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Essentially credited with creating the modern {{Superhero}} film with the acclaimed ''Superman:The Movie'' in 1978, which used an ensemble cast of extremely highly regarded actors (including Creator/MarlonBrando and a dynamite newcomer named Creator/ChristopherReeve), a heartfelt and deeply emotional story, state-of-the-art special effects, and Donner's motto of "verisimilitude" to turn the godlike comic-book hero into an extremely real and respectable character. Frequently works with Creator/MelGibson. Has co-written Superman comics recently, particularly "Last Son," that made his versions of [[CanonImmigrant General Zod, Ursa and Non]] part of Franchise/TheDCU at last. Married to producer Lauren Shuler-Donner (''Film/XMenFilmSeries''). Known for his "NO FUR" lapel pin.

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Essentially credited with creating the modern {{Superhero}} film with the acclaimed ''Superman:The ''Superman: The Movie'' in 1978, which used an ensemble cast of extremely highly regarded actors (including Creator/MarlonBrando and a dynamite newcomer named Creator/ChristopherReeve), a heartfelt and deeply emotional story, state-of-the-art special effects, and Donner's motto of "verisimilitude" to turn the godlike comic-book hero into an extremely real and respectable character. Frequently works with Creator/MelGibson. Has co-written Superman comics recently, particularly "Last Son," that made his versions of [[CanonImmigrant General Zod, Ursa and Non]] part of Franchise/TheDCU at last. Married to producer Lauren Shuler-Donner (''Film/XMenFilmSeries''). Known for his "NO FUR" lapel pin.


Richard Donald Schwartzberg "Donner" (born April 24, 1930 in the Bronx, New York City) is an acclaimed, decades-spanning director of films, such as ''Film/TheOmen1976'', ''Film/SupermanTheMovie'', ''Film/SupermanII: The Richard Donner Cut'', ''Film/TheGoonies'', all four ''Film/LethalWeapon'' movies, ''Film/{{Scrooged}}'', ''Film/{{Maverick}}'', ''Film/ConspiracyTheory'' and ''Film/SixteenBlocks''.

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Richard Donner (born Richard Donald Schwartzberg "Donner" (born Schwartzberg, April 24, 1930 in the Bronx, New York City) 1930) is an acclaimed, decades-spanning director of films, such as ''Film/TheOmen1976'', ''Film/SupermanTheMovie'', ''Film/SupermanII: The Richard Donner Cut'', ''Film/TheGoonies'', all four ''Film/LethalWeapon'' movies, ''Film/{{Scrooged}}'', ''Film/{{Maverick}}'', ''Film/ConspiracyTheory'' and ''Film/SixteenBlocks''.


** ''Film/{{Lethal Weapon|1987}}'' (1987)

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* ''Film/LethalWeapon'' film series (1987-1998)
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** ''Film/SupermanII'' (1980) [[note]]He completed about 75% of the shooting before being fired by the Salkind brothers, and Richard Lester replaced him for the theatrical version. A ''Richard Donner Cut'' of the film was [[invoked]]SavedByTheFans and released in 2006. It contains as much as could be saved from his original shooting of the film to render it as close to his original vision as possible.[[/note]]

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** ''Film/SupermanII'' (1980) [[note]]He completed about 75% of the shooting before being fired by the Salkind brothers, Salkinds, and Richard Lester replaced him for the theatrical version. A ''Richard Donner Cut'' of the film was [[invoked]]SavedByTheFans and released in 2006. It contains as much as could be saved from his original shooting of the film to render it as close to his original vision as possible.[[/note]]


** ''Film/SupermanII'' (1980) [[note]]He completed about 75% of the shooting before being fired by the Salkind brothers, and Richard Lester replaced him for the theatrical version. A ''Richard Donner Cut'' of the film was SavedByTheFans and released in 2006. It contains as much as could be saved from his original shooting of the film to render it as close to his original vision as possible.[[/note]]

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** ''Film/SupermanII'' (1980) [[note]]He completed about 75% of the shooting before being fired by the Salkind brothers, and Richard Lester replaced him for the theatrical version. A ''Richard Donner Cut'' of the film was SavedByTheFans [[invoked]]SavedByTheFans and released in 2006. It contains as much as could be saved from his original shooting of the film to render it as close to his original vision as possible.[[/note]]


** ''Film/SupermanII'' (1980) [[note]]he completed about 75% of the shooting before Richard Lester replaced him. A ''Richard Donner Cut'' of the film was released in 2006, which contains as much as could be saved from his original shooting of the film to render it as close to his original vision as possible.[[/note]]

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** ''Film/SupermanII'' (1980) [[note]]he [[note]]He completed about 75% of the shooting before being fired by the Salkind brothers, and Richard Lester replaced him. him for the theatrical version. A ''Richard Donner Cut'' of the film was SavedByTheFans and released in 2006, which 2006. It contains as much as could be saved from his original shooting of the film to render it as close to his original vision as possible.[[/note]]


** ''Film/SupermanII'' (1980) [[note]]he completed about 75% of the shooting before Richard Lester replaced him. A ''Richard Donner Cut'' of the film was released in 2006 with as much as could be saved from his original shooting of the film.[[/note]]

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** ''Film/SupermanII'' (1980) [[note]]he completed about 75% of the shooting before Richard Lester replaced him. A ''Richard Donner Cut'' of the film was released in 2006 with 2006, which contains as much as could be saved from his original shooting of the film.film to render it as close to his original vision as possible.[[/note]]


* ''Film/InsideMoves'' (1980)

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* ''Film/InsideMoves'' ''Inside Moves'' (1980)


Acclaimed, decades-spanning director of films such as ''Film/TheOmen1976'', ''Film/SupermanTheMovie'', ''Film/SupermanII: The Richard Donner Cut'', ''Film/TheGoonies'', all four ''Film/LethalWeapon'' movies, ''Film/{{Scrooged}}'', ''Film/{{Maverick}}'', ''Film/ConspiracyTheory'' and ''Film/SixteenBlocks''.

Essentially credited with creating the modern SuperHero film with the acclaimed ''Film/SupermanTheMovie'' in 1978, which used an ensemble cast of extremely highly regarded actors (including Creator/MarlonBrando and a dynamite newcomer named Creator/ChristopherReeve), a heartfelt and deeply emotional story, state-of-the-art special effects, and Donner's motto of "verisimilitude" to turn the godlike comic-book hero into an extremely real and respectable character. Frequently works with Creator/MelGibson. Has co-written Superman comics recently, particularly "Last Son," that made his versions of [[CanonImmigrant General Zod, Ursa and Non]] part of Franchise/TheDCU at last. Married to producer Lauren Shuler-Donner (''Film/XMenFilmSeries''). Known for his "NO FUR" lapel pin.

!Films directed by Richard Donner

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Acclaimed, Richard Donald Schwartzberg "Donner" (born April 24, 1930 in the Bronx, New York City) is an acclaimed, decades-spanning director of films films, such as ''Film/TheOmen1976'', ''Film/SupermanTheMovie'', ''Film/SupermanII: The Richard Donner Cut'', ''Film/TheGoonies'', all four ''Film/LethalWeapon'' movies, ''Film/{{Scrooged}}'', ''Film/{{Maverick}}'', ''Film/ConspiracyTheory'' and ''Film/SixteenBlocks''.

Essentially credited with creating the modern SuperHero {{Superhero}} film with the acclaimed ''Film/SupermanTheMovie'' ''Superman:The Movie'' in 1978, which used an ensemble cast of extremely highly regarded actors (including Creator/MarlonBrando and a dynamite newcomer named Creator/ChristopherReeve), a heartfelt and deeply emotional story, state-of-the-art special effects, and Donner's motto of "verisimilitude" to turn the godlike comic-book hero into an extremely real and respectable character. Frequently works with Creator/MelGibson. Has co-written Superman comics recently, particularly "Last Son," that made his versions of [[CanonImmigrant General Zod, Ursa and Non]] part of Franchise/TheDCU at last. Married to producer Lauren Shuler-Donner (''Film/XMenFilmSeries''). Known for his "NO FUR" lapel pin.

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** ''Film/SupermanII'' (1980) [[note]]he completed about 75% of the shooting before Richard Lester replaced him, a ''Richard Donner Cut'' of the film was made later[[/note]]

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** ''Film/SupermanII'' (1980) [[note]]he completed about 75% of the shooting before Richard Lester replaced him, a him. A ''Richard Donner Cut'' of the film was made later[[/note]] released in 2006 with as much as could be saved from his original shooting of the film.[[/note]]


->''"VERISIMILITUDE (the appearance or semblance of truth)"''\\
-- '''Richard Donner's watchword while making the first ''Superman'' movie'''.

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->''"VERISIMILITUDE (the appearance or semblance of truth)"''\\
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'''Richard Donner's watchword while making the first ''Superman'' ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' movie'''.



Essentially credited with creating the modern SuperHero film with the acclaimed ''Film/SupermanTheMovie'' in 1978, which used an ensemble cast of extremely highly regarded actors (including Creator/MarlonBrando and a dynamite newcomer named Creator/ChristopherReeve), a heartfelt and deeply emotional story, state-of-the-art special effects, and Donner's motto of "verisimilitude" to turn the godlike comic-book hero into an extremely real and respectable character. Frequently works with Creator/MelGibson. Has co-written Superman comics recently, particularly "Last Son," that made his versions of [[CanonImmigrant General Zod, Ursa and Non]] part of Franchise/TheDCU at last. Married to producer Lauren Shuler-Donner (''Film/XMen'' films). Known for his "NO FUR" lapel pin.

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Essentially credited with creating the modern SuperHero film with the acclaimed ''Film/SupermanTheMovie'' in 1978, which used an ensemble cast of extremely highly regarded actors (including Creator/MarlonBrando and a dynamite newcomer named Creator/ChristopherReeve), a heartfelt and deeply emotional story, state-of-the-art special effects, and Donner's motto of "verisimilitude" to turn the godlike comic-book hero into an extremely real and respectable character. Frequently works with Creator/MelGibson. Has co-written Superman comics recently, particularly "Last Son," that made his versions of [[CanonImmigrant General Zod, Ursa and Non]] part of Franchise/TheDCU at last. Married to producer Lauren Shuler-Donner (''Film/XMen'' films).(''Film/XMenFilmSeries''). Known for his "NO FUR" lapel pin.


** ''Film/SupermanII'' (1980) [[note]]he completed about 75% of the shooting before Richard Lester replaced him, a ''Richard Donner'' cut of the film was made later[[/note]]

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** ''Film/SupermanII'' (1980) [[note]]he completed about 75% of the shooting before Richard Lester replaced him, a ''Richard Donner'' cut Donner Cut'' of the film was made later[[/note]]


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** ''Film/SupermanII'' (1980) [[note]]he completed about 75% of the shooting before Richard Lester replaced him, a ''Richard Donner'' cut of the film was made later[[/note]]



* ''Film/SupermanII: The Richard Donner Cut'' (1980)



** ''Film/LethalWeapon2'' (1989)
** ''Film/LethalWeapon3'' (1992)
** ''Film/LethalWeapon4'' (1998)



* ''Film/LethalWeapon2'' (1989)



* ''Film/LethalWeapon3'' (1992)



* ''Film/LethalWeapon4'' (1998)


Essentially credited with creating the modern SuperHero film with the acclaimed ''Film/SupermanTheMovie'' in 1978, which used an ensemble cast of extremely highly regarded actors (including MarlonBrando and a dynamite newcomer named Creator/ChristopherReeve), a heartfelt and deeply emotional story, state-of-the-art special effects, and Donner's motto of "verisimilitude" to turn the godlike comic-book hero into an extremely real and respectable character. Frequently works with Creator/MelGibson. Has co-written Superman comics recently, particularly "Last Son," that made his versions of [[CanonImmigrant General Zod, Ursa and Non]] part of Franchise/TheDCU at last. Married to producer Lauren Shuler-Donner (''Film/XMen'' films). Known for his "NO FUR" lapel pin.

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Essentially credited with creating the modern SuperHero film with the acclaimed ''Film/SupermanTheMovie'' in 1978, which used an ensemble cast of extremely highly regarded actors (including MarlonBrando Creator/MarlonBrando and a dynamite newcomer named Creator/ChristopherReeve), a heartfelt and deeply emotional story, state-of-the-art special effects, and Donner's motto of "verisimilitude" to turn the godlike comic-book hero into an extremely real and respectable character. Frequently works with Creator/MelGibson. Has co-written Superman comics recently, particularly "Last Son," that made his versions of [[CanonImmigrant General Zod, Ursa and Non]] part of Franchise/TheDCU at last. Married to producer Lauren Shuler-Donner (''Film/XMen'' films). Known for his "NO FUR" lapel pin.

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