Gregory Hoblit

Gregory King Hoblit is an American Hollywood film director and TV producer. Hoblit was born in Abilene, Texas, the son of Elizabeth Hubbard King and Harold Foster Hoblit, an FBI agent. Much of Hoblit's work is oriented towards police, attorneys, and legal cases. Hoblit has directed and produced episodes of several popular television shows such as NYPD Blue, L.A. Law, and Hill Street Blues, as well as a made-for-TV-movie based on Roe v. Wade. He also wrote an episode of Hill Street Blues. Hoblit received Emmy Awards for his directing of the pilot episodes of Hooperman and L.A. Law. He is married to actress Debrah Farentino and has one child with her.

Fallen (1998)

Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  John Goodman  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Embeth Davidtz

Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  John Goodman  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Embeth Davidtz

Frequency (2000)

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When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal murders he and his father ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Jim Caviezel  •  Shawn Doyle  •  Elizabeth Mitchell

When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal murders he and his father ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Jim Caviezel  •  Shawn Doyle  •  Elizabeth Mitchell

Hart's War (2002)

Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all under the dangerous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Colin Farrell  •  Terrence Howard  •  Marcel Iureș

Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all under the dangerous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Colin Farrell  •  Terrence Howard  •  Marcel Iureș

Primal Fear (1996)

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An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Laura Linney  •  John Mahoney  •  Frances McDormand

An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Laura Linney  •  John Mahoney  •  Frances McDormand

Class of '61 (1993)

Three West Point 1861 generation cadets and friends go on opposite sides after the breakout of The Civil War, with tragic consequences. A subplot involves Lucius, a Shelby Peyton's slave, who kills a slave trader and goes on the run.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Laura Linney  •  Christien Anholt  •  Andre Braugher

Three West Point 1861 generation cadets and friends go on opposite sides after the breakout of The Civil War, with tragic consequences. A subplot involves Lucius, a Shelby Peyton's slave, who kills a slave trader and goes on the run.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Laura Linney  •  Christien Anholt  •  Andre Braugher

Roe vs. Wade (1989)

Holly Hunter plays a lonely, single, poorly educated Texan who finds herself pregnant with no means to support a child. To avoid giving up the child, she seeks an abortion. Denied an abortion in Texas the young woman hires a novice lawyer to plead her case in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Holly Hunter  •  Amy Madigan  •  Chris Mulkey  •  Terry O'Quinn

Holly Hunter plays a lonely, single, poorly educated Texan who finds herself pregnant with no means to support a child. To avoid giving up the child, she seeks an abortion. Denied an abortion in Texas the young woman hires a novice lawyer to plead her case in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Holly Hunter  •  Amy Madigan  •  Chris Mulkey  •  Terry O'Quinn

Fracture (2007)

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A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of cat-and-mouse is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Ryan Gosling  •  David Strathairn  •  Embeth Davidtz

A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of cat-and-mouse is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Ryan Gosling  •  David Strathairn  •  Embeth Davidtz

Untraceable (2008)

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Diane Lane  •  Billy Burke  •  Colin Hanks  •  Joseph Cross

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Diane Lane  •  Billy Burke  •  Colin Hanks  •  Joseph Cross