Geoff Murphy

13 Jun 1946

Director, Producer

Geoff Murphy (born 13 June 1946) is a successful New Zealand filmmaker best-known for his work during the renaissance of New Zealand cinema that began in the last half of the 1970s.
He directed a string of big-budget Hollywood features during the 1990s, before returning to New Zealand as second unit director on all three movies of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. He has also worked as a scriptwriter, assistant director, special effects man, schoolteacher and trumpet player.


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Filmography (18 titles)

(movie, 2005)
···xXx: State of the Union
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2000)
···Race Against Time
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Director
(movie, 1999)
···Fortress 2
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Director
(movie, 1997)
···Dante's Peak
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 1996)
···Don't Look Back
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Director
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Director
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1993)
···The Last Outlaw
Genre: Action, Western, TV Movie
Role: Director
(movie, 1993)
···Blind Side
Genre: Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1992)
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Director
(movie, 1990)
···Young Guns II
Genre: Adventure, Western
Role: Director
(movie, 1989)
···Red King, White Knight
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1988)
···Never Say Die
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 1985)
···The Quiet Earth
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1984)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, History
Role: Director
(movie, 1981)
···Goodbye Pork Pie
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure
Role: Director