Randy Quaid

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Randall Rudy "Randy" Quaid (born October 1, 1950) is an American actor perhaps best known for his role as Cousin Eddie in the National Lampoon's Vacation movies, as well as his numerous supporting roles in films such as The Last Detail, Independence Day, Kingpin and Brokeback Mountain. He has won a Golden Globe Award, and has been nominated for an Academy Award, an Emmy Award and a BAFTA Award. Description above from the Wikipedia article Randy Quaid, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Independence Day (1996)

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On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated counterattack that fails. On ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Bill Pullman  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Mary McDonnell

On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated counterattack that fails. On ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Bill Pullman  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Mary McDonnell

Kingpin (1996)

After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the circuit intent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Randy Quaid  •  Vanessa Angel  •  Bill Murray

After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the circuit intent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Randy Quaid  •  Vanessa Angel  •  Bill Murray

Sweet Country (1987)

An American couple in Chile is drawn into the turmoil that followed President Salvador Allende's 1973 overthrow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mihalis Kakogiannis
CAST:  Jane Alexander  •  John Cullum  •  Carole Laure  •  Franco Nero

An American couple in Chile is drawn into the turmoil that followed President Salvador Allende's 1973 overthrow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mihalis Kakogiannis
CAST:  Jane Alexander  •  John Cullum  •  Carole Laure  •  Franco Nero

Back By Midnight (2005)

The warden of a small, rundown, minimum-security prison plots revenge against the the prison's dishonest owner by having four inmates break out and plan a department store robbery to spruce up the prison's faculties.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Basil
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Randy Quaid  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Paul Rodríguez

The warden of a small, rundown, minimum-security prison plots revenge against the the prison's dishonest owner by having four inmates break out and plan a department store robbery to spruce up the prison's faculties.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Basil
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Randy Quaid  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Paul Rodríguez

Bound for Glory (1976)

A biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Texas home in the 1930s to find work, discovering the suffering and strength of America's working class.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  David Carradine  •  Ronny Cox  •  Melinda Dillon  •  Gail Strickland

A biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Texas home in the 1930s to find work, discovering the suffering and strength of America's working class.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  David Carradine  •  Ronny Cox  •  Melinda Dillon  •  Gail Strickland

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

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Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflict  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Randy Quaid  •  Michelle Williams

Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflict  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Randy Quaid  •  Michelle Williams

Caddyshack II (1988)

When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Arkush
CAST:  Jackie Mason  •  Robert Stack  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Chevy Chase

When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Arkush
CAST:  Jackie Mason  •  Robert Stack  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Chevy Chase

Days of Thunder (1990)

Talented but unproven stock car driver Cole Trickle gets a break and with the guidance of veteran Harry Hogge turns heads on the track. The young hotshot develops a rivalry with a fellow racer that threatens his career when the two smash their cars. But with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Robert Duvall  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Randy Quaid

Talented but unproven stock car driver Cole Trickle gets a break and with the guidance of veteran Harry Hogge turns heads on the track. The young hotshot develops a rivalry with a fellow racer that threatens his career when the two smash their cars. But with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Robert Duvall  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Randy Quaid

Fool for Love (1985)

A woman is waiting in a motel for her boyfriend, when an old flame turns up and tries to take her back to the life she is trying to leave behind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  Sam Shepard  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Randy Quaid

A woman is waiting in a motel for her boyfriend, when an old flame turns up and tries to take her back to the life she is trying to leave behind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  Sam Shepard  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Randy Quaid

Foxes (1980)

A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley, as set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Cherie Currie  •  Scott Baio  •  Marilyn Kagan

A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley, as set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Cherie Currie  •  Scott Baio  •  Marilyn Kagan

Get on the Bus (1996)

Several Black men take a cross-country bus trip to attend the Million Man March in Washington, DC in 1995. On the bus are an eclectic set of characters including a laid-off aircraft worker, a man whose at-risk son is handcuffed to him, a black Republican, a former ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Andre Braugher  •  Richard Belzer

Several Black men take a cross-country bus trip to attend the Million Man March in Washington, DC in 1995. On the bus are an eclectic set of characters including a laid-off aircraft worker, a man whose at-risk son is handcuffed to him, a black Republican, a former ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Andre Braugher  •  Richard Belzer

Goya's Ghosts (2006)

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Natalie Portman  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Randy Quaid

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Natalie Portman  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Randy Quaid

Home on the Range (2004)

When a greedy outlaw schemes to take possession of the "Patch Of Heaven" dairy farm, three determined cows, a karate-kicking stallion and a colorful corral of critters join forces to save their home. The stakes are sky-high as this unlikely animal alliance risk ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Will Finn  •  John Sanford
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Judi Dench  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.

When a greedy outlaw schemes to take possession of the "Patch Of Heaven" dairy farm, three determined cows, a karate-kicking stallion and a colorful corral of critters join forces to save their home. The stakes are sky-high as this unlikely animal alliance risk ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Will Finn  •  John Sanford
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Judi Dench  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.

Kart Racer (2003)

Fourteen-year-old Watts Davies is estranged from his dad, a former International Karting Federation (IKF) champion. Watts's resolve to race in the upcoming IKF Regional Championships rekindles their relationship as they pursue the dream together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Gillard
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Will Rothhaar  •  Jennifer Wigmore  •  David Gallagher

Fourteen-year-old Watts Davies is estranged from his dad, a former International Karting Federation (IKF) champion. Watts's resolve to race in the upcoming IKF Regional Championships rekindles their relationship as they pursue the dream together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Gillard
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Will Rothhaar  •  Jennifer Wigmore  •  David Gallagher

Major League II (1994)

After losing in the ALCS the year before, the Cleveland Indians are determined to make it into the World Series this time! However, they first have to contend with Rachel Phelps again when she buys back the team.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David S. Ward
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Tom Berenger  •  Corbin Bernsen  •  Dennis Haysbert

After losing in the ALCS the year before, the Cleveland Indians are determined to make it into the World Series this time! However, they first have to contend with Rachel Phelps again when she buys back the team.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David S. Ward
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Tom Berenger  •  Corbin Bernsen  •  Dennis Haysbert

Midnight Express (1978)

Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his family, and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Brad Davis  •  Irene Miracle  •  Bo Hopkins  •  Randy Quaid

Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his family, and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Brad Davis  •  Irene Miracle  •  Bo Hopkins  •  Randy Quaid

Moving (1988)

Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Beverly Todd  •  Raphael Harris  •  Ishmael Harris

Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Beverly Todd  •  Raphael Harris  •  Ishmael Harris

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)

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It's Christmastime, and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration. But things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen, and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but he manages to keep going, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Johnny Galecki

It's Christmastime, and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration. But things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen, and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but he manages to keep going, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Johnny Galecki

National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)

Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Imogene Coca  •  Randy Quaid

Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Imogene Coca  •  Randy Quaid

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
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