Globus, Yoram 1941–

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Globus, Yoram 1941–


Born 1941, in Tiberias, Palestine (now Israel); immigrated to the United States, 1979; father, a cinema manager in Haifa, Israel; married Edna Lev (a singer), October 6, 1991 (divorced); children: Liron Lev. Education: Graduated from business school.


Office—Noah Communications, 10 Glickson Str., Tel Aviv, Israel 63567.


Producer and executive producer. Founder and producer (with Menahem Golan), Golan-Globus Productions, Israel, then Los Angeles, CA, 1962-?; founder and producer (with Golan and Amnon Globus), Noah Films, Israel, 1963—; founder and producer (with Golan), AmeriEuro Pictures Corporation, 1965-?; (with Golan) purchased controlling shares of Cannon Films, 1979; president, director, and chief executive officer, Cannon Group, Inc. (including Cannon Films, Cannon Releasing Corporation, Cannon Distributing, Inc., and Cannon International), 1979-?; owner, Classic Theatres, United Kingdom.

Awards, Honors:

Academy Award nomination, best foreign language film, 1965, for Sallah; Academy Award nomination, best foreign language film, 1973, for I Love You, Rosa; Academy Award nomination, best foreign language film, 1974, for The House on Chelouch Street; Academy Award nomination, best foreign language film, 1978, for Operation Thunderbolt; Academy Award, best foreign language film, 1987, for The Assault; Film Award nomination (with others), best foreign language film, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1987, for Otello; Independent Spirit Award nomination (with Menahem Golan), best feature, 1988, for Tough Guys Don't Dance.


Film Producer:

Sallah (also known as Sallah Shabati), Palisades International, 1964.

Fortuna (also known as La fille de la mer morte, Seduced in Sodom, and The Girl from the Dead Sea), Trans American Films, 1966.

Trunk to Cairo (also known as Mivtza Kahir and Einer Spielt falsch), American International, 1966.

Nes B'Ayara (also known as A Miracle in Our Town, A Miracle in the Town, and A Miracle in the Village), 1968.

Sam's Song (also known as Line of Fire and The Swap), Cannon, 1969.

My Margo (also known as My Love in Jerusalem and Margo Sheli), Cannon, 1969.

What's Good for the Goose, National Showmanship, 1969.

Lupo (also known as Lupo!), 1970.

Ha-Pritza Hagdola (also known as Attack at Dawn, Eagles Attack at Dawn, From Hell to Victory, Hanesharim Pashtu Im Shacher, Hostages in the Gulf, and The Big Escape), Allied Artists Pictures, 1970.

Katz V'Carasso (also known as Katz and Carrasso and The Contract), 1971.

Malkat Hakvish (also known as The Highway Queen), 1971.

Jump (also known as Fury on Wheels), Cannon, 1971.

Shod Hatelephonim Hagadol (also known as The Great Telephone Robbery), Tal-Shahar, 1972.

Escape to the Sun, Cinevision, 1972.

I Love You, Rosa (also known as Ani ohev otach Rosa), Leisure Media, 1972.

The House on Chelouch Street, Noah, 1973.

Abu el Banat (also known as Daughters, Daughters), Peppercorn-Wormser, 1973.

Kazablan, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1974.

Diamonds (also known as Diamond Shaft and Yahlumim), AVCO-Embassy, 1975.

Lepke, AmeriEuro/Warner Bros., 1975.

The Four Deuces, AVCO-Embassy, 1976.

Kid Vengeance (also known as Take Another Hard Ride and Vengeance), Cannon, 1977.

Cheerleaders' Beach Party, 1978.

Operation Thunderbolt (also known as Entebbe: Operation Thunderbolt and Mivtsa Yonatan), Cinema Shares International, 1978.

The Uranium Conspiracy (also known as Agenten kennen keine tranen, A chi tocca, tocca, Kesher Ha'uranium, Restrisiko 100%, and Yellowcake operazione urano), Golan-Globus, 1978.

Savage Weekend, Golan-Globus, 1978.

Yisraelim Matzhikim (also known as It's a Funny, Funny World), 1978.

The Alaska Wilderness Adventure, Cannon-Happy, 1978.

Eskimo Limon (also known as Going All the Way and Lemon Popsicle), Noah, 1978.

The Magician of Lublin (also known as Ha-Kosem mi'lublin and Der magier), Golan-Globus, 1979.

Yotzim Kavua (also known as Eis am stiel 2: feste freundin, Going Steady, Greasy Kid Stuff, and Lemon Popsicle II), Cannon, 1979.

Nisuin Nusah Tel Aviv (also known as Marriage Tel Aviv Style), 1979.

Imi Hageneralit (also known as My Mother the General), 1979.

The Apple (also known as Star Rock), Cannon, 1980.

The Happy Hooker Goes to Hollywood (also known as Hollywood Blue), Cannon, 1980.

Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype, Cannon, 1980.

New Year's Evil, Cannon, 1980.

Schizoid (also known as Murder by Mail), Cannon, 1980.

Seed of Innocence (also known as Teen Mothers), Cannon, 1980.

Body and Soul, Cannon, 1981.

Shifshuf Naim (also known as Eis am stiel 3-liebeleien, Hot Bubblegum, and Lemon Popsicle), 1981.

Enter the Ninja (also known as Ninja 1), Cannon, 1981.

Sapiches (also known as Eis am stiel 4-hasenjagd, Lemon Popsicle IV, and Private Popsicle), Cannon, 1982.

Death Wish II, Columbia/EMI/Warner Bros., 1982.

Enter the Ninja, Cannon, 1982.

Hospital Massacre (also known as Ward 13, X-Ray, and Be My Valentine, Or Else …), Cannon, 1982.

The Last American Virgin, Cannon, 1982.

Ahava Ilemeth (also known as Mute Love and Secret of Yolanda), 1982.

Treasure of the Four Crowns (also known as Il Mistero della quattro corona), Cannon, 1983.

10 to Midnight, Cannon, 1983.

Nana (also known as Nana, the True Key of Pleasure and Nana: La vera chiave del piacere), Cannon, 1983.

I'm Almost Not CrazyJohn Cassavetes: The Man and His Work, Cannon, 1983.

House of the Long Shadows (also known as House of Long Shadows), Cannon, 1983.

Revenge of the Ninja (also known as Ninja II and Way of the Ninja), Cannon/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1983.

Sababa (also known as Eis am stiel-hasenjagd 2, Hasenjagd 2.Teil, Private Maneuver, Private Manoeuvres, and Sababa—Wer hat mir die butter vom brot geklaut?), 1983.

Hercules (also known as Ercole), Cannon, 1983.

The Wicked Lady, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1983.

Edut Me'ones (also known as Forced Testimony and Forced Witness), VMP, 1984.

Sahara, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984.

The Ambassador (also known as The Peacemaker), Cannon, 1984.

The Naked Face, Cannon, 1984.

Missing in Action, Cannon, 1984.

Hot Resort, Cannon, 1984.

Love Streams, Cannon, 1984.

Breakin' (also known as Breakdance and Breakdance: The Movie), Cannon/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984.

The Ultimate Solution of Grace Quigley (also known as Grace Quigley), Cannon/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984.

Making the Grade (also known as Preppies), Cannon/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984.

Ninja III—The Domination (also known as Ninja 3: The Domination), Cannon/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984.

Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (also known as Breakdance 2—Electric Boogaloo, Breakin' 2 Is Electric Boogaloo, and Electric Boogaloo Breakin' 2), Cannon, 1984.

Lifeforce, TriStar, 1984.

Over the Brooklyn Bridge (also known as Across the Brooklyn Bridge and My Darling Shiksa), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984.

Sword the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (also known as Sword of the Valiant), Cannon, 1984.

Roman Za'ir (also known as Baby Love, Eis am stiel-die groBe liebe, hasenjagd II, and Lemon Popsicle V), Cannon, 1984.

Hot Resort, Cannon, 1985.

Ha-Me'ahev (also known as The Lover), Cannon, 1985.

Harimu Ogen (also known as Lemon Popsicle VI, Up Your Anchor, and Up Your Anchor: Lemon Popsicle 6), Cannon, 1985.

The Delta Force, Cannon, 1985.

The Assisi Underground, Cannon, 1985.

Hot Chili (also known as Hot Summer), Cannon, 1985.

Interno Berlinese (also known as The Berlin Affair), Cannon, 1985.

Missing in Action 2: The Beginning, Cannon, 1985.

Rappin', Cannon, 1985.

American Ninja (also known as American Warrior), Cannon, 1985.

Death Wish 3, Cannon, 1985.

King Solomon's Mines, Cannon, 1985.

Runaway Train, Cannon, 1985.

Fool for Love, Cannon, 1985.

Invasion U.S.A. (also known as Invastion U.S.A.), Cannon, 1985.

Grace Quiqley (also known as The Ultimate Solution of Grace Quigley), Cannon, 1985.

Deja Vu, Cannon, 1985.

Lifeforce (also known as Space Vampires), Cannon, 1985.

The Berlin Affair (also known as Interno berlinese and Leidenschaften), 1985.

Le avvaenture dell'incredible ercole (also known as Le avventure di ercole 2, Hercules II, and The Adventures of Hercules), Cannon, 1985.

Murphy's Law, Cannon, 1986.

The Naked Cage, Cannon, 1986.

P.O.W.: The Escape, Cannon, 1986.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2 (also known as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2), Cannon, 1986.

Invaders from Mars, Cannon, 1986.

52 Pick-Up, Cannon, 1986.

Link, Cannon, 1986.

Firewalker, Cannon, 1986.

Dumb Dicks (also known as Detective School Dropouts, Asilo di pollizia and Private Detectives), Cannon, 1986.

The Nutcracker: The Motion Picture, Cannon, 1986.

Avenging Force, Cannon, 1986.

Hashigaon Hagadol (also known as Funny Farm), Cannon, 1986.

Journey to the Center of the Earth, Cannon, 1986.

Makat Hakita (also known as Prom Queen), Cannon, 1986.

Otello, Cannon, 1986.

Superfantagenio (also known as Aladdin), Cannon, 1986.

Un complicato intrigo di donne, vicoli, e delitti (also known as A Complex Plot About Women, Alleys, and Crimes, Camorra, Camorra (A Story of Streets, Women and Crime), and Camorra: The Naples Connection), Cannon, 1986.

The Delta Force (also known as Mahatz Ha-Delta), Cannon, 1986.

Field of Honor (also known as Jeojaenggwa myeongae and Het veld van eer), Cannon, 1986.

Cobra, Cannon, 1986.

America 3000, Cannon, 1987.

American Ninja 2: The Confrontation, Cannon, 1987.

Allan Quartermain and the Lost City of Gold, Cannon, 1987.

Beauty and the Beast (also known as Cannon Movie Tales: Beauty and the Beast), Cannon, 1987.

Down Twisted (also known as Treasure of San Lucas), Cannon, 1987.

Duet for One, Cannon, 1987.

The Emperor's New Clothes (also known as Cannon Movie Tales: The Emperor's New Clothes), Cannon, 1987.

The Hanoi Hilton, Cannon, 1987.

The Barbarians (also known as I barbari, The Barbarian Brothers, and The Barbarians Co.), Cannon, 1987.

Dutch Treat, Cannon, 1987.

Masters of the Universe (also known as Masters of the Universe: The Motion Picture), Cannon, 1987.

Number One with a Bullet, Cannon, 1987.

Rumpelstiltskin, Cannon, 1987.

Street Smart, Cannon, 1987.

Under Cover, Cannon, 1987.

The Assault, Cannon, 1987.

Hansel and Gretel, Cannon, 1987.

Going Bananas (also known as My African Adventure), Cannon, 1987.

Snow White (also known as Cannon Movie Tales: Snow White, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, and Snow White: A Cannon Movie Tale), Cannon, 1987.

Sleeping Beauty, Cannon, 1987.

Tough Guys Don't Dance, Cannon, 1987.

Shy People, Cannon, 1987.

Dancers (also known as Giselle), Cannon, 1987.

Red Riding Hood, Cannon, 1987.

King Lear, Cannon, 1987.

Braddock: Missing in Action III, Cannon, 1987.

Too Much, Cannon, 1987.

Die Papierene Brucke, Cannon, 1987.

Field of Honor, Cannon, 1987.

Over the Top (also known as Meet Me Half Way), Warner Bros., 1987.

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Warner Bros., 1987.

Salsa, Cannon, 1988.

Freedom Fighters, Cannon, 1988.

Hannah's War, Cannon, 1988.

I giorni randagi (also known as Stray Days), 1988.

Doin' Time on Planet Earth, Cannon, 1988.

Braddock: Missing in Action III, Cannon, 1988.

Bloodsport, Cannon, 1988.

Alien from L.A. (also known as Odeon and Wanda), Cannon, 1988.

Mercenary Fighters (also known as Freedom Fighters), Cannon, 1988.

Puss in Boots (also known as Cannon Movie Tales: Puss in Boots), Cannon, 1988.

Manifesto (also known as A Night of Love), Cannon, 1988.

Hansel and Gretel (also known as Cannon Movie Tales: Hansel and Gretel), Cannon, 1988.

Sinbad of the Seven Seas (also known as Sinbad), Cannon, 1989.

Journey to the Center of the Earth, Cannon, 1989.

Red Riding Hood (also known as Cannon Movie Tales: Red Riding Hood), Cannon, 1989.

Cyborg (also known as Masters of the Universe II: The Cyborg), Cannon, 1989.

(Uncredited) The Rosegarden (also known as Der Rosengarten), Cannon, 1989.

(Uncredited) Lambada, Warner Bros., 1990.

Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (also known as Delta Force 2 and Delta Force 2: Operation Stranglehold), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1990.

Lelakek Tatut (also known as Licking the Raspberry), 1992.

Tipat Mazal (also known as A Bit of Luck), 1992.

Delta Force Once: The Lost Patrol (also known as D.F.1: The Lost Patrol), Frontline Entertainment Group, 1999.

Lemon Popsicle 9: The Party Goes On (also known as Eskimo Limon: hahagiga nimshehet and Hahagiga Nimshehet), 2001.

Mashehu Matok (also known as Something Sweet), Globus United, 2004.

Melah Ha'arets (also known as Salt of the Earth), Yoram Globus Productions, 2006.

Rak Klavim Ratzim Hofshi (also known as Only Dogs Run Free and Wild Dogs), New Israeli Foundation for Cinema and Television, 2006.

Also produced Tevye and His Seven Daughters, Noah; Complica.

Film Executive Producer:

Cauldron of Blood, 1968.

Guess What We Learned in School Today?, 1970.

Joe, Cannon, 1970.

The House on Chelouche Street, 1973.

Incoming Freshman, 1979.

The Godsend, Cannon, 1980.

Lady Chatterley's Lover (also known as L'amant de lady Chatterley and Lady Chatterley's liebhaber), Cannon, 1981.

That Championship Season, Cannon, 1982.

I sette magnifici gladiatori (also known as The Seven Magnificent Gladiators), Cannon, 1983.

El tesoro de las cuatro coronas (also known as Crown in the Temple of Doom, Il tesoro delle 4 corone, and Treasure of the Four Crowns), Cannon, 1983.

One More Chance, Cannon, 1983.

10 to Midnight, Cannon, 1983.

Ordeal by Innocence, Cannon, 1984.

Bolero (also known as Bolero: An Adventure in Ecstasy), Cannon, 1984.

Exterminator 2, Cannon, 1984.

Mata Hari, Cannon, 1985.

Maria's Lovers, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1985.

Nine Deaths of the Ninja (also known as 9 Deaths of the Ninja), 1985.

War and Love (also known as The Children's War), Cannon, 1985.

Thunder Alley, Cannon, 1985.

(Uncredited) The Naked Cage (also known as The Cage and Wild Cage), Cannon, 1986.

Murphy's Law, Cannon, 1986.

Behind Enemy Lines (also known as Attack Force 'Nam and P.O.W. the Escape), Cannon, 1986.

Salome, Cannon, 1986.

Dangerously Close (also known as Campus '86 and Choice Kill), Cannon, 1986.

Barfly, Cannon, 1987.

Surrender, Cannon, 1987.

Mascara (also known as Make-up for Murder), Cannon, 1987.

Death Wish 4: The Crackdown, Cannon, 1987.

Gor (also known as John Norman's "Gor"), Cannon, 1987.

Business as Usual, Cannon, 1987.

Assassination, Cannon, 1987.

The Kitchen Toto, Cannon, 1988.

Doin' Time on Planet Earth (also known as Comin' Down to Earth), Cannon, 1988.

Bloodsport (also known as Kick Boxer), Cannon, 1988.

Appointment with Death, Cannon, 1988.

Powaqqatsi (also known as Powwaqatsi: Life in Transformation), Cannon, 1988.

Hero and the Terror, Cannon, 1988.

Messenger of Death, Cannon, 1988.

Evil Angels (also known as A Cry in the Dark), Warner Bros., 1988.

Haunted Summer, Cannon, 1988.

Rockula, Pathe International, 1989.

The Secret of the Ice Cave, Cannon, 1989.

Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects, Cannon, 1989.

Mack the Knife (also known as The Threepenny Opera), 21st Century Film Corp., 1990.

A Man Called Sarge, Cannon, 1990.

American Cyborg: Steel Warriors, Cannon, 1993.

Night Terrors (also known as Nightmare, Tobe Hooper's "Night Terrors," and Tobe Hooper's "Nightmare"), 1993.

The Mummy Lives, Cannon Video, 1993.

Street Knight, Cannon, 1993.

Hellbound, Cannon Pictures, 1993.

Chain of Command, Cannon Pictures, 1994.

All Is Well By Me, Yoram Globus Productions, 2005.

Melah Ha'arets (also known as Salt of the Earth), Yoram Globus Productions, 2006.

Film Assistant Producer:

Habricha el Hashemesh, 1972.

Film Associate Producer:

God's Gun (also known as Diamante Lobo, A Bullet from God, and Pistola di Dio), Irwin Yablans, 1976.

Va, vis et deviens (also known as Live and Become, Go, See, and Become, Live & Become, and Vai e vivrai), Menemsha Entertainment, 2005.

Michtavim Le America (also known as Dear Mr. Waldman), Noah Films, 2006.

Film Coproducer:

Hanna's War, Cannon, 1988.

Film Co-Executive Producer:

Speedway Junky, Regent Releasing, 1999.

Film Presenter:

Death Wish II, 1982.

Film Appearances:

Himself, You Will Believe: The Cinematic Saga of Superman, 2006.

Television Work; Series:

Executive producer, D.C. Follies, syndicated, 1988-89.

Producer, Tipul Nimratz, 2002.

Television Work; Movies:

Executive producer, Mortgage, 2006.



International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, Volume 4: Writers and Production Artists, 4th ed., St. James Press, 2000.