Abel Ferrara


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Born in the Bronx, Ferrara started making amateur films on Super 8 in his teens before making his debut with violent exploitation films such as 'Driller Killer' and 'Ms.45'. Good reviews for the latter helped create his cult reputation, leading to larger budgets, studio funding and 'name' actors (Christopher Walken, Harvey Keitel), but he still ... See full bio »

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Bad Lieutenant Director
(1992)
King of New York Director
(1990)
New Rose Hotel Director
(1998)
Mary Director
(2005)

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 2020 Sportin' Life (Documentary)
 2020 Siberia
 2019 Tommaso
 2019/III The Projectionist (Documentary)
 2018 Talking with the Vampires (Documentary short)
 2017 Hans (Short)
 2017 Piazza Vittorio (Documentary)
 2017 Alive in France (Documentary)
 2014 Pasolini
 2012 No Saints (Video short)
 2010 42 One Dream Rush (Short)
 2010 Mulberry St. (Documentary)
 2009 Napoli, Napoli, Napoli (Documentary)
 2008 Chelsea on the Rocks (Documentary)
 2007 Go Go Tales
 2005/I Mary
 2004 Kyrsten: Move with Me (Video short)
 2003 Abenaa: Rain (Video short)
 2003 Dead Combo: You Don't Look So Good (Video short)
 2001 'R Xmas
 1998 The Phoids: Iowa (Video short)
 1997 SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (TV Movie) (segment "Love on the A Train")
 1997 The Blackout
 1996 The Funeral
 1996 Mylène Farmer: California (Video short)
 1995 Schoolly D: Nigger Entertainment (Video short)
 1995 The Addiction
 1989 Cat Chaser
 1988 The Loner (TV Movie)
 1987 China Girl
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1986)
 1986 The Gladiator (TV Movie)
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Dutch Oven (1985) ... (directed by)
- The Home Invaders (1985) ... (directed by)
 1984 Fear City
 1981 Ms .45
 1977 Not Guilty: For Keith Richards (Documentary short)
 1976 9 Lives of a Wet Pussy (as Jimmy Boy L)
 1973 Could This Be Love (Short)
 1972 The Hold Up (Short)
 1971 Nicky's Film (Short)
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Other Works:

Music video: Directed Ben Folds Five video "Don't Change Your Plans" (1999). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 5 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Abel | Jimmy Boy L | Jimmy Laine | Laine
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Personal Quote:

I don't care if I get $50 million to do a film. See more »

Trivia:

In March 2006 he visited Argentina to promote his film "Mary" (2005) at the Mar del Plata International Film Festival. See more »

Trademark:

Often collaborates with screenwriter Nicholas St.John See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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