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Fran Walsh is a New Zealand writer and wife of New Zealand film director Peter Jackson. She co-wrote The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, which is seen by many as Jackson's magnum opus and one of the most significant film series ever made. She also wrote The Hobbit trilogy, a prequel to Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy, King Kong, Mortal Engines... See full bio »

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 2018 Mortal Engines (screenplay by)
 2016 King Kong - FAN FILM (Based On The 1996 Screenplay)
 2014 Lego the Hobbit: The Video Game (Video Game) (original film screenplay by)
 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (screenplay)
 2012 Lego the Lord of the Rings: The Video Game (Video Game) (original film screenplay by)
 2009 The Lovely Bones (screenplay)
 2005 King Kong (screenplay)
 2003 2003 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) (segment "Gollum's acceptance speech")
 1996 Jack Brown Genius (as Frances Walsh)
 1996 The Frighteners (written by)
 1995 Dirty Creature (Short) (as Frances Walsh)
 1994 Heavenly Creatures (screenplay - as Frances Walsh)
 1992 Dead Alive (screenplay - as Frances Walsh)
  Shark in the Park (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1989) (writer - 1 episode, 1990)
- Whispering Grass (1990) ... (writer)
- Lynn (1989)
- A Fair Cop (1989)
 1989 Meet the Feebles (written by - as Frances Walsh)
 1989 Worzel Gummidge Down Under (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Runaway Train (1989) ... (written by - as Frances Walsh)
- Dreams of Avarish (1989) ... (written by - as Frances Walsh)
- Elementary, My Dear Worty (1989) ... (written by - as Frances Walsh)
- Weevily Swede (1989) ... (written by - as Frances Walsh)
- Balbous Cauliflower (1989) ... (written by - as Frances Walsh)
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Frances Walsh


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The last thing I want to see at the movies is a version of my reality. I don't want to see art imitating life.


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