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Randal Kleiser


Randal Kleiser has been an internationally known film director since the release of his first feature, Grease (1978), the most successful movie musical ever made. Other features include The Blue Lagoon (1980) with Brooke Shields, Summer Lovers (1982) starring Peter Gallagher and Daryl Hannah, Grandview, U.S.A. (1984) with Jamie Lee Curtis, Flight ... See full bio »

Director's Trademarks: A Guide to the Films of Luc Besson

From his breathtaking visuals to his comic-book influences in movies such as Lucy and The Fifth Element, take a closer look at the trademarks of Luc Besson's directorial style.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Grease
Grease Director
(1978)
The Blue Lagoon
The Blue Lagoon Director
(1980)
Flight of the Navigator
(1986)
Honey I Blew Up the Kid
(1992)

Filmography

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 2017 The Speech JFK Never Gave (Short)
 2005 Love Wrecked
 1999 Royal Standard (TV Movie)
 1996 It's My Party
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
 1994 Honey, I Shrunk the Audience (Short) (uncredited)
 1991/I White Fang
 1982 Summer Lovers
 1980 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Elliott Gould/Kid Creole & the Coconuts (1980) ... (segment "Foot Fetish")
 1978 Grease
 1977 The Gathering (TV Movie)
 1977 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1975-1977 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Crying Child (1977) ... (opening scene, uncredited)
- Nightmare (1976)
 1976 The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (TV Movie)
 1976 Family (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1976 The Rookies (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1974-1975 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- A Fevered Angel (1974)
 1975 All Together Now (TV Movie)
 1975 Lucas Tanner (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Bonus Baby (1975)
 1973 Peege (Short)
 1964 Orgy Beach Party (Short)
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Randall Kleiser | Randel Kleiser
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I never knew they had made a film of "The Blue Lagoon" before (with Jean Simmons in 1948). I hadn't seen it. It was Henry DeVere Stacpoole's book that inspired me; the images seemed so perfect for cinema. So we're not remaking the earlier version, we're doing our version of the novel. See more »

Trivia:

As of June 2015, Randal Kleiser is credited as a producer on thirty-two separate productions. Of those thirty-two films, eight are feature length (or longer), and twenty-four are shorts, all produced during 2013, and all directed by Noah Scott. See more »

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