Search results for "Peter Yates"


Breaking Away (1979)

Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Daniel Stern  •  Jackie Earle Haley  •  Dennis Christopher

Bullitt (1968) RT 97% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 1997

Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Robert Vaughn  •  Don Gordon

Krull (1983) RT 33% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2001

A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Kenneth Marshall  •  Lysette Anthony  •  Francesca Annis  •  Alun Armstrong

Murphy's War (1971) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been massacred by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II. He is rescued, and ends up at a forgotten mission ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Siân Phillips  •  Horst Janson

Suspect (1987) RT 69% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2001

When a Supreme Court judge commits suicide and his secretary is found murdered, all fingers point to Carl Anderson (Liam Neeson), a homeless veteran who's deaf and mute. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Cher  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Liam Neeson  •  John Mahoney

The Deep (1977) RT 36% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A pair of young vacationers are involved in a dangerous conflict with treasure hunters when they discover a way into a deadly wreck in Bermuda waters...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Nick Nolte  •  Louis Gossett, Jr.

The Dresser (1983) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2004

In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Zena Walker  •  Eileen Atkins

Summer Holiday (1963) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: May 2002

1960s musical showcasing Cliff Richard. Four bus mechanics working for London Transport strike up a deal with the company: they do up a one of the company's legendary red ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Cliff Richard  •  Lauri Peters  •  Melvyn Hayes  •  Una Stubbs

Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976)

Mother (Bill Cosby), Jugs (Raquel Welch) & Speed (Harvey Keitel) work for a ambulance company competing for a L.A. city contract.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Bill Cosby  •  Raquel Welch  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Allen Garfield

An Innocent Man (1989) RT 38% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  F. Murray Abraham  •  Laila Robins  •  David Rasche  •  Tom Selleck




Robbery (1967) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 1990

A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. While not a 'how to', it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Joanna Pettet  •  James Booth  •  Frank Finlay

The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 2009

Eddie's friends are numerous, but the term friends is suspect. As a small time hood Eddie is about to go back to jail. In order to escape this fate he deals information on ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Peter Boyle  •  Richard Jordan  •  Steven Keats

The Run of the Country (1995) RT 43% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 1996

An Irish lad (Matt Keeslar) who fled from his oppressive, widowed father (Albert Finney) falls for a girl (Victoria Smurfit) from an affluent family.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Matt Keeslar  •  Victoria Smurfit  •  Anthony Brophy

One Way Pendulum (1964) RT Audience 44%

A study of absurdity in a suburban family: father rebuilds the Old Bailey in the living room, and the son teaches weighing machines to sing in the bathroom.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Eric Sykes  •  Julia Foster  •  Peggy Mount  •  Mona Washbourne

Curtain Call (1998) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jan 2000

A bachelor afraid of marriage angers his long-time girlfriend by buying a splendid townhouse just for himself, only to find it haunted by the ghosts of a famous theatrical ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  James Spader  •  Michael Caine  •  Maggie Smith  •  Sam Shepard

The House on Carroll Street (1988) RT 67% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Emily Crane is fired after refusing to give names to a 1951 House Un-American Activities Committee, and takes a part-time job as companion to an old lady. One day her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Kelly McGillis  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Jessica Tandy

A Separate Peace (2004) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Four friends with one dark secret they could never outrun.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  J Barton  •  Toby Moore  •  Jacob Pitts  •  Danny Swerdlow

John and Mary (1969) RT 38% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Mar 2007

John and Mary meet in a singles bar, sleep together, and spend the next day getting to know each other.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Mia Farrow  •  Michael Tolan  •  Sunny Griffin

For Pete's Sake (1974) RT 57% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Michael Sarrazin  •  Estelle Parsons  •  William Redfield