John Schlesinger

John Schlesinger

Highest Rated: 94% Billy Liar (1963)

Lowest Rated: 8% Eye for an Eye (1996)

Birthday: Feb 16, 1926

Birthplace: London, England, UK

John Schlesinger was celebrated for his ability to elicit sensitive performances from his actors, a skill which drew on his own experience on the British stage in the 1950s. His style was also influenced by techniques he developed while directing TV documentaries--a period of his career characterized by extensive location shooting, tight production schedules and an emphasis on the role of editing in shaping narrative structure.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
19% 35% The Next Best Thing Director $15M 2000
No Score Yet 36% The Tale of Sweeney Todd Director - 1998
8% 55% Eye for an Eye Director $25.7M 1996
83% 81% Cold Comfort Farm Director $5.6M 1995
22% 29% The Innocent Director $413.6K 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Question of Attribution Director - 1992
No Score Yet 79% The Lost Language of Cranes Derek Moulthorpe (Character) - 1991
50% 46% Pacific Heights Director $27.9M 1990
78% 65% Madame Sousatzka Director $2.9M 1988
39% 45% The Believers Director,
Producer
$17.4M 1987
82% 69% The Falcon and the Snowman Director,
Producer
$14.9M 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet An Englishman Abroad Director - 1983
No Score Yet 51% Honky Tonk Freeway Director - 1981
57% 63% Yanks Director - 1979
81% 81% Marathon Man Director - 1976
60% 75% The Day of the Locust Director - 1975
63% 56% Visions of Eight Director - 1973
86% 71% Sunday, Bloody Sunday Director - 1971
87% 88% Midnight Cowboy Director $201K 1969
64% 76% Far From the Madding Crowd Director - 1967
67% 71% Darling Director - 1965
94% 84% Billy Liar Director $35.6K 1963
93% 88% A Kind of Loving Director $3.3K 1962

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Adventures of Robin Hood Unknown (Guest Star) 1956-1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Colonel March of Scotland Yard Dutch Cook (Guest Star) 1956

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