Movies directed by Zack Snyder

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300

Whatever else 300 may be, it is destined to become beloved for a group of devotees. The size of that group will determine whether it achieves mainstream acceptance or attains cult status. Distilled to its essence, this is a graphic novel come to li...

Run Time: 1:57
U.S. Release Date: 2007-03-09
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Dominic West, ...
Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice

For those who thought Man of Steel was dark, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Batman v Superman, the battle royale/team-up of DC Comics’ revered superheroes, is so bleak that the sun never seems to shine, the characters’ faces can’t form smiles, a...

Run Time: 2:34
U.S. Release Date: 2016-03-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Ben Affleck, Scoot McNairy, Laurence Fishburne, ...
Dawn of the Dead

It takes guts to remake a movie that is commonly considered a classic. Of course, that hasn't stopped filmmakers in the past - attempts have been made to modernize such "untouchables" as Casablanca and It's a Wonderful Life, with predictably unfor...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 2004-03-19
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: HORROR
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber, ...
Justice League

A word about spoilers in this review: For the most part, I have tried to avoid them. However, there is one development that I will openly reference. For many people, especially those who know about the behind-the-scenes details, this won’t b...

Run Time: 2:01
U.S. Release Date: 2017-11-17
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Comic Book Violence)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Ben Affleck, Billy Crudup, Connie Nielsen, ...
Man of Steel

Note: There is a "spoiler" in passing for Star Trek into Darkness. Not a big thing if you've seen the movie (or even if you haven't) but don't say you haven't been warned. I also refer in vague terms to the ending of this film. Khan has returne...

Run Time: 2:28
U.S. Release Date: 2013-06-14
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, ...
Sucker Punch

"It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing." When Shakespeare penned those words for Act V Scene V of MacBeth, he might have emerged from a screening of Sucker Punch. This movie isn't bad in the way some incompetent...

Run Time: 1:49
U.S. Release Date: 2011-03-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity,Sexual Content)
Genre: ACTION/THRILLER
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, ...
Watchmen

Transforming Watchmen, one of the most lauded comic series of all time, into a movie is as ambitious an undertaking as anyone in Hollywood is likely to attempt. For more than 20 years, a variety of people (including Terry Gilliam, Darren Aronofsky...

Run Time: 2:43
U.S. Release Date: 2009-03-06
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Nudity, Sexual Situations, Profanity)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/THRILLER
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Billy Crudup, Patrick Wilson, Malin Akerman, ...