Ehren Kruger

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Ehren Kruger
Born (1972-10-05) October 5, 1972 (age 42)
Alexandria, Virginia
Occupation Screenwriter, film producer

Ehren Kruger (born October 5, 1972) is an American screenwriter and film producer. He is best known for writing three of the four films in the Transformers film series which are Revenge of the Fallen, Dark of the Moon and Age of Extinction.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Kruger was raised in Alexandria, Virginia, and attended college at New York University. He attended the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, graduating in 1990.

His produced screenplays include Arlington Road, Scream 3 and Reindeer Games.[2] He was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award for Best Screenplay for The Ring.

He also did uncredited rewrites to Scream 4, when Kevin Williamson had to leave production.

Early on in his career after penning the screenplay Arlington Road, he received the Nicholl Fellowship from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (an international competition open to new screenwriters) in 1996. Kruger wrote the script of the television series adaption of Terry Gilliam's film The Brothers Grimm.[3]



Year Film Director Studio Rotten Tomatoes
1999 Arlington Road Mark Pellington Screen Gems
PolyGram Pictures
2000 Scream 3 Wes Craven Dimension Films 31%[5]
2000 Reindeer Games John Frankenheimer 25%[6]
2002 Impostor Gary Fleder 22%
2002 The Ring Gore Verbinski DreamWorks Pictures 72%[7]
2005 Rings Jonathan Liebesman
2005 The Ring Two Hideo Nakata 20%[8]
2005 The Skeleton Key Iain Softley Universal Studios 39%[8]
2005 The Brothers Grimm Terry Gilliam Miramax Films 37%[8]
2007 Blood & Chocolate Katja von Garnier Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 11%[9]
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Michael Bay DreamWorks Pictures
Paramount Pictures
2011 Scream 4 Wes Craven Dimension Films 58%[11]
2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Michael Bay Paramount Pictures 36%[12]
2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction 18%[13]


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