Rachel Ward

Rachel Claire Ward, AM (born 12 September 1957) is a British actress, columnist, film director, and screenwriter who has primarily pursued her career in Australia. Description above from the Wikipedia article Rachel Ward, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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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

Against All Odds (1984)

Clever

She was a beautiful fugitive. Fleeing from corruption. From power. He was a professional athlete past his prime. Hired to find her, he grew to love her. Love turned to obsession. Obsession turned to murder. And now the price of freedom might be nothing less than ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Rachel Ward  •  James Woods  •  Alex Karras

She was a beautiful fugitive. Fleeing from corruption. From power. He was a professional athlete past his prime. Hired to find her, he grew to love her. Love turned to obsession. Obsession turned to murder. And now the price of freedom might be nothing less than ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Rachel Ward  •  James Woods  •  Alex Karras

Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)

Genoan navigator Christopher Columbus has a dream to find an alternative route to sail to the Indies, by traveling west instead of east, across the unchartered Ocean sea. After failing to find backing from the Portugese, he goes to the Spanish court to ask Queen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Glen
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Tom Selleck  •  Rachel Ward  •  Robert Davi

Genoan navigator Christopher Columbus has a dream to find an alternative route to sail to the Indies, by traveling west instead of east, across the unchartered Ocean sea. After failing to find backing from the Portugese, he goes to the Spanish court to ask Queen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Glen
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Tom Selleck  •  Rachel Ward  •  Robert Davi

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)

Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret recipe. To prove it was murder, she enlists the services of private eye Rigby Reardon. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Rachel Ward  •  Carl Reiner  •  Reni Santoni

Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret recipe. To prove it was murder, she enlists the services of private eye Rigby Reardon. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Rachel Ward  •  Carl Reiner  •  Reni Santoni

How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)

Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Robinson
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Rachel Ward  •  Richard Wilson  •  Jacqueline Tong

Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Robinson
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Rachel Ward  •  Richard Wilson  •  Jacqueline Tong

The Umbrella Woman (1987)

In pre-WWII Australia, a love triangle develops between a man, his wife and the man's brother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Cameron
CAST:  Rachel Ward  •  Bryan Brown  •  Steven Vidler  •  Sam Neill

In pre-WWII Australia, a love triangle develops between a man, his wife and the man's brother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Cameron
CAST:  Rachel Ward  •  Bryan Brown  •  Steven Vidler  •  Sam Neill

An Accidental Soldier (2013)

An unexpected love story set in WW1 France between a young Australian baker who has deserted the front line, and a grieving French woman, who puts her own life at risk by sheltering him from the authorities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rachel Ward  •  John Fairhead
CAST:  Marie Bunel  •  Dan Spielman  •  Bryan Brown  •  Julia Zemiro

An unexpected love story set in WW1 France between a young Australian baker who has deserted the front line, and a grieving French woman, who puts her own life at risk by sheltering him from the authorities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rachel Ward  •  John Fairhead
CAST:  Marie Bunel  •  Dan Spielman  •  Bryan Brown  •  Julia Zemiro

The Final Terror (1983)

A group of friends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Davis
CAST:  John Friedrich  •  Adrian Zmed  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Ernest Harden Jr.

A group of friends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Davis
CAST:  John Friedrich  •  Adrian Zmed  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Ernest Harden Jr.

Johnson County War (2002)

The three Hammett brothers, Cain, Harry and Dale are caught in a conflict that escalates rapidly and the old farmers facing against new farmers who have settled in the green grasslands.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David S. Cass Sr.
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Tom Berenger  •  Luke Perry  •  Adam Storke

The three Hammett brothers, Cain, Harry and Dale are caught in a conflict that escalates rapidly and the old farmers facing against new farmers who have settled in the green grasslands.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David S. Cass Sr.
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Tom Berenger  •  Luke Perry  •  Adam Storke

And the Sea Will Tell (1991)

A wealthy couple (James Brolin and Deidre Hall) are killed on their yacht off the coast of a secluded South American island called Palmyra. The suspects are a hippyish pair (Hart Bochner and Rachel Ward) whom the rich folks had befriended. It’s fairly clear that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Wallace
CAST:  Richard Crenna  •  Rachel Ward  •  Hart Bochner  •  James Brolin

A wealthy couple (James Brolin and Deidre Hall) are killed on their yacht off the coast of a secluded South American island called Palmyra. The suspects are a hippyish pair (Hart Bochner and Rachel Ward) whom the rich folks had befriended. It’s fairly clear that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Wallace
CAST:  Richard Crenna  •  Rachel Ward  •  Hart Bochner  •  James Brolin

Beautiful Kate (2009)

Ned Kendall is asked to return to the remote and isolated family home by his sister, to say goodbye to his father who is dying. Ned also brings his young aspiring actress fiancee who struggles with the isolation. When home he starts having memories of his childhood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rachel Ward
CAST:  Rachel Griffiths  •  Bryan Brown  •  Maeve Dermody  •  Ben Mendelsohn

Ned Kendall is asked to return to the remote and isolated family home by his sister, to say goodbye to his father who is dying. Ned also brings his young aspiring actress fiancee who struggles with the isolation. When home he starts having memories of his childhood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rachel Ward
CAST:  Rachel Griffiths  •  Bryan Brown  •  Maeve Dermody  •  Ben Mendelsohn

Shadow of the Cobra (1989)

Dramatisation of the story of notorious Indian serial killer Charles Sobhraj (b. 1944), who preyed on Western tourists throughout South East Asia during the 1970s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Joffe
CAST:  Rachel Ward  •  Michael Woods  •  Art Malik  •  Helen Buday

Dramatisation of the story of notorious Indian serial killer Charles Sobhraj (b. 1944), who preyed on Western tourists throughout South East Asia during the 1970s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Joffe
CAST:  Rachel Ward  •  Michael Woods  •  Art Malik  •  Helen Buday

My Stepson, My Lover (1997)

A kind nurse finds herself embroiled in a tense and potentially deadly family affair when she falls for the son of her ruthless new husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Lambert
CAST:  Rachel Ward  •  Joshua Morrow  •  Terry O'Quinn  •  Marion Guyot

A kind nurse finds herself embroiled in a tense and potentially deadly family affair when she falls for the son of her ruthless new husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Lambert
CAST:  Rachel Ward  •  Joshua Morrow  •  Terry O'Quinn  •  Marion Guyot

And Never Let Her Go (2001)

The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Levin
CAST:  Mark Harmon  •  Rachel Ward  •  Kathryn Morris  •  Steven Eckholdt

The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Levin
CAST:  Mark Harmon  •  Rachel Ward  •  Kathryn Morris  •  Steven Eckholdt

Night School (1981)

A Boston police detective investigates a series of gruesome decapitations of various college coeds commited by a helmeted, black-leather clad serial killer which leads him to suspect a well known anthropology professor as well as his female live-in assistant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Hughes
CAST:  Leonard Mann  •  Rachel Ward  •  Drew Snyder  •  Joseph R. Sicari

A Boston police detective investigates a series of gruesome decapitations of various college coeds commited by a helmeted, black-leather clad serial killer which leads him to suspect a well known anthropology professor as well as his female live-in assistant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Hughes
CAST:  Leonard Mann  •  Rachel Ward  •  Drew Snyder  •  Joseph R. Sicari

The Big House (2001)

Within the concrete confines of a life sentence, one man rediscovers his capacity for love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rachel Ward
CAST:  Tony Martin  •  Gary Sweet  •  Kick Gurry  •  Paul Pantano

Within the concrete confines of a life sentence, one man rediscovers his capacity for love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rachel Ward
CAST:  Tony Martin  •  Gary Sweet  •  Kick Gurry  •  Paul Pantano

Bobbie's Girl (2002)

Two middle-aged Lesbians (Peters and Ward) find their lives complicated when one of them (Ward) takes in her ten-year-old nephew (Sangster).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Bernadette Peters  •  Rachel Ward  •  Jonathan Silverman  •  Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Two middle-aged Lesbians (Peters and Ward) find their lives complicated when one of them (Ward) takes in her ten-year-old nephew (Sangster).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Bernadette Peters  •  Rachel Ward  •  Jonathan Silverman  •  Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Sharky's Machine (1981)

Police officer Tom Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Sharky's new 'machine' gathers evidence while Sharky falls in love with a woman he has never met.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Burt Reynolds
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Rachel Ward  •  Henry Silva  •  Brian Keith

Police officer Tom Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Sharky's new 'machine' gathers evidence while Sharky falls in love with a woman he has never met.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Burt Reynolds
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Rachel Ward  •  Henry Silva  •  Brian Keith

The Ascent (1994)

The real-life adventure of a dashing Italian soldier who escapes a British prisoner-of-war camp because he dreams of climbing 17,000-foot Mt. Kenya and planting the Italian flag at the summit. The obsessive British camp commander pursues him, and the two men are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Shebib
CAST:  Vincent Spano  •  Ben Cross  •  Tony Lo Bianco  •  Rachel Ward

The real-life adventure of a dashing Italian soldier who escapes a British prisoner-of-war camp because he dreams of climbing 17,000-foot Mt. Kenya and planting the Italian flag at the summit. The obsessive British camp commander pursues him, and the two men are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Shebib
CAST:  Vincent Spano  •  Ben Cross  •  Tony Lo Bianco  •  Rachel Ward

The Death and Life of Otto Bloom (2016)

The chronicle of the life and great love of Otto Bloom, an extraordinary man who experiences time in reverse - passing backwards through the years only remembering the future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cris Jones
CAST:  Xavier Samuel  •  Rachel Ward  •  Matilda Brown  •  Rose Riley

The chronicle of the life and great love of Otto Bloom, an extraordinary man who experiences time in reverse - passing backwards through the years only remembering the future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cris Jones
CAST:  Xavier Samuel  •  Rachel Ward  •  Matilda Brown  •  Rose Riley
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