John Dahl

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Dahl (born 1956) is an American film director and screenwriter, best known for his work in the neo-noir genre.

Joy Ride (2001)

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Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Steve Zahn  •  Paul Walker  •  Leelee Sobieski  •  Jessica Bowman

Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Steve Zahn  •  Paul Walker  •  Leelee Sobieski  •  Jessica Bowman

Kill Me Again (1989)

After Faye and her psychotic boyfriend, Vince, successfully rob a mob courier, Faye decides to abscond with the loot. She heads to Reno, where she hires feckless private investigator Jack Andrews to help fake her death. He pulls the scheme off and sets up Faye with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Michael Madsen  •  Nick Dimitri

After Faye and her psychotic boyfriend, Vince, successfully rob a mob courier, Faye decides to abscond with the loot. She heads to Reno, where she hires feckless private investigator Jack Andrews to help fake her death. He pulls the scheme off and sets up Faye with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Michael Madsen  •  Nick Dimitri

Red Rock West (1993)

When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. During his getaway, things go ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Craig Reay  •  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Dennis Hopper

When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. During his getaway, things go ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Craig Reay  •  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Dennis Hopper

Rounders (1998)

A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  John Turturro  •  Gretchen Mol  •  Edward Norton

A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  John Turturro  •  Gretchen Mol  •  Edward Norton

The Great Raid (2005)

As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Benjamin Bratt  •  Robert Mammone  •  Max Martini  •  James Carpinello

As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Benjamin Bratt  •  Robert Mammone  •  Max Martini  •  James Carpinello

The Last Seduction (1994)

Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory convinces her husband, Clay, to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to Chicago, where she ensnares her next conquest, insurance ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Linda Fiorentino  •  Bill Pullman  •  Peter Berg  •  J. T. Walsh

Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory convinces her husband, Clay, to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to Chicago, where she ensnares her next conquest, insurance ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Linda Fiorentino  •  Bill Pullman  •  Peter Berg  •  J. T. Walsh

Unforgettable (1996)

Ray Liotta stars as David Krane, a medical examiner who has been acquitted for his wife's murder. Obsessed with finding the real killer, a possible solution presents itself in an experimental serum designed by a neurobiology professor (Linda Fiorentino), which has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Ray Liotta  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Peter Coyote  •  Christopher McDonald

Ray Liotta stars as David Krane, a medical examiner who has been acquitted for his wife's murder. Obsessed with finding the real killer, a possible solution presents itself in an experimental serum designed by a neurobiology professor (Linda Fiorentino), which has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Ray Liotta  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Peter Coyote  •  Christopher McDonald

All In: The Poker Movie (2009)

A documentary focusing on why one of America's oldest games has had a renaissance in the past few years and why, for so many, poker is the way to chase the American Dream.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Tirola
CAST:  Karen Abbott  •  Peter Alson  •  Nick Brancato  •  Humberto Brenes

A documentary focusing on why one of America's oldest games has had a renaissance in the past few years and why, for so many, poker is the way to chase the American Dream.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Tirola
CAST:  Karen Abbott  •  Peter Alson  •  Nick Brancato  •  Humberto Brenes

You Kill Me (2007)

While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hit man befriends a tart-tongued woman who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Téa Leoni  •  Luke Wilson  •  Bill Pullman

While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hit man befriends a tart-tongued woman who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Téa Leoni  •  Luke Wilson  •  Bill Pullman

Chance (2009)

Chance makes a deal with an art dealer looking for a rare vase. When the deal doesn't go through, Chance flips out as he needs the money to keep his life on the rails.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Ethan Embry  •  Vondie Curtis-Hall  •  Christine Chatelain  •  Sean Hoy

Chance makes a deal with an art dealer looking for a rare vase. When the deal doesn't go through, Chance flips out as he needs the money to keep his life on the rails.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Ethan Embry  •  Vondie Curtis-Hall  •  Christine Chatelain  •  Sean Hoy