John Heard

John Heard

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1945-03-07 · Deathday: 2017-07-21 (72 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Washington, District of Columbia, USA

123 Movies · 34 TV shows

Biography

John Heard Jr. (March 7, 1946 – July 21, 2017) was an American actor. He appeared in a number of successful films, including Heart Beat (1980), Cutter's Way (1981), Cat People (1982), C.H.U.D. (1984), After Hours (1985), Beaches (1988), The Package (1989), and Deceived (1991). Other films include The Trip to Bountiful (1985), Big (1988), Awakenings (1990), Rambling Rose (1991), The Pelican Brief (1993), My Fellow Americans (1996), Animal Factory (2000), White Chicks (2004), Would You Rather (2012), and Assault on Wall Street (2013). Heard also played the role of Peter McCallister, the father of protagonist Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin), in Home Alone (1990) and its sequel Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992).Heard played the role of George in Sharknado (2013). From 1995 to 1997, he played the role of Roy Foltrigg in the television series The Client. From 2005 to 2006, Heard played the role of Governor Frank Tancredi in Prison Break. He was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1999 for guest starring on The Sopranos (1999–2004).

Personal Life

Heard married actress Margot Kidder in 1979, but they separated after only six days.In 1987, he had a son, John Matthew Heard, with actress and former girlfriend Melissa Leo. Heard was arrested in 1991 and charged with third-degree assault for allegedly slapping Leo. In 1997, he was found guilty of trespassing at Leo's home but was acquitted of charges of trespassing at their son's school.He also married Sharon Heard. They had two children, Annika Rose and Maxwell John.On May 24, 2010, Heard married Lana Pritchard in Los Angeles. The couple divorced seven months later.He was a conspiracy theorist who disputed the events that occurred during the September 11 attacks in 2001.His estranged son Maxwell John Heard died on December 6, 2016, at age 22.

Early Life

Heard was born on March 7, 1946, in Washington, D.C. He was the son of Helen (Sperling), who was involved in the arts and appeared in community theatre, and John Henry Heard, who worked for the office of the Secretary of Defense. Heard was raised as a Catholic.Heard attended Gonzaga College High School, Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, and Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C. He grew up with two sisters, one of whom, Cordis, is also an actress, and a brother, Matthew, who died in 1975.

Movies & TV shows

2019.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Imprisoned

Imprisoned

2019
Dylan Burke attempts to move on from his former life as a criminal with his true love Maria. He soon realizes that his past will continue to haunt him, when he learns the new local prison warden, Dani...
TV
The Movies That Made Us

The Movies That Made Us

2019
A deep dive into pop-culture that entertained people.

2018.

5 Movies
Searching for Fortune

Searching for Fortune

2018
With the news of his brothers death, Michael's world is turned upside down as he begins a journey of self-assessment, self-reflection, and self-discovery.
The Last Sharknado: It's About Time

The Last Sharknado: It's About Time

2018
With much of America lying in ruins, the rest of the world braces for a global sharknado, and Fin and his family must travel around the world to stop them.
Living Among Us

Living Among Us

2018
A group of documentarians have been granted access to spend time with a vampire and learn how they live. The crew realized they are in for a lot more than they thought.
The Tale

The Tale

6
2018
An investigation into one woman's memory as she is forced to re-examine her first sexual relationship in order to survive.
Buoyancy

Buoyancy

2018
Hoping to make amends with his girlfriend and turn his life around, Jake suddenly finds himself in a dangerous situation. Frank, an aging bail-bondsman, comes to Jake's rescue and invites him to relax...

2017.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Sharknado 5: Global Swarming

Sharknado 5: Global Swarming

4.5
2017
A family travels around the world to save their son who is trapped inside a sharknado.
Last Rampage

Last Rampage

2017
Gary Tison and Randy Greenwalt escaped from the Arizona State prison in Florence in the summer of 1978.
TV
APB

APB

5.79
2017
After witnessing his best friend's murder, a billionaire engineer takes charge of Chicago's 13th District and makes it a technically innovative police force.
Pray for Rain

Pray for Rain

2017
The idyllic farming community of Emma's childhood has become a place of gangs and poverty when she returns to her hometown after learning of her father's death. She realized that her dad's death was n...

2016.

4 Movies · 1 TV show
Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero

Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero

2016
A wannabe private investigator who won the Green Card lottery and moved to America to pursue his dream was involved in a conspiracy to start the next world war.
TV
MacGyver

MacGyver

6.24
2016
20-something Angus MacGyver creates a secret organization where he uses his knack for solving problems in unconventional ways to help prevent disasters from happening.
Is That a Gun in Your Pocket?

Is That a Gun in Your Pocket?

2016
Spurred by a gun incident at a school, the women of one Texas town lead a movement to get rid of guns by not having sex with their husbands.
So B. It

So B. It

2016
A young girl who lives with her mentally disabled mother travels across the country to find out about her past.
After the Reality

After the Reality

6
2016
The life of a contestant on a 'Bachelorette' style reality show is thrown into turmoil when the sudden death of his father causes him to quit the show and return to his sister at the family cabin.

2015.

3 Movies
The Murder Pact

The Murder Pact

2015
Four friends at a prestigious university whose promising futures are jeopardized when they become connected to the accidental death of a friend. When another student says she knows about their involve...
Counting for Thunder

Counting for Thunder

2015
Counting for Thunder is inspired by the three years when Phillip Irwin Cooper, unlucky in work, money and love, went home to the Gulf Coast of Alabama to help out with a family crisis. Working through...
Boiling Pot

Boiling Pot

2015
As racial tensions grow between different student groups on a college campus in modern America, ideas that have been neglected as "issues of the past" emerge.

2014.

6 Movies
The Nurse

The Nurse

2014
A young woman takes in her estranged father after he suffers a stroke, but his home-care nurse's attentive dedication may be masking a dark and dangerous secret.
Animals

Animals

2014
ANIMALS tells the story of Jude and Bobbie, a young couple that exist somewhere between homelessness and the fantasy of their imaginations. They are forced to face the reality of their situation when ...
Warren

Warren

2014
While working at a coffee shop in his hometown, a young comedian rediscovers his former love of his life after giving up on making it in the Chicago improvised comedy scene. Afraid of growing old and ...
Witches Blood

Witches Blood

2014
Mary Horror is back and ready to wreak havoc on the small town of Bernardsville. She needs the blood of the four witches who created the spell book. She will destroy everything in her path if Sheriff ...
Sister

Sister

2014
Bill had to take his sister in because his mother couldn't care for her delinquent daughter. When turmoil persists, Bill has to reconcile his beliefs with what is best for his sister.
Boys of Abu Ghraib

Boys of Abu Ghraib

2014
Behind the walls of the Hardsite lies a secret friendship between an American soldier and an Iraqi prisoner.

2013.

6 Movies · 1 TV show
Torn

Torn

2013
Two families bond when their teenage sons are killed in an explosion at a suburban mall and one of their children is the prime suspect.
Assault on Wall Street

Assault on Wall Street

2013
Jim is an average New Yorker with a well paying job and a loving family. When the economy crashes, Jim will lose everything. Filled with anger and rage, Jim went to extreme lengths to get revenge for ...
The Insomniac

The Insomniac

2013
John has a fiancée. When he gets a nice house, he feels like his life is coming together. When his house is broken into, one of John's most prized possessions is taken.
Sharknado

Sharknado

4.8
2013
A freak Hurricane hits Los Angeles, causing man-eating sharks to be sucked up in tornadoes and flooding the city. A group of people, including a surfer and a bar owner, set out to rescue his estranged...
Runner Runner

Runner Runner

6
2013
When a poor college student cracks an online poker game, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, an offshore businessman.
TV
Adam Devine's House Party

Adam Devine's House Party

2013
In this rowdy, genre-smashing series, Workaholics' star Adam Devine takes over a swank LA mansion and fills it up with the freshest stand-up, the loudest bands and his own bro-busting comedy. You're i...
Snake & Mongoose

Snake & Mongoose

2013
The most famous rivalry in racing history was created when Southern California drag racers Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen combined with corporate giants to change the face of ...

2012.

4 Movies · 1 TV show
A Perfect Ending

A Perfect Ending

2012
Rebecca, a woman who has kept her sexuality a secret from her friends but chooses to reveal it to a stranger, is the focus of this intimate drama. Despite Rebecca's revelations, a perfect ending is st...
TV
Perception

Perception

5.95
2012
There is a doctor. The federal government is looking for a neuroscientist. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind gives him an extraordinary ability to read p...
Stealing Roses

Stealing Roses

2012
While his son tries to stop him, a man plans a bank robbery to pay for his seriously ill wife's medical treatments with help from his eccentric friends.
Would You Rather

Would You Rather

7
2012
Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather".
The Legends of Nethiah

The Legends of Nethiah

2012
A young boy with his parents going through a bitter divorce is given hope and courage by his grandfather. The stories give the boy strength to face the inevitable challenges.

2011.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Too Big to Fail

Too Big to Fail

2011
An intimate look at the financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a few weeks.
TV
Person of Interest

Person of Interest

5.92
2011
In order to prevent violent crimes in New York City, John Reese, a former CIA paramilitary operative, is teaming up with a billionaire, who is also a notorious criminal, to initiate their own type of ...

2010.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
The Truth

The Truth

2010
A simple home invasion robbery turns into something much more complicated when a couple is taken hostage.
Formosa Betrayed

Formosa Betrayed

2010
An FBI agent is assigned to investigate a murder. There are international secrets found in college campuses. His investigation takes him across the Pacific to the island nation of Taiwan, where he lea...
TV
Gravity

Gravity

6
2010
The comedy-drama television series was created by Eric andJill. It was broadcasted in the US on April 23, 2010. There was a report thatGravity had been canceled.

2009.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Modern Family

Modern Family

6.46
2009
A large and blended family is what the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is. They show us a sometimes warm, sometimes twisted embrace of the modern family.
Little Hercules

Little Hercules

2009
Little Hercules travels from Mt. Olympus to live life as a mortal in Los Angeles.
TV
Southland

Southland

5.39
2009
A raw and authentic look into the Los Angeles crime scene, going far inside the lives of cops, criminals, victims and their families. The show centers on four main characters: Officer John Cooper, a s...

2008.

4 Movies
P.J.

P.J.

2008
A man who calls himself P.J was traumatized after witnessing a terrible accident. Alan Shearson tried to get him on the path to recovery after he was admitted to the hospital. But Dr. Shearson's boss ...
The Lucky Ones

The Lucky Ones

2008
The focus of the story is three soldiers. After returning from the Iraq War, Cheaver learned that life has moved on without him. They are on a road trip.
Justice League: The New Frontier

Justice League: The New Frontier

5.46
2008
The combined power of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter and The Flash can stop a powerful creature that threatens the human race. Can they overcome their differences to ...
Generation Gap

Generation Gap

2008
Their differences go beyond the years that separate them when a teenager is forced to spend the summer with his grandpa.

2007.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Dead Lenny

Dead Lenny

2007
A local New York City mobster named Tony Thick is expecting $5 million in cash to come from Los Angeles. It's not known if he is dead or if he stole the money and ran away. Thick sent his made man to ...
TV
Cavemen

Cavemen

2007
Nick, his cynical best friend, and Jamie, his easy-going little brother, are contemporary cavemen who live in the suburban south and want to be treated like ordinary thirty-something guys. Despite the...
Brothers Three: An American Gothic

Brothers Three: An American Gothic

2007
Three brothers are in the woods. The demons that have haunted the brothers their whole lives are left to deal with. There are truths that end in tragedy.
The Great Debaters

The Great Debaters

2007
The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underprivileged African American college students into a historical powerhou...

2006.

3 Movies
Steel City

Steel City

2006
After a tragic accident caused by the truck of the middle-aged Carl Lee where a woman dies with a crushed stern, he is arrested and sent to the county jail. PJ, who works washing dishes and cleaning t...
The Guardian

The Guardian

10
2006
A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Ben Randall, a legendary rescue swimmer, teaches his students hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice at the Coast Guard'...
Gamers

Gamers

2006
The lives of four slacker friends and one obsessive interloper are the subject of a comedy. It's just a temporary thing. It is possible to work in the real world and play in a fantasy world at the sam...

2005.

6 Movies · 2 TV shows
Tracks

Tracks

2005
Peter, a frustrated suburban teenager, likes to hang out by the railroad tracks with his friends. A catastrophe of unimaginable proportions occurs when young men throw the switch for fun. Peter was fo...
Locusts

Locusts

7
2005
Dr. An investigator for the Department of Agriculture, Rierdon is the only one who can protect America from a deadly breed of bio engineered locusts.
TV
Numb3rs

Numb3rs

5.8
2005
Based on actual cases and experiences, Numb3rs depicts the confluence of police work and mathematics in solving crime as an FBI agent recruits his mathematical genius brother to help solve a wide rang...
Edison

Edison

6
2005
A young journalist, his editor, and an honest investigator from the district attorney's office join forces to gather evidence against corrupt members of an elite police unit.
TV
Prison Break

Prison Break

6.27
2005
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to get himself sent to the same prison in order to break both of them out...
The Chumscrubber

The Chumscrubber

2005
The lives of people who live in suburbia are the subject of a dark comedy. Dean found Troy's body. He doesn't tell the adults because he knows they won't care. Everyone in town is focused on themselve...
The Deal

The Deal

2005
The Russian Mafia, illegal oil trading, and governmental cover-ups are the subject of a political thriller.
Sweet Land

Sweet Land

6
2005
Inge travels from Germany to rural Minnesota in order to meet the man she will marry.

2004.

3 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica

6.18
2004
The crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet as they travel toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth, after the Cylons destroy the 12 colonies.
TV
Jack & Bobby

Jack & Bobby

2004
Those who are destined for greatness are rarely aware of it. Jack and Bobby were raised by their eccentric single mother. Grace's personality is a force of nature that will shape both of these young m...
White Chicks

White Chicks

6.56
2004
Two FBI agents accidentally foil a drug bust. They're going to be used as bait for a kidnapper when they're escorted to the Hamptons. The girls refuse to go when they realize the FBI's plan. Marcus an...
My Tiny Universe

My Tiny Universe

2004
Having failed to make it as an actor, a suicidal man torments a top film producer while holding him captive.
Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap

2004
In order to find happiness, five unrelated people decided to take huge risks.

2003.

1 Movie
Word of Honor

Word of Honor

2003
The army recalled Ben Tyson to stand trial for murder after reading a book about a massacre committed by his platoon in a hospital 18 years ago. Tyson, confronted by an army authority anxious to save ...

2002.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
Monday Night Mayhem

Monday Night Mayhem

2002
The early years of a television sports powerhouse are chronicled as ABC becomes a player in the NFL coverage by putting their full resources into a major showcase. Executive Roone Arledge (John Heard)...
The Pilot's Wife

The Pilot's Wife

2002
The news of her husband's death was delivered by a stranger from the airline that he was a pilot. She begins to uncover information which leads to her arrival in London for further investigation.
TV
Hack

Hack

2002
Hack aired on CBS from 2002 to 2004. The life of a former police officer, Mike Olshansky, who left the force after being charged with corruption, is the focus of the series.
TV
CSI: Miami

CSI: Miami

5.96
2002
CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve gruesome murders. The Miami C...

2001.

4 Movies · 1 TV show
The Boys of Sunset Ridge

The Boys of Sunset Ridge

2001
Four young friends sneak onto an exclusive country club for 18 holes of golf, and begin a tradition that will strengthen their bonds and weather the test of time in this affectionate drama from writer...
The Big Heist

The Big Heist

2001
Based on the 1986 book "The Heist: How a Gang Stole $8,000,000 at Kennedy Airport and Lived to Regret It", by Ernest Volkman and John Cummings, this TV movie tells the story about the 1978 Lufthansa ...
TV
Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Law & Order: Criminal Intent

6.25
2001
The third iteration of the "Law & Order" franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve its crimes...
O

O

5.5
2001
Even though he's the only black student at the elite Palmetto Grove Academy, star basketball player and future NBA hopeful Odin James has the admiration of all, including the team's coach and the Dean...

2000.

6 Movies · 1 TV show
The Witness

The Witness

2000
When a criminal threatens a husband and wife and their family, their son is the prime target. The son went on the run with the help of one of their employees.
The Wednesday Woman

The Wednesday Woman

2000
A successful mystery author in a vulnerable stage of her life falls for a charismatic ex-con. They begin to bond over their traumatic pasts as their life begins to resemble one of her darker novels.
Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder

Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder

2000
hysterical media coverage made it difficult to investigate the murder of JonBenét Ramsey.
TV
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

6.83
2000
A Las Vegas team of forensic investigators are trained to solve criminal cases by combing the crime scene, collecting irrefutable evidence and finding the missing pieces that solve the mystery.
Animal Factory

Animal Factory

6
2000
Ron isn't worried about the charges against him. He will be sentenced to five years in jail for being made out to be a drug dealer. Earl, a veteran prisoner who finds meaning in protecting the vulnera...
The Photographer

The Photographer

2000
A year after becoming the toast of New York City's art scene, photographer Max Martin has lost his ability to take a decent picture. On the night before his make-or-break gallery opening, surrounded b...
Pollock

Pollock

2
2000
In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an ...

1999.

3 Movies · 2 TV shows
The Pact

The Pact

1999
After witnessing the killing of his parents, a teenage boy is placed in a witness relocation program and sent to a boarding school in Canada to start a new life. He befriends a fellow student who is u...
Desert Blue

Desert Blue

1999
The world's largest ice cream cone is the centerpiece of an old gold-rush town that is struggling to stay on the map. They stayed longer than expected because of the accident. A teenage girl who loves...
TV
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

6.09
1999
Sexually-based offenses are considered heinous in the criminal justice system. In New York City, the detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Specia...
TV
The Sopranos

The Sopranos

6.32
1999
The story of New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home life and the criminal organization he ...
Freak Weather

Freak Weather

1999
In this harrowing character study, Jacqueline McKenzie portrays Penny, a young woman lost in a dangerous abusive relationship. One day, she sets out with her son, supposedly to bring him to school, bu...

1998.

1 Movie
Snake Eyes

Snake Eyes

4
1998
When corrupt cop Rick Santoro witnesses a murder during a boxing match, all bets are off. It's up to him and Kevin Dunne to find out what happened. Santoro can't turn a blind eye to the shocking disco...

1997.

4 Movies
Men

Men

1997
A single young woman moves to Los Angeles, gets a job as a chef, and has casual affairs.
One Eight Seven

One Eight Seven

6
1997
Garfield moved from New York to Los Angeles after he was stabbed by a student. He is a substitute teacher. Garfield was driven mad by the education system, where violent bullies control the classrooms...
Silent Cradle

Silent Cradle

1997
A woman is pregnant. She tries to adopt a baby but discovers that it might not have been dead when it was removed from her stomach. Who took the baby and where?
Executive Power

Executive Power

1997
While protecting the U.S. A Secret Service agent helps the president dispose of the body of a young girl who died accidentally. The ex-agent was approached by his former partner a few weeks before the...

1996.

2 Movies
My Fellow Americans

My Fellow Americans

1996
They were in charge of the country. The United States has two former Presidents on the run. Framed in a scandal by the current President and pursued by armed agents, the two squabbling political foes ...
Before and After

Before and After

1996
When their son is accused of killing his girlfriend, two parents deal with it.

1995.

2 TV shows
TV
The Client

The Client

1995
The Client aired on CBS from 1995 to 1996. The 1994 film The Client and the 1993 John Grisham novel were both adapted for the series.
TV
The Outer Limits

The Outer Limits

6
1995
Sometimes there is a plot twist at the end of The Outer Limits. Unlike the original incarnation of the series, which was a pure anthology with each episode completely unrelated to the others, the revi...

1994.

2 Movies
Because Mommy Works

Because Mommy Works

1994
Abbey lives alone with her son Willie. Willie may be with her ex- husband every second weekend. Ted wants to see Willie more often when he becomes a father to two children.
Spoils of War

Spoils of War

1994
In 1970s New York, Martin (Maguire) hopes to locate his father and possibly reunite the parents who have been bitterly separated since he was born.

1993.

4 Movies
The Pelican Brief

The Pelican Brief

6.18
1993
Two Supreme Court Justices have been killed. A law student stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist is interested in her story. Everyone wants her dead.
There Was a Little Boy

There Was a Little Boy

1993
Since their first child was kidnapped and never seen again, Julie and Gregg are about to become parents again. The couple soon faces a bigger shock. There is a chance that Julie's new bad-boy may be h...
Me and Veronica

Me and Veronica

1993
There is a family secret.
In the Line of Fire

In the Line of Fire

7
1993
Frank Horrigan was a Secret Service agent when he failed to save President Kennedy. Horrigan had to return to protection detail to confront the ghosts from his past after a man called himself "Booth" ...

1992.

6 Movies
The Making of Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

The Making of Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

1992
A special featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.
Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster

Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster

1992
The real-life struggle to contain the environmental and financial damage caused to Alaska by the oil spill from the Exxon Valdez is dramatized.
Waterland

Waterland

1992
The story of a mentally anguished high school history teacher going through a complete reassessment of his life. His method for re-examining his life is to narrate it to his class and include three ge...
Gladiator

Gladiator

1992
Tommy Riley and his dad moved to Chicago from a nice place. He goes to school. He falls into the world of underground boxing after a street fight, where punches can kill.
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

6.78
1992
Instead of flying to Florida with his family, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card. Kevin is determined to stop the Wet Bandits from robbing a toy sto...
Radio Flyer

Radio Flyer

6
1992
A father reminiscing about when he and his brother moved to a new town. When the younger brother is subjected to physical abuse at the hands of their brutal stepfather, Mike decides to convert their t...

1991.

2 Movies
Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose

1991
Rose was taken in by the Hillyer family so that she could avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose knows that men fall in love with her because of her appearance and personality. She can't help...
Deceived

Deceived

1991
A marriage that seemed perfect ends in disaster after the death of the husband. After Jack's supposed death, strange developments begin to be discovered. She believes she has been deceived.

1990.

4 Movies · 1 TV show
Mindwalk

Mindwalk

1990
A politician is with a poet. St is a city. The person is from France. They meet a scientist on the island. Two men listen to a brilliant woman's ideas and discuss how her ideas can work in their own l...
The End of Innocence

The End of Innocence

1990
A woman overwhelmed with trying to please everyone except herself, and not finding any answers until she's admitted to a rehab center by her parents is an autobiographical story. She finds her answers...
TV
Law & Order

Law & Order

5.83
1990
From two different vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court, follows a crime.
Home Alone

Home Alone

6.49
1990
When Kevin's family goes on a Christmas vacation, they inadvertently leave him behind. The plucky kid stands ready to defend his territory when a pair of bungling crooks try to break into Kevin's hous...
Awakenings

Awakenings

3.67
1990
Dr. Malcolm Sayer uses an experimental drug to awaken the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first person to receive the treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, prov...

1989.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Package

The Package

1
1989
A veteran Green Beret sergeant is trying to escort a prisoner back to the US but the prisoner escapes and the sergeant has to risk his life and limb to catch him.
TV
Cross of Fire

Cross of Fire

1989
The rape and murder of Madge Oberholtzer was the subject of a 1989 American television mini-series called Cross of Fire. He is the leader of the Indiana branch of the Ku Klux Klan. It was shown in two...

1988.

7 Movies
Necessity

Necessity

1988
A model discovers her husband is a drug dealer. She leaves him, taking along two million dollars of his money, but what she really wants is custody of their daughter. She hatched a plan to abduct her ...
The Milagro Beanfield War

The Milagro Beanfield War

1988
A developer plans to build a resort in a small town. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the local His...
Big

Big

6.21
1988
When a young boy makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big, he wakes up the next day to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older. He is still the same boy. He needs to learn how t...
Betrayed

Betrayed

1988
An FBI agent falls in love with a white supremacist who is part of her group.
The Seventh Sign

The Seventh Sign

6
1988
A pregnant woman and a new boarder are in the apartment over the garage. He's speeding along the Apocalypse by bloodying rivers, egging on plagues and following scripture word for word.
The Telephone

The Telephone

1988
A crazy out of work actress named Vashti Blue, who uses the name Whoopi Goldberg, spends her time in her small apartment with her pet owl and her telephone trying to solve all her problems.
Beaches

Beaches

6
1988
A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship.

1987.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Out on a Limb

Out on a Limb

1987
The mini-series is based on MacLaine's autobiographical best-seller, which explores her new age beliefs and their effects on her personal and public lives.
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam

Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam

1987
Real-life letters written by American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines during the Vietnam War to their families and friends back home. The first-person "narrative" by men and women who were in t...

1985.

4 Movies · 3 TV shows
The Trip to Bountiful

The Trip to Bountiful

1985
In 1940's Houston, Texas, Carrie Watts is trapped in an apartment with her daughter-in-law and son. She still refers to Bountiful, the small Texas town of her youth, as her home and her greatest wish ...
TV
Tender Is the Night

Tender Is the Night

1985
Dennis Potter is an author. Scott Fitzgerald wrote a novel about how the rich on the Riviera in the 1920s are drawn into the depression.
TV
The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents

The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents

6.33
1985
The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents was an anthology series that aired on NBC from 1985 to 1986 and on the USA Network from 1987 to 1989. The series is a re-enactment of a movie.
After Hours

After Hours

6
1985
An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he goes to visit a girl in Soho whom he met at a coffee shop.
TV
The Equalizer

The Equalizer

7.33
1985
Robert McCall is a former agent of a secret government agency who is now running his own private crime fighting operation where he fashions himself as "The Equalizer." It is a service for victims of t...
Too Scared to Scream

Too Scared to Scream

1985
Tenants in a high rise apartment building are being attacked by a killer.
Heaven Help Us

Heaven Help Us

8
1985
St has Michael at it. Basil's Catholic Boys School is in Brooklyn. He befriends all of the misfits in his class as they collide with the repressive faculty and discover the opposite sex as they get ol...

1984.

3 Movies · 3 TV shows
Violated

Violated

1984
A group of mobsters abuse an actress and her friends in New York City.
C.H.U.D.

C.H.U.D.

5.33
1984
There have been murders in New York. A policeman, a photo journalist, and his girlfriend are trying to figure out how to stop the creatures.
TV
Tales from the Darkside

Tales from the Darkside

5.38
1984
George A created Tales from the Darkside. Each episode had a plot twist. The series' episodes ranged from horror, science fiction, and fantasy to black comedy and more lighthearted themes.
Best Revenge

Best Revenge

1984
An American hustler goes on a suicide mission to smuggle four million dollars worth of drugs out of Morocco after his best friend is kidnapped by a drug lord.
TV
Miami Vice

Miami Vice

7
1984
The story of the Miami Police Department's vice squad and its efforts to end prostitution was centered on the unlikely partnership of Sonny and Tubbs, who first meet when Tubbs is undercover in a drug...
TV
Kate & Allie

Kate & Allie

1984
The show ran from March 19, 1984 to May 22, 1989. The positive response from critics and viewers made CBS commit to a full season of Kate & Allie in the fall of 1984. Sherry Coben created the series.

1983.

2 Movies
Legs

Legs

1983
Three people want to be a Radio City Music Hall Rockette, but only one can fill the open spot. John Heard is a magazine reporter who falls for each of the aspiring dancers, and Sheree North plays Geff...
Will There Really Be a Morning?

Will There Really Be a Morning?

1983
This is the story of an actress who was in an insane asylum and struggled with mental illness.

1982.

1 Movie
Cat People

Cat People

6
1982
In this erotic tale of the supernatural, the minister brother and his sister return to New Orleans after years of separation. The zoo curator is drawn to the panther when it is captured by the zoologi...

1981.

1 Movie
Cutter's Way

Cutter's Way

1981
Richard sees a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend.

1980.

1 Movie
Heart Beat

Heart Beat

1980
The relationship between Beat Generation writers is explored.

1979.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Chilly Scenes of Winter

Chilly Scenes of Winter

1979
A bored civil servant is Charles. He spends most of his time reflecting on his relationship with Laura, a coworker who left Charles to return to her husband.
TV
The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter

1979
The Scarlet Letter is a 1979 miniseries based on the novel of the same name that aired on WGBH from March 3, 1979 to March 24, 1979. The series is four episodes long, 60 minutes each. Part 2 won the 1...

1978.

2 Movies
On the Yard

On the Yard

1978
"Top con" is a title that gives Chilly absolute power. The power to make rules. To kill. The price of defiance is learned by a young con when he confronts Chilly's power.
Rush It

Rush It

1978
A female bicycle messenger is looking for love in New York City and is in a relationship with two very different men.

1977.

2 Movies
First Love

First Love

1977
Despite the fact that Susan Dey is the mistress of an older, married attorney, WilliamKatt falls hard for her.
Between the Lines

Between the Lines

1977
The staff of the Back Bay Mainline, a Boston underground newspaper that rose to prominence in the 1960s, struggles with the shifting social climate of the '70s amid rumors that the paper is about to b...

1975.

1 Movie
Valley Forge

Valley Forge

1975
George Washington struggles to hold his army together at a critical point during the Revolutionary War.

1951.

1 TV show
TV
Hallmark Hall of Fame

Hallmark Hall of Fame

8.33
1951
Hallmark Hall of Fame is an anthology program on American television, sponsored by Hallmark Cards, a Kansas City based greeting card company. The longest-running primetime series in the history of tel...

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1 TV show
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