Mike Werb

Mike Werb is an American screenwriter, whose writing credits include Face/Off,[1] The Mask and the story for Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.

Mike Werb
BornLos Angeles, California, United States
Alma materStanford University
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
Notable worksFace/Off

A Los Angeles native, Werb attended Stanford. He is a UCLA Film School graduate.

He has worked as a collaborator with Michael Colleary.[1] The duo won a Saturn Award for Best Writing for Face/Off in 1998. They previously worked on projects "Top Ten", "Stretch Armstrong" and "King's Ransom" (the latter one for director John Woo), but neither of these films were produced. He is the creator of Unnatural History.



Year Film Credit Notes
1989 Food of the Gods 2 Screenplay by Co-wrote screenplay with Richard Bennett, based on a story by Richard Bennett; as E. Kim Brewster
The Secret of the Ice Cave Written by As Michael Werb
1991 The Human Shield Story by Co-wrote story with Mann Rubin
The Disco Years Story editor Short film
1994 The Mask Screenplay by Based on a story by Michael Fallon and Mark Verheiden
1996 Darkman III: Die Darkman Die Written by Co-wrote with Michael Colleary
1997 Things That Go Bump Written by, supervising producer
Face/Off Written by, co-producer
2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Story by Co-wrote story with Michael Colleary and Sara B. Cooper
2006 Curious George Story by Co-wrote with Ken Kaufman
2007 Firehouse Dog Written by, producer Co-wrote with Claire-Dee Lim & Michael Colleary
2009 Tekken Uncredited script work[2] Co-wrote with Michael Colleary



  1. ^ a b Maslin, Janet (June 27, 1997). "Good and Evil Trade Places, Body and Soul". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Harris, Dana (May 16, 2005). "Screen Gems Taps Tekken". Variety. Retrieved August 23, 2020.

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