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Todd Garner is an American film producer [1] and is the founder and head of Broken Road Productions. [2] [3]



Garner is a former Disney executive, [4] and was formerly co-president of production at Disney. [5] Other films produced by Garner are Anger Management (2003), 13 Going on 30 (2004), XXX (2002). Garner partnered in 2016 with Covert Media to produce two to four films a year. In 2005, Garner founded his production company -- Broken Road Productions -- and signed a first-look deal with Paramount in 2018. [6]

Garner currently hosts The Producer's Guide: Todd Garner & Hollywood's Elite, [7] which takes an in-depth look at the movie business and what it takes to be a producer in today's world. [8]

Garner produced the films Paul Blart: Mall Cop , Here Comes the Boom , Zookeeper, [9] and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 , all of which starred Kevin James, as well as the horror films The Possession of Hannah Grace and Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse .[ citation needed ]s

Garner is set to produce Senior Year in 2022 for Netflix, along with producers Rebel Wilson, Timothy M. Bourne and Chris Bender.


Garner acted as producer in all films unless otherwise noted:


2001 The Animal
Tomcats Executive producer
The One Executive producer
2002 The New Guy
The Master of Disguise
XXX Executive producer
2003 Anger Management Executive producer
Radio Executive producer
2004 13 Going on 30 Executive producer
The Forgotten Executive producer
2005 Are We There Yet? Executive producer
Man of the House
XXX: State of the Union Executive producer
The Fog Executive producer
2006 Zoom
2007 Are We Done Yet?
2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop
2010 Knight and Day
The Sorcerer's Apprentice Executive producer
2011 Zookeeper
Jack and Jill
2012 Here Comes the Boom
2014 Into the Storm
2015 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse
2016 True Memoirs of an International Assassin
2017 Naked
2018 Tag
The Possession of Hannah Grace
2019 Isn't It Romantic
Playing with Fire
2020 All My Life
2021 Mortal Kombat
Vacation Friends
2022 Senior Year
2023 Vacation Friends 2
TBA All of Me
An American Werewolf in London
Mortal Kombat 2
Sleepy Hollow
Miscellaneous crew
1996 The Rock Production executive
1997 Con Air
1998 Snake Eyes
The Waterboy
2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Gone in 60 Seconds
2001 Pearl Harbor
Black Hawk Down
2004 Hellboy
As an actor
2015 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Father of Little Girl
2002 Punch-Drunk Love Special thanks
2018A Boy Called SailboatVery special thanks


2006Split DecisionTelevision pilot
2014Snack OffExecutive producer
2020 The Cabin with Bert Kreischer Executive producer
2021 The Crew Executive producer
2022Sins of Our MotherExecutive producerDocumentary
As writer
2014Snack Off

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