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Jesús Franco (I) (1930–2013)

Writer | Director | Actor
KNOWN FOR 
Vampire Killer Barbys (1996) | Oasis of the Zombies (1982) | Venus in Furs (1969)
AWARDS 
4 wins & 1 nomination More »
AKA 
Joan Almirall | Rosa M. Almirall | Rosa María Almirall | Rosa Mª Almirall | Rosa Almirall | Clifford Brawn | Clifford Brown Jr. | Clifford Brown | Juan G. Cabral | Betty Carter | Candy Coster | Terry De Corsia | Rick Deconinck | Raymond Dubois | Chuck Evans | Toni Falt | Dennis Farnon | Jess Franck | J. Franco | Jesse Franco | Jess Franco | Jesus Franco | A.M. Frank | Adolf M. Frank | Anton Martin Frank | Jeff Frank | Jess Frank | Wolfgang Frank | Manfred Gregor | Jack Griffin | Lennie Hayden | Frank Hollman | Frank Hollmann | Frarik Hollmann | Rick Deconinck in Italy | B.F. Johnson | J.P. Johnson | James Lee Johnson | James P. Johnson | David J. Khune | David Khune | D. Khunn | David Khunn | David Khunne II | D. Khunne Jr. | D. Khunne | David J. Khunne | David Khunne | David H. Klunne | David Kuhne | David Kunne | David Kühne | Lulu Laverne | Lulú Laverne | A.L. Malraux | Franco Manera | J. Franck Manera | J. Frank Manera | Jesus Franco Manera | Jesus Manera | J.F. Manner | Jeff Manner | Roland Marceignac | A.L. Mariaux | A.L. Marioux | Preston Quaid | P. Querut | Lowel Richmond | Dan L. Simon | Dan Simon | Dave Tough | Pablo Villa | Joan Vincent | Robert Zinnermann | C. Plaut in English version | James Gardner in French version  Less
NICKNAME  
Tío Jess
BORN 
May 12, 1930 (died Apr 2, 2013)

Filmography Filter

Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (272 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for PunkettesPunkettes In Memory Of  Less 2014 $50K
  • Primary photo for Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister FunkNosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk Special Thanks  Less 2014 $2MM
  • Primary photo for McGuffinMcGuffin (Short) Dedicatee  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Big Hair, Long LashesBig Hair, Long Lashes In Memory Of  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for FaradayFaraday Thanks (as Jess Franco)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Revenge of the Alligator LadiesRevenge of the Alligator Ladies El Director, Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Jess Franco), Editor (as Jess Franco), Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Nightmares Come at Night: Eugenie's Nightmare of a Sex CharadeNightmares Come at Night: Eugenie's Nightmare of a Sex Charade (Video) Archival Footage  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Frankenstein's Hungry DeadFrankenstein's Hungry Dead Very Special Thanks  Less 2013 $20K
  • Primary photo for Los profundos sueños de JenniferLos profundos sueños de Jennifer Voice (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Al Pereira vs. the Alligator LadiesAl Pereira vs. the Alligator Ladies The Director, Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Jess Franco), Editor (as Jess Franco), Producer, Writer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for La cripta de las condenadas: Parte IILa cripta de las condenadas: Parte II Director (as Jess Franco), Editor (as Jess Franco), Producer, Writer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for La cripta de las condenadasLa cripta de las condenadas Actor, Composer, Director (as Jess Franco), Editor, Producer, Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Bring Me the Head of the Machine Gun WomanBring Me the Head of the Machine Gun Woman Acknowledgment  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Dracula 0.9Dracula 0.9 Thanks  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Key to Annabel LeeThe Key to Annabel Lee (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2011 $100
  • Primary photo for Return of the Bloodsucking Nazi ZombiesReturn of the Bloodsucking Nazi Zombies (Short) Special Thanks (as Jess Franco)  Less 2010 $50
  • Primary photo for Paula-PaulaPaula-Paula (Video) Cinematographer (as Jess Franco), Director (as Jess Franco), Editor (as Jess Franco), Special Effects (as Jess Franco), Writer (Screenplay) (as Rosa M. Almirall)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The OpeningThe Opening (Short) Acknowledgment  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Take-Away SpiritTake-Away Spirit J.W. Radek, Writer (Additional Dialogue)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The TripThe Trip (Video) Dedicatee (as Jess Franco)  Less 2008 £500
  • Primary photo for A Bad Day at the CemeteryA Bad Day at the Cemetery Director (as Jess Franco), Editor, Producer (as Jess Franco), Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for A Bad Day at the Cemetery IIA Bad Day at the Cemetery II Director (as Jess Franco), Editor, Producer (as Jess Franco), Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Beloved CountBeloved Count (Video) Himself, Thanks (as Jess Franco)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Angel of Death 2: The Prison Island MassacreAngel of Death 2: The Prison Island Massacre (Video) Mad Prisoner (as Jess Franco)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Sexual Aberrations of CeciliaSexual Aberrations of Cecilia (Video) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for LasciviaLascivia Director  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for 36 Steps36 Steps Spiritual Support  Less 2006 $5K
  • Primary photo for Ellos robaron la picha de HitlerEllos robaron la picha de Hitler Padre del Dr. Weissman (as Jess Franco)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Montes de VenusMontes de Venus Director  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for SnakewomanSnakewoman Composer (as Jess Franco), Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Jess Franco's PassionJess Franco's Passion (Video) Composer (as Jess Franco), Director, Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Jess Franco's PerversionJess Franco's Perversion (Video) Composer (as Jess Franco), Director, Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Ban the Sadist Videos!Ban the Sadist Videos! (Video) Himself (as Jess Franco), Special Thanks (as Jess Franco)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for See you later Cowabunga: La maldición del cenachero diabólico!See you later Cowabunga: La maldición del cenachero diabólico! Actor  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Las primeras vecesLas primeras veces (Short) Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Kárate a muerte en TorremolinosKárate a muerte en Torremolinos Miyagi  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Rossa VeneziaRossa Venezia (Video) Actor (as Jess Franco)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Killer Barbys vs. DraculaKiller Barbys vs. Dracula Composer (as Jess Franco), Director (as Jess Franco), Script Supervisor (as Rosa M. Almirall), Writer ("Farewell Duke", "Salsa Infernal") (as Jess Franco), Writer (Screenplay) (as Jess Franco), Writer (Story) (as Jess Franco)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for De entre los zapatosDe entre los zapatos (Short) Set Production Assistant  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for IncubusIncubus (Video) Composer, Director, Writer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for AstralAstral (Short) Producer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Vampire JunctionVampire Junction Composer (as Jess Franco), Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Blind TargetBlind Target Composer (as Jess Franco), Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (Additional Dialogue) (as Jess Franco), Writer (Story) (as Jess Franco)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Helter SkelterHelter Skelter Composer (as Jess Franco), Director (as Clifford Brown Jr.), Writer (as David J. Khunne)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Dr. Wong's Virtual HellDr. Wong's Virtual Hell Dr. James Wong (as Jess Franco), Composer (as Jess Franco), Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Broken DollsBroken Dolls Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (as David J. Khune)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Red SilkRed Silk (Video) Grunevaldi (voice), Director (as Clifford Brown Jr.), Writer (as David J. Khune)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Vampire BluesVampire Blues (Video) The Merchant, Composer, Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Mari-Cookie and the Killer TarantulaMari-Cookie and the Killer Tarantula (Video) Composer, Director (as Jess Franco), Producer (as Jess Franco), Performer ("Take Your Hair Off", "Ballad for a Bad Girl", "It's a Shit Life"), Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Lust for FrankensteinLust for Frankenstein (Video) Composer, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Tender FleshTender Flesh Composer (as Jess Franco), Director (as Jess Franco), Executive Producer (as Jess Franco), Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for KoriKori Editor  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Vampire Killer BarbysVampire Killer Barbys Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (Dialogue) (as David Khunne II), Writer (Screenplay) (as David Khunne II), Writer (Story) (as Jess Franco)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Downtown HeatDowntown Heat Director, Producer, Writer (Screenplay) (as Jess Franco), Writer (Story) (as Jess Franco)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Jungle of FearJungle of Fear (Video) Director, Executive Producer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Don QuixoteDon Quixote Assistant Director (uncredited), Editing Director (as Jess Franco), Post-production (as Jess Franco), Supervising Director, Writer (Dialogue Adaptation) (as Jess Franco)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for El abuelo, la condesa y Escarlata la traviesaEl abuelo, la condesa y Escarlata la traviesa Actor, Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director, Editor (uncredited), Writer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for À la poursuite de BarbaraÀ la poursuite de Barbara Director  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Mondo WeirdoMondo Weirdo Dedicatee  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Esmeralda BayEsmeralda Bay Boat Captain, Director, Writer (Screenplay) (as Jess Franco)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Fall of the EaglesFall of the Eagles Director, Editor (as J.P. Johnson), Writer (Adaptation) (as Jess Franco), Writer (Screenplay) (as David Khune)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Dark Mission: Evil FlowersDark Mission: Evil Flowers Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (Screenplay) (as David Khunne Spanish version, A.L. Mariaux)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Esa cosa con plumasEsa cosa con plumas Actor  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for FacelessFaceless Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Falo CrestFalo Crest Cinematographer (as Terry De Corsia), Director (as Lennie Hayden), Writer (as Preston Quaid), Writer (Story) (as Lowel Richmond)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for ¡Biba la banda!¡Biba la banda! Second Unit Director (uncredited), Costumer (as Rosa Mª Almirall), Executive Producer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for PhollastíaPhollastía Cinematographer (as Terry De Corsia), Director (as Betty Carter), Editor, Writer (as Chuck Evans), Writer (Story) (as Lulu Laverne)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Commando MengeleCommando Mengele Writer (as D. Khunn)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Las chicas del tangaLas chicas del tanga Ángel (voice) (uncredited), Director (unconfirmed) (as Rosa Almirall), Editor, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Slave of CrimeSlave of Crime Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as James Lee Johnson), Editor, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story) (as David Khune)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Les amazones du temple d'orLes amazones du temple d'or Director (uncredited), Presentation Producer (as Jess Frank), Writer (Screenplay) (as A.L. Mariaux), Writer (Short Story) (as Jeff Manner)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Las chuponasLas chuponas Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (uncredited), Editor, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Alone Against TerrorAlone Against Terror Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Clifford Brown), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Entre pitos anda el juegoEntre pitos anda el juego Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (uncredited), Editor, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for El mirón y la exhibicionistaEl mirón y la exhibicionista Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Lulu Laverne), Editor, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for El ojete de LulúEl ojete de Lulú Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Candy Coster), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Fury in the TropicsFury in the Tropics Cinematographer (as Joan Almirall), Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director, Editor, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Bragueta historiaBragueta historia Director  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for La chica de los labios rojosLa chica de los labios rojos Profesor Karame (uncredited), Cinematographer, Composer, Director, Writer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Las tribulaciones de un Buda BizcoLas tribulaciones de un Buda Bizco Director (as Jess Franco), Editor, Writer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Las últimas de FilipinasLas últimas de Filipinas Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Associate Producer, Writer (Story) (as David Khune)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Para las nenas, leche calentitaPara las nenas, leche calentita Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (uncredited), Editor, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Sida, la peste del siglo XXSida, la peste del siglo XX Director (as Clifford Brown), Editor, Writer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for El chupete de LulúEl chupete de Lulú Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Lulú Laverne), Editor, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for La mansión de los muertos vivientesLa mansión de los muertos vivientes Cinematographer (as Joan Almirall), Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Jess Franco), Editor, Writer (Novel) (as D. Khunne), Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Un pito para tresUn pito para tres Director (uncredited), Editor, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Dirty Game in CasablancaDirty Game in Casablanca Director (as Jess Franco), Producer (uncredited)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Bangkok, cita con la muerteBangkok, cita con la muerte Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Clifford Brown), Editor, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for El hombre que mató a MengeleEl hombre que mató a Mengele Director, Writer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for La esclava blancaLa esclava blanca Composer, Director (as Clifford Brown)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for La sombra del judoka contra el doctor WongLa sombra del judoka contra el doctor Wong Dr. Wong (as Jess Franco), Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Clifford Brown), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Una de chinosUna de chinos Director, Producer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Viaje a Bangkok, ataúd incluidoViaje a Bangkok, ataúd incluido Actor (uncredited), Composer (as Dennis Farnon), Director (as Jess Franco), Producer (uncredited), Writer (Screenplay) (as Jess Franco)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Panther SquadPanther Squad Producer (as Dan Simon)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Una rajita para dosUna rajita para dos Tom, Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Rosa María Almirall), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Lilian (la virgen pervertida)Lilian (la virgen pervertida) Bernardo (uncredited), Director (as Clifford Brawn), Editor (uncredited), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for El siniestro doctor OrloffEl siniestro doctor Orloff Agapito (uncredited), Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for ¿Cuánto cobra un espía?¿Cuánto cobra un espía? Director (as Jess Franco), Editor (uncredited), Producer (uncredited), Writer (Screenplay) (as Jess Franco)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Night of 1,000 SexesNight of 1,000 Sexes Psiquiatra (uncredited), Cinematographer (as Joan Almirall), Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Jess Franco), Editor (uncredited), Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Historia sexual de OHistoria sexual de O Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Jess Franco), Editor (uncredited), Writer (Screenplay) (as Jess Franco)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Camino solitarioCamino solitario Doctor Callman (uncredited), Cinematographer (as Joan Almirall), Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (Screenplay) (as Jess Franco), Writer (Story) (as Jess Franco)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Bahía blancaBahía blanca El Miserias (uncredited), Director, Editor, Producer, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for El asesino llevaba medias negrasEl asesino llevaba medias negras Director  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Diamonds of KilimandjaroDiamonds of Kilimandjaro Cinematographer (as Pablo Villa), Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (version: as C. Plaut in English) (as C. Plaut in English version), Producer, Writer (Screenplay) (as A.L. Malraux), Writer (Story)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Revenge in the House of UsherRevenge in the House of Usher Cinematographer, Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director, Producer (as J.P. Johnson), Writer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Macumba sexualMacumba sexual Recepcionista (as Juan G. Cabral), Cinematographer (as Joan Almirall), Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Jess Franco), Editor (uncredited), Writer (Screenplay) (as Jess Franco), Writer (Story) (as Jess Franco)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Hotel of Love AffairsThe Hotel of Love Affairs Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director, Editor, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Gemidos de placerGemidos de placer Fenul (voice) (uncredited), Art Director, Director, Editor, Writer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for La casa de las mujeres perdidasLa casa de las mujeres perdidas Director, Editor (uncredited), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Confesiones íntimas de una exhibicionistaConfesiones íntimas de una exhibicionista Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (uncredited), Editor, Writer (as D. Khunne Jr.)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for CeciliaCecilia Director (uncredited), Producer, Writer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for La noche de los sexos abiertosLa noche de los sexos abiertos Conde (uncredited), Cinematographer (as Joan Almirall), Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Jess Franco), Editor (uncredited), Writer (Adaptation) (as Jess Franco), Writer (Novel) (as David Khunne)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Botas negras, látigo de cueroBotas negras, látigo de cuero Matón en cementerio de coches (voice) (uncredited), Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Jess Franco), Editor, Writer (as Clifford Brown, Jess Franco)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Blood on My ShoesBlood on My Shoes Secuestrador (uncredited), Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Clifford Brown), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for ClaireClaire Director (as Clifford Brown)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for En busca del dragón doradoEn busca del dragón dorado Actor (as James P. Johnson), Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as James P. Johnson), Editor, Writer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Los blues de la calle Pop (Aventuras de Felipe Malboro, volumen 8)Los blues de la calle Pop (Aventuras de Felipe Malboro, volumen 8) Sam Chesterfield (uncredited), Cinematographer (as Jesus Franco), Composer (as Jesus Franco), Director (as Jesus Franco), Writer (Screenplay And Dialogue) (as David Khune), Writer (Story)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Voces de muerteVoces de muerte Director  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Oasis of the ZombiesOasis of the Zombies Zombie, Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as A.M. Frank), Editor, Writer (Screenplay) (as A.L. Mariaux, J. Franco)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for El lago de las vírgenesEl lago de las vírgenes Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director, Writer (as David Khune)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for El huésped de la nieblaEl huésped de la niebla (Short) Cinematographer, Composer, Director (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Emmanuelle ExposedEmmanuelle Exposed Director (as Clifford Brown), Editor, Writer (Screenplay) (as Clifford Brown), Writer (Story)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Zombie LakeZombie Lake Writer (as A.L. Mariaux)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Bloody MoonBloody Moon Doctor (uncredited), Director  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Pick-Up GirlsPick-Up Girls Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director, Editor, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Lola 2000Lola 2000 Director  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Story of LindaThe Story of Linda Director (as Jack Griffin)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Aberraciones sexuales de una mujer casadaAberraciones sexuales de una mujer casada Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Clifford Brown), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story) (as Clifford Brown)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Les filles de CopacabanaLes filles de Copacabana Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director, Editor, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Hellhole WomenHellhole Women Lucas, Composer, Director (as Jess Franco), Editor, Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Sex Is CrazySex Is Crazy The Film Director (uncredited), Composer (as Pablo Villa), Director (as Jesse Franco), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Wicked Memoirs of EugenieWicked Memoirs of Eugenie Composer, Director, Writer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Devil HunterDevil Hunter Composer (as Jess Franco), Director (as Clifford Brown), Writer (Screenplay) (as Clifford Brown)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Cannibal TerrorCannibal Terror Writer (uncredited)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for White Cannibal QueenWhite Cannibal Queen Mr. Martin (uncredited), Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (as A.L. Mariaux, Jeff Manner)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Ópalo de fuego: Mercaderes del sexoÓpalo de fuego: Mercaderes del sexo Composer, Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (Screenplay) (as Jess Franco), Writer (Story) (as Jess Franco)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Sinfonía eróticaSinfonía erótica Composer, Director, Writer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Jailhouse WardressJailhouse Wardress Oncle Jess (archive footage) (uncredited), Director (uncredited)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Je brûle de partoutJe brûle de partout Actor (uncredited), Director  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Elles font toutElles font tout Director  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for El sádico de Notre-DameEl sádico de Notre-Dame Mathis Vogel, Director, Writer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Justine and the WhipJustine and the Whip Strange Guy (as Jess Frank), Cinematographer (as Dave Tough), Director (as Dave Tough), Writer (Screenplay) (uncredited), Writer (Story) (uncredited)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Cocktail spécialCocktail spécial Director (as Clifford Brown)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Tropical InfernoTropical Inferno Director (as Jess Franco), Writer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Women Without InnocenceWomen Without Innocence Director, Writer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for East of BerlinEast of Berlin Director (as Anton Martin Frank), Writer (as A.L. Mariaux)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Wanda, the Wicked WardenWanda, the Wicked Warden Dr. Milton Arcos (as Jess Franco), Director, Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Call of the Blonde GoddessCall of the Blonde Goddess Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (as Manfred Gregor)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Love CampLove Camp Director (as Jess Franco)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Sexy SistersSexy Sisters Director (as Jess Franco)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Das FrauenhausDas Frauenhaus Director (as Jess Franco), Writer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Shining SexShining Sex Dr. Seward, Director (as Dan L. Simon)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Die SklavinnenDie Sklavinnen Radeck's Assistant, Director  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Kiss Me KillerKiss Me Killer Marcel, Director (as Roland Marceignac), Writer (as David Khunne)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Love Letters of a Portuguese NunLove Letters of a Portuguese Nun Director (as Jess Franco)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Jack the RipperJack the Ripper Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (Screenplay) (as Jess Franco)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Weiße Haut und schwarze SchenkelWeiße Haut und schwarze Schenkel Cinematographer, Director (as Dave Tough), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for In 80 Betten um die WeltIn 80 Betten um die Welt Director (uncredited)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Girls in the Night TrafficGirls in the Night Traffic Director (uncredited)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Les emmerdeusesLes emmerdeuses Actor, Director (as Clifford Brown), Writer (Scenario) (as David Kuhne)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Midnight PartyMidnight Party Janos Radeck, Director (version: as James Gardner in French) (as James Gardner in French version), Writer (Story)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Barbed Wire DollsBarbed Wire Dolls Maria's Father (uncredited), Cinematographer (as David Khunne), Director (as Jess Franco), Writer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Die Marquise von SadeDie Marquise von Sade Cinematographer, Director, Writer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Golden JailGolden Jail Director (as Adolf M. Frank)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Female VampireFemale Vampire Dr. Roberts (as Jess Franck), Cinematographer (as Joan Vincent), Director (as J.P. Johnson), Editor (as P. Querut), Writer (as J.P. Johnson)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Les nuits brûlantes de LindaLes nuits brûlantes de Linda Dr. Roberts (as Jess Franck), Director (as J.P. Johnson, Rick Deconinck in Italy), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Downtown - Die nackten Puppen der UnterweltDowntown - Die nackten Puppen der Unterwelt Al Pereira, Cinematographer (as David Khunne), Director (as Wolfgang Frank)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for L'éventreur de Notre-DameL'éventreur de Notre-Dame Mathis Vogel (as Jess Frank), Director (as James P. Johnson), Writer (Screenplay) (as David Khune), Writer (Story) (as David Khune)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Les chatouilleusesLes chatouilleuses Director (as Clifford Brown), Writer (Story)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Sexy Erotic JobSexy Erotic Job Director (as Clifford Brown)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for La marque de ZorroLa marque de Zorro Director (uncredited)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for SexorcismesSexorcismes Mathis Vogel, Director  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Women Behind BarsWomen Behind Bars Bill (as Clifford Brown), Cinematographer, Director (as A.M. Frank), Editor (as Raymond Dubois)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Night of the AssassinsNight of the Assassins Andy (as J. Franco), Director, Writer (as James P. Johnson)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Hommes de joie pour femmes vicieusesHommes de joie pour femmes vicieuses Actor  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Lorna the ExorcistLorna the Exorcist Doctor, Director (as Clifford Brown), Writer (as Jesus Franco Manera)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Perverse CountessThe Perverse Countess Director (as Clifford Brown), Writer (Scenario And Adaptation) (as Jesus Franco Manera)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Eugenie Sex HappeningEugenie Sex Happening Attila Tanner (uncredited), Director (as Jess Franco), Special Consultant (as J.F. Manner), Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Chicas de alquilerChicas de alquiler French Dialog  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Celestine, Maid at Your ServiceCelestine, Maid at Your Service Le dormeur (uncredited), Cinematographer (uncredited), Director (as Clifford Brown), Editor (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for La maison des filles perduesLa maison des filles perdues Writer (Screenplay) (as A.L. Mariaux)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Plaisir à troisPlaisir à trois Cinematographer (uncredited), Director (as Clifford Brown), Editor (uncredited), Writer (Scenario And Adaptation) (as Jesus Franco Manera)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Lustful AmazonsThe Lustful Amazons Director (as Clifford Brown), Writer (Adaptation) (as Jesus Franco Manera), Writer (Screenplay) (as Jesus Franco Manera)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Fifteen Year Old CaptainFifteen Year Old Captain Composer (as David Kuhne), Director, Writer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Lovers of Devil's IslandLovers of Devil's Island Director (as Jesus Franco), Writer (Screenplay) (as Jesus Franco), Writer (Story) (as Jesus Franco)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Erotic Rites of FrankensteinThe Erotic Rites of Frankenstein Morpho (as J. Franco), Director, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for A Virgin Among the Living DeadA Virgin Among the Living Dead Basilio (as Jesus Manera), Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Al otro lado del espejoAl otro lado del espejo The Pianist, Director, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Les gloutonnesLes gloutonnes Director (as Clifford Brown), Writer (as Jesus Franco Manera)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Sinner: The Secret Diary of a NymphomaniacSinner: The Secret Diary of a Nymphomaniac Inspector Hernandez (uncredited), Director (as Clifford Brown), Writer (Scenario) (as Jesus Franco Manera)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The DemonsThe Demons Director (as Clifford Brown), Writer (as Clifford Brown)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for El misterio del castillo rojoEl misterio del castillo rojo Actor, Director  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Relax BabyRelax Baby Director  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Tendre et perverse EmanuelleTendre et perverse Emanuelle Director (as J.P. Johnson), Writer (Screenplay) (as A.L. Mariaux), Writer (Story) (as A.L. Mariaux, David Khunn)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Sinister Eyes of Dr. OrloffThe Sinister Eyes of Dr. Orloff Lord Comfort (uncredited), Composer (as David Khunne), Director, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Dr. M schlägt zuDr. M schlägt zu Crosby / Drunk Man in Nightclub, Composer (as David Khune), Director (as Jess Frank), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Les ebranléesLes ebranlées Actor, Director (as Clifford Brown)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for La fille de DraculaLa fille de Dracula Cyril Jefferson, Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (as Jess Franco)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Der Todesrächer von SohoDer Todesrächer von Soho Gonzales, Director (as Jess Frank), Composer (incidental music) (as Pablo Villa), Writer (as Jess Frank)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Drácula contra FrankensteinDrácula contra Frankenstein Director, Writer (Foreword) (as David H. Klunne), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Robinson and His Tempestuous SlavesRobinson and His Tempestuous Slaves Film Director (uncredited), Director (as Frank Hollmann)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Jungfrauen-ReportJungfrauen-Report Director (as Jess Frank)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Un silencio de tumbaUn silencio de tumba Composer (as David Kuhne), Director, Producer, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for She Killed in EcstasyShe Killed in Ecstasy Dr. Donen (uncredited), Director (as Frank Hollmann), Writer (as Frank Hollmann)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Vampyros LesbosVampyros Lesbos Memmet, Composer (as David Khune), Director (as Franco Manera), Special Makeup Effects Artist, Writer (Screenplay) (as Franco Manera)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for X312 - Flight to HellX312 - Flight to Hell Man at John Somers' (uncredited), Director (as Jess Frank), Writer (Screenplay) (uncredited), Writer (Story) (uncredited)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Devil Came from AkasavaThe Devil Came from Akasava Tino Celli (uncredited), Director (as Jess Frank), Writer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Nightmares Come at NightNightmares Come at Night Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (Screenplay And Adaptation)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Bloody JudgeThe Bloody Judge Director (as J. Frank Manera), Writer (Adaptation)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Eugenie... the Story of Her Journey Into PerversionEugenie... the Story of Her Journey Into Perversion Man on red ritual scene (uncredited), Director (as Jess Franco)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for CuadriláteroCuadrilátero Composer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Count DraculaCount Dracula Van Helsing's servant (uncredited), Director (as Jesse Franco), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for JulietteJuliette (Short) Actor, Director, Writer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Sex CharadeSex Charade Director, Writer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Küss mich, MonsterKüss mich, Monster Abilene's Contact Man, Director, Writer (Idea), Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Venus in FursVenus in Furs Jazz musician (uncredited), Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (From A Story By), Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Deine ZärtlichkeitenDeine Zärtlichkeiten Actor  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Che!Che! Sgt. Terrazas (uncredited)  Less 1969 $2.8MM $2MM
  • Primary photo for 99 Women99 Women Actor (uncredited), Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (Screenplay) (as Jess Franco), Writer (Story) (as Jess Franco)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Deadly SanctuaryDeadly Sanctuary White turbaned host in theatre (uncredited), Director (as Jess Franco)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Sadist EroticaSadist Erotica Napoleon Bolivard, Director, Writer (Idea And Screenplay)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Rio 70Rio 70 Guitar Player (uncredited), Director (as Jess Franco)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Sax Rohmer's The Castle of Fu ManchuSax Rohmer's The Castle of Fu Manchu Inspector Ahmet (uncredited), Director (as Jess Franco)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Blood of Fu ManchuThe Blood of Fu Manchu Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (Story And Screenplay) (as J. Franco)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for SuccubusSuccubus Writer (uncredited), Director (as Jess Franco)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Im Schloß der blutigen BegierdeIm Schloß der blutigen Begierde Writer (Story) (uncredited)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Lucky, el intrépidoLucky, el intrépido Hombre en el tren, Director (as Jess Franco), Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Diabolical Dr. ZThe Diabolical Dr. Z Inspector Tanner (uncredited), Director (as J. Franco), Writer (Original Screenplay) (as David Kuhne)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Cartes sur tableCartes sur table Pianist (uncredited), Director (as J. Franco), Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Residencia para espíasResidencia para espías Piano player (uncredited), Director, Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Chimes at MidnightChimes at Midnight Second Unit Director  Less 1965 $800K
  • Primary photo for Espionage in LisbonEspionage in Lisbon Composer (as Jess Frank), Writer (Story) (as David Khunne)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for La isla del tesoroLa isla del tesoro (Short) Director  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Treasure IslandTreasure Island (Short) First Assistant Director (second unit)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for La muerte silba un bluesLa muerte silba un blues Saxofonista en Club de Nueva Orleans (uncredited), Director, Composer (jazz music and songs), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Strange VoyageStrange Voyage Venancio Vidal  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Mistresses of Dr. JekyllThe Mistresses of Dr. Jekyll Piano Player, Director (as Jess Franck), Writer (Screenplay And Dialogue), Writer (Story) (as David Kühne)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Rififí en la ciudadRififí en la ciudad Director, Associate Producer, Writer (as J. Franco)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for 55 Days at Peking55 Days at Peking Assistant Production Manager (uncredited)  Less 1963 $17MM
  • Primary photo for JaguarJaguar Director, Writer (Story) (as David Khunne)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Awful Dr. OrlofThe Awful Dr. Orlof Pianista (uncredited), Director, Writer (Story) (as David Khune), Writer  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Shades of ZorroShades of Zorro Writer (Unconfirmed) (unconfirmed)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Zorro the AvengerZorro the Avenger Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for La mano de un hombre muertoLa mano de un hombre muerto Director (as Jess Frank), Writer (Screenplay) (as Jess Frank), Writer (Story: "La Main D'un Homme Mort") (as David Khune)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Vampiresas 1930Vampiresas 1930 Director, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Queen of the Tabarin ClubQueen of the Tabarin Club Director, Writer (Dialogue)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Ama RosaAma Rosa Writer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for El destierro del CidEl destierro del Cid (Short) Director  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Estampas guipuzcoanas número 2: Pío BarojaEstampas guipuzcoanas número 2: Pío Baroja (Short) Director  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Labios rojosLabios rojos Director, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for We Are 18 Years OldWe Are 18 Years Old Composer, Director, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Luna de veranoLuna de verano Delegate Producer, Writer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Las playas vacíasLas playas vacías (Short) Director, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Llegaron los francesesLlegaron los franceses Writer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Oro españolOro español (Short) Composer, Director, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Ana dice síAna dice sí Actor (uncredited), Delegate Producer  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Historias de MadridHistorias de Madrid Assistant Director, Composer  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Fulano y MenganoFulano y Mengano Assistant Director, Writer  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for El hombre que viajaba despacitoEl hombre que viajaba despacito Assistant Director, Composer  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for El árbol de EspañaEl árbol de España (Short) Composer, Director, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for HoneymoonHoneymoon Assistant Director  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for La melodía misteriosaLa melodía misteriosa Writer (Story) (as A.L. Mariaux)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for MiedoMiedo Assistant Director, Writer  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Around the World in Eighty DaysAround the World in Eighty Days Extra (uncredited)  Less 1956 $6MM $42MM
  • Primary photo for CoyoteCoyote Assistant Director, Writer  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Death of a CyclistDeath of a Cyclist Assistant Director  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Señora amaSeñora ama Assistant Director (uncredited), Assistant Producer (uncredited)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for El coyoteEl coyote Assistant Director, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for We TwoWe Two Assistant Director (uncredited), Assistant Producer (uncredited)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for CómicosCómicos Assistant Director, Composer  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Felices pascuasFelices pascuas Assistant Director  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Poison IvyPoison Ivy Dubbing Supervisor  Less 1953
Past Television (5 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) In Memory Of (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Versión españolaVersión española (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013), Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003–2013 2
  • Primary photo for Martes de carnavalMartes de carnaval (TV Mini-series) Don Manolito (3 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 3
  • Primary photo for Bloody JessBloody Jess (TV Movie) Himself (as Jess Franco), Thanks (as Jess Franco)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Das Missgeschick, ein Lord zu seinDas Missgeschick, ein Lord zu sein (TV Movie) Writer (Translation)  Less 1966
Self (46 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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