Graham Beckel

Graham Beckel is an actor and director.

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L.A. Confidential (1997)

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Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Guy Pearce  •  Danny DeVito  •  James Cromwell

Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Guy Pearce  •  Danny DeVito  •  James Cromwell

Barbarians at the Gate (1993)

A television movie based upon the book by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, about the leveraged buyout (LBO) of RJR Nabisco.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Jordan
CAST:  James Garner  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Peter Riegert  •  Joanna Cassidy

A television movie based upon the book by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, about the leveraged buyout (LBO) of RJR Nabisco.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Jordan
CAST:  James Garner  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Peter Riegert  •  Joanna Cassidy

Blue Streak (1999)

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Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Luke Wilson  •  Peter Greene  •  Dave Chappelle

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Luke Wilson  •  Peter Greene  •  Dave Chappelle

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

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Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflict  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Randy Quaid  •  Michelle Williams

Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflict  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Randy Quaid  •  Michelle Williams

Dark Blue (2002)

Set during the Rodney King riots, a robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Shelton
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Scott Speedman  •  Michael Michele  •  Brendan Gleeson

Set during the Rodney King riots, a robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Shelton
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Scott Speedman  •  Michael Michele  •  Brendan Gleeson

Hardball (2001)

An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Robbins
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Diane Lane  •  Michael B. Jordan  •  D. B. Sweeney

An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Robbins
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Diane Lane  •  Michael B. Jordan  •  D. B. Sweeney

Jennifer Eight (1992)

A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. Meanwhile, a serial ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Robinson
CAST:  Andy García  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Uma Thurman  •  Graham Beckel

A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. Meanwhile, a serial ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Robinson
CAST:  Andy García  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Uma Thurman  •  Graham Beckel

Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

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Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Julian Sands  •  Richard Lewis

Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Julian Sands  •  Richard Lewis

Pearl Harbor (2001)

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The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Josh Hartnett  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Josh Hartnett  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.

The Astronaut Farmer (2006)

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Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an astrophysicist with a rocket in his barn - one he's built and wants to take into space. It's his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Jon Gries  •  Max Thieriot

Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an astrophysicist with a rocket in his barn - one he's built and wants to take into space. It's his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Jon Gries  •  Max Thieriot

The Final Days (1989)

The Final Days concerns itself with the final months of the Richard Nixon presidency.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Lane Smith  •  Richard Kiley  •  David Ogden Stiers  •  Ed Flanders

The Final Days concerns itself with the final months of the Richard Nixon presidency.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Lane Smith  •  Richard Kiley  •  David Ogden Stiers  •  Ed Flanders

True Believer (1989)

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Eddie Dodd is a burnt out former civil rights lawyer who now specializes in defending drug dealers. Roger Baron, newly graduated from law school, has followed Eddie's great cases and now wants to learn at his feet. With Roger's idealistic prodding, Eddie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  James Woods  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Margaret Colin  •  Yuji Okumoto

Eddie Dodd is a burnt out former civil rights lawyer who now specializes in defending drug dealers. Roger Baron, newly graduated from law school, has followed Eddie's great cases and now wants to learn at his feet. With Roger's idealistic prodding, Eddie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  James Woods  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Margaret Colin  •  Yuji Okumoto

True Crime (1999)

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Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Isaiah Washington  •  LisaGay Hamilton  •  Diane Venora

Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Isaiah Washington  •  LisaGay Hamilton  •  Diane Venora

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)

Movie star Roxy Carmichael is abandoning the bright lights of Hollywood, Calif. and returning to her small Ohio hometown -- at least long enough to dedicate a city building. And now the whole town of Clyde is bracing for Carmichael's return, most of all her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Abrahams
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Stephen Tobolowsky  •  Dinah Manoff

Movie star Roxy Carmichael is abandoning the bright lights of Hollywood, Calif. and returning to her small Ohio hometown -- at least long enough to dedicate a city building. And now the whole town of Clyde is bracing for Carmichael's return, most of all her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Abrahams
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Stephen Tobolowsky  •  Dinah Manoff

Liebestraum (1991)

A man returns to his hometown and a series of dark secrets are revealed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Kevin Anderson  •  Pamela Gidley  •  Bill Pullman  •  Kim Novak

A man returns to his hometown and a series of dark secrets are revealed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Kevin Anderson  •  Pamela Gidley  •  Bill Pullman  •  Kim Novak

Black Dog (1998)

An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Meat Loaf  •  Randy Travis  •  Gabriel Casseus

An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Meat Loaf  •  Randy Travis  •  Gabriel Casseus

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

The 70s (2000)

Four friends, fresh from tragedy at Kent Sate, graduate from college and begin their adult lives during the turbulent 1970s. But Dexter (Guy Torry), Eileen (Vinessa Shaw), Byron (Brad Rowe) and Christie (Amy Smart) find their paths are heading in different ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Werner
CAST:  Brad Rowe  •  Amy Smart  •  Vinessa Shaw  •  Guy Torry

Four friends, fresh from tragedy at Kent Sate, graduate from college and begin their adult lives during the turbulent 1970s. But Dexter (Guy Torry), Eileen (Vinessa Shaw), Byron (Brad Rowe) and Christie (Amy Smart) find their paths are heading in different ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Werner
CAST:  Brad Rowe  •  Amy Smart  •  Vinessa Shaw  •  Guy Torry

The Execution of Raymond Graham (1985)

A young man, convicted of the murder of a clerk, who has been on death row for five years and now awaits his execution while his family desperately seek a reprieve.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Graham Beckel  •  George Dzundza  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Jeff Fahey

A young man, convicted of the murder of a clerk, who has been on death row for five years and now awaits his execution while his family desperately seek a reprieve.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Graham Beckel  •  George Dzundza  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Jeff Fahey

Class of '63 (1973)

A jealous husband uses a college reunion to gauge whether or not his wife is still in love with her old flame.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Korty
CAST:  James Brolin  •  Joan Hackett  •  Cliff Gorman  •  Ed Lauter

A jealous husband uses a college reunion to gauge whether or not his wife is still in love with her old flame.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Korty
CAST:  James Brolin  •  Joan Hackett  •  Cliff Gorman  •  Ed Lauter
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