Terrence Malick

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Terrence Frederick Malick (born November 30, 1943) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Malick began his career as part of the New Hollywood film-making wave with the films Badlands (1973), about a murderous couple on the run in 1950s American Midwest, and Days of Heaven (1978), which detailed the love-triangle between two labourers and a wealthy farmer during the First World War, before a lengthy hiatus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Terrence Malick has received more than 3,310,179 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Terrence Malick is the 70th most popular film director (up from 97th in 2019), the 509th most popular biography from United States (up from 655th in 2019) and the 16th most popular American Film Director.

Terrence Malick is a director, producer, and screenwriter who is most famous for his films "Badlands," "Days of Heaven," "The Thin Red Line," "The Tree of Life," and "To the Wonder."

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  • 49

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  • 3.67

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Among film directors, Terrence Malick ranks 70 out of 1,580Before him are Abbas Kiarostami, Frank Capra, Robert Zemeckis, Alain Resnais, F. W. Murnau, and Luc Besson. After him are George A. Romero, Ernst Lubitsch, Howard Hawks, Takeshi Kitano, Stephen Hillenburg, and Dario Argento.

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Among people born in 1943, Terrence Malick ranks 25Before him are Toto Cutugno, Sadako Sasaki, Albano Carrisi, Khalifa Haftar, Joseph Stiglitz, and Malcolm McDowell. After him are Johnny Hallyday, Richard Wright, Howard Gardner, Horst Köhler, Tarja Halonen, and Jean-Jacques Annaud.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Terrence Malick ranks 509 out of 15,968Before him are Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Washington Irving (1783), Bill Murray (1950), Kip Thorne (1940), George Peppard (1928), and Michelle Pfeiffer (1958). After him are Jack Kilby (1923), Robert A. Heinlein (1907), Kris Jenner (1955), George A. Romero (1940), Dennis Ritchie (1941), and Allen Ginsberg (1926).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Terrence Malick ranks 16Before him are John Ford (1894), Sydney Pollack (1934), Tim Burton (1958), Chuck Jones (1912), Terry Gilliam (1940), and Robert Zemeckis (1952). After him are George A. Romero (1940), Howard Hawks (1896), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), William Hanna (1910), Joel Schumacher (1939), and Jim Jarmusch (1953).