Andrew Sugerman

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Andrew Sugerman
Morristown, New Jersey, United States
Years active1980–2010

Andrew Sugerman is an American film producer. He attended the University of Rochester and subsequently the NYU – Tisch School of the Arts. Andrew began his career in television commercials and educational films in New York, then moved to Los Angeles, where he now resides, to work in theatrical feature films.


Andrew Sugerman has been involved in the production of a diverse range of motion pictures and television as a producer over the past thirty years. He currently heads the production company Pantheon Entertainment. His own production, Conviction, starring Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell and Minnie Driver, and directed by Tony Goldwyn, was released in 2010 by Fox Searchlight and received many awards and critical praise.[1]

He is producer of the feature film, "Any Day," released in 2015 by Gravitas Ventures, directed by Rustam Branaman, starring Sean Bean, Eva Longoria, Tom Arnold and Kate Walsh.

Mr. Sugerman served as co-executive producer of the one-hour drama series, "The Divide," for AMC Studios and WEtv, which premiered in July 2014. The pilot was written by Richard LaGravenese and directed by Tony Goldwyn.

He executive produced the 2011 release, "Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer," based on the best-selling children’s book series and starring Heather Graham, directed by John Schultz. Released in 2013 was "Crazy Kind of Love," which he executive produced, starring Virginia Madsen, Anthony LaPaglia, Zach Gilford and Eva Longoria, directed by Sarah Siegel-Magness.

Over the last few years he executive produced Death Sentence, starring Kevin Bacon, directed by James Wan and released by Twentieth Century Fox; and the thriller Premonition with Sandra Bullock, which was a highly successful[2] release from Sony Tristar. He also executive produced Shopgirl, released by Disney, starring Steve Martin, Claire Danes and Jason Schwartzman, directed by Anand Tucker; as well as the comedy Grilled for New Line Cinema, starring Ray Romano and Kevin James, directed by Jason Ensler.

In 2006, he executive produced the hit family road-trip comedy Johnson Family Vacation starring Cedric the Entertainer, Vanessa Williams and Bow Wow, for Fox Searchlight. Mr. Sugerman produced Walter Hill's boxing drama Undisputed, starring Wesley Snipes, Ving Rhames and Peter Falk, released by Miramax. He also produced the comedy Boat Trip, starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Roger Moore, Vivica A. Fox and Will Ferrell, released by Artisan.

He served as line producer on the caper comedy The Whole Ten Yards, starring Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry and Amanda Peet, directed by Howard Deutch, released by Warner Bros, which followed the action-thriller Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever, starring Antonio Banderas and Lucy Liu, directed by Kaos, also from Warners. He also line produced the drama Prozac Nation, based on the Elizabeth Wurtzel novel, starring Christina Ricci, Jessica Lange, Anne Heche, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Jason Biggs, directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg, released by Miramax.

Mr. Sugerman's extensive line producing credits also include The Prophet's Game, starring Dennis Hopper, Stephanie Zimbalist, and Sondra Locke; Kimberly, starring Gabrielle Anwar, Sean Astin, Molly Ringwald, Patty Duke, and Lainie Kazan; The Sterling Chase, starring Alanna Ubach, Jack Noseworthy, and Nicholle Tom; Michael Angel starring Dennis Hopper and Richard Grieco, Blue Motel, starring Sean Young, Soleil Moon Frye, and Robert Vaughn; and Spiders starring Lana Perrilla and Josh Green.

He also executive produced Love Kills, starring Mario Van Peebles, Lesley Ann Warren, Daniel Baldwin, and Louise Fletcher. As a producer and executive producer, Mr. Sugerman's credits also include McCinsey's Island, Mercy Street, Somebody Is Waiting, Savate, Spilt Milk, and Deadly Rivals, among others.

Additionally an accomplished director and writer, Mr. Sugerman shared the writing credit for the story of the NBC Family Special, A Place at the Table, starring Danny Glover and Lukas Haas; and he directed the feature film comedy Basic Training, starring Ann Dusenberry and Marty Brill.

His television credits include producing the movie thriller Payoff, starring Keith Carradine and Harry Dean Stanton, for Showtime; and the feature comedy Working Tra$h, starring Ben Stiller and George Carlin, directed by Alan Metter, for Fox Network. Further TV credits include executive producing the special The Bulkin Trail, starring David Hasselhoff, and producing and directing The Hayburners. He also produced and directed Mandy's Grandmother, starring Maureen O'Sullivan, which was released theatrically and garnered an Academy Award nomination.[3]

Mr. Sugerman is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Producers Guild of America and the Directors Guild of America.

Filmography (producer)[edit]


Filmography (director)[edit]


  • Basic Training: Director.(1985)



  • Cash America: Executive Producer.(1990)

Television specials[edit]

  • The Bulkin Trail: Executive Producer.(1992)
  • The Hayburners: Producer and Director. (1981)


  • "The Divide" (TV Series) Executive Producer (2014- )
  • Mandy's Grandmother: Producer and Director (1980)


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