Roland Emmerich

10 Nov 1955

Director, Producer, Writer

Roland Emmerich (born November 10, 1955) is a German film director, screenwriter, and producer who works mostly in the disaster and action genres. His films have grossed more than $3 billion worldwide, more than those of any other European director. His films have grossed just over $1 billion in the United States, making him the country's 14th-highest grossing director of all time. He began his work in the film industry by directing the film The Noah's Ark Principle as part of his university thesis and also co-founded Centropolis Entertainment in 1985 with his sister. He is a collector of art and an active campaigner for the lesbian and gay community, himself being openly gay. He is also a campaigner for an awareness of global warming and equal rights.

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Filmography (19 titles)

(movie, 2016)
···Independence Day: Resurgence
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2015)
···Stonewall
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2013)
···White House Down
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2011)
···Anonymous
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2009)
7.82012
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2008)
···10,000 BC
Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2007)
···Trade
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 2004)
7.5The Day After Tomorrow
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2002)
···Eight Legged Freaks
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 2000)
···The Patriot
Genre: Drama, History, War, Action
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 1999)
···The Thirteenth Floor
Genre: Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 1998)
···Godzilla
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Thriller
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 1996)
7.3Independence Day
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1994)
···Stargate
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 1993)
···The House of the Spirits
Genre: Drama
Role: Producer
(movie, 1992)
···Universal Soldier
Genre: Action, Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1990)
···Moon 44
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 1985)
···Joey
Genre: Horror
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1984)
···Das Arche Noah Prinzip
Genre: Science Fiction, Foreign
Role: Director, Writer