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Leigh Whannell

  • Jan 17, 1977 (age 42)
  • 5' 7" (1.70 m)
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2018
Aquaman
MovieNov 26, 2018

Aquaman

Born upon the shores of the surface world, Arthur Curry …
Born upon the shores of the surface world, Arthur Curry discovers that he is only half human with the other half of his blood being of Atlanteean descent, thus making him the rightful heir to the throne of the undersea kingdom of Atlantis. However, Arthur learns that Atlantis is being ruled by his malicious half brother Orm, who seeks to unite the seven underwater kingdoms and wage war upon the surface. With aid from Nuidis Vulko and the gorgeous Mera, Arthur must discover the full potential of his true destiny and become Aquaman in order to save Atlantis and the surface from Orm's evil plot.
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Upgrade
MovieMar 10, 2018

Upgrade

Director/writer Leigh Whannell presents a vision of a …
Director/writer Leigh Whannell presents a vision of a Utopian future where technology is supremely ubiquitous. In that future, technophobe Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green) embraces an experimental computer chip implant named STEM after a mugging incident leaves him paralyzed and his wife dead. STEM proves to possess its own agency, making for an unpredictable ally in Trace's vendetta.
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Insidious: The Last Key - Unlocking The Keys
MovieJan 5, 2018

Insidious: The Last Key - Unlocking The …

Insidious: The Last Key - Unlocking The Keys released.
Insidious: The Last Key - Dive Into The Insidious Universe
MovieJan 5, 2018

Insidious: The Last Key - Dive Into The I…

Insidious: The Last Key - Dive Into The Insidious Universe …
Insidious: The Last Key - Dive Into The Insidious Universe released.
Insidious: The Last Key - Going Into The Further
MovieJan 5, 2018

Insidious: The Last Key - Going Into The …

Insidious: The Last Key - Going Into The Further released.
Insidious: The Last Key
MovieJan 3, 2018

Insidious: The Last Key

The parapsychologist Dr. …
The parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier has nightmares with her childhood in New Mexico, where she lived with her brother Christian, her supportive mother Audrey and her father Gerald, who frequently beats her when she claims that she sees ghosts everywhere in the house. When the client Ted Garza calls Elise to ask for help since he is haunted since he moved to a house in New Mexico, Elise refuses the request since the address is the same house where she spent her childhood. However she changes her mind and accepts the job, and travels with her assistants Specs and Tucker to New Mexico where they will discover an evil entity in the house.
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2017
The Bye Bye Man
MovieJan 6, 2017

The Bye Bye Man

The Bye Bye Man is a 2017 American supernatural horror …
The Bye Bye Man is a 2017 American supernatural horror film directed by Stacy Title and written by Jonathan Penner, based on the chapter "The Bridge to Body Island" in Robert Damon Schneck's book The President's Vampire. The film stars Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, English actress Cressida Bonas, Doug Jones, Carrie-Anne Moss, Faye Dunaway, and Jenna Kanell.
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2015
Lavalantula
MovieJul 25, 2015

Lavalantula

Lavalantula is an American 2015 science fiction horror thriller …
Lavalantula is an American 2015 science fiction horror thriller television film that takes place after a series of volcanic eruptions in Los Angeles unleashes a swarm of gigantic, lava-breathing tarantulas from which the film draws its title. It was directed by Mike Mendez and stars Steve Guttenberg, Nia Peeples and Patrick Renna. Ian Ziering appears as Fin Shepard, tying the film into the Sharknado universe. It premiered on Syfy on July 25, 2015.
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Insidious: Chapter 3
MovieMay 28, 2015

Insidious: Chapter 3

A prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family that …
A prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family that reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity.
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2014
The Mule
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MovieMar 9, 2014

The Mule

The Mule is a comedic crime movie. The film follows a …
The Mule is a comedic crime movie. The film follows a man who is a first-time drug mule. He tries desperately to get his body to hold onto the drugs while he is detained and searched by the Australian police.
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Cooties
MovieJan 18, 2014

Cooties

COOTIES is a horror comedy with unexpected laughs and …
COOTIES is a horror comedy with unexpected laughs and unapologetic thrills. When a cafeteria food virus turns elementary school children into killer zombies, a group of misfit teachers must band together to escape the playground carnage. The film stars Elijah Wood (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings), Rainn Wilson ("The Office"), and Alison Pill ("The Newsroom") as teachers who fight to survive the mayhem while hilariously bickering in an uncomfortable love triangle on the worst Monday of their lives.
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2013
Insidious: Chapter 2
MovieSep 13, 2013

Insidious: Chapter 2

Insidious: Chapter 2 is a 2013 American supernatural horror …
Insidious: Chapter 2 is a 2013 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan. It is a sequel to Insidious, the second installment in the Insidious franchise, and the fourth in terms of the series' in-story chronology. The film stars Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne, reprising their roles as Josh and Renai Lambert, a husband and wife who seek to uncover the secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
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Raze
MovieApr 21, 2013

Raze

Raze follows a group of 50 women as they fight one another to …
Raze follows a group of 50 women as they fight one another to the death. Kidnapped, locked away, and forced to fight for her life; Sabrina, is just as determined, as the other women captured, to win. The need to for these women to fight, is a diabolical plot created by a couple; Joseph and Elizabeth, simply for their entertainment. It’s woman against woman in a fight to the death, with no mercy, and no weapons; only bare hands. As a motivator, each fighter has a screen in their cell, showing their loved one under surveillance. They are encouraged to fight, or the person in the video shown to them, will be murdered. With blind ambition, and pure motivation, each woman is locked into a room with another woman, and forced to fight, in the hopes that they will be the only one to walk out alive. This intense movie is action packed, making it, not only a must see film, but also a film, with an unpredictable beginning, and an unforeseen, ending.
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The Pardon
MovieMar 22, 2013

The Pardon

The true story of Toni Jo Henry, a woman tried for the crime of …
The true story of Toni Jo Henry, a woman tried for the crime of murder in 1942 in the state of Louisiana. Toni Jo, a product of childhood abuse and neglect, briefly discovers love and happiness that soon turns to despair when her husband Cowboy is sent to prison and she embarks on an ill-fated plan with an accomplice Arkie to free him. Because of her beauty, Toni Jo instantly becomes a notorious celebrity, drawing the unparalleled media attention of two highly publicized and sensational murder trials. Her story is a story of hope, a story of love and a story of redemption, as Toni Jo discovers the true strength within herself and, with the help of a priest, Father Richard is able to face her life with a calm and peace that defies explanation.
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Crush
MovieMar 13, 2013

Crush

The promising high school soccer player Scott is injured on the …
The promising high school soccer player Scott is injured on the knee in a game and two years after, he is still trying to heal his knee. The teenager Jules feels unrequited love for him but Scott is concentrated in recovering his physical condition and considers her as a friend. The also teenager Bess that works in the store owned by David with her mature colleague Andie has a crush on Scott. When Scott is stalked by a mysterious person that threatens Jules, he believes that Bess is responsible for the weird situations. Is his assumption correct?
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Sabine Silver  Whannell
ChildMarch 2013

Sabine Silver Whannell

Sabine Silver Whannell born.
2012
The Debt Collector
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MovieMar 2, 2012

The Debt Collector

A lonely debt collections agent discovers his elderly …
A lonely debt collections agent discovers his elderly neighbor dead on the eve of their first dinner together. Minutes become hours, and hours become days as he immerses himself into her ...
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2010
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
MovieSep 23, 2010

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of G…

From the Studio that brought …
From the Studio that brought you Happy Feet, and Zack Snyder, the director of Watchmen and 300, comes the story about an owl who is kidnapped by an evil Owl army, he must escape with new-found friends and seek the legendary Guardians to stop them.
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Insidious
MovieSep 14, 2010

Insidious

The teacher Josh Lambert and his wife Renai move with their …
The teacher Josh Lambert and his wife Renai move with their three children, the boys Dalton and Foster and the baby Cali, to a big house. When Dalton is exploring the attic, he falls from the ladder and hits the head on the floor. On the next morning, Dalton does not wake up and stays in coma, but the doctors are not able to diagnose his problem. Three months later, weird things happen in the house and Renai sees apparitions. She is sure that the house is haunted and convinces Josh to move to another house. Sooner Renai sees ghosts in the new house and Josh does not believe in his wife. But his mother Lorraine tells him that she had also had a vision of a fiend in Dalton's room. They invite the medium and Lorraine's old friend Elise Rainier, who brings her team of ghost hunters Specs and Tucker to investigate the supernatural phenomenon. Elise explains that Dalton is a traveler with the ability of leaving his physical body and travel in astral projection. Now his spiritual body is lost in a place called Further that is not for the living and entities are gathered trying to get inside his empty physical body. Among these entities there is a demon that needs Dalton's body to cause pain to the others. Further, Lorraine discloses that Josh is also a gifted traveler and must seek out Dalton in Further and bring him back.
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2009
Corbett Tuck
MarriageOctober 2009

Corbett Tuck

Corbett Tuck was born on March 4, 1977 in Kerrville, Texas, …
Corbett Tuck was born on March 4, 1977 in Kerrville, Texas, USA as Corbett Kelly Tuck. She is an actress, known for Insidious (2010), Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015) and Cattle Call (2006). She has been married to Leigh Whannell since October 10, 2009. They have one child.
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The Last Supper
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MovieJun 5, 2009

The Last Supper

Set ten minutes before Jesus arrives at The Last Supper, …
Set ten minutes before Jesus arrives at The Last Supper, 13 men at lunch fueled by wine and emotion. Satirising Man's hedonism and greed, 'The Last Supper' explores race and religion whilst re-imagining two of history's greatest betrayals... three if you count reality television.
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2008
Doggie Heaven
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MovieNov 25, 2008

Doggie Heaven

A man who died accidently goes to the heaven of dogs.
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Dying Breed
MovieApr 26, 2008

Dying Breed

Dying Breed interweaves the two most fascinating icons of …
Dying Breed interweaves the two most fascinating icons of Tasmanian history: the extinct Tasmanian tiger and "The Pieman" (aka Alexander Pearce) who was hanged for cannibalism in 1824. ...
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2007
Death Sentence
MovieMay 20, 2007

Death Sentence

Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, …
Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family.
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Dead Silence
MovieMar 16, 2007

Dead Silence

Dead Silence is a 2007 American supernatural horror film …
Dead Silence is a 2007 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan and written by Leigh Whannell, the creators of Saw. The film stars Ryan Kwanten, Judith Roberts, Donnie Wahlberg, and Amber Valletta. While the movie did receive negative reviews at its release, it has since gathered a cult following.
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2006
Saw III
MovieOct 26, 2006

Saw III

A 30 year old doctor by the name of Lynn Denlon is kidnapped …
A 30 year old doctor by the name of Lynn Denlon is kidnapped and locked in a room with no other than Amanda and Jigsaw. The cancer-ridden Jigsaw -- who is on the brink of death -- tells Lynn that she must keep Jigsaw alive for as long as it takes Jeff to complete one of his own games. Lynn must race against the clock of Jigsaw's own ticking heart.
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2005
Saw II
MovieOct 28, 2005

Saw II

Jigsaw returns. The brilliant mastermind behind the cruel …
Jigsaw returns. The brilliant mastermind behind the cruel identity is back for another round of his terrifically live or die games. When a new murder victim is found with all the signs of Jigsaws hand, Dectective Eric Matthews begins to investigate the full story and apprehends Jigsaw with a minimum lack of effort. Only for Jigsaw, getting caught is only one of the many parts of his plan. Eight more of his victims are already fighting for their lives its time for Eric Matthews to join, as the latest pawn on his vicious chalkboard.
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Choice Movie: Scream Scene
Nomination2005

Choice Movie: Scream Scene

Nominated for "Saw".
Teen Choice Award
2004
One Perfect Day
MovieFeb 19, 2004

One Perfect Day

This dramatic movie is about two young people who are trying …
This dramatic movie is about two young people who are trying to write the perfect song. Tommy is a brilliant music student who has traveled to London for his studies. Alyssa is a friend to both Tommy and his sister, Emma. Emma dies of a drug overdose. When Tommy comes home for the funeral, she admits she was partly to blame for his sister’s death. He breaks off all communication with her. While he is recovering from his sister’s death, he loses himself in music. Alyssa loses herself in the world of drugs. Their worlds will collide in the near future.
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Saw
MovieJan 19, 2004

Saw

Saw is a 2004 American horror film directed by James Wan in …
Saw is a 2004 American horror film directed by James Wan in his directorial debut, and starring Cary Elwes, Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Michael Emerson, Ken Leung, Tobin Bell and Leigh Whannell. It is the first installment in the Saw franchise. In it, Elwes and Whannell portray two men who awake to find themselves chained in a large dilapidated bathroom, with one being ordered to kill the other or his family will die. The screenplay was written by Whannell, who co-created the story with Wan in their screenwriting debuts respectively.
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2003
Razor Eaters
MovieJul 13, 2003

Razor Eaters

RAZOR EATERS is your front-row ticket to an anarchistic …
RAZOR EATERS is your front-row ticket to an anarchistic rampage of violence, death and destruction. Based loosely on the exploits of the Hedge-Burners gang who plagued Melbourne and videotaped their crimes, the RAZOR EATERS gang swings its broad sword across suburbia, delivering explosive thrills and bloody eye-candy. Heralding the motto 'Organise, Traumatise, Immortalise', the five young members attract headlines by targeting all those we'd love to see get punished - filthy drug dealers, corrupt politicians, arrogant sports stars...and parking inspectors!
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The Matrix Reloaded
MovieMay 7, 2003

The Matrix Reloaded

Neo, Morpheus, Trinity, and the rest of their crew continue to …
Neo, Morpheus, Trinity, and the rest of their crew continue to battle the machines that have enslaved the human race in the Matrix. As their quest unfolds, Neo learns more about his superheroic abilities, including the ability to see the codes of the people and things around him. Now, more humans are waking up out of the Matrix and attempting to live in the real world. As their numbers grow, the battle moves to Zion - the last real-world city and the center of human resistance.
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The Referees
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MovieJan 1, 2003

The Referees

How do you stand a chance when your ex-boyfriends are your …
How do you stand a chance when your ex-boyfriends are your referees?
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2000
Stygian
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MovieJul 23, 2000

Stygian

Jamie and Melinda, a young couple find themselves trapped in …
Jamie and Melinda, a young couple find themselves trapped in another world known as Exile. Jamie must seek out Melinda in this new world.
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1977
Leigh Whannell
Birth1977

Leigh Whannell

Leigh Whannell was born.
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