Search results for "Daniel Petrie"


In the Army Now (1994) RT 6% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Bones Conway and Jack Kaufman didn't really know what they were in for when they enlisted in the U.S. Army; they just wanted to get a job and make some money. But these new ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie, Jr.
CAST:  Pauly Shore  •  Andy Dick  •  Lori Petty  •  David Alan Grier

Toy Soldiers (1991) RT 36% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Nov 2002

After federal agents arrest a drug czar and put him on trial, the cartel leader's vicious son storms a prep school and takes its students hostage. They rebel against the armed ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie, Jr.
CAST:  Sean Astin  •  Wil Wheaton  •  Keith Coogan  •  George Perez

Dawn Patrol (2015) RT Audience 11%

DVD release: Jul 2015

After the brutal murder of his beloved brother, a small-town surfer seeks revenge against the gang of merciless thugs he holds responsible. However, when another tragedy ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie, Jr.
CAST:  Scott Eastwood  •  Rita Wilson  •  Jeff Fahey  •  David James Elliott

Dead Silence (1997) RT Audience 31%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Three escaped convicts take a group of deaf students hostage but their teacher is Marlee Matlin!  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie, Jr.
CAST:  Marlee Matlin  •  Kim Coates  •  Lolita Davidovich  •  James Garner

Framed (2002) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Jul 2003

New York detective Mike Santini (Rob Lowe) is enjoying a holiday with his family when he spots Eddie Meyers (Sam Neill) a fugitive from justice who might be the key witness in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie, Jr.
CAST:  Rob Lowe  •  Sam Neill  •  Alicia Coppola  •  Dorian Harewood

Rosemont (2015)

Four people become trapped the once-vibrant Rosemont Lodge during a blizzard before Christmas.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie, Jr.
CAST:  Grace Zabriskie  •  Brad Dourif  •  Brendan Michael Coughlin  •  Ayla Kell

My Name Is Bill W. (1989) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Based on the true story of Bill W. (James Woods), a successful stock broker whose life falls apart after the stock crash of the 20's and how he comes to grips with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  James Woods  •  JoBeth Williams  •  James Garner  •  Gary Sinise

The Betsy (1978) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Mar 1999

An auto-dynasty family experiences scandal, adultery, incest and power struggles in a juicy adaptation of Harold Robbins's best-selling novel. Ruthless patriarch Loren ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Robert Duvall  •  Katharine Ross

Resurrection (1980) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2016

The story of a woman who survives the car accident which kills her husband, but discovers that she has the power to heal other people. She becomes an unwitting celebrity, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Ellen Burstyn  •  Sam Shepard  •  Richard Farnsworth  •  Roberts Blossom

Square Dance (1987) RT 31% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 2003

An awkward 13-year-old (Winona Ryder) leaves her cranky grandfather (Jason Robards) in rural Texas, to live with her mother (Jane Alexander) in Fort Worth.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Rob Lowe  •  Jason Robards  •  Jane Alexander




The Bay Boy (1984) RT Audience 81%

A Roman Catholic teenage boy in Glace Bay, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia during the 1930s faces various growing-up problems: Should be become a priest? What should he do ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Peter Donat  •  Alan Scarfe

Cocoon: The Return (1988) RT 36% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Jun 2004

The old age pensioners that left at the end of the first film come back to earth to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no-one grows old ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Wilford Brimley  •  Courteney Cox  •  Hume Cronyn

A Raisin in the Sun (1961) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Walter Lee Younger is a young man struggling with his station in life. Sharing a tiny apartment with his wife, son, sister and mother, he seems like an imprisoned man. Until, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Claudia McNeil  •  Ruby Dee  •  Diana Sands

Six Pack (1982) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Kenny Rogers  •  Diane Lane  •  Erin Gray  •  Barry Corbin

Wild Iris (2001)

DVD release: Aug 2002

A woman and her teenage son move back in with her mother to work together in the family bridal business.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Laura Linney  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fred Ward

The Execution of Raymond Graham (1985) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Jeff Fahey plays Raymond Graham, who for five years has lived on Death Row, awaiting execution for the murder of a store clerk. Having given up on any further legal delays, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Graham Beckel  •  George Dzundza  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Jeff Fahey

A Town Torn Apart (1992)

An unconventional New England principal tries some radical new techniques to reform the high school he is hired at, and ends up the object of great controversy. A true story.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Michael Tucker  •  Carole Galloway  •  Linda Griffiths  •  Bernard Behrens