Abel Ferrara  

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Abel Ferrara (born July 19, 1951) is an American filmmaker, known for the provocative and often controversial content in his films, his use of neo-noir imagery and gritty urban settings. A long-time independent filmmaker, some of his best known films include Ms. 45 (1981), King of New York (1990), Bad Lieutenant (1992) and The Funeral (1996).


Year Film Director Writer Actor Notes
1971 Nicky's Film Template:Yes Template:Yes Short film
1972 The Hold Up Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Short film
1973 Could It Be Love Template:Yes Template:Yes Short film
1976 9 Lives of a Wet Pussy Template:Yes Template:Yes Pornographic adult feature film; credited as Jimmy Boy L.
1977 Not Guilty: For Keith Richards Template:Yes Documentary short film
1979 The Driller Killer Template:Yes Template:Yes Credited as Jimmy Laine
1981 Ms. 45 Template:Yes Template:Yes 1st Rapist credited as Jimmy Laine
1984 Fear City Template:Yes
1986 The Gladiator Template:Yes TV Movie
Crime Story Template:Yes TV series pilot
1987 China Girl Template:Yes
1988 The Loner Template:Yes TV movie
1989 Cat Chaser Template:Yes
1990 King of New York Template:Yes
1992 Bad Lieutenant Template:Yes Template:Yes
1993 Body Snatchers Template:Yes
Dangerous Game Template:Yes
1995 The Addiction Template:Yes
1996 Mylène Farmer: California Template:Yes Music video for Mylène Farmer
The Funeral Template:Yes
1997 The Blackout Template:Yes Template:Yes
Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground Template:Yes TV movie (segment "Love on the A Train")
1998 New Rose Hotel Template:Yes Template:Yes
2001 'R Xmas Template:Yes Template:Yes
2005 Mary Template:Yes Template:Yes
2006 Exes Template:Yes Actor only, as Cain
2007 Go Go Tales Template:Yes Template:Yes
2008 Chelsea on the Rocks Template:Yes Template:Yes Documentary
2009 Napoli, Napoli, Napoli Template:Yes Template:Yes
Go Get Some Rosemary Template:Yes aka Daddy Longlegs, actor only, as robber
2010 Mulberry St. Template:Yes Documentary
42 One Dream Rush Template:Yes Short film segment
2011 4:44 Last Day on Earth Template:Yes Template:Yes
2012 No Saints Template:Yes Short film
My Big-Assed Mother Template:Yes Short film; as Charles Bukowski
2014 Welcome to New York Template:Yes Template:Yes
Pasolini Template:Yes Template:Yes <ref>Template:Cite news</ref>
Don Peyote Template:Yes Actor only, as taxi cab driver
2016 Sculpt Template:Yes Actor only
Black Butterfly Template:Yes Actor only, as Pat; remake of the 2008 French thriller; directed by Brian Goodman

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