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Joel Schumacher

Screenwriter / Film Director / Film Producer / Costume Designer | * 08/28/1939 († 80, 06/22/2020) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Joel T. Schumacher (August 29, 1939 – June 22, 2020) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter. Raised in New York City by his mother, Schumacher graduated from Parsons School of Design and originally became a fashion designer. He first entered filmmaking as a production and costume designer before gaining writing credits on Car Wash, Sparkle, and The Wiz. Schumacher received little attention for his first theatrically released films, The Incredible Shrinking Woman and D.C. Cab, but rose to prominence after directing St. Elmo's Fire, The Lost Boys, and The Client. Schumacher was selected to replace Tim Burton as director of the Batman franch... ()
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Joel T. Schumacher (August 29, 1939 – June 22, 2020) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and costume designer. He was raised in New York City by his mother and suffered from substance abuse at a young age. He became a fashion designer after graduating from Parsons School of Design, but would continue suffering from substance abuse and high levels of debt until the early 1970s. He first entered film-making as a production and costume designer before gaining writing credits on Car Wash, Sparkle, and The Wiz.He received little attention for his initial theatrically released films, The Incredible Shrinking Woman and D.C. Cab, but rose to prominence after directing St. Elmo's Fire (1985), The Lost Boys (1987), and The Client (1994). Schumacher was selected to replace Tim Burton as director of the Batman franchise and oversaw Batman Foreve (1995) and Batman & Robin (1997). After the Batman franchise Schumacher directed smaller-budgeted films, including Tigerland (2000) and Phone Booth (2002). He directed The Phantom of the Opera, which was released to mixed reviews in 2004. His final directorial work was for two episodes of House of Cards (2013).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Documentaries

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Joel Schumacher

Time Machine Award
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Movies with Joel Schumacher as Actor(16)

Movies with Joel Schumacher as Crew(49)

Crew/In Memory Of2020 The Binge
Directing/Director2011 Man in the Mirror
Directing/Director2011 Trespass
Directing/Director2010 Twelve
Directing/Director2009 Blood Creek
Directing/Director2007 The Number 23
Directing/Director2004 The Phantom of the Opera
Writing/Screenplay2004 The Phantom of the Opera
Directing/Director2003 Veronica Guerin
Directing/Director2003 Phone Booth
Directing/Director2002 Bad Company
Directing/Director2000 Tigerland
Production/Executive Producer2000 Gossip
Directing/Director1999 Flawless
Production/Producer1999 Flawless
Writing/Screenplay1999 Flawless
Directing/Director1999 8MM
Production/Producer1999 8MM
Directing/Director1997 Batman & Robin
Directing/Director1996 A Time to Kill
Directing/Director1995 Batman Forever
Production/Executive Producer1995 The Babysitter
Directing/Director1994 The Client
Directing/Director1993 Falling Down
Directing/Director1991 Dying Young
Directing/Director1990 Flatliners
Directing/Director1989 Cousins
Directing/Director1987 The Lost Boys
Production/Executive Producer1986 Slow Burn
Directing/Director1985 St. Elmo's Fire
Writing/Screenplay1985 St. Elmo's Fire
Directing/Director1983 D.C. Cab
Writing/Writer1983 D.C. Cab
Directing/Director1981 The Incredible Shrinking Woman
Writing/Screenplay1978 The Wiz
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design1978 Interiors
Writing/Author1976 Car Wash
Writing/Story1976 Sparkle
Writing/Screenplay1976 Sparkle
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design1975 The Prisoner of Second Avenue
Directing/Director1974 Virginia Hill
Writing/Screenplay1974 Virginia Hill
Art/Production Design1974 Killer Bees
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design1973 The Last of Sheila
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design1973 Blume in Love
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Designer1973 Sleeper
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design1972 Play It as It Lays

TV Shows/Series with Joel Schumacher as Crew(4)

Production/Executive Producer2015 Do Not Disturb: Hotel Horrors
Directing/Director2013 House of Cards
Directing/Director1992 2000 Malibu Road
Creator/Creator1985 Code Name: Foxfire

Full Name: Joel Schumacher
Born: Monday, 08/28 1939 (August) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Monday, 06/22 2020 (June) in New York City (aged: 80)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN), Swedish (SV)
Educated at: University of California, Los Angeles, Parsons School of Design, Fashion Institute of Technology
Other names for Joel Schumacher (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Joel T. Schumacher"
"Джоэл Шумахер"
Joel Schumacher frequently works together with these people:
Mali Finn (9x, Crew)
Mark Stevens (8x, Crew)
Woody Allen (7x, Actor)
Ve Neill (7x, Crew)
John Fink (7x, Actor)
Eli Richbourg (7x, Crew)
Val Kilmer (6x, Actor)
Sean Garnhart (6x, Crew)
Kimberly Scott (5x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7727, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 07/10/2024