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Director and screenwriter Philip Kaufman was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended the University of Chicago and later Harvard Law School. He won the Prix de la Nouvelle Critique at Cannes in 1965 for his film Goldstein (1964). He was the screenwriter for The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) and was to direct it but was replaced as director by Clint ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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 2019 Indiana Jones 5 (characters) (announced)
 2014 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones (Short) (characters)
 2009 Lawrence Jones and the King Salomon's Table (Short) (characters: Jones' family)
 2009 Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues (Video Game) (characters)
 2008 Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (Video Game) (characters)
 1993 Rising Sun (screenplay)
 1992 Indiana Jed (Video) (stories)
 1990 Henry & June (screenplay)
 1988 The Unbearable Lightness of Being (screenplay)
 1983 The Right Stuff (screenplay)
 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark (story by)
 1979 The Wanderers (screenplay)
 1976 The Outlaw Josey Wales (screenplay - as Phil Kaufman)
 1964 Goldstein
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I mean San Francisco is not only the home of a lot of these great noir films or psychological thrillers, if you will, like Vertigo, but also great cop movies. Whether it's Dirty Harry (1971) or Bullitt (1968). In this movie I wanted to sort of combine those two genres, you know that's what the script called for. But you know, there's always a danger nowadays that films are gonna be brought up to ... See more »

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Worked with George Lucas developing Lucas' "Indiana Jones" project, coming up with the basic story of the search for the Ark of the Covenant, leading to his story credit on Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). See more »

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Constantly adapts best-seller novels such as The Right Stuff (1983), The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) and Rising Sun (1993). See more »

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