FILM DIRECTOR

Abel Ferrara

1951 - Today

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Abel Ferrara (born July 19, 1951) is an American filmmaker, known for the provocative and often controversial content in his movies, his use of neo-noir imagery and gritty urban settings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abel Ferrara has received more than 911,572 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Abel Ferrara is the 506th most popular film director (up from 509th in 2019), the 3,245th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,257th in 2019) and the 133rd most popular American Film Director.

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  • 63.82

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  • 26

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  • 4.31

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  • 2.94

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Abel Ferrara ranks 506 out of 1,580. Before him are Mikhail Romm, Leos Carax, Ivan Reitman, Joseph Vilsmaier, Assi Dayan, and Larry Clark. After him are Václav Vorlíček, Jim Sheridan, Kenneth Anger, François Ozon, Peter Stein, and King Hu.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1951, Abel Ferrara ranks 120Before him are Vera Fischer, Li Hongzhi, Ramón Calderón, Markku Alén, Jeanette, and Jan Fischer. After him are Salih Muslim, Duncan Haldane, Jakaya Kikwete, K. K. Downing, Jack Unterweger, and Shigemi Ishii.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Abel Ferrara ranks 3,245 out of 15,968. Before him are Philip Abelson (1913), Alan Wilson (1943), Link Wray (1929), Emmett Till (1941), Bob Dole (1923), and Tim Buckley (1947). After him are Carl Bernstein (1944), Harold Arlen (1905), Thelma Ritter (1902), Seth Barnes Nicholson (1891), Red Buttons (1919), and Hyman Minsky (1919).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Abel Ferrara ranks 133Before him are Nick Castle (1947), Hal Ashby (1929), Richard Lester (1932), Norman Taurog (1899), Stuart Gordon (1947), and Larry Clark (1943). After him are Kenneth Anger (1927), Emile Ardolino (1943), Don Bluth (1937), John Hughes (1950), Lawrence Kasdan (1949), and Gore Verbinski (1964).

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