Peter Gallagher

Peter Killian Gallagher (born August 19, 1955) is an American actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Gallagher, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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American Beauty (1999)

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Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Annette Bening  •  Thora Birch  •  Wes Bentley

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Annette Bening  •  Thora Birch  •  Wes Bentley

Bob Roberts (1992)

Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the filmmakers follow his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Alan Rickman  •  David Strathairn

Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the filmmakers follow his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Alan Rickman  •  David Strathairn

Center Stage (2000)

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A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Amanda Schull  •  Zoe Saldaña  •  Susan May Pratt  •  Peter Gallagher

A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Amanda Schull  •  Zoe Saldaña  •  Susan May Pratt  •  Peter Gallagher

House on Haunted Hill (1999)

A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Malone
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Famke Janssen  •  Taye Diggs  •  Peter Gallagher

A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Malone
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Famke Janssen  •  Taye Diggs  •  Peter Gallagher

How to Deal (2003)

Halley is convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her crazed sister is planning a wedding but has second thoughts and her best friend has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clare Kilner
CAST:  Mandy Moore  •  Trent Ford  •  Allison Janney  •  Alexandra Holden

Halley is convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her crazed sister is planning a wedding but has second thoughts and her best friend has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clare Kilner
CAST:  Mandy Moore  •  Trent Ford  •  Allison Janney  •  Alexandra Holden

Mr. Deeds (2002)

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When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for their piece of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Brill
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Winona Ryder  •  John Turturro  •  Allen Covert

When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for their piece of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Brill
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Winona Ryder  •  John Turturro  •  Allen Covert

Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)

Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Campbell Scott  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Gwyneth Paltrow

Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Campbell Scott  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Gwyneth Paltrow

Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)

A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Andie MacDowell  •  Peter Gallagher  •  James Spader  •  Laura San Giacomo

A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Andie MacDowell  •  Peter Gallagher  •  James Spader  •  Laura San Giacomo

Short Cuts (1993)

Many loosely connected characters cross paths in this film, based on the stories of Raymond Carver. Waitress Doreen Piggot accidentally runs into a boy with her car. Soon after walking away, the child lapses into a coma. While at the hospital, the boy's grandfather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon

Many loosely connected characters cross paths in this film, based on the stories of Raymond Carver. Waitress Doreen Piggot accidentally runs into a boy with her car. Soon after walking away, the child lapses into a coma. While at the hospital, the boy's grandfather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon

Summer Lovers (1982)

Michael Pappas and his girlfriend, Cathy, are enjoying the white sand beaches of a Greek island as well as the freewheeling nature of the locals. When Michael meets Lina, who is in Greece from Paris doing archaeological work, he is enamored with the beautiful ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randal Kleiser
CAST:  Peter Gallagher  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Valérie Quennessen  •  Barbara Rush

Michael Pappas and his girlfriend, Cathy, are enjoying the white sand beaches of a Greek island as well as the freewheeling nature of the locals. When Michael meets Lina, who is in Greece from Paris doing archaeological work, he is enamored with the beautiful ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randal Kleiser
CAST:  Peter Gallagher  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Valérie Quennessen  •  Barbara Rush

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

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A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Paul Newman  •  Charles Durning

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Paul Newman  •  Charles Durning

The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)

An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. As an international plot unravels around him, he thinks it's all part of the act.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Alfred Molina

An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. As an international plot unravels around him, he thinks it's all part of the act.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Alfred Molina

The Player (1992)

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Fred Ward  •  Whoopi Goldberg

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Fred Ward  •  Whoopi Goldberg

While You Were Sleeping (1995)

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A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off railway tracks after he's mugged, but—while he's in a coma—his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. Things get more complicated when she falls for his brother, who's not quite sure ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Bill Pullman  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Peter Boyle

A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off railway tracks after he's mugged, but—while he's in a coma—his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. Things get more complicated when she falls for his brother, who's not quite sure ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Bill Pullman  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Peter Boyle

Malice (1993)

A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches infants, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Bill Pullman  •  Bebe Neuwirth

A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches infants, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Bill Pullman  •  Bebe Neuwirth

Last Dance (1996)

Upon taking a new job, young lawyer Rick Hayes is assigned to the clemency case of Cindy Liggett, a woman convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. As Hayes investigates the background for her case, the two begin to form a deep friendship, while all ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Sharon Stone  •  Rob Morrow  •  Randy Quaid  •  Peter Gallagher

Upon taking a new job, young lawyer Rick Hayes is assigned to the clemency case of Cindy Liggett, a woman convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. As Hayes investigates the background for her case, the two begin to form a deep friendship, while all ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Sharon Stone  •  Rob Morrow  •  Randy Quaid  •  Peter Gallagher

Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)

Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin’s aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home after many years away and Martin falls for her. Once Pedro finds out about this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Peter Falk  •  Hope Lange

Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin’s aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home after many years away and Martin falls for her. Once Pedro finds out about this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Peter Falk  •  Hope Lange

To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996)

David loves his wife, Gillian. Unfortunately, she died two years ago. David deals with his grief by continuing his romance with Gillian during walks with her "ghost" on the beach at night. While David lives in the past, other family problems crop up in the present ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Pressman
CAST:  Peter Gallagher  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Claire Danes  •  Freddie Prinze Jr.

David loves his wife, Gillian. Unfortunately, she died two years ago. David deals with his grief by continuing his romance with Gillian during walks with her "ghost" on the beach at night. While David lives in the past, other family problems crop up in the present ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Pressman
CAST:  Peter Gallagher  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Claire Danes  •  Freddie Prinze Jr.

Dreamchild (1985)

Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie follows Alice Liddell (the book's inspiration) as an old woman who is haunted by the characters she was once so amused by. As she thinks back on it, she starts to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Millar
CAST:  Coral Browne  •  Ian Holm  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Caris Corfman

Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie follows Alice Liddell (the book's inspiration) as an old woman who is haunted by the characters she was once so amused by. As she thinks back on it, she starts to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Millar
CAST:  Coral Browne  •  Ian Holm  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Caris Corfman

Late for Dinner (1991)

Two young men, one in need of medical attention, are cryogenically frozen in the early 1960s. The two are preoccupied with the fact that the police are pursuing them to realise what they are doing. The next thing they know is that they are in a strange new world ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  W.D. Richter
CAST:  Peter Berg  •  Brian Wimmer  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Cassy Friel

Two young men, one in need of medical attention, are cryogenically frozen in the early 1960s. The two are preoccupied with the fact that the police are pursuing them to realise what they are doing. The next thing they know is that they are in a strange new world ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  W.D. Richter
CAST:  Peter Berg  •  Brian Wimmer  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Cassy Friel
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