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IMDb: What to Watch: Season 2: Episode 8 -- In the latest episode of "IMDb: What to Watch", Keith Simanton talks with director Richard Linklater and actors Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke about their movie 'Boyhood'.
21 Years: Richard Linklater -- Clip: The Sunset Trilogy
Me and Orson Welles -- NYC, 1937: A week in the life of aspiring actor Richard Samuels (Efron), where he finds himself cast in Orson Welles' staging of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" and falling for an older woman (Danes).
Bad News Bears -- Clip: Screw Ball
Bad News Bears -- Clip: Bacon

Overview

Contact:
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Mini Biography:
Self-taught writer-director Richard Stuart Linklater was born in Houston... See more »
Trivia:
First became passionate about film while working on an oil rig during... See more »
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Up 5% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Awards:
Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 116 wins & 120 nominations See more »
Alternate Names:
Rick Linklater

Filmography

Producer:
  1. Untitled John Brinkley Biopic (????) (announced) (producer)
  2. "School of Rock" (pre-production) (executive producer) (24 episodes, 2016-2017)
        - Don't Stop Believin' (2017) TV episode (executive producer)
        - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood (2017) TV episode (executive producer)
        - Takin' Care of Business (2017) TV episode (executive producer)
        - Total Eclipse of the Heart (2017) TV episode (executive producer)
        - Is She Really Going Out with Him (2016) TV episode (executive producer)
          (19 more)

  3. I Dream Too Much (2016) (executive producer)
  4. Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) (producer)
    ... aka "Dazed and Confused 2" - USA (informal title)
  5. Boyhood (2014/I) (producer)
  6. Before Midnight (2013) (producer)
  7. "Up to Speed" (executive producer) (6 episodes, 2012)
        - New York City: The Beauty of Randomness (2012) TV episode (executive producer)
        - The Tour Guide Convention (2012) TV episode (executive producer)
        - Virginia: The Many Flavors of Thomas Jefferson (2012) TV episode (executive producer)
        - Kansas & Missouri: In the Middle of the Middle of the Midwest (2012) TV episode (executive producer)
        - Chicago: To Conjure a Lost Neighborhood (2012) TV episode (executive producer)
          (1 more)
  8. Bernie (2011) (producer)

  9. Me and Orson Welles (2008) (producer)
  10. Bad News Bears (2005) (producer)
  11. $5.15/Hr. (2004) (TV) (producer)

  12. Dazed and Confused (1993) (producer)
  13. Slacker (1991) (producer)
    ... aka "Richard Linklater's Slacker" - USA (complete title)
  14. Heads I Win/Tails You Lose (1991) (V) (producer)

  15. It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988) (producer)
  16. Last Night at the Alamo (1983) (executive producer) (restored version)
Director:
  1. Untitled John Brinkley Biopic (????) (announced)
  2. Where'd You Go, Bernadette (????) (pre-production)
  3. Last Flag Flying (2017) (post-production)

  4. Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
    ... aka "Dazed and Confused 2" - USA (informal title)
  5. Boyhood (2014/I)
  6. Before Midnight (2013)
  7. "Up to Speed" (6 episodes, 2012)
        - New York City: The Beauty of Randomness (2012) TV episode
        - The Tour Guide Convention (2012) TV episode
        - Virginia: The Many Flavors of Thomas Jefferson (2012) TV episode
        - Kansas & Missouri: In the Middle of the Middle of the Midwest (2012) TV episode
        - Chicago: To Conjure a Lost Neighborhood (2012) TV episode
          (1 more)
  8. Bernie (2011)

  9. Me and Orson Welles (2008)
  10. Inning by Inning: A Portrait of a Coach (2008)
  11. A Scanner Darkly (2006)
    ... aka "Scanner Darkly" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
  12. Fast Food Nation (2006)
  13. Bad News Bears (2005)
  14. Before Sunset (2004)
  15. $5.15/Hr. (2004) (TV)
  16. School of Rock (2003)
    ... aka "The School of Rock" - USA (original title)
  17. Live from Shiva's Dance Floor (2003)
  18. Tape (2001)
  19. Waking Life (2001)

  20. The Newton Boys (1998)
  21. SubUrbia (1996)
  22. Before Sunrise (1995)
  23. Dazed and Confused (1993)
  24. Slacker (1991)
    ... aka "Richard Linklater's Slacker" - USA (complete title)
  25. Heads I Win/Tails You Lose (1991) (V)

  26. It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988)
  27. Woodshock (1985)
Writer:
  1. Untitled John Brinkley Biopic (????) (announced)
  2. Last Flag Flying (2017) (post-production) (screenplay)

  3. Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) (written by)
    ... aka "Dazed and Confused 2" - USA (informal title)
  4. Boyhood (2014/I) (written by)
  5. Making a Scene (2013) (lines written by)
  6. Before Midnight (2013) (characters) (written by)
  7. "Up to Speed" (2012) TV series (unknown episodes)
  8. Bernie (2011) (screenplay)

  9. A Scanner Darkly (2006) (screenplay)
    ... aka "Scanner Darkly" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
  10. Fast Food Nation (2006) (written by)
  11. Before Sunset (2004) (characters) (screenplay) (story)
  12. $5.15/Hr. (2004) (TV)
  13. Waking Life (2001) (written by)

  14. The Newton Boys (1998) (screenplay)
  15. Before Sunrise (1995) (written by)
  16. Dazed and Confused (1993) (written by)
  17. Slacker (1991) (writer)
    ... aka "Richard Linklater's Slacker" - USA (complete title)

  18. It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988) (concept)
Actor:
  1. Blaze (2018) (post-production)

  2. After Before (2016)

  3. RSO [Registered Sex Offender] (2008) .... Principal Mallard
  4. The Hottest State (2006) .... John Wayne Enthusiast
  5. Chelsea Walls (2001) (as Rick Linklater) .... Crony 2
  6. Spy Kids (2001) .... Cool Spy
  7. Waking Life (2001) .... Pinball Playing Man/Man on Back of Boat

  8. Scotch and Milk (1998) .... Cab Passenger
  9. Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996) (voice) .... Tour Bus Driver
  10. The Underneath (1995) .... Ember Doorman
    ... aka "Underneath" - USA (original title)
  11. Slacker (1991) .... Should Have Stayed at Bus Station
    ... aka "Richard Linklater's Slacker" - USA (complete title)

  12. It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988)
Miscellaneous Crew:
  1. Room (2005/I) (additional funding)
Thanks:
  1. The Lucky Man (2016) (post-production) (special thanks)

  2. Row (2016/I) (Thanks)
  3. Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk (2014) (special thanks)
    ... aka "Tex Watt's Secret Vampire Movie" - Canada (English title) (informal title)
    ... aka "Tony Watt Vampire Movie" - Canada (English title) (informal alternative title)
  4. Synthesizers (2013) (V) (very special thanks)
  5. Computer Chess (2013) (special thanks)
  6. The Man Who Never Cried (2011) (special thanks)
  7. Ashes (2010/I) (very special thanks)
  8. A Gang Land Love Story (2010) (very special thanks)

  9. Food, Inc. (2008) (special thanks)
    ... aka "P.O.V. Food, Inc. episode #23.1" - USA (anthology series)
  10. Death Proof (2007) (special thanks) (as Rick Linklater)
    ... aka "Grindhouse Presents: Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof" - USA (DVD title)
    ... aka "Grindhouse: Death Proof" - International (English title) (alternative title)
    ... aka "Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "Quentin Tarantino's Thunder Bolt" - USA (informal alternative title)
  11. One Summer in Austin: The Story of Filming 'A Scanner Darkly' (2006) (V) (thanks)
  12. The Weight of the Line: Animation Tales (2006) (V) (thanks)
  13. The Hottest State (2006) (thanks)
  14. Horrors of War (2006) (thanks)
    ... aka "Dead Man Soldiers" - Japan (English title) (video title)
  15. Tales of the Rat Fink (2006) (special thanks)
  16. Come Early Morning (2006) (special thanks)
  17. I Am a Sex Addict (2005) (thank you) (as Rick Linklater)
  18. Tortured by Joy (2004) (thanks)
  19. Made Men: The 'GoodFellas' Legacy (2004) (V) (special thanks)
  20. Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2004) (special thanks)
  21. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) (special thanks) (as Rick Linklater)
    ... aka "Kill Bill" - USA (closing credits title)
    ... aka "Kill Bill Part 2" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "Vol. 2" - USA (alternative title)
  22. Nightstand (2002) (the producers wish to thank)
  23. Chelsea Walls (2001) (special thanks)
  24. The Mecca (2000) (special thanks)
  25. Hamlet (2000) (special thanks)

  26. They Come at Night (1998) (thanks)
  27. Good Will Hunting (1997) (thanks)
  28. Full Tilt Boogie (1997) (special thanks) (as Rick Linklater)
  29. The Doom Generation (1995) (special thanks) (as Rick Linklater)
    ... aka "Doom Generation" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
  30. Clerks (1994) (special thanks: for leading the way)
    ... aka "Clerks X: Tenth Anniversary Edition" - USA (DVD title)
    ... aka "cLeRKs" - USA (poster title)
  31. Totally F***ed Up (1993) (special thanks) (as Rick Linklater)
    ... aka "Totally Fucked Up" - USA (uncensored intended title)
Self:
  1. Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny (2016) (post-production) .... Himself
  2. Also Starring Austin (????) (post-production) .... Himself

  3. "48 Hours" .... Himself (1 episode, 2016)
    ... aka "48 Hours Investigates" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "48 Hours Mystery" - USA (alternative title)
        - The Mortician, the Murder, the Movie (2016) TV episode .... Himself
  4. "CBS This Morning" .... Himself (2 episodes, 2014-2016)
        - Episode #5.92 (2016) TV episode .... Himself
        - Episode #3.186 (2014) TV episode .... Himself
  5. "Overheard" .... Himself - Interviewee (3 episodes, 2012-2016)
    ... aka "Overheard with Evan Smith" - USA (long title)
        - Richard Linklater (3rd appearance) (2016) TV episode .... Himself - Interviewee
        - Richard Linklater (2nd appearance) (2014) TV episode .... Himself - Interviewee
        - Richard Linklater (2012) TV episode .... Himself - Interviewee
  6. "Today" .... Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)
    ... aka "NBC News Today" - USA (promotional title)
    ... aka "The Today Show" - USA (alternative title)
        - Episode dated 13 April 2016 (2016) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
  7. "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" .... Himself (1 episode, 2016)
    ... aka "The Tonight Show" - USA (short title)
    ... aka "Tonight Show" - USA (informal short title)
        - Amy Schumer/Richard Linklater/Zara Larsson (2016) TV episode .... Himself
  8. "Off Camera with Sam Jones" .... Himself (1 episode, 2016)
        - Richard Linklater (2016) TV episode .... Himself
  9. "Weekend Ticket" .... Himself (1 episode, 2016)
        - Episode #4.160 (2016) TV episode .... Himself
  10. "Conan" .... Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)
        - Jon Bernthal/Richard Linklater/Omarion (2016) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
  11. "Sidewalks Entertainment" .... Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 2013-2016)
        - Linklater & Bishop Jakes (2016) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
        - Richard Linklater (2014) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
        - Ethan, Julie, Rebecca & Jon (2013) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
  12. "Back Bumper Confessions on Torio TV" .... Himself (1 episode, 2016)
        - Back Bumper Confessions (2016) TV episode .... Himself
  13. Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015) .... Himself
  14. "Teens Wanna Know" .... Himself (1 episode, 2015)
        - 2015 Hollywood Award Season (2015) TV episode .... Himself
  15. "E! Live from the Red Carpet" .... Himself (2 episodes, 2014-2015)
    ... aka "E! After Party" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "E! Countdown to the Red Carpet" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "E! Online Livestream from the Red Carpet" - USA (alternative title)
        - The 2015 Academy Awards (2015) TV episode .... Himself
        - The 2014 Academy Awards (2014) TV episode .... Himself
  16. The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015) (TV) .... Himself - Nominee: Best Original Screenplay/Best Director and Best Picture
    ... aka "The Oscars" - USA (original title)
  17. "Tavis Smiley" .... Himself (1 episode, 2015)
        - Episode dated 11 February 2015 (2015) TV episode .... Himself
  18. 20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2015) (TV) .... Himself
  19. 72nd Golden Globe Awards (2015) (TV) .... Himself - Winner
  20. Boyhood: The 12 Year Project (2015) (V) .... Himself - Writer/Producer/Director
  21. Boyhood: The 12 Year Project, The Making of 'Boyhood' (2015) (V) .... Himself
  22. "The View" .... Himself - Director, Boyhood (1 episode, 2015)
        - Guest Co-Hosts Kathy Griffin, Mario Cantone & Tracey Wigfield/Cast of "Boyhood" (2015) TV episode .... Himself - Director, Boyhood
  23. "Hollywood Sessions" .... Himself (1 episode, 2015)
        - Directors (2015) TV episode .... Himself
  24. "KCAL 9 News Weekend Report" .... Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)
    ... aka "KCAL 9 News Saturday Morning" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "KCAL 9 News Sunday Morning" - USA (alternative title)
        - Episode dated 6 December 2014 (2014) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
  25. 24th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards (2014) (TV) .... Himself
  26. "Janela Indiscreta" .... Himself (1 episode, 2014)
        - Episode #1.248 (2014) TV episode .... Himself
  27. Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (2014) .... Himself
  28. Side by Side Extra: Volume Two (2014) .... Himself
  29. Festival de cine de San Sebastián 2014: Gala de inauguración (2014) (TV) .... Himself - Winner: FIPRESCI Award
  30. "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" .... Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)
        - Bill Hader/Richard Linklater/Jhene Aiko (2014) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
  31. "CBS News Sunday Morning" .... Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)
        - Episode dated 27 July 2014 (2014) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
  32. "The Daily Show" .... Himself (1 episode, 2014)
    ... aka "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" - USA (series title)
    ... aka "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" - USA (series title)
        - Richard Linklater (2014) TV episode .... Himself
  33. "HuffPost Live Conversations" .... Himself (1 episode, 2014)
        - Episode #1.39 (2014) TV episode .... Himself
  34. "IMDb: What to Watch" .... Himself (1 episode, 2014)
    ... aka "IMDb: X-Ray for Movies" - USA (first episode title)
        - Boyhood (2014) TV episode .... Himself
  35. "Entertainment Tonight" .... Himself - Director, Boyhood (1 episode, 2014)
    ... aka "E.T." - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "This Week in Entertainment" - USA (weekend title)
        - Episode dated 27 June 2014 (2014) TV episode .... Himself - Director, Boyhood
  36. La noche de los Oscar (2014) (TV) .... Himself
  37. The 86th Annual Academy Awards (2014) (TV) .... Himself - Nominee: Best Adapted Screenplay
    ... aka "The Oscars" - USA (original title)
  38. The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards (2014) (TV) (credit only) .... Himself - Nominee
  39. 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2014) (TV) .... Himself - Louis XIII Genius Award
  40. Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater (2013)
  41. "Made in Hollywood" .... Himself (2 episodes, 2009-2013)
        - Episode #8.30 (2013) TV episode .... Himself
        - Episode #5.9 (2009) TV episode .... Himself
  42. "Charlie Rose" .... Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 2001-2013)
        - Episode dated 17 May 2013 (2013) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
        - Episode dated 7 December 2009 (2009) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
        - Episode dated 6 November 2001 (2001) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
  43. "Arts in Context" .... Himself (1 episode, 2012)
    ... aka "In Context" - USA (original title)
        - All My Friends Are Vampires (2012) TV episode .... Himself
  44. Side by Side (2012) .... Himself
  45. "Ebert Presents: At the Movies" .... Himself - 'Me and Orson Welles' (1 episode, 2011)
        - Episode #1.16 (2011) TV episode .... Himself - 'Me and Orson Welles'

  46. "Texas Monthly Talks" .... Himself - Interviewee (2 episodes, 2003-2009)
        - Richard Linklater, Director (2nd Appearance) (2009) TV episode .... Himself - Interviewee
        - Rick Linklater (2003) TV episode .... Himself - Interviewee
  47. Great Directors (2009) .... Himself
  48. American Prince (2009) .... Himself - Interviewer
  49. Dead On: The Life and Cinema of George A. Romero (2008) .... Himself
  50. Münchner (Filmfest-)Geschichten - 25 Jahre Filmfest München (2007) (TV)
  51. The Manufacturing of 'Fast Food Nation' (2007) (V) .... Himself
  52. The Weight of the Line: Animation Tales (2006) (V) .... Himself - Director & Screenwriter
  53. One Summer in Austin: The Story of Filming 'A Scanner Darkly' (2006) (V) .... Himself - Director & Screenplay
  54. "The Colbert Report" .... Himself (1 episode, 2006)
        - Richard Linklater (2006) TV episode .... Himself
  55. "Austin Movie Show" .... Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2006)
        - Episode #3.10 (2006) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
  56. "Imagine" .... Himself (1 episode, 2006)
        - The Movie Brats, Take Two (2006) TV episode .... Himself
  57. "HypaSpace" .... Himself (1 episode, 2006)
    ... aka "HypaSpace Daily" - Canada (English title) (long title)
    ... aka "HypaSpace Weekly" - Canada (English title) (long title)
        - Episode #5.134 (2006) TV episode .... Himself
  58. "Filmography" .... Himself - Director (1 episode, 2005)
        - Keanu Reeves (2005) TV episode .... Himself - Director
  59. "The Art Show" .... Himself (1 episode, 2004)
        - Linklater: St. Richard of Austin (2004) TV episode .... Himself
  60. Made Men: The 'GoodFellas' Legacy (2004) (V) .... Himself - Director
  61. On the Set of 'Before Sunset' (2004) (V) .... Himself - Director
  62. "Festival Pass with Chris Gore" (2002) TV series .... Himself
  63. "Anatomy of a Scene" .... Himself (1 episode, 2001)
        - Waking Life (2001) TV episode .... Himself

  64. University, Inc. (1999) .... Himself
  65. "Split Screen" .... Himself (1 episode, 1997)
        - Linklater & Bogosian in New York (1997) TV episode .... Himself
  66. "The Directors" .... Himself (1 episode)
        - The Films of Richard Linklater (????) TV episode .... Himself
  67. At Sundance (1995) .... Himself
  68. Janis Joplin Slept Here (1994) .... Himself
  69. "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" .... Himself (1 episode, 1993)
        - Episode #1.20 (1993) TV episode .... Himself
Archive Footage:
  1. "Ebert Presents: At the Movies"
        - Episode #2.11 (2011) TV episode .... Himself - 'Me and Orson Welles'


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