Sam Levinson

Samuel Levinson (born January 8, 1985) is an American actor and filmmaker, best known as the creator of the HBO teen drama series Euphoria (2019–present), for which he earned a BAFTA TV Award nomination. He is also known for writing and directing the comedy drama film Another Happy Day (2011) and the black comedy thriller film Assassination Nation (2018). He co-wrote the screenplay for the action comedy Operation: Endgame (2010), the television biopic The Wizard of Lies (2017), and the erotic thriller Deep Water (2020). In 2021, he directed and wrote the drama Malcolm & Marie.

Bandits (2001)

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Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Troy Garity

Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Troy Garity

Toys (1992)

Leslie Zevo is a fun-loving inventor who must save his late father's toy factory from his evil uncle, Leland, a war-mongering general who rules the operation with an iron fist and builds weapons disguised as toys.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Michael Gambon  •  Joan Cusack  •  Robin Wright

Leslie Zevo is a fun-loving inventor who must save his late father's toy factory from his evil uncle, Leland, a war-mongering general who rules the operation with an iron fist and builds weapons disguised as toys.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Michael Gambon  •  Joan Cusack  •  Robin Wright

Another Happy Day (2011)

A wedding at her parents' Annapolis estate hurls high-strung Lynn into the center of touchy family dynamics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Levinson
CAST:  Ellen Barkin  •  Ezra Miller  •  Kate Bosworth  •  Ellen Burstyn

A wedding at her parents' Annapolis estate hurls high-strung Lynn into the center of touchy family dynamics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Levinson
CAST:  Ellen Barkin  •  Ezra Miller  •  Kate Bosworth  •  Ellen Burstyn

Stoic (2009)

A heated game of poker causes three men incarcerated for nonviolent offenses to brutalize their cellmate before taking drastic measures in order to cover up their crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Edward Furlong  •  Shaun Sipos  •  Sam Levinson  •  Steffen Mennekes

A heated game of poker causes three men incarcerated for nonviolent offenses to brutalize their cellmate before taking drastic measures in order to cover up their crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Edward Furlong  •  Shaun Sipos  •  Sam Levinson  •  Steffen Mennekes

What Just Happened (2008)

During the course of an ordinary week in Hollywood, movie producer Ben must navigate his way through shark-infested waters as he struggles to complete his latest projects. A demanding studio boss demands extensive changes to a movie starring Sean Penn, while ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Robert De Niro  •  Sean Penn  •  Robin Wright

During the course of an ordinary week in Hollywood, movie producer Ben must navigate his way through shark-infested waters as he struggles to complete his latest projects. A demanding studio boss demands extensive changes to a movie starring Sean Penn, while ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Robert De Niro  •  Sean Penn  •  Robin Wright

Assassination Nation (2018)

High school senior Lily and her friends, Bex, Em and Sarah live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the result is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Levinson
CAST:  Odessa Young  •  Hari Nef  •  Abra  •  Suki Waterhouse

High school senior Lily and her friends, Bex, Em and Sarah live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the result is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Levinson
CAST:  Odessa Young  •  Hari Nef  •  Abra  •  Suki Waterhouse

Malcolm & Marie (2021)

As a filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smoldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Levinson
CAST:  Zendaya  •  John David Washington

As a filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smoldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Levinson
CAST:  Zendaya  •  John David Washington

Covidwood (2021)

A French documentary on how Covid-19 affected Hollywood and the cinema industry in the United States.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Didier Allouch
CAST:  Didier Allouch  •  Sharon Waxman  •  Jacques Jouffret  •  Tom Rothman

A French documentary on how Covid-19 affected Hollywood and the cinema industry in the United States.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Didier Allouch
CAST:  Didier Allouch  •  Sharon Waxman  •  Jacques Jouffret  •  Tom Rothman