Brian Dennehy

Brian Mannion Dennehy (July 9, 1938 - April 15, 2020) was an American actor of film, stage and screen.

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Ratatouille (2007)

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Remy, a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and has quite a sophisticated palate. He would love to become a chef so he can create and enjoy culinary masterpieces to his heart's delight. The only problem is, Remy is a rat. When he winds up in the sewer beneath ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Patton Oswalt  •  Lou Romano  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Ian Holm

Remy, a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and has quite a sophisticated palate. He would love to become a chef so he can create and enjoy culinary masterpieces to his heart's delight. The only problem is, Remy is a rat. When he winds up in the sewer beneath ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Patton Oswalt  •  Lou Romano  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Ian Holm

10 (1979)

A Hollywood songwriter goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy blonde newlywed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Julie Andrews  •  Bo Derek  •  Robert Webber

A Hollywood songwriter goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy blonde newlywed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Julie Andrews  •  Bo Derek  •  Robert Webber

10th & Wolf (2006)

A former street tough returns to his Philadelphia home after a stint in the military. Back on his home turf, he once again finds himself tangling with the mob boss who was instrumental in his going off to be a soldier.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Moresco
CAST:  James Marsden  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Leo Rossi  •  Dennis Hopper

A former street tough returns to his Philadelphia home after a stint in the military. Back on his home turf, he once again finds himself tangling with the mob boss who was instrumental in his going off to be a soldier.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Moresco
CAST:  James Marsden  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Leo Rossi  •  Dennis Hopper

Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-François Richet
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Maria Bello

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-François Richet
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Maria Bello

Everyone's Hero (2006)

A boy begins a grand journey to return Babe Ruth's baseball bat before the deciding game of the 1932 World Series comes to a close.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan St. Pierre  •  Christopher Reeve  •  Colin Brady
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Rob Reiner  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Ritchie Allen

A boy begins a grand journey to return Babe Ruth's baseball bat before the deciding game of the 1932 World Series comes to a close.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan St. Pierre  •  Christopher Reeve  •  Colin Brady
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Rob Reiner  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Ritchie Allen

F.I.S.T. (1978)

Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ruthless and finally senator Madison starts a campaign to find the truth about the alleged ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Rod Steiger  •  Peter Boyle  •  Melinda Dillon

Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ruthless and finally senator Madison starts a campaign to find the truth about the alleged ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Rod Steiger  •  Peter Boyle  •  Melinda Dillon

Fail Safe (2000)

Cold War tensions climb to a fever pitch when a U.S. bomber is accidentally ordered to drop a nuclear warhead on Moscow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Walter Cronkite  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Noah Wyle  •  Brian Dennehy

Cold War tensions climb to a fever pitch when a U.S. bomber is accidentally ordered to drop a nuclear warhead on Moscow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Walter Cronkite  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Noah Wyle  •  Brian Dennehy

First Blood (1982)

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When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo employs heavy-handed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Richard Crenna  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Bill McKinney

When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo employs heavy-handed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Richard Crenna  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Bill McKinney

Gorky Park (1983)

Police Inspector Renko tries to solve the case of three bodies found in Moscow's Gorky Park but finds his attempts to solve the crime impeded by his superiors. Working on his own, Renko seeks out more information and stumbles across a conspiracy involving the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Lee Marvin  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Joanna Pacula

Police Inspector Renko tries to solve the case of three bodies found in Moscow's Gorky Park but finds his attempts to solve the crime impeded by his superiors. Working on his own, Renko seeks out more information and stumbles across a conspiracy involving the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Lee Marvin  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Joanna Pacula

Ants (1977)

A lakeside resort comes under attack by a seemingly infinite hoard of flesh-eating ants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Scheerer
CAST:  Robert Foxworth  •  Lynda Day George  •  Gerald Gordon  •  Bernie Casey

A lakeside resort comes under attack by a seemingly infinite hoard of flesh-eating ants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Scheerer
CAST:  Robert Foxworth  •  Lynda Day George  •  Gerald Gordon  •  Bernie Casey

Legal Eagles (1986)

District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable painting, but as the women ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Debra Winger  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Brian Dennehy

District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable painting, but as the women ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Debra Winger  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Brian Dennehy

NetForce (1999)

Set in the year 2005, a division of the FBI, called "NetForce" has been initiated to investigate Internet crime. A Bill Gates-type character finds a loophole in his new web browser which enables him to gain control of the Internet. Net-Force, headed by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Lieberman
CAST:  Scott Bakula  •  Joanna Going  •  Xander Berkeley  •  Brian Dennehy

Set in the year 2005, a division of the FBI, called "NetForce" has been initiated to investigate Internet crime. A Bill Gates-type character finds a loophole in his new web browser which enables him to gain control of the Internet. Net-Force, headed by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Lieberman
CAST:  Scott Bakula  •  Joanna Going  •  Xander Berkeley  •  Brian Dennehy

Never Cry Wolf (1983)

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A scientific researcher, sent on a government study: The Lupus Project, must investigate the possible "menace" of wolves in the north. To do so, he must survive in the wilderness for six months on his own. In the course of these events, he learns about the true ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carroll Ballard
CAST:  Charles Martin Smith  •  Zachary Ittimangnaq  •  Samson Jorah  •  Hugh Webster

A scientific researcher, sent on a government study: The Lupus Project, must investigate the possible "menace" of wolves in the north. To do so, he must survive in the wilderness for six months on his own. In the course of these events, he learns about the true ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carroll Ballard
CAST:  Charles Martin Smith  •  Zachary Ittimangnaq  •  Samson Jorah  •  Hugh Webster

Presumed Innocent (1990)

Rusty Sabich is a deputy prosecutor engaged in an obsessive affair with a coworker who is murdered. Soon after, he's accused of the crime. And his fight to clear his name becomes a whirlpool of lies and hidden passions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Bonnie Bedelia

Rusty Sabich is a deputy prosecutor engaged in an obsessive affair with a coworker who is murdered. Soon after, he's accused of the crime. And his fight to clear his name becomes a whirlpool of lies and hidden passions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Bonnie Bedelia

She Hate Me (2004)

Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Anthony Mackie  •  John Turturro  •  Kerry Washington  •  Woody Harrelson

Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Anthony Mackie  •  John Turturro  •  Kerry Washington  •  Woody Harrelson

Silverado (1985)

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Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a corrupt sheriff and a murderous posse. It's up to the sharp-shooting foursome to save the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Scott Glenn  •  Kevin Costner  •  Danny Glover

Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a corrupt sheriff and a murderous posse. It's up to the sharp-shooting foursome to save the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Scott Glenn  •  Kevin Costner  •  Danny Glover

Stolen Summer (2002)

Pete, an eight-year-old Catholic boy growing up in the suburbs of Chicago in the mid-1970s, attends Catholic school, where as classes let out for the summer, he's admonished by a nun to follow the path of the Lord, and not that of the Devil. Perhaps taking this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Jones
CAST:  Aidan Quinn  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Kevin Pollak  •  Eddie Kaye Thomas

Pete, an eight-year-old Catholic boy growing up in the suburbs of Chicago in the mid-1970s, attends Catholic school, where as classes let out for the summer, he's admonished by a nun to follow the path of the Lord, and not that of the Devil. Perhaps taking this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Jones
CAST:  Aidan Quinn  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Kevin Pollak  •  Eddie Kaye Thomas

The Exonerated (2006)

Six people tell their stories on a single subject - how they got wrongfully convicted to death penalty, but later got exonerated.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Balaban
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Danny Glover  •  Brian Dennehy

Six people tell their stories on a single subject - how they got wrongfully convicted to death penalty, but later got exonerated.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Balaban
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Danny Glover  •  Brian Dennehy

The Ultimate Gift (2007)

When his wealthy grandfather finally dies, Jason Stevens fully expects to benefit when it comes to the reading of the will. But instead of a sizable inheritance, Jason receives a test, a series of tasks he must complete before he can get any money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael O. Sajbel
CAST:  James Garner  •  Drew Fuller  •  Abigail Breslin  •  Ali Hillis

When his wealthy grandfather finally dies, Jason Stevens fully expects to benefit when it comes to the reading of the will. But instead of a sizable inheritance, Jason receives a test, a series of tasks he must complete before he can get any money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael O. Sajbel
CAST:  James Garner  •  Drew Fuller  •  Abigail Breslin  •  Ali Hillis

Tommy Boy (1995)

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The gut-busting duo of crack-up comedians Chris Farley and David Spade star in one of the funniest films of the ’90s. To save the family business, two ne’er-do-well traveling salesmen hit the road with disastrously funny consequences. Tommy Boy is a larger-than-life ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Chris Farley  •  David Spade  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Bo Derek

The gut-busting duo of crack-up comedians Chris Farley and David Spade star in one of the funniest films of the ’90s. To save the family business, two ne’er-do-well traveling salesmen hit the road with disastrously funny consequences. Tommy Boy is a larger-than-life ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Chris Farley  •  David Spade  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Bo Derek
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