David Lynch

Biography: David Lynch, born David Keith Lynch on January 20, 1946 in Missoula, Montana, is an avant-garde American filmmaker. Originally intending to be a painter, Lynch attended both the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. While at the latter, Lynch made his first foray into filmmaking, directing the short film Six Men Getting Sick in 1966. Lynch moved to Los Angeles in 1971 to study at the AFI Conservatory. He experienced his first significant success in 1977 when his feature film, Eraserhead, was released. The film got Lynch noticed by the Hollywood community, and he would direct the high-profile films The Elephant Man and Dune in the early 1980s. In the 1990s, Lynch began to experiment in television, creating the cult television show Twin Peaks. He continued to work regularly in film as well, directing critically acclaimed films such as The Straight Story and Mulholland Dr. Lynch has been married on four occasions, David Lynch, born David Keith Lynch on January 20, 1946 in Missoula, Montana, is an avant-garde American filmmaker. Originally intending to be a painter, Lynch attended both the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. While at the latter, Lynch made his first foray into filmmaking, directing the short film Six Men Getting Sick in 1966. Lynch moved to Los Angeles in 1971 to study at the AFI Conservatory. He experienced his first significant success in 1977 when his feature film, Eraserhead, was released. The film got Lynch noticed by the Hollywood community, and he would direct the high-profile films The Elephant Man and Dune in the early 1980s. In the 1990s, Lynch began to experiment in television, creating the cult television show Twin Peaks. He continued to work regularly in film as well, directing critically acclaimed films such as The Straight Story and Mulholland Dr. Lynch has been married on four occasions, most recently to Emily Stofle whom he wed in 2009.

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David Lynch's Scores

Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 86 The Straight Story
Lowest Metascore: 28 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 12
  2. Negative: 2 out of 12
12 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
86 The Straight Story Oct 15, 1999 Director 8.3
81 Mulholland Dr. Oct 12, 2001 Director / Written By 7.9
75 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction Sep 13, 2013 Himself tbd
75 Blue Velvet Sep 19, 1986 Director / Screenplay 8.0
72 Inland Empire Dec 6, 2006 Director / Producer / Written By 7.3
67 Lynch Oct 26, 2007 Himself 7.8
59 My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done Dec 11, 2009 Executive Producer 5.8
52 Lost Highway Feb 21, 1997 Director / Written By 8.0
52 Wild at Heart Aug 12, 1990 Director / Screenplay 6.6
49 Great Directors Jul 2, 2010 Himself / Himself tbd
31 Surveillance Jun 26, 2009 Executive Producer 5.4
28 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me Aug 28, 1992 Director / Executive Producer / Television Series Twin Peaks / Written By / Gordon Cole 7.9

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