Tony Kaye

A director of films, music videos, advertisements and documentaries. Kaye has made several iconic music videos, including the video for "Runaway Train" by Soul Asylum, which won a Grammy Award; "Dani California" by Red Hot Chili Peppers; "What God Wants" by Roger Waters; and "Help Me" and "God's Gonna Cut You Down" by Johnny Cash. Kaye is a six time Grammy nominated music video director. He won a Grammy in 2006 for the famous Johnny Cash video God's Gonna Cut You Down with cameo appearances by Bono, Johnny Depp, Kanye West, Patti Smith, Terrence Howard, Iggy Pop, The Dixie Chicks, Brian Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Keith Richards, Chris Martin, Sharon Stone, Lisa Marie Presley, Flea, Chris Rock, Justin Timberlake, Kate Moss, Sir Peter Blake, Sheryl Crow, Dennis Hopper, Mick Jones, Jay-Z. His feature film debut was American History X (1998), a drama about racism starring Edward Norton and Edward Furlong. Norton was later nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in the film. Kaye has completed his second feature film, Black Water Transit (2010) starring Laurence Fishburne, Karl Urban, Evan Ross, Brittany Snow and Stephen Dorff. Kaye is currently in pre-production on the film Detachment (2011). A surrealist drama about the decline of the education system in American high schools. Kaye also has a book of his artwork called "Epicomedy" being published by Phaidon Press. Kaye has made several documentaries, including a self-financed film on the abortion ...

American History X (1998)

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Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two African-American men. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader of a violent white supremacist gang that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Kaye
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Edward Furlong  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Avery Brooks

Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two African-American men. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader of a violent white supremacist gang that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Kaye
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Edward Furlong  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Avery Brooks

Spun (2002)

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Over the course of three days Ross, a college dropout addicted to crystal-meth, encounters a variety of oddball folks - including a stripper named Nikki and her boyfriend, the local meth producer, The Cook - but all he really wants to do is hook up with his old ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonas Åkerlund
CAST:  Jason Schwartzman  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Brittany Murphy  •  John Leguizamo

Over the course of three days Ross, a college dropout addicted to crystal-meth, encounters a variety of oddball folks - including a stripper named Nikki and her boyfriend, the local meth producer, The Cook - but all he really wants to do is hook up with his old ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonas Åkerlund
CAST:  Jason Schwartzman  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Brittany Murphy  •  John Leguizamo

Detachment (2011)

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A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long enough to form any ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Kaye
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  James Caan  •  Christina Hendricks

A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long enough to form any ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Kaye
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  James Caan  •  Christina Hendricks

The Art of Football from A to Z (2006)

Funnyman John Cleese leads viewers through an exhaustive -- and hilarious -- tour of the world of soccer, complete with the sport's most memorable goals, kicks, saves, goofs and penalties. Also included are reflections on soccer's impact on culture, including the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hermann Vaske
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Tom Konkle  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Pelé

Funnyman John Cleese leads viewers through an exhaustive -- and hilarious -- tour of the world of soccer, complete with the sport's most memorable goals, kicks, saves, goofs and penalties. Also included are reflections on soccer's impact on culture, including the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hermann Vaske
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Tom Konkle  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Pelé

Black Water Transit (2009)

In this action thriller set in post-Katrina New Orleans, business owner Jack Vermillion (Laurence Fishburne) is struggling to run a legitimate shipping company while bad guy Ernest Pike (Karl Urban) is struggling to get his family's illegal gun collection out of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Kaye
CAST:  Brittany Snow  •  Aisha Tyler  •  Karl Urban  •  Beverly D'Angelo

In this action thriller set in post-Katrina New Orleans, business owner Jack Vermillion (Laurence Fishburne) is struggling to run a legitimate shipping company while bad guy Ernest Pike (Karl Urban) is struggling to get his family's illegal gun collection out of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Kaye
CAST:  Brittany Snow  •  Aisha Tyler  •  Karl Urban  •  Beverly D'Angelo

Lake of Fire (2006)

An unflinching look at the how the battle over abortion rights has played out in the United States over the last 15 years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Kaye
CAST:  Noam Chomsky  •  Flip Benham  •  Bill Baird

An unflinching look at the how the battle over abortion rights has played out in the United States over the last 15 years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Kaye
CAST:  Noam Chomsky  •  Flip Benham  •  Bill Baird

Still Tickin': The Return of A Clockwork Orange (2000)

Produced by Channel 4, Still Tickin´: The Return of A Clockwork Orange examines the controversy over Kubrick’s iconic film, explaining the film’s “demonic level of attention,” and its influence on culture, politics and society, which led to the director’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Joyce
CAST:  William Boyd  •  Anthony Burgess  •  Robin Duval  •  Mary Harron

Produced by Channel 4, Still Tickin´: The Return of A Clockwork Orange examines the controversy over Kubrick’s iconic film, explaining the film’s “demonic level of attention,” and its influence on culture, politics and society, which led to the director’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Joyce
CAST:  William Boyd  •  Anthony Burgess  •  Robin Duval  •  Mary Harron

This Is Not Sex (2008)

Sex sells. Sex kills. Sex thrills. "This Is Not Sex" pays homage to the subject of the upcoming Kevin Smith flick, "Zach and Miri Make A Porno",whilst taking you through a ride of sexual misperception through the lens of director Tony Kaye.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Kaye
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Elizabeth Banks

Sex sells. Sex kills. Sex thrills. "This Is Not Sex" pays homage to the subject of the upcoming Kevin Smith flick, "Zach and Miri Make A Porno",whilst taking you through a ride of sexual misperception through the lens of director Tony Kaye.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Kaye
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Elizabeth Banks

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DIRECTION:  Tony Kaye
CAST:  Djimon Hounsou

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DIRECTION:  Tony Kaye
CAST:  Djimon Hounsou