Mario Kassar

Mario Kassar

Known for: Production
Birthday: 1951-10-10 (70 years old)

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Biography

Mario F. Kassar (Arabic: ماريو قصار; born October 10, 1951) is a Lebanese film producer and industry executive who produced the first three films of the Rambo series, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Total Recall, The Doors, Angel Heart, Jacob's Ladder, Rambling Rose, Basic Instinct, Universal Soldier, Chaplin, Showgirls, Stargate, among other films. He founded the now defunct Carolco Pictures along with Andrew G. Vajna.

Personal Life

Kassar resides in Holmby Hills with his wife Denise Richard-Kassar and their three daughters, Natasha, Tatiana and Anastasia.On November 14, 2013, it was reported by the New York Post that Kassar's name was apparently mentioned in an email exchange between Alec Baldwin and his stalker, Genevieve Sabourin.

Early Life

Kassar was born on October 10, 1951, in Beirut, Lebanon. Like him, his father was also an independent movie producer. Kassar is of Lebanese and Italian descent.At the age of 15, Kassar had purchased several Italian and French films for distribution in the Far East.

Filmography

All 46

Movies 46

Producer 39

Self 5

Writter 1

self
American Badass: A Michael Madsen Retrospective (2022)

American Badass: A Michael Madsen Retrospective (2022)

Movie
Himself
In Search of Tomorrow (2022)

In Search of Tomorrow (2022)

Movie
Writer
Habibie & Ainun 3 (2019)

Habibie & Ainun 3 (2019)

Movie
Himself
In Search of the Last Action Heroes (2019)

In Search of the Last Action Heroes (2019)

Movie
Producer
Foxtrot Six (2019)

Foxtrot Six (2019)

Movie
Himself
T2: Reprogramming The Terminator (2017)

T2: Reprogramming The Terminator (2017)

Movie
Executive Producer
Terminator Salvation (2009)

Terminator Salvation (2009)

Movie
5.9
Producer
Basic Instinct 2 (2006)

Basic Instinct 2 (2006)

Movie
6
Producer
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)

Movie
5.85
Producer
I Spy (2002)

I Spy (2002)

Movie
6
Himself
Drawing First Blood (2002)

Drawing First Blood (2002)

Movie
Producer
Lolita (1997)

Lolita (1997)

Movie
5.83
Executive Producer
Cutthroat Island (1995)

Cutthroat Island (1995)

Movie
Executive Producer
Showgirls (1995)

Showgirls (1995)

Movie
3.5
Executive Producer
Last of the Dogmen (1995)

Last of the Dogmen (1995)

Movie
Executive Producer
Stargate (1994)

Stargate (1994)

Movie
5.6
Executive Producer
Heaven & Earth (1993)

Heaven & Earth (1993)

Movie
Executive Producer / Presenter
Cliffhanger (1993)

Cliffhanger (1993)

Movie
6.35
Producer
Chaplin (1992)

Chaplin (1992)

Movie
8.67
Executive Producer
Light Sleeper (1992)

Light Sleeper (1992)

Movie
6
Executive Producer
Universal Soldier (1992)

Universal Soldier (1992)

Movie
5.03
Executive Producer / Presenter
Basic Instinct (1992)

Basic Instinct (1992)

Movie
5.83
Executive Producer
Iron Eagle III (1992)

Iron Eagle III (1992)

Movie
5.79
Executive Producer
Rambling Rose (1991)

Rambling Rose (1991)

Movie
Executive Producer
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Movie
6.02
Executive Producer
The Doors (1991)

The Doors (1991)

Movie
2
Executive Producer
L.A. Story (1991)

L.A. Story (1991)

Movie
5.68
Executive Producer
Jacob's Ladder (1990)

Jacob's Ladder (1990)

Movie
3.5
Executive Producer
Narrow Margin (1990)

Narrow Margin (1990)

Movie
Executive Producer
Repossessed (1990)

Repossessed (1990)

Movie
6.4
Executive Producer
Air America (1990)

Air America (1990)

Movie
5.5
Executive Producer / Presenter
Total Recall (1990)

Total Recall (1990)

Movie
5.98
Executive Producer
Mountains of the Moon (1990)

Mountains of the Moon (1990)

Movie
Executive Producer
Johnny Handsome (1989)

Johnny Handsome (1989)

Movie
2
Executive Producer
DeepStar Six (1989)

DeepStar Six (1989)

Movie
Executive Producer
Red Heat (1988)

Red Heat (1988)

Movie
6
Executive Producer
Rambo III (1988)

Rambo III (1988)

Movie
5.74
Executive Producer
Extreme Prejudice (1987)

Extreme Prejudice (1987)

Movie
Executive Producer
Angel Heart (1987)

Angel Heart (1987)

Movie
1.5
Executive Producer
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

Movie
5.54
Executive Producer / Presenter
First Blood (1982)

First Blood (1982)

Movie
5.84
Executive Producer
Superstition (1982)

Superstition (1982)

Movie
Executive Producer
The Amateur (1981)

The Amateur (1981)

Movie
Co-Producer
Escape to Victory (1981)

Escape to Victory (1981)

Movie
Executive Producer
The Changeling (1980)

The Changeling (1980)

Movie
3.5
Presenter
The Silent Partner (1978)

The Silent Partner (1978)

Movie

Ratings

Average 6.18
Based on 4.29 Million movie and tv ratings over time
1978
1989
1992
1990
2022

Information

Known for
Production

Gender
Male

Birthday
1951-10-10 (70 years old)

Place of birth
Beirut, Lebanon

Citizenships
Lebanon

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4 Movies
Richard Crenna
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4 Movies
James Cameron
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James Cameron worked together with Mario Kassar in:
4 Movies
Michelle Pleis
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Michelle Pleis worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Ernie Bishop
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Ernie Bishop worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Donah Bassett
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Donah Bassett worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Matthew F. Leonetti
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Matthew F. Leonetti worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Karl Walter Lindenlaub
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Karl Walter Lindenlaub worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Bob Beemer
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Bob Beemer worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Lon Bender
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Lon Bender worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
John Vallone
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John Vallone worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Chris Haarhoff
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Chris Haarhoff worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Scott Martin Gershin
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Scott Martin Gershin worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Daniel Melnick
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Daniel Melnick worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Risa Bramon Garcia
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Risa Bramon Garcia worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
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Freeman A. Davies worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Clayton Townsend
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Clayton Townsend worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Billy Hopkins
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Billy Hopkins worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Mindy Marin
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Mindy Marin worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Pruitt Taylor Vince
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Pruitt Taylor Vince worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Tony Munafo
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Tony Munafo worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Peter MacDonald
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Peter MacDonald worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Kurtwood Smith
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Kurtwood Smith worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Renny Harlin
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Renny Harlin worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
Jenette Goldstein
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Jenette Goldstein worked together with Mario Kassar in:
3 Movies
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