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3.5
209 Ratings

Blackboard Jungle

Directed by Richard Brooks
United States, 1955
Drama

Synopsis

A new English teacher at a violent, unruly inner-city school is determined to do his job, despite resistance from both students and faculty.

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Blackboard Jungle Directed by Richard Brooks

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1956 | 4 nominations including: Best Writing, Screenplay

Directors Guild of America

1956 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Writers Guild of America

1956 | Nominee: Best Written American Drama (Screen)

National Film Preservation Board

2016 | Winner: National Film Registry

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