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Movies Written By Michael Mann

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Updated October 13, 2018 2.7k views 11 items

This is a list of films written by Michael Mann, screenwriter. This list of movies written by Michael Mann is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These Michael Mann screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased Michael Mann films are not included on this list. Michael Mann has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular Michael Mann films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.

This list contains movies like Heat and Ali.

You can use this list to answer the questions, "What movies did Michael Mann write?" and "How many movies did Michael Mann write?"

This list includes almost all of Michael Mann's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies Michael Mann wrote in order to find out more about each individual Michael Mann film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these Michael Mann films. (11 items)
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Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith

Released: 2001

Directed by: Michael Mann

Ali is a 2001 American biographical film directed by Michael Mann. The film tells the story of the boxer Muhammad Ali, played by Will Smith, from 1964-74 featuring his capture of the heavyweight ...more

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Benicio del Toro, Craig T. Nelson, Miguel Ferrer

Released: 1990

Directed by: Brian Gibson

Drug Wars: The Camarena Story is a 1990 TV mini-series based on Elaine Shannon’s book Desperados and the Time magazine article of the same name. It was directed by Brian Gibson and starred ...more
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Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

Released: 1995

Directed by: Michael Mann

Heat is a 1995 American crime thriller film written, produced and directed by Michael Mann, and starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Val Kilmer. The film was released in the United States on ...more

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Daniel Baldwin, Michael Rooker, Xander Berkeley

Released: 1989

Directed by: Michael Mann

L.A. Takedown, also called L.A. Crimewave and Made in L.A., is a 1989 crime thriller. Originally filmed as an unsuccessful pilot for an NBC television series, it was reworked and aired as a ...more
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Brian Cox, Garcelle Beauvais, Joan Allen

Released: 1986

Directed by: Michael Mann

Manhunter is a 1986 American thriller film based on Thomas Harris' novel Red Dragon. Written and directed by Michael Mann, it stars William Petersen as Will Graham and features Brian Cox as ...more

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Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Naomie Harris

Released: 2006

Directed by: Michael Mann

Miami Vice is a 2006 American film about two Miami police detectives, Crockett and Tubbs, who go undercover to fight operations. The film, written, directed, and produced by Michael Mann, is an ...more

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Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

Released: 2009

Directed by: Michael Mann

Public Enemies is a 2009 American film directed by Michael Mann and written by Mann, Ronan Bennett and Ann Biderman. It is an adaptation of Bryan Burrough's non-fiction book. Set during the ...more

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Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer

Released: 1999

Directed by: Michael Mann

The Insider is a 1999 American drama film directed by Michael Mann, based on the true story of a 60 Minutes segment about Jeffrey Wigand, a whistleblower in the tobacco industry. The 60 Minutes ...more

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Ian McKellen, Gabriel Byrne, Scott Glenn

Released: 1983

Directed by: Michael Mann

The Keep is a 1983 horror film directed by Michael Mann and starring Scott Glenn, Gabriel Byrne, Jürgen Prochnow, Alberta Watson and Ian McKellen. It was released by Paramount Pictures. The ...more

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Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Pete Postlethwaite

Released: 1992

Directed by: Michael Mann

The Last of the Mohicans is a 1992 historical epic film set in 1757 and produced by Morgan Creek Pictures. It was directed by Michael Mann and based on James Fenimore Cooper's novel of the same ...more

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Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld

Released: 1981

Directed by: Michael Mann

This film is a 1981 neo-noir film written and directed by Michael Mann and based on the 1975 novel by "Frank Hohimer". The film stars James Caan as the titular thief and Tuesday Weld ...more