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Daniel Petrie is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer Canadien born on 26 november 1920 at Glace Bay (Canada)

Daniel Petrie

Daniel Petrie
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Birth name Daniel Mannix Petrie
Nationality Canada
Birth 26 november 1920 at Glace Bay (Canada)
Death 22 august 2004 (at 83 years) at Los Angeles (USA)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

Daniel Mannix Petrie (November 26, 1920 – August 22, 2004) was a Canadian television and film director.

Best films

Fort Apache, the Bronx (1981)

Usually with

Chris Wiggins
Chris Wiggins
(2 films)
Larry Solway
Larry Solway
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Daniel Petrie (31 films)

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Into the Night, 1h55
Directed by John Landis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Action
Actors Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Pfeiffer, Richard Farnsworth, Dan Aykroyd, David Bowie, David Cronenberg
Roles Le réalisateur de Kalijak
Rating65% 3.25033.25033.25033.25033.2503
Upon discovering that his wife is having an affair, depressed insomniac Ed Okin (Jeff Goldblum) drives to LAX on his friend Herb's (Dan Aykroyd) suggestion. There he is surprised by a beautiful jewel smuggler, Diana (Michelle Pfeiffer), who lands on his car and begs him to drive her away from four Iranians who are chasing her. She persuades him to drive her to various locations, and he becomes embroiled in her predicament. After becoming increasingly exasperated with her demands, he discovers that Diana has smuggled priceless emeralds from the Shah of Iran's treasury into the country, and is being pursued by various assorted assailants, including the aforementioned agents of a criminal Iranian expatriate and a British hitman (David Bowie).


Wild Iris
Wild Iris (2001)
, 1h33
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Gena Rowlands, Laura Linney, Emile Hirsch, Fred Ward, Lee Tergesen, Miguel Sandoval
Rating62% 3.1498653.1498653.1498653.1498653.149865
Une mère et son jeune fils se retrouvent pour travailler ensemble dans l'entreprise familiale.
Lassie (1994)
, 1h34
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Tom Guiry, Helen Slater, Jon Tenney, Frederic Forrest, Richard Farnsworth, Michelle Williams
Rating59% 2.9527052.9527052.9527052.9527052.952705
The Turner family moves from the big city (Baltimore, Maryland) to the rural countryside in Tazewell County, Virginia, hoping to start a new life. The move creates problems for everyone, especially 13-year-old Matt (Tom Guiry), who feels lost and alone in his new surroundings. But with the help of a stray Collie dog named Lassie that the family takes in, Matt learns to adjust and the two form an unbreakable bond.
Cocoon: The Return, 1h56
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Charles Lampkin, Jack Gilford, Maureen Stapleton
Rating54% 2.701082.701082.701082.701082.70108
Five years after they left, the Antareans return to Earth to rescue the cocoons that were left behind. Before they can be retrieved, one of the cocoons is discovered by a science research team and taken to a secure laboratory for testing. The aliens and their human allies must find a way to retrieve the cocoon in time for their rendezvous with the rescue ship, while the humans travelling with them must decide whether to return to Antarea or stay on Earth and become mortal again.
Rocket Gibraltar, 1h39
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Burt Lancaster, Patricia Clarkson, Macaulay Culkin, Suzy Amis, Angela Goethals, Frances Conroy
Rating65% 3.297693.297693.297693.297693.29769
Levi Rockwell is a retired, widowed Hollywood screenwriter and patriarch who reunites his entire family at his Long Island estate for his 77th birthday, but personal and social problems abound. His four children, son Rolo, and daughters Ruby, Rose and Aggie arrive, along with their spouses and children, to help him celebrate his 77th birthday. During the course of the family reunion, Levi's health begins to fail and he passes on a sentimental request that he be given a 'Viking Funeral' after his death. With his adult children consumed by their own personal worries, the grandchildren honors Levi's last wishes.
Square Dance, 1h52
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Jason Robards, Jane Alexander, Winona Ryder, Rob Lowe, Brad Leland, Deborah Richter
Rating61% 3.0500453.0500453.0500453.0500453.050045
Gemma Dillard (Winona Ryder) is a 13-year-old country girl who lives with her Grandpa Dillard (Jason Robards). Gemma is visited by her mother with an offer to come stay with her in the city. Her mother is now married and can provide for her.
The Bay Boy, 1h47
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Actors Kiefer Sutherland, Liv Ullmann, Peter Donat, Alan Scarfe, Mathieu Carrière, Chris Wiggins
Rating63% 3.1976453.1976453.1976453.1976453.197645
Donald Campbell (Kiefer Sutherland) is a sensitive teenage boy coming of age in a dark and uncertain time for both his community and life. His mother (Liv Ullman) wants him to continue his education after high school and become a priest, but Donald is more interested in girls than prayerbooks. After an unsuccessful attempt by a visiting priest to molest him, followed by his first sexual experience with a local girl, Donald politely informs his mother (without revealing why) that he is not going to be a priest.
The Dollmaker, 2h30
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Jane Fonda, Mike Bacarella, David Dawson, Christine Ebersole, James N. Harrell, Ann Hearn
Rating77% 3.8835753.8835753.8835753.8835753.883575
The movie is the story of a family that moves from the rural home in Appalachia to Detroit Michigan where the father intends to find work in a factory. Fonda's character, Gertie, is hesitant to leave their home; her husband Clovis believes that it will bring the family a regular income and better way of living. What Fonda's Gertie finds is a new place to exist, rather than live, and the family settles down in a tar paper shack by the railroad tracks in an industrial area.
Six Pack
Six Pack (1982)
, 1h48
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Musical films, Road movies
Actors Kenny Rogers, Diane Lane, Anthony Michael Hall, Erin Gray, Barry Corbin, Terry Kiser
Rating59% 2.9520252.9520252.9520252.9520252.952025
When race car driver Brewster Baker (Kenny Rogers) is stopped at a gas station, parts are stolen from his race car. Then while in a diner in a small Texas town, he sees some people stealing parts from another car, and chases the thieves. When the thieves' van goes into a river, Brewster rescues them and discovers that they are orphaned children. The kids were stealing auto parts for "Big John" the corrupt county sheriff, who jails Brewster for breaking and entering, larceny, resisting arrest and speeding. After the kids help break Brewster out of jail, Brewster reluctantly takes the children with him. Eventually, they form a friendship and bond. The end of the movie features real race footage from the 1982 NASCAR Coca-Cola 500, held at Atlanta Motor Speedway and won that year by Darrell Waltrip.
Fort Apache, the Bronx, 2h5
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Documentary, Action, Crime
Actors Paul Newman, Edward Asnere, Ken Wahl, Danny Aiello, Rachel Ticotin, Kathleen Beller
Rating66% 3.348913.348913.348913.348913.34891
Police officers face many challenges in the decayed South Bronx region of New York City. Among them are NYPD officers Murphy (Newman) and Corelli (Wahl), who work out of the 41st precinct, nicknamed "Fort Apache" because to those who work there, it feels like an army outpost in foreign territory (an allusion to Fort Apache out of the Old West).
Resurrection, 1h43
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy
Themes Films about religion
Actors Ellen Burstyn, Sam Shepard, Richard Farnsworth, Pamela Payton-Wright, Roberts Blossom, Jeffrey DeMunn
Rating72% 3.645053.645053.645053.645053.64505
À la suite d'un accident d'automobile où elle perd son mari, Edna Mae Macaulay se découvre un pouvoir de guérison. Certaines personnes de la petite ville où elle s'est retirée acceptent cet étrange pouvoir tandis que d'autres s'en méfient...