Worked on the Super8 short "The Curse of the Gravewalker (1981). The work team left the production after a year of shooting.
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Sir Peter Jackson
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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[on his earlier and more controversial movies] - I call them splat-stick. To me, they were a joke. We enjoyed being crazy and anarchic and upsetting the people we wanted to upset in those days. But, big puppets having sex? It's harmless, surely. The Saw movies, well... I don't want to be casting moral judgments, but I don't like those films.
Ranked #6 in Premiere magazine's 2004 annual Power 100 List. Had ranked #20 in 2003. He is the second-highest rated director on the list, behind only Steven Spielberg
Frequently set his movies in Wellington, New Zealand