Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane grew up in the Dorchester section of Boston. He’s published 11 novels, three of which (Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone, and Shutter Island) have been made into award-winning films. Lehane’s work has been translated into twenty-two languages. He has been a staff writer on HBO’s The Wire and Boardwalk Empire, and adapted his short story Animal Rescue, into a feature film called The Drop for Fox Searchlight, which was released September 2014. He and his wife and children divide their time between Boston and Los Angeles.

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Bull Durham

1988
Orion Pictures
Director/writer Ron Shelton’s super-smart script fuels this terrific baseball comedy and Shelton knew whereof...
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Sexy Beast

2001
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Jonathan Glazer’s pitch-black comedy, a parody of kinky, hard-bitten British gangster films in the...
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The French Connection

1971
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Five Oscars went to William Friedkin’s dynamic NYPD saga based on the exploits...
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Something Wild

1986
Orion Pictures
TFH welcomes noted author and screenwriter Dennis Lehane to our Guru ranks. Something Wild,...
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Get Carter

1971
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director Mike Hodges’ Get Carter is the quintessential hard-boiled British crime film. Remarkably influential, it...
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