Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg

Date of Birth: 18 Dec 1946

Country: USA

Biography: An amateur filmmaker even as a child, Spielberg became one of the youngest television directors for Universal in the 60s. A highly praised television film started up his career as a director for cinema, and quickly became one of the most popular, influential and recognizable faces in history. Spielberg has received many awards throughout his distinguished career, Winning three Academy Awards ( Being nominated for six ) and seven of his films have been nominated for the Best Picture Oscar ( Winning 1 ).

Total Credits at Criticker: 48 (Actor), 42 (Director), 11 (Writer), 1 (Creator)

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    Double Dare
    Documentary following two stunt women in very different phases of their lives. One is just getting started in her career. The other just ending her career. The help they give each other, the lessons they learn together and how they survive.
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    Jaws
    In 1975, director Steven Spielberg brought Peter Benchley's best-selling novel to the screen with stunning power and unbearable suspense. Jaws left an indelible mark upon the movie-going (and beach-going!) public, distilling a sea of fear from these five words: "Don't go in the water." Once the terror begins, Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss and Robert Shaw must join forces on a desperate quest to destroy a killer embodying nearly three tons of white death. (Universal Pictures)
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    Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures
    The career and life of Stanley Kubrick is explored through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise. (imdb)
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    The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing
    A look into the evolution, importance and current role of film editors. (doctor7)
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    Room 666
    Room 666 (1982) - TV Movie
    During the 1982 Cannes Film Festival, Wenders asks a number of film directors from around the world to get, each one at a time, into a hotel room, turn on the camera and sound recorder, and, in solitude, answer a simple question: "What is the future of cinema?". (imdb)
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    The Making of Steven Spielberg\
    The cast and crew of the classic movie discuss its production and cultural impact.
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    Directed by John Ford
    Interviewing some of Ford's most frequent collaborators, Bogdanovich examines the life and films of one of America's greatest directors.
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    The Visions of Stanley Kubrick
    A concise look at some of the more bizarre visual aspects of The Shining. Through interviews with collaborators, current filmmakers and authors, we'll examine how Kubrick used his unique brand of visual storytelling to convey madness, evil, and the power of the supernatural without relying on dialog or conventional exposition. As much as any film he ever made, The Shining illustrates Kubrick's talent for using the language of pure cinema to tell his stories. (imdb)
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    Standing on the Shoulders of Kubrick: The Legacy of 2001
    Stanley Kubrick's groundbreaking 2001: A Space Odyssey opened the door to all the films and filmmakers who followed it. Through interviews with directors such as George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Sydney Pollack - as well as special effects professionals and cultural historians - this documentary examines the legacy of Kubrick's masterpiece and its influence on science fiction films, special effects and world cinema. (imdb)
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    Your Studio and You
    A parody of 1950s corporate/industrial films, commissioned by Universal Pictures executives after the studio's purchase by Seagrams, and featuring cameos by many stars and directors. (imdb)
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    Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust
    Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust is a documentary which examines how filmmakers reacted to German scapegoating of Jews before, during, and after the war, ranging from the boldness of Confessions of a Nazi Spy and The Mortal Storm (both of which were produced before America entered the war) to more oblique statements during the war itself, and then finally leading to an honest portrayal of the full consequences of the Holocaust beginning in the '50s. (New York Times)
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    The Making of \
    TV documentary about the making of 'The Goonies'. (imdb)
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    American Masters
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    The People vs. George Lucas
    Uses a courtroom debate approach to explore the issues of filmmaking and fanaticism around one of the industry's most famous franchises and its creator. The innovative film combines filmmaker and celebrity interviews with fan films - submitted via the film's site - to make this the world's first digitally democratic feature documentary. (imdb)
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    Fog City Mavericks
    A look at the careers of famous San Francisco Bay Area filmmakers, specifically those of Francis Ford Coppola, Clint Eastwood, and George Lucas.
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    Spielberg On Spielberg
    Steven Spielberg talks about his career in film-making.
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    The Making of \
    A look behind the scenes during the making of "Band of Brothers".
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    Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis
    Kings aren't born they're made. Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis takes a contemporary look at the "King of Comedy" through never-before-seen footage, and interviews with stars like Jerry Seinfeld, Alec Baldwin, Quentin Tarantino and more. Plus, travel the world with the ever-vibrant entertainer and philanthropist as he continues his comedic reign at the ripe, young age of 85. (thefilmcatalogue.com)
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    Drew: The Man Behind the Poster
    A documentary on legendary movie-poster artist Drew Struzan. (IMDb)
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    And the Oscar Goes To...
    An original documentary that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the Academy Awards and Oscar-winning films through the eyes of Hollywood insiders. (TCM)
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    Milius
    A look at the life of filmmaker,John Milius. (imdb)
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    Great Bolshy Yarblockos! Making \
    In this documentary, we follow Kubrick as he creates one of the most controversial films of all time, one that retains its power to shock audiences, even after 35 years. At the time of its release, A it created a firestorm of controversy. Through interviews with collaborators, filmmakers, screenwriters and authors, we come to appreciate Kubrick as an artist unafraid to take risks and court controversy, committed unwaveringly to his single-minded goal: the highest artistic quality of his films. (imdb)
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    Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles
    Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles looks at the remarkable genius of Orson Welles on the eve of his centenary - the enigma of his career as a Hollywood star, a Hollywood director (for some a Hollywood failure), and a crucially important independent filmmaker...
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    Survivors of the Shoah: Visual History Foundation
    11 minute introduction to the Visual History Foundation and the work being done to document and archive the first-person histories of the remaining Survivors of the Shoah (imdb)
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    A Legacy of Filmmakers: The Early Years of American Zoetrope
    The story about the beginnings of Francis Ford Coppola's production company American Zoetrope and it's try to change the Hollywood system.
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    Everything Is Copy
    A look at the life and work of writer/filmmaker Nora Ephron. (imdb)
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    Warner at War
    Warner Bros. uses the movies to prepare the US for war and keep up morale on the home front during World War II. (imdb)
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    Cecil B. DeMille: American Epic
    Documentary about the legendary American film director from his introduction to the film industry in its early years to his death in 1959. (imdb)
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    Five Came Back
    Five Came Back (2017) - TV Series
    Filmmakers Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, Guillermo del Toro, Paul Greengrass and Lawrence Kasdan discuss the impact of cinema during World War II.
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    Spielberg
    Spielberg (2017) - TV Movie
    A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg. (imdb)
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    The Making of \
    Behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Jurassic Park" narrated by James Earl Jones.
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    Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us
    Directors Stephen Spielberg, George Lucas, Ridley Scott and James Cameron discuss the science fiction movies of the 1950s that influenced them.
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    Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy
    George Lucas and Steven Spielberg tell the struggles and the passion for making the Indiana Jones Trilogy.
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    The Light and Magic of \
    The men from ILM who contributed to the special effect work of the first three Indiana Jones pictures look back and reveal some of their secrets.
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    The Sound of \
    Ben Burtt reveals which sounds he and his team at Skywalker Sound recorded to incorporate into the Indiana Jones trilogy.
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    The Stunts of \
    The men who created Indiana Jones and the those who performed the stunt work look on the ground breaking action sequences from the first three Indiana Jones films.
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    The Music of \
    In this 2003 featurette, John Williams recalls composing the music for the first three Indiana Jones pictures and alludes to the possibility of scoring a fourth.
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    Spielberg on Kubrick
    Spielberg on Kubrick (1999) - Direct-to-Video
    Spielberg talks about his friend Stanley Kubrick.
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    The Last Movie: Stanley Kubrick and \
    A documentary chronicling the making of Kubrick's final film, 'Eyes Wide Shut', and his legacy.
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    James Cameron\
    James Cameron hosts a retrospective of major science fiction films via discussions with writers, directors, actors, and more.
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    The Movies
    The Movies (2019) - TV Series
    A look at the history of movies and their impact on our culture. (imdb)
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    Ships of Slaves: The Middle Passage
    Chronicles the the plight of African-Americans during the Middle Passages and the Atlantic Slave Trade.
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    Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound
    An exploration of the history, artistry, and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look... See full summary »
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    Light & Magic
    Light & Magic (2022) - TV Series
    Showcasing the people of Industrial Light and Magic, the special effects division of Lucasfilm, this series takes us back in time as they create the effects for some of the biggest and most successful films of the last 45 years (imdb.com).
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    The Making of \
    The Making of 'Amistad' (1999) - Direct-to-Video
    Interviews and behind the scenes of the Spielberg historical epic produced by Debbie Allen, included on the DVD and Blu-ray releases of the film. (imdb)
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    Sergio Leone - L\
    A worldwide homage by various artists to the legendary italian director Sergio Leone, pioneer in the western genre and famous for the creation of the subgenre "speghetti western".
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    Albert Brooks: Defending My Life
    A documentary about the comedian and filmmaker Albert Brooks which includes interviews from Sharon Stone, Larry David, James L Brooks, Conan O'Brien, Sarah Silverman and Jonah Hill. (imdb)
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    Oprah and the Color Purple Journey
    Oprah and The Color Purple Journey is a distinctive documentary providing an insider’s view into the production of the 2023 film adaptation of The Color Purple. Presented by producer Oprah Winfrey, known for her role in Beloved, the documentary delves into the contemporary reinterpretation of this seminal work, originally based on Alice Walker’s novel. (comingsoon.net)
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