List of Famous Film Producers

Film producers serve a vital role that is crucial for the production of quality films. Producers organize the entire creation process, including finances. Therefore, they are involved in almost every aspect of film creation.

In alphabetical order:

Alfred Hitchcock (1899 - 1980) was the uncredited producer of all his major films. His style of directing touched every aspect of film production.

Avi Arad (1948-) - Spider-Man, X-Men, X2, Hulk, Daredevil, Fantastic Four, Iron Man

Brian Grazer (1951-) - The Nutty Professor, 8 Mile, Liar Liar, The Da Vinci Code

Diablo Cody (1978-) - Juno, Young Adult, Jeniffer’s Body

Don Simpson (1943-1996) - Flashdance, Beverly Hills Cop, Top Gun, The Rock.

Emma Thomas - The Prestige, Christopher Nolan’s Batman films, Inception, Man of Steel

Publicity photo of Alfred Hitchcock

Frank Marshall (1946-) - The Goonies, Back to the Future (all three films), Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Indiana Jones, and the Last Crusade

Gale Anne Hurd (1955-) - The Terminator , Aliens, The Abyss, Armageddon

George A. Romero (1940-) - Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, and many other movies.

George Lucas (1944-) - Star Wars franchise, Raiders of the Lost Ark

Ivan Reitman (1946-) - Ghostbusters, Animal House, Up in the Air

J.J. Abrams (1966-) - Cloverfield, Super 8, Star Trek, Mission Impossible III, Star Wars Episode VII

Jerry Bruckheimer (1943-) - Top Gun, Crimson Tide, Beverly Hills Cop, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

Joel and Owen Coen - Fargo, No Country for Old Men, Burn After Reading, True Grit

John Carpenter (1948-) - Halloween, Assault on Precinct 13, The Fog

John Hughes (1950-2009) - The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Home Alone

Kathryn Bigelow (1951) - The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty

Kevin Feige (1973-) - Iron Man, Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers

Martin Scorsese (1942-) - Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Color of Money, GoodFellas, Casino, Gangs of New York, The Departed

Megan Ellison (1986-) - True Grit, The Master, Zero Dark Thirty

Mel Brooks (1926-) - Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, History of the World Part I, Spaceballs

Nina Jacobson (1965-) - The Hunger Games movie franchise

Peter Jackson (1961-) - The Lord of the Rings film franchise, King Kong, District 9, The Hobbit

Robert Zemeckis (1951-) - Contact, Cast Away, The Polar Express, A Christmas Carol

Samuel Goldwyn (1879 - 1974) - The Best Years of Our Lives, founder of several Hollywood movie studios

Spike Lee (1957-) - Malcolm X, He Got Game, Get on the Bus, and over 35 other films

Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) - Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, Full Metal Jacket.

Steven Soderbergh (1963-) - Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Insomnia, Syriana, “Good Night, and Good Luck.”

Portrait of Walt Disney

Steven Spielberg (1946-) - E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan, Lincoln.

Tim Burton (1958-) - Edward Scissorhands, Tim Burton's Corpse Bride, Frankenweenie

Walt Disney (1901-1966) - Produced hundreds of animated films, including Bambi, Cinderella, Peter Pan, and 101 Dalmatians.

Woody Allen (1935-) - Midnight in Paris, Manhattan, Annie Hall, Take the Money and Run Manhattan

Publicity photo of Alfred Hitchcock
Portrait of Walt Disney
Publicity photo of Woody Allen
Publicity photo of Stanley Kubrick