Danny Glover

Danny Lebern Glover (born July 22, 1946) is an American actor, film director, and political activist. Glover is perhaps best known for his roles as Detective Roger Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon film franchise. Description above from the Wikipedia article Danny Glover, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Escape From Alcatraz (1979)

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San Francisco Bay, January 18, 1960. Frank Lee Morris is transferred to Alcatraz, a maximum security prison located on a rocky island. Although no one has ever managed to escape from there, Frank and other inmates begin to carefully prepare an escape plan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Patrick McGoohan  •  Fred Ward  •  David Cryer

San Francisco Bay, January 18, 1960. Frank Lee Morris is transferred to Alcatraz, a maximum security prison located on a rocky island. Although no one has ever managed to escape from there, Frank and other inmates begin to carefully prepare an escape plan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Patrick McGoohan  •  Fred Ward  •  David Cryer

Angels in the Outfield (1994)

Roger is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favourite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn the team around. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dear
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Brenda Fricker  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Christopher Lloyd

Roger is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favourite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn the team around. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dear
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Brenda Fricker  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Christopher Lloyd

Antz (1998)

A neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's actually been enlisted to fight against a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Darnell  •  Tim Johnson
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Danny Glover

A neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's actually been enlisted to fight against a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Darnell  •  Tim Johnson
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Danny Glover

Barnyard (2006)

When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Oedekerk
CAST:  Courteney Cox  •  Kevin James  •  Sam Elliott  •  Danny Glover

When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Oedekerk
CAST:  Courteney Cox  •  Kevin James  •  Sam Elliott  •  Danny Glover

Be Kind Rewind (2008)

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A man whose brain becomes magnetized unintentionally destroys every tape in his friend's video store. In order to satisfy the store's most loyal renter, an aging woman with signs of dementia, the two men set out to remake the lost films.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Yasiin Bey  •  Danny Glover  •  Mia Farrow

A man whose brain becomes magnetized unintentionally destroys every tape in his friend's video store. In order to satisfy the store's most loyal renter, an aging woman with signs of dementia, the two men set out to remake the lost films.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Yasiin Bey  •  Danny Glover  •  Mia Farrow

Bopha! (1993)

In this story of a black policeman during South African apartheid, Danny Glover plays the cop, who believes he's trying to help his people, even while serving as a pawn of the racist government. When his son gets involved in the anti-apartheid movement, he finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan Freeman
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Marius Weyers

In this story of a black policeman during South African apartheid, Danny Glover plays the cop, who believes he's trying to help his people, even while serving as a pawn of the racist government. When his son gets involved in the anti-apartheid movement, he finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan Freeman
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Marius Weyers

Flight of the Intruder (1991)

U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Jake Grafton and his bombardier buddy, Lt. Cmdr. Virgil Cole, are two soldiers embedded in the Vietnam War growing frustrated by the military's constraints on their missions. Despite the best efforts of their commanding officer, Cmdr. Frank ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Brad Johnson  •  Rosanna Arquette

U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Jake Grafton and his bombardier buddy, Lt. Cmdr. Virgil Cole, are two soldiers embedded in the Vietnam War growing frustrated by the military's constraints on their missions. Despite the best efforts of their commanding officer, Cmdr. Frank ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Brad Johnson  •  Rosanna Arquette

Gone Fishin' (1997)

Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Cain
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Danny Glover  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Lynn Whitfield

Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Cain
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Danny Glover  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Lynn Whitfield

Grand Canyon (1991)

Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles. At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship of two men from different races and classes brought together when one finds himself in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Kevin Kline  •  Mary McDonnell  •  Steve Martin

Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles. At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship of two men from different races and classes brought together when one finds himself in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Kevin Kline  •  Mary McDonnell  •  Steve Martin

How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)

Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella's so busy building a life that she's forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about to change all that. What starts as a quick trip to Jamaica, end as an exhilarating voyage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Rodney Sullivan
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Taye Diggs  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Regina King

Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella's so busy building a life that she's forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about to change all that. What starts as a quick trip to Jamaica, end as an exhilarating voyage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Rodney Sullivan
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Taye Diggs  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Regina King

Lethal Weapon (1987)

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Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on their first homicide ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Gary Busey  •  Mitchell Ryan

Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on their first homicide ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Gary Busey  •  Mitchell Ryan

Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

Archetypal buddy cops Riggs and Murtaugh are back for another round of high-stakes action, this time setting their collective sights on bringing down a former Los Angeles police lieutenant turned black market weapons dealer. Lorna Cole joins as the beautiful yet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Joe Pesci  •  Rene Russo

Archetypal buddy cops Riggs and Murtaugh are back for another round of high-stakes action, this time setting their collective sights on bringing down a former Los Angeles police lieutenant turned black market weapons dealer. Lorna Cole joins as the beautiful yet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Joe Pesci  •  Rene Russo

Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

In the combustible action franchise's final installment, maverick detectives Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh square off against Asian mobster Wah Sing Ku, who's up to his neck in slave trading and counterfeit currency. With help from gumshoe Leo Getz and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Joe Pesci  •  Rene Russo

In the combustible action franchise's final installment, maverick detectives Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh square off against Asian mobster Wah Sing Ku, who's up to his neck in slave trading and counterfeit currency. With help from gumshoe Leo Getz and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Joe Pesci  •  Rene Russo

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

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In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under Murtaugh's toilet, the action ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Joe Pesci  •  Joss Ackland

In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under Murtaugh's toilet, the action ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Joe Pesci  •  Joss Ackland

Manderlay (2005)

In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and tries to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Isaach De Bankolé  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Danny Glover

In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and tries to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Isaach De Bankolé  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Danny Glover

Maverick (1994)

Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them, and needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a winner-takes-all poker game that begins in a few days, so he joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvellous southern accent, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Jodie Foster  •  James Garner  •  Graham Greene

Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them, and needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a winner-takes-all poker game that begins in a few days, so he joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvellous southern accent, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Jodie Foster  •  James Garner  •  Graham Greene

Operation Dumbo Drop (1995)

Five Green Berets stationed in Vietnam in 1968 grudgingly undertake the mission of a lifetime -- to secretly transport an 8,000-pound elephant through 200 miles of rough jungle terrain. High jinks prevail when Capt. Sam Cahill promises the Montagnard villagers of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wincer
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Ray Liotta  •  Denis Leary  •  Doug E. Doug

Five Green Berets stationed in Vietnam in 1968 grudgingly undertake the mission of a lifetime -- to secretly transport an 8,000-pound elephant through 200 miles of rough jungle terrain. High jinks prevail when Capt. Sam Cahill promises the Montagnard villagers of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wincer
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Ray Liotta  •  Denis Leary  •  Doug E. Doug

Places in the Heart (1984)

In 1930s Texas, a widow and her family fight to save their home by harvesting cotton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Benton
CAST:  Sally Field  •  Lindsay Crouse  •  John Malkovich  •  Danny Glover

In 1930s Texas, a widow and her family fight to save their home by harvesting cotton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Benton
CAST:  Sally Field  •  Lindsay Crouse  •  John Malkovich  •  Danny Glover

Predator 2 (1990)

Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth—and this time, it’s drawn to the gang-ruled and ravaged city of Los Angeles. When it starts murdering drug dealers, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Kevin Peter Hall  •  Danny Glover  •  Gary Busey  •  Rubén Blades

Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth—and this time, it’s drawn to the gang-ruled and ravaged city of Los Angeles. When it starts murdering drug dealers, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Kevin Peter Hall  •  Danny Glover  •  Gary Busey  •  Rubén Blades

Saw II (2005)

When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight more of his victims are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darren Lynn Bousman
CAST:  Tobin Bell  •  Shawnee Smith  •  Donnie Wahlberg  •  Erik Knudsen

When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight more of his victims are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darren Lynn Bousman
CAST:  Tobin Bell  •  Shawnee Smith  •  Donnie Wahlberg  •  Erik Knudsen
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