Watchmen (film)

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Watchmen is a 2009 American superhero film based on the 1986–87 DC Comics limited series of the same name by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.wikipedia
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Zack Snyder

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Directed by Zack Snyder, it stars an ensemble cast of Malin Åkerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick Wilson.
Since then, he has directed or produced a number of comic book and superhero films, including 300 (2006) and Watchmen (2009), as well as the Superman film that started the DC Extended Universe, Man of Steel (2013) and its follow-ups, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Justice League (2017).

Malin Åkerman

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Directed by Zack Snyder, it stars an ensemble cast of Malin Åkerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick Wilson.
Åkerman played the female lead in the superhero film Watchmen (2009) as Silk Spectre II, a role for which she was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Carla Gugino

Directed by Zack Snyder, it stars an ensemble cast of Malin Åkerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick Wilson.
She is best known for her roles as Ingrid Cortez in the Spy Kids trilogy (2001–2003), Ritchie Roberts’ wife Laurie in American Gangster (2007), Sally Jupiter in Watchmen (2009), Dr. Vera Gorski in Sucker Punch (2011), and as the lead characters in the television series Karen Sisco, Threshold, The Haunting of Hill House, and Jett.

Alan Moore

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Watchmen is a 2009 American superhero film based on the 1986–87 DC Comics limited series of the same name by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.
Despite his own personal objections, his works have provided the basis for a number of Hollywood films, including From Hell (2001), The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003), V for Vendetta (2005), and Watchmen (2009).

Billy Crudup

Directed by Zack Snyder, it stars an ensemble cast of Malin Åkerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick Wilson.
He has starred in numerous high-profile films, including Without Limits, Almost Famous, Big Fish, Mission: Impossible III, Watchmen, Public Enemies, Spotlight, Jackie, The Stanford Prison Experiment, Justice League, and Alien: Covenant, in both lead and supporting roles.

Watchmen

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Watchmen is a 2009 American superhero film based on the 1986–87 DC Comics limited series of the same name by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.
After a number of attempts to adapt the series into a feature film, director Zack Snyder's Watchmen was released in 2009.

Patrick Wilson (American actor)

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Directed by Zack Snyder, it stars an ensemble cast of Malin Åkerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick Wilson.
Wilson has also appeared in feature films such as The Phantom of the Opera (2004), Hard Candy (2005), Little Children (2006), Watchmen (2009), Insidious (2010), The A-Team (2010), Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013), and as demonologist Ed Warren in James Wan's supernatural horror films The Conjuring (2013), The Conjuring 2 (2016) and Annabelle Comes Home (2019).

Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Directed by Zack Snyder, it stars an ensemble cast of Malin Åkerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick Wilson.
He is known for his roles as John Winchester in the fantasy horror series Supernatural (2005–2007; 2019), Denny Duquette in the medical drama series Grey's Anatomy (2006–2009), the Comedian in the superhero film Watchmen (2009), Jason Crouse in the political drama series The Good Wife (2015–2016), Negan in the horror drama series The Walking Dead (2016–present), and Harvey Russell in Rampage (2018).

Matthew Goode

Directed by Zack Snyder, it stars an ensemble cast of Malin Åkerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick Wilson.
He's garnered praise for his performance as Charles Ryder in Julian Jarrold's adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited (2008), and as Ozymandias in the American neo-noir superhero film Watchmen (2009), based on DC Comics' limited series of the same name.

Jackie Earle Haley

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Directed by Zack Snyder, it stars an ensemble cast of Malin Åkerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick Wilson.
Subsequent notable roles include the superhero Rorschach in Watchmen (2009), horror icon Freddy Krueger in the remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) and Grewishka, a huge cyborg criminal, in Alita: Battle Angel (2019).

Dave Gibbons

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Watchmen is a 2009 American superhero film based on the 1986–87 DC Comics limited series of the same name by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.
Gibbons returned to Watchmen in 2008, producing the behind-the-scenes book Watching the Watchmen to tie into the release of the 2009 film.

David Hayter

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Directors David Hayter, Darren Aronofsky and Paul Greengrass were attached to the project before it was cancelled over budget disputes.
His works as a screenwriter include X-Men, X2, Watchmen and Black Widow.

Doctor Manhattan

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In 1959, after his apparent death in an Intrinsic Field Generator accident, Dr. Jon Osterman remakes his body as a god-like being dubbed "Doctor Manhattan".
Billy Crudup portrayed Doctor Manhattan in the 2009 film adaptation directed by Zack Snyder.

Superhero film

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Watchmen is a 2009 American superhero film based on the 1986–87 DC Comics limited series of the same name by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.
With high ticket and DVD sales, several new superhero films were released every year in the 2000s, including Daredevil (2003), The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003), Hulk (2003), Catwoman (2004), Hellboy (2004), The Punisher (2004), the semi-animated Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004), Batman Begins (2005), Fantastic Four (2005), Ghost Rider (2007), Transformers (2007), Iron Man (2008), The Incredible Hulk (2008), and Watchmen (2009).

Lawrence Gordon (producer)

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Producers Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver began developing the project at 20th Century Fox, later moving it to Warner Bros. Pictures, the sister company of Watchmen publisher DC Comics, and hiring director Terry Gilliam, who eventually left the production and deemed the complex comic "unfilmable".
Under Lawrence Gordon Productions, he produced Jumpin' Jack Flash, Boogie Nights, Mystery Men, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider franchise, the Hellboy franchise and Watchmen.

Rorschach (character)

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While most heroes like Daniel Dreiberg (Nite Owl II) and Laurie Jupiter (Silk Spectre II) retire, Doctor Manhattan and the Comedian become government agents, and Rorschach continues to operate outside the law.
Jackie Earle Haley portrays Rorschach in the 2009 film adaptation directed by Zack Snyder, and also voices him in the video games series.

List of Watchmen characters

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In an alternate United States, beginning in 1939 during the fading Interwar period, a team of costumed crime-fighters is formed – the ”Minutemen”.
In the Watchmen film, he is portrayed by Jeffrey Dean Morgan.

Ozymandias (character)

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Doctor Manhattan ignores Rorschach, and Dreiberg is skeptical, but informs vigilante-turned-billionaire Adrian Veidt (Ozymandias), who dismisses Rorschach's suspicions.
Ozymandias made his first live-action appearance in the 2009 film Watchmen played by Matthew Goode.

Nite Owl

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While most heroes like Daniel Dreiberg (Nite Owl II) and Laurie Jupiter (Silk Spectre II) retire, Doctor Manhattan and the Comedian become government agents, and Rorschach continues to operate outside the law.
The Daniel Dreiberg version of Nite Owl made his first live-action appearance in the 2009 film Watchmen played by Patrick Wilson.

Silk Spectre

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While most heroes like Daniel Dreiberg (Nite Owl II) and Laurie Jupiter (Silk Spectre II) retire, Doctor Manhattan and the Comedian become government agents, and Rorschach continues to operate outside the law.
The Laurie Jupiter version of Silk Spectre made her first live-action appearance in the 2009 film Watchmen played by Malin Åkerman.

300 (film)

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As with his previous film 300, Snyder closely modelled his storyboards on the comic, but chose not to shoot all of Watchmen using green screens and opted for real sets instead.
On July 21, 2009, Warner Bros. released a new Blu-ray Disc entitled 300: The Complete Experience to coincide with the Blu-ray Disc release of Watchmen.

DC Comics

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Watchmen is a 2009 American superhero film based on the 1986–87 DC Comics limited series of the same name by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.

Niall Matter

In 2009 he had a small supporting role in Zack Snyder's film Watchmen.

Mark Acheson

Mark Acheson cameos as a large man at Happy Harry's.
His other film credits include The 13th Warrior and Watchmen.