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Sam Firstenberg

Film Director | * 03/13/1950 (71)
Sam Firstenberg (born Shmulik Firstenberg on March 13, 1950) is an Israeli-American film director. Born in Poland to a Jewish family, Sam Firstenberg grew up in Jerusalem, directing 22 theatrical feature films since completing his graduate studies in film at Loyola Marymount University, and obtained his higher education in Los Angeles, California. He is best known for having made low-budget B-movies most of his career, among them the first two movies in the American Ninja series, American Ninja and American Ninja 2: The Confrontation. Sam Firstenberg has directed films ranging from comedy to action, musical to drama, science fiction, thrillers and horror. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Thriller | Drama

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Movies with Sam Firstenberg as Actor(2)

Movies with Sam Firstenberg as Crew(24)

Production/Producer2018 Groove Street
Directing/Director2002 Quicksand
Directing/Director2001 Spiders II: Breeding Ground
Directing/Director2000 The Alternate
Directing/Director1998 McCinsey's Island
Directing/Director1997 Motel Blue
Directing/Director1997 Operation Delta Force
Directing/Director1994 Cyborg Cop II
Writing/Story1994 Cyborg Cop II
Directing/Director1993 Cyborg Cop
Directing/Director1993 Blood Warriors
Directing/Director1992 American Samurai
Directing/Director1991 Delta Force 3: The Killing Game
Directing/Director1990 The Day We Met
Directing/Director1989 Riverbend
Directing/Director1986 Avenging Force
Directing/Director1985 American Ninja
Directing/Director1984 Ninja III: The Domination
Directing/Director1984 Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
Directing/Director1983 One More Chance
Directing/Director1983 Revenge of the Ninja

Full Name: Sam Firstenberg
Born: Monday, 03/13 1950 (March) in Poland (current age: 71 years + 190 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: Polish (PL)
Sam Firstenberg frequently works together with these people:
BJ Davis (9x, Crew)
Menahem Golan (7x, Crew)
Yoram Globus (7x, Crew)
Avi Lerner (6x, Crew)
Boaz Davidson (5x, Crew)
Danny Lerner (5x, Crew)
Michael Dudikoff (5x, Actor)
Trevor Short (5x, Crew)
Hanania Baer (4x, Crew)
Mark Hartley (4x, Crew)
David Bradley (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:663658, Added: 10/25/2018, Last updated: 09/19/2021