Simon West

Simon West (born 1961) is an English-born film director. West started as a film editor with the BBC, then directed documentaries and commercials including many for Budweiser. His film directing career started when he directed Con Air in 1997.

The Expendables 2 (2012)

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Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Jason Statham  •  Dolph Lundgren  •  Bruce Willis

Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Jason Statham  •  Dolph Lundgren  •  Bruce Willis

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's in search of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Jon Voight  •  Iain Glen  •  Noah Taylor

English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's in search of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Jon Voight  •  Iain Glen  •  Noah Taylor

The General's Daughter (1999)

When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything but clear-cut. Unseemly details emerge about ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Timothy Hutton  •  James Cromwell

When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything but clear-cut. Unseemly details emerge about ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Timothy Hutton  •  James Cromwell

When a Stranger Calls (2006)

Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Camilla Belle  •  Katie Cassidy  •  Tommy Flanagan  •  Brian Geraghty

Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Camilla Belle  •  Katie Cassidy  •  Tommy Flanagan  •  Brian Geraghty

Stolen (2012)

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Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only surrender her when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Malin Åkerman  •  Josh Lucas  •  Sami Gayle

Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only surrender her when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Malin Åkerman  •  Josh Lucas  •  Sami Gayle

Wild Card (2015)

When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Sofía Vergara  •  Angela Kerecz  •  Stanley Tucci

When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Sofía Vergara  •  Angela Kerecz  •  Stanley Tucci

The Mechanic (2011)

Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But when he is ordered to take out ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Ben Foster  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Mini Anden

Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But when he is ordered to take out ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Ben Foster  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Mini Anden

Swallows and Amazons (1974)

On holiday with their mother in the Lake District in 1929 four children are allowed to sail over to the nearby island in their boat Swallow and set up camp for a few days. They soon realise this has been the territory of two other girls who sail the Amazon, and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Whatham
CAST:  Suzanna Hamilton  •  Sophie Neville  •  Stephen Grendon  •  Kit Seymour

On holiday with their mother in the Lake District in 1929 four children are allowed to sail over to the nearby island in their boat Swallow and set up camp for a few days. They soon realise this has been the territory of two other girls who sail the Amazon, and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Whatham
CAST:  Suzanna Hamilton  •  Sophie Neville  •  Stephen Grendon  •  Kit Seymour

Con Air (1997)

When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, it's asking for trouble. Before you can say, "Pass the barf bag," the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. Watching his every move is the just-released ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  John Cusack  •  John Malkovich  •  Ving Rhames

When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, it's asking for trouble. Before you can say, "Pass the barf bag," the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. Watching his every move is the just-released ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  John Cusack  •  John Malkovich  •  Ving Rhames

Gods of War: Assembling Earth's Mightiest Anti-Heroes (2012)

Documentary about the filming of the movie The Expendables 2.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cliff Stephenson
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Randy Couture  •  Terry Crews  •  Les Weldon

Documentary about the filming of the movie The Expendables 2.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cliff Stephenson
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Randy Couture  •  Terry Crews  •  Les Weldon

Gun Shy (2017)

A mega-platinum, aging rock star's supermodel wife is abducted by pirates while vacationing in Chile.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Mark Valley  •  Martin Dingle Wall

A mega-platinum, aging rock star's supermodel wife is abducted by pirates while vacationing in Chile.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Mark Valley  •  Martin Dingle Wall

Stratton (2017)

A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Dominic Cooper  •  Gemma Chan  •  Connie Nielsen  •  Austin Stowell

A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Dominic Cooper  •  Gemma Chan  •  Connie Nielsen  •  Austin Stowell

Skyfire (2019)

Tianhuo Island is a beautiful paradise. It almost makes people forget that it is located in the "Ring of Fire", the world-famous Pacific Rim volcanic belt. Young geologist Li Xiaomeng brings her team here to develop the first volcanic monitoring system, the Suzaku. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Wang Xueqi  •  Hannah Quinlivan  •  Shawn Dou  •  Jason Isaacs

Tianhuo Island is a beautiful paradise. It almost makes people forget that it is located in the "Ring of Fire", the world-famous Pacific Rim volcanic belt. Young geologist Li Xiaomeng brings her team here to develop the first volcanic monitoring system, the Suzaku. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Wang Xueqi  •  Hannah Quinlivan  •  Shawn Dou  •  Jason Isaacs

The Legend Hunters

The story follows the team as they try to raid a tomb made by master tomb raiders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West  •  Yifan Li
CAST:  Zhang Hanyu  •  Jiang Wu  •  Celina Jade  •  Michael Koltes

The story follows the team as they try to raid a tomb made by master tomb raiders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West  •  Yifan Li
CAST:  Zhang Hanyu  •  Jiang Wu  •  Celina Jade  •  Michael Koltes