Richard Sears

Richard Sears

Highest Rated: 17% Bongwater (1998)

Lowest Rated: 17% Bongwater (1998)

Birthday: Dec 7, 1969

Birthplace: Not Available

While attending the San Francisco Art Institute, Richard Sears made his short film, An Evil Town (1995). The screenplay was adapted from a short story by the late author, Charles Bukowski. The film went on to win many awards including Cannes - Le Semaine de la Critique and The New York Underground Film Festival. Following this achievement, Sears filmed Bongwater (1997), the film featured a relatively unknown cast featuring Luke Wilson, Jack Black, Brittney Murphy, Alicia Witt, Andy Dick, Scott Caan and Jeremy Sisto. The film has gone on to become a cult-classic. Also during this time, enlisted by Weiden & Kennedy to do an ESPN campaign, Sears embarked on his commercial directing career that has spanned over 10 years and has produced over 100 commercials. Additionally, Sears has directed short films for Canal Plus and Nissan. In 2009, he compiled his short films into a feature length film, In the Drink (2009). The film was chosen as the showcase at the LA Downtown Film Festival and numerous other festivals. Currently, Sears has the film, "Bottom of the World" set to shoot in 2012-2013 with Jeff Graup producing.


Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Bottom of the World Director 2017
No Score Yet In The Drink Director 2009
17% Bongwater Director 1998


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