Celebrity Photo

Howard Franklin

Highest Rated: 83% Quick Change (1990)

Lowest Rated: 11% Larger Than Life (1996)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

American screenwriter turned director. Franklin started his career as a screenwriter with the adaptation of Umberto Eco's novel, "The Name of the Rose" (1986). Which led to his penning the Ridley Scott thriller "Someone to Watch Over Me" (1987). Franklin made his directorial debut as co-director with Bill Murray on the comedy, "Quick Change" (1990). Franklin made his solo directorial debut with "The Public Eye" (1992), a stylized period portrait of a tabloid photographer starring Joe Pesci and Barbara Hershey.




42% 41% The Big Year Screenwriter $7.2M 2011
24% 50% Antitrust Writer $11.0M 2001
39% 69% The Man Who Knew Too Little Writer $13.8M 1997
11% 29% Larger Than Life Director $8.3M 1996
65% 51% The Public Eye Director $3.0M 1992
83% 71% Quick Change Director $14.0M 1990
65% 41% Someone to Watch Over Me Screenwriter $8.9M 1987