Nimród Antal

Nimród Antal

Highest Rated: 82% Control (Kontroll) (2005)

Lowest Rated: 40% Armored (2009)

Birthday: Nov 30, 1973

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Antal was born in Los Angeles, California of Hungarian ancestry. He moved to Hungary in 1991 to study at the Hungarian Film Academy. After graduating, he went on to work in the film and television industry. In 2005, he moved back to his hometown of Los Angeles to pursue success in Hollywood. He is best known for writing and directing the Hungarian-language film Kontroll (2003), which won numerous awards, including the Award of the Youth at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival and the Golden Hugo (main prize) at the Chicago International Film Festival, as well as a European Film Award nomination for Best Director. The backdrop of the film is the Budapest Metro subway system. Kontroll, refers to the act of ticket inspectors checking to ensure a rider has paid their fare. Antal's first American feature film, Vacancy (2007), starring Kate Beckinsale and Luke Wilson, was released on April 20, 2007. His second American film, Armored (2009), was released in December 2009.

Highest Rated Movies



79% Metallica Through the Never Director Screenwriter $2.7M 2013
72% Machete Booth's Bodyguard #1 $26.3M 2010
65% Predators Director $52.1M 2010
40% Armored Director $16M 2009
55% Vacancy Director $19M 2007
82% Control (Kontroll) Screenwriter Director $0.2M 2005
No Score Yet Közel a szerelemhez (Close to Love) Actor 1999


60% Wayward Pines
Director 2016


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