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Dennis Christopher is a Actor American born on 2 december 1955 at Philadelphia (USA)

Dennis Christopher

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Birth name Dennis Carrelli
Nationality USA
Birth 2 december 1955 (63 years) at Philadelphia (USA)

Dennis Christopher (born Dennis Carrelli; December 2, 1955) is an American film actor. He is known for his roles in Breaking Away and in Fade to Black. He has appeared in nearly 40 movies and made-for-TV movies since 1975.

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Breaking Away (1979)
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Filmography of Dennis Christopher (30 films)

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Django Unchained, 2h45
Directed by Quentin Tarantino
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Western, Spaghetti Western
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism
Actors Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, Kerry Washington, Walton Goggins
Roles Leonide Moguy
Rating80% 4.012774.012774.012774.012774.01277
In Texas 1858, the Speck brothers, Ace and Dicky, drive black slaves on foot. Among the shackled slaves is Django, sold off and separated from his wife, Broomhilda von Shaft. The Speck brothers are stopped by Dr. King Schultz, a German ex-dentist and bounty hunter from Düsseldorf, Prussia. Schultz asks to buy one of the slaves; when he questions Django about his knowledge of the Brittle brothers, for whom Schultz is carrying a warrant, Ace becomes irritated and aims his shotgun at Schultz. Schultz quickly kills Ace and leaves Dicky at the mercy of the newly freed slaves, who shoot Dicky in the head.
Deux femmes en danger
Directed by Rex Piano
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Alexandra Paul, Nicholas Turturro, Michelle Wolff, Dennis Christopher, Barbara Bain, Tatiana Maslany
Roles Adrien
Rating39% 1.9731751.9731751.9731751.9731751.973175
Avant de partir passer le week-end en thalasso avec sa fille, Samantha Reed fait un crochet pour se rendre à ce qu'elle croit être un rendez-vous professionnel. Après avoir provoqué un accident de voiture, des hommes mystérieux les capturent et les enferment. Samantha apprend qu'elle sera séquestrée pendant les deux heures qui suivent, jusqu'à ce qu'elle ait déchiffré un code sophistiqué, mais qu'elle sera exécutée si elle échoue...
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple, 1h31
Directed by Jeremy Kagan
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Glenn Close, Jena Malone, Meat Loaf, Chloe Webb, Bruce McGill, Olivia Burnette
Roles Joshua 'Carrots' Beale
Rating62% 3.149033.149033.149033.149033.14903
It's My Party, 1h50
Directed by Randal Kleiser
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Films about suicide, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, Sida et LGBT, HIV/AIDS in film, LGBT-related film
Actors Eric Roberts, Margaret Cho, Bruce Davison, Lee Grant, Devon Gummersall, George Segal
Roles Douglas Reedy
Rating71% 3.5958453.5958453.5958453.5958453.595845
It's My Party chronicles a two-day party hosted by Nick Stark (Eric Roberts) who, having been diagnosed with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, will fall into a state of mental lapse lasting for months until his death. He decides instead to host a party for his family and friends, at the end of which he will commit suicide by taking Seconal.
Aurora: Operation Intercept, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Action
Themes Transport films, Aviation films
Actors Bruce Payne, Lance Henriksen, Corbin Bernsen, Natalya Andrejchenko, John Stockwell, Dennis Christopher
Roles Victor Varenkov
Rating36% 1.8102251.8102251.8102251.8102251.810225
Un avion de ligne, dont le pilote semble avoir mystérieusement perdu le contrôle, s'abîme en plein océan faisant de très nombreuses victimes. Ce terrible accident est le fruit de la vengeance de Francesca, convaincue que son père, un scientifique spécialisé dans les armements spatiaux, a été assassiné par son employeur, le gouvernement des États-Unis. A la tête d'une organisation terrorriste, elle détourne l'Aurora 1, l'avion de chasse le plus performant de l'armée de l'air américaine. Et la jeune femme ne compte pas s'en tenir là ! Pourra-t-on l'empêcher de mettre ses menaces à exécution : tuer à nouveau des innocents ?...
Deadly Invasion: The Killer Bee Nightmare
Directed by Rockne S. O'Bannon
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Actors Nancy Stafford, Robert Hays, Ryan Phillippe, Gina Philips, Danielle von Zerneck, Dennis Christopher
Roles Pruitt Taylor Beauchamp
Rating40% 2.02712.02712.02712.02712.0271
Une petite ville est touchée par une invasion d'abeilles tueuses qui déciment tout ce qui se trouve sur leur passage.
Circuitry Man II: Plughead Rewired, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Adventure
Themes Films about computing, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Political films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Jim Metzler, Deborah Shelton, Nicholas Worth, Vernon Wells, Traci Lords, Dennis Christopher
Roles Leech
Rating35% 1.7589551.7589551.7589551.7589551.758955
In the backdrop of Earth's polluted future, a female FBI agent removes Danner, a pleasure android from an asylum in order to coerce him into helping her hunt down the criminal psychopath Plughead. But Plughead who has tangled with Danner before has his own plans as he is forcing a female scientist to help him manufacture life extending longevity chips which he intends to sell to rich and powerful clients.
Doppelganger, 1h44
Directed by Avi Nesher
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Actors Drew Barrymore, George Newbern, Dennis Christopher, Leslie Hope, George Maharis, Peter Dobson
Roles Doctor Heller
Rating43% 2.1567652.1567652.1567652.1567652.156765
The story follows Holly Gooding (Barrymore), who moves from New York City to Los Angeles after being implicated in a murder. She is followed by what is apparently her evil twin. While in LA, she finds a room for rent by a writer and the two begin a love affair. After some strange occurrences, it becomes less and less clear whether the woman is in fact Holly or her Doppelgänger. She finds a roommate to share an apartment, and befriends him.
Necronomicon, 1h36
Directed by Christophe Gans, Brian Yuzna, Shūsuke Kaneko
Origin USA
Genres Anthology film, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft, Giant monster films, Disaster films
Actors Bruce Payne, Richard Lynch, Jeffrey Combs, Tony Azito, Belinda Bauer, David Warner
Roles Dale Porkel
Rating58% 2.902062.902062.902062.902062.90206
The film is broken into four separate features: "The Library", "The Drowned", "The Cold" and "Whispers". "The Library" segment is the wrap-around story, which begins and ends the movie.
Dead Women in Lingerie, 1h26
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Actors Maura Lynn Tierney, Jerry Orbach, Dennis Christopher, June Lockhart, Lyle Waggoner, Laura Harring
Roles Lapin
Rating47% 2.37512.37512.37512.37512.3751
Un détective privé est chargé de retrouver un serial killer qui assassine des ouvrières immigrées employées dans l'industrie du textile...
Circuitry Man, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action
Themes Films about computing, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Political films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Jim Metzler, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Lu Leonard, Vernon Wells, Barbara Alyn Woods, Dennis Christopher
Roles Leech
Rating46% 2.318522.318522.318522.318522.31852
In a post-apocalyptic future the natural world has died from pollution and the population is forced to live underground. A woman attempts to smuggle a suitcase of contraband drug/chips from Los Angeles to the underground remnants of New York City, while eluding both police and gangsters. Along the way, she is aided by a romantic bio-mechanical android and pursued by Plughead, a villain with the ability to tap into people's minds.
It
It (1990)
, 2h58
Directed by Tommy Lee Wallace
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Horror, Crime
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Serial killer films, Films about school violence
Actors Harry Anderson, Dennis Christopher, Richard Masur, Seth Green, Annette O'Toole, Tim Reid
Roles Eddie Kaspbrak
Rating70% 3.528763.528763.528763.528763.52876
Set in the town of Derry, Maine in the year 1960, six-year old Georgie Denbrough is lured to a storm drain when his paper boat drops down into it. When attempting to retrieve it, he encounters a strange man dressed in a clown costume who calls himself "Pennywise the Dancing Clown." The man tempts Georgie closer with promises of cotton candy and balloons, exclaiming that "they all float down" into the sewer. He says that Georgie can "float" too before revealing his true nature, grabbing him and viciously tearing his right arm off. His older brother, Bill, is overwhelmed with guilt for inadvertently sending Georgie to his death and is terrified when his picture comes to life and bleeds.
A Sinful Life, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Anita Morris, Dennis Christopher, Rick Overton
Roles Nathan Flowers
Rating67% 3.3988153.3988153.3988153.3988153.398815