Bruce Davison

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Bruce Davison (born June 28, 1946) is an American actor and director.

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Apt Pupil (1998)

One day in 1984, Todd Bowden, a brilliant high school boy fascinated by the history of Nazism, stumbles across an old man whose appearance resembles that of Kurt Dussander, a wanted Nazi war criminal. A month later, Todd decides to knock on his door.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Brad Renfro  •  Bruce Davison  •  David Schwimmer

One day in 1984, Todd Bowden, a brilliant high school boy fascinated by the history of Nazism, stumbles across an old man whose appearance resembles that of Kurt Dussander, a wanted Nazi war criminal. A month later, Todd decides to knock on his door.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Brad Renfro  •  Bruce Davison  •  David Schwimmer

At First Sight (1999)

A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irwin Winkler
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Kelly McGillis  •  Steven Weber

A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irwin Winkler
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Kelly McGillis  •  Steven Weber

Crazy/Beautiful (2001)

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At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stockwell
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jay Hernandez  •  Bruce Davison  •  Herman Osorio

At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stockwell
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jay Hernandez  •  Bruce Davison  •  Herman Osorio

Dahmer (2002)

On February 15, 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jeffrey Dahmer, one of the world's most infamous serial killers, was convicted of 15 counts of murder and sentenced to 937 years in federal prison. This movie is based on events from his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Jacobson
CAST:  Jeremy Renner  •  Bruce Davison  •  Artel Great  •  Kate Williamson

On February 15, 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jeffrey Dahmer, one of the world's most infamous serial killers, was convicted of 15 counts of murder and sentenced to 937 years in federal prison. This movie is based on events from his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Jacobson
CAST:  Jeremy Renner  •  Bruce Davison  •  Artel Great  •  Kate Williamson

Grace of My Heart (1996)

An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry and a bad ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allison Anders
CAST:  Illeana Douglas  •  John Turturro  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Matt Dillon

An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry and a bad ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allison Anders
CAST:  Illeana Douglas  •  John Turturro  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Matt Dillon

Short Cuts (1993)

Many loosely connected characters cross paths in this film, based on the stories of Raymond Carver. Waitress Doreen Piggot accidentally runs into a boy with her car. Soon after walking away, the child lapses into a coma. While at the hospital, the boy's grandfather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon

Many loosely connected characters cross paths in this film, based on the stories of Raymond Carver. Waitress Doreen Piggot accidentally runs into a boy with her car. Soon after walking away, the child lapses into a coma. While at the hospital, the boy's grandfather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon

Spies Like Us (1985)

Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for nuclear war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Steve Forrest  •  Donna Dixon

Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for nuclear war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Steve Forrest  •  Donna Dixon

The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)

Seven junior-high-school girls organize a daycare camp for children while at the same time experiencing classic adolescent growing pains.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Melanie Mayron
CAST:  Schuyler Fisk  •  Bre Blair  •  Rachael Leigh Cook  •  Larisa Oleynik

Seven junior-high-school girls organize a daycare camp for children while at the same time experiencing classic adolescent growing pains.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Melanie Mayron
CAST:  Schuyler Fisk  •  Bre Blair  •  Rachael Leigh Cook  •  Larisa Oleynik

Ulzana's Raid (1972)

Report reaches the US cavalry that the Apache leader Ulzana has left his reservation with a band of followers. A compassionate young officer, Lieutenant DeBuin, is given a small company to find him and bring him back; accompanying the troop is McIntosh, an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Bruce Davison  •  Jorge Luke  •  Richard Jaeckel

Report reaches the US cavalry that the Apache leader Ulzana has left his reservation with a band of followers. A compassionate young officer, Lieutenant DeBuin, is given a small company to find him and bring him back; accompanying the troop is McIntosh, an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Bruce Davison  •  Jorge Luke  •  Richard Jaeckel

Willard (1971)

A social misfit, Willard is made fun of by his co-workers, and squeezed out of the company started by his deceased father by his boss. His only friends are a couple of rats he raised at home, Ben and Socrates. However, when one of them is killed at work, he goes on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Mann
CAST:  Bruce Davison  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Sondra Locke  •  Elsa Lanchester

A social misfit, Willard is made fun of by his co-workers, and squeezed out of the company started by his deceased father by his boss. His only friends are a couple of rats he raised at home, Ben and Socrates. However, when one of them is killed at work, he goes on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Mann
CAST:  Bruce Davison  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Sondra Locke  •  Elsa Lanchester

X-Men (2000)

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Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Ian McKellen  •  Famke Janssen

Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Ian McKellen  •  Famke Janssen

X2 (2003)

Professor Charles Xavier and his team of genetically gifted superheroes face a rising tide of anti-mutant sentiment led by Col. William Stryker. Storm, Wolverine and Jean Grey must join their usual nemeses—Magneto and Mystique—to unhinge Stryker's scheme to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Ian McKellen  •  Halle Berry

Professor Charles Xavier and his team of genetically gifted superheroes face a rising tide of anti-mutant sentiment led by Col. William Stryker. Storm, Wolverine and Jean Grey must join their usual nemeses—Magneto and Mystique—to unhinge Stryker's scheme to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Ian McKellen  •  Halle Berry

Paulie (1998)

Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected. Paulie's story begins many years earlier when he is given as a gift to a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Roberts
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Cheech Marin  •  Bruce Davison

Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected. Paulie's story begins many years earlier when he is given as a gift to a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Roberts
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Cheech Marin  •  Bruce Davison

Runaway Jury (2003)

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A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Fleder
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Gene Hackman  •  Bruce McGill

A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Fleder
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Gene Hackman  •  Bruce McGill

The King Is Alive (2000)

Stranded in the heat of a barren African desert, eleven bus-passengers shelter in the remnants of an abandoned town. As rescue grows more remote by the day and anxiety deepens, an idea emerges: why not stage a play. However the choice of King Lear only manages to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kristian Levring
CAST:  Romane Bohringer  •  David Calder  •  David Bradley  •  Brion James

Stranded in the heat of a barren African desert, eleven bus-passengers shelter in the remnants of an abandoned town. As rescue grows more remote by the day and anxiety deepens, an idea emerges: why not stage a play. However the choice of King Lear only manages to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kristian Levring
CAST:  Romane Bohringer  •  David Calder  •  David Bradley  •  Brion James

Longtime Companion (1989)

During the summer of 1981, a group of friends in New York are completely unprepared for the onslaught of AIDS. What starts as a rumor about a mysterious "gay cancer" soon turns into a major crisis as, one by one, some of the friends begin to fall ill, leaving the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman René
CAST:  Campbell Scott  •  Patrick Cassidy  •  John Dossett  •  Bruce Davison

During the summer of 1981, a group of friends in New York are completely unprepared for the onslaught of AIDS. What starts as a rumor about a mysterious "gay cancer" soon turns into a major crisis as, one by one, some of the friends begin to fall ill, leaving the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman René
CAST:  Campbell Scott  •  Patrick Cassidy  •  John Dossett  •  Bruce Davison

High Crimes (2002)

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A female attorney learns that her husband is really a marine officer awol for fifteen years and accused of murdering fifteen civilians in El Salvador. Believing her husband when he tells her that he's being framed as part of a U.S. Military cover-up, the attorney ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Franklin
CAST:  Ashley Judd  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Jim Caviezel  •  Adam Scott

A female attorney learns that her husband is really a marine officer awol for fifteen years and accused of murdering fifteen civilians in El Salvador. Believing her husband when he tells her that he's being framed as part of a U.S. Military cover-up, the attorney ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Franklin
CAST:  Ashley Judd  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Jim Caviezel  •  Adam Scott

The Crucible (1996)

Based upon the play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller (who wrote the screen adaptation), the Salem witch trials in 1692 plunge the Massachusetts Bay colony into chaos.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Winona Ryder  •  Paul Scofield  •  Joan Allen

Based upon the play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller (who wrote the screen adaptation), the Salem witch trials in 1692 plunge the Massachusetts Bay colony into chaos.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Winona Ryder  •  Paul Scofield  •  Joan Allen

Last Summer (1969)

During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people become very close. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot that has violent results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Richard Thomas  •  Bruce Davison  •  Catherine Burns

During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people become very close. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot that has violent results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Richard Thomas  •  Bruce Davison  •  Catherine Burns

Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976)

Mother, Jugs and Speed work for a ambulance company competing for a L.A. city contract.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Bill Cosby  •  Raquel Welch  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Allen Garfield

Mother, Jugs and Speed work for a ambulance company competing for a L.A. city contract.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Bill Cosby  •  Raquel Welch  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Allen Garfield
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