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John Milius


John Milius is a screenwriter and director who came to prominence in the 1970s, when he was associated with Francis Ford Coppola and the pre-Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) George Lucas. Born on April 11, 1944 in St. Louis, Missouri, Milius was one of the first movie industry professionals to be a film school graduate, having ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Red Dawn (1984 screenplay)
 2011 Homefront (Video Game) (written by)
  Rome (TV Series) (21 episodes, 2005 - 2007) (written by - 1 episode, 2005)
- De Patre Vostro (About Your Father) (2007) ... (creator)
- A Necessary Fiction (2007) ... (creator)
- Death Mask (2007) ... (creator)
- Philippi (2007) ... (creator)
 2006 Apocalypse Oz (Short) (screenplay "Apocalypse Now")
 2005 Medal of Honor: European Assault (Video Game) (story: design team) / (writer: design team)
 1997 Rough Riders (TV Movie) (written by)
 1994 Clear and Present Danger (screenplay)
 1993 Geronimo: An American Legend (screenplay) / (story)
 1991 Conan (Video Game) (character)
 1989 Farewell to the King (screenplay)
 1987 Extreme Prejudice (story)
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Viking Bikers from Hell (1987) ... (story - as Walter Kurtz)
 1984 Red Dawn (screenplay)
 1982 Conan the Barbarian (written by)
 1979 1941 (story)
 1979 Apocalypse Now (written by)
 1978 Big Wednesday (written by)
 1975 The Wind and the Lion (written by)
 1974 Melvin Purvis G-MAN (TV Movie) (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
 1973 Magnum Force (screenplay) / (story)
 1973 Dillinger (written by)
 1972 The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (original screenplay)
 1972 Jeremiah Johnson (screenplay)
 1971 Dirty Harry (screenplay - uncredited)
 1971 Evel Knievel (screenplay)
 1969 The Devil's 8 (screenplay)
 1967 Glut (Short)
 1967 The Emperor (Documentary short)
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Walter Kurtz
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Personal Quote:

[on Mexican drug traffickers] We need to go down there, kill them all, flatten the place with bulldozers so when you wake up in the morning, there's nothing there. I do believe if you have a military, you use it. See more »

Trivia:

His favourites films are Howard Hawks' Red River (1948), Gillo Pontecorvo's The Battle of Algiers (1966) (aka Battle of Algiers), Raoul Walsh's They Died with Their Boots On (1941), John Ford's The Searchers (1956) and They Were Expendable (1945), Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch (1969), Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai (1954) (aka Seven Samurai), Billy Wilder's Sunset Blvd. (1950), Federico Fellini'... See more »

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Films often reflect his conservative political beliefs See more »

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The Dog Trainer See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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