Guillermo del Toro filmography

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The following is the complete filmography of Guillermo del Toro, a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer, and novelist.


Year Film
Director Writer Producer Notes
1985 Doña Lupe Yes Yes Executive Short film
1987 Geometría Yes Yes Yes
1993 Cronos Yes Yes No
1997 Mimic Yes Yes No
2001 The Devil's Backbone (El espinazo del diablo) Yes Yes Executive
2002 Blade II Yes No No
2004 Hellboy Yes Yes No
2006 Pan's Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno) Yes Yes Yes
2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army Yes Yes No
2010 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark No Yes Yes
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey No Yes No
2013 Pacific Rim Yes Yes Yes
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug No Yes No
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies No Yes No
2015 Crimson Peak Yes Yes Yes
2017 The Shape of Water Yes Yes Yes
2019 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark No Story Yes
2020 The Witches No Yes Yes Post-production[1]
2021 Pinocchio[2] Yes Yes Yes


Year Title Director Note
1998 Un Embrujo Carlos Carrera
2004 Crónicas Sebastián Cordero
2008 Insignificant Things (Cosas insignificantes) Andrea Martínez
Rudo y Cursi Carlos Cuarón
2009 Rabia Sebastián Cordero
2010 Julia's Eyes (Los ojos de Julia) Guillem Morales
2014 The Book of Life Jorge Gutierrez
2018 Pacific Rim: Uprising Steven S. DeKnight
2020 Antlers Scott Cooper Post-production

Executive producer[edit]

Year Title Director Note
1985 Doña Herlinda y su Hijo Jaime Humberto Hermosillo
2002 Asesino en Serio Antonio Urrutia
2007 The Orphanage (El orfanato) J. A. Bayona
2008 While She Was Out Susan Montford
2009 Splice Vincenzo Natali
2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 Jennifer Yuh Nelson
Puss in Boots Chris Miller
2012 The Captured Bird Jovanka Vuckovic Short film
Rise of the Guardians Peter Ramsey
2013 Mama Andy Muschietti
2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 Jennifer Yuh Nelson
Alessandro Carloni


Year Title Director Writer Executive
1986–1989 La hora marcada Yes Yes No Wrote and directed episodes: "Hamburguesas", "Caminos de ayer", "Con todo para llevar", "Invasión"
Directed episode: "Les gourmets"
2013 The Simpsons Yes No No Opening sequence of the "Treehouse of Horror XXIV"
2014–2017 The Strain Yes Yes Yes Co-creator;
Wrote and directed episode: "Night Zero"
Directed prologue of episode "BK, NY"
Directed Luchador film of episode "The Silver Angel"
2016–2018 Trollhunters[3] Yes Yes Yes Creator;
Wrote and directed episodes: "Becoming: Part 1 & 2"
Directed episodes: "The Eternal Knight: Part 1 & 2"
2018–2019 3Below Yes Yes Yes Creator;
Wrote and directed episodes: "Terra Incognita: Part 1 & 2"

Video games[edit]

Year Title Director Producer Writer Other Notes
N/A Sundown No No No Yes Co-developer (cancelled)
2008 Hellboy: The Science of Evil No No Yes Yes Voice over director
N/A Insane Yes Yes Yes No Cancelled
Silent Hills[4] Yes No No No
2019 Death Stranding No No No Yes 3D modeling for Deadman[5]

Acting roles[edit]

Year Title
Role Note
1993 Cronos Man Walking Dog Uncredited cameo
2000 Bullfighter Bullboy #2
2004 Hellboy Guy Dressed as Dragon Uncredited cameo
2007 Diary of the Dead Newsreader Uncredited voice cameo
2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army Creatures Uncredited voice roles
Quantum of Solace Additional voices Voice roles
2011 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Creatures[6]
Puss in Boots Moustache Man / Comandante[6]
2012 El Santos vs. La Tetona Mendoza Gamborimbo Ponx
2012, 2016 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Pappy McPoyle 2 episodes
2014 The Book of Life Land of the Remembered Captain's Wife[6] Voice role
2015 Extraordinary Tales The Pit and the Pendulum Voice narrator
2016–2018 Trollhunters Señor Muelas Voice role;
5 episodes
2018 Mickey and the Roadster Racers Mr. Talbot Voice role;
Episode: "Goof Mansion"
2019 The Simpsons Himself Voice role;
Episode: "101 Mitigations"

Other works[edit]

Year Title
1987 Obdulia First assistant director
1989 Love Lies (Mentiras piadosas) Special makeup effects artist
Goitia, un dios para sí mismo
1990 Morir en el golfo Special makeup effect artist and storyboard artist
1991 Cabeza de Vaca Special makeup effect artist
1992 Mi querido Tom Mix
1993 Dollar Mambo
1995 Algunas nubes
2006 Hellboy: Sword of Storms Creative producer
2007 Hellboy: Blood and Iron
Hellboy: Iron Shoes Short film
Creative producer
2010 Biutiful Associate producer
Megamind Creative consultant
2011 Cowboys & Aliens Creative consultant (uncredited)[7]
2014 Edge of Tomorrow Special visual consultant


  1. ^ "Principal Photography Begins on Robert Zemeckis' The Witches". BroadwayWorld. May 8, 2019. Retrieved July 23, 2019.
  2. ^ Trumbore, Dave (November 6, 2018). "Netflix Sets Guillermo del Toro's 'Pinocchio' and Henry Selick's 'Wendell & Wild' for 2021". Collider. Retrieved July 23, 2019.
  3. ^ Maglio, Tony (January 5, 2016). "Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Team on New 'Voltron,' Guillermo del Toro's 'Trollhunters'". TheWrap. Retrieved July 23, 2019.
  4. ^ McIntyre, Gina (August 12, 2014). "Guillermo del Toro, Hideo Kojima team up for new 'Silent Hill' game". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved August 13, 2014.
  5. ^ Hideo Kojima [@HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN] (29 May 2019). "I asked my bestie, Nicolas, to be "HEARTMAN" in DS as special guest. We 3D scanned his head, body, and facial expressions to make his 3D model, but his acting and voice are done by a different performer, same as with Guillermo" (Tweet). Retrieved 30 May 2019 – via Twitter.
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  7. ^ Ditzian, Eric (July 29, 2012). "'Cowboys & Aliens': Jon Favreau Talks Creating Creatures". Retrieved July 16, 2012.