Andrew McCarthy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Andrew Thomas McCarthy (born November 29, 1962) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in the 1980s films St. Elmo's Fire, Mannequin, Weekend at Bernie's, Pretty in Pink, and Less Than Zero, and more recently for his role in the television shows Lipstick Jungle and Royal Pains. Description above from the Wikipedia article Andrew McCarthy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Fresh Horses (1988)

A Cincinnati college student breaks off his engagement to his wealthy fiancée after he falls in love with a backwoods Kentucky girl he meets at a party. She says she's 20, but he finds out she's 16 and married to an abusive husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Anspaugh
CAST:  Molly Ringwald  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Ben Stiller  •  Patti D'Arbanville

A Cincinnati college student breaks off his engagement to his wealthy fiancée after he falls in love with a backwoods Kentucky girl he meets at a party. She says she's 20, but he finds out she's 16 and married to an abusive husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Anspaugh
CAST:  Molly Ringwald  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Ben Stiller  •  Patti D'Arbanville

Less Than Zero (1987)

A college freshman returns to Los Angeles for Christmas at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marek Kanievska
CAST:  Andrew McCarthy  •  Jami Gertz  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  James Spader

A college freshman returns to Los Angeles for Christmas at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marek Kanievska
CAST:  Andrew McCarthy  •  Jami Gertz  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  James Spader

Mannequin (1987)

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Jonathan Switcher, an unemployed artist, finds a job as an assistant window dresser for a department store. When Jonathan happens upon a beautiful mannequin he previously designed, she springs to life and introduces herself as Emmy, an Egyptian under an ancient ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Gottlieb
CAST:  Andrew McCarthy  •  Kim Cattrall  •  Estelle Getty  •  James Spader

Jonathan Switcher, an unemployed artist, finds a job as an assistant window dresser for a department store. When Jonathan happens upon a beautiful mannequin he previously designed, she springs to life and introduces herself as Emmy, an Egyptian under an ancient ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Gottlieb
CAST:  Andrew McCarthy  •  Kim Cattrall  •  Estelle Getty  •  James Spader

Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)

Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Campbell Scott  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Gwyneth Paltrow

Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Campbell Scott  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Gwyneth Paltrow

Mulholland Falls (1996)

In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Michael Madsen

In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Michael Madsen

Pretty in Pink (1986)

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Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it seems too good to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Molly Ringwald  •  Jon Cryer  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Harry Dean Stanton

Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it seems too good to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Molly Ringwald  •  Jon Cryer  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Harry Dean Stanton

The Joy Luck Club (1993)

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Through a series of flashbacks, four Chinese women born in America and their respective mothers born in feudal China explore their pasts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang
CAST:  Ming-Na Wen  •  Lauren Tom  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Rosalind Chao

Through a series of flashbacks, four Chinese women born in America and their respective mothers born in feudal China explore their pasts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang
CAST:  Ming-Na Wen  •  Lauren Tom  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Rosalind Chao

Weekend at Bernie's (1989)

Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets killed and nobody seems to notice, except for the two friends. In order not to become suspects of murder they treat the body as a puppet and make people believe he's still alive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Andrew McCarthy  •  Jonathan Silverman  •  Catherine Mary Stewart  •  Terry Kiser

Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets killed and nobody seems to notice, except for the two friends. In order not to become suspects of murder they treat the body as a puppet and make people believe he's still alive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Andrew McCarthy  •  Jonathan Silverman  •  Catherine Mary Stewart  •  Terry Kiser

Class (1983)

Naive Midwestern prep student Jonathan bonds with his more worldly roommate, Skip, who takes the small-town boy under his wing. At Skip's urging, the inexperienced Jonathan is emboldened to seek out older women in the cocktail lounges of nearby Chicago, where he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis John Carlino
CAST:  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Rob Lowe  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Cliff Robertson

Naive Midwestern prep student Jonathan bonds with his more worldly roommate, Skip, who takes the small-town boy under his wing. At Skip's urging, the inexperienced Jonathan is emboldened to seek out older women in the cocktail lounges of nearby Chicago, where he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis John Carlino
CAST:  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Rob Lowe  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Cliff Robertson

St. Elmo's Fire (1985)

A group of friends graduate from the halls of Georgetown University into lives that revolve around sex, paychecks, and career aspirations. Kirby waits tables to pay for law school. His roommate Kevin struggles at a D.C. newspaper as he lusts after the stylish Jules ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Rob Lowe  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Demi Moore

A group of friends graduate from the halls of Georgetown University into lives that revolve around sex, paychecks, and career aspirations. Kirby waits tables to pay for law school. His roommate Kevin struggles at a D.C. newspaper as he lusts after the stylish Jules ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Rob Lowe  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Demi Moore

Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)

Everybody's favorite stiff is back! Working fools Larry Wilson and Richard Parker have uncovered a dirty, little secret: Their former boss, Bernie Lomax, embezzled $2 million and placed it in a safe deposit box in the Caribbean. Now, the boys are ready to go after ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Klane
CAST:  Andrew McCarthy  •  Jonathan Silverman  •  Terry Kiser  •  Troy Byer

Everybody's favorite stiff is back! Working fools Larry Wilson and Richard Parker have uncovered a dirty, little secret: Their former boss, Bernie Lomax, embezzled $2 million and placed it in a safe deposit box in the Caribbean. Now, the boys are ready to go after ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Klane
CAST:  Andrew McCarthy  •  Jonathan Silverman  •  Terry Kiser  •  Troy Byer

Waiting for the Moon (1987)

Fictionalized portrait of one of history's great literary couples: Stein & Toklas. Summer 1930s France, Alice tends to ailing Gertrude; they visit Fernande Olivier, Guillaume Apollinaire, others; and Hemingway pops in.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jill Godmilow
CAST:  Linda Hunt  •  Linda Bassett  •  Jacques Boudet  •  Andrew McCarthy

Fictionalized portrait of one of history's great literary couples: Stein & Toklas. Summer 1930s France, Alice tends to ailing Gertrude; they visit Fernande Olivier, Guillaume Apollinaire, others; and Hemingway pops in.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jill Godmilow
CAST:  Linda Hunt  •  Linda Bassett  •  Jacques Boudet  •  Andrew McCarthy

New Waterford Girl (1999)

A gifted teenager, dreaming of life beyond her small town, becomes inspired when a 15-year-old girl from New York moves in next door.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Moyle
CAST:  Liane Balaban  •  Tara Spencer-Nairn  •  Mary Walsh  •  Nicholas Campbell

A gifted teenager, dreaming of life beyond her small town, becomes inspired when a 15-year-old girl from New York moves in next door.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Moyle
CAST:  Liane Balaban  •  Tara Spencer-Nairn  •  Mary Walsh  •  Nicholas Campbell

The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Waters
CAST:  Freddie Highmore  •  Sarah Bolger  •  Nick Nolte  •  Mary-Louise Parker

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Waters
CAST:  Freddie Highmore  •  Sarah Bolger  •  Nick Nolte  •  Mary-Louise Parker

Dr. M (1990)

In the not-too-distant future Berlin is shocked by a series of spectacular suicides; a policeman's investigations lead him to a beautiful, enigmatic woman and the revelation of a sinister plot to manipulate the population through mass hypnosis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Chabrol
CAST:  Alan Bates  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Jan Niklas  •  Hanns Zischler

In the not-too-distant future Berlin is shocked by a series of spectacular suicides; a policeman's investigations lead him to a beautiful, enigmatic woman and the revelation of a sinister plot to manipulate the population through mass hypnosis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Chabrol
CAST:  Alan Bates  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Jan Niklas  •  Hanns Zischler

Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (2000)

Told in flashbacks as Jackie reflects on her life, mini is divided in two parts: Life as a Kennedy and life after Camelot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Burton Morris
CAST:  Joanne Whalley  •  Tim Matheson  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Frances Fisher

Told in flashbacks as Jackie reflects on her life, mini is divided in two parts: Life as a Kennedy and life after Camelot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Burton Morris
CAST:  Joanne Whalley  •  Tim Matheson  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Frances Fisher

Dream Man (1995)

Kris is a homicide cop with psychic abilities. She works to prove that the prime suspect in her latest case (the much younger husband of the millionaire victim) is innocent. But are her visions true, or planned by someone who knows what she can see?  (more)

DIRECTION:  René Bonnière
CAST:  Patsy Kensit  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Denise Crosby

Kris is a homicide cop with psychic abilities. She works to prove that the prime suspect in her latest case (the much younger husband of the millionaire victim) is innocent. But are her visions true, or planned by someone who knows what she can see?  (more)

DIRECTION:  René Bonnière
CAST:  Patsy Kensit  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Denise Crosby

Dead Funny (1994)

When her practical joker boyfriend dies, a young woman recalls all the pranks he pulled as she tries to figure out who murdered him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Feldman
CAST:  Elizabeth Peña  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Paige Turco  •  Blanche Baker

When her practical joker boyfriend dies, a young woman recalls all the pranks he pulled as she tries to figure out who murdered him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Feldman
CAST:  Elizabeth Peña  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Paige Turco  •  Blanche Baker

Escape Clause (1996)

A man finds out that his wife has paid $10,000 to have him killed. Then both the would-be killer and the wife turn up dead ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Trenchard-Smith
CAST:  Connie Britton  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Kate McNeil

A man finds out that his wife has paid $10,000 to have him killed. Then both the would-be killer and the wife turn up dead ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Trenchard-Smith
CAST:  Connie Britton  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Kate McNeil

Bela Donna (1998)

American couple move to the State of Ceará, Brazil, in the 1930s. The husband is looking for oil. His beautiful wife, Donna, soon falls in love with a rude but charming fisherman. The forbidden romance may destroy her marriage and upset the morals of the small ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fábio Barreto
CAST:  Natasha Henstridge  •  Eduardo Moscovis  •  Sophie Ward  •  Andrew McCarthy

American couple move to the State of Ceará, Brazil, in the 1930s. The husband is looking for oil. His beautiful wife, Donna, soon falls in love with a rude but charming fisherman. The forbidden romance may destroy her marriage and upset the morals of the small ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fábio Barreto
CAST:  Natasha Henstridge  •  Eduardo Moscovis  •  Sophie Ward  •  Andrew McCarthy
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