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Adrian Lyne

Adrian Lyne (Director/Writer/Producer) is the creative force behind some of the most talked-about movies of our time, among them, "Fatal Attraction", "9 1/2 Weeks", "Flashdance", "Indecent Proposal", "Jacob's Ladder" and "Unfaithful". Born in Peterborough, England and raised in London, Lyne attended the Highgate school, where his father was a ... 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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Directed the music video "Maniac" for Michael Sembello. See more »

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5 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

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I never understood how a director can impose a style on a movie. I think the drama within the scene should dictate the way it is shot. See more »


(April 11, 1998) Lyne's Best Director Oscar nomination for Fatal Attraction (1987) coincided with John Boorman (UK) for Hope and Glory (1987), Lasse Hallström (Sweden) for My Life as a Dog (1985), Norman Jewison (Canada) for Moonstruck (1987) and winner Bernardo Bertolucci (Italy) for The Last Emperor (1987). This was the only instance in Oscar history where all five Best Director nominees were ... See more »


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
Fav movie by him? italyinwanting
The most underrated director joe_poc
Fifty Shades of Grey Sabby77
If he directed more movies, he'd probably be as well-known as Hitchcock bendy11
Lyne and De Palma? mp989
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