Mike Binder

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Mike Binder (born June 2, 1958) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer and actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Mike Binder, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Minority Report (2002)

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John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Max von Sydow  •  Steve Harris  •  Neal McDonough

John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Max von Sydow  •  Steve Harris  •  Neal McDonough

Blankman (1994)

Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various gadgets out of junk. When he stumbles on a method to make his clothes bulletproof, he decides to use his skills to be the lowest budgeted superhero of all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Damon Wayans  •  David Alan Grier  •  Robin Givens  •  Christopher Lawford

Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various gadgets out of junk. When he stumbles on a method to make his clothes bulletproof, he decides to use his skills to be the lowest budgeted superhero of all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Damon Wayans  •  David Alan Grier  •  Robin Givens  •  Christopher Lawford

Crossing the Bridge (1992)

A film about three high school friends who find their happy-go-lucky existence tarnished forever the instant they get embroiled in a drug-running scheme that goes awry. When things start getting messy, they rue the day they agreed to the venture; instead of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Josh Charles  •  Jason Gedrick  •  Stephen Baldwin  •  Cheryl Pollak

A film about three high school friends who find their happy-go-lucky existence tarnished forever the instant they get embroiled in a drug-running scheme that goes awry. When things start getting messy, they rue the day they agreed to the venture; instead of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Josh Charles  •  Jason Gedrick  •  Stephen Baldwin  •  Cheryl Pollak

The Contender (2000)

The vice president is dead, and as the president makes his choice for a replacement, a secret contest of wills is being waged by a formidable rival. When Senator Laine Hanson is nominated as the first woman in history to hold the office, hidden agendas explode into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rod Lurie
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Joan Allen  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Christian Slater

The vice president is dead, and as the president makes his choice for a replacement, a secret contest of wills is being waged by a formidable rival. When Senator Laine Hanson is nominated as the first woman in history to hold the office, hidden agendas explode into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rod Lurie
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Joan Allen  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Christian Slater

The Upside of Anger (2005)

After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two grow closer, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Joan Allen  •  Kevin Costner  •  Erika Christensen  •  Keri Russell

After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two grow closer, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Joan Allen  •  Kevin Costner  •  Erika Christensen  •  Keri Russell

The Sex Monster (1999)

A neurotic L.A. building contractor (Mike Binder in his best Woody Allen imitation) pushes his wife (Mariel Hemingway) into entering into a three way sexual relationship. Unfortunately for him, his wife gets more out of it than he does and becomes a tigress ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Mariel Hemingway  •  Mike Binder  •  Kevin Pollak  •  Renée Humphrey

A neurotic L.A. building contractor (Mike Binder in his best Woody Allen imitation) pushes his wife (Mariel Hemingway) into entering into a three way sexual relationship. Unfortunately for him, his wife gets more out of it than he does and becomes a tigress ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Mariel Hemingway  •  Mike Binder  •  Kevin Pollak  •  Renée Humphrey

Man About Town (2006)

A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Rebecca Romijn  •  John Cleese  •  Mike Binder

A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Rebecca Romijn  •  John Cleese  •  Mike Binder

Indian Summer (1993)

A group of childhood friends, now in their thirties, reunite at Camp Tamakwa. Only a few of the original campers show up, but they still have a good time reminiscing. The people share experiences and grow while at the camp. They are dismayed to discover that the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Bill Paxton  •  Julie Warner  •  Alan Arkin  •  Matt Craven

A group of childhood friends, now in their thirties, reunite at Camp Tamakwa. Only a few of the original campers show up, but they still have a good time reminiscing. The people share experiences and grow while at the camp. They are dismayed to discover that the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Bill Paxton  •  Julie Warner  •  Alan Arkin  •  Matt Craven

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)

After her much older husband forces a move to a suburban retirement community, Pippa Lee engages in a period of reflection and finds herself heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rebecca Miller
CAST:  Robin Wright  •  Alan Arkin  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Julianne Moore

After her much older husband forces a move to a suburban retirement community, Pippa Lee engages in a period of reflection and finds herself heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rebecca Miller
CAST:  Robin Wright  •  Alan Arkin  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Julianne Moore

The Search for John Gissing (2001)

Matthew Barnes is a young exec on the move up who finds himself a pawn in corporate in-fighting when he's sent to London to oversee a merger  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Mike Binder  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Sonya Walger

Matthew Barnes is a young exec on the move up who finds himself a pawn in corporate in-fighting when he's sent to London to oversee a merger  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Mike Binder  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Sonya Walger

The Amateurs (2006)

Sex sells in America and these guys know it. The Amateurs follows a small town band of loveable losers who hit upon an idea that can make their dreams and fantasies come true. Thinking they've found the road to riches and fame they decide to make the world's most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Traeger
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Lauren Graham  •  Ted Danson  •  Tim Blake Nelson

Sex sells in America and these guys know it. The Amateurs follows a small town band of loveable losers who hit upon an idea that can make their dreams and fantasies come true. Thinking they've found the road to riches and fame they decide to make the world's most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Traeger
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Lauren Graham  •  Ted Danson  •  Tim Blake Nelson

Reign Over Me (2007)

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A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Don Cheadle  •  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  Liv Tyler

A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Don Cheadle  •  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  Liv Tyler

Black or White (2014)

A grieving widower is drawn into a custody battle over his granddaughter, whom he helped raise her entire life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Jennifer Ehle  •  Jillian Estell  •  Gillian Jacobs

A grieving widower is drawn into a custody battle over his granddaughter, whom he helped raise her entire life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Jennifer Ehle  •  Jillian Estell  •  Gillian Jacobs

Four Play (2001)

This romantic comedy deals with the fleeting attractions between men and women. When American Ben arrives in London to become a writer on a well-known sitcom, he never dreamed that he would end up in a complex love quadrangle. Sitcom star Carly is married to show ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Mike Binder  •  Colin Firth  •  Mariel Hemingway  •  Irène Jacob

This romantic comedy deals with the fleeting attractions between men and women. When American Ben arrives in London to become a writer on a well-known sitcom, he never dreamed that he would end up in a complex love quadrangle. Sitcom star Carly is married to show ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Mike Binder  •  Colin Firth  •  Mariel Hemingway  •  Irène Jacob

Bill Burr: Paper Tiger (2019)

Comedian Bill Burr talks male feminists, outrage culture, robot sex, and cultural appropriation in this standup comedy special shot in London.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Bill Burr

Comedian Bill Burr talks male feminists, outrage culture, robot sex, and cultural appropriation in this standup comedy special shot in London.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Bill Burr

Can You Hear the Laughter? The Freddie Prinze Story (1979)

The true and tragic story of a very young and very talented comedian from the 70's whose sudden rise to fame had some of its benefits -- and some of its burdens.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Burt Brinckerhoff
CAST:  Ira Angustain  •  Kevin Hooks  •  Randee Heller  •  Julie Carmen

The true and tragic story of a very young and very talented comedian from the 70's whose sudden rise to fame had some of its benefits -- and some of its burdens.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Burt Brinckerhoff
CAST:  Ira Angustain  •  Kevin Hooks  •  Randee Heller  •  Julie Carmen

Diner (1983)

This pilot for a TV version of the critically acclaimed feature Diner (1982) focused on the complaints of the wives, Elyse and Beth, that their husbands were spending too much time hanging at the diner with their friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Mike Binder  •  Max Cantor  •  Michael Madsen  •  James Spader

This pilot for a TV version of the critically acclaimed feature Diner (1982) focused on the complaints of the wives, Elyse and Beth, that their husbands were spending too much time hanging at the diner with their friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Mike Binder  •  Max Cantor  •  Michael Madsen  •  James Spader

Dirty Daddy: The Bob Saget Tribute (2022)

Bob Saget’s friends and family honor the late comedian during a night of laughter and music with Jim Carrey, Chris Rock, Jeff Ross, John Stamos and more.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Byron Allen  •  Jackson Browne  •  Jim Carrey  •  Seth Green

Bob Saget’s friends and family honor the late comedian during a night of laughter and music with Jim Carrey, Chris Rock, Jeff Ross, John Stamos and more.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Byron Allen  •  Jackson Browne  •  Jim Carrey  •  Seth Green

Bill Burr: Live at Red Rocks (2022)

Comedian Bill Burr sounds off on cancel culture, feminism, getting bad reviews from his wife and a life-changing epiphany during a fiery stand-up set.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Bill Burr

Comedian Bill Burr sounds off on cancel culture, feminism, getting bad reviews from his wife and a life-changing epiphany during a fiery stand-up set.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Bill Burr

Fanboy (2019)

A video store employee from South Carolina travels to Hollywood when he learns that his favorite director is holding auditions for his next big film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Greene
CAST:  Fran Kranz  •  Sam Raimi  •  Jed Rees  •  Mike Binder

A video store employee from South Carolina travels to Hollywood when he learns that his favorite director is holding auditions for his next big film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Greene
CAST:  Fran Kranz  •  Sam Raimi  •  Jed Rees  •  Mike Binder