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      Donald Kushner

      Donald Kushner

      Highest Rated: 100% Pandas (2018)

      Lowest Rated: Not Available

      Birthday: Mar 2, 1945

      Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, USA

      A strong argument could be made that Donald Kushner was a film producer ahead of his time. While still in his 30s, Kushner was one of the producers behind the pioneering computer-animated feature "TRON" (1982). It would be several decades before such movies became commonplace. By the time of that film's release, Kushner was already an experienced hand at producing animation. His first credit as a producer came on the '80 feature "Animalympics," in which a horde of creatures stage and compete in their own Olympic games. Following the success of "TRON," he shepherded another computer-assisted effort to the screen, this time the short-lived TV series "Automan" ('83), featuring Chuck Wagner as the holographic crime fighter of the title. After these early projects, Kushner concentrated mainly on live-action film and television. In the former sphere, over the years he executive-produced the hit teenage-flavored comedy "But I'm a Cheerleader" ('99) and the big-budget version of the classic story "The Adventures of Pinocchio" ('96), featuring Martin Landau as puppet master Geppetto. In TV, among other credits Kushner was an executive producer on the HBO pro football sitcom "1st & Ten: The Championship" ('84). He never lost his taste for animation, however. In '87, for example, he produced the adaptation of the children's book "The Brave Little Toaster," which received an Emmy nomination.

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      Donald Kushner

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      25% 70% Back on the Strip Producer - 2023
      No Score Yet No Score Yet COVID-19 Ground Zero Producer - 2022
      100% 81% Pandas Producer $2.9M 2018
      No Score Yet 75% Breaking Brooklyn Executive Producer - 2017
      51% 63% Tron: Legacy Executive Producer $172.1M 2010
      No Score Yet 28% Pistol Whipped Executive Producer - 2008
      No Score Yet 32% Normal Adolescent Behavior Executive Producer - 2007
      No Score Yet 17% True True Lie Executive Producer - 2006
      No Score Yet 25% 7 Seconds Executive Producer - 2005
      No Score Yet 23% The Marksman Producer - 2005
      No Score Yet 21% Method Producer - 2004
      82% 81% Monster Producer $34.5M 2003
      33% 33% Harvard Man Executive Producer $56.0K 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Boy With the X-Ray Eyes Executive Producer - 1999
      36% 63% Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby Executive Producer - 1999
      43% 50% Swing Executive Producer - 1999
      No Score Yet 25% Shapeshifter Executive Producer - 1999
      No Score Yet 65% Mambo Cafe Executive Producer - 1999
      42% 75% But I'm a Cheerleader Executive Producer $2.2M 1999
      0% 23% Beowulf Executive Producer - 1999
      No Score Yet 75% Girl Executive Producer - 1998
      No Score Yet 40% The Secret Kingdom Executive Producer - 1998
      No Score Yet 12% Clockmaker Executive Producer - 1998
      No Score Yet 18% Bone Daddy Executive Producer - 1998
      No Score Yet 42% Denial Executive Producer - 1998
      50% 45% The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars Producer - 1998
      No Score Yet 7% Talisman Executive Producer - 1998
      0% 46% Basil Executive Producer - 1998
      21% 18% Ringmaster Executive Producer $9.2M 1998
      No Score Yet 21% Susan's Plan Executive Producer - 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dragonworld II Executive Producer - 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Echo Executive Producer - 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kid Midas Executive Producer - 1997
      No Score Yet 69% Possums Executive Producer - 1997
      No Score Yet 43% The Last Time I Committed Suicide Executive Producer $12.8K 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Smalltime Executive Producer - 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance Executive Producer - 1996
      No Score Yet 69% Unlikely Angel Executive Producer - 1996
      No Score Yet 36% Every Woman's Dream Executive Producer - 1996
      35% 27% The Adventures of Pinocchio Executive Producer $15.1M 1996
      No Score Yet 41% Dangerous Intentions Executive Producer - 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jack Reed: One of Our Own Executive Producer - 1995
      No Score Yet 23% Getting Gotti Executive Producer - 1994
      47% 53% Andre Executive Producer $15.9M 1994
      17% 56% Rover Dangerfield Executive Producer - 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder C.O.D. Executive Producer - 1990
      No Score Yet 67% Sweet Bird of Youth Executive Producer - 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Glory Years Executive Producer - 1987
      77% 81% The Brave Little Toaster Producer - 1987
      No Score Yet 71% Nutcracker: The Motion Picture Producer $659.9K 1986
      73% 69% Tron Producer - 1982
      No Score Yet 88% Animalympics Producer - 1979

      TV

      Credit
      60% No Score Yet Cracker Executive Producer 1997-1999
      57% No Score Yet Gun Executive Producer 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 1st & Ten Creator,
      Director,
      Executive Producer
      1984-1991