Michael Peyser

Michael Peyser

Michael Peyser is an accomplished producer of both major studio movies as well as cutting edge independent films. Among his producing credits are The Purple Rose of Cairo, F/X, Big Business, Ruthless People, Hackers, Matilda, U23D, The Warrior’s Way and Woody Allen: A Documentary.  Peyser is a tenured professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, where he teaches all aspects of producing and filmmaking.

Commentaries by Michael Peyser

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Children of Paradise

1946
Tricolore
Positioned in this American trailer as the French answer to Gone With the...
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Seven Days In May

1964
Paramount
President John F. Kennedy was a fan of the best selling novel and...
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The Hill

1965
MGM
Michael Peyser is a little cooler than we are to Sidney Lumet’s ultra-cinematic adaptation...
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Jules and Jim

1962
Janus
Francois Truffaut’s poignant portrait of a twenty year menage a trois outraged US...
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The Three Stooges Meet Hercules

1962
Columbia
This threadbare but well received  vehicle has the boys (with Joe...
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