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Michael G. Nathanson

Highest Rated: 99% L.A. Confidential (1997)

Lowest Rated: 13% Carpool (1996)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

Michael Nathanson, president and chief operating officer of MGM Pictures, began his entertainment career at NBC Sports in NYC and moved to Los Angeles in 1977 to launch his career in film, working first as a production assistant on such features as "The Deep" and "Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger" (both 1977). After stints as a vice-president of production at MBM/UA, Sherwood Productions and Warner Bros., he was appointed president of the motion picture division of Gladden Entertainment Corporation. By 1987, Nathanson had joined Columbia Pictures where he rose through the executive ranks to the position of executive vice president of production. Responsible for all aspects of production, including development, casting and overseeing Columbia's creative-executive staff, he was a principal force shepherding to the screen such acclaimed and prize-winning features as "Awakenings" (1990), "The Prince of Tides" (1991), "Boyz N the Hood" (1991), "A River Runs Through It" (1992), "A League of Their Own" (1992), "Bram Stoker's Dracula" (1992) and "Groundhog Day" (1993).



97% 88% Hell or High Water Executive Producer $27.0M 2016
32% 65% Joyful Noise Producer $30.9M 2012
29% 38% Goodbye Lover Executive Producer $1.9M 1998
68% 85% Dangerous Beauty Executive Producer $4.6M 1998
99% 94% L.A. Confidential Producer $64.6M 1997
33% 42% Murder at 1600 Executive Producer $25.8M 1997
39% 69% The Man Who Knew Too Little Producer $13.8M 1997
13% 39% Carpool Producer $3.3M 1996
44% 45% Bogus Executive Producer $4.3M 1996
68% 85% A Time to Kill Producer $108.7M 1996
31% 83% Empire Records Producer - 1995