Bob Gunton

Robert Patrick "Bob" Gunton, Jr. (born November 15, 1945) is an American actor. He is known for playing strict, authoritarian characters, with his best known roles as Warden Samuel Norton in the 1994 prison film The Shawshank Redemption, Chief George Earle in 1993's Demolition Man, and President Juan Peron in the original Broadway cast of Evita. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bob Gunton , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Forever James Dean (1988)

The life and times of one of Hollywood's brightest stars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ara Chekmayan
CAST:  Bob Gunton  •  William Bast  •  Frank Worth  •  Jack Grinnage

The life and times of one of Hollywood's brightest stars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ara Chekmayan
CAST:  Bob Gunton  •  William Bast  •  Frank Worth  •  Jack Grinnage

Broadway's Lost Treasures (2003)

The golden age of the annual Tony Awards ceremony lasted from 1967 to 1986 -- the period during which 'Alexander H. Cohen' and his wife, Hildy Parks, were the producers of the show. This film offers a compilation of performances from Tony Award broadcasts during ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher A. Cohen
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Vivian Blaine  •  Yul Brynner  •  Tommy Tune

The golden age of the annual Tony Awards ceremony lasted from 1967 to 1986 -- the period during which 'Alexander H. Cohen' and his wife, Hildy Parks, were the producers of the show. This film offers a compilation of performances from Tony Award broadcasts during ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher A. Cohen
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Vivian Blaine  •  Yul Brynner  •  Tommy Tune

Unconquered (1989)

In 1962 in Montgomery, Alabama, State Attorney Richmond Flowers, Sr. is one of few willing to fight racial injustices even if it costs him his family's peace.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dick Lowry
CAST:  Peter Coyote  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Tess Harper  •  Jenny Robertson

In 1962 in Montgomery, Alabama, State Attorney Richmond Flowers, Sr. is one of few willing to fight racial injustices even if it costs him his family's peace.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dick Lowry
CAST:  Peter Coyote  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Tess Harper  •  Jenny Robertson

Judgment (1990)

Fact-based story of a Louisiana priest accused of molesting young parishioners, and of the family of one of his victims, caught between their loyalty to their son and to their Church.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Topor
CAST:  Keith Carradine  •  Blythe Danner  •  Jack Warden  •  David Strathairn

Fact-based story of a Louisiana priest accused of molesting young parishioners, and of the family of one of his victims, caught between their loyalty to their son and to their Church.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Topor
CAST:  Keith Carradine  •  Blythe Danner  •  Jack Warden  •  David Strathairn

Kill the Irishman (2011)

Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, Kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough Cleveland ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Hensleigh
CAST:  Ray Stevenson  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Val Kilmer  •  Christopher Walken

Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, Kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough Cleveland ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Hensleigh
CAST:  Ray Stevenson  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Val Kilmer  •  Christopher Walken

Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (1992)

The real-life struggle to contain the environmental and financial damage caused to Alaska by the oil spill from the Exxon Valdez is dramatized.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Seed
CAST:  Frank C. Turner  •  John Heard  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Bob Gunton

The real-life struggle to contain the environmental and financial damage caused to Alaska by the oil spill from the Exxon Valdez is dramatized.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Seed
CAST:  Frank C. Turner  •  John Heard  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Bob Gunton

Buffalo Soldiers (1998)

They've ridden dusty miles without end and fought fierce battles. Yet when these brave African-American cavalrymen enter a scraggly frontier town, they must walk through it instead of ride. The town dishonors them but the soldiers' Native-American foes do not. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Haid
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Mykelti Williamson  •  Glynn Turman  •  Carl Lumbly

They've ridden dusty miles without end and fought fierce battles. Yet when these brave African-American cavalrymen enter a scraggly frontier town, they must walk through it instead of ride. The town dishonors them but the soldiers' Native-American foes do not. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Haid
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Mykelti Williamson  •  Glynn Turman  •  Carl Lumbly

Soldiers in Hiding (1984)

A grim portrait of Vietnam War Veterans, living out their lonely lives in the American wilderness, unable to cope with the lasting effects of their traumatic war experiences. (1985 Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature.)  (more)

DIRECTION:  Malcolm Clarke
CAST:  Bob Gunton

A grim portrait of Vietnam War Veterans, living out their lonely lives in the American wilderness, unable to cope with the lasting effects of their traumatic war experiences. (1985 Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature.)  (more)

DIRECTION:  Malcolm Clarke
CAST:  Bob Gunton

Running Mates (2000)

A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Lagomarsino
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Laura Linney  •  Nancy Travis  •  Teri Hatcher

A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Lagomarsino
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Laura Linney  •  Nancy Travis  •  Teri Hatcher

Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (1991)

True story of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, its crew's struggle to survive the sharks and exposure, and the captain's scape-goat court-martial.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Iscove
CAST:  Stacy Keach  •  Richard Thomas  •  Steve Landesberg  •  Don Harvey

True story of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, its crew's struggle to survive the sharks and exposure, and the captain's scape-goat court-martial.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Iscove
CAST:  Stacy Keach  •  Richard Thomas  •  Steve Landesberg  •  Don Harvey

Tenure (2009)

Despite his outstanding intellect, associate professor Charlie Thurber is a chronic underachiever and has never received university tenure. Aided by his nutty best friend, Charlie launches a final effort to make the grade at Gray College. But a beautiful new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Million
CAST:  Luke Wilson  •  Gretchen Mol  •  David Koechner  •  Sasha Alexander

Despite his outstanding intellect, associate professor Charlie Thurber is a chronic underachiever and has never received university tenure. Aided by his nutty best friend, Charlie launches a final effort to make the grade at Gray College. But a beautiful new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Million
CAST:  Luke Wilson  •  Gretchen Mol  •  David Koechner  •  Sasha Alexander

In Pursuit of Honor (1995)

To save a group of horses slated to be destroyed by the US Cavalry, a group of officers rebel and begin a journey towards Canada to save themselves and the mounts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Olin
CAST:  Don Johnson  •  Gabrielle Anwar  •  Craig Sheffer  •  Rod Steiger

To save a group of horses slated to be destroyed by the US Cavalry, a group of officers rebel and begin a journey towards Canada to save themselves and the mounts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Olin
CAST:  Don Johnson  •  Gabrielle Anwar  •  Craig Sheffer  •  Rod Steiger

Static (1985)

Ernie Blick has just lost his job at a crucifix factory. Luckily, for Ernie, this allows him more time to devote to his invention. Yes, Ernie is an inventor -- and he's come up with something big. So big, in fact, Ernie's convinced it will change the way people ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Romanek
CAST:  Keith Gordon  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Bob Gunton

Ernie Blick has just lost his job at a crucifix factory. Luckily, for Ernie, this allows him more time to devote to his invention. Yes, Ernie is an inventor -- and he's come up with something big. So big, in fact, Ernie's convinced it will change the way people ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Romanek
CAST:  Keith Gordon  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Bob Gunton

The Lazarus Project (2008)

After Ben Garvey foolishly turned back to crime, he thought his life was over when he was sentenced to death by lethal injection. But his death sentence isn't quite what it seems, as Ben regains consciousness near an eerie psychiatric ward, where he's told he's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Glenn
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Piper Perabo  •  Bob Gunton  •  Lambert Wilson

After Ben Garvey foolishly turned back to crime, he thought his life was over when he was sentenced to death by lethal injection. But his death sentence isn't quite what it seems, as Ben regains consciousness near an eerie psychiatric ward, where he's told he's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Glenn
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Piper Perabo  •  Bob Gunton  •  Lambert Wilson

Father Hood (1993)

Deadbeat dad kidnaps his kids from the bus to an abusive foster home and they go on a run. The cops are after them, they bicker constantly and his idea of a way out is grim, yet this dangerous ride might just turn them into a family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darrell James Roodt
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Halle Berry  •  Sabrina Lloyd  •  Brian Bonsall

Deadbeat dad kidnaps his kids from the bus to an abusive foster home and they go on a run. The cops are after them, they bicker constantly and his idea of a way out is grim, yet this dangerous ride might just turn them into a family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darrell James Roodt
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Halle Berry  •  Sabrina Lloyd  •  Brian Bonsall

Rendition (2007)

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When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside the US.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Omar Metwally  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Moa Khouas

When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside the US.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Omar Metwally  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Moa Khouas

When Billie Beat Bobby (2001)

.The historic 1973 tennis match between middle-aged champion Bobby Riggs and young feminist Billie Jean King.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Anderson
CAST:  Holly Hunter  •  Ron Silver  •  Bob Gunton  •  Jacqueline McKenzie

.The historic 1973 tennis match between middle-aged champion Bobby Riggs and young feminist Billie Jean King.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Anderson
CAST:  Holly Hunter  •  Ron Silver  •  Bob Gunton  •  Jacqueline McKenzie

Dallas 362 (2003)

Rusty (Shawn Hatosy) has been bailed out of bad situations more than once by his understanding but distraught mother, Mary (Kelly Lynch). When Mary starts dating a psychologist, Bob (Jeff Goldblum), Rusty connects with the man and begins talking to him about his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Caan
CAST:  Scott Caan  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Shawn Hatosy  •  Kelly Lynch

Rusty (Shawn Hatosy) has been bailed out of bad situations more than once by his understanding but distraught mother, Mary (Kelly Lynch). When Mary starts dating a psychologist, Bob (Jeff Goldblum), Rusty connects with the man and begins talking to him about his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Caan
CAST:  Scott Caan  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Shawn Hatosy  •  Kelly Lynch

Dead Silence (2007)

Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find out the truth, Jamie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Wan
CAST:  Ryan Kwanten  •  Donnie Wahlberg  •  Bob Gunton  •  Amber Valletta

Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find out the truth, Jamie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Wan
CAST:  Ryan Kwanten  •  Donnie Wahlberg  •  Bob Gunton  •  Amber Valletta

A Thousand Acres (1997)

The lives of an Iowa farmer's three daughters are shattered when he suddenly decides to bequeath them the family's fertile farm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Jessica Lange  •  Jason Robards  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh

The lives of an Iowa farmer's three daughters are shattered when he suddenly decides to bequeath them the family's fertile farm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Jessica Lange  •  Jason Robards  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh
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