Rocky Morton

Rocky Morton is an English director. He is co-creator of the television series Max Headroom and co-director of the 1993 Hollywood Pictures film Super Mario Bros.. Several music videos for Tom Tom Club, Talking Heads, Gravity Kills, Orgy, George Harrison and Miles Davis are credited to Morton.

Super Mario Bros. (1993)

Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Annabel Jankel  •  Rocky Morton
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  John Leguizamo  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Samantha Mathis

Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Annabel Jankel  •  Rocky Morton
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  John Leguizamo  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Samantha Mathis

D.O.A. (1988)

Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn't much time. He finds help and comfort from one of his student, Sydney Fuller.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Annabel Jankel  •  Rocky Morton
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Meg Ryan  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Daniel Stern

Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn't much time. He finds help and comfort from one of his student, Sydney Fuller.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Annabel Jankel  •  Rocky Morton
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Meg Ryan  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Daniel Stern

Max Headroom: 20 Minutes into the Future (1985)

While trying to expose corruption and greed, television reporter Edison Carter discovers that his employer, Network 23, has created a new form of subliminal advertising (termed "blip-verts") that can be fatal to certain viewers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Annabel Jankel  •  Rocky Morton
CAST:  Matt Frewer  •  Amanda Pays  •  William Morgan Sheppard  •  Nickolas Grace

While trying to expose corruption and greed, television reporter Edison Carter discovers that his employer, Network 23, has created a new form of subliminal advertising (termed "blip-verts") that can be fatal to certain viewers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Annabel Jankel  •  Rocky Morton
CAST:  Matt Frewer  •  Amanda Pays  •  William Morgan Sheppard  •  Nickolas Grace

Super Mario Bros: This Ain't No Video Game (2014)

A documentary about the making of the live-action Super Mario Bros. movie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Gregory
CAST:  Rocky Morton  •  Annabel Jankel  •  Roland Joffé  •  Parker Bennett

A documentary about the making of the live-action Super Mario Bros. movie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Gregory
CAST:  Rocky Morton  •  Annabel Jankel  •  Roland Joffé  •  Parker Bennett

Tellers (2019)

An aging detective comes out of retirement when the events around his grandson's suicide suggest foul play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Black
CAST:  Jen Albert  •  Charlie Bewley  •  Joe Black  •  Corinne Bohrer

An aging detective comes out of retirement when the events around his grandson's suicide suggest foul play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Black
CAST:  Jen Albert  •  Charlie Bewley  •  Joe Black  •  Corinne Bohrer

Marx for Beginners (1979)

In order to understand the works and ideas of Karl Marx, this animation takes an ordinary man through several different periods of history, from the cavemen to the philosophers of the world to better comprehend Marx ideals for the proletarian and why the world is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Annabel Jankel  •  Erica Russell  •  Bob Godfrey  •  Rocky Morton  •  Marcus Parker-Rhodes  •  Kevin Attew  •  Graeme Jackson  •  Sarah Vincent  •  Gale Wright  •  Mark Shepherd
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In order to understand the works and ideas of Karl Marx, this animation takes an ordinary man through several different periods of history, from the cavemen to the philosophers of the world to better comprehend Marx ideals for the proletarian and why the world is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Annabel Jankel  •  Erica Russell  •  Bob Godfrey  •  Rocky Morton  •  Marcus Parker-Rhodes  •  Kevin Attew  •  Graeme Jackson  •  Sarah Vincent  •  Gale Wright  •  Mark Shepherd
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Touch Me (All Night Long) (1992)

An abstract play of shape, colour and light. Cathy Dennis wears a variety of bright neon bodysuits. Other dancers are covered in paint in varying ways  (more)

DIRECTION:  Annabel Jankel  •  Rocky Morton
CAST:  Cathy Dennis

An abstract play of shape, colour and light. Cathy Dennis wears a variety of bright neon bodysuits. Other dancers are covered in paint in varying ways  (more)

DIRECTION:  Annabel Jankel  •  Rocky Morton
CAST:  Cathy Dennis