John Irvin

John Irvin

Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1940-05-07 (81 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK

28 Movies · 3 TV shows

Biography

John Irvin (born 7 May 1940) is an English film director. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, he began his career by directing a number of documentaries and television works, including the BBC adaptation of John le Carré's Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. He made several Hollywood films in the 1980s, including The Dogs of War (1980), Ghost Story (1981) and Hamburger Hill (1987).Irvin is a graduate of London Film School.

Movies & TV shows

2020.

1 Movie
Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind

Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind

2020
Natalie Wood's personal and professional achievements have been overshadowed by her premature death.

2019.

1 Movie
The Big Meeting

The Big Meeting

2019
Every second Saturday in July, since 1871, the city of Durham has been taken over by miners, trade-unions and the general public for one of the biggest annual gatherings in Europe, the Durham Miners' ...

2014.

1 Movie
The Writer With No Hands

The Writer With No Hands

2014
A British propaganda expert goes to Hollywood to solve a CIA murder mystery - but his cameraman has other ideas.

2008.

1 Movie
Garden of Eden

Garden of Eden

2008
A young American writer completes his service in WWI and travels across Europe with his wife and Italian girlfriend. The novel was written by Ernest Hemingway.

2007.

1 Movie
The Moon and the Stars

The Moon and the Stars

2007
Rome is on the verge of World War II. Davide Rieta is making a major film in the midst of political and social tension. The two lead actors, the German woman Kristina Baumgarten and the English man Ja...

2005.

2 Movies
The Fine Art of Love: Mine Ha-Ha

The Fine Art of Love: Mine Ha-Ha

2005
A group of young girls are brought up in a college with dark forests and gloomy lakes. Young Hidalla and her friends don't know anything about living outside of the college. At the age of 16, some of ...
Dot.Kill

Dot.Kill

2005
Charlie Daines is on the trail of a sophisticated psychopath who is setting up murders and broadcasting them live on the internet. He realized that he was going to be the final victim as he closed in ...

2003.

1 Movie
The Boys from County Clare

The Boys from County Clare

2003
In Ireland in the mid 1960s, two feuding brothers and their respective Ceilidh bands compete at a music festival.

2001.

1 Movie
The Fourth Angel

The Fourth Angel

2001
A workaholic reporter takes his family on a working trip to India, but their aircraft is hijacked in Cyprus by a previously unknown terrorist movement, and his wife and daughter are among the slaughte...

2000.

1 Movie
Shiner

Shiner

2000
A boxing promoter catches up with his past.

1999.

1 TV show
TV
Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

6
1999
Noah rescues his family and animals in the story of Genesis.

1998.

1 Movie
When Trumpets Fade

When Trumpets Fade

1998
In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to find out from his commanding officer tha...

1997.

1 Movie
City of Industry

City of Industry

1997
The man who murdered his brother and partner while on the run swore revenge on the person who stole the loot.

1996.

1 Movie
Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse

1996
The legendary Native American leader refused to go with his people peacefully to the reservation and started a rebellion.

1995.

1 Movie
A Month by the Lake

A Month by the Lake

1995
Miss Bentley has been spending April at a villa on Lake Como for 16 years. In 1937, her London society artist father died and the only other English-speaking guests are Americans. Major Wilshaw arrive...

1994.

2 Movies
Widows' Peak

Widows' Peak

1994
There was a lot of mystery following the arrival of Edwina in a small Irish town. While falling in with the son of the community's leader, she also fell out with the locals.
Freefall

Freefall

1994
A New York publisher sent his fiancée and star photographer to shoot a taita falcon. A man practices skydiving. They become hot lovers after a fight. She is drugged before he leaves. Grant was the one...

1991.

2 Movies
Eminent Domain

Eminent Domain

1991
A high-ranking Polish politburo member is kicked out of the party. Poland was the location before the Solidarity events.
Robin Hood

Robin Hood

1991
The Swashbuckling legend of Robin Hood was created by the Normans.

1989.

1 Movie
Next of Kin

Next of Kin

4.65
1989
Truman Gates is a cop in Chicago. One of his brothers decided to find the killer himself.

1987.

1 Movie
Hamburger Hill

Hamburger Hill

1987
The company's men are facing an uphill battle. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are fighting for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat. They are fighting for ...

1986.

1 Movie
Raw Deal

Raw Deal

2.67
1986
Mark Kaminsky was kicked out of the FBI for his treatment of a suspect. He is the sheriff of a small town. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlisted Kam...

1985.

1 Movie
Turtle Diary

Turtle Diary

1985
Two people are looking at turtles at the London Zoo. They are sympathetic because they plan to steal two turtles and release them into the ocean.

1984.

1 Movie
Champions

Champions

2
1984
Bob Champion overcame cancer to win the 1981 Grand National.

1981.

1 Movie
Ghost Story

Ghost Story

1981
A gruesome 50-year old secret is shared by four successful elderly gentlemen. A group begins to see a pattern of frightening events when one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident....

1980.

1 Movie
The Dogs of War

The Dogs of War

1980
James Shannon, a mercenary, was tortured and deported to Africa. He is going to lead a coup.

1979.

1 TV show
TV
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

1979
A rich man and a poor man. George Smiley, the master spy of the Cold War and once heir apparent to Control, is brought back out of retirement to flush out a top level mole within the Circus. To uncove...

1977.

1 TV show
TV
Hard Times

Hard Times

1977
Gradgrind believes in rationalism, self-interest and hard fact. The way in which his children are raised creates opportunity.

1974.

1 Movie
Haunted: The Ferryman

Haunted: The Ferryman

1974
A horror novelist and his wife go to a house in the country for a short vacation. However, they soon find that one of his novels is coming true when they are haunted by the ghost of a drowned ferryman...

1966.

1 Movie

1963.

1 Movie
Gala Day

Gala Day

1963
A description of the various activities of Gala Day held annually at Durham when the miners and their families come to town.
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