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Adrian Lyne


Starting his career as a director of TV commercials, he moved into film by making his debut with the teen drama Foxes (1980), but made his breakthrough film with the musical hit Flashdance (1983) and was later hired to helm Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986). He was nominated for best director at the Academy Awards for Fatal Attraction (1987). His most ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2002 Unfaithful
 1997 Lolita
 1990/I Jacob's Ladder
 1983 Flashdance
 1980 Foxes
 1976 Mr. Smith (Short)
 1973 The Table (Short)
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1975-76: directed TV commercials for DIM underwear (France). See more »

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5 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »
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[on Lolita (1997)] I wanted to make a movie of Nabokov's novel, because it's, I think, one of the great novels of this century. In the end, it's a love story - it's a strange and awful love story. This subject seems to be the last taboo. I think that what the audience maybe will find disturbing is that they don't hate Humbert, at least they don't totally hate him - they kind of like him in some ... See more »

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Producer Michael Douglas considered him as director of Starman (1984) but job went to John Carpenter. See more »

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Often includes Labrador Retrievers in his films, such as Fatal Attraction (1987) and Indecent Proposal (1993).

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Is he making any new movies? vpeun
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If he directed more movies, he'd probably be as well-known as Hitchcock bendy11
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