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, ...
Army of the Dead

Army of the Dead isn’t director Zack Snyder’s first dance with the undead. His feature debut, 2004’s Dawn of the Dead, had him remaking the George A. Romero horror classic. 17 years later, after spending a significant portion of his film...

Run Time: 2:28
U.S. Release Date: 2021-05-21
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Gore, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Dave Bautista, Nora Arnezeder, Garret Dillahunt, ...
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, ...
Zack Snyder's Justice League

Spoiler Alert for any live-action movie with the words “Justice League” in the title.It’s bigger and longer and features a lot more slo-mo, but is Zack Snyder’s Justice League better than the hybrid Snyder/JossWhedon version that Warner...

Run Time: 4:02
U.S. Release Date: 2021-03-18
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, ...