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John Frankenheimer

John Frankenheimer, born February 19, 1930 in New York, died July 6, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, was an American film director. After directing documentaries for the Air Force and then directing live television (152 shows from 1954-1960), Frankenheimer directed The Manchurian Candidate, ranked by the American Film Institute as #67 on its list of 100 greatest American films and #17 on its list of 100 greatest American thrillers.

A film that draws on both left-wing and right-wing paranoia, The Manchurian Candidate stars Angela Lansbury, Frank Sinatra and Lawrence Harvey[?].

Filmography

  • The Young Stranger (1959)
  • The Young Savages (1961)
  • All Fall Down (1962)
  • Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)
  • The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
  • Seven Days in May (1964)
  • The Train (1965)
  • Seconds (1966)
  • Grand Prix (1966)
  • The Fixer (1968)
  • The Extraordinary Seaman (1969)
  • The Gypsy Moths (1969)
  • I Walk the Line (1970)
  • The Horsemen (1970)
  • 99 and 44/100% Dead (1974)
  • Impossible Object (1974)
  • French Connection II (1975)
  • Black Sunday (1977)
  • Prophecy (1979)
  • The Challenge (1982)
  • The Holcroft Covenant (1985)
  • 52 Pickup (1986)
  • Dead-Bang (1989)
  • The Fourth War (1990)
  • Year of the Gun (1991)
  • The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
  • Ronin (1998)
  • Reindeer Games (2000)



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