Sofia Coppola

Sofia Carmina Coppola (born May 14, 1971) is an American screenwriter, film director, actress, and producer. In 2003 she became the third woman (and the first American woman) to be nominated for an Academy Award for Directing, for Lost in Translation. In 2010, with Somewhere, she became the first American woman (and fourth American filmmaker) to win the Golden Lion, the top prize at the Venice Film Festival.

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The Godfather (1972)

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Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Al Pacino  •  James Caan  •  Richard S. Castellano

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Al Pacino  •  James Caan  •  Richard S. Castellano

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)

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A chronicle of the production problems — including bad weather, actors' health, war near the filming locations, and more — which plagued the filming of Apocalypse Now, increasing costs and nearly destroying the life and career of Francis Ford Coppola.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Hickenlooper  •  Eleanor Coppola  •  Fax Bahr
CAST:  Francis Ford Coppola  •  Eleanor Coppola  •  John Milius  •  George Lucas

A chronicle of the production problems — including bad weather, actors' health, war near the filming locations, and more — which plagued the filming of Apocalypse Now, increasing costs and nearly destroying the life and career of Francis Ford Coppola.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Hickenlooper  •  Eleanor Coppola  •  Fax Bahr
CAST:  Francis Ford Coppola  •  Eleanor Coppola  •  John Milius  •  George Lucas

Lick the Star (1998)

A clique of school girls devise a secret plan that they code-name "Lick the Star".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Christina Turley  •  Audrey Heaven  •  Robert Schwartzman  •  Peter Bogdanovich

A clique of school girls devise a secret plan that they code-name "Lick the Star".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Christina Turley  •  Audrey Heaven  •  Robert Schwartzman  •  Peter Bogdanovich

Lost in Translation (2003)

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Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Anna Faris  •  Giovanni Ribisi

Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Anna Faris  •  Giovanni Ribisi

Marie Antoinette (2006)

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The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Judy Davis  •  Rip Torn

The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Judy Davis  •  Rip Torn

Rumble Fish (1983)

Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug, struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Diane Lane  •  Dennis Hopper

Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug, struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Diane Lane  •  Dennis Hopper

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Liam Neeson  •  Ian McDiarmid

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Liam Neeson  •  Ian McDiarmid

The Godfather: Part II (1974)

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In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Robert Duvall  •  Diane Keaton  •  Robert De Niro

In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Robert Duvall  •  Diane Keaton  •  Robert De Niro

The Godfather: Part III (1990)

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In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Diane Keaton  •  Andy García  •  Talia Shire

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Diane Keaton  •  Andy García  •  Talia Shire

The Outsiders (1983)

When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Ralph Macchio  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Patrick Swayze

When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Ralph Macchio  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Patrick Swayze

The Virgin Suicides (1999)

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A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Woods  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Josh Hartnett

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Woods  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Josh Hartnett

Torrance Rises (1999)

A mockumentary chronicling the Torrance Community Dance Group (from Fatboy Slim's "Praise You" video) on their road to the MTV Video Music Awards.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze  •  Lance Bangs
CAST:  Spike Jonze  •  Eminem  •  Madonna  •  Chris Rock

A mockumentary chronicling the Torrance Community Dance Group (from Fatboy Slim's "Praise You" video) on their road to the MTV Video Music Awards.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze  •  Lance Bangs
CAST:  Spike Jonze  •  Eminem  •  Madonna  •  Chris Rock

Inside Monkey Zetterland (1992)

An off beat comedy about an out of work screen writing/artist that complains about being too cool, too talented and way too gay.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jefery Levy
CAST:  Steve Antin  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Sofia Coppola

An off beat comedy about an out of work screen writing/artist that complains about being too cool, too talented and way too gay.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jefery Levy
CAST:  Steve Antin  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Sofia Coppola

Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Barry Miller  •  Catherine Hicks

Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Barry Miller  •  Catherine Hicks

The Cotton Club (1984)

Harlem's legendary Cotton Club becomes a hotbed of passion and violence as the lives and loves of entertainers and gangsters collide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Diane Lane  •  Bob Hoskins  •  James Remar

Harlem's legendary Cotton Club becomes a hotbed of passion and violence as the lives and loves of entertainers and gangsters collide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Diane Lane  •  Bob Hoskins  •  James Remar

Frankenweenie (1984)

When young Victor's pet dog Sparky (who stars in Victor's home-made monster movies) is hit by a car, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Shelley Duvall  •  Daniel Stern  •  Barret Oliver  •  Joseph Maher

When young Victor's pet dog Sparky (who stars in Victor's home-made monster movies) is hit by a car, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Shelley Duvall  •  Daniel Stern  •  Barret Oliver  •  Joseph Maher

Anna (1987)

Czech refugee Krystyna travels to New York in search of her actress idol and fellow expatriate, Anna. After her own arrival in the Big Apple, Anna finds that celebrity often doesn't travel well, and she must go through a battery of humiliating auditions to try and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yurek Bogayevicz
CAST:  Sally Kirkland  •  Paulina Porizkova  •  Robert Fields  •  Sofia Coppola

Czech refugee Krystyna travels to New York in search of her actress idol and fellow expatriate, Anna. After her own arrival in the Big Apple, Anna finds that celebrity often doesn't travel well, and she must go through a battery of humiliating auditions to try and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yurek Bogayevicz
CAST:  Sally Kirkland  •  Paulina Porizkova  •  Robert Fields  •  Sofia Coppola

CQ (2001)

A young filmmaker in 1960s Paris juggles directing a cheesy sci-fi debacle, directing his own personal art film, coping with his crumbling relationship with his girlfriend, and a new-found infatuation with the sci-fi film's starlet.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Coppola
CAST:  Jeremy Davies  •  Angela Lindvall  •  Élodie Bouchez  •  Gérard Depardieu

A young filmmaker in 1960s Paris juggles directing a cheesy sci-fi debacle, directing his own personal art film, coping with his crumbling relationship with his girlfriend, and a new-found infatuation with the sci-fi film's starlet.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Coppola
CAST:  Jeremy Davies  •  Angela Lindvall  •  Élodie Bouchez  •  Gérard Depardieu

The Bling Ring (2013)

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Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use use the Internet to track the whereabouts of famous celebrities, then rob their homes of riches.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Emma Watson  •  Israel Broussard  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Katie Chang

Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use use the Internet to track the whereabouts of famous celebrities, then rob their homes of riches.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Emma Watson  •  Israel Broussard  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Katie Chang

Sunset Strip (2012)

A documentary on the famous Los Angeles street.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Fjellestad
CAST:  Cisco Adler  •  Slash  •  Kim Fowley  •  Alice Cooper

A documentary on the famous Los Angeles street.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Fjellestad
CAST:  Cisco Adler  •  Slash  •  Kim Fowley  •  Alice Cooper
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