George Miller

George Miller (born 3 March 1945) is an Australian film director, screenwriter, producer, and former medical doctor. He is probably most well known for his work on the Mad Max movies, but has been involved in a wide range of projects, including the Oscar-winning Happy Feet. Miller is the older brother of producer Bill Miller. He is a also co-founder of the Production House Dr.D Studios and Kennedy-Miller Mitchell Films formerly known as Kennedy-Miller Productions. Description above from the Wikipedia article George Miller, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Mad Max 2 (1981)

Action-packed

Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre warriors commanded by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Bruce Spence  •  Michael Preston  •  Max Phipps

Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre warriors commanded by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Bruce Spence  •  Michael Preston  •  Max Phipps

Babe: Pig in the City (1998)

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  Mary Stein  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Magda Szubanski

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  Mary Stein  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Magda Szubanski

Happy Feet (2006)

CleverCuteFunMusical

Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Lombardo Boyar  •  Robin Williams  •  Johnny A. Sanchez  •  Carlos Alazraqui

Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Lombardo Boyar  •  Robin Williams  •  Johnny A. Sanchez  •  Carlos Alazraqui

Mad Max (1979)

InspiringBrilliantDramaticThrilling

Taking place in a dystopian Australia in the near future, Mad Max tells the story of a highway patrolman cruising the squalid back roads that have become the breeding ground of criminals foraging for gasoline and scraps. After some grisly events at the hands of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Joanne Samuel  •  Hugh Keays-Byrne  •  Steve Bisley

Taking place in a dystopian Australia in the near future, Mad Max tells the story of a highway patrolman cruising the squalid back roads that have become the breeding ground of criminals foraging for gasoline and scraps. After some grisly events at the hands of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Joanne Samuel  •  Hugh Keays-Byrne  •  Steve Bisley

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

Mad Max becomes a pawn in a decadent oasis of a technological society, and when exiled, becomes the deliverer of a colony of children.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller  •  George Ogilvie
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Tina Turner  •  Bruce Spence  •  Helen Buday

Mad Max becomes a pawn in a decadent oasis of a technological society, and when exiled, becomes the deliverer of a colony of children.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller  •  George Ogilvie
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Tina Turner  •  Bruce Spence  •  Helen Buday

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

This remake of four episodes of the popular television series 'The Twilight Zone. Each is very true to its original, where eerie and disturbing situations gradually spin out of control. The film consists of four chapters: 'Time Out' (directed by John Landis), 'Kick ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg  •  John Landis  •  Joe Dante  •  George Miller
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Vic Morrow  •  John Larroquette  •  John Lithgow

This remake of four episodes of the popular television series 'The Twilight Zone. Each is very true to its original, where eerie and disturbing situations gradually spin out of control. The film consists of four chapters: 'Time Out' (directed by John Landis), 'Kick ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg  •  John Landis  •  Joe Dante  •  George Miller
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Vic Morrow  •  John Larroquette  •  John Lithgow

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Action-packedFast pacedThrillingViolent

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Charlize Theron  •  Nicholas Hoult  •  Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Charlize Theron  •  Nicholas Hoult  •  Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Lorenzo's Oil (1992)

InsightfulTear-jerkerDepressingHeartbreaking

Lorenzo Odone was a normal child until the age of 7, until he started experiencing blackouts, memory lapses and other strange mental phenomena. Eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD—an extremely rare and incurable degenerative brain disorders—his parents, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Nick Nolte  •  Peter Ustinov  •  Ann Hearn

Lorenzo Odone was a normal child until the age of 7, until he started experiencing blackouts, memory lapses and other strange mental phenomena. Eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD—an extremely rare and incurable degenerative brain disorders—his parents, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Nick Nolte  •  Peter Ustinov  •  Ann Hearn

The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

RomanticMindlessBoringDark

Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Cher  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Cher  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

Happy Feet Two (2011)

Mumble the penguin has a problem: his son Erik, who is reluctant to dance, encounters The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly! Things get worse for Mumble when the world is shaken by powerful forces, causing him to brings together the penguin nations and their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Robin Williams  •  Pink  •  Elizabeth Daily

Mumble the penguin has a problem: his son Erik, who is reluctant to dance, encounters The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly! Things get worse for Mumble when the world is shaken by powerful forces, causing him to brings together the penguin nations and their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Robin Williams  •  Pink  •  Elizabeth Daily

40,000 Years of Dreaming (1997)

Australian born film maker George (Mad Max) Miller offers a personal view of Australian films. He suggests that they can be regarded as visual music, public dreaming, mythology, and song-lines. In extrapolating the idea of movies as song-lines he examines feature ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  George Miller

Australian born film maker George (Mad Max) Miller offers a personal view of Australian films. He suggests that they can be regarded as visual music, public dreaming, mythology, and song-lines. In extrapolating the idea of movies as song-lines he examines feature ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  George Miller

Violence in the Cinema, Part 1 (1971)

What at first seems like a serious psychological assessment of violence in the cinema by a professor or lecturer, turns into a bloody orgy of human destructiveness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
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What at first seems like a serious psychological assessment of violence in the cinema by a professor or lecturer, turns into a bloody orgy of human destructiveness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST: 

Not Quite Hollywood (2008)

As Australian cinema broke through to international audiences in the 1970s through respected art house films like Peter Weir's "Picnic At Hanging Rock," a new underground of low-budget exploitation filmmakers were turning out considerably less highbrow fare. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Hartley
CAST:  Phillip Adams  •  Glory Annen  •  Briony Behets  •  Christine Amor

As Australian cinema broke through to international audiences in the 1970s through respected art house films like Peter Weir's "Picnic At Hanging Rock," a new underground of low-budget exploitation filmmakers were turning out considerably less highbrow fare. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Hartley
CAST:  Phillip Adams  •  Glory Annen  •  Briony Behets  •  Christine Amor

The Madness of Max (2015)

The Madness of Max is a feature-length documentary on the making of arguably the most influential movie of the past thirty years. With over forty cast-and-crew interviews, hundreds of behind-the-scenes photographs and never-before-seen film footage of the shoot, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Ridge  •  Gary McFeat
CAST:  George Miller  •  Mel Gibson  •  Steve Bisley  •  Tim Burns

The Madness of Max is a feature-length documentary on the making of arguably the most influential movie of the past thirty years. With over forty cast-and-crew interviews, hundreds of behind-the-scenes photographs and never-before-seen film footage of the shoot, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Ridge  •  Gary McFeat
CAST:  George Miller  •  Mel Gibson  •  Steve Bisley  •  Tim Burns

Road War: The Making of 'The Road Warrior' (2016)

Retrospective on the making of "Mad Max 2".  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  George Miller  •  Mel Gibson  •  Terry Hayes  •  Dean Semler

Retrospective on the making of "Mad Max 2".  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  George Miller  •  Mel Gibson  •  Terry Hayes  •  Dean Semler

Road to Maracanã (2014)

The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil as you have never seen it before. Relive the emotions of the players, the goals, the misses, the heartbreak, the joy. In addition to re-living the action on the pitch, enjoy the journey from the bustling city of São Paolo to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Cristiano Ronaldo  •  Lionel Messi  •  Neymar Jr

The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil as you have never seen it before. Relive the emotions of the players, the goals, the misses, the heartbreak, the joy. In addition to re-living the action on the pitch, enjoy the journey from the bustling city of São Paolo to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Cristiano Ronaldo  •  Lionel Messi  •  Neymar Jr

The Dismissal (1983)

The drama surrounding the dismissal of Mr. Gough Whitlam as the Labor Prime Minister of Australia - on 11 November, 1975 - by the then Governor-General of Australia, Sir John Kerr - and the subsequent installation, in Parliament, of the Liberal 'caretaker ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller  •  Phillip Noyce  •  Carl Schultz  •  John Power  •  George Ogilvie
CAST:  Max Phipps  •  John Allen  •  John Stanton  •  Vincent Ball

The drama surrounding the dismissal of Mr. Gough Whitlam as the Labor Prime Minister of Australia - on 11 November, 1975 - by the then Governor-General of Australia, Sir John Kerr - and the subsequent installation, in Parliament, of the Liberal 'caretaker ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller  •  Phillip Noyce  •  Carl Schultz  •  John Power  •  George Ogilvie
CAST:  Max Phipps  •  John Allen  •  John Stanton  •  Vincent Ball

Fury on Four Wheels (2015)

The post-apocalyptic vehicles and war machines of Fury Road, from concept to design to full throttle, fully realized implementation. Production designer Colin Gibson and key members of the production team discuss bringing character, personality and purpose to each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Williams
CAST:  George Miller

The post-apocalyptic vehicles and war machines of Fury Road, from concept to design to full throttle, fully realized implementation. Production designer Colin Gibson and key members of the production team discuss bringing character, personality and purpose to each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Williams
CAST:  George Miller

Maximum Fury: Filming 'Fury Road' (2015)

An extensive introduction to the practical effects insanity of Mad Max: Fury Road, the challenges faced by the production team and the cast, George Miller's vision and process, the development of everything from the storyboards to the script to the elaborate chase ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Williams
CAST:  George Miller  •  Charlize Theron  •  Tom Hardy  •  Nicholas Hoult

An extensive introduction to the practical effects insanity of Mad Max: Fury Road, the challenges faced by the production team and the cast, George Miller's vision and process, the development of everything from the storyboards to the script to the elaborate chase ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Williams
CAST:  George Miller  •  Charlize Theron  •  Tom Hardy  •  Nicholas Hoult
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