Denise Richards

Denise Lee Richards is an American actress, former fashion model, and television personality. Her most recognized roles are Carmen Ibanez in Starship Troopers (1997), Kelly Van Ryan in Wild Things (1998) and Bond girl Christmas Jones in The World Is Not Enough (1999). Denise Lee Richards was born to Joni, a coffee shop owner and Irv Richards, a telephone engineer, in Downers Grove, Illinois. Her mother died of kidney cancer in November 2007. Her ancestry is German, French-Canadian, Croatian, Irish, English, Welsh, and distant Dutch.

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Scary Movie 3 (2003)

In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Zucker
CAST:  Pamela Anderson  •  Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg  •  Marny Eng  •  Charlie Sheen

In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Zucker
CAST:  Pamela Anderson  •  Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg  •  Marny Eng  •  Charlie Sheen

The World Is Not Enough (1999)

Fast pacedAction-packedBoring

Greed, revenge, world dominance and high-tech terrorism – it's all in a day's work for Bond, who's on a mission to protect a beautiful oil heiress from a notorious terrorist. In a race against time that culminates in a dramatic submarine showdown, Bond works to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Denise Richards

Greed, revenge, world dominance and high-tech terrorism – it's all in a day's work for Bond, who's on a mission to protect a beautiful oil heiress from a notorious terrorist. In a race against time that culminates in a dramatic submarine showdown, Bond works to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Denise Richards

Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)

In a small Minnesota town, the annual beauty pageant is being covered by a TV crew. Former winner Gladys Leeman wants to make sure her daughter follows in her footsteps; explosions, falling lights, and trailer fires prove that. As the Leemans are the richest family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Patrick Jann
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Allison Janney  •  Denise Richards

In a small Minnesota town, the annual beauty pageant is being covered by a TV crew. Former winner Gladys Leeman wants to make sure her daughter follows in her footsteps; explosions, falling lights, and trailer fires prove that. As the Leemans are the richest family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Patrick Jann
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Allison Janney  •  Denise Richards

Edmond (2005)

Seemingly mild-mannered businessman Edmond Burke visits a fortuneteller and hears a remark that spurs him to leave his wife abruptly and seek what is missing from his life. Encounters with strangers and unsavory people weaken the barriers encompassing his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Gordon
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Denise Richards  •  Mena Suvari

Seemingly mild-mannered businessman Edmond Burke visits a fortuneteller and hears a remark that spurs him to leave his wife abruptly and seek what is missing from his life. Encounters with strangers and unsavory people weaken the barriers encompassing his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Gordon
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Denise Richards  •  Mena Suvari

Elvis Has Left the Building (2004)

Harmony had an encounter early in life with the young Elvis, and can't seem to shake his influence. Now a Pink Lady selling cosmetics, she seems to inadvertently bring harm to any Elvis impersonators she encounters. After a bizarre car accident leaves a slew of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Zwick
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  John Corbett  •  Annie Potts  •  Sean Astin

Harmony had an encounter early in life with the young Elvis, and can't seem to shake his influence. Now a Pink Lady selling cosmetics, she seems to inadvertently bring harm to any Elvis impersonators she encounters. After a bizarre car accident leaves a slew of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Zwick
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  John Corbett  •  Annie Potts  •  Sean Astin

Empire (2002)

A big time drug dealer Victor Rosa is looking to get out of the game and sees his chance with a big deal with a new friend who happens to be a Wall St. stockbroker. Thinking this will be his chance to go out on top Victor soon finds out that he has been double ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franc. Reyes
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Denise Richards  •  Vincent Laresca

A big time drug dealer Victor Rosa is looking to get out of the game and sees his chance with a big deal with a new friend who happens to be a Wall St. stockbroker. Thinking this will be his chance to go out on top Victor soon finds out that he has been double ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franc. Reyes
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Denise Richards  •  Vincent Laresca

National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. Two cops partner to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the 'Wilderness Girls' cookie drive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gene Quintano
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Tim Curry

An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. Two cops partner to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the 'Wilderness Girls' cookie drive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gene Quintano
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Tim Curry

Love Actually (2003)

ChristmasRomanticFunSlow moving

'Love Actually' follows the lives of eight very different couples dealing with their love lives, in various loosely and interrelated tales, all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Gregor Fisher  •  Colin Firth  •  Sienna Guillory

'Love Actually' follows the lives of eight very different couples dealing with their love lives, in various loosely and interrelated tales, all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Gregor Fisher  •  Colin Firth  •  Sienna Guillory

Nowhere (1997)

In Los Angeles, a colorful assortment of bohemians try to make sense of their intersecting lives. The moody Dark Smith, his bisexual girlfriend, her lesbian lover and their shy gay friend plan on attending the wildest party of the year. But they'll only make it if ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregg Araki
CAST:  James Duval  •  Rachel True  •  Nathan Bexton  •  Ryan Phillippe

In Los Angeles, a colorful assortment of bohemians try to make sense of their intersecting lives. The moody Dark Smith, his bisexual girlfriend, her lesbian lover and their shy gay friend plan on attending the wildest party of the year. But they'll only make it if ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregg Araki
CAST:  James Duval  •  Rachel True  •  Nathan Bexton  •  Ryan Phillippe

Starship Troopers (1997)

Action-packedViolentMindlessClever

Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an interstellar war between ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Casper Van Dien  •  Dina Meyer  •  Denise Richards  •  Jake Busey

Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an interstellar war between ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Casper Van Dien  •  Dina Meyer  •  Denise Richards  •  Jake Busey

Undercover Brother (2002)

ClassicCuteFunWhimsical

An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell behaves strangely in his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Malcolm D. Lee
CAST:  Eddie Griffin  •  Chris Kattan  •  Denise Richards  •  Aunjanue Ellis

An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell behaves strangely in his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Malcolm D. Lee
CAST:  Eddie Griffin  •  Chris Kattan  •  Denise Richards  •  Aunjanue Ellis

Valentine (2001)

Five friends are stalked by a masked murderer while preparing for Valentine's Day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Blanks
CAST:  Denise Richards  •  David Boreanaz  •  Marley Shelton  •  Jessica Capshaw

Five friends are stalked by a masked murderer while preparing for Valentine's Day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Blanks
CAST:  Denise Richards  •  David Boreanaz  •  Marley Shelton  •  Jessica Capshaw

Wild Things (1998)

Charming

When teen-socialite Kelly Van Ryan and troubled bad girl Suzie Toller accuse guidance counselor Sam Lombardo of rape, he's suspended by the school, rejected by the town, and fighting to get his life back. One cop suspects conspiracy, but nothing is what it seems...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McNaughton
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Denise Richards  •  Neve Campbell

When teen-socialite Kelly Van Ryan and troubled bad girl Suzie Toller accuse guidance counselor Sam Lombardo of rape, he's suspended by the school, rejected by the town, and fighting to get his life back. One cop suspects conspiracy, but nothing is what it seems...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McNaughton
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Denise Richards  •  Neve Campbell

Tail Lights Fade (1999)

A young woman (Tanya Allen) relay races across Canada with her boyfriend (Breckin Meyer) and another couple (Jake Busey and Denise Richards) to bail her brother out of a marijuana charge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Malcolm Ingram
CAST:  Jaimz Woolvett  •  Breckin Meyer  •  Jake Busey  •  Elizabeth Berkley

A young woman (Tanya Allen) relay races across Canada with her boyfriend (Breckin Meyer) and another couple (Jake Busey and Denise Richards) to bail her brother out of a marijuana charge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Malcolm Ingram
CAST:  Jaimz Woolvett  •  Breckin Meyer  •  Jake Busey  •  Elizabeth Berkley

The Third Wheel (2002)

The clumsy and shy Stanley is a nice fellow, beloved by his colleagues in the office. He has a crush on the gorgeous new-hire Diana, but he has difficulties to get close to her. When Stanley finally invites Diana for a date, he hits the homeless Phil with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jordan Brady
CAST:  Luke Wilson  •  Denise Richards  •  Jay Lacopo  •  Meredith Salenger

The clumsy and shy Stanley is a nice fellow, beloved by his colleagues in the office. He has a crush on the gorgeous new-hire Diana, but he has difficulties to get close to her. When Stanley finally invites Diana for a date, he hits the homeless Phil with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jordan Brady
CAST:  Luke Wilson  •  Denise Richards  •  Jay Lacopo  •  Meredith Salenger

The Life (2004)

Intense

An anthropology student exploring the nature of prostitution is drawn deeper into that profession than she ever expected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Lidón
CAST:  Denise Richards  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Joaquim de Almeida  •  María Jiménez

An anthropology student exploring the nature of prostitution is drawn deeper into that profession than she ever expected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Lidón
CAST:  Denise Richards  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Joaquim de Almeida  •  María Jiménez

Jolene (2010)

A teenage orphan spends ten years traveling to experience life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Ireland
CAST:  Jessica Chastain  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Michael Vartan

A teenage orphan spends ten years traveling to experience life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Ireland
CAST:  Jessica Chastain  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Michael Vartan

Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012)

Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon
CAST:  Indiana Evans  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Denise Richards  •  Frank John Hughes

Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon
CAST:  Indiana Evans  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Denise Richards  •  Frank John Hughes

Madea's Witness Protection (2012)

For years, mild-mannered Wall Street banker George Needleman has meandered through life oblivious to his family's dysfunction and his company's malfeasance, but he's forced to wake up when he learns that he's been framed in a mob-backed Ponzi scheme. Placed under ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Eugene Levy  •  Denise Richards  •  Doris Roberts

For years, mild-mannered Wall Street banker George Needleman has meandered through life oblivious to his family's dysfunction and his company's malfeasance, but he's forced to wake up when he learns that he's been framed in a mob-backed Ponzi scheme. Placed under ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Eugene Levy  •  Denise Richards  •  Doris Roberts

Christmas Break-In (2019)

Izzy is an energetic 9-year-old. Overscheduled and running late, Izzy's parents can't pick her up on-time the last day of school before Christmas break. A blizzard complicates the matter, but not as much as a pair of bad guys who are freezing in an ice cream truck. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Kampa
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Denise Richards  •  Cameron Seely  •  Ali Daniels

Izzy is an energetic 9-year-old. Overscheduled and running late, Izzy's parents can't pick her up on-time the last day of school before Christmas break. A blizzard complicates the matter, but not as much as a pair of bad guys who are freezing in an ice cream truck. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Kampa
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Denise Richards  •  Cameron Seely  •  Ali Daniels
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