Joseph Sargent

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Joseph Sargent (born July 22, 1925) is an American film director. He has directed many television movies, but his best known feature film works are probably White Lightning, MacArthur, Nightmares and Jaws: The Revenge, with his most popular film being The Taking of Pelham One Two Three. He has won four Emmy Awards. He is the father of anime dubbing voice actress Lia Sargent. Description above from the Wikipedia article Joseph Sargent, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both computers insist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Eric Braeden  •  Susan Clark  •  Gordon Pinsent  •  William Schallert

Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both computers insist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Eric Braeden  •  Susan Clark  •  Gordon Pinsent  •  William Schallert

Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

After another deadly shark attack, Ellen Brody decides she has had enough of New England's Amity Island and moves to the Caribbean to join her son, Michael, and his family. But a great white shark has followed her there, hungry for more lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Lorraine Gary  •  Lance Guest  •  Mario Van Peebles  •  Michael Caine

After another deadly shark attack, Ellen Brody decides she has had enough of New England's Amity Island and moves to the Caribbean to join her son, Michael, and his family. But a great white shark has followed her there, hungry for more lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Lorraine Gary  •  Lance Guest  •  Mario Van Peebles  •  Michael Caine

Nightmares (1983)

A collection of short stories. In one a woman who leaves her house late at night to drive to the store while a killer is loose encounters some problems. In the second an arcade whiz kid's obsession with a game leads to deadly consequences. In the third a small town ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Cristina Raines  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Richard Masur

A collection of short stories. In one a woman who leaves her house late at night to drive to the store while a killer is loose encounters some problems. In the second an arcade whiz kid's obsession with a game leads to deadly consequences. In the third a small town ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Cristina Raines  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Richard Masur

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Robert Shaw  •  Martin Balsam  •  Héctor Elizondo

In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Robert Shaw  •  Martin Balsam  •  Héctor Elizondo

For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story (2000)

In the early 1970s, Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval (Andy Garcia) is torn between his own musical dreams and the dreams of his wife, Marianela (Mía Maestro), a fervent supporter of the ideals of the Castro revolution. Also starring Charles S. Dutton as Dizzy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Andy García  •  Mía Maestro  •  Gloria Estefan  •  David Paymer

In the early 1970s, Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval (Andy Garcia) is torn between his own musical dreams and the dreams of his wife, Marianela (Mía Maestro), a fervent supporter of the ideals of the Castro revolution. Also starring Charles S. Dutton as Dizzy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Andy García  •  Mía Maestro  •  Gloria Estefan  •  David Paymer

The Night That Panicked America (1975)

A dramatization of the Oct. 30, 1938 mass panic that Orson Welles' radio play, "The War of the Worlds" accidentally provoked.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Vic Morrow  •  Cliff DeYoung  •  Michael Constantine  •  Walter McGinn

A dramatization of the Oct. 30, 1938 mass panic that Orson Welles' radio play, "The War of the Worlds" accidentally provoked.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Vic Morrow  •  Cliff DeYoung  •  Michael Constantine  •  Walter McGinn

Warm Springs (2005)

Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Cynthia Nixon  •  David Paymer  •  Tim Blake Nelson

Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Cynthia Nixon  •  David Paymer  •  Tim Blake Nelson

My Antonia (1995)

Life in rural Nebraska in the late 1890s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Neil Patrick Harris  •  Elina Löwensohn

Life in rural Nebraska in the late 1890s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Neil Patrick Harris  •  Elina Löwensohn

The Man (1972)

When the President and Speaker of the House are killed in a building collapse, and the Vice-President declines the office due to age and ill-health, Senate President pro tempore Douglas Dilman (James Earl Jones) suddenly becomes the first black man to occupy the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Martin Balsam  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Lew Ayres

When the President and Speaker of the House are killed in a building collapse, and the Vice-President declines the office due to age and ill-health, Senate President pro tempore Douglas Dilman (James Earl Jones) suddenly becomes the first black man to occupy the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Martin Balsam  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Lew Ayres

Abraham (1993)

This engrossing dramatization of the life of Abraham, the most tested servant of God and the father of Judaism, spans from the patriarch's quest for the Promised Land to the sacrifice of his son, Isaac.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Vittorio Gassman  •  Carolina Rosi

This engrossing dramatization of the life of Abraham, the most tested servant of God and the father of Judaism, spans from the patriarch's quest for the Promised Land to the sacrifice of his son, Isaac.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Vittorio Gassman  •  Carolina Rosi

Kathy O' (1958)

A movie publicist is assigned to keep the public from learning that a beloved child star is an egotistical little brat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Sher
CAST:  Patty McCormack  •  Dan Duryea  •  Jan Sterling  •  Sam Levene

A movie publicist is assigned to keep the public from learning that a beloved child star is an egotistical little brat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Sher
CAST:  Patty McCormack  •  Dan Duryea  •  Jan Sterling  •  Sam Levene

There Must Be a Pony (1986)

Marguerite Sydney is a celebrated Hollywood star attempting a comeback after a stay in a mental hospital, as well as trying to re-establish a relationship with her teenage son, and risking a romance with a mysterious stranger.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Robert Wagner  •  James Coco  •  William Windom

Marguerite Sydney is a celebrated Hollywood star attempting a comeback after a stay in a mental hospital, as well as trying to re-establish a relationship with her teenage son, and risking a romance with a mysterious stranger.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Robert Wagner  •  James Coco  •  William Windom

Sunshine (1973)

A young woman living in the woods with her husband, a struggling musician, and her daughter discover she has terminal cancer. She begins to tape-record a journal of the time she has left.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Cristina Raines  •  Cliff DeYoung  •  Meg Foster  •  Brenda Vaccaro

A young woman living in the woods with her husband, a struggling musician, and her daughter discover she has terminal cancer. She begins to tape-record a journal of the time she has left.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Cristina Raines  •  Cliff DeYoung  •  Meg Foster  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Vola sciusciù (2000)

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DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Lino Banfi  •  Mario Adorf  •  Antonella Attili  •  Franco Barbero

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DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Lino Banfi  •  Mario Adorf  •  Antonella Attili  •  Franco Barbero

Crime and Punishment (1998)

This is the story of Rodya Raskalnikov (Patrick Dempsey), an intellectual who is suspended from University and is living in poverty in 19th century Russia. Raskalnikov believes that in order for great men like Napoleon to accomplish great things, they must be above ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Patrick Dempsey  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Julie Delpy  •  Eddie Marsan

This is the story of Rodya Raskalnikov (Patrick Dempsey), an intellectual who is suspended from University and is living in poverty in 19th century Russia. Raskalnikov believes that in order for great men like Napoleon to accomplish great things, they must be above ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Patrick Dempsey  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Julie Delpy  •  Eddie Marsan

Terrible Joe Moran (1984)

A wheelchair-bound, former boxer deals with his long estranged granddaughter whom is seeking financial help for her writing career and helping her loser boyfriend get out of debt with the local mob.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Art Carney  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Peter Gallagher

A wheelchair-bound, former boxer deals with his long estranged granddaughter whom is seeking financial help for her writing career and helping her loser boyfriend get out of debt with the local mob.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Art Carney  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Peter Gallagher

Never Forget (1991)

Mr. Mermelstein (Leonard Nimoy) and Mrs. Mermelstein (Blythe Danner) a true-life California couple, thrown into the spotlight of judicial history in the 1980s. He is a Hungarian-born Jew, sole-survivor of his family's extermination at Auschwitz, and she is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Leonard Nimoy  •  Dabney Coleman  •  Blythe Danner  •  Paul Hampton

Mr. Mermelstein (Leonard Nimoy) and Mrs. Mermelstein (Blythe Danner) a true-life California couple, thrown into the spotlight of judicial history in the 1980s. He is a Hungarian-born Jew, sole-survivor of his family's extermination at Auschwitz, and she is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Leonard Nimoy  •  Dabney Coleman  •  Blythe Danner  •  Paul Hampton

The Love She Sought (1990)

An aging school teacher (Lansbury) at a Catholic grammar school in Minnesota questions her life's existence when she has to start battling a new bishop (Prosky). As a result she retires and moves to Ireland where she seeks an admirer (Elliott) with whom she has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Angela Lansbury  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Cynthia Nixon  •  Robert Prosky

An aging school teacher (Lansbury) at a Catholic grammar school in Minnesota questions her life's existence when she has to start battling a new bishop (Prosky). As a result she retires and moves to Ireland where she seeks an admirer (Elliott) with whom she has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Angela Lansbury  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Cynthia Nixon  •  Robert Prosky

Hustling (1975)

Based on Gail Sheehy's book, this film chronicles how a reporter for a New York City magazine decided to investigate the city's prostitution industry to find out just who was making all the money. What she found out caused a firestorm of controversy--that many of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Lee Remick  •  Jill Clayburgh  •  Burt Young  •  Monte Markham

Based on Gail Sheehy's book, this film chronicles how a reporter for a New York City magazine decided to investigate the city's prostitution industry to find out just who was making all the money. What she found out caused a firestorm of controversy--that many of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Lee Remick  •  Jill Clayburgh  •  Burt Young  •  Monte Markham

Choices of the Heart (1983)

Jeannie Donovan, a party-girl searching for that something missing in her life, finds it in El Salvador, hooking up with three nuns and a heartful of ache, love, and horror in the midst of a civil war. This is a true story of the four American churchwomen murdered ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Melissa Gilbert  •  Peter Horton  •  Helen Hunt  •  Mary McCusker

Jeannie Donovan, a party-girl searching for that something missing in her life, finds it in El Salvador, hooking up with three nuns and a heartful of ache, love, and horror in the midst of a civil war. This is a true story of the four American churchwomen murdered ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Melissa Gilbert  •  Peter Horton  •  Helen Hunt  •  Mary McCusker
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