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Richard Kelly is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 28 march 1975 at Newport News (USA)

Richard Kelly

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Birth name James Richard Kelly
Nationality USA
Birth 28 march 1975 (49 years) at Newport News (USA)

James Richard Kelly (born March 28, 1975) is an American film director and writer, best known for writing and directing the cult classic Donnie Darko in 2001.

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Filmography of Richard Kelly (9 films)

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Actor

Who's Your Caddy?, 1h33
Directed by Don Michael Paul
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Golf films
Actors Big Boi, Lil Wayne, Andy Milonakis, James Avery, Faizon Love, Terry Crews
Roles photographe (non crédité)
Rating23% 1.15441.15441.15441.15441.1544
When hip-hop star Christopher “C-Note” Hawkins (Big Boi) is denied membership into an exclusive Carolina Pines Country Club, he comes up with a cunning plan that will oblige the country club to allow his acceptance. C-Note purchases property that contains land from the 17th hole, and bribes the country club for a membership in exchange for his land. The rest of the movie’s plot revolves around the club members and their efforts to get C-Note kicked out, while he disrupts the club’s atmosphere.

Director

The Box
The Box (2009)
, 1h55
Directed by Richard Kelly
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Actors Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella, James Rebhorn, Holmes Osborne, Deborah Rush
Rating56% 2.800052.800052.800052.800052.80005
In December 1976, a financially strapped couple, Norma (Cameron Diaz) and Arthur Lewis (James Marsden) find a package on their doorstep. Inside is a locked wooden box, with a transparent dome top and large red button visible underneath. An accompanying note reads: "Mr. Steward will call upon you at 5:00 pm". They leave it in the kitchen.
Southland Tales, 2h25
Directed by Richard Kelly
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Adventure, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
Themes Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Time travel films, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Alternate history films, LGBT-related films, Disaster films, LGBT-related film
Actors Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Sarah Michelle Prinze, Mandy Moore, Miranda Richardson, Wallace Shawn
Rating52% 2.648942.648942.648942.648942.64894
On July 4th, 2005, in a fictionalized United States alternate history reality, two towns in Texas: El Paso and Abilene were destroyed by twin nuclear attacks that triggered a catastrophe of unimaginable proportions, sending America into a state of anarchy and hysteria, as well as a Third World War (a fictionalized perspective of what the War on Terror would've escalated to). The PATRIOT Act has extended authority to a new agency known as US-IDent, which keeps constant surveillance on citizens—even to the extent of censoring the Internet and requiring fingerprints to access computers and bank accounts. In response to the recent fuel shortage in the wake of global warfare, the German company Treer designs a generator of inexhaustible energy, which is propelled by the perpetual motion of ocean currents, called "Fluid Karma". However, its inventor Baron von Westphalen and his associates are hiding the fact that the generators alter the ocean's currents and cause the Earth to slow its rotation, and that the transmission of Fluid Karma to portable receivers (via quantum entanglement) is ripping holes in the fabric of space and time.
Donnie Darko, 1h53
Directed by Richard Kelly
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
Themes L'adolescence, Films about animals, Films about education, Films about children, Films about sexuality, Time travel films, La sexualité des mineurs, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Films about school violence
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Drew Barrymore, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne
Rating79% 3.998443.998443.998443.998443.99844
On October 2, 1988, Donnie Darko (Jake Gyllenhaal), a troubled teenager living in Middlesex, Virginia, is awakened and led outside by a figure in a monstrous rabbit costume, who introduces himself as "Frank" and tells him the world will end in 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes, and 12 seconds. At dawn, Donnie returns home to find a jet engine has crashed into his bedroom. His older sister, Elizabeth (Maggie Gyllenhaal), informs him the FAA investigators do not know where it came from.

Scriptwriter

S. Darko
S. Darko (2009)
, 1h43
Directed by Chris Fisher
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Horror, Crime
Themes Transport films, Time travel films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Daveigh Chase, Elizabeth Berkley, Briana Evigan, Ed Westwick, James Lafferty, Matt Davis
Roles Characters
Rating36% 1.8135551.8135551.8135551.8135551.813555
In 1995, Samantha Darko (Chase) follows her best friend Corey (Evigan) on a road trip from Virginia to California, in an attempt to become professional dancers. Their dreams are cut short when their car breaks down in a tiny Utah town. They are saved by the town bad boy, Randy (Westwick), who takes them to the local motel where they meet the conspiracy-loving owner. He tells them of Billy Moorcroft, a boy who went missing.
The Box
The Box (2009)
, 1h55
Directed by Richard Kelly
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Actors Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella, James Rebhorn, Holmes Osborne, Deborah Rush
Rating56% 2.800052.800052.800052.800052.80005
In December 1976, a financially strapped couple, Norma (Cameron Diaz) and Arthur Lewis (James Marsden) find a package on their doorstep. Inside is a locked wooden box, with a transparent dome top and large red button visible underneath. An accompanying note reads: "Mr. Steward will call upon you at 5:00 pm". They leave it in the kitchen.
Southland Tales, 2h25
Directed by Richard Kelly
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Adventure, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
Themes Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Time travel films, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Alternate history films, LGBT-related films, Disaster films, LGBT-related film
Actors Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Sarah Michelle Prinze, Mandy Moore, Miranda Richardson, Wallace Shawn
Roles Writer
Rating52% 2.648942.648942.648942.648942.64894
On July 4th, 2005, in a fictionalized United States alternate history reality, two towns in Texas: El Paso and Abilene were destroyed by twin nuclear attacks that triggered a catastrophe of unimaginable proportions, sending America into a state of anarchy and hysteria, as well as a Third World War (a fictionalized perspective of what the War on Terror would've escalated to). The PATRIOT Act has extended authority to a new agency known as US-IDent, which keeps constant surveillance on citizens—even to the extent of censoring the Internet and requiring fingerprints to access computers and bank accounts. In response to the recent fuel shortage in the wake of global warfare, the German company Treer designs a generator of inexhaustible energy, which is propelled by the perpetual motion of ocean currents, called "Fluid Karma". However, its inventor Baron von Westphalen and his associates are hiding the fact that the generators alter the ocean's currents and cause the Earth to slow its rotation, and that the transmission of Fluid Karma to portable receivers (via quantum entanglement) is ripping holes in the fabric of space and time.
Domino
Domino (2005)
, 2h7
Directed by Tony Scott
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Documentary, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Films about television, La téléréalité
Actors Keira Knightley, Mickey Rourke, Édgar Ramírez, Jacqueline Bisset, Delroy Lindo, Mo'Nique
Roles Story
Rating59% 2.9502152.9502152.9502152.9502152.950215
Domino Harvey (Keira Knightley), a bounty hunter, has been arrested by the FBI, which is investigating the theft of $10 million from an armored truck 36 hours prior. Domino is interviewed by criminal psychologist Taryn Mills (Lucy Liu) and agrees to tell her everything she knows about the case. In a more or less disoriented fashion, Domino explains about her profession and the events leading up to the theft with Mills occasionally prompting her to give more detail.
Donnie Darko, 1h53
Directed by Richard Kelly
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
Themes L'adolescence, Films about animals, Films about education, Films about children, Films about sexuality, Time travel films, La sexualité des mineurs, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Films about school violence
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Drew Barrymore, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne
Roles Writer
Rating79% 3.998443.998443.998443.998443.99844
On October 2, 1988, Donnie Darko (Jake Gyllenhaal), a troubled teenager living in Middlesex, Virginia, is awakened and led outside by a figure in a monstrous rabbit costume, who introduces himself as "Frank" and tells him the world will end in 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes, and 12 seconds. At dawn, Donnie returns home to find a jet engine has crashed into his bedroom. His older sister, Elizabeth (Maggie Gyllenhaal), informs him the FAA investigators do not know where it came from.

Producer

Operation: Endgame, 1h27
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about computing
Actors Joe Anderson, Rob Corddry, Ellen Barkin, Odette Annable, Maggie Q, Zach Galifianakis
Roles Producer
Rating49% 2.4510352.4510352.4510352.4510352.451035
The majority of the events in the film take place on 2.20.09, the date of the inauguration of Barack Obama as President of the United States and the first day of work for "The Fool", as the film's main character (Joe Anderson) is code-named. The Factory, a secret office of government agents, has hired him as a thief. After the beautiful High Priestess (Maggie Q) and the caustic Chariot (Rob Corddry) meet the Fool, they enter the secret underground offices of the Factory, and the audience learns that Neal (Michael Hitchcock), Carl (Tim Bagley), and their boss Susan (Beth Grant) have the entire office under surveillance.
The Box
The Box (2009)
, 1h55
Directed by Richard Kelly
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Actors Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella, James Rebhorn, Holmes Osborne, Deborah Rush
Roles Producer
Rating56% 2.800052.800052.800052.800052.80005
In December 1976, a financially strapped couple, Norma (Cameron Diaz) and Arthur Lewis (James Marsden) find a package on their doorstep. Inside is a locked wooden box, with a transparent dome top and large red button visible underneath. An accompanying note reads: "Mr. Steward will call upon you at 5:00 pm". They leave it in the kitchen.
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, 1h45
Directed by Bob Gosse
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Matt Czuchry, Jesse Bradford, Geoff Stults, Keri Lynn Pratt, Marika Dominczyk, Veronica Rayne
Roles Producer
Rating51% 2.5992052.5992052.5992052.5992052.599205
The film's plot is loosely adapted from "The Austin Road Trip Story" in Max's book I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell. A tireless and charismatic novelty seeker, Tucker (Matt Czuchry) tricks his buddy Dan (Geoff Stults) into lying to his fiancée Kristy (Keri Lynn Pratt), so they can go to a legendary strip club three and a half hours away to celebrate Dan’s last days of bachelorhood in proper style. Tucker drags their misanthropic friend Drew (Jesse Bradford) along for the ride, and before they know it Tucker’s pursuit of a hilarious carnal interest lands Dan in serious trouble with both the law and his future wife.
World's Greatest Dad, 1h39
Directed by Bobcat Goldthwait
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Films about suicide
Actors Robin Williams, Daryl Sabara, Pierce Brosnan, Alexie Gilmore, Harvey Fierstein, Lorraine Nicholson
Roles Producer
Rating68% 3.447753.447753.447753.447753.44775
Lance Clayton (Williams) is a single father and high school English teacher. He dreams of becoming a famous writer, but his previous novels have all been rejected by publishers. His 15-year-old son, Kyle (Sabara), is a pornography-obsessed underachiever who despises everyone, especially his father. Kyle is a student at the school where Lance teaches an unpopular poetry class. His only friend is Andrew, a fellow student who spends his evenings at the Claytons' house trying to avoid his alcoholic mother. Kyle's consistently poor academic performance and vile behavior gain the attention of the school principal (Geoff Pierson), who advises Lance that Kyle should transfer to a special-needs school (it is loosely implied that Kyle may be on the autism spectrum.) Lance is in a non-committal relationship with a younger teacher named Claire (Gilmore), who is spending time with a fellow teacher named Mike (Henry Simmons), whose writing class is more successful than Lance's. On nights when Claire cancels their dates and he is alone, Lance bonds with his elderly neighbor Bonnie (Mitzi McCall).