David O. Russell

20 Aug 1958

Director, Writer, Producer

American film director and screenwriter David Owen Russell has been praised for the loose, comic energy that characterizes his work, and is notorious for his explosive confrontations with cast members. He has won 2 Independent Spirit Awards for writing and directing as well as the Audience Award at Sundance, and a Writers Guild of America Award.

Russell was awarded Best First Screenplay and Best First Feature from the Independent Spirit Awards for his first work, the independent dark comedy “Spanking the Monkey” (1994). In addition, David’s first work also won him the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival.

Most recently, The Fighter (2010) received seven Academy Award nominations which was Russell’s first work after a six-year hiatus.

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Filmography (11 titles)

(movie, 2015)
···Joy
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2015)
···Accidental Love
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 2013)
···American Hustle
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2012)
···Silver Linings Playbook
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2010)
···The Fighter
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
Genre: Comedy
Role: Producer
(movie, 2004)
···I Heart Huckabees
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Director, Writer
Genre: Comedy
Role: Producer
(movie, 1999)
···Three Kings
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1996)
···Flirting with Disaster
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1994)
···Spanking the Monkey
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director