Gary Lang

Gary Lang

Writer, Director


Gary Lang is an American film director and screenwriter. He is best known for his work on the films The Perfect Storm, The Fugitive, and Red Dawn.

Lang was born in New York City, New York in 1965. He grew up in the boroughs of Queens and Brooklyn, where he developed a passion for film. He attended SUNY Purchase, where he majored in film studies. After graduating, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career.

Lang's first big break came in 1991 when he was hired to write and direct the independent film, The Perfect Storm. The movie was a surprise hit and launched his career as a director. He followed this success with the 1993 thriller The Fugitive, starring Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones. The movie was a box office success and earned seven Academy Award nominations, including one for Best Picture.

In 2004, Lang directed the remake of the classic 1984 film Red Dawn. The movie was a box office success and received mostly positive reviews. In recent years, Lang has directed a number of television movies, including the 2012 drama The Christmas Consultant.

Throughout his career, Lang has been praised for his ability to create a sense of tension and suspense in his films. His visual style has been praised for its use of colors and camera angles to create a unique atmosphere.

Lang currently lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife and two sons. He continues to work in film and television, with several projects in development. He is also an avid traveler, and recently completed a trip to India.

Lang has been recognized for his work in the film industry, receiving several awards and nominations. His films have grossed over $1 billion at the worldwide box office, making him one of the most successful directors of all time.

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