James Woods

James Howard Woods (born April 18, 1947) is an American film, stage and television actor. Woods is known for starring in critically acclaimed films such as Once Upon a Time in America, Salvador, Nixon, Ghosts of Mississippi, Casino, Hercules, and in the television legal drama Shark. He has won two Emmy Awards, and has gained two Academy Award nominations. Description above from the Wikipedia article James Woods, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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The Summer of Ben Tyler (1996)

Set early during World War II, the film has a lot to say about love, honor, relationships, commitment and power. Keeping their promise to their dying black housekeeper, a white family takes in her teenage mentally-slow son. The movie details the joys and conflicts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Allan Seidelman
CAST:  James Woods  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Len Cariou  •  Julia McIlvaine

Set early during World War II, the film has a lot to say about love, honor, relationships, commitment and power. Keeping their promise to their dying black housekeeper, a white family takes in her teenage mentally-slow son. The movie details the joys and conflicts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Allan Seidelman
CAST:  James Woods  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Len Cariou  •  Julia McIlvaine

America: A Tribute to Heroes (2001)

A benefit concert and telethon organized by George Clooney and broadcast uninterrupted and commercial-free by the four major television networks just 10 days after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and The Pentagon to raise money for the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beth McCarthy-Miller  •  Joel Gallen
CAST:  Eddie Vedder  •  Bruce Springsteen  •  Tom Hanks  •  Stevie Wonder

A benefit concert and telethon organized by George Clooney and broadcast uninterrupted and commercial-free by the four major television networks just 10 days after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and The Pentagon to raise money for the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beth McCarthy-Miller  •  Joel Gallen
CAST:  Eddie Vedder  •  Bruce Springsteen  •  Tom Hanks  •  Stevie Wonder

The Visitors (1972)

Bill, Martha and their little child Hal are spending a quiet winter Sunday in their cosy house when they get an unexpected visit from Mike Nickerson and Tony Rodriguez. Mike and Tony are old acquaintances of Bill; a few years back, in Vietnam, they were in the same ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Patrick McVey  •  Patricia Joyce  •  Chico Martínez  •  Steve Railsback

Bill, Martha and their little child Hal are spending a quiet winter Sunday in their cosy house when they get an unexpected visit from Mike Nickerson and Tony Rodriguez. Mike and Tony are old acquaintances of Bill; a few years back, in Vietnam, they were in the same ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Patrick McVey  •  Patricia Joyce  •  Chico Martínez  •  Steve Railsback

Next Door (1994)

Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Bill
CAST:  James Woods  •  Randy Quaid  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Lucinda Jenney

Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Bill
CAST:  James Woods  •  Randy Quaid  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Lucinda Jenney

This Girl's Life (2004)

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"Slice of life" take on life of international porn celebrity, Moon, and her musings on modern life, love and loss.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ash Baron-Cohen
CAST:  James Woods  •  Juliette Marquis  •  Kip Pardue  •  Tomas Arana

"Slice of life" take on life of international porn celebrity, Moon, and her musings on modern life, love and loss.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ash Baron-Cohen
CAST:  James Woods  •  Juliette Marquis  •  Kip Pardue  •  Tomas Arana

The Black Marble (1980)

When alcoholic homicide investigator Valnikov is transferred to a burglary case that seems to involve a creepy dogcatcher, he's also given a new partner -- the pragmatic Sgt. Natalie Zimmerman, who's experiencing a midlife crisis and does not welcome Valnikov's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Robert Foxworth  •  Paula Prentiss  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Barbara Babcock

When alcoholic homicide investigator Valnikov is transferred to a burglary case that seems to involve a creepy dogcatcher, he's also given a new partner -- the pragmatic Sgt. Natalie Zimmerman, who's experiencing a midlife crisis and does not welcome Valnikov's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Robert Foxworth  •  Paula Prentiss  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Barbara Babcock

Immediate Family (1989)

Linda and Michael, married for ten years, desperately want a baby and turn to an adoption agency which introduces them to Lucy, a teenage girl expecting her first baby. The three agree that Linda and Michael will adopt Lucy's baby and that Lucy will sign away ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  James Woods  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Kevin Dillon

Linda and Michael, married for ten years, desperately want a baby and turn to an adoption agency which introduces them to Lucy, a teenage girl expecting her first baby. The three agree that Linda and Michael will adopt Lucy's baby and that Lucy will sign away ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  James Woods  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Kevin Dillon

Promise (1986)

Bob returns home for his mother’s funeral knowing that he must fulfill a promise made 30 years earlier—to care for his younger brother DJ, who is schizophrenic. When Bob eventually takes over responsibility for his younger brother’s well-being, he embarks upon the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Jordan
CAST:  James Garner  •  James Woods  •  Piper Laurie  •  Alan Rosenberg

Bob returns home for his mother’s funeral knowing that he must fulfill a promise made 30 years earlier—to care for his younger brother DJ, who is schizophrenic. When Bob eventually takes over responsibility for his younger brother’s well-being, he embarks upon the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Jordan
CAST:  James Garner  •  James Woods  •  Piper Laurie  •  Alan Rosenberg

Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire (2000)

Robbie the Reindeer (voiced by Ardal O'Hanlon) arrives at the North Pole, ready to take his place as navigator on Santa's Christmas sleigh team. However, Robbie is soon plagued by doubt regarding his ability, and sets out to regain his self-respect and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Starzak
CAST:  Robbie Williams  •  Ardal O'Hanlon  •  Paul Whitehouse  •  Jane Horrocks

Robbie the Reindeer (voiced by Ardal O'Hanlon) arrives at the North Pole, ready to take his place as navigator on Santa's Christmas sleigh team. However, Robbie is soon plagued by doubt regarding his ability, and sets out to regain his self-respect and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Starzak
CAST:  Robbie Williams  •  Ardal O'Hanlon  •  Paul Whitehouse  •  Jane Horrocks

Kicked in the Head (1997)

Redmond is a young guy who can't find what to do with his life. When his uncle Sam gives him the bag to deliver to some uptown connection he fails to do so and it gets them in trouble with Jack, low-key criminal. After that tough guy Stretch wants Redmond to take ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Harrison
CAST:  Kevin Corrigan  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Michael Rapaport  •  Lili Taylor

Redmond is a young guy who can't find what to do with his life. When his uncle Sam gives him the bag to deliver to some uptown connection he fails to do so and it gets them in trouble with Jack, low-key criminal. After that tough guy Stretch wants Redmond to take ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Harrison
CAST:  Kevin Corrigan  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Michael Rapaport  •  Lili Taylor

Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun (2002)

The evil space pirate Gloomius Maximus is determined that since he can't have fun, nobody else will either. Unfortunately for our heroes, an invitation to Zowie Polie's third birthday party accidentally finds its way to Gloomius's ship. Gloomius never had a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Pitts
CAST:  James Woods  •  Kyle Fairlie  •  Cole Caplan  •  Noah Reid

The evil space pirate Gloomius Maximus is determined that since he can't have fun, nobody else will either. Unfortunately for our heroes, an invitation to Zowie Polie's third birthday party accidentally finds its way to Gloomius's ship. Gloomius never had a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Pitts
CAST:  James Woods  •  Kyle Fairlie  •  Cole Caplan  •  Noah Reid

The Easter Egg Adventure (2004)

The idyllic Egg Town is the location for the The Easter Egg Adventure, which sees the beautiful location under threat from some dastardly thieves. Making off with the collection of Easter Egg's the town has managed to collate, it's up to some brave residents to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Michael Williams
CAST:  Brooke Shields  •  John Michael Williams  •  James Woods  •  Joe Pantoliano

The idyllic Egg Town is the location for the The Easter Egg Adventure, which sees the beautiful location under threat from some dastardly thieves. Making off with the collection of Easter Egg's the town has managed to collate, it's up to some brave residents to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Michael Williams
CAST:  Brooke Shields  •  John Michael Williams  •  James Woods  •  Joe Pantoliano

Women and Men: Stories of Seduction (1990)

This trio of tales, based on classic short stories, chronicles the complicated relations between the sexes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Russell  •  Tony Richardson  •  Frederic Raphael
CAST:  Beau Bridges  •  James Woods  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Elizabeth McGovern

This trio of tales, based on classic short stories, chronicles the complicated relations between the sexes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Russell  •  Tony Richardson  •  Frederic Raphael
CAST:  Beau Bridges  •  James Woods  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Elizabeth McGovern

An American Carol (2008)

A cynical Anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a hilarious journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Zucker
CAST:  Kevin Farley  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Leslie Nielsen  •  Trace Adkins

A cynical Anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a hilarious journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Zucker
CAST:  Kevin Farley  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Leslie Nielsen  •  Trace Adkins

The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel (1979)

A female doctor returns from the city to her home in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Appalachia in the 1930s, intending to bring modern medical care to the area's impoverished and ill-educated residents. However, she finds herself going against the local "medicine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Green
CAST:  Lindsay Wagner  •  Jane Wyman  •  Andrew Duggan  •  Gary Lockwood

A female doctor returns from the city to her home in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Appalachia in the 1930s, intending to bring modern medical care to the area's impoverished and ill-educated residents. However, she finds herself going against the local "medicine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Green
CAST:  Lindsay Wagner  •  Jane Wyman  •  Andrew Duggan  •  Gary Lockwood

For Better or Worse (1995)

A romantic comedy about Michael (Jason Alexander TV's "Seinfeld"), a loser whose recent girlfriend dumped him and to make matters worse, he discovers that his recently married brother Reggie (James Woods "John Q," "Scary Movie 2") is planning to knock over the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Alexander
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  Lolita Davidovich  •  James Woods  •  Joe Mantegna

A romantic comedy about Michael (Jason Alexander TV's "Seinfeld"), a loser whose recent girlfriend dumped him and to make matters worse, he discovers that his recently married brother Reggie (James Woods "John Q," "Scary Movie 2") is planning to knock over the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Alexander
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  Lolita Davidovich  •  James Woods  •  Joe Mantegna

The Onion Field (1979)

An LA police officer is murdered in the onion fields outside of Bakersfield. However, legal loopholes could keep his kidnappers from receiving justice, and his partner is haunted by overwhelming survivor's guilt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  John Savage  •  James Woods  •  Franklyn Seales  •  Ted Danson

An LA police officer is murdered in the onion fields outside of Bakersfield. However, legal loopholes could keep his kidnappers from receiving justice, and his partner is haunted by overwhelming survivor's guilt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  John Savage  •  James Woods  •  Franklyn Seales  •  Ted Danson

Dirty Pictures (2000)

A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Pierson
CAST:  James Woods  •  Craig T. Nelson  •  Diana Scarwid  •  Leon Pownall

A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Pierson
CAST:  James Woods  •  Craig T. Nelson  •  Diana Scarwid  •  Leon Pownall

Play It to the Bone (1999)

Two aging fighters in LA, friends, get a call from a Vegas promoter because his undercard fighters for a Mike Tyson bout that night are suddenly unavailable. He wants them to box each other. They agree as long as the winner gets a shot at the middleweight title. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Shelton
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Lolita Davidovich  •  Tom Sizemore

Two aging fighters in LA, friends, get a call from a Vegas promoter because his undercard fighters for a Mike Tyson bout that night are suddenly unavailable. He wants them to box each other. They agree as long as the winner gets a shot at the middleweight title. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Shelton
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Lolita Davidovich  •  Tom Sizemore

Fast-Walking (1982)

A dirty corrections officer gets involved in a murder plot involving one of the inmates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James B. Harris
CAST:  James Woods  •  Tim McIntire  •  Kay Lenz  •  Robert Hooks

A dirty corrections officer gets involved in a murder plot involving one of the inmates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James B. Harris
CAST:  James Woods  •  Tim McIntire  •  Kay Lenz  •  Robert Hooks
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