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Age: 73, born 22 October 1943

Country of origin: Netherlands

Currently Residing In: United States


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Description: Jan De Bont is a total filmmaker in the European tradition. As a film student in Holland, he much admired the epics, westerns and war movies coming out of Hollywood and their special way of combining emotion with action that helped the audience become a full participant. He demonstrated the same technique when he made his American directing debut 20 years later, in 1994, with Speed, which launched the film career of Sandra Bullock. Two years later De Bont's film Twister opened to a record-breaking $41.2 million in its first weekend, going on to gross worldwide in excess of $600 million. De Bont followed with Speed 2: Cruise C ... (more)
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Movies directed by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Speed (1994)
Rating:
6.6
3272 Watched
2. Twister (1996)
Rating:
5.9
2419 Watched
Rating:
5.3
1950 Watched
Rating:
4
1137 Watched
5. The Haunting (1999)
Rating:
4.9
884 Watched




Movies

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Top rated
Most recent
1. Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
Rating:
6.3
1346 Watched
Rating:
7.6
42 Watched
Rating:
5
2 Watched
4. Ken San (2016)
Rating:
9
1 Watched




Movies written by

Rating:
4
1137 Watched




TV

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
Rating:
5.1
435 Watched
2. Biography (1987)
Rating:
7.5
61 Watched
3. HBO First Look (1992)
Rating:
7.9
12 Watched
4. The Directors (1997)
Rating:
7.5
6 Watched
5. Mundo VIP (1996)
Rating:
6.3
2 Watched





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