Elia Kazan

Elia Kazan
Birthdate: September 07, 1909
Date of death: September 28, 2003
Age: 94 years
Country: Turkey Turkey
Horoscope: Virgo


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Elia Kazan Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

Venice Film Festival

Golden Globes Awards

Directors Guild of America (DGA)

New York Film Critics Circle

National Board of Review

Elia Kazan . He has won three Academy Awards, four Golden Globes Awards and an Venice International Film Festival. He's known for East of Eden (1955), Gentleman's Agreement (1947) and On the Waterfront (1954).

All Movies of Elia Kazan

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  • The Last Tycoon
    F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
    Director of the film
    United States  1976
  • The Visitors
    Bill Schmidt (James Woods), Martha Wayne (Patricia Joyce) and their little child Hal are spending a quiet winter Sunday in their cosy house when they get an unexpected visit from Mike Nickerson (Steve Railsback) and Tony Rodriguez...
    Director of the film
    United States  1972
  • The Arrangement
    Eddie is a very rich man who has everything he wants; money, family, success. But a car crash is all that needs to make him reconsider the life he leads. Searching for the happiness he lost, he remembers his one time lover, Gwen. ...
    Director of the film
    United States  1969
  • America, America
    Based on the early life of Kazan's Greek-immigrant uncle, the film tells the story of the struggles of Stavros Topouzoglou in emigrating to America. First of all, he goes to Constantinople and tries to earn the money he needs for ...
    Director of the film
    United States  1963
  • Splendor in the Grass
    Set in rural Kansas, "Splendor in the Grass" tells the tragically romantic tale of teenagers Deanie and Bud who repress their desires because of their families' disapproval. Coming from radically different backgrounds --...
    Director of the film
    United States  1961
  • Wild River
    A young idealistic Tennessee Valley Authority administrator, Chuck Glover (Montgomery Clift) comes to a small town in Tennessee to enforce the clearing of the land to be flooded by a new dam on the Tennessee River in the early 193...
    Director of the film
    United States  1960
  • A Face in the Crowd
    A female radio reporter turns a folk-singing drifter into a powerful media star.
    Director of the film
    United States  1957
  • Baby Doll
    Baby Doll Meighan is a pretty, vacuous Southern 'white trash' gal who at 17 still sleeps in a crib and sucks her thumb. She has been married for two years to ineffectual, bigoted Archie Lee. The couple have not yet consummated the...
    Director of the film
    United States  1956
  • East of Eden
    In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, to...
    Director of the film
    United States  1955
  • On the Waterfront
    Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando) is an ex-prize fighter struggling against union corruption along the New York waterfront. Malloy's battle takes him all the way to the witness stand, where he finds himself testifying against union lea
    Director of the film
    United States  1954
  • Man on a Tightrope
    A based-on-fact account of an obscure, downtrodden little circus troupe and its attempt to escape from Communist-ruled Czechoslovakia to freedom in Austria.
    Director of the film
    United States  1953
  • ¡Viva Zapata!
    Emiliano Zapata is a Mexican peon whose tribal land is stolen under the corrupt administration of Porfirio Díaz. Seeking justice, he and his fellow villagers join the revolutionaries under Madero. Zapata rises to the rank of Gene...
    Director of the film
    United States  1952
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
    After her husband's suicide, Blanche, helpless and disoriented, takes refuge in New Orleans at the home of her young sister Stella, married to the brutish Stanley Kowalski. While trying to start a new life for herself, Blanche beg...
    Director of the film
    United States  1951
  • Panic in the Streets
    A medical examiner discovers that an innocent shooting victim in a robbery died of bubonic plague. With only 48 hours to find the killer, who is now a ticking time bomb threatening the entire city, a grisly manhunt through the sea...
    Director of the film
    United States  1950
  • Pinky
    Pinky, a light skinned black woman, returns to her grandmother's house in the South after graduating from a Northern nursing school. Pinky tells her grandmother that she has been "passing" for white while at school in th...
    Director of the film
    United States  1949
  • The Sea of Grass
    Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as a husband and wife on America's frontier; cattlemen in a "sea of grass". The wife has an affair which produces a child, and she is ostracized from the community. Meanwhile, the...
    Director of the film
    United States  1947
  • Gentleman's Agreement
    Gregory Peck is an investigative journalist assigned to write about anti-Semitism. Frustrated with cold facts and statistics, he decides to get an insider's view by telling people he is Jewish. An excellent study of the insidious
    Director of the film
    United States  1947
  • Boomerang!
    This dramatization of a factual incident opens in a quiet Connecticut town where a kindly priest is murdered while waiting at a street corner. The citizens are horrified and demand action from the police. All of the witnesses iden...
    Director of the film
    United States  1947
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
    An outstanding film version of Betty Smith's novel about the hardships facing an Irish family living in a turn-of-the-century Brooklyn tenement. McGuire is splendid as the mother, with an Oscar-winning performance by Dunn as her a...
    Director of the film
    United States  1945
  • Blues in the Night
    "Jigger' Lane forms a band that includes singer Ginger 'Character' Powell, wife of the trumpeter Leo Powelll, and Nickie Haroyen and Peppi. All of them dedicate themselves to work as a unit and to play 'blues' music. The dedi...
    United States  1941