Tony Scott

Anthony David Leighton Scott (21 June 1944 – 19 August 2012) was an English and American film director, producer and actor. He was known for directing highly successful action and thriller films such as Top Gun (1986), Beverly Hills Cop II (1987), Days of Thunder (1990), The Last Boy Scout (1991), True Romance (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), Enemy of the State (1998), Man on Fire (2004), Déjà Vu (2006), and Unstoppable (2010). Scott was the younger brother of film director Sir Ridley Scott. They both graduated from the Royal College of Art in London, and were among a generation of British film directors who were successful in Hollywood having started their careers making television commercials. In 1995, both Tony and Ridley received the BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Contribution To Cinema. In 2010, they received the BAFTA Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment.

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Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

Axel heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons kingpin—and the chase is on.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Judge Reinhold  •  John Ashton  •  Jürgen Prochnow

Axel heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons kingpin—and the chase is on.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Judge Reinhold  •  John Ashton  •  Jürgen Prochnow

Boy and Bicycle (1965)

A teenage boy plays truant from school, and spends the day riding around the town and the deserted beach on his bicycle, letting his mind wander as he imagines he is the only person in the world...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Tony Scott

A teenage boy plays truant from school, and spends the day riding around the town and the deserted beach on his bicycle, letting his mind wander as he imagines he is the only person in the world...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Tony Scott

Crimson Tide (1995)

GrippingBrilliantDramaticThrilling

On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Denzel Washington  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  James Gandolfini

On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Denzel Washington  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  James Gandolfini

Days of Thunder (1990)

Talented but unproven stock car driver Cole Trickle gets a break and with the guidance of veteran Harry Hogge turns heads on the track. The young hotshot develops a rivalry with a fellow racer that threatens his career when the two smash their cars. But with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Robert Duvall  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Randy Quaid

Talented but unproven stock car driver Cole Trickle gets a break and with the guidance of veteran Harry Hogge turns heads on the track. The young hotshot develops a rivalry with a fellow racer that threatens his career when the two smash their cars. But with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Robert Duvall  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Randy Quaid

Déjà Vu (2006)

Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help prevent crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Paula Patton  •  Val Kilmer  •  Jim Caviezel

Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help prevent crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Paula Patton  •  Val Kilmer  •  Jim Caviezel

Domino (2005)

Action-packed

The story of the life of Domino Harvey, who abandoned her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Edgar Ramírez  •  Delroy Lindo

The story of the life of Domino Harvey, who abandoned her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Edgar Ramírez  •  Delroy Lindo

Enemy of the State (1998)

SuspensefulAction-packed

A hotshot Washington criminal lawyer becomes the target of a rogue security executive videotaped in the act of murdering a congressman when the incriminating tape is surreptitiously slipped into his shopping bag by the videographer, who is fleeing the executive's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Gene Hackman  •  Jon Voight  •  Lisa Bonet

A hotshot Washington criminal lawyer becomes the target of a rogue security executive videotaped in the act of murdering a congressman when the incriminating tape is surreptitiously slipped into his shopping bag by the videographer, who is fleeing the executive's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Gene Hackman  •  Jon Voight  •  Lisa Bonet

Man on Fire (2004)

ViolentIntenseGrippingAction-packed

Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Marc Anthony  •  Radha Mitchell

Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Marc Anthony  •  Radha Mitchell

Spy Game (2001)

Thrilling

On the day of his retirement, a veteran CIA agent learns that his former protégé has been arrested in China, is sentenced to die the next morning in Beijing, and that the CIA is considering letting that happen to avoid an international scandal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Brad Pitt  •  Catherine McCormack  •  Stephen Dillane

On the day of his retirement, a veteran CIA agent learns that his former protégé has been arrested in China, is sentenced to die the next morning in Beijing, and that the CIA is considering letting that happen to avoid an international scandal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Brad Pitt  •  Catherine McCormack  •  Stephen Dillane

The Fan (1996)

When the San Francisco Giants pay center-fielder, Bobby Rayburn $40 million to lead their team to the World Series, no one is happier or more supportive than #1 fan, Gil Renard. When Rayburn becomes mired in the worst slump of his career, the obsessed Renard ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Ellen Barkin  •  John Leguizamo

When the San Francisco Giants pay center-fielder, Bobby Rayburn $40 million to lead their team to the World Series, no one is happier or more supportive than #1 fan, Gil Renard. When Rayburn becomes mired in the worst slump of his career, the obsessed Renard ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Ellen Barkin  •  John Leguizamo

The Hunger (1983)

Miriam promises her lovers the gift of eternal life, but John, her companion for centuries, suddenly discovers that he is getting old minute by minute, so he looks for Dr. Sarah Roberts, a researcher on the mechanisms of aging, and asks her for help.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  David Bowie  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Cliff DeYoung

Miriam promises her lovers the gift of eternal life, but John, her companion for centuries, suddenly discovers that he is getting old minute by minute, so he looks for Dr. Sarah Roberts, a researcher on the mechanisms of aging, and asks her for help.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  David Bowie  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Cliff DeYoung

The Last Boy Scout (1991)

When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going on between a crooked politician and the owner of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Damon Wayans  •  Chelsea Field  •  Noble Willingham

When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going on between a crooked politician and the owner of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Damon Wayans  •  Chelsea Field  •  Noble Willingham

Top Gun (1986)

For Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell and his friend and co-pilot Nick 'Goose' Bradshaw, being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. But a tragedy, as well as personal demons, will threaten Pete's dreams of becoming an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Kelly McGillis  •  Val Kilmer  •  Anthony Edwards

For Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell and his friend and co-pilot Nick 'Goose' Bradshaw, being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. But a tragedy, as well as personal demons, will threaten Pete's dreams of becoming an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Kelly McGillis  •  Val Kilmer  •  Anthony Edwards

True Romance (1993)

IntenseViolentPowerfulRomantic

Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Michael Rapaport  •  Bronson Pinchot

Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Michael Rapaport  •  Bronson Pinchot

Revenge (1990)

Michael ‘Jay’ Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years and he's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he once flew to Alaska for a hunting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Tomas Milian

Michael ‘Jay’ Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years and he's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he once flew to Alaska for a hunting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Tomas Milian

Agent Orange (2004)

A psychedelic love story of a man's frantic search to connect with his true soul mate. A hooded youth carrying a goldfish in a plastic bag walks aimlessly through an underground NYC subway stop that has the look of a Kar Wai Wong film. Through the crowd comes a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Jessica Stam  •  Christopher Carley  •  Troy A. Cephers

A psychedelic love story of a man's frantic search to connect with his true soul mate. A hooded youth carrying a goldfish in a plastic bag walks aimlessly through an underground NYC subway stop that has the look of a Kar Wai Wong film. Through the crowd comes a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Jessica Stam  •  Christopher Carley  •  Troy A. Cephers

Beat the Devil (2002)

The Driver drag-races the Devil, in order to earn James Brown his soul.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Gary Oldman  •  James Brown  •  Marilyn Manson

The Driver drag-races the Devil, in order to earn James Brown his soul.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Gary Oldman  •  James Brown  •  Marilyn Manson

The King of Ads (1991)

A collection of European T.V. commercials directed by a variety of well-known directors from across Europe and the U.S. Compiled and produced by Jean-Marie Boursicot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese  •  David Lynch  •  Ridley Scott  •  Sergio Leone  •  Roman Polanski  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Federico Fellini  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Dick Lundy  •  Carlos Saura  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Gérard Jugnot  •  Franco Zeffirelli  •  Giuseppe Tornatore  •  Claude Chabrol  •  Dario Argento  •  Jean-Jacques Annaud  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Tony Scott  •  Michel Israël  •  Paul J. Smith  •  Étienne Chatiliez  •  Walter Lantz  •  Gérard Pirès  •  Bob Giraldi  •  Hugh Hudson  •  David Bailey  •  Joe Pytka  •  Maurizio Nichetti  •  Bruce Weber  •  Jean-Pierre Mocky  •  Just Jaeckin  •  Don Patterson  •  Jean-Baptiste Mondino  •  Helmut Newton  •  Jean-Paul Goude  •  Jean-Marie Boursicot  •  Alain Franchet  •  Robert Delpire  •  Ricardo Albiñana  •  Atsuta  •  Julian Cottrell  •  Eric De La Hosseray  •  Jaime De La Pena  •  Theo Delaney  •  Martin Lobo  •  The Molotov Brothers  •  Håkan Sjödin  •  Richard Slogett  •  J. Taylor
CAST:  Grace Jones  •  Vanessa Paradis  •  Emmanuelle Seigner

A collection of European T.V. commercials directed by a variety of well-known directors from across Europe and the U.S. Compiled and produced by Jean-Marie Boursicot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese  •  David Lynch  •  Ridley Scott  •  Sergio Leone  •  Roman Polanski  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Federico Fellini  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Dick Lundy  •  Carlos Saura  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Gérard Jugnot  •  Franco Zeffirelli  •  Giuseppe Tornatore  •  Claude Chabrol  •  Dario Argento  •  Jean-Jacques Annaud  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Tony Scott  •  Michel Israël  •  Paul J. Smith  •  Étienne Chatiliez  •  Walter Lantz  •  Gérard Pirès  •  Bob Giraldi  •  Hugh Hudson  •  David Bailey  •  Joe Pytka  •  Maurizio Nichetti  •  Bruce Weber  •  Jean-Pierre Mocky  •  Just Jaeckin  •  Don Patterson  •  Jean-Baptiste Mondino  •  Helmut Newton  •  Jean-Paul Goude  •  Jean-Marie Boursicot  •  Alain Franchet  •  Robert Delpire  •  Ricardo Albiñana  •  Atsuta  •  Julian Cottrell  •  Eric De La Hosseray  •  Jaime De La Pena  •  Theo Delaney  •  Martin Lobo  •  The Molotov Brothers  •  Håkan Sjödin  •  Richard Slogett  •  J. Taylor
CAST:  Grace Jones  •  Vanessa Paradis  •  Emmanuelle Seigner

Loving Memory (1970)

An isolated brother and sister live with their memories and a grisly secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  David Pugh  •  Roy Evans  •  Rosamund Greenwood

An isolated brother and sister live with their memories and a grisly secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  David Pugh  •  Roy Evans  •  Rosamund Greenwood

Unstoppable (2010)

A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and proves to be unstoppable until a veteran engineer and young conductor risk their lives to try and stop it with a switch engine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Chris Pine  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Jessy Schram

A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and proves to be unstoppable until a veteran engineer and young conductor risk their lives to try and stop it with a switch engine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Chris Pine  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Jessy Schram
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