George Gallo

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George Gallo
Born (1956-03-20) March 20, 1956 (age 68)
Occupation(s)Director, producer, screenwriter, musician, painter, author

George Gallo Jr. (born March 20, 1956) is an American screenwriter, film director, producer, painter and musician.[1]

He is known for writing Midnight Run[2] and 29th Street,[3] and is an accomplished painter in the style of the Pennsylvania Impressionists. In 1990, he won the coveted Arts for the Parks award, and has had three one-man exhibitions in New York City.

In 2010, Gallo wrote and directed the film Middle Men starring Luke Wilson.[4]


Year Title Director Writer Producer Notes
1986 Wise Guys Yes
1988 Midnight Run Yes
1991 29th Street Yes Yes Directorial debut
1994 Trapped in Paradise Yes Yes Yes
1995 Bad Boys Story
2001 Double Take Yes Yes
2001 See Spot Run Yes
2003 DysFunktional Family Yes Documentary film
2004 The Whole Ten Yards Yes
2006 Local Color Yes Yes Yes
2007 Code Name: The Cleaner Yes
2008 My Mom's New Boyfriend Yes Yes
2009 Middle Men Yes Yes
2012 Columbus Circle Yes Yes
2018 Bigger Yes Yes
2019 David A. Leffel: An American Master Yes Documentary film
2019 The Poison Rose Yes
2020 The Comeback Trail Yes Yes
2021 Vanquish Yes Yes
2023 The Ritual Killer Yes
TBA The Legitimate Wise Guy Yes Filming
TBA Ponzi for Idiots Yes
TBA Covet Yes

Producer only[edit]

Year Title Producer Notes
1994 Another Midnight Run Executive Television films
1994 Midnight Runaround
2004 Most High
2006 Waiting on Fountain Short film
2008 Senior Skip Day Direct-to-video
2011 Estranged Short films
2012 Victoria's Turn Executive
2018 Persephone: Pictures at the End of the World

Other works[edit]

Year Title Credited as Notes
1989 The Cover Girl and the Cop Role: I.A. Officer Television film
1989 Relentless Role: Medical Examiner
1999 Analyze This Script revision Uncredited


  1. ^ "The New York Times". Movies & TV Dept. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2012. Archived from the original on November 4, 2012. Retrieved April 14, 2011.
  2. ^ Thomas, Bob (July 15, 1988). "Midnight Run' a cut above the rest". Kentucky New Era. p. 5B. Retrieved April 14, 2011.
  3. ^ Maslin, Janet (November 1, 1991). "Portrait of Frank and the Other Pesces". The New York Times. Retrieved April 14, 2011.
  4. ^ Travers, Peter (August 6, 2010). "Middle Men". Rolling Stone. Retrieved April 14, 2011.

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