Michael Bowen

Michael Bowen (born June 21, 1953) is an American actor. Films he has appeared in include Jackie Brown, Magnolia, and Less Than Zero. Bowen also had a recurring role as Danny Pickett on the ABC television series, Lost. Bowen (also credited as Michael Bowen Jr.) was born to actress Sonia Sorel (1921–2004) and Beat painter Michael Bowen. He is half-brother to Robert and Keith Carradine. His nieces are actresses Martha Plimpton and Ever Carradine. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Bowen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Django Unchained (2012)

Action-packedViolentIntenseAdventurous

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kerry Washington

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kerry Washington

Magnolia (1999)

DramaticSlow movingBeautifulBrilliant

An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  William H. Macy  •  John C. Reilly  •  Tom Cruise

An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  William H. Macy  •  John C. Reilly  •  Tom Cruise

After the Sunset (2004)

An FBI agent is suspicious of two master thieves, quietly enjoying their retirement near what may - or may not - be the biggest score of their careers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Salma Hayek  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Troy Garity

An FBI agent is suspicious of two master thieves, quietly enjoying their retirement near what may - or may not - be the biggest score of their careers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Salma Hayek  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Troy Garity

Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

Back in sunny southern California and on the trail of two murderers, Axel Foley again teams up with LA cop Billy Rosewood. Soon, they discover that an amusement park is being used as a front for a massive counterfeiting ring – and it's run by the same gang that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Judge Reinhold  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  George Lucas

Back in sunny southern California and on the trail of two murderers, Axel Foley again teams up with LA cop Billy Rosewood. Soon, they discover that an amusement park is being used as a front for a massive counterfeiting ring – and it's run by the same gang that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Judge Reinhold  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  George Lucas

Excess Baggage (1997)

A rich brat fakes her own kidnapping, but in the process ends up locked in the trunk of a car that gets stolen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marco Brambilla
CAST:  Alicia Silverstone  •  Benicio del Toro  •  Christopher Walken  •  Jack Thompson

A rich brat fakes her own kidnapping, but in the process ends up locked in the trunk of a car that gets stolen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marco Brambilla
CAST:  Alicia Silverstone  •  Benicio del Toro  •  Christopher Walken  •  Jack Thompson

Jackie Brown (1997)

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Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan — with help from a bail bondsman — to keep the money for herself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Pam Grier  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Robert Forster  •  Bridget Fonda

Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan — with help from a bail bondsman — to keep the money for herself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Pam Grier  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Robert Forster  •  Bridget Fonda

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

Action-packedViolentBrilliantFun

An assassin is shot by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle – but she lives to plot her vengeance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Lucy Liu  •  Vivica A. Fox  •  Daryl Hannah

An assassin is shot by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle – but she lives to plot her vengeance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Lucy Liu  •  Vivica A. Fox  •  Daryl Hannah

Less than Zero (1987)

A college freshman returns to Los Angeles for Christmas at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marek Kanievska
CAST:  Andrew McCarthy  •  Jami Gertz  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  James Spader

A college freshman returns to Los Angeles for Christmas at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marek Kanievska
CAST:  Andrew McCarthy  •  Jami Gertz  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  James Spader

Love and a .45 (1994)

Small-time criminal Watty Watts attempts to rob a convenience store with his drug-addict buddy, Billy Mack Black. The robbery, however, leads to murder, and soon Watty leaves Billy behind and goes on the run with his beloved girlfriend, Starlene. Heading toward ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  C.M. Talkington
CAST:  Gil Bellows  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Rory Cochrane  •  Jeffrey Combs

Small-time criminal Watty Watts attempts to rob a convenience store with his drug-addict buddy, Billy Mack Black. The robbery, however, leads to murder, and soon Watty leaves Billy behind and goes on the run with his beloved girlfriend, Starlene. Heading toward ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  C.M. Talkington
CAST:  Gil Bellows  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Rory Cochrane  •  Jeffrey Combs

Night of the Comet (1984)

Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous "think tank," karate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thom Eberhardt
CAST:  Catherine Mary Stewart  •  Robert Beltran  •  Kelli Maroney  •  Sharon Farrell

Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous "think tank," karate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thom Eberhardt
CAST:  Catherine Mary Stewart  •  Robert Beltran  •  Kelli Maroney  •  Sharon Farrell

The Godfather: Part III (1990)

Slow movingSleep-throughClassicDramatic

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Diane Keaton  •  Andy García  •  Talia Shire

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Diane Keaton  •  Andy García  •  Talia Shire

The Player (1992)

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Fred Ward  •  Whoopi Goldberg

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Fred Ward  •  Whoopi Goldberg

The Taking of Beverly Hills (1991)

A chemical spill has caused the occupants of Beverly Hills to be forcibly evacuated. A retiring football player left behind, finds that the toxic gas emulating from the spill is a bogus front for a heist set up by fired police officers out to plunder the city of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney J. Furie
CAST:  Ken Wahl  •  Matt Frewer  •  Harley Jane Kozak  •  Robert Davi

A chemical spill has caused the occupants of Beverly Hills to be forcibly evacuated. A retiring football player left behind, finds that the toxic gas emulating from the spill is a bogus front for a heist set up by fired police officers out to plunder the city of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney J. Furie
CAST:  Ken Wahl  •  Matt Frewer  •  Harley Jane Kozak  •  Robert Davi

The Waterdance (1992)

Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as each character tries to deal with his new found handicap and the problems that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Steinberg  •  Neal Jimenez
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Helen Hunt  •  Wesley Snipes  •  William Forsythe

Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as each character tries to deal with his new found handicap and the problems that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Steinberg  •  Neal Jimenez
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Helen Hunt  •  Wesley Snipes  •  William Forsythe

The Work and the Glory II: American Zion (2005)

"The Work and The Glory: American Zion" sets the story of the fictional Steed family against the historically factual backdrop of the Mormon people's move into the West. Divided by their diverse reactions to a nascent ideology, the Steeds struggle to hold together ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sterling Van Wagenen
CAST:  Sam Hennings  •  Brenda Strong  •  Eric Johnson  •  Alexander Carroll

"The Work and The Glory: American Zion" sets the story of the fictional Steed family against the historically factual backdrop of the Mormon people's move into the West. Divided by their diverse reactions to a nascent ideology, the Steeds struggle to hold together ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sterling Van Wagenen
CAST:  Sam Hennings  •  Brenda Strong  •  Eric Johnson  •  Alexander Carroll

Iron Eagle (1986)

When Doug's father, an Air Force Pilot, is shot down by MiGs belonging to a radical Middle Eastern state, no one seems able to get him out. Doug finds Chappy, an Air Force Colonel who is intrigued by the idea of sending in two fighters piloted by himself and Doug ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney J. Furie
CAST:  Louis Gossett Jr.  •  Jason Gedrick  •  Tim Thomerson  •  Larry B. Scott

When Doug's father, an Air Force Pilot, is shot down by MiGs belonging to a radical Middle Eastern state, no one seems able to get him out. Doug finds Chappy, an Air Force Colonel who is intrigued by the idea of sending in two fighters piloted by himself and Doug ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney J. Furie
CAST:  Louis Gossett Jr.  •  Jason Gedrick  •  Tim Thomerson  •  Larry B. Scott

Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story (1993)

Joey Buttafuoco's story, of how a sexy, possessive young girl destroyed his life by telling her friends the two are lovers, and then shooting his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Herzfeld
CAST:  Jack Scalia  •  Alyssa Milano  •  Phyllis Lyons  •  Leo Rossi

Joey Buttafuoco's story, of how a sexy, possessive young girl destroyed his life by telling her friends the two are lovers, and then shooting his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Herzfeld
CAST:  Jack Scalia  •  Alyssa Milano  •  Phyllis Lyons  •  Leo Rossi

True Crime (1996)

Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has a addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines, which inspire her to do her own detective work. When she starts snooping around on the case of a murderer of teenage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat Verducci
CAST:  Alicia Silverstone  •  Kevin Dillon  •  Bill Nunn  •  Tara Subkoff

Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has a addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines, which inspire her to do her own detective work. When she starts snooping around on the case of a murderer of teenage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat Verducci
CAST:  Alicia Silverstone  •  Kevin Dillon  •  Bill Nunn  •  Tara Subkoff

Valley Girl (1983)

Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Elizabeth Daily  •  Deborah Foreman  •  Michael Bowen

Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Elizabeth Daily  •  Deborah Foreman  •  Michael Bowen

Autopsy (2008)

Emily Johnson, her boyfriend Bobby and their friends Clare and Jude are recent college grads driving cross-country, taking a last vacation together before they face the "real" world. An accident leaves them hurt and stranded on a lonely Louisiana road. When the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Gierasch
CAST:  Robert Patrick  •  Jessica Lowndes  •  Jenette Goldstein  •  Michael Bowen

Emily Johnson, her boyfriend Bobby and their friends Clare and Jude are recent college grads driving cross-country, taking a last vacation together before they face the "real" world. An accident leaves them hurt and stranded on a lonely Louisiana road. When the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Gierasch
CAST:  Robert Patrick  •  Jessica Lowndes  •  Jenette Goldstein  •  Michael Bowen
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