Jan de Bont

Jan de Bont is a Dutch cinematographer, producer, and film director.

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life (2003)

Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's evil mastermind uses it to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Gerard Butler  •  Noah Taylor  •  Djimon Hounsou

Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's evil mastermind uses it to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Gerard Butler  •  Noah Taylor  •  Djimon Hounsou

Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

Archetypal buddy cops Riggs and Murtaugh are back for another round of high-stakes action, this time setting their collective sights on bringing down a former Los Angeles police lieutenant turned black market weapons dealer. Lorna Cole joins as the beautiful yet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Joe Pesci  •  Rene Russo

Archetypal buddy cops Riggs and Murtaugh are back for another round of high-stakes action, this time setting their collective sights on bringing down a former Los Angeles police lieutenant turned black market weapons dealer. Lorna Cole joins as the beautiful yet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Joe Pesci  •  Rene Russo

Speed (1994)

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Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but a nightmare in LA traffic. And ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Jeff Daniels

Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but a nightmare in LA traffic. And ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Jeff Daniels

Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)

A disgruntled former employee hijacks the Seabourn Legend cruise liner. Set on a fixed course, without any means of communication and at the mercy of the hijacker, it's up to the one cop on vacation, and his soon to be fiancé (hopefully) Annie, to regain control of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Jason Patric  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Temuera Morrison

A disgruntled former employee hijacks the Seabourn Legend cruise liner. Set on a fixed course, without any means of communication and at the mercy of the hijacker, it's up to the one cop on vacation, and his soon to be fiancé (hopefully) Annie, to regain control of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Jason Patric  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Temuera Morrison

The Haunting (1999)

Dr. David Marrow invites Eleanor Vance, Luke Sanderson, and Theo to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself — and they soon see ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Owen Wilson  •  Lili Taylor

Dr. David Marrow invites Eleanor Vance, Luke Sanderson, and Theo to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself — and they soon see ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Owen Wilson  •  Lili Taylor

Twister (1996)

An unprecedented series of violent tornadoes is sweeping across Oklahoma. Tornado chasers, headed by Dr. Jo Harding, attempt to release a groundbreaking device that will allow them to track them and create a more advanced warning system. They are joined by Jo's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Helen Hunt  •  Bill Paxton  •  Cary Elwes  •  Jami Gertz

An unprecedented series of violent tornadoes is sweeping across Oklahoma. Tornado chasers, headed by Dr. Jo Harding, attempt to release a groundbreaking device that will allow them to track them and create a more advanced warning system. They are joined by Jo's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Helen Hunt  •  Bill Paxton  •  Cary Elwes  •  Jami Gertz

Dog Days: The Making of 'Cujo' (2007)

Documentary about the making of the 1983 thriller "Cujo"  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Lewis Teague  •  Dee Wallace  •  Danny Pintauro  •  Jan de Bont

Documentary about the making of the 1983 thriller "Cujo"  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Lewis Teague  •  Dee Wallace  •  Danny Pintauro  •  Jan de Bont

Ken San (2016)

KEN SAN pieces together the puzzle of the life and legacy of Japan's mythical acting icon, Ken Takakura. Collaborators, friends and family tell intimate stories of Ken's journey: how one man of quiet dignity became a cultural barrier-breaking film star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yûichi Hibi
CAST:  Yu Oh-seong  •  Michael Douglas  •  Martin Scorsese  •  Paul Schrader

KEN SAN pieces together the puzzle of the life and legacy of Japan's mythical acting icon, Ken Takakura. Collaborators, friends and family tell intimate stories of Ken's journey: how one man of quiet dignity became a cultural barrier-breaking film star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yûichi Hibi
CAST:  Yu Oh-seong  •  Michael Douglas  •  Martin Scorsese  •  Paul Schrader

The Ditvoorst Domains (1992)

Documentary about the Dutch film director Adriaan Ditvoorst.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thom Hoffman
CAST:  Jan de Bont  •  Pim de la Parra  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Adriaan Ditvoorst

Documentary about the Dutch film director Adriaan Ditvoorst.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thom Hoffman
CAST:  Jan de Bont  •  Pim de la Parra  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Adriaan Ditvoorst

Beneath the Surface: The Making of 'The Hunt for Red October' (2003)

This program features the standard mix of movie clips, production materials, and interviews. Cast and crew start at the beginning and discussed the acquisition of the rights to Clancy's novel and various adaptation issues. They then went into casting, research for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Khammar
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Jan de Bont  •  Larry Ferguson  •  Scott Glenn

This program features the standard mix of movie clips, production materials, and interviews. Cast and crew start at the beginning and discussed the acquisition of the rights to Clancy's novel and various adaptation issues. They then went into casting, research for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Khammar
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Jan de Bont  •  Larry Ferguson  •  Scott Glenn

Basic Instinct: Sex, Death & Stone (2020)

A documentary about the Paul Verhoeven's cult classic Basic Instinct.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacinto Carvalho
CAST:  Jan de Bont  •  Michael Douglas  •  Joe Eszterhas  •  Sharon Stone

A documentary about the Paul Verhoeven's cult classic Basic Instinct.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacinto Carvalho
CAST:  Jan de Bont  •  Michael Douglas  •  Joe Eszterhas  •  Sharon Stone

1, 2, 3, Rhapsody (1965)

An iconoclastic first film from the headstrong teenagers of the 1,2,3 Group, who took irreverent turns to write, direct, and star in a series of skits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frans Bromet  •  Rem Koolhaas  •  Jan de Bont  •  René Daalder  •  Samuel Meyering
CAST:  Rem Koolhaas  •  Samuel (Kees) Meyering  •  Anita Bianchi  •  René Daalder

An iconoclastic first film from the headstrong teenagers of the 1,2,3 Group, who took irreverent turns to write, direct, and star in a series of skits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frans Bromet  •  Rem Koolhaas  •  Jan de Bont  •  René Daalder  •  Samuel Meyering
CAST:  Rem Koolhaas  •  Samuel (Kees) Meyering  •  Anita Bianchi  •  René Daalder

Black Rain: Making The Film (2006)

A documentary on the making of the film, Black Rain  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Kate Capshaw  •  Jan de Bont  •  Michael Douglas  •  Andy García

A documentary on the making of the film, Black Rain  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Kate Capshaw  •  Jan de Bont  •  Michael Douglas  •  Andy García