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DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of ELIA KAZAN


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#1 of 34 Jim_K

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Posted May 30 2005 - 12:46 AM

DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of ELIA KAZAN

Rank ‘em, rate ‘em, review ‘em or whatever.

ELIA KAZAN

The Last Tycoon (1976)
The Visitors (1972)
The Arrangement (1969)
America, America (1963)
Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Wild River (1960)
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Baby Doll (1956)
East of Eden (1955)
On the Waterfront (1954)
Man on a Tightrope (1953)
Viva Zapata! (1952)
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Panic in the Streets (1950)
Pinky (1949)
Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
Boomerang! (1947)
The Sea of Grass (1947)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
The People of the Cumberland (1937)



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#2 of 34 Jim_K

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Posted May 30 2005 - 12:47 AM

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ELIA KAZAN (1909 -     )


The Last Tycoon (1976) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Visitors (1972) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Arrangement (1969) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
America, America (1963) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Splendor in the Grass (1961) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Wild River (1960) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
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Baby Doll (1956) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
East of Eden (1955) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
On the Waterfront (1954) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Man on a Tightrope (1953) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

Viva Zapata! (1952) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Panic in the Streets (1950)
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Pinky (1949) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Gentleman's Agreement (1947) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Boomerang! (1947) 
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The Sea of Grass (1947) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The People of the Cumberland (1937)



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#3 of 34 Bill McA

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Posted May 30 2005 - 12:54 AM

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The Last Tycoon (1976) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
The Visitors (1972)
The Arrangement (1969) Posted ImagePosted Image
America, America (1963) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Splendor in the Grass (1961) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Wild River (1960) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
A Face in the Crowd (1957) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (Own the DVD)
Baby Doll (1956) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
East of Eden (1955) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (Used to own the LD)
On the Waterfront (1954) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Man on a Tightrope (1953)
Viva Zapata! (1952) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (Own the Blu)
Panic in the Streets (1950) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Pinky (1949) Posted ImagePosted Image
Gentleman's Agreement (1947) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Boomerang! (1947) /img/vbsmilies/htf/star.gif/img/vbsmilies/htf/star.gif/img/vbsmilies/htf/star.gif    The Sea of Grass (1947)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
The People of the Cumberland (1937)

Seen 16
Own 2


       

#4 of 34 george kaplan

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Posted May 30 2005 - 01:28 AM

ELIA KAZAN

Seen: 6
Like: 0
Own: 0

Rank order:

Baby Doll (1956)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
On the Waterfront (1954)
East of Eden (1955)
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)


While not the worst director ever, I think he gets my vote for the most overrated. If his direction ever consisted of anything other than "Ham it up more! Overact like there's no tomorrow!", I'd be very surprised. Posted Image
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#5 of 34 SteveGon

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Posted May 30 2005 - 01:36 AM

The Last Tycoon (1976)
The Visitors (1972)
The Arrangement (1969)
America, America (1963)
Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Wild River (1960)
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Baby Doll (1956)
East of Eden (1955)
On the Waterfront (1954)

Man on a Tightrope (1953)
Viva Zapata! (1952)
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Panic in the Streets (1950)

Pinky (1949)
Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
Boomerang! (1947)
The Sea of Grass (1947)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
The People of the Cumberland (1937)


Bolded films I've seen.

#6 of 34 Steve Christou

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Posted May 30 2005 - 02:16 AM

East of Eden (1955) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
On the Waterfront (1954) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Viva Zapata! (1952) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
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#7 of 34 Brook K

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Posted May 30 2005 - 11:40 AM

1. A Streetcar Named Desire - A
2. On The Waterfront - A
(these swap back and forth as to which is my favorite)
3. Baby Doll - A- (Carroll Baker is smokin' hot, edgy film seething with racism and sexual tension)
4. East of Eden - B+
5. Gentleman's Agreement - C+


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Would like to see several: Viva Zapata!, A Face in the Crowd, Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Panic in the Streets, and Splendor in the Grass
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#8 of 34 Adam_S

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Posted June 03 2005 - 05:02 AM

On the Waterfront (1954) - Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) - Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image - look forward to seeing it again
Gentleman's Agreement (1947) - Posted ImagePosted Image1/2
 

#9 of 34 Arman

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Posted June 07 2005 - 10:34 PM

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#10 of 34 Joe Karlosi

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Posted June 08 2005 - 11:47 AM

On the Waterfront (1954) ****
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) ****
Gentleman's Agreement (1947) **
East of Eden (1955) ****

#11 of 34 Kirk Tsai

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Posted July 10 2005 - 08:38 AM

Ranking:

1. On the Waterfront
2. A Face in the Crowd
3. Panic in the Streets
4. Splendor in the Grass
5. Baby Doll
6. A Streetcar Named Desire
7. Viva Zapata
8. East of Eden
9. Gentleman's Agreement

#12 of 34 Joe Karlosi

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Posted July 11 2005 - 06:14 AM

oops - I already rated these above!

#13 of 34 Jim_K

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Posted October 03 2005 - 11:55 AM

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#14 of 34 Joe Karlosi

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Posted February 19 2006 - 12:24 AM

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East of Eden (1955) ****

#15 of 34 Mario Gauci

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Posted March 31 2006 - 11:51 PM

In order of merit:


1.On the Waterfront (1954) ****
2.A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) ****
3.Boomerang! (1947) ****
4.A Face in the Crowd (1957) ***1/2
5.Panic in the Streets (1950) ***1/2
6.A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) ***1/2
7.Viva Zapata! (1952) ***1/2
8.East of Eden (1955) ***1/2
9.Baby Doll (1956) ***1/2
10.Gentleman's Agreement (1947) ***
11.Pinky (1949) ***
12.Wild River (1960) ***
13.The Arrangement (1969) ***
14.The Last Tycoon (1976) ***
15.Splendor in the Grass (1961) ***
16.The Sea of Grass (1947) **1/2
17.The Visitors (1972) **


I only have two more of his feature films to catch up with - MAN ON A TIGHTROPE (1953) and AMERICA, AMERICA (1963).

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Posted April 30 2006 - 03:09 AM

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#19 of 34 Jim_K

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