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Peter Jackson
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Date of Birth: Oct 31, 1961

Country: New Zealand

Biography: Sir Peter Robert Jackson, KNZM is a New Zealand film director, producer, actor, and screenwriter, known for his Lord of the Rings film trilogy, adapted from the novel by J. R. R. Tolkien. He is also known for his 2005 remake of King Kong and as the producer of District 9. He won international attention early in his career with his "splatstick" horror comedies such as Bad Taste and Braindead, before coming to mainstream prominence with Heavenly Creatures...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 24 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (17) | Writer (15) | Actor (10)
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They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war. (imdb)
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Mortal Engines (2018)
A mysterious young woman named Hester Shaw joins forces with Anna Fang, a dangerous outlaw with a bounty on her head, and Tom Natsworthy, an outcast from London, to lead a rebellion against a giant predator city on wheels.
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Bilbo and Company are forced to be engaged in a war against an array of combatants and keeping the terrifying Smaug from acquiring a kingdom of treasure. and obliterating all of Middle-Earth. (imdb)
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The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (2013)
The Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special is coming up, and Fifth Doctor Peter Davison worries that he'll be left out. When he finds that Sixth Doctor Colin Baker and Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy share his worries, they hatch a plan to make themselves heard... (Poster by Simon Hodges)
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring. (imdb)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
A curious Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a vigorous group of Dwarves to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug. (imdb)
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West of Memphis (2012)
For many people, the case of the West Memphis Three has become synonymous with wrongful conviction. Despite a lack of physical evidence, three Arkansas teenagers were found guilty in 1994 of the ritual murder of three eight-year-old boys. Media attention led to an outpouring of support that has helped to keep them in the public consciousness for nearly two decades. (mubi.com)
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King Kong 360 3-D (2010)
King Kong 360 3D was specially shot by Peter Jackson for the Universal Studio tram tour in LA. (imdb)
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The Lovely Bones (2009)
Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from heaven. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.
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Crossing the Line (2008)
Peter Jackson directed this short film to test a new model of digital camera. It takes place during WWI, and was shot in 2 days.
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Ringers: Lord of the Fans (2005)
'Ringers: Lord of the Fans' is a feature-length documentary that explores how "The Lord of the Rings" has influenced Western popular culture over the past 50 years. (imdb)
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The Art of Imagination: A Tribute to Oz (2005)
"The Art of Imagination: A Tribute to Oz" - a featurette narrated by Sydney Pollack.
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King Kong (2005)
Director Peter Jackson helms the dramatic adventure King Kong, bringing his sweeping cinematic vision to the iconic story of the gigantic ape captured in the wild and brought to civilization where he meets his tragic fate.
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The Long and Short of It (2003)
A workman gets some unexpected help from two people of vastly different sizes. (imdb)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Sauron's forces have laid siege to Minas Tirith, the capital of Gondor, in their efforts to eliminate the race of men. The once-great kingdom, watched over by a fading steward, has never been in more desperate need of its king. But can Aragorn (Mortensen) answer the call of his heritage and become what he was born to be? In no small measure, the fate of Middle-earth rests on his broad shoulders. (New Line Cinema)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
In the second chapter in J.R.R Tolkien's epic trilogy, the Fellowship faces unimaginable armies and deception while also witnessing ancient wonders and the untapped strength of their people. (New Line Productions)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
An epic adventure of good against evil, a story of the power of friendship and individual courage, and the heroic quest to pave the way for the emergence of mankind, J.R.R. Tolkien's master work brought to cinematic life. (New Line Cinema)
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The Frighteners (1996)
A psychic private detective who consorts with deceased souls becomes engaged in a mystery as members of the town community begin dying mysteriously... (imdb)
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Forgotten Silver (1995)
Forgotten Silver is a mockumentary which details the prodigious life of "lost" filmmaker Colin McKenzie and his incredible advances that were lost to history...until now. This supergenius filmmaker, posthumously inducted into the pantheon of cinema greats, made incredible advances in filmmaking technology, supposedly making a talkie in 1908 and using color film in 1911, but madness and poverty and the usual industry tolls drove him into obscurity. (imdb)
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Heavenly Creatures (1994)
Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge. (imdb)
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Dead Alive (1992)
On a quiet street, in a small town, pure evil has come to stay. An innocent young man forced to care for his domineering mother finds the task a whole lot more demanding after she's bitten by the cursed Sumatran rat monkey. Passing the point of death, Vera sucks friends and family into her gruesome existence among the living dead and Lionel is sent spiraling into a ghoulish nightmare. Now a crazed zombie, she soon infects enough people to make it difficult for Lionel, still the faithful son, to keep the neighbors from suspecting that something is terribly wrong. (Lion's Gate)
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Meet the Feebles (1989)
Heidi The Hippo, the star of the Meet The Feebles Variety Hour discovers her husband Bletch, The Walrus is cheating and with all the world waiting for the show the assorted co-stars must contend with their own problems (imdb)
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Good Taste Made Bad Taste (1988)
A short documentary about the sudden popularity of the 1987 culthit Bad Taste. With a look on how it was made and a short biographic story about the film's director Peter Jackson, who would later make films like King Kong and The Lord Of The Rings. (archive.org)
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Bad Taste (1987)
The population of a small town disappears and is replaced by aliens that chase human flesh for their intergalactic fast-food chain.
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