Craig T. Nelson Movies List: Best To Worst

The Killing Fields
R

The Killing Fields

(1984)
As:
Cast
Role:
Military Attaché
Director:
Roland Joffé
Genres:
Drama, History, War, Biography
Star Cast:
Sam Waterston, John Malkovich, Haing S. Ngor, Julian Sands
Poltergeist
TV-14

Poltergeist

(1982)
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Freeling
Director:
Steven Spielberg, Tobe Hooper
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Beatrice Straight, JoBeth Williams, Dominique Dunne, Oliver Robins
...and justice for all.
R

...and justice for all.

(1979)
As:
Cast
Director:
Norman Jewison
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Al Pacino, Jeffrey Tambor, Jack Warden, John Forsythe
Silkwood
R

Silkwood

(1983)
As:
Cast
Role:
Winston
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Thriller, History, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Diana Scarwid, Cher
The Devil's Advocate
R

The Devil's Advocate

(1997)
As:
Cast
Director:
Taylor Hackford
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron, Jeffrey Jones, Judith Ivey
Stir Crazy
R

Stir Crazy

(1980)
As:
Cast
Director:
Sidney Poitier
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Georg Stanford Brown, Richard Pryor, JoBeth Williams, Gene Wilder
Where the Buffalo Roam
R

Where the Buffalo Roam

(1980)
As:
Cast
Director:
Art Linson
Genres:
Biography, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Peter Boyle, Bruno Kirby, Rene Auberjonois, R.G. Armstrong
Soul Surfer
PG

Soul Surfer

(2011)
As:
Cast
Director:
Sean McNamara
Genres:
Biography, Family, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Kevin Sorbo, AnnaSophia Robb
Wag the Dog
R

Wag the Dog

(1997)
As:
Cast
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Woody Harrelson, Kirsten Dunst, Anne Heche
The Company Men
R

The Company Men

(2010)
As:
Cast
Director:
John Wells
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, Chris Cooper, Suzanne Rico, Kent Shocknek
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PG

Man, Woman and Child

(1983)
As:
Cast
Role:
Bernie Ackerman
Director:
Dick Richards
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Martin Sheen, Blythe Danner, David Hemmings, Nathalie Nell
The Proposal
PG-13

The Proposal

(2009)
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Paxton
Director:
Anne Fletcher
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Betty White, Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen
Gold
R

Gold

(2016)
As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Gaghan
Genres:
Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramírez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Corey Stoll, Toby Kebbell
Ghosts of Mississippi
PG-13

Ghosts of Mississippi

(1996)
As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Alexa PenaVega, James Woods, Whoopi Goldberg, Alec Baldwin, Virginia Madsen
Private Benjamin
R

Private Benjamin

(1980)
As:
Cast
Director:
Howard Zieff
Genres:
Comedy, War
Star Cast:
Eileen Brennan, Goldie Hawn, Sam Wanamaker, Armand Assante, Albert Brooks
I'm Not Rappaport
PG-13

I'm Not Rappaport

(1996)
As:
Cast
Role:
The Cowboy
Director:
Herb Gardner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ossie Davis, Walter Matthau, Amy Irving, Boyd Gaines
Blades of Glory
PG-13

Blades of Glory

(2007)
As:
Cast
Director:
Josh Gordon, Will Speck
Genres:
Comedy, Sport
Star Cast:
Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, Will Arnett, Amy Poehler, Jenna Fischer
All the Right Moves
R

All the Right Moves

(1983)
As:
Cast
Role:
Nickerson
Director:
Michael Chapman
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson, Charles Cioffi, Gary Graham
The Osterman Weekend
R

The Osterman Weekend

(1983)
As:
Cast
Role:
Bernard Osterman
Director:
Sam Peckinpah
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
John Hurt, Burt Lancaster, Dennis Hopper, Chris Sarandon, Rutger Hauer
The Family Stone
PG-13

The Family Stone

(2005)
As:
Cast
Role:
Kelly Stone
Director:
Thomas Bezucha
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Claire Danes, Dermot Mulroney, Craig T. Nelson
The Return of Count Yorga
GP

The Return of Count Yorga

(1971)
As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Kelljan
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Yvonne Wilder, Mariette Hartley, Rudy De Luca, Roger Perry
Scream Blacula Scream
PG

Scream Blacula Scream

(1973)
As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Kelljan
Genres:
Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
Don Mitchell, Pam Grier, Richard Lawson, Michael Conrad
Turner & Hooch
PG

Turner & Hooch

(1989)
As:
Cast
Role:
Chief Hyde
Director:
Roger Spottiswoode
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham, Reginald VelJohnson, Scott Paulin
The Formula
R

The Formula

(1980)
As:
Cast
Director:
John G. Avildsen
Genres:
Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Marlon Brando, George C. Scott, Marthe Keller, John Gielgud, G.D. Spradlin
Get Hard
R

Get Hard

(2015)
As:
Cast
Role:
Martin
Director:
Etan Cohen
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Will Ferrell, Alison Brie, Jimmy Fallon, Kevin Hart, Craig T. Nelson
Poltergeist II: The Other Side
PG-13

Poltergeist II: The Other Side

(1986)
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Freeling
Director:
Brian Gibson
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
JoBeth Williams, Oliver Robins, Heather O'Rourke, Zelda Rubinstein
The Skulls
PG-13

The Skulls

(2000)
As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Cohen
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Paul Walker, Joshua Jackson, Hill Harper, Leslie Bibb, Christopher McDonald
Troop Beverly Hills
PG

Troop Beverly Hills

(1989)
As:
Cast
Role:
Freddy Nefler
Director:
Jeff Kanew
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephanie Beacham, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross, Shelley Long
Action Jackson
R

Action Jackson

(1988)
As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Dellaplane
Director:
Craig R. Baxley
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Sharon Stone, Carl Weathers, Thomas F. Wilson, Vanity
Flesh Gordon
R

Flesh Gordon

(1974)
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Benveniste, Howard Ziehm
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
William Dennis Hunt, Jason Williams, Suzanne Fields, Joseph Hudgins
Book Club
PG-13

Book Club

(2018)
As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Holderman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, Don Johnson, Alicia Silverstone, Mary Steenburgen
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PG

Rachel River

(1987)
As:
Cast
Director:
Sandy Smolan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jon DeVries, Nick Benedict, Michael Gallagher, Ailene Cole
Red Riding Hood

Red Riding Hood

(1988)
As:
Cast
Role:
Godfrey / Percival
Director:
Adam Brooks
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Musical, Family
Star Cast:
Isabella Rossellini, Rocco Sisto, Amelia Shankley, Helen Glazary
All Over Again
PG

All Over Again

(2001)
As:
Cast
Role:
Cole Twain
Director:
Cleve Nettles
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Loggia, John Amos, Ean Mering, Cory King
Ich und er
R

Ich und er

(1988)
As:
Cast
Director:
Doris Dörrie
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kelly Bishop, Griffin Dunne, Ellen Greene, Kim Flowers

TV Movie(s)

Paper Dolls

Paper Dolls

(1982)
As:
Cast
Director:
Edward Zwick
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joan Collins, Joan Hackett, Daryl Hannah, Alexandra Paul
Chicago Story

Chicago Story

(1981)
As:
Cast
Role:
Kenneth A. Dutton
Director:
Jerry London, Harvey S. Laidman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dennis Franz, Jack Kehoe, Kene Holiday, Vincent Baggetta
Murder in Texas

Murder in Texas

(1981)
As:
Cast
Director:
William Hale
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Katharine Ross, Sam Elliott, Farrah Fawcett, G.W. Bailey
Rage!

Rage!

(1980)
As:
Cast
Role:
Ray
Director:
William A. Graham
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Noonan, Jonathan Banks, Caroline McWilliams, James Whitmore, Craig T. Nelson
If These Walls Could Talk
R

If These Walls Could Talk

(1996)
As:
Cast
Director:
Cher, Nancy Savoca
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Sissy Spacek, Jada Pinkett Smith, Demi Moore, Shirley Knight, Catherine Keener
The Josephine Baker Story
R

The Josephine Baker Story

(1991)
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter Winchell
Director:
Brian Gibson
Genres:
Biography, Romance, Drama, History, Music
Star Cast:
David Dukes, Rubén Blades, Lynn Whitfield, Louis Gossett Jr.
The Promise of Love

The Promise of Love

(1980)
As:
Cast
Director:
Don Taylor
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Valerie Bertinelli, Andy Romano, Jameson Parker, Joanna Miles
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Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker

(1979)
As:
Cast
Director:
Ted Post
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dick Van Patten, Katherine Helmond, Dominique Dunne, Katy Kurtzman
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Inmates: A Love Story

(1981)
As:
Cast
Director:
Guy Green
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Kate Jackson, Paul Koslo, Fay Hauser, Pamela Reed, Tony Curtis
Alex: The Life of a Child

Alex: The Life of a Child

(1986)
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Deford
Director:
Robert Markowitz
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Bonnie Bedelia, Gennie James, Danny Corkill, Mark Withers
Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story

Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story

(1989)
As:
Cast
Role:
Major Bill Harcourt
Director:
Brian Gibson
Genres:
Biography, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Kingsley, Jack Shepherd, Anton Lesser, Renée Soutendijk
Ride with the Wind

Ride with the Wind

(1994)
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Frank Shelby
Director:
Bobby Roth
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Max Gail, Helen Shaver, Tracey Walter, Bradley Pierce
The Switch

The Switch

(1993)
As:
Cast
Role:
Russ Fine
Director:
Bobby Roth
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Kathleen Nolan, Gary Cole, L. Scott Caldwell, Chris Mulkey
Dirty Pictures
R

Dirty Pictures

(2000)
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff Simon Leis
Director:
Frank Pierson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Woods, Diana Scarwid, Leon Pownall, Matt North
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The Ted Kennedy Jr. Story

(1986)
As:
Cast
Role:
Senator Edward Kennedy
Director:
Delbert Mann
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Susan Blakely, Michael Shannon, Kimber Shoop, Erin Dougherty
Extreme Close-Up

Extreme Close-Up

(1990)
As:
Cast
Role:
Philip
Director:
Peter Horton
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Samantha Mathis, Ellie Raab, Morgan Weisser, Kimber Shoop
Take Me Home Again

Take Me Home Again

(1994)
As:
Cast
Role:
Larry
Director:
Tom McLoughlin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kirk Douglas, Bess Armstrong, Bonnie Bartlett, Richard Gilliland
Probable Cause
R

Probable Cause

(1994)
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Ziller
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Michael Ironside, Kirk Baltz, Kate Vernon, James Downing

Animation(s)

The Incredibles
PG

The Incredibles (2004)

As:
Cast
Role:
Bob Parr / Mr. Incredible
Director:
Brad Bird
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Family, Action
Star Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee, Dominique Louis
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PG

Incredibles 2 (2018)

As:
Cast
Role:
Bob Parr / Mr. Incredible
Director:
Brad Bird
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Family, Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Sophia Bush, Catherine Keener, Isabella Rossellini
Mr. Incredible and Pals

Mr. Incredible and Pals (2005)

As:
Cast
Role:
'Real' Mr. Incredible
Director:
Roger Gould
Genres:
Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson, Roger Jackson, Pete Docter, Michael Asberry

TV Shows and Videos

How the West Was Won

How the West Was Won (1976)

As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent McEveety, Bernard McEveety, Burt Kennedy, Daniel Mann, Barry Crane
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
William Shatner, Christopher Lee, Kim Cattrall, James Arness, Bruce Boxleitner
Mary Tyler Moore
TV-PG

Mary Tyler Moore (1970)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Rafkin, Peter Baldwin, Jerry Belson, Jerry Paris, Hal Cooper
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Helen Hunt, Gavin MacLeod, Edward Asner, John Ritter, Mary Tyler Moore
The White Shadow

The White Shadow (1978)

As:
Cast
Director:
Victor Lobl, Jackie Cooper, Thomas Carter, Marc Norman, Bruce Paltrow
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Timothy Van Patten, Thomas Carter, Kevin Hooks, Ken Howard
Call to Glory

Call to Glory (1984)

As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Colonel Raynor Sarnac
Director:
Jon Avnet, Ernest Pintoff, Peter Levin, Craig T. Nelson, Peter Werner
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elisabeth Shue, Tom O'Brien, Gabriel Damon, Cindy Pickett
WKRP in Cincinnati
TV-PG

WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)

As:
Cast
Director:
Linda Day, Nicholas Stamos, Rod Daniel, Gordon Jump, Will Mackenzie
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Frank Bonner, Howard Hesseman, Craig T. Nelson
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Newton's Apple (1983)

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Adair, Sheldon Erickson, Jeff Weihe
Star Cast:
David Heil, Peggy Knapp, Nancy Gibson
Grace and Frankie
TV-MA

Grace and Frankie (2015)

As:
Cast
Director:
Andy Ackerman, Ken Whittingham, Dean Parisot, Melanie Mayron, Arlene Sanford
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sam Waterston, Sam Elliott, Martin Sheen, Brooklyn Decker, Craig T. Nelson
Disney Infinity

Disney Infinity (2013)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Family, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Idina Menzel, André Sogliuzzo, Armie Hammer, Audrey Wasilewski, Bill Nighy
Parenthood
TV-PG

Parenthood (2010)

As:
Cast
Director:
Lawrence Trilling, Patrick R. Norris, Michael Weaver, Allison Liddi-Brown, Ken Whittingham
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Courtney Ford, Alexandra Daddario, Minka Kelly, Peter Krause, Lauren Graham
Monk
TV-PG

Monk (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Randy Zisk, Jerry Levine, Andre Belgrader, Michael Zinberg, Anton Cropper
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Carmen Electra, Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine, Traylor Howard
My Name Is Earl
TV-PG

My Name Is Earl (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Marc Buckland, Eyal Gordin, Michael Fresco, Chris Koch, Gregory Thomas Garcia
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Missi Pyle, Beth Riesgraf, Nadine Velazquez, Jaime Pressly, Marlee Matlin
Chicago Story

Chicago Story (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
Corey Allen, Harvey S. Laidman, Jerry Thorpe
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Molly Cheek, Maud Adams, Dennis Franz, Richard Lawson
Wonder Woman
TV-G

Wonder Woman (1975)

As:
Cast
Director:
Stuart Margolin, Seymour Robbie, Michael Caffey, Leslie H. Martinson, John Newland
Genres:
Family, Drama, Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Roy Rogers, Lynda Carter, Lyle Waggoner
Hawaii Five-0
TV-14

Hawaii Five-0 (2010)

As:
Cast
Director:
Bryan Spicer, Larry Teng, Joe Dante, Steve Boyum, Jerry Levine
Genres:
Action, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Henry Rollins, Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park
The Agency

The Agency (2001)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael W. Watkins, Robert Berlinger, Paul Michael Glaser, J. Miller Tobin, Peter Markle
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kal Penn, Paige Turco, David Clennon, Will Patton, Craig T. Nelson
Disney Infinity 3.0

Disney Infinity 3.0 (2015)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mo Davoudian
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Daisy Ridley, Idina Menzel, Andrew Stanton, A.J. Buckley, Adrian Pasdar
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The Tim Conway Show (1970)

As:
Writer
Director:
Alan Rafkin, Harry Falk
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Conway, Joe Flynn, Anne Seymour, Emily Banks, Fabian Dean
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The Tim Conway Comedy Hour (1970)

As:
Writer
Director:
Bill Hobin
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Conway
The District

The District (2000)

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Chief Jack Mannion
Director:
Oz Scott, Jim Charleston, Christopher Taylor, David Jackson, Rick Rosenthal
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
R. Lee Ermey, Shailene Woodley, Roger Aaron Brown, Sean Patrick Thomas
CSI: NY
TV-14

CSI: NY (2004)

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Bailey, Alex Zakrzewski, Christine Moore, Oz Scott, Duane Clark
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Crime, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Mia Sara, Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo, Hill Harper, Eddie Cahill
Charlie's Angels

Charlie's Angels (1976)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Donnelly, Allen Baron, Don Chaffey, George McCowan, Georg Stanford Brown
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Tanya Roberts, Tommy Lee Jones, Christopher Lee, Barbara Stanwyck, Tom Selleck
Coach
TV-PG

Coach (1989)

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Coach Hayden Fox / ...
Director:
Alan Rafkin, Craig T. Nelson, Jeff Meyer, Tony Dow, Michael Lembeck
Genres:
Sport, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeremy Piven, Rob Schneider, Lucy Liu, Jerry Van Dyke
Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes

Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2014)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Idina Menzel, Charlie Adler, Scott Adsit, Carlos Alazraqui, Tony Anselmo
Private Benjamin

Private Benjamin (1981)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gabrielle Beaumont, Bruce Bilson, William Asher, Alan Cooke, Alan Bergmann
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eileen Brennan, Jerry Stiller, Damita Jo Freeman, Hal Williams
Kinect Rush: A Disney Pixar Adventure - Snapshot
E

Kinect Rush: A Disney Pixar Adventure - Snapshot (2012)

As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Gould, John Airlie, Raúl Aldana, Brice Davin, David Dedeine
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Joan Cusack, Patton Oswalt, Lori Alan, Elizabeth Daily, Owen Wilson
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PG-13

Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (1990)

As:
Cast
Director:
Brian Gibson
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Benicio Del Toro, Miguel Ferrer, Steven Bauer, Guy Boyd
The Fire Next Time

The Fire Next Time (1993)

As:
Cast
Role:
Drew Morgan
Director:
Tom McLoughlin
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Justin Whalin, Paul Rudd, Bonnie Bedelia, Jürgen Prochnow, Craig T. Nelson
To Serve and Protect

To Serve and Protect (1999)

As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Carr
Director:
Jean de Segonzac
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
James Franco, Richard Crenna, John Corbett, Joanna Cassidy
The Huntress

The Huntress (2000)

As:
Cast
Director:
Robby Benson, Larry Carroll, Ryan Haidarian, Annette Haywood-Carter, Joe Napolitano
Genres:
Crime, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Chris Pratt, James Remar, Annette O'Toole, Jordana Spiro
Creature

Creature (1998)

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Simon Chase
Director:
Stuart Gillard
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Michael Reilly Burke, Colm Feore, Kim Cattrall, Cress Williams