Nick Cave

Nick Cave

Highest Rated: 100% Autoluminescent: Rowland S. Howard (2011)

Lowest Rated: 13% Kings (2017)

Birthday: Sep 22, 1957

Birthplace: Warracknabeal, Victoria, Australia

It was indeed rare for any artist to crossover from one medium to the next, let alone several, and be accomplished in all. But Nick Cave, lead singer and songwriter for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, a band that rose out of the punk era to produce some of Australia's more bleak and soul-sucking music, transcended his role as gyrating front man to become a published author and compelling screenwriter. Already penning literate and profound lyrics, Cave found the transition to writing books and movies relatively smooth, thanks to a childhood spent reading literature and the Bible. The latter was the most profound influence on his life and his work - one can hear ech s of the Good Book in his lyrics, even at a cursory listen. Not that Cave actively preached the Word to the spike-haired masses - a decades-long heroin addiction kept him far off the righteous path - but he did allow religion to seep into his music for the sake of artistry, expressing the inherent contradictions between his faith and the life he had lead.

Highest rated movies




No Score Yet No Score Yet Idiot Prayer - Nick Cave Alone at Alexandra Palace Music Performer - 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet In My Own Time: A Portrait of Karen Dalton Self (Character) - 2020
87% 90% Wind River Original Music $33.8M 2017
13% 32% Kings Original Music $273.7K 2017
96% 88% Hell or High Water Original Music $27M 2016
100% 92% One More Time With Feeling Self - 2016
30% 20% The Beautiful Days of Aranjuez Self - 2016
No Score Yet 96% B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989 Unknown (Character) - 2015
93% 78% Prophet's Prey Narrator,
Original Music,
$13.5K 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stranded: The Saints Unknown (Character) - 2015
95% 79% 20,000 Days on Earth Self,
Original Music
$277.8K 2014
84% 73% Far From Men Original Music - 2014
66% 74% Lawless Screenwriter,
Original Music
$37.3M 2012
95% 87% West of Memphis Original Music $309.9K 2012
100% 92% Autoluminescent: Rowland S. Howard Unknown (Character) - 2011
65% 62% Days of Grace Original Music - 2011
74% 68% The Road Original Music $8.1M 2009
76% 75% The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Original Music $3.9M 2007
73% 68% Glastonbury Unknown (Character) $7.3K 2006
85% 85% The Proposition Writer,
Original Music
$1.9M 2005
69% 60% Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man Self $1M 2005
No Score Yet 100% If I Should Fall From Grace: The Shane MacGowan Story Unknown (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: The Videos Unknown (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet 89% September Songs: The Music of Kurt Weill Self - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jonas in the Desert Unknown (Character),
Original Music
- 1994
33% 47% Johnny Suede Freak Storm (Character) $8.5K 1991


No Score Yet 31% The Late Late Show With James Corden Music Performer 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet The South Bank Show Originals Guest 2018
No Score Yet 44% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Music Performer 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Austin City Limits Music Performer 2014


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