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Age: 84, born 18 January 1933

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Height: 5' 8"


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The Idiot's Guide To Famous (Classic) Filmmakers (85 items)
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Festival de Cannes - The Jury (652 items)
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Description: John Boorman attended Catholic school (Salesian Order) although his family was not, in fact, Roman Catholic. His first job was for a drycleaner. Later he worked as a critic for a women's journal and for a radio station until he entered the television business, working for the BBC in Bristol. There he started as assistant but worked later as director on documentaries, such as "The Newcomers" (1964). His friendship with Lee Marvin allowed him to work in Hollywood (e.g. Point Blank (1967) and Hell in the Pacific (1968)) from where he returned to the UK (e.g. Leo the Last (1970), Zardoz (1974) or _Exorcist II: The Heretic ... (more)
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Movies directed by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Deliverance (1972)
Rating:
7.6
708 Watched
2. Excalibur (1981)
Rating:
7.1
503 Watched
Rating:
4.1
289 Watched
Rating:
6
231 Watched
5. Zardoz (1974)
Rating:
6.1
190 Watched




Movies written by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Deliverance (1972)
Rating:
7.6
708 Watched
2. Excalibur (1981)
Rating:
7.1
503 Watched
Rating:
4.1
289 Watched
Rating:
6
231 Watched
5. Zardoz (1974)
Rating:
6.1
190 Watched




Movies

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Zardoz (1974)
Rating:
6.1
190 Watched
2. Hope and Glory (1987)
Rating:
7.4
92 Watched
Rating:
7.9
10 Watched
Rating:
7.3
4 want to see
5. The Rock (1967)
Rating:
7
1 Watched




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1. Long Way Round (2004)
Rating:
7.8
36 Watched
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7.1
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7.5
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8.3
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8
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TV directed by

Rating:
7.3
3 Watched





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100 Greatest Filmmakers of All Time (100 person items)

"British Major Works: Hope and Glory (1987) Point Blank (1967) Excalibur (1981) • Director, Writer, Producer. •"


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Oscars 1988 Winners (My Version) (22 movies items)

"Best Original Screenplay! Winner: John Boorman, Hope and Glory! Nominees: Louis Malle - Au revoir les enfants James L. Brooks - Broadcast News John Patrick Shanley - Moonstruck Woody Allen - Radio Days"


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