The Movie Brats that Changed Hollywood forever

These iconic directors have been very close friends for years, they all bonded over their love of movies, and would frequently hang out and talk movies. They would also talk shop and give feedback on each others films. Francis Ford Coppola famously told George Lucas that he thought Star Wars was dumb and didn’t understand it, he also suggested the Lucas added the scrolling text at the beginning of the movie to provide some context.

Francis Ford Coppola
American film director, producer, screenwriter, film composer, and vintner. He was a central figure in the New Hollywood filmmaking movement of the 1960s and 1970s. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.

Movies You Need to Watch:
The Rainmaker (1997)
Jack (1996)
Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)
The Godfather Trilogy (1972 – 1990)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
The Outsiders (1983)

George Lucas
An American filmmaker and entrepreneur. Lucas is known for creating the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises and founding Lucasfilm, LucasArts and Industrial Light & Magic. He served as chairman of Lucasfilm before selling it to The Walt Disney Company in 2012.

Movies You Need to Watch:
Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2003)
Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002)
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)
Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
American Graffiti (1973)
THX 1138 (1971)

Brian De Palma
Brian Russell De Palma is an American film director and screenwriter. With a career spanning over 50 years, he is best known for his work in the suspense, psychological thriller, and crime drama genres

Movies You Need to Watch:
The Black Dahlia (2006)
Femme Fatale (2002)
Mission to Mars (2000)
Snake Eyes (1998)
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Carlito’s Way (1993)
Raising Cain (1992)
The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
Casualties of War (1989)
The Untouchables (1987)
Scarface (1983)
Carrie (1976)

Martin Scorsese
An American and Italian filmmaker, actor and historian, whose career spans more than 50 years. Part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinematic history.

Movies You Need to Watch:
The Irishman (2019)
Silence (2016)
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Shutter Island (2010)
The Departed (2006)
The Aviator (2004)
Gangs of New York (2002)
Casino (1995)
Cape Fear (1991)
Goodfellas (1990)
The Color of Money (1986)
The King of Comedy (1982)
Raging Bull (1980)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Mean Streets (1973)

Steven Spielberg
Steven Allan Spielberg KBE is an American filmmaker. He is considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era and one of the most popular directors and producers in film history. Spielberg started in Hollywood directing television and several minor theatrical releases.

Movies You Need to Watch:

Ready Player One (2018)
The Post (2017)
The BFG (2016)
Bridge of Spies (2015)
Lincoln (2012)
Munich (2005)
The Terminal (2004)
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Minority Report (2002)
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Amistad (1997)
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Schindler’s List (1993)
Jurassic Park (1993)
Hook (1991)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Empire of the Sun (1987)
The Color Purple (1985)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
1941 (1979)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Jaws (1975)
The Sugarland Express (1974)
Duel (1971)

Written by EnjoyTheTom

I once starred in a movie titled "Tomi's First Birthday" it was a straight to VHS production that received mix reviews. My parents loved it, my brother thought it was boring.

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