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A student of London's International Film School, Michael Mann began his career in the late 70s, writing for TV shows like Starsky and Hutch (1975). He directed his first film, the award-winning prison drama The Jericho Mile (1979), in 1979. He followed that in 1981 with his first theatrical release, Thief (1981) starring James Caan as a ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 18 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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The Insider Producer
(1999)
(1992)
Collateral Producer
(2004)
Manhunter Writer
(1986)

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  Hue 1968 (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.8 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 ... (executive producer)
  Tokyo Vice (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 ... (executive producer)
 2019 Ford v Ferrari (executive producer)
 2015 Blackhat (producer)
 2011-2012 Luck (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Unaired Season Two Premiere (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Two Prized Colts Go Head-to-Head (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Ace Counters Smythe's Move with His Own (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Ace and Claire Tour a Horse Farm (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Ace Pitches a Deal (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Witness (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Rio (2012) ... (executive producer)
- South Sudan (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Juarez (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Libya (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Texas Killing Fields (producer)
 2009 Public Enemies (producer)
 2008 Hancock (producer)
 2007 The Kingdom (producer)
 2006 Miami Vice (producer)
 2004 The Aviator (producer)
 2004 Collateral (producer)
 2003 Baadasssss! (executive producer)
 2002-2003 Robbery Homicide Division (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Absolute Perfection (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Vamonos Chica (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Hellbound Train (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Had (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Life Is Dust (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2001 Ali (producer)
 1999 The Insider (producer)
 1995 Heat (producer)
 1992 The Last of the Mohicans (producer)
 1992 Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Part II (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Part I (1992) ... (executive producer)
 1990 Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Part 3 (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Part 2 (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Part 1 (1990) ... (executive producer)
 1984-1989 Miami Vice (TV Series) (executive producer - 111 episodes)
- Too Much, Too Late (1989) ... (executive producer)
- Leap of Faith (1989) ... (executive producer)
- Miracle Man (1989) ... (executive producer)
- World of Trouble (1989) ... (executive producer)
- Freefall (1989) ... (executive producer)
 1989 L.A. Takedown (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1986-1988 Crime Story (TV Series) (executive producer - 43 episodes)
- Going Home (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Escape (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Pursuit (1988) ... (executive producer)
- The Hearings (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Byline (1988) ... (executive producer)
 1986 Band of the Hand (executive producer)
 1986 Bob Dylan: Band of the Hand (Video short) (executive producer)
 1981 Thief (executive producer)
 1972 17 Days Down the Line (Documentary short) (producer)
 1971 Jaunpuri (Short) (producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Directed commercial "Lucky Star" for Mercedes-Benz, which took the form of a film trailer for a purported (but non-existent) thriller featuring Academy Award-winner Benicio Del Toro in the lead. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 15 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 6 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[why the use of widescreen (1:2.35) is important to him] Very. It's important to me for two reasons. One, because this [The Keep (1983)] is an expressionistic movie that intends to sweep its audience away - be very big, to have them transport themselves into this dream-reality so that they're in those landscapes, there with the characters. You can't sweep people away in 1:1.85 and mono. Also, I'm... See more »

Trivia:

Was Will Smith's personal choice to direct Ali (2001). Spike Lee campaigned vigorously against Mann, saying that only a black director could do Ali's story justice. See more »

Trademark:

Most of his movies contain a group of people using a speaker phone. The person on the other end always asks, "Who am I talking to?" and one of the others will rattle off a list of names (Heat (1995) and Manhunter (1986)). See more »

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Aquarius

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