Luis Buñuel (I) (1900–1983)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 636 this week
Trailer
0:42 | Trailer
The father of cinematic Surrealism and one of the most original directors in the history of the film medium, Luis Buñuel was given a strict Jesuit education (which sowed the seeds of his obsession with both religion and subversive behavior), and subsequently moved to Madrid to study at the university there, where his close friends included ... See full bio »

How Comedy Greats Inspired Marlon Wayans' 'Sextuplets'

Sextuplets star Marlon Wayans shares who inspired his multiple roles in his new Netflix comedy.

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

The River and Death
Mon, Aug 26 6:35 PM PDT on DEPELC (249)
The River and Death
Mon, Aug 26 11:45 PM PDT on DEPELC (249)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 47 people
created 17 Jun 2017
 
list image
a list of 28 people
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 38 people
created 21 May 2018
 
a list of 37 people
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 45 people
created 25 Jun 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Luis Buñuel's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 37 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (42 credits)
 2017 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (based on the screenplay by - 1 episode)
- Thomas Adès: The Exterminating Angel (2017) ... (based on the screenplay by)
 2008 Dry martini (bunuelino cocktail) (Short) (story)
 1997 La novia de medianoche (previous unproduced screenplay)
 1984 Igra o pamcenju i umiranju (TV Movie) (novel)
 1983 Arena (TV Series documentary) (autobiography - 1 episode)
- The Life and Times of Don Luis Buñuel (1983) ... (autobiography)
 1977 That Obscure Object of Desire (scenario - as Luis Bunuel)
 1974 The Phantom of Liberty (scenario - as Luis Bunuel)
 1972 The Monk (screenplay - as Luis Bunuel)
 1972 The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (scenario - as Luis Bunuel)
 1971 Una historia decente (Short) (book)
 1971 Johnny Got His Gun (uncredited)
 1970 Tristana (screen story)
 1969 The Milky Way (writer - as Luis Bunuel)
 1967 Belle de Jour (adaptation and dialogue - as Luis Bunuel)
 1965 Simon of the Desert (Short) (based on a story by) / (screenplay and dialogue)
 1964 Diary of a Chambermaid (adaptation and dialogue - as Luis Bunuel)
 1962 The Exterminating Angel (screenplay by) / (story by)
 1961 Viridiana
 1960 The Young One (screenplay)
 1959 Fever Mounts at El Pao (adaptation - as Luis Bunuel)
 1959 Nazarin (adapted for the screen by)
 1956 Death in the Garden (adaptation)
 1956 That Is the Dawn (adaptation)
 1955 The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (screenplay & adaptation)
 1954 Robinson Crusoe (screenplay)
 1954 Wuthering Heights (adaptation) / (story)
 1953 El (adaptation) / (story)
 1953 El bruto (screenplay) / (story)
 1952 A Woman Without Love (technical screenplay)
 1952 Mexican Bus Ride (adaptation)
 1951 Susana (shooting script)
 1951 Si usted no puede, yo sí (story)
 1937/II España 1936 (Documentary short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1935 Don Quintin the Bitter (screenplay - uncredited)
 1933 Las Hurdes (Documentary short) (commentary) / (writer)
 1930 L'Age d'Or (scenario - as Bunuel)
 1929 Un Chien Andalou (Short) (scenario - as Louis Bunuel)
 1928 The Fall of the House of Usher (adaptation)
Show Show Director (35 credits)
Show Show Actor (12 credits)
Show Show Producer (8 credits)
Show Show Editor (7 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (5 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (3 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
Show Show Sound department (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (11 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (22 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

9 Biographical Movies | 19 Print Biographies | 11 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 17 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Louis Bunuel | Luis Bunuel | Bunuel

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[in his autobiography on his onetime friend Salvador Dalí after stating that Dali's wife is the only woman the painter ever made love to] Of course, he's seduced many, particularly American heiresses . . . by stripping them naked in his apartment, frying a couple of eggs, putting them on the women's shoulders and, without a word, showing them the door. See more »

Trivia:

Grandfather of Diego Bunuel. See more »

Trademark:

Insects See more »

Nickname:

The Scourge of the Bourgeoisie

Star Sign:

Pisces

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Free Movies and TV Shows to Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse all our free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed