John Landis (born August 3, 1950) is an American movie director. Landis was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Los Angeles, California. He started his career working as a mailboy at 20th Century Fox.
Some of his movies are:
- The Kentucky Fried Movie
- National Lampoon's Animal House
- The Blues Brothers
- An American Werewolf in London
- Trading Places
- Into the Night