Francis Lawrence

Francis Lawrence (born March 26, 1970) is an American music video director and film director.

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

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Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts. Along the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Sam Claflin  •  Elizabeth Banks

Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts. Along the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Sam Claflin  •  Elizabeth Banks

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)

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Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Liam Hemsworth  •  Woody Harrelson

Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Liam Hemsworth  •  Woody Harrelson

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Liam Hemsworth  •  Woody Harrelson

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Liam Hemsworth  •  Woody Harrelson

Constantine (2005)

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John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of contemporary Los ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Djimon Hounsou

John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of contemporary Los ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Djimon Hounsou

Janet Jackson: From Janet. To Damita Jo: The Videos (2004)

The anthology contains music videos from her first four studio albums released on Virgin Records.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence  •  Jonathan Dayton  •  Valerie Faris  •  Dominic Sena  •  Mark Romanek  •  David Mallet  •  Paul Hunter  •  Rene Elizondo  •  David Meyers  •  Water Kerner  •  Mindi Lipschultz  •  Keir McFarlane  •  Seb Janiak  •  Matthew Rolston  •  Howard Schatz
CAST:  Janet Jackson  •  Jermaine Dupri  •  Missy Elliott

The anthology contains music videos from her first four studio albums released on Virgin Records.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence  •  Jonathan Dayton  •  Valerie Faris  •  Dominic Sena  •  Mark Romanek  •  David Mallet  •  Paul Hunter  •  Rene Elizondo  •  David Meyers  •  Water Kerner  •  Mindi Lipschultz  •  Keir McFarlane  •  Seb Janiak  •  Matthew Rolston  •  Howard Schatz
CAST:  Janet Jackson  •  Jermaine Dupri  •  Missy Elliott

Green Day: International Supervideos! (2001)

A collection of Green Day music videos from Dookie (1994) to Warning (2000).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Coppola  •  Marc Webb  •  Francis Lawrence  •  Lance Bangs  •  Kevin Kerslake  •  Evan Bernard  •  Mark Kohr
CAST:  Billie Joe Armstrong  •  Tre Cool  •  Mike Dirnt

A collection of Green Day music videos from Dookie (1994) to Warning (2000).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Coppola  •  Marc Webb  •  Francis Lawrence  •  Lance Bangs  •  Kevin Kerslake  •  Evan Bernard  •  Mark Kohr
CAST:  Billie Joe Armstrong  •  Tre Cool  •  Mike Dirnt

Britney Spears - Greatest Hits: My Prerogative (2004)

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One of the biggest pop stars in the world, Britney Spears released this collection of 20 music videos to coincide with the unveiling of her greatest-hits album of the same name. Among the songs on Britney Spears: Greatest Hits -- My Prerogative are "I'm Not a Girl, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence  •  Bille Woodruff  •  Wayne Isham  •  Joseph Kahn  •  Gregory Dark  •  David LaChapelle  •  Jim Swaffield  •  Dave Meyers  •  Nigel Dick  •  Chris Applebaum  •  Paul Hunter
CAST:  Britney Spears  •  Vergi Rodriguez  •  Tyson Beckford  •  Tony Boldi

One of the biggest pop stars in the world, Britney Spears released this collection of 20 music videos to coincide with the unveiling of her greatest-hits album of the same name. Among the songs on Britney Spears: Greatest Hits -- My Prerogative are "I'm Not a Girl, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence  •  Bille Woodruff  •  Wayne Isham  •  Joseph Kahn  •  Gregory Dark  •  David LaChapelle  •  Jim Swaffield  •  Dave Meyers  •  Nigel Dick  •  Chris Applebaum  •  Paul Hunter
CAST:  Britney Spears  •  Vergi Rodriguez  •  Tyson Beckford  •  Tony Boldi

Jennifer Lopez: Feelin' So Good (2000)

This DVD includes the following perfomances: If You Had My Love (1999 VH-1 Fashion Awards), If You Had My Love (video) Madison Square Garden Performance with Marc Anthony, No me Ames (video), Let's get Loud (1999 Women's World Cup), Waiting for Tonight (megamix ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence  •  Kevin Bray  •  Jim Gable  •  Paul Hunter  •  Bruce Gowers
CAST:  Jennifer Lopez  •  Marc Anthony  •  Big Pun  •  Fat Joe

This DVD includes the following perfomances: If You Had My Love (1999 VH-1 Fashion Awards), If You Had My Love (video) Madison Square Garden Performance with Marc Anthony, No me Ames (video), Let's get Loud (1999 Women's World Cup), Waiting for Tonight (megamix ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence  •  Kevin Bray  •  Jim Gable  •  Paul Hunter  •  Bruce Gowers
CAST:  Jennifer Lopez  •  Marc Anthony  •  Big Pun  •  Fat Joe

North by Northwest: One for the Ages (2009)

A discussion of North by Northwest and its influence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Curtis Hanson  •  Guillermo del Toro  •  William Friedkin  •  Francis Lawrence

A discussion of North by Northwest and its influence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Curtis Hanson  •  Guillermo del Toro  •  William Friedkin  •  Francis Lawrence

The Master's Touch: Hitchcock's Signature Style (2009)

Documentary that features interviews with Martin Scorsese, Curtis Hanson, Francis Lawrence, William Friedkin, Guillermo Del Toro, John Carpenter and others as they discuss the films and style of the Master of Suspense.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Alfred Hitchcock  •  Francis Lawrence  •  William Friedkin  •  Guillermo del Toro

Documentary that features interviews with Martin Scorsese, Curtis Hanson, Francis Lawrence, William Friedkin, Guillermo Del Toro, John Carpenter and others as they discuss the films and style of the Master of Suspense.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Alfred Hitchcock  •  Francis Lawrence  •  William Friedkin  •  Guillermo del Toro

Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (2010)

A look at the history of the comic book publication that launched such legendary characters as Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mac Carter
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Neil Gaiman  •  Paul Levitz  •  David Cronenberg

A look at the history of the comic book publication that launched such legendary characters as Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mac Carter
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Neil Gaiman  •  Paul Levitz  •  David Cronenberg

Water for Elephants (2011)

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In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Robert Pattinson  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Tatum Etheridge

In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Robert Pattinson  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Tatum Etheridge

I Am Legend (2007)

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Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Alice Braga  •  Charlie Tahan  •  Willow Smith

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Alice Braga  •  Charlie Tahan  •  Willow Smith

Red Sparrow (2018)

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Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies as weapons. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Charlotte Rampling

Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies as weapons. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Charlotte Rampling

Victor Fleming: Master Craftsman (2009)

A documentary on the life and career of Victor Fleming, director of such iconic movies as The Wizard of Oz and Gone with the Wind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Leonard Maltin  •  Michael Sragow  •  Rudy Behlmer  •  David Stenn

A documentary on the life and career of Victor Fleming, director of such iconic movies as The Wizard of Oz and Gone with the Wind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Leonard Maltin  •  Michael Sragow  •  Rudy Behlmer  •  David Stenn

The Mockingjay Lives: The Making of the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (2015)

Documentary film about the making of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. An impressively in depth assortment of seven featurettes that look at a variety of subjects, from casting to visual effects. - Hope and Rebellion: Continuing the Saga - Designing Dystopia: ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Mefford
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Francis Lawrence  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Elizabeth Banks

Documentary film about the making of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. An impressively in depth assortment of seven featurettes that look at a variety of subjects, from casting to visual effects. - Hope and Rebellion: Continuing the Saga - Designing Dystopia: ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Mefford
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Francis Lawrence  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Elizabeth Banks

Untitled Constantine Sequel

After a long hiatus, John Constantine is drawn back into action after finding out supreme demons have acquired a map to Heaven and are planning a mission to destroy the kingdom of God.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Keanu Reeves

After a long hiatus, John Constantine is drawn back into action after finding out supreme demons have acquired a map to Heaven and are planning a mission to destroy the kingdom of God.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Keanu Reeves

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes (2023)

Years before he would become the tyrannical President of Panem, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow is the last hope for his fading lineage, a once-proud family that has fallen from grace in a post-war Capitol. With the 10th annual Hunger Games fast approaching, the young ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Tom Blyth  •  Rachel Zegler  •  Jerome Lance  •  Hunter Schafer

Years before he would become the tyrannical President of Panem, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow is the last hope for his fading lineage, a once-proud family that has fallen from grace in a post-war Capitol. With the 10th annual Hunger Games fast approaching, the young ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Tom Blyth  •  Rachel Zegler  •  Jerome Lance  •  Hunter Schafer

Slumberland (2022)

A young girl discovers a secret map to the dreamworld of Slumberland, and with the help of an eccentric outlaw, she traverses dreams and flees nightmares, with the hope that she will be able to see her late father again.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Jason Momoa  •  Kyle Chandler  •  Chris O'Dowd  •  Marlow Barkley

A young girl discovers a secret map to the dreamworld of Slumberland, and with the help of an eccentric outlaw, she traverses dreams and flees nightmares, with the hope that she will be able to see her late father again.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Jason Momoa  •  Kyle Chandler  •  Chris O'Dowd  •  Marlow Barkley

Steel

Chronicles a self-made woman’s rise to power. It centers on Madeline Crowe, a fiercely ambitious arms dealer who seizes control of her own destiny in a high-octane and dangerous profession dominated by her male colleagues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Cynthia Erivo

Chronicles a self-made woman’s rise to power. It centers on Madeline Crowe, a fiercely ambitious arms dealer who seizes control of her own destiny in a high-octane and dangerous profession dominated by her male colleagues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Cynthia Erivo
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