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Fred Wilcox

Highest Rated:   98% Forbidden Planet (1956)
Lowest Rated:   94% Lassie Come Home (1943)
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American director Fred Wilcox was educated at the University of Kentucky and started out in the film industry working as a publicist for MGM, He then spent a few years as an assistant to King Vidor and worked as a second unit director before making his solo debut at the helm of the successful Lassie Come Home in 1943. In 1949, he made a beautiful version of Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden starring Margaret O'Brien and Dean Stockwell. In the mid-'50s, Wilcox adapted Shakespeare's Tempest into the classic sci-fi film Forbidden Planet. It remains one of Wilcox's best-known films.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet I Passed for White
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
  • Director
1960
98% Forbidden Planet
  • Director
1956
No Score Yet Shadow in the Sky
  • Director
1951
No Score Yet The Secret Garden
  • Director
1949
No Score Yet Hills of Home
  • Director
1948
No Score Yet Three Daring Daughters
  • Director
1948
No Score Yet Courage of Lassie
  • Director
1946
94% Lassie Come Home
  • Director
1943

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