Ridley Scott

Sir Ridley ScottRidley Scott directed the science fiction movies Alien (1979), Blade Runner (1982) and Prometheus (2012), Apple Computers‘ classic 1984 ad (1983) and a series of three ”Futureworld” ads for Barclays Bank.

After a successful career directing adverts Scott made his feature debut with The Duellists (1977) based on the Joseph Conrad short story ”The Duel”. It won the Best Debut Film award at the 1977 Cannes Film Festival.

Legend (1985) was an overlong shampoo commercial starring Tom CruiseMia Sara, and Tim Curry.

Someone to Watch Over Me (1987) and Black Rain (1989) were stylish, contemporary thrillers.

Thelma & Louise (1991).

1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992), White Squall (1996), G.I. Jane (1997), Gladiator (2000), Hannibal (2001), Black Hawk Down (2001), Matchstick Men (2003), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), A Good Year (2006), American Gangster (2007), Body of Lies (2008), Robin Hood (2010)

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