Charles S. Dutton

Charles Stanley Dutton (born January 30, 1951) is an American stage, film, and television actor and director. He is perhaps best known for starring in the television series Roc (1991–1994) and House MD (as the father of Eric Foreman). Description above from the Wikipedia article Charles S. Dutton, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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D-Tox (2002)

A disgraced FBI agent with a drinking problem joins nine other troubled law enforcement officers at an isolated detox clinic in the wilds of Wyoming. But the therapeutic sanctuary becomes a nightmarish hellhole when a major snowstorm cuts off the clinic from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Gillespie
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Tom Berenger  •  Polly Walker

A disgraced FBI agent with a drinking problem joins nine other troubled law enforcement officers at an isolated detox clinic in the wilds of Wyoming. But the therapeutic sanctuary becomes a nightmarish hellhole when a major snowstorm cuts off the clinic from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Gillespie
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Tom Berenger  •  Polly Walker

Surviving the Game (1994)

A homeless man is hired as a survival guide for a group of wealthy businessmen on a hunting trip in the mountains, unaware that they are killers who hunt humans for sport, and that he is their new prey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  Ice-T  •  Rutger Hauer  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Gary Busey

A homeless man is hired as a survival guide for a group of wealthy businessmen on a hunting trip in the mountains, unaware that they are killers who hunt humans for sport, and that he is their new prey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  Ice-T  •  Rutger Hauer  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Gary Busey

A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)

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A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for Shame's expulsion from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  Salli Richardson-Whitfield

A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for Shame's expulsion from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  Salli Richardson-Whitfield

A Time to Kill (1996)

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A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Kevin Spacey

A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Kevin Spacey

Against the Ropes (2004)

A fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles S. Dutton
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Joe Cortese  •  Kerry Washington

A fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles S. Dutton
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Joe Cortese  •  Kerry Washington

Alien³ (1992)

SuspensefulDarkDepressingPowerful

After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The prison does not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Charles Dance  •  Pete Postlethwaite

After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The prison does not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Charles Dance  •  Pete Postlethwaite

Cat's Eye (1985)

Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) tries to quit smoking by any means necessary. Next, we meet Johnny, an adulterous man who's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Teague
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  James Woods  •  Alan King  •  Kenneth McMillan

Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) tries to quit smoking by any means necessary. Next, we meet Johnny, an adulterous man who's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Teague
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  James Woods  •  Alan King  •  Kenneth McMillan

Crocodile Dundee II (1988)

Australian outback expert protects his New York love from gangsters who've followed her down under.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cornell
CAST:  Paul Hogan  •  Linda Kozlowski  •  John Meillon  •  Ernie Dingo

Australian outback expert protects his New York love from gangsters who've followed her down under.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cornell
CAST:  Paul Hogan  •  Linda Kozlowski  •  John Meillon  •  Ernie Dingo

Get on the Bus (1996)

Several Black men take a cross-country bus trip to attend the Million Man March in Washington, DC in 1995. On the bus are an eclectic set of characters including a laid-off aircraft worker, a man whose at-risk son is handcuffed to him, a black Republican, a former ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Andre Braugher  •  Richard Belzer

Several Black men take a cross-country bus trip to attend the Million Man March in Washington, DC in 1995. On the bus are an eclectic set of characters including a laid-off aircraft worker, a man whose at-risk son is handcuffed to him, a black Republican, a former ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Andre Braugher  •  Richard Belzer

Gothika (2003)

After a car crash, a criminal psychologist regains consciousness only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband—but she has no memory of committing the crime. As she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mathieu Kassovitz
CAST:  Halle Berry  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Penélope Cruz

After a car crash, a criminal psychologist regains consciousness only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband—but she has no memory of committing the crime. As she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mathieu Kassovitz
CAST:  Halle Berry  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Penélope Cruz

Menace II Society (1993)

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Sobering and incisive, this cautionary drama centers on a street tough 18-year-old facing a moral quandary while trying to turn his life around.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes  •  Albert Hughes
CAST:  Tyrin Turner  •  Larenz Tate  •  Glenn Plummer  •  Jada Pinkett Smith

Sobering and incisive, this cautionary drama centers on a street tough 18-year-old facing a moral quandary while trying to turn his life around.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes  •  Albert Hughes
CAST:  Tyrin Turner  •  Larenz Tate  •  Glenn Plummer  •  Jada Pinkett Smith

Mimic (1997)

A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to die after one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Alexander Goodwin  •  Giancarlo Giannini

A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to die after one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Alexander Goodwin  •  Giancarlo Giannini

Mississippi Masala (1991)

An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families have to come to terms with it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mira Nair
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Sarita Choudhury  •  Roshan Seth  •  Sharmila Tagore

An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families have to come to terms with it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mira Nair
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Sarita Choudhury  •  Roshan Seth  •  Sharmila Tagore

Se7en (1995)

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Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  R. Lee Ermey

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  R. Lee Ermey

Secret Window (2004)

Thought provokingIntenseSmartMind blowing

Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his innocence, he begins to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Koepp
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  John Turturro  •  Maria Bello  •  Timothy Hutton

Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his innocence, he begins to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Koepp
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  John Turturro  •  Maria Bello  •  Timothy Hutton

The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)

A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of the game and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Lane Smith  •  Sheryl Lee Ralph  •  Joe Don Baker

A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of the game and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Lane Smith  •  Sheryl Lee Ralph  •  Joe Don Baker

For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story (2000)

In the early 1970s, Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval (Andy Garcia) is torn between his own musical dreams and the dreams of his wife, Marianela (Mía Maestro), a fervent supporter of the ideals of the Castro revolution. Also starring Charles S. Dutton as Dizzy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Andy García  •  Mía Maestro  •  Gloria Estefan  •  David Paymer

In the early 1970s, Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval (Andy Garcia) is torn between his own musical dreams and the dreams of his wife, Marianela (Mía Maestro), a fervent supporter of the ideals of the Castro revolution. Also starring Charles S. Dutton as Dizzy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Andy García  •  Mía Maestro  •  Gloria Estefan  •  David Paymer

Rudy (1993)

Thought provokingInspiringBeautifulClassic

Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size of the other ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Anspaugh
CAST:  Sean Astin  •  Jon Favreau  •  Ned Beatty  •  Greta Lind

Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size of the other ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Anspaugh
CAST:  Sean Astin  •  Jon Favreau  •  Ned Beatty  •  Greta Lind

D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear (2003)

Based on the known events that shook the United States for 23 days in 2002. Within 24 hours six people were killed by a sniper in Maryland County. A man and his son get overlooked in all settings where shootings occur. The police, in cooperation with the FBI ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom McLoughlin
CAST:  Charles S. Dutton  •  Jay O. Sanders  •  Bobby Hosea  •  Helen Shaver

Based on the known events that shook the United States for 23 days in 2002. Within 24 hours six people were killed by a sniper in Maryland County. A man and his son get overlooked in all settings where shootings occur. The police, in cooperation with the FBI ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom McLoughlin
CAST:  Charles S. Dutton  •  Jay O. Sanders  •  Bobby Hosea  •  Helen Shaver

Nick of Time (1995)

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An unimpressive, every-day man is forced into a situation where he is told to kill a politician to save his kidnapped daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Courtney Chase  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Christopher Walken

An unimpressive, every-day man is forced into a situation where he is told to kill a politician to save his kidnapped daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Courtney Chase  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Christopher Walken
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