Boaz Davidson

Boaz Davidson (Hebrew: בועז דוידזון, born 8 November 1943) is an Israeli film director, producer and screenwriter. He was born in Tel Aviv, Israel and studied film in London at London Film School.[1]

Boaz Davidson
Born (1943-11-08) November 8, 1943
Alma materLondon Film School
OccupationDirector, producer, writer


Davidson started his career by directing the television show Lool (1969) and the music documentary Shablul (1970). Later he directed Israeli cult films such as Charlie Ve'hetzi (1974) and Hagiga B'Snuker (1975). In 1974 he directed the film Mishpahat Tzan'ani. He directed the first four films in the Eskimo Limon series (Eskimo Limon (1978), Yotzim Kavua (1979), Shifshuf Naim (1981), Sapiches (1982). Eskimo Limon was entered into the 28th Berlin International Film Festival in 1978. In 1986 he directed the cult film Alex Holeh Ahavah.

In 1979 Davidson moved from Israel to the United States and started working as a director, directing a remake of Eskimo Limon, The Last American Virgin in 1982.[2]

Davidson continued to work in the United States as a producer and a screenwriter. He was involved in producing several major films including 16 Blocks,[3] The Wicker Man,[3] The Black Dahlia,[3] 2008's Rambo[3] and The Expendables.[3] He is also listed as a producer in the thriller Trespass.[3]


As director

  • Lool (Hebrew-language TV series, 1970–1973, co-director Uri Zohar)
  • Shablul (Hebrew-language music documentary, 1970)
  • Fifty-Fifty (Hebrew-language film, 1971)
  • Azit the Paratrooper Dog (Hebrew-language film, 1972)
  • Charlie Ve'hetzi (Hebrew-language film, 1974)
  • Hagiga B'Snuker (Hebrew-language film, 1975)
  • Mishpahat Tzan'ani (Hebrew-language film, 1976)
  • Lupo B'New York (Hebrew-language film, 1976)
  • Lemon Popsicle (Hebrew-language film, 1978)
  • Going Steady (Hebrew-language film, 1979)
  • Seed of Innocence (English-language film, 1980)
  • Hot Bubblegum (Hebrew-language film, 1981)
  • Hospital Massacre (English-language film, 1981)
  • The Last American Virgin (English-language film, 1982)
  • Private Popsicle (Hebrew-language film, 1982)
  • Alex Holeh Ahavah (Hebrew-language film, 1986)
  • Dutch Treat (English-language film, 1987)
  • Going Bananas (English-language film, 1987)
  • Salsa (English-language film, 1988)
  • Ochlim Lokshim (Hebrew-language film, 1989, co-director Tzvi Shissel)
  • American Cyborg: Steel Warrior (English-language film, 1993)
  • Blood Run (English-language TV film, 1994)
  • Lunarcop (English-language film, 1995)
  • Looking for Lola (English-language film, 1997)

As producer


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