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Remembering The Films Of Tony Scott

The British director jumped to his death off a California bridge yesterday. Here, a look back at his beloved action films, from Top Gun to Unstoppable.

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Tony Scott in 2009.

Acclaimed director Tony Scott died Sunday after jumping off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, Calif. He was 68.

Scott was well known for directing big-budget classics, and for collaborating with his older brother, director Ridley Scott.

Since the news broke last night, Hollywood figures have remembered him fondly:


No more Tony Scott movies. Tragic day— Ron Howard


So sad to hear about Tony Scott. A master of grand action, nail biting pace and atmosphere. A real loss to film making.— Simon Pegg


Taking a moment to reflect on Tony Scott’s life & work! My sympathies to his family. Feeling the loss!— Samuel L. Jackson

From 1983 to 2010, Scott directed 16 major motion pictures — some critically acclaimed, others not so much. Always, though, his action films found a loving cult audience. Here, a look back at his work.

7. “The Hunger,” 1983

8. “Top Gun,” 1986

9. “Beverly Hills Cop II,” 1987

10. “Revenge,” 1990

11. “Days of Thunder,” 1990

12. “The Last Boy Scout,” 1991

13. “True Romance,” 1993

14. “Crimson Tide,” 1995

15. “The Fan,” 1996

16. “Enemy of the State,” 1998

17. “Spy Game,” 2001

18. “Man On Fire,” 2004

19. “Domino,” 2005

20. “Deja Vu,” 2006

21. “The Taking of Pelham 123,” 2009

22. “Unstoppable,” 2010

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