Merian C. Cooper

Merian C. Cooper

Highest Rated: 100% This Is Cinerama (1952)

Lowest Rated: 41% Four Feathers (1929)

Birthday: Oct 24, 1893

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, USA

Director, with Ernest Schoedsack, of exotic adventure films in the 1920s and 30s, most notably "King Kong" (1933). Cooper subsequently concentrated on producing, often in collaboration with John Ford, and received a Special Academy Award in 1952 for his "many innovations and contributions to the art of motion pictures."

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Credit
84% 50% King Kong Writer (Story) $218.1M 2005
54% 40% Mighty Joe Young Writer $50.6M 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet 7 Wonders of the World Producer - 1956
98% 88% The Searchers Executive Producer - 1956
No Score Yet 70% The Sun Shines Bright Producer - 1954
100% 60% This Is Cinerama Writer,
Producer
- 1952
91% 91% The Quiet Man Producer - 1952
100% 68% Wagon Master Producer - 1950
77% 70% Rio Grande Producer - 1950
95% 63% Mighty Joe Young Producer - 1949
95% 80% She Wore a Yellow Ribbon Executive Producer - 1949
100% 83% Fort Apache Executive Producer - 1948
83% 78% 3 Godfathers Producer - 1948
86% 61% The Fugitive Producer - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Toy Wife Producer - 1938
50% 52% She Producer - 1935
No Score Yet 36% The Last Days of Pompeii Producer - 1935
100% 65% The Lost Patrol Executive Producer - 1934
No Score Yet 30% Finishing School Producer - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet Keep 'Em Rolling Executive Producer - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bed of Roses Producer - 1933
94% 78% Little Women Executive Producer - 1933
83% 49% Flying Down to Rio Executive Producer - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet Melody Cruise Producer,
Executive Producer
- 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet After Tonight Producer - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flaming Gold Producer - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Right to Romance Producer - 1933
98% 86% King Kong Director,
Producer
- 1933
100% 73% The Most Dangerous Game Associate Producer - 1932
41% 65% Four Feathers Director - 1929
94% 71% Chang Director,
Producer,
Writer
- 1927
100% 91% Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life Director - 1925

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