Rob Cohen

Rob Cohen is an American film director, writer and producer, best known as the creator of Universal Pictures' The Fast and the Furious movie franchise. He's a graduate in Anthropology and Visual Studies from Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

A Small Circle of Friends (1980)

In the late 1960s, three Harvard students Jessica (Karen Allen), Leo (Brad Davis) and Nick (Jameson Parker) grow close as they undergo personal changes, but their friendship is jeopardized by romantic feelings both men develop for Jessica.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Brad Davis  •  Karen Allen  •  Jameson Parker  •  Shelley Long

In the late 1960s, three Harvard students Jessica (Karen Allen), Leo (Brad Davis) and Nick (Jameson Parker) grow close as they undergo personal changes, but their friendship is jeopardized by romantic feelings both men develop for Jessica.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Brad Davis  •  Karen Allen  •  Jameson Parker  •  Shelley Long

Daylight (1996)

A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results in both ends of the tunnel collapsing and the handful of people who survived the explosion ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Amy Brenneman  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Dan Hedaya

A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results in both ends of the tunnel collapsing and the handful of people who survived the explosion ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Amy Brenneman  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Dan Hedaya

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)

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This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhod of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Before long, he is discovered by a Hollywood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Jason Scott Lee  •  Lauren Holly  •  Robert Wagner  •  Michael Learned

This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhod of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Before long, he is discovered by a Hollywood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Jason Scott Lee  •  Lauren Holly  •  Robert Wagner  •  Michael Learned

DragonHeart (1996)

In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be harder than ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  David Thewlis  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Dina Meyer

In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be harder than ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  David Thewlis  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Dina Meyer

Stealth (2005)

Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control ... before it initiates the next world war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Josh Lucas  •  Jessica Biel  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Sam Shepard

Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control ... before it initiates the next world war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Josh Lucas  •  Jessica Biel  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Sam Shepard

The Rat Pack (1998)

After a brief flash-forward to Frank Sinatra as an old man, saying "I miss my guys," the movie's main narrative begins during high points in the solo careers of the Rat Pack: Dean Martin has become a big success despite the breakup of his partnership with Jerry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Ray Liotta  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Don Cheadle  •  Angus Macfadyen

After a brief flash-forward to Frank Sinatra as an old man, saying "I miss my guys," the movie's main narrative begins during high points in the solo careers of the Rat Pack: Dean Martin has become a big success despite the breakup of his partnership with Jerry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Ray Liotta  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Don Cheadle  •  Angus Macfadyen

The Skulls (2000)

A senior at an ivy league college, who depends on scholarships and working on the side, gets accepted into the secret society The Skulls. He hopes it betters chances at Harvard but The Skulls is not what he thought and comes at a price.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Joshua Jackson  •  Paul Walker  •  Hill Harper  •  Leslie Bibb

A senior at an ivy league college, who depends on scholarships and working on the side, gets accepted into the secret society The Skulls. He hopes it betters chances at Harvard but The Skulls is not what he thought and comes at a price.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Joshua Jackson  •  Paul Walker  •  Hill Harper  •  Leslie Bibb

xXx (2002)

Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just be planning the destruction of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Vin Diesel  •  Asia Argento  •  Marton Csokas  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just be planning the destruction of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Vin Diesel  •  Asia Argento  •  Marton Csokas  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Scandalous (1984)

An investigative reporter following an espionage story goes to London and gets involved with murder, scam artists and rock concerts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Robert Hays  •  M. Emmet Walsh  •  John Gielgud  •  Pamela Stephenson

An investigative reporter following an espionage story goes to London and gets involved with murder, scam artists and rock concerts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Robert Hays  •  M. Emmet Walsh  •  John Gielgud  •  Pamela Stephenson

The Boy Next Door (2015)

A recently cheated on married woman falls for a younger man who has moved in next door, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Jennifer Lopez  •  Ryan Guzman  •  John Corbett  •  Kristin Chenoweth

A recently cheated on married woman falls for a younger man who has moved in next door, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Jennifer Lopez  •  Ryan Guzman  •  John Corbett  •  Kristin Chenoweth

Alex Cross (2012)

After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Rachel Nichols  •  Jean Reno  •  Matthew Fox

After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Rachel Nichols  •  Jean Reno  •  Matthew Fox

The Fast and the Furious (2001)

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Domenic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: the gang or the LAPD.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Vin Diesel  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Jordana Brewster

Domenic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: the gang or the LAPD.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Vin Diesel  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Jordana Brewster

How Bruce Lee Changed the World (2009)

More than just a biography, this film explores Bruce Lee's global impact to see how he has influenced all areas of popular culture including fitness, cinema, music, sport, dance, video games and philosophy. A journey across the United States, Asia and Europe, takes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Webb
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Bruce Lee  •  Donnie Yen  •  Charles Parnell

More than just a biography, this film explores Bruce Lee's global impact to see how he has influenced all areas of popular culture including fitness, cinema, music, sport, dance, video games and philosophy. A journey across the United States, Asia and Europe, takes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Webb
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Bruce Lee  •  Donnie Yen  •  Charles Parnell

The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wendy Apple
CAST:  Martin Scorsese  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  Jodie Foster  •  Steven Spielberg

Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wendy Apple
CAST:  Martin Scorsese  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  Jodie Foster  •  Steven Spielberg

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

Archaeologist Rick O'Connell travels to China, pitting him against an emperor from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who's returned from the dead to pursue a quest for world domination. This time, O'Connell enlists the help of his wife and son to quash the so-called ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Jet Li  •  John Hannah  •  Maria Bello

Archaeologist Rick O'Connell travels to China, pitting him against an emperor from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who's returned from the dead to pursue a quest for world domination. This time, O'Connell enlists the help of his wife and son to quash the so-called ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Jet Li  •  John Hannah  •  Maria Bello

The Hurricane Heist (2018)

Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Toby Kebbell  •  Maggie Grace  •  Ryan Kwanten  •  Ralph Ineson

Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Toby Kebbell  •  Maggie Grace  •  Ryan Kwanten  •  Ralph Ineson

Michael Jackson: Man In The Mirror (2017)

A biopic drama-documentary about the 'King of Pop', that mixes real footage and new interviews with people around him (most notably his mother Katherine Jackson) with re-enactments of times of Michael's life until his untimely death on the 25th of June in 2009.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Mole
CAST:  Steven Mackintosh  •  Jordan A. Nash  •  Charles Abomeli  •  Tando Nopakela

A biopic drama-documentary about the 'King of Pop', that mixes real footage and new interviews with people around him (most notably his mother Katherine Jackson) with re-enactments of times of Michael's life until his untimely death on the 25th of June in 2009.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Mole
CAST:  Steven Mackintosh  •  Jordan A. Nash  •  Charles Abomeli  •  Tando Nopakela

I Am Paul Walker (2018)

Explore the life and legacy of actor Paul Walker, the Southern California native who cut his teeth as a child actor before breaking out in the blockbuster Fast and Furious movie franchise.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Buitenhuis
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Tyrese Gibson  •  Cody Walker  •  Caleb Walker

Explore the life and legacy of actor Paul Walker, the Southern California native who cut his teeth as a child actor before breaking out in the blockbuster Fast and Furious movie franchise.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Buitenhuis
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Tyrese Gibson  •  Cody Walker  •  Caleb Walker

TINSEL: The Lost Movie About Hollywood (2020)

A melancholy and affectionate look at the global obsession with movies, "TINSEL - The Lost Movie About Hollywood" was lost for 30 years and never shown publicly. An outside-in, inside-out view of the Motion Picture Industry circa 1990, it is a film about fame in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James F. Robinson
CAST:  Martin Landau  •  Beau Bridges  •  Rob Cohen  •  Phil Alden Robinson

A melancholy and affectionate look at the global obsession with movies, "TINSEL - The Lost Movie About Hollywood" was lost for 30 years and never shown publicly. An outside-in, inside-out view of the Motion Picture Industry circa 1990, it is a film about fame in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James F. Robinson
CAST:  Martin Landau  •  Beau Bridges  •  Rob Cohen  •  Phil Alden Robinson