Monte Hellman

Monte Hellman

Gender: Male
Known for: Directing
Birthday: 1932-07-12
Deathday: 2021-04-20 (88 years old)

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Monte Hellman (; born Monte Jay Himmelbaum; July 12, 1929 – April 20, 2021) was an American film director, producer, writer, and editor. Hellman began his career as an editor's apprentice at ABC TV, and made his directorial debut with the horror film Beast from Haunted Cave (1959), produced by Gene Corman, Roger Corman's brother.He would later gain critical recognition for the Westerns The Shooting and Ride in the Whirlwind (both 1966) starring Jack Nicholson, and the independent road movie Two-Lane Blacktop (1971) starring James Taylor and Dennis Wilson. His later directorial work included the 1989 slasher film Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out! and the independent thriller Road to Nowhere (2010).

Early Life

Monte Hellman was born on July 12, 1929, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, to Gertrude (née Edelstein) and Fred Himmelbaum, who were vacationing in New York at the time of his birth. The family ended up settling in Albany, New York, before relocating to Los Angeles, California, when Hellman was 5 years old.Hellman graduated from Los Angeles High School, and attended Stanford University, graduating in 1951. He then attended graduate school at the University of California, Los Angeles, but did not complete his studies.

Filmography

All 51

Movies 51

Director 20

Self 17

Producer 2

Self
Love and Other Stunts (2017)

Love and Other Stunts (2017)

Movie
Self - Reader (segment 'Vision of the Impossible')
A Fuller Life (2013)

A Fuller Life (2013)

Movie
Director
Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)

Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)

Movie
Self
Produce Your Own Damn Movie! (2011)

Produce Your Own Damn Movie! (2011)

Movie
Self
Godard Made in USA (2010)

Godard Made in USA (2010)

Movie
Director
Road to Nowhere (2010)

Road to Nowhere (2010)

Movie
Self
Sodankylä Forever (2010)

Sodankylä Forever (2010)

Movie
Director / Producer
Sure Did Talk to You: A Conversation with Walter Coblenz, Jared Hellman, and Michael Laughlin (2007)

Sure Did Talk to You: A Conversation with Walter Coblenz, Jared Hellman, and Michael Laughlin (2007)

Movie
Self
On the Road Again: Two-Lane Blacktop Revisited (2007)

On the Road Again: Two-Lane Blacktop Revisited (2007)

Movie
Self
Make it Three Yards: A Conversation with James Taylor (2007)

Make it Three Yards: A Conversation with James Taylor (2007)

Movie
Self
Somewhere Near Salinas: A Conversation with Kris Kristofferson (2007)

Somewhere Near Salinas: A Conversation with Kris Kristofferson (2007)

Movie
Director
Trapped Ashes (2006)

Trapped Ashes (2006)

Movie
6
Himself
Wanderlust (2006)

Wanderlust (2006)

Movie
Director
Stanley's Girlfriend (2006)

Stanley's Girlfriend (2006)

Movie
Self
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

Movie
Self
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (2003)

Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (2003)

Movie
Himself
L.A. Without a Map (1999)

L.A. Without a Map (1999)

Movie
Self
Quentin Tarantino: Hollywood's Boy Wonder (1994)

Quentin Tarantino: Hollywood's Boy Wonder (1994)

Movie
Himself
Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron (1993)

Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron (1993)

Movie
Editor
Grey Knight (1993)

Grey Knight (1993)

Movie
5.29
Self
Warren Oates: Across the Border (1993)

Warren Oates: Across the Border (1993)

Movie
Executive Producer
Reservoir Dogs (1992)

Reservoir Dogs (1992)

Movie
7.07
Director
Silent Night, Deadly Night III: Better Watch Out! (1989)

Silent Night, Deadly Night III: Better Watch Out! (1989)

Movie
5.29
Actor
Hellman Rider (1989)

Hellman Rider (1989)

Movie
Director
Iguana (1988)

Iguana (1988)

Movie
Attendee / Richard
Someone to Love (1987)

Someone to Love (1987)

Movie
Himself
Plunging On Alone: Monte Hellman's Life in a Day (1986)

Plunging On Alone: Monte Hellman's Life in a Day (1986)

Movie
Self
Room 666 (1982)

Room 666 (1982)

Movie
Director
Inside the Coppola Personality (1981)

Inside the Coppola Personality (1981)

Movie
Director
Avalanche Express (1979)

Avalanche Express (1979)

Movie
Director
China 9, Liberty 37 (1978)

China 9, Liberty 37 (1978)

Movie
Director
The Greatest (1977)

The Greatest (1977)

Movie
Editor
Sudden Death (1977)

Sudden Death (1977)

Movie
Editor
The Killer Elite (1975)

The Killer Elite (1975)

Movie
Director
Cockfighter (1974)

Cockfighter (1974)

Movie
Director
Shatter (1974)

Shatter (1974)

Movie
6
Joseph
The Christian Licorice Store (1971)

The Christian Licorice Store (1971)

Movie
Director
Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)

Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)

Movie
1
Editor
Target: Harry (1969)

Target: Harry (1969)

Movie
Editor
Head (1968)

Head (1968)

Movie
Dialogue
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)

The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)

Movie
6
Director
Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)

Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)

Movie
Editor
The Wild Angels (1966)

The Wild Angels (1966)

Movie
Director
The Shooting (1966)

The Shooting (1966)

Movie
Assistant Editor
Bus Riley's Back in Town (1965)

Bus Riley's Back in Town (1965)

Movie
Director
Back Door to Hell (1964)

Back Door to Hell (1964)

Movie
Director
Cordillera (1964)

Cordillera (1964)

Movie
Director
Flight to Fury (1964)

Flight to Fury (1964)

Movie
Director
The Terror (1963)

The Terror (1963)

Movie
Editor
The Wild Ride (1960)

The Wild Ride (1960)

Movie
Director
Beast from Haunted Cave (1959)

Beast from Haunted Cave (1959)

Movie

Information

Known for
Directing

Gender
Male

Birthday
1932-07-12

Deathday
2021-04-20 (88 years old)

Birth name
Monte Jay Himmelman

Place of birth
Greenpoint, United States of America

Relationships
Barboura Morris (1954-01-01 - 1958-01-01)

Citizenships
United States of America

Also known as
Monte Himmelbaum, M. Hellman, Monte Jay Himmelbaum

Roger Corman
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Roger Corman worked together with Monte Hellman in:
13 Movies
Jack Nicholson
Monte Hellman
Jack Nicholson worked together with Monte Hellman in:
9 Movies
Fred Roos
Monte Hellman
Fred Roos worked together with Monte Hellman in:
5 Movies
Peter Bogdanovich
Monte Hellman
Peter Bogdanovich worked together with Monte Hellman in:
5 Movies
Warren Oates
Monte Hellman
Warren Oates worked together with Monte Hellman in:
5 Movies
John Suits
Monte Hellman
John Suits worked together with Monte Hellman in:
4 Movies
Gabriel Cowan
Monte Hellman
Gabriel Cowan worked together with Monte Hellman in:
4 Movies
Melissa Hellman
Monte Hellman
Melissa Hellman worked together with Monte Hellman in:
4 Movies
Polly Platt
Monte Hellman
Polly Platt worked together with Monte Hellman in:
4 Movies
Jaclyn Hellman
Monte Hellman
Jaclyn Hellman worked together with Monte Hellman in:
4 Movies
Millie Perkins
Monte Hellman
Millie Perkins worked together with Monte Hellman in:
4 Movies
Sam Peckinpah
Monte Hellman
Sam Peckinpah worked together with Monte Hellman in:
4 Movies
Paul Schrader
Monte Hellman
Paul Schrader worked together with Monte Hellman in:
4 Movies
Dennis Hopper
Monte Hellman
Dennis Hopper worked together with Monte Hellman in:
4 Movies
Dick Miller
Monte Hellman
Dick Miller worked together with Monte Hellman in:
4 Movies
Harry Dean Stanton
Monte Hellman
Harry Dean Stanton worked together with Monte Hellman in:
4 Movies
Francis Ford Coppola
Monte Hellman
Francis Ford Coppola worked together with Monte Hellman in:
4 Movies
Gregory Sandor
Monte Hellman
Gregory Sandor worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
Josep M. Civit
Monte Hellman
Josep M. Civit worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
Paul Rapp
Monte Hellman
Paul Rapp worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
James Nelson
Monte Hellman
James Nelson worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
Steven Gaydos
Monte Hellman
Steven Gaydos worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
Michael Laughlin
Monte Hellman
Michael Laughlin worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
Mike Medavoy
Monte Hellman
Mike Medavoy worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
Eddie Romero
Monte Hellman
Eddie Romero worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
Tygh Runyan
Monte Hellman
Tygh Runyan worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
Bruce Dern
Monte Hellman
Bruce Dern worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
Vic Diaz
Monte Hellman
Vic Diaz worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
Fabio Testi
Monte Hellman
Fabio Testi worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
Richard N. Gladstein
Monte Hellman
Richard N. Gladstein worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
Joe Dante
Monte Hellman
Joe Dante worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
Peter Fonda
Monte Hellman
Peter Fonda worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
Kris Kristofferson
Monte Hellman
Kris Kristofferson worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
William Friedkin
Monte Hellman
William Friedkin worked together with Monte Hellman in:
3 Movies
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