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"I am not trying to be a historian; I'm a dramatist – and sometimes one who
does a dramatic interpretation of history." — Oliver Stone



     B I O

     h e r e

Oliver Stone entry at Wikipedia
Oliver Stone's official MySpace site


won Oscar for Best Script (Adaptation) for "Midnight Express" [1978]  won Oscar for Best Director for "Platoon" [1986]  won Oscar for Best Director for "Born On The Fourth of July" [1989]  won an Emmy Award for Outstanding TV Movie for "Indictment: The McMartin Trial" in 1995     Oliver Stone has won Oscars
for "Midnight Express" [1978] (Best Script Adaptation),
for "Platoon" [1986] (Best Director),
and for "Born On The Fourth of July" [1989] (Best Director)
— out of 11 Oscar nominations

He also has received
the U.S. Army's Bronze Star for Valor (1968) in VietNam
a W.G.A. Award (1979) and 4 nominations
two Independent Spirit Awards (1986) and 4 nominations
Silver Bear (1986) & Honorary Golden Bear (1990) awards at the Berlin Film Festival
two D.G.A. Awards (1987 & 1990)
a B.A.F.T.A. Award (1988) and 3 nominations
the Kinema Junpo Readers' Choice Award (1993)
the Special Jury Prize (1994) at the Venice Film Festival
an Emmy Award (1995)
the Golden Eye for Lifetime Achievement (2007) at the Zurich Film Festival
and a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame



Links
Oliver Stone entry at Wikipedia
Oliver Stone's official MySpace site
Oliver Stone credits at Internet Movie Database
Oliver Stone posters at AllPosters.com

J.O.'s Oliver Stone fansite



Movies  By  Oliver  Stone

Oliver Stone credits at Internet Movie Database
browse Oliver Stone on DVD at Amazon
search Oliver Stone videos/DVDs on Amazon

Ultimate Oliver Stone Collection on DVD  "The Ultimate Oliver Stone Collection" [2004]
Warner Home Video widescreen color DVD box set [10/2004] 14 disks - out of prodn/used
contains 12 movies on 13 disks: "Any Given Sunday" [1999] Director's Cut; "Born On The Fourth of July" [1989]; "The Doors" [1991]; "Heaven and Earth" [1993]; "J.F.K." [1991] Director's Cut (2 disks); "Natural Born Killers" [1994]; "Nixon" [1995]; "Platoon" [1986]; "Salvador" [1986]; "Talk Radio" [1988];
"U-Turn" [1997]; and "Wall Street" [1987] – plus the 'Ultimate Oliver Stone Bonus Disc' containing: docu- mentaries "Last Year In VietNam" [1971 short student film], "Oliver Stone's America" [2001], "Persona Non Grata" [2003], and "Looking for Fidel" [HBO 2004]; other extras include outtakes & trailers
Oliver Stone 10 Feature Collection on DVD  
"Oliver Stone 10 Feature Collection" box set [2001]
Warner Home Video widescreen color DVD box set [1/2001] 10 disks - out of prodn/used
contains 10 movies on 10 disks: "Any Given Sunday" [1999]; "Born On The Fourth of July" [1989]; "The Doors" [1991]; "Heaven and Earth" [1993]; "J.F.K." [1991]; "Natural Born Killers" [1994]; "Nixon"
[1995]; "Talk Radio" [1988]; "U-Turn" [1997]; and "Wall Street" [1987]
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"Last Year In VietNam" [1971 short student film]
http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0356809/

"Seizure" [1973]

"Midnight  Express"
[Casablanca Filmworks Oct 1978]
Midnight Express video   American tourist Billy Hayes is caught in possession of a small amount of drugs in Turkey, and is sentenced to four years in prison. But before his term is over, the sentence is arbitrarily extended for many years. Billy finally escapes, under great hardship, and reaches Greece. The movie emphasizes the brutality rampant inside Turkish prisons at the time, where basic human rights were non-existent. Directed by Alan Parker; script/adaptation by Oliver Stone; starring Brad Davis & John Hurt; won Oscars for Best Script Adaptation, Best Music, nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor (Hurt), Best Editing; won WGA & 3 BAFTA awards.
Columbia/TriStar widescreen DVD [10/98] for $13.46
Columbia/TriStar widescreen VHS [10/98] for $19.95
PolyGram soundtrack CD [10/90] for $9.98
full credits from IMDb
based on the 1980 book by Billy Hayes
Warner Books pb [3/84] out of print/used
Dutton hardcover [6/80] out of print/used

"The Hand" [1981]

"Conan The Barbarian" [1982] Written or co-written
"Conan Unchained: The Making of Conan" [2000] http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0430950/

"Scarface"  [Universal Dec 1983]
Scarface 1983   Color remake: The rise & fall of Cuban ganglord Tony Montana in 1980's Miami.
Directed by Brian De Palma; script by Oliver Stone, adapted from the 1932 film; starring Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Robert Loggia & F. Murray Abraham
Universal widescreen color DVD [10/2006] 2 disks for $20.49
Universal color VHS [3/88] 2 tapes - out of stock/used
Universal widescreen VHS [2/2000] 2 tapes - out of stock/used
full credits from IMDb
black/white 24"x36" poster from Amazon for $10.00
"Scarface" Deluxe Gift Set of both 1932 & 1983 versions
Universal b&w/color DVD [9/2003] 2 disks for $48.99

"The Making of Scarface [1998] http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0432936/

"Year of The Dragon" [1985] Written or co-written

"Salvador" [1986]

"Oliver Stone's Platoon" [1986]
full credits at IMDb

"8 Million Ways To Die" [1986]
Written or co-written; directed by Hal Ashby

"Wall Street" [Fox Dec 1987]
Wall Street movie by Oliver Stone, starring Michael Douglas & Charlie Sheen   Bud Fox, a young and very ambitious stock trader, courts the powerful stock speculator Gordon Gekko, who takes the boy under his wing. Bud becomes immersed in the fast life, the big time, but soon is asked to take actions that even he finds offensive. Co-written & directed by Oliver Stone; co-written by Stanley Weiser; starring Michael Douglas {won Oscar & David di Donatello Best Actor awards}, Charlie Sheen, Hal Holbrook, Martin Sheen, Terence Stamp, Sean Young, Daryl Hannah, James Spader, Saul Rubinek & Sylvia Miles;
Fox widescreen color Blu-ray [2/2008] for $13.99
Fox widescreen color DVD [9/2007] 2 disks for $9.49
Fox color VHS [1/96] out of prodn/many, many used
Varese Sarabande soundtrack CD [10/93] out of prodn/used {with "Talk Radio" [1988]}
11"x17" poster available for $14.99 at AllPosters.com
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

"Money Never Sleeps: The Making of Wall Street" [Fox/Lagniappe video 2000]
Produced, written & directed by Charles Kiselyak; credits at IMDb

"Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps"  
[scheduled for Sept 2010 Fox release]
Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps movie poster  A young Wall Street trader teams up with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two-tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming financial doom, and to bring to justice the person responsible for the death of the young trader's mentor. Co-produced by Edward R. Pressman, Oliver Stone & Michael Douglas; directed by Oliver Stone; starring Shia LaBeouf, Michael Douglas, Carey Mulligan, Susan Sarandon, Charlie Sheen, Josh Brolin, Frank Langella & Sylvia Miles, cameo by Nouriel Roubini
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available; full credits at IMDb
'G.O.P. Meltdown' Page at Spirit of America Bookstore

"Talk Radio" [Cineplex-Odeon Films Dec 1988]
Co-written & directed by Oliver Stone; co-written by & starring Eric Bogosian
full credits from IMDb

"Born On The Fourth Of July" [1989]

"Reversal of Fortune" [1990] Produced or co-produced:

"Blue Steel" [1990] Produced or co-produced:

"The Doors" [1991]

"J.F.K." [Ixtlan/Warner Bros. Dec 1991]
JFK video   Co-written & directed by Oliver Stone; co-written by Zachary Sklar; starring Kevin Costner, Kevin Bacon, Tommy Lee Jones, Laurie Metcalf, Gary Oldman & Joe Pesci; nominated for 8 Oscars including Best Picture, won for Best Cinematography, Best Editing
Warner Director's Cut widescreen DVD [1/2001] for $21.49
Warner Video color VHS [1/2001] 2 tapes for $17.98
Warner Video Director's Cut widescreen VHS [2/2001] for $17.98
Warner VHS w/Spanish subtitles [2/2001] for $17.98
full credits from IMDb

"Beyond J.F.K.: The Question of Conspiracy" [1992] http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0103801/

"Zebrahead" [1992] Produced or co-produced:

"The Joy Luck Club" [1993] Produced or co-produced:

"Heaven and Earth" [1993]

"Wild Palms" [ABC mini-series 1993] Produced or co-produced:

"Natural Born Killers" [1994]

"Indictment: The McMartin Trial"
[HBO 1995 TV] Produced or co-produced: won Emmy Award for Outstanding TV Movie

"Nixon" [Hollywood Pictures Dec 1995]
Oliver Stone's "Nixon"  
"Nixon" screenplay  
The discovery of the Watergate burglary and the subsequent attempted cover-up by the White House leads to the resignation of President Nixon. Co-produced, co-written & directed by Oliver Stone; starring Anthony Hopkins {as Nixon}, Joan Allen, Powers Boothe, Ed Harris, Bob Hoskins, E.G. Marshall, David Paymer, David Hyde Pierce, Paul Sorvino, Mary Steenburgen, J.T. Walsh & James Woods; Oscar noms for Best Original Script, Best Actor [AH], Best Supporting Actress [JA], Best Music Score
Disney Video widescreen color Blu-ray [8/2008] for $24.49
Disney Video Collector's Edition widescreen color DVD [3/2002] out of prodn/used
Disney Video color VHS [3/97] 2 tapes - out of prodn/used
Hollywood Rcds soundtrack CD by John Williams [12/95] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb

"Nixon: An Oliver Stone Film" annotated screenplay & essays [1995]
Edited by Eric Hamburg

Hyperion 9¼x6½ pb [12/95] out of print/many used

more on President Richard M. Nixon at Spirit of America Bookstore

"Freeway" [1996] Produced or co-produced:

"Evita" musical [1996] Written or co-written

"The People vs. Larry Flynt" [1996] Produced or co-produced:

"U-Turn" [1997]

"The Last Days of Kennedy and King"
documentary [1998] Produced or co-produced:

"South Central" [1998] Produced or co-produced:

"Savior" [1998] Produced or co-produced:

"Any Given Sunday" [1999]
http://www.amazon.com/Any-Given-Sunday-Directors-Blu-ray/dp/B001AQT0OA/

"Persona Non Grata" [2003]
documentary on the Palestinian conflict

"Comandante" documentary [2003]

"Looking For Fidel" documentary [HBO 2004]

"Alexander" [2004]

"World Trade Center" [2006]
"The Making of World Trade Center [2006] http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0432936/

"Oliver Stone's W." [LionsGate Oct 2008]
Oliver Stone's W. docudrama movie   "Anyone can grow up to be President."
Co-produced, co-written & directed by Oliver Stone; co-written by Stanley Weiser; starring Josh Brolin {as Bush 43}, Elizabeth Banks, Thandie Newton, James Cromwell {as Bush 41}, Richard Dreyfuss {as Cheney}, Scott Glenn, Ioan Gruffudd, Ellen Burstyn. Jason Ritter. Jeffrey Wright, Sayed Badreya. Rob Corddry, Toby Jones, Stacy Keach, Allan Kolman, Michael Gaston & Dennis Boutsikaris
LionsGate widescreen color Blu-ray [2/2009] for $14.99
LionsGate widescreen color DVD [2/2009] for $15.99
LionsGate color DVD [2/2009] for $10.99
full credits from IMDbofficial movie site

"South of The Border" [Ixtlan/Cinema Libre June 2010]  
Hugo Chavez documentary co-produced by Oliver Stone; full credits from IMDb

"Escobar: The Real Story" biofilm [Ixtlan DUE 2010]  
Co-produced by Oliver Stone; directed by Antoine Fuqua; full credits from IMDbofficial movie site

"Savages" [Ixtlan DUE 2011]  
Co-produced & directed by Oliver Stone; based on a novel by Don Winslow; not yet listed on IMDb




Books  By  Oliver  Stone

"A Child’s Night Dream" novel [St. Martin’s Press, 1997]

“Oliver Stone’s U.S.A.” [Univ Press of KS, 2000]
essays on movies, culture, politics & history; edited by Robert Brent Toplin



Works  About  Oliver  Stone

"Oliver Stone: Inside Out" documentary [1992]
full credits from IMDb

"Oliver Stone's America" [2001]
filmed interview of Oliver Stone by Charles Kiselyak; full credits from IMDb



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