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Michael McDowell (I) (1950–1999)

Writer | Director

McDowell was born in Enterprise, Alabama. According to his biography in the 1985 edition of Toplin, McDowell lived in Medford, Massachusetts. He also maintained a residence in Hollywood with his ... read full biography
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Jun 1, 1950 (died Dec 27, 1999)
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14 titles
Projects in Development (1 title) Budget Status
Beetlejuice 2
Writer (characters) Writer (characters)   See fewer
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Past Film & Video (7 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
Cold Moon (2016)
Writer (novel: novel Cold Moon Over Babylon) Writer (novel: novel Cold Moon Over Babylon)   See fewer
$3.2MM
Thinner (1996)
Writer (screenplay) Writer (screenplay)   See fewer
$8.5MM
$15MM
$15MM
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Writer (adaptation) Writer (adaptation)   See fewer
$18MM
$75MM
$89MM
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
Writer (screenplay) (segments: Lot 249), Writer (segments: Lover's Vow) Writer (screenplay) (segments: Lot 249), Writer (segments: Lover's Vow)   See fewer
$3.5MM
$16MM
$16MM
High Spirits (1988)
Special Thanks Special Thanks   See fewer
$17MM
$8.6MM
$8.6MM
Beetlejuice (1988)
Writer (screenplay), Writer (story) Writer (screenplay), Writer (story)   See fewer
$15MM
$74MM
$74MM
Stephen King's Golden Tales (1985)
(Video) - Writer (segments: The Word Processor of the Gods) Writer (segments: The Word Processor of the Gods)   See fewer
Past Television (6 titles) Episodes
The JFK Conspiracy (1992)
(TV Movie) - Special Thanks Special Thanks   See fewer
Monsters (1989–1990)
(TV Series) - Writer (teleplay) (2 episodes, 1989) Writer (teleplay) (2 episodes, 1989)   See fewer
Far Below (Feb 25, 1990) Season 2, Episode 19 - Writer (teleplay) Writer (teleplay)   See fewer
La Strega (May 27, 1989) Season 1, Episode 24 - Writer (teleplay) Writer (teleplay)   See fewer
2
Tales from the Crypt (1989)
(TV Series) - Writer (screenplay) (1 episode, 1989) Writer (screenplay) (1 episode, 1989)   See fewer
Lover Come Hack to Me (Jun 21, 1989) Season 1, Episode 5 - Writer (screenplay) Writer (screenplay)   See fewer
1
Tales from the Darkside (1984–1988)
(TV Series) - Writer (6 episodes, 1984), Writer (teleplay) (4 episodes, 1985), Writer (1 episode, 1985), Director (1 episode, 1986), Writer (story) (1 episode, 1985) Writer (6 episodes, 1984), Writer (teleplay) (4 episodes, 1985), Writer (1 episode, 1985), Director (1 episode, 1986), Writer (story) (1 episode, 1985)   See fewer
The Cutty Black Sow (May 8, 1988) Season 4, Episode 14 - Writer (teleplay) Writer (teleplay)   See fewer
11
Amazing Stories (1986)
(TV Series) - Writer (1 episode, 1986) Writer (1 episode, 1986)   See fewer
Miscalculation (Sep 29, 1986) Season 2, Episode 2 - Writer Writer   See fewer
1
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1986)
(TV Series) - Writer (teleplay) (1 episode, 1986) Writer (teleplay) (1 episode, 1986)   See fewer
The Jar (Apr 6, 1986) Season 1, Episode 19 - Writer (teleplay) Writer (teleplay)   See fewer
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