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List of other films Star Wars directors and writers

Discussion in 'Lucasfilm Ltd. In-Depth Discussion' started by DartJackson, Sep 25, 2020.

  1. DartJackson

    DartJackson Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Decided to compile a chronological list of non-SW films made directors and writers working on SW (1977-2019). I think you will be interested.

    Only movies for the big screen are counted. Not included documentaries, short films and television works.

    List of films directed:

    Stakeout on Dope Street (1958, directed by Irvin Kershner. Directorial debut. Also writer)
    The Young Captives (1959, directed by Irvin Kershner)
    Hoodlum Priest (1961, directed by Irvin Kershner)
    Face in the Rain (1963, directed by Irvin Kershner)
    The Luck of Ginger Coffey (1964, directed by Irvin Kershner)
    A Fine Madness (1966, directed by Irvin Kershner)
    The Flim-Flam Man (1967, directed by Irvin Kershner)
    Loving (1970, directed by Irvin Kershner)
    THX 1138 (1971, directed by George Lucas. Directorial debut. Also writer)
    Up the Sandbox (1972, directed by Irvin Kershner)
    American Graffiti (1973, directed by George Lucas. Last non-SW film directed. Also writer)
    S*P*Y*S (1974, directed by Irvin Kershner)
    The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976, directed by Irvin Kershner)
    Grand Theft Auto (1977, directed by Ron Howard. Directorial debut. Also writer)
    Eyes of Laura Mars (1978, directed by Irvin Kershner)
    The Legacy (1978, directed by Richard Marquand. Directorial debut)
    Birth of the Beatles (1979, directed by Richard Marquand)
    Eye of the Needle (1981, directed by Richard Marquand)
    Night Shift (1982, directed by Ron Howard)
    Never Say Never Again (1983, directed by Irvin Kershner)
    Splash (1984, directed by Ron Howard)
    Until September (1984, directed by Richard Marquand)
    Cocoon (1985, directed by Ron Howard)
    Jagged Edge (1985, directed by Richard Marquand)
    Gung Ho (1986, directed by Ron Howard)
    Hearts of Fire (1987, directed by Richard Marquand. Last film)
    Willow (1988, directed by Ron Howard. Writer: George Lucas. SW writer and director communication not in SW films)
    Parenthood (1989, directed by Ron Howard. Also writer)
    RoboCop 2 (1990, directed by Irvin Kershner. Last film)
    Backdraft (1991, directed by Ron Howard)
    Far and Away (1992, directed by Ron Howard. Also writer)
    The Paper (1994, directed by Ron Howard)
    Apollo 13 (1995, directed by Ron Howard)
    Ransom (1996, directed by Ron Howard)
    EDtv (1999, directed by Ron Howard)
    How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, directed by Ron Howard)
    A Beautiful Mind (2001, directed by Ron Howard)
    The Missing (2003, directed by Ron Howard)
    Brick (2005, directed by Rian Johnson. Directorial debut. Also writer)
    Cinderella Man (2005, directed by Ron Howard)
    Mission: Impossible III (2006, directed by J.J. Abrams. Directorial debut. Also writer)
    The Da Vinci Code (2006, directed by Ron Howard)
    The Brothers Bloom (2008, directed by Rian Johnson. Also writer)
    Frost/Nixon (2008, directed by Ron Howard)
    Star Trek (2009, directed by J.J. Abrams)
    Angels & Demons (2009, directed by Ron Howard)
    Monsters (2010, directed by Gareth Edwards. Directorial debut. Also writer)
    The Dilemma (2011, directed by Ron Howard)
    Super 8 (2011, directed by J.J. Abrams. Also writer)
    Looper (2012, directed by Rian Johnson. Also writer)
    Star Trek Into Darkness (2013, directed by J.J. Abrams)
    Rush (2013, directed by Ron Howard)
    Godzilla (2014, directed by Gareth Edwards)
    In the Heart of the Sea (2015, directed by Ron Howard)
    Inferno (2016, directed by Ron Howard)
    Knives Out (2019, directed by Rian Johnson. Also writer)
    Hillbilly Elegy (2020, directed by Ron Howard. Post-production)

    Dave Filoni has no full-length credits outside of The Clone Wars film
     
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  2. DartJackson

    DartJackson Jedi Youngling star 1

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    List of films writers:

    The Vampire's Ghost (1945, writer: Leigh Brackett. First writng credit)
    Crime Doctor's Manhunt (1946, writer: Leigh Brackett)
    The Big Sleep (1946, writer: Leigh Brackett)
    Rio Bravo (1959, writer: Leigh Brackett)
    Gold of the Seven Saints (1961, writer: Leigh Brackett)
    Hatari! (1962, writer: Leigh Brackett)
    El Dorado (1967, writer: Leigh Brackett)
    Rio Lobo (1970, writer: Leigh Brackett)
    THX 1138 (1971, writer: George Lucas. First writing credit. Also director)
    The Long Goodbye (1973, writer: Leigh Brackett. Last non-SW writing credit)
    American Graffiti (1973, writer: George Lucas. Also director)
    The Mirror Crack'd (1980, writer: Jonathan Hales. First writing credit)
    Loophole (1981, writer: Jonathan Hales)
    Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981, writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas. The collaboration of two SW writers is not in a SW films. First non-SW writing credit for Kasdan)






     
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  3. DartJackson

    DartJackson Jedi Youngling star 1

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    List of films writers:

    The Vampire's Ghost (1945, writer: Leigh Brackett. First writng credit)
    Crime Doctor's Manhunt (1946, writer: Leigh Brackett)
    The Big Sleep (1946, writer: Leigh Brackett)
    Rio Bravo (1959, writer: Leigh Brackett)
    Gold of the Seven Saints (1961, writer: Leigh Brackett)
    Hatari! (1962, writer: Leigh Brackett)
    El Dorado (1967, writer: Leigh Brackett)
    Rio Lobo (1970, writer: Leigh Brackett)
    THX 1138 (1971, writer: George Lucas. First writing credit. Also director)
    The Long Goodbye (1973, writer: Leigh Brackett. Last non-SW writing credit)
    American Graffiti (1973, writer: George Lucas. Also director)
    The Mirror Crack'd (1980, writer: Jonathan Hales. First writing credit)
    Loophole (1981, writer: Jonathan Hales)
    Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981, writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas. The collaboration of two SW writers is not in a SW films. First non-SW writing credit for Kasdan)
    Body Heat (1981, writer: Lawrence Kasdan. Also director)
    Continental Divide (1981, writer: Lawrence Kasdan)
    The Big Chill (1983, writer: Lawrence Kasdan. Also director)
    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984, writer: George Lucas)
    Silverado (1985, writer: Lawrence Kasdan. Also director)
    Willow (1988, writer: George Lucas. Directed by Ron Howard. SW writer and director communication not in SW films)
    The Accidental Tourist (1988, writer: Lawrence Kasdan. Also director)
    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989, writer: George Lucas)
    Taking Care of Business (1990, writer: J.J. Abrams. First writing credit)
    Regarding Henry (1991, writer: J.J. Abrams)
    Grand Canyon (1991, writer: Lawrence Kasdan. Also director)
    The Cutting Edge (1992, writer: Tony Gilroy. First writing credit)
    The Bodyguard (1992, writer: Lawrence Kasdan)
    Forever Young (1992, writer: J.J. Abrams)
    Radioland Murders (1994, writer: George Lucas)
    Wyatt Earp (1994, writer: Lawrence Kasdan. Also director)
    Dolores Claiborne (1995, writer: Tony Gilroy)
    Extreme Measures (1996, writer: Tony Gilroy)
    Gone Fishin' (1997, writer: J.J. Abrams)
    The Devil's Advocate (1997, writer: Tony Gilroy)
    Armageddon (1998, writers: J.J. Abrams, Tony Gilroy. The collaboration of two SW writers is not in a SW films)
    Antz (1998, writer: Chris Weitz. First writing credit)
    Mumford (1999, writer: Lawrence Kasdan. Also director)
    Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000, writer: Chris Weitz)
    Bait (2000, writer: Tony Gilroy)
    Proof of Life (2000, writer: Tony Gilroy)
    Joy Ride (2001, writer: J.J. Abrams)
    The Scorpion King (2002, writer: Jonathan Hales. Last non-SW writing credit)
    About a Boy (2002, writer: Chris Weitz. Also co-director)
    The Bourne Identity (2002, writer: Tony Gilroy)
    Dreamcatcher (2003, writer: Lawrence Kasdan. Also director)
    Making Revolution (2003, writer: Colin Trevorrow. First writing credit)
    The Bourne Supremacy (2004, writer: Tony Gilroy)
    Heights (2005, writer: Chris Terrio. First writing credit. Also director)
    Brick (2005, writer: Rian Johnson. First writing credit. Also director)
    Little Miss Sunshine (2006, writer: Michael Arntd. First writing credit.)
    Mission: Impossible III (2006, writer: J.J. Abrams. Also director)
    In the Land of Women (2007, writer: Jonathan Kasdan. Also director)
    The Bourne Ultimatum (2007, writer: Tony Gilroy)
    Michael Clayton (2007, writer: Tony Gilroy. Also director)
    The Golden Compass (2007, writer: Chris Weitz. Also director)
    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008, writer: George Lucas)
    The Brothers Bloom (2008, writer: Rian Johnson. Also director)
    Duplicity (2009, writer: Tony Gilroy. Also director)
    State of Play (2009, writer: Tony Gilroy)
    The Book of Eli (2010, writer: Gary Whitta. First writing credit)
    Toy Story 3 (2010, writer: Michael Arntd)
    Super 8 (2011, writer: J.J. Abrams. Also director)
    The First Time (2012, writer: Jonathan Kasdan. Also director)
    Safety Not Guaranteed (2012, writer: Derek Connolly. Directed by Colin Trevorrow. The collaboration of two SW writers is not in a SW films)
    Darling Companion (2012, writer: Lawrence Kasdan. Also director)
    The Bourne Legacy (2012, writer: Tony Gilroy. Also director)
    Brave (2012, writer: Michael Arntd)
    Argo (2012, writer: Chris Terrio)
    Looper (2012, writer: Rian Johnson. Also director)
    Oblivion (2013, writer: Michael Arntd)
    After Earth (2013, writer: Gary Whitta)
    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013, writer: Michael Arntd)
    Strange Magic (2015, writer: George Lucas)
    A Walk in the Woods (2015, writer: Michael Arntd)
    Cinderella (2015, writer: Chris Weitz)
    Inside Out (2015, writer: Michael Arntd)
    Jurassic World (2015, writers: Colin Trevorrow, Derek Connolly. Trevorrow also director. The collaboration of two SW writers is not in a SW films)
    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016, writer: Chris Terrio)
    The Great Wall (2016, writer: Tony Gilroy)
    Monster Trucks (2016, writer: Derek Connolly)
    Kong: Skull Island (2017, writer: Derek Connolly)
    Justice League (2017, writer: Chris Terrio)
    The Mountain Between Us (2017, writer: Chris Weitz)
    Beirut (2018, writer: Tony Gilroy)
    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018, writers: Colin Trevorrow, Derek Connolly. The collaboration of two SW writers is not in a SW films)
    Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019, writer: Derek Connolly)
    Knives Out (2019, writer: Rian Johnson. Also director)
    Jurassic World: Dominion (2021, writers: Colin Trevorrow, Derek Connolly. Trevorrow also director. The collaboration of two SW writers is not in a SW films)

    John Knoll has no written credits other than Rogue One.
     
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  4. DartJackson

    DartJackson Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Films written by directors SW (who didn't write SW films)

    Stakeout on Dope Street (1958, writer: Irvin Kershner. Also director)
    Grand Theft Auto (1977, writer: Ron Howard. Also director)
    Parenthood (1989, writer: Ron Howard. Also director)
    Far and Away (1992, writer: Ron Howard. Also director)
    Nowhere to Run (1993, writer: Richard Marquand)
    Monsters (2010, writer: Gareth Edwards. Also director)

    Films directed by writers SW (who were didn't directed by SW films)

    Body Heat (1981, directed by Lawrence Kasdan. Directorial debut. Also writer)
    The Big Chill (1983, directed by Lawrence Kasdan. Also writer)
    Silverado (1985, directed by Lawrence Kasdan. Also writer)
    The Accidental Tourist (1988, directed by Lawrence Kasdan. Also writer)
    I Love You to Death (1990, directed by Lawrence Kasdan)
    Grand Canyon (1991, directed by Lawrence Kasdan. Also writer)
    Wyatt Earp (1994, directed by Lawrence Kasdan. Also writer)
    French Kiss (1995, directed by Lawrence Kasdan)
    Mumford (1999, directed by Lawrence Kasdan. Also writer)
    Down to Earth (2001, co-directed with Chris Weitz)
    About a Boy (2002, co-directed with Chris Weitz. Also writer)
    Dreamcatcher (2003, directed by Lawrence Kasdan. Also writer)
    Heights (2005, directed by Chris Terrio. Directorial debut. Also writer)
    In the Land of Women (2007, directed by Jonathan Kasdan. Directorial debut. Also writer)
    Michael Clayton (2007, directed by Tony Gilroy. Directorial debut. Also writer)
    The Golden Compass (2007, directed by Chris Weitz. Directorial solo debut. Also writer)
    Duplicity (2009, directed by Tony Gilroy. Also writer)
    The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009, directed by Chris Weitz)
    A Better Life (2011, directed by Chris Weitz)
    The First Time (2012, directed by Jonathan Kasdan. Also writer)
    Safety Not Guaranteed (2012, directed by Colin Trevorrow. Directorial debut)
    Darling Companion (2012, directed by Lawrence Kasdan. Also writer)
    The Bourne Legacy (2012, directed by Tony Gilroy. Also writer)
    Jurassic World (2015, directed by Colin Trevorrow. Also writer)
    The Book of Henry (2017, directed by Colin Trevorrow)
    Operation Finale (2018, directed by Chris Weitz)
    Jurassic World: Dominion (2021, directed by Colin Trevorrow. Also writer)