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Carl Franklin is a Actor, Director and Scriptwriter American born on 11 april 1949 at Richmond (USA)

Carl Franklin

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Birth name Carl Michael Franklin
Nationality USA
Birth 11 april 1949 (71 years) at Richmond (USA)

Carl Franklin (born April 11, 1949) is an American actor, screenwriter and film and television director. Franklin is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley, and continued his education at the AFI Conservatory, where he graduated with an M.F.A. degree in directing in 1986. Franklin is most noted for Devil in a Blue Dress, which was based on the book by Walter Mosley and starred Denzel Washington and Don Cheadle.

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One True Thing (1998)
(Director)

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Filmography of Carl Franklin (14 films)

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Actor

Full Fathom Five, 1h22
Directed by Carl Franklin
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure
Actors Michael Moriarty, Todd Field, Carl Franklin
Roles Fletcher
Rating37% 1.8801151.8801151.8801151.8801151.880115
Full Fathom Five, based on the novel by Bart Davis, is set in the days preceding the United States invasion of Panama in 1989. USS Aspen, a fictional Los Angeles-class submarine, rescues agents from Panama, and Peter MacKenzie (Michael Moriarty), the submarine's commanding officer, promptly falls in love with the beautiful Justine (Maria Rangel). Meanwhile, Panamanian rebels seize a Soviet submarine (the "Victor Three class submarine CCCP Kirov") and threaten America with a nuclear attack on Houston, Texas. Only MacKenzie and his crew can stop the villains.
The Legend of the Golden Gun, 1h40
Directed by Alan J. Levi
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Western
Themes Political films
Actors Hal Holbrook, Carl Franklin, Robert Davi, Keir Dullea, Michele Carey, John McLiam
Roles Joshua Brown
Rating59% 2.956732.956732.956732.956732.95673
A young farmer and a bible-quoting runaway slave team up to track down the legendary Confederate guerrilla William Quantrill. Along the way they run into a legendary gunfighter, J.R. Swackhammer, who teaches the young farmer how to shoot and gives him a special gun that shoots seven rounds, the seventh which he must use to fight evil.
Five on the Black Hand Side, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Clarice Taylor, Leonard Jackson, Godfrey Cambridge, Virginia Capers, Glynn Turman, D'Urville Martin
Roles Marvin
Rating63% 3.1975053.1975053.1975053.1975053.197505
During the weekend of her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Gladys Ann Brooks, a meek wife (played by Clarice Taylor) and her three children; Gideon Brooks (Glynn Turman), Booker T. Washington-Brooks (D'Urville Martin), and Gail Brooks (Bonnie Banfield) finally decides to stand up to their overbearing husband and father Mr. John Henry Brooks Jr. (Leonard Jackson) who displays retrogressive behavior.

Director

Bless Me, Ultima, 1h46
Directed by Carl Franklin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War
Actors Benito Martinez, Míriam Colón, Dolores Heredia, Cástulo Guerra, Alfred Molina, Joaquín Cosío
Rating63% 3.1500053.1500053.1500053.1500053.150005
A drama set in New Mexico during WWII, centered on the relationship between a young man and an elderly medicine woman who helps him contend with the battle between good and evil that rages in his village.
The Pacific (TV miniseries), 9h
Directed by Carl Franklin, Timothy Van Patten, David Nutter, Tony To, Graham Yost, Jeremy Podeswa
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films
Actors James Badge Dale, Jon Seda, Joseph Mazzello, Ashton Holmes, William Sadler, Jon Bernthal
Rating83% 4.1513554.1513554.1513554.1513554.151355
Suite à l'attaque de Pearl Harbor, le 7 décembre 1941, de jeunes américains pleins d'espoirs s'engagent dans l'armée pour défendre leur pays face à l'invasion japonaise. Ces soldats sont envoyés dans les îles du Pacifique où l'ennemi gagne du terrain. Ils n'ont aucune idée de l'enfer qui les attend. Les désillusions se mêlent vite à la peur, et la mort devient leur lot quotidien. Ce qu'ils vont vivre les changera à jamais. Suivez le parcours de trois marines américains - Robert Leckie, John Basilone et Eugene Sledge - au lendemain de l'attaque de Pearl Harbor jusqu'au retour à la maison des soldats après la capitulation japonaise.
Out of Time, 1h45
Directed by Carl Franklin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Denzel Washington, Eva Mendes, Sanaa Lathan, John Billingsley, Dean Cain, Robert Baker
Rating64% 3.2482453.2482453.2482453.2482453.248245
Matthias "Matt" Lee Whitlock (Denzel Washington) is the respected Chief of Police of the fictional small town of Banyan Key, Florida. He has recently executed a successful, high-profile drug bust that turned up $450,000 in drug money.
High Crimes, 1h55
Directed by Carl Franklin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Children's films
Actors Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, Jim Caviezel, Adam Scott, Amanda Peet, John Billingsley
Rating63% 3.1988353.1988353.1988353.1988353.198835
Attorney Claire Kubik (Ashley Judd) and her woodworker husband Tom (James Caviezel) find their idyllic life in Marin County, California shattered when, during a Christmas shopping excursion in San Francisco's Union Square he is captured by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and charged with the murders of nine peasants in a remote village in El Salvador in 1988. Claire is shocked to discover Tom, whose real name is Ronald Chapman, was a covert military operative serving in the United States Marine Corps and has been on the run for the past fourteen years.
One True Thing, 2h7
Directed by Carl Franklin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about euthanasia, Medical-themed films, Films about cancer
Actors Meryl Streep, Renée Zellweger, William Hurt, Tom Everett Scott, Lauren Graham, Diana Canova
Rating69% 3.497833.497833.497833.497833.49783
Ellen Gulden (Renée Zellweger) est une journaliste à l'essai pour l'hebdomadaire New York. De retour dans sa famille pour fêter l'anniversaire de son père George, elle apprend que sa mère, Kate (Meryl Streep) avec qui elle est en froid est atteinte d'un cancer. Son père lui demande de rester à la maison pour s'occuper de Kate, sachant que ce choix pourrait compromettre sa carrière.
Devil in a Blue Dress, 1h42
Directed by Carl Franklin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir, Crime
Actors Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals, Don Cheadle, Maury Chaykin, Terry Kinney
Rating66% 3.3477053.3477053.3477053.3477053.347705
The film begins in noir fashion when Easy Rawlins (Denzel Washington) says, "A man once told me that when you step out of your door in the morning, you're already in trouble. The only question is, are you on top of that trouble or not?"
One False Move, 1h41
Directed by Carl Franklin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Cynda Williams, Michael Beach, Jim Metzler, Earl Billings
Rating70% 3.5481253.5481253.5481253.5481253.548125
The film opens with three criminals - Ray (Billy Bob Thornton), an immoral and slightly neurotic thief, Fantasia (Cynda Williams), Ray's less violent girlfriend and Pluto (Michael Beach), an intelligent yet psychopathic killer. After Fantasia sets up several friends, Ray and Pluto commit six brutal murders over the course of one night in Los Angeles, with the intention of finding a cache of money and cocaine. The trio leaves town for Houston to sell the cocaine to a friend of Pluto's.
Full Fathom Five, 1h22
Directed by Carl Franklin
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure
Actors Michael Moriarty, Todd Field, Carl Franklin
Rating37% 1.8801151.8801151.8801151.8801151.880115
Full Fathom Five, based on the novel by Bart Davis, is set in the days preceding the United States invasion of Panama in 1989. USS Aspen, a fictional Los Angeles-class submarine, rescues agents from Panama, and Peter MacKenzie (Michael Moriarty), the submarine's commanding officer, promptly falls in love with the beautiful Justine (Maria Rangel). Meanwhile, Panamanian rebels seize a Soviet submarine (the "Victor Three class submarine CCCP Kirov") and threaten America with a nuclear attack on Houston, Texas. Only MacKenzie and his crew can stop the villains.
Nowhere to Run, 1h26
Directed by Carl Franklin
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors David Carradine, Jason Priestley, Matt Adler, Brenda Bakke, Kieran Mulroney, Patience Cleveland
Rating52% 2.608022.608022.608022.608022.60802
Rural Texas, 1960 -- An age of good times and innocence, when growing up was supposed to be easy. Six high school seniors know the terrible secret that will make the difference in the biggest election in the county's history. Now they must make the most difficult decision of their lives. They must become adults.