Maury Chaykin

Was an American-born Canadian actor. Best known for his portrayal of detective Nero Wolfe, he was also known for his work as a character actor in many films and on television programs. Description above from the Wikipedia article Maury Chaykin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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A Life Less Ordinary (1997)

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A couple of angels, O'Reilly and Jackson, are sent to Earth to make sure that their next supervised love-connection succeeds. They follow Celine, a spoiled rich girl who has just accidentally shot a suitor and, due to a misunderstanding, is kidnapped by janitor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Holly Hunter  •  Delroy Lindo

A couple of angels, O'Reilly and Jackson, are sent to Earth to make sure that their next supervised love-connection succeeds. They follow Celine, a spoiled rich girl who has just accidentally shot a suitor and, due to a misunderstanding, is kidnapped by janitor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Holly Hunter  •  Delroy Lindo

Beethoven's 2nd (1993)

Beethoven is back -- and this time, he has a whole brood with him now that he's met his canine match, Missy, and fathered a family. The only problem is that Missy's owner, Regina, wants to sell the puppies and tear the clan apart. It's up to Beethoven and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rod Daniel
CAST:  Charles Grodin  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Nicholle Tom  •  Christopher Castile

Beethoven is back -- and this time, he has a whole brood with him now that he's met his canine match, Missy, and fathered a family. The only problem is that Missy's owner, Regina, wants to sell the puppies and tear the clan apart. It's up to Beethoven and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rod Daniel
CAST:  Charles Grodin  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Nicholle Tom  •  Christopher Castile

Being Julia (2004)

Julia Lambert is a true diva: beautiful, talented, weathly and famous. She has it all - including a devoted husband who has mastermined her brilliant career - but after years of shining in the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  István Szabó
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Annette Bening  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Leigh Lawson

Julia Lambert is a true diva: beautiful, talented, weathly and famous. She has it all - including a devoted husband who has mastermined her brilliant career - but after years of shining in the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  István Szabó
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Annette Bening  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Leigh Lawson

Cutthroat Island (1995)

Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete her quest before ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Renny Harlin
CAST:  Geena Davis  •  Matthew Modine  •  Frank Langella  •  Maury Chaykin

Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete her quest before ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Renny Harlin
CAST:  Geena Davis  •  Matthew Modine  •  Frank Langella  •  Maury Chaykin

Dances with Wolves (1990)

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Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide—and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Costner
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Mary McDonnell  •  Graham Greene  •  Rodney A. Grant

Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide—and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Costner
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Mary McDonnell  •  Graham Greene  •  Rodney A. Grant

Double Negative (1980)

Mentally tortured photojournalist attempts to track down his wife's murderer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Bloomfield
CAST:  Michael Sarrazin  •  Susan Clark  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Howard Duff

Mentally tortured photojournalist attempts to track down his wife's murderer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Bloomfield
CAST:  Michael Sarrazin  •  Susan Clark  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Howard Duff

Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

In late 1940s Los Angeles, Easy Rawlins is an unemployed black World War II veteran with few job prospects. At a bar, Easy meets DeWitt Albright, a mysterious white man looking for someone to investigate the disappearance of a missing white woman named Daphne Monet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Franklin
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Don Cheadle

In late 1940s Los Angeles, Easy Rawlins is an unemployed black World War II veteran with few job prospects. At a bar, Easy meets DeWitt Albright, a mysterious white man looking for someone to investigate the disappearance of a missing white woman named Daphne Monet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Franklin
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Don Cheadle

Entrapment (1999)

Two thieves, who travel in elegant circles, try to outsmart each other and, in the process, end up falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Sean Connery  •  Ving Rhames  •  Will Patton

Two thieves, who travel in elegant circles, try to outsmart each other and, in the process, end up falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Sean Connery  •  Ving Rhames  •  Will Patton

Gone Fishin' (1997)

Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Cain
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Danny Glover  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Lynn Whitfield

Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Cain
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Danny Glover  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Lynn Whitfield

Keeping the Promise (1997)

A colonial family seeks a better life in Maine's wilderness in this powerful adventure. When William Hallowell leaves behind 13-year-old son Matt to safeguard their claim, the boy relies on his new friendship with the Penobscot Indians for survival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sheldon Larry
CAST:  Keith Carradine  •  Annette O'Toole  •  Brendan Fletcher  •  Gordon Tootoosis

A colonial family seeks a better life in Maine's wilderness in this powerful adventure. When William Hallowell leaves behind 13-year-old son Matt to safeguard their claim, the boy relies on his new friendship with the Penobscot Indians for survival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sheldon Larry
CAST:  Keith Carradine  •  Annette O'Toole  •  Brendan Fletcher  •  Gordon Tootoosis

Millennium (1989)

An investigator seeking the cause of an airline disaster discovers the involvement of an organisation of time travellers from a future Earth irreparably polluted who seek to rejuvenate the human race from those about to die in the past. Based on a novel by John Varley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  Kris Kristofferson  •  Cheryl Ladd  •  Daniel J. Travanti  •  Robert Joy

An investigator seeking the cause of an airline disaster discovers the involvement of an organisation of time travellers from a future Earth irreparably polluted who seek to rejuvenate the human race from those about to die in the past. Based on a novel by John Varley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  Kris Kristofferson  •  Cheryl Ladd  •  Daniel J. Travanti  •  Robert Joy

Money for Nothing (1993)

When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an investment firm, for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ramón Menéndez
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Debi Mazar  •  Michael Madsen  •  Benicio del Toro

When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an investment firm, for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ramón Menéndez
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Debi Mazar  •  Michael Madsen  •  Benicio del Toro

MouseHunt (1997)

Down-on-their luck brothers, Lars and Ernie Smuntz, aren't happy with the crumbling old mansion they inherit... until they discover the estate is worth millions. Before they can cash in, they have to rid the house of its single, stubborn occupant—a tiny and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Nathan Lane  •  Lee Evans  •  Vicki Lewis  •  Maury Chaykin

Down-on-their luck brothers, Lars and Ernie Smuntz, aren't happy with the crumbling old mansion they inherit... until they discover the estate is worth millions. Before they can cash in, they have to rid the house of its single, stubborn occupant—a tiny and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Nathan Lane  •  Lee Evans  •  Vicki Lewis  •  Maury Chaykin

My Cousin Vinny (1992)

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Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his sixth try. When he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Ralph Macchio  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Mitchell Whitfield

Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his sixth try. When he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Ralph Macchio  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Mitchell Whitfield

Northern Lights (1998)

A stranger's call informs Roberta (Keaton) that her estranged brother Frank has died in a small town under bizarre circumstances. Ben, his best friend from college, also gets the call. Arriving just in time for his funeral, it becomes quickly obvious to them that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Linda Yellen
CAST:  Diane Keaton  •  Maury Chaykin  •  Joseph Cross  •  Kathleen York

A stranger's call informs Roberta (Keaton) that her estranged brother Frank has died in a small town under bizarre circumstances. Ben, his best friend from college, also gets the call. Arriving just in time for his funeral, it becomes quickly obvious to them that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Linda Yellen
CAST:  Diane Keaton  •  Maury Chaykin  •  Joseph Cross  •  Kathleen York

Owning Mahowny (2003)

Dan Mahowny was a rising star at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. At twenty-four he was assistant manager of a major branch in the heart of Toronto's financial district. To his colleagues he was a workaholic. To his customers, he was astute, decisive and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Kwietniowski
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Minnie Driver  •  John Hurt  •  Maury Chaykin

Dan Mahowny was a rising star at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. At twenty-four he was assistant manager of a major branch in the heart of Toronto's financial district. To his colleagues he was a workaholic. To his customers, he was astute, decisive and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Kwietniowski
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Minnie Driver  •  John Hurt  •  Maury Chaykin

The Art of War (2000)

When ruthless terrorists threaten to bring down the United Nations, they frame the one man they believe can stop them: an international security expert named Shaw. Now he must run from his own allies and become a solitary force for good, as he tries to stop what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Duguay
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Maury Chaykin  •  Anne Archer

When ruthless terrorists threaten to bring down the United Nations, they frame the one man they believe can stop them: an international security expert named Shaw. Now he must run from his own allies and become a solitary force for good, as he tries to stop what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Duguay
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Maury Chaykin  •  Anne Archer

The Bedroom Window (1987)

Baltimore, Maryland. Sylvia sees a girl being attacked from her lover Terry's bedroom window. The assailant flees and his victim is saved. But that same night another girl is found murdered.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Steve Guttenberg  •  Isabelle Huppert  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Paul Shenar

Baltimore, Maryland. Sylvia sees a girl being attacked from her lover Terry's bedroom window. The assailant flees and his victim is saved. But that same night another girl is found murdered.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Steve Guttenberg  •  Isabelle Huppert  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Paul Shenar

The Mask of Zorro (1998)

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It has been twenty years since Don Diego de la Vega fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Having escaped from prison he transforms troubled bandit Alejandro into his successor, in order to foil the plans of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Stuart Wilson

It has been twenty years since Don Diego de la Vega fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Having escaped from prison he transforms troubled bandit Alejandro into his successor, in order to foil the plans of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Stuart Wilson

Turk 182! (1985)

After New York City firefighter Terry Lynch is unable to receive any compensation for an injury incurred during the off-duty rescue of a young girl, he grows suicidal. Furious, his brother Jimmy attempts to have Mayor Tyler intervene, but the corrupt politician ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Clark
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Robert Urich  •  Kim Cattrall  •  Robert Culp

After New York City firefighter Terry Lynch is unable to receive any compensation for an injury incurred during the off-duty rescue of a young girl, he grows suicidal. Furious, his brother Jimmy attempts to have Mayor Tyler intervene, but the corrupt politician ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Clark
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Robert Urich  •  Kim Cattrall  •  Robert Culp
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