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Jim Wynorski is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Casting, Set Decoration, Makeup Artist and Animal Wrangler American born on 14 august 1950 at New York City (USA)

Jim Wynorski

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Birth name James Wnoroski
Nationality USA
Birth 14 august 1950 (73 years) at New York City (USA)

Jim Wynorski est un acteur, producteur, réalisateur et scénariste américain, né le 14 août 1950 à Glen Cove, dans l'État de New York, aux États-Unis.

Biography

Jim Wynorski réalise des films d'exploitation depuis le milieu des années 1980. En 2012, il est crédité de quelque quatre-vingt-dix titres. Si ses premiers films sont exploités en salle, la majeure partie de ses dernières réalisations sortent directement sur le marché vidéo ou sont diffusées sur le câble.

Il utile souvent des pseudonymes comme Jay Andrews, Arch Stanton, H.R. Blueberry, Tom Popatopolis ou Noble Henry.
Le plus souvent, ses films parodient les films d'horreur. Ainsi Cleavagefield parodie Cloverfield, The Bare Wench Project parodie Le Projet Blair Witch et Para-Knockers Activity parodie Paranormal Activity.

En 2009, le document Popatopolis, qu'il réalise sous un pseudonyme, le montre sur le tournage de The Witches of Breastwick et lui donne l'occasion de revenir sur sa carrière et de recueillir les témoignages de ses collaborateurs.

Jim Wynorski a fait tourner des acteurs comme Louis Jourdan, Heather Locklear ou Robert Vaughn mais aussi Traci Lords et les Screem Queens Kelli Maroney ou Monique Gabrielle.

Usually with

Roger Corman
Roger Corman
(21 films)
Fred Olen Ray
Fred Olen Ray
(11 films)
Toni Naples
Toni Naples
(12 films)
R.J. Robertson
R.J. Robertson
(11 films)
Linda Shayne
Linda Shayne
(6 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jim Wynorski (70 films)

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Dinocroc vs. Supergator, 1h30
Directed by Jim Wynorski
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes Films about animals
Actors David Carradine, Rib Hillis, John Callahan, Delia Sheppard, Jeff Rector, Brandi Williams
Roles Roy Jensen
Rating32% 1.628381.628381.628381.628381.62838
In Drake Industries Research Lab in Kauai, Hawaii, two creatures, Supergator & Dinocroc, are being studied. However, Supergator breaks free from the lab and eats two scientists before escaping into the water. Dinocroc also breaks free by breaking the wall and crushing another scientist. It also eats two scientists and goes into the trees. Jason Drake (David Carradine) calls an elite army group to kill the creatures, but they are killed by Dinocroc. Drake then calls in Fish & Game hunter Bob Logan (Rib Hillis) who is also known as "The Cajun" to kill the two creatures. While spying on Drake's lab, Paul Beaumont (Corey Landis) meets a cop, Cassidy Swanson (Rasimas). While Drake has his private party, he meets up with a girl named Victoria Chase. Drake tells her to be with The Cajun. The Cajun meets with Victoria and they both go on a boat and down the river. Paul & Cassidy observe the huge mushrooms. As they hear Kimberly Taft asking for help, they help her in the jeep with the Dinocroc chasing after them. It's up to Paul, Cassidy, and "The Cajun" to kill the creatures before it's too late. Cassidy and her father attempt to shoot at Supergator. Cassidy's father, Charlie, shoots the Supergator's eye, presumably blinding it, and is devoured. As Supergator eats Charlie, Cassidy gets in the car and drives off. The Supergator then chases her all the way to the mill. As Supergator reaches the end of the tunnel, Bob & Paul blow it up with a C-4 so Supergator & Dinocroc can't escape. The two reptiles engage in battle, in which Dinocroc wins after knocking Supergator on its soft underbelly and attacks it. Paul then throws a bomb for the explosion. After Dinocroc kills Supergator, it spots Paul and walks towards him as Paul hides in a trough filled with water, protecting himself from the explosives. The bomb explodes, knocking back and killing Dinocroc. Paul is assumed to be killed as well, but he survives the attack and before he and Cassidy leave, the camera then turns to Dinocroc and Supergator, which are both dead as one is burning and another is bleeding. As Paul and Cassidy walk away, in the mill are babies, of either Dinocroc or Supergator.
American Pie Presents: The Book of Love, 1h37
Directed by John Putch, Andrew Waller
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Teen movie, Films about virginity
Actors Bug Hall, Eugene Levy, Brandon Hardesty, Louisa Lytton, Beth Behrs, Melanie Papalia
Roles Eddie
Rating48% 2.408552.408552.408552.408552.40855
The story takes place at East Great Falls High, ten years after the events of American Pie. The new protagonists of this movie are three brand new hapless virgins: Rob (Hall), Nathan (Horton), and Lube (Hardesty). One night Rob accidentally sets fire to the school library, and finds "the Bible" (or Book of Love), the creation of Mr. Levinstein (Eugene Levy). Unfortunately for them, the book is ruined. The book had incomplete advice and sends them on a helpless journey to lose their virginity. After trying and failing for most of the time, they pledge to restore the book, and to do this, they must find Levenstein and all the other people who wrote in the book, and start the restoration.
Popatopolis, 1h15
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about films, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentary films about films
Actors Roger Corman, Jim Wynorski, Andy Sidaris, Julie K. Smith, Julie Strain, Lloyd Kaufman
Roles Jim Wynorski
Rating69% 3.474443.474443.474443.474443.47444
The documentary follows American director, Jim Wynorski, in his attempt to make a film in three days. By cutting shooting schedule, crew, equipment, and food, Jim tries to eliminate any unnecessary limitations that would slow down production.
The Devil Wears Nada, 1h17
Directed by Jim Wynorski
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Erotic, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Téléfilm érotique
Actors Beverly Lynne, Christine Nguyen, Brandin Rackley, Lexi Belle, Jim Wynorski
Roles Sydney (uncredited)
Rating59% 2.95672.95672.95672.95672.9567
This script must be run from the command line
Lost in the Woods, 1h24
Directed by Jim Wynorski
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Actors Michael Madsen, Gail Harris, Jeff Rector, Christian Madsen, Jon Mack, Scott L. Schwartz
Rating19% 0.9990750.9990750.9990750.9990750.999075
Tim est un garçon espiègle et dégourdi. Sur la route des vacances, alors que ses parents ont décidé de faire une halte, il se trompe de voiture et monte dans celle de deux truands qui projettent de kidnapper Chelsea, une petite fille de 10 ans, afin d'obtenir une rançon de 2 millions de dollars. Tim, grâce à son arme secrète, le «Facilitator», va jouer mille tours à ces brigands pas très malins, qui tomberont dans tous les pièges.
Brain Dead
Brain Dead (2007)
, 1h32
Directed by Kevin Tenney
Origin USA
Genres Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Comedy horror films, Disaster films
Actors David Crane, Jim Wynorski
Roles Sheriff Bodine
Rating50% 2.507092.507092.507092.507092.50709
When a meteor strikes a man on the head, alien slugs take over his brain and turn him into ravenous zombie. As a group of sorority sisters, born-again Christians, and escaped convicts converge in the remote area where he lives, he attacks them all.
Komodo vs. Cobra, 1h34
Directed by Jim Wynorski
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Natural horror films, Films about snakes, Giant monster films, Reptile, Disaster films
Actors Michelle Borth, Jerri Manthey, Michael Paré, Roark Critchlow, Paul Logan, Jim Wynorski
Roles Jungle Scientist (uncredited)
Rating27% 1.379581.379581.379581.379581.37958
A team of environmentalists, including a reporter, her camera man, and an environmentalist's famous girlfriend charter a boat and with the captain, sail to a military island. They suspect the island is hosting to illegal activities. Upon arrival, however, they find no one. They finally reach a deserted house, where they find Dr. Susan Richardson, who tells them that everyone on the island is dead, including her father. Richardson's team were working on a compound that could make edible plants grow to super size, however the military intervened with plans of their own. They wanted to test the compound's effects on animals, and proceeded to feed it to several Komodo dragons and cobras.
Gargoyle: Wings of Darkness, 1h27
Directed by Jim Wynorski
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Action, Horror
Actors Michael Paré, Sandra Hess, Fintan McKeown, Tim Abell, Jim Wynorski
Roles Bogdan
Rating36% 1.834181.834181.834181.834181.83418
In 1592 Romania, villagers tormented by an evil demon ultimately succeed in sealing the creature away in a tomb, until a series of earthquakes in 2004 finally unleashes the evil thought to have vanished from the earth forever. Now, two CIA agents (Sandra Hess and Michael Pare) who have been sent to Bucharest to investigate a kidnapping must solve the string of brutal murders that are multiplying rapidly. Unfortunately, they have no idea of the enormity of the evil they face. As their investigation leads them astray, the monster has reproduced, and gargoyle eggs are hatching a reign of terror worldwide. CGI animation and elaborate effects are incorporated into this struggle between good and evil of mythological proportions.
Cheerleader Massacre, 1h25
Directed by Toni Naples, Jim Wynorski
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Slasher
Actors Gigi Erneta, Charity Rahmer, Nikki Fritz, Sam Phillips, April Flowers, Julie K. Smith
Roles Principal Mazlo (as Archibald Stanton)
Rating33% 1.6797651.6797651.6797651.6797651.679765
Five cheerleaders go to a cabin in the woods along with their coach and others. A psychopath is on the loose, attacking them one by one.
Lost Treasure, 1h30
Directed by Jim Wynorski
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure
Actors Stephen Baldwin, Nicollette Sheridan, Coby Ryan McLaughlin, Hannes Jaenicke, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Jerry Doyle
Roles Police Helicopter Pilot (as David Gibbs)
Rating38% 1.9345551.9345551.9345551.9345551.934555
The movie takes place in the present day, when a policeman obtains one of the halves, and gives it to his brother to figure out. The policeman is then captured by a mobster who was looking for the treasure, who then forces him to come to the island to help him find it. Meanwhile, his brother hires a small plane (with a female pilot and two incidental passengers) to take him to the island, but a storm ends up stranding everyone. The two groups are forced to survive in the jungle while also clashing with each other.
Raptor
Raptor (2001)
, 1h21
Directed by Jim Wynorski
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, La préhistoire, Animaux préhistoriques
Actors Eric Roberts, Gigi Erneta, Corbin Bernsen, Tim Abell, Lorissa McComas, Harrison Page
Roles Man in Sheriff's Station (uncredited)
Rating28% 1.436021.436021.436021.436021.43602
When a series of unexplained vicious animal attacks strikes his community, Sheriff Jim Tanner and his assistant Barbara trace them back to a Dr. Hyde, a former military researcher whose government funding for a dinosaur cloning project was cut. When the Pentagon discovers Hyde obtained foreign backing to continue his experiments, they send in a strike team to save Tanner and Barbara and stop Hyde.
Against the Law, 1h35
Directed by Jim Wynorski
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists
Actors Richard Grieco, Nancy Allen, Nick Mancuso, Jaime Pressly, Steven Ford, Gary Sandy
Rating43% 2.18062.18062.18062.18062.1806
Headed towards Hollywood, Rex (Richard Grieco) is a mentally ill drifter with a penchant for balls-to-the-wall gunplay. Trapped in a delusion that he is a modern 'Old West' gunslinger, Rex begins a murder spree that leaves police and law enforcement dead in his path. Meanwhile, hard-drinking cop John Shepard (Nick Mancuso) is suddenly thrust into the spotlight by newsanchor Maggie Hewitt (Nancy Allen) after killing one of L.A.'s most notorious drug dealers in a skilled shoot out. When Rex learns of this heroic deed, he becomes fixated on both Hewitt, who he begins to stalk and terrorize, and Shepard, who he vows to shoot and kill. As a tense high noon battle looms on the horizon, John and Maggie scramble to outwit and outshoot this delusional maniac.
Demolition High, 1h24
Directed by Jim Wynorski
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Corey Haim, Alan Thicke, Dick Van Patten, Jeff Kober, Gerrit Graham, George Buck Flower
Roles Police Sniper (uncredited)
Rating45% 2.2624352.2624352.2624352.2624352.262435
A group of terrorists led by Luther (Jeff Kober) take over a high school. Whilst outside, authorities work to negotiate with the terrorists, a group of students lead a revolt in order to prevent a disaster, led by Lenny Slater (Corey Haim).
The Wasp Woman, 1h27
Directed by Jim Wynorski
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Actors Jennifer Rubin, Daniel J. Travanti, Maria Ford, Gerrit Graham, Fred Olen Ray, Julie K. Smith
Roles Friendly Man at Bar
Rating41% 2.072562.072562.072562.072562.07256
Janice Starlin is a model who has built up her own cosmetics company. She has always modelled for her own company's advertisements, but now that she is in her forties, investors are advising her to step aside in favor of a younger model. In desperation, she consults a scientist working on a new youth serum based on wasp hormones. Eager for any possible treatment, Janice agrees to be the first human test subject. At first, the results seem miraculous she looks like a 25-year-old. As time goes on, however, the terrible side effects of the drug become all too apparent.
Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfold, 1h24
Directed by Fred Olen Ray
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Comic science fiction
Themes Comedy science fiction films
Actors J.J. North, Tim Abell, Stanley Livingston, Ted Newsom, Ross Hagen, John LaZar
Roles Guy Who Can't Believe His Eyes
Rating40% 2.0130152.0130152.0130152.0130152.013015
The three finalists for Plaything Magazine's "Centerfold of the Year" are Inga (Raelyn Saalman), Betty (Tammy Parks) and Angel Grace (J. J. North). During a photoshoot, Betty makes some rather scathing remarks regarding Angel's appearance. Angel becomes self-conscious, and goes to Dr. Lindstrom at his clinic. Angel had taken beauty enhancing treatments previously, but now wants to get back on the program. Though Lindstrom warns her that any additional doses could be fatal, Angel still pleads to be put back on the program. Dr. Lindstrom gives her a case with several vials, cautioning her to only take one a day. That night, Angel takes her first vial. The result of it causes her breasts to increase in size.