Michael Paré

Michael Paré (born October 9, 1958) is an American actor. His first starring role was as Tony Villicana on the television series The Greatest American Hero. His best-known film roles were as Eddie Wilson in Eddie and the Cruisers (1983) and its sequel Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (1989), as well as Streets of Fire (1984) and The Philadelphia Experiment (1984). Other films included Moon 44 (1990), Village of the Damned (1995), Bad Moon (1996), Hope Floats (1998), and The Virgin Suicides (1999). Paré won the best actor Award at PollyGrind Film Festival for the film Road to Hell playing again the role of Tom Cody. On television, Paré starred with Michael Beck in the CBS police drama Houston Knights in 1987–88, as well as the short-lived 2001 science fiction television series Starhunter. Paré frequently appears in Uwe Boll's works. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Paré licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

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A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Furman
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  William H. Macy

A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Furman
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  William H. Macy

Bad Moon (1996)

One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and endangering all he holds most dear, the family dog, Thor, is the last hope for his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Red
CAST:  Mariel Hemingway  •  Michael Paré  •  Mason Gamble  •  Ken Pogue

One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and endangering all he holds most dear, the family dog, Thor, is the last hope for his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Red
CAST:  Mariel Hemingway  •  Michael Paré  •  Mason Gamble  •  Ken Pogue

Blackwoods (2001)

Matt is haunted by the death of a girl from a car accident he caused years ago. Matt was drunk and as he reached for the car radio, he struck the girl as she crossed the road. The guilt that he feels has altered his sense of reality, making Matt's life a mystery ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Patrick Muldoon  •  Keegan Connor Tracy  •  Will Sanderson  •  Michael Paré

Matt is haunted by the death of a girl from a car accident he caused years ago. Matt was drunk and as he reached for the car radio, he struck the girl as she crossed the road. The guilt that he feels has altered his sense of reality, making Matt's life a mystery ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Patrick Muldoon  •  Keegan Connor Tracy  •  Will Sanderson  •  Michael Paré

BloodRayne (2005)

In the 18th century, a vampire escapes from the freak show she once participated in and teams up with a group of vampire slayers to kill the man who raped her mother. Storyline In the Eighteenth Century, Rayne is the half-human half-vampire Dhampir and the lead ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Kristanna Loken  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Michael Madsen

In the 18th century, a vampire escapes from the freak show she once participated in and teams up with a group of vampire slayers to kill the man who raped her mother. Storyline In the Eighteenth Century, Rayne is the half-human half-vampire Dhampir and the lead ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Kristanna Loken  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Michael Madsen

Far Cry (2008)

Jack Carver, a former member of the Special Forces takes the journalist Valerie Cardinal to an Island to visit her uncle Max who is working in a Military complex on the Island. As they arrive Valerie gets captured by the minions of Doctor Krüger. After the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Til Schweiger  •  Emmanuelle Vaugier  •  Udo Kier  •  Natalia Avelon

Jack Carver, a former member of the Special Forces takes the journalist Valerie Cardinal to an Island to visit her uncle Max who is working in a Military complex on the Island. As they arrive Valerie gets captured by the minions of Doctor Krüger. After the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Til Schweiger  •  Emmanuelle Vaugier  •  Udo Kier  •  Natalia Avelon

Heart of America (2002)

Starring Jurgen Prochnow ('The Replacement Killers' 'Air Force One' and Patrick Muldoon 'Stigmata' 'Starship Troopers'), 'Heart of America' is a powerhouse of a contemporary drama and essential viewing for anyone who was captivated by Michael Moore's 'Bowling For ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Jürgen Prochnow  •  Michael Paré  •  Patrick Muldoon  •  Kett Turton

Starring Jurgen Prochnow ('The Replacement Killers' 'Air Force One' and Patrick Muldoon 'Stigmata' 'Starship Troopers'), 'Heart of America' is a powerhouse of a contemporary drama and essential viewing for anyone who was captivated by Michael Moore's 'Bowling For ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Jürgen Prochnow  •  Michael Paré  •  Patrick Muldoon  •  Kett Turton

Hope Floats (1998)

Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but she's faced with petty old ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Forest Whitaker
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Harry Connick Jr.  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Mae Whitman

Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but she's faced with petty old ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Forest Whitaker
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Harry Connick Jr.  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Mae Whitman

Komodo vs. Cobra (2005)

A team of environmentalists, including a reporter, her camera man, and an environmentalist's famous girlfriend charter a boat and with the captain, sail to a military island. They suspect the island is hosting to illegal activities. Upon arrival, however, they find ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Wynorski  •  Dan Golden
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Michelle Borth  •  Ryan McTavish  •  Renee Talbert

A team of environmentalists, including a reporter, her camera man, and an environmentalist's famous girlfriend charter a boat and with the captain, sail to a military island. They suspect the island is hosting to illegal activities. Upon arrival, however, they find ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Wynorski  •  Dan Golden
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Michelle Borth  •  Ryan McTavish  •  Renee Talbert

Postal (2007)

The story begins with a regular Joe who tries desperately to seek employment, but embarks on a violent rampage when he teams up with cult leader Uncle Dave. Their first act is to heist an amusement park, only to learn that the Taliban are planning the same heist as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Zack Ward  •  Dave Foley  •  Chris Coppola  •  Michael Benyaer

The story begins with a regular Joe who tries desperately to seek employment, but embarks on a violent rampage when he teams up with cult leader Uncle Dave. Their first act is to heist an amusement park, only to learn that the Taliban are planning the same heist as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Zack Ward  •  Dave Foley  •  Chris Coppola  •  Michael Benyaer

Streets of Fire (1984)

Raven Shaddock and his gang of merciless biker friends kidnap rock singer Ellen Aim. Ellen's former lover, soldier-for-hire Tom Cody, happens to be passing through town on a visit. In an attempt to save his star act, Ellen's manager hires Tom to rescue her. Along ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Hill
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Diane Lane  •  Rick Moranis  •  Amy Madigan

Raven Shaddock and his gang of merciless biker friends kidnap rock singer Ellen Aim. Ellen's former lover, soldier-for-hire Tom Cody, happens to be passing through town on a visit. In an attempt to save his star act, Ellen's manager hires Tom to rescue her. Along ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Hill
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Diane Lane  •  Rick Moranis  •  Amy Madigan

The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)

Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Raffill
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Nancy Allen  •  Eric Christmas  •  Bobby Di Cicco

Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Raffill
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Nancy Allen  •  Eric Christmas  •  Bobby Di Cicco

The Virgin Suicides (1999)

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A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Woods  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Josh Hartnett

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Woods  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Josh Hartnett

Village of the Damned (1995)

An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" long to realize that the kids are not human or humane.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Linda Kozlowski  •  Michael Paré

An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" long to realize that the kids are not human or humane.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Linda Kozlowski  •  Michael Paré

Moon 44 (1990)

Year 2038: The mineral resources of the earth are drained, in space there are fights for the last deposits on other planets and satellites. This is the situation when one of the bigger mining corporations has lost all but one mineral moons and many of their fully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Lisa Eichhorn  •  Dean Devlin  •  Brian Thompson

Year 2038: The mineral resources of the earth are drained, in space there are fights for the last deposits on other planets and satellites. This is the situation when one of the bigger mining corporations has lost all but one mineral moons and many of their fully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Lisa Eichhorn  •  Dean Devlin  •  Brian Thompson

Eddie and the Cruisers (1983)

Michael Paré stars as Eddie Wilson of the rock band Eddie and Cruisers. The band is at the height of their career in the 1960s when front man Eddie drives his car off a bridge in an apparent suicide -- but the body was never found.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Davidson
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Michael Paré  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Ellen Barkin

Michael Paré stars as Eddie Wilson of the rock band Eddie and Cruisers. The band is at the height of their career in the 1960s when front man Eddie drives his car off a bridge in an apparent suicide -- but the body was never found.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Davidson
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Michael Paré  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Ellen Barkin

Back to Even (1998)

When an expert counterfeiter finds himself in debt to a dangerous bookie and on the run from the mob, he races to clear his name and settle the score.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rod Hewitt
CAST:  Lorenzo Lamas  •  Michael Paré  •  Herb Mitchell  •  Angela Jones

When an expert counterfeiter finds himself in debt to a dangerous bookie and on the run from the mob, he races to clear his name and settle the score.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rod Hewitt
CAST:  Lorenzo Lamas  •  Michael Paré  •  Herb Mitchell  •  Angela Jones

Men of Means (1999)

In a world where two men in close proximity will eventually draw guns, Rico "BULLET" Burke finds himself at a crossroads. Having long ago ruined his brilliant collegiate football career through his own folly, Rico must now decide whether to continue in complacent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Mendeluk
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Kaela Dobkin  •  Austin Pendleton  •  Tony Cucci

In a world where two men in close proximity will eventually draw guns, Rico "BULLET" Burke finds himself at a crossroads. Having long ago ruined his brilliant collegiate football career through his own folly, Rico must now decide whether to continue in complacent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Mendeluk
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Kaela Dobkin  •  Austin Pendleton  •  Tony Cucci

Falling Fire (1997)

In the not so distant future mankind has squandered their resources. A team of specialists is sent to the nearby asteroid field to retrieve an asteroid that will serve to replenish some of our natural resources. However, unbeknownst to the team, there is a killer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel D'Or
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Heidi von Palleske  •  Mackenzie Gray  •  Zehra Leverman

In the not so distant future mankind has squandered their resources. A team of specialists is sent to the nearby asteroid field to retrieve an asteroid that will serve to replenish some of our natural resources. However, unbeknownst to the team, there is a killer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel D'Or
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Heidi von Palleske  •  Mackenzie Gray  •  Zehra Leverman

BloodRayne: The Third Reich (2010)

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Rayne fights against the Nazis in Europe during World War II, encountering Ekart Brand, a Nazi leader whose target is to inject Adolf Hitler with Rayne's blood in an attempt to transform him into a dhampir and attain immortality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Natassia Malthe  •  Clint Howard  •  Dušan Bućan  •  Michael Paré

Rayne fights against the Nazis in Europe during World War II, encountering Ekart Brand, a Nazi leader whose target is to inject Adolf Hitler with Rayne's blood in an attempt to transform him into a dhampir and attain immortality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Natassia Malthe  •  Clint Howard  •  Dušan Bućan  •  Michael Paré

Killing Streets (1991)

A young Marine is kidnapped by terrorists in Lebanon. His twin brother, frustrated at his inability to get any kind of information from the government about his brother's plight, travels to Lebanon with a plan for his own rescue operation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Cornwell
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Lorenzo Lamas  •  Rahely Chimeyan  •  Jennifer Runyon

A young Marine is kidnapped by terrorists in Lebanon. His twin brother, frustrated at his inability to get any kind of information from the government about his brother's plight, travels to Lebanon with a plan for his own rescue operation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Cornwell
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Lorenzo Lamas  •  Rahely Chimeyan  •  Jennifer Runyon
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