Matt Dillon

Matthew Raymond "Matt" Dillon (born February 18, 1964) is an American actor and film director. He began acting in the late 1970s, gaining fame as a teenage idol during the 1980s. Description above from the Wikipedia article Matt Dillon, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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A Kiss Before Dying (1991)

Infatuated with the idea of becoming rich, college student Jonathan Corliss secretly dates Dorothy Carlsson to gain the approval of her wealthy father. When Dorothy tells Jonathan that she is pregnant and that her father will deny her inheritance if he finds out, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Dearden
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Sean Young  •  Max von Sydow  •  Diane Ladd

Infatuated with the idea of becoming rich, college student Jonathan Corliss secretly dates Dorothy Carlsson to gain the approval of her wealthy father. When Dorothy tells Jonathan that she is pregnant and that her father will deny her inheritance if he finds out, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Dearden
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Sean Young  •  Max von Sydow  •  Diane Ladd

Albino Alligator (1996)

While escaping from a foiled robbery attempt, three thieves find themselves surrounded by police at a New Orleans bar--only they're not the people the police are searching for.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Spacey
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Gary Sinise  •  William Fichtner

While escaping from a foiled robbery attempt, three thieves find themselves surrounded by police at a New Orleans bar--only they're not the people the police are searching for.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Spacey
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Gary Sinise  •  William Fichtner

Beautiful Girls (1996)

During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight's Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Annabeth Gish  •  Lauren Holly

During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight's Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Annabeth Gish  •  Lauren Holly

City of Ghosts (2002)

A con man travels to Cambodia (also on the run from law enforcement in the U.S.) to collect his share in an insurance scam, but discovers more than he bargained for  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Dillon
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  James Caan  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Gérard Depardieu

A con man travels to Cambodia (also on the run from law enforcement in the U.S.) to collect his share in an insurance scam, but discovers more than he bargained for  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Dillon
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  James Caan  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Gérard Depardieu

Crash (2005)

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In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of a Brentwood housewife, her district attorney husband, a Persian shopkeeper, two cops, a pair of carjackers and a Korean couple converge during a 36-hour period.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Don Cheadle  •  Matt Dillon  •  Michael Peña

In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of a Brentwood housewife, her district attorney husband, a Persian shopkeeper, two cops, a pair of carjackers and a Korean couple converge during a 36-hour period.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Don Cheadle  •  Matt Dillon  •  Michael Peña

Drugstore Cowboy (1989)

Portland, Oregon, 1971. Bob Hughes is the charismatic leader of a peculiar quartet, formed by his wife, Dianne, and another couple, Rick and Nadine, who skillfully steal from drugstores and hospital medicine cabinets in order to appease their insatiable need for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Kelly Lynch  •  James Le Gros  •  Heather Graham

Portland, Oregon, 1971. Bob Hughes is the charismatic leader of a peculiar quartet, formed by his wife, Dianne, and another couple, Rick and Nadine, who skillfully steal from drugstores and hospital medicine cabinets in order to appease their insatiable need for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Kelly Lynch  •  James Le Gros  •  Heather Graham

Employee of the Month (2004)

"Employee of the Month" is about a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancée Sara. David's best friend Jack tries to convince him it's for the best, but the opposite occurs when bank ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitch Rouse
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Steve Zahn  •  Christina Applegate  •  Andrea Bendewald

"Employee of the Month" is about a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancée Sara. David's best friend Jack tries to convince him it's for the best, but the opposite occurs when bank ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitch Rouse
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Steve Zahn  •  Christina Applegate  •  Andrea Bendewald

Grace of My Heart (1996)

An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry and a bad ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allison Anders
CAST:  Illeana Douglas  •  John Turturro  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Matt Dillon

An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry and a bad ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allison Anders
CAST:  Illeana Douglas  •  John Turturro  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Matt Dillon

Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)

Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Number 53 - the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own - puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Angela Robinson
CAST:  Lindsay Lohan  •  Michael Keaton  •  Matt Dillon  •  Breckin Meyer

Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Number 53 - the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own - puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Angela Robinson
CAST:  Lindsay Lohan  •  Michael Keaton  •  Matt Dillon  •  Breckin Meyer

Little Darlings (1980)

Two 15-year old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ronald F. Maxwell
CAST:  Tatum O'Neal  •  Kristy McNichol  •  Armand Assante  •  Matt Dillon

Two 15-year old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ronald F. Maxwell
CAST:  Tatum O'Neal  •  Kristy McNichol  •  Armand Assante  •  Matt Dillon

My Bodyguard (1980)

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Clifford Peach, an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully terrorizes his classmates and extorts their lunch money. Refusing to pay up, Clifford enlist the aid of an overgrown misfit whose mere ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Bill
CAST:  Chris Makepeace  •  Adam Baldwin  •  Matt Dillon  •  Martin Mull

Clifford Peach, an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully terrorizes his classmates and extorts their lunch money. Refusing to pay up, Clifford enlist the aid of an overgrown misfit whose mere ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Bill
CAST:  Chris Makepeace  •  Adam Baldwin  •  Matt Dillon  •  Martin Mull

One Night at McCool's (2001)

Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harald Zwart
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Liv Tyler  •  Mary Jo Smith  •  Michael Douglas

Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harald Zwart
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Liv Tyler  •  Mary Jo Smith  •  Michael Douglas

Rumble Fish (1983)

Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug, struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Diane Lane  •  Dennis Hopper

Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug, struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Diane Lane  •  Dennis Hopper

Singles (1992)

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Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The interrelated stories about each character's progress through the singles scene are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Bridget Fonda  •  Campbell Scott  •  Kyra Sedgwick  •  Sheila Kelley

Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The interrelated stories about each character's progress through the singles scene are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Bridget Fonda  •  Campbell Scott  •  Kyra Sedgwick  •  Sheila Kelley

The Flamingo Kid (1984)

Fantastical

Brooklyn teenager Jeffrey Willis, thoroughly unhappy with his modest homestead, embraces the other-world aspects of his summer job at the posh Flamingo Club. He spurns his father in favor of the patronage of smooth-talking Phil Brody and is seduced by the ample ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  Molly McCarthy  •  Martha Gehman

Brooklyn teenager Jeffrey Willis, thoroughly unhappy with his modest homestead, embraces the other-world aspects of his summer job at the posh Flamingo Club. He spurns his father in favor of the patronage of smooth-talking Phil Brody and is seduced by the ample ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  Molly McCarthy  •  Martha Gehman

The Outsiders (1983)

When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Ralph Macchio  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Patrick Swayze

When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Ralph Macchio  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Patrick Swayze

There's Something About Mary (1998)

For Ted, prom night went about as bad as it’s possible for any night to go. Thirteen years later, he finally gets another chance with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Ben Stiller  •  Matt Dillon  •  Lee Evans

For Ted, prom night went about as bad as it’s possible for any night to go. Thirteen years later, he finally gets another chance with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Ben Stiller  •  Matt Dillon  •  Lee Evans

To Die For (1995)

Suzanne Stone wants to be a world-famous news anchor and she is willing to do anything to get what she wants. What she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in cold determination and diabolical wiles. As she pursues her goal with relentless focus, she is forced ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Matt Dillon  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Casey Affleck

Suzanne Stone wants to be a world-famous news anchor and she is willing to do anything to get what she wants. What she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in cold determination and diabolical wiles. As she pursues her goal with relentless focus, she is forced ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Matt Dillon  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Casey Affleck

Wild Things (1998)

Charming

When teen-socialite Kelly Van Ryan and troubled bad girl Suzie Toller accuse guidance counselor Sam Lombardo of rape, he's suspended by the school, rejected by the town, and fighting to get his life back. One cop suspects conspiracy, but nothing is what it seems...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McNaughton
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Denise Richards  •  Neve Campbell

When teen-socialite Kelly Van Ryan and troubled bad girl Suzie Toller accuse guidance counselor Sam Lombardo of rape, he's suspended by the school, rejected by the town, and fighting to get his life back. One cop suspects conspiracy, but nothing is what it seems...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McNaughton
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Denise Richards  •  Neve Campbell

You, Me and Dupree (2006)

After standing in as best man for his longtime friend Carl Petersen, Randy Dupree loses his job, becomes a barfly and attaches himself to the newlywed couple almost permanently -- as their houseguest. But the longer Dupree camps out on their couch, the closer he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Owen Wilson  •  Matt Dillon  •  Michael Douglas

After standing in as best man for his longtime friend Carl Petersen, Randy Dupree loses his job, becomes a barfly and attaches himself to the newlywed couple almost permanently -- as their houseguest. But the longer Dupree camps out on their couch, the closer he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Owen Wilson  •  Matt Dillon  •  Michael Douglas
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