Dennis Quaid

Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor. He became known during the 1980s after appearing in several successful films, including as Mike Brody in Jaws 3-D (1983), Alex Gardner in Dreamscape (1984), Remy McSwain in The Big Easy (1987), Tuck Pendleton in Innerspace (1987), Jefferson "Jeff" Blue in Undercover Blues (1993), Bowen in Dragonheart (1996), Joe Doe/William in Gang Related (1997), Frank Towns in Flight of the Phoenix (2004), Jack Hall in The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and Reverend Shaw Moore in Footloose (2011).

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American Dreamz (2006)

The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County. Recently awakened President ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Mandy Moore  •  Willem Dafoe

The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County. Recently awakened President ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Mandy Moore  •  Willem Dafoe

Any Given Sunday (1999)

A star quarterback gets knocked out of the game and an unknown third stringer is called in to replace him. The unknown gives a stunning performance and forces the ageing coach to reevaluate his game plans and life. A new co-owner/president adds to the pressure of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Dennis Quaid  •  James Woods

A star quarterback gets knocked out of the game and an unknown third stringer is called in to replace him. The unknown gives a stunning performance and forces the ageing coach to reevaluate his game plans and life. A new co-owner/president adds to the pressure of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Dennis Quaid  •  James Woods

Bill (1981)

Bill, a retarded man, ventures out into the world for the first time, having spent most of his life in a dreary inner city Institution. He is taken in by a kind family and learns what it means to love for the first time in his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Page
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Largo Woodruff

Bill, a retarded man, ventures out into the world for the first time, having spent most of his life in a dreary inner city Institution. He is taken in by a kind family and learns what it means to love for the first time in his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Page
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Largo Woodruff

Bill: On His Own (1983)

Bill Sackter struggles to cope after his best friend and guardian, Barry Morrow and his wife Beverly move away. Bill moves into a group home run by Mae Driscoll who teaches him how to read. Bill soon discovers his religious heritage, overcoming the fire that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Page
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Helen Hunt  •  Edie McClurg  •  Tracey Walter

Bill Sackter struggles to cope after his best friend and guardian, Barry Morrow and his wife Beverly move away. Bill moves into a group home run by Mae Driscoll who teaches him how to read. Bill soon discovers his religious heritage, overcoming the fire that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Page
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Helen Hunt  •  Edie McClurg  •  Tracey Walter

Breaking Away (1979)

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Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Now, Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one day, and even ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Daniel Stern  •  Jackie Earle Haley  •  Dennis Christopher

Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Now, Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one day, and even ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Daniel Stern  •  Jackie Earle Haley  •  Dennis Christopher

Cold Creek Manor (2003)

A family moves from New York into an old mansion in the countryside, still filled with the previous owner's things. As they begin to make it their own, a series of events begin to occur that makes them believe that the former inhabitants are not yet gone.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Sharon Stone  •  Stephen Dorff  •  Juliette Lewis

A family moves from New York into an old mansion in the countryside, still filled with the previous owner's things. As they begin to make it their own, a series of events begin to occur that makes them believe that the former inhabitants are not yet gone.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Sharon Stone  •  Stephen Dorff  •  Juliette Lewis

DragonHeart (1996)

In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be harder than ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  David Thewlis  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Dina Meyer

In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be harder than ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  David Thewlis  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Dina Meyer

Far from Heaven (2002)

In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Dennis Haysbert  •  Patricia Clarkson

In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Dennis Haysbert  •  Patricia Clarkson

Flesh and Bone (1993)

Some thirty years after Arlis witnesses his father murdering a family, he runs into Kay, who happens to be the family's baby who was spared. Kay and Arlis suspect nothing about each other, but when his father returns, old wounds are reopened.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Kloves
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Dennis Quaid  •  James Caan  •  Gwyneth Paltrow

Some thirty years after Arlis witnesses his father murdering a family, he runs into Kay, who happens to be the family's baby who was spared. Kay and Arlis suspect nothing about each other, but when his father returns, old wounds are reopened.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Kloves
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Dennis Quaid  •  James Caan  •  Gwyneth Paltrow

Flight of the Phoenix (2004)

When an oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, an aircraft crew are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to crash their C-119 Flying Boxcar in an uncharted area of the desert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Moore
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Tyrese Gibson  •  Giovanni Ribisi  •  Miranda Otto

When an oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, an aircraft crew are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to crash their C-119 Flying Boxcar in an uncharted area of the desert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Moore
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Tyrese Gibson  •  Giovanni Ribisi  •  Miranda Otto

Frequency (2000)

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When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal murders he and his father ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Jim Caviezel  •  Shawn Doyle  •  Elizabeth Mitchell

When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal murders he and his father ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Jim Caviezel  •  Shawn Doyle  •  Elizabeth Mitchell

Gang Related (1997)

Two corrupt cops have a successful, seemingly perfect money making scheme- they sell drugs that they seize from dealers, kill the dealers, and blame the crimes on street gangs. Their scheme is going along smoothly until they kill an undercover DEA agent posing as a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Kouf
CAST:  Jim Belushi  •  Tupac Shakur  •  Lela Rochon  •  Dennis Quaid

Two corrupt cops have a successful, seemingly perfect money making scheme- they sell drugs that they seize from dealers, kill the dealers, and blame the crimes on street gangs. Their scheme is going along smoothly until they kill an undercover DEA agent posing as a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Kouf
CAST:  Jim Belushi  •  Tupac Shakur  •  Lela Rochon  •  Dennis Quaid

In Good Company (2004)

Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new supervisor becomes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Topher Grace  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Marg Helgenberger

Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new supervisor becomes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Topher Grace  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Marg Helgenberger

Innerspace (1987)

Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must convince Jack to find his ex-girlfriend, Lydia Maxwell, to help him extract Tuck and his ship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Martin Short  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Meg Ryan  •  Kevin McCarthy

Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must convince Jack to find his ex-girlfriend, Lydia Maxwell, to help him extract Tuck and his ship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Martin Short  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Meg Ryan  •  Kevin McCarthy

Jaws 3-D (1983)

This third film in the series follows a group of marine biologists attempting to capture a young great white shark that has wandered into Florida's Sea World Park. However, later it is discovered that the shark's 35-foot mother is also a guest at Sea World. What ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Alves
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Bess Armstrong  •  Simon MacCorkindale  •  Louis Gossett Jr.

This third film in the series follows a group of marine biologists attempting to capture a young great white shark that has wandered into Florida's Sea World Park. However, later it is discovered that the shark's 35-foot mother is also a guest at Sea World. What ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Alves
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Bess Armstrong  •  Simon MacCorkindale  •  Louis Gossett Jr.

Savior (1998)

A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Predrag Antonijević
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Pascal Rollin  •  Catlin Foster  •  Stellan Skarsgård

A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Predrag Antonijević
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Pascal Rollin  •  Catlin Foster  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Stripes (1981)

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John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Harold Ramis  •  Warren Oates  •  P.J. Soles

John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Harold Ramis  •  Warren Oates  •  P.J. Soles

Suspect (1987)

When a Supreme Court judge commits suicide and his secretary is found murdered, all fingers point to Carl Anderson (Liam Neeson), a homeless veteran who's deaf and mute. But when public defender Kathleen Riley (Cher) is assigned to his case, she begins to believe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Cher  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Liam Neeson  •  John Mahoney

When a Supreme Court judge commits suicide and his secretary is found murdered, all fingers point to Carl Anderson (Liam Neeson), a homeless veteran who's deaf and mute. But when public defender Kathleen Riley (Cher) is assigned to his case, she begins to believe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Cher  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Liam Neeson  •  John Mahoney

The Big Easy (1986)

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Remy McSwain is a New Orleans police lieutenant who investigates the murder of a local mobster. His investigation leads him to suspect that fellow members of the police force may be involved.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim McBride
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Goodman

Remy McSwain is a New Orleans police lieutenant who investigates the murder of a local mobster. His investigation leads him to suspect that fellow members of the police force may be involved.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim McBride
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Goodman

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Emmy Rossum  •  Dash Mihok

After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Emmy Rossum  •  Dash Mihok
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