Tom Skerritt

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas Roy "Tom" Skerritt (born August 25, 1933) is an American actor who has appeared in over 40 films and more than 200 television episodes since 1962. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tom Skerritt, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Alien (1979)

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During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Veronica Cartwright  •  Harry Dean Stanton

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Veronica Cartwright  •  Harry Dean Stanton

A River Runs Through It (1992)

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A River Runs Through is a cinematographically stunning true story of Norman Maclean. The story follows Norman and his brother Paul through the experiences of life and growing up, and how their love of fly fishing keeps them together despite varying life ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Craig Sheffer  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Brenda Blethyn

A River Runs Through is a cinematographically stunning true story of Norman Maclean. The story follows Norman and his brother Paul through the experiences of life and growing up, and how their love of fly fishing keeps them together despite varying life ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Craig Sheffer  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Brenda Blethyn

Contact (1997)

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Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  David Morse  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  James Woods

Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  David Morse  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  James Woods

Fallen (2006)

For high schooler Aaron Corbett, turning 18 means becoming not just a man but a nephilim, too -- half human, half angel, with supernatural abilities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon
CAST:  Paul Wesley  •  Fernanda Andrade  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Darren Scott

For high schooler Aaron Corbett, turning 18 means becoming not just a man but a nephilim, too -- half human, half angel, with supernatural abilities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon
CAST:  Paul Wesley  •  Fernanda Andrade  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Darren Scott

Harold and Maude (1971)

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The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is having the time of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  Ruth Gordon  •  Bud Cort  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Charles Tyner

The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is having the time of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  Ruth Gordon  •  Bud Cort  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Charles Tyner

Mammoth (2006)

On a hot summer afternoon in the sleepy town of Blackwater Louisiana, a meteor streaks across the sky and crashes through the roof of the local Natural History Museum. The meteor is actually a spaceship containing an alien life form which animates the museum's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Cox
CAST:  Vincent Ventresca  •  Summer Glau  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Constantin Drăgănescu

On a hot summer afternoon in the sleepy town of Blackwater Louisiana, a meteor streaks across the sky and crashes through the roof of the local Natural History Museum. The meteor is actually a spaceship containing an alien life form which animates the museum's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Cox
CAST:  Vincent Ventresca  •  Summer Glau  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Constantin Drăgănescu

M*A*S*H (1970)

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Elliott Gould  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Sally Kellerman

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Elliott Gould  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Sally Kellerman

Path to War (2003)

A powerful drama of soaring ambition and shattered dreams that takes a provocative insider's look at the way the USA goes to war—as seen from inside the LBJ White House leading up to and during the Vietnam War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Bruce McGill

A powerful drama of soaring ambition and shattered dreams that takes a provocative insider's look at the way the USA goes to war—as seen from inside the LBJ White House leading up to and during the Vietnam War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Bruce McGill

Poison Ivy (1992)

A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katt Shea
CAST:  Sara Gilbert  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Cheryl Ladd

A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katt Shea
CAST:  Sara Gilbert  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Cheryl Ladd

Singles (1992)

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Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The interrelated stories about each character's progress through the singles scene are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Bridget Fonda  •  Campbell Scott  •  Kyra Sedgwick  •  Sheila Kelley

Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The interrelated stories about each character's progress through the singles scene are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Bridget Fonda  •  Campbell Scott  •  Kyra Sedgwick  •  Sheila Kelley

Smoke Signals (1998)

Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by Arnold. Arnold soon left his family, and Victor hasn't seen his father for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Eyre
CAST:  Adam Beach  •  Evan Adams  •  Irene Bedard  •  Gary Farmer

Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by Arnold. Arnold soon left his family, and Victor hasn't seen his father for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Eyre
CAST:  Adam Beach  •  Evan Adams  •  Irene Bedard  •  Gary Farmer

Steel Magnolias (1989)

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This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Sally Field  •  Dolly Parton  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Julia Roberts

This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Sally Field  •  Dolly Parton  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Julia Roberts

Tears of the Sun (2003)

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Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their conscience and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Monica Bellucci  •  Cole Hauser  •  Eamonn Walker

Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their conscience and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Monica Bellucci  •  Cole Hauser  •  Eamonn Walker

The China Lake Murders (1990)

A small town sheriff (Tom Skerritt) has his suspicions in a murder case which involves a rogue cop who goes on a murder spree. Contains mild sexual situations and violence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metzger
CAST:  Tom Skerritt  •  Nancy Everhard  •  Michael Parks

A small town sheriff (Tom Skerritt) has his suspicions in a murder case which involves a rogue cop who goes on a murder spree. Contains mild sexual situations and violence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metzger
CAST:  Tom Skerritt  •  Nancy Everhard  •  Michael Parks

The Dead Zone (1983)

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Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Christopher Walken  •  Brooke Adams  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Martin Sheen

Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Christopher Walken  •  Brooke Adams  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Martin Sheen

The Devil's Rain (1975)

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DIRECTION:  Robert Fuest
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  Eddie Albert  •  Ida Lupino  •  William Shatner

Satanists in the middle west terrorize and sometimes melt the terrified locals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Fuest
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  Eddie Albert  •  Ida Lupino  •  William Shatner

Thieves Like Us (1974)

Bowie, a youthful convicted murderer, and bank robbers Chicamaw and T-Dub escape from a Mississippi chain gang in the 1930s. They hole up with a gas station attendant and continue robbing banks. Bowie, who is injured in an auto accident, takes refuge with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Keith Carradine  •  Shelley Duvall  •  John Schuck  •  Bert Remsen

Bowie, a youthful convicted murderer, and bank robbers Chicamaw and T-Dub escape from a Mississippi chain gang in the 1930s. They hole up with a gas station attendant and continue robbing banks. Bowie, who is injured in an auto accident, takes refuge with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Keith Carradine  •  Shelley Duvall  •  John Schuck  •  Bert Remsen

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

Up in Smoke (1978)

An unemployed pot-smoking slacker and amateur drummer, Anthony Stoner ditches his strict parents and hits the road, eventually meeting kindred spirit Pedro de Pacas. While the drug-ingesting duo is soon arrested for possession of marijuana, Anthony and Pedro get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lou Adler
CAST:  Cheech Marin  •  Tommy Chong  •  Strother Martin  •  Edie Adams

An unemployed pot-smoking slacker and amateur drummer, Anthony Stoner ditches his strict parents and hits the road, eventually meeting kindred spirit Pedro de Pacas. While the drug-ingesting duo is soon arrested for possession of marijuana, Anthony and Pedro get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lou Adler
CAST:  Cheech Marin  •  Tommy Chong  •  Strother Martin  •  Edie Adams

Wild Rovers (1971)

Ross Bodine and Frank Post are cowhands on Walt Buckman's R-Bar-R ranch. Bodine is older and broods a bit about how he will get along when he's too old to cowboy. Post is young and rambunctious and ambitious for a better life than wrangling cows. When one of their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  William Holden  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Karl Malden  •  Lynn Carlin

Ross Bodine and Frank Post are cowhands on Walt Buckman's R-Bar-R ranch. Bodine is older and broods a bit about how he will get along when he's too old to cowboy. Post is young and rambunctious and ambitious for a better life than wrangling cows. When one of their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  William Holden  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Karl Malden  •  Lynn Carlin
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