Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro

Highest Rated: 100% Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster (2021)

Lowest Rated: 42% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018)

Birthday: Oct 9, 1964

Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

As part of the wave of Mexican filmmakers who have made an indelible mark upon American cinema in the 1990s, director Guillermo del Toro - along with compatriots Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Alfonso Cuarón - attained a remarkable level of critical and box-office success in an environment not conducive to international filmmaking. Unlike his peers, however, del Toro steered away from making art house films about his native Mexico, focusing instead on helming old-fashioned horror movies. Bursting onto the scene with his first effort, "Cronos" (1993), del Toro learned how to deal with Hollywood the hard way with his first studio effort, "Mimic" (1997). After directing "The Devil's Backbone" (2001), a return to independent film and his native Mexico, he took on Hollywood a second time with "Blade II" (2002), only this time with more success. His critically acclaimed adaptation of the comic book "Hellboy" (2004) was followed by the critically acclaimed "Pan's Labyrinth" (2006), a stark, but dream-like horror fantasy that earned three Academy Awards and helped to make del Toro a rare success in both the United States and his homeland. He went on to direct the successful sequel "Hellboy II: The Golden Army" (2008) while stepping into a producer's role for "Biutiful" (2010) and "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" (2011). Whether as a writer, director, producer and even novelist, del Toro drew upon an eclectic mix of horror, science fiction and fantasy to create unique and sometimes bizarre films that earned him a loyal following.

Highest rated movies

Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird
Clapboard Jungle
Drew: The Man Behind the Poster

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
81% No Score Yet Nightmare Alley Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 2021
59% 68% Antlers Producer $10.6M 2021
100% No Score Yet Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster Self - 2021
88% 49% Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans Producer - 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pinocchio Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 2021
88% No Score Yet Clapboard Jungle Unknown (Character) - 2020
49% 32% Roald Dahl's The Witches Screenwriter,
Producer
- 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Beauty Director - 2020
77% 72% Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Producer $68.7M 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ayotzinapa, el paso de la tortuga Director - 2018
42% 38% Pacific Rim Uprising Producer $59.2M 2018
92% 72% The Shape of Water Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
$63.3M 2017
89% 78% 78/52 Self $30.3K 2017
87% 78% Kung Fu Panda 3 Executive Producer $143.5M 2016
No Score Yet 100% Creature Designers - The Frankenstein Complex (Le complexe de Frankenstein) Unknown (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Frankenstein Complex Unknown (Character) - 2015
72% 55% Crimson Peak Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
$31.1M 2015
91% 73% The Thin Yellow Line Producer - 2015
83% 77% The Book of Life Producer $50.1M 2014
59% 74% The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Screenwriter $255.1M 2014
58% 50% Extraordinary Tales Narrator: The Pit and the Pendulum (Voice) - 2013
100% No Score Yet Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird Unknown (Character) - 2013
74% 85% The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Screenwriter $258.4M 2013
50% 71% Drew: The Man Behind the Poster Unknown (Character) $3.1K 2013
72% 77% Pacific Rim Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
$101.8M 2013
63% 55% Mama Executive Producer $71.6M 2013
No Score Yet 71% El Santos vs. the Zombie Menace Gamborimbo Ponx (Voice) - 2012
64% 83% The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Screenwriter $303.0M 2012
75% 80% Rise of the Guardians Executive Producer $103.4M 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rise of the Guardians Executive Producer - 2012
86% 67% Puss in Boots Mustache Man/Comandante (Voice),
Executive Producer
$149.2M 2011
60% 34% Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Screenwriter,
Producer
$24.0M 2010
75% 37% Splice Executive Producer $17.0M 2009
No Score Yet 83% Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown Unknown (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 48% Insignificant Things Producer - 2008
73% 66% The Beautiful Game Producer $1.8M 2008
86% 71% Hellboy II: The Golden Army Director,
Screenwriter
$75.8M 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet El Último truco Self - 2008
87% 86% The Orphanage Executive Producer $7.2M 2007
95% 91% Pan's Labyrinth Director,
Writer,
Producer
$37.6M 2006
71% 77% Cronicas Producer $299.3K 2004
81% 66% Hellboy Director,
Screenwriter
$59.0M 2004
57% 68% Blade II Director $81.6M 2002
No Score Yet 33% I Murder Seriously Executive Producer - 2002
92% 89% The Devil's Backbone Director,
Writer
$754.7K 2001
No Score Yet 0% Bullfighter Bullboy No. 2 (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet 62% Under a Spell Producer - 1998
64% 37% Mimic Director,
Writer,
Screenwriter
$25.5M 1997
91% 69% Cronos Director,
Screenwriter
- 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Geometría Director,
Screenwriter
- 1987
No Score Yet 54% Dona Herlinda and Her Son Executive Producer - 1985

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 10% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2015 2017-2018 2021
100% 95% Wizards Executive Producer,
Creator
2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet 3 Below: Tales of Arcadia Creator 2018-2019
85% 75% The Simpsons Himself (Guest Voice) 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Elvis Goes There Guest 2019
No Score Yet 96% Trollhunters: Tales Of Arcadia Creator,
Executive Producer
2016-2018
83% 85% James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction Guest 2018
No Score Yet 28% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet q Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet etalk Guest 2017
79% 77% The Strain Executive Producer 2014-2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Vice Guide to Film Unknown (Character) 2016
No Score Yet 41% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet EP Daily Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet LatiNation Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Q With Jian Ghomeshi Guest 2012-2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Made in Hollywood Guest 2013
No Score Yet 92% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Pappy McPoyle (Guest Star) 2012
No Score Yet 100% The Colbert Report Guest 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlie Rose Guest 2009