Geoff Murphy

Geoff Murphy

Highest Rated: 71% The Quiet Earth (1985)

Lowest Rated: 0% Fortress 2: Re-Entry (1999)

Birthday: Jun 13, 1946

Birthplace: New Zealand

A leading if somewhat uneven figure among the glories of New Zealand cinema who made his mark in the 1980s, director-writer-producer Murphy became a hired gun in the first capacity in Hollywood action fare of the 90s. A former teacher and published author, he earned an early credit working on special effects for the political adventure, "Sleeping Dogs" (1977). Murphy made his screenwriting, directing and producing debut with the car chase action comedy "Goodbye Pork Pie" (1980). Although the antics of the protagonists were more crude and rowdy than genuinely witty or provocative, the film had energy, was technically playful, and scored a huge hit both in New Zealand and abroad.

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Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blerta Revisited Director - 2001
No Score Yet 33% Carrera contra el Tiempo Director - 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Race Against Time Director - 2000
0% 21% Fortress 2: Re-Entry Director - 1999
No Score Yet 82% Magnificent Seven Director - 1998
26% 38% Dante's Peak Associate Producer $67.2M 1997
No Score Yet 18% Don't Look Back Director - 1996
34% 38% Under Siege 2: Dark Territory Director $46.9M 1995
No Score Yet 41% Blind Side Director - 1993
No Score Yet 51% The Last Outlaw Director - 1993
18% 25% Freejack Director $15.8M 1992
35% 66% Young Guns II Director $40.4M 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Red King, White Knight Director - 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Never Say Die Director - 1988
71% 69% The Quiet Earth Director - 1985
No Score Yet 79% Utu Director - 1983
No Score Yet 83% Goodbye Pork Pie Director,
Producer
- 1981

TV

Credit
33% No Score Yet The Magnificent Seven Director 1998-1999

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