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Birth Name: Jesús Franco Manera

Born: 12 May 1930 Died: 2 April 2013

Born and residing in: Spain

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Lina Romay


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A Movie for every Director (part 4) (100 items)
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Description: Jesus (or Jess) Franco (born May 12, 1930 as Jesús Franco Manera) is a Spanish film director, writer, cinematographer and actor. While never having found wide commercial success, Franco has nevertheless retained a small (but faithful) cult following with his sexually-charged horror movies. His output was very prolific during the 1960s through to the late 1980s, but he has slowed down since then. Some of his most popular titles are Gritos en la noche (1961), Miss Muerte (1965), Necronomicon - Geträumte Sünden (1967), The Castle of Fu Manchu (1968), Justine (1968), Vampyros Lesbos (1970), Christina, princesse de l'érotisme (19 ... (more)
Tags: Director (14), Died 2013 (5), Born 1930 (5), Spanish (4), Genius (2), Visionary (2), Horror (1), Died Aged 82 (1), Male (1), Maestro (1), The Son Of The God (1), The Best Director Ever (1)
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Movies directed by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Vampyros Lesbos (1971)
Rating:
6.3
54 Watched
2. Venus in Furs (1969)
Rating:
6.1
36 want to see
3. Bloody Moon (1981)
Rating:
5.3
24 Watched
4. Count Dracula (1970)
Rating:
5.9
31 Watched
Rating:
5.8
20 Watched




Movies

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
Rating:
6.5
237 Watched
2. Vampyros Lesbos (1971)
Rating:
6.3
54 Watched
3. Venus in Furs (1969)
Rating:
6.1
36 want to see
4. Bloody Moon (1981)
Rating:
5.3
24 Watched
5. Count Dracula (1970)
Rating:
5.9
31 Watched




Movies written by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Vampyros Lesbos (1971)
Rating:
6.3
54 Watched
2. Venus in Furs (1969)
Rating:
6.1
36 want to see
3. Zombie Lake (1981)
Rating:
4
27 Watched
4. Count Dracula (1970)
Rating:
5.9
31 Watched
Rating:
5.1
19 Watched




TV

Most popular
Most recent
Rating:
8
3 Watched
2. Eurotika! (1999)
Rating:
8
2 want to see
3. Lo + plus (1995)
Rating:
8
1 Watched
Rating:
7
1 Watched





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Horror Film Directors (33 person items)

"Recommended: - Gritos en la Noche (1962) - Eugenie (1970) - Vampyros Lesbos (1970)"


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"Jesús Franco the Filmography by Tumppimies"



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