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Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro headshot


Date of Birth:9 October 1964, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Height:6' 0¾" (1.85 m)

Trademarks:Often uses insects or insect imagery Uses a lot of religious relics and artifacts. Always mentions Catholicism Archangels, symbols and other religious items Many of his films have major scenes based in underground areas such as subways systems (Mimic (1997), Hellboy (2004)), sewers (Blade II (2002)), or large basements (El espinazo del diablo (2001)). Likes to use amber as a dominant color in his movies. This is especially noticeable in Blade II (2002) and Hellboy (2004). Clockwork designs and motifs (for example, Kroenen's lair in Hellboy (2004) and the captain's obsession with his father's watch in Pan's Labyrinth (2006) ). Often casts Ron Perlman, Doug Jones, and Federico Luppi Frequently works with cinematographer Guillermo Navarro One or more of his protagonists are often strongly and pivotally influenced by their father figures. Beard His films frequently show an autopsy or have a scene set in a morge. The autopsy is often performed over a non-human character. Films often feature a portal that leads to different worlds


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Directed By: Alexandre O. Philippe Starring: Alan Barnette, Justin Benson, Peter Bogdanovich...
Released in UK cinemas Friday 3rd November 2017 Age Rating: 15 Runtime: 91 mins Language: English Next Showing: Unknown

The Shape of Water

Directed By: Guillermo del Toro Starring: Michael Stuhlbarg, Michael Shannon, Doug Jones...
Released in UK cinemas Wednesday 14th February 2018 Age Rating: 15 Runtime: 123 mins Language: English Next Showing: Unknown

Pacific Rim: Uprising

Directed By: Steven S. DeKnight Starring: Scott Eastwood, John Boyega, Levi Meaden...
Released in UK cinemas Friday 23rd March 2018 Age Rating: 12A Runtime: 110 mins Language: English Next Showing: Unknown

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Directed By: André Øvredal Starring: Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza...
Released in UK cinemas Friday 23rd August 2019 Age Rating: 15 Runtime: 107 mins Language: English Next Showing: Unknown

The Witches

Directed By: Robert Zemeckis Starring: Anne Hathaway, Stanley Tucci, Octavia Spencer...
Released in UK cinemas Friday 16th October 2020 Age Rating: TBC Language: English Next Showing: In 3 cinemas on Sunday 31st October 2021. View Listings


Directed By: Scott Cooper Starring: Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons, Jeremy T. Thomas...
Releasing in UK cinemas Friday 29th October 2021 Age Rating: 15 Runtime: 99 mins Language: English
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Last update was at 08:04 15th October 2021