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Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946 in New York City) is an Academy Award-winning American film director.

Stone attended Yale and the New York University. He has won two Academy Awards for Directing for Platoon and Born on the Fourth of July.

A distinct feature in Oliver Stone's movies is the use of a multitude of different cameras and film formats, from VHS to 8mm film to 70mm film.

Stone has written or taken part in the writing of every film he has directed, except for U Turn (1997). He also had a hand in the screenplays for Midnight Express (1978), Conan the Barbarian (1982), Scarface (1983), Year of the Dragon (1985), 8 Million Ways to Die (1986) and Evita (1996).

Critics contend that Stone is a conspiracy theorist, and that his films manipulate the viewers and distort history, in spite of that comments, many consider Stone "one of the best directors of Hollywood", and the most controversial as well.

Movies directed by Stone include

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