Richard Rush (director)

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Rush in 2006

Richard Rush (April 15, 1929 – April 8, 2021) was an American movie director, screenwriter and producer. He was best known for his Academy Award-nominated movie The Stunt Man (1980). He also directed the erotic mystery thriller Color of Night (1994), which flopped at the box office. The movie won a Golden Raspberry Award as the worst movie of 1994. Maxim magazine has singled out the movie as having the best sex scene in movie history.[1] His other movies include Too Soon to Love (1960), Hells Angels on Wheels (1967), Psych-Out (1968), Freebie and the Bean (1974) and Air America (1990).

Rush was born in New York City. He died on April 8, 2021 in Los Angeles, aged 91.[2]

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  1. "Top Sex Scenes of All-Time". Maxim. December 6, 2000. Archived from the original on June 28, 2012. Retrieved April 8, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. Dagan, Carmel (12 April 2021). "Richard Rush, 'The Stunt Man' Director, Dies at 91". Variety. Retrieved 12 April 2021.

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