Gordon Parks

Highest Rated:
92% How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (2005)
Lowest Rated:
68% Shaft (2000)
Birthday:
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Birthplace:
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Bio:
African-American filmmaker Gordon Parks had little chance of cracking the all-white Hollywood cinematographers' fraternity in the '50s, despite impeccable credentials as a photojournalist for Life magazine. Parks' entry into feature-length moviemaking came by way of the 1969 adaptation of his own…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
80% An Unlikely Weapon
  • Actor
-- 2008
An Unlikely Weapon: The Eddie Adams Story
  • Actor
-- 2008
Black as Ink
  • Actor
-- 2007
92% How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company
  • Actor
-- 2005
History Makers: Success
  • Actor
-- 2005
Half Past Autumn
  • Filmmaker
-- 2000
68% Shaft
  • lounge customer
$70.3M 2000
Gordon Parks: Visions
  • Director
-- 1991
Solomon Northup's Odyssey
  • Director
-- 1984
Aaron Loves Angela
  • Director
-- 1975
The Super Cops
  • Director
-- 1974
Thomasine and Bushrod
  • Director
-- 1974
70% Shaft's Big Score!
  • Croupier
  • Director
-- 1972
91% Superfly
  • Director
-- 1972
88% Shaft
  • Director
-- 1971
73% The Learning Tree
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
-- 1969
Visions
  • Director
--

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Quotes from Gordon Parks's Characters

    1. John Shaft: What's my name?
    2. lounge customer: I don't know.
    3. John Shaft: John Shaft!
    4. lounge customer: What?
    5. John Shaft: John Shaft! Say it!
    6. lounge customer: John Shaft!
    From Shaft. Submitted by Zbigniew Z (2 years ago)
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