Oliver Platt

Oliver James Platt (born January 12, 1960) is an American actor.

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A Time to Kill (1996)

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A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Kevin Spacey

A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Kevin Spacey

Beethoven (1992)

The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St Bernard. Doctor Varnick, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Levant
CAST:  Charles Grodin  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Dean Jones  •  Nicholle Tom

The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St Bernard. Doctor Varnick, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Levant
CAST:  Charles Grodin  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Dean Jones  •  Nicholle Tom

Benny & Joon (1993)

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A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Julianne Moore

A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Julianne Moore

Bicentennial Man (1999)

Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to perform menial tasks. As Andrew ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Sam Neill  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Oliver Platt

Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to perform menial tasks. As Andrew ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Sam Neill  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Oliver Platt

Casanova (2005)

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With a reputation for seducing members of the opposite sex, regardless of their marital status, a notorious womanizer discovers a beauty who seems impervious to his charms. However, as he continues to pursue the indifferent lady, he finds himself falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lasse Hallström
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Sienna Miller  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Oliver Platt

With a reputation for seducing members of the opposite sex, regardless of their marital status, a notorious womanizer discovers a beauty who seems impervious to his charms. However, as he continues to pursue the indifferent lady, he finds himself falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lasse Hallström
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Sienna Miller  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Oliver Platt

Dangerous Beauty (1998)

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Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the exotic companions ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marshall Herskovitz
CAST:  Catherine McCormack  •  Rufus Sewell  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Oliver Platt

Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the exotic companions ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marshall Herskovitz
CAST:  Catherine McCormack  •  Rufus Sewell  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Oliver Platt

Don't Say a Word (2001)

When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Fleder
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sean Bean  •  Brittany Murphy  •  Skye McCole Bartusiak

When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Fleder
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sean Bean  •  Brittany Murphy  •  Skye McCole Bartusiak

Doctor Dolittle (1998)

A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to communicate with animals is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! Now every creature within ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Ossie Davis  •  Oliver Platt  •  Peter Boyle

A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to communicate with animals is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! Now every creature within ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Ossie Davis  •  Oliver Platt  •  Peter Boyle

Executive Decision (1996)

Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is assigned to intercept ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Baird
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Steven Seagal  •  Halle Berry  •  John Leguizamo

Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is assigned to intercept ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Baird
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Steven Seagal  •  Halle Berry  •  John Leguizamo

Flatliners (1990)

Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Julia Roberts  •  Kevin Bacon  •  William Baldwin

Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Julia Roberts  •  Kevin Bacon  •  William Baldwin

Kinsey (2004)

Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into the mystery of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Laura Linney  •  Chris O'Donnell  •  Peter Sarsgaard

Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into the mystery of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Laura Linney  •  Chris O'Donnell  •  Peter Sarsgaard

Liberty Stands Still (2002)

As the heir and current marketing director for one of the nation's biggest gun manufacturers, Liberty Wallace is indifferent to the atrocities made possible through her business and her CEO husband, Victor. On her way to see her actor lover, Liberty ends up chained ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kari Skogland
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Tanya Allen  •  Hart Bochner

As the heir and current marketing director for one of the nation's biggest gun manufacturers, Liberty Wallace is indifferent to the atrocities made possible through her business and her CEO husband, Victor. On her way to see her actor lover, Liberty ends up chained ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kari Skogland
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Tanya Allen  •  Hart Bochner

Married to the Mob (1988)

Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of mob boss Tony "The Tiger" Russo, Angela and her son depart for New York City to make a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Matthew Modine  •  Oliver Platt  •  Alec Baldwin

Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of mob boss Tony "The Tiger" Russo, Angela and her son depart for New York City to make a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Matthew Modine  •  Oliver Platt  •  Alec Baldwin

Pieces of April (2003)

Quirky and rebellious April Burns lives with her boyfriend in a low-rent New York City apartment miles away from her emotionally distant family. But when she discovers that her mother has a fatal form of breast cancer, she invites the clan to her place for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hedges
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  Derek Luke  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Oliver Platt

Quirky and rebellious April Burns lives with her boyfriend in a low-rent New York City apartment miles away from her emotionally distant family. But when she discovers that her mother has a fatal form of breast cancer, she invites the clan to her place for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hedges
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  Derek Luke  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Oliver Platt

Ready to Rumble (2000)

Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Robbins
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Scott Caan  •  Oliver Platt  •  Bill Goldberg

Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Robbins
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Scott Caan  •  Oliver Platt  •  Bill Goldberg

Simon Birch (1998)

Simon Birch and Joe Wenteworth are boys who have a reputation for being oddballs. Joe never knew his father, and his mother, Rebecca, is keeping her lips sealed no matter how much he protests. Simon, meanwhile, is an 11-year-old dwarf whose outsize personality ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Steven Johnson
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Ashley Judd  •  Ian Michael Smith  •  Joseph Mazzello

Simon Birch and Joe Wenteworth are boys who have a reputation for being oddballs. Joe never knew his father, and his mother, Rebecca, is keeping her lips sealed no matter how much he protests. Simon, meanwhile, is an 11-year-old dwarf whose outsize personality ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Steven Johnson
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Ashley Judd  •  Ian Michael Smith  •  Joseph Mazzello

The Ice Harvest (2005)

A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Lara Phillips  •  Bill Noble

A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Lara Phillips  •  Bill Noble

The Impostors (1998)

In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stow away on a ship to hide from a drunken, belligerent lead actor who has sworn to kill them ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Tucci
CAST:  Oliver Platt  •  Stanley Tucci  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Steve Buscemi

In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stow away on a ship to hide from a drunken, belligerent lead actor who has sworn to kill them ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Tucci
CAST:  Oliver Platt  •  Stanley Tucci  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Steve Buscemi

Three to Tango (1999)

Oscar and Peter land a career-making opportunity when a Chicago tycoon chooses them to compete for the design of a cultural center. The tycoon mistakenly believes that Oscar is gay and has him spy on his mistress Amy. Oscar goes along with it and ends up falling in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damon Santostefano
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Neve Campbell  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Oliver Platt

Oscar and Peter land a career-making opportunity when a Chicago tycoon chooses them to compete for the design of a cultural center. The tycoon mistakenly believes that Oscar is gay and has him spy on his mistress Amy. Oscar goes along with it and ends up falling in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damon Santostefano
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Neve Campbell  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Oliver Platt

Working Girl (1988)

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Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her apartment and even her wardrobe. She creates a deal with a handsome investment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  Harrison Ford  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Alec Baldwin

Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her apartment and even her wardrobe. She creates a deal with a handsome investment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  Harrison Ford  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Alec Baldwin
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