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...
Was originally offered the script for Steven Spielberg
's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
(1982) but turned it down. Spielberg then suggested Hooper direct Poltergeist
(1982), a project he had written himself and had planned on directing. Hooper took the job and Spielberg himself directed "E.T.".