James Foley

James Foley (born December 28, 1953) is an American film director and screenwriter. He was born in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York, the son of a lawyer.His 1986 film At Close Range was entered into the 36th Berlin International Film Festival. Description above from the Wikipedia article  James Foley, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

After Dark, My Sweet (1990)

The intriguing relationship between three desperados, who try to kidnap a wealthy child in hope of turning their lives around.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Jason Patric  •  Rocky Giordani  •  Rachel Ward  •  Bruce Dern

The intriguing relationship between three desperados, who try to kidnap a wealthy child in hope of turning their lives around.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Jason Patric  •  Rocky Giordani  •  Rachel Ward  •  Bruce Dern

At Close Range (1986)

Based upon the true story of Bruce Johnston Sr., his son, and his brothers; together, they constituted one of suburban Philadelphia's most notorious crime families during the 1970s. Their criminal activities ranged from burglary, theft... and ultimately, murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Christopher Walken  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Chris Penn

Based upon the true story of Bruce Johnston Sr., his son, and his brothers; together, they constituted one of suburban Philadelphia's most notorious crime families during the 1970s. Their criminal activities ranged from burglary, theft... and ultimately, murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Christopher Walken  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Chris Penn

Confidence (2003)

What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any mark, he was an accountant for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Dustin Hoffman

What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any mark, he was an accountant for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Dustin Hoffman

Fear (1996)

A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  William Petersen  •  Amy Brenneman

A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  William Petersen  •  Amy Brenneman

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

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When an office full of Chicago real estate salesmen is given the news that all but the top two will be fired at the end of the week, the atmosphere begins to heat up. Shelley Levene, who has a sick daughter, does everything in his power to get better leads from his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Alan Arkin

When an office full of Chicago real estate salesmen is given the news that all but the top two will be fired at the end of the week, the atmosphere begins to heat up. Shelley Levene, who has a sick daughter, does everything in his power to get better leads from his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Alan Arkin

The Chamber (1996)

Idealistic young attorney Adam Hall takes on the death row clemency case of his racist grandfather, Sam Cayhall, a former Ku Klux Klan member he has never met.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Chris O'Donnell  •  Gene Hackman  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Robert Prosky

Idealistic young attorney Adam Hall takes on the death row clemency case of his racist grandfather, Sam Cayhall, a former Ku Klux Klan member he has never met.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Chris O'Donnell  •  Gene Hackman  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Robert Prosky

The Corruptor (1999)

Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Byron Mann  •  Kim Chan

Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Chow Yun-Fat  •  Byron Mann  •  Kim Chan

Perfect Stranger (2007)

A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her best friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Halle Berry  •  Bruce Willis  •  Giovanni Ribisi  •  Richard Portnow

A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her best friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Halle Berry  •  Bruce Willis  •  Giovanni Ribisi  •  Richard Portnow

Who's That Girl (1987)

An uptight New York tax lawyer gets his life turned upside down, all in a single day, when he's asked to escort a feisty and free-spirited female ex-convict whom asks him to help prove her innocence of her crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Madonna  •  Griffin Dunne  •  Bibi Besch  •  John McMartin

An uptight New York tax lawyer gets his life turned upside down, all in a single day, when he's asked to escort a feisty and free-spirited female ex-convict whom asks him to help prove her innocence of her crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Madonna  •  Griffin Dunne  •  Bibi Besch  •  John McMartin

Fifty Shades Freed (2018)

Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Dakota Johnson  •  Jamie Dornan  •  Eric Johnson  •  Arielle Kebbel

Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Dakota Johnson  •  Jamie Dornan  •  Eric Johnson  •  Arielle Kebbel

Fifty Shades Darker (2017)

When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christian’s past start to circle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Dakota Johnson  •  Jamie Dornan  •  Eric Johnson  •  Eloise Mumford

When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christian’s past start to circle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Dakota Johnson  •  Jamie Dornan  •  Eric Johnson  •  Eloise Mumford

Reckless (1984)

Rebellious footballer Johnny, falls for cheerleader Tracy. They come from opposite backgrounds; she's from a comfortable well off family, he is poor and broken. Tracy already has a boyfriend but he acts like a jerk, so Johnny has to win Tracy's heart - something ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Aidan Quinn  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Jennifer Grey  •  Dan Hedaya

Rebellious footballer Johnny, falls for cheerleader Tracy. They come from opposite backgrounds; she's from a comfortable well off family, he is poor and broken. Tracy already has a boyfriend but he acts like a jerk, so Johnny has to win Tracy's heart - something ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Aidan Quinn  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Jennifer Grey  •  Dan Hedaya

Two Bits (1995)

It's a hot summer day in 1933 in South Philly, where 12-year old Gennaro lives with his widowed mom and his ailing grandpa, who sits outside holding tight to his last quarter, which he's promised to Gennaro and which Gennaro would like to have to buy a ticket to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Jerry Barone  •  Al Pacino  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Joe Grifasi

It's a hot summer day in 1933 in South Philly, where 12-year old Gennaro lives with his widowed mom and his ailing grandpa, who sits outside holding tight to his last quarter, which he's promised to Gennaro and which Gennaro would like to have to buy a ticket to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Jerry Barone  •  Al Pacino  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Joe Grifasi

Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (1990)

The Immaculate Collection is the first commercially released greatest videos compilation by singer Madonna. Released on November 13, 1990 to accompany the audio CD, it contained hits spanning 1983-1990. The collection won "Best Long Form Video" category at the 1991 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher  •  James Foley  •  Mary Lambert  •  Bruce Gowers  •  Herb Ritts  •  Jean-Baptiste Mondino  •  Michele Ferrone  •  Arthur Pierson
CAST:  Madonna  •  Erika Belle  •  Christopher Ciccone  •  John Leguizamo

The Immaculate Collection is the first commercially released greatest videos compilation by singer Madonna. Released on November 13, 1990 to accompany the audio CD, it contained hits spanning 1983-1990. The collection won "Best Long Form Video" category at the 1991 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher  •  James Foley  •  Mary Lambert  •  Bruce Gowers  •  Herb Ritts  •  Jean-Baptiste Mondino  •  Michele Ferrone  •  Arthur Pierson
CAST:  Madonna  •  Erika Belle  •  Christopher Ciccone  •  John Leguizamo

Magic Time: A Tribute to Jack Lemmon (2002)

Documentary on Jack Lemmon featuring interviews with those who knew him and worked with him.  (more)

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CAST:  John G. Avildsen  •  James Foley  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Chris Lemmon

Documentary on Jack Lemmon featuring interviews with those who knew him and worked with him.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  John G. Avildsen  •  James Foley  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Chris Lemmon