Michael Hoffman

Michael Hoffman

Highest Rated: 73% Promised Land (1987)

Lowest Rated: 12% The Best of Me (2014)

Birthday: Nov 30, 1956

Birthplace: Hawaii, USA

During his 20-plus year career as a feature film writer and director, Michael Hoffman helmed both studio and independent films, though it was his lesser-seen work that made the strongest impression on critics. Hoffman was no stranger to the film festival circuit, where he first earned notice in 1988 for "Promised Land" and by 2009 was still getting high marks and nominations for "The Last Station" (2009), based on the life of author Leo Tolstoy. While his subject matter for that film was decidedly aimed at the art house crowd, Hoffman had pleased mainstream audiences with his romantic comedy "One Fine Day" (1996), and even tried to combine mass appeal and literary subject matter to moderate success in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1999). With multiple Independent Spirit Award nominations under his belt, Hoffman was a well-regarded filmmaker unafraid to dig deep into the psyche and explore a wide range of human experiences.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gore Director - 2018
12% 59% The Best of Me Director $26.8M 2014
18% 23% Gambit Director - 2012
71% 67% The Last Station Director,
Screenwriter
$6.6M 2009
25% 47% The Narrows Executive Producer - 2008
73% 45% The Great New Wonderful Executive Producer $150.1K 2005
61% 38% Game 6 Director $128.1K 2005
50% 67% The Emperor's Club Director $14.1M 2002
67% 60% William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream Director,
Writer (Screenplay),
Producer
- 1999
50% 66% One Fine Day Director $46.1M 1996
70% 59% Restoration Director $3.5M 1995
69% 63% Soapdish Director $33.9M 1991
50% 42% Some Girls Director $6.2K 1988
73% 44% Promised Land Director $66K 1987
No Score Yet 91% Restless Natives Director - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Privileged Director - 1982

TV

Credit
27% No Score Yet MDs Director 2002

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