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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Cat on a Hot Tin Roof  108 min,  [Drama]  [Richard Brooks]  [20 Sep 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Burl Ives, Elizabeth Taylor, Jack Carson, Paul Newman
Plot:  Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
Writer:  Richard Brooks (screenplay), James Poe (screenplay), Tennessee Williams (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Elmer Gantry | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Elmer Gantry  146 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Richard Brooks]  [01 Jul 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  Arthur Kennedy, Burt Lancaster, Dean Jagger, Jean Simmons
Plot:  A fast-talking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause.
Writer:  Richard Brooks (screenplay), Sinclair Lewis (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
In Cold Blood | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  In Cold Blood  134 min,  R,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Richard Brooks]  [07 Mar 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, Metacritic 89/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  John Forsythe, Paul Stewart, Robert Blake, Scott Wilson
Plot:  After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.
Writer:  Truman Capote (based on the book by), Richard Brooks (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Professionals | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Professionals  117 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Western]  [Richard Brooks]  [02 Nov 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode
Plot:  An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.
Writer:  Frank O'Rourke (novel), Richard Brooks (written for the screen by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sweet Bird of Youth | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Sweet Bird of Youth  120 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Richard Brooks]  [29 May 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Ed Begley, Geraldine Page, Paul Newman, Shirley Knight
Plot:  Drifter Chance Wayne returns to his hometown after many years of trying to make it in the movies. Arriving with him is a faded film star he picked up along the way, Alexandra Del Lago. ...
Writer:  Tennessee Williams (play), Richard Brooks (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Blackboard Jungle | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Blackboard Jungle  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama]  [Richard Brooks]  [25 Mar 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Anne Francis, Glenn Ford, Louis Calhern, Margaret Hayes
Plot:  A new English teacher at a violent, unruly inner-city school is determined to do his job, despite resistance from both students and faculty.
Writer:  Richard Brooks (screenplay), Evan Hunter (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
$ | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  $  121 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Richard Brooks]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Gert Fröbe, Goldie Hawn, Robert Webber, Warren Beatty
Plot:  A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob three safety deposit boxes containing $1.5 million in cash belonging to three very different criminals from a high-tech security bank in Hamburg, Germany.
Writer:  Richard Brooks
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Deadline - U.S.A. | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Deadline - U.S.A.  87 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Richard Brooks]  [08 Aug 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ed Begley, Ethel Barrymore, Humphrey Bogart, Kim Hunter
Plot:  With his newspaper about to be sold, crusading editor Ed Hutcheson tries to complete an exposé on gangster Rienzi.
Writer:  Richard Brooks
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Looking for Mr. Goodbar | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Looking for Mr. Goodbar  136 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Richard Brooks]  [13 Mar 1978]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Diane Keaton, Richard Gere, Richard Kiley, Tuesday Weld, William Atherton
Plot:  A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters.
Writer:  Judith Rossner (based on the novel by), Richard Brooks (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Last Hunt | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Last Hunt  108 min,  [Western]  [Richard Brooks]  [18 Jul 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Debra Paget, Lloyd Nolan, Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger
Plot:  In 1883 South Dakota, two buffalo hunters start a personal feud over a captured squaw and a stand-off with a Dakota raiding party over some stolen horses.
Writer:  Richard Brooks (screenplay), Milton Lott (based on the novell)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bite the Bullet | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Bite the Bullet  132 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Western]  [Richard Brooks]  [01 May 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Ben Johnson, Candice Bergen, Gene Hackman, James Coburn
Plot:  A group of ex-rough riders, an ex-prostitute and a gunfighter enter a horse race in the desert.
Writer:  Richard Brooks
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Crisis | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Crisis  95 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Richard Brooks]  [07 Jul 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Actors:  Cary Grant, José Ferrer, Paula Raymond, Signe Hasso
Plot:  While on vacation in a Latin American country, an American neurosurgeon and his wife become tangled in a revolutionary uprising against a tyrannical dictator.
Writer:  Richard Brooks (screenplay), George Tabori (story)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Something of Value | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Something of Value  113 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War]  [Richard Brooks]  [01 Jun 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Dana Wynter, Juano Hernandez, Rock Hudson, Wendy Hiller
Plot:  Even though Peter and Kimani grow up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently. After the father of Kimani is jailed for following tribal customs, Kimani ...
Writer:  Richard Brooks (screen play), Robert C. Ruark (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Flame and the Flesh | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Flame and the Flesh  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Richard Brooks]  [05 May 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bonar Colleano, Carlos Thompson, Lana Turner, Pier Angeli
Plot:  American woman in Europe romanced by local gigolo; problems ensue.
Writer:  Auguste Bailly (novel), Helen Deutsch
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Take the High Ground! | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Take the High Ground!  101 min,  [Drama, War]  [Richard Brooks]  [30 Oct 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carleton Carpenter, Elaine Stewart, Karl Malden, Richard Widmark
Plot:  In 1953, at Fort Bliss, Texas, two former Korean War combat veterans work as drill sergeants and fall in-love with the same woman.
Writer:  Millard Kaufman (story), Millard Kaufman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lord Jim | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Lord Jim  154 min,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Richard Brooks]  [25 Feb 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 54%, External Reviews
Actors:  Curd Jürgens, Eli Wallach, James Mason, Peter O'Toole
Plot:  After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900.
Writer:  Joseph Conrad (novel), Richard Brooks (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wrong Is Right | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  Wrong Is Right  117 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Thriller]  [Richard Brooks]  [14 May 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 38%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  George Grizzard, Katharine Ross, Robert Conrad, Sean Connery
Plot:  A satire of American news reporting, Covert Agencies, and political system. The theft of two suitcase sized nuclear weapons, and their sale to a terrorist group, leads TV Newsman Patrick ...
Writer:  Charles McCarry (novel), Richard Brooks (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Catered Affair | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  The Catered Affair  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Richard Brooks]  [22 Jun 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Barry Fitzgerald, Bette Davis, Debbie Reynolds, Ernest Borgnine
Plot:  At breakfast, Jane announces that she and Ralph are getting married the next week. All Jane and Ralph want is a small wedding with the immediate family and no reception, because Jane's ...
Writer:  Gore Vidal (screenplay), Paddy Chayefsky (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Brothers Karamazov | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 45%  The Brothers Karamazov  145 min,  TV-PG,  [Drama, Romance]  [Richard Brooks]  [26 Feb 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 22%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Claire Bloom, Lee J. Cobb, Maria Schell, Yul Brynner
Plot:  Drama based on Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky's homonymous novel about the proud Karamazov family in 1870s Russia.
Writer:  Fyodor Dostoevsky (novel), Julius J. Epstein (adaptation), Philip G. Epstein (adaptation), Richard Brooks, Constance Garnett (English translation)
Language:  English, Polish, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fever Pitch | Movie Details for Director Richard Brooks | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 27%  Fever Pitch  96 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Richard Brooks]  [22 Nov 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 14%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 nominations.
Actors:  Bridgette Andersen, Catherine Hicks, Giancarlo Giannini, Ryan O'Neal
Plot:  An investigative journalist gets hooked on the subject of his inquiry - professional gambling.
Writer:  Richard Brooks
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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