Frank Miller

Frank Miller

Highest Rated: 77% Sin City (2005)

Lowest Rated: 6% RoboCop 3 (1993)

Birthday: Jan 27, 1957

Birthplace: Olney, Maryland, USA

As one of the greatest innovators in the comic book field, particularly for his revisionist take on popular characters, hard-boiled writer and artist Frank Miller was destined to make his presence known in Hollywood. After earning acclaim and a large fan base with his revival of Daredevil for Marvel Comics and his own original samurai-themed work Ronin (1983), Miller was propelled to comic book superstardom thanks to his groundbreaking, post-modern take on the Cape Crusader, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (1986). Soon after, Hollywood beckoned, which led to writing the scripts for "RoboCop 2" (1990) and "RoboCop 3" (1993). But his experience with being rewritten without consideration left Miller a bit jaded about the Hollywood process. He did, however, have comic books to fall back on, and created what became his most personal and subsequently successful series, Sin City (1992). Full of gorgeous black-and-white drawings with only tinges of color - representing the bleak noir world he presented - the comic became Miller's most crowning achievement. Wary of Hollywood encroachment, he eventually consented to an adaptation after filmmaker Robert Rodriguez's insistent lobbying efforts, which resulted in the popular commercial success of "Sin City" (2005). Miller found himself at the top of the comic book adaptation heap with "300" (2007), a huge box office hit. Miller went solo as a director for the first time with an adaptation of "The Spirit" (2008), but his talents were always best served when sitting at a desk putting ink to paper.

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Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet COMIX: Beyond the Comic Book Pages Unknown (Character) - 2014
45% 51% 300: Rise of an Empire Executive Producer $106.6M 2014
43% 44% Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Director,
Screenwriter,
Executive Producer
$13.8M 2014
14% 25% The Spirit Director,
Screenwriter
$19.8M 2008
61% 89% 300 Executive Producer $210.6M 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Frank Miller's Sin City: The Customer Is Always Right Director - 2005
11% 29% Elektra Writer $24.4M 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Frank Miller's Sin City: That Yellow Bastard Director - 2005
77% 78% Sin City Director,
Writer,
Creator
$74.1M 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Frank Miller's Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Director - 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Frank Miller's Sin City: The Big Fat Kill Director - 2005
6% 15% RoboCop 3 Screenwriter $8.9M 1993
30% 36% RoboCop 2 Screenwriter $45.4M 1990

TV

Credit
67% 52% Cursed Executive Producer,
Creator
2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet One Day at a Time Unknown (Guest Star) 1981

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