Robert Aldrich

Robert Aldrich

Highest Rated: 100% Attack! (1956)

Lowest Rated: 11% Four for Texas (1963)

Birthday: Aug 9, 1918

Birthplace: Cranston, Rhode Island, USA

Famed for his macho mise-en-scene and resonant reworkings of classic action genres, Robert Aldrich became a model for many younger directors in the 1960s and 70s. Along with such figures as Roger Corman and Sam Arkoff, he was also a symbol of the free-spirit of independent filmmaking (although Aldrich had more interest in quality, and became renowned for substantive content and the interior meanings of his works.) He is best recalled for such horror classics as "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" (1962), and "Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte" (1964), both starring Bette Davis. But, the director also tried his hand at more literary works, such as "The Killing of Sister George" (1968), and even commercial comedies like "The Longest Yard" (1974), starring Burt Reynolds.

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Filmography

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Credit
No Score Yet 67% ...All the Marbles Director,
Producer
- 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Frisco Kid Director - 1979
80% 73% Twilight's Last Gleaming Director - 1977
44% 39% The Choirboys Director - 1977
63% 48% Hustle Director,
Producer
- 1975
79% 75% The Longest Yard Director - 1974
63% 85% Emperor of the North Director - 1973
90% 66% Ulzana's Raid Director - 1972
46% 69% The Grissom Gang Director,
Producer
- 1971
57% 71% Too Late the Hero Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Whatever Happened to Aunt Alice? Producer - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Greatest Mother of 'Em All Director,
Producer
- 1969
60% 43% The Legend of Lylah Clare Director,
Producer
- 1968
67% 78% The Killing of Sister George Director,
Producer
- 1968
80% 90% The Dirty Dozen Director - 1967
86% 81% The Flight of the Phoenix Director,
Producer
- 1965
82% 85% Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte Director,
Producer
- 1965
50% 40% Sodom and Gomorrah Director - 1963
11% 39% Four for Texas Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 1963
92% 91% What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Producer,
Director
- 1962
No Score Yet 58% The Last Sunset Director - 1961
No Score Yet 29% The Angry Hills Director - 1959
No Score Yet 36% Ten Seconds to Hell Director - 1959
89% 62% Autumn Leaves Director - 1956
100% 78% Attack! Director,
Producer
- 1956
90% 58% The Big Knife Director,
Producer
- 1955
98% 84% Kiss Me Deadly Director,
Producer
$882 1955
No Score Yet 44% World for Ransom Director - 1954
85% 71% Vera Cruz Director - 1954
70% 45% Apache Director - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Big Leaguer Director - 1953