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Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg

Date of Birth: Dec 18, 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: 44 (Actor), 42 (Director), 11 (Writer), 1 (Creator)

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Titles you haven't rated - Actor (44) | Director (42) | Writer (11) | Creator (1)

    Light & Magic (2022)
    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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    Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (2019)
    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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    The Movies (2019)
    The Movies (2019) - TV Series
    A look at the history of movies and their impact on our culture. (imdb)
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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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    Spielberg (2017)
    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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    Five Came Back (2017)
    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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    Everything Is Copy (2015)
    A look at the life and work of writer/filmmaker Nora Ephron. (imdb)
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    And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)
    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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    Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (2014)
    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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    Drew: The Man Behind the Poster (2013)
    A documentary on legendary movie-poster artist Drew Struzan. (IMDb)
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    Milius (2013)
    A look at the life of filmmaker,John Milius. (imdb)
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    Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis (2011)
    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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    The People vs. George Lucas (2010)
    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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    Warner at War (2008)
    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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    The Visions of Stanley Kubrick (2007)
    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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    Fog City Mavericks (2007)
    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 (2007)
    Steven Spielberg talks about his career in film-making.
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    Standing on the Shoulders of Kubrick: The Legacy of 2001 (2007)
    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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    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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    Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (2005)
    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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    The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)
    A look into the evolution, importance and current role of film editors. (doctor7)
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    Cecil B. DeMille: American Epic (2004)
    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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    Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004)
    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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    Double Dare (2004)
    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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    A Legacy of Filmmakers: The Early Years of American Zoetrope (2004)
    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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    Survivors of the Shoah: Visual History Foundation (2004)
    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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    Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy (2003)
    George Lucas and Steven Spielberg tell the struggles and the passion for making the Indiana Jones Trilogy.
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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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    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 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 Making of
    A look behind the scenes during the making of "Band of Brothers".
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    Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001)
    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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    Spielberg on Kubrick (1999)
    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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    Ships of Slaves: The Middle Passage (1997)
    Chronicles the the plight of African-Americans during the Middle Passages and the Atlantic Slave Trade.
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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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    The Making of Steven Spielberg
    The cast and crew of the classic movie discuss its production and cultural impact.
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    Your Studio and You (1995)
    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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    The Making of
    TV documentary about the making of 'The Goonies'. (imdb)
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    Room 666 (1982)
    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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    Jaws (1975)
    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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    Directed by John Ford (1971)
    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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