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Name  Howard Franklin
Role  Screenwriter
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Occupation  Screenwriter, film director
Books  Antitrust: The Screenplay, Someone to Watch Over Me: The Screenplay
Nominations  Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay
Movies  Quick Change, The Name of the Rose, The Public Eye, Larger than Life, The Big Year
Similar People  Gerard Brach, Andrew Birkin, Jerry Adler, Robert Farrar, David Frankel

Howard Franklin is an American screenwriter and film director, known for such films as The Name of the Rose and Quick Change, his collaboration with Bill Murray. His other films include The Public Eye, about a 1940s tabloid photographer modeled on the photojournalist Weegee and starring Joe Pesci; Someone to Watch Over Me and The Man Who Knew Too Little.


  • The Name of the Rose (1986) (with Andrew Birkin, Gerard Brach and Alain Godard)
  • Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
  • Quick Change (1990) (also Co-Director, with Bill Murray)
  • The Public Eye (1992) (also Director)
  • Larger Than Life (1996) (Director)
  • The Man Who Knew Too Little (with Robert Farrar) (1997)
  • Antitrust (2001)
  • The Big Year (2011)
  • References

    Howard Franklin Wikipedia

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