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Menahem Golan

Name in Native Language: "מנחם גולן" (Hebrew/HE)
Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter / Actor | * 05/31/1929 († 85, 08/08/2014) | Tiberias, Palestine [now Israel]
Menahem Golan (Hebrew: מנחם גולן‎; May 31, 1929 – August 8, 2014, originally Menachem Globus) was an Israeli film producer, screenwriter, and director. He was best known for co-owning The Cannon Group with his cousin Yoram Globus. Cannon specialized in producing low-to-mid-budget American films, primarily Genre films, during the 1980s after Golan and Globus had achieved significant filmmaking success in their native Israel during the 1970s. Golan produced movies featuring actors such as Sean Connery, Sylvester Stallone, Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Charles Bronson, and for a period, was known as a producer of comic book-style movies like Masters of the Universe, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Captain America, and his aborted attempt to bring Spider-Man to the silver screen. Golan also wrote and "polished" numerous film scripts under the pen name Joseph Goldman. At the time of his death, Golan had produced over 200 films, directed 44, and won 8 "Kinor David" awards as well as "Israel Pr... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Menahem Golan

Israel Prize Yakir Tel-Aviv Yafo Ophir Award for Lifetime Achievement 3x Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture

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Movies with Menahem Golan as Actor(9)

as Self (archive footage)2020 Charles Bronson: The Spirit of Masculinity
as himself2014 Hollywood Banker
as himself2011 The Big Eden
as Security guard in the show2007 A Dangerous Dance
as Russian President1998 Armstrong
as himself1996 Cannes Man

Movies with Menahem Golan as Crew(273)

Writing/Writer2009 Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!
Directing/Director2008 Marriage Agreement
Writing/Writer2008 Marriage Agreement
Production/Producer2007 Only Dogs Run Free
Directing/Director2007 A Dangerous Dance
Writing/Writer2007 A Dangerous Dance
Production/Producer2007 The Killing Grounds
Writing/Screenplay2007 The Killing Grounds
Writing/Story2007 The Killing Grounds
Directing/Director2005 Days of Love
Writing/Writer2005 Days of Love
Directing/Director2002 Crime and Punishment
Production/Producer2002 Crime and Punishment
Writing/Screenplay2002 Crime and Punishment
Directing/Director2002 Open Heart
Directing/Director2001 Death Game
Production/Producer2001 Death Game
Production/Producer2000 After Sex
Directing/Director1999 Lima: Breaking the Silence
Production/Producer1999 Lima: Breaking the Silence
Writing/Writer1999 Lima: Breaking the Silence
Production/Co-Executive Producer1999 Speedway Junky
Directing/Director1998 Armstrong
Writing/Writer1998 Armstrong
Directing/Director1998 The Versace Murder
Writing/Writer1998 The Versace Murder
Directing/Director1996 Die Tunnelgangster von Berlin
Directing/Director1995 Russian Roulette - Moscow 95
Directing/Director1995 Luise knackt den Jackpot
Production/Executive Producer1994 Stickfighter
Production/Producer1994 Stickfighter
Production/Producer1994 American Cyborg: Steel Warrior
Production/Executive Producer1994 American Cyborg: Steel Warrior
Production/Executive Producer1994 Death Wish V: The Face of Death
Production/Executive Producer1993 Teenage Bonnie and Klepto Clyde
Directing/Director1993 Deadly Heroes
Directing/Director1993 Silent Victim
Production/Executive Producer1992 Badlanders
Production/Producer1992 Mad Dog Coll
Production/Producer1992 Invader
Directing/Director1992 Hit the Dutchman
Production/Producer1992 The Finest Hour
Production/Producer1991 Killing Streets
Writing/Story1991 Killing Streets
Production/Executive Producer1990 Street Hunter
Production/Producer1990 The Fifth Monkey
Production/Producer1990 The Forbidden Dance
Writing/Story1990 The Forbidden Dance
Production/Executive Producer1990 Night of the Living Dead
Production/Producer1990 Captain America
Production/Producer1990 Death Warrant
Production/Executive Producer1990 Bad Jim
Production/Executive Producer1990 Bullseye!
Production/Producer1989 Cyborg
Production/Producer1989 The Rose Garden
Production/Producer1989 Sinbad of the Seven Seas
Production/Producer1989 Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects
Production/Producer1989 Red Riding Hood
Directing/Director1989 Mack the Knife
Production/Producer1989 Mack the Knife
Production/Producer1989 The Phantom of the Opera
Production/Producer1988 Alien from L.A.
Production/Producer1988 Puss in Boots
Production/Producer1988 Bloodsport
Production/Executive Producer1988 Appointment with Death
Production/Producer1988 Stray Days
Production/Producer1988 Journey to the Center of the Earth
Production/Producer1988 Braddock: Missing in Action III
Production/Executive Producer1988 Hero and the Terror
Production/Producer1988 Mercenary Fighters
Production/Executive Producer1988 Powaqqatsi
Production/Executive Producer1988 Evil Angels
Production/Producer1988 Manifesto
Production/Producer1988 Doin' Time on Planet Earth
Production/Executive Producer1988 Haunted Summer
Production/Executive Producer1988 The Kitchen Toto
Directing/Director1988 Hanna's War
Production/Producer1988 Hanna's War
Writing/Writer1988 Hanna's War
Production/Executive Producer1988 Messenger of Death
Production/Producer1988 Salsa
Production/Producer1988 Hansel and Gretel
Production/Producer1987 The Barbarians
Production/Producer1987 Down Twisted
Production/Producer1987 Masters of the Universe
Production/Executive Producer1987 Diary of a Mad Old Man
Production/Executive Producer1987 Business as Usual
Production/Producer1987 Under Cover
Production/Producer1987 Dutch Treat
Production/Producer1987 King Lear
Production/Producer1987 Dancers
Production/Executive Producer1987 Mascara
Production/Executive Producer1987 Assassination
Production/Executive Producer1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown
Production/Producer1987 Shy People
Production/Producer1987 Rumpelstiltskin
Production/Producer1987 The Emperor's New Clothes
Production/Producer1987 Snow White
Production/Producer1987 Going Bananas
Writing/Writer1987 Going Bananas
Directing/Director1987 Over the Top
Production/Producer1987 Over the Top
Production/Executive Producer1987 Surrender
Production/Producer1987 Too Much
Production/Producer1987 Beauty and the Beast
Production/Producer1987 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
Production/Producer1987 The Hanoi Hilton
Production/Producer1987 Number One with a Bullet
Production/Producer1987 Street Smart
Production/Producer1987 Tough Guys Don't Dance
Production/Executive Producer1987 Barfly
Production/Producer1987 Sleeping Beauty
Production/Producer1987 American Ninja 2: The Confrontation
Directing/Director1986 The Delta Force
Production/Producer1986 The Delta Force
Writing/Screenplay1986 The Delta Force
Production/Producer1986 52 Pick-Up
Production/Producer1986 Detective School Dropouts
Production/Producer1986 The Frog Prince
Production/Executive Producer1986 Dangerously Close
Production/Producer1986 Cobra
Production/Producer1986 Million Dollar Madness
Production/Producer1986 Prom Queen
Production/Executive Producer1986 Salomé
Production/Producer1986 P.O.W. The Escape
Production/Producer1986 Aladdin
Production/Producer1986 Otello
Production/Producer1986 Murphy's Law
Production/Producer1986 Avenging Force
Production/Producer1986 Invaders from Mars
Production/Executive Producer1986 The Assault
Production/Producer1986 Field of Honor
Production/Producer1986 Duet for One
Production/Producer1986 Firewalker
Production/Executive Producer1986 The Naked Cage
Production/Producer1986 America 3000
Production/Producer1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
Production/Producer1985 The Lover
Production/Executive Producer1985 אירית עירית
Production/Producer1985 The Berlin Affair
Production/Producer1985 Up Your Anchor
Production/Producer1985 Grace Quigley
Production/Producer1985 American Ninja
Production/Executive Producer1985 Thunder Alley
Production/Executive Producer1985 Mata Hari
Production/Producer1985 Rappin'
Production/Producer1985 Hot Resort
Production/Producer1985 The Satin Slipper
Production/Producer1985 King Solomon's Mines
Production/Producer1985 Missing in Action 2: The Beginning
Production/Producer1985 Runaway Train
Production/Producer1985 Invasion U.S.A.
Production/Producer1985 Lifeforce
Production/Executive Producer1985 9 Deaths of the Ninja
Production/Producer1985 Deja Vu
Production/Producer1985 Death Wish 3
Production/Producer1985 The Assisi Underground
Production/Producer1985 The Adventures of Hercules
Production/Producer1985 Hot Chili
Production/Producer1985 Fool for Love
Production/Producer1984 Baby Love
Production/Executive Producer1984 Ordeal by Innocence
Production/Producer1984 The Ambassador
Directing/Director1984 Over the Brooklyn Bridge
Production/Producer1984 Over the Brooklyn Bridge
Production/Executive Producer1984 Making the Grade
Production/Producer1984 The Naked Face
Production/Producer1984 Ninja III: The Domination
Production/Executive Producer1984 Breakin'
Production/Producer1984 Missing in Action
Production/Producer1984 Love Streams
Production/Executive Producer1984 Bolero
Production/Executive Producer1984 Maria's Lovers
Production/Executive Producer1984 Exterminator 2
Production/Producer1984 Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
Production/Producer1983 One More Chance
Production/Producer1983 Revenge of the Ninja
Production/Producer1983 Hercules
Production/Executive Producer1983 Treasure of the Four Crowns
Production/Executive Producer1983 The Seven Magnificent Gladiators
Production/Producer1983 Sahara
Writing/Story1983 Sahara
Production/Executive Producer1983 10 to Midnight
Production/Producer1983 Private Manoeuvres
Production/Producer1983 Nana
Production/Producer1983 The Wicked Lady
Production/Producer1983 House of the Long Shadows
Production/Producer1982 Private Popsicle
Production/Executive Producer1982 That Championship Season
Production/Producer1982 Death Wish II
Production/Producer1982 The secret of yolanda
Production/Producer1982 The Last American Virgin
Production/Producer1981 Hot Bubblegum
Production/Producer1981 Body and Soul
Production/Producer1981 Hospital Massacre
Directing/Director1981 Enter the Ninja
Production/Producer1981 Enter the Ninja
Production/Executive Producer1981 Lady Chatterley's Lover
Production/Producer1980 The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood
Directing/Director1980 The Apple
Production/Producer1980 The Apple
Writing/Writer1980 The Apple
Production/Producer1980 Schizoid
Production/Producer1980 Seed of Innocence
Production/Executive Producer1980 The Godsend
Production/Producer1980 Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype
Production/Producer1980 New Year's Evil
Production/Producer1979 Going Steady
Production/Producer1979 Marriage Tel Aviv Style
Directing/Director1979 The Magician of Lublin
Production/Producer1979 The Magician of Lublin
Production/Producer1978 Lemon Popsicle
Production/Producer1978 Yisraelim Matzhikim
Directing/Director1978 The Uranium Conspiracy
Production/Producer1978 The Uranium Conspiracy
Production/Producer1978 The Alaska Wilderness Adventure
Directing/Director1977 Operation Thunderbolt
Production/Producer1977 Operation Thunderbolt
Writing/Writer1977 Operation Thunderbolt
Production/Producer1977 Kid Vengeance
Production/Executive Producer1976 The Four Deuces
Writing/Writer1976 Tzanani Family
Production/Producer1976 God's Gun
Directing/Director1975 Diamonds
Production/Producer1975 Diamonds
Writing/Writer1975 Diamonds
Directing/Director1975 Lepke
Production/Producer1974 Daughters, Daughters
Directing/Director1973 Kazablan
Production/Producer1973 Kazablan
Writing/Writer1973 Kazablan
Production/Producer1973 The House on Chelouche Street
Directing/Director1972 Escape to the Sun
Production/Producer1972 Escape to the Sun
Writing/Writer1972 Escape to the Sun
Directing/Director1972 The Great Telephone Robbery
Production/Producer1972 The Great Telephone Robbery
Writing/Writer1972 The Great Telephone Robbery
Production/Producer1972 I Love You Rosa
Directing/Director1971 Katz and Carrasso
Production/Producer1971 Katz and Carrasso
Writing/Writer1971 Katz and Carrasso
Directing/Director1971 The Highway Queen
Production/Producer1971 The Highway Queen
Writing/Writer1971 The Highway Queen
Directing/Director1970 Eagles Attack At Dawn
Production/Producer1970 Eagles Attack At Dawn
Writing/Writer1970 Eagles Attack At Dawn
Directing/Director1970 Lupo!
Production/Producer1970 Lupo!
Writing/Screenplay1970 Lupo!
Directing/Director1969 Margo Sheli
Production/Producer1969 Margo Sheli
Writing/Writer1969 Margo Sheli
Directing/Director1969 What's Good for the Goose
Writing/Writer1969 What's Good for the Goose
Directing/Director1968 Tevye and His Seven Daughters
Production/Producer1968 A Miracle in the Town
Directing/Director1967 999 Aliza Mizrahi
Writing/Writer1967 999 Aliza Mizrahi
Directing/Director1967 Fortuna
Production/Producer1967 Fortuna
Writing/Writer1967 Fortuna
Directing/Director1966 Trunk to Cairo
Production/Producer1966 Trunk to Cairo
Directing/Director1964 Dalia and the Sailors
Production/Producer1964 Sallah
Directing/Director1963 El Dorado

Full Name: Menachem Golan
Citizenship: Israel
Born: Friday, 05/31 1929 (May) in Tiberias, Palestine [now Israel]
Died: Friday, 08/08 2014 (August) in Jaffa (aged: 85)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN), Hebrew (HE)
Educated at: New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Children: Ruth Golan
Other names for Menahem Golan (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Menachem Golam"
"Menachem Golan"
"Joseph Goldman" (Pseudonym)
"מנחם גולן;"
"مناحيم غولان"
"Менахем Голан"
Menahem Golan frequently works together with these people:
Yoram Globus (179x, Crew)
Boaz Davidson (28x, Crew)
BJ Davis (24x, Crew)
Michael Winner (17x, Crew)
Stanley B. Gill (16x, Crew)
Alain Jakubowicz (15x, Crew)
Joseph Shiloach (15x, Actor)
Yehuda Efroni (15x, Actor)
Zachi Noy (14x, Actor)
Adam Greenberg (12x, Crew)
Charles Bronson (11x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:238816, Added: 08/06/2018, Last updated: 07/21/2021