Richard Gere

Richard Tiffany Gere (born August 31, 1949) is an American actor and producer. He began in films in the 1970s, playing a supporting role in Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977) and a starring role in Days of Heaven (1978). He came to prominence with his role in the film American Gigolo (1980), which established him as a leading man and a sex symbol. He went on to star in many well-received films, including An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), The Cotton Club (1984), Pretty Woman (1990), Sommersby (1993), Primal Fear (1996), Runaway Bride (1999), I'm Not There (2007), Arbitrage (2012) and Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer (2016). For portraying Billy Flynn in the Academy Award-winning musical Chicago (2002), he won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award as part of the cast. Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Gere, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Unfaithful (2002)

Connie is a wife and mother whose 11-year marriage to Edward has lost its sexual spark. When Connie literally runs into handsome book collector Paul, he sweeps her into an all-consuming affair. But Edward soon becomes suspicious and decides to confront the other man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Diane Lane  •  Richard Gere  •  Olivier Martinez  •  Erik Per Sullivan

Connie is a wife and mother whose 11-year marriage to Edward has lost its sexual spark. When Connie literally runs into handsome book collector Paul, he sweeps her into an all-consuming affair. But Edward soon becomes suspicious and decides to confront the other man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Diane Lane  •  Richard Gere  •  Olivier Martinez  •  Erik Per Sullivan

Chicago (2002)

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Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Marshall
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Queen Latifah  •  Richard Gere

Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Marshall
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Queen Latifah  •  Richard Gere

Days of Heaven (1978)

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In 1910, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. A love triangle, a swarm of locusts, a hellish fire—Malick captures it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Brooke Adams  •  Linda Manz  •  Sam Shepard

In 1910, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. A love triangle, a swarm of locusts, a hellish fire—Malick captures it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Brooke Adams  •  Linda Manz  •  Sam Shepard

American Gigolo (1980)

Julian makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle, a local politician's wife, without expecting any pay. One of his clients is murdered and Detective Sunday begins pumping him for details on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Lauren Hutton  •  Judith Ransdell  •  Héctor Elizondo

Julian makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle, a local politician's wife, without expecting any pay. One of his clients is murdered and Detective Sunday begins pumping him for details on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Lauren Hutton  •  Judith Ransdell  •  Héctor Elizondo

An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)

Zack Mayo is an aloof, taciturn man who aspires to be a navy pilot. Once he arrives at training camp for his 13-week officer's course, Mayo runs afoul of abrasive, no-nonsense drill Sergeant Emil Foley. Mayo is an excellent cadet, but a little cold around the heart ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Debra Winger  •  Louis Gossett Jr.  •  David Keith

Zack Mayo is an aloof, taciturn man who aspires to be a navy pilot. Once he arrives at training camp for his 13-week officer's course, Mayo runs afoul of abrasive, no-nonsense drill Sergeant Emil Foley. Mayo is an excellent cadet, but a little cold around the heart ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Debra Winger  •  Louis Gossett Jr.  •  David Keith

Bee Season (2005)

11-year-old Eliza is the invisible element of her family unit: her parents are both consumed with work and her brother is wrapped up in his own adolescent life. Eliza ignites not only a spark that makes her visible but one that sets into motion a revolution in her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott McGehee  •  David Siegel
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Flora Cross  •  Max Minghella  •  Kate Bosworth

11-year-old Eliza is the invisible element of her family unit: her parents are both consumed with work and her brother is wrapped up in his own adolescent life. Eliza ignites not only a spark that makes her visible but one that sets into motion a revolution in her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott McGehee  •  David Siegel
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Flora Cross  •  Max Minghella  •  Kate Bosworth

Final Analysis (1992)

Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Joanou
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Kim Basinger  •  Uma Thurman  •  Eric Roberts

Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Joanou
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Kim Basinger  •  Uma Thurman  •  Eric Roberts

First Knight (1995)

The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. But Lancelot must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Zucker
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Richard Gere  •  Julia Ormond  •  Ben Cross

The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. But Lancelot must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Zucker
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Richard Gere  •  Julia Ormond  •  Ben Cross

I'm Not There (2007)

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Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how Dylan constantly reinvented himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Heath Ledger  •  Julianne Moore  •  Ben Whishaw

Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how Dylan constantly reinvented himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Heath Ledger  •  Julianne Moore  •  Ben Whishaw

Internal Affairs (1990)

Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck is involved in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Andy García  •  Laurie Metcalf  •  Nancy Travis

Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck is involved in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Andy García  •  Laurie Metcalf  •  Nancy Travis

Pretty Woman (1990)

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When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Richard Gere  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Jason Alexander

When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Richard Gere  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Jason Alexander

Primal Fear (1996)

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An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Laura Linney  •  John Mahoney  •  Frances McDormand

An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Laura Linney  •  John Mahoney  •  Frances McDormand

Rhapsody in August (1991)

The story centers on an elderly hibakusha, who lost her husband in the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, caring for her four grandchildren over the summer. She learns of a long-lost brother, Suzujiro, living in Hawaii who wants her to visit him before he dies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akira Kurosawa
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Sachiko Murase  •  Hisashi Igawa  •  Narumi Kayashima

The story centers on an elderly hibakusha, who lost her husband in the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, caring for her four grandchildren over the summer. She learns of a long-lost brother, Suzujiro, living in Hawaii who wants her to visit him before he dies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akira Kurosawa
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Sachiko Murase  •  Hisashi Igawa  •  Narumi Kayashima

Runaway Bride (1999)

Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the last minute. This time, a drunken man in his favourite bar tells Ike about Maggie Carpenter, a woman who always flees from her grooms in the last possible moment. Ike, who does not have the best opinion ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Richard Gere  •  Joan Cusack  •  Rita Wilson

Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the last minute. This time, a drunken man in his favourite bar tells Ike about Maggie Carpenter, a woman who always flees from her grooms in the last possible moment. Ike, who does not have the best opinion ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Richard Gere  •  Joan Cusack  •  Rita Wilson

Shall We Dance? (2004)

Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Chelsom
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Lisa Ann Walter

Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Chelsom
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Lisa Ann Walter

The Jackal (1997)

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Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, a psychopathic hitman known only as The Jackal proves an elusive target for the people charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI director, a Russian ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Richard Gere  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Diane Venora

Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, a psychopathic hitman known only as The Jackal proves an elusive target for the people charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI director, a Russian ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Richard Gere  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Diane Venora

The Mothman Prophecies (2002)

Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Pellington
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Laura Linney  •  Will Patton  •  Bob Tracey

Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Pellington
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Laura Linney  •  Will Patton  •  Bob Tracey

The Cotton Club (1984)

Harlem's legendary Cotton Club becomes a hotbed of passion and violence as the lives and loves of entertainers and gangsters collide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Diane Lane  •  Bob Hoskins  •  James Remar

Harlem's legendary Cotton Club becomes a hotbed of passion and violence as the lives and loves of entertainers and gangsters collide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Diane Lane  •  Bob Hoskins  •  James Remar

Dr. T & the Women (2000)

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A successful Texas gynecologist finds himself amid a bevy of women and their problems – his wife’s breakdown, his daughter's fake marriage, his other daughter’s conspiracy theories, and his secretary’s crush. Craving time for himself, he finds solace in a kind outsider.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Helen Hunt  •  Farrah Fawcett  •  Laura Dern

A successful Texas gynecologist finds himself amid a bevy of women and their problems – his wife’s breakdown, his daughter's fake marriage, his other daughter’s conspiracy theories, and his secretary’s crush. Craving time for himself, he finds solace in a kind outsider.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Helen Hunt  •  Farrah Fawcett  •  Laura Dern

Sommersby (1993)

Set in the south of the United States just after the Civil War, Laurel Sommersby is just managing to work the farm without her husband Jack, believed killed in the Civil War. By all accounts, Jack Sommersby was not a pleasant man, thus when he returns, Laurel has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Richard Gere  •  Bill Pullman  •  James Earl Jones

Set in the south of the United States just after the Civil War, Laurel Sommersby is just managing to work the farm without her husband Jack, believed killed in the Civil War. By all accounts, Jack Sommersby was not a pleasant man, thus when he returns, Laurel has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Richard Gere  •  Bill Pullman  •  James Earl Jones
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