Robert Forster

Robert Forster was an American actor, best known for his roles as John Cassellis in Haskell Wexler's Medium Cool, and as Max Cherry in Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown, the latter of which gaining him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Robert Forster, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Mulholland Drive (2001)

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Blonde Betty Elms has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia. Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the second woman's identity, filmmaker Adam Kesher runs into ominous trouble while casting his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Laura Harring  •  Ann Miller  •  Dan Hedaya

Blonde Betty Elms has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia. Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the second woman's identity, filmmaker Adam Kesher runs into ominous trouble while casting his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Laura Harring  •  Ann Miller  •  Dan Hedaya

Alligator (1980)

A baby alligator is flushed down a toilet and survives by eating discarded lab animals that have been injected with growth hormones. The now gigantic animal escapes the city sewers and goes on a rampage, pursued by a cop and a big-game hunter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Teague
CAST:  Robert Forster  •  Robin Riker  •  Michael V. Gazzo  •  Jack Carter

A baby alligator is flushed down a toilet and survives by eating discarded lab animals that have been injected with growth hormones. The now gigantic animal escapes the city sewers and goes on a rampage, pursued by a cop and a big-game hunter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Teague
CAST:  Robert Forster  •  Robin Riker  •  Michael V. Gazzo  •  Jack Carter

American Perfekt (1997)

Criminal psychiatrist, Jake Nyman is taking a much needed vacation from responsibility. An experimental road trip during which ever decision will be made on a flip of a coin. Meanwhile, Sandra Thomas, disenchanted professional, is en route to pick up her flunked ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Chart
CAST:  Robert Forster  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Fairuza Balk  •  Paul Sorvino

Criminal psychiatrist, Jake Nyman is taking a much needed vacation from responsibility. An experimental road trip during which ever decision will be made on a flip of a coin. Meanwhile, Sandra Thomas, disenchanted professional, is en route to pick up her flunked ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Chart
CAST:  Robert Forster  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Fairuza Balk  •  Paul Sorvino

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

The Angels are charged with finding a pair of missing rings that are encoded with the personal information of members of the Witness Protection Program. As informants are killed, the ladies target a rogue agent who might be responsible.  (more)

DIRECTION:  McG
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Lucy Liu  •  Bernie Mac

The Angels are charged with finding a pair of missing rings that are encoded with the personal information of members of the Witness Protection Program. As informants are killed, the ladies target a rogue agent who might be responsible.  (more)

DIRECTION:  McG
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Lucy Liu  •  Bernie Mac

Checkered Flag (1990)

Unsold TV pilot about two young race car drivers compete on and off the track.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Glen  •  Michael Levine
CAST:  Billy Campbell  •  Rob Estes  •  Amanda Wyss  •  Robert Forster

Unsold TV pilot about two young race car drivers compete on and off the track.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Glen  •  Michael Levine
CAST:  Billy Campbell  •  Rob Estes  •  Amanda Wyss  •  Robert Forster

Confidence (2003)

What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any mark, he was an accountant for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Dustin Hoffman

What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any mark, he was an accountant for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Dustin Hoffman

Demolition University (1997)

College students on a field trip encounter terrorists planning to poison the city's water supply.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Tenney
CAST:  Corey Haim  •  Ami Dolenz  •  Laraine Newman  •  Todd Allen

College students on a field trip encounter terrorists planning to poison the city's water supply.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Tenney
CAST:  Corey Haim  •  Ami Dolenz  •  Laraine Newman  •  Todd Allen

Finder's Fee (2001)

After finding a wallet in the street tepper calls the owner in order to return it. After making the call he discovers that the lottery ticket inside is a $6 million winner. To add to things his friends are on their way over for their weekly poker night & the groups ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Probst
CAST:  Erik Palladino  •  Ryan Reynolds  •  Dash Mihok  •  Carly Pope

After finding a wallet in the street tepper calls the owner in order to return it. After making the call he discovers that the lottery ticket inside is a $6 million winner. To add to things his friends are on their way over for their weekly poker night & the groups ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Probst
CAST:  Erik Palladino  •  Ryan Reynolds  •  Dash Mihok  •  Carly Pope

Firewall (2006)

State-of-the-art security system creator, Jack Stanfield has cemented his reputation as a man who's thought of everything. But when a criminal finds a way into Jack's personal life, everything Jack holds dear is suddenly at stake.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Paul Bettany  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Carly Schroeder

State-of-the-art security system creator, Jack Stanfield has cemented his reputation as a man who's thought of everything. But when a criminal finds a way into Jack's personal life, everything Jack holds dear is suddenly at stake.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Paul Bettany  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Carly Schroeder

It's the Rage (1999)

A rich cross-section of urban USA find their lives changed when their fates collide at gunpoint.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James D. Stern
CAST:  Joan Allen  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Robert Forster  •  Andre Braugher

A rich cross-section of urban USA find their lives changed when their fates collide at gunpoint.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James D. Stern
CAST:  Joan Allen  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Robert Forster  •  Andre Braugher

Jackie Brown (1997)

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Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan — with help from a bail bondsman — to keep the money for herself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Pam Grier  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Robert Forster  •  Bridget Fonda

Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan — with help from a bail bondsman — to keep the money for herself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Pam Grier  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Robert Forster  •  Bridget Fonda

Like Mike (2002)

Calvin and his friends, who all live in an orphanage, find old shoes with the faded letters MJ connected to a powerline. One stormy night, they go to get the shoes when Calvin and the shoes are struck by lightning. Calvin now has unbelievable basketball powers and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Schultz
CAST:  Shad Moss  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Jonathan Lipnicki  •  Chris Webber

Calvin and his friends, who all live in an orphanage, find old shoes with the faded letters MJ connected to a powerline. One stormy night, they go to get the shoes when Calvin and the shoes are struck by lightning. Calvin now has unbelievable basketball powers and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Schultz
CAST:  Shad Moss  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Jonathan Lipnicki  •  Chris Webber

Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

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Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul McGuigan
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Bruce Willis  •  Lucy Liu  •  Morgan Freeman

Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul McGuigan
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Bruce Willis  •  Lucy Liu  •  Morgan Freeman

Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene after Charlie loses ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Robert Forster

Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene after Charlie loses ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Robert Forster

Rear Window (1998)

Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Bleckner
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Robert Forster  •  Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Bleckner
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Robert Forster  •  Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Supernova (2000)

Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose body quickly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Sholder  •  Walter Hill
CAST:  James Spader  •  Angela Bassett  •  Robert Forster  •  Lou Diamond Phillips

Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose body quickly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Sholder  •  Walter Hill
CAST:  James Spader  •  Angela Bassett  •  Robert Forster  •  Lou Diamond Phillips

The Delta Force (1986)

A 707 aircraft jetliner, en route from Athens to Rome and then to New York City, is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists, who demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandos have been called in to eliminate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Menahem Golan
CAST:  Chuck Norris  •  Lee Marvin  •  Shelley Winters  •  Martin Balsam

A 707 aircraft jetliner, en route from Athens to Rome and then to New York City, is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists, who demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandos have been called in to eliminate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Menahem Golan
CAST:  Chuck Norris  •  Lee Marvin  •  Shelley Winters  •  Martin Balsam

Human Nature (2001)

A philosophical burlesque, Human Nature follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As scientist Nathan trains the wild man, Puff, in the ways of the world - starting with table ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry
CAST:  Patricia Arquette  •  Tim Robbins  •  Miranda Otto  •  Hilary Duff

A philosophical burlesque, Human Nature follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As scientist Nathan trains the wild man, Puff, in the ways of the world - starting with table ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry
CAST:  Patricia Arquette  •  Tim Robbins  •  Miranda Otto  •  Hilary Duff

The Black Hole (1979)

The explorer craft USS Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the USS Cygnus, hovering near a black hole. The ship is controlled by Dr. Hans Reinhardt and his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Nelson
CAST:  Maximilian Schell  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Robert Forster  •  Joseph Bottoms

The explorer craft USS Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the USS Cygnus, hovering near a black hole. The ship is controlled by Dr. Hans Reinhardt and his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Nelson
CAST:  Maximilian Schell  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Robert Forster  •  Joseph Bottoms

Grand Theft Parsons (2004)

There are times when it's right and proper to simply bury the dead. This is not one of those times... Gram Parsons was one of the most influential musicians of his time; a bitter, brilliant, genius who knew Elvis, tripped with the Stones and fatally overdosed on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Caffrey
CAST:  Johnny Knoxville  •  Christina Applegate  •  Gabriel Macht  •  Marley Shelton

There are times when it's right and proper to simply bury the dead. This is not one of those times... Gram Parsons was one of the most influential musicians of his time; a bitter, brilliant, genius who knew Elvis, tripped with the Stones and fatally overdosed on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Caffrey
CAST:  Johnny Knoxville  •  Christina Applegate  •  Gabriel Macht  •  Marley Shelton
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