Michael Bay

17 Feb 1965

Producer, Director, Actor, Writer

Michael Benjamin Bay (born February 17, 1965) is an American film director and producer. He is best known for directing high-budget action films characterized by fast edits, polished visuals and substantial use of practical effects. His films, which include The Rock, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor and the Bad Boys and Transformers series, have grossed over three billion dollars world-wide. He is co-founder of commercial production house The Institute , a.k.a. The Institute for the Development of Enhanced Perceptual Awareness.He is co-chair and part-owner of the special effects house Digital Domain. He co-owns Platinum Dunes, a production house which has remade horror movies including Friday the 13th, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and A Nightmare on Elm Street.

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Filmography (36 titles)

(movie, 2019)
···Untitled Transformers Movie
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure
Role: Producer
(movie, 2018)
···Bumblebee
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Producer
(movie, 2018)
···A Quiet Place
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Producer
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller, Adventure
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2016)
···The Purge: Election Year
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Role: Producer
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Comedy
Role: Producer
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2015)
···Project Almanac
Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 2014)
···Ouija
Genre: Horror
Role: Producer
(movie, 2014)
···Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy
Role: Producer
(movie, 2014)
7.5The Purge: Anarchy
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Producer
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2013)
7.3The Purge
Genre: Science Fiction, Horror, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 2013)
···Pain & Gain
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Action
Role: Director, Producer
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2011)
···I Am Number Four
Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Adventure
Role: Producer
(movie, 2010)
···A Nightmare on Elm Street
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Producer
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2009)
···Friday the 13th
Genre: Horror
Role: Producer
(movie, 2009)
6.5Horsemen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 2009)
···The Unborn
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 2007)
7.5Transformers
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor, Director, Producer
(movie, 2007)
···The Hitcher
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror
Role: Producer
(movie, 2005)
···The Island
Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Adventure
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2005)
···The Amityville Horror
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Drama
Role: Producer
(movie, 2003)
···The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Genre: Horror
Role: Producer
(movie, 2003)
···Bad Boys II
Genre: Adventure, Action, Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2001)
···Pearl Harbor
Genre: History, Romance, War
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2000)
···Coyote Ugly
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Photographer)
(movie, 1999)
···Mystery Men
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Frat Boy)
(movie, 1998)
···Armageddon
Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Adventure
Role: Actor, Director, Producer
(movie, 1996)
···The Rock
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1995)
···Bad Boys
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Director
Genre: Music
Role: Actor (as Himself - Director)
(movie, )
···Bad Boys 3
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Director