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Mario Kassar


At 18 years old, Mario Kassar made his first film. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Los Angeles in the mid 1970s to begin his career as filmmakers. Kassar quickly became known as a creative producer in the L.A. motion pictures industry; also noted as one of the inventors of the foreign market and co-pro financing. Kassar's early efforts as an ... See full bio »

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Stargate Producer
(1994)
Total Recall Producer
(1990)
First Blood Producer
(1982)
(2009)

Filmography

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  The White Death (producer) (announced)
  Cash Collectors (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2019 Foxtrot Six (executive producer)
 2009 Terminator Salvation (executive producer - as Mario F. Kassar)
  Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series) (executive producer - 30 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (producer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Born to Run (2009) ... (executive producer - as Mario F. Kassar)
- Adam Raised a Cain (2009) ... (producer - as Mario F. Kassar)
- To the Lighthouse (2009) ... (executive producer - as Mario F. Kassar)
- Today Is the Day: Part 2 (2009) ... (executive producer - as Mario F. Kassar)
- Today Is the Day: Part 1 (2009) ... (executive producer - as Mario F. Kassar)
 2006 Basic Instinct 2 (producer - as Mario F. Kassar)
 2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (producer - as Mario F. Kassar)
 2002 I Spy (producer)
 1997 Lolita (producer)
 1995 Cutthroat Island (executive producer)
 1995 Showgirls (executive producer)
 1995 Last of the Dogmen (executive producer)
 1994 Stargate (executive producer)
 1993 Heaven & Earth (executive producer)
 1993 Cliffhanger (executive producer)
 1992 Chaplin (producer)
 1992 Universal Soldier (executive producer)
 1992 Basic Instinct (executive producer)
 1992 Light Sleeper (executive producer)
 1991 Rambling Rose (executive producer)
 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (executive producer)
 1991 The Doors (executive producer)
 1991 L.A. Story (executive producer)
 1990/I Jacob's Ladder (executive producer)
 1990 Narrow Margin (executive producer)
 1990 Repossessed (executive producer)
 1990 Air America (executive producer)
 1990 Total Recall (executive producer)
 1990 Mountains of the Moon (executive producer)
 1989 Johnny Handsome (executive producer)
 1989 DeepStar Six (executive producer)
 1988 Red Heat (executive producer)
 1988 Rambo III (executive producer)
 1987 Extreme Prejudice (executive producer)
 1987 Angel Heart (executive producer)
 1985 Rambo: First Blood Part II (executive producer)
 1982 First Blood (executive producer)
 1982 Superstition (executive producer)
 1981 The Amateur (executive producer)
 1981 Victory (co-producer)
 1980 The Changeling (executive producer)
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Alternate Names:

Mario F. Kassar
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Personal Quote:

Whenever I've done a picture I've always tried to make it a fun experience; especially when we were starting out, because it was really tough to get our first pictures made... So if there's no fun, then there's no point in doing it. See more »

Trivia:

Mario's old production company Carolco Pictures bankrupt after Renny Harlin's Cutthroat Island (1995) because a massive failure because of the loss of money. The film's budget was $92 million however the box office was only $10,017,322. See more »

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