Fred Ward

An American actor. He began his career in 1979 alongside Clint Eastwood in Escape from Alcatraz. He is best known for his starring roles in the motion pictures Remo Williams, Tremors, Henry & June, Short Cuts, The Right Stuff and Exit Speed. Ward also acted in European movies.

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Escape From Alcatraz (1979)

GrippingSuspensefulAction-packed

San Francisco Bay, January 18, 1960. Frank Lee Morris is transferred to Alcatraz, a maximum security prison located on a rocky island. Although no one has ever managed to escape from there, Frank and other inmates begin to carefully prepare an escape plan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Patrick McGoohan  •  Fred Ward  •  David Cryer

San Francisco Bay, January 18, 1960. Frank Lee Morris is transferred to Alcatraz, a maximum security prison located on a rocky island. Although no one has ever managed to escape from there, Frank and other inmates begin to carefully prepare an escape plan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Patrick McGoohan  •  Fred Ward  •  David Cryer

2 Guns (2013)

MindlessAction-packedViolentFun

A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Baltasar Kormákur
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Paula Patton  •  Bill Paxton

A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Baltasar Kormákur
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Paula Patton  •  Bill Paxton

Abandon (2002)

A psychological thriller about a senior at one of America's most prestigious universities. Under enormous pressure to complete her thesis and earn a top job at one of the world's most competitive consulting firms, Katie is still coping with the sudden unexplained ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Gaghan
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  Benjamin Bratt  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Zooey Deschanel

A psychological thriller about a senior at one of America's most prestigious universities. Under enormous pressure to complete her thesis and earn a top job at one of the world's most competitive consulting firms, Katie is still coping with the sudden unexplained ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Gaghan
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  Benjamin Bratt  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Zooey Deschanel

Best Men (1997)

Charming

Four tuxedo clad men showing up at a penitentiary to meet a friend who has just been released after three years in prison and is going straight from the jail to marry his girlfriend. En route to the wedding, one of the men asks to stop by a bank to pick up some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Dean Cain  •  Andy Dick  •  Sean Patrick Flanery  •  Mitchell Whitfield

Four tuxedo clad men showing up at a penitentiary to meet a friend who has just been released after three years in prison and is going straight from the jail to marry his girlfriend. En route to the wedding, one of the men asks to stop by a bank to pick up some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Dean Cain  •  Andy Dick  •  Sean Patrick Flanery  •  Mitchell Whitfield

Big Business (1988)

In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally mixes the twins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Abrahams
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Fred Ward  •  Edward Herrmann

In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally mixes the twins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Abrahams
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Fred Ward  •  Edward Herrmann

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

Catchfire (1990)

A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Hopper
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Jodie Foster  •  Dean Stockwell  •  Vincent Price

A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Hopper
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Jodie Foster  •  Dean Stockwell  •  Vincent Price

Chain Reaction (1996)

Two researchers in a green alternative energy project forced on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Davis
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Fred Ward

Two researchers in a green alternative energy project forced on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Davis
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Fred Ward

Dangerous Beauty (1998)

RomanticDramaticEmotional

Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the exotic companions ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marshall Herskovitz
CAST:  Catherine McCormack  •  Rufus Sewell  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Oliver Platt

Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the exotic companions ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marshall Herskovitz
CAST:  Catherine McCormack  •  Rufus Sewell  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Oliver Platt

Full Disclosure (2001)

A reporter discovers a woman who is a suspected terrorist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Bradshaw
CAST:  Virginia Madsen  •  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Rachel Ticotin  •  Christopher Plummer

A reporter discovers a woman who is a suspected terrorist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Bradshaw
CAST:  Virginia Madsen  •  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Rachel Ticotin  •  Christopher Plummer

Henry & June (1990)

While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her husband. Then, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Fred Ward  •  Uma Thurman  •  Maria de Medeiros  •  Kevin Spacey

While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her husband. Then, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Fred Ward  •  Uma Thurman  •  Maria de Medeiros  •  Kevin Spacey

Joe Dirt (2001)

Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised eight-year-old. Now, blasting Van Halen in his jacked-up economy car, the irrepressibly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennie Gordon
CAST:  David Spade  •  Brittany Daniel  •  Dennis Miller  •  Adam Beach

Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised eight-year-old. Now, blasting Van Halen in his jacked-up economy car, the irrepressibly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennie Gordon
CAST:  David Spade  •  Brittany Daniel  •  Dennis Miller  •  Adam Beach

Masked and Anonymous (2003)

Amidst unrest, organizers put on a benefit concert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Bob Dylan  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Penélope Cruz  •  John Goodman

Amidst unrest, organizers put on a benefit concert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Bob Dylan  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Penélope Cruz  •  John Goodman

Miami Blues (1990)

When Fred gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student Susie. Opposing Fred is Sgt Hoke Moseley, a cop who is getting a bit old for the job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Armitage
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Fred Ward  •  Cecilia Pérez-Cervera

When Fred gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student Susie. Opposing Fred is Sgt Hoke Moseley, a cop who is getting a bit old for the job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Armitage
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Fred Ward  •  Cecilia Pérez-Cervera

Off Limits (1988)

McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even harder when they start investigating the serial killings of local ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Crowe
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Gregory Hines  •  Fred Ward  •  Amanda Pays

McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even harder when they start investigating the serial killings of local ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Crowe
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Gregory Hines  •  Fred Ward  •  Amanda Pays

Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)

An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinary unique assassin in service of the US President.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Joel Grey  •  Wilford Brimley  •  George Coe  •  J.A. Preston

An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinary unique assassin in service of the US President.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Joel Grey  •  Wilford Brimley  •  George Coe  •  J.A. Preston

Road Trip (2000)

Heartbreaking

From the director of the Hangover trilogy and Joker, Road Trip is a raunchy college comedy classic. After an Ithaca college student films his one-night stand with a beautiful sorority girl, he discovers one of his friends has accidentally mailed the homemade porn ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Breckin Meyer  •  Seann William Scott  •  Amy Smart  •  Paulo Costanzo

From the director of the Hangover trilogy and Joker, Road Trip is a raunchy college comedy classic. After an Ithaca college student films his one-night stand with a beautiful sorority girl, he discovers one of his friends has accidentally mailed the homemade porn ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Breckin Meyer  •  Seann William Scott  •  Amy Smart  •  Paulo Costanzo

Secret Admirer (1985)

When high-school heartthrob Michael receives an unsigned love letter, he assumes it's from knock-out prom queen Deborah Anne instead of pretty honor student Toni. And when Michael accidentally misplaces the letter, the juicy jottings soon make their way into the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Greenwalt
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Kelly Preston  •  Lori Loughlin  •  Dee Wallace

When high-school heartthrob Michael receives an unsigned love letter, he assumes it's from knock-out prom queen Deborah Anne instead of pretty honor student Toni. And when Michael accidentally misplaces the letter, the juicy jottings soon make their way into the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Greenwalt
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Kelly Preston  •  Lori Loughlin  •  Dee Wallace

Short Cuts (1993)

Many loosely connected characters cross paths in this film, based on the stories of Raymond Carver. Waitress Doreen Piggot accidentally runs into a boy with her car. Soon after walking away, the child lapses into a coma. While at the hospital, the boy's grandfather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon

Many loosely connected characters cross paths in this film, based on the stories of Raymond Carver. Waitress Doreen Piggot accidentally runs into a boy with her car. Soon after walking away, the child lapses into a coma. While at the hospital, the boy's grandfather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon

Tremors (1990)

Action-packedClassicFantasticalGoofy

Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before long, Val and Earl ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Fred Ward  •  Finn Carter  •  Michael Gross

Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before long, Val and Earl ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Fred Ward  •  Finn Carter  •  Michael Gross
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