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112 Ratings

James Dean

Directed by Mark Rydell
United States, 2001
Drama, TV Movie


A biopic about the actor James Dean, whose stardom of the ultimate teenage rebel as well as the premature death made him a legend. His roles are depicted having much in common with his personal life, most notably the difficult relationship with his father.

James Dean Directed by Mark Rydell

Awards & Festivals

Directors Guild of America

2002 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2002 | Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Golden Globes (USA)

2002 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television

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