Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards (born July 19, 1962) is an American actor and director. He has appeared in various movies and television shows, including Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Top Gun, Zodiac, Revenge of the Nerds, Northern Exposure and ER.

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Zodiac (2007)

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The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for three men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Anthony Edwards

The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for three men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Anthony Edwards

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

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Based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe, Fast Times follows a group of high school students growing up in Southern California. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Judge Reinhold  •  Robert Romanus

Based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe, Fast Times follows a group of high school students growing up in Southern California. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Judge Reinhold  •  Robert Romanus

Heart Like a Wheel (1983)

Shirley Muldowney is determined to be a top-fuel drag racer, although no woman has ever raced them before. Despite the high risks of this kind of racing and the burden it places on her family life, she perseveres in her dream.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Bonnie Bedelia  •  Beau Bridges  •  Leo Rossi  •  Hoyt Axton

Shirley Muldowney is determined to be a top-fuel drag racer, although no woman has ever raced them before. Despite the high risks of this kind of racing and the burden it places on her family life, she perseveres in her dream.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Bonnie Bedelia  •  Beau Bridges  •  Leo Rossi  •  Hoyt Axton

Miracle Mile (1988)

After 30 years of searching, Harry has finally met the girl of his dreams. Unfortunately, before they even have a chance to go on their first date, Harry intercepts some chilling news: WWIII has begun and nuclear missiles will destroy Los Angeles in less than an hour!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve De Jarnatt
CAST:  Anthony Edwards  •  Mare Winningham  •  John Agar  •  Lou Hancock

After 30 years of searching, Harry has finally met the girl of his dreams. Unfortunately, before they even have a chance to go on their first date, Harry intercepts some chilling news: WWIII has begun and nuclear missiles will destroy Los Angeles in less than an hour!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve De Jarnatt
CAST:  Anthony Edwards  •  Mare Winningham  •  John Agar  •  Lou Hancock

Pet Sematary II (1992)

The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Lambert
CAST:  Edward Furlong  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Clancy Brown  •  Jared Rushton

The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Lambert
CAST:  Edward Furlong  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Clancy Brown  •  Jared Rushton

Revenge of the Nerds (1984)

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At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own fraternity to protect ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Kanew
CAST:  Robert Carradine  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Timothy Busfield  •  Andrew Cassese

At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own fraternity to protect ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Kanew
CAST:  Robert Carradine  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Timothy Busfield  •  Andrew Cassese

Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)

The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if they want to get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Roth
CAST:  Robert Carradine  •  Curtis Armstrong  •  Larry B. Scott  •  Timothy Busfield

The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if they want to get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Roth
CAST:  Robert Carradine  •  Curtis Armstrong  •  Larry B. Scott  •  Timothy Busfield

Top Gun (1986)

A heart-pounding combination of action, music and incredible aerial photography helped make Top Gun the blockbuster hit. of 1986. Top Gun takes a look at the danger and excitement that awaits every pilot at the Navy's prestigious fighter weapons school. Tom Cruise ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Kelly McGillis  •  Val Kilmer  •  Anthony Edwards

A heart-pounding combination of action, music and incredible aerial photography helped make Top Gun the blockbuster hit. of 1986. Top Gun takes a look at the danger and excitement that awaits every pilot at the Navy's prestigious fighter weapons school. Tom Cruise ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Kelly McGillis  •  Val Kilmer  •  Anthony Edwards

Thunderbirds (2004)

Dangerous missions are the bread and butter of the Thunderbirds, a high-tech secret force employed by the government. Led by Jeff Tracy (Bill Paxton), the Thunderbirds are at the top of their game, but their nemesis, The Hood (Ben Kingsley), has landed on their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Frakes
CAST:  Brady Corbet  •  Soren Fulton  •  Debora Weston  •  Lou Hirsch

Dangerous missions are the bread and butter of the Thunderbirds, a high-tech secret force employed by the government. Led by Jeff Tracy (Bill Paxton), the Thunderbirds are at the top of their game, but their nemesis, The Hood (Ben Kingsley), has landed on their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Frakes
CAST:  Brady Corbet  •  Soren Fulton  •  Debora Weston  •  Lou Hirsch

The Client (1994)

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A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is buried. Clifford shoots ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Anthony LaPaglia

A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is buried. Clifford shoots ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Anthony LaPaglia

The Sure Thing (1985)

Gib, a beer-guzzling slob, and Alison, an uptight Ivy-Leaguer, are an unlikely duo stuck together on a cross-country trip during Christmas break. At first they get on each other's nerves but, as time passes, they find their divergent natures complement each other. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Daphne Zuniga  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Boyd Gaines

Gib, a beer-guzzling slob, and Alison, an uptight Ivy-Leaguer, are an unlikely duo stuck together on a cross-country trip during Christmas break. At first they get on each other's nerves but, as time passes, they find their divergent natures complement each other. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Daphne Zuniga  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Boyd Gaines

Playing by Heart (1998)

Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to pull the solitary Keenan into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Willard Carroll
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  April Grace  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Gena Rowlands

Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to pull the solitary Keenan into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Willard Carroll
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  April Grace  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Gena Rowlands

Hawks (1988)

Two terminally ill patients in a hospital yearn for relief from their predicament. With little or no friends, they form an uneasy alliance and plot an escape for one last wild time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Ellis Miller
CAST:  Timothy Dalton  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Camille Coduri  •  Robert Lang

Two terminally ill patients in a hospital yearn for relief from their predicament. With little or no friends, they form an uneasy alliance and plot an escape for one last wild time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Ellis Miller
CAST:  Timothy Dalton  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Camille Coduri  •  Robert Lang

The Forgotten (2004)

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Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a similar experience ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Jessica Hecht  •  Matthew Pleszewicz

Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a similar experience ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Jessica Hecht  •  Matthew Pleszewicz

Gotcha! (1985)

A student on a trip to France is tricked into smuggling secrets across the Iron Curtain by a sexy spy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Kanew
CAST:  Anthony Edwards  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Jsu Garcia  •  Alex Rocco

A student on a trip to France is tricked into smuggling secrets across the Iron Curtain by a sexy spy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Kanew
CAST:  Anthony Edwards  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Jsu Garcia  •  Alex Rocco

Northfork (2003)

The year is 1955, and a great flood is coming to Northfork, Montana. A new hydroelectric dam is about to be installed in the mountains above the town, ready to submerge the valley in the name of progress. It is the charge of a six-man Evacuation Committee to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  James Woods  •  Nick Nolte  •  Claire Forlani  •  Daryl Hannah

The year is 1955, and a great flood is coming to Northfork, Montana. A new hydroelectric dam is about to be installed in the mountains above the town, ready to submerge the valley in the name of progress. It is the charge of a six-man Evacuation Committee to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  James Woods  •  Nick Nolte  •  Claire Forlani  •  Daryl Hannah

Hometown Boy Makes Good (1990)

A med school burnout returns to his small home town, but when he decides against telling his mother that he dropped out, complications ensue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Burton Morris
CAST:  Anthony Edwards  •  Grace Zabriskie  •  Cynthia Bain  •  Phillip Brock

A med school burnout returns to his small home town, but when he decides against telling his mother that he dropped out, complications ensue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Burton Morris
CAST:  Anthony Edwards  •  Grace Zabriskie  •  Cynthia Bain  •  Phillip Brock

Don't Go Breaking My Heart (1999)

Well meaning friends try to persuade Suzanne, a beautiful widow, to remarry and the choice seems to be between Frank, a philandering dentist, and Tony, a sensitive, failing sports trainer who helps her son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Willi Patterson
CAST:  Anthony Edwards  •  Linford Christie  •  Jenny Seagrove  •  Tom Conti

Well meaning friends try to persuade Suzanne, a beautiful widow, to remarry and the choice seems to be between Frank, a philandering dentist, and Tony, a sensitive, failing sports trainer who helps her son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Willi Patterson
CAST:  Anthony Edwards  •  Linford Christie  •  Jenny Seagrove  •  Tom Conti

Planes (2013)

Dusty is a cropdusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The problem? He is hopelessly afraid of heights. With the support of his mentor Skipper and a host of new friends, Dusty sets off to make his dreams come true.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Klay Hall
CAST:  Dane Cook  •  Carlos Alazraqui  •  Val Kilmer  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Dusty is a cropdusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The problem? He is hopelessly afraid of heights. With the support of his mentor Skipper and a host of new friends, Dusty sets off to make his dreams come true.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Klay Hall
CAST:  Dane Cook  •  Carlos Alazraqui  •  Val Kilmer  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Motherhood (2009)

Motherhood is a comedy written and directed by Katherine Dieckmann, and stars Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver. Shot on location in New York’s West Village, focuses on the dilemmas of motherhood, such as marriage, work, and self, shown in the trials ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katherine Dieckmann
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Minnie Driver  •  Anthony Edwards  •  David Schallipp

Motherhood is a comedy written and directed by Katherine Dieckmann, and stars Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver. Shot on location in New York’s West Village, focuses on the dilemmas of motherhood, such as marriage, work, and self, shown in the trials ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katherine Dieckmann
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Minnie Driver  •  Anthony Edwards  •  David Schallipp
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