Best Steven Spielberg Movies
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by Birsen Oray
Steven Allan Spielberg was born to a restaurateur and pianist mother and an electrical engineer father who contributed to the development of computers. Born on December 18, 1946, in Cincinnati, Ohio, Steven Spielberg grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. Steven Spielberg, whose passion for cinema began in his childhood, directed his first home-made movie at the age of 12. Steven Spielberg directed the short movie “The Last Gun” in 1959.
He directed the 40-minute war movie “Escape to Nowhere” starring his classmates when he was 13 years old. Steven Spielberg won a statewide award for this movie. Yes, these movies are not among the best Steven Spielberg movies, but they form the basis of his career.
Steven Spielberg, who started his directorial career at a very young age with impressive short movies, directed many movies during his high school years. Steven Spielberg, who started shooting science fiction adventure movies with “Firelight”, entered a job in 1964 where he could closely observe the movie industry as an unpaid assistant and gained experience. After graduating from high school, he started to study at university, but the movie he directed for Universal Studios in 1968 was highly appreciated and he dropped out of college education when he was offered a long-term contract. Then he directed different TV series and movies. Steven Spielberg, who laid the foundations of that glorious career in this way, won the appreciation of film critics with the movie “Duel” he directed in 1971.
Steven Spielberg directed the movie “Jaws” in 1975, which made him as famous as the famous actors around the world. Legendary titles such as “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”, “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” followed, and Steven Spielberg broke new ground in box office success. After the Indiana Jones sequels and “Empire of the Sun”, 1993 was one of the years of change in the history of cinema art. Both “Jurassic Park” and “Schindler's List” were released in the same year, proving why Steven Spielberg is one of the greatest directors of all time. He won both the best picture and best director Oscars for the movie “Schindler's List”.
Sci-fi, adventure, and war have always been Steven Spielberg's favorite subjects to make movies on. Steven Spielberg, who managed to win an Oscar again with the movie “Saving Private Ryan” in 1998, managed to leave a mark in the history of cinema with almost every movie he directed. Steven Spielberg has never lost his productivity. In the early 2000s, he sat in the director's chair of movies such as “Minority Report”, “The Terminal” and “War of the Worlds”. Steven Spielberg, who directed “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”, a sequel in 2008, presented a cinema feast in 2011 with “War Horse”. Although he did not win an Oscar in the movies “Lincoln” and “Bridge of Spies”, he contributed to the Oscars of his actors.
Although there are sometimes a few years gap between his movies, Steven Spielberg's influence has always been felt in the world of cinema and his next project has always been among the most talked about topics. Steven Spielberg, who is the director with the highest total box office revenue, succeeds in making a difference with his contributions to filmmaking beyond the box office success. Therefore, in order to choose the best Steven Spielberg movies, it is necessary to exclude the great movies from the list. Standing out with his expertise in movies of different genres, Steven Spielberg is one of the greatest directors in history. Let's take a look at the best Steven Spielberg movies.