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Ridley Scott

Sir Ridley Scott.

Sir Ridley Scott (born November 30, 1937) is an English film director and producer who directed the 1979 film Alien and the 2012 film Prometheus. He is also set to direct Paradise. Other notable films Scott has directed include the seminal sci-fi classic Blade Runner (1982), Thelma & Louise (1991), Gladiator (2000), Hannibal (2001), Black Hawk Down (2001) and America Gangster (2007).

Scott has been nominated for three Academy Awards for Best Director (for Thelma & Louise, Gladiator and Black Hawk Down), plus two Golden Globe and two BAFTA Awards. In 2003, Scott was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace for his "services to the British film industry". Scott was the older brother of the late director Tony Scott.


Year Title Notes
1977 The Duellists
1979 Alien
1982 Blade Runner
1985 Legend
1987 Someone to Watch Over Me
1989 Black Rain
1991 Thelma & Louise
1992 1492: Conquest of Paradise With Sigourney Weaver and Michael Wincott
1996 White Squall
1997 G.I. Jane Written by David Twohy
2000 Gladiator With Tommy Flanagan and Sven-Ole Thorsen
2001 Hannibal
Black Hawk Down With Ewen Bremner
2003 Matchstick Men
2005 Kingdom of Heaven
2006 A Good Year
2007 American Gangster With Idris Elba
2008 Body of Lies
2010 Robin Hood
2012 Prometheus
2013 The Counselor With Rubén Blades
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings With Ewen Bremner and Sigourney Weaver




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