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Ivan Reitman


Ivan Reitman, as a producer and director, has created many of American cinema's most successful and best loved feature film comedies and has worked with Hollywood's acting elite. Reitman has produced such hits as the ground-breaking sensation National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), which introduced John Belushi to American filmgoers, and the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Up in the Air
Up in the Air Producer
(2009)
Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters Producer
(1984)
Heavy Metal
Heavy Metal Producer
(1981)

Filmography

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 2018 Ghostbusters: Ecto Force (TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
 2017 Father Figures (producer) (completed)
  Besties (producer) (pre-production)
  Ghostbusters (producer) (announced)
  Stripes (TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
  Summer of Love (producer) (pre-production)
  Triplets (producer) (pre-production)
  Untitled Ghostbusters Project (executive producer) / (producer) (announced)
 2017 Baywatch (producer - produced by)
 2016 Ghostbusters (producer)
 2014/I Draft Day (producer)
 2012 Hitchcock (producer)
 2011/I No Strings Attached (producer)
 2009 Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day (executive producer)
 2009 Chloe (producer)
 2009/I Up in the Air (producer)
 2009 Post Grad (producer)
 2009 I Love You, Man (executive producer)
 2009 The Uninvited (executive producer)
 2009 Hotel for Dogs (executive producer)
 2008 Atom TV (TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (2008) ... (producer - segment "Border Patrol")
- Episode #1.11 (2008) ... (producer - segment "Border Patrol")
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... (producer - segment "Border Patrol")
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... (producer - segment "Border Patrol")
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... (producer - segment "Border Patrol")
 2007 Disturbia (executive producer)
 2006 Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (executive producer)
 2006 That Guy (TV Movie) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2004 EuroTrip (executive producer)
 2003 Old School (executive producer)
 2002 Killing Me Softly (executive producer)
 2001 Evolution (producer)
 2001 Alienators: Evolution Continues (TV Series) (executive producer - 14 episodes)
- Year of the Genus (2001) ... (executive producer)
- To Carthage Then I Came (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Roman Holiday (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Dead Wayne Cells (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Runaway Strain (2001) ... (executive producer)
 2000 Road Trip (executive producer)
 1999 The First Gentleman (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1998 Six Days Seven Nights (producer)
 1998 Mummies Alive! The Legend Begins (Video) (executive producer)
 1997 Fathers' Day (producer)
 1997 Commandments (executive producer)
 1997 Private Parts (producer)
 1997 Mummies Alive! (TV Series) (executive producer - 42 episodes)
- The Prince and the Presley (1997) ... (executive producer)
- High Nuhn (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Show Me the Mummy! (1997) ... (executive producer)
- We've Got One! (1997) ... (executive producer)
- The Heart's Arrow (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1996 Space Jam (producer)
 1996 The Late Shift (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 Beethoven (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Trash Island/The Long Weekend (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Scent of a Mutt/Down on the Farm (1994) ... (executive producer)
- The Big One/Fleas! (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Puppy Time/The Morning Paper (1994) ... (executive producer)
- The Mighty Cone-Dog/Car Trouble (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1994 Junior (producer)
 1993 Beethoven's 2nd (executive producer)
 1993 Dave (producer)
 1992 Beethoven (executive producer)
 1992 Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (producer)
 1990 Kindergarten Cop (producer)
 1989 Ghostbusters II (producer)
 1988 Twins (producer)
 1988 Feds (executive producer)
 1988 Casual Sex? (executive producer)
 1987 Big Shots (executive producer)
 1986 Legal Eagles (producer)
 1984 Ghostbusters (producer)
 1983 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (executive producer)
 1983 The Magic Show (executive producer)
 1981 Heavy Metal (producer)
 1981 Stripes (producer)
 1979 Delta House (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- The Matriculation of Kent Dorfman (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Hoover and the Bomb (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Campus Fair (1979) ... (executive producer)
- The Blotto Who Came to Dinner (1979) ... (executive producer)
- The Fall of Dean Wormer (1979) ... (executive producer)
 1978 Animal House (producer)
 1978 Blackout (executive producer)
 1977 Ilsa the Tigress of Siberia (producer - as Julian Parnell)
 1977 Rabid (executive producer)
 1976 The House by the Lake (producer)
 1975 Shivers (producer)
 1973 Cannibal Girls (executive producer)
 1971 Foxy Lady (producer)
 1969 The Columbus of Sex (producer)
 1968 Orientation (Short) (producer)
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Other Works:

He produced the musical, "The Magic Show," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Peter DePaula, Paul Keith, Pippa Pearthree, Hester Llewellyn, Signa Joy, Susan Edwards, Daniel Cass, W.P. Dremak, Richard Balestrino, and Robert Brubach in the cast. Stephen Schwartz wrote the music and lyrics. Bob Randall wrote the book. ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

My Parents | Our Parents | Julian Parnell

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on John Belushi and Animal House (1978)] What John brought was this wonderful energy based on the comedies he loved from the 50s - The Three Stooges and Abbott and Costello - that physicality of the great American early comedians, against this very brash and contemporary way of speaking that the script had. It made it very special.. But when I worked with him before the movie and SNL, he was ... See more »

Trivia:

According to his audio commentary on Ghostbusters (1984), the proton packs were much heavier than they looked, and some were heavier than others depending on what was demanded of certain scenes. None of the actors enjoyed wearing them, but according to Reitman, Harold Ramis complained the least (he would not say who complained the most). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with producer Joe Medjuck and screenwriters Len Blum & Daniel Goldberg. See more »

Nickname:

Ivanco

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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