Search results for "Peter Riegert"

By Courier (2000)

Oscar nominated short film from 2000.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Riegert
CAST:  Garret Dillahunt  •  Claire Lautier  •  Joey Temperini

King of the Corner (2004) RT 71% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Leo Spivak is drifting through life without a compass. His father is aging fast, his teenage daughter is rebelling, his protégé is after his job and his wife is losing her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Riegert
CAST:  Peter Riegert  •  Frank Wood  •  Jake Hoffman  •  Jayne Houdyshell

Barbarians at the Gate (1993) RT 67% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A television movie based upon the book by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, about the leveraged buyout (LBO) of RJR Nabisco.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  James Garner  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Peter Riegert  •  Joanna Cassidy

Crossing Delancey (1988) RT 90% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joan Micklin Silver
CAST:  Amy Irving  •  Peter Riegert  •  Reizl Bozyk  •  Jeroen Krabbé

Local Hero (1983) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Sep 1999

An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bill Forsyth
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Peter Riegert  •  Fulton Mackay  •  Denis Lawson

National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) RT 91% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Feb 1998

At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  John Belushi  •  Tim Matheson  •  John Vernon  •  Tom Hulce

The Mask (1994) RT 77% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Feb 2001

When timid bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss discovers a magical mask containing the spirit of the Norse god Loki, his entire life changes. While wearing the mask, Ipkiss becomes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chuck Russell
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Nancy Fish  •  Tim Bagley

A Shock to the System (1990) RT 77% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2004

Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jan Egleson
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Swoosie Kurtz  •  Peter Riegert

How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2002) RT 59% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2003

The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Kalesniko
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Robin Wright  •  Suzi Hofrichter  •  Lynn Redgrave

Oscar (1991) RT 13% / Audience 62%

DVD release: May 2003

Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Family • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Ornella Muti  •  Don Ameche  •  Peter Riegert

Americathon (1979) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Nov 2010

In a story told in narrative flashbacks, a young TV consultant is hired by the President of a bankrupt USA to organize a telethon in order to prevent the country from being ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Neal Israel
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Harvey Korman  •  Fred Willard  •  Chief Dan George

Infinity (1996)

Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Matthew Broderick
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Peter Riegert  •  Jeffrey Force

Jerry and Tom (1998) RT 75% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2005

Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Saul Rubinek
CAST:  Joe Mantegna  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Maury Chaykin  •  Ted Danson

Utz (1992)

Hugh Whitemore adapted Bruce Chatwin's novel for this tale of a New York antique dealer who travels to Prague to buy the porcelain collection of the late Baron Utz, only to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sluizer
CAST:  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Brenda Fricker  •  Peter Riegert  •  Paul Scofield

White Irish Drinkers (2011) RT 44% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 2011

A coming of age story set in 1975 working-class Brooklyn, in which two teenage brothers living with their abusive father and their well-meaning but ineffective mother are ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
CAST:  Nick Thurston  •  Geoffrey Wigdor  •  Karen Allen  •  Stephen Lang

Back When We Were Grownups (2004) RT Audience 45%

A 53-year-old widow believes she's turned into the wrong person in this bittersweet tale based on Anne Tyler's best-seller. Beck's (Blythe Danner) plate is full: She runs a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Blythe Danner  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Peter Fonda  •  Jack Palance

Hi-Life (1998) RT 83% / Audience 23%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Jimmy needs $900 to clear a gambling debt but a series of lies leads to Ray trying to raise the cash from friend's who owe him money.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roger Hedden
CAST:  Campbell Scott  •  Moira Kelly  •  Michelle Durning  •  Eric Stoltz

Face Down (1997)

When blonde bombshell Meredith Lake breezes into his office, New York private eye Bob Signorelli can't resist giving her "personal" attention. But their one-night stand ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Thom Eberhardt
CAST:  Joe Mantegna  •  Peter Riegert  •  Kelli Maroney  •  Cameron Thor

Scandalous Me: The Jacqueline Susann Story (1998)

Drugs, alcohol and controversy mark the author's life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Michele Lee  •  Peter Riegert  •  James Farentino  •  Barbara Parkins

At Middleton (2013) RT 59% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Apr 2014

Two parents fall in love over the course of a single day while playing hooky from their children's college tour.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Adam Rogers
CAST:  Vera Farmiga  •  Andy García  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Spencer Lofranco