Greatest movie producers of all time

Beyond the idea, the first step to a great movie starts in the office of a producer. These often uncelebrated heroes initiate the large-scale production that brings together productions crews, visual effects artists, screen writers, as well as actors and actresses. In this article, we look at the X best movie producers of all time.


James Mangold is a popular American film, screen writer and a producer who is popular for his intriguing drama movies that features day to day emotional and moral struggles that are faced in this world. Mangold is popular for the films Girl interrupted, (1999), Logan, (2017), Walk the line(2005),The Wolverine(2013),Cop land,(1997) and many more. He has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and in 2019 he produced and directed Ford V Ferrari a sports drama film which was the reason why he was nominated for Academy Award for Best Picture.


Since 2007 Kelvin Feige has been the president of Marvel Studios. He is the producer of Black Panther which was why he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2019.


This English movie producer is also the founder of Heyday films. His best known work is the adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Fantastic Beast franchises. More recently, he scored big with ‘Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood”. Heyman’s work over the years has proved that he is undoubtedly one of the best film makers not just in the UK but worldwide.

Steven Spielberg

 This list of the greatest movie producers would not be complete without a mention of Steven Spielberg. He remains one of the most influential individuals in the history of cinema, and a household for many film-loving Americans. Steven Spielberg also happens to be one of the richest filmmakers worldwide, worth more than 3.7 billion US dollars. Some of his best movies include Schindler’s List, Jurassic Park, Jaws, Saving Private Ryan, Munich, Bridge of Spies, and Catch Me IF You Can, among many others.

Frank Marshall

Film producer Frank Marshall is known as the father of modern-day film franchises. He is behind major classics such as ‘Back to the Future’, ‘Gremlins’, ‘Indiana Jones’, and many other top hits. Marshall also teamed up with director Paul Greengrass and actor Matt Damon for the fourth ‘Jason Bourne’ movie. Marshall says that he once considered being a lawyer, and that he’s always looking for an interesting story.

John Woo

Mr. Woo is a famed film producer whose work speaks for itself. Born in Southern China, he grew up in Hong Kong and commenced his film career as an assistant director back in 1969. His first big movie was in 1973, and John has never looked back since then. Some of his best movies include Hard Boiled, Face/Off, The Killer, A Better Tomorrow, Mission Impossible II, Bullet in the Head, Hard Target, Red Cliff, and Broken Arrow.

There is not enough space on this space to list all of the world’s greatest talent in movie production. A few other names that deserve a mention include Michael Mann, Kathryn Bigelow, Dennis Villeneuve, and Luc Besson.

Writen by Jacqueline Simmons