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Tibor Takács is a Director, Story and Production Manager Hongrois born on 11 september 1954 at Budapest (Hongrie)

Tibor Takács

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Nationality Hongrie
Birth 11 september 1954 (68 years) at Budapest (Hongrie)

Tibor Takács (born September 11, 1954 in Budapest), living in Canada from 1956, is a Canadian director, noted for directing The Gate (1987) and its sequel, The Gate II: Trespassers. He was the recording engineer behind Toronto punk band The Viletones's recording sessions in the spring of 1977 and producer of the Cardboard Brains, "White EP" (1977) and the Cardboard Brains "Black EP" (1978). Cardboard Brains were also featured in the "Last Pogo" punk documentary by Colin Brunton. Takacs collaborated with Canadian author and filmmaker Peter Vronsky during the 1970s as a cinematographer and art director on some of his films.

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Filmography of Tibor Takács (21 films)

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Once Upon A Christmas
Directed by Tibor Takács
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Christmas films, Santa Claus in film
Actors Kathy Ireland, John Dye, James Nichol Kirk, Kirsten Prout, Rebecca Toolan, Liz Torres
Rating54% 2.70712.70712.70712.70712.7071
After Santa Claus has noticed how many children have become naughty, he decides that he will not deliver presents to any children this year. But his daughter, Kristin Claus, thinks there is one more chance for a Christmas. Kristin took on the challenge of trying to deliver all the presents (just as her dad, Santa, would) in the Mortal World. She made a deal with people in the North Pole that she would change a family on "Santa's Naughty List" to be on the "Nice List". She uses her magic to go to the Morgan house, a family of a single father and two spoiled children, and try to change them to nice. But the children are tricked by Rudolfa, Kristin's sister, who wants to turn Christmas into a joking holiday. Kristin was mistaken as a nanny for the children and played along with the role. The children begin to resent Kristin, and Kyle even told their dad that Kristin was dangerous. Kyle tries to engage Brittany into it. They treated Kristin badly and she left the Morgan house when no one was at home. Bill Morgan became work-obsessed since his wife died. On a work-trip he carried along the children and their uncle and took a rest stop at a diner. They met Kristin there (she used her magic to meet them there) and Bill convinced her to look after the children on the trip. The family (and Kristen) take an unexpected detour. Rudolfa uses her magic to make a fake detour sign and sends the family in the middle of nowhere. She also sent an elf dressed as a deer into the middle of the road, causing them to swerve into a ditch. They spend the night at a nearby old, abandoned house, where Kristin confronts Bill about his own selfish ways. The kids continue to act selfish and bratty, but Bill and Kristin don't put up with it. Brittany soon realizes that she is behaving bratty and makes the family breakfast-in-bed from some food supplies she found in the house. A fire breaks out, and Kyle, the family's son almost dies. Kristin gives her immortality to save him, but she now cannot remember her past.
Spiders
Spiders (2013)
, 1h27
Directed by Tibor Takács
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror comedy, Action, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Natural horror films, Films about spiders, Comedy horror films
Actors Patrick Muldoon, William Hope, Christa Campbell, Jon Mack, William Hope, Sydney Sweeney
Rating34% 1.7196751.7196751.7196751.7196751.719675
Debris from a destroyed Russian space station (where experiments were taking place on huge mutant spiders) fell toward Earth, crashing inside the tunnel of a New York City subway station. The film cuts to the subway station, where Jason, a New York Transit subway supervisor, works. When the debris from the space station crashes into the tunnel, an alarm goes off and the authorities, afraid of a possible disease outbreak, begin evacuating passengers from the station. Jason's coworker Jimmy descends into the subway tunnel to investigate the area, telling Jason that he believes the debris is the remains of the Russian spacecraft. Jimmy feels something bit his leg, and suddenly starts to stumble, falling on the third rail, electrocuting himself. Jason's ex-wife Rachel, who is a coroner with the New York City Dept of Health, discovers a cluster of large, strange-looking "insect eggs" inside Jimmy's body. She saves the eggs in a canister for further study.
Bunks
Bunks (2013)
, 1h21
Directed by Tibor Takács
Origin Canada
Genres Comedy, Horror
Themes Children's films
Actors Christian Potenza, Emilia McCarthy, Atticus Mitchell, Nancy Sorel
Rating53% 2.681382.681382.681382.681382.68138
Brothers Dylan and Dane are being sent to military camp after previously lighting their house on fire with a rocket they bought with their mother's credit card. During pickup for camps, they manipulate two camp counselors from Camp Bushwhack into taking their place for military camp and the brothers take their place and go to Camp Bushwhack.
Meteor Storm, 1h30
Directed by Tibor Takács
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, La fin du monde, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Impact events in fiction, Space opera, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Michael Trucco, Kari Matchett, Brett Dier, Lara Gilchrist, Eric Johnson, Kevin McNulty
Rating36% 1.8304551.8304551.8304551.8304551.830455
San Francisco becomes a target for waves of destructive meteors after a rogue comet swings past the earth. For astro-physicist, Dr. Michelle Young (Kari Matchett), what was meant to be a once in a lifetime celestial event, turns into a nightmare as thousands of meteors transit through the atmosphere, destroying San Francisco.
Lies & Illusions
Directed by Tibor Takács
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Actors Christian Slater, Christa Campbell, Cuba Gooding Jr., Al Madrigal, Lochlyn Munro
Rating35% 1.7610351.7610351.7610351.7610351.761035
The film begins with self-help author Wes Wilson who has recently come out with his first best selling book. At the after-party, he meets up with an attractive woman named Samantha. They flirt, and he proposes publicly. He introduces her to his agent, who tries to talk Wes into writing a sequel. Wes dismisses the agent and takes Samantha to his car to leave the party early. They are attacked in the parking lot, and Samantha is knocked out and kidnapped.
NYC: Tornado Terror, 1h30
Directed by Tibor Takács
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes La fin du monde, Météorologie, Catastrophe climatique, Disaster films
Actors Nicole de Boer, Sebastian Spence, Winston Rekert, Jerry Wasserman, Tegan Moss, Matthew Harrison
Rating36% 1.839311.839311.839311.839311.83931
Après des journées chaudes et ensoleillées, des petites tornades se forment au centre de New York puis se réunissent pour n'en former qu'une.
Ice Spiders, 1h26
Directed by Tibor Takács
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Natural horror films, Giant monster films, Disaster films
Actors Patrick Muldoon, Vanessa Williams, Thomas Calabro, David Millbern, Noah Bastian, Stephen J. Cannell
Rating32% 1.6164351.6164351.6164351.6164351.616435
Dan "Dash" Dashiell (Patrick Muldoon) is a retired Olympic skier who works at a ski resort in the mountains of Utah. On a restricted side of the mountain, Dr. April Sommers (Vanessa A. Williams) is working on creating a new breed of spider with several others. When a group of teen skiers arrives at the mountain, Chad (Noah Bastian) challenges Dash to a race. The two show some impressive moves as the others look on. When Dash reaches a large rocky slope, he turns back and goes down another way rather than risk a leg injury like the one that ruined his career. As Dash makes it to the bottom, he meets Dr. Sommers. While they talk for a while, Frank (Stephen J. Cannell) takes the teens inside the resort. After a brief discussion, Dr. Sommers returns to the lab, where she finds dead scientists everywhere. She finds the sole survivor cocooned in a spider web. He warns Dr. Sommers about the spiders escaping and then slowly dies. When she turns to leave, the last spider remaining at the lab, a mutated Black Widow, attacks her and forces her into a locked office. She finds an alarm and engages it, which alerts Professor Marks (David Millbern) and Army Captain Baker (Thomas Calabro), who are elsewhere on the mountain, to her location.
Mega Snake
Mega Snake (2007)
, 1h30
Directed by Tibor Takács
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about snakes, Reptile
Actors Michael Shanks, Terence H. Winkless, Michal Yannai
Rating35% 1.763191.763191.763191.763191.76319
The movie is set in 1987, when a young Les Daniels, who is terrified of snakes, is forced to go to a wedding where venomous snakes are passed around. When he is supposed to give one of the snakes to his father, he hesitates, giving the snake enough time to bite his father's artery. His father dies in a matter of minutes.
The Black Hole
Directed by Tibor Takács
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller
Actors Judd Nelson, Kristy Swanson, David Selby, Christa Campbell
Rating32% 1.631531.631531.631531.631531.63153
Something goes awry at a particle accelerator facility in St. Louis and a black hole begins to form. A creature exits the hole and seeks out energy. As the creature absorbs energy, the black hole grows in size and destroys a large part of St. Louis. Before the creature can be hit with a nuclear bomb, it is lured back to the black hole and the black hole collapses on itself.
Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep, 1h28
Directed by Tibor Takács
Origin Canada
Genres Science fiction, Action, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Natural horror films
Actors Charlie O'Connell, Victoria Pratt, Cory Monteith, Jack Scalia, Kristi Angus, Mike Dopud
Rating36% 1.8210751.8210751.8210751.8210751.821075
As a child, Ray Reiter (Charlie O'Connell) was the sole survivor when a giant squid, or kraken, attacked his parents' boat. In the present, marine archaeologist Nicole (Victoria Pratt) and her assistants Michael (Cory Monteith) and Jenny (Kristi Angus) are searching for a legendary opal and a Trojan death mask in the same area.
Nature Unleashed: Earthquake
Directed by Tibor Takács
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure
Actors Fintan McKeown, Andrew Lee Poots, Jay Benedict, Pete Lee-Wilson, Lydie Denier
Rating38% 1.9375951.9375951.9375951.9375951.937595
The people arrives at the Russian Nuclear Power Plant called the Kasursk Nuclear Power Plant. When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Europe, it levels Russia and sends shockwaves through the lives of Russian people who live there. An earthquake destroys a Russian Nuclear Power Plant and people in Russia need to survive.
Mosquito Man, 1h35
Directed by Tibor Takács
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Natural horror films
Actors Corin Nemec, Musetta Vander, Christa Campbell, Jay Benedict, Yulian Vergov, Svilena Kidess
Rating37% 1.868761.868761.868761.868761.86876
Dr. Jennifer Allen (Musetta Vander) in Baltimore, Maryland wants to find a cure for a disease known as the Gillen virus, a disease similar yet more deadly than the Fire Rising virus. She and a colleague capture infected mosquitoes and give them small doses of radiation. She explains that the levels have to be exact because if the mosquitoes receive too much radiation, the results could be more devastating than the virus itself.
Rats
Rats (2003)
, 1h28
Directed by Tibor Takács
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Themes Films about animals, Natural horror films, Mise en scène d'un rongeur, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Bailey Chase, Ron Perlman, Sara Downing, Adam Gierasch, Carla Rahal
Rating34% 1.725451.725451.725451.725451.72545
Admise comme malade suicidaire dans un hôpital psychiatrique privé, la journaliste Jennifer Lawrence n'y tient pas vraiment le scoop qu'elle recherchait, mais une situation bien plus grave encore arrive : des rats particulièrement agressifs présents dans les sous-sols de l'établissement, des véritables mutants cannibales nés d'expériences sur le cerveau humain. Et, loin de rester au fond de leur repaire, les rats montent à la surface, féroces, enragés et affamés.
Tornado Warning, 1h28
Directed by Tibor Takács
Themes Disaster films
Actors Gerald McRaney, Thea Gill, David Millbern, Steve Braun, Joan Van Ark
Rating40% 2.040942.040942.040942.040942.04094
Inventeur d'un système qui permet de prévoir la formation des tornades, Jake Arledge met en garde les autorités d'une petite bourgade de l'imminence de vents d'une violence exceptionnelle. Confronté à leur inertie, il continue néanmoins d'alerter la population, indifférente elle aussi et surtout impatiente de fêter l'anniversaire de la création de la ville. Alors que tous prennent enfin conscience du danger, il est déjà trop tard...
Sabrina Goes to Rome, 1h24
Directed by Tibor Takács
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Actors Melissa Joan Hart, Eddie Mills, Tara Strong, Nick Bakay, Richard Steven Horvitz
Rating54% 2.721632.721632.721632.721632.72163
If Sabrina cannot open a mysterious antique gold locket and release the power trapped within, her Aunt Sophia will be lost forever. "The secret to the locket lies in Rome", her father says. Sabrina heads for Italy and the Eternal City of Rome, for what was supposed to be "two cat-less weeks" to herself. Unknown to her she is accompanied by Salem who has stowed away in her backpack. Sabrina finds an unexpected roommate: Gwen, a British witch with a talking guinea pig named Stonehenge (nicknamed "Stony"). At the inn where she is staying, Sabrina learns that her Aunt Sophia was banished and trapped in the locket because she fell in love with a mortal who betrayed her and revealed to a friend that she was a witch. Later while traveling the city, she meets Paul, the gorgeous American photographer who catches her before she falls into the famous Trevi Fountain. Together, Sabrina and Gwen set out to solve the mystery of the locket. When Paul and his friend Travis witness Sabrina doing magic, while turning a walking statue to stone (that Gwen brought life by accident) they come up with an idea to sell the story. In the end Paul doesn't betray Sabrina, which sets Aunt Sophia free, as the locket says "Trust your heart".