David Mamet

David Mamet

David Alan Mamet (pronounced /ˈmæmɨt/; born November 30, 1947) is an American author, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, and film director. His works are known for their clever, terse, sometimes vulgar dialogue and arcane stylized phrasing, as well as for their exploration of masculinity. Mamet, who is best known for his playwrighting, received Tony Award nominations for Glengarry Glen Ross (1984) and Speed-the-Plow (1988), as well as the Pulitzer Prize for Glengarry Glen Ross. As a screenwriter, he received Oscar nominations for The Verdict (1982) and Wag the Dog (1997).

Mamet's recent books include The Old Religion (1997), a novel about the lynching of Leo Frank; Five Cities of Refuge: Weekly Reflections on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy (2004), a Torah commentary, with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner; The Wicked Son (2006), a study of Jewish self-hatred and antisemitism; and Bambi vs. Godzilla, a commentary on the movie business. His newest play Race, starring James Spader, David Alan Grier, Kerry Washington, and Richard Thomas, opened on Broadway December 6, 2009 to mixed reviews.

(From Wikipedia. Automatic image. Gender: Male)


  • Redbelt
    2008, United States, UK release: 26 September 2008


  • Wag the Dog
    1997, UK release: unknown
  • About Last Night
    2014, United States, UK release: 21 March 2014
  • Redbelt
    2008, United States, UK release: 26 September 2008

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Ronin [DVD] [1998] Ronin [DVD] [1998]
Robert De Niro stars as an American intelligence operative adrift in irrelevance since the end of the Cold War--much like a masterless samurai, aka "ronin". With his services for sale, he joins a renegade, international team of fellow covert warriors with nothing but time on their hands. Their mission, as defined by the woman who hires them...
by John Frankenheimer, with Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgård, Sean Bean, published by MGM.
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The Edge [DVD] [1998] The Edge [DVD] [1998]
In The Edge writer David Mamet created two engrossing and memorable characters; an urbane fashion photographer played by Alec Baldwin and a reserved and intellectual billionaire played by Anthony Hopkins. They find themselves teamed up against both a giant Kodiak bear and their own inner demons, when lost together in the Alaskan wilderness....
by Lee Tamahori, with Anthony Hopkins, Alec Baldwin, Elle Macpherson, Harold Perrineau, Bart the Bear, published by Twentieth Century Fox.
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Hoffa [1991] [DVD] Hoffa [1991] [DVD]
by Danny DeVito, with Danny DeVito, Jack Nicholson, Armand Assante, J. T. Walsh, John C. Reilly, published by Twentieth Century Fox.
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The Untouchables [DVD] [1987] The Untouchables [DVD] [1987]
As noted critic Pauline Kael wrote, the 1987 box-office hit The Untouchables is "like an attempt to visualise the public's collective dream of Chicago gangsters". In other words, this lavish reworking of the vintage TV series is a rousing pot-boiler from a bygone era, so beautifully designed and photographed--and so craftily directed...
by Brian De Palma, with Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith, Andy Garcia, published by Paramount.
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Wag The Dog [DVD] [1998] Wag The Dog [DVD] [1998]
Wag the Dog (1997) is a rarity: an intelligent, sophisticated and very funny film about American politics. Just before an election the President--in an uncanny anticipation of real life--gets sexually involved with a young woman, leaving spin-doctor Robert De Niro to think of something quick. He enlists Hollywood producer Dustin Hoffman...
by Barry Levinson, with Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, published by Entertainment in Video.
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Glengarry Glen Ross [DVD] Glengarry Glen Ross [DVD]
by James Foley, with Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Alan Arkin, Ed Harris, published by Odyssey.
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