Ray Wise

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Raymond Nicolas "Ray" Wise (born August 20, 1947) is an American actor, known for his roles as Leland Palmer in Twin Peaks, as Leon C. Nash, right-hand henchman to villain Clarence Boddicker in the science fiction classic RoboCop, and recently as the Devil in the CW television series Reaper.

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Bob Roberts (1992)

Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the filmmakers follow his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Alan Rickman  •  David Strathairn

Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the filmmakers follow his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Alan Rickman  •  David Strathairn

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

Dead End (2003)

Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Baptiste Andrea  •  Fabrice Canepa
CAST:  Ray Wise  •  Lin Shaye  •  Mick Cain  •  Alexandra Holden

Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Baptiste Andrea  •  Fabrice Canepa
CAST:  Ray Wise  •  Lin Shaye  •  Mick Cain  •  Alexandra Holden

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)

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In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, Agent Dale Cooper ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Sheryl Lee  •  Moira Kelly  •  Mädchen Amick  •  Phoebe Augustine

In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, Agent Dale Cooper ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Sheryl Lee  •  Moira Kelly  •  Mädchen Amick  •  Phoebe Augustine

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

The story of journalist Edward R. Murrow's stand against Senator Joseph McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Clooney
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  David Strathairn  •  Alex Borstein  •  Rose Abdoo

The story of journalist Edward R. Murrow's stand against Senator Joseph McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Clooney
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  David Strathairn  •  Alex Borstein  •  Rose Abdoo

Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003)

When their bus is crippled on the side of a deserted road, a team of high school athletes discover an opponent they cannot defeat – and may not survive. Staring hungrily at them through the school bus windows, the "Creeper" returns again and again. But when the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Salva
CAST:  Ray Wise  •  Jonathan Breck  •  Garikayi Mutambirwa  •  Nicki Aycox

When their bus is crippled on the side of a deserted road, a team of high school athletes discover an opponent they cannot defeat – and may not survive. Staring hungrily at them through the school bus windows, the "Creeper" returns again and again. But when the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Salva
CAST:  Ray Wise  •  Jonathan Breck  •  Garikayi Mutambirwa  •  Nicki Aycox

One Missed Call (2008)

Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves -- messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Valette
CAST:  Shannyn Sossamon  •  Edward Burns  •  Ana Claudia Talancón  •  Ray Wise

Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves -- messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Valette
CAST:  Shannyn Sossamon  •  Edward Burns  •  Ana Claudia Talancón  •  Ray Wise

Powder (1995)

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Harassed by classmates who won't accept his shocking appearance, a shy young man known as "Powder" struggles to fit in. But the cruel taunts stop when Powder displays a mysterious power that allows him to do incredible things. This phenomenon changes the lives of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Salva
CAST:  Mary Steenburgen  •  Sean Patrick Flanery  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Jeff Goldblum

Harassed by classmates who won't accept his shocking appearance, a shy young man known as "Powder" struggles to fit in. But the cruel taunts stop when Powder displays a mysterious power that allows him to do incredible things. This phenomenon changes the lives of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Salva
CAST:  Mary Steenburgen  •  Sean Patrick Flanery  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Jeff Goldblum

Rising Sun (1993)

When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Connor and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Connor has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences make their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Connor and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Connor has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences make their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

RoboCop (1987)

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In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed confrontation ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Nancy Allen  •  Ronny Cox  •  Kurtwood Smith

In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed confrontation ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Nancy Allen  •  Ronny Cox  •  Kurtwood Smith

The Chase (1994)

Jack Hammond is sentenced to life in prison, but manages to escape. To get away from the police he takes a girl as hostage and drives off in her car. The girl happens to be the only daughter of one of the richest men in the state. In a while the car chase is being ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Rifkin
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Kristy Swanson  •  Ray Wise  •  Rocky Carroll

Jack Hammond is sentenced to life in prison, but manages to escape. To get away from the police he takes a girl as hostage and drives off in her car. The girl happens to be the only daughter of one of the richest men in the state. In a while the car chase is being ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Rifkin
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Kristy Swanson  •  Ray Wise  •  Rocky Carroll

Two Can Play That Game (2001)

Corporate overachiever and all-around fly chick Shanté Smith thinks she's got the goods to keep her slickster boyfriend from straying—until he discovers a greener pasture, Shanté's archrival. Scorned, she plans to get her man back by any means necessary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Brown
CAST:  Vivica A. Fox  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Gabrielle Union

Corporate overachiever and all-around fly chick Shanté Smith thinks she's got the goods to keep her slickster boyfriend from straying—until he discovers a greener pasture, Shanté's archrival. Scorned, she plans to get her man back by any means necessary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Brown
CAST:  Vivica A. Fox  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Gabrielle Union

The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)

America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. A courageous young girl confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country search for her father. During her odyssey, she forms a close bond with two ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Meredith Salenger  •  John Cusack  •  Ray Wise  •  Lainie Kazan

America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. A courageous young girl confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country search for her father. During her odyssey, she forms a close bond with two ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Meredith Salenger  •  John Cusack  •  Ray Wise  •  Lainie Kazan

Fire in the Dark (1991)

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DIRECTION:  David Hugh Jones
CAST:  Olympia Dukakis  •  Lindsay Wagner  •  Jean Stapleton  •  Ray Wise

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DIRECTION:  David Hugh Jones
CAST:  Olympia Dukakis  •  Lindsay Wagner  •  Jean Stapleton  •  Ray Wise

Inventing Adam (2013)

San Francisco attorney Adam is living an affluent, country-club lifestyle and is about to marry his boss's daughter. But he rethinks his situation when he visits his Louisiana hometown and reconnects with his low-achieving circle of friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richie Adams
CAST:  Josh Meyers  •  Ike Barinholtz  •  Alyshia Ochse  •  Claire Coffee

San Francisco attorney Adam is living an affluent, country-club lifestyle and is about to marry his boss's daughter. But he rethinks his situation when he visits his Louisiana hometown and reconnects with his low-achieving circle of friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richie Adams
CAST:  Josh Meyers  •  Ike Barinholtz  •  Alyshia Ochse  •  Claire Coffee

Runaway Heart (1990)

One of life's losers (Michael Tucker) kidnaps a suburban housewife (Jill Eikenberry) while on the run from hoodlums.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Michael Tucker  •  Jill Eikenberry  •  Ray Wise  •  Gordon Clapp

One of life's losers (Michael Tucker) kidnaps a suburban housewife (Jill Eikenberry) while on the run from hoodlums.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Michael Tucker  •  Jill Eikenberry  •  Ray Wise  •  Gordon Clapp

Race for Glory (1989)

A member of an up and coming motorcycle racing team abandons his teamates to join a rival team. He ends up playing second fiddle to the champion of the new team. Not satisfied, and against the wishes of his new boss, he tries to beat the champion but fails. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rocky Lang
CAST:  Alex McArthur  •  Peter Berg  •  Ray Wise  •  Pamela Ludwig

A member of an up and coming motorcycle racing team abandons his teamates to join a rival team. He ends up playing second fiddle to the champion of the new team. Not satisfied, and against the wishes of his new boss, he tries to beat the champion but fails. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rocky Lang
CAST:  Alex McArthur  •  Peter Berg  •  Ray Wise  •  Pamela Ludwig

Digging Up the Marrow (2015)

A documentary filmmaker turns his lens on an enigmatic conspiracy theorist who claims he's found the entrance to a vast underground city populated entirely by monsters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Green
CAST:  Ray Wise  •  Adam Green  •  Kane Hodder  •  Mick Garris

A documentary filmmaker turns his lens on an enigmatic conspiracy theorist who claims he's found the entrance to a vast underground city populated entirely by monsters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Green
CAST:  Ray Wise  •  Adam Green  •  Kane Hodder  •  Mick Garris

Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012)

Two guys get a billion dollars to make a movie, only to watch their dream run off course.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Wareheim  •  Tim Heidecker
CAST:  Eric Wareheim  •  Tim Heidecker  •  John C. Reilly  •  Zach Galifianakis

Two guys get a billion dollars to make a movie, only to watch their dream run off course.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Wareheim  •  Tim Heidecker
CAST:  Eric Wareheim  •  Tim Heidecker  •  John C. Reilly  •  Zach Galifianakis

AM1200 (2008)

Haunted by recent events and on the run, a man finds himself the unwitting pawn of a possessed evangelical radio station and like his unfortunate predecessor must ask himself whether it is better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Prior
CAST:  Eric Lange  •  John Billingsley  •  Ray Wise  •  Stephanie Venditto

Haunted by recent events and on the run, a man finds himself the unwitting pawn of a possessed evangelical radio station and like his unfortunate predecessor must ask himself whether it is better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Prior
CAST:  Eric Lange  •  John Billingsley  •  Ray Wise  •  Stephanie Venditto
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