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Michael Anderson

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Also Known As: Died: April 25, 2018
Born: January 30, 1920 Cause of Death: Heart disease
Birth Place: London, UK Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

New Adventures of Pinocchio, The (2002) as Director
Taking up where the classic fairy tale ends, we find Pinocchio a "real" 12-year-old who drinks a magic potion and turns back into a puppet. This time, he is joined by his father Geppetto.
Summer of the Monkeys (1998) as Director
In turn of the century rural America, Jay Berry Lee dreams of making enough summer money to buy a pony. His hard-working farming father is not rich, and the family has several children, including the crippled Daisy. He sees his chance when some monkeys escape the circus and an award is posted for th
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997) as Director
Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." A young scientist escapes his overbearing father by setting sail in search of the cause of some recent ship sinkings. His crew is attacked by what appears to be a giant beast, but it turns out to be a submarine, the Nautilus, with Cap
Sea Wolf, The (1993) as Director
A cruel sea captain, Wolf Larsen, and a shipwrecked San Francisco aristocrat whom he plucks from the sea, engage in a battle of wills aboard the doomed vessel "The Ghost."
Millennium (1989) as Director
The concept of time travel and the future is brought into play in a story centering on a mid-air collision of two passenger jetliners and the resultant investigation into the disaster.
La Boutique de l'orfevre (1989) as Director
A jeweller offers advice to a young couple as they buy a ring.
Sword of Gideon (1986) as Director
A group of five men are recruited to avenge the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre. The fictional treatment of Israel's actions describes the efforts of the team and questions the morality of revenge. The Sword of Gideon represents Israeli justice.
Separate Vacations (1986) as Director
Second Time Lucky (1984) as Director
Bells (1980) as Director
Dominique (1979) as Director
The wife of a greedy man comes back to haunt him after he scares her to death in this horror-thriller. He is after her money and must try several times before he finally succeeds. Because she is mentally exhausted from being frightened all the time, she commits suicide, but soon the husband begins experiencing her ghostly presence.
Orca (1976) as Director
A killer whale seeks vengeance for its mates murder by an unscrupulous seaman.
Doc Savage: The Man Of Bronze (1975) as Director
Doc and his team battle Captain Seas for control of a fabulous resource.
Conduct Unbecoming (1975) as Director
Logan's Run (1975) as Director
A future police officer uncovers the deadly secret behind a society that worships youth.
Pope Joan (1972) as Director
This movie is based on the medieval legend of Pope Joan, who was made Pope for a brief period around 855 A.D. Although it is questionable that Pope Joan really did exist, this movie presents her existence as fact, and portrays her relationships with other notables of the time.
The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968) as Director
International intrigue follows the election of the first Russian pope.
The Quiller Memorandum (1966) as Director
An international spy infiltrates a Neo-Nazi gang.
Operation Crossbow (1965) as Director
Allied agents go behind enemy lines to destroy a German missile base.
Wild and Wonderful (1964) as Director
Cognac, a pampered poodle and popular star on French television, creates marital problems for his pretty owner Giselle when he becomes jealous of her new husband.
Flight From Ashiya (1964) as Director
A rescue service goes after a sinking cargo ship off the Japanese coast.
The Naked Edge (1961) as Director
A woman suspects her husband of a crime for which he implicated someone else.
All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960) as Director
An ambitious farm girl rushes into marriage with a rich man, almost destroying four lives in the process.
The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959) as Director
The skipper of a sunken ship stands trial for negligence.
Shake Hands with the Devil (1959) as Director
An Irish rebel leader becomes addicted to violence.
Chase a Crooked Shadow (1958) as Director
A man shows up at a woman''s villa claiming to be her presumably deceased brother.
Battle Hell (1957) as Director
While sailing lawfully up the Yangste in 1949, the British warship Amethyst found its return to the open sea blocked by Communist Chinese shore batteries that unexpectedly opened fire. In charge, Lietenant Commander Kerans was not however prepared for his crew and his ship to remain as a hostage for the Chinese to use as an international pawn.
1984 (1956) as Director
In a futuristic, state-run society controlled by "Big Brother" in which love is outlawed, employee of the state Winston Smith falls for Julia, and is tortured and brainwashed for his crime.
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1956) as Director
Post nuclear dystopic vision set in London in which the government controls everything, sex is illegal and everyone's paranoia is founded in reality.
Around the World in 80 Days (1956) as Director
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.
The Dam Busters (1955) as Director
British flyers try to cripple the Nazis by taking out their dams.
Will Any Gentleman? (1953) as Director
House of the Arrow, The (1953) as Director
Hell Is Sold Out (1951) as Director
Night Was Our Friend (1951) as Director
Martin's plane crashes in the jungle of Brazil. Nobody believes he survived. In the meantime his wife, Kate, falls in love with another man, Dr. Harper. After two years Martin does come home, but has gone mad in the Jungle. His wife can't stand it no longer and poisoned his drink. He finds out and doesn't drink it. Later he commits suicide and Kate gets the blame. At the end she's acquitted of all charges and marries Dr. Harper.
Waterfront (1950) as Director
A good-for-nothing sailor walks out on his young family leaving them to fend for themselves in the Liverpool slums. They make a go of their lives and the eldest daughter, now a woman, is none too pleased at her father's attempted return.
Private Angelo (1949) as Director

Producer (feature film)

Shake Hands with the Devil (1959) as Producer
An Irish rebel leader becomes addicted to violence.

Editing (feature film)

What's the Matter with Helen? (1971) as Apprentice film ed
After their sons are convicted of murder, two women relocate to Hollywood to start a talent school.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Let's Get Lost (1988)
A James Dean lookalike pretty boy whose jazz trumpeting and melancholy crooning epitomized '50s cool, Chet Baker had become, when famed photographer Bruce Weber finally caught up with him after three decades of fandom, an alcoholic and a junkie. Weber and crew follow Baker on a year-long trek, from
Let's Get Lost (1988)
A James Dean lookalike pretty boy whose jazz trumpeting and melancholy crooning epitomized '50s cool, Chet Baker had become, when famed photographer Bruce Weber finally caught up with him after three decades of fandom, an alcoholic and a junkie. Weber and crew follow Baker on a year-long trek, from

Director (TV Mini-Series)

Captains Courageous (1996) as Director
Rugged Gold (1994) as Director
Young Catherine (1991)
The wife of the Russian tsar fights to protect herself from palace intrigue and revolution.

Cast (short)

A short overview of "Logan's Run".
The Lion Roars Again (1975)
This MGM promotional short advertises the studios resurgence into the movie industry in the mid-1970s.

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