Peter Bogdanovich

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Peter Bogdanovich (born July 30, 1939) is an American director, writer, actor, producer, critic and film historian. He is part of the wave of "New Hollywood" directors, and his most critically acclaimed and well-known film is the drama The Last Picture Show (1971). Bogdanovich also directed Targets (1968), What's Up, Doc? (1972), Paper Moon (1973), They All Laughed (1981), Mask (1985), The Cat's Meow (2001), and She's Funny That Way (2014).

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F for Fake (1973)

Documents the lives of infamous fakers Elmyr de Hory and Clifford Irving. De Hory, who later committed suicide to avoid more prison time, made his name by selling forged works of art by painters like Picasso and Matisse. Irving was infamous for writing a fake ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Oja Kodar  •  Elmyr de Hory

Documents the lives of infamous fakers Elmyr de Hory and Clifford Irving. De Hory, who later committed suicide to avoid more prison time, made his name by selling forged works of art by painters like Picasso and Matisse. Irving was infamous for writing a fake ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Oja Kodar  •  Elmyr de Hory

Festival in Cannes (2001)

Cannes, 1999. Alice, an actress, wants to direct an indie picture. Kaz, a talkative (and maybe bogus) deal maker, promises $3 million if she'll use Millie, an aging French star. But, Rick, a big producer, needs Millie for a small part in a fall movie or he loses ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Jaglom
CAST:  Anouk Aimée  •  Ron Silver  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Maximilian Schell

Cannes, 1999. Alice, an actress, wants to direct an indie picture. Kaz, a talkative (and maybe bogus) deal maker, promises $3 million if she'll use Millie, an aging French star. But, Rick, a big producer, needs Millie for a small part in a fall movie or he loses ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Jaglom
CAST:  Anouk Aimée  •  Ron Silver  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Maximilian Schell

Infamous (2006)

While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas McGrath
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Toby Jones  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Sandra Bullock

While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas McGrath
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Toby Jones  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Sandra Bullock

Lick the Star (1998)

A clique of school girls devise a secret plan that they code-name "Lick the Star".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Christina Turley  •  Audrey Heaven  •  Robert Schwartzman  •  Peter Bogdanovich

A clique of school girls devise a secret plan that they code-name "Lick the Star".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Christina Turley  •  Audrey Heaven  •  Robert Schwartzman  •  Peter Bogdanovich

Opening Night (1977)

Actress Myrtle Gordon is a functioning alcoholic actress who is a few days from the opening night of her latest play, concerning a woman distraught about aging. One night a car kills one of Myrtle's fans who is chasing her limousine in an attempt to get the star's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  John Cassavetes  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Joan Blondell

Actress Myrtle Gordon is a functioning alcoholic actress who is a few days from the opening night of her latest play, concerning a woman distraught about aging. One night a car kills one of Myrtle's fans who is chasing her limousine in an attempt to get the star's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  John Cassavetes  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Joan Blondell

Paper Moon (1973)

During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl—who may or may not be his daughter—and the two forge an unlikely partnership.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Tatum O'Neal  •  Madeline Kahn  •  John Hillerman

During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl—who may or may not be his daughter—and the two forge an unlikely partnership.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Tatum O'Neal  •  Madeline Kahn  •  John Hillerman

Texasville (1990)

Summer, 1984: 30 years after Duane captained the high school football team and Jacy was homecoming queen, this Texas town near Wichita Falls prepares for its centennial. Oil prices are down, banks are failing, and Duane's $12 million in debt. His wife Karla drinks ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Cybill Shepherd  •  Annie Potts  •  Randy Quaid

Summer, 1984: 30 years after Duane captained the high school football team and Jacy was homecoming queen, this Texas town near Wichita Falls prepares for its centennial. Oil prices are down, banks are failing, and Duane's $12 million in debt. His wife Karla drinks ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Cybill Shepherd  •  Annie Potts  •  Randy Quaid

The Last Picture Show (1971)

High school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a dying Texas town. The handsome Duane is dating a local beauty, while Sonny is having an affair with the coach's wife. As graduation nears and both boys contemplate their futures. Duane eyes the army ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Timothy Bottoms  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Cybill Shepherd  •  Ben Johnson

High school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a dying Texas town. The handsome Duane is dating a local beauty, while Sonny is having an affair with the coach's wife. As graduation nears and both boys contemplate their futures. Duane eyes the army ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Timothy Bottoms  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Cybill Shepherd  •  Ben Johnson

The Wild Angels (1966)

A motorcycle gang arrives in a small town in search of a motorcycle that has been stolen by a rival gang; but, pursued by the police, one of its members is injured, an event that will cause an orgy of violence and destruction.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Corman
CAST:  Peter Fonda  •  Nancy Sinatra  •  Bruce Dern  •  Diane Ladd

A motorcycle gang arrives in a small town in search of a motorcycle that has been stolen by a rival gang; but, pursued by the police, one of its members is injured, an event that will cause an orgy of violence and destruction.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Corman
CAST:  Peter Fonda  •  Nancy Sinatra  •  Bruce Dern  •  Diane Ladd

To Sir, with Love II (1996)

Mark Thackeray (Poitier) is a West Indian, who in the 1967 film had taken teaching in a London East End school. He spent twenty years teaching and ten in administrative roles. He has taught the children of his former pupils, but is now retiring.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Christian Payton  •  Dana Eskelson  •  Fernando López

Mark Thackeray (Poitier) is a West Indian, who in the 1967 film had taken teaching in a London East End school. He spent twenty years teaching and ten in administrative roles. He has taught the children of his former pupils, but is now retiring.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Christian Payton  •  Dana Eskelson  •  Fernando López

What's Up, Doc? (1972)

The accidental mix-up of four identical plaid overnight bags leads to a series of increasingly wild and wacky situations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Kenneth Mars

The accidental mix-up of four identical plaid overnight bags leads to a series of increasingly wild and wacky situations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Kenneth Mars

Targets (1968)

Peter Bogdanovich’s startling debut feature is both a brilliantly constructed thriller and a disturbingly prescient look at the rise of mass shootings in America. In his last serious dramatic role, Boris Karloff plays a version of himself: a washed-up horror actor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Tim O'Kelly  •  Boris Karloff  •  Arthur Peterson  •  Monte Landis

Peter Bogdanovich’s startling debut feature is both a brilliantly constructed thriller and a disturbingly prescient look at the rise of mass shootings in America. In his last serious dramatic role, Boris Karloff plays a version of himself: a washed-up horror actor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Tim O'Kelly  •  Boris Karloff  •  Arthur Peterson  •  Monte Landis

Mask (1985)

A boy with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempts to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Sam Elliott  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Estelle Getty  •  Laura Dern

A boy with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempts to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Sam Elliott  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Estelle Getty  •  Laura Dern

A Saintly Switch (1999)

The story is about a married couplewith children on the verge of divorce. Their imminent divorce, like many, is due to their mutual lack of respect and compassion for each other and the effect it has on their children. When the family makes a traumatic move to New ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Vivica A. Fox  •  David Alan Grier  •  Al Waxman  •  Scott Cumberbatch

The story is about a married couplewith children on the verge of divorce. Their imminent divorce, like many, is due to their mutual lack of respect and compassion for each other and the effect it has on their children. When the family makes a traumatic move to New ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Vivica A. Fox  •  David Alan Grier  •  Al Waxman  •  Scott Cumberbatch

Hustle (2004)

Few figures in professional baseball had a career quite like Pete Rose -- and practically no one who climbed so high fell so hard. Rose made his major-league debut playing second base with the Cincinnati Reds in 1963; nicknamed "Charlie Hustle" for his daringness ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Tom Sizemore  •  Dash Mihok  •  George DiCenzo  •  Melissa DiMarco

Few figures in professional baseball had a career quite like Pete Rose -- and practically no one who climbed so high fell so hard. Rose made his major-league debut playing second base with the Cincinnati Reds in 1963; nicknamed "Charlie Hustle" for his daringness ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Tom Sizemore  •  Dash Mihok  •  George DiCenzo  •  Melissa DiMarco

At Long Last Love (1975)

Four socialites unexpectedly clash: heiress Brooke Carter runs into gambler Johnny Spanish at the race track while playboy Michael O. Pritchard nearly runs into stage star Kitty O'Kelly with his car. Backstage at Kitty's show, it turns out she and Brooke are old ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Cybill Shepherd  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Duilio Del Prete  •  Madeline Kahn

Four socialites unexpectedly clash: heiress Brooke Carter runs into gambler Johnny Spanish at the race track while playboy Michael O. Pritchard nearly runs into stage star Kitty O'Kelly with his car. Backstage at Kitty's show, it turns out she and Brooke are old ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Cybill Shepherd  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Duilio Del Prete  •  Madeline Kahn

They All Laughed (1981)

A mad cap private-eye caper about a team of detectives who are following, and are being followed by, a group of beautiful women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Audrey Hepburn  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Patti Hansen  •  John Ritter

A mad cap private-eye caper about a team of detectives who are following, and are being followed by, a group of beautiful women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Audrey Hepburn  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Patti Hansen  •  John Ritter

The Cat's Meow (2001)

Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Edward Herrmann  •  Eddie Izzard  •  Cary Elwes

Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Edward Herrmann  •  Eddie Izzard  •  Cary Elwes

Nickelodeon (1976)

Going from a lawyer to a writer, and then to a film director, is the career path on which we find the bashful Leo Harrigan. But Leo has problems as well, such as being hopelessly smitten with his leading lady, who chooses to reward his attentions by getting herself ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Tatum O'Neal  •  Brian Keith

Going from a lawyer to a writer, and then to a film director, is the career path on which we find the bashful Leo Harrigan. But Leo has problems as well, such as being hopelessly smitten with his leading lady, who chooses to reward his attentions by getting herself ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Tatum O'Neal  •  Brian Keith

The Independent (2000)

The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent directors and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Kessler
CAST:  Jerry Stiller  •  Paul Logan  •  Roger Corman  •  Janeane Garofalo

The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent directors and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Kessler
CAST:  Jerry Stiller  •  Paul Logan  •  Roger Corman  •  Janeane Garofalo
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