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.
|1987||Someone to Watch Over Me|
|1991||Thelma & Louise|
|1992||1492: Conquest of Paradise||With Sigourney Weaver and Michael Wincott|
|1997||G.I. Jane||Written by David Twohy|
|2000||Gladiator||With Tommy Flanagan and Sven-Ole Thorsen|
|Black Hawk Down||With Ewen Bremner|
|2005||Kingdom of Heaven|
|2006||A Good Year|
|2007||American Gangster||With Idris Elba|
|2008||Body of Lies|
|2013||The Counselor||With Rubén Blades|
|2014||Exodus: Gods and Kings||With Ewen Bremner and Sigourney Weaver|