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Allan Moyle

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Allan Moyle, director
Allan Moyle on the right during the production of New Waterford Girl.

B: 1947 in Shawinigan, Québec


Allan Moyle is a screenwriter, director, producer, and actor. He made his directorial debut in 1977 with The Rubber Gun. That same year he appeared in David Cronenberg’s Rabid and had a major supporting role in Richard Benner’s Outrageous! The critics lambasted his next effort, Times Square. Perhaps it was because it was his first studio directing assignment and it turned into such an unpleasant experience that he developed a stress-related disorder that caused all his hair to fall out. Allan left the industry for ten years during which he wrote a novel and several screenplays. He became a sought-after writer-director after the success of Pump Up the Volume which was a box office hit starring Christian Slater. New Waterford Girl received seven Genie nominations from the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.

Also see: New Waterford Girl: The Rules According to Moyle.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

The Rubber Gun (1978)

Times Square (1980)

Pump Up The Volume (1990)
The Gun in Betty Lou’s Handbag (1992)
Empire Records (1995)
New Waterford Girl (1999)

Xchange (2000)
Jailbait (TV-2000)
Say Nothing (2001)
Man in the Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story (TV-2004)
Weirdsville (2006)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Montreal Main (1974)
East End Hustle (1976)
The Rubber Gun (1978)

Times Square (1980)

Pump Up The Volume (1990)
Red Blooded American Girl (1990)
Love Crimes (1992)

New Waterford Girl, movie, poster,
This poster was scanned from an
original in the Northernstars Collection.