He mad a 27-minute, 16mm short film called "The Abyss".
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[on Lifeforce] It was more like career murder. But I'm really proud of Lifeforce because no-one will ever be brave enough to do a movie like that again. Even now, people watch that film - with its massive budget - and think "what the hell?" But I knew that in time it'd be considered cool. Quentin Tarantino told me he went to see it many times when it first came out. It's one of his favorites. I'm...
The three films he made for Cannon--Lifeforce
(1985), Invaders from Mars
(1986) and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
(1986)--were all drastically re-cut by the producers and failed at the box office. Hooper then began working in television, where he's stayed, with only a few exceptions, since the late '80s.