Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
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Made an award winning short subject, "Hot Dogs for Gauguin" with Danny DeVito early in his career.
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"That the film turned out to be coherent is a miracle. That it is successful proves there is a God." [on directing Beverly Hills Cop
Was the original director of WarGames
(1983) but was replaced by John Badham
. Several of Brest's scenes still remain in the film.