Peter Weller

Peter Frederick Weller (born June 24, 1947) is an American film and stage actor, director and lecturer. He is best known for his roles as the title character in the first two RoboCop films and Buckaroo Banzai in the cult classic The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension. He received an Academy Award nomination for his direction for the 1993 short Partners, in which he also acted. He also hosted the show Engineering an Empire on the History channel. He played Stan Liddy in the 5th Season of the Showtime original series, Dexter.

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Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

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When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Karl Urban

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Karl Urban

Firstborn (1984)

Because he's the oldest, Jake has been the man of the house, since his parents divorce. When Mom starts seeing Sam, who always seems to be trying some new way to get rich quick, and declares he's the man of the house now, Jake puts up with it. Until he discovers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Teri Garr  •  Peter Weller  •  Christopher Collet  •  Corey Haim

Because he's the oldest, Jake has been the man of the house, since his parents divorce. When Mom starts seeing Sam, who always seems to be trying some new way to get rich quick, and declares he's the man of the house now, Jake puts up with it. Until he discovers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Teri Garr  •  Peter Weller  •  Christopher Collet  •  Corey Haim

Mighty Aphrodite (1995)

When Lenny and his wife, Amanda, adopt a baby, Lenny realizes that his son is a genius and becomes obsessed with finding the boy's biological mother in hopes that she will be brilliant too. But when he learns that Max's mother is Linda Ash, a kindhearted prostitute ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  F. Murray Abraham

When Lenny and his wife, Amanda, adopt a baby, Lenny realizes that his son is a genius and becomes obsessed with finding the boy's biological mother in hopes that she will be brilliant too. But when he learns that Max's mother is Linda Ash, a kindhearted prostitute ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  F. Murray Abraham

Naked Lunch (1991)

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Blank-faced bug killer Bill Lee and his dead-eyed wife, Joan, like to get high on Bill's pest poisons while lounging with Beat poet pals. After meeting the devilish Dr. Benway, Bill gets a drug made from a centipede. Upon indulging, he accidentally kills Joan, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Judy Davis  •  Ian Holm  •  Julian Sands

Blank-faced bug killer Bill Lee and his dead-eyed wife, Joan, like to get high on Bill's pest poisons while lounging with Beat poet pals. After meeting the devilish Dr. Benway, Bill gets a drug made from a centipede. Upon indulging, he accidentally kills Joan, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Judy Davis  •  Ian Holm  •  Julian Sands

RoboCop (1987)

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In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed confrontation ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Nancy Allen  •  Ronny Cox  •  Kurtwood Smith

In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed confrontation ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Nancy Allen  •  Ronny Cox  •  Kurtwood Smith

RoboCop 2 (1990)

After a successful deployment of the Robocop Law Enforcement unit, OCP sees its goal of urban pacification come closer and closer, but as this develops, a new narcotic known as "Nuke" invades the streets led by God-delirious leader Cane. As this menace grows, it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Belinda Bauer  •  John Glover  •  Gabriel Damon

After a successful deployment of the Robocop Law Enforcement unit, OCP sees its goal of urban pacification come closer and closer, but as this develops, a new narcotic known as "Nuke" invades the streets led by God-delirious leader Cane. As this menace grows, it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Belinda Bauer  •  John Glover  •  Gabriel Damon

Screamers (1995)

SIRIUS 6B, Year 2078. On a distant mining planet ravaged by a decade of war, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding, self-replicating race of killing devices known as Screamers designed for one purpose only -- to hunt down and destroy all ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Duguay
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Roy Dupuis  •  Jennifer Rubin  •  Andrew Lauer

SIRIUS 6B, Year 2078. On a distant mining planet ravaged by a decade of war, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding, self-replicating race of killing devices known as Screamers designed for one purpose only -- to hunt down and destroy all ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Duguay
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Roy Dupuis  •  Jennifer Rubin  •  Andrew Lauer

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)

Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.  (more)

DIRECTION:  W.D. Richter
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  John Lithgow  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Jeff Goldblum

Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.  (more)

DIRECTION:  W.D. Richter
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  John Lithgow  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Jeff Goldblum

Undiscovered (2005)

A group of aspiring entertainers try to establish careers for themselves in the city of Los Angeles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Meiert Avis
CAST:  Kip Pardue  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Shannyn Sossamon  •  Pell James

A group of aspiring entertainers try to establish careers for themselves in the city of Los Angeles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Meiert Avis
CAST:  Kip Pardue  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Shannyn Sossamon  •  Pell James

The Order (2003)

For centuries, a secret Order of priests has existed within the Church. A renegade priest, Father Alex Bernier, is sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of one of the Order's most revered members. Following a series of strangely similar killings, Bernier ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Helgeland
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Shannyn Sossamon  •  Benno Fürmann  •  Mark Addy

For centuries, a secret Order of priests has existed within the Church. A renegade priest, Father Alex Bernier, is sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of one of the Order's most revered members. Following a series of strangely similar killings, Bernier ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Helgeland
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Shannyn Sossamon  •  Benno Fürmann  •  Mark Addy

ivans xtc. (2000)

Update on Leo Tolstoy's "The Death of Ivan Ilyich," set in contemporary Hollywood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard Rose
CAST:  Danny Huston  •  Peter Weller  •  James Merendino  •  Kate Connor

Update on Leo Tolstoy's "The Death of Ivan Ilyich," set in contemporary Hollywood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard Rose
CAST:  Danny Huston  •  Peter Weller  •  James Merendino  •  Kate Connor

Top of the World (1998)

In Las Vegas for a quicky divorce, a just-paroled ex-cop and his wife wander into the Top of the World Casino, run by the shady Charles Atlas. They win big, right as the casino is being robbed. The police believe their big win was a staged diversion, and the two of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney J. Furie
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Tia Carrere  •  Joe Pantoliano

In Las Vegas for a quicky divorce, a just-paroled ex-cop and his wife wander into the Top of the World Casino, run by the shady Charles Atlas. They win big, right as the casino is being robbed. The police believe their big win was a staged diversion, and the two of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney J. Furie
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Tia Carrere  •  Joe Pantoliano

Fifty/Fifty (1993)

Two bickering mercenaries are hired by the CIA to overthrow a South East Asian dictator.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Martin Smith
CAST:  Robert Hays  •  Peter Weller  •  Charles Martin Smith  •  Ramona Rahman

Two bickering mercenaries are hired by the CIA to overthrow a South East Asian dictator.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Martin Smith
CAST:  Robert Hays  •  Peter Weller  •  Charles Martin Smith  •  Ramona Rahman

Once Fallen (2010)

When Chance (Brian Presley) returns home after five years in jail, he is determined to escape his past, start a new life and make peace with his father, (Ed Harris, Golden Globe® winner), who is the head of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang and serving a life ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ash Adams
CAST:  Brian Presley  •  Ed Harris  •  Taraji P. Henson  •  Amy Madigan

When Chance (Brian Presley) returns home after five years in jail, he is determined to escape his past, start a new life and make peace with his father, (Ed Harris, Golden Globe® winner), who is the head of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang and serving a life ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ash Adams
CAST:  Brian Presley  •  Ed Harris  •  Taraji P. Henson  •  Amy Madigan

The New Age (1994)

Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find meaning to their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Tolkin
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Judy Davis  •  Patrick Bauchau  •  Adam West

Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find meaning to their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Tolkin
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Judy Davis  •  Patrick Bauchau  •  Adam West

Contaminated Man (2000)

In this science fiction thriller, David Whitman (William Hurt) is a chemist who lost his wife and child in a freak accident and is trying to rebuild his life on his own. While doing research, Whitman discovers a series of mysterious deaths that seem to follow in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Hickox
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Peter Weller  •  Katja Woywood

In this science fiction thriller, David Whitman (William Hurt) is a chemist who lost his wife and child in a freak accident and is trying to rebuild his life on his own. While doing research, Whitman discovers a series of mysterious deaths that seem to follow in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Hickox
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Peter Weller  •  Katja Woywood

Skin Trade (2014)

After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ekachai Uekrongtham
CAST:  Dolph Lundgren  •  Tony Jaa  •  Ron Perlman  •  Celina Jade

After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ekachai Uekrongtham
CAST:  Dolph Lundgren  •  Tony Jaa  •  Ron Perlman  •  Celina Jade

Rainbow Drive (1990)

A Hollywood multiple murder is investigated by a homicide cop, despite high-placed efforts to cover up the crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Roth
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Sela Ward  •  David Caruso  •  Tony Jay

A Hollywood multiple murder is investigated by a homicide cop, despite high-placed efforts to cover up the crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Roth
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Sela Ward  •  David Caruso  •  Tony Jay

Elmore Leonard's Gold Coast (1997)

Karen stands to inherit millions from her dead husband on one condition: she must stay away from other men. Two of the deceased's former associates seek his money by getting closer to Karen, not knowing that doing so places the fortune out of reach.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Weller
CAST:  David Caruso  •  Marg Helgenberger  •  Barry Primus  •  Jeff Kober

Karen stands to inherit millions from her dead husband on one condition: she must stay away from other men. Two of the deceased's former associates seek his money by getting closer to Karen, not knowing that doing so places the fortune out of reach.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Weller
CAST:  David Caruso  •  Marg Helgenberger  •  Barry Primus  •  Jeff Kober

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013)

Batman has stopped the reign of terror that The Mutants had cast upon his city. Now an old foe wants a reunion and the government wants The Man of Steel to put a stop to Batman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Oliva
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Ariel Winter  •  David Selby  •  Michael Emerson

Batman has stopped the reign of terror that The Mutants had cast upon his city. Now an old foe wants a reunion and the government wants The Man of Steel to put a stop to Batman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Oliva
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Ariel Winter  •  David Selby  •  Michael Emerson
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