Krampus searches and finds people and punishes them for their misdeeds.
Trick 'r Treat, 1h22
Directed by Michael Dougherty
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror, Slasher
Themes Films about animals, L'action se déroule en une journée, Films about magic and magicians, Medical-themed films, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Serial killer films, Vampires in film, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Comedy horror films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Disaster films
Actors Leslie Bibb, Dylan Baker, Rochelle Aytes, Anna Paquin, Brian Cox, Quinn Lord
Rating67% 3.3990553.3990553.3990553.3990553.399055
Emma (Leslie Bibb) and her holiday-obsessed husband, Henry (Tahmoh Penikett), have set up numerous ghost-scarecrows for Halloween in their yard, although she is mostly uninterested in Halloween. After returning home from a Halloween party, Emma tries to blow out a jack-o'-lantern, but Henry tells her not to because it is against tradition to extinguish a jack-o'-lantern on Halloween; she blows it out anyway. While Henry is inside waiting for Emma to take down the decorations, she is murdered by an unknown assailant with a large blade-shaped pumpkin lollipop in front of the kids who were trick-or-treating, who run away in horror. Later, Henry goes outside and notices limbs hanging out of wires. Just then, one of the scarecrows lights up. He approaches it and takes down the cover, only to see Emma's decapitated head stuck onto the stick and wrapped in decorative lights, with her limbs chopped off and her mouth stuffed with a large lollipop, and screams in horror.

Scriptwriter

Godzilla: King of Monsters
Directed by Michael Dougherty
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, Kaiju films, Films about magic and magicians, La préhistoire, Animaux préhistoriques, Giant monster films, Godzilla films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Disaster films
Actors Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Kyle Chandler, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford

L'agence crypto-zoologique Monarch déploie de nombreux moyens pour combattre des créatures de tailles divines. Godzilla va affronter le papillon géant Mothra, le ptérosaure super-rapide Rodan, ainsi que son pire ennemi, le dragon King Ghidorah. Ces anciennes superespèces veulent toutes la suprématie et mettent en danger la survie de l'humanité. Mais laquelle d'entre elles va connaître la victoire sur les autres ?
X-Men: Apocalypse, 2h24
Directed by Bryan Singer
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Hugh Jackman, Nicholas Hoult
Roles Writer
Rating69% 3.494283.494283.494283.494283.49428
Since the dawn of civilization, Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant was worshiped as a god. Amassing the powers of many other mutants, he became immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants to cleanse humanity and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their nemesis.
Krampus
Krampus (2015)
, 1h38
Directed by Michael Dougherty
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about children, Christmas films, Comedy horror films
Actors Allison Tolman, Adam Scott, David Koechner, Toni Collette, Conchata Ferrell, Stefania Owen
Roles Writer
Rating61% 3.098173.098173.098173.098173.09817
The plot is centered around Krampus, a beast-like demon who is the opposite of Santa Claus in Germanic Christian folklore. During Christmas time, Krampus searches and finds people and punishes them for their misdeeds.
Trick 'r Treat, 1h22
Directed by Michael Dougherty
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror, Slasher
Themes Films about animals, L'action se déroule en une journée, Films about magic and magicians, Medical-themed films, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Serial killer films, Vampires in film, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Comedy horror films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Disaster films
Actors Leslie Bibb, Dylan Baker, Rochelle Aytes, Anna Paquin, Brian Cox, Quinn Lord
Rating67% 3.3990553.3990553.3990553.3990553.399055
Emma (Leslie Bibb) and her holiday-obsessed husband, Henry (Tahmoh Penikett), have set up numerous ghost-scarecrows for Halloween in their yard, although she is mostly uninterested in Halloween. After returning home from a Halloween party, Emma tries to blow out a jack-o'-lantern, but Henry tells her not to because it is against tradition to extinguish a jack-o'-lantern on Halloween; she blows it out anyway. While Henry is inside waiting for Emma to take down the decorations, she is murdered by an unknown assailant with a large blade-shaped pumpkin lollipop in front of the kids who were trick-or-treating, who run away in horror. Later, Henry goes outside and notices limbs hanging out of wires. Just then, one of the scarecrows lights up. He approaches it and takes down the cover, only to see Emma's decapitated head stuck onto the stick and wrapped in decorative lights, with her limbs chopped off and her mouth stuffed with a large lollipop, and screams in horror.
Superman Returns, 2h34
Directed by Bryan Singer
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about writers, Films about children, Films about journalists, Superman films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth, James Marsden, Frank Langella, Eva Marie Saint, Parker Posey
Roles Story
Rating60% 3.0473753.0473753.0473753.0473753.047375
Superman (Brandon Routh) has been missing for five years, since traveling to the location where astronomers believed they had discovered the remains of Krypton. During his absence, Superman's nemesis, mad scientist Lex Luthor (Kevin Spacey), was released from prison (due to Superman's failure to appear at Lex's trial) and married an old rich widow (Noel Neill) to obtain her fortune upon her death. Having failed in his quest to find surviving Kryptonians, Superman returns to Earth and, as Clark Kent, resumes his job at the Daily Planet in Metropolis. He subsequently learns that Lois Lane (Kate Bosworth) has won a Pulitzer Prize for her article "Why the World Doesn't Need Superman". Meanwhile, Lex travels to the Fortress of Solitude and steals Kryptonian crystals to use for an experiment that causes a mass power outage on the East Coast. The power loss interferes with the flight test of a space shuttle to be launched into space from its piggy-back mounting on an airliner, occupied by Lois Lane, who is covering the story. Clark flies into action as Superman and stops the plane from crashing onto a baseball stadium.
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary, 1h29
Directed by Mary Lambert
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Kate Mara, Tamala Jones, Olesya Rulin, Lillith Fields, Nancy Everhard, Audra Lea Keener
Rating43% 2.1575152.1575152.1575152.1575152.157515
On November 5, 1969, three high school footballers tried to drug and kidnap their prom night dates. Their plan works with two of the girls but the third, Mary Banner (Lillith Fields), tries to escape. The football captain chases her into a storage room and punches her, knocking her out. Unable to revive her nor able to hear her heartbeat, he believes Mary to be dead. Panicking, he locks her body in an old trunk.
X2
X2 (2003)
, 2h14
Directed by Bryan Singer
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Politique, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, White House in fiction
Actors Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden
Rating74% 3.7462353.7462353.7462353.7462353.746235
At the White House, brainwashed teleporting mutant Nightcrawler tries to assassinate the President of the United States but fails and escapes, leaving a note demanding "mutant freedom now." At Alkali Lake, X-Men member Wolverine finds nothing left of the military base from the previous movie. He returns to Professor Xavier's school for mutants, while fellow X-Men Storm and Jean Grey find Nightcrawler with the help of Xavier and the mutant-tracking machine Cerebro.

Producer

Krampus
Krampus (2015)
, 1h38
Directed by Michael Dougherty
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about children, Christmas films, Comedy horror films
Actors Allison Tolman, Adam Scott, David Koechner, Toni Collette, Conchata Ferrell, Stefania Owen
Roles Producer
Rating61% 3.098173.098173.098173.098173.09817
The plot is centered around Krampus, a beast-like demon who is the opposite of Santa Claus in Germanic Christian folklore. During Christmas time, Krampus searches and finds people and punishes them for their misdeeds.
Trick 'r Treat, 1h22
Directed by Michael Dougherty
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror, Slasher
Themes Films about animals, L'action se déroule en une journée, Films about magic and magicians, Medical-themed films, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Serial killer films, Vampires in film, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Comedy horror films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Disaster films
Actors Leslie Bibb, Dylan Baker, Rochelle Aytes, Anna Paquin, Brian Cox, Quinn Lord
Roles Executive Producer
Rating67% 3.3990553.3990553.3990553.3990553.399055
Emma (Leslie Bibb) and her holiday-obsessed husband, Henry (Tahmoh Penikett), have set up numerous ghost-scarecrows for Halloween in their yard, although she is mostly uninterested in Halloween. After returning home from a Halloween party, Emma tries to blow out a jack-o'-lantern, but Henry tells her not to because it is against tradition to extinguish a jack-o'-lantern on Halloween; she blows it out anyway. While Henry is inside waiting for Emma to take down the decorations, she is murdered by an unknown assailant with a large blade-shaped pumpkin lollipop in front of the kids who were trick-or-treating, who run away in horror. Later, Henry goes outside and notices limbs hanging out of wires. Just then, one of the scarecrows lights up. He approaches it and takes down the cover, only to see Emma's decapitated head stuck onto the stick and wrapped in decorative lights, with her limbs chopped off and her mouth stuffed with a large lollipop, and screams in horror.