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Renny Harlin
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Birth Name: Lauri Mauritz Harjola

Age: 55, born 15 March 1959

Country of origin: Finland

Currently Residing In: United States

Height: 6' 4"


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225 votes
Around the world with Listal's members (105 items)
list by johanlefourbe
Published 3 years, 2 months ago 118 comments
215 votes
Most Valuable Listal Players, sorted by country (44 items)
list by johanlefourbe
Published 1 year, 9 months ago 129 comments
111 votes
Directors:The Filmography of... (207 items)
list by propelas
Published 3 years, 1 month ago 20 comments
26 votes
A Movie for every Director (part. 3) (89 items)
list by xolmis
Published 11 months, 2 weeks ago
17 votes
Director's Favorite Actors/Actresses (64 items)
list by Aprakadabra
Published 3 years, 1 month ago 2 comments

About: Born in 15 March 1959 as Renny Lauri Mauritz Harjola, he is the most successful Finnish film director in the history of Hollywood. Harlin started his career in film business in the beginning of 1980s when he was directing commercials and company films for companies like Shell. Later he worked as a buyer for Finnish film distributor and met Finnish Markus Selin in Los Angeles. They became friends and started writing a screenplay called "Arctic Heat". The project started f ... (more)
Born 1959 (1), Cinematographer (1), Writer (1), Finnish (1), Producer (1), Actor (1), Director (1)

Movies directed by


Rating:
6.7
2067 Watched
2. Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Rating:
5.2
1160 Watched
3. Cliffhanger (1993)
Rating:
5.8
895 Watched
Rating:
5.7
555 Watched
Rating:
6.2
556 Watched







Movies


1. Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Rating:
5.2
1160 Watched
Rating:
5.7
555 Watched
Rating:
5
323 Watched
4. Driven (2001)
Rating:
3.9
235 Watched
5. 12 Rounds (2009)
Rating:
5.3
187 Watched







TV directed by


1. White Collar (2009)
Rating:
7.7
398 Watched
2. Burn Notice (2007)
Rating:
7.3
342 Watched
3. Covert Affairs (2010)
Rating:
6.9
115 Watched
4. Graceland (2013)
Rating:
7.2
26 Watched
Rating:
6.1
22 Watched







Movies written by


1. Prison (1988)
Rating:
5.7
60 Watched
Rating:
3.9
37 Watched
3. Born American (1986)
Rating:
4.7
32 Watched







TV written by


1. Gladiaattorit (1993)
Rating:
5
2 Watched







TV


Rating:
7.2
548 Watched
Rating:
6.5
65 Watched
3. Biography (1987)
Rating:
7.6
46 Watched
Rating:
6.1
22 Watched
5. HBO First Look (1992)
Rating:
8.1
12 Watched







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Lifeless Through a Lens (POLL) (13 person items)

"Lauri Mauritz Harjola 15 March 1959 The Legend of Hercules (2014)Also responsible for: Driven (2001) Born American (1986) Exorcist: The Beginning (2004) The Covenant (2006)Total: 5 points 4 points: Stehako 1 point: BAMF"


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WatchMojo's Top 10 Worst Hollywood Directors (11 person items)

"Crimes against cinema: The Adventures of Ford Fairlane, Cutthroat Island, Driven, Exorcist: The Beginning, Mindhunters, The Covenant, 12 Rounds, The Legend of Hercules Best: A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, Die Hard 2, Cliffhanger, The Long Kiss Goodnight, Deep Blue Sea"


xolmis added this to a list 6 months ago
A Movie for every Director (part. 3) (89 person items)

"Die Hard 2: Die Harder (1990) "


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DragonPhoenix46 added this to a list 1 year, 9 months ago
Worst Directors (14 person items)

"Worst: *The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990) *Cutthroat Island (1995) *Driven (2001) *Exorcist: The Beginning (2004) *The Covenant (2006) Best or Least Bad: *Die Hard 2 (1990) *Cliffhanger (1993)"


johanlefourbe added this to a list 1 year, 9 months ago
Most Valuable Listal Players, sorted by country (44 person items)

" 1. Hoplaa 1. Hoplaa : 454644 points (Hall of Fame member) 2. Bubs : 440693 points (Hall of Fame member) 3. drugs : 394991 points (Hall of Fame member) 4. Lamourderer : 244636 points 5. Aprakadabra : 219070 points 6. Mustanaamio7 : 198006 points 7. Kankku : 179658 points 8. Revo Ji : 133143 points 9. - WreckMe - : 123558 points 10. Nakki : 119745 points"


Leo added this to a list 1 year, 11 months ago
Razzie Worst Director nominees (101 person items)

"1990 - The Adventures of Ford Fairlane 1995 - Cutthroat Island 2001 - Driven 2004 - Exorcist: The Beginning"


Jamie M. added this to a list 2 years, 5 months ago
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Directors:The Filmography of... (207 person items)

"Films Directed by Renny Harlin by Aprakadabra"


Aprakadabra added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Director's Favorite Actors/Actresses (64 person items)

"Samuel L. Jackson Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) Deep Blue Sea (1999) Cleaner (2007) Sylvester Stallone Cliffhanger (1993) Driven (2001) Geena Davis The Cutthroat Island (1995) The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)"


johanlefourbe added this to a list 3 years, 2 months ago
Around the world with Listal's members (105 person items)

" Finland represented by Hoplaa "


Mustanaamio7 added this to a list 3 years, 2 months ago
Finnish Film Directors (74 person items)
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