Richard Brooks

Biography

Richard Brooks (May 18, 1912 – March 11, 1992) was an American screenwriter, director, novelist and occasional producer. His outstanding works as director are Blackboard Jungle (1955); Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958); Elmer Gantry (1960) – for which he won an Academy Award for Best Writing (Adapted Scr...

23 titles Directing Writing

4.3

Fever Pitch

1985 · Director

5.7

Wrong Is Right

1982 · Director

6.7

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

1977 · Director

6.8

Bite the Bullet

1975 · Director

6.4

$

1971 · Director

6.5

The Happy Ending

1969 · Director

8.0

In Cold Blood

1967 · Director

7.4

The Professionals

1966 · Director

6.8

Lord Jim

1965 · Director

7.4

Sweet Bird of Youth

1962 · Director

7.8

Elmer Gantry

1960 · Director

8.1

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

1958 · Director

6.8

The Brothers Karamazov

1958 · Director

6.6

Something of Value

1957 · Director

7.0

The Last Hunt

1956 · Director

7.7

The Catered Affair

1956 · Director

7.4

Blackboard Jungle

1955 · Director

6.2

The Last Time I Saw Paris

1954 · Director

6.6

Flame and the Flesh

1954 · Director

5.8

Battle Circus

1953 · Director

6.2

Take the High Ground!

1953 · Director

7.2

Deadline - U.S.A.

1952 · Director

5.9

The Light Touch

1952 · Director

6.7

Crisis

1950 · Director

26 titles Directing Writing

4.3

Fever Pitch

1985 · Writer

5.7

Wrong Is Right

1982 · Writer

6.8

Bite the Bullet

1975 · Writer

6.4

$

1971 · Writer

6.5

The Happy Ending

1969 · Writer

8.0

In Cold Blood

1967 · Screenplay

7.4

The Professionals

1966 · Writer

6.8

Lord Jim

1965 · Screenplay

7.4

Sweet Bird of Youth

1962 · Screenplay

7.8

Elmer Gantry

1960 · Screenplay

8.1

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

1958 · Screenplay

6.6

Something of Value

1957 · Screenplay

7.0

The Last Hunt

1956 · Writer

7.4

Blackboard Jungle

1955 · Writer

6.2

The Last Time I Saw Paris

1954 · Screenplay

5.8

Battle Circus

1953 · Writer

7.2

Deadline - U.S.A.

1952 · Writer

5.9

The Light Touch

1952 · Screenplay

7.3

Storm Warning

1951 · Writer

7.1

Mystery Street

1950 · Screenplay

6.7

Crisis

1950 · Writer

6.9

Any Number Can Play

1949 · Screenplay

7.9

Key Largo

1948 · Screenplay

7.4

Crossfire

1947 · Novel

7.7

Brute Force

1947 · Screenplay

7.3

Swell Guy

1946 · Writer

5.9

Cobra Woman

1944 · Screenplay

6.5

My Best Gal

1944 · Story

6.5

Men of Texas

1942 · Screenplay