Berman, Bruce 1952–

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BERMAN, Bruce 1952–


Born April 25, 1952, in New York, NY; married; wife's name, Nancy; children: one son. Education: University of California, Los Angeles, undergraduate degree, 1975; Georgetown University Law School, J.D., 1978; also attended California Institute of the Arts.

Addresses: Office—Village Roadshow Pictures Entertainment, 3400 Riverside Dr., Suite 900, Burbank, CA 91505.

Career: Producer and production executive. Warner Bros., assistant to Jack Valenti; Casablanca Filmworks, assistant to Peter Guber, 1979; Universal Pictures, assistant to Sean Daniel and Joel Silver, beginning 1979, then vice president of production, beginning 1982; Warner Bros., vice president of production, 1984–88, then senior vice president of production, 1988–91, then president of theatrical productions, 1991–96; founder of Plan B Entertainment (a Warner Bros.–based independent production company), 1996; Village Roadshow Pictures (parent company of Plan B Entertainment), chairperson and chief executive officer, 1998—.

Awards, Honors: Named to Power 100 list, Premiere, 2003.


Film Executive Producer:

Practical Magic, Warner Bros., 1998.

Analyze This (also known as Analyze Me), Warner Bros., 1999.

Deep Blue Sea, Warner Bros., 1999.

The Matrix, Warner Bros., 1999.

Three Kings, Warner Bros., 1999.

Three to Tango, Warner Bros., 1999.

Gossip, Warner Bros., 2000.

Miss Congeniality (also known as Miss Undercover), Warner Bros., 2000.

Cats & Dogs, Warner Bros., 2001.

Don't Say A Word, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2001.

Exit Wounds, Warner Bros., 2001.

Hearts in Atlantis, Warner Bros., 2001.

Ocean's Eleven (also known as 11 and O11), Warner Bros., 2001.

Saving Silverman (also known as Evil Woman), Columbia, 2001.

See Spot Run, Columbia, 2001.

Swordfish, Warner Bros., 2001.

Training Day, Warner Bros., 2001.

Valentine, Warner Bros., 2001.

The Adventures of Pluto Nash (also known as Pluto Nash), Warner Bros., 2002.

Analyze That, Warner Bros., 2002.

Ghost Ship, Warner Bros., 2002.

Queen of the Damned (also known as Anne Rice's "Queen of the Damned"), Warner Bros., 2002.

Showtime, Warner Bros., 2002.

Two Weeks Notice, Warner Bros., 2002.

Dreamcatcher (also known as L'attrapeur de reves), Warner Bros., 2003.

The Matrix Reloaded, Warner Bros., 2003, IMAX version released as The Matrix Reloaded: The IMAX Experience, IMAX Corporation. The Matrix Revolutions, Warner Bros., 2003, IMAX version released as The Matrix Revolutions: The IMAX Experience, IMAX Corporation.

Mystic River, Warner Bros., 2003.

Catwoman, Warner Bros., 2004.

Ocean's Twelve, Warner Bros., 2004.

Taking Lives, Warner Bros., 2004.

Torque, Warner Bros., 2004.

Cats & Dogs 2: Tinkles' Revenge (animated), Warner Bros., 2005.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Warner Bros., 2005.

The Dukes of Hazzard, Warner Bros., 2005.

Happy Feet, Warner Bros., 2005.

House of Wax, Warner Bros., 2005.

Lucky You, Warner Bros., 2005.

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, Warner Bros., 2005.

The Wrong Element, Warner Bros., 2005.

Il mare, Warner Bros., 2006.

Police Academy, Warner Bros., 2006.

Film Producer:

Red Planet, Warner Bros., 2000.

Angel Eyes, Warner Bros., 2001.

Eight Legged Freaks (also known as Arac Attack), Warner Bros., 2002.