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Creator: John Sayles
John Sayles (born 1950) is an American writer and director known for making acclaimed independent films, usually about everyday people in North America. He is also a well-known script doctor (usually to finance his directorial projects) and has one of the most eclectic filmographies of any filmmaker. He is also a published author and has worked in television.

List of films written, produced and/or directed by John Sayles:

  • Piranha (not the just the 1978 original, but the 1995 TV version and as a script doctor on Piranha 3D as well)
  • The Lady in Red (1979)
  • Alligator (1980)
  • Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
  • Return of the Secaucus 7 (1980)
  • The Howling (1981)
  • The Challenge (1982)
  • Baby, It's You (1983)
  • Liana (1983)
  • The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
  • The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)
  • Matewan (1987)
  • Wild Thing (1987)
  • Eight Men Out (1988)
  • Breaking In (1989)
  • City of Hope (1991)
  • Passion Fish (1992)
  • The Fugitive (1993) (script doctor)
  • Men of War (1994)
  • The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)
  • Apollo 13 (1995) (script doctor)
  • Lone Star (1996)
  • Men with Guns (1997)
  • Mimic (1997) (script doctor)
  • Limbo (1999)
  • Girlfight (2000)
  • Sunshine State (2002)
  • Silver City (2004)
  • Honeydripper (2007)
  • The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
  • Amigo (2010)
  • Go for Sisters (2013)

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alternative title(s): John Sayles
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