James DeMonaco

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James DeMonaco
Born 1969 (age 47–48)
Brooklyn, New York City
New York, United States
Nationality American
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, producer
Known for The Purge series

James DeMonaco[1] (born 1969) is an American screenwriter, director, and producer. He is best known for creating the popular Purge film series, writing and directing The Purge (2013),[2] The Purge: Anarchy (2014) and The Purge: Election Year (2016).[3]

DeMonaco's first produced screenplay was the Robin Williams comedy Jack (1996), directed by Academy Award-winner Francis Ford Coppola.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Credit(s)
1996 Jack Writer
1998 The Negotiator
2005 Assault on Precinct 13
2006 Skinwalkers
2009 Staten Island (Little New York) Director, writer
2013 The Purge
2014 The Purge: Anarchy
2016 The Purge: Election Year

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Credit(s)
2005 HBO First Look Himself
2007 The Kill Point Producer, writer *Who's Afraid of Mr. Wolf, Part 1 (22 July 2007) – writer (creator) (written by), executive producer
  • Who's Afraid of Mr. Wolf? Part 2 (22 July 2007) – writer (creator) (written by), executive producer
  • No Meringue (29 July 2007) – writer (creator), executive producer
  • Pro Patria (5 August 2007) – writer (creator) (written by)
  • Visiting Hours (12 August 2007) – writer (creator) (written by)
  • The Great Ape Escape (19 August 2007) – writer (writer)
  • Rabbit at Unrest (26 August 2007) – executive producer
  • The Devil's Zoo (26 August 2007) – writer (writer)
2009 Crash Writer, producer *You Set the Scene (18 September 2009) – executive producer
  • Always See Your Face (25 September 2009) – writer (written by), executive producer
  • The World's a Mess/It's in My Kiss (3 October 2009) – executive producer
  • Can't Explain (9 October 2009) – executive producer
  • You, I'll Be Following (16 October 2009) – executive producer
  • No Matter What You Do (30 October 2009) – executive producer
  • Johnny Hit and Run Pauline (6 November 2009) – executive producer
  • Lovers in Captivity (13 November 2009) – writer (written by), executive producer
  • Endangered Species (20 November 2009) – executive producer
  • Master of Puppets (27 November 2009) – executive producer
  • Calm Like a Bomb (4 December 2009) – executive producer
  • Alone Again Or... (11 December 2009) – writer (written by), executive producer
  • Los Angeles (18 December 2009) – executive producer

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