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John Glen

Born: May 15, 1932, Sunbury-on-Thames, United Kingdom

John Glen is a film director. 


He was born in Sunbury-on-Thames, England. He is best known for his work as a film editor, and director of five James Bond movies, he also worked as a film editor and second unit director on three previous Bond movies: On Her Majesty s Secret Service (1969), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Moonraker (1979). 

 Glen s other films as second unit director include Superman and The Wild Geese, both in 1978.  He also directed the feature films Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992) and The Point Men (2001) and directed the TV series Space Precinct. In 2001, he published his memoir "For My Eyes Only."

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Eagle Eye (2008)

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| 118 Min

Jerry Shaw (Shia LaBeouf) and Rachel Holloman (Michelle Monaghan) are two strangers whose lives are suddenly thrown into turmoil by a mysterious woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, the unseen caller uses everyday technology to control their actions and push them into increasing danger. As events escalate, Jerry and Rachel become the country's most-wanted fugitives and must figure out what is happening to them.

66 2008 118
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Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)

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| 120 Min

Genoan navigator Christopher Columbus has a dream to find an alternative route to sail to the Indies, by traveling west instead of east, across the unchartered Ocean sea. After failing to find backing from the Portugese, he goes to the Spanish court to ask Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand for help. After surviving a grilling from the Head of the Spanish Inquisition Tomas de Torquemada, he eventually gets the blessing from Queen Isabella and sets sail in three ships to travel into the unknown. Along the way he must deal with sabotage from Portugese spies and mutiny from a rebellious crew.

44 1992 120
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Licence to Kill (1989)

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| 133 Min

James Bond and his American colleague Felix Leiter arrest the drug lord Sanchez who succeeds in escaping and takes revenge on Felix and his wife. Bond knows but just one thing: revenge.

66 1989 133
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The Living Daylights (1987)

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| 130 Min

James Bond helps a Russian General escape into the west. He soon finds out that the KGB wants to kill him for helping the General. A little while later the General is kidnapped from the Secret Service leading 007 to be suspicious.

67 1987 130
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A View to a Kill (1985)

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| 131 Min

A newly developed microchip designed by Zorin Industries for the British Government that can survive the electromagnetic radiation caused by a nuclear explosion has landed in the hands of the KGB. James Bond must find out how and why. His suspicions soon lead him to big industry leader Max Zorin.

63 1985 131
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Octopussy (1983)

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| 131 Min

French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by pursuing what was his original mission.

66 1983 131
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For Your Eyes Only (1981)

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| 127 Min

A British spy ship has sunk and on board was a hi-tech encryption device. James Bond is sent to find the device that holds British launching instructions before the enemy Soviets get to it first.

68 1981 127



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