Shawn Adam Levy (born July 23, 1968) is a Canadian film director, producer, and actor. His directing credits include Big Fat Liar, Cheaper by the Dozen, the Night at the Museum series, and Stranger Things.Levy was a producer on the 2016 sci-fi film Arrival, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture. Since 2016, Levy has been an executive producer on the Netflix original series Stranger Things. He has directed two episodes in each of the show's three seasons.
Levy is married to Serena, with whom he has four daughters.
Levy was born to a Jewish family in Montreal, Quebec. As a teenager, he attended St. George's High School and Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in New York. Levy graduated from Yale University in 1989 majoring in Performing Arts. He received a MFA from the USC School of Cinematic Arts in 1994.
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The Violent Heart
Fifteen years after the murder of his older sister, taciturn Daniel finds himself falling for Cassie, a vivacious high school senior in this southern gothic-inspired Romeo & Juliet story set in the Am...
Dash & Lily
A brief holiday romance is built as cynical and optimistic trade dares, dreams, and desires are passed back and forth from location to location in New York City.
Love and Monsters
After giant creatures took control of the land seven years ago, the rest of humanity has been living underground ever since. After getting back in touch with his high school girlfriend, who is now 80 ...
The story of what really happened to Robin Williams at the end of his life focuses on his fight against Lewy body dementia.
There are real cases of mysterious disappearances, shocking murders and supernatural encounters in this revival of the classic documentary series.
A young boy saves his adoptive brother from a group of criminals by finding a powerful weapon. Federal agents and mercenaries are chasing the two of them.
The Darkest Minds
After 98% of America's children are killed by a disease, the remaining 2% develop powers and are placed in internment camps. A group of teens are on the run from the government after a 16-year-old gir...
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When one of his colleagues is fired, a school teacher is challenged to an after-school fight.
Beyond Stranger Things
Secrets from the "Stranger Things 2" universe are revealed as cast and guests discuss the latest episodes with host Jim Rash. Caution: spoilers ahead!
After being dumped by the best man via text, Eloise was relieved of her maid of honor duties and decided to attend the wedding, only to find herself seated with five other people at the table.
Xenolinguistics: Understanding Arrival
A look at the source story, core human themes, the challenges and process of bringing the story to the screen, casting, creating realistic characters within their fields of expertise, alien ship and b...
An adult woman's imaginary friend from childhood comes back to her, but she ends up being more of a troublemaker than a great companion.
The last lab in the world that can develop old rolls of film before it shuts down is where Matt is going to deliver them. Along with Ben's nurse Zooey, the three navigate a world changing from analogu...
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After alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine if they come in peace or if they are a threat.
A small town discovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl after a young boy goes missing.
A dad and his daughter's boyfriend are bitter rivals.
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
When a woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and lands in New York City, she must navigate a world she didn’t think even existed anymore.
Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter
Some of this year's most talked about talent open up about the challenges and triumphs of creating critically acclaimed series and performances.
Lennon or McCartney
Over the last ten years, more than 500 artists have been interviewed. When they were asked a question, they were told to only say one word. Some answered quickly, some thought it through, and others d...
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley spans the globe, unifying favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gon...
This Is Where I Leave You
When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their mother and...
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Alexander has gum in his hair. He wonders if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all have bad days.
The Spectacular Now
A popular party animal is in a relationship with a person who is not normally associated with partying after waking up on a stranger's lawn. An unexpected romance blossoms between them as he deals wit...
Two men in their 40s are trying to make it as interns at a successful internet company where their managers are in their 20s.
A group of four everyday suburban guys come together one night a week to escape their mundane lives. When they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary s...
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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
Now that the exhibit friends are in the archives, the museum night watchman has to help. Amelia Earhart, Abe Lincoln and Ivan the Terrible are some of the people Larry has encountered.
The Pink Panther 2
When legendary treasures from around the world are stolen, Chief Inspector Dreyfus is forced to assign Inspector Clouseau to a team of international detectives and experts charged with catching the th...
What Happens in Vegas
During a wild vacation in Las Vegas, a career woman and playboy come to the realization that they have married each other after a night of drunken abandon. For legal reasons, they are forced to live t...
A drummer is abandoned by his band. He sees his second chance at fame when he is asked to play in his nephew's band.
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30 Rock ran on NBC from October 11, 2006 to January 31, 2013). The series takes place behind the scenes of a fictional live sketch comedy series that airs on NBC, and is based on the experiences of he...
Night at the Museum
Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, and a tyrannosaurus rex are some of the exhibits at the natural history museum.
The show is called Pepper Dennis.
The Pink Panther
When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief...
Cheaper by the Dozen 2
Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in a competition with a rival family of eight children headed by Eugene Levy.
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The celebrity friends were pranked by the actor.
Cheaper by the Dozen
After Tom gets a job as a football coach at Northwestern University, his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children move to Chicago, forcing them to make a major adjustment. The parents are away ...
Despite opposition from Sarah's family, Tom and Sarah fall in love and plan to get married. When they get married and have a chance to prove Sarah's family wrong, they end up in disaster after disaste...
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Birds of Prey
Huntress and her associates are determined to continue Batman's fight against the criminals of New York City.
Big Fat Liar
Fourteen-year-old Jason Shepherd has a reputation for stretching the truth. So, when big-time Hollywood producer Marty Wolf steals his class paper and turns it into a smash movie, no one believes Jaso...
Do Over is an American comedy-drama/fantasy series created by Kenny Schwartz and Rick Wiener about a man who gets a chance to relive his childhood. The series, which was originally broadcast on The WB...
Jett Jackson: The Movie
When it is given a three year extension, Jett Jackson is considering quitting. Jett is sucked into Silverstone's world when a prop malfunction during the filming of the last episode. Jett's world was ...
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Fourteen-year-old FiPhillips is on a tour of the country in a bus with her widowed rock-star mom and her skeptical brother. Fi passed the job of case cracker to Annie at the beginning of the third sea...
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The Canadian/ American science fiction television series First Wave was filmed in British Columbia, Canada, and aired on theSci-fi Channel from 1998 to 2001. Chris Brancato co-written an early version...
The Famous Jett Jackson
The Famous Jett Jackson is a joint Canadian and American Disney Channel Original Series coming-of-age television series for children about a boy named Jett Jackson who plays a teenage secret-agent on ...
Animorphs is a 26-episode television adaptation made by Nickelodeon of the Scholastic book series of the same name. The series was broadcast from September 1998 to March 2000 in the United States and ...
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The Journey of Allen Strange
A humorous yet empathetic look at what would happen if an alien, lost and far from home, were to take on the form of an Earthbound teenage boy.
Just in Time
After his wife’s death, Michael loses track of what’s important. That’s why it’s strictly business between Michael and Faith, the attractive nanny he’s hired to take care of his troubled 7-year-old da...
A 16 year old boy who had thought that his father's death was an accident, suspects otherwise when he receives a 10-year-old lost letter his father had written just before his death.
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The Secret World of Alex Mack
Clarissa Explains It All replaced The Secret World of Alex Mack on the SNICK line-up. It was a staple in the children's weekday line-up for much of the mid-to-late 1990s on the Australian Broadcasting...
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Beverly Hills, 90210
Follow the lives of a group of teenagers living in Beverly Hills, California and attending West Beverly Hills High School and the fictional California University after graduation.
After the death of her mother, a teenage girl is faced with strange supernatural occurrences when her mother's estranged sister arrives.
Liberace: Behind the Music
A gifted classical pianist, fueled by poverty, Wladiziu Valentino Liberace was already playing with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the age of 17 Through a variety of his highs and lows, chaptered i...
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Thirtysomething is an American television drama about a group of baby boomers in their late thirties. It was created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick for MGM/UA Television Group and The Bedford...
Tour of Duty
There are trials in the US. The platoon was in the field during the Vietnam War.
21 Jump Street
21 Jump Street is about a group of young cops who use their youthful appearance to go undercover and solve crimes involving teenagers and young adults.
Tony Washington was killed by a group of teenagers. Molly Mokembe brings him back from the dead to avenge his killers so he can rest in peace.
Be More Chill
Heere is an average teenager. "The Squip" is a tiny computer that will bring him everything he wants: a date with Christine, an invite to the raddest party of the year, and a chance to survive life in...
A man goes to find his wife and the rest of the crew of a space station after they go missing. He is forced to confront his role in losing her as he discovers the truth about their disappearance.
Based on the novel When You Were Mine by Rebecca Serle, we see the most famous love story ever told through the eyes of Juliet's cousin.
A family that has been haunted by an evil spirit for years has their safety and surroundings compromised when one of the children questions if the evil is real or imagined.
The inventor of the vaccine will be portrayed by Jeremy Strong.
Cheaper by the Dozen
The comedy was for Disney.
After the death of his father, a boy growing up on a lunar mining colony takes a trip to explore a legendary crater with his four best friends before being permanently relocated to another planet.
The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
Harris Burdick is a man who submits drawings to a publisher. Burdick was never seen again after he promised to return the next day.
The Adam Project
A man travels back in time. They met their father.
Don't Go in the Water
A recovering alcoholic travels to his dead uncle's remote island to battle his addiction, but ends up battling a monster who lives in the water.
There's Someone Inside Your House
A teenage girl is troubled by murders at her high school.
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