Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

Director: Alex Stapleton Cast: Roger Corman, Peter Bogdanovich, Polly Platt
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Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

The director of more than fifty films and producer of over 300 more, prolific B-movie maven Roger Corman is profiled in this biographical documentary from filmmaker Alex Stapleton. From Little Shop of Horrors to Rock and Roll High School, the documentary explores the wide variety of films that encompass Corman's prolific and enduring career.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/13/2012
UPC: 0013132387697
Original Release: 2011
Rating: R
Source: Starz / Anchor Bay
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:29:00
Sales rank: 11,765

Special Features

Extended Interviews; Special Messages to Roger; Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Roger Corman Participant
Peter Bogdanovich Participant
Polly Platt Participant
Joe Dante Participant
Jack Nicholson Participant
Eli Roth Participant
Martin Scorsese Participant
Peter Fonda Participant
Jonathan Demme Participant
William Shatner Participant
Quentin Tarantino Participant
Pam Grier Participant
Ron Howard Participant
Robert De Niro Participant
Jonathan Kaplan Participant
Paul W.S. Anderson Participant
Allan Arkush Participant
Eric Balfour Participant
Paul Bartel Actor
Bob Burns Participant
David Carradine Participant
Gene Corman Participant
Julie Corman Participant
Bruce Dern Participant
Frances Doel Participant
Jonathan Haze Participant
George Hickenlooper Participant
Gale Anne Hurd Participant
Irvin Kershner Participant
Todd McCarthy Participant
Dick Miller Participant
John Sayles Participant
Tom Sherak Participant
Penelope Spheeris Participant
Gary J. Tunnicliffe Participant
Mary Woronov Participant
Jim Wynorski Participant

Technical Credits
Alex Stapleton Director,Producer
Air Score Composer
Mickey Barold Executive Producer
Robert DeBitetto Executive Producer
Stone Douglass Producer
Izabela Frank Producer
Jeff Frey Producer
Antonio von Hildebrand Executive Producer
Ben Hurand Art Director
Joshua Ray Levin Executive Producer
Richard Lim Executive Producer
Victor Livingston Editor
Taylor Materne Executive Producer
Jared Moshé Executive Producer
Philip Owen Editor
Mark Patino Sound Mixer
Polly Platt Executive Producer
Robert Sharenow Executive Producer
Patrick Simpson Cinematographer
Ryan Stuit Sound/Sound Designer
Molly Thompson Executive Producer
Margaret Yen Musical Direction/Supervision

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel
1. The Philosophy / Main Title [3:26]
2. Dinoshark [5:20]
3. Humble Beginnings [6:17]
4. Killers, Dolls & Audrey Jr. [5:19]
5. Poe & Race Relations [11:47]
6. Roger Goes Counterculture [10:32]
7. Easy Rider And The New Guard [7:25]
8. 70s Exploitation [7:25]
9. Fast Cars & Fast Women [6:50]
10. Foreign Films & Star Wars [12:32]
11. Honored By The Academy [7:56]
12. End Credits [5:03]

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Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Kataman1 More than 1 year ago
Roger Corman's story is amazing and this documentary helps to show that though he was the master of the "cheap" film he was incredibly creative and an inspiration to many of the greats in the industry. It is amazing who got their start with him (Peter Fonda, Jack Nickleson, William Shatner, Robert DeNiro, Peter Bogdonovich, Martin Scorcese, Frances Ford Coppala, Bruce Dern to name a few). Thoughout the documentary we see Corman still filming in current times and he still makes those inexpensive films with the same zeal as he did over 40 years ago. The documentary shows many of his films that were the inspiration for huge Hollywood hits like Easy Rider. Somebody stated that Roger could make Lawrence of Arabia well for a half million dollars by filming the entire film in a tent. We get incredible insights into the making of many of his films especially from Nickleson and Bogdonovich. It was interesting that the movie The Terror had no plot and Corman used one of the actors to explain the whole plot of the movie to another actor in one scene. It was a very interesting documentary especially because he made all these films on a shoestring budget. I was pleasantly surprised by this film and it is one of the better Hollywood documentaries that I have seen. Should not be missed!