Abel Ferrara

Film Director / Actor / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 07/19/1951 (69) | the Bronx, New York, U.S.
Abel Ferrara (born July 19, 1951) is an American filmmaker, known for the provocative and often controversial content in his movies, his use of neo-noir imagery and gritty urban settings. A long-time independent filmmaker, some of his best known movies include Ms .45 (1981), King of New York (1990), Bad Lieutenant (1992) and The Funeral (1996). ()
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Abel Ferrara is an American movie screenwriter and director. He is best known as an independent filmmaker of such films as The Driller Killer (1979), Ms. 45 (1981), King of New York (1990), Bad Lieutenant (1992) and The Funeral (1996).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Thriller

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Movies with Abel Ferrara as Actor(23)

as (archival footage)2019 At the Video Store
as himself2019 The Projectionist
2019 The App
as himself2018 Wiara
as himself2018 Alive in France
as himself2017 Piazza Vittorio
as Pat2017 Black Butterfly
as Taxi Cab Driver2014 Don Peyote
as Himself - Director2013 Balkan Spirit
as himself2010 Uncle Bob
as Robber2009 Daddy Longlegs
as himself2007 Cannes: All Access
as Caïn2006 Exes
as himself1995 At Sundance
as 1st Rapist1981 Ms .45
as Reno Miller (as Jimmy Laine)1979 The Driller Killer
as Old Man (as Jimmy Laine)1976 9 Lives of a Wet Pussycat
as Man in junkyard1971 Nicky's Film

TV Shows/Series with Abel Ferrara as Actor(1)

Movies with Abel Ferrara as Crew(60)

Directing/Director2020 Siberia
Writing/Writer2020 Siberia
Writing/Screenplay2020 Siberia
Directing/Director2020 Tommaso
Writing/Screenplay2020 Tommaso
Directing/Director2019 The Projectionist
Directing/Director2018 Alive in France
Sound/Original Music Composer2018 Alive in France
Directing/Director2018 Talking with the Vampires
Directing/Director2017 Hans
Directing/Director2017 Piazza Vittorio
Directing/Director2014 Pasolini
Writing/Screenplay2014 Pasolini
Directing/Director2014 Welcome to New York
Writing/Screenplay2014 Welcome to New York
Production/Executive Producer2011 Happy Life
Directing/Director2011 4:44 Last Day on Earth
Writing/Writer2011 4:44 Last Day on Earth
Directing/Director2010 42 One Dream Rush
Directing/Director2010 Mulberry St.
Production/Producer2009 Bandaged
Directing/Director2009 Napoli, Napoli, Napoli
Directing/Director2008 Chelsea on the Rocks
Directing/Director2007 Go Go Tales
Writing/Screenplay2007 Go Go Tales
Directing/Director2005 Mary
Writing/Story2005 Mary
Production/Producer2002 White Boy
Directing/Director2001 'R Xmas
Writing/Writer2001 'R Xmas
Directing/Director1999 New Rose Hotel
Writing/Screenplay1999 New Rose Hotel
Directing/Director1997 The Blackout
Writing/Writer1997 The Blackout
Writing/Screenplay1997 The Blackout
Directing/Director1996 The Funeral
Directing/Director1996 Mylène Farmer: California
Directing/Director1995 The Addiction
Directing/Director1993 Dangerous Game
Directing/Director1993 Body Snatchers
Directing/Director1992 Bad Lieutenant
Writing/Screenplay1992 Bad Lieutenant
Directing/Director1990 King of New York
Directing/Director1989 Cat Chaser
Directing/Director1987 China Girl
Directing/Director1986 The Gladiator
Directing/Director1984 Fear City
Directing/Director1981 Ms .45
Directing/Director1979 The Driller Killer
Editing/Editor1979 The Driller Killer
Sound/Songs1979 The Driller Killer
Directing/Director1976 9 Lives of a Wet Pussycat
Editing/Editor1976 9 Lives of a Wet Pussycat
Directing/Director1973 Could This Be Love
Writing/Writer1973 Could This Be Love
Directing/Director1972 The Hold Up
Writing/Writer1972 The Hold Up
Crew/Cinematography1971 Nicky's Film
Directing/Director1971 Nicky's Film

TV Shows/Series with Abel Ferrara as Crew(2)

Directing/Director1986 Crime Story
Directing/Director1984 Miami Vice

Full Name: Abel Ferrara
Born: Thursday, 07/19 1951 (July) in New York City (current age: 69 years + 24 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN)
Other names for Abel Ferrara (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jimmy Laine"
Abel Ferrara frequently works together with these people:
Joe Delia (18x, Crew)
Nicholas St. John (15x, Crew)
Ken Kelsch (13x, Crew)
Anthony Redman (11x, Crew)
Willem Dafoe (10x, Actor)
Asia Argento (9x, Actress)
Shanyn Leigh (8x, Actress)
Victor Argo (7x, Actor)
Fabio Nunziata (7x, Crew)
Frank DeCurtis (7x, Crew)
Paul Hipp (7x, Actor)
James A. Contner (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8321, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 07/31/2020