James Bridges

James Bridges (February 3, 1936 — June 6, 1993) was an American screenwriter, film director, producer and actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article James Bridges, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Faces (1968)

Middle-aged suburban husband Richard abruptly tells his wife, Maria, that he wants a divorce. As Richard takes up with a younger woman, Maria enjoys a night on the town with her friends and meets a younger man. As the couple and those around them confront a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  John Marley  •  Lynn Carlin  •  Seymour Cassel

Middle-aged suburban husband Richard abruptly tells his wife, Maria, that he wants a divorce. As Richard takes up with a younger woman, Maria enjoys a night on the town with her friends and meets a younger man. As the couple and those around them confront a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  John Marley  •  Lynn Carlin  •  Seymour Cassel

The China Syndrome (1979)

While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicize the incident, but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Michael Douglas  •  Scott Brady

While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicize the incident, but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Michael Douglas  •  Scott Brady

Urban Cowboy (1980)

OriginalRomanticDramaticEmotional

After moving to Pasadena, Texas, country boy Bud Davis starts hanging around a bar called Gilley's, where he falls in love with Sissy, a cowgirl who believes the sexes are equal. They eventually marry, but their relationship is turbulent due to Bud's traditional ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Debra Winger  •  Scott Glenn  •  Madolyn Smith Osborne

After moving to Pasadena, Texas, country boy Bud Davis starts hanging around a bar called Gilley's, where he falls in love with Sissy, a cowgirl who believes the sexes are equal. They eventually marry, but their relationship is turbulent due to Bud's traditional ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Debra Winger  •  Scott Glenn  •  Madolyn Smith Osborne

Perfect (1985)

A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Marilu Henner  •  Laraine Newman

A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Marilu Henner  •  Laraine Newman

September 30, 1955 (1977)

Rebel. Icon. Legend. James Dean’s untimely death on September 30, 1955, shocked the world and helped define an entire generation. This gripping drama chronicles the reactions of an Arkansas college town to the tragedy and focuses on Jimmy J., a young man who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Richard Thomas  •  Susan Tyrrell  •  Deborah Benson  •  Lisa Blount

Rebel. Icon. Legend. James Dean’s untimely death on September 30, 1955, shocked the world and helped define an entire generation. This gripping drama chronicles the reactions of an Arkansas college town to the tragedy and focuses on Jimmy J., a young man who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Richard Thomas  •  Susan Tyrrell  •  Deborah Benson  •  Lisa Blount

Tarzan and Jane Regained... Sort of (1964)

Shot during Warhol's cross-county trip to Los Angeles during his second exhibition at the Ferus - the same trip during which he filmed the footage for Elvis at Ferus. Locations included Hollywood, Malibu, Venice, Pasadena, Topanga Canyon, the Santa Monica pier and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Warhol
CAST:  Taylor Mead  •  Naomi Levine  •  James Bridges  •  Brooke Hayward

Shot during Warhol's cross-county trip to Los Angeles during his second exhibition at the Ferus - the same trip during which he filmed the footage for Elvis at Ferus. Locations included Hollywood, Malibu, Venice, Pasadena, Topanga Canyon, the Santa Monica pier and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Warhol
CAST:  Taylor Mead  •  Naomi Levine  •  James Bridges  •  Brooke Hayward

Mike's Murder (1984)

Betty has a crush on her tennis instructor Mike. He promises to call her for a date, but never does – she doesn’t know he sells drugs on the side. After botching a deal on someone else’s turf, Mike has to disappear for a while. He contacts Betty – then he’s killed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Debra Winger  •  Mark Keyloun  •  Darrell Larson  •  Brooke Alderson

Betty has a crush on her tennis instructor Mike. He promises to call her for a date, but never does – she doesn’t know he sells drugs on the side. After botching a deal on someone else’s turf, Mike has to disappear for a while. He contacts Betty – then he’s killed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Debra Winger  •  Mark Keyloun  •  Darrell Larson  •  Brooke Alderson

Bright Lights, Big City (1988)

A young kid from Kansas moves to New York to work on a magazine. He gets caught up in the world of drink and drugs, and starts a steady decline. The only hope is the cousin of one of his drinking partners, can she pull him through it ?  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Phoebe Cates  •  Jason Robards

A young kid from Kansas moves to New York to work on a magazine. He gets caught up in the world of drink and drugs, and starts a steady decline. The only hope is the cousin of one of his drinking partners, can she pull him through it ?  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Phoebe Cates  •  Jason Robards

The Baby Maker (1970)

Tish Gray had a baby and gave it up for adoption. She is contacted by a second childless couple who want her to have the husband's baby because of the wife's inability to have children. She accepts but finds that knowing the parents, and developing a relationship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Collin Wilcox Paxton  •  Sam Groom  •  Scott Glenn

Tish Gray had a baby and gave it up for adoption. She is contacted by a second childless couple who want her to have the husband's baby because of the wife's inability to have children. She accepts but finds that knowing the parents, and developing a relationship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Collin Wilcox Paxton  •  Sam Groom  •  Scott Glenn

Invasion of the Saucer-Men (1957)

A teenage couple making out in the woods accidentally runs over an alien creature with their car. The creature's hand falls off, but it comes alive, and, with an eye growing out of it, begins to stalk the teens. Meanwhile, Joe the town drunk wants to store the body ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward L. Cahn
CAST:  Steven Terrell  •  Frank Gorshin  •  Gloria Castillo  •  Raymond Hatton

A teenage couple making out in the woods accidentally runs over an alien creature with their car. The creature's hand falls off, but it comes alive, and, with an eye growing out of it, begins to stalk the teens. Meanwhile, Joe the town drunk wants to store the body ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward L. Cahn
CAST:  Steven Terrell  •  Frank Gorshin  •  Gloria Castillo  •  Raymond Hatton

The Paper Chase (1973)

A first-year law student struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of a stern professor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Timothy Bottoms  •  Lindsay Wagner  •  John Houseman  •  Graham Beckel

A first-year law student struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of a stern professor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Timothy Bottoms  •  Lindsay Wagner  •  John Houseman  •  Graham Beckel