Director Filmography Rankings, Movie Ranking

Ranking All Of Director Albert Brooks’s Movies

Albert Brooks Filmography Ranking Films

“What are Albert Brooks Best Movies?” We looked at all of Brooks’s directed filmography and ranked them against one another to answer that very question!

We took all of the movies directed by Albert Brooks and looked at their Rotten Tomato Critic, Rotten Tomato User, IMDB, and Letterboxd scores, ranking them against one another to see which movies came out on top. The movies are ranked in our list below based on which movies have the highest overall score between all 6 review sites in comparison with all of the other movies by the same director. The process is all very scientific with no flaws at all.

The full ranking chart is also included below the countdown on the bottom of the page. We will update the article if a new movie by Albert Brooks is released. Although it probably won’t be immediate so the scores on each site have time to settle and aren’t overly influenced by the early, usually much more opinionated, users.

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The Top Film’s Of Albert Brooks



7 ) Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 7
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 7
  • IMDB User Review Score: 7
  • Letterboxd User Score: 6

To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.

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6 ) The Muse

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 6
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 6
  • IMDB User Review Score: 6
  • Letterboxd User Score: 7

What happens when a screenwriter (Brooks) loses his edge, he turns to anyone he can for help… even if it’s the mythical “Zeus’s Daughter” (Stone). And he’s willing to pay, albeit reluctantly, whatever price it takes to satisfy this goddess, especially when her advice gets him going again on a sure-fire script. However, this is not the limit of her help, she also gets the writer’s wife (MacDowell) going on her own bakery enterprise, much to the chagrin of Brooks, who has already had to make many personal sacrifices for his own help.

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5 ) Mother

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 3
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 4
  • IMDB User Review Score: 5
  • Letterboxd User Score: 5

After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.

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4 ) Modern Romance

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 5
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 5
  • IMDB User Review Score: 4
  • Letterboxd User Score: 1

A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.

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3 ) Lost in America

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 1
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 3
  • IMDB User Review Score: 2
  • Letterboxd User Score: 3

David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling around America…in a Winnebago.

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1 ) Real Life

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 4
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 1
  • IMDB User Review Score: 2
  • Letterboxd User Score: 1

A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series “An American Family”.

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1 ) Defending Your Life

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 1
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 2
  • IMDB User Review Score: 1
  • Letterboxd User Score: 4

In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.

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Albert Brooks’s Best Movies



Albert Brooks Review Website Filmography Rankings

Film RT Critic RT User IMDB Letterboxd Overal Rank
Real Life 4 1 2 1 1
Defending Your Life 1 2 1 4 1
Lost in America 1 3 2 3 3
Modern Romance 5 5 4 1 4
Mother 3 4 5 5 5
The Muse 6 6 6 7 6
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World 7 7 7 6 7

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