John Hillcoat

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Hillcoat (born 1961) is an Australian screenwriter and film director. Hillcoat was born in Queensland, Australia, and was raised in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. As a child, his paintings were featured in the Art Gallery of Hamilton. He has repeatedly worked with Nick Cave and also the band Depeche Mode. His film The Road, based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, premiered at the 2009 Toronto Film Festival, and was released in the U.S. in November 2009. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Hillcoat, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Ghosts... of the Civil Dead (1988)

The inmates and guards of a modern, clean and efficient maximum security wing are slowly and increasingly brutalized until they erupt in violence. Dark and macabre, and based in truth, the story is told in a traditional dramatic style combined with telephone ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  David Field  •  Mike Bishop  •  Chris DeRose  •  Kevin Mackey

The inmates and guards of a modern, clean and efficient maximum security wing are slowly and increasingly brutalized until they erupt in violence. Dark and macabre, and based in truth, the story is told in a traditional dramatic style combined with telephone ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  David Field  •  Mike Bishop  •  Chris DeRose  •  Kevin Mackey

The Proposition (2005)

Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns and gives him 9 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Ray Winstone  •  Emily Watson  •  Danny Huston

Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns and gives him 9 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Ray Winstone  •  Emily Watson  •  Danny Huston

Lawless (2012)

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Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  Tom Hardy  •  Guy Pearce  •  Jessica Chastain

Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  Tom Hardy  •  Guy Pearce  •  Jessica Chastain

Triple 9 (2016)

A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Casey Affleck  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Kate Winslet  •  Aaron Paul

A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Casey Affleck  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Kate Winslet  •  Aaron Paul

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: The Videos (1998)

A collection of the best of music videos by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds from 1984 to 1997, all with a "making of" commentary. Each of them excellent, despite the band's obvious dislike of making videos, welcoming every chance to get out of it. Tracklist: 1. Stagger ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Nick Cave  •  Thomas Wydler  •  Martyn P. Casey  •  Conway Savage

A collection of the best of music videos by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds from 1984 to 1997, all with a "making of" commentary. Each of them excellent, despite the band's obvious dislike of making videos, welcoming every chance to get out of it. Tracklist: 1. Stagger ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Nick Cave  •  Thomas Wydler  •  Martyn P. Casey  •  Conway Savage

To Have & To Hold (1996)

An Australian widower living in New Guinea starts a relationship with a woman very similar to his much-beloved wife, but their life together turns out to be far from the imagined romantic ideal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Tchéky Karyo  •  Rachel Griffiths  •  Justine Bateman  •  Steve Jacobs

An Australian widower living in New Guinea starts a relationship with a woman very similar to his much-beloved wife, but their life together turns out to be far from the imagined romantic ideal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Tchéky Karyo  •  Rachel Griffiths  •  Justine Bateman  •  Steve Jacobs

The Road (2009)

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A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Kodi Smit-McPhee  •  Robert Duvall  •  Guy Pearce

A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Kodi Smit-McPhee  •  Robert Duvall  •  Guy Pearce

Red Dead Redemption: The Man from Blackwater (2010)

The year is 1910. The West is dying. The American frontier is undergoing a violent transition from the ways of old to modern times, and Mexico has entered a prolonged period of bloody civil war. Reformed outlaw John Marston is on his way to capture former running ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Rob Wiethoff  •  Kevin Glikmann  •  Don Creech  •  Anthony De Longis

The year is 1910. The West is dying. The American frontier is undergoing a violent transition from the ways of old to modern times, and Mexico has entered a prolonged period of bloody civil war. Reformed outlaw John Marston is on his way to capture former running ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Rob Wiethoff  •  Kevin Glikmann  •  Don Creech  •  Anthony De Longis

Corazón (2018)

Corazón tells the true story of a would-be heart recipient facing staggering obstacles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Ana de Armas  •  Demián Bichir  •  Theodore Johns  •  Roger Wasserman

Corazón tells the true story of a would-be heart recipient facing staggering obstacles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Ana de Armas  •  Demián Bichir  •  Theodore Johns  •  Roger Wasserman

Witchfinder (2021)

A fictionalized study of real-life witch hunter Matthew Hopkins and the heinous crimes he committed during the English Civil War in 1645.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
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A fictionalized study of real-life witch hunter Matthew Hopkins and the heinous crimes he committed during the English Civil War in 1645.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
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