John Badham

John Badham


  • Known For: Directing
  • Birthday: 25-08-1939
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Luton, Bedfordshire, England, UK
  • Also Known As:

    Charles John Smith
    John M. Badham

  • Popularity: 3.13
  • Homepage: N/A


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John MacDonald Badham is an English-born American director of film and television, best known for the films Saturday Night Fever (1977), Blue Thunder (1983), WarGames (1983), Short Circuit (1986), and Stakeout (1987). Badham worked in television for years, before his breakthrough in 1977 with Saturday Night Fever, a massive worldwide hit starring John Travolta. WarGames (1983), starring Matthew Broderick, is his other signature film, renowned for its take on popular Cold War fears of nuclear terror, and holocaust, as well as being one of the first films to deal with the subculture of amateur hacking. In addition to his numerous film credits, Badham has also directed and produced for TV, including credits for Rod Serling's Night Gallery, and the A&E television series The Beast. He has also contributed commentary to the web series Trailers from Hell. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Badham, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​




Year Movie Character
2019 King of my Kind: John Badham Remembers Dracula
2007 Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story as Himself
2008 The Craft of Dirty Harry as Himself
2004 The Revamping of Dracula as Self
2009 Tromatized: Meet Lloyd Kaufman as Himself
2022 Romantic Mysticism: The Music of Billy Goldenberg as Self - Director / Associate Producer
2017 Saturday Night Fever: The Ultimate Disco Movie as Himself
2000 The Last Debate as Don Beard
2008 The Long Shadow of Dirty Harry as Self
2008 The Business End: Violence in Cinema as Himself
1993 Point of No Return as Room-Service Waiter
1977 Saturday Night Fever as Pedestrian #1 (uncredited)
2022 In Search of Tomorrow as Self - Interviewee
1994 Drop Zone as Yacht Captain (uncredited)
1983 WarGames
1990 Bird on a Wire
1995 Nick of Time
1986 Short Circuit
1993 Point of No Return
1987 Stakeout
1994 Drop Zone
1977 Saturday Night Fever
1991 The Hard Way
1983 Blue Thunder
1981 Whose Life Is It Anyway?
1993 Another Stakeout
1979 Dracula
1985 American Flyers
1976 The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings
1999 The Jack Bull
1997 Incognito
2004 Evel Knievel
1974 Reflections of Murder
2002 Brother's Keeper
1974 The Law
2003 Footsteps
1974 The Godchild
1973 Isn't It Shocking?
2002 Obsessed
1974 The Gun
1971 The Impatient Heart
2000 The Last Debate
1974 Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love
1998 Floating Away
1976 The Keegans
1995 Nick of Time
1993 Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story
1987 Stakeout
1994 Drop Zone
1989 Disorganized Crime
1969 Night Gallery
1970 Dial Hot Line
1970 A Clear and Present Danger
1969 Deadlock
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2001 Crossing Jordan (1 episode) as Marty
2002 The Shield (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
1972 Kung Fu (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
2006 Heroes (3 episode) Directing as (Director)
2006 Men in Trees (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
2006 Psych (6 episode) Directing as (Director)
2003 Las Vegas (2 episode) Directing as (Director)
2001 Crossing Jordan (2 episode) Directing as (Director)
1972 The Streets of San Francisco (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
2005 Just Legal (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
2005 Criminal Minds (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
1970 Night Gallery (5 episode) Directing as (Director)
1971 Cannon (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
2008 In Plain Sight (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
1972 Cool Million (2 episode) Directing as (Director)
1972 The Sixth Sense (2 episode) Directing as (Director)
1969 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (4 episode) Directing as (Director)
1970 Night Gallery (43 episode) Production as (Producer)
2005 Blind Justice (13 episode) Production as (Producer)
2005 Blind Justice (2 episode) Directing as (Director)
1973 Police Story (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
1971 Nichols (2 episode) Directing as (Director)
1971 Sarge (2 episode) Directing as (Director)
1970 The Bold Ones: The Senator (2 episode) Directing as (Director)
2010 The Event (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
2010 Nikita (2 episode) Directing as (Director)
2012 Arrow (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
2015 Stitchers (2 episode) Directing as (Director)
2016 Rush Hour (2 episode) Directing as (Director)
2005 Supernatural (9 episode) Directing as (Director)
2014 Constantine (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
2018 Siren (2 episode) Directing as (Director)

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