Peter Hyams

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Peter Hyams (born July 26, 1943) is an American screenwriter, director and cinematographer, probably best known for directing the 1984 science fiction adventure 2010 (the sequel to Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey), Capricorn One, the comic book adaptation Timecop and the Arnold Schwarzenegger horror/action film End of Days. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Hyams, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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2010 (1984)

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While planet Earth poises on the brink of nuclear self-destruction, a team of Russian and American scientists aboard the Leonov hurtles to a rendezvous with the still-orbiting Discovery spacecraft and its sole known survivor, the homicidal computer HAL.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  John Lithgow  •  Helen Mirren  •  Bob Balaban

While planet Earth poises on the brink of nuclear self-destruction, a team of Russian and American scientists aboard the Leonov hurtles to a rendezvous with the still-orbiting Discovery spacecraft and its sole known survivor, the homicidal computer HAL.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  John Lithgow  •  Helen Mirren  •  Bob Balaban

A Sound of Thunder (2005)

When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Heike Makatsch  •  Armin Rohde  •  David Oyelowo  •  Wilfried Hochholdinger

When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Heike Makatsch  •  Armin Rohde  •  David Oyelowo  •  Wilfried Hochholdinger

Capricorn One (1977)

In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is reported lost on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  James Brolin  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Sam Waterston

In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is reported lost on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  James Brolin  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Sam Waterston

End of Days (1999)

On 28 December 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, Satan decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man's body, and searching for his chosen bride—a 20-year-old woman named Christine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Robin Tunney  •  Udo Kier

On 28 December 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, Satan decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man's body, and searching for his chosen bride—a 20-year-old woman named Christine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Robin Tunney  •  Udo Kier

Outland (1981)

An honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Io, Jupiter's sunless third moon, is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him his life. After his wife angrily deserts him, he waits alone for the arrival of killers hired by the company ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Peter Boyle  •  Frances Sternhagen  •  James B. Sikking

An honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Io, Jupiter's sunless third moon, is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him his life. After his wife angrily deserts him, he waits alone for the arrival of killers hired by the company ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Peter Boyle  •  Frances Sternhagen  •  James B. Sikking

Running Scared (1986)

Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Gregory Hines  •  Billy Crystal  •  Steven Bauer  •  Darlanne Fluegel

Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Gregory Hines  •  Billy Crystal  •  Steven Bauer  •  Darlanne Fluegel

Stay Tuned (1992)

Salesman Roy Knable spends all his free time watching television, to the exasperation of his wife, Helen. One day, TV salesman Spike convinces Roy to buy a satellite dish offering 666 channels. The new addition to Roy's home entertainment system sucks him and Helen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Pam Dawber  •  David Tom  •  Heather McComb

Salesman Roy Knable spends all his free time watching television, to the exasperation of his wife, Helen. One day, TV salesman Spike convinces Roy to buy a satellite dish offering 666 channels. The new addition to Roy's home entertainment system sucks him and Helen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Pam Dawber  •  David Tom  •  Heather McComb

The Presidio (1988)

Jay Austin is now a civilian police detective. Colonel Caldwell was his commanding officer years before when he left the military police over a disagreement over the handling of a drunk driver. Now a series of murders that cross jurisdictions force them to work ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Mark Harmon  •  Meg Ryan  •  Jack Warden

Jay Austin is now a civilian police detective. Colonel Caldwell was his commanding officer years before when he left the military police over a disagreement over the handling of a drunk driver. Now a series of murders that cross jurisdictions force them to work ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Mark Harmon  •  Meg Ryan  •  Jack Warden

The Relic (1997)

A homicide detective teams up with an evolutionary biologist to hunt a giant creature that is killing people in a Chicago museum.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Linda Hunt  •  James Whitmore

A homicide detective teams up with an evolutionary biologist to hunt a giant creature that is killing people in a Chicago museum.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Linda Hunt  •  James Whitmore

The Star Chamber (1983)

As violence escalates in Los Angeles and heinous murders are committed, Steven Hardin, a young judge of the California Supreme Court, must struggle with his tortured conscience and growing despair as he watches helplessly as the ruthless criminals brought before ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Sharon Gless

As violence escalates in Los Angeles and heinous murders are committed, Steven Hardin, a young judge of the California Supreme Court, must struggle with his tortured conscience and growing despair as he watches helplessly as the ruthless criminals brought before ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Sharon Gless

Timecop (1994)

An officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who has a tie to his past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Mia Sara  •  Ron Silver  •  Bruce McGill

An officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who has a tie to his past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Mia Sara  •  Ron Silver  •  Bruce McGill

The Musketeer (2001)

Young D'Artagnan seeks to join the legendary musketeer brigade and avenge his father's death - but he finds that the musketeers have been disbanded.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Mena Suvari  •  Stephen Rea  •  Tim Roth

Young D'Artagnan seeks to join the legendary musketeer brigade and avenge his father's death - but he finds that the musketeers have been disbanded.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Mena Suvari  •  Stephen Rea  •  Tim Roth

Hanover Street (1979)

Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Lesley-Anne Down  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Alec McCowen

Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Lesley-Anne Down  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Alec McCowen

Sudden Death (1995)

When a man's daughter is suddenly taken during a championship hockey game – with the captors demanding a billion dollars by game's end – he frantically sets a plan in motion to rescue her and abort an impending explosion before the final buzzer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Powers Boothe  •  Dorian Harewood  •  Raymond J. Barry

When a man's daughter is suddenly taken during a championship hockey game – with the captors demanding a billion dollars by game's end – he frantically sets a plan in motion to rescue her and abort an impending explosion before the final buzzer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Powers Boothe  •  Dorian Harewood  •  Raymond J. Barry

Tales from the Script (2009)

Shane Black ("Lethal Weapon"), John Carpenter ("Halloween"), Frank Darabont ("The Shawshank Redemption"), William Goldman ("The Princess Bride"), Paul Schrader ("Taxi Driver"), and dozens of other Hollywood screenwriters share hilarious anecdotes and penetrating ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hanson
CAST:  John Carpenter  •  Frank Darabont  •  Steven E. de Souza  •  Antwone Fisher

Shane Black ("Lethal Weapon"), John Carpenter ("Halloween"), Frank Darabont ("The Shawshank Redemption"), William Goldman ("The Princess Bride"), Paul Schrader ("Taxi Driver"), and dozens of other Hollywood screenwriters share hilarious anecdotes and penetrating ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hanson
CAST:  John Carpenter  •  Frank Darabont  •  Steven E. de Souza  •  Antwone Fisher

Rolling Man (1972)

After serving time in prison for attempted murder of the man who caused his wife's death, hard-luck loser Lonnie comes home to find that all of his belongings have been sold and his two boys have been given to strangers to raise. He sets out across the country to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Dennis Weaver  •  Don Stroud  •  Donna Mills  •  Jimmy Dean

After serving time in prison for attempted murder of the man who caused his wife's death, hard-luck loser Lonnie comes home to find that all of his belongings have been sold and his two boys have been given to strangers to raise. He sets out across the country to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Dennis Weaver  •  Don Stroud  •  Donna Mills  •  Jimmy Dean

Enemies Closer (2013)

After a major shipment of drugs goes missing on the US-Canadian border, forest ranger and former Navy SEAL Henry is plunged into survival mode when the drug cartel forces him to help retrieve the downed package. Trapped in the wilderness with no communication to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Tom Everett Scott  •  Orlando Jones  •  Linzey Cocker

After a major shipment of drugs goes missing on the US-Canadian border, forest ranger and former Navy SEAL Henry is plunged into survival mode when the drug cartel forces him to help retrieve the downed package. Trapped in the wilderness with no communication to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Tom Everett Scott  •  Orlando Jones  •  Linzey Cocker

Goodnight, My Love (1972)

Gruff gumshoe Francis Hogan is hired by a mysterious woman to find her boyfriend who has gone missing. With his perpetually hungry partner in tow, Hogan must untangle a web of intrigue involving the criminal underworld and a dead courier. One double-cross follows ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Richard Boone  •  Michael Dunn  •  Barbara Bain  •  Victor Buono

Gruff gumshoe Francis Hogan is hired by a mysterious woman to find her boyfriend who has gone missing. With his perpetually hungry partner in tow, Hogan must untangle a web of intrigue involving the criminal underworld and a dead courier. One double-cross follows ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Richard Boone  •  Michael Dunn  •  Barbara Bain  •  Victor Buono

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)

Remake of a 1956 Fritz Lang film in which a novelist's investigation of a dirty district attorney leads to a setup within the courtroom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Jesse Metcalfe  •  Amber Tamblyn  •  Joel David Moore

Remake of a 1956 Fritz Lang film in which a novelist's investigation of a dirty district attorney leads to a setup within the courtroom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Jesse Metcalfe  •  Amber Tamblyn  •  Joel David Moore

Peeper (1975)

A detective is hired to locate a girl adopted 30 years earlier whose birth father wants to bequeath her his fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Natalie Wood  •  Kitty Winn  •  Michael Constantine

A detective is hired to locate a girl adopted 30 years earlier whose birth father wants to bequeath her his fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Natalie Wood  •  Kitty Winn  •  Michael Constantine
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