This is a list of films written by Alejandro Jodorowsky, screenwriter. This list of movies written by Alejandro Jodorowsky is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These Alejandro Jodorowsky screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased Alejandro Jodorowsky films are not included on this list. Alejandro Jodorowsky has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular Alejandro Jodorowsky films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.
Everything from El Topo to Santa Sangre is included on this list.
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El Topo is a 1970 American-Mexican western film written and directed by and starring Alejandro Jodorowsky. Characterized by its bizarre characters and occurrences, use of maimed and dwarf performers, and heavy doses of Christian symbolism and Eastern philosophy, the film is about the eponymous character – a violent, black-clad gunfighter – and his quest for enlightenment. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: David Silva, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Alfonso Arau, Gerardo Zepeda, Brontis Jodorowsky, + more
Initial Release: 1970
Directed by: Alejandro Jodorowsky
#29 on The Best Surrealist Filmssee more on El Topo
Fando y Lis is a film adaptation of a Fernando Arrabal play by the same name, and it is Alejandro Jodorowsky's first feature length film. Arrabal was working with Jodorowsky on performance art at the time. The film was done in black and white on the weekends with a small budget and was first shown at the Acapulco Film Festival in 1968. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Maria Teresa Rivas, Sergio Kleiner
Initial Release: 1968
Directed by: Alejandro Jodorowskysee more on Fando & Lis
King Shot is an unrealized film by Alejandro Jodorowsky. It was to have been co-produced by David Lynch and was scheduled for release in 2010. The cast included Nick Nolte, Asia Argento, Marilyn Manson, Udo Kier, and Santiago Segura. In a November 2009 interview with The Guardian, Jodorowsky revealed the project had been cancelled due to lack of funding. Jodorowsky described the film, which would have been his first since the 1990 film The Rainbow Thief, as a "metaphysical gangster movie." The story was set in a casino in the desert and involved gangsters, the discovery of a man as big as King Kong, and Marilyn Manson as a 300 year old pope. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Nick Nolte, Asia Argento, Marilyn Manson, Udo Kier, Santiago Segura
Directed by: Alejandro Jodorowskysee more on King Shot