Oz Perkins

Osgood Robert "Oz" Perkins II (born February 2, 1974) is an American film director, writer and actor. He was born in New York City, New York, the elder son of the actor Anthony Perkins and the photographer and actress Berry Berenson. Perkins's first acting role was in 1983's Psycho II, in which he briefly appeared as the twelve-year-old version of the Norman Bates character his father had created. Since then, he has appeared in the 1993 film [adaptation of the play] Six Degrees of Separation, the 2001 movie Legally Blonde as, "Dorky David," and he appeared in theatrical productions including Not Another Teen Movie and Secretary, and on episodes of Alias and other television shows. He also has a brief role in the 2009 film Star Trek as a Starfleet Academy trainee. In the award winning indie film La Cucina (film) he plays Chris, opposite Leisha Hailey.

Star Trek (2009)

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The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Eric Bana

The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Eric Bana

Dead & Breakfast (2004)

Six friends on a road trip stop for the night at a bed and breakfast in the sleepy town of Lovelock. After a night that leaves both the inn's owner and chef dead, the gang finds themselves under suspicion by the local sheriff. But that's only the beginning as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Leutwyler
CAST:  Ever Carradine  •  Portia de Rossi  •  David Carradine  •  Bianca Lawson

Six friends on a road trip stop for the night at a bed and breakfast in the sleepy town of Lovelock. After a night that leaves both the inn's owner and chef dead, the gang finds themselves under suspicion by the local sheriff. But that's only the beginning as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Leutwyler
CAST:  Ever Carradine  •  Portia de Rossi  •  David Carradine  •  Bianca Lawson

Legally Blonde (2001)

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Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Luke Wilson  •  Selma Blair  •  Matthew Davis

Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Luke Wilson  •  Selma Blair  •  Matthew Davis

Not Another Teen Movie (2001)

On a bet, a gridiron hero at John Hughes High School sets out to turn a bespectacled plain Jane into a beautiful and popular prom queen in this outrageous send-up of the teen movies of the 1980s and '90s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Gallen
CAST:  Chyler Leigh  •  Chris Evans  •  Jaime Pressly  •  Eric Christian Olsen

On a bet, a gridiron hero at John Hughes High School sets out to turn a bespectacled plain Jane into a beautiful and popular prom queen in this outrageous send-up of the teen movies of the 1980s and '90s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Gallen
CAST:  Chyler Leigh  •  Chris Evans  •  Jaime Pressly  •  Eric Christian Olsen

Psycho II (1983)

After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by 'her' demands and begins to question ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Franklin
CAST:  Anthony Perkins  •  Vera Miles  •  Meg Tilly  •  Robert Loggia

After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by 'her' demands and begins to question ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Franklin
CAST:  Anthony Perkins  •  Vera Miles  •  Meg Tilly  •  Robert Loggia

Secretary (2002)

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A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Shainberg
CAST:  James Spader  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Jeremy Davies  •  Lesley Ann Warren

A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Shainberg
CAST:  James Spader  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Jeremy Davies  •  Lesley Ann Warren

Wolf (1994)

Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Christopher Plummer  •  James Spader  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Christopher Plummer  •  James Spader  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

La Cucina (2007)

A small group of amateur cooks and kitchen guests discover exactly why some refer to the kitchen as the "heart of the house".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allison R. Hebble  •  Zed Starkovich
CAST:  Christina Hendricks  •  Joaquim de Almeida  •  Leisha Hailey  •  Rachel Hunter

A small group of amateur cooks and kitchen guests discover exactly why some refer to the kitchen as the "heart of the house".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allison R. Hebble  •  Zed Starkovich
CAST:  Christina Hendricks  •  Joaquim de Almeida  •  Leisha Hailey  •  Rachel Hunter

Electric Slide (2014)

A heightened homage to the City of Angels, Electric Slide riffs on the real-life story of Eddie Dodson, the notorious "Gentleman Bank Robber." With a debonair sophistication and a serious talent for flirt, Dodson managed to lure money from mesmerized female tellers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tristan Patterson
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Isabel Lucas  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Patricia Arquette

A heightened homage to the City of Angels, Electric Slide riffs on the real-life story of Eddie Dodson, the notorious "Gentleman Bank Robber." With a debonair sophistication and a serious talent for flirt, Dodson managed to lure money from mesmerized female tellers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tristan Patterson
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Isabel Lucas  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Patricia Arquette

Removal (2010)

Gothic horror meets industrial-strength cleaning products in this spine-tingler about a pill-popping cleaning service employee and a sprawling mansion with secrets of its own.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Simon
CAST:  Kelly Brook  •  Mark Kelly  •  Oz Perkins  •  Emma Caulfield

Gothic horror meets industrial-strength cleaning products in this spine-tingler about a pill-popping cleaning service employee and a sprawling mansion with secrets of its own.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Simon
CAST:  Kelly Brook  •  Mark Kelly  •  Oz Perkins  •  Emma Caulfield

Erosion (2005)

Haunted by a failing relationship, Gabe devises a risqué game for escape. He invites Irene to dinner at a lavish mansion. Unhappily married, Irene finds the temptation irresistible when Gabe invites her on a second date. To her surprise, she meets him at a humble ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ann Lu
CAST:  Emmanuel Xuereb  •  Charis Michelsen  •  Lee Holmes  •  Oz Perkins

Haunted by a failing relationship, Gabe devises a risqué game for escape. He invites Irene to dinner at a lavish mansion. Unhappily married, Irene finds the temptation irresistible when Gabe invites her on a second date. To her surprise, she meets him at a humble ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ann Lu
CAST:  Emmanuel Xuereb  •  Charis Michelsen  •  Lee Holmes  •  Oz Perkins

Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

The story of a young, gay, black, con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Stockard Channing  •  Ian McKellen

The story of a young, gay, black, con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Stockard Channing  •  Ian McKellen

Quigley (2003)

William Byron Hillman's family comedy Quigley stars Gary Busey as a cold-hearted billionaire. Early in the film he dies. After dying, he learns that he will only get into heaven if he learns lessons about compassion and selflessness. In order to have a chance, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Byron Hillman
CAST:  Gary Busey  •  Oz Perkins  •  Curtis Armstrong  •  Christopher Atkins

William Byron Hillman's family comedy Quigley stars Gary Busey as a cold-hearted billionaire. Early in the film he dies. After dying, he learns that he will only get into heaven if he learns lessons about compassion and selflessness. In order to have a chance, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Byron Hillman
CAST:  Gary Busey  •  Oz Perkins  •  Curtis Armstrong  •  Christopher Atkins

I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016)

A young nurse takes care of elderly author who lives in a haunted house.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oz Perkins
CAST:  Ruth Wilson  •  Paula Prentiss  •  Lucy Boynton  •  Bob Balaban

A young nurse takes care of elderly author who lives in a haunted house.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oz Perkins
CAST:  Ruth Wilson  •  Paula Prentiss  •  Lucy Boynton  •  Bob Balaban

The Blackcoat's Daughter (2017)

In the dead of winter, Kat and Rose, two very different girls, find themselves spending winter break at their prestigious prep school. What they don't know is that Kat is being stalked by an evil entity, and their lives are about to change forever. Meanwhile, Joan, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oz Perkins
CAST:  Emma Roberts  •  Kiernan Shipka  •  Lucy Boynton  •  James Remar

In the dead of winter, Kat and Rose, two very different girls, find themselves spending winter break at their prestigious prep school. What they don't know is that Kat is being stalked by an evil entity, and their lives are about to change forever. Meanwhile, Joan, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oz Perkins
CAST:  Emma Roberts  •  Kiernan Shipka  •  Lucy Boynton  •  James Remar

78/52 (2017)

The most famous murder scene in movie history comprises 78 camera settings and 52 cuts: the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. 78/52 tells the story of the man behind the curtain and his greatest obsession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  Emilie Germain  •  Oz Perkins  •  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Guillermo del Toro

The most famous murder scene in movie history comprises 78 camera settings and 52 cuts: the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. 78/52 tells the story of the man behind the curtain and his greatest obsession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  Emilie Germain  •  Oz Perkins  •  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Guillermo del Toro

Gretel & Hansel (2020)

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oz Perkins
CAST:  Sophia Lillis  •  Samuel Leakey  •  Charles Babalola  •  Alice Krige

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oz Perkins
CAST:  Sophia Lillis  •  Samuel Leakey  •  Charles Babalola  •  Alice Krige