John Heard

John Heard Jr. (March 7, 1946 – July 21, 2017) was an American actor.

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Warren (2014)

After giving up on making it in the Chicago improv scene, a young comedian fatefully reconnects with the former love of his life one fall night while working at a coffee shop in his hometown. Afraid of growing old and alone like his divorced father, Warren must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Beh
CAST:  Alex Beh  •  Sarah Habel  •  Nick Rutherford  •  Jean Smart

After giving up on making it in the Chicago improv scene, a young comedian fatefully reconnects with the former love of his life one fall night while working at a coffee shop in his hometown. Afraid of growing old and alone like his divorced father, Warren must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Beh
CAST:  Alex Beh  •  Sarah Habel  •  Nick Rutherford  •  Jean Smart

After Hours (1985)

An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Griffin Dunne  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Verna Bloom  •  Tommy Chong

An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Griffin Dunne  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Verna Bloom  •  Tommy Chong

Animal Factory (2000)

Suburbanite Ron is spoiled, young and not overly worried about the marijuana charges leveled against him. But, after being made out to be a drug dealer, he faces a five-year jail sentence in San Quentin State Prison. Physically frail and unaccustomed to his rough ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Buscemi
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Edward Furlong  •  Danny Trejo  •  Mark Boone Junior

Suburbanite Ron is spoiled, young and not overly worried about the marijuana charges leveled against him. But, after being made out to be a drug dealer, he faces a five-year jail sentence in San Quentin State Prison. Physically frail and unaccustomed to his rough ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Buscemi
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Edward Furlong  •  Danny Trejo  •  Mark Boone Junior

Beaches (1988)

A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Barbara Hershey  •  John Heard  •  Spalding Gray

A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Barbara Hershey  •  John Heard  •  Spalding Gray

Betrayed (1988)

An FBI agent (Debra Winger) falls in love with a white supremacist (Tom Berenger) whose group she infiltrates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Debra Winger  •  Tom Berenger  •  John Heard  •  Betsy Blair

An FBI agent (Debra Winger) falls in love with a white supremacist (Tom Berenger) whose group she infiltrates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Debra Winger  •  Tom Berenger  •  John Heard  •  Betsy Blair

Big (1988)

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When a young boy makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big—he wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how to cope with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Robert Loggia  •  John Heard

When a young boy makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big—he wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how to cope with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Robert Loggia  •  John Heard

C.H.U.D. (1984)

A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, band together to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Cheek
CAST:  John Heard  •  Daniel Stern  •  Christopher Curry  •  Kim Greist

A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, band together to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Cheek
CAST:  John Heard  •  Daniel Stern  •  Christopher Curry  •  Kim Greist

Cat People (1982)

After years of separation, Irina and her minister brother, Paul, reunite in New Orleans in this erotic tale of the supernatural. When zoologists capture a wild panther, Irina is drawn to the cat -- and the zoo curator is drawn to her. Soon, Irina's brother will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  John Heard  •  Ruby Dee

After years of separation, Irina and her minister brother, Paul, reunite in New Orleans in this erotic tale of the supernatural. When zoologists capture a wild panther, Irina is drawn to the cat -- and the zoo curator is drawn to her. Soon, Irina's brother will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  John Heard  •  Ruby Dee

Cutter's Way (1981)

Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Passer
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  John Heard  •  Lisa Eichhorn  •  Ann Dusenberry

Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Passer
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  John Heard  •  Lisa Eichhorn  •  Ann Dusenberry

Edison (2005)

In the troubled city of Edison, a young journalist, his jaded editor, and an honest investigator from the district attorney's office join forces to gather evidence against corrupt members of an elite police unit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David J. Burke
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Justin Timberlake  •  LL Cool J

In the troubled city of Edison, a young journalist, his jaded editor, and an honest investigator from the district attorney's office join forces to gather evidence against corrupt members of an elite police unit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David J. Burke
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Justin Timberlake  •  LL Cool J

Home Alone (1990)

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Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ready to defend his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Macaulay Culkin  •  Joe Pesci  •  Daniel Stern  •  John Heard

Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ready to defend his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Macaulay Culkin  •  Joe Pesci  •  Daniel Stern  •  John Heard

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

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Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, he's determined to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Macaulay Culkin  •  Joe Pesci  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Daniel Stern

Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, he's determined to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Macaulay Culkin  •  Joe Pesci  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Daniel Stern

In the Line of Fire (1993)

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Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, forcing Horrigan to come ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Rene Russo  •  John Malkovich  •  Dylan McDermott

Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, forcing Horrigan to come ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Rene Russo  •  John Malkovich  •  Dylan McDermott

O (2001)

Even though he's the only black student at the elite Palmetto Grove Academy, star basketball player and future NBA hopeful Odin James has the adoration of all, including the team's coach and the Dean's beautiful daughter Desi. Odin's troubled friend Hugo, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Blake Nelson
CAST:  Mekhi Phifer  •  Josh Hartnett  •  Andrew Keegan  •  Julia Stiles

Even though he's the only black student at the elite Palmetto Grove Academy, star basketball player and future NBA hopeful Odin James has the adoration of all, including the team's coach and the Dean's beautiful daughter Desi. Odin's troubled friend Hugo, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Blake Nelson
CAST:  Mekhi Phifer  •  Josh Hartnett  •  Andrew Keegan  •  Julia Stiles

One Eight Seven (1997)

After surviving a stabbing by a student, teacher Trevor Garfield moves from New York to Los Angeles. There, he resumes teaching as a substitute teacher. The education system, where violent bullies control the classrooms and the administration is afraid of lawsuits, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  John Heard  •  Kelly Rowan  •  Clifton Collins Jr.

After surviving a stabbing by a student, teacher Trevor Garfield moves from New York to Los Angeles. There, he resumes teaching as a substitute teacher. The education system, where violent bullies control the classrooms and the administration is afraid of lawsuits, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  John Heard  •  Kelly Rowan  •  Clifton Collins Jr.

Pollock (2000)

In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has fittingly been called "an artist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ed Harris
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Tom Bower  •  Jennifer Connelly

In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has fittingly been called "an artist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ed Harris
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Tom Bower  •  Jennifer Connelly

Radio Flyer (1992)

A father reminisces about his childhood when he and his younger brother moved to a new town with their mother, her new husband and their dog, Shane. When the younger brother is subjected to physical abuse at the hands of their brutal stepfather, Mike decides to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Lorraine Bracco  •  Adam Baldwin  •  John Heard

A father reminisces about his childhood when he and his younger brother moved to a new town with their mother, her new husband and their dog, Shane. When the younger brother is subjected to physical abuse at the hands of their brutal stepfather, Mike decides to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Lorraine Bracco  •  Adam Baldwin  •  John Heard

Snake Eyes (1998)

All bets are off when corrupt homicide cop Rick Santoro witnesses a murder during a boxing match. It's up to him and lifelong friend and naval intelligence agent Kevin Dunne to uncover the conspiracy behind the killing. At every turn, Santoro makes increasingly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Gary Sinise  •  John Heard  •  Carla Gugino

All bets are off when corrupt homicide cop Rick Santoro witnesses a murder during a boxing match. It's up to him and lifelong friend and naval intelligence agent Kevin Dunne to uncover the conspiracy behind the killing. At every turn, Santoro makes increasingly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Gary Sinise  •  John Heard  •  Carla Gugino

The Chumscrubber (2005)

The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. Everyone in town is too ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arie Posin
CAST:  Jamie Bell  •  Camilla Belle  •  Justin Chatwin  •  Glenn Close

The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. Everyone in town is too ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arie Posin
CAST:  Jamie Bell  •  Camilla Belle  •  Justin Chatwin  •  Glenn Close

The Pelican Brief (1993)

Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Denzel Washington  •  Sam Shepard  •  William Atherton

Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Denzel Washington  •  Sam Shepard  •  William Atherton
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