Patrick Read Johnson

​Patrick Read Johnson is an American film director, producer, and writer.

Angus (1995)

Angus is a large, pathetic 14-year-old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of only one girl, Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised (along with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Perry Anzilotti  •  Kathy Bates  •  Robert Curtis Brown  •  Chris Owen

Angus is a large, pathetic 14-year-old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of only one girl, Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised (along with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Perry Anzilotti  •  Kathy Bates  •  Robert Curtis Brown  •  Chris Owen

Baby's Day Out (1994)

Baby Bink couldn't ask for more: he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby Bink's parents—especially the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Joe Mantegna  •  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Brian Haley

Baby Bink couldn't ask for more: he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby Bink's parents—especially the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Joe Mantegna  •  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Brian Haley

The Genesis Code (2010)

A college hockey player and a female journalism student struggle to find common ground with their spiritual faith and scientific studies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson  •  C. Thomas Howell
CAST:  Kelsey Sanders  •  C.R. Lewis  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Logan Bartholomew

A college hockey player and a female journalism student struggle to find common ground with their spiritual faith and scientific studies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson  •  C. Thomas Howell
CAST:  Kelsey Sanders  •  C.R. Lewis  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Logan Bartholomew

When Good Ghouls Go Bad (2001)

In October of 1981, Curtis Danko, the creepy kid from the small town of Walker Falls, was killed in a mysterious accident. He left behind a warning to the town: "If you ever have another Halloween again, I will return and destroy you all!" Curtis was buried in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Christopher Lloyd  •  Joe Pichler  •  Tom Amandes  •  Roy Billing

In October of 1981, Curtis Danko, the creepy kid from the small town of Walker Falls, was killed in a mysterious accident. He left behind a warning to the town: "If you ever have another Halloween again, I will return and destroy you all!" Curtis was buried in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Christopher Lloyd  •  Joe Pichler  •  Tom Amandes  •  Roy Billing

Spaced Invaders (1990)

A crew of Martians overhears a radio broadcast of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" coming from Earth, and, thinking the Martian fleet is attacking Earth, they land their broken-down ship in a backwater mid-American town. As luck would have it, they land on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Ariana Richards  •  Douglas Barr  •  Royal Dano  •  William Holmes

A crew of Martians overhears a radio broadcast of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" coming from Earth, and, thinking the Martian fleet is attacking Earth, they land their broken-down ship in a backwater mid-American town. As luck would have it, they land on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Ariana Richards  •  Douglas Barr  •  Royal Dano  •  William Holmes

The Roma Project (2015)

After a deadly car accident, a boy finds himself trapped in a sinister hospital and begins to wonder if he could be more than human.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harrison Keenan
CAST:  Spencer Bang  •  Patrick Read Johnson  •  Mary Mattison  •  Kelsi Chandler

After a deadly car accident, a boy finds himself trapped in a sinister hospital and begins to wonder if he could be more than human.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harrison Keenan
CAST:  Spencer Bang  •  Patrick Read Johnson  •  Mary Mattison  •  Kelsi Chandler

5-25-77 (2022)

Alienated, hopeful-filmmaker Pat Johnson's epic story growing up in rural Illinois, falling in love, and becoming the first fan of the movie that changed everything.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  John Francis Daley  •  Austin Pendleton  •  Colleen Camp  •  William Holmes

Alienated, hopeful-filmmaker Pat Johnson's epic story growing up in rural Illinois, falling in love, and becoming the first fan of the movie that changed everything.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  John Francis Daley  •  Austin Pendleton  •  Colleen Camp  •  William Holmes

The Shark Is Still Working: The Impact & Legacy of 'Jaws' (2009)

After three decades, Jaws continues to intrigue, thrill and frighten viewers. This documentary focuses on the many ways in which Jaws has helped to shape popular culture.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erik Hollander
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Carl Gottlieb  •  Greg Nicotero  •  Joe Alves

After three decades, Jaws continues to intrigue, thrill and frighten viewers. This documentary focuses on the many ways in which Jaws has helped to shape popular culture.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erik Hollander
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Carl Gottlieb  •  Greg Nicotero  •  Joe Alves

The Making of 'DragonHeart' (1997)

This documentary was first released on the laserdisc for DragonHeart, and was then re-released on both the Collector's Edition and Franchise Collection DVDs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Rob Cohen  •  Raffaella De Laurentiis  •  Patrick Read Johnson  •  Charles Edward Pogue

This documentary was first released on the laserdisc for DragonHeart, and was then re-released on both the Collector's Edition and Franchise Collection DVDs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Rob Cohen  •  Raffaella De Laurentiis  •  Patrick Read Johnson  •  Charles Edward Pogue