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    DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of RICHARD BROOKS

    Rank ‘em, rate ‘em, review ‘em or whatever.

    RICHARD BROOKS

    Fever Pitch (1985)
    Wrong Is Right (1982)
    Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
    Bite the Bullet (1975)
    $ (1971)
    The Happy Ending (1969)
    In Cold Blood (1967)
    The Professionals (1966)
    Lord Jim (1965)
    Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
    Elmer Gantry (1960)
    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
    The Brothers Karamazov (1958)
    Something of Value (1957)
    The Catered Affair (1956)
    The Last Hunt (1956)
    Blackboard Jungle (1955)
    The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)
    The Flame and the Flesh (1954)
    Take the High Ground! (1953)
    Battle Circus (1953)
    Deadline - U.S.A. (1952)
    The Light Touch (1952)
    Crisis (1950)
     
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    RICHARD BROOKS (1912 - 1992)


    Fever Pitch (1985)
    Wrong Is Right (1982) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Bite the Bullet (1975) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    $ (1971)
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    The Happy Ending (1969) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    In Cold Blood (1967) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Professionals (1966) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Lord Jim (1965) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Sweet Bird of Youth (1962) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Elmer Gantry (1960) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Brothers Karamazov (1958)
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    Something of Value (1957) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Catered Affair (1956)
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    The Last Hunt (1956) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Blackboard Jungle (1955) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    The Flame and the Flesh (1954)
    Take the High Ground! (1953) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Battle Circus (1953) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Deadline - U.S.A. (1952) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Light Touch (1952) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Crisis (1950)
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    Wrong Is Right (1982) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Bite the Bullet (1975) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Professionals (1966) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Lord Jim (1965) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Blackboard Jungle (1955)
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    I've bought The Professionals twice on dvd, great western. Wrong is Right was called The Man With the Deadly Lens over here in Britland, in a lame attempt to make it sound Bond'ish, since Sean Connery was starring.
     
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    Fever Pitch (1985)
    Wrong Is Right (1982)
    Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
    Bite the Bullet (1975)
    $ (1971)
    The Happy Ending (1969)
    In Cold Blood (1967)
    The Professionals (1966)

    Lord Jim (1965)
    Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
    Elmer Gantry (1960)
    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
    The Brothers Karamazov (1958)
    Something of Value (1957)
    The Catered Affair (1956)
    The Last Hunt (1956)
    Blackboard Jungle (1955)
    The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)
    The Flame and the Flesh (1954)
    Take the High Ground! (1953)
    Battle Circus (1953)
    Deadline - U.S.A. (1952)
    The Light Touch (1952)
    Crisis (1950)


    Bolded films I've seen. Probably seen a few of the others as well.
     
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    RICHARD BROOKS

    Seen: 9
    Like: 0
    Own: 0

    Rank order:

    Deadline - U.S.A. (1952)
    Battle Circus (1953)
    Crisis (1950)
    Bite the Bullet (1975)
    Blackboard Jungle (1955)
    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
    Elmer Gantry (1960)
    In Cold Blood (1967)
    Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)


    A perfect example of a director who gets an A for craftsmanship, which means nothing to me, since each of these films gets an F for overall grade. I didn't find anything to like about any of them. Battle Circus is the most interesting, but only because it's an early film about MASH units in Korea, but pales compared to the weakest episode in the tv show, not to mention the movie.
     
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    1. The Professionals - B+
    2. Elmer Gantry - B

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    Interested in Blackboard Jungle, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and a couple of others.
     
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    The Flame and the Flesh (1954)
    Take the High Ground! (1953)
    Battle Circus (1953)
    Deadline - U.S.A. (1952)
    The Light Touch (1952)
    Crisis (1950)

    Seen 14
    Own 2
     
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    In order of merit:


    1.In Cold Blood (1967) ***1/2
    2.The Professionals (1966) ***1/2
    3.Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) ***1/2
    4.Elmer Gantry (1960) ***1/2
    5.Bite the Bullet (1975) ***
    6.The Last Hunt (1956) ***
    7.Sweet Bird of Youth (1962) ***
    8.$ (1971) ***
    9.Lord Jim (1965) ***
    10.The Brothers Karamazov (1958) ***
    11.Blackboard Jungle (1955) ***
    12.Crisis (1950) ***
    13.The Catered Affair (1956) **1/2
    14.Something of Value (1957) **1/2
    15.Wrong Is Right (1982) **1/2
    16.Battle Circus (1953) **
    17.Take the High Ground! (1953) **


    I also have THE HAPPY ENDING (1969) on VHS.
     
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    Blackboard Jungle (1955) - 6/10
     
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    Fever Pitch (1985)
    Wrong Is Right (1982)
    Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Bite the Bullet (1975)
    $ (1971)
    The Happy Ending (1969)
    In Cold Blood (1967) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Professionals (1966) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Lord Jim (1965)
    Sweet Bird of Youth (1962) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Elmer Gantry (1960) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Brothers Karamazov (1958)
    Something of Value (1957)
    The Catered Affair (1956)
    The Last Hunt (1956)
    Blackboard Jungle (1955) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)
    The Flame and the Flesh (1954)
    Take the High Ground! (1953) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Battle Circus (1953) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Deadline - U.S.A. (1952) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Light Touch (1952)
    Crisis (1950)
     
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