Alan J. Pakula Movies List

Alan J. Pakula
Alan J. Pakula
07-04-1928
The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
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Fear Strikes Out

Director Alan J. Pakula Filmography

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The Devil's Own
The Devil's Own ( English )
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Music Director: James Horner
Release date: 13-03-1997
The Pelican Brief
The Pelican Brief ( English )
Artist: Julia Roberts , Denzel Washington , Sam Shepard , William Atherton , John Lithgow
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Music Director: James Horner , Marissa Littlefield , Magdaline Volaitis , Robert Hein
Release date: 16-12-1993
Consenting Adults
Consenting Adults ( English )
Director: Alan J. Pakula , Alan B. Curtiss , Dianne Dreyer
Music Director: Michael Small , Ron Bochar , Laura Civiello , Frank Kern , Eliza Paley , Fred Rosenberg , Louis Sabat , Steven Visscher , Deborah Wallach , Christopher Dedrick , Todd Kasow , Sonny Kompanek , Joe Mulherin
Release date: 16-10-1992
Presumed Innocent
Presumed Innocent ( English )
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Music Director: John Williams
Release date: 26-07-1990
See You in the Morning
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Music Director: Michael Small
Release date: 14-04-1989
Orphans
Orphans ( English )
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Music Director: Michael Small
Release date: 18-09-1987
Dream Lover
Dream Lover ( English )
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Release date: 21-02-1986
Rollover
Rollover ( English )
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Release date: 11-10-1981
Starting Over
Starting Over ( English )
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Release date: 05-10-1979
Comes a Horseman
Comes a Horseman ( English )
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Release date: 25-10-1978
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Alan J. Pakula Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alan Jay Pakula was an American film director, writer and producer. He was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Picture for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Best Director for All the President's Men (1976) and Best Adapted Screenplay for Sophie's Choice (1982). Pakula was also notable for directing his "paranoia trilogy": All the President's Men, Klute (1971), and The Parallax View (1974). Pakula started his Hollywood career as an assistant in the cartoon department at Warner Brothers. In 1957, he undertook his first production role for Paramount Pictures. In 1962, he produced To Kill a Mockingbird, for which he was nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award. Pakula had a successful professional relationship as the producer of movies directed by Robert Mulligan from 1957 to 1968. In 1969, he directed his first feature, The Sterile Cuckoo, starring Liza Minnelli. In 1971, Pakula released the first installment of what would informally come to be known as his "paranoia trilogy". Klute, the story of a relationship between a private eye (played by Donald Sutherland) and a call girl (played by Jane Fonda, who won an Oscar for her performance), was a commercial and critical success. This was followed in 1974 by The Parallax View starring Warren Beatty, a labyrinthine post-Watergate thriller involving political assassinations. The film has been noted for its experimental use of hypnotic imagery in a celebrated film-within-a-film sequence in which the protagonist is inducted into the Parallax Corporation, whose main, albeit non-ostensible, enterprise is domestic terrorism. Finally, in 1976, Pakula rounded out the "trilogy" with All the President's Men, based on the bestselling account of the Watergate scandal written by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, who were played in the movie by Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman, respectively. It was another commercial hit, considered by many critics and fans to be one of the best thrillers of the 1970s. Pakula scored another hit in 1982 with Sophie's Choice, starring Meryl Streep. His screenplay, based on the novel by William Styron, was nominated for an Academy Award. Later commercial successes included Presumed Innocent, based on the bestselling novel by Scott Turow, and another political thriller, The Pelican Brief, an adaptation of John Grisham's bestseller. His final film was the crime drama thriller film The Devil's Own, where he reunited with Harrison Ford. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alan J. Pakula, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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