Robert Schwentke

Robert Schwentke

Highest Rated: 83% The Captain (2017)

Lowest Rated: 11% The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016)

Birthday: Feb 15, 1968

Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

Director Robert Schwentke honed his craft in German cinema before making the move to Hollywood where he found success adapting various best-selling novels, comic books and young adult stories for the big screen. A graduate of the American Film Institute, Schwentke first attracted attention with the German-language thriller "Tattoo" (2002), and after following it up with the autobiographical "The Family Jewels" (2003), made his first foray into the English-language market with the Jodie Foster-starring mystery "Flightplan" (2005). Schwentke continued to establish a reputation as one of Europe's most talented young auteurs with films based on Audrey Niffenegger's romantic best-seller The Time Traveler's Wife and Warren Ellis & Cully Hamner's graphic novel, RED. And although a misfiring adaptation of Dark Horse comic R.I.P.D. received a scathing critical response, Schwentke quickly got his career back on track when he was hired to helm two installments of the "Divergent" franchise.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
38% 74% Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins Director $13.4M 2021
83% 83% The Captain Director,
Screenwriter
$108.6K 2017
11% 41% The Divergent Series: Allegiant Director $66.2M 2016
28% 58% The Divergent Series: Insurgent Director $130.1M 2015
12% 38% R.I.P.D. Director $33.6M 2013
72% 72% Red Director $90.4M 2010
38% 59% The Time Traveler's Wife Director $63.4M 2009
37% 48% Flightplan Director $89.7M 2005
No Score Yet 80% Eierdiebe (The Family Jewels) Director - 2003
68% 59% Tattoo Director,
Writer
- 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Scene of the Crime: Iconoclasm Writer - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Scene of the Crime: Three Monkeys Writer - 1993

TV

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No Score Yet 88% Lie to Me Director 2009

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