Tom Savini

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Thomas Vincent "Tom" Savini (born November 3, 1946) is an American actor, stuntman, director, award-winning special effects and makeup artist.  He is known for his work on the Living Dead films directed by George A. Romero, as well as Creepshow, The Burning, Friday the 13th, The Prowler, and Maniac. He directed the 1990 remake of Night of the Living Dead. Though officially retired from special effects, he has continued to direct, produce and star in several movies. Savini has been known to refer movie make-up effects projects to graduates of his school. He has appeared in films such as Dawn of the Dead (and its remake), From Dusk till Dawn, Grindhouse, and Machete. Description above from the Wikipedia article  Tom Savini, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.  

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Django Unchained (2012)

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With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kerry Washington

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kerry Washington

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1991. High school freshman Charlie is a wallflower, always watching life from the sidelines, until two senior students, Sam and her stepbrother Patrick, become his mentors, helping him discover the joys of friendship, music and love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Chbosky
CAST:  Logan Lerman  •  Emma Watson  •  Ezra Miller  •  Paul Rudd

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1991. High school freshman Charlie is a wallflower, always watching life from the sidelines, until two senior students, Sam and her stepbrother Patrick, become his mentors, helping him discover the joys of friendship, music and love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Chbosky
CAST:  Logan Lerman  •  Emma Watson  •  Ezra Miller  •  Paul Rudd

Children of the Living Dead (2001)

Starting a new life in a quiet Pennsylvania town, Matthew Michaels only thought is to turn an old farm property into a profitable car dealership. He soon discovers that beneath the gentle surface, this small town is anything but calm and peaceful. Firstly, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tor Ramsey
CAST:  Tom Savini  •  Martin Schiff  •  Damien Luvara  •  Jamie McCoy

Starting a new life in a quiet Pennsylvania town, Matthew Michaels only thought is to turn an old farm property into a profitable car dealership. He soon discovers that beneath the gentle surface, this small town is anything but calm and peaceful. Firstly, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tor Ramsey
CAST:  Tom Savini  •  Martin Schiff  •  Damien Luvara  •  Jamie McCoy

Creepshow (1982)

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Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Ed Harris  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Ted Danson

Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Ed Harris  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Ted Danson

Dawn of the Dead (1978)

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During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  David Emge  •  Ken Foree  •  Scott H. Reiniger  •  Gaylen Ross

During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  David Emge  •  Ken Foree  •  Scott H. Reiniger  •  Gaylen Ross

Dawn of the Dead (2004)

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A group of survivors take refuge in a shopping mall after the world is taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Sarah Polley  •  Ving Rhames  •  Jake Weber  •  Mekhi Phifer

A group of survivors take refuge in a shopping mall after the world is taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Sarah Polley  •  Ving Rhames  •  Jake Weber  •  Mekhi Phifer

Friday the 13th (1980)

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Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean S. Cunningham
CAST:  Betsy Palmer  •  Adrienne King  •  Harry Crosby  •  Laurie Bartram

Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean S. Cunningham
CAST:  Betsy Palmer  •  Adrienne King  •  Harry Crosby  •  Laurie Bartram

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)

After being mortally wounded and taken to the morgue, murderer Jason Voorhees spontaneously revives and embarks on a killing spree as he makes his way back to his home at Crystal Lake.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Zito
CAST:  Kimberly Beck  •  Erich Anderson  •  Corey Feldman  •  Barbara Howard

After being mortally wounded and taken to the morgue, murderer Jason Voorhees spontaneously revives and embarks on a killing spree as he makes his way back to his home at Crystal Lake.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Zito
CAST:  Kimberly Beck  •  Erich Anderson  •  Corey Feldman  •  Barbara Howard

From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

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Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive 'from dusk till dawn' at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Juliette Lewis

Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive 'from dusk till dawn' at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Juliette Lewis

Grindhouse (2007)

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Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino  •  Edgar Wright  •  Robert Rodriguez  •  Eli Roth  •  Rob Zombie
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Zoë Bell  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Vanessa Ferlito

Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino  •  Edgar Wright  •  Robert Rodriguez  •  Eli Roth  •  Rob Zombie
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Zoë Bell  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Vanessa Ferlito

Knightriders (1981)

George Romero's unusual story of a modern-day Renaissance troupe whose participants follow a medieval code of honor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Gary Lahti  •  Tom Savini  •  Amy Ingersoll

George Romero's unusual story of a modern-day Renaissance troupe whose participants follow a medieval code of honor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Gary Lahti  •  Tom Savini  •  Amy Ingersoll

Land of the Dead (2005)

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The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the evolving zombies ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Simon Baker  •  John Leguizamo  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Robert Joy

The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the evolving zombies ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Simon Baker  •  John Leguizamo  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Robert Joy

Martin (1977)

Martin sedates women with a syringe full of narcotics and then slices their wrists with a razor blade so he can drink their blood. Martin, who comes to live with his uncle and cousin in the dying town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, has romantic monochrome visions of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  John Amplas  •  Lincoln Maazel  •  Christine Forrest  •  Elyane Nadeau

Martin sedates women with a syringe full of narcotics and then slices their wrists with a razor blade so he can drink their blood. Martin, who comes to live with his uncle and cousin in the dying town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, has romantic monochrome visions of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  John Amplas  •  Lincoln Maazel  •  Christine Forrest  •  Elyane Nadeau

Dario Argento's World of Horror (1985)

Documentary on horror/mystery film maker Dario Argento. Features an in-depth interview with Argento and covers his work from 1969 to 1985.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michele Soavi
CAST:  Dario Argento  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Keith Emerson  •  Donald Pleasence

Documentary on horror/mystery film maker Dario Argento. Features an in-depth interview with Argento and covers his work from 1969 to 1985.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michele Soavi
CAST:  Dario Argento  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Keith Emerson  •  Donald Pleasence

Night of the Living Dead (1990)

In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Savini
CAST:  Patricia Tallman  •  Tony Todd  •  Tom Towles  •  McKee Anderson

In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Savini
CAST:  Patricia Tallman  •  Tony Todd  •  Tom Towles  •  McKee Anderson

The Boy Who Loved Trolls (1984)

Paul feels life should be an adventure, and sets out on one to prove that Trolls really exist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harvey S. Laidman
CAST:  Matt Dill  •  Richard B. Shull  •  Sam Waterston  •  David Crawford

Paul feels life should be an adventure, and sets out on one to prove that Trolls really exist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harvey S. Laidman
CAST:  Matt Dill  •  Richard B. Shull  •  Sam Waterston  •  David Crawford

Two Evil Eyes (1990)

Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her doctor/hypnotist lover hypnotize the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero  •  Dario Argento
CAST:  Adrienne Barbeau  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ramy Zada  •  E.G. Marshall

Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her doctor/hypnotist lover hypnotize the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero  •  Dario Argento
CAST:  Adrienne Barbeau  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ramy Zada  •  E.G. Marshall

Wishmaster (1997)

The Djinn having been released from his ancient prison seeks to capture the soul of the woman who discovered him, thereby opening a portal and freeing his fellow Djinn to take over the earth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Kurtzman
CAST:  Andrew Divoff  •  Tammy Lauren  •  Robert Englund  •  Chris Lemmon

The Djinn having been released from his ancient prison seeks to capture the soul of the woman who discovered him, thereby opening a portal and freeing his fellow Djinn to take over the earth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Kurtzman
CAST:  Andrew Divoff  •  Tammy Lauren  •  Robert Englund  •  Chris Lemmon

Creepshow 2 (1987)

EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a blob that is hungry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Gornick
CAST:  George Kennedy  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Lois Chiles  •  Tom Savini

EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a blob that is hungry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Gornick
CAST:  George Kennedy  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Lois Chiles  •  Tom Savini

Maniac (1980)

A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Lustig
CAST:  Joe Spinell  •  Caroline Munro  •  Abigail Clayton  •  Kelly Piper

A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Lustig
CAST:  Joe Spinell  •  Caroline Munro  •  Abigail Clayton  •  Kelly Piper
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