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About Gary


Pretty Woman + Under Siege + The Mothman Prophecies

Gary W. Goldstein builds and tells stories.

He has produced some of Hollywood’s biggest box-office hits, generating well over One Billion Dollars in worldwide revenue, receiving multiple Academy Award nominations, People’s Choice Awards, a Golden Globe and various other awards.

Long before Gary produced his first low-budget film “Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death”, he founded his own literary management firm representing talent -- writers, directors and select actors -- across film and television.

Gary recently authored Conquering Hollywood: The Screenwriters Blueprint for Career Success, the top-selling book teaching aspiring creative talent how to turn their talent into a business and a career.

As strategist and storyteller, Gary’s consults companies and startups in media, entertainment and technology, and is a devoted champion and mentor to aspiring screenwriters and other creatives through his recent course-works and live interview series: Breaking Into Hollywood.

In addition to the slate of films Gary later produced at various major studios – including PRETTY WOMAN which went on to become the highest grossing live-action film in Disney’s history -- he also served as president of , an Internet entertainment company successfully funded at $50MM.

Attorney-turned-filmmaker, Gary’s spoken at TEDx, been invited to the Annenberg Forum, served as Vice Chairman of The Elevision Network, been published by the Huffington Post as well as Inc. magazine, was a contributing author for the Napoleon Hill Foundation’s newest publication “Stickability”, as well as Harper Collin’s “The Writer Got Screwed (but didn’t have to)”.

Gary W. Goldstein

Breaking Into Hollywood


  • The Mothman Prophecies

    The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
    Film by Lakeshore Entertainment / Sony Screeen Gems Producer

  • Ringmaster

    Ringmaster (1998)
    Film by Artisan Entertainment Producer

  • The Hunted

    The Hunted (1995)
    Film by Universal Pictures Producer

  • Under Siege 2: In Dark Territory

    Under Siege 2: In Dark Territory (1995)
    Film by Warner Bros. Executive Producer

  • Under Siege

    Under Siege (1992)
    Film by Warner Bros. Executive Producer

  • Victim of Love

    Victim of Love (1991)
    Television by CBS Producer

  • Pizza Man

    Pizza Man (1991)
    Film by The Goldstein Company Producer

  • Pretty Woman

    Pretty Woman (1990)
    Film by Touchstone Pictures Producer

  • Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death

    Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death (1989)
    Film by Paramount Home Media Producer



  • Golden Reel Award - Winner - Best Sound Editing


  • Academy Awards - Oscar Nomination - Best Sound

  • BMI Film & TV Awards - Winner - Film Music

  • MTV Movie Awards - Nomination - Best Action Sequence

  • Motion Picture Sound Editors - Winner Golden Reel Award

  • American Film Institute' - Nomination - "100 Years, 100 Thrills" List


  • Academy Awards - Oscar Nomination - Best Actress

  • People's Choice Award - Winner - Favorite Motion Picture

  • Golden Globes - Nomination - Best Motion Picture (Comedy or Musical)

  • Golden Globes - Winner - Best Actress

  • Golden Globes - Nomination - Best Actor & Supporting Actor

  • Writers Guild of America - Nomination - Best Screenplay

  • British Academy of Film &TV Award - Nominations • Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Actress

  • BMI Film & TV Awards - Winner

  • Cesar Awards (France) Nomination - Best Foreign Film

  • Kid's Choice Awards - Winner - Favorite Actress

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