The best Peter Riegert’s movies

Peter Riegert

Peter Riegert

11/04/1947 (77 años)
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The Mask

The Mask
6.9/10
When timid bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss discovers a magical mask containing the spirit of the Norse god Loki, his entire life changes. While wearing the mask, Ipkiss becomes a supernatural playboy exuding charm and confidence which allows him to catch the eye of local nightclub singer Tina Carlyle. Unfortunately, under the mask's influence, Ipkiss also robs a bank, which angers junior crime lord Dorian Tyrell, whose goons get blamed for the heist.

We Bought a Zoo

We Bought a Zoo
7/10
Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the head keeper and the rest of the staff, but, the zoo soon runs into financial trouble.

Animal House

Animal House
7.4/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 27/07/1978
  • Character: Donald "Boon" Schoenstein
At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.

Traffic

Traffic
7.6/10
An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine within their comfortable suburban home. In Mexico, a flawed, but noble policeman agrees to testify against a powerful general in league with a cartel, and in San Diego, a drug kingpin's sheltered trophy wife must learn her husband's ruthless business after he is arrested, endangering her luxurious lifestyle.

Local Hero

Local Hero
7.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 17/02/1983
  • Character: Mac
An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.

American Pastoral

American Pastoral
6.1/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 20/10/2016
  • Character: Lou Levov
Set in postwar America, a man watches his seemingly perfect life fall apart as his daughter's new political affiliation threatens to destroy their family.

Oscar

Oscar
6.5/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 26/04/1991
  • Character: Aldo
Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his promise.

A Shock to the System

A Shock to the System
6.6/10
Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a loud-mouthed yuppie associate, Graham unleashes his rage on an overly aggressive panhandler, who he accidently kills by pushing him into the path of an oncoming subway train. He re-thinks his problems with an entirely new solution. First, he arranges an "accident" for his annoying wife. Then he creates another "mishap" for his boss. It seems like the world is once more Graham's oyster…but a missing cigarette lighter and a prying police detective may change all that.

National Lampoon's Movie Madness

National Lampoon's Movie Madness
3.2/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 23/04/1982
  • Character: Jason Cooper ("Growing Yourself")
A parody of film genres composed of three shorts, spoofing personal growth films, glossy soap operas, and police stories.

Pie in the Sky

Pie in the Sky
5.8/10
Pie in the Sky is a 1996 American romantic comedy film about a young man obsessed with traffic gridlock who falls in love with an avant-garde dancer.

Gypsy

Gypsy
7.1/10
A television adaptation of the classic Broadway musical.

The Object of Beauty

The Object of Beauty
5.6/10
American couple Jake and Tina are living in an expensive London hotel above their means, incurring a sizeable debt. When they are asked to pay a lavish dinner bill and Jake's card is declined, he suggests they sell Tina's tiny, expensive Henry Moore sculpture to cover the debt. After they hatch a scheme to claim the sculpture was stolen in order to collect insurance on it, the sculpture mysteriously goes missing.

Passion of Mind

Passion of Mind
5.5/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 07/01/2000
  • Character: Dr. Peters, the New York Psychiatrist
When Marie, a widow in Provence with two daughters, locks her bedroom door and goes to sleep, she dreams about Marty, a literary agent in Manhattan who dreams equally vividly about Marie. The women look alike. Marie meets William who begins to court her. Marty meets Aaron, an accountant, becomes his friend and then his lover. Both women tell their lovers about their dream life. William is jealous, Aaron is accepting. Even though they've become lovers, Marie won't fall asleep next to William. Marie goes on holiday with William to Paris, and Marty wakes up with an ashtray from the hotel on her night stand. Are they the same person? What will unlock reality

Passed Away

Passed Away
5.7/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 24/04/1992
  • Character: Peter Syracusa
Thrown for a loop by the unexpected news that Dad has suddenly gone to his reward, the grieving eccentric Scanian clan are drawn together in a test of familial endurance that soon has them at each other's throats.

At Middleton

At Middleton
6.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 09/10/2013
  • Character: Boneyard Sims
Two parents fall in love over the course of a single day while playing hooky from their children's college tour.

The Runestone

The Runestone
4.8/10
  • Genre: AdventureHorror
  • Release: 01/02/1991
  • Character: Capt. Gregory Fanducci
A Norse runestone is discovered in Western Pennsylvania. The prophecy upon it tells of the Norse great wolf Fenrir (Fenris), and that its release from the stone will bring about Ragnarok --- the end of the world. Archaeologist Sam Stewart and wife Marla find it has some connection to their friend Martin. A young boy named Jacob is haunted by terrifying nightmares of what is to come, and his family explains these dreams through stories from Norse legend, which says that the only one who can destroy Fenrir is Tyr, the Norse god of war, who is prophesied to return to fight the creature.

Chilly Scenes of Winter

Chilly Scenes of Winter
6.9/10
Charles is a bored civil servant struggling through a harsh Utah winter. He spends most of his time reflecting on his romance with Laura, a coworker who left Charles to return to her husband, an A-Frame salesman.

Barbarians at the Gate

Barbarians at the Gate
7.2/10
A television movie based upon the book by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, about the leveraged buyout (LBO) of RJR Nabisco.

W. Eugene Smith: Photography Made Difficult

W. Eugene Smith: Photography Made Difficult
7.1/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 25/09/1989
  • Character: W. Eugene Smith
The war in the South Pacific, a country doctor in Colorado, victims of industrial pollution in a Japanese village — all were captured in unforgettable photographs by the legendary W. Eugene Smith. This program showcases over 600 of Smith’s stunning photographs and includes a dramatic recreation in which actor Peter Riegert (Crossing Delancey, Local Hero) portrays the artist using dialogue take from Smith’s diaries and letters. Interwoven through the program are archival footage and interviews with family and friends of this brilliant, complicated man, whose work developed from twin themes of common humanity and social responsibility.

Infinity

Infinity
6.1/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 04/10/1996
  • Character: Mel Feynman
Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.

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