William Jordan

Kingpin (1996)

After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the circuit intent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Randy Quaid  •  Vanessa Angel  •  Bill Murray

After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the circuit intent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Randy Quaid  •  Vanessa Angel  •  Bill Murray

Contact (1997)

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Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  David Morse  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  James Woods

Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  David Morse  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  James Woods

Nothing But a Man (1964)

A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Roemer
CAST:  Ivan Dixon  •  Abbey Lincoln  •  Julius Harris  •  Gloria Foster

A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Roemer
CAST:  Ivan Dixon  •  Abbey Lincoln  •  Julius Harris  •  Gloria Foster

The Buddy Holly Story (1978)

A film about the life and career of the early rock and roll star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Rash
CAST:  Gary Busey  •  Don Stroud  •  Charles Martin Smith  •  Conrad Janis

A film about the life and career of the early rock and roll star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Rash
CAST:  Gary Busey  •  Don Stroud  •  Charles Martin Smith  •  Conrad Janis

The Parallax View (1974)

An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Paula Prentiss  •  William Daniels  •  Walter McGinn

An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Paula Prentiss  •  William Daniels  •  Walter McGinn

Gray Lady Down (1978)

The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in the hope of saving the lives of the crew.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Greene
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  David Carradine  •  Stacy Keach  •  Ned Beatty

The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in the hope of saving the lives of the crew.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Greene
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  David Carradine  •  Stacy Keach  •  Ned Beatty

Deathmaster (1972)

Quarry is a mysterious stranger with cult like following of hippies. Rather than showing them peace and love, he has more sinister plans for them as he is a vampire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ray Danton
CAST:  Robert Quarry  •  Bill Ewing  •  William Jordan  •  Betty Anne Rees

Quarry is a mysterious stranger with cult like following of hippies. Rather than showing them peace and love, he has more sinister plans for them as he is a vampire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ray Danton
CAST:  Robert Quarry  •  Bill Ewing  •  William Jordan  •  Betty Anne Rees

Beverly Hills Madam (1986)

A bordello catering to rich and wealthy clients, run by Lil Hutton experiences a series of crises as one girl ends up pregnant, and another dead. As a subplot, a young woman, Julie Taylor, makes a trip to LA to surprise a friend, but never finds her. Julie is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harvey Hart
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  Melody Anderson  •  Donna Dixon  •  Terry Farrell

A bordello catering to rich and wealthy clients, run by Lil Hutton experiences a series of crises as one girl ends up pregnant, and another dead. As a subplot, a young woman, Julie Taylor, makes a trip to LA to surprise a friend, but never finds her. Julie is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harvey Hart
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  Melody Anderson  •  Donna Dixon  •  Terry Farrell

The Kansas City Massacre (1975)

Gangsters free one of their colleagues being escorted to prison and kill several FBI agents and local police officers in the attempt. FBI agent Melvin Purvis puts together a special squad to track down and capture the men responsible.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Curtis
CAST:  Dale Robertson  •  Bo Hopkins  •  Scott Brady  •  Matt Clark

Gangsters free one of their colleagues being escorted to prison and kill several FBI agents and local police officers in the attempt. FBI agent Melvin Purvis puts together a special squad to track down and capture the men responsible.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Curtis
CAST:  Dale Robertson  •  Bo Hopkins  •  Scott Brady  •  Matt Clark

Friendly Fire (1980)

In March 1970, a U.S. Army officer arrived at the Iowa farm of Peg and Gene Mullen and informed them that their son Michael had been killed in Vietnam by "friendly fire." Their determined attempts to learn more about the circumstances of their son's death are the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Greene
CAST:  Carol Burnett  •  Ned Beatty  •  Sam Waterston  •  Dennis Erdman

In March 1970, a U.S. Army officer arrived at the Iowa farm of Peg and Gene Mullen and informed them that their son Michael had been killed in Vietnam by "friendly fire." Their determined attempts to learn more about the circumstances of their son's death are the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Greene
CAST:  Carol Burnett  •  Ned Beatty  •  Sam Waterston  •  Dennis Erdman

The Disappearance of Aimee (1976)

In 1926, celebrated evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson mysteriously disappeared. She turned up several weeks later and recounted the details of her kidnapping and escape to authorities. Not everyone believed her, however, and she was accused of having gone away to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Harvey
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  Bette Davis  •  James Sloyan  •  James Woods

In 1926, celebrated evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson mysteriously disappeared. She turned up several weeks later and recounted the details of her kidnapping and escape to authorities. Not everyone believed her, however, and she was accused of having gone away to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Harvey
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  Bette Davis  •  James Sloyan  •  James Woods

Rage (1972)

An accidental nerve gas leak by the military kills not only a rancher's livestock, but also his son. When he tries to hold the military accountable for their actions, he runs up against a wall of silence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George C. Scott
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Richard Basehart  •  Martin Sheen  •  Barnard Hughes

An accidental nerve gas leak by the military kills not only a rancher's livestock, but also his son. When he tries to hold the military accountable for their actions, he runs up against a wall of silence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George C. Scott
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Richard Basehart  •  Martin Sheen  •  Barnard Hughes

The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (1977)

The bizarre story behind the man accused of assassinating John F. Kennedy and what might have happened had he been brought to trial.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Greene  •  Gordon Davidson
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Lorne Greene  •  Frances Lee McCain  •  Lawrence Pressman

The bizarre story behind the man accused of assassinating John F. Kennedy and what might have happened had he been brought to trial.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Greene  •  Gordon Davidson
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Lorne Greene  •  Frances Lee McCain  •  Lawrence Pressman

A Man Called Horse (1970)

In 1825, English peer Lord John Morgan is cast adrift in the American West. Captured by Sioux Indians, Morgan is at first targeted for quick extinction, but the tribesmen sense that he is worthy of survival. He eventually passes the many necessary tests that will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliot Silverstein
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Judith Anderson  •  Manu Tupou  •  Corinna Tsopei

In 1825, English peer Lord John Morgan is cast adrift in the American West. Captured by Sioux Indians, Morgan is at first targeted for quick extinction, but the tribesmen sense that he is worthy of survival. He eventually passes the many necessary tests that will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliot Silverstein
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Judith Anderson  •  Manu Tupou  •  Corinna Tsopei

Police Headquarters (1974)

A police lieutenant’s routine Sunday afternoon is interrupted by the deaths of a hoodlum and a socialite.  (more)

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CAST:  Ed Nelson  •  William Jordan  •  Patricia Barry

A police lieutenant’s routine Sunday afternoon is interrupted by the deaths of a hoodlum and a socialite.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Ed Nelson  •  William Jordan  •  Patricia Barry

To Catch a Pebble (1970)

An American stewardess escaping from a bad relationship flees to Israel. She gets involved with an Israeli who takes her to the kibbutz where he grew up to meet his family. He's sort of a charming longhair, but it turns out the stewardess is pregnant by her old ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James F. Collier
CAST:  Joanna Pettet  •  William Jordan  •  Tuvia Tavi

An American stewardess escaping from a bad relationship flees to Israel. She gets involved with an Israeli who takes her to the kibbutz where he grew up to meet his family. He's sort of a charming longhair, but it turns out the stewardess is pregnant by her old ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James F. Collier
CAST:  Joanna Pettet  •  William Jordan  •  Tuvia Tavi