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Alan Parker

Profession: Director
Alan Parker
Birthdate: February 14, 1944
Date of death: July 31, 2020
Age: 76 years
Country: United Kingdom United Kingdom
Horoscope: Aquarius

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Alan Parker Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

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Golden Globes Awards

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   (Evita)
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 - Best Director NOMINATED

BAFTA

 - Best Director WINNER
 - Best Director WINNER
 - Best Director NOMINATED
 - Best Director NOMINATED
   (Fame)
 - Best Director NOMINATED

Directors Guild of America (DGA)

 - Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film NOMINATED
 - Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film NOMINATED

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

 - Best Director NOMINATED

 - Best Director WINNER
Alan Parker was an British Director. He has won two BAFTA Awards and an . He's known for Angela's Ashes (1999), Mississippi Burning (1988) and Midnight Express (1978).

All Movies of Alan Parker

  • Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff
    7.4
    In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette in his hand was a half-century earlier whe...
    Character: Himself - Interviewee (archive footage)
    United Kingdom  2010
  • The Life of David Gale
    5.4
    The story of David Gale (Kevin Spacey) who is convicted of raping and murdering fellow activist Constance Hallaway (Laura Linney). News reporter Bitsey Bloom (Kate Winslet) is desperate for the story and manages to get an intervie...
    Director of the film
    United States  2003
  • Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures
    8.0
    Narrated by Tom Cruise, "Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures" goes through each one of his movies and talks to various participants about their memories of working with Kubrick. For those who know very little about Kubrick, the do...
    Character: Himself
    United States  2001
  • Angela's Ashes
    7.3
    Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limeri...
    Director of the film
    United States  1999
  • Evita
    5.7
    Madonna tackles the title role in Alan Parker's ambitious recounting of the brief, amazing life of former Argentine first lady Eva Peron. Presented almost entirely in song and narrated by Antonio Banderas as a fictional everyman, ...
    Director of the film
    United States  1996
  • The Road to Wellville
    A madcap portrayal of William Lightbody's (Matthew Broderick's) stay at the health farm run by cereal King Dr. John Harvey Kellogg (Sir Anthony Hopkins). William's wife, Eleanor (Bridget Fonda), has persuaded him to go to Kellogg ...
    Director of the film
    United States  1994
  • The Commitments
    7.6
    In Dublin, Jimmy Rabbitte (Robert Arkins) is a would-be music business wheeler and dealer, and he aspires to manage the world's greatest band, with only one music in mind: soul. However, top-shelf soul musicians are hard to find i...
    Director of the film
    United Kingdom  1991
  • Come See the Paradise
    Portraying one of the shadier details of American history, this is the story of Jack McGurn, who comes to Los Angeles in 1936. He gets a job at a movie theatre in Little Tokyo and falls in love with the boss's daughter, Lily Kawam...
    Director of the film
    United States  1990
  • Mississippi Burning
    7.2
    In 1964, when three civil-rights workers, two white and one black, mysteriously disappear while driving through Mississippi, two FBI agents, Ward (Willem Dafoe) and Anderson (Gene Hackman), are sent in to investigate. While Ward i...
    Director of the film
    United States  1988
  • Angel Heart
    6.7
    New York City gumshoe hired by a dark stranger to find an aging blues singer. Harry Angel (Mickey Rourke) follows clues from the ominous ghettos of Harlem to the witchy backwoods of Louisiana, where he takes up with Epiphany Proud...
    Director of the film
    United States  1987
  • Birdy
    "Birdy" is a guy from Philadelphia, a Vietnam vet hospitalized for postwar trauma. Lying in a state of amentia, Birdy (Matthew Modine) fantasizes about birds in flight, an obsession that has haunted him since childhood. ...
    Director of the film
    United States  1984
  • Shoot the Moon
    6.9
    A fifteen year marriage dissolves, leaving both the husband and wife, and their four children, devastated. He's preoccupied with a career and a mistress, she with a career and caring for four young children. While they attempt to ...
    Director of the film
    United States  1982
  • The Wall
    Loosely based on the life story of Syd Barrett, Pink Floyd's original front man (who was kicked out of the band for his bizarre and disturbing behavior only to go insane shortly thereafter), PINK FLOYD: THE WALL stars Bob Geldof a...
    Director of the film
    United Kingdom  1982
  • Fame
    6.6
    At the New York City High School for the Performing Arts, students get specialized training that often leads to success as actors, singers, etc. This movie follows four students from the time when they audition to get into the sch...
    Director of the film
    United States  1980
  • Midnight Express
    6.8
    Based on William Hayes's autobiography, MIDNIGHT EXPRESS tells the harrowing story of a young American tourist arrested and sentenced to 30 years in prison by Turkish authorities for trying to smuggle two kilos of hashish out of t...
    Director of the film
    United States  1978
  • Bugsy Malone
    7.0
    A gangster movie where all the gangsters are children. Instead of real bullets they use "splurge guns" that cover the victim in cream. The story tells of the rise of "Bugsy Malone" and the battle for power betw...
    Director of the film
    United Kingdom  1976
  • The Evacuees (TV)
    During the IIWW, two young Jewish boys are evacuated from Manchester to Blackpool trying to avoid the Blitz from the german aerial Luftwaffe over the England cities. Based on Rosenthal's own experiences as a wartime evacuee and di...
    Director of the film
    United Kingdom  1975
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