Darren Bousman

Darren Bousman

Darren Lynn Bousman was born in Overland Park, Kansas, and is a graduate of the Film School at Full Sail University. After co-writing and directing Saw II, Darren went on to direct Saw IIISaw IV and the cult Rock-Opera Repo! The Genetic Opera.  His directing credits also include Mother’s Day, 11-11-11, The Devil’s Carnival and The Barrens.

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The Last House on the Left

1972
Hallmark Releasing
“Keep repeating, It’s Only a Movie….” Wes Craven’s notoriously nasty, some...
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

1975
20th Century Fox
“Let’s do the Time Warp again!” And again. And again. Although...
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Lady in a Cage

1964
Paramount
A surprisingly dark and vicious entry in the middle-aged-actress horror boom of...
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Requiem for a Dream

2000
Artisan Entertainment
Darren Aronofsky’s hyperventilating portrait of drug addiction focuses on a group of...
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Jesus Christ Superstar

1973
Universal
Jesus Christ Superstar, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera about the...
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The Black Pit of Dr. M

1961
United Producers Releasing Organization
Directed by Fernando Méndez, 1959’s The Black Pit of Dr....
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The Dunwich Horror

1970
AIP
Directed in 1970 by Roger Corman’s wizardly production designer, Daniel Haller, scored by...
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Death Wish

1974
Paramount
Although Charles Bronson had been making movies for nearly 25 years and was quite popular in Europe,...
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The Bird With the Crystal Plumage

1970
Blue Underground
Dario Argento’s acclaimed directorial debut emerged from a successful writing...
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The Stuff

1985
New World
A gooey new‚ wrinkle in monsters: Yogurt that eats you! Larry Cohen utilizes‚ techniques...
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Rope

1948
Warner Bros.
Filmed plays don’t get much more interesting than this. For years Hitchcock’s legendary long-take experiment...
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Blade Runner

1982
Warner Bros.
Audiences didn’t “get it” at the time, but Ridley Scott’s dystopian neo-noir sci-fi extravaganza...
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Maniac

1980
Analysis Film Releasing Corporation
Shot quickly and cheaply in New York on super 16mm, William Lustig’s sleazoid gorefest was...
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Corridors of Blood

1962
MGM
Boris Karloff pairs with Christopher Lee and a top cast for an atmospheric...
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The Candy Snatchers

For decades this forgotten drive-in gem languished in obscurity only to be grandly...
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The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

1953
Warner Bros.
FX maestro Ray Harryhausen’s first solo gig is a modestly budgeted...
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