Edward Burns

Edward Fitzgerald Burns (born January 29, 1968) is an American actor, film producer, writer and director. Description above from the Wikipedia article Edward Burns, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Saving Private Ryan (1998)

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As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Dennis Farina  •  Max Martini

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Dennis Farina  •  Max Martini

15 Minutes (2001)

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Herzfeld
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Charlize Theron  •  Edward Burns  •  Kelsey Grammer

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Herzfeld
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Charlize Theron  •  Edward Burns  •  Kelsey Grammer

A Sound of Thunder (2005)

When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Heike Makatsch  •  Armin Rohde  •  David Oyelowo  •  Wilfried Hochholdinger

When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Heike Makatsch  •  Armin Rohde  •  David Oyelowo  •  Wilfried Hochholdinger

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

Life or Something Like It (2002)

A reporter Lanie Kerrigan interviews a psychic homeless man for a fluff piece about a football game's score. Instead he tells her that her life has no meaning and is going to end in just a few days, which sparks her to action, trying to change the pattern of her life...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Edward Burns  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Christian Kane

A reporter Lanie Kerrigan interviews a psychic homeless man for a fluff piece about a football game's score. Instead he tells her that her life has no meaning and is going to end in just a few days, which sparks her to action, trying to change the pattern of her life...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Edward Burns  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Christian Kane

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

She's the One (1996)

Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one thing in common: Mickey's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Michael McGlone  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Jennifer Aniston

Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one thing in common: Mickey's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Michael McGlone  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Jennifer Aniston

The Brothers McMullen (1995)

Deals with the lives of the three Irish Catholic McMullen brothers from Long Island, New York, over three months, as they grapple with basic ideas and values — love, sex, marriage, religion and family — in the 1990s. Directed, written, produced by and starring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Shari Albert  •  Maxine Bahns  •  Catharine Bolz  •  Connie Britton

Deals with the lives of the three Irish Catholic McMullen brothers from Long Island, New York, over three months, as they grapple with basic ideas and values — love, sex, marriage, religion and family — in the 1990s. Directed, written, produced by and starring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Shari Albert  •  Maxine Bahns  •  Catharine Bolz  •  Connie Britton

The Groomsmen (2006)

Blue-collar Paulie prepares for fatherhood and his forthcoming wedding to Sue by hanging out with his groomsmen. Brother Jimbo, cousin Mike, and his pals fill the reunion with drinking, boys-will-be-boys antics and a few unexpected personal confessions. But, when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Heather Burns  •  John Leguizamo  •  Brittany Murphy

Blue-collar Paulie prepares for fatherhood and his forthcoming wedding to Sue by hanging out with his groomsmen. Brother Jimbo, cousin Mike, and his pals fill the reunion with drinking, boys-will-be-boys antics and a few unexpected personal confessions. But, when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Heather Burns  •  John Leguizamo  •  Brittany Murphy

The Holiday (2006)

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Two women, one from the United States and one from the United Kingdom, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Kate Winslet  •  Jude Law  •  Jack Black

Two women, one from the United States and one from the United Kingdom, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Kate Winslet  •  Jude Law  •  Jack Black

No Woman, No Cry (2010)

Pregnancy is a death sentence for more than half a million women every year, but their deaths would be preventable if they could obtain the health care they needed. This documentary focuses on the personal stories behind those statistics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christy Turlington
CAST:  Christy Turlington  •  Janet Loboy Tadel  •  Rahel Masikawa  •  Godfrey Mbaruku

Pregnancy is a death sentence for more than half a million women every year, but their deaths would be preventable if they could obtain the health care they needed. This documentary focuses on the personal stories behind those statistics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christy Turlington
CAST:  Christy Turlington  •  Janet Loboy Tadel  •  Rahel Masikawa  •  Godfrey Mbaruku

Newlyweds (2011)

A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Kerry Bishé  •  Marsha Dietlein  •  Caitlin Fitzgerald

A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Kerry Bishé  •  Marsha Dietlein  •  Caitlin Fitzgerald

The Concert for New York City (2001)

The Concert for New York City took place on October 20, 2001 at Madison Square Garden. It was a celebration of the strength of New York and a thank-you to the heroic firefighters, police officers and rescue workers who saved tens of thousands of lives on September ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese  •  Woody Allen  •  Edward Burns  •  Spike Lee  •  Kevin Smith  •  Jerry Seinfeld  •  Ric Burns  •  Christian Charles  •  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Billy Joel  •  David Bowie  •  Eric Clapton  •  Elton John

The Concert for New York City took place on October 20, 2001 at Madison Square Garden. It was a celebration of the strength of New York and a thank-you to the heroic firefighters, police officers and rescue workers who saved tens of thousands of lives on September ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese  •  Woody Allen  •  Edward Burns  •  Spike Lee  •  Kevin Smith  •  Jerry Seinfeld  •  Ric Burns  •  Christian Charles  •  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Billy Joel  •  David Bowie  •  Eric Clapton  •  Elton John

The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012)

The siblings of the Fitzgerald family must decide if the dad who abandoned them 20 years ago can come home for Christmas. Can the big Irish clan get past their grievances to be a family again?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Kerry Bishé  •  Edward Burns  •  Connie Britton  •  Heather Burns

The siblings of the Fitzgerald family must decide if the dad who abandoned them 20 years ago can come home for Christmas. Can the big Irish clan get past their grievances to be a family again?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Kerry Bishé  •  Edward Burns  •  Connie Britton  •  Heather Burns

Alex Cross (2012)

After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Rachel Nichols  •  Jean Reno  •  Matthew Fox

After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Rachel Nichols  •  Jean Reno  •  Matthew Fox

Friends with Kids (2012)

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In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of parenthood without significantly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer Westfeldt
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  Jon Hamm  •  Jennifer Westfeldt  •  Megan Fox

In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of parenthood without significantly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer Westfeldt
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  Jon Hamm  •  Jennifer Westfeldt  •  Megan Fox

Man on a Ledge (2012)

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An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest diamond heist ever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asger Leth
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Jamie Bell  •  Ed Harris

An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest diamond heist ever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asger Leth
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Jamie Bell  •  Ed Harris

Nice Guy Johnny (2010)

Johnny Rizzo, is about to trade his dream job in talk radio for some snooze-ville gig that'll pay enough to please his fiance. Enter Uncle Terry, a rascally womanizer set on turning a weekend in the Hamptons into an eye-opening fling for his nephew. Nice guy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Matt Bush  •  Kerry Bishé  •  Edward Burns  •  Max Baker

Johnny Rizzo, is about to trade his dream job in talk radio for some snooze-ville gig that'll pay enough to please his fiance. Enter Uncle Terry, a rascally womanizer set on turning a weekend in the Hamptons into an eye-opening fling for his nephew. Nice guy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Matt Bush  •  Kerry Bishé  •  Edward Burns  •  Max Baker

Echelon Conspiracy (2009)

Mysterious cell phone messages promise a young American engineer untold wealth - then make him the target of a deadly international plot. Dangerous security operatives chase the engineer across the globe, while a powerful government official pursues a mysterious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Marcks
CAST:  Shane West  •  Edward Burns  •  Ving Rhames  •  Martin Sheen

Mysterious cell phone messages promise a young American engineer untold wealth - then make him the target of a deadly international plot. Dangerous security operatives chase the engineer across the globe, while a powerful government official pursues a mysterious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Marcks
CAST:  Shane West  •  Edward Burns  •  Ving Rhames  •  Martin Sheen

The River King (2005)

Abel Grey is sent to investigate the death of a boy from an exclusive local school, who is found floating in the river. Fearing scandal, the school insists it was suicide. But after discovering from the boy's girlfriend, Carlin, that he was being badly bullied, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Willing
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Jennifer Ehle  •  Thomas Gibson  •  John Kapelos

Abel Grey is sent to investigate the death of a boy from an exclusive local school, who is found floating in the river. Fearing scandal, the school insists it was suicide. But after discovering from the boy's girlfriend, Carlin, that he was being badly bullied, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Willing
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Jennifer Ehle  •  Thomas Gibson  •  John Kapelos
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