Veteran Hollywood director Richard Donner dead at 91

Veteran Hollywood director Richard Donner, who helped create the modern superhero blockbuster with 1978's "Superman,” has died. He was 91. Donner got his start in television, directing episodes of classics shows including "Gilligan's Island" and "The Twilight Zone." Nikki Battiste has the details.

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54 comentarios:

Doug Ohaver
Doug Ohaver:
I really enjoyed so many of his movies 😁. May he rest in the loving embrace of God and Jesus Christ 🙏🙏
Patrick Edwards
Patrick Edwards:
Thank you Richard Donner for a legacy timeless classics that has now cemented you GMMOAT(greatest movie maker of all time).#RIPRICHARDDONNER😇🥇👍💫
brandyn lobo
brandyn lobo:
Rest in peace, Thank you for everything.
One of the best American directors ever--what a loss!
Alton Humes
Alton Humes:
A legacy that cannot be duplicated anywhere in Hollywood or in film 🎥. Rest In Power, Richard Donner.
Frankie Carbone
Frankie Carbone:
Just found out of his passing. Like many others I grew up on his films-Superman was one of the first movies I saw in a theater and I fondly remember the experience like it was yesterday-his version of The Omen is still effective, even his lesser appreciated works(Assassins, 16 Blocks) are solidly entertaining; Rest In Peace sir.
Brandon Kohout
Brandon Kohout:
Richard Donner was a loving father, a devoted husband, a hard working filmmaker, a great movie director, and a friend.
Garl Gamp 237 doom
Garl Gamp 237 doom:
"The goonies" is a timeless gem!
Ricardo Cantoral
Ricardo Cantoral:
In terms of superhero origin stories, the first Superman has never been surpassed.
He created two my favorite movies of all time! Superman the movie and Lethal weapon! RIP RICHARD D😎
Jacob Watson
Jacob Watson:
Luke Daley
Luke Daley:
He made us believe a man can fly. RIP Richard Donner.💔🙏🏾
Staying Alive  with ' Saad ' 🕺💯
Staying Alive with ' Saad ' 🕺💯:
Now he's with Superman & Lois Lane in heaven, Thanks for all the memories
RIP 💐🙏💖
to all of you as you can guess he was my favor director .
Michael_D _Gadsden
Michael_D _Gadsden:
Oh no I'm really am sorry. I send my condolences to his family😢 r.i.p🙏🏾
Anthony Arriaga
Anthony Arriaga:
He was Producer of the HBO Series Tales From the Crypt R.I.P Richard Donner.
Francisco Martinez
Francisco Martinez:
Superman 1 and The Goonies are my favorite movies from Richard Donner
no hassle
no hassle:
I had no clue he was that old. Damn, he lived a good life.
Janie Gonzalez
Janie Gonzalez:
A Great Director, may he Rest In Peace.🙏🙏
John Brown
John Brown:
So weird he passed away and I'm watching Lost Boys which I didn't know he was apart of. 🤦🏽‍♂️
RIP: Ricard Donner did at alot and even produced movie i loved, man with a filmo like that, he lived a great life, left an impact for sure a good impact didnt do batman like joel schumaker, but he took it seriously of superman. These are the movies i watched of his so far: 1961 X-15, 1969, Lola, 1976 The Omen, 1978 Superman, Superman II (2006 director's cut), The Goonies, Ladyhawke, Lethal Weapon, Scrooged, Lethal Weapon 2, Lethal Weapon 3, Maverick also watched the show for the movie and roger moore lover, not the best but watched the roger moore parts, Assassins, Lethal Weapon 4, Timeline, 16 Blocks, i might just watch all his stuff looking at his wiki, also the stuff he produced is i watched is: Omen III: The Final Conflict (1981), Delirious (1991), Any Given Sunday (1999), X-Men (2000), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), his tv shows i watched is great as well having watched: im gonna watch dead or alive cause im a steve mqueen fan, being a spy lover i watched The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 60s reading the books and comic books right now, Perry Mason, Get Smart reading the books and comic books right now, also don adams was the voice of inspector gadget, twilight zone watched every episode at this point, The Fugitive original show is really good, The Wild Wild West, the sixth sense tv show, i watched a few episodes on youtube, and they dont have it anymore nothing to do with the movie starring bruce willis, but should have, if the sixth sense 1999 was an adaptation of this show it will be great, Kojak i watched pretty cliche, but i like telly sevalis character and he should be played by vin diesel in a movie about corrupted cops in the 60s, i would give money for that, Tales from the Crypt and crytkeeper im gonna continue watching halloween month. But man left a legacy and thats great, man gonna rewatch lethal weapon in honor of him all 3 today, and then some other movies of his i havent seen in a longtime or not at all, and maybe some interesting shows and maybe some of his produced movies, there might be a gem in those, check it out, great eye....... great vision....... great director, look at the world though his lens when watching his movies.
Arturo Montana
Arturo Montana:
he reminds me of a couple of my high school teachers...the nice & cool ones.
i wish i could've interned with him like Kevin Feige did.
Joshua Whitman
Joshua Whitman:
He made us believe that a man can fly, rest in peace
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Let It Be Known
Let It Be Known:
R.I P. to the man, the myth, the legend. Thank you Richard Donner for all the years of entertainment that you've given me, my family, my friends, ANYONE who was entertained by one of your movies. The entertainment world will never be the same😪
Rio Bow
Rio Bow:
I'll miss everything and I mean everything about him but I'll miss his voice.
God I loved you Mr Director you made my childhood magical.
From England UK 🇬🇧
The Famous rleon!!!
The Famous rleon!!!:
I’m a fan of Lethal Weapon trilogy! R.I.P. Donner! :(
That's weird I could have sworn I thought he died years ago RIP
Thank you for the video.
Andrei Paolo Catabay
Andrei Paolo Catabay:
Rest in peace😞
White Sabbath
White Sabbath:
R.I.P. Richard Donner
1Man Army!
1Man Army!:
Rest in Peace Richard Donner.
Robert Padua
Robert Padua:
We will not see Lethal Weapon 5. He certainly did made the world a better place. Thank you brother.
THOR TC ZOD TC rhodie:
superman was trying to fight the yellow sun that gave him his powers.
Andrei Paolo Catabay
Andrei Paolo Catabay:
Brian St. James
Brian St. James:
I feel guilty... On the day he died, i sent leathal weapon to Goodwill. I did keep superman.
Saad Nabil
Saad Nabil:
We believe that a man could fly!!!
Pathlight Sean Bay
Pathlight Sean Bay:
Christopher Reeve and Margot Kidder are welcoming him in heaven :'( ⚰️⚰️⚰️😭😭😭 RIP
Shannon Nonnahs
Shannon Nonnahs:
Omar Ko
Omar Ko:
One of the best directors ever to hit the silver screen; he not only scored big for big budget movies like Superman or Lethal Weapon 4; he sure made a lot money from it too. Even a little comic gem like The Toy garnered him fame & fortune. What is so special about Richard Donner that makes so likable ? He is dedicated to his work, his movies are feel-good movies. Even if it is action, adventure, or car chase stunts; you feel it's a family-related fun. Mr Donner we miss you so much and it's a great loss to Hollywood and to all viewers. God rest your soul. Amen.
nicole monrue
nicole monrue:
I had no idea he was 91!!
walk in beauty
walk in beauty:
What about the 90 shootings in Chicago🤔
Azimi Syauqie Abdul Wahab
Azimi Syauqie Abdul Wahab:
In memory Richard Donner (1930-2021)
gerardo Alberto navarro Pineda
gerardo Alberto navarro Pineda:
Richard donner film the goonies lethal weapon 1930-2021
Phan Hm
Phan Hm:
Very nice video
Let's not forget the Christmas classic Scrooged with Bill Murray.
Well that's putting it bluntly... geeze
Laura Leatherwood
Laura Leatherwood:
Rip Mr. Donner
Vincent Ly
Vincent Ly:
RIP Richard Donner
DN Stone
DN Stone:
Never seen The Goonies but was that really a' classic' ?
Can't they CHANGE TITLE to Dies instead of Dead ???????????
Superman I was the best Superman Movie but Zack Snyders Man of Steel is terrible!
R.I.P Marlon Brandon, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder and Richard Donner you did a good job!