History Creator / DavidMamet

1st Jan '16 10:10:35 PM DanielCase
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  • China Doll
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* ''China Doll''
11th Feb '15 1:27:36 PM RushLimborg
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* ''Film/{{Heist}}'' (writer/director)

* ''Film/ThePostmanAlwaysRingsTwice1981'' (writer)

* ''Film/{{Heist}}'' (writer/director)
19th Mar '14 12:12:36 PM thesunisup
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Mamet is most famous for his plays, and the film versions thereof, which are frequently adapted by Mamet himself. These works are known best for [[MametSpeak clever, vulgar, and rapid-fire worldplay]]. His plays also tend to be written for smaller casts: ''American Buffalo'', ''Theatre/SpeedThePlow'', and ''Boston Marriage'', three of his best-known plays are all three-person plays. He has published more than thirty plays over his forty-year career.
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Mamet is most famous for his plays, and the film versions thereof, which are frequently adapted by Mamet himself. These works are known best for [[MametSpeak clever, vulgar, and rapid-fire worldplay]]. His plays also tend to be written for smaller casts: ''American Buffalo'', ''Theatre/AmericanBuffalo'', ''Theatre/SpeedThePlow'', and ''Boston Marriage'', three of his best-known plays are all three-person plays. He has published more than thirty plays over his forty-year career.

* ''American Buffalo''
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* ''American Buffalo''''Theatre/AmericanBuffalo''
9th Mar '14 4:20:23 PM BadSplice
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Beyond adapting (and often directing) the film versions of his own plays, Mamet has also written and directed original works for the screen, including ''Film/{{Ronin}}'' (writer), ''Film/{{Spartan}}'' (director), and ''Redbelt'' (writer and director). He also wrote the adapted screenplay to Brian De Palma's ''The Untouchables''. He is now in talks to direct another adaptation of ''Theatre/TheDiaryOfAnneFrank'' for 2010.
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Beyond adapting (and often directing) the film versions of his own plays, Mamet has also written and directed original works for the screen, including ''Film/{{Ronin}}'' (writer), ''Film/{{Spartan}}'' (director), and ''Redbelt'' (writer ([[BreadEggsBreadedEggs writer and director).director]]). He also wrote the adapted screenplay to Brian De Palma's ''The Untouchables''. He is now in talks to direct another adaptation of ''Theatre/TheDiaryOfAnneFrank'' for 2010.
28th Nov '13 7:45:28 PM RushLimborg
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* ''The Anarchist''
15th Nov '13 11:52:42 PM RushLimborg
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In addition to all of this, he has also written a number of books about the film and theatre industries, which are famous in their own right, some the most famous being ''Bambi Vs. Godzilla'', ''Three Uses of the Knife'', and ''On Directing Film''.
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In addition to all of this, he has also written a number of books about the film and theatre industries, which are famous in their own right, some the most famous being ''Bambi Vs. Godzilla'', ''Three Uses of the Knife'', and ''On Directing Film''. \n He even wrote a book on politics, ''The Secret Knowledge''.

His newest play, ''Race'', opened on Broadway December 2009, currently stars Dennis Haysbert and Eddie Izzard, and directed by Mamet himself.
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His newest play, play ''Race'', opened on Broadway December 2009, currently stars Dennis Haysbert and Eddie Izzard, and directed by Mamet himself.
9th Nov '13 9:31:25 PM KevinKlawitter
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* ''Film/PhilSpector'' (made-for-HBO movie starring Creator/AlPacino as the notorious record producer, and focusing on his murder trial)
10th Oct '13 10:15:34 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* ''[[Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs Hannibal]]'' (co-writer)
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* ''[[Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs Hannibal]]'' ''Film/{{Hannibal}}'' (co-writer)

* ''{{Redbelt}}'' (writer/director)
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* ''{{Redbelt}}'' ''Film/{{Redbelt}}'' (writer/director)

* ''State and Main''
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* ''State and Main''''Film/StateAndMain''
6th Jun '13 3:34:37 PM RushLimborg
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* ''Film/TheVerdict'' * ''Film/WagTheDog''
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* ''Film/TheVerdict'' ''Film/TheVerdict'' (screenplay) * ''Film/WagTheDog''''Film/WagTheDog'' (screenplay)
30th Mar '13 10:26:41 PM JIKTV
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* ''Film/{{Hannibal}}'' (co-writer)
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* ''Film/{{Hannibal}}'' ''[[Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs Hannibal]]'' (co-writer)
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