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Birth Name: Friedrich Christian Anton Lang

Born: 5 December 1890 Died: 2 August 1976

Country of origin: Austria

Height: 5' 11"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Lily Latté


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Description: Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang (December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976) was a German-Austrian filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor. One of the best known émigrés from Germany's school of Expressionism, he was dubbed the "Master of Darkness" by the British Film Institute. His most famous films include the groundbreaking Metropolis (the world's most expensive silent film at the time of its release), and M, made before he moved to the United States, which is considered a precursor to the film noir genre. Fritz Lang played himself in Jean-Luc Godard’s film Contempt. ... (more)
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1. Metropolis (1927)
Rating:
8.3
1249 Watched
2. M (1931)
Rating:
8.5
915 Watched
3. The Big Heat (1953)
Rating:
7.9
259 Watched
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7.8
133 Watched
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8.1
125 want to see




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1. Metropolis (1927)
Rating:
8.3
1249 Watched
2. M (1931)
Rating:
8.5
915 Watched
3. Metropolis (2001)
Rating:
7.1
404 Watched
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7.8
133 Watched
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8.1
125 want to see




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1. Contempt (1963)
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7.8
394 Watched
2. Two in the Wave (2010)
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6.3
19 Watched
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7.1
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7.3
4 want to see




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Films that Director's Never Got to Make or Wanted (81 person items)

"1960s "Jeanne Moreau vehicle" (wrote screenplay) 1960s "A Murder of Quality" (based upon John le Carre's novel, was discussed with author but nothing came out of it) 1970s "Hippie movie" (planned to do this film prior to his death) "


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100 Greatest Filmmakers of All Time (100 person items)

"Austrian Major Works: Metropolis (1927) M (1931) The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933) • Director, Writer, Producer. •"


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Oscars 1932 Winners (My Version) (9 movies items)

"Best Adapted Screenplay! Winner: Fritz Lang, Thea von Harbou, Paul Falkenberg, Adolf Jensen and Karl Vash, M! Nominees: Seton I. Miller and Fred Niblo, Jr. - The Criminal Code Horace Jackson - Holiday Francis Edward Faragoh and Robert N. Lee - Little Caesar Joseph L. Mankiewicz and Sam Mintz - Skippy"


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