Films enjoyed - list by Director or Responsible party

~~~ most of which I have seen, but not all ~~~
especially memoriable ones are marked x_
        I started this list as an experiment to see what films I remembered seeing
        to reveal what cultural influences the films I have seen might have made on me.
        The project soon got out of hand and this list of films seen has developed.
        Many of these were only remembered when I saw their titles on various lists
        which also described the content of the films.
        I do not think it is possible to remember all the films I have seen.
        A few of them have made a difference in my way of thinking and my life,
        most were temporary amusements.

RESPONSIBLE party . director TITLE (0000) NOTE
( Abe Levitow ) Mr. Magoos Christmas Carol (1962) (animated - voice of Scrooge is Jim Backus)
( Adam Shankman ) Pacifier (2005) (action comedy film - stars Vin Diesel)
( Akira Kurosawa ) Throne of Blood (1957) (Macbeth story)
( Akira Kurosawa ) Dersu Uzala (1975) (a trapper assists a Russian Army survey team in Siberia)
( Akira Kurosawa ) RAN (1985) (Shakespeare. King Lear )
( Akira Kurosawa ) Seven Samurai (1954) ~
( Alan J. Pakula ) All the Presidents Men (1976) (Watergate scandal)
( Alan Parker ) Mississippi Burning (1988) (Mississippi 1964 - looking for dead civil rights workers)
( Alex Proyas ) I Robot (2004) (inspired by Isaac Asimov story)
( Alfonso Cuaron ) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) ~
( Alfred Hitchcock ) Birds. the (1963) ~
( Alfred Hitchcock ) Lifeboat (1944) ( story by John Steinbeck)
( Alfred Hitchcock ) Vertigo (1958) ~
( Alfred Hitchcock ) Psycho (1960) (loosely inspired by Wisconsin murderer grave robber Ed Gein)
( Alfred Hitchcock ) North by Northwest (1959) ~
( Alfred Hitchcock ) Rear Window (1954) (James Stewart)
( Andrew Adamson ) Chronicles of Narnia The Lion the Witch and the Wa (2005) (based on the C.S. Lewis novels)
( Andrew Adamson. Kelly Asbury. Conrad Vernon Shrek 2 (2004) (DreamWorks Animation comedy)
( Andrew Adamson. Vicky Jenson ) Shrek (2001) (DreamWorks Animation comedy)
( Andrew Davis ) Holes (2003) (features adventures at a juvenile detention camp)
( Andrew Stanton ) WALL-E (2008) (Pixar. terrestrial robot meets extra terrestial robot)
( Andrew V. McLaglen ) Sea Wolves (1980) (based WWII incident in India - actors G Peck. R Moore. D Niven)
( Ang Lee ) Life of Pi (2014) (India - Pacific Ocean)
( Ang Lee ) Crouching Tiger. Hidden Dragon (2000) (American-Chinese-Hong Kong-Taiwanese co-production)
( Anthony Harvey - prod Joseph E. Levvine) Lion in Winter (1958) (Henry II)
( Anthony Minghella ) English Patient (1996) (romantic drama - WWII Sahara cave of swimmers)
( Arthur Lubin ) Phantom of the Opera (1943) (star Nelson Eddy - Lon Chaney stared in 1925 ver.)
( Arthur Penn ) Little Big Man (1970) (Dustin Hoffman - historical fiction on American West)
( Arthur Penn ) Bonnie and Clyde (1967) (gangsters bank robbers)
( Barbra Streisand ) Yentl (1983) (Jewish girl wants to go to yeshiva)
( Barry Levinson ) Rain Man (1988) (two brothers one a savant)
( Barry Levinson ) Wag the Dog (1997) (declare war to distract populace from bad times)
( Barry Sonnenfeld ) Addams Family (1991) (comedy based on characters created by Charles Addams)
( Benton ) Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) (disasterous divorce)
( Billy Wilder ) One. Two. Three (1961) (comedy - West Berlin during the Cold War before the Berlin Wall)
( Blake Edwards ) Great Race (1965) (American slapstick comedy Tony Curtis. Jack Lemon)
( Blake Edwards ) Operation Petticoat (1959) (WWII submarine comedy starring Cary Grant and Tony Curtis)
( Blue Sky Studios ) Robots (2005) (computer animated comic science fiction Chris Wedge. William Joyce
( Bob Clark ) Christmas Story (1983) (an American Christmas. bb gun. dog steals turkey. leg lamp)
( Brad Bird ) Iron Giant (1999) (animated)
( Breck Eisner ) Sahara (2005) (based on Clive Cussler book)
( Brian Desmond Hurst ) Christmas Carol (1951) ( Scrooge - Scottish. Alistair Sim)
( Carol Reed ) Agony and the Ecstasy (1965) ( Michelangelo - Pope Julius II while painting the Sistine Chapel)
( Carol Reed ) Third Man (1949) (mystery. Vienna after WWII looking for Harry Lime finds antibiotic smuggling)
( Cecil B. DeMille ) Ten Commandments (1956) (remake of original which was silent)
( Chris Buck - Kevin Lima ) Tarzan (1999) (Disney animated adventure musical)
( Chris Columbus ) Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone (2001) ~
( Chris Columbus ) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) ~
( Chris Eyre ) Skinwalkers (2002) (based on Tony Hillerman mystery novel - Jim Chee - Joe Leaphorn characters
( Chris Miller ) Puss in Boots (2011) (animated comedy. DreamWorks Animation. Antonio Banderas)
( Chris Noonan ) Babe (1995) (animal characters combination of real - animatronic pigs - Border Collies
( Clint Eastwood ) Gran Torino (2008) (gruff old Korean War veteran defends Hmong neighbors)
( Clive Donner ) Christmas Carol (1984) ( Scrooge by George C. Scott)
( Coen brothers ) Raising Arizona (1987) (starring Nicolas Cage)
( Cy Endfield ) Mysterious Island (1961) (a great dissapointment it did not follow the Jules Verne book )
( Darryl F. Zanuck ) Longest Day (1962) (WWII D-Day)
( David Fincher ) Social Network (2010) (about Facebook - M. Zukerberg)
( David Lean ) Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) (WWII Burma)
( David Lean ) Lawrence of Arabia (1962) (WWI in Arabia)
( David Lean) Doctor Zhivago (1965) (Russian Revolution - novel by Boris Pasternak)
( David Lynch ) Dune (1984) (1965 Frank Herbert novel)
( David Lynch ) Elephant Man (1980) (about disfigured Joseph Merrick. whom the script calls John Merrick)
( David Yates ) Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) ~
( David Yates ) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) ~
( David Yates ) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Part 1 (2010) ~
( David Yates ) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Part 2 (2011) ~
( David Zuker ) Airplane (1980) (comedy Leslie Nielson. Robert Stack. parody of the disaster film)
( Delmer Daves ) Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) (sequel to The Robe)
( Don Bluth ) American Tail. An (1986) (story of Fievel Mousekewitz and family immigrate from Russia to the US)
( Don Siegel ) Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970) (Mexico - Shirley MacLaine. Clint Eastwood)
( Donald Petrie ) Grumpy Old Men (1993) (American Comedy set in Minnesota)
( Doug Liman ) Bourne Identity (2002) (Robert Ludlum novel - Jason Bourne has memory loss)
( Dusan Makavejev ) Coca-Cola Kid (1985) (Australian romantic comedy - Coca-Cola attempts to market in remote valley
( Edouard Molinaro ) La Cage aux Folles (1978) ~
( Edward Zwick ) Last Samurai (2003) ~
( Emile Ardolino ) Dirty Dancing (1987) (coming of age story. Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey)
( Eric -Bibo- Bergeron and Don Paul) Road to El Dorado (2000) (animated adventure comedy)
( Eric Darnell and Tim Johnson ) Antz (1998) (animated Dreamworks)
( Eric Darnell. Tom McGrath ) Madagascar. Escape 2 Africa (2008) (DreamWorks comedy)
( Eric Darnell. Tom McGrath ) Madagascar (2005) (DreamWorks comedy)
( Federico Fellini ) Satyricon (officially Fellini Satyricon) (1966) (based on Petronius Satyricon bawdy satirical episodes during Neros reign
( Francis Ford Coppola ) Apocalypse Now (1979) (Vietnam War - Heart of Darkness)
( Francis Ford Coppola ) Godfather (1972) (Mafia Don)
( Franco Zeffirelli ) Brother Sun Sister Moon (1972) (St Francis of Assisi - St Clare of Assisi)
( Franco Zeffirelli ) Taming of the Shrew (1967) ( William Shakespeare play R.Burton - E.Taylor)
( Franco Zeffirelli ) Romeo and Juliet (1968) ~
( Frank Capra ) Its a Wonderful Life (1946) ~
( Frank Capra ) Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) (American dark comedy)
( Frank Coraci ) Around the World in 80 Days (2004) (comedy Jules Verne novel - stars Jackie Chan. A.Schwarzenegger)
( Frank Darabont ) Shawshank Redemption (1994) (prison movie)
( Frank Darabont ) Green Mile (1999) (adapted from a Stephen King novel)
( Frank Marshall ) Eight Below (2006) (dogs left behind Antarctic expedition - are rescued)
( Franklin J. Schaffner ) Papillon (1973) (Devils Island escapee)
( Franklin J. Schaffner ) Islands in the Stream (1977) (Cuba beginning WWII. E. Hemingway novel)
( Franklin J. Schaffner ) Patton (1970) (WWII script Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North)
( Fred Zinnemann ) Man for all Seasons (1966) (Thomas More - Henery VIII)
( Fred Zinnemann ) Nuns Story (1959) (WWII Belgian Congo - Audrey Hepburn)
( Garry Marshall ) Overboard (1987) (romantic comedy - memory loss - G.Hawn K.Russell)
( Gene Kelly ) Singin in the Rain (1952) ~
( Geoff Burrowes ) Return to Snowy River (1988) (Australia. Tom Burlinson. Sigrid Thornton. Brian Dennehy)
( George Cukor ) My Fair Lady (1964) (musical adapted from Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw)
( George Lucas ) Star Wars (1977) (later retitled Star Wars Episode IV. A New Hope)
( George Lucas writter - director ) Star Wars Episode I. The Phantom Menace (1999) ~
( George Roy Hill ) Sting (1973) ( set in September 1936 Paul Newman and Robert Redford)
( George Roy Hill ) Hawaii (1966) (based on a James A. Michener novel)
( George Seaton ) Miracle on 34th Street (1947) (Edmund Gwenn = Kris Kringle)
( George Stevens ) Diary of Anne Fran (1959) (WWII Jewish families hiding from Nazis)
( George T. Miller ) Man from Snowy River (1982) (Australian drama - Kirk Douglas. Tom Burlinson. Sigrid Thornton)
( Gore Verbinski) MouseHunt (1997) (comedy. mouse outwits brothers who inherit string factory
( Guillermo del Toro ) Hellboy (2004) (comic book hero)
( Guy Hamilton ) Goldfinger (1964) (third film in the James Bond series - Sean Connery)
( Guy Hamilton ) Diamonds Are Forever (1971) (seventh in James Bond series last to star Sean Connery)
( Hal Wallis Prod. dir Charles Jarrott ) Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) (story of Anne Boleyn)
( Hanna-Barbera ) Charlottes Web (1973) (based on award winning childrens book)
( Henry King. prod.Darryl F. Zanuck) Twelve O Clock High (1949) (WWII US Army Air Corps 8th Air Force - Gregory Peck
( Henry Koster ) Robe (1953) (robe taken from Christ by Roman solcier at crucifixion)
( Henry Levin ) Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) (loosely adapted from Jules Verne novel)
( Howard Deutch ) Grumpier Old Men (1995) (sequel to Grumpy Old Men)
( Howard Hawks ) Sergeant York (1941) ( Gary Cooper - about the life of Alvin York. WW I)
( Hugh Hudson ) Greystoke. The Legend of Tarzan. Lord of (1984) (based on Edgar Rice Burroughs. 1912. Tarzan of the Apes)
( Hugh Hudson ) Chariots of Fire (1981) (1924 Olympics- Eric Liddell. Christian - Harold Abrams.Jew over prejudice
( Irvin Kershner ) Never Say Never Again (1983) (James Bond film based on Thunderball story. Sean Connery)
( Irvin Kershner dir - George Lucas writing) Empire Strikes Back (1980) (later released as Star Wars Episode V. The Empire Strikes Back)
( Ivan Reitman ) Kindergarden Cop (1990) (starring Arnold Schwarzenegger)
( Ivan Reitman ) Twins (1988) (Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito)
( Ivan Reitman ) Dave (1993) (president of USA replaced by nicer guy)
( J. Lee Thompson ) Guns of Navarone (1961) (WWII )
( James Bobin ) Muppets Most Wanted (2014) ( Disney - Jim Henson Muppets)
( James Cameron ) Avatar (2009) (mining on distant planet threatens locals)
( James Cameron ) Titanic (1997) (Sinking of the ship Titanic)
( James Cameron ) True Lies (1994) (Arnold Schwarzenegger. J.L. Curis)
( James Whale) Invisible Man (1933) (stars Claude Rains - H.G. Wells The Invisible Man. pub. 1897)
( Jamie Uys ) Gods Must be Crazy (1980) (South African comedy film)
( Jan de Bont - Michael Crichton ) Twister (1996) (storm chasers researching tornadoes)
( Jean-Jacques Annaud ) Name of the Rose (1986) (book by Umberto Eco. Medieval mystery. Sean Connery)
( Jeannot Szwarc ) Somewhere in Time (1980) (romantic fantasy)
( Jeremy Thomas) Last Emperor (1987) ~
( Jerry Rees ) Brave little Toaster (1987) (animated)
( Jerry Zucker ) Ghost (1990) (Patrick Swayze. Demi Moore)
( Jim Henson ) Labyrinth (1986) (musical fantasy. exe produced George Lucas. stars David Bowie
( Jim Henson and Frank Oz ) Dark Crystal (1982) (American British fantasy film)
( Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg) Kon-Tiki (2012) (about 1947 Kon-Tiki raft expedition of Thor Heyerdahl)
( Joe Carnahan ) Grey. The (2011) (Canada airplane crash and aftermath - wolves)
( Joe Dante ) Gremlins (1984) (Science Fiction)
( Joe Johnston ) Jurassic Park III (2001) (this one Not based on a M.Crichton book)
( Joel and Ethan Coen ) Fargo (1996) (crime and murder in ice and snow)
( Joel and Ethan Coen ) O Brother Where Art Thou (2000) ~
( Joel and Ethan Coen ) No Country for Old Men (2007) (very violent)
( John A. Davis ) Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius (2001) ( Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies)
( John Badham ) WarGames (1983) (automatic missle launch computer confused by hacker playing a game
( John Boorman ) Excalibur (1981) (Arthurian dramatic fantasy)
( John Carpenter ) Christine (1983) (Stephen King novel - sentient violent 1958 Plymouth Fury)
( John Ford ) Stagecoach (1939) ( John Wayne first big role )
( John Ford ) Mister Roberts (1955) (WWII Pacific)
( John Guillermin ) Death on the Nile (1978) (Agatha Christi mystery)
( John Guillermin ) Blue Max (1966) (WWI air war Germany)
( John Hughes - dir Les Mayfield ) Miracle on 34th Street (1994) (classic Christmas tale)
( John Huston ) African Queen (1951) (novel by C. S. Forester. H. Bogart and K. Hepburn)
( John Huston ) Moby Dick (1956) (Melville novel - Gregory Peck)
( John Huston ) Key Largo (1948) (H. Bogart. E. G. Robinson. L. Bacall - Florida hurricane)
( John Huston ) Man Who Would Be King (1975) (R.Kipling story - S. Connery)
( John Huston ) Maltese Falcon (1941) (novel by Dashiell Hammett)
( John Huston ) Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) (adapted B. Traven 1927 novel - H. Bogart)
( John Lasseter ) Cars (2006) (Pixar animation)
( John Lasseter ) Bugs Life (1998) ( Pixar - Disney Co.)
( John Lounsbery and Wolfgang Reitherman) Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977) (Disney)
( John Madden ) Shakespeare in Love (1998) (historical fiction)
( John McTiernan ) Medicine Man (1992) (Amazon jungle. Sean Connery)
( John McTiernan ) Hunt for Red October (1990) (Tom Clancy novel - Russian Submarine - Sean Connery)
( John McTiernan ) 13th Warrior (1999) (story by Michael Chrichton . Eaters of the Dead. the Beowulf story. neanderhals)
( John Milius ) Conan the Barbarian (1982) ~
( John Schlesinger ) Marathon Man (1976) (Nazi from WWII treasure)
( John Sturges ) Magnificent Seven (1960) (American western version of Seven Samurai)
( John Wayne dir ) Alamo (1960) (Texas)
( Jon Favreau ) Cowboys & Aliens (2011) ~
( Jon Turteltaub ) National Treasure 2. Book of Secrets (2007) (sequel)
( Jon Turteltaub ) National Treasure (2004) (prod J. Bruckheimer - Nicholas Cage - treasure hunt across USA)
( Joshua Logan ) Camelot (1967) (Richard Harris stars as Arthur)
( Jules Bass and Arthur Rankin Jr) (animated Last Unicorn (1982) (animated fantasy film)
( Ken Annakin ) Swiss Family Robinson (1960) (shipwrecked family - an island home. loosely based on 1812 Johann David
( Ken Annakin ) Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Ma (1965) (London to Paris flying race)
( Ken Hughes ) Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) (based on Ian Fleming novel - script by Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes)
( Kevin Costner ) Dances with Wolves (1990) ( American epic western film in some ways like Little Big Man)
(Kevin Reynolds) Waterworld (1995) (Kevin Kostner)
( Kevin Reynolds ) Robin Hood. Prince of Thieves (1991) (Kevin Costner - Morgan Freeman as Azeem)
( Kunihiko Yuyama ) Pokemon. The First Movie. Mewtwo Strikes (1999) (Japanese anime)
( Lewis Gilbert ) Moonraker (1979) (eleventh in James Bond series - fourth to star Roger Moore)
( Lewis Gilbert ) You Only Live Twice (1967) (fifth in James Bond series - Sean Connery)
( Lewis Gilbert ) Spy Who Loved Me (1977) (tenth in James Bond series - third Roger Moore)
( Lewis Milestone with help by M. Brando) Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) (Marlon Brando
( Lewis Teague ) Jewel of the Nile (1985) (sequel to the 1984 Romancing the Stone)
( Luc Jacquet ) March of the Penguins (2005) (Emperor Penguins documentary. Natinal Geographic)
( Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman ) Brave (2012) (Pixar)
( Mark Dindal ) Chicken Little (2005) (Disney animated)
( Mark Rydell ) On Golden Pond (1981) (Katharine Hepburn. Henry Fonda. Jane Fonda)
( Martin Scorsese ) Hugo (2011) (boy living in railway station - discovers automoton which writes)
( Martin Scorsese) Aviator (2004) (about Howard Hughes)
( Matthew Robbins ) Batteries Not Included (1987) (comic science fiction film small extraterrestrial living machines)
( Mel Brooks ) History of the World. Part I (1981) ~
( Mel Brooks ) Blazing Saddles (1974) (satirical Western comedy)
( Mel Brooks ) Spaceballs (1987) ~
( Mel Brooks ) Young Frankenstein (1974) (American comedy - starring Gene Wilder)
( Mel Brooks) Robin Hood. Men in Tights (1993) (parody of the Robin Hood story)
( Mel Damski ) Yellowbeard (1983) (comedy film)
( Mel Gibson ) Passion of the Christ (2004) ~
( Mel Gibson ) Braveheart (1995) (Scottish William Wallace vs English King Edward I)
( Mel Gibson ) Apocalypto (2006) ( Mayan civilization - pre-European contact)
( Michael Anderson ) Around the World in 80 Days (1956) (stars David Niven. Cantinflas. S.MacLaine)
( Michael Apted ) Agatha (1979) (about Agatha Christi)
( Michael Bay ) Transformers (2007) (Steven Spielberg executive producer)
( Michael Bay ) Rock. The (1996) (Alcatraz Island. San Francisco Bay Area. S.Connery)
( Michael Cacoyannis ) Zorba the Greek (1964) (based on book by Nikos Kazantzakis)
( Michael Cimino ) Deer Hunter (1978) ( Vietnam War )
( Michael Curtiz ) Casablanca (1942) (WWII - H. Bogart. Ingrid Bergman)
( Mike Newell ) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) ~
( Mike Nichols ) Graduate. The (1967) (Dustin Hoffman)
( Milos Forman ) Amadeus (1984) (about Antonio Salieri and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
( Milos Forman ) One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest (1975) (mental health)
( Morton DaCosta ) Auntie Mame (1958) (lively aunt - nepher comedy)
( Morton DaCosta ) Music Man (1962) (musical - Midwestern USA)
( Morten Tyldum ) The Imitation Game (2015) (about WWII mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code) ( Moustapha Akkad ) Messenger - (Mohammad. Messenger of God) (1976) ~
( Nicholas Ray ) Savage Innocents (1960) (Anthony Quinn as Inuk the Eskimo)
( Niki Caro ) Whale Rider (2002) (New Zealand - Maori)
( Norman Jewison ) Moonstruck (1987) (American romantic comedy - very funny)
( Norman Jewison ) Russians Are Coming. the Russians Are Coming (1966) (Russian submarine aground in New England)
( Norman Jewison ) Fiddler on the Roof (1971) (Jewish life in Russia)
( Orson Welles ) Citizen Kane (1941) (fictional biog of wealthy newspaperman - one of best films 20th Centry
( Otto Preminger ) Anatomy of a Murder (1959) ~
( Paul Greengrass ) Bourn Ultimatum (2007) (Robert Ludlum novel)
( Paul Greengrass ) Bourn Supremecy (2004) (Robert Ludlum novel)
( Paul Greengrass ) Captain Phillips (2013) (container ship MV Maersk Alabama captured by pirates and rescued)
( Paul Weiland ) City Slickers II The Legend of Curlys Go (1994) (dude ranch B. Crystal. Jack Palance)
( Penny Marshall ) Awakenings (1990) (L-Dopa administered to catatonic patients)
( Penny Marshall ) Big (1988) (fantasy comedy stars Tom Hanks)
( Pete Docter ) Up (2009) (Pixar. elderly man escapes with young kid floats to S.America)
( Pete Docter ) Monsters Inc. (2001) ( Pixar)
( Peter Faiman ) Crocodile Dundee II (1988) ( C Dundee. Paul Hogan. Linda Kozlowski. opposing a Colombian drug Lord
( Peter Faiman ) Crocodile Dundee (1986) (Australian comedy. Outback and NY Paul Hogan. inspired by Rodney Ansell
( Peter Glenville ) Becket (1964) (Thomas Becket - Henry II)
( Peter Hyams ) Presidio (1988) (San Francisco. Sean Connery. Mark Harmon)
( Peter Jackson ) Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug (2013) (JRR Tolkien but story stretched)
( Peter Jackson ) Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of th (2001) (J.R.R. Tolkien)
( Peter Jackson ) Lord of the Rings - Two Towers (2002) (J.R.R. Tolkien)
( Peter Jackson ) Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey (2012) (JRR Tolkien but story stretched)
( Peter Jackson ) Hobbit - The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) ((to be released Dec. 2014))
( Peter Jackson ) Lord of the Rings - Return of the King (2003) (J.R.R. Tolkien)
( Peter Lord and Nick Park ) Chicken Run (2000) (stop motion - claymation)
( Peter Weir ) Master and Comander. Far Side of the Wor (2003) (adapted three novels in Patrick O Brian. Aubrey´┐ŻMaturin series)
( Peter Weir ) Dead Poets Society (1989) ~
( Peter Weir ) Green Card (1990) (marriage of convenience to stay in USA. Gerard Depardieu)
( Phil Alden Robinson ) Field of Dreams (1989) (baseball fantasy)
( Pier Paolo Pasolini ) Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964) (Italian)
( Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud ) Despicable Me (2010) (computer-animated comedy film. story by Sergio Pablos)
( Pixar ) Ratatouille (2007) (rat teaches young chef to cook in France)
( Pixar ) Toy Story 2 (1999) ~
( Pixar ) Incredibles (2004) (family of spies)
( Pixar ) Finding Nemo (2003) (animated. fish captured and goes home)
( Pixar ) Toy Story (1995) ~
( Quentin Tarantino ) Pulp Fiction (1994) (very violent)
( Quentin Tarantino ) Django Unchained (2012) ( extremely violent - slave freed trained to be a bounty hunter)
( Ralph Nelson ) Lilies of the Field (1963) (Sidney Poitier)
( Rankin/Bass producer ) Hobbit (1977) (animated version of the story)
( Richard Attenborough ) Gandhi (1982) (biography)
( Richard Brooks ) Elmer Gantry (1960) (Burt Lancaster - preacher)
( Richard Donner ) Scrooged (1988) (stars comedian Bill Murray - modern Christmas Carol knockoff)
( Richard Donner ) Ladyhawke (1985) ( fantasy film)
( Richard Donner ) Maverick (1994) (western gambler)
( Richard Fleischer ) Soylent Green (1973) (Science Fiction - future)
( Richard Fleischer ) Doctor Dolittle (1967) ~
( Richard Lester ) Robin and Marian (1976) (Sean Connery -Robin Hood. Audrey Hepburn -Lady Marian late in life
( Richard Marquand dir. written George Lucas Return of the Jedi (1983) (later released as Star Wars Episode VI. Return of the Jedi)
( Ridley Scott ) White Squall (1996) (brigantine Albatross schoolship sunk in Gulf of Mexico 1961)
( Ridley Scott ) Alien (1979) (Sigourney Weaver)
( Ridley Scott ) Robin Hood (2010) (starring Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett)
( Rob Minkoff ) Mr. Peabody and Sherman (2014) ( DreamWorks Animation - characters from TV Bulwinkle show)
( Rob Reiner ) Bucket List (2007) (2 guys facing end of life doing things they want before they die)
( Rob Reiner ) Princess Bride (1987) (an absolute favorite - romance - swordplay)
( Robert Aldrich ) Flight of the Phoenix (1965) (airplane down in the Sahara desert starring James Stewart)
( Robert Altman ) MASH (1970) ( Korean War medical unit)
( Robert C. Ramirez ) Brave Little Toaster goes to Mars (1998) (produced by Disney - books by Thomas Disch)
( Robert Redford ) Milagro Beanfield War (1988) (story by John Nichols novel)
( Robert Stevenson ) Darby O Gill and the Little People (1959) (Walt Disney. S. Connery leprechauns)
( Robert Stevenson ) Old Yeller (1957) (American family (dog) tragedy set in 1860s)
( Robert Stevenson) Mary Poppins (1964) (produced by Walt Disney)
( Robert Wise ) Sound of Music (1965) (Julie Andrews - abt Trapp family. songs by Richard Rodgers. O.Hammerstein
( Robert Stromberg ) Maleficient (2014) (Disney - Angelina Jolie) ( Robert Wise ) Sand Pebbles (1969) (American gunboat in China. Boxer Rebellion)
( Robert Zemeckis ) Romancing the Stone (1984) (action-adventure romantic comedy M.Douglas. K.Turner D.DeVito)
( Robert Zemeckis ) Cast Away (2000) (Tom Hanks FedEx empl stranded on uninhabited island. soccer ball Wilson)
( Robert Zemeckis ) Back to the Future (1985) (produced by Steven Steven Spielberg)
( Roger Vadim ) Barbarella (1968) (prod Dino De Laurentiis re-release 1977 sci.fict. stars Jane Fonda. adult
( Roland Emmerich) Patriot (2000) (American Revolutionary War - Mel Gibson)
( Roland Joffe ) Mission. The (1986) (Jesuit missionary 18th century S America)
( Ron Howard ) Splash (1984) (Mermaid falls in love - Tom Hanks. Daryl Hannah)
( Ron Howard ) Beautiful Mind (2001) (based on the life of John Nash. Nobel Laureate in Economics)
( Ron Howard ) Frost/Nixon (2008) (fictionalized version of tv interview of Richard Nixon)
( Ron Underwood ) City Slickers (1991) (city guys to dude ranch B. Crystal. Jack Palance)
( Ronald Neame ) Poseidon Adventure (1972) (ship sinking)
( Sam Raimi ) Spider-Man (2002) ~
( Sergei Bondarchuk ) War and Peace (1969) (Mosfilm 415 min. long - Tolstoi)
( Sergio Leone ) Fistful of dollars (1964) (spaghetti western)
( Sergio Leone ) Once Upon A Time In The West (1968) ~
( Sergio Leone ) For a Few dollars more (1965) (spaghetti western)
( Sergio Leone ) Good. The Bad and The Ugly (1966) (spaghetti western)
( Sidney Lumet ) Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (based on Agatha Christi story)
( Simon Wincer ) Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles - also C.Dundee 3 (2001) (Paul Hogan. Linda Kozlowski.)
( Speilberg ) Adventures of Tintin the Secret of the U (2011) (based on comic series by Belgian cartoonist Herge)
( Stanley Donen ) Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) (musical - western)
( Stanley Kramer ) Guess Whos Coming to Dinner (1967) (interracial marriage. Spencer Tracy. Sidney Poitier. Katharine Hepburn)
( Stanley Kramer ) Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) (Spencer Tracey)
( Stanley Kubrick ) Barry Lyndon (1975) (based 1844 novel The Luck of Barry Lyndon by William M. Thackeray - Napol
( Stanley Kubrick ) Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop worrying (1964) ~
( Stanley Kubrick ) 2001. A Space Odyssey (1968) (story by Arthur C. Clarke)
( Stephen Herek ) 101 Dalmations (1996) (second version by Disney - first one in 1961 was animated)
( Stephen Norrington ) League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) (Sean Connery)
( Stephen Sommers ) Van Helsing (2004) (Dracula - Frankenstein etc.)
( Steven Spielberg ) Duel (1971) (truck and a car)
( Steven Spielberg ) Men in Black (1997) ~
( Steven Spielberg ) Jurassic Park (1993) (scientists breed dinosaurs on island)
( Steven Spielberg ) Goonies (1986) (children hunting for treasure)
( Steven Spielberg ) Joe Versus the Volcano (1990) ~
( Steven Spielberg ) Jurassic Park. The Lost World (1997) (2nd of the Jurassic Park movies)
( Steven Spielberg ) Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) (Science Fiction)
( Steven Spielberg ) Schindlers List (1993) (WWII Germany)
( Steven Spielberg ) Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) (Germany - Jordan)
( Steven Spielberg ) Empire of the Sun (1987) ( WWII British boy in a Japanese prison camp in China semi-biographical)
( Steven Spielberg ) Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) (India)
( Steven Spielberg ) Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) (Indiana Jones)
( Steven Spielberg ) Saving Private Ryan (1998) (WWII Europe)
( Steven Spielberg ) Jaws (1974) (big shark on coast of NE USA)
( Steven Spielberg ) Hook (1991) (Peter Pan story)
( Steven Spielberg ) Money Pit (1986) ~
( Steven Spielberg ) Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) (film spliced together live action with animated characters)
( Steven Spielberg ) Terminal (2004) (trapped in JFK Airport denied entry to USA. T.Hanks)
( Steven Spielberg ) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1981) (cute Extra-Terrestrial wants to go home)
( Steven Spielberg ) Lincoln (2012) (biography of President Lincoln)
( Steven Spielberg ) Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Cry (2008) (S. America)
( Steven Spielberg ) Adventures of Tintin (2011) (author - Herge)
( Sydney Pollack ) Out of Africa (1985) (Isak Dinesen book published in 1937)
( Sydney Pollack ) Tootsie (1982) (actor impersonates a woman to get work)
( Tate Taylor ) Help. the (2011) ( house help in Mississippi in 1963)
( Terence Young ) Thunderball (1965) (fourth in James Bond series - Sean Connery)
( Terry Gilliam ) Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) (comedy Europe German war with Turkey)
( Terry Gilliam ) Time Bandits (1981) (British fantasy film)
( Terry Jones ) Monty Pythons The Meaning of Life (1983) (slapstick comedy - some dark humor)
( Terry Jones ) Life of Brian (1979) (Monty Python on Palestine in the time of Christ)
( Terry Jones ) Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) (Arthurian period humor)
( Tim McCanlies ) Secondhand Lions (2003) (2 retired brothers recall their adventures to young man)
( Tom Hooper ) Kings Speech (2010) (King George VI at beginning of WWII conquers stuttering)
( Victor Fleming ) Captains Courageous (1937) (novel by Rudyard Kipling - fishing schooners)
( Victor Fleming ) Gone with the Wind (1939) (produced by David O. Selznick)
( Victor Fleming ) Wizard of Oz (1939) (from Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. stars Judy Garland)
( Victor Saville ) Silver Chalice (1954) (novel by Thomas B. Costain - film debut of Paul Newman)
( Vincente Minnelli ) Brigadoon (1954) (Gene Kelly. V Johnson. Cyd Charisse. -later 1966 TV version R. Goulet)
( Walt Disney ) Fantasia (1940) (animation and music. Leopold Stokowski. Micky Mouse)
( Walt Disney Animation Studios ) Fantasia 2000 (1999) (animation and music. James Levine. Peter Schickele)
( Walter Lang ) King and I (1956) ( musical - based on book Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon)
( Warren Beatty ) Reds (1981) (on the life and career of John Reed and the Russian Revolution)
( William Friedkin ) French Connection (1971) (crime - drug traffic)
( William Wyler ) Funny Girl (1968) (romantic musical - based on Fanny Brice - star B. Streisand)
( William Wyler ) Ben Hur (1959) (early Christian era - great chariot race sequence)
( Wolfgang Petersen ) Das Boot (1981) ( WWII German submarine)
( Wolfgang Petersen ) NeverEnding Story (1984) (West German epic fantasy film based on the novel by Michael Ende)
( Wolfgang Reitherman ) Robin Hood (1973) (animated film - Walt Disney Productions)
( Wolfgang Reitherman ) Jungle Book (1967) (based on Rudyard Kipling. Last film Disney made before he died)



update - 9 January 2015


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