Dylan McDermott

Mark Anthony McDermott (born October 26, 1961), better known by his professional name of Dylan McDermott, is an American actor, known for his role as lawyer and law firm head Bobby Donnell on the television legal drama The Practice and his role in the series Dark Blue as Lt. Carter Shaw.

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Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

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Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle—Santa Claus. Her mother told her the secret about Santa a long time ago, but, after meeting a special department store Santa who's convinced he's the real thing, Susan is given the most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Richard Attenborough  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Dylan McDermott  •  J.T. Walsh

Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle—Santa Claus. Her mother told her the secret about Santa a long time ago, but, after meeting a special department store Santa who's convinced he's the real thing, Susan is given the most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Richard Attenborough  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Dylan McDermott  •  J.T. Walsh

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1991. High school freshman Charlie is a wallflower, always watching life from the sidelines, until two senior students, Sam and her stepbrother Patrick, become his mentors, helping him discover the joys of friendship, music and love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Chbosky
CAST:  Logan Lerman  •  Emma Watson  •  Ezra Miller  •  Paul Rudd

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1991. High school freshman Charlie is a wallflower, always watching life from the sidelines, until two senior students, Sam and her stepbrother Patrick, become his mentors, helping him discover the joys of friendship, music and love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Chbosky
CAST:  Logan Lerman  •  Emma Watson  •  Ezra Miller  •  Paul Rudd

Edison (2005)

In the troubled city of Edison, a young journalist, his jaded editor, and an honest investigator from the district attorney's office join forces to gather evidence against corrupt members of an elite police unit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David J. Burke
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Justin Timberlake  •  LL Cool J

In the troubled city of Edison, a young journalist, his jaded editor, and an honest investigator from the district attorney's office join forces to gather evidence against corrupt members of an elite police unit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David J. Burke
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Justin Timberlake  •  LL Cool J

Hamburger Hill (1987)

The men of Bravo Company are facing a battle that's all uphill… up Hamburger Hill. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are battling for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat. They are fighting for their country, their fellow ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Anthony Barrile  •  Michael Boatman  •  Don Cheadle  •  Michael Dolan

The men of Bravo Company are facing a battle that's all uphill… up Hamburger Hill. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are battling for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat. They are fighting for their country, their fellow ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Anthony Barrile  •  Michael Boatman  •  Don Cheadle  •  Michael Dolan

Hardware (1990)

Mark 13 is a government-built killing machine programmed with artificial intelligence, able to repair and recharge itself from any energy source. Through a series of coincidences, the cyborg's head ends up in the home of a sculptress as a bizarre Christmas present ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Stanley
CAST:  Dylan McDermott  •  Stacey Travis  •  William Hootkins  •  Carl McCoy

Mark 13 is a government-built killing machine programmed with artificial intelligence, able to repair and recharge itself from any energy source. Through a series of coincidences, the cyborg's head ends up in the home of a sculptress as a bizarre Christmas present ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Stanley
CAST:  Dylan McDermott  •  Stacey Travis  •  William Hootkins  •  Carl McCoy

Home for the Holidays (1995)

After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their crazy antics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  Holly Hunter  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Charles Durning

After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their crazy antics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  Holly Hunter  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Charles Durning

In the Line of Fire (1993)

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Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, forcing Horrigan to come ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Rene Russo  •  John Malkovich  •  Dylan McDermott

Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, forcing Horrigan to come ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Rene Russo  •  John Malkovich  •  Dylan McDermott

Steel Magnolias (1989)

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This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Sally Field  •  Dolly Parton  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Julia Roberts

This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Sally Field  •  Dolly Parton  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Julia Roberts

The Cowboy Way (1994)

Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregg Champion
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Ernie Hudson

Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregg Champion
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Ernie Hudson

The Messengers (2007)

When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions and endure ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Pang  •  Oxide Pang Chun
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Penelope Ann Miller  •  John Corbett

When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions and endure ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Pang  •  Oxide Pang Chun
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Penelope Ann Miller  •  John Corbett

The Mistress of Spices (2005)

Tilo is an Indian shopkeeper in America with an ability to see the future and a magical connection to powerful spices, which she uses to help her customers satisfy their various needs and desires. One day she falls in love with an American man. But the spices forbid it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha  •  Paul Mayeda Berges
CAST:  Aishwarya Rai Bachchan  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Nitin Ganatra  •  Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Tilo is an Indian shopkeeper in America with an ability to see the future and a magical connection to powerful spices, which she uses to help her customers satisfy their various needs and desires. One day she falls in love with an American man. But the spices forbid it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha  •  Paul Mayeda Berges
CAST:  Aishwarya Rai Bachchan  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Nitin Ganatra  •  Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

The Tenants (2006)

The story of a Jewish novelist, Harry Lesser, struggling to complete his latest work, and his antagonistic relationship with a black writer who moves in down the hall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Green
CAST:  Dylan McDermott  •  Snoop Dogg  •  Rose Byrne  •  Seymour Cassel

The story of a Jewish novelist, Harry Lesser, struggling to complete his latest work, and his antagonistic relationship with a black writer who moves in down the hall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Green
CAST:  Dylan McDermott  •  Snoop Dogg  •  Rose Byrne  •  Seymour Cassel

Three to Tango (1999)

Oscar and Peter land a career-making opportunity when a Chicago tycoon chooses them to compete for the design of a cultural center. The tycoon mistakenly believes that Oscar is gay and has him spy on his mistress Amy. Oscar goes along with it and ends up falling in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damon Santostefano
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Neve Campbell  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Oliver Platt

Oscar and Peter land a career-making opportunity when a Chicago tycoon chooses them to compete for the design of a cultural center. The tycoon mistakenly believes that Oscar is gay and has him spy on his mistress Amy. Oscar goes along with it and ends up falling in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damon Santostefano
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Neve Campbell  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Oliver Platt

Wonderland (2003)

On the afternoon of July 1, 1981, Los Angeles police responded to a distress call on Wonderland Avenue and discovered a grisly quadruple homicide. The police investigation that followed uncovered two versions of the events leading up to the brutal murders - both ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cox
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Kate Bosworth  •  Josh Lucas

On the afternoon of July 1, 1981, Los Angeles police responded to a distress call on Wonderland Avenue and discovered a grisly quadruple homicide. The police investigation that followed uncovered two versions of the events leading up to the brutal murders - both ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cox
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Kate Bosworth  •  Josh Lucas

Party Monster (2003)

The New York club scene of the 80s and 90s was a world like no other. Into this candy-colored, mirror ball playground stepped Michael Alig, a wannabe from nowhere special. Under the watchful eye of veteran club kid James St. James, Alig quickly rose to the top... ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fenton Bailey  •  Randy Barbato
CAST:  Seth Green  •  Macaulay Culkin  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Diana Scarwid

The New York club scene of the 80s and 90s was a world like no other. Into this candy-colored, mirror ball playground stepped Michael Alig, a wannabe from nowhere special. Under the watchful eye of veteran club kid James St. James, Alig quickly rose to the top... ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fenton Bailey  •  Randy Barbato
CAST:  Seth Green  •  Macaulay Culkin  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Diana Scarwid

Runaway Jury (2003)

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A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Fleder
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Gene Hackman  •  Bruce McGill

A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Fleder
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Gene Hackman  •  Bruce McGill

The Fear Inside (1992)

An agoraphobic children's book illustrator is trapped inside her home by two young psychos-in-love, who terrorize her. It is only when her young son is threatened that she manages to overcome her paralyzing fears and attempt to leave her home to save him...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Christine Lahti  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Jennifer Rubin  •  David Ackroyd

An agoraphobic children's book illustrator is trapped inside her home by two young psychos-in-love, who terrorize her. It is only when her young son is threatened that she manages to overcome her paralyzing fears and attempt to leave her home to save him...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Christine Lahti  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Jennifer Rubin  •  David Ackroyd

Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995)

Johnny Destiny burns into Las Vegas in his hot Plymouth RoadRunner, stopping only to pick up a stranger stranded in the desert. But then, things aren't always as they seem. Anything can happen in that town of many possibilities...especially since there's been some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Baran
CAST:  Dylan McDermott  •  Nancy Travis  •  James Le Gros  •  Quentin Tarantino

Johnny Destiny burns into Las Vegas in his hot Plymouth RoadRunner, stopping only to pick up a stranger stranded in the desert. But then, things aren't always as they seem. Anything can happen in that town of many possibilities...especially since there's been some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Baran
CAST:  Dylan McDermott  •  Nancy Travis  •  James Le Gros  •  Quentin Tarantino

Mercy (2009)

A young novelist tries to write about love, but realizes he will first need some real-life experience before taking on the subject.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Hoelck
CAST:  Whitney Able  •  Bre Blair  •  John Boyd  •  Dorian Brown Pham

A young novelist tries to write about love, but realizes he will first need some real-life experience before taking on the subject.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Hoelck
CAST:  Whitney Able  •  Bre Blair  •  John Boyd  •  Dorian Brown Pham

Freezer (2014)

Robert Saunters, a mechanic is knocked unconscious at his birthday dinner and wakes up to find himself locked up inside the restaurant's freezer. Knowing nothing of why he's there, he realizes he has been mistaken as someone else.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon
CAST:  Dylan McDermott  •  Peter Facinelli  •  Andrey Ivchenko  •  Pascal Petardi

Robert Saunters, a mechanic is knocked unconscious at his birthday dinner and wakes up to find himself locked up inside the restaurant's freezer. Knowing nothing of why he's there, he realizes he has been mistaken as someone else.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon
CAST:  Dylan McDermott  •  Peter Facinelli  •  Andrey Ivchenko  •  Pascal Petardi
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