Ted Demme

Edward Kern "Ted" Demme was an American director, producer, and actor. He graduated from SUNY-Cortland in 1985. He was the nephew of film producer and director Jonathan Demme.

Beautiful Girls (1996)

During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight's Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Annabeth Gish  •  Lauren Holly

During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight's Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Annabeth Gish  •  Lauren Holly

Blow (2001)

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A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes bankrupt. George does not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Ethan Suplee  •  Ray Liotta

A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes bankrupt. George does not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Ethan Suplee  •  Ray Liotta

John Q (2002)

John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage until the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Robert Duvall  •  Anne Heche  •  Kimberly Elise

John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage until the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Robert Duvall  •  Anne Heche  •  Kimberly Elise

Life (1999)

Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Obba Babatundé  •  Nick Cassavetes

Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Obba Babatundé  •  Nick Cassavetes

Monument Ave. (1998)

Bobby O'Grady is a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even from their and Teddy's relatives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary  •  Ian Hart  •  Jason Barry  •  Lenny Clarke

Bobby O'Grady is a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even from their and Teddy's relatives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary  •  Ian Hart  •  Jason Barry  •  Lenny Clarke

The Ref (1994)

Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with belittling each other that they never stop -- not even at gunpoint. The gunman is Gus, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary  •  Judy Davis  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Glynis Johns

Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with belittling each other that they never stop -- not even at gunpoint. The gunman is Gus, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary  •  Judy Davis  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Glynis Johns

The Independent (2000)

The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent directors and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Kessler
CAST:  Jerry Stiller  •  Paul Logan  •  Roger Corman  •  Janeane Garofalo

The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent directors and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Kessler
CAST:  Jerry Stiller  •  Paul Logan  •  Roger Corman  •  Janeane Garofalo

Denis Leary: Lock 'N Load (1997)

Actor/comic Denis Leary discusses family life, coffee, religion, and other topics in this stand-up special.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary

Actor/comic Denis Leary discusses family life, coffee, religion, and other topics in this stand-up special.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary

Denis Leary: No Cure for Cancer (1993)

Ticked off comic Denis Leary talks honestly about subjects ranging from smoking, red meat, drugs, his family, rehab, and yes, cancer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary

Ticked off comic Denis Leary talks honestly about subjects ranging from smoking, red meat, drugs, his family, rehab, and yes, cancer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary

Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000 (2001)

The video kicks off from a 1978 performance of 'Rosalita' with a 29 year old Bruce wailing away with chicks jumpin' on the stage grabbing him! Lucky guy! The other songs featured include all the popular tunes like 'Born To Run', 'Born In The USA', 'I'm On Fire' and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Sayles  •  Brian De Palma  •  Jonathan Demme  •  Meiert Avis  •  Adam Bernstein  •  Ted Demme  •  Julian Schlossberg  •  Arnold Levine  •  Danny Goldberg  •  Arthur Rosato  •  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Bruce Springsteen  •  Steven Van Zandt  •  Clarence Clemons  •  Roy Bittan

The video kicks off from a 1978 performance of 'Rosalita' with a 29 year old Bruce wailing away with chicks jumpin' on the stage grabbing him! Lucky guy! The other songs featured include all the popular tunes like 'Born To Run', 'Born In The USA', 'I'm On Fire' and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Sayles  •  Brian De Palma  •  Jonathan Demme  •  Meiert Avis  •  Adam Bernstein  •  Ted Demme  •  Julian Schlossberg  •  Arnold Levine  •  Danny Goldberg  •  Arthur Rosato  •  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Bruce Springsteen  •  Steven Van Zandt  •  Clarence Clemons  •  Roy Bittan

A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

A documentary examining the decade of the 1970s as a turning point in American cinema. Some of today's best filmmakers interview the influential directors of that time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard LaGravenese  •  Ted Demme
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Sydney Pollack  •  Francis Ford Coppola  •  Robert Altman

A documentary examining the decade of the 1970s as a turning point in American cinema. Some of today's best filmmakers interview the influential directors of that time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard LaGravenese  •  Ted Demme
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Sydney Pollack  •  Francis Ford Coppola  •  Robert Altman

Who's the Man? (1993)

Ed Lover and Doctor Dre are two inept barbers. Deciding that maybe they ought to find another line of work, they join the police. A big mistake, as far as their duty sergeant, Sgt Cooper is concerned, who proceeds to harass them at every turn. Despite this, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Doctor Dré  •  Ed Lover  •  Denis Leary  •  Cheryl 'Salt' James

Ed Lover and Doctor Dre are two inept barbers. Deciding that maybe they ought to find another line of work, they join the police. A big mistake, as far as their duty sergeant, Sgt Cooper is concerned, who proceeds to harass them at every turn. Despite this, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Doctor Dré  •  Ed Lover  •  Denis Leary  •  Cheryl 'Salt' James

Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground (1997)

The actual experiences of New York City subway riders are dramatized in a collection of 10 intriguing and very different vignettes. The tales showcase an ensemble of familiar faces, and range from stories of compassion and love to reflections on violence and loss. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Balaban  •  Abel Ferrara  •  Alison Maclean  •  Jonathan Demme  •  Patricia Benoit  •  Julie Dash  •  Ted Demme  •  Seth Zvi Rosenfeld  •  Lucas Platt  •  Craig McKay
CAST:  Bill Irwin

The actual experiences of New York City subway riders are dramatized in a collection of 10 intriguing and very different vignettes. The tales showcase an ensemble of familiar faces, and range from stories of compassion and love to reflections on violence and loss. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Balaban  •  Abel Ferrara  •  Alison Maclean  •  Jonathan Demme  •  Patricia Benoit  •  Julie Dash  •  Ted Demme  •  Seth Zvi Rosenfeld  •  Lucas Platt  •  Craig McKay
CAST:  Bill Irwin

Gun: The Hole

A young man leads a tortured existence after apparently killing his lover.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Cliff Bemis  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Johnny Whitworth

A young man leads a tortured existence after apparently killing his lover.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Cliff Bemis  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Johnny Whitworth