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(1988 film) 76 Everybody's All-American (film) 79 Great Balls of Fire! (film) 82 Come See the Paradise 86 Postcards from the Edge (film) 89 Wilder Napalm 93 Undercover Blues 95 Flesh and Bone (film) 98 Wyatt Earp (film) 100 Something to Talk About (film) 105 Dragonheart 107 Gang Related 113 Switchback (film) 116 Savior (film) 119 The Parent Trap (1998 film) 122 Playing by Heart 129 Any Given Sunday 131 Frequency (film) 137 Traffic (film) 142 Dinner with Friends 150 The Rookie (2002 film) 152 Far from Heaven 155 Cold Creek Manor 160 The Alamo (2004 film) 164 The Day After Tomorrow 170 In Good Company (2004 film) 175 Flight of the Phoenix (2004 film) 177 Yours, Mine and Ours (2005 film) 181 American Dreamz 185 Battle for Terra 189 Vantage Point (film) 193 Smart People 203 The Express 207 Horsemen (2009 film) 217 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra 220 Pandorum 233 Legion (2010 film) 239 The Special Relationship (film) 244 Soul Surfer (film) 250 Footloose (2011 film) 254 The Reverend 257 Beneath the Darkness 261 References Article Sources and Contributors 263 Image Sources, Licenses and Contributors 269 Article Licenses License 271 Dennis Quaid 1 Dennis Quaid Dennis Quaid Quaid in 1991 Born Dennis William QuaidApril 9, 1954Houston, Texas, United States Occupation Actor Years active 1975–present Spouse • • • P. J. Soles (1978–1983; divorced) Meg Ryan (1991–2001; divorced) Kimberly Buffington (2004–present) Relatives Randy Quaid (brother) Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor. He became known during the 1980s after appearing in several successful films, including as Mike Brody in Jaws 3-D (1983), Alex Gardner in Dreamscape (1984), Remy McSwain in The Big Easy (1987), Tuck Pendleton in Innerspace (1987), Jefferson "Jeff" Blue in Undercover Blues (1993), Bowen in Dragonheart (1996), Joe Doe/William in Gang Related (1997), Frank Towns in Flight of the Phoenix (2004), Jack Hall in The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and Reverend Shaw Moore in Footloose (2011). Early life Quaid was born in Houston, Texas, the son of Juanita Bonniedale "Nita" (née Jordan), a real estate agent, and William Rudy Quaid (November 21, 1923 – February 8, 1987), an electrician and a fourth cousin of Gene Autry. He is the younger brother of actor Randy Quaid. Quaid has Irish and Cajun (French) ancestry. He attended Pershing Middle School in Houston. He studied Chinese and dance at Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Texas, and later in college, at the University of Houston, under drama coach Cecil Pickett. Career After his brother, Randy, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Last Detail (1973), Quaid dropped out of the University of Houston before graduating and moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career of his own. He initially had trouble finding work but began to gain notice when he appeared in Breaking Away (1979) and earned good reviews for his role in The Right Stuff (1983). Known for his grin, Quaid has appeared in both comedic and dramatic roles. Quaid had starring roles in the films Enemy Mine (1985) and Innerspace (1987). He also achieved acclaim for his portrayal of Jerry Lee Lewis in Great Balls of Fire! (1989). Quaid's career lost steam in the early 1990s, after he fought anorexia nervosa and kicked a cocaine addiction. He continued to garner positive reviews in a variety of films, however, such as Doc Holliday in Wyatt Earp (1994). Dennis Quaid 2 He starred in the remake of The Parent Trap (1998), playing the part of the twins' father, and as an aging pro football quarterback in Oliver Stone's Any Given Sunday (1999). Some of Quaid's more recent film credits include Frequency (2000), The Rookie (2002), Far From Heaven (2002), The Flight of the Phoenix (2004), In Good Company (2004), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Yours, Mine and Ours (2005), Vantage Point (2008), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), and Pandorum (2009). In 2009, Quaid guest starred in an episode of SpongeBob SquarePants, playing Mr. Krabs' grandfather, Captain Redbeard. He portrayed U.S. President Bill Clinton, alongside Michael Sheen as Tony Blair and Hope Davis as Hillary Clinton, in the 2010 film The Special Relationship. Awards For his role in Far From Heaven (2002) he won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male. He received nominations for Best Supporting Actor from the Golden Globe Awards, the Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards and the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Personal life Quaid was raised in the Baptist faith.  There have been extensive stories about Quaid's past abuse of cocaine. In a candid 2002 interview with Larry King on his talk show, after King asked about his motives for using drugs, Quaid responded, "Well, you got to put it in context. Back in the late '60s, early '70s. That was back during the time where, you know, drugs were going to expand our minds and everybody was experimenting and everything. We were really getting high, we didn't know it. And cocaine at that time was considered harmless. You know. I remember magazine articles in 'People' Magazine of doctors saying, it is not addicting. It is just—alcohol is worse. So I think we all fell into that. But that's not the way it was." When asked if he believed he had ever been addicted to the drug, he responded, "It was a gradual thing. But it got to the point where I couldn't have any fun unless I had it. Which is a bad place to be." Later in the interview he said, "But I saw myself being dead in about five  years if I didn't stop." Quaid golfing in 2006. Quaid and actress P.J. Soles were married on November 25, 1978. The couple were divorced on January 23, 1983. On February 14, 1991, he and Meg Ryan were married. Quaid and Ryan have a son, Jack Henry (born April 24, 1992). They were divorced on July 16, 2001. In a 2008 interview with Insight, Ryan stated "Dennis was not faithful to me for a very long time, and that was very painful. I found out more about that after I was divorced." Quaid married Kimberly Buffington, an Austin, Texas, real-estate agent, on July 4, 2004. The couple had twins, born via a gestational carrier, on November 8, 2007, in Santa Monica, California. Their son Thomas Boone was born first at 8:26 am and weighed six pounds, twelve ounces (3.06 kg). Daughter Zoe Grace was born two minutes later weighing five pounds, nine ounces (2.52 kg). Dennis Quaid 3 On November 18, 2007, hospital staff mistakenly gave Quaid's ten-day-old twins a dosage of heparin 1,000 times the common dosage for infants.  Their attorney said the newborns will "be fine now", but Quaid filed a lawsuit against the drug manufacturer, Baxter Healthcare, claiming that packaging for the two doses of heparin are not different enough. In May 2008, the Quaids testified before the United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, asking U.S. Congress not to preempt the right to sue drug manufacturers for negligence under state law. In October 2009, Dennis Quaid narrowly avoided being arrested for DUI, when a police officer managed to persuade him to get out of his car and get a cab. In addition to acting, Quaid is a musician and plays with his band, the Sharks. Quaid also has a pilot's license and is a scratch golfer. In 2005, he was named as the top golfer among the "Hollywood set" by Golf Digest. After the filming of "The Express: The Ernie Davis Story" Quaid went to Cleveland Browns Stadium to dedicate Davis's jersey. Charities Quaid lends his name to the annual "Dennis Quaid Charity Weekend" (formerly the "Jiffy Lube/Dennis Quaid Charity Classic") in Austin. The golf tournament attracts numerous celebrities with the proceeds split among local children's charities. He is a member of the Bel-Air Country Club in Bel-Air, California, and tries to stay at homes on private courses when he is on the road. Quaid works with the International Hospital for Children in New Orleans, Louisiana. He makes trips to Central America to help build medical clinics and transport sick children back to the U.S. for treatment they cannot get locally. Filmography Year Film Role 1975 Crazy Mama Bellhop 1977 I Never Promised You a Rose Garden Shark, Baseball Pitcher September 30, 1955 Frank Our Winning Season Paul Morelli The Seniors Alan 1979 Breaking Away Mike 1980 The Long Riders Ed Miller Gorp Mad Grossman All Night Long Freddie Dupler Caveman Lar The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia Travis Child Stripes Extra at Graduation Ceremony Tough Enough Art Long Jaws 3-D Michael 'Mike' Brody The Right Stuff Gordon Cooper 1978 1981 1983 Notes (uncredited) (uncredited) Dennis Quaid 4 1984 Dreamscape Alex Gardner 1985 Enemy Mine Willis Davidge 1987 The Big Easy Det. Remy McSwain Innerspace Lt. Tuck Pendleton Suspect Eddie Sanger D.O.A. Dexter Cornell Everybody's All-American Gavin Grey 1989 Great Balls of Fire! Jerry Lee Lewis 1990 Come See The Paradise Jack McGurn Postcards from the Edge Jack Faulkner Wilder Napalm Wallace Foudroyant/Biff the Clown Undercover Blues Jefferson 'Jeff' Blue Flesh and Bone Arlis Sweeney A Century of Cinema Himself Wyatt Earp Doc Holliday 1995 Something to Talk About Eddie Bichon 1996 Dragonheart Bowen 1997 Gang Related Joe Doe/William Switchback Frank LaCrosse Savior Joshua Rose/Guy The Parent Trap Nick Parker Playing by Heart Hugh 1999 Any Given Sunday Jack 'Cap' Rooney 2000 Frequency Frank Sullivan Nominated—Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor – Suspense Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor Traffic Arnie Metzger Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture 2001 Dinner with Friends Gabe 2002 The Rookie Jimmy Morris Far from Heaven Frank Whitaker Cold Creek Manor Cooper Tilson 1988 1993 1994 1998 2003 Independent Spirit Award for Best Lead Male Valladolid International Film Festival Award for Best Actor (documentary) Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Nominated—Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role Dennis Quaid 2004 5 The Alamo Sam Houston The Day After Tomorrow Jack Hall In Good Company Dan Foreman Flight of the Phoenix Frank Towns 2005 Yours, Mine and Ours Frank Beardsley 2006 American Dreamz President Joseph Staton 2007 Battle for Terra Roven 2008 Vantage Point Thomas Barnes Smart People Lawrence Wetherhold The Express Ben Schwartzwalder Horsemen Aidan Breslin G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra General Hawk Pandorum Payton Legion Bob Hanson The Special Relationship Bill Clinton released May 29, 2010 on HBO Nominated—Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor – Miniseries or a Movie Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie Soul Surfer Tom Hamilton (Filming) Footloose Rev. Shaw Moore Beneath the Darkness Vaughn Ely 2009 2010 2011 (voice) References  "Dennis Quaid Biography (1954–)" (http:/ / www. filmreference. com/ film/ 22/ Dennis-Quaid. html). FilmReference.com. . Retrieved July 29, 2010.  Stated in interview at Inside the Actors Studio.  Lyman, Rick (November 14, 2002). "Dennis Quaid's Second Reel: The Comeback" (http:/ / query. nytimes. com/ gst/ fullpage. html?res=9F04E1DB1F31F937A25752C1A9649C8B63). New York Times (New York). ISSN 0362-4331. . Retrieved July 29, 2010.  'It's All God': Interview with Dennis Quaid (http:/ / www. beliefnet. com/ story/ 178/ story_17846_1. html)  Peter T. Chattaway (November 21, 2005). "Mr. Versatile 'Christianity Today'" (http:/ / www. christianitytoday. com/ ct/ movies/ interviews/ 2005/ dennisquaid. html). Christianitytoday.com. . Retrieved September 20, 2010.  "CNN.com – Transcripts" (http:/ / transcripts. cnn. com/ TRANSCRIPTS/ 0203/ 12/ lkl. 00. html). Transcripts.cnn.com. March 12, 2002. . Retrieved September 20, 2010.  "Dennis & Kimberly Quaid Welcome a Boy & Girl" (http:/ / www. people. com/ people/ article/ 0,,20159254,00. html). People. November 8, 2007. . Retrieved September 20, 2010.  "Dennis Quaid's Newborn Twins Fighting for Life" (http:/ / www. foxnews. com/ story/ 0,2933,312357,00. html). Fox News Channel. November 21, 2007. . Retrieved September 20, 2010.  "Dennis Quaid's newborns reportedly harmed by medical mix-up" (http:/ / ratevin. com/ story. php?title=Dennis_Quaids_newborns_reportedly_harmed_by_medical_mix-up). Ratevin.com. . Retrieved July 29, 2010.  Dennis Quaid and wife sue drug maker (http:/ / www. usatoday. com/ life/ people/ 2007-12-04-quaid-lawsuit_N. htm).  Quaid, Dennis; Quaid, Kimberly (May 14, 2008). "Testimony of Dennis Quaid and Kimberly Quaid Before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the United States House of Representatives" (http:/ / www. reform. democrats. house. gov/ documents/ 20080514103204. pdf) (PDF). pp. 1–7. Archived from the original (http:/ / oversight. house. gov/ documents/ 20080514103204. pdf) on Wed, 14 May 2008 14:32:04 GMT. . Retrieved June 10, 2010. Dennis Quaid  "Dennis Quaid dodges DUI by taking cab" (http:/ / www. nydailynews. com/ gossip/ 2009/ 10/ 23/ 2009-10-23_best_of_the_rest_dennis_quaid_dodges_dui_by_taking_cab. html). Daily News. New York. October 25, 2009. . Retrieved October 22, 2010. Further reading • Silver, Murray, 2005. When Elvis Meets the Dalai Lama, (Bonaventure Books, Savannah), in which the author describes Quaid's participation in the film Great Balls of Fire. External links • Dennis Quaid (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm598/) at the Internet Movie Database I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (film) I Never Promised You a Rose Garden is a 1977 film based on the Joanne Greenberg novel of the same name. In the wake of the success of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Roger Corman was able to get funding for a movie version of Rose Garden. Bibi Andersson played Dr. Fried, while Kathleen Quinlan played Deborah. For unknown reasons, all references to Judaism were removed, including the storyline of the vicious cruelty Deborah suffered from anti-Semitic peers, so that her childhood bout with urethral cancer becomes the sole reason for Deborah's "retreat from reality". In a recent interview, Greenberg stated that the references to Judaism were removed because the producers were "terrified." Speaking with characteristic frankness, the author added that the characterizations of mental illness in the film "stank on ice." Deborah's name is changed from Blau (which means "blue" in German, and parallels the author's pseudonym "Green") to Blake. Another major theme of the book, Deborah's artistic talent which flourished in spite of her illness, was reduced to a scene in which she scribbles childishly on a drawing pad. The Kingdom Of Yr is portrayed on-screen, as are some of its gods, but never seen in its original ethereal beauty, only the wasteland that it became much later. The background music for the Yr sequences is a recording of a Balinese Kecak, the ceremonial chant of the sacred monkeys from the Ramayana. The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo, headed by Danny Elfman, appear as extras in the Yr sequences. In a 2006 interview, Greenberg recalled that she was not consulted on any aspect of the film, and was contacted only by Bibi Andersson. She recalled Andersson telling her that the producers had said Greenberg could not be consulted  as she was "hopelessly insane". The film's supporting cast included Diane Varsi, Sylvia Sidney and Signe Hasso. Total running time is 96 minutes. The studio is listed as "Imorh" Productions, imorh (variously meaning "sleep", "death" or "insanity") being an Yri word from the novel. 6 I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (film) References  Author can't shed legacy of 1964 novel 'Rose Garden' (http:/ / www. gazette. com/ articles/ rose-28516-garden-mental. html), Colorado Springs Gazette, October 15, 2007.  Interview with Claudia Cragg, A Conversation with Joanne Greenberg (http:/ / ccragg123. libsyn. com/ index. php?post_id=440976). Page dated 2009-03-08, website with podcast found 2010-07-06. External links • I Never Promised You A Rose Garden (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076172/) at the Internet Movie Database 7 Our Winning Season 8 Our Winning Season Our Winning Season Movie Poster Directed by Joseph Ruben Produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff Joe Roth Written by Nicholas Niciphor Starring Dennis Quaid Scott Jacoby Joanna Cassidy Music by Charles Fox Cinematography Stephen M. Katz Editing by Bill Butler Distributed by American International Pictures Release date(s) May 1978 (USA) Running time 92 min. Country Language United States English Our Winning Season is a 1978 film directed by Joseph Ruben from a screenplay by Nicholas Niciphor. Our Winning Season 9 Taglines It's your story. Your senior year lasts the rest of your life. Plot A high school senior aspires to become a track star. Our Winning Season poster of all posters in print Principal cast Actor Role Dennis Quaid Paul Morelli Scott Jacoby David Wakefield Deborah Benson Alice Baker Robert Wahler Burton Fleishauer Joe Penny Dean Berger Jan Smithers Cathy Wakefield Joanna Cassidy Shiela P.J. Soles Cindy Hawkins Our Winning Season External links • Our Winning Season  at the Internet Movie Database • Our Winning Season  at Allmovie References  http:/ / www. imdb. com/ title/ tt0078047/  http:/ / www. allmovie. com/ work/ 105174 10 Breaking Away 11 Breaking Away Breaking Away Directed by Peter Yates Produced by Peter Yates Written by Steve Tesich Starring Dennis Christopher Dennis Quaid Daniel Stern Jackie Earle Haley Cinematography Matthew F. Leonetti Editing by Cynthia Scheider Distributed by 20th Century Fox Release date(s) July 13, 1979 Running time 100 minutes Country United States Language English Breaking Away is a 1979 American film. A coming of age film, it follows a teenager in Bloomington, Indiana who has recently graduated from high school and is unsure what to do with his life. It stars Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern (in his first film role), Jackie Earle Haley, Barbara Barrie and Paul Dooley. The film was written by Steve Tesich (an alumnus of Indiana University) and directed by Peter Yates. Tesich would go on to script another bicycle film, American Flyers, starring Kevin Costner. It won the 1979 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Tesich, and also received nominations for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Barbara Barrie), Best Director, Best Original Score and Best Picture. The film also won the 1979 Golden Globe Award for Best Film (Comedy or Musical). The film is ranked eighth on the List of America's 100 Most Inspiring Movies compiled by the American Film Institute (AFI) in 2006. In June 2008, AFI announced its "Ten top Ten"—the best ten films in ten "classic" American film genres—after polling over 1,500 people from the creative community. Breaking Away was acknowledged as the eighth best film in the sports genre.  A short-lived television series based on the film, also titled Breaking Away, aired in 1980. Breaking Away Plot Dave (Dennis Christopher), Mike (Dennis Quaid), Cyril (Daniel Stern) and Moocher (Jackie Earle Haley) are four working-class friends, living in a college town, who have recently graduated from high school and are forced to confront their uncertain futures. Dave's father, Ray (Paul Dooley), is puzzled and exasperated by his son's love of Italian music and culture, which Dave associates with bicycling. However, his mother Evelyn (Barbara Barrie) is more understanding. When a professional Italian bicycling team comes to town for a race, Dave is thrilled to enter the race with the other locals competing with them. After a disappointing finish, Dave's friends persuade him to join in forming their own cycling team for the annual Indiana University Little 500 race. Cast • • • • • • • • • • • Dennis Christopher as Dave Stoller Dennis Quaid as Mike Daniel Stern as Cyril Jackie Earle Haley as Moocher Paul Dooley as Ray Stoller Barbara Barrie as Evelyn Stoller Robyn Douglass as Katherine Hart Bochner as Rod P.J. Soles as Suzy Amy Wright as Nancy, Moocher's girlfriend John Ashton as Mike's policeman brother Roy Dooley and Christopher also played father and son in the 1978 film A Wedding and in the 2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent television episode "Cherry Red". Barrie, Haley and Ashton continued their roles in the prequel TV series. Real-life inspiration The Little 500 bicycle race that forms the centerpiece of the plot is a real race held annually at Indiana University. A reenactment of the race was staged for the film in the "old" Memorial Stadium on the IU campus, which was demolished shortly after the filming of the movie. The team is based on the 1962 Phi Kappa Psi Little 500 champions, which featured legendary rider and Italian enthusiast Dave Blase, who provided screenwriter and fellow Phi Kappa Psi team member Steve Tesich the inspiration for the main character in the movie. Blase, together with team manager Bob Stohler, provided the name   of this character: Dave Stohler. In the 1962 race, Blase rode 139 out of 200 laps and was the victory rider crossing the finish line, much like the main character in the film. Blase himself appears in the movie as the race announcer. Scenes shot in Bloomington Many of the scenes in the movie were filmed on the Indiana University campus. The pizza restaurant in the film ("PAGLIAI'S") is now Opie Taylors on the east side of North Walnut Street, across from the Monroe County Courthouse. Dave Stoller's house in the film is located at the corner of Lincoln and Dodds. Other scenes were filmed outside the Delta Delta Delta sorority house (818 E. 3rd St) and along Jordan Street. Dave's "ecstasy ride" on the wooded road after first meeting Kathy (where his bike tire blew) was filmed on the "West Gate Road" in Indiana's Brown County State Park, 14 miles east of Bloomington on Indiana State Road 46. Two other scenes were filmed on 12 Breaking Away North Hopeful Street (W 7th ST.), one at Fairview Elementary, the other three blocks east near the intersection of N. Hopeful and N. Madison (the old railroad tracks have since been removed). A scene in which Dave runs a red light in front of his father was filmed at the southwest corner of the courthouse, at the intersection of N. College and W. 5th streets (a few seconds before he runs it, the light is visible behind him as he rides by the courthouse and sees Moocher and Nancy). The starting-line scene of the "Cinzano 100" bicycle race was at the intersection of Indiana State Roads 46 and 446 in the southeast corner of Bloomington. The old limestone quarry where Dave and his friends swim is on a private property south of Bloomington, at the end of East Empire Mill Road (off of old Indiana State Road 37), and is closed to visitors. It is now often called the "Roof Top" quarry, but was originally known as "The Long Hole" or "Sanders" quarry. The used car lot ("Campus Cars") was a real used car lot for many years, but now has two small commercial buildings on the property; it is located at 1010 S. Walnut Avenue. Next door is the local Honda motorcycle franchise seen in the background of the famous "Refund? REFUND!!" scene; it remains there today. Judging from the evidence in the scenes, location filming was apparently done in the months of July through September, 1978. References  American Film Institute (2008-06-17). "AFI Crowns Top 10 Films in 10 Classic Genres" (http:/ / www. comingsoon. net/ news/ movienews. php?id=46072). ComingSoon.net. . Retrieved 2008-06-18.  "Top 10 Sports" (http:/ / www. afi. com/ 10top10/ sports. html). American Film Institute. . Retrieved 2008-06-18.  Jim Schwarb. "Pedaling Through 50 Years of Little 500 History" (http:/ / alumni. indiana. edu/ magazine/ issues/ 200003/ little500. shtml). Indiana Alumni Magazine. . Retrieved November 18, 2010.  Jim Caple (May 3, 2007). "Nothing little about IU's Little 500" (http:/ / sports. espn. go. com/ espn/ page2/ story?page=caple/ 070503). ESPN Sports. . External links • Breaking Away (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078902/) at the Internet Movie Database • Google Maps view of the limestone quarry (http://maps.google.de/maps?client=safari&rls=en&q=39. 084908, -86.524592&oe=UTF-8&redir_esc=&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&hl=de&tab=wl) 13 The Long Riders 14 The Long Riders The Long Riders Theatrical release poster Directed by Walter Hill Produced by Tim Zinnemann Stacy Keach James Keach Written by Bill Bryden Steven Phillip Smith Stacy Keach James Keach Starring James Keach Stacy Keach David Carradine Robert Carradine Keith Carradine Dennis Quaid Randy Quaid Christopher Guest Nicholas Guest Savannah Smith Boucher Music by Ry Cooder Cinematography Ric Waite Editing by Freeman A. Davies David Holden Studio Huka Productions Distributed by United Artists Release date(s) May 16, 1980 Running time 99 minutes Country United States Language English The Long Riders is a 1980 western film directed by Walter Hill. It was produced by James Keach, Stacy Keach and Tim Zinnemann and featured an original soundtrack by Ry Cooder. Cooder won the Best Music award in 1980 from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards for this soundtrack. The film was entered into the 1980 Cannes Film Festival. The Long Riders Plot The Long Riders is a fictionalized account of the James-Younger gang. Cast The Long Riders is a notable film in part due to Hill's decision to cast four sets of actor brothers as the real-life sets of brothers: • • • • The Keaches: Jesse James (James) and Frank James (Stacy) The Carradines: Cole Younger (David), Jim Younger (Keith) and Bob Younger (Robert) The Quaids: Ed Miller (Dennis) and Clell Miller (Randy) The Guests: Charley Ford (Christopher) and Robert Ford (Nicholas) It also features an uncredited appearance by Ever Carradine, daughter of Robert Carradine and niece to David and Keith Carradine. Additionally James Keach's son, Kalen Keach, is cast as little Jesse James. Savannah Smith Boucher played Zee, or Jesse James' wife, Zerelda. • • • • • • Kevin Brophy as John Younger Harry Carey, Jr. as George Arthur Shelby Leverington as Annie Ralston Felice Orlandi as Mr. Reddick Pamela Reed as Belle Starr James Remar as Sam Starr Production Some of the movie, especially the Northfield scene was shot in Parrott, Georgia. References  "Festival de Cannes: The Long Riders" (http:/ / www. festival-cannes. com/ en/ archives/ ficheFilm/ id/ 1835/ year/ 1980. html). festival-cannes.com. . Retrieved 2009-05-28. External links • • • • The Long Riders (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081071/) at the Internet Movie Database The Long Riders (http://www.allmovie.com/work/29942) at Allmovie The Long Riders (http://tcmdb.com/title/title.jsp?stid=17639) at the TCM Movie Database Koller, Michael. " The Long Riders and Wild Bill (http://archive.sensesofcinema.com/contents/cteq/02/20/ wild_bill.html)", Sense of Cinema. • Film review (http://dvdtimes.co.uk/content.php?contentid=4011) 15 Gorp (film) 16 Gorp (film) Gorp Theatrical release poster Directed by Joseph Ruben Produced by Lou Arkoff Jeffrey Konvitz Written by Jeffrey Konvitz A. Martin Zweiback Starring Michael Lembeck Dennis Quaid Fran Drescher Music by Paul Dunlap Cinematography Michel Hugo Editing by Bill Butler Distributed by American International Pictures Release date(s) May, 1980 Running time 90 minutes Country United States Language English Gorp is a 1980 comedy film starring Michael Lembeck and Dennis Quaid, and featuring early acting work of Roseanna Arquette and Fran Drescher in supporting roles. Directed by Joseph Ruben, with both story & screenplay by Jeffrey Konvitz & A. Martin Zweiback, this movie follows in the tradition of the 1978 fraternity comedy film National Lampoon's Animal House & the 1979 summer camp comedy film Meatballs. Set in a Jewish summer camp, Gorp features the kind of physical, sexual, and scatological comedy prevalent in films of this genre, while playing for comedic effect on the class distinctions between the camp's management, the camp counselors, the waiters, and the kitchen staff. Gorp (film) External links • Gorp  at the Internet Movie Database References  http:/ / www. imdb. com/ title/ tt0080809/ 17 All Night Long (1981 film) 18 All Night Long (1981 film) All Night Long Original film poster Directed by Jean-Claude Tramont Produced by Associate producers: Terence A. Donnelly Fran Roy Producers: Leonard Goldberg Jerry Weintraub Written by W.D. Richter Starring Barbra Streisand Gene Hackman Diane Ladd Dennis Quaid Music by Richard Hazard Ira Newborn José Padilla Cinematography Philip H. Lathrop Editing by Rachel Igel Marion Rothman Distributed by Universal Pictures Release date(s) March 6, 1981 Running time 100 minutes Country United States Language English All Night Long is a 1981 comedy film starring Barbra Streisand, Gene Hackman, Diane Ladd, Dennis Quaid, Kevin Dobson, and William Daniels, and directed by Jean-Claude Tramont. All Night Long (1981 film) Plot Hackman, as a man nearing middle age, is demoted after a temper tantrum and reduced to working as the manager of an all-night pharmacy/convenience store. The film shows the effects this has on his wife (Ladd), adult son (Quaid), and on a newfound relationship with his sister-in-law (Streisand), an untalented singer-songwriter married to a volatile firefighter (Dobson). Production The film was originally planned as a low-budget release, with Hackman and Lisa Eichhorn. Streisand's then-agent, Sue Mengers, who was in a relationship with the film's director, suggested Barbra for the part instead of Eichhorn. Several biographies suggest that because of the film's subsequent failure at the box office, Streisand fired Mengers. Reception Streisand was nominated for a 1981 Golden Raspberry Award for her performance. The film received mixed reviews , though some critics cited Streisand's performance as one of her very best. Stephen Holden, in Rolling Stone magazine, gave the film a positive review, adding that Streisand's performance suggested Marilyn Monroe. Pauline Kael in The New Yorker was full of praise for the film : " The director, Jean-Claude Tramont, a Belgian who has worked in American television, is a sophisticated jokester. There may be a suggestion of Lubitsch and of Max Ophuls in his approach, and there is more than a suggestion of Jacques Tati. Gene Hackman, whose specialty has been believable, lived-in characters, gives one of his most likable performances."  Box office Although generally seen as a flop, the film opened at #1 on the American film charts with an opening weekend of $1,391,000, and grossed around $10,000,000 worldwide. Adjusting for inflation, this is around $22.5 million in 2000 dollars. References  The Films of Barbra Streisand, Christopher Nickens & Karen Swenson, Citadel Press, p. 152-160  review by Vincent Canby, New York Times, 6 March 1981 (http:/ / movies. nytimes. com/ movie/ review?res=9502E3D81038F935A35750C0A967948260)  Pauline Kael , Taking it all In p.156 ISBN 0-7145-2841-2 External links • All Night Long (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082001/) at the Internet Movie Database • All Night Long (http://www.allmovie.com/work/1573) at Allmovie • Barbra Streisand Archives: Film - "All Night Long" page (http://barbra-archives.com/films/ all_night_long_streisand.html) 19 Caveman (film) 20 Caveman (film) Caveman Movie poster Directed by Carl Gottlieb Produced by David Foster Lawrence Turman Written by Rudy De Luca Carl Gottlieb Starring Ringo Starr Barbara Bach Dennis Quaid Shelley Long Music by Lalo Schifrin Cinematography Alan Hume Editing by Gene Fowler, Jr. Distributed by United Artists Release date(s) April 17, 1981 Running time 91 min. Country Language United States English Caveman is a 1981 American slapstick comedy film financed by George Harrison, written and directed by Carl Gottlieb and starring Ringo Starr, Barbara Bach, Dennis Quaid and Shelley Long. Plot Atouk (Starr) is a bullied and scrawny caveman living in "One Zillion BC – October 9th" He lusts after the beautiful but shallow Lana (Bach), who is the mate of Tonda (Matuszak), their tribe's physically imposing bullying leader. After being banished along with his friend Lar (Quaid), Atouk falls in with a band of assorted misfits, among them the comely Tala (Long) and the elderly blind man Gog (Gilford). The group has ongoing encounters with hungry dinosaurs, and rescues Lar from a "nearby ice age", where they encounter an abominable snowman. In the course of these adventures they discover sedative drugs, fire, cooking, music, and learn how to walk fully upright. Atouk uses these advancements to lead an attack on Tonda, overthrowing him and becoming the tribe's new leader. He discards Lana and takes Tala as his mate, and they live happily ever after. Caveman (film) Cast • • • • • • • • • • Ringo Starr as Atouk Dennis Quaid as Lar Shelley Long as Tala Jack Gilford as Gog Barbara Bach as Lana Evan C. Kim as Nook Carl Lumbly as Bork John Matuszak as Tonda Avery Schreiber as Ock Richard Moll as Abominable Snowman Production The film was filmed in Durango, Durango, Mexico, using the Sierra De Organos near Sombrerete, Zacatecas for exteriors. The film features stop-motion animated dinosaurs constructed by Jim Danforth, including a Tyrannosaurus Rex which in one scene becomes intoxicated by a Cannabis-type drug, animated by Randall W. Cook. Danforth was a major participant in the special effects sequences, but left the film "about two-thirds of the way" (his words) through the work because the Directors Guild of America prohibited his contracted on-screen credit, co-direction with Carl Gottlieb. Consequently, Danforth's name does not appear on the film. The film's dialog is almost entirely in "caveman" language, such as: • • • • • • • • • • "alunda" – love "bobo" – friend "araka" – fire "macha" – monster "nya" – no/not "ool" – food "pooka" – broken "ugh" – like "zug zug" – sex "kuda" – come At some showings audiences were issued a translation pamphlet for 30 "caveman words." The only English dialog present is used for comedic effect, when it is spoken by a caveman played by Evan Kim who speaks modern English but is understood by none of the other characters. Being a Korean caveman, by speaking English, he appears to be more advanced than the rest. At her audition, Long said she did not speak any English, but responded to everything  with grunts. Barbara Bach and Ringo Starr first met on the set of Caveman and married just over a year later. 21 Caveman (film) References  Apparently in memory of John Lennon who was killed 5 months before the film's release, was Ringo Starr's friend and bandmate with The Beatles, and whose birthday was October 9.  Pettigrew, Neil, The Stop-Motion Filmography, McFarland & Company, Inc., 1999, p. 111.  Pettigrew, p. 114.  Pettigrew, p. 109.  imdb.com (http:/ / www. imdb. com/ title/ tt0082146/ trivia/ )  barbara-bach.com (http:/ / www. barbara-bach. com/ barbarabio. htm) External links • Caveman (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082146/) at the Internet Movie Database • Caveman (http://www.allmovie.com/work/8693) at Allmovie • Cavespeak: A Dictionary Of Cavese (http://www.wsu.edu/~delahoyd/cavespeak.html) 22 The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (film) 23 The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (film) The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia Theatrical release poster Directed by Ronald F. Maxwell Produced by Bill Blake Written by Bob Bonney Starring Kristy McNichol Dennis Quaid Mark Hamill Don Stroud Arlen Dean Snyder Barry Corbin Music by Keith Allison Bobbie Gentry Mark Lindsay David Shire Cinematography Bill Butler Editing by Anne Goursand Distributed by Dimension Films Release date(s) May 29, 1981 Running time 120 minutes Country Language United States English The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia is a 1981 film, starring Kristy McNichol, Dennis Quaid, Mark Hamill, and Don Stroud, directed by Ronald F. Maxwell. It was very loosely inspired by the Vicki Lawrence song of the same name (it shares almost no plot elements with the original song). New lyrics related to the plot of the film were written for the film version of the song. The movie was filmed on location in Dade County, Georgia. The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (film) Plot summary A young singer and his sister/manager travel to Nashville in search of stardom. As they journey from one grimy hotel to another, it becomes increasingly obvious that only one of them has what it takes to become a star. Dennis Quaid plays Travis Child, a country singer who had one hit song and then faded from the scene. Kristy McNichol is his ambitious younger sister, Amanda Child, who is determined to get them to Nashville where Travis can once again become a star. Her plans are derailed by Travis's lack of ambition and easy distraction by women and booze. The two are separated in one town and by the time they find each other in the next one, Travis has been arrested for public drunkenness. To pay the fine he takes a job bartending at a roadside tavern called Andy's, where he meets and falls for a young lady with a very jealous ex-boyfriend—who happens to be the deputy sheriff. External links • The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia  at the Internet Movie Database • The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia  at Allmovie References  http:/ / www. imdb. com/ title/ tt0082816/  http:/ / www. allmovie. com/ work/ 35325 24 Stripes (film) 25 Stripes (film) Stripes Theatrical release poster Directed by Ivan Reitman Produced by Daniel Goldberg Ivan Reitman Written by Len Blum Harold Ramis Daniel Goldberg Starring Bill Murray Harold Ramis Warren Oates P. J. Soles John Candy Music by Elmer Bernstein Cinematography Bill Butler Editing by Harry Keller Michael Luciano Eva Ruggiero Distributed by Columbia Pictures Release date(s) June 26, 1981 Running time Theatrical cut: 106 minutes Extended cut: 122 minutes Country United States Language English Russian Polish Budget US$10 million Gross revenue $85,297,000 Stripes is a 1981 American comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates, P. J. Soles, and John Candy. Stripes also featured several noted actors in their first significant film roles, including John Larroquette, Sean Young, John Diehl and Judge Reinhold. It was one of Canadian comedian John Candy's early breakthrough film appearances. Dave Thomas, Bill Paxton, Joe Flaherty, and Timothy Busfield are also in one scene apiece. The film was among Oates' last films, as he died of a heart attack the year after release.
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