Film Movies Directed By John G. Avildsen

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List of all movies directed by John G. Avildsen, listed alphabetically. These popular films directed by John G. Avildsen include trailers of the movies when available. This collection includes some of the best movies directed by John G. Avildsen, so use the list to find some movies you haven't already seen. From John G. Avildsen's studio films to John G. Avildsen's independent films, this John G. Avildsen filmography includes movies from all genres.

List movies include W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings, The Formula and many additional movies as well.

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Who has John G. Avildsen worked with as a director? Talent includes the likes of Sylvester Stallone, Morgan Freeman, and Marlon Brando.

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Renée Zellweger, Luke Perry, Stephen Baldwin 8 Seconds is a 1994 American biographical drama film directed by John G. Avildsen. Its title refers to the length of time a bull rider is required to stay on for a ride to be scored. It stars ...more

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Lesley Ann Warren, Christopher Atkins, Carrie Snodgress A Night in Heaven is a 1983 American romance film directed by John G. Avildsen, starring Christopher Atkins as a college student and Lesley Ann Warren as his professor. The film's screenplay was ...more

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Paul Sorvino, Marcia Jean Kurtz, Debbi Morgan Cry Uncle! is a 1971 film in the Troma library. It is directed by John G. Avildsen and stars Allen Garfield. The story, based on the Michael Brett novel Lie a Little, Die a Little, follows the ...more

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Pauly Shore, Molly Ringwald, Conchata Ferrell For Keeps is a 1988 American coming of age comedy drama film starring Molly Ringwald and Randall Batinkoff as Darcy and Stan, two high school seniors in love. Complications ensue when Darcy ...more

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Jerry Orbach, Estelle Parsons, Zero Mostel Fore Play is a 1975 comedy film co-directed by future Academy Award-winner John G. Avildsen. It is currently being distributed by Troma Entertainment. The film was originally made up of four ...more

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Guess What We Learned in School Today? Jill Kelly, Jean David, Devin Goldenberg Guess What We Learned in School Today? is a 1970 film directed by John G. Avildsen and written by Eugene Price. The movie premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 1970 and opened in the United ...more

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Peter Falk, Charles Durning, Tom Courtenay Happy New Year is a 1987 film starring Peter Falk, directed by John G. Avildsen. The screenplay was written by Warren Lane, based on the French film La bonne année. The director of the ...more

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Jean-Claude Van Damme, Jaime Pressly, Danny Trejo Inferno is a 1999 American action film directed by John G. Avildsen, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Danny Trejo and Pat Morita. Eddie Lomax is a veteran soldier sick of life, wandering the ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Peter Boyle, Dennis Patrick Joe is a 1970 drama film distributed by Cannon Films and starring Peter Boyle, Dennis Patrick and Susan Sarandon in her film debut. The film was directed by John G. Avildsen.

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Morgan Freeman, Tony Todd, Regina Taylor Lean on Me is a 1989 dramatized biographical film written by Michael Schiffer, directed by John G. Avildsen and starring Morgan Freeman. Lean on Me is loosely based on the story of Joe Louis ...more

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Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Cathy Moriarty Neighbors is a 1981 film based on the novel by Thomas Berger. It was released through Columbia Pictures, was directed by John G. Avildsen, and starred John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cathy Moriarty, ...more

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Okay Bill Roz Kelly, Gordon Felio, Bob Brady Okay Bill is a 1971 film directed by John G. Avildsen.

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Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith Rocky is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen. A small-time boxer (Sylvester Stallone) gets a supremely rare chance to fight a heavy-weight champion (Carl Weathers) in ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Dolph Lundren Rocky V is a 1990 American film. The fifth film in the Rocky series, written by and starring Sylvester Stallone, and co-starring Talia Shire, Stallone's real life son Sage, and real life boxer ...more

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Jack Lemmon, Liv Lindeland, Barton MacLane Save the Tiger is a 1973 film about moral conflict in contemporary America. It stars Jack Lemmon, Jack Gilford, Laurie Heineman, Thayer David, Lara Parker and Liv Lindeland. The film was ...more

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Paul Sorvino, Nicolas Coster, Thaao Penghlis Slow Dancing in the Big City is a 1978 film directed by John G. Avildsen. It stars Paul Sorvino and Anne Ditchburn. This was the first film made by Avildsen after 1976's Rocky captured Academy ...more

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Stano Emmanuelle Chriqui, Josh Duhamel Stano is a 2011 film directed by John G. Avildsen.

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Marlon Brando, John Gielgud, George C. Scott The Formula is a mystery film directed by John G. Avildsen released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1980. It features a preeminent cast including Marlon Brando, George C. Scott, John Gielgud, and ...more

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Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita The Karate Kid is a 1984 American martial arts romantic drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and written by Robert Mark Kamen, starring Ralph Macchio, who was 22 years old during principal ...more

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Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Tamlyn Tomita The Karate Kid, Part II is a 1986 American martial arts film. A sequel to 1984's The Karate Kid, Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita reprise their respective roles as young karate student Daniel ...more

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Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Robyn Lively The Karate Kid, Part III is a 1989 martial arts film, and the second sequel to the hit motion picture The Karate Kid. The film stars Ralph Macchio, Noriyuki "Pat" Morita and Robyn ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Daniel Craig, John Gielgud The Power of One is a 1992 American drama film based on Bryce Courtenay's 1989 novel of the same name. Set in South Africa during World War II, the film centers on the life of Peter Philip ...more

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Jackie Mason, Thayer David, Dan Frazer The Stoolie is a 1972 comedy/crime thriller film directed by John G. Avildsen. It stars comedian Jackie Mason in the lead role.

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Traveling Hopefully Traveling Hopefully is a 1982 American short documentary film directed by John G. Avildsen. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.

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Turn on to Love is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Movies Directed By John G. Avildsen
Turn on to Love Richard Michaels, Steven Wingate, Sharon Kent Turn on to Love is a 1969 film directed by John G. Avildsen and marks his directorial debut.

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Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Brad Dourif W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings is a 1975 film directed by John G. Avildsen, starring Burt Reynolds, and written by Thomas Rickman. The 20th Century Fox film features the acting debuts of Jerry ...more