Jonathan Glickman

Jonathan Glickman (born May 18, 1969) is an American film producer and the President of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Motion Picture Group from 2011- present.

Jonathan Glickman
BornMay 18, 1969 (age 49)
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
Years active1995 - present

Personal life and education

Glickman is the son of Rhoda Yura and Dan Glickman, the former Kansas Congressman, Secretary of Agriculture, and president of the MPAA.[1][2] He was born in Detroit, Michigan and raised in Wichita, Kansas and Washington, D.C.

While he was a child, his mother introduced him to directors Martin Scorsese and Woody Allen.[3] Glickman graduated from Georgetown Day School in Washington, D.C. in 1987,[4] and from the University of Michigan in 1991.[5] He worked briefly for HBO before enrolling in the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts in 1992,[6] although he quit in 1993.[5]


Glickman began working in Hollywood when he convinced producer Joe Roth to give him an internship at Caravan Pictures after meeting him in an elevator at USC in 1993.[7][8] By 1997, Glickman was president of production at Caravan.[6][9][10] By 2002, he was president of production at Spyglass Entertainment.[11] In 2003, he became president and partner at Spyglass.[12]

Glickman was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in 2007.[13]

On February 2, 2011, Glickman was named president of MGM's film division. His role at MGM will include the oversight of development and production for all feature films, as well as helping to identify co-financing opportunities with other studios.[14]

During Glickman’s tenure, MGM has seen its key franchises reach new heights. He oversaw production on and released Skyfall and Spectre, the 23rd and 24th installments of the Bond franchise produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, which became the highest-grossing Bond films of all time earning a combined box office of over $2B worldwide. Glickman revived the Rocky franchise after its nine year hiatus with Ryan Coogler’s critical and commercial smash Creed which earned Sylvester Stallone a Golden Globe win and Academy Award nomination. The updated franchise continued with in 2018 with Creed II directed by Steven Caple Jr., which set the record for highest grossing live action opener across Thanksgiving. [15]

As producer, Glickman's two greatest hits at the box office have been Rush Hour 2 which grossed $347,325,802 at the worldwide box office, and The Tourist which grossed $278,346,189 at the worldwide box office, both off an estimated $100 million budget.






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  13. ^ a b Koehler, Robert (August 2, 2007). "Rush Hour 3 Movie Review". Variety.
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  17. ^ Leydon, Joe (April 19, 1996). "Celtic Pride Movie Review". Variety.
  18. ^ Cheshire, Godfrey (February 23, 1996). "Before and After Movie Review". Variety.
  19. ^ Leydon, Joe (October 18, 1997). "RocketMan Movie Review". Variety.
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  28. ^ Leydon, Joe (July 12, 2002). "Reign of Fire Movie Review". Variety.
  29. ^ Leydon, Joe (January 24, 2002). "The Count of Monte Cristo Movie Review". Variety.
  30. ^ Leydon, Joe (January 26, 2003). "Shanghai Knights Movie Review". Variety.
  31. ^ McCarthy, Todd (January 20, 2003). "The Recruit Movie Review". Variety.
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  35. ^ Koehler, Robert (April 27, 2006). "Stick It Movie Review". Variety.
  36. ^ Anderson, John (March 24, 2006). "Stay Alive Movie Review". Variety.
  37. ^ Lowry, Brian (August 23, 2007). "Balls of Fury Movie Review". Variety.
  38. ^ Fleming, Michael (September 18, 2002). "Jim's juiced for 'Lemony'". Variety.
  39. ^ Debruge, Peter (April 27, 2007). "The Invisible Movie Review". Variety.
  40. ^ Leydon, Joe (March 11, 2007). "The Lookout Movie Review". Variety.
  41. ^ McNary, Dave (November 24, 2008). "'Four Christmases' premieres in L.A". Variety.
  42. ^ Leydon, Joe (December 28, 2007). "27 Dresses Movie Review". Variety.
  43. ^ Harvey, Dennis (January 7, 2010). "Leap Year Movie Review". Variety.
  44. ^ McNary, Dave (January 12, 2010). "Von Donnersmarck takes 'Tourist'". Variety.
  45. ^ "The Vow". Variety. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2018-12-05.

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Glickman is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Dan Glickman (born 1944), American politician

Dov Glickman, Israeli actor

Harry Glickman (born 1924), founder of the National Basketball Association's Portland Trail Blazers

Irving Glickman (1914–1972), American periodontist

Jonathan Glickman (born 1969), American film producer

Kevon Glickman (born 1960), American music producer and entertainment lawyer

Lawrence B. Glickman (born 1963), American historian

Marty Glickman (1917–2001), American track and field athlete and sports announcer

Mort Glickman (1898–1953), American composer

Stephen H. Glickman, American judge

Stephen Kramer Glickman (born 1979), American actor

Susan Glickman (born 1953), Canadian writer and critic

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