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Abel Ferrara

Director | Writer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Bad Lieutenant (1992) | King of New York (1990) | The Funeral (1996)
AWARDS 
18 wins & 22 nominations More »
AKA 
Jimmy Boy L | Jimmy Laine | Laine
BORN 
Jul 19, 1951 (age 65)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (51 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for SculptSculpt Actor  Less 2016 €800K
  • Primary photo for Welcome to New YorkWelcome to New York Director, Writer ("FROM THE CRADLE TO THE GRAVE", "EVERY LIE'S A TEAR"), Writer (Screenplay)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for PasoliniPasolini Director, Writer (Based On An Idea By)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Don PeyoteDon Peyote Taxi Cab Driver  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister FunkNosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk Special Thanks  Less 2014 $2MM
  • Primary photo for No SaintsNo Saints (Video) Director  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for My Big-Assed MotherMy Big-Assed Mother (Short) Charles Bukowski  Less 2012 $10K
  • Primary photo for 3 by 3, 1 by 13 by 3, 1 by 1 (Short) Executive Producer  Less 2012 $500
  • Primary photo for 4:44 Last Day on Earth4:44 Last Day on Earth Director, Writer  Less 2011 $16K
  • Primary photo for My Pure JoyMy Pure Joy Acknowledgment To The Works Of  Less 2011 $10K
  • Primary photo for Jesus Was a CommieJesus Was a Commie (Short) Additional Thanks  Less 2011 $75K
  • Primary photo for Happy LifeHappy Life Executive Producer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Beto! The Bad Boy of Thompson StreetBeto! The Bad Boy of Thompson Street Producer  Less 2011 $2MM
  • Primary photo for Uncle BobUncle Bob Himself, Producer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for 42 One Dream Rush42 One Dream Rush (Short) Director  Less 2010 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Mulberry St.Mulberry St. Himself, Director  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Deranged HighDeranged High Special Thanks  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Northern LightsNorthern Lights Special Thanks For Inspiration  Less 2009 CAD 20K
  • Primary photo for Napoli, Napoli, NapoliNapoli, Napoli, Napoli Director, Writer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Go Get Some RosemaryGo Get Some Rosemary Robber  Less 2009 $21K
  • Primary photo for It All Happens Here: Abel Ferrara & the Making of 'Bad Lieutenant'It All Happens Here: Abel Ferrara & the Making of 'Bad Lieutenant' (Video) Special Thanks  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for BandagedBandaged Executive Producer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Chelsea on the RocksChelsea on the Rocks Himself, Director, Writer (Stories)  Less 2008 $7K
  • Primary photo for Go Go TalesGo Go Tales Director, Soundtrack ("Bed, Bath And Beyond"), Writer ("I need a kiss", "Star of Mine", "Gimme more", "Bed, bath and beyond", "That's my dog", "The Enemy"), Writer  Less 2007 $6.2MM
  • Primary photo for Never DownNever Down Thanks  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for ExesExes Caïn  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Odyssey in RomeOdyssey in Rome Himself, Co-Producer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for MaryMary Director, Writer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for A Short Film About the Long Career of Abel FerraraA Short Film About the Long Career of Abel Ferrara (Video) Special Thanks  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for White BoyWhite Boy Producer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for 'R Xmas'R Xmas Director, Writer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for New Rose HotelNew Rose Hotel Director, Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1998 $20K
  • Primary photo for The BlackoutThe Blackout Director, Musician (as Jimmy Laine), Writer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The FuneralThe Funeral Director, Lyrics ("Tonight Will Be The Night"), Music ("Tonight Will Be The Night")  Less 1996 $12MM $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Mylène Farmer: CaliforniaMylène Farmer: California (Video) Director  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Dans les coulisses du clip 'California'Dans les coulisses du clip 'California' (Short) Himself, Thanks  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The AddictionThe Addiction Director, Writer ("Draw The Line") (as Ferrara)  Less 1995 $302K
  • Primary photo for Body SnatchersBody Snatchers Director  Less 1993 $13MM $429K
  • Primary photo for Dangerous GameDangerous Game Director  Less 1993 $10MM $72K
  • Primary photo for Bad LieutenantBad Lieutenant Director, Lyrics ("THE BAD LIEUTENANT"), Music ("THE BAD LIEUTENANT"), Performer ("THE BAD LIEUTENANT"), Writer  Less 1992 $1MM $2MM
  • Primary photo for King of New YorkKing of New York Director, Lyrics ("Rockabilly Willy", "Piece of the Rock") (as Ferrara), Music ("Rockabilly Willy", "Piece of the Rock") (as Ferrara)  Less 1990 $2.6MM
  • Primary photo for Cat ChaserCat Chaser Director  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for China GirlChina Girl Director, Lyrics ("Hot And Bothered", "Chinatown Tonight"), Music ("Hot And Bothered", "Chinatown Tonight")  Less 1987 $1.3MM
  • Primary photo for Fear CityFear City Director  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Ms .45Ms .45 1st Rapist (as Jimmy Laine), Director  Less 1981 $62K
  • Primary photo for The Driller KillerThe Driller Killer Reno Miller (as Jimmy Laine), Director, Editor (as Jimmy Laine), Songwriter (Rooster Music) (as Laine), Writer ("Grand Street Stomp") (as Laine)  Less 1979 $20K
  • Primary photo for Not Guilty: For Keith RichardsNot Guilty: For Keith Richards (Short) Keith Richards, Cinematographer, Director  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for 9 Lives of a Wet Pussy9 Lives of a Wet Pussy Old Man (as Jimmy Laine), Director (as Jimmy Boy L), Editor (as Jimmy Laine)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Could This Be LoveCould This Be Love (Short) Director, Writer  Less 1973 $5K
  • Primary photo for The Hold UpThe Hold Up (Short) Johnny (voice) (uncredited), Director, Writer  Less 1972 $2K
  • Primary photo for Nicky's FilmNicky's Film (Short) Man in junkyard, Cinematographer, Director  Less 1971
Past Television (5 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for SUBWAYStories: Tales from the UndergroundSUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (TV Movie) Director (segments: Love on the A Train)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The LonerThe Loner (TV Movie) Director  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Crime StoryCrime Story (TV Series) Director (archive footage) (1 episode, 1986), Director (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 2
    • Crime Pays (Dec 5, 1986) Director (archive footage)  Less
    • Pilot (Sep 18, 1986) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for The GladiatorThe Gladiator (TV Movie) Director  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 2
Self (30 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Laine and Abel: An Interview with the Driller KillerLaine and Abel: An Interview with the Driller Killer (Video Game) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for C à vousC à vous (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for A Talent for TroubleA Talent for Trouble Himself  Less 2015 $500K
  • Primary photo for Cinema 3Cinema 3 (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2008–2015)  Less 2008–2015
  • Primary photo for The Director SeriesThe Director Series (Short) Himself  Less 2015 $150K
  • Primary photo for Janela IndiscretaJanela Indiscreta (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2012–2014)  Less 2012–2014
  • Primary photo for Ms. 45: An Interview with Director Abel FerraraMs. 45: An Interview with Director Abel Ferrara (Video) Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Balkan SpiritBalkan Spirit Himself - Director  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Head and Hands: My Black AngelHead and Hands: My Black Angel (Short) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Hollywood's Best Film DirectorsHollywood's Best Film Directors (TV Series) Himself - Interviewee / Film Director (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
    • Abel Ferrara (Dec 1, 2012) Himself - Interviewee / Film Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Invincible ForceInvincible Force Reno Miller  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for TracksTracks (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Días de cineDías de cine (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Miradas 2Miradas 2 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Game of the CenturyGame of the Century (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Automatic ThirteenAutomatic Thirteen (Short) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Not Guilty for AbelNot Guilty for Abel (Short) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Bienvenue à CannesBienvenue à Cannes Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for There Is No DirectionThere Is No Direction (Short) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for El MagacineEl Magacine (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Ceremonia de aperturaCeremonia de apertura (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Cinéma, de notre tempsCinéma, de notre temps (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The World's Best Sellers: The Fine Art of Separating People from Their MoneyThe World's Best Sellers: The Fine Art of Separating People from Their Money (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Abel/AsiaAbel/Asia (Short) Himself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for 20 heures le journal20 heures le journal (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Le cercle de minuitLe cercle de minuit (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1993–1996)  Less 1993–1996
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Lauren Hutton and...Lauren Hutton and... (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for At the Video StoreAt the Video Store (archival footage)  Less
Archive Footage (9 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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