Mike Flanagan

1978 - Today

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Mike Flanagan (born May 20, 1978) is an American filmmaker, best known for his horror work. Flanagan wrote, directed, produced, and edited the horror films Absentia (2011), Oculus (2013), Hush, Before I Wake, Ouija: Origin of Evil (all 2016), Gerald's Game (2017), and Doctor Sleep (2019). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Flanagan has received more than 46,609 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Mike Flanagan is the 1,475th most popular film director (down from 1,416th in 2019), the 10,451st most popular biography from United States (up from 10,454th in 2019) and the 399th most popular American Film Director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 47k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.04

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Mike Flanagans by language

Over the past year Mike Flanagan has had the most page views in the with 110,446 views, followed by French (86,317), and Italian (85,232). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (9,535.58%), Serbian (1,182.08%), and Swedish (173.44%)


Among film directors, Mike Flanagan ranks 1,475 out of 2,041Before him are Giorgio Capitani, Bill Plympton, Peyton Reed, Haifaa al-Mansour, Birt Acres, and Olivier Megaton. After him are Vadim Perelman, Gene Saks, Mick Garris, V. Shantaram, Victor Salva, and Kurt Wimmer.

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Among people born in 1978, Mike Flanagan ranks 221Before him are Michaela Conlin, Lilia Podkopayeva, Yukari Tamura, Alena Šeredová, Abel Ferreira, and Eric Moussambani. After him are Daniella Cicarelli, Pilar Rubio, Bonaventure Kalou, Vanness Wu, Ruslan Chagaev, and Nicky Byrne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mike Flanagan ranks 10,451 out of 20,380Before him are Sam Bowie (1961), Edith M. Flanigen (1929), Erwin Hahn (1921), Ernestine Anderson (1928), Frank Greer (1879), and Avril Haines (1969). After him are Reb Beach (1963), Kim Stanley (1925), Dwight Yoakam (1956), Bertha Townsend (1869), Jake Sullivan (1976), and Colton Ford (1962).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Mike Flanagan ranks 399Before him are Charles Band (1951), Joseph Kosinski (1974), Brian Helgeland (1961), Bill Plympton (1946), Peyton Reed (1964), and Birt Acres (1854). After him are Gene Saks (1921), Mick Garris (1951), Victor Salva (1958), Kurt Wimmer (1964), Kelly Reichardt (1964), and Dennis Muren (1946).