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Joel Schumacher

Crew | * 08/28/1939 (79) | New York City, New York, USA
Joel T. Schumacher (born August 29, 1939) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Schumacher rose to fame after directing hit films, including: St. Elmo's Fire (1985), The Lost Boys (1987) and Flatliners (1990). He later went on to direct John Grisham adaptations The Client (1994) and A Time to Kill (1996). His films Falling Down (1993) and 8mm (1999) competed for Palme d'Or and Golden Bear, respectively. In 1993, he signed on to direct the next installments of the Batman film series. Schumacher-directed Batman films Batman Forever (1995) and Batman & Robin (1997) received mixed-to-negative reactions from both critics and the public.... ()
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Joel T. Schumacher is an American film director, screenwriter and producer.

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

Known for these Movies & Shows


Movies with Joel Schumacher as Actor(11)

Movies with Joel Schumacher as Crew(38)

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/Director2002 Phone Booth
Directing/Director2002 Bad Company
Directing/Director2000 Tigerland
Directing/Director1999 Flawless
Writing/Screenplay1999 Flawless
Production/Producer1999 Flawless
Directing/Director1999 8MM
Production/Producer1999 8MM
Directing/Director1997 Batman & Robin
Directing/Director1996 A Time to Kill
Directing/Director1995 Batman Forever
Directing/Director1994 The Client
Directing/Director1993 Falling Down
Directing/Director1991 Dying Young
Directing/Director1990 Flatliners
Directing/Director1989 Cousins
Directing/Director1987 The Lost Boys
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/Writer1976 Sparkle
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design1975 The Prisoner of Second Avenue
Directing/Director1974 Virginia Hill
Writing/Screenplay1974 Virginia Hill
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design1973 The Last of Sheila

TV Shows/Series with Joel Schumacher as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1992 2000 Malibu Road

Additional Information

Full Name: Joel Schumacher
Born: 08/28/1939 in New York City (current age: 79)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of California, Los Angeles, Parsons The New School for Design, Fashion Institute of Technology
Other names for Joel Schumacher (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Joel T. Schumacher"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7727, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 03/13/2019