Search results for "Richard Brooks"


$ (1971)

A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob the safety deposit boxes of three very different criminals from a high-tech bank in Hamburg.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Gert Fröbe  •  Robert Webber

Battle Circus (1953) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Mar 2000

A young Army nurse, Lt Ruth McGara (June Allyson), newly assigned to the 66th MASH during the Korean War, attracts the sexual attention of the unit's commander Dr. (MAJ) Jed ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  June Allyson  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Robert Keith

Blackboard Jungle (1955) RT 76% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2005

Richard Dadier is a teacher at North Manual High School, an inner-city school where many of the pupils frequently engage in anti-social behavior. Dadier makes various attempts ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Anne Francis  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Vic Morrow

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) RT 97% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Sep 1997

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, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Paul Newman  •  Burl Ives  •  Judith Anderson

In Cold Blood (1967) RT 91% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Sep 2003

A 1967 film based on Truman Capote's book of the same name. After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Robert Blake  •  Scott Wilson  •  John Forsythe  •  Paul Stewart

The Last Hunt (1956)

A buffalo hunter (Stewart Granger) has a falling-out with his partner (Robert Taylor), who kills for fun.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Stewart Granger  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Debra Paget

The Professionals (1966) RT 93% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jul 1999

The Professionals is a 1966 American Western film directed by Richard Brooks. A kidnap-rescue adventure set in about 1917, it features a small group of experts heading into ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Lee Marvin  •  Robert Ryan  •  Woody Strode

The Happy Ending (1969) RT 20% / Audience 38%

DVD release: May 1996

The triumphs and failures of middle age as seen through the eyes of runaway American housewife Mary Wilson (Jean Simmons), a woman who believes that ultimate reality exists ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Jean Simmons  •  John Forsythe  •  Shirley Jones  •  Teresa Wright

Wrong Is Right (1982) RT 38% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Political double-talk, dirty tricks, hidden microphones, spy satellites, bugging the Oval Office and a nuclear bomb for sale are all ingredients in this swift, funny and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  George Grizzard  •  Robert Conrad  •  Katharine Ross

The Brothers Karamazov (1958) RT 22% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Dec 2011

Ryevsk, Russia, 1870. Tensions abound in the Karamazov family. Fyodor is a wealthy libertine who holds his purse strings tightly. His four grown sons include Dmitri, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Maria Schell  •  Claire Bloom  •  Lee J. Cobb




Fever Pitch (1985) RT Audience 22%

An investigative journalist gets hooked on the subject of his inquiry - organized gambling.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  John Saxon  •  Catherine Hicks  •  Giancarlo Giannini

The Light Touch (1952) RT Audience 20%

An art thief tries to double cross his gangster boss.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Stewart Granger  •  Pier Angeli  •  George Sanders  •  Kurt Kasznar

Sweet Bird of Youth (1962) RT 75% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2006

Gigolo and drifter, Chance Wayne, returns to his home town as the accompaniment of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break into the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Geraldine Page  •  Ed Begley  •  Rip Torn

Crisis (1950) RT 67% / Audience 56%

An American doctor gets caught in the middle of a revolution when he's forced to operate on a South American dictator.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  José Ferrer  •  Paula Raymond  •  Signe Hasso

Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977) RT 76% / Audience 75%

A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Diane Keaton  •  Tuesday Weld  •  William Atherton  •  Richard Kiley

Deadline – U.S.A. (1952)

With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Ethel Barrymore  •  Kim Hunter  •  Ed Begley

With the Marines at Tarawa (1944)

Documentary short film depicting the harrowing battle between the U.S. Marines and the Japanese for control of the Pacific island of Tarawa.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks  •  Lewis Hayward
CAST:  William Lundigan

Elmer Gantry (1960) RT 96% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 2014

When hedonistic but charming con man Elmer Gantry (Burt Lancaster) meets the beautiful Sister Sharon Falconer (Jean Simmons), a roadside revivalist, he feigns piousness to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Jean Simmons  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Dean Jagger

The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) RT 88% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 1998

Charles returns to Paris to reminisce about the life he led in Paris after it was liberated. He worked on "Stars and Stripes" when he met Marion and Helen. He would marry and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Van Johnson  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Donna Reed