Vernon Wells

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Vernon George Wells (born 31 December 1945) is an Australian film and television actor who has built his career around action-type films, most often cast as a villain. He began appearing on Australian television shows in the mid-1970s, such as Homicide and Matlock Police and All The Rivers Run. He is best known to international audiences for his role of "Wez", in the 1981 science fiction action film Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior. After Mad Max 2, Wells began appearing in Hollywood films, such as the military action film Commando (1985) (as Bennett), which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, and the science fiction comedy Innerspace (1987), which starred Martin Short, Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan. In the 2000s, Wells acted in the television series Power Rangers: Time Force portraying the series' main villain 'Ransik'. Description above from the Wikipedia article Vernon Wells(actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Mad Max 2 (1981)

Action-packed

Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre warriors commanded by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Bruce Spence  •  Michael Preston  •  Max Phipps

Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre warriors commanded by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Bruce Spence  •  Michael Preston  •  Max Phipps

Weird Science (1985)

Two unpopular teenagers, Gary and Wyatt, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. Their living and breathing creation is a gorgeous woman, Lisa, whose purpose is to boost ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Kelly LeBrock  •  Ilan Mitchell-Smith  •  Bill Paxton

Two unpopular teenagers, Gary and Wyatt, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. Their living and breathing creation is a gorgeous woman, Lisa, whose purpose is to boost ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Kelly LeBrock  •  Ilan Mitchell-Smith  •  Bill Paxton

Fortress (1992)

DarkFantasticalFuturistic

In the future, the inmates of a private underground prison are computer-controlled with cameras, dream readers, and devices that can cause pain or death. John and his illegally pregnant wife Karen are locked inside "The Fortress" but are determined to escape before ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Gordon
CAST:  Christophe Lambert  •  Kurtwood Smith  •  Loryn Locklin  •  Clifton Collins Jr.

In the future, the inmates of a private underground prison are computer-controlled with cameras, dream readers, and devices that can cause pain or death. John and his illegally pregnant wife Karen are locked inside "The Fortress" but are determined to escape before ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Gordon
CAST:  Christophe Lambert  •  Kurtwood Smith  •  Loryn Locklin  •  Clifton Collins Jr.

Commando (1985)

EpicFunnyAction-packedAdventurous

John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, one of his former ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark L. Lester
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Rae Dawn Chong  •  Dan Hedaya  •  Vernon Wells

John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, one of his former ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark L. Lester
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Rae Dawn Chong  •  Dan Hedaya  •  Vernon Wells

Innerspace (1987)

Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must convince Jack to find his ex-girlfriend, Lydia Maxwell, to help him extract Tuck and his ship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Martin Short  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Meg Ryan  •  Kevin McCarthy

Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must convince Jack to find his ex-girlfriend, Lydia Maxwell, to help him extract Tuck and his ship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Martin Short  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Meg Ryan  •  Kevin McCarthy

Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)

Fed up with all the attention going to Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck quits Hollywood, teams up with recently-fired stuntman Damien Drake Jr. and embarks on a round-the-world adventure, along with Bugs and The VP of Warner Bros. Their mission? Find Damien's father, and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Jenna Elfman  •  Steve Martin  •  Timothy Dalton

Fed up with all the attention going to Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck quits Hollywood, teams up with recently-fired stuntman Damien Drake Jr. and embarks on a round-the-world adventure, along with Bugs and The VP of Warner Bros. Their mission? Find Damien's father, and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Jenna Elfman  •  Steve Martin  •  Timothy Dalton

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2006)

Tony Todd (Clive Barker's Candyman, Final Destination 2) is Dr. Henry Jekyll in this blood-drenched, modern adaptation of the macabre classic. Part crime thriller, part psychological horror, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde takes Robert Louis Stevenson's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carl Buechler
CAST:  Tony Todd  •  Tracy Scoggins  •  Vernon Wells  •  Danielle Nicolet

Tony Todd (Clive Barker's Candyman, Final Destination 2) is Dr. Henry Jekyll in this blood-drenched, modern adaptation of the macabre classic. Part crime thriller, part psychological horror, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde takes Robert Louis Stevenson's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carl Buechler
CAST:  Tony Todd  •  Tracy Scoggins  •  Vernon Wells  •  Danielle Nicolet

Sexual Response (1992)

Eve Anderson, a radio call-in host helps people with their relationships, but finds her own marriage lacking. A man approaches her in a bar and soon she's tempted into an affair. The lover starts pushing her away when she starts falling in love with him, and Eve ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yaky Yosha
CAST:  Shannon Tweed  •  Catherine Oxenberg  •  Vernon Wells  •  David Kriegel

Eve Anderson, a radio call-in host helps people with their relationships, but finds her own marriage lacking. A man approaches her in a bar and soon she's tempted into an affair. The lover starts pushing her away when she starts falling in love with him, and Eve ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yaky Yosha
CAST:  Shannon Tweed  •  Catherine Oxenberg  •  Vernon Wells  •  David Kriegel

World's End (2010)

Wes Keller is a young man living in a world where oil has collapsed, the food supply has been wiped out, and cancer rates for women have skyrocketed, depleting the female population. In a barbaric environment where bio fuel, batteries, bullets and people are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simone Bartesaghi  •  Philip Kim
CAST:  Jonathon Trent  •  Elizabeth Roberts  •  Jonno Roberts  •  Matthew J. Evans

Wes Keller is a young man living in a world where oil has collapsed, the food supply has been wiped out, and cancer rates for women have skyrocketed, depleting the female population. In a barbaric environment where bio fuel, batteries, bullets and people are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simone Bartesaghi  •  Philip Kim
CAST:  Jonathon Trent  •  Elizabeth Roberts  •  Jonno Roberts  •  Matthew J. Evans

T-Force (1994)

In the 21st Century, cybernetic research has developed advanced robots with human traits, whioch are widely used in the service industry. They have also been turned into cyber cops with a licence to kill....  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Pepin
CAST:  Jack Scalia  •  Evan Lurie  •  Bobby Johnston  •  Erin Gray

In the 21st Century, cybernetic research has developed advanced robots with human traits, whioch are widely used in the service industry. They have also been turned into cyber cops with a licence to kill....  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Pepin
CAST:  Jack Scalia  •  Evan Lurie  •  Bobby Johnston  •  Erin Gray

The Butcher (2009)

A mob enforcer is set up to take the fall for a multi-million dollar heist involving a rival gang boss. Merle (Eric Roberts) is a gambler stuck on a twenty-year losing streak, but his luck is about to change. Surviving a trap that was intended to kill him, Merle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse V. Johnson
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  Robert Davi  •  Irina Björklund  •  Keith David

A mob enforcer is set up to take the fall for a multi-million dollar heist involving a rival gang boss. Merle (Eric Roberts) is a gambler stuck on a twenty-year losing streak, but his luck is about to change. Surviving a trap that was intended to kill him, Merle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse V. Johnson
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  Robert Davi  •  Irina Björklund  •  Keith David

The Gamble (1988)

When Francesco returns home with the assumption that his father's wealth will be there to keep him content, he discovers that his father has lost everything to a German countess while gambling.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlo Vanzina
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Ian Bannen

When Francesco returns home with the assumption that his father's wealth will be there to keep him content, he discovers that his father has lost everything to a German countess while gambling.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlo Vanzina
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Ian Bannen

Circuitry Man (1990)

In a future where most humans have moved underground to escape the pollution, one of the few pleasures left is a kind of narcotic in the form of chips which can be plugged directly into the brain. Lori, a female body guard steals a case of such chips and flees ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Lovy
CAST:  Jim Metzler  •  Dana Wheeler-Nicholson  •  Lu Leonard  •  Vernon Wells

In a future where most humans have moved underground to escape the pollution, one of the few pleasures left is a kind of narcotic in the form of chips which can be plugged directly into the brain. Lori, a female body guard steals a case of such chips and flees ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Lovy
CAST:  Jim Metzler  •  Dana Wheeler-Nicholson  •  Lu Leonard  •  Vernon Wells

Last Man Standing (1987)

Roo Marcus has just spent 8 years in a mental institution, and takes up bare-knuckle boxing and gets a job fighting in a gym run by Napoleon. Roo is often tormented by memories of shock treatment and inhumane conditions. His friends, Capser and Ratty help him along ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damian Lee
CAST:  Vernon Wells  •  William Sanderson  •  Sonja Belliveau

Roo Marcus has just spent 8 years in a mental institution, and takes up bare-knuckle boxing and gets a job fighting in a gym run by Napoleon. Roo is often tormented by memories of shock treatment and inhumane conditions. His friends, Capser and Ratty help him along ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damian Lee
CAST:  Vernon Wells  •  William Sanderson  •  Sonja Belliveau

Curse of the Forty-Niner (2002)

A group of friends discover gold deep inside an old mine. But by taking the gold and think they've hit it big, they awaken a long dead miner who's Hell Bent on protecting his treasure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carl Buechler
CAST:  Karen Black  •  John Phillip Law  •  Richard Lynch  •  Vernon Wells

A group of friends discover gold deep inside an old mine. But by taking the gold and think they've hit it big, they awaken a long dead miner who's Hell Bent on protecting his treasure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carl Buechler
CAST:  Karen Black  •  John Phillip Law  •  Richard Lynch  •  Vernon Wells

Alien Hunger (2017)

Aliens with a ravenous appetite for summertime campers descend upon a campground.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Conna
CAST:  Richard Hatch  •  Vernon Wells  •  Didem Erol  •  R.A. Mihailoff

Aliens with a ravenous appetite for summertime campers descend upon a campground.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Conna
CAST:  Richard Hatch  •  Vernon Wells  •  Didem Erol  •  R.A. Mihailoff

Stranglehold (1994)

Deep inside the nation's top chemical weapons facility, a brilliant terrorist takes a Congresswoman hostage. The Navy can't stop him. The Air Force can't reach him. The Coast Guard can't kill him. Only one man can do the job: special agent Ryan Cooper. He's in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cirio H. Santiago
CAST:  Jerry Trimble  •  Jillian McWhirter  •  Vernon Wells  •  Jim Kelly

Deep inside the nation's top chemical weapons facility, a brilliant terrorist takes a Congresswoman hostage. The Navy can't stop him. The Air Force can't reach him. The Coast Guard can't kill him. Only one man can do the job: special agent Ryan Cooper. He's in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cirio H. Santiago
CAST:  Jerry Trimble  •  Jillian McWhirter  •  Vernon Wells  •  Jim Kelly

Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II (1994)

In the backdrop of Earths polluted future a female FBI agent removes Danner, a pleasure android from an asylum in order to coerce him into helping her hunt down the criminal psychopath Plughead. But Plughead who has tangled with Danner before has his own plans as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Lovy  •  Robert Lovy
CAST:  Vernon Wells  •  Deborah Shelton  •  Jim Metzler  •  Dennis Christopher

In the backdrop of Earths polluted future a female FBI agent removes Danner, a pleasure android from an asylum in order to coerce him into helping her hunt down the criminal psychopath Plughead. But Plughead who has tangled with Danner before has his own plans as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Lovy  •  Robert Lovy
CAST:  Vernon Wells  •  Deborah Shelton  •  Jim Metzler  •  Dennis Christopher

2002: The Rape of Eden (1994)

A deadly virus has ravaged the world's population and uninfected females have become the most valuable commodity on Earth! In this chaotic world, a "new breed" of bounty hunter keeps the international "flesh dealers" supplied with "clean meat." When an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Auster
CAST:  Vernon Wells  •  Phil Nordell  •  Jeff Conaway  •  Francine Lapensée

A deadly virus has ravaged the world's population and uninfected females have become the most valuable commodity on Earth! In this chaotic world, a "new breed" of bounty hunter keeps the international "flesh dealers" supplied with "clean meat." When an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Auster
CAST:  Vernon Wells  •  Phil Nordell  •  Jeff Conaway  •  Francine Lapensée

P.I. Private Investigations (1987)

A young architect finds himself being stalked by a gang of criminals who believe he knows something that could expose their activities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nigel Dick
CAST:  Clayton Rohner  •  Ray Sharkey  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Talia Balsam

A young architect finds himself being stalked by a gang of criminals who believe he knows something that could expose their activities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nigel Dick
CAST:  Clayton Rohner  •  Ray Sharkey  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Talia Balsam
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