Freddie Francis

Freddie Francis

  • Highest Rated: 97% Cameraman: The Life And Work Of Jack Cardiff (2011)
  • Lowest Rated: 0% The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
  • Birthday: Dec 22, 1917
  • Birthplace: Islington, London, England, UK
  • A clapper boy in British films while a teenager, Freddie Francis became a camera assistant and in the mid-1950s was an operator for Oswald Morris, the director of photography on John Huston's Moulin Rouge (1953) and Beat the Devil (1954); he also directed second-unit footage for Huston's Moby Dick (1956). As a director of photography himself, Francis worked for directors Karel Reisz (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning [1961], Night Must Fall [1964]), Jack Cardiff (Sons and Lovers [1960]), and fellow Huston-alumnus Jack Clayton (Room at the Top [1959], The Innocents [1961]). In the early 1960s he began directing but still occasionally shot films for such directors as Reisz and David Lynch. As a director, Francis has specialized in horror films, notably at Hammer, but also for producers Max J. Rosenberg and Milton Subotsky and the anthology films Dr. Terror's House of Horrors [1965], Torture Garden [1967], and Tales from the Crypt [1972]).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

38% Admission Admissions Counselor $18.1M 2013
53% People Like Us AA Member $12.5M 2012
97% Cameraman: The Life And Work Of Jack Cardiff Actor $20.5K 2011
No Score Yet Polar Opposites Martin 2008
51% Puccini for Beginners Scott 2007
68% Ira and Abby Bobby 2006
60% Game 6 Young Waiter 2005
No Score Yet Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror Actor 1994
No Score Yet Dark Tower Director 1987
0% The Doctor and the Devils Director 1985
No Score Yet Deadly Force Screenwriter 1983
No Score Yet The Ghoul (The Thing in the Attic) Director 1975
No Score Yet Legend of the Werewolf, (Plague of the Werewolves) Director 1975
No Score Yet Craze, (Demon Master) Director 1974
80% Creeping Flesh Director 1973
No Score Yet Tales That Witness Madness Director 1973
89% Tales From the Crypt Director 1972
No Score Yet Gebissen wird nur nachts (The Vampire Happening) Director 1971
14% Trog Director 1970
20% Girly Director 1970
80% Dracula Has Risen From the Grave Director 1969
No Score Yet Torture Garden Director 1968
No Score Yet The Deadly Bees Director 1967
No Score Yet They Came from Beyond Space Director 1967
No Score Yet Psychopath Director 1966
No Score Yet The Skull Director 1965
No Score Yet Hysteria Director 1965
No Score Yet Dr. Terror's House of Horrors Director 1965
57% The Evil of Frankenstein Director 1964
No Score Yet Nightmare (Here's the Knife, Dear: Now Use It) Director 1964
No Score Yet Paranoiac Director 1963
76% The Day of the Triffids Director 1963
No Score Yet The Girl Swappers Director 1962
No Score Yet Brain Director 1962

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Comment je l'ai rencontrée
2005-2011
Colton Dunn
  • 2008
81% Grey's Anatomy
2005
Freddie
  • 2008
83% How I Met Your Mother
2005-2014
Colton Dunn
  • 2008
90% Monk
2002-2009
Deputy Hatcher
  • 2007
82% Tales from the Crypt
1989-1996
Director
  • 1996
No Score Yet The Saint
1962-1969
Director

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