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John Guillermin

John Guillermin


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Also Known As: Died: September 27, 2015
Born: November 11, 1925 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

Dead or Alive (1988) as Director
A retired scout and Indian fighter joins forces with his estranged son to track down a murderous religious fanatic.
King Kong Lives (1986) as Director
A giant ape, King Kong, which was shot and fell off the World Trade Center, appears to be alive, but is in coma for 10 years and desperately needs a blood transfusion in order to have an artificial heart implanted. Suddenly, in the rainforest, another gigantic ape is found - this time a female. She is brought to the USA, and the heart is successfully implanted. But then King Kong, having felt a female ape, breaks loose...
Sheena (1984) as Director
A legendary queen of the jungle finds herself fighting evil in the deepest, darkest parts of Africa.
Mr. Patman (1980) as Director
Death on the Nile (1978) as Director
Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an heiress during an Egyptian tour.
King Kong (1976) as Director
In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, this time an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Although a woman in the group tames Kong somewhat, he finally breaks loose and terrorizes the city, and as the military attempt to stop him, he falls to his death from the top of the World Trade Center.
The Towering Inferno (1974) as Director
A fire chief and an architect join forces to save victims of a burning skyscraper.
Shaft In Africa (1973) as Director
Shaft is recruited to go undercover to break up a modern slavery ring where young Africans are lured to Paris to do chain-gang work.
Skyjacked (1972) as Director
A mad bomber forces a jet to re-route to Moscow.
El Condor (1970) as Director
A chain-gang escapee and an Apache search for a fortune in gold buried in a Mexican fortress.
House of Cards (1969) as Director
Leschenhaut and Morillon are trying to organize a plot to overthrow the French government and set up a new fascist organization. Their plans are interrupted by Davis, an American boxer, tutor of young Paul de Villemont; in Villemont Manor he discovers the plot and, after the kidnapping of the boy, he travels to Rome, where the organization would exchange Paul with a list of members stolen by Davis to give to the press.
The Bridge at Remagen (1969) as Director
During WWII, German troops fight a desperate battle to hold their position.
P. J. (1968) as Director
Private eye P.J. is reluctant when he gets a new job: he shall protect Maureen Preble, mistress of millionaire Orbeson, mainly from attacks by his wife and her greedy family. In truth Orbeson plans a deadly intrigue in which P.J. is to play a central part. Meanwhile P.J. falls in love with Maureen and Orbeson's money.
The Blue Max (1966) as Director
The tactics of a German fighter pilot offend his aristocratic comrades but win him his country's most honored medal, the Blue Max. The General finds him useful as a hero even though his wife also finds him useful as a love object. In the end the General arranges for him to test-fly an untried fighter.
Rapture (1965) as Director
Guns at Batasi (1964) as Director
A Regiment Sergeant is caught between maintianing order in a recently liberated colonial African country and fighting off an African officer whose group opposes British-approved government.
Never Let Go (1962) as Director
A cosmetic salesman sets out to prove to himself and his wife that he is not a failure.
Waltz of the Toreadors (1962) as Director
General Fitzhugh, an aging Lothario has an overactive eye for a pretty woman. Despite a long and satisfying career as a seducer extraordinaire, something always seems to get in the way of his bedding the breathtakingly lovely Ghislaine, a more-than-willing town local.
Tarzan Goes to India (1962) as Director
The jungle king travels to India to help move a herd of elephants threatened by a new dam.
The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1960) as Director
Turn-of-the-century Irish patriots plan to overthrow the British government.
Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959) as Director
The jungle king pursues four criminals out to exploit a diamond mine.
Hell, Heaven or Hoboken (1958) as Director
British intelligence hires a man to impersonate General Montgomery during World War II.
The Whole Truth (1958) as Director
A woman tries to prove her cheating husband didn''''t murder his mistress.
Town on Trial (1957) as Director
When an attractive young girl is murdered, suspicion falls on several members of the local tennis club. It falls to Police Inspector Halloran to sort out all the red herrings, and finally after a confrontation at the top of the local church spire, arrest the culprit. Another fascinating look at what life was like in Britain during the 50's,
Thunderstorm (1956) as Director
Adventure In The Hopfields (1954) as Director
Crowded Day, The (1954) as Director
Operation Diplomat (1953) as Director
Miss Robin Hood (1952) as Director
Four Days (1951) as Director

Writer (feature film)

Tarzan Goes to India (1962) as Screenwriter
The jungle king travels to India to help move a herd of elephants threatened by a new dam.
Never Let Go (1962) as Story
A cosmetic salesman sets out to prove to himself and his wife that he is not a failure.
Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959) as Screenwriter
The jungle king pursues four criminals out to exploit a diamond mine.
Operation Diplomat (1953) as Screenwriter

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