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  • In the Heart of the Sea

  • Inferno

  • The Dark Tower

  • The Paper

  • American Graffiti

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At Home
  • Champs

  • Rush

  • From Up on Poppy Hill

  • Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

  • Cowboys & Aliens

  • The Dilemma

  • The Spikes Gang

  • Angels & Demons

  • Frost/Nixon

  • Changeling

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Ron Howard Movies

  • Profession: Actor, Director, Producer, Executive Producer, Screenwriter
  • Born: Mar 1, 1954
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001
  • Biography: Professionally, Ron Howard has come a long way from the tousle-haired, barefoot sheriff's son who trod the byways of idyllic Mayberry to reside in the heady company of Hollywood's most elite directors. Howard's films are pure entertainment; they... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
The Dark Tower Producer 2017
Inferno Director 2016
In the Heart of the Sea Director / Producer 2015
Champs 2015
The Good Lie Producer 2014
Rush Director / Producer 2013
From Up on Poppy Hill Philosophy Club President (English language version) 2013
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel 2011
Restless Producer 2011
Cowboys & Aliens Producer 2011
The Dilemma Director / Producer 2011
Angels & Demons Director / Producer 2009
Frost/Nixon Director / Producer 2008
Changeling Producer 2008
In the Shadow of the Moon Introduction / Introduction 2007
The Da Vinci Code Director 2006
Curious George Producer 2006
Cinderella Man Director / Producer 2005
Tell Them Who You Are 2005
The Alamo Producer 2004
A Beautiful Mind Director / Producer 2002
The Independent 2001
Osmosis Jones Tom Colonic 2001
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Director / Producer 2000
Beyond the Mat Producer 1999
EDtv Director / Producer 1999
Ransom Director 1996
The Chamber Producer 1996
Apollo 13 Director 1995
The Paper Director 1994
The Magical World of Chuck Jones 1992
Far and Away Director / Producer / Screen Story / Screenwriter 1992
Backdraft Director 1991
Closet Land Executive Producer 1991
Parenthood Director / Screen Story / Screenwriter 1989
Willow Director 1988
Clean and Sober Executive Producer / Producer 1988
Vibes Executive Producer / Producer 1988
No Man's Land Executive Producer 1987
Gung Ho Director / Producer 1986
More American Graffiti Steve Bolander 1979
The Shootist Gillom Rogers 1976
American Graffiti Steve Bolander 1973
Cocoon Director
Grand Theft Auto Sam Freeman / Director / Screenwriter
Welcome to Hollywood
Inventing the Abbotts Producer
Frank Capra's American Dream Narrator / Narrator
The Spikes Gang Les Richter / Les Richter
Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel
Run, Stranger, Run Johnny / Johnny
Leo and Loree Executive Producer / Producer
Eat My Dust! Hoover
Take a Hard Ride Halsey / Halsey
The Hunting Party Watt Nelson / Watt Nelson
Night Shift Director
Splash Director
The Most Wonderful Time Producer
Untitled Beatles Documentary Director / Producer

Worked With

Tom Hanks Inferno 2016
Omar Sy Inferno 2016
Irfan Khan Inferno 2016
Chris Hemsworth In the Heart of the Sea 2015
Benjamin Walker In the Heart of the Sea 2015
Cillian Murphy In the Heart of the Sea 2015
Ben Whishaw In the Heart of the Sea 2015
Brendan Gleeson In the Heart of the Sea 2015
Mike Tyson Champs 2015
Evander Holyfield Champs 2015
Bernard Hopkins Champs 2015
Mark Wahlberg Champs 2015
Denzel Washington Champs 2015
Reese Witherspoon The Good Lie 2014
Corey Stoll The Good Lie 2014
Daniel Brühl Rush 2013
Olivia Wilde Rush 2013
Alexandra Maria Lara Rush 2013
Pierfrancesco Favino Rush 2013
Sarah Bolger From Up on Poppy Hill 2013
Isabelle Fuhrman From Up on Poppy Hill 2013
Anton Yelchin From Up on Poppy Hill 2013
Roger Corman Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel 2011
Peter Bogdanovich Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel 2011
Joe Dante Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel 2011
Jack Nicholson Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel 2011
Eli Roth Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel 2011
Henry Hopper Restless 2011
Mia Wasikowska Restless 2011
Ryo Kase Restless 2011
Schuyler Fisk Restless 2011
Jane Adams Restless 2011
Daniel Craig Cowboys & Aliens 2011
Harrison Ford Cowboys & Aliens 2011
Sam Rockwell Cowboys & Aliens 2011
Paul Dano Cowboys & Aliens 2011
Adam Beach Cowboys & Aliens 2011
Vince Vaughn The Dilemma 2011
Kevin James The Dilemma 2011
Jennifer Connelly The Dilemma 2011
Winona Ryder The Dilemma 2011
Channing Tatum The Dilemma 2011
Queen Latifah The Dilemma 2011
Ayelet Zurer Angels & Demons 2009
Ewan McGregor Angels & Demons 2009
Stellan Skarsgård Angels & Demons 2009
Nikolaj Lie Kaas Angels & Demons 2009
Frank Langella Frost/Nixon 2008
Michael Sheen Frost/Nixon 2008
Kevin Bacon Frost/Nixon 2008
Rebecca Hall Frost/Nixon 2008
Toby Jones Frost/Nixon 2008
Matthew MacFadyen Frost/Nixon 2008
Angelina Jolie Changeling 2008
John Malkovich Changeling 2008
Jeffrey Donovan Changeling 2008
Michael Kelly Changeling 2008
Colm Feore Changeling 2008
Jason Butler Harner Changeling 2008
Buzz Aldrin In the Shadow of the Moon 2007
Audrey Tautou The Da Vinci Code 2006
Ian McKellen The Da Vinci Code 2006
Alfred Molina The Da Vinci Code 2006
Jürgen Prochnow The Da Vinci Code 2006
Paul Bettany The Da Vinci Code 2006
Will Ferrell Curious George 2006
Drew Barrymore Curious George 2006
Frank Welker Curious George 2006
Shane Baumel Curious George 2006
Russell Crowe Cinderella Man 2005
Renée Zellweger Cinderella Man 2005
Paul Giamatti Cinderella Man 2005
Craig Bierko Cinderella Man 2005
Bruce McGill Cinderella Man 2005
Paddy Considine Cinderella Man 2005
Peter Bart Tell Them Who You Are 2005
Dennis Quaid The Alamo 2004
Billy Bob Thornton The Alamo 2004
Jason Patric The Alamo 2004
Patrick Wilson The Alamo 2004
Jordi Mollà The Alamo 2004
Ed Harris A Beautiful Mind 2002
Adam Goldberg A Beautiful Mind 2002
Judd Hirsch A Beautiful Mind 2002
Jerry Stiller The Independent 2001
Janeane Garofalo The Independent 2001
Max Perlich The Independent 2001
Billy Burke The Independent 2001
Andy Dick The Independent 2001
Bill Murray Osmosis Jones 2001
Molly Shannon Osmosis Jones 2001
Chris Elliott Osmosis Jones 2001
Chris Rock Osmosis Jones 2001
David Hyde Pierce Osmosis Jones 2001
Laurence Fishburne Osmosis Jones 2001
Jim Carrey Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2000
Jeffrey Tambor Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2000
Christine Baranski Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2000
Bill Irwin Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2000
Clint Howard Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2000
Barry W. Blaustein Beyond the Mat 1999
Mick Foley Beyond the Mat 1999
Joanie "Chyna" Laurer Beyond the Mat 1999
Matthew McConaughey EDtv 1999
Jenna Elfman EDtv 1999
Woody Harrelson EDtv 1999
Sally Kirkland EDtv 1999
Martin Landau EDtv 1999
Ellen DeGeneres EDtv 1999
Mel Gibson Ransom 1996
Rene Russo Ransom 1996
Gary Sinise Ransom 1996
Delroy Lindo Ransom 1996
Lili Taylor Ransom 1996
Liev Schreiber Ransom 1996
Chris O'Donnell The Chamber 1996
Gene Hackman The Chamber 1996
Faye Dunaway The Chamber 1996
Lela Rochon The Chamber 1996
Robert Prosky The Chamber 1996
Raymond J. Barry The Chamber 1996
Millie Perkins The Chamber 1996
Bill Paxton Apollo 13 1995
Kathleen Quinlan Apollo 13 1995
Michael Keaton The Paper 1994
Robert Duvall The Paper 1994
Glenn Close The Paper 1994
Marisa Tomei The Paper 1994
Randy Quaid The Paper 1994
Steven Spielberg The Magical World of Chuck Jones 1992
Whoopi Goldberg The Magical World of Chuck Jones 1992
Matt Groening The Magical World of Chuck Jones 1992
Leonard Maltin The Magical World of Chuck Jones 1992
Tom Cruise Far and Away 1992
Nicole Kidman Far and Away 1992
Thomas Gibson Far and Away 1992
Colm Meaney Far and Away 1992
Kurt Russell Backdraft 1991
William Baldwin Backdraft 1991
Robert De Niro Backdraft 1991
Donald Sutherland Backdraft 1991
Jennifer Jason Leigh Backdraft 1991
Scott Glenn Backdraft 1991
Madeleine Stowe Closet Land 1991
Alan Rickman Closet Land 1991
Steve Martin Parenthood 1989
Mary Steenburgen Parenthood 1989
Dianne Wiest Parenthood 1989
Rick Moranis Parenthood 1989
Tom Hulce Parenthood 1989
Val Kilmer Willow 1988
Warwick Davis Willow 1988
Jean Marsh Willow 1988
Kathy Baker Clean and Sober 1988
Morgan Freeman Clean and Sober 1988
M. Emmet Walsh Clean and Sober 1988
Brian Benben Clean and Sober 1988
Tate Donovan Clean and Sober 1988
Cyndi Lauper Vibes 1988
Jeff Goldblum Vibes 1988
Peter Falk Vibes 1988
Julian Sands Vibes 1988
Michael Lerner Vibes 1988
Charlie Sheen No Man's Land 1987
D.B. Sweeney No Man's Land 1987
Bill Duke No Man's Land 1987
George Wendt Gung Ho 1986
Mimi Rogers Gung Ho 1986
John Turturro Gung Ho 1986
Candy Clark More American Graffiti 1979
Bo Hopkins More American Graffiti 1979
Paul Le Mat More American Graffiti 1979
Charles Martin Smith More American Graffiti 1979
John Wayne The Shootist 1976
Lauren Bacall The Shootist 1976
James Stewart The Shootist 1976
Richard Dreyfuss American Graffiti 1973
Cindy Williams American Graffiti 1973