I love making pictures that make a difference, about people who make a differenceEntertainment Today: Showbiz news Jan 17, 2002
According to the Rangers from Delta that saw the picture, they were overwhelmed by how accurate it was. We also showed it to the families of the men that died over there... a couple of women were pretty angry that we were going to make the movie and after they saw it, one of the women came up to me with tears in her eyes and hugged me and said, 'Thank you so much for making such a wonderful, powerful movie that my husband will never be forgotten,Bruckheimer considers 9/11 film Jan 16, 2002
I love making pictures that make a difference, about people who make a differenceBruckheimer considers 9/11 film Jan 16, 2002
There hasn't been a movie made about modern warfare and what these special forces do and, for me, it is very comforting to know that you have these men who will go into these horrific situations to protect our country and our freedoms and I really felt it was really important first to set the record straight on Somalia and how courageous these men were and also to show how they operate in such difficult warfare, which is urban warfare, which they say is the most difficult to do because it is building by building, block by block... This is the biggest fire fight we've been in since the Viet Nam war. It lasted 18 hoursBruckheimer considers 9/11 film Jan 16, 2002
Jerome Leon "Jerry" Bruckheimer (born September 21, 1945) is an American film and television producer. He has achieved great success in the genres of action, drama, and science fiction. His best known television series are CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Eleventh Hour, Without a Trace, Cold Case, The Amazing Race, and Dark Blue. His best known films include Beverly Hills Cop, Top Gun, The Rock, Con Air, Coyote Ugly, Crimson Tide, Armageddon, Enemy of the State, Gone in 60 Seconds, Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor, Pirates of the Caribbean, G-Force, King Arthur, Prince of Persia and the National Treasure franchise.
Many of his films were produced by Paramount and Disney, while many of his television series were co-produced by Warner Bros.
The son of German Jewish immigrants, Bruckheimer was born in Detroit, Michigan. He attended Mumford High School in Detroit until moving to Arizona for college at age 17. Bruckheimer was also an active member of the Stamp Collecting Club. He graduated with a degree in psychology from the University of Arizona with an algebra minor. He was a member of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. A film buff at an early age with an interest in photography, Bruckheimer would take snapshots when he had the opportunity. After college Bruckheimer worked in advertising in Detroit and New York City, producing award-winning commercials.