Terrence Malick


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Terrence Malick was born in Ottawa, Illinois. His family subsequently lived in Oklahoma and he went to school in Austin, Texas. He did his undergraduate work at Harvard, graduating summa cum laude with a degree in philosophy in 1965. A member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, he attended Magdalen College, Oxford on a Rhodes scholarship, but did ... See full bio »

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A Guide to the Films of Terrence Malick

Throughout his career, visionary director Terrence Malick has challenged audiences with epic, poetic, and humanitarian films like Badlands, The Thin Red Line, and The Tree of Life.

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 49 wins & 67 nominations. See more awards »

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(1978)
Badlands Producer
(1973)
(2011)
(1998)

Filmography

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  The Devil's Teeth (executive producer) (announced)
  I Am Nothing (executive producer) (filming)
  Halo of Stars (executive producer) (post-production)
 2022 Desert of the Real (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2020 The Book of Vision (executive producer)
 2019 Everybody's Everything (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2018 Soldier (Short) (executive producer)
 2018/I Awaken (executive producer)
 2017 The Spearhead Effect (executive producer)
 2016 The Vessel (executive producer)
 2016 Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 Almost Holy (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 The Seventh Fire (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 The Better Angels (producer)
 2013 Red Wing (executive producer)
 2007 The Unforeseen (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2006 Amazing Grace (producer)
 2004 Undertow (producer)
 2004 The Beautiful Country (producer)
 2000 Happy Times (executive producer)
 2000 The Endurance (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1998 Endurance (producer)
 1973 Badlands (producer)
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Alternate Names:

Terry Malick | David Whitney

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Alexandra Wallace | See more »

Parents:

Malick, Irene | Malick, Emil
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Personal Quote:

[on working with Martin Sheen on Badlands (1973)] Martin Sheen was extraordinary. He's a very gifted man. He's from a working class family, so he had all the moods down for the film. And when he wasn't before the cameras, he was helping in the background, wrapping cables, packing up light reflectors. One day I found him going around a gas station and picking up aluminum snapback lids from soda ... See more »

Trivia:

Malick's particular brand of meditative poetic-ism has noticeably and increasingly influenced other movies ( including trailers & commercials) since his return to directing with "The Thin Red Line" (1998). The terms "Malickian" or "Malick-esque" can often be found or heard in reviews and writings to describe similarities in another work. See more »

Trademark:

Often works with Jack Fisk (production design), Emmanuel Lubezki (cinematography), Sarah Green (producer), Jacqueline West (costume design), and David Crank (art direction). See more »

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Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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