Hadida, Samuel 1953-

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Hadida, Samuel 1953-


Born December 17, 1953, in Casablanca, Morocco; brother of Victor Hadida (a producer). Education: Graduated from the University of Paris, c. 1978.


Office—Metropolitan Filmexport/Davis Films, 29 rue Galilee, Paris 75016 France.


Producer. Metropolitan Filmexport (a distribution company), founder; Davis Films (a production company), founder, 1990

Awards, Honors:

Producer Award, Valenciennes International Festival of Action and Adventure Films, 2002.


Film Producer:

Venus (also known as Venus on Fire), Goldfarb Distribution, 1984.

Only the Strong (also known as Street Fighters), Twentieth Century0Fox, 1993.

True Romance (also known as Breakaway), Warner Bros., 1993.

Necronomicon (also known as H. P. Lovecraft's "Necronomicon, Book of the Dead" and Necronomicon: Book of Dead), New Line Home Video, 1993.

Killing Zoe, October Films, 1994.

Crying Freeman, Shocking Videos, 1995.

Rhinoceros Hunting in Budapest, 1997.

(Uncredited) Inferno (also known as Desert Heat), Ascot Video, 1999.

Le pacte des loups (also known as Brotherhood of the Wolf), MCA/Universal, 2001.

Resident Evil, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2002.

Spider, Sony Pictures Classics, 2002.

Sueurs (also known as Sweat), 2002.

Sof Ha'Olam Smola (also known as Au bout du monde a gauche and Turn Left at the End of the World), United King Films, 2004.

Five Children and It (also known as 5 Children & It and Cinq enfants et moi), Warner Home Video, 2004.

Nouvelle-France (also known as Battle of the Brave and New France), Lions Gate Films, 2004.

The Bridge of San Luis Rey (also known as Le pont du roi Saint-Louis and El puente de San Luis Rey), Fine Line Features, 2004.

El aura (also known as The Aura), IFC First Take, 2005.

Domino, New Line Cinema, 2005.

Silent Hill, TriStar, 2006.

Resident Evil: Extinction, Screen Gems, 2007.

Solomon Kane, 2008.

Film Executive Producer:

The Expert, New City Releasing, 1995.

The Big Brass Ring, The Big Brass Ring, Inc., 1999.

Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (also known as Freeway 2: Confessions of a Trickbaby), Full Moon Entertainment, 1999.

Dancing at the Blue Iguana, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

The Rules of Attraction (also known as Die Regein des spiels), Lions Gate Films, 2002.

Resident Evil: Apocalypse (also known as Resident evil—L'apocalypse), Screen Gems, 2004.

Perfume: The Story of a Murder (also known as Das parfum—Die geschichte eines morders, Le parfum—Histoire d'un meurtrier, El perfume—Historia de un asesino, and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer), DreamWorks, 2006.

Film Coproducer:

Freeway, Roxie Releasing, 1996.

The Adventures of Pinocchio (also known as Carlo Collodi's "Pinocchio," Die Legende von Pinocchio, and Pinocchio), New Line Cinema, 1996.

Nirvana, Miramax, 1997.

Entre chiens et loups (also known as Break of Dawn), Moonstone Entertainment, 2002.

Lassie, Roadside Attractions, 2005.

Film Co-Executive Producer:

Legionnaire, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998.

Good Night, and Good Luck, Warner Independent Pictures, 2005.

The Black Dahlia (also known as Black Dahlia), Universal, 2006.

Film Appearances:

Himself, La pacte des loups—Les coulisses du tournage (also known as Brotherhood of the Wolf: The Making Of), 2001.

Himself, Le pacte des loups—Les entrailles de la bete (documentary; also known as Brotherhood of the Wolf: The Guts of the Beast), 2001.

Himself, Path of Darkness: Making "Silent Hill" (documentary), Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006.

Himself, I Am a Bounty Hunter: Domino Harvey's Life (documentary short), New Line Home Video, 2006.

Himself, Bounty Hunting on Acid: Tony Scott's Visual Style (documentary short), New Line Home Video, 2006.