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Davis Guggenheim

Highest Rated:   100% A Thousand Cuts (2020)
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Davis Guggenheim directed and executive-produced the 2007 Academy Award-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth, which featured former Vice President Al Gore and garnered worldwide box office receipts of more than $50 million. Guggenheim has been a producer and director on the Emmy Award-winning HBO series "Deadwood" as well as such critically acclaimedtelevision series as "The Unit," "The Shield," "Alias," "24," "NYPD Blue," "ER," and "Party of Five." He is the documentary filmmaker behind Norton Simon: A Man and His Art (on permanent exhibition at the Norton Simon Museum) and JFK and the Imprisoned Child (on permanent exhibition at the John F. Kennedy Library). After graduating from Brown, Guggenheim moved to Los Angeles to pursue filmmaking. He was executive producer for the film Training Day and director of Gossip, both released in 2001. In 2002, Guggenheim's documentary The First Year, which chronicled the challenges of novice public-school teachers in Los Angeles, won a Peabody Award in broadcast television and the Grand Jury Prize at the Full Frame Film Festival, the premiere U.S. documentary film festival. In 2007, Guggenheim directed the feature film Gracie, about a teenaged girl soccer player who overcomes family tragedy to play for her high school boys' team. The script was based on the real-life experience of Guggenheim's wife, actress Elisabeth Shue. Guggenheim's most recent feature documentary, It Might Get Loud, premiered at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival. It Might Get Loud explores the artistry of three great electric guitarists: Jimmy Page, The Edge and Jack White. This summer Guggenheim directed the Barack Obama bio film, A Mother's Promise, which played at the Democratic National Convention. He also contributed to the Barack Obama "infomercial."

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
99% Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
  • Executive Producer
2021
84% Homeroom
  • Executive Producer
2021
98% Time
  • Executive Producer
2020
100% A Thousand Cuts
  • Executive Producer
2020
93% Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets
  • Executive Producer
2020
No Score Yet Boca Del Lobo
  • Executive Producer
2019
80% The Price of Free
  • Producer
2018
80% An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power
  • Executive Producer
$3.5M 2017
72% He Named Me Malala
  • Producer
  • Director
2015
No Score Yet The Dream Is Now
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
2013
No Score Yet From The Sky Down
  • Director
  • Producer
2011
90% Waiting for Superman
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
$6.5M 2010
79% It Might Get Loud
  • Producer
  • Director
$1.3M 2009
61% Gracie
  • Producer
  • Director
$3M 2007
93% An Inconvenient Truth
  • Executive Producer
  • Director
$23.8M 2006
73% Training Day
  • Executive Producer
2001
No Score Yet First Year
  • Director
  • Producer
2001
29% Gossip
  • Director
2000
7% The Opposite Sex And How To Live With Them
  • Producer
1993

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
43% Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates
2019
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Creator
  • 2019
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
2007-2019
  • Guest
  • 2015
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
  • 2011
74% The Defenders
2010-2011
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Producer
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet Colbert Report
2005-2014
  • Guest
  • 2010
No Score Yet Need to Know
2010-2013
  • Guest
  • 2010
60% Melrose Place
2009-2010
  • Director
  • 2009
21% 3 LBS
2006
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • 2006
84% The Unit
2006-2009
  • Director
  • Actor
  • 2006
No Score Yet Numb3rs
2005-2010
  • Director
  • 2005
92% Deadwood
2004-2006
  • Director
  • Producer
  • 2004
90% The Shield
2002-2008
  • Director
  • 2003
86% Alias
2001-2006
  • Director
  • 2002
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
  • Director
  • 1997
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1994
No Score Yet Party of Five
1994-2000
  • Director
  • Producer
  • 1996
81% Relativity
1996-1997
  • Director
  • 1996
83% NYPD Blue
1993-2005
  • Director
  • 1996
  • 1995
No Score Yet Sisters
1991-1996
  • Director
  • 1996
  • 1995

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