Michael Dougherty

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Michael Dougherty
Michael Dougherty
Birthday October 28, 1974
Birthplace Columbus, Ohio,
United States
First Work Season's Greetings (1996)
Notable Work Trick 'r Treat (2007)
I like the horror community because they're subversive. They question things. If something is held back from them, especially if they've heard that its good, they seek it out. „ 

— Michael Dougherty

Everyone has gone trick or treating, everyone carves a jack-o'-lantern with their parents. If you really look at the stories, they sort of focus on what Halloween is like at different stages of your life. „ 

— Michael Dougherty

Michael Dougherty is an American film writer, director and producer. He is most well-known for writing and directing the horror films Trick 'r Treat and Krampus for Legendary Pictures, as well as writing for several films directed by Bryan Singer, including X2: X-Men United and Superman Returns. He is writing and directing the upcoming film Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

Kaiju Filmography


  • In 2008, Dougherty was attached to direct and co-write the screenplay for Calling All Robots, an animated kaiju film by Disney and ImageMovers Digital.[1] Unfortunately, ImageMovers Digital closed down after the box office failure of Mars Needs Moms in 2011, and Calling All Robots was never made.

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Magara M&E

8 months ago
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I hope he does a good job


8 months ago
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Huh, looks like the widespread misreading ended up becoming true, just like Godzilla vs. Kong. Before it was even confirmed everyone was saying GODZILLA VS. KONG CONFIRMED!