Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro (born October 9, 1964) is a Mexican director, producer, screenwriter, novelist and designer. He is mostly known for his acclaimed films, Pan's Labyrinth and the Hellboy film franchise. He is a frequent collaborator with Ron Perlman, Federico Luppi and Doug Jones. His films draw heavily on sources as diverse as weird fiction, fantasy and war.

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Quantum of Solace (2008)

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Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Judi Dench

Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Judi Dench

Pacific Rim (2013)

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A ragtag band of humans band together in the year 2025 to fight legions of monstrous creatures rising from the sea. Using massive piloted robots to combat the alien threat, earth's survivors take the fight to the invading alien force lurking in the depths of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Idris Elba  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Charlie Day  •  Ron Perlman

A ragtag band of humans band together in the year 2025 to fight legions of monstrous creatures rising from the sea. Using massive piloted robots to combat the alien threat, earth's survivors take the fight to the invading alien force lurking in the depths of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Idris Elba  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Charlie Day  •  Ron Perlman

Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

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Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real father, Ofelia must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Ivana Baquero  •  Maribel Verdú  •  Sergi López  •  Doug Jones

Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real father, Ofelia must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Ivana Baquero  •  Maribel Verdú  •  Sergi López  •  Doug Jones

Blade II (2002)

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A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community - The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. Blade is asked ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Leonor Varela  •  Norman Reedus

A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community - The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. Blade is asked ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Leonor Varela  •  Norman Reedus

Hellboy (2004)

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In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon—Hellboy—has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, Hellboy eventually ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Ron Perlman  •  Selma Blair  •  Rupert Evans  •  John Hurt

In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon—Hellboy—has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, Hellboy eventually ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Ron Perlman  •  Selma Blair  •  Rupert Evans  •  John Hurt

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

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Hellboy must stop an elven prince from locating an ancient force that can destroy humanity: the all-powerful Golden Army.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Ron Perlman  •  Selma Blair  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Doug Jones

Hellboy must stop an elven prince from locating an ancient force that can destroy humanity: the all-powerful Golden Army.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Ron Perlman  •  Selma Blair  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Doug Jones

Mimic (1997)

A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to die after one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Alexander Goodwin  •  Giancarlo Giannini

A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to die after one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Alexander Goodwin  •  Giancarlo Giannini

Cronos (1993)

Faced with his own mortality, an ingenious alchemist tried to perfect an invention that would provide him with the key to eternal life. It was called the Cronos device. When he died more than 400 years later, he took the secrets of this remarkable device to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Federico Luppi  •  Ron Perlman  •  Claudio Brook  •  Margarita Isabel

Faced with his own mortality, an ingenious alchemist tried to perfect an invention that would provide him with the key to eternal life. It was called the Cronos device. When he died more than 400 years later, he took the secrets of this remarkable device to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Federico Luppi  •  Ron Perlman  •  Claudio Brook  •  Margarita Isabel

The Devil's Backbone (2001)

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Spain, 1939. In the last days of the Spanish Civil War, the young Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucía orphanage, where he will make friends and enemies as he follows the quiet footsteps of a mysterious presence eager for revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Eduardo Noriega  •  Federico Luppi  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Fernando Tielve

Spain, 1939. In the last days of the Spanish Civil War, the young Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucía orphanage, where he will make friends and enemies as he follows the quiet footsteps of a mysterious presence eager for revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Eduardo Noriega  •  Federico Luppi  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Fernando Tielve

The Book of Life (2014)

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The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge R. Gutierrez
CAST:  Diego Luna  •  Channing Tatum  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Christina Applegate

The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge R. Gutierrez
CAST:  Diego Luna  •  Channing Tatum  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Christina Applegate

Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics (2013)

A documentary detailing the epic Rogues' Gallery of DC Comics from The Joker and Lex Luthor, Sinestro, Darkseid and more, this documentary will explore the Super Villains of DC Comics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.M. Kenny  •  Scott Devine
CAST:  Guillermo del Toro  •  Christopher Lee  •  Zack Snyder  •  Clancy Brown

A documentary detailing the epic Rogues' Gallery of DC Comics from The Joker and Lex Luthor, Sinestro, Darkseid and more, this documentary will explore the Super Villains of DC Comics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.M. Kenny  •  Scott Devine
CAST:  Guillermo del Toro  •  Christopher Lee  •  Zack Snyder  •  Clancy Brown

Torrente 3: The Protector (2005)

A popular and beautiful politician plans to expose the evil-doings of a multinational corporation. Hoping to silence her, the corporation's top executives decide to hire the most incompetent detective they can find to act as her bodyguard.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Santiago Segura
CAST:  Santiago Segura  •  Yvonne Sciò  •  Javier Gutiérrez  •  José Mota

A popular and beautiful politician plans to expose the evil-doings of a multinational corporation. Hoping to silence her, the corporation's top executives decide to hire the most incompetent detective they can find to act as her bodyguard.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Santiago Segura
CAST:  Santiago Segura  •  Yvonne Sciò  •  Javier Gutiérrez  •  José Mota

El Santos vs la Tetona Mendoza (2012)

Santos, a fighter finished pacheco overweight and suffers from his recent divorce with Busty Mendoza, a voluptuous and wild woman fighter. To get out of your depression, Santos begins a campaign to help Sahuayo Zombies (gray and harmless characters with which fully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Lozano
CAST:  Daniel Giménez Cacho  •  Regina Orozco  •  Bruno Bichir  •  Guillermo del Toro

Santos, a fighter finished pacheco overweight and suffers from his recent divorce with Busty Mendoza, a voluptuous and wild woman fighter. To get out of your depression, Santos begins a campaign to help Sahuayo Zombies (gray and harmless characters with which fully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Lozano
CAST:  Daniel Giménez Cacho  •  Regina Orozco  •  Bruno Bichir  •  Guillermo del Toro

Geometria (1987)

A boy is tired of failing geometry, so he summons a demon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Guadalupe del Toro

A boy is tired of failing geometry, so he summons a demon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Guadalupe del Toro

Doña Lupe (1985)

Two nasty characters try to take advantage of an ageing land-lady, all but taking over her house until she has had enough and takes her revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Josefina Gonzalez de Silva  •  Jose Luis Vallejo  •  Jaime Arturo Vargas  •  Hermilio Barba

Two nasty characters try to take advantage of an ageing land-lady, all but taking over her house until she has had enough and takes her revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Josefina Gonzalez de Silva  •  Jose Luis Vallejo  •  Jaime Arturo Vargas  •  Hermilio Barba

Pinocchio

Set during the rise of fascism in Mussolini's Italy, Pinocchio is a story of love and disobedience as Pinocchio struggles to live up to his father's expectations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Gregory Mann  •  David Bradley  •  Ron Perlman  •  Tilda Swinton

Set during the rise of fascism in Mussolini's Italy, Pinocchio is a story of love and disobedience as Pinocchio struggles to live up to his father's expectations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Gregory Mann  •  David Bradley  •  Ron Perlman  •  Tilda Swinton

Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)

A behind-the-scenes look at San Diego Comic-Con, the world's largest comic book convention, and the fans who attend every year.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan Spurlock
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Kevin Smith  •  Corey Feldman  •  Kenneth Branagh

A behind-the-scenes look at San Diego Comic-Con, the world's largest comic book convention, and the fans who attend every year.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan Spurlock
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Kevin Smith  •  Corey Feldman  •  Kenneth Branagh

Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy (2005)

Documentary about the great 1940s horror movie producer Val Lewton, featured on the 2005 DVD release "The Val Lewton Horror Collection."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Constantine Nasr
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  William Friedkin  •  Steve Jones  •  Steve Haberman

Documentary about the great 1940s horror movie producer Val Lewton, featured on the 2005 DVD release "The Val Lewton Horror Collection."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Constantine Nasr
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  William Friedkin  •  Steve Jones  •  Steve Haberman

Drew: The Man Behind the Poster (2013)

A documentary on legendary movie-poster artist Drew Struzan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erik Sharkey
CAST:  Drew Struzan  •  Harrison Ford  •  Michael J. Fox  •  George Lucas

A documentary on legendary movie-poster artist Drew Struzan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erik Sharkey
CAST:  Drew Struzan  •  Harrison Ford  •  Michael J. Fox  •  George Lucas

North by Northwest: One for the Ages (2009)

A discussion of North by Northwest, and its influence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Curtis Hanson  •  Guillermo del Toro  •  William Friedkin  •  Francis Lawrence

A discussion of North by Northwest, and its influence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Curtis Hanson  •  Guillermo del Toro  •  William Friedkin  •  Francis Lawrence
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