OLIVER STONE
By Jason O'Brien
jaobrien@charter.net









OLIVER STONE: THE DIRECTOR

FILMOGRAPHY

1971 - BATTLE OF LOVE'S RETURN (Actor)

1974 - SEIZURE (Co-writer, film editor, and director)

1978 - MIDNIGHT EXPRESS (Writer and actor)

1981 - THE HAND (Writer, actor, and director)

1982 - CONAN THE BARBARIAN (Co-writer)

1983 - SCARFACE (Writer and Actor)

1985 - YEAR OF THE DRAGON (Co-writer)

1985 - 8 MILLION WAYS TO DIE (Co-Writer)

1986 - SALVADOR (Co-writer, Director, and Co-Producer)

1986 - PLATOON (Writer, Actor, and Director)

1987 - WALL STREET (Co-writer, Actor, and Director)

1988 - TALK RADIO (Co-Writer and Director)

1989 - BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY (Co-Writer, Director, Actor, and Co-Producer)

1990 - REVERSAL OF FORTUNE (Co-Producer)

1990 - BLUE STEEL (Co-Producer)

1991 - IRON MAZE (Executive Producer)

1991 - THE DOORS (Co-Writer, Actor, and Director)

1991 - JFK (Co-Writer, Director, and Producer)

1992 - SOUTH CENTRAL (Producer)

1992 - ZEBRAHEAD (Executive Producer)

1992 - PATRIOT GAMES (Actor)

1993 - THE JOY LUCK CLUB (Executive Producer)

1993 - THE NEW AGE (Executive Producer)

1993 - DAVE (Actor)

1993 - LAST PARTY (Actor)

1993 - WILD PALMS (TV miniseries) (Executive Producer, Actor)

1993 - HEAVEN AND EARTH (Writer, Director, and Producer)

1994 - NATURAL BORN KILLERS (Co-Writer, Producer, and Director)

1995 - NIXON (Co-Writer, Director, Actor, and Producer)

1995 - KILLER : A JOURNAL OF MURDER (Executive Producer)

1996 - EVITA (Co-Writer)

1996 - FREEWAY (Executive Producer)

1996 - THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT (Producer)

1997 - U-TURN (Director)

1999 - ANY GIVEN SUNDAY (Director, Actor, Co-Writer, Co-Producer)

2001 - THE DAY REAGAN WAS SHOT (Executive Producer)

2003 - PERSONA NON GRATA (Documentary) (Director)

2004 - COMMANDANTE (Documentary) (Director)

2004 - ALEXANDER (Director, Co-Writer, Co-Producer)

2006 - WORLD TRADE CENTER (Director)

STONE'S EARLY SCREENPLAYS
Break
Dominique: The Loves of a Woman
The Wolves
Once Too Much
The Ungodly
The Cover-Up
The Rascals


STONE'S MAJOR INFLUENCES

Orson Welles
French New Wave
Jean-Luc Godard
Alain Resnais
Luis Bunuel

STONE'S PERSONAL OSCAR NOMINATIONS AND WINNERS

Winner 1978 Best Adapted Screenplay -- MIDNIGHT EXPRESS
Winner 1986 Best Director -- PLATOON
Nomination 1986 Best Original Screenplay -- PLATOON
Nomination 1986 Best Original Screenplay -- SALVADOR
Winner 1989 Best Director -- BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY
Nomination 1989 Best Picture (Producer) -- BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY
Nomination 1989 Best Adapted Screenplay -- BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY
Nomination 1991 Best Picture (Producer) -- JFK
Nomination 1991 Best Director -- JFK
Nomination 1991 Best Adapted Screenplay -- JFK
Nomination 1995 Best Original Screenplay -- NIXON

STONE'S FREQUENT COLLABORATORS

Special Effects -- GORDON SMITH
Set Decoration -- DEREK R. HILL, STEVEN SCHWARTZ
Producing -- A. KITMAN HO, EDWARD PRESSMAN, CLAYTON TOWNSEND, JANET YANG
Cinematography -- ROBERT RICHARDSON
Production Designer -- VICTOR KEMPSTER, BRUNO RUBEO, RICHARD SAWYER, HILDA STARK
Music -- JOHN WILLIAMS, STEWART COPELAND, GEORGES DELERUE
Film Editing -- JOE HUTSHING, CLAIRE SIMPSON-CROZIER
Art Direction -- ALAN TOMKINS, ED RICHARDSON

Actors -- JOHN MCGINLEY, SEAN STONE, ANNIE MCENROE, MARK MOSES, RISA BRAMON GARCIA, DAVID BRENNER, FRANK WHALEY, CHARLIE SHEEN, CAPTAIN DALE DYE, CORKEY FORD, TOM SIZEMORE, MICHAEL WINCOTT, PAUL SANCHEZ, IVAN KANE, ROBERT GUNTON, BILLY HOPKINS, WILLEM DAFOE, POWERS BOOTHE



STONE'S MAJOR FILMS -- STATS
MOVIE
RELEASE
DATE
DOMESTIC
BOX OFFICE
# OSCAR
NOMINATIONS
# OSCARS
WON
STUDIO
# OTHER
AWARDS WON
SALVADOR
03/07/86
N/A
2
0
Virgin Films
1

PLATOON
12/19/86
$137.96 million
8
4
Hemdale
12

WALL STREET
12/87
$43.85 million
1
1
20th Century Fox
2

TALK RADIO
12/88
$3.47 million
0
0
Universal
1

BORN 4TH JULY
12/89
$70.01 million
8
2
Universal
9

THE DOORS
03/01/91
$35.18 million
0
0
Tri-Star/Carolco
0

JFK
12/20/91
$70.41 million
8
2
Warner Brothers
1

HEAVEN & EARTH
12/93
$5.86 million
0
0
Warner Brothers
1

NBK
08/94
$50.28 million
0
0
Warner Brothers
2

NIXON
12/25/95
$13.56 million
4
0
Hollywood Pictures
0

U-TURN
10/03/97
$6.63 million
0
0
Sony / TriStar Pictures
0

ANY GIVEN SUNDAY
12/22/99
$75.53 million
0
0
Warner Bros.
0

ALEXANDER
11/24/04
$34.2 million
0
0
Warner Brothers
2

WORLD TRADE CENTER
8/9/06
$70.5 million
N/A
N/A
Paramount
N/A


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