Amos Poe

Producer, Director, Screenwriter
An underground filmmaker adept at low budget experimentation, Amos Poe is best known for the music documentary "The Blank Generation" (1975) and for such features as "Subway Riders" (1981) and "Alphabet City" (1984).
Born: 11/30/1949 in Israel

Filmography

Director (8)

Just An American Boy 2003 (Movie)

(Director)

Frogs for Snakes 1999 (Movie)

(Director)

Triple Bogey on a Par 5 Hole 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

Alphabet City 1984 (Movie)

(Director)

Subway Riders 1981 (Movie)

(Director)

The Blank Generation 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

The Foreigner 1976 (Movie)

(Director)

Dead Weekend (TV Show)

Director
Writer (8)

The Guitar 2008 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Frogs for Snakes 1999 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Triple Bogey on a Par 5 Hole 1992 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Rocket Gibraltar 1988 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Alphabet City 1984 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Subway Riders 1981 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Blank Generation 1977 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Foreigner 1976 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (7)

The Guitar 2008 (Movie)

(Producer)

Just An American Boy 2003 (Movie)

(Producer)

Joey Breaker 1993 (Movie)

(Producer)

Triple Bogey on a Par 5 Hole 1992 (Movie)

(Producer)

Subway Riders 1981 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Blank Generation 1977 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Foreigner 1976 (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (4)

Kingdom Come 2014 (Movie)

(Voice)

Smithereens 1982 (Movie)

Hustler in Bar (Actor)

Subway Riders 1981 (Movie)

Writer Ant (Actor)

Stiletto 1980 (Movie)

Needleman (Actor)
Editor (2)

Subway Riders 1981 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Foreigner 1976 (Movie)

(Editor)
Camera, Film, & Tape (1)

The Blank Generation 1977 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Biography

An underground filmmaker adept at low budget experimentation, Amos Poe is best known for the music documentary "The Blank Generation" (1975) and for such features as "Subway Riders" (1981) and "Alphabet City" (1984).

Relationships

Nick Poe

Son

Sarah Charlesworth

Wife

EDUCATION

Ohio University

Athens , Ohio
attended for one year on a General Foods scholarship

Milestones

1997

Garnered controversy for TV commercials for World Gym that featured nudity

1995

TV debut, directed the Showtime made-for-cable movie "Dead Weekend"; also created story and co-executive produced

1993

Produced "Joey Breaker"

1988

Wrote screenplay for "Rocket Gibralter"

1984

Wrote and directed "Alphabet City"

1983

Played bit part of hustler in "Smithereens"

1977

Made "The Foreigner" for $10,000; film was co-written by and starred Mitchell

1975

Made first feature-length film, "The Blank Generation"

1968

Began work on what was to become the 8mm "The Domestication of the Unicorn"

1968

Went to Czechoslavakia to visit family; while there Russians invaded; took photos and sold them to TIME magazine for $9,500

1958

Moved to USA from Israel at age eight (date approximate)

Worked in distribution at New Line Cinema

Made first narrative film, "Unmade Beds" (1980) for $5000; first collaboration with Eric Mitchell

Produced and directed first color feature "Subway Riders" (1981); budgeted at $45,000

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