Bruce McGill Actor

Bruce Travis McGill (born July 11, 1950) is an American actor who has an extensive list of credits in film and television. He is perhaps best known for his role as Jack Dalton on the television series MacGyver and as Daniel Simpson "D-Day" Day in National Lampoon's Animal House. McGill was born in San Antonio, Texas, the son of Adriel Rose (née Jacobs), an artist, and Woodrow Wilson McGill, a real estate and insurance agent. He graduated from Douglas MacArthur High School in the northeastern part of San Antonio and from The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in drama. He is related to former Texas State Senator A.R. Schwartz. McGill has starred in many films, perhaps his most well-known role being "D-Day" in the 1978 comedy classic National Lampoon's Animal House, a role McGill was desperate to take at the time, recalling his days as a young unemployed actor sitting in a New York City casting office. In Animal House, he played the William Tell Overture by drumming his fingers on his windpipe. He duplicated this talent in MacGyver, playing "Rock-A-Bye Baby" to lull a child in his care to sleep.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 11th, 1950
Place of birth
San Antonio, Texas, United States of America
Nationality
United States of America
Places lived
San Antonio , Texas
pop. 1,409,019 (2013)

Family

Parents
Spouse

Education

1. Douglas MacArthur High School High school

Douglas MacArthur High School (commonly MacArthur or Mac) is a public secondary school in a northeast suburb of San Antonio, Texas in the United States. The school, a part of the North East Independent School District serves students in ninth grade through twelfth grade, with admission based primarily on the locations of students' homes. The school serves portions of San Antonio and the portion of Terrell Hills within NEISD.

Type High school
Institution colors
Founded
1950
Headquarters
2923 MacArthur View, 78217 - San Antonio, Texas
Official web page www.neisd.net
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by gender

People attended Douglas MacArthur High School connected by profession and/or age

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b. 1942., Baseball Catcher
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Military Person
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2. University of Texas at Austin Colleges/University

The University of Texas at Austin (informally Texas, University of Texas, UT Austin, or simply UT) is a state research university in Austin, Texas, USA. It is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is approximately 0.25 miles (400 m) from the Texas State Capitol in Austin. The institution has the fifth-largest single-campus enrollment in the nation as of fall 2010 (and had the largest enrollment in the country from 1997 to 2003), with over 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 16,500 faculty and staff. It currently holds the largest enrollment of any college in Texas.

Institution info

Type Land-grant university
Endowment
2012. 2.86 bil. $
2011. 14.1 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
September 15th, 1883
Headquarters
110 Inner Campus Dr, 78712 - Austin, Texas
Undergraduates
2012. 39,955
2010. 38,420
2009. 38,168
Postgraduates
2012. 12,231
2011. 12,682
2010. 12,775
Acceptance rate
2013. 40.2 %
2012. 46.8 %
2011. 46.6 %
2010. 47.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 9.79 K $
2011. 9.79 K $
2010. 9.42 K $
2009. 8.94 K $
2008. 8.51 K $
Official web page www.utexas.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Texas at Austin connected by profession and/or age

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Movie performances

Average rating by genre

GenreNum. of titlesAvg. rating
Drama536.55
Thriller206.25
Crime136.62
Comedy276.17
Biography87.29
Action175.86
Sport46.8
History67.13
Fantasy26.3
Adventure45.75
Romance65.65
Sci-Fi25.65
Mystery55.82
War36.17
Family46.4
Western26.2
Short25.75

1. Ride Along (2014)

Action, Comedy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
99.0
, ,
Larry Brezner
,
Matt Alvarez
, , ,
Matt Manfredi
,
Jason Mantzoukas
,
Phil Hay
5 Show list 1 Show list $25M

Ride Along is a 2014 American action comedy film directed by Tim Story and starring Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, John Leguizamo, Bryan Callen, Tika Sumpter and Laurence Fishburne. Greg Coolidge, Jason Mantzoukas, Phil Hay, and Matt Manfredi wrote the screenplay based on a story originally from Coolidge. The film follows Ben, a high school security guard who must prove himself to his girlfriend's brother James that he is worthy to marry her. James, currently undercover to catch a Serbian smugglers' boss Omar, takes Ben on a ride along to prove himself. Principal photography began on October 31, 2012 in Atlanta and ended on December 19, 2012. The film was produced by Relativity Media, Cube Vision Productions and Rainforest Films, and distributed by Universal Pictures. Following two premieres in Atlanta and Los Angeles, the film was released worldwide on January 17, 2014, to negative reviews. It earned a worldwide total of more than $153 million against a budget of $25 million. The film made a record for highest domestic opening weekend gross in the month of January by grossing $41.5 million. A sequel is scheduled to be released on January 15, 2016.

Awards

2014 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy

Top cast

Ben Barber
Angela Payton
Dr. Cowan
Pawnshop Jay
Serbian Mobster
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Larry Blanford
English
United States of America

2. Lincoln (2012)

Biography, Drama, History
played Edwin Stanton
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
150.0
Tony Kushner
37 Show list 17 Show list $65M

Lincoln is a 2012 American epic historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. The screenplay by Tony Kushner was based in part on Doris Kearns Goodwin's biography Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, and covers the final four months of Lincoln's life, focusing on the President's efforts in January 1865 to have the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution passed by the United States House of Representatives. The film was produced by Spielberg and his frequent collaborator Kathleen Kennedy. Filming began October 17, 2011, and ended on December 19, 2011. Lincoln premiered on October 8, 2012 at the New York Film Festival. The film was co-produced by DreamWorks Pictures and Participant Media and released theatrically in the United States by Touchstone Pictures in limited release on November 9, 2012, and in wide release on November 16. The film was released on January 25, 2013, in the United Kingdom, with distribution in international territories, including the U.K., by 20th Century Fox.

Awards

2013 AFI Movies of the Year
2013 BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
2013 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
2013 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
2012 New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Screenplay
2012 National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
2012 Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Composer
2012 Academy Award for Best Production Design
2012 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama
2012 New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
2012 New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
2012 Academy Award for Best Actor
2012 Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
2012 BFCA Critics' Choice Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
2012 National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Screenplay
2012 AACTA International Award for Best Actor
2012 Satellite Award for Best Art Direction and Production Design

Top cast

Robert Todd Lincoln
Thaddeus Stevens
Richard Schell
William H. Seward
Ulysses S. Grant
First White Soldier
Mary Todd Lincoln
Fernando Wood
Clay Hawkins
William Hutton
Robert Latham
Elizabeth Blair Lee
Senator Bluff Wade
Judge John A. Campbell
Preston Blair
Abraham Lincoln
Corporal Ira Clark
George Yeaman
George Pendleton
Lydia Smith
Schuyler Colfax
Second White Soldier
Edward McPherson
W.N. Bilbo
Josiah S. 'Beanpole' Burton
John Usher
Tad Lincoln
Asa Vintner Litton
John Hay
James Ashley
Elizabeth Keckley
William Slade
Sergeant At Arms
Gideon Welles
Private Harold Green
Woman Shouter #1
Marguerite
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Abraham Lincoln
American Civil War
Lincoln, Lincoln
English
United States of America

3. Unconditional (2012)

Drama
played Detective Miller
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
92.0
J. Wesley Legg
,
Jason Atkins
Brent McCorkle
Brent McCorkle
6 Show list $2M

Unconditional is a 2012 Christian drama film written and directed by Brent McCorkle, inspired by true events. It is the first film by Harbinger Media Partners, which aims to "produce high quality theatrical films that honor God and inspire viewers to pursue him and serve others." The producers of the movie have partnered with a number of charitable and non-profit organizations to encourage moviegoers to meet the needs of others in their communities. The film is based on the actual story of Joe Bradford, who grew up in a rural area of Tennessee. When he developed kidney disease, Joe and his wife Denise were forced to move to a low-income area of Nashville. When they arrived, they were confronted by the needs of the underprivileged children in their neighborhood. Joe and Denise began to reach out to them and also started directing a choir of inner-city children. Many of the fatherless children embraced Joe, who became known as "Papa Joe." Together with his wife, he founded Elijah's Heart, a non-profit organization, in 2005 to help children in need. The film is the first feature-length project directed by Brent McCorkle, who also wrote the screenplay and edited the film.

Awards

Top cast

Samantha Crawford
Joe Bradford
Macon
Emergency room nurse
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Brent McCorkle
,
Mark Petrie
Michael Regalbuto
Jade Rain
English
United States of America

4. Cristiada (2012)

Drama, History, War
played President Calvin Coolidge
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
145.0
Pablo Jose Barroso
11 Show list 1 Show list $12M

For Greater Glory is a 2012 epic historical war drama film directed by Dean Wright and written by Michael Love, based on the true story of the Cristero War. It stars Andy Garcia, Eva Longoria, Oscar Isaac, Rubén Blades, Peter O'Toole, and Bruce Greenwood. The film is the directorial debut for Wright, veteran visual effects supervisor on films including The Two Towers and The Return of the King, and was released on June 1, 2012.

Awards

2013 Telly Award for TV Programs, Segments, or Promotional Pieces Film/Video - Documentary

Top cast

Ambassador Dwight Morrow
Mayor Picazo
Enrique Gorostieta
Father Christopher
Victoriano Ramirez
Tulita Gorostieta
Federal General #2
Father Vega
Anacleto Gonzales Flores
José's Mother
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Eduardo Martínez Solares
María Estela Fernández
English, Spanish
Mexico

5. FDR: American Badass! (2012)

Action, Comedy
played Louis
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
93.0
,
Brandon Bonfiglio
,
Garrett Brawith
,
Ivan Victor
,
J.P. McMahon
,
Paloma Felisberto
,
Tristan Drew
Garrett Brawith
21 Show list

FDR: American Badass! is a 2012 action comedy film written by Ross Patterson and directed by Garrett Brawith.

Awards

Top cast

Senator Bronson
Patrick Sheehan
Dr. Ellington
Eleanor Roosevelt
Curtis
Douglas MacArthur
Albert Einstein
Mussolini
Reporter Robert Bruckner
George
Winston Churchill
Franklin Roosevelt
James
Abraham Lincoln
Officer Nguyen
Cleavon Buford
Marietta Buford
Robby Kreeger
Missy
Wolfgang Kowalk
Dan Rutherford
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
Peter Bateman
Evan Pesses
Oneita Parker
English
United States of America

6. Me Again (2012)

Comedy, Drama
played Big Earl
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
,
Anna Zielinski
,
Logan White
,
Russell Wolfe
Jeffrey Peterson
,
Tommy Blaze
2 Show list

Me Again is a 2011 comedy film directed by David A.R. White and Jeffrey Peterson for Pure Flix Entertainment starring David A.R. White, Ali Landry and Bruce McGill. Things don't go as expected when a disenchanted pastor wishes for a different life.

Awards

Top cast

April
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Will Musser
Gabriel Sabloff
Cami Nemanich
English
United States of America

7. Mr. Sophistication (2012)

Drama
played Jerry Paar
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
97.0
Albena Dodeva
,
Jon E. Edwards
Danny Green
Danny Green
7 Show list

Mr. Sophistication is a 2012 drama film directed by Danny Green.

Awards

Top cast

Sterling French
Shelley Barrett
Ron Waters
Janice Waters
Summer Altice
Summer French
Kim Waters
Floyd Cash
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Keith L. Smith
English
United States of America

8. Apart (2011)

Drama, Mystery, Romance
played Dr. Thomas Abner
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
85.0
Natalie Angel
,
Ryan Rettig
Aaron Rottinghaus
Aaron Rottinghaus
3 Show list

Apart is a 2011 American drama film directed by Aaron Rottinghaus. Noah Greene and Emily Gates share the same psychological affliction: induced delusional disorder. And they must uncover the mystery of a tragic past in order to find hope in the future. The director, Aaron Rottinghaus, noted in an interview at SXSW 2011 that the film is based on actual case studies of the condition induced delusional disorder, or Folie à deux.

Awards

Top cast

Teddy Berg
Dr. Jane Sheppard
Emily Gates
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Phillip James Gilberti
JP Lipa
Ashlyn Angel
English
United States of America, Canada

9. Kings of the Evening (2010)

Drama
played Wilfred Cheedle
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
99.0
Andrew P. Jones
,
Reginald T. Dorsey
Andrew P. Jones
Robert Page Jones
,
Andrew P. Jones
6 Show list

Kings of the Evening is a 2010 drama film written by Andrew P. Jones and Robert Page Jones and directed by Andrew P. Jones.

Awards

Top cast

Ramsey
Clarence Brown
Henry Nicholson
Homer Hobbs
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Warren Yeager
Lynn Brannelly-Newman
English
United States of America

10. Fair Game (2010)

Biography, Drama, Thriller
played Jim Pavitt
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
108.0
John-Henry Butterworth
,
19 Show list $22M

Fair Game is a 2010 biographical spy drama film directed by Doug Liman and starring Naomi Watts and Sean Penn. It is based on Valerie Plame's memoir, Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House, and Joseph C. Wilson's memoir, The Politics of Truth: Inside the Lies that Led to War and Betrayed My Wife's CIA Identity: A Diplomat's Memoir. Naomi Watts stars as Plame and Sean Penn as her husband, Joseph C. Wilson. It was released in 2010 and was one of the official selections competing for the Palme d'Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. The film won the "Freedom of Expression Award" from the National Board of Review. The film marked Watts' and Penn's third collaboration, having previously co-starred in the films 21 Grams and The Assassination of Richard Nixon.

Awards

Top cast

Joseph Wilson
Scooter Libby
Valerie Plame
Sam Plame
Fred
Diana
Jason Neal
Mr. Tabir
Steve Norbert
CPD Agent
Dr. Zahraa
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Cindy Evans
Fair Game
English, Arabic, French
United States of America, United Arab Emirates

11. From Mexico with Love (2009)

Action, Drama
played Billy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
98.0
Daniel Toll
,
Glen Hartford
Jimmy Nickerson
Nicholas Siapkaris
,
Glen Hartford
11 Show list $3M

From Mexico with Love is a 2009 American action-drama film directed by Jimmy Nickerson and stars Kuno Becker, Steven Bauer, Danay Garcia, Bruce McGill, and Stephen Lang.

Awards

Top cast

Big Al Stevens
Referee
The Accountant
Joe Scar
Hector
Robert Stevens
Hector's friend
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Boxing
Rick Lamb
,
Ted Chu
Hazel Alonzo
English
United States of America

12. Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

Crime, Drama, Thriller
played Jonas Cantrell
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
118.0
, ,
Alan Siegel
,
Lucas Foster
,
Mark Gill
,
Robert Katz
19 Show list $50M

Law Abiding Citizen is a 2009 American thriller film directed by F. Gary Gray from a screenplay written by Kurt Wimmer and stars Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler. The film takes place in Philadelphia and tells the story of a man driven to commit multiple murders while targeting not only his family's killer but also a corrupt criminal justice system. Law Abiding Citizen was released theatrically in North America on October 16, 2009. The film was nominated for a Saturn Award as the Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film of the year, but lost to Inglourious Basterds, and the film also garnered NAACP Image Awards nominations for both Jamie Foxx and F. Gary Gray.

Awards

Top cast

Clyde Shelton
Mayor
Bill Reynolds
Sarah Lowell
Rupert Ames
Lawyer #2
Homeland Security Supervisor
Warden Iger
Detective Dunnigan
Brian Bringham
Clarence Darby
Judge Laura Burch
Kelly Rice
Collins
Detective Garza
Attorney #2
Detective with Evidence Bag
Official with Bible
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Prison
Male nudity
Jonathan Sela
Law Abiding Citizen
English
United States of America

13. Held Hostage (2009)

Drama
played Ben Summers
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
86.0
Grant Harvey
1 Show list

Held Hostage is a Lifetime Movie starring Julie Benz that aired on July 19, 2009. It is based on the true story of Michelle Renee who also wrote the novel. Michelle is now a spokeswoman for Violence Against Women & Girls Awareness. Hal Foxton Beckett was nominated for a Leo Award for the music featured in the movie.

Awards

Top cast

Michelle Estey
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

14. Obsessed (2009)

Drama, Thriller
played Joe Gage
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
108.0
8 Show list 1 Show list $20M

Obsessed is a 2009 American thriller film directed by Steve Shill. The Rainforest Films production stars Idris Elba, Beyoncé and Ali Larter. Obsessed tells the story of Lisa, an office temp played by Larter, who falls in love with her boss, Derek Charles, and attempts to seduce him. Derek's wife, Sharon, learns of Lisa's obsessive behavior, and suspects an affair. Screen Gems president Clint Culpepper conceived the basic idea of Obsessed, which was then developed by writer David Loughery, allocated a production budget of $20 million, and filmed in the summer of 2008. Obsessed was inspired by the work of directors Roman Polanski and Alfred Hitchcock, and its score was written by James Dooley. Lisa and Sharon were dressed in contrasting styles to reinforce their conflicting characters. Obsessed opened in US theaters on April 24, 2009, and UK theaters on May 29, 2009, and was distributed by Screen Gems. Obsessed received generally negative reviews from critics, many of whom were disappointed in the absence of an explanation for Lisa's obsession with Derek.

Awards

2010 MTV Movie Award for Best Fight

Top cast

Derek Charles
Lisa Sheridan
Roger
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Ken Seng
Maya Lieberman
English
United States of America

15. The Perfect Game (2009)

Comedy, Drama, Family
played Mr. Tanner
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
50.0
Christian Tureaud
,
Daniel de Liege
,
David Salzberg
,
Mark W. Koch
,
Michael O. Gallant
,
W. William Winokur
W. William Winokur
26 Show list $12.5M

The Perfect Game is a 2009 American drama film directed by William Dear, based on the 2008 book of the same name written by W. William Winokur. The film is based on the events leading to the 1957 Little League World Series, which was won by the first team from outside the United States, the Industrial Little League of Monterrey, Mexico, who defeated the heavily favored U.S. team. Mexican pitcher Ángel Macías threw the first, and so far only, perfect game in championship game history.

Awards

Top cast

Padre Estaban
Captain Slater
Mac Thompkins
Lucky Haskins
Clarence Bell
Rose Bell
Norberto Villarreal
Frankie Stevens
Mario Ontiveros
Coach McAllen
Coach Sam Hicks
McAllen Player #1
St. Louis Player #1
Angel Macias
Enrique Suarez
Umpire #1
Bridgeport Coach
Cool Papa Bell
Tommy
Fundidora Supervisor
Biloxi Pitcher
Gloria Jimenez
Ricardo Trevino
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Baseball
Bryan Greenberg
Florence Kemper
English
United States of America

16. W. (2008)

Biography, Drama, History
played George Tenet
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
129.0
,
Bill Block
,
Eric Kopeloff
,
Paul Hanson
17 Show list $25.1M

W. is a 2008 American biographical drama film based on the life and presidency of George W. Bush. It was produced and directed by Oliver Stone, written by Stanley Weiser, and stars Josh Brolin as Bush, with a supporting cast that includes Ellen Burstyn, Elizabeth Banks, James Cromwell, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Scott Glenn, and Richard Dreyfuss. Filming began on May 12, 2008, in Louisiana and the film was released on October 17.

Awards

Top cast

Karl Rove
George H. W. Bush
Donald Rumsfeld
George W. Bush
Tony Blair
Condoleezza Rice
General Tommy Franks
Dick Cheney
Ari Fleischer
Barbara Bush
Don Evans
Speechwriter #1
Fraternity President
Paul Wolfowitz
Jeb Bush
Skeeter
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
George W. Bush
Michael Dennison
English, Spanish
China, Switzerland, United States of America, Hong Kong, Australia

17. Vantage Point (2008)

Action, Crime, Drama
played Phil McCullough
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0
16 Show list $40M

Vantage Point is a 2008 American political action thriller film directed by Pete Travis; it was adapted from a screenplay written by Barry L. Levy. The story focuses on an assassination attempt on the President of the United States, as seen from the various vantage points of different characters. Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, Forest Whitaker, William Hurt, and Sigourney Weaver star in principal roles. The film is often compared, unfavorably, to Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon, which also employed storytelling through multiple perspectives. Rashomon used the multiple perspectives to question the possibility of truth, in a process called the Rashomon effect; in contrast, Vantage Point recounts a series of events which are re-enacted from several different perspectives and viewpoints in order to reveal a truthful account of what happened. Vantage Point also explores kidnapping, assassination and terrorism. The motion picture was co-produced by Relativity Media, Original Film, and Art In Motion. It was commercially distributed by Columbia Pictures theatrically, and by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment in home media format.

Awards

Top cast

Rex Brooks
Angie Jones
Howard Lewis
Ron Matthews
Thomas Barnes
Cavic
Veronica
Ted Heinkin
Kent Taylor
Kevin Cross
Enrique
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Luca Mosca
Vantage Point
English, Spanish
United States of America

18. Slow Burn (2007)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller
played Godfrey
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
93.0
Wayne Beach
11 Show list $15.5M

Slow Burn is an American drama thriller film starring Ray Liotta, Jolene Blalock and LL Cool J, which is notable for the extended period between production and eventual release. A crime drama, the film was produced in 2003, was finally given a showing at the 2005 Toronto Film Festival, and finally got a proper theatrical release in 2007.

Awards

Top cast

Ford Cole
Ty Trippin
Desk Sgt. Drown
Chet Price
Felix Lang
Isaac Duperde
Jeffrey Sykes
Alan Turlock
Rupert Greems
Nora Timmer
Baby Eric
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

19. The Lookout (2007)

Crime, Drama, Thriller
played Robert Pratt
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
99.0
15 Show list 1 Show list $16M

The Lookout is a 2007 crime film written and directed by Scott Frank, screenwriter of Out of Sight and Get Shorty, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels, Matthew Goode, and Isla Fisher. The Lookout is Frank's directorial debut. It was produced by Birnbaum/Barber, Laurence Mark Productions, Parkes/MacDonald Productions, Spyglass Entertainment, and Miramax Films. Miramax distributes the film in the USA, and Buena Vista International elsewhere.

Awards

2008 Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature

Top cast

Chris Pratt
Janet
Lewis
Luvlee
Mrs. Lange
Gary Spargo
Maura
Mr. Tuttle
Deputy Ted
Loan Officer
Marty
Barbara Pratt
Alison Pratt
Cameron's Girlfriend
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Chess
Robbery
Alar Kivilo
Abram Waterhouse
English
United States of America

20. The Good Life (2007)

Comedy, Drama
played Frank Jones
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
89.0
,
Devin Sloane
,
Lance Sloane
9 Show list $3.5M

The Good Life is a 2007 film written and directed by Stephen Berra, starring Mark Webber, Zooey Deschanel, Patrick Fugit, Bill Paxton, Drea de Matteo, Harry Dean Stanton, and Chris Klein.

Awards

Top cast

Robbie
Frances
Daryll
Tad Tokas
Diane
Andrew
Jason Prayer
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
Joel Peterson
Patrice Lucien Cochet
Darena Snowe
English
United States of America, Canada

21. Humble Pie (2007)

Comedy, Drama
played Mr. Grigoratus
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
94.0
Chris Bowman
2 Show list

Awards

Top cast

Peggy Orbison
Truman Hope
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

22. Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil (2006)

Action, Thriller, War
played Gen. Norman T. Vance
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
96.0
12 Show list

Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil is a 2006 war film and the sequel to Behind Enemy Lines. The film was written and directed by James Dodson, starring Nicholas Gonzalez, Keith David, Bruce McGill, Ben Cross, Matt Bushell, Joseph Steven Yang and Peter Coyote. Despite its title, the film does not follow the first part, and was released direct-to-video on October 17, 2006.

Awards

Top cast

Cmdr. Scott Boytano
Admr. Henry D. Wheeler
Ellie Brilliard
Ambassador Li Sung Park
President Adair T. Manning
Cmdr. Tim Mackey
CIA Director Weylon Armitage
Private J.J.
Ens. David Barnes
CWO Lawrence Meideros
Lt. Robert James
BBC Reporter
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

23. Valley of the Heart's Delight (2006)

Drama
played Horace Walsh
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
97.0
Tim Boxell
$2.5M

Valley of the Heart's Delight is a 2006 drama film written by Miles Murphy and directed by Tim Boxell.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

24. Outlaw Trail: The Treasure of Butch Cassidy (2006)

Adventure, Family, Western
played Garrison
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0
,
Adam Abel
David Pliler
8 Show list

Outlaw Trail: The Treasure of Butch Cassidy is a 2006 American adventure film, produced and directed by Ryan Little. It is loosely based on legends arising from the fate of real-life Western outlaw Butch Cassidy, the alias of Robert LeRoy Parker, whose gang robbed trains and banks in the 1890s. Cassidy fled to South America in 1901, where he is believed to have died in 1908. The film continues the Butch Cassidy saga beyond the ending of the 1969 Robert Redford–Paul Newman hit film, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, in 1908. The main protagonist, Cassidy's teenage grand-nephew, Roy Parker, sets out in 1951 to find the treasure he believes Cassidy left behind in Utah. Overcoming his unforgiving grandfather's opposition, Roy and friends are involved in several chase scenes, pursued by criminals. The film was produced on location in Utah by GO Films from a screenplay by David Pliler. The music score was by Jay Bateman. The film stars Ryan Kelley, Arielle Kebbel, Dan Byrd, and Brent Weber, and features Bruce McGill and James Gammon. The film was released in North America in 2006 and is available on DVD.

Awards

Top cast

Leroy Parker
Sam Parker
Clay
Jess
Roy Parker
Mayor Blanding
Martin
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
J Bateman
,
Geno Salvatori
Anna K. Findlay
English
United States of America

25. Elizabethtown (2005)

Comedy, Drama, Romance
played Bill Banyon
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
123.0
22 Show list $57M

Elizabethtown is a 2005 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe starring Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst. Alec Baldwin has a small role as a CEO of an athletic shoe company and Susan Sarandon appears as a grieving widow.

Awards

Top cast

Drew Baylor
Claire Colburn
Hollie Baylor
Phil Devoss
Heather Baylor
Sad Joe
Jessie Baylor
Charles Dean
Assistant #2
Chuck Hasboro
Uncle Roy
Cindy Hasboro
Starstruck Kid
Desk Clerk Charlotte
Sharon
Artsy Girl
Jessie's Band Member #3
Jessie's Band Member #5
Airport Security #2
Jessie's Band Member #1
Aunt Dora
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Nancy Steiner
Elizabethtown, Volume 2, Elizabethtown, Elizabethtown: Songs From the Brown Hotel EP, Elizabethtown
English
United States of America

26. Cinderella Man (2005)

Biography, Drama, Sport
played Jimmy Johnston
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
145.0
,
Cliff Hollingsworth
36 Show list 4 Show list $88M

Cinderella Man is a 2005 American drama film by Ron Howard, titled after the nickname of heavyweight boxing champion James J. Braddock and inspired by his life story. The film was produced by Howard, Penny Marshall, and Brian Grazer. Damon Runyon is credited for giving Braddock this nickname. Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger and Paul Giamatti star.

Awards

2006 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
2006 Star Guild Award for Best Foreign Film
2005 Australian Film Institute International Award for Best Actor
2005 Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor

Top cast

Joe Gould
Jim Braddock
Announcer Al Fazin
Referee #1
Mae Braddock
Mike Wilson
Reporter #3
Referee McAvoy
Primo Carnera
Joe Jeanette
Reporter #1
Reporter #2
Max Baer
Hooverville Cop #2
Hooverville Cop #1
1935 Fan #4
Electric Man
Reporter #5
Jay Braddock
Sporty Lewis
Sara Wilson
Ford Bond
1928 Fan #2
Young Reporter
Sam Penny
Lucille Gould
Flapper Girl #1
Lewis Coach
Reporter #4
Promoter
Rosemarie Braddock
John Henry Lewis
Angelo the Cornerman
Corn Griffin
Griffin Cornerman #2
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Boxing
Daniel Orlandi
Cinderella Man
English
United States of America

27. Collateral (2004)

Crime, Drama, Thriller
played Pedrosa
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
120.0
,
Julie Richardson
22 Show list 12 Show list $65M

Collateral is a 2004 American crime thriller film directed by Michael Mann from a screenplay written by Stuart Beattie, and starring Tom Cruise as a contract killer and Jamie Foxx as a taxi driver who finds himself his hostage. The film is set in Los Angeles, California in January 2004, and the supporting cast includes Jada Pinkett Smith and Mark Ruffalo. Foxx and Cruise's performances were widely praised, with Foxx being nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Awards

2005 ASCAP Film and Television Music Award for Top Box Office Films
2005 Golden Trailer Award for Best Drama
2005 Satellite Award for Best Editing
2005 Satellite Award for Best Sound
2005 Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor
2005 BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
2005 BET Award for Best Actor
2004 National Board of Review Award for Best Director
2004 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
2004 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
2004 Future Film Festival Digital Award
2004 National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor

Top cast

Fanning
Airport Man
Young Professional Woman
Fed #2
Traffic Cop #1
Limo Driver #1
Richard Weidner
Traffic Cop #2
Fever Bouncer
Young Professional Man
Fed #1
Jazz Musician #6
Jazz Musician #1
Lenny the Dispatcher
El Rodeo Band Member #10
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
Paul Cameron
Collateral
English, Spanish
United States of America

28. Runaway Jury (2003)

Drama, Thriller
played Judge Harkin
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
127.0
, ,
Christopher Mankiewicz
17 Show list $60M

Runaway Jury is a 2003 American thriller film directed by Gary Fleder and starring John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, and Rachel Weisz. It is an adaptation of John Grisham's novel The Runaway Jury.

Awards

Top cast

Wendell Rohr
Marlee
Nicholas Easter
Frank Herrera
Lawrence Green
Rankin Fitch
Lonnie Shaver
Doyle
Stella Hulic
Durwood Cable
Henry Jankle
Eddie Weese
Jacob Woods
Millie Dupree
Vanessa Lembeck
Amanda Monroe
Celeste Wood
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Law
Abigail Murray
Runaway Jury
Italian, French, English
United States of America

29. Matchstick Men (2003)

Comedy, Crime, Drama
played Chuck Frechette
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
116.0
Nicholas Griffin
,
14 Show list

Matchstick Men is a 2003 American comedy drama film directed by Ridley Scott. Based on Eric Garcia's 2002 novel of the same name, the film stars Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, and Alison Lohman.

Awards

Top cast

Roy Waller
Laundry Lady
Frank Mercer
Bishop
Bank Teller
Heather
Slacker Boyfriend
Angela
Dr. Klein
Parking Garage Cashier
Mrs. Schaffer
Pharmacist #2
Bartender
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Matchstick Men
English
United States of America

30. Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)

Comedy
played Stanford "Stan" Marks
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
95.0
,
David Nicksay
,
Kate Kondell
11 Show list 2 Show list $45M

Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde is the 2003 sequel to the 2001 film, Legally Blonde. It was produced by MGM, with Reese Witherspoon again starring as Elle Woods, Luke Wilson, Sally Field, Regina King, Bruce McGill, and Bob Newhart. Even though the story was set in Washington, D.C., the movie was filmed in the offices at EnergySolutions Arena, the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois. The supposed "aerial views" in the movie on Washington buildings were scale models built by the crew.

Awards

2004 BMI Film Music Award
2004 Genesis Award for Best Feature Film

Top cast

Detective Finchley
Paulette Bonafonté
Emmett Richmond
Representative Victoria Rudd
Elle Woods
Reena Giuliani
Serena McGuire
Congresswoman Libby Hauser
Grace Rossiter
Sid Post
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Law
Elliot Davis
Sophie Carbonell
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
English
United States of America

31. Where Are They Now?: A Delta Alumni Update (2003)

Comedy, Short
played Daniel Simpson "D-Day" Day
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
23.0
6 Show list

Awards

Top cast

Chip Diller
Eric "Otter" Stratton
Marion Wormer
Kent "Flounder" Dorfman
Otis Day
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

32. The Sum of All Fears (2002)

Action, Drama, Thriller
played National Security Advisor Gene Revell
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
124.0
Daniel Pyne
,
35 Show list 2 Show list $68M

The Sum of All Fears is a 2002 American action political thriller film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, based on Tom Clancy's novel of the same name. This fourth film in the Jack Ryan film series is a reboot set in 2002, with Ryan portrayed as younger than in the 1990 film The Hunt for Red October starring Alec Baldwin, and in that film's sequels, Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger, both of which starred Harrison Ford. The film was a co-production between the motion picture studios of Paramount Pictures, Mace Neufeld Productions, MFP Munich Film Partners, and S.O.A.F. Productions. On June 4, 2002, the original motion picture soundtrack was released by the Elektra Records music label. The soundtrack was composed and orchestrated by musician Jerry Goldsmith. The film premiered in theaters in the United States on May 31, 2002 grossing $118,907,036 in box office revenue. Its worldwide theatrical run ended with a total of $193,921,372 in business. Considering its production budget of $68 million and related marketing costs, the film was considered a major financial success. It presently holds a 59% score on Rotten Tomatoes, with generally mixed critical reviews.

Awards

2003 VES Award for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Motion Picture
2003 BMI Film Music Award

Top cast

William Cabot
Defense Secretary David Becker
Russian Translator on TV
J. Robert Fowler
President Nemerov
Jack Ryan
Olson
Anatoli Grushkov
John Clark
Aircraft Carrier Duty Officer
Jared Mason
Senator Jessup
Dr. Cathy Muller
Secretary of State Sidney Owens
Dressler's Associate #2
Mary Pat Foley
Pentagon Security Guard
AFRAT Specialist Stubbs
Admiral Pollack
Dressler
General Lasseter
General Wilkes
National Anthem Singer
President Zorkin
Aircraft Carrier Petty Officer #1
Captain Vicky Shiro
American Scientist
Sportscaster #1
Milinov
Russian Bomb Technician
Referee
WHCA Dinner Chairman
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Terrorism
Nuclear weapon
Marie-Sylvie Deveau
The Sum of All Fears
Russian, Arabic, German, English, Ukrainian
United States of America, Germany

33. Ali (2001)

Biography, Drama, Sport
played Bradley
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
159.0
, , ,
A. Kitman Ho
,
Paul Ardaji
Stephen J. Rivele
,
Christopher Wilkinson
, ,
12 Show list 14 Show list $107M

Ali is a 2001 American biographical film directed by Michael Mann. The film tells the story of the boxer Muhammad Ali, played by Will Smith, from 1964 to 1974 featuring his capture of the heavyweight title from Sonny Liston, his conversion to Islam, criticism of the Vietnam War, banishment from boxing, his return to fight Joe Frazier in 1971, and, lastly, his reclaiming the title from George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle fight of 1974. It also discusses the great social and political upheaval in the United States following the assassinations of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. during the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson.

Awards

2002 BET Award for Best Actor
2002 Prism Commendation for Theatrical Feature Film
2002 MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance
2002 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Motion Picture
2002 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
2002 Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Film Editing
2001 Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
2001 Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor
2001 Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress - Film
2001 Black Reel Award for Best Film
2001 Black Reel Award for Best Film Poster
2001 Black Reel Best Screenplay, Original or Adapted
2001 Black Reel Award for Best Actor

Top cast

Howard Cosell
Sonji Roi
Chauncey Eskridge
Cassius Marcellus Clay, Sr.
Jabir Herbert Muhammad
Belinda Ali
Dr. Ferdie Pacheco
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Angelo Dundee
Veronica Porche
Malcolm X
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Boxing
Racism
Ali, Ali: Original Soundtrack II
English
United States of America

34. Shallow Hal (2001)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
played Reverend Larson
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
114.0
, ,
Sean Moynihan
31 Show list $40M

Shallow Hal is a 2001 romantic comedy film starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Jack Black, and Jason Alexander. It was directed by the Farrelly brothers and filmed in and around Charlotte, North Carolina as well as Sterling and Princeton, Massachusetts at Wachusett Mountain.

Awards

Top cast

Rosemary Shanahan
Mrs. Mary Larson
Artie
Second Tiffany
Ralph
Mauricio
Night Club Goer #2J
Steve Shanahan
Doctor #1
Nurse Tanya Peeler
McIntosh Waiter
McIntosh Patron #2
Night Club Goer #1D
Walt
Night Club Goer #1C
Punk #2
Restaurant Manager
David Bouley
Katrina
Night Club Goer #2N
Night Club Goer #2G
Homeless Man #2
Night Club Goer #1F
Freedom Park Goer #13
Night Club Goer #1I
Capital Grille Maitre D'
Misty Meadows Cowboy #1
Night Club Goer #1K
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Ivy
,
William Goodrum
Pamela Withers
Shallow Hal
English
Germany, United States of America

35. Exit Wounds (2001)

Action, Comedy, Crime
played Frank Daniels
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
101.0
Ed Horowitz
,
Richard D'Ovidio
18 Show list $33M

Exit Wounds is a 2001 American action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, and starring Steven Seagal and DMX. The film is based on the book of the same name by John Westermann. The book takes place on Long Island, while the film is set in Detroit. Steven Seagal plays Orin Boyd, an urban police detective notorious for pushing the limits of the law in his quest for justice. Although the story is set in Detroit, many goofs in the production make it apparent that most of the movie was filmed in Toronto, Ontario; Hamilton, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This was Steven Seagal's last movie to be distributed by Warner Bros. It is the second of three films directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak and produced by Joel Silver that focus on martial arts based action in an urban setting with a hip-hop heavy soundtrack and featuring many of the same cast.

Awards

Top cast

T.K. Johnson
Trish
Lewis Strutt
Chief Hinges
Useldinger
Henry Wayne
Alan Morris
Orin Boyd
Vice President
George Clark
Matt Montini
Terrorist Leader
Annette Mulcahy
SWAT Team Member #2
Shaun Rollins
Mulcahy's Date
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Exit Wounds
English
Australia, United States of America

36. The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (2001)

Drama, Family, Western
played Jonas Scatter
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
96.0
2 Show list

Awards

Top cast

Arvella Whipple
Deputy Sheriff Ambrose Scraggs
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

37. The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

Drama, Fantasy, Sport
played Walter Hagen
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
125.0
10 Show list $60M

The Legend of Bagger Vance is a 2000 American film directed by Robert Redford and starring Will Smith, Matt Damon and Charlize Theron. It is based on the 1995 book of the same title by Steven Pressfield and takes place in the U.S. state of Georgia in 1931. This was Jack Lemmon's final film before his death in 2001. On release, the film was attacked by several African American commentators and reviewers for using the "magical negro" as a plot device. Since the film's release, some in the mainstream media have also described the film as flawed and racially insensitive.

Awards

Top cast

Rannulph Junuh
Adele Invergordon
John Invergordon
Neskaloosa
O.B. Keeler
Hardy Greaves
Bobby Jones
Idalyn Greaves
Dougal McDermott
Grantland Rice
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Judianna Makovsky
The Legend of Bagger Vance
English
United States of America

38. Running Mates (2000)

Comedy, Drama
played Sen. Mitchell Morris
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0
4 Show list

Running Mates is a 2000 American political comedy/drama television film directed by Ron Lagomarsino and starring Tom Selleck. The film follows the presidential election campaign of James Pryce, a Democratic Party presidential candidate, who has a hard time deciding whom to pick as his vice-presidential running mate. Laura Linney, Nancy Travis, Faye Dunaway, and Teri Hatcher also star as Pryce's current or former love interests who have had a major influence on his success so far, but who also have a great deal of control over his decisions. Created for Turner Entertainment, Running Mates was initially aired on Turner Network Television on the night of August 13, 2000, and has since been broadcast in Australia, Hungary, Iceland, and Sweden. Faye Dunaway's performance in the film earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television, which she lost to Vanessa Redgrave for her work in If These Walls Could Talk 2.

Awards

Top cast

Lauren Hartman
Shawna
Gov. James Reynolds Pryce
Brooke Pryce
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Hope Hanafin
English
United States of America

39. The Insider (1999)

Biography, Drama, Thriller
played Ron Motley
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
157.0
,
Pieter Jan Brugge
19 Show list 9 Show list $90M

The Insider is a 1999 American drama film directed by Michael Mann, based on the true story of a 60 Minutes segment about Jeffrey Wigand, a whistleblower in the tobacco industry. The 60 Minutes story originally aired in November 1995 in an altered form because of objections by CBS' then-owner, Laurence Tisch, who also controlled the Lorillard Tobacco Company. The story later aired in a complete and uncensored form on February 4, 1996. Produced by Touchstone Pictures, the film stars Al Pacino and Russell Crowe, with Christopher Plummer, Bruce McGill, Diane Venora, Michael Gambon, Philip Baker Hall, Lindsay Crouse, Gina Gershon, Debi Mazar, and Colm Feore in supporting roles. The script was adapted by Eric Roth and Mann from Marie Brenner's Vanity Fair article "The Man Who Knew Too Much". It was nominated for seven Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Editing, Best Sound and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published.

Awards

2000 Satellite Award for Best Motion Picture - Drama
2000 Satellite Award for Best Director
2000 Paul Selvin Award
1999 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
1999 National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
1999 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Film
1999 Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
1999 National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor
1999 National Board of Review Award for Best Actor

Top cast

Lowell Bergman
Jeffrey Wigand
Thomas Sandefur
Don Hewitt
Mike Wallace
Eric Kluster
Richard Scruggs
John Scanlon
Debbie De Luca
Seelbach Hotel Manager
Helen Caperelli
Liane Wigand
Mrs. Williams
Geologist, FBI Man
Sharon Tiller
Deborah Wigand
Barbara Wigand
Stage Manager
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Jeffrey Wigand
Television
The Insider
Arabic, English, Persian, Japanese
United States of America

40. A Dog of Flanders (1999)

Family, Drama
played William
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
100.0
2 Show list $7M

A Dog of Flanders is a 1999 film directed by Kevin Brodie. The screenplay was written by Brodie and Robert Singer, based on the novel of the same name by Ouida. The film was shot on location in Belgium. It was the fifth film based on the original novel.

Awards

Top cast

Michel
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Beatrix Aruna Pasztor
English
United States of America

41. Ground Control (1998)

Action, Adventure, Drama
played T.C. Bryant
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
97.0
17 Show list

Ground Control is a 1998 disaster thriller film directed by Richard Howard and starring Kiefer Sutherland, Bruce McGill, Kristy Swanson, and Robert Sean Leonard. The film features a cameo by former baseball player Steve Sax in the role of an airline co-pilot.

Awards

Top cast

Jack Harris
Shamaal
John Quinn
Julie Albrecht
Senator Rutherford
Amanda
Laura Franklin
Susan Stratton
Curtis
Murray
Flight 393 Pilot
Tormented Man
Christine
Co-Pilot
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

42. Letters from a Killer (1998)

Crime, Drama, Mystery
played Brinker
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
103.0
1 Show list

Letters from a Killer is a 1998 film about a man who is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds. After his second court appearance, he is finally freed from prison only to be framed for yet two more murders which he did not commit. It stars Patrick Swayze as Race Darnell, a man who was convicted and framed for murdering his wife. The movie also features Gia Carides, Kim Myers, Olivia Birkelund, Tina Lifford, and Elizabeth Ruscio. It was directed by David Carson and writing by John Foster, Nicholas Hicks-Beach, and Shelley Miller.

Awards

Top cast

Race Darnell
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Prison
Lyn Paolo
English
United States of America, United Kingdom

43. Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery (1998)

Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
88.0

Murder She Purred: A Mrs.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Christopher Hargadon
English
United States of America

44. Lawn Dogs (1997)

Drama
played Nash
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
101.0
4 Show list $7M

Lawn Dogs is a 1997 fantasy-drama film directed by John Duigan and starring Mischa Barton and Sam Rockwell. The film tells the story of a precocious young girl from a gated community who befriends a male landscape worker, and examines the societal repercussions of their friendship. Written by Naomi Wallace, the film was released by Rank Organisation, and was the company's last production. The film uses the folktale of Baba Yaga as a prominent plot device. Although filmed in Louisville and Danville, Kentucky in the U.S., Lawn Dogs was a British film produced by Duncan Kenworthy. Lawn Dogs won numerous film awards at film festivals in Europe and met with critical acclaim, in particular for Barton's performance.

Awards

Top cast

Trent Burns
Devon Stockard
Sean Torrance
Pamela 'Pam' Gregory
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Elliot Davis
John A. Dunn
English
United States of America, United Kingdom

45. Rosewood (1997)

Action, Drama, History
played Duke Purdy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
140.0
10 Show list 3 Show list $25M

Rosewood is a 1997 film directed by John Singleton. While based on historic events of the 1923 Rosewood massacre in Florida, when a white mob killed blacks and destroyed their town, the film introduces fictional characters and changes from historic accounts. In a major change, it stars Ving Rhames as an outsider who comes into Rosewood and inspires residents to self defense, wielding his pistols in a fight. The supporting cast includes Don Cheadle as Sylvester Carrier, a resident who was a witness, defender of his family and victim of the riot; and Jon Voight as a sympathetic white store owner who lives in a village near Rosewood. The three characters become entangled in an attempt to save people from racist whites attacking the blacks of Rosewood. Due to its scenes of violence, assault, and sex, and profuse use of racial slurs and curses, the film received an Motion Picture Association of America rating of R. It was favorably reviewed by many critics, more than any John Singleton film since Boyz n the Hood. The film was not a commercial success, and it was unable to recoup its $30 million budget at the box office.

Awards

1998 Paul Selvin Award
1997 Political Film Society Award for Human Rights
1997 Political Film Society Award for Exposé

Top cast

Sylvester Carrier
John Wright
Sheriff Walker
James Taylor
Fanny Taylor
Beulah (Scrappie)
Aunt Sarah
Lee Ruth
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Racism
Johnny E. Jensen
Rosewood
English
United States of America

46. Courage Under Fire (1996)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
115.0
, ,
Joseph Singer
Patrick Sheane Duncan
15 Show list 1 Show list $46M

Courage Under Fire is a 1996 film directed by Edward Zwick, and starring Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips and Matt Damon.

Awards

1997 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Top cast

Specialist Ilario
Gartner
Patella
Nat Serling
Banacek
Rady
Karen Walden
Chelli
Altameyer
General Hershberg
Meredith Serling
Jenkins
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Gulf War
Francine Jamison-Tanchuck
Courage Under Fire
English
United States of America

47. Black Sheep (1996)

Comedy
played Neuschwander
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
86.0
Fred Wolf
22 Show list

Black Sheep is a 1996 comedy film directed by Penelope Spheeris, written by Fred Wolf and starring comic duo Chris Farley and David Spade. The film portrays a political contest in which a candidate for Governor of Washington State deals with unwanted, incompetent, and publicly embarrassing help from his brother. The film also stars Tim Matheson, Christine Ebersole, and Gary Busey. Chris Owen and Wolf have cameo appearances, and Farley's real-life brothers Kevin and John appear as two security guards at an MTV Rock the Vote concert. The film grossed $32.3 million during its U.S. theatrical run.

Awards

Top cast

Motorcycle Cop
Governor Tracy
Steve Dodds
Drake Sabitch
Clyde Spinoza
Roger Kovary
Bouncer #2
Woman
Al Donnelly
Robbie Mieghem
Mike Donnelly
Election Analyst
Druggy teen
Elderly Woman
State Trooper
Bouncer #1
Tough Kid #2
Mudhoney Member #1
Mudhoney Member #4
Mudhoney Member #2
Mudhoney Member #3
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

48. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)

Action, Thriller
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
103.0
3 Show list $60M

Under Siege 2: Dark Territory is a 1995 American action film set on board a train traveling through the Rocky Mountains from Denver to Los Angeles. Directed by Geoff Murphy, it stars Steven Seagal as the ex-Navy SEAL, Casey Ryback, and is the sequel to the 1992 film Under Siege also starring Seagal. The film was produced by Seagal along with Arnon Milchan and Steve Perry. The film's cast also included Eric Bogosian, Everett McGill, Morris Chestnut, Peter Greene, Kurtwood Smith and Katherine Heigl. Nick Mancuso, Andy Romano, and Dale Dye were the only other cast members besides Seagal to reprise their roles from the first film.

Awards

Top cast

Sarah Ryback
Casey Ryback
Bobby Zachs
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Train
Terrorism
Under Siege 2
English
United States of America

49. Mr. Payback: An Interactive Movie (1995)

Short, Adventure
played James Konklin
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
30.0
1 Show list

Mr. Payback: An Interactive Movie is a 1995 American science-fiction/adventure short film written by Bob Gale and co-directed by Gale and Charles Croughwell. Designed as an interactive movie, it is approximately 20 to 30 minutes long, depending on audience interaction. It requires the audience to vote for various directions the story will take, using a joystick attached to the arm of their seats. The film stars an android who, in a number of possible storylines, takes action by humiliating or attacking people who deserve it. Gale and Christopher Lloyd, who had previously worked on the Back to the Future trilogy, worked on this film as well, and the music was scored by Michael Tavera, who had composed the music for the animated Back to the Future series.

Awards

Top cast

Diane Wyatt
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

50. Timecop (1994)

Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
played Matuzak
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
99.0
, ,
Moshe Diamant
17 Show list $27M

Timecop is a 1994 science fiction action film directed by Peter Hyams and co-written by Mike Richardson and Mark Verheiden. Richardson also served as executive producer. The film is based on Time Cop, a story written by Verheiden and drawn by Phil Hester and Chris Warner which appeared in the anthology comic Dark Horse Comics, published by Dark Horse Comics. The film stars Jean-Claude Van Damme as a police officer in 1994 and a U.S. Federal agent in 2004, when time travel has been made possible. It also stars Ron Silver as a rogue politician and Mia Sara as the agent's wife. The story follows an interconnected web of episodes in the agent's life as he fights time-travel crime and investigates the politician's unusually successful career. Timecop remains Van Damme's highest grossing film as a lead actor. It is generally regarded as one of Van Damme's better films by critics.

Awards

Top cast

Parker
T.E.C. Technician
Knife #1
Reyes
Fielding
Judge Marshall
Senator Aaron MacComb
Soldier
Melissa Walker
Nurse
TV Commentator
McComb Man #1
Ricky
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Time travel
Daniel J. Lester
Timecop
English
Canada, Japan, United States of America

51. A Perfect World (1993)

Crime, Drama, Thriller
played Paul Saunders
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
138.0
17 Show list

A Perfect World is a 1993 drama film directed by Clint Eastwood, and starring Kevin Costner as an escaped convict who befriends a young boy, and ends up embarking on a road trip with the child. Eastwood co-stars as a Texas Ranger in pursuit of the convict.

Awards

Top cast

Robert 'Butch' Haynes
Terry Pugh
Sally Gerber
Bobby Lee
Bradley
Road Block Officer
Tom Adler
Lottie
Mr. Hughes
Governor
Bob Fielder, Jr.
Bob Fielder
Arch Andrews
Farmer's Wife
Eileen
Cleveland
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
A Perfect World
English
United States of America

52. Cliffhanger (1993)

Action, Adventure, Thriller
played Treasury Agent
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
113.0
18 Show list 1 Show list $65M

Cliffhanger is a 1993 American action adventure film directed by Renny Harlin and starring Sylvester Stallone and John Lithgow. Stallone, who co-wrote the screenplay, plays a mountain climber who becomes embroiled in a failed heist set in a U.S. Treasury plane flying through the Rocky Mountains. The film was a critical and box office success, earning more than $250 million worldwide. It seems to be inspired from the 1975 Hindi feature film Himalay Se Ooncha, with the core plot and setting absolutely the same.

Awards

1999 Razzie Award for Worst Actor of the Century

Top cast

Davis
Eric Qualen
Treasury Jet Pilot
Hal Tucker
Richard Travers
Matheson
Agent Michaels
Walter Wright
Stuart
Treasury Secretary
Heldon
Frank
Kynette
Jessie Deighan
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Ellen Mirojnick
Cliffhanger
English
United States of America, Italy, France

53. Going Underground (1993)

Drama, Thriller
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
92.0

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

54. My Cousin Vinny (1992)

Comedy, Crime
played Sheriff Farley
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
120.0
,
Paul Schiff
11 Show list 2 Show list $11M

My Cousin Vinny is a 1992 American comedy film written by Dale Launer and directed by Jonathan Lynn. The film stars Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, Marisa Tomei, Mitchell Whitfield, Lane Smith, Bruce McGill and Fred Gwynne. This was Fred Gwynne's last film appearance before his death on July 2, 1993. The film deals with two young New Yorkers traveling through rural Alabama who are put on trial for a murder they did not commit, and the comical attempts of a cousin, Vincent Gambini, a newly minted lawyer, to defend them. Much of the humor comes from the contrasting personalities of the brash Italian-American New Yorkers, Vinny and his fiancée Mona Lisa, and the more reserved Southern townspeople. Lawyers have praised the comedy's realistic depiction of courtroom procedure and trial strategy. Pesci and Tomei received critical praise for their performances, and Tomei won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Awards

1993 MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
1992 Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Top cast

Vinny Gambini
George Wilbur
Mona Lisa Vito
John Gibbons
Sam Tipton
Ernie Crane
Billy Gambini
Jim Trotter III
Judge Chamberlain Haller
Stan Rothenstein
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Law
Carol Wood
English
United States of America

55. The Last Boy Scout (1991)

Action, Comedy, Crime
played Mike Matthews
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
105.0
,
Michael Levy
Greg Hicks
,
26 Show list $29M

The Last Boy Scout is a 1991 American action comedy film directed by Tony Scott, starring Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans, Chelsea Field, Noble Willingham, Taylor Negron and Danielle Harris. The film was released in the United States on December 13, 1991.

Awards

Top cast

Joseph Cornelius 'Joe' Hallenbeck
Chet
Football Mom
Marcones Henchman
Pool Owner
Garage Patrolman
Senator Baynard
Cigar Thug
Big Ray Walston
Sheldon Marcone
Secret Service Man
Locker Room Kid
Darian Hallenbeck
Granddad Thug
Alley Thug
Bessalo
McCaskey
Billy Cole
Sarah Hallenbeck
Football Player #1
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
American football
Ward Russell
English
United States of America

56. Out Cold (1989)

Comedy, Drama, Thriller
played Ernie
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
92.0
1 Show list

Out Cold is a film directed by Malcolm Mowbray released on Mar 3, 1989.

Awards

Top cast

Lester
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

57. Three Fugitives (1989)

Action, Comedy
played Charlie
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
96.0
20 Show list $15M

Three Fugitives is a 1989 crime-comedy film written and directed by Francis Veber, starring Nick Nolte and Martin Short, and featuring Sarah Rowland Doroff, James Earl Jones and Alan Ruck in supporting roles. It is a remake of Les Fugitifs, a 1986 French comedy starring Gérard Depardieu and Pierre Richard also directed by Veber.

Awards

Top cast

Fisherman
Lucas
Second Officer
Ned Perry
Tener
Woman Cop
Second Thug
Second Cop
Bartender
Radio Operator
Canadian Police Officer
Orderly #2
Receptionist
Playboy
Bank Teller
Reporter #1
Sergeant
Cop #2
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
David McHugh
April Ferry
Three Fugitives
English
United States of America

58. End of the Line (1987)

Comedy, Drama, Romance
played Billy Haney
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
103.0
4 Show list

End of the Line is a 1987 drama film directed by Jay Russell. Leo Pickett and Will Haney, railroad workers in Little Rock, Arkansas, find out the parent company of the Southland railroad is about to close their yard and layoff the employees, switching all future shipments to the air freight business. In a last-ditch effort to save their jobs, the two men "borrow" a locomotive and drive it from Clifford, Arkansas, to Chicago, Illinois, to make their case to Thomas G. Clinton, the railroad's Chairman of the Board.

Awards

Top cast

Everett
Rose Pickett
Charlotte
Will Haney
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

59. The Secret of My Success (1987)

Comedy
played W. Shaw
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
110.0
18 Show list

The Secret of My Success is a 1987 American comedy film produced and directed by Herbert Ross, and starring Michael J. Fox and Helen Slater. The screenplay was written by A.J. Carothers, Jim Cash and Jack Epps, Jr. from a story written by Carothers.

Awards

Top cast

Maintenance Man #1
Brantley Foster, Carlton Whitfield
Maintenance Man #2
Art Thomas
Executive #3
Mrs. Meacham
Howard Prescott
Fred Melrose
Donald Davenport
Barney Rattigan
Vera Prescott
Grace Foster
Christy Wills
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
The Secret of My Success
English
United States of America

60. Waiting for the Moon (1987)

Comedy, Drama
played Ernest Hemingway
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
88.0
Jill Godmilow
Mark Magill
2 Show list 1 Show list

Waiting for the Moon is a 1987 Twentieth Century Fox film about Gertrude Stein and her lover and assistant Alice B. Toklas, played by Linda Bassett and Linda Hunt. Set in the 1930s, it depicts the two women meeting Picasso and his lover Fernande Olivier, as well as the authors Ernest Hemingway, and Guillaume Apollinaire. The film was written by Mark Magill and directed by Jill Godmilow.

Awards

1987 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize - U.S. Dramatic

Top cast

Alice B. Toklas
Henry Hopper
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Gertrude Stein
Alice B. Toklas
English
France, United Kingdom, West Germany, United States of America

61. No Mercy (1986)

Action, Crime, Romance
played Lieutenant Hall
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
106.0
18 Show list

No Mercy is a 1986 film starring Richard Gere and Kim Basinger about a cop who accepts an offer to kill a Cajun gangster.

Awards

Top cast

Sergeant Sandy
Allan Deveneux
Eddie Jillette
Michel Duval
Man #2
Old Asian Man
Captain Stemkowski
Paul Deveneux
Alice Collins
Joe Collins
Miles
Julia Fischer
Angles Ryan
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

62. Club Paradise (1986)

Comedy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
104.0
,
Tom Leopold
3 Show list $15M

Club Paradise is a 1986 American comedy film directed by Harold Ramis starring Robin Williams, Peter O'Toole, and Jimmy Cliff. The film reunites director/co-writer Ramis with most of his SCTV co-stars – SCTV cast members Andrea Martin, Eugene Levy, Rick Moranis, Joe Flaherty, and Robin Duke play supporting roles in the film, as does co-writer Brian Doyle-Murray, a former SCTV staff writer.

Awards

Top cast

Barry Steinberg
Jack Moniker
Barry Nye
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Peter Hannan
Suzy Benzinger
Club Paradise
English
United States of America

63. As Summers Die (1986)

Drama
played V.D. Skinner
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
87.0
Rick Rosenberg
,
Robert W. Christiansen
Jean-Claude Tramont
,
Ed Namzug
9 Show list

As Summers Die is a 1986 drama film directed by Jean-Claude Tramont. It was filmed in Georgia as a made for HBO original movie and later released on VHS. It stars Scott Glenn, Jamie Lee Curtis, Bette Davis and Beah Richards. The film is loosely based on Winston Groom's 1980 novel of the same name and set in 1950's segregationist southern Louisiana.

Awards

Top cast

Willie Croft
Priscilla
Whitsey Loftin
Hannah Loftin
Judge Dudley McCormack
Augustus Tompkins
Elvira Backus
Daniel Backus
Marci Holt
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Ernest Day
Jo Ynocencio
English
United States of America

64. Wildcats (1986)

Comedy, Sport
played Dan Darwell
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
106.0
Anthea Sylbert
Ezra Sacks
5 Show list

Wildcats is a 1986 American sports film starring Goldie Hawn, Jan Hooks and Swoosie Kurtz. It is the film debut of Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson who appeared together in White Men Can't Jump and Money Train. LL Cool J made a guest appearance.

Awards

Top cast

Krushinski
Trumaine
Mrs. Connoly
Molly McGrath
Alice Needham
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
American football
Male nudity
Male full frontal
Donald E. Thorin
English
United States of America

65. Into the Night (1985)

Comedy, Drama, Thriller
played Charlie
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
115.0
Ron Koslow
3 Show list

Into the Night is a 1985 American comedy-thriller film directed by John Landis, starring Jeff Goldblum and Michelle Pfeiffer. The film is notable for a large number of cameo appearances made by various filmmakers and directors, including Landis himself. The soundtrack features the songs "Into the Night", "In the Midnight Hour" and "Lucille", performed by B.B. King. While making this picture, director Landis was still caught up in the controversy and legalities surrounding his previous release, Twilight Zone: The Movie, during the filming of which a helicopter accident led to the deaths of Vic Morrow and two child actors.

Awards

Top cast

Ed Okin
Group Supervisor
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
French, English, Spanish, Persian
United States of America

66. Silkwood (1983)

Biography, Drama, Thriller
played Mace Hurley
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
129.0
,
Michael Hausman
Alice Arlen
,
16 Show list 1 Show list

Silkwood is a 1983 American drama film directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by Nora Ephron and Alice Arlen was inspired by the life of Karen Silkwood. Silkwood was a nuclear power whistleblower and a labor union activist who died in a suspicious car accident while investigating alleged wrongdoing at the Kerr-McGee plutonium plant where she worked. In real life, her death was vindicated in a victorious 1979 lawsuit, Silkwood v. Kerr-McGee, led by attorney Daniel Sheehan and other founding members of the Christic Institute. The jury rendered its verdict of $10 million in damages to be paid to the Silkwood estate, the largest amount in damages ever awarded for that kind of case at the time. The Silkwood estate eventually settled for $1.3 million.

Awards

1983 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

Top cast

Drew Stephens
Karen Silkwood
Walt Yarborough
Winston
Max Richter
Pete Dawson
Morgan
Earl Lapin
Curtis Schultz
Paul Stone
Angela
Quincy Bissell
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Karen Silkwood
Silkwood
English
United States of America

67. Tough Enough (1983)

Action, Drama, Romance
played Tony Fallon
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
106.0
William S. Gilmore
John Leone
6 Show list

Tough Enough is a 1983 film directed by Richard Fleischer, starring Dennis Quaid, Pam Grier, Warren Oates and Stan Shaw. This was the final film role for Warren Oates. Filmed in late 1981, it was released over one year after his death.

Awards

Top cast

Art Long
Myra
Bill Long
P.T. (Paul Thomas) Coolidge
James Neese
Gert Long
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Michael Lloyd
,
Steve Wax
Clifford Capone
English
United States of America

68. The Hand (1981)

Drama, Horror, Thriller
played Brian Ferguson
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
104.0
5 Show list

The Hand is a 1981 psychological horror film written and directed by Oliver Stone, based on the novel The Lizard's Tail by Marc Brandell. The film stars Michael Caine and Andrea Marcovicci. Caine plays Jon Lansdale, a comic book artist who loses his hand, which in turn takes on a murderous life of its own. The original film score is by James Horner, in one of his earliest projects. Warner Bros. released the movie on DVD on September 25, 2007.

Awards

Top cast

Jonathan Lansdale
Doctress
Sheriff
Anne Lansdale
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

69. National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

Comedy
played Daniel Simpson "D-Day" Day
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
109.0
24 Show list 1 Show list $3M

National Lampoon's Animal House is a 1978 American comedy film directed by John Landis. The film was a direct spinoff from National Lampoon magazine. It is about a misfit group of fraternity members who challenge the dean of Faber College. The screenplay was adapted by Douglas Kenney, Chris Miller, and Harold Ramis from stories written by Miller and published in National Lampoon magazine. The stories were based on Miller's experiences in the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity at Dartmouth College. Other influences on the film came from Ramis's experiences in the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity at Washington University in St. Louis, and producer Ivan Reitman's experiences at Delta Upsilon at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. Of the younger lead actors, only John Belushi was an established star, but even he had not yet appeared in a film, having gained fame mainly from his Saturday Night Live television appearances.

Awards

1979 People's Choice Award for Favorite Non-Musical Motion Picture

Top cast

Professor Dave Jennings
Chip Diller
Lawrence "Pinto" Kroger
Cafeteria Dishwasher
Donald "Boon" Schoenstein
Eric "Otter" Stratton
Dean Vernon Wormer
Marion Wormer
John "Bluto" Blutarsky
Charming Guy with Guitar
Bluto's Dance Partner at Toga Party
Mayor Carmine DePasto
Douglas C. Niedermeyer
Clorette DePasto
Dwayne "Stork" Storkman
Mandy Pepperidge
Kent "Flounder" Dorfman
Gregory Marmalard
Otter's Co-Ed
Otis Day
Martha Smith
Barbara Sue "Babs" Jansen
Bass player
Hardbar
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
College fraternities and sororities
College
Loyalty
Chevrolet Corvette
1960s
Road trip
Revenge
Toga party
National Lampoon's Animal House
Italian, English
United States of America

70. Handle with Care (1977)

Comedy, Drama
played Blood
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
98.0
1 Show list

Handle with Care is a 1977 comedy movie set in a small town in Nebraska and loosely based on the wide popularity of citizens' band radio, usually called "CB", at the time. It was directed by Jonathan Demme. The movie was originally released as Citizens Band was later released in an edited version as "Handle With Care". In the film, all of the cast of characters are known by their CB "handles". A paperback novelization of the film written by E.M. Corder was published by Pocket Books in 1977.

Awards

1977 National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

Starring TV roles

1. MacGyver

Action, Adventure, Crime
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

Jack Dalton
American Broadcasting Company
6, 7
1986-11-03 1992-05-21 September 29th, 1985 May 21st, 1992 8 English

2. Live Shot

Drama
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

UPN
Dan Guntzelman
August 29th, 1995 January 9th, 1996 1
Cheryl Pollak
English

3. Wolf Lake

Horror
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

CBS
September 19th, 2001 May 1st, 2002 2 English

4. Rizzoli & Isles

Crime, Drama, Mystery
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

Detective Vince Korsak
TNT
3, 4
2010-07-12 July 12th, 2010 6
Tina Huang
English

5. Area 57

Comedy
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

NBC
2007
Jane Lynch
English

6. Semi-Tough

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
American Broadcasting Company
May 29th, 1980 1 English

7. Delta House

Comedy
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

American Broadcasting Company
January 18th, 1979 April 21st, 1979 1
Peter Fox
English

8. The Man Who Fell to Earth

Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

Guest TV appearances

Babylon 5

Program genre

Space opera
Science Fiction

Official site

External resources

Babylon 5 is an American space opera television series created by writer and producer J. Michael Straczynski, under the Babylonian Productions label, in association with Straczynski's Synthetic Worlds Ltd. and Warner Bros. Domestic Television. After the successful airing of a backdoor pilot movie, Warner Bros. commissioned the series as part of the second-year schedule of programs provided by its Prime Time Entertainment Network. The pilot episode was broadcast on February 22, 1993 in the US. The first season premiered in the US on January 26, 1994, and the series ultimately ran for the intended five seasons.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E10 April 1st, 1996
Jim Johnston
,

Bakersfield P.D.

Program genre

Crime Fiction
Sitcom
Comedy

External resources

Bakersfield P.D. is a short-lived American television comedy series that aired on the Fox network in 1993-94.nThe show was based in the police department of the city of Bakersfield, California. It was shot with naturalistic lighting and without a laugh track.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E14 July 7th, 1994
Dennis Klein

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Program genre

Police procedural
Crime
Live action
Thriller
Mystery
Drama
Crime Fiction

Official site

External resources

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is an American crime drama television series, that premiered on CBS on October 6, 2000. The show was created by Anthony E. Zuiker and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. It is filmed primarily at Universal Studios in Universal City, California.nThe series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve murders, which has inspired a host of other cop-show procedurals.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E17 March 7th, 2002

Cow and Chicken

Program genre

Sitcom
Animated series
Comedy
Animation
Children's television series
Animated cartoon

External resources

Cow and Chicken is an American animated comedy television series created by David Feiss for Cartoon Network. The series follows the surreal adventures of a cow, named Cow, and her chicken brother, named Chicken.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E22 September 23rd, 1997
Bill Burnett
, ,
Richard Pursel
,
Deane Taylor
,
Robin Steele

Crime Story

Program genre

Action
Action/Adventure
Crime Fiction
Drama
Adventure Film

External resources

Crime Story is an American television drama, created by Gustave Reininger and Chuck Adamson, that premiered in 1986 and ran for two seasons on NBC. The executive producer was Michael Mann, who had left his other series Miami Vice to oversee Crime Story and direct the film Manhunter. The show premiered with a two-hour pilot — a movie which had been exhibited theatrically — and was watched by over 30 million viewers. It was then scheduled to follow Miami Vice on Friday nights, and continued to attract a record number of viewers. NBC then moved the show to Tuesdays at 10 pm opposite ABC's Moonlighting, hurting its ratings to the point that NBC ordered its cancellation after only two seasons.nSet in the early, pre-Beatles 1960s, the series depicted two men — Lt. Mike Torello and mobster Ray Luca — with an obsessive drive to destroy each other.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E08 December 8th, 1987

Family Guy

Program genre

Comedy
Animated series
Animated cartoon
Sitcom
Black comedy
Slapstick
Animation

Official site

External resources

Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; their children Meg, Chris, and Stewie; and their anthropomorphic pet dog Brian. The show is set in the fictional city of Quahog, Rhode Island, and exhibits much of its humor in the form of cutaway gags that often lampoon American culture.nThe family was conceived by MacFarlane after developing two animated films, The Life of Larry and Larry & Steve. MacFarlane redesigned the films' protagonist, Larry, and his dog, Steve, and renamed them Peter and Brian, respectively. MacFarlane pitched a seven-minute pilot to Fox on May 15, 1998. The show was given the green light and started production. Shortly after the third season of Family Guy had aired in 2001, Fox canceled the series, putting the series to a 2-year hiatus. However, favorable DVD sales and high ratings for syndicated reruns on Adult Swim convinced the network to renew the show in 2004 for a fourth season, which began airing on May 1, 2005.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S09-E18 May 22nd, 2011 ,
S09-E07 December 12th, 2010 ,

Home Improvement

Program genre

Sitcom
Comedy
Family

External resources

Home Improvement is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen, that aired from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999. The show was created by Matt Williams, Carmen Finestra and David McFadzean. In the 1990s, it was one of the most watched sitcoms in the American market, winning many awards. The series launched Tim Allen's acting career and also was the start of the television career of Pamela Anderson, who was part of the recurring cast for the first two seasons.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E14 January 10th, 1995

Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Program genre

Crime Fiction
Live action
Police procedural
Legal
Drama

Official site

External resources

Law & Order: Criminal Intent is an American police procedural television drama series set in New York City, where it was also primarily produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and René Balcer, the series premiered on September 30, 2001, as the second spin-off of Wolf's successful crime drama Law & Order. Criminal Intent focuses on the investigations of the Major Case Squad in a fictionalized version of the New York City Police Department set in New York City's One Police Plaza. In the style of the original Law & Order, episodes are often ripped from the headlines or loosely based on a real crime that received media attention.nThe series aired on NBC for the first six seasons but was moved to the NBCUniversal-owned USA Network starting with the seventh season to share costs and due to declining ratings. Episodes continue to rerun on NBC.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E14 March 19th, 2006
Diana Son
, ,
Christopher Swartout

Medium

Program genre

Supernatural drama
Drama
Supernatural
Mystery
Legal drama
Procedural drama
Thriller
Fantasy

Official site

External resources

Medium is an American television drama series that premiered on NBC on January 3, 2005, ending its run on that network on June 1, 2009. The series then moved to CBS on September 25, 2009, airing its final episode overall on January 21, 2011.nThemed on supernatural gifts, its lead character, Allison DuBois, is a medium employed as a consultant for the Phoenix, Arizona district attorney's office. Allison and her husband Joe are the parents of three daughters, all of whom inherited Allison's gift. The show was initially based on the experiences of medium Allison DuBois, who claims she has worked with law enforcement agencies across the country in criminal investigations.nMedium was created by Glenn Gordon Caron and was produced by his company Picturemaker Productions and Kelsey Grammer's Grammnet Productions in association with Paramount Television from 2005–06, CBS Paramount Television from 2006–09, and finally CBS Television Studios from 2009 until the series ended.nThe series aired on NBC during its first five seasons before switching to CBS for the sixth and seventh seasons.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S06-E03 October 9th, 2009
Diane Ademu-John
,
Robert Doherty
,

Miami Vice

Program genre

Crime Fiction
Drama
Police procedural

Official site

External resources

Miami Vice is an American television crime drama series created by Anthony Yerkovich and was produced by Michael Mann for NBC.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E04 October 18th, 1985
Maurice Hurley
Jim Johnston
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Numbers

Program genre

Crime
Thriller
Crime Fiction
Drama
Police procedural

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Numb3rs is an American crime drama television series that ran on CBS from January 23, 2005, to March 12, 2010. The series was created by Nicolas Falacci and Cheryl Heuton, and follows FBI Special Agent Don Eppes and his brother Charlie Eppes who helps Don solve crimes for the FBI. Brothers Ridley and Tony Scott produced Numb3rs; its production companies are the Scott brothers' Scott Free Productions, CBS Television Studios.nThe show focuses equally on the relationships among Don Eppes, his brother Charlie Eppes, and their father, Alan Eppes, and on the brothers' efforts to fight crime, normally in Los Angeles. A typical episode begins with a crime, which is subsequently investigated by a team of FBI agents led by Don and mathematically modeled by Charlie, with the help of Larry Fleinhardt and Amita Ramanujan. The insights provided by Charlie's mathematics were always in some way crucial to solving the crime.nIn May 2010, CBS announced that Numb3rs had been canceled after six seasons.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E16 February 16th, 2007

Psych

Program genre

Drama
Police procedural
Detective fiction
Comedy-drama
Crime Fiction
Crime
Mystery
Comedy

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Psych is an American detective comedy-drama television series created by Steve Franks and broadcast on USA Network with syndication reruns on ION Television. It is produced by Franks and Tagline Television's Chris Henze and Kelly Kulchak. The series stars James Roday as Shawn Spencer, a young crime consultant for the Santa Barbara Police Department whose heightened observational skills and impressive detective instincts allow him to convince people that he solves cases with psychic abilities.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E12 January 23rd, 2009

Quantum Leap

Program genre

Science Fiction
Drama
Procedural drama

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Quantum Leap is an American television series that was broadcast on NBC from March 26, 1989 to May 5, 1993, for a total of five seasons. The series was created by Donald P. Bellisario, and starred Scott Bakula as Dr. Sam Beckett, a quantum physicist from the near future who becomes lost in time following a time-travel experiment, temporarily taking the places of other people to put right what once went wrong.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E22 May 5th, 1993
S01-E02 March 26th, 1989
S01-E01 March 26th, 1989

Star Trek: Voyager

Program genre

Action/Adventure
Drama
Adventure Film
Action
Science Fiction

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Star Trek: Voyager is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe.nThe show takes place during the 2370s, and begins on the far side of the Milky Way galaxy, 75,000 light-years from Earth. It follows the adventures of the Starfleet vessel USS Voyager, which became stranded in the Delta Quadrant while pursuing a renegade Maquis ship. The two ships' crews merge aboard Voyager to make the estimated 75-year journey home.nThe show was created by Rick Berman, Michael Piller and Jeri Taylor, and is the fourth incarnation of Star Trek, which began with the 1960s series Star Trek, created by Gene Roddenberry. It was produced for seven seasons, from 1995 to 2001, and is the only Star Trek TV series with a female captain, Kathryn Janeway, as a main character.nStar Trek: Voyager aired on UPN and was the network's second longest running series, as well as the final show from its debut lineup to end.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E24 May 12th, 1999 , , , ,

Tales from the Crypt

Program genre

Fantasy
Anthology
Comedy
Horror
Suspense

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Tales from the Crypt, sometimes titled HBO's Tales from the Crypt, is an American horror anthology television series that ran from June 10, 1989, to July 19, 1996, on the premium cable channel HBO for seven seasons with a total of 93 episodes. The title is based on the 1950s EC Comics series of the same name and most of the content originated in that comic or the six other EC Comics of the time. The show was produced by HBO with uncredited association by The Geffen Film Company and Warner Bros. Television.nThe series is not to be confused with the 1972 film by the same name or the three movies based on the series, Demon Knight, Bordello of Blood, or Ritual.nBecause it was aired on HBO, a premium cable television channel, it was one of the few anthology series to be allowed to have full freedom from censorship by network standards and practices as a result, HBO allowed the series to contain graphic violence as well as other content that had not appeared in most television series up to that time, such as profanity, gore, nudity and sexual situations, which could give the series a TV-MA rating for today's standards.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E01 June 15th, 1991 ,

The Cleveland Show

Program genre

Comedy
Black comedy
Animation
Satire
Sitcom

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External resources

The Cleveland Show is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Richard Appel, and Mike Henry for the Fox Broadcasting Company as a spin-off of Family Guy. The series centers on the Browns and Tubbs, two dysfunctional families consisting of parents Cleveland Brown and Donna Tubbs and their children Cleveland Brown, Jr., Roberta Tubbs, and Rallo Tubbs. Similar to Family Guy, it exhibits much of its humor in the form of cutaway gags that often lampoon American culture.nThe series was conceived by MacFarlane in 2007 after developing the two animated series Family Guy and American Dad! for the Fox Network. MacFarlane centered the show on Family Guy character Cleveland Brown, his new wife Donna Tubbs, his step-children Rallo and Roberta Tubbs, and his son Cleveland, Jr., who, in the show, is depicted as an obese, soft-spoken teen, as opposed to his depiction as a younger, hyperactive child with average body weight on Family Guy.nThe series originally aired from September 27, 2009, to May 19, 2013, for a total of four seasons and 88 episodes.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E12 January 23rd, 2011
S02-E21 May 8th, 2011
Aseem Batra
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S02-E13 February 13th, 2011
S02-E05 November 14th, 2010
S01-E10 January 3rd, 2010
S01-E04 October 18th, 2009
S01-E05 November 8th, 2009
Aseem Batra
S01-E09 December 13th, 2009

The Commish

Program genre

Crime Fiction
Police procedural
Crime
Comedy
Drama
Comedy-drama

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The Commish is an American comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC in the United States from 1991 to 1996. The series focuses on the work and home life of a suburban police commissioner in upstate New York.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E10 December 3rd, 1994

The Practice

Program genre

Drama
Legal drama
Legal

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The Practice is an American legal drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston law firm. Running for eight seasons on ABC from 1997 to 2004, the show won the Emmy in 1998 and 1999 for Best Drama Series, and spawned the successful and lighter spin-off series Boston Legal, which ran for five more seasons, from 2004 to 2008.nThe Practice focused on the law firm of Robert Donnell and Associates. Plots typically featured the firm's involvement in various high-profile criminal and civil cases that often mirror current events. Conflict between legal ethics and personal morality was a recurring theme. Some episodes contained light comedy. Kelley claimed that he conceived the show as something of a rebuttal to L.A. Law and its romanticized treatment of the American legal system and legal proceedings.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S06-E14 February 17th, 2002

Walker, Texas Ranger

Program genre

Police procedural
Drama
Action

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Walker, Texas Ranger is an American television action crime drama series created by Leslie Greif and Paul Haggis. It was inspired by the film Lone Wolf McQuade, with both this series and that film starring Chuck Norris as a member of the Texas Ranger Division. The show aired on CBS in the spring of 1993, with the first season consisting of three pilot episodes. Eight full seasons followed with new episodes airing from September 25, 1993, to May 19, 2001, and reruns continuing on CBS until July 28, 2001. It has been broadcast in over 100 countries and has since spawned a made-for-television movie entitled Trial By Fire. The movie ended on a cliffhanger, which, as of 2014, has not yet been resolved. DVD sets of all seasons have been released. At various times since 1997, reruns of the show have aired, in syndication, on the USA Network and Action in Canada. As of June 19, 2014, the series is shown on WGN America and TV Land.nThe show was known for its moral values. For example, the characters refrained from the use of drugs, and they participated in community service.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E01 September 25th, 1993

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