Stan Winston

Stan Winston

Known For: Crew · Birthday: 1946-04-07 · Deathday: 2008-06-15 (62 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Arlington, Virginia, USA

63 Movies

Biography

Stanley "Stan" Winston (April 7, 1946 – June 15, 2008) was an American television and film special make-up effects creator, best known for his work in the Terminator series, the first three Jurassic Park films, Aliens, the first two Predator films, Inspector Gadget, Iron Man, and Edward Scissorhands. He won four Academy Awards for his work.Winston, a frequent collaborator with director James Cameron, owned several effects studios, including Stan Winston Digital. The established areas of expertise for Winston were in makeup, puppets and practical effects, but he had recently expanded his studio to encompass digital effects as well.

Early Life

Winston was born on April 7, 1946, in Arlington, Virginia to a Jewish family, where he graduated from Washington-Lee High School in 1964. He studied painting and sculpture at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, from which he graduated in 1968.

Movies & TV shows

2015.

1 Movie
Jurassic World

Jurassic World

6.33
2015
Two decades after the events of Jurassic Park, a fully functioning dinosaur theme park can be found in Isla Nublar.

2011.

1 Movie
Return to Jurassic Park

Return to Jurassic Park

2011
The film goes through the making of the film, the storm during shooting, and how it helped change the world of special effects. All interviews for these retrospective documentaries have comments from ...

2010.

1 Movie

2009.

2 Movies
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

7.1
2009
The G.I can be found from the Egyptian desert to the polar ice caps. The JOE team uses the latest in spy and military equipment to fight the corrupt arms dealer Destro and the growing threat of the my...
Terminator Salvation

Terminator Salvation

5.9
2009
John needs to lead the resistance. Marcus Wright's existence confuses the mission asConnor tries to determine if he is a friend or foe.

2008.

1 Movie
Iron Man

Iron Man

6.49
2008
Tony Stark created a weaponized suit of armor after being held captive.

2007.

2 Movies
The Deaths of Ian Stone

The Deaths of Ian Stone

6
2007
The story of an all-American guy who is murdered each day and wakes up in slightly different lives is told in Deaths.
Bloodsucking Cinema

Bloodsucking Cinema

2007
The sound of bat wings, an empty coffin, fangs, tiny punctures on the neck, fear of the cross, and death from daylight are just some of the things that come to mind. These are the creatures of the nig...

2006.

1 Movie
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film

Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film

2006
This historical and critical look at slasher films begins with Halloween, Friday the 13th, and prom night. The film's directors, writers, producers, and special effects creators discuss the film's suc...

2005.

3 Movies
Constantine

Constantine

6.81
2005
John Constantine has traveled to Hell before. The world of demons and angels is the subject of a policewoman and a man's investigation into the suicide of their twin sister.
Hellraiser: Deader

Hellraiser: Deader

5.59
2005
Amy Klein is watching a video of a group of kids. Amy had a puzzle. She goes to hell after opening an object in her hotel room.

2004.

1 Movie
Fangoria: Blood Drive

Fangoria: Blood Drive

2004
Short film collection bringing together the winners of the Blood Drive film contest hosted by Fangoria. Titles include The Hitch, A Man And His Finger, Inside, Shadows Of The Dead, Mr. Eryams, Disturb...

2003.

4 Movies
Superior Firepower: Making 'Aliens'

Superior Firepower: Making 'Aliens'

2003
This feature-length documentary, made especially for the 2003 Aliens DVD release, is incredibly informative with all its interviews with both the cast and crew, as well as behind the scenes footage fi...
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

5.85
2003
It's been 10 years since John Connor saved Earth from Judgement Day, and he's still living under the radar, steering clear of using anything Skynet can trace. T-X was told to finish what T-1000 starte...
Wrong Turn

Wrong Turn

4.92
2003
Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they are hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men.

2002.

1 Movie
Teenage Caveman

Teenage Caveman

2002
In a post-apocalyptic future mankind is lives in a prehistoric manner. After killing his father for sexually assaulting his girlfriend, the son of a tribal leader runs away with a group of his teenage...

2001.

5 Movies
Other Voices: Creating 'The Terminator'

Other Voices: Creating 'The Terminator'

2001
There are many cast and crew interviews that show us on the making of The Terminator. To understand how hard it was for this idea to become a reality, we have to look at all this and much more.
A.I. Artificial Intelligence

A.I. Artificial Intelligence

5.83
2001
His wife adopted David. David can't live a normal life because of unforeseen circumstances. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarked on a journey to discover where he truly belon...
Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

6.84
2001
When two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with a beautiful Naval nurse, their friendship is put to the ultimate test. When they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastati...
If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of 'Predator'

If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of 'Predator'

2001
A behind-the-scenes look at the 1987 sci-fi/action film that has since become one of the modern classics, about a team of special forces soldiers who find themselves being hunted down and killed by a ...
Earth vs. the Spider

Earth vs. the Spider

2001
A shy comic book fan is injected with an experimental serum and starts turning into a spider. A policeman is investigating a strange case when web covered bodies start appearing.

2000.

1 Movie
The Making of 'Terminator 2 3D'

The Making of 'Terminator 2 3D'

2000
This overly entertaining making-of for the Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) spin-off, T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (1996), reveals everything from concept to final product, which is a 12 minute 3-D rid...

1999.

3 Movies
Inspector Gadget

Inspector Gadget

5.89
1999
John Brown is a security guard who was badly injured in an explosion. A leading robotic surgeon uses state-of-the-art gadgets and tools. John, along with his niece,Penny, and his dog, Brain, are named...
End of Days

End of Days

6.31
1999
The turn of the millennium will be celebrated in New York City. The Devil went to the city to look for his bride. There is only one hope for the world to end.
Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

7
1999
The stars of a 1980s sci-fi show are on an alien spaceship. Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of aliens turn to the cast members f...

1998.

1 Movie
The Thing: Terror Takes Shape

The Thing: Terror Takes Shape

1998
An in-depth look at the making of this cult classic.

1997.

4 Movies
The Relic

The Relic

1.5
1997
An anthropologist and a homicide detective are trying to destroy a South American lizard-like god who is on a people eating rampage in a Chicago museum.
Hollywood Halloween

Hollywood Halloween

1997
Interviews with William Friedkin, Stan Winston, John McNaughton, Tom Holland and Ridley Scott are included in the documentary.
Ghosts

Ghosts

1997
A scary maestro with supernatural powers is being forced out of a small town. There are many dance routines performed by Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson's HIStory and Blood on the Dance Floor albums ...
Making the 'Lost World'

Making the 'Lost World'

1997
Behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of director Steven Spielberg's 1997 film "The Lost World."

1996.

1 Movie
T2-3D: Battle Across Time

T2-3D: Battle Across Time

1996
Three freedom fighters attack a large corporation to prevent a future apocalypse.

1995.

2 Movies
The Making of 'Jurassic Park'

The Making of 'Jurassic Park'

1995
This documentary treats film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Jurassic Park, one of the 90's biggest hits and a milestone in special effects development. Narrated by James Earl Jones,...
Alien Autopsy: (Fact or Fiction?)

Alien Autopsy: (Fact or Fiction?)

1995
The purported "Alien Autopsy" footage that was allegedly filmed by the United States military after the legendaryufo crash near Roswell, New Mexico in 1947 is the subject of a "prime time" television ...

1993.

1 Movie
T2: More Than Meets the Eye

T2: More Than Meets the Eye

1993
A documentary about scenes that were deleted from the original theatrical release of Terminator 2

1992.

2 Movies
Batman Returns

Batman Returns

6.18
1992
Batman deals with the Penguin while an employee of a corrupt businessman becomes the Catwoman.
The Bat, the Cat, and the Penguin

The Bat, the Cat, and the Penguin

1992
There is a documentary about Batman.

1991.

2 Movies
The Making of 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day'

The Making of 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day'

1991
There is a documentary about the making of the sequel.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

6.04
1991
Ten years have passed since Sarah was killed. John, the leader of the resistance, is going to be the target of a newer, more deadly terminator. John and his mother are in danger.

1990.

1 Movie
A Gnome Named Gnorm

A Gnome Named Gnorm

1990
As they track a killer, a young Los Angeles police officer and a mysterious creature become unlikely partners. When a sting operation goes wrong, the officer is blamed for the murder of his colleague ...

1988.

1 Movie
Pumpkinhead

Pumpkinhead

5.52
1988
The man conjured Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who killed his son.

1987.

1 Movie
The Monster Squad

The Monster Squad

6.23
1987
The Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Gillman are with the Count. The uglies want to rule the world. They will stand in the way of them.

1986.

2 Movies
Invaders from Mars

Invaders from Mars

7
1986
In this remake of the classic 50s SF tale, a boy tries to stop an invasion of his town by aliens who take over the minds of his parents, his least-liked teacher and other townspeople. The boy asked fo...
Aliens

Aliens

6.02
1986
When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species on. All contact with the planet is lost when a company sends a f...

1985.

1 Movie
The Making of the Terminator

The Making of the Terminator

1985
This documentary treats movie fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Terminator, the now-classic science fiction film about an ordinary woman being pursued by an unstoppable assassin ro...

1984.

2 Movies
The Terminator

The Terminator

6.2
1984
Sarah Connor's unborn son is destined to lead insurgency against 21st century mechanical hegemony, and in the post apocalyptic future, the reigning tyrannical supercomputers are able to kill her by us...
Starman

Starman

4.5
1984
When an alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona, the government tries to stop them.

1982.

2 Movies
Parasite

Parasite

1982
There are parasites in Paul Dean's stomach. While trying to avoid Ricus, his rednecks, and an evil government agent named Merchant, he and his female companion must find a way to destroy it.
The Entity

The Entity

6
1982
Barbara Hershey plays a single mother who is raped in her bedroom and can't see who did it. In her car, in the bath, and in front of her children, she was attacked. Is this a case of hysteria or a cas...

1981.

3 Movies
Dead & Buried

Dead & Buried

5
1981
After a series of gory murders committed by townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses seem to be coming back to life and living in the small town.
Heartbeeps

Heartbeeps

1981
Domestic robots fall in love and run off together.
The Hand

The Hand

1981
Jon lost his hand in a car accident and is a comic book artist. The hand that was not found at the scene of the accident was used to kill those who were angry with Jon.

1980.

2 Movies
The Unseen

The Unseen

1980
Freelance reporter Jennifer and her two friends, Karen and Vicki, accept an invitation for cheap room and board in a large farmhouse offered by a friendly, but shady, museum owner named Ernest Keller ...
The Exterminator

The Exterminator

6.85
1980
A man is dead on the streets of New York. Robert Ginty can't stop Christopher George from turning New York into a war zone.

1978.

2 Movies
The Wiz

The Wiz

1978
The shy kindergarten teacher was swept away to the magic land of Oz where she embarked on a quest to return to her hometown.
Dracula's Dog

Dracula's Dog

1978
Russian soldiers accidentally unleashed their servant and dog. They wanted to find the last descendant of the Count.

1976.

2 Movies
Mansion of the Doomed

Mansion of the Doomed

1976
An insane surgeon finds himself up to his armpits in eyeballs after guilt prompts him to begin removing the eyes of abducted people in hopes of performing transplants on his daughter who lost her own ...
W.C. Fields and Me

W.C. Fields and Me

1976
New York in the 20th century. C is related to another. Fields is a successful entertainer, but when his girlfriend leaves him and his broker loses his money, he moves to California. While working at a...

1974.

3 Movies
Get Christie Love!

Get Christie Love!

1974
In Get Christie Love!, Teresa Graves played an undercover female police detective who was determined to overthrow a drug ring.
The Bat People

The Bat People

1974
Dr. John Beck decided to take his wife to Carlsbad Caverns. Dr. was there Beck is bitten by a fruit bat. He becomes a vampire bat. The treatments are not working when he escapes and seeks help. They a...
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

1974
As the civil rights movement reached Louisiana, a New York journalist traveled to interview a woman who had just turned 100. Before slavery ended, she tells him about her earliest memories. In between...

1972.

1 Movie
Gargoyles

Gargoyles

9
1972
After receiving word about a mysterious carcass/skeleton unearthed in the Arizona desert, a father and his daughter decide to remove it from the burial grounds for further study. Once they do so, they...
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