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E. Max Frye

E. Max Frye was born in 1956. He is a writer, known for Foxcatcher (2014), Where the Money Is (2000) and Something Wild (1986). See full bio »


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 2014 Foxcatcher (written by)
 2003 Second Nature (TV Movie) (written by)
 2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (segment "The Enlightenment")
 2001 Band of Brothers (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Carentan (2001) ... (written by)
 2000 Where the Money Is (screenplay) / (story)
 1998 Palmetto (screenplay)
 1993 Amos & Andrew (written by)
 1987 Arena Brains (Short)
 1986 Something Wild (written by)
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 1993 Amos & Andrew
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 2003 Dogville (script consultant: US - as Max Fry)
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 2016 Autumn Lights (special thanks) (post-production)
 2015 Extra School (Short) (special thanks) (completed)
 2010 Reconstruction (Short) (much obliged to)
 2010 Reformed Tramp (Short) (special thanks)
 2008 The Windmill Movie (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2015 The Oscars (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee: Best Original Screenplay

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I have selectively worked with directors on rewrites. That's a whole different thing from taking studio assignments and doing rewrites on these huge page-one jobs. I've done that a couple of times and, except for cashing the checks, I've always regretted it. I think that's a soulless endeavor that just leads to creative bankruptcy. I don't know whether what I've done is good or bad; I certainly ... See more »

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