No photo available. Represent Max Ophüls? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,552 this week

Max Ophüls (1902–1957)

Director Max Ophüls was born Max Oppenheimer in Saarbrücken, Germany. He began his career as a stage actor and director in the golden twenties. He worked in cities such as Stuttgart, Dortmund, Wuppertal, Vienna, Frankfurt, Breslau and Berlin. In 1929 his son Marcel Ophüls was born in Frankfurt, Germany. He had begun to work under his pseudonym Max... See full bio »

Died:

(age 54) in Hamburg, Germany

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 21 people
created 16 Jul 2011
 
a list of 47 people
created 01 Jan 2012
 
a list of 22 people
created 08 Apr 2012
 
a list of 23 people
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 30 people
created 1 month ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Max Ophüls.

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Director: Movie (27 credits)
 1955 Lola Montès (as Max Ophuls)
 1952 Le Plaisir
 1950 Vendetta (1946 first version; fired, uncredited)
 1950 La Ronde
 1949 The Reckless Moment (as Max Opuls)
 1949 Caught (as Max Opuls)
 1948 Letter from an Unknown Woman (as Max Opuls)
 1947 The Exile (as Max Opuls)
 1940 Sarajevo
 1937 Yoshiwara (as Max Ophuls)
 1936/II Ave Maria (Short)
 1936 Valse brillante de Chopin (Short)
 1935 Divine
 1934 Man Stolen
 1933 Love Story
 1933 Liebelei (uncredited)
Show Show Writer: Movie (15 credits)
Show Show Writer: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Producer: Movie (2 credits)
Show Show Assistant director: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Movie (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Max Ophuls | Max Opuls

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Paris, which had always amused me on holiday, was too lovely ... emigration was no hardship, it was an outing. It offered the shining wet boulevards under the street lights, breakfast in Monmartre with cognac in your glass, coffee and lukewarm brioche, gigolos and prostitutes at night. ... Everyone in the world has two fatherlands: his own and Paris. (Spiel im Dasein)

Trivia:

Was voted the 39th Greatest Director of all time by Entertainment Weekly. See more »

Trademark:

Films often dealt with women coming to terms with their romantic allusions about love. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How come... miless-1
Criterion in September colvinis
Looking for Tag Gallagher Senses of Cinema essay on Ophuls stefan-andersson72
PT Anderson commentary on Max Ophuls ethergnat
Discuss Max Ophüls on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page