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Anthony Russo (born February 1970) and Joseph Russo (born July 18, 1971), collectively known as the Russo Brothers, are American film and television directors.wikipedia
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Captain America: Civil War

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The Russo brothers are best known for directing four installments in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
The film is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, with a screenplay by the writing team of Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, and stars Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America, alongside an ensemble cast including Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Tom Holland, Frank Grillo, William Hurt, and Daniel Brühl.

Avengers: Infinity War

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The Russo brothers are best known for directing four installments in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
It was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, and features an ensemble cast including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Josh Brolin, and Chris Pratt.

Avengers: Endgame

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The Russo brothers are best known for directing four installments in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). Its sequel, Avengers: Endgame, was released on April 26, 2019, broke numerous box office records, and became the second superhero movie to gross over $2 billion.
It was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, and features an ensemble cast including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin.

List of highest-grossing films

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Among these, Endgame grossed over $2.798 billion worldwide, thus becoming the highest-grossing film of all time.
Cecil B. DeMille (1932, 1947, 1949, 1952 and 1956) and William Wyler (1942, 1946, 1959 and 1968) are in second and third place with five and four films respectively, while D. W. Griffith (1915, 1916 and 1920), George Roy Hill (1966, 1969 and 1973), James Cameron (1991, 1997 and 2009) and the Russo brothers (2016, 2018 and 2019) all feature heavily with three films apiece.

Welcome to Collinwood

This project was the crime comedy Welcome to Collinwood, starring William H. Macy, Sam Rockwell, and Clooney.
Welcome to Collinwood is a 2002 American caper comedy film written and directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and starring William H. Macy, Isaiah Washington, Sam Rockwell, Michael Jeter, Luis Guzmán, Patricia Clarkson, Andrew Davoli, George Clooney, Jennifer Esposito, and Gabrielle Union.

Marvel Cinematic Universe

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The Russo brothers are best known for directing four installments in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
Feige remarked, "You don't have to have directed a big, giant visual-effects movie to do a big, giant visual-effects movie for us. You just have to have done something singularly sort of awesome," adding "It's worked out well for us when we've taken people [such as Jon Favreau, Joss Whedon, Kenneth Branagh, and the Russo brothers,] that have done very, very good things. Very rarely are one of those good things a big giant blockbuster superhero movie."

You, Me and Dupree

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In 2006, the Russo brothers returned to film, directing the Owen Wilson comedy You, Me and Dupree. The film grossed $130 million worldwide.
You, Me, and Dupree is a 2006 American comedy film directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo and written by Mike LeSieur.

Slamdance Film Festival

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After viewing Pieces at the Slamdance Film Festival, Steven Soderbergh approached the duo and offered to produce their next film, along with his producing partner George Clooney.
Notable alumni like Christopher Nolan and the Russo brothers made special appearances.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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In July 2013, the brothers wrapped principal production on Captain America: The Winter Soldier, a superhero sequel for Marvel Studios; the film was released on April 4, 2014.
The film was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, with a screenplay by the writing team of Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely.

Pilot (Arrested Development)

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Ron Howard was a fan of the pilot, and he had a hand in hiring the brothers to direct the pilot for Fox's Arrested Development.
It was written by series creator and executive producer Mitchell Hurwitz and was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo.

Basil Russo

Their parents are Patricia and Basil Russo, an attorney and former judge of Italian descent.
He is the father of Anthony and Joe Russo, directors of several successful Marvel superhero films, Angela Otstot, Senior Vice President of Story at AGBO Films, and Gabriella Rosalina, Managing Partner of Russo, Rosalina & Co.

Community (TV series)

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Apart from their MCU work, the brothers are also known for their work on the comedy series Arrested Development, for which they won an Emmy Award, and Community. The brothers served as executive producers and directors on the first several seasons of the NBC sitcom Community and the ABC series Happy Endings.
Frequent episode directors and executive producers Anthony and Joe Russo also left the show in order to direct Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Carpoolers

For the 2007–08 TV season, the Russos joined the crew of the ABC series Carpoolers as executive producers and directors.
The show was created by Bruce McCulloch, who also executive produced alongside Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, David Miner, Marsh McCall, Joe Russo and Anthony Russo (formerly of Arrested Development).

Cleveland

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Anthony and Joe Russo were raised in Cleveland, Ohio, and attended the Benedictine High School.
Brothers Joe and Anthony Russo—native Clevelanders and Case Western Reserve University alumni—filmed their comedy Welcome to Collinwood (2002) entirely on location in the city.

Happy Endings (TV series)

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The brothers served as executive producers and directors on the first several seasons of the NBC sitcom Community and the ABC series Happy Endings.
On January 19, 2010, ABC green-lit the pilot episode, which was written by David Caspe and directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo.

List of box office records set by Avengers: Endgame

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Its sequel, Avengers: Endgame, was released on April 26, 2019, broke numerous box office records, and became the second superhero movie to gross over $2 billion.
Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, the film features an ensemble cast of actors reprising their roles from previous entries in the MCU.

Kevin Reilly (executive)

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FX network executive Kevin Reilly hired the Russos to direct the pilot for the series Lucky, having liked the pair's work on Collinwood.
Reilly also championed Lucky, the first television project from the Russo brothers.

The Game Awards 2018

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They also served as award presenters at The Game Awards 2018 ceremony, which honored the best video games of that year.
Various well-known film and gaming industry people presented awards at the show, including game directors Jeff Kaplan and Josef Fares, the film directing Russo and Duffer brothers, actors Christoph Waltz, Aisha Tyler, Rosa Salazar, and Jonah Hill, and livestreamers Jacksepticeye, Ninja, and Pokimane.

Benedictine High School (Ohio)

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Anthony and Joe Russo were raised in Cleveland, Ohio, and attended the Benedictine High School.

Cherry (upcoming film)

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In March 2019, it was confirmed that Tom Holland was confirmed to play the lead role in Cherry.
Cherry is an upcoming American crime drama film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo with a written screenplay by Jessica Goldberg and Angela Russo-Otstot.

Deadly Class (TV series)

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The Russo brothers produced the television show Deadly Class, a Sony Pictures Television-produced adaptation of the comic book series of the same name.
Anthony Russo and Joe Russo serve as executive producers alongside Remender, Feldsott, Mick Betancourt, Lee Toland Krieger, Mike Larocca and Adam Targum.

Arrested Development

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Ron Howard was a fan of the pilot, and he had a hand in hiring the brothers to direct the pilot for Fox's Arrested Development. Apart from their MCU work, the brothers are also known for their work on the comedy series Arrested Development, for which they won an Emmy Award, and Community.
It won for Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series, Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series, Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, for the pilot episode written by Mitchell Hurwitz and directed by brothers Anthony and Joe Russo.

Ghostbusters (franchise)

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In March 2015, the brothers were set to direct an all-male installment in the rebooted series of the Ghostbusters franchise, produced by Sony's new-founded production company, Ghost Corps.
Anthony and Joe Russo signed on as co-directors, from a script by Drew Pearce, while Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan would produce the project.

Dhaka (film)

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Dhaka is an upcoming American action thriller film directed by Sam Hargrave and written by Joe Russo.

Lucky (TV series)

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FX network executive Kevin Reilly hired the Russos to direct the pilot for the series Lucky, having liked the pair's work on Collinwood.