Scott Frank

Scott Frank

Highest Rated: 93% Logan (2017)

Lowest Rated: 30% Flight of the Phoenix (2004)

Birthday: Mar 10, 1960

Birthplace: Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA

When considering darkly comic noirs like "Get Shorty" (1995) and "Out of Sight" (1998), or the bleak futuristic thriller "Minority Report" (2002), one could envision a haunted, brooding writer comfortable only in a seedy dive bar. But screenwriter Scott Frank - both affable and boyish in his late 40s - has been a far cry from Raymond Chandler or Dashiell Hammett, possessing instead the demeanor of a friendly English teacher or a kindly neighbor who loans out his snow blower with no questions asked. Frank built a reputation as one of the most reliable and highly-paid screenwriters in the business, balancing book and short story adaptations with lucrative - and occasionally uncredited - rewrite gigs. While other successful writers bemoaned their lack of respect in Hollywood, Frank flourished with sanity and optimism intact, becoming one of the few widely known successes in a profession typically hidden behind closed doors.

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Movies

Credit
93% 90% Logan Screenwriter $226.3M 2017
68% 53% A Walk Among the Tombstones Director,
Screenwriter
$26M 2014
71% 69% The Wolverine Screenwriter $132.5M 2013
62% 75% Marley & Me Screenwriter $143.2M 2008
87% 74% The Lookout Director,
Writer
$4.6M 2007
30% 40% Flight of the Phoenix Writer $21M 2004
90% 80% Minority Report Screenwriter $132M 2002
71% 48% The Ring Writer $128.6M 2002
93% 74% Out of Sight Screenwriter $37.5M 1998
88% 70% Get Shorty Writer $68.8M 1995
57% 46% Malice Screenwriter $46M 1993
73% 66% Little Man Tate Screenwriter $25M 1991
83% 77% Dead Again Writer $35.5M 1991

TV

Credit
97% 95% The Queen's Gambit Executive Producer,
Creator
2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet On Story Guest 2018 2015
84% 85% Godless Executive Producer,
Director
2017
82% 80% Shameless Director 2011
No Score Yet 91% The Wonder Years Writer 1988

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