Allan Arkush

30 Apr 1948

Director, Actor

Allan Arkush (born April 30, 1948 in Jersey City, New Jersey) is an American cult film and television director and frequent collaborator of Joe Dante.

Arkush grew up in Fort Lee, New Jersey. He got his start in the industry working in the trailer department for Roger Corman. He later went on to direct the Corman produced films Hollywood Boulevard, Deathsport, and Rock 'n' Roll High School. Arkush also contributes commentary to the web series Trailers From Hell.


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Filmography (12 titles)

(movie, 2001)
···Prince Charming
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Family
Role: Director
(movie, 1998)
···The Temptations
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Director
(movie, 1997)
···Elvis Meets Nixon
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Biography
Role: Director
(movie, 1995)
···Young at Heart
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1994)
···XXX's & OOO's
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(series, 1993)
···Moon Over Miami
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1983)
···Get Crazy
Genre: Comedy, Music
Role: Director
(movie, 1979)
···Rock 'n' Roll High School
Genre: Comedy, Music
Role: Director
(movie, 1976)
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Panama)
(movie, 1976)
···Hollywood Boulevard
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director