Griffin Dunne

Thomas Griffin Dunne (born June 8, 1955) is an American actor, producer, and film director. He is known for portraying Jack Goodman in An American Werewolf in London (1981) and Paul Hackett in After Hours (1985), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. Description above from the Wikipedia article Griffin Dunne, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

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Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marc Vallée
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Jared Leto  •  Denis O'Hare

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marc Vallée
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Jared Leto  •  Denis O'Hare

40 Days and 40 Nights (2002)

Matt Sullivan's last big relationship ended in disaster and ever since his heart's been aching and his commitment's been lacking. Then came Lent, that time of year when everybody gives something up. That's when Matt decides to go where no man's gone before and make ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Shannyn Sossamon  •  Adam Trese  •  Emmanuelle Vaugier

Matt Sullivan's last big relationship ended in disaster and ever since his heart's been aching and his commitment's been lacking. Then came Lent, that time of year when everybody gives something up. That's when Matt decides to go where no man's gone before and make ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Shannyn Sossamon  •  Adam Trese  •  Emmanuelle Vaugier

After Hours (1985)

An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Griffin Dunne  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Verna Bloom  •  Tommy Chong

An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Griffin Dunne  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Verna Bloom  •  Tommy Chong

Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered around a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis  •  Peter Horton  •  Joe Dante  •  Carl Gottlieb  •  Robert K. Weiss
CAST:  Arsenio Hall  •  Monique Gabrielle  •  Debby Davison  •  Rob Krausz

Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered around a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis  •  Peter Horton  •  Joe Dante  •  Carl Gottlieb  •  Robert K. Weiss
CAST:  Arsenio Hall  •  Monique Gabrielle  •  Debby Davison  •  Rob Krausz

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

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Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  David Naughton  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Griffin Dunne  •  John Woodvine

Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  David Naughton  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Griffin Dunne  •  John Woodvine

Game 6 (2005)

Combining real and fictional events, this movie centers around the historic 1986 World Series, and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Ari Graynor  •  Bebe Neuwirth

Combining real and fictional events, this movie centers around the historic 1986 World Series, and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Ari Graynor  •  Bebe Neuwirth

I Like It Like That (1994)

Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette gets a good job ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darnell Martin
CAST:  Lauren Vélez  •  Jon Seda  •  Tomas Melly  •  Desiree Casado

Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette gets a good job ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darnell Martin
CAST:  Lauren Vélez  •  Jon Seda  •  Tomas Melly  •  Desiree Casado

My Date with Drew (2005)

Ever since the second grade when he first saw her in E.T. The Extraterrestrial, Brian Herzlinger has had a crush on Drew Barrymore. Now, 20 years later he's decided to try to fulfill his lifelong dream by asking her for a date. There's one small problem: She's Drew ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Gunn  •  Brian Herzlinger  •  Brett Winn
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Brian Herzlinger  •  Corey Feldman  •  Eric Roberts

Ever since the second grade when he first saw her in E.T. The Extraterrestrial, Brian Herzlinger has had a crush on Drew Barrymore. Now, 20 years later he's decided to try to fulfill his lifelong dream by asking her for a date. There's one small problem: She's Drew ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Gunn  •  Brian Herzlinger  •  Brett Winn
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Brian Herzlinger  •  Corey Feldman  •  Eric Roberts

Practical Magic (1998)

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Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With policeman Gary Hallet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Griffin Dunne
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Stockard Channing

Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With policeman Gary Hallet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Griffin Dunne
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Stockard Channing

Quiz Show (1994)

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Lawyer Richard Goodwin discovers that 'Twenty-One', a successful TV quiz show, is rigged and decides to expose the team behind the show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  John Turturro  •  Rob Morrow  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Paul Scofield

Lawyer Richard Goodwin discovers that 'Twenty-One', a successful TV quiz show, is rigged and decides to expose the team behind the show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  John Turturro  •  Rob Morrow  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Paul Scofield

Straight Talk (1992)

Honest and straightforward small-town Shirlee Kenyon chucks her boyfriend and heads for Chicago. Accidentally having to host a radio problem phone-in show, it is clear she is a natural and is hired on the spot. But the station insists she call herself Doctor, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barnet Kellman
CAST:  Dolly Parton  •  James Woods  •  Griffin Dunne  •  Michael Madsen

Honest and straightforward small-town Shirlee Kenyon chucks her boyfriend and heads for Chicago. Accidentally having to host a radio problem phone-in show, it is clear she is a natural and is hired on the spot. But the station insists she call herself Doctor, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barnet Kellman
CAST:  Dolly Parton  •  James Woods  •  Griffin Dunne  •  Michael Madsen

Stuck on You (2003)

In Martha's Vineyard, Mass., conjoined twins Walt and Bob Tenor make the best of their handicap by being the fastest grill cooks in town. While outgoing Walt hopes to one day become a famous actor, shy Bob prefers to stay out of the spotlight. When a fading ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Eva Mendes  •  Wen Yann Shih

In Martha's Vineyard, Mass., conjoined twins Walt and Bob Tenor make the best of their handicap by being the fastest grill cooks in town. While outgoing Walt hopes to one day become a famous actor, shy Bob prefers to stay out of the spotlight. When a fading ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Eva Mendes  •  Wen Yann Shih

The Accidental Husband (2008)

When radio love guru Dr Emma Lloyd convinces Patrick Sullivan's fiancée to dump him the week before their wedding. He sets about teaching her a lesson for interfering in other peoples lives that she knows nothing about. Things take a turn when he finds himself ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Griffin Dunne
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Uma Thurman  •  Jeffrey Dean Morgan  •  Sam Shepard

When radio love guru Dr Emma Lloyd convinces Patrick Sullivan's fiancée to dump him the week before their wedding. He sets about teaching her a lesson for interfering in other peoples lives that she knows nothing about. Things take a turn when he finds himself ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Griffin Dunne
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Uma Thurman  •  Jeffrey Dean Morgan  •  Sam Shepard

The Big Blue (1988)

Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to follow in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Jean-Marc Barr  •  Jean Reno  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Paul Shenar

Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to follow in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Jean-Marc Barr  •  Jean Reno  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Paul Shenar

Addicted to Love (1997)

Good-natured astronomer Sam is devastated when the love of his life leaves him for a suave Frenchman. He therefore does what every other normal dumpee would do—go to New York and set up home in the abandoned building opposite his ex-girlfriend's apartment, wait ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Griffin Dunne
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Kelly Preston  •  Tchéky Karyo

Good-natured astronomer Sam is devastated when the love of his life leaves him for a suave Frenchman. He therefore does what every other normal dumpee would do—go to New York and set up home in the abandoned building opposite his ex-girlfriend's apartment, wait ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Griffin Dunne
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Kelly Preston  •  Tchéky Karyo

My Girl (1991)

Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is "allergic to everything", ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Anna Chlumsky  •  Macaulay Culkin  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jamie Lee Curtis

Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is "allergic to everything", ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Anna Chlumsky  •  Macaulay Culkin  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jamie Lee Curtis

Johnny Dangerously (1984)

An honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Peter Boyle  •  Griffin Dunne  •  Marilu Henner

An honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Peter Boyle  •  Griffin Dunne  •  Marilu Henner

Cheats (2002)

While other kids buy into countless hours of studying just so they can get a mark in some teacher's report book, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's why Handsome and his three best friends Sammy, Victor and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Gurland
CAST:  Dixon Cohee  •  Casey Dubois  •  Griffin Dunne  •  Martin Starr

While other kids buy into countless hours of studying just so they can get a mark in some teacher's report book, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's why Handsome and his three best friends Sammy, Victor and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Gurland
CAST:  Dixon Cohee  •  Casey Dubois  •  Griffin Dunne  •  Martin Starr

The Great Buck Howard (2008)

When a law school dropout answers an advertisement to be a personal assistant he unknowingly signs on to work for a belligerent has-been magician struggling to resurrect his career. This leads to a journey across the country staging the comeback of a lifetime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean McGinly
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Colin Hanks  •  Emily Blunt  •  Ricky Jay

When a law school dropout answers an advertisement to be a personal assistant he unknowingly signs on to work for a belligerent has-been magician struggling to resurrect his career. This leads to a journey across the country staging the comeback of a lifetime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean McGinly
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Colin Hanks  •  Emily Blunt  •  Ricky Jay

Duke of Groove (1996)

Mother takes her teenage son to a party, to make sure he will not be at home when father leaves the family for good.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Griffin Dunne
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Elliott Gould  •  Kiefer Sutherland

Mother takes her teenage son to a party, to make sure he will not be at home when father leaves the family for good.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Griffin Dunne
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Elliott Gould  •  Kiefer Sutherland
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