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Guillermo del Toro
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Date of Birth: Oct 9, 1964

Country: Mexico

Biography: Guillermo del Toro Gómez is an Academy Award-nominated Mexican filmmaker. He is one of the film directors known as the Three Amigos (Spanish: Cineastas, Trío de Amigos) that include Alfonso Cuarón and Alejandro González Iñárritu.

Total Titles at Criticker: 30 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Writer (16) | Director (14) | Actor (13) | Creator (2)
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Five Came Back (2017)
Filmmakers Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, Guillermo del Toro, Paul Greengrass and Lawrence Kasdan discuss the impact of cinema during World War II.
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78/52 (2017)
An unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960), the "man behind the curtain", and the screen murder that profoundly changed the course of world cinema. (imdb)
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The Shape of Water (2017)
An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. (imdb)
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Trollhunters (2016)
Based on a book by del Toro, Trollhunters tells the story of friends who unearth a mystery underneath their hometown.
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Extraordinary Tales (2015)
An animated anthology of 5 stories adapted from Edgar Allan Poe. (imdb)
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Crimson Peak (2015)
In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds ... and remembers. (imdb)
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Creature Designers - The Frankenstein Complex (2015)
There's nothing we love more here on Dread than practical monster effects, which unfortunately have fallen by the wayside in favor of CGI. But it's the fans who are keeping that old school spirit alive, and there are perhaps none... (imdb)
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The Strain (2014)
The Strain (2014) - TV Series
A thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself. (FX)
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Bilbo and Company are forced to be engaged in a war against an array of combatants and keeping the terrifying Smaug from acquiring a kingdom of treasure. and obliterating all of Middle-Earth. (imdb)
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring. (imdb)
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Drew: The Man Behind the Poster (2013)
A documentary on legendary movie-poster artist Drew Struzan. (IMDb)
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Pacific Rim (2013)
When an alien attack threatens the Earth's existence, giant robots piloted by humans are deployed to fight off the menace. (imdb)
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Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics (2013)
A documentary detailing the epic Rogues' Gallery of DC Comics from The Joker and Lex Luthor, Sinestro, Darkseid and more, this documentary will explore the Super Villains of DC Comics. (imdb)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
A curious Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a vigorous group of Dwarves to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug. (imdb)
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Horror Europa with Mark Gatiss (2012)
A 90-minute exploration of European horror. (en.wikipedia.org)
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Trailers from Hell Volume 2 (2011)
Trailer compilation (mostly B-movies) coupled with passionate film commentary from some very hip directors and screenwriters. (366weirdmovies)
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Puss in Boots (2011)
A story about the events leading up to the sword fighting cat's meeting with Shrek and his friends. (imdb)
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Don
A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.
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The Master
One hour documentary about main characteristics and elements about Hitchcock's cinema focussing in Warner movies: Strangers on a Train, North by Northwest, Suspicion, I Confess, The Wrong Man, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Dial M for Murder.
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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
The mythical world starts a rebellion against humanity in order to rule the Earth, so as Hellboy and his team returns they must save the world from the rebellious creatures. Now, as the creatures who inhabit the spiritual realm gear-up for an all out attack on the human plane, the only one capable of saving the Earth is a tough-talking hellspawn rejected by both worlds. (imdb)
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Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown (2008)
A chronicle of the life, work and mind that created the Cthulhu mythos. (imdb)
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Pan
In 1944 fascist Spain, a girl, fascinated with fairy-tales, is sent along with her pregnant mother to live with her new stepfather, a ruthless captain of the Spanish army. During the night, she meets a fairy who takes her to an old faun in the center of the labyrinth. He tells her she's a princess, but must prove her royalty by surviving three gruesome tasks. If she fails, she will never prove herself to be the the true princess and will never see her real father, the king, again. (imdb)
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Hellboy (2004)
A supernatural action-adventure based on Mike Mignola's acclaimed Dark Horse Comic series of the same name. (Sony)
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Boogeymen II: Masters of Horror (2002)
More clips from horror movies, plus interviews with other horror legends. (imdb)
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Blade II (2002)
Wesley Snipes returns as Blade, the Marvel Comics half-human, half-vampire character he vividly brought to life in the 1998 hit film of the same name. (New Line Cinema)
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The Devil
It is 1939, the end of three years of bloody civil war in Spain, and General Franco's right-wing Nationalists are poised to defeat the left-wing Republican forces. A ten-year-old boy named Carlos (Fernando Tielve), the son of a fallen Republican war hero, is left by his tutor in an orphanage in the middle of nowhere. The orphanage is run by a curt but considerate headmistress named Carmen (Marisa Paredes) and a kindly Professor Casares, both of whom are sympathetic to the doomed Republican cause. (imdb)
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Mimic (1997)
A team of scientists discover a miracle cure that stops the spread of a deadly disease... only to find three years later that something has gone terribly wrong. Their creation has taken on a horrifying life of its own... able to mimic and destroy its every predator -- even man! And now, it threatens to wipe out an entire city... unless they stop it in time. (Miramax)
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Cronos (1993)
In 1535, an alchemist builds an extraordinary mechanism encapsulated into a small golden device. The invention, designed to convey eternal life to its owner, survives its maker until 1997 when it shows up to an antiquarian. (imdb)
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Geometria (1987)
Geometria (1987) - Short Film
A student boy has failed once more geometry examination and also, short time ago, he has lost his father in an accident , but with the help of magic rites he wants to evoke a superior demon and will order him to resolve all of his problems.
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Doña Lupe (1985)
Doña Lupe (1985) - Short Film
A woman facing ruin rents a room to two policemen despite her suspicions about their intent. Her doubts soon prove correct... (dvdverdict.com)
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