Nancy Allen

Nancy Anne Allen is a Golden Globe nominated American actress and cancer activist. Allen began an acting and modelling career as a child, and from the mid-1970s appeared in small film roles, most notably the anchor of Robert Zemeckis's ensemble comedy I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978). A pivotal supporting role in Carrie (1976) brought her recognition, and after marrying the director Brian De Palma, she appeared in several of his films, including Dressed to Kill (1980) and Blow Out (1981). Her subsequent films include Strange Invaders (1983), The Philadelphia Experiment (1984), Poltergeist III (1988), Limit Up (1990), Out of Sight (1998), and the RoboCop trilogy. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nancy Allen (actress), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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1941 (1979)

In the days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, panic grips California, where a military officer leads a mob chasing a Japanese sub.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Belushi  •  Lorraine Gary

In the days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, panic grips California, where a military officer leads a mob chasing a Japanese sub.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Belushi  •  Lorraine Gary

Blow Out (1981)

Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him when the media ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Nancy Allen  •  John Lithgow  •  Dennis Franz

Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him when the media ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Nancy Allen  •  John Lithgow  •  Dennis Franz

Carrie (1976)

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Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Sissy Spacek  •  Piper Laurie  •  Amy Irving  •  William Katt

Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Sissy Spacek  •  Piper Laurie  •  Amy Irving  •  William Katt

Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return (1999)

A girl called Hannah goes back to her hometown (Gatlin) to find her mother but on the way she picks up a strange man who fore-shadows her life with a passage from the bible. When she gets there she wakes up Isaac from a coma he has been in for 19 years. Isaac is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kari Skogland
CAST:  John Franklin  •  Natalie Ramsey  •  Paul Popowich  •  Nancy Allen

A girl called Hannah goes back to her hometown (Gatlin) to find her mother but on the way she picks up a strange man who fore-shadows her life with a passage from the bible. When she gets there she wakes up Isaac from a coma he has been in for 19 years. Isaac is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kari Skogland
CAST:  John Franklin  •  Natalie Ramsey  •  Paul Popowich  •  Nancy Allen

Dressed to Kill (1980)

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A mysterious, tall, blonde woman wearing sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and now she's after the prostitute who witnessed it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Angie Dickinson  •  Nancy Allen  •  Keith Gordon

A mysterious, tall, blonde woman wearing sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and now she's after the prostitute who witnessed it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Angie Dickinson  •  Nancy Allen  •  Keith Gordon

I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)

If they missed Beatles' first appearance in the U.S.A. they would hate themselves for the rest of their lives! So six young girls from New Jersey set off even though they don't have tickets for the show! The journey is full of surprises and misfortunes but the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Nancy Allen  •  Bobby Di Cicco  •  Wendie Jo Sperber  •  Susan Kendall Newman

If they missed Beatles' first appearance in the U.S.A. they would hate themselves for the rest of their lives! So six young girls from New Jersey set off even though they don't have tickets for the show! The journey is full of surprises and misfortunes but the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Nancy Allen  •  Bobby Di Cicco  •  Wendie Jo Sperber  •  Susan Kendall Newman

Out of Sight (1998)

Meet Jack Foley, a smooth criminal who bends the law and is determined to make one last heist. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal who chooses all the right moves … and all the wrong guys. Now they're willing to risk it all to find out if there's more between them ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Michael Keaton  •  Jim Robinson

Meet Jack Foley, a smooth criminal who bends the law and is determined to make one last heist. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal who chooses all the right moves … and all the wrong guys. Now they're willing to risk it all to find out if there's more between them ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Michael Keaton  •  Jim Robinson

RoboCop (1987)

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In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed confrontation ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Nancy Allen  •  Ronny Cox  •  Kurtwood Smith

In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed confrontation ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Nancy Allen  •  Ronny Cox  •  Kurtwood Smith

RoboCop 2 (1990)

After a successful deployment of the Robocop Law Enforcement unit, OCP sees its goal of urban pacification come closer and closer, but as this develops, a new narcotic known as "Nuke" invades the streets led by God-delirious leader Cane. As this menace grows, it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Belinda Bauer  •  John Glover  •  Gabriel Damon

After a successful deployment of the Robocop Law Enforcement unit, OCP sees its goal of urban pacification come closer and closer, but as this develops, a new narcotic known as "Nuke" invades the streets led by God-delirious leader Cane. As this menace grows, it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Belinda Bauer  •  John Glover  •  Gabriel Damon

The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)

Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Raffill
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Nancy Allen  •  Eric Christmas  •  Bobby Di Cicco

Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Raffill
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Nancy Allen  •  Eric Christmas  •  Bobby Di Cicco

The Last Detail (1973)

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Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison, but decide to show him one last good time along the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Otis Young  •  Randy Quaid  •  Clifton James

Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison, but decide to show him one last good time along the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Otis Young  •  Randy Quaid  •  Clifton James

RoboCop 3 (1993)

The mega corporation Omni Consumer Products is still bent on creating their pet project, Delta City, to replace the rotting city of Detroit. Unfortunately, the inhabitants of the area have no intention of abandoning their homes simply for desires of the company. To ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Dekker
CAST:  Robert John Burke  •  Nancy Allen  •  Mario Machado  •  Jodi Long

The mega corporation Omni Consumer Products is still bent on creating their pet project, Delta City, to replace the rotting city of Detroit. Unfortunately, the inhabitants of the area have no intention of abandoning their homes simply for desires of the company. To ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Dekker
CAST:  Robert John Burke  •  Nancy Allen  •  Mario Machado  •  Jodi Long

Poltergeist III (1988)

Carol Anne has been sent to live with her Aunt and Uncle in an effort to hide her from the clutches of the ghostly Reverend Kane, but he tracks her down and terrorises her in her relatives' appartment in a tall glass building. Will he finally achieve his target and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Sherman
CAST:  Tom Skerritt  •  Nancy Allen  •  Heather O'Rourke  •  Lara Flynn Boyle

Carol Anne has been sent to live with her Aunt and Uncle in an effort to hide her from the clutches of the ghostly Reverend Kane, but he tracks her down and terrorises her in her relatives' appartment in a tall glass building. Will he finally achieve his target and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Sherman
CAST:  Tom Skerritt  •  Nancy Allen  •  Heather O'Rourke  •  Lara Flynn Boyle

Bound by Flesh (2012)

Conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton were once the cream of the sideshow crop. Taught to sing and dance at an early age, the winsome duo ascended through the early 20th-century vaudeville circuit as a side attraction (working alongside Bob Hope and Charlie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Zemeckis
CAST:  Lea Thompson  •  Nancy Allen  •  Tim Stack  •  Blake Boyd

Conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton were once the cream of the sideshow crop. Taught to sing and dance at an early age, the winsome duo ascended through the early 20th-century vaudeville circuit as a side attraction (working alongside Bob Hope and Charlie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Zemeckis
CAST:  Lea Thompson  •  Nancy Allen  •  Tim Stack  •  Blake Boyd

Forced Entry (1976)

A serial rapist stalks and murders prostitutes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Sotos
CAST:  Tanya Roberts  •  Nancy Allen  •  Ron Max  •  Brian Freilino

A serial rapist stalks and murders prostitutes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Sotos
CAST:  Tanya Roberts  •  Nancy Allen  •  Ron Max  •  Brian Freilino

The Gladiator (1986)

A road warrior vigilante avenges his brother's death at the hands of a crazy motorist by using his souped-up pickup to apprehend drunken drivers and others who abuse their driving privileges.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Ken Wahl  •  Nancy Allen  •  Robert Culp  •  Stan Shaw

A road warrior vigilante avenges his brother's death at the hands of a crazy motorist by using his souped-up pickup to apprehend drunken drivers and others who abuse their driving privileges.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Ken Wahl  •  Nancy Allen  •  Robert Culp  •  Stan Shaw

Sweet Revenge (1987)

Nancy Allen plays an investigative news reporter Jillian Gray, who, along with her daughter is kidnapped by white slave king Cicero, after getting too close with her investigation. Now that she has escaped, she seeks revenge on Ciero  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Sobel
CAST:  Nancy Allen  •  Ted Shackelford  •  Martin Landau  •  Sal Landi

Nancy Allen plays an investigative news reporter Jillian Gray, who, along with her daughter is kidnapped by white slave king Cicero, after getting too close with her investigation. Now that she has escaped, she seeks revenge on Ciero  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Sobel
CAST:  Nancy Allen  •  Ted Shackelford  •  Martin Landau  •  Sal Landi

Secret of the Andes (1999)

Cusi is a 20th century Incan boy who lives in a high mountain valley with an old llama herder named Chuto. Chuto raised Cusi in a traditional Incan fashion, although the Spanish culture was prevalent in Peru since the conquest of the Incan Empire. Although eager ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Azzano
CAST:  José Luis Alfonzo  •  Nancy Allen  •  Rodrigo Barrena  •  Camilla Belle

Cusi is a 20th century Incan boy who lives in a high mountain valley with an old llama herder named Chuto. Chuto raised Cusi in a traditional Incan fashion, although the Spanish culture was prevalent in Peru since the conquest of the Incan Empire. Although eager ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Azzano
CAST:  José Luis Alfonzo  •  Nancy Allen  •  Rodrigo Barrena  •  Camilla Belle

Circuit (2001)

John, a gay Illinois small town cop moves to Los Angeles, hoping to fit into a place more welcoming of his sexuality. He soon discovers the "circuit," where he meets an insecure hustler, who draws John into drug abuse and illicit sex.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dirk Shafer
CAST:  Jonathan Wade-Drahos  •  Andre Khabbazi  •  Brian Lane Green  •  Daniel Kucan

John, a gay Illinois small town cop moves to Los Angeles, hoping to fit into a place more welcoming of his sexuality. He soon discovers the "circuit," where he meets an insecure hustler, who draws John into drug abuse and illicit sex.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dirk Shafer
CAST:  Jonathan Wade-Drahos  •  Andre Khabbazi  •  Brian Lane Green  •  Daniel Kucan

Memories of Murder (1990)

A woman who had been suffering from amnesia suddenly gets her memory back. However, she finds that she's now married to a man who she doesn't think she really loves, and she keeps having visions of a young woman who she believes is out to kill her--but she can't ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Michael Lewis
CAST:  Nancy Allen  •  Nick Benedict  •  Olivia Brown  •  Linda Darlow

A woman who had been suffering from amnesia suddenly gets her memory back. However, she finds that she's now married to a man who she doesn't think she really loves, and she keeps having visions of a young woman who she believes is out to kill her--but she can't ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Michael Lewis
CAST:  Nancy Allen  •  Nick Benedict  •  Olivia Brown  •  Linda Darlow
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