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The Star Chamber | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Star Chamber  109 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Peter Hyams]  [05 Aug 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Actors:  Hal Holbrook, Michael Douglas, Sharon Gless, Yaphet Kotto
Plot:  Disgusted with criminals escaping the judicial system via technicalities, an idealistic young judge investigates an alternative method for punishing the guilty.
Writer:  Roderick Taylor (screenplay), Peter Hyams (screenplay), Roderick Taylor (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Capricorn One | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Capricorn One  123 min,  PG,  [Action, Thriller]  [Peter Hyams]  [02 Jun 1978]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 61%, External Reviews
Awards:  5 nominations.
Actors:  Brenda Vaccaro, Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Sam Waterston
Plot:  A N.A.S.A. Mars mission won't work, and its funding is endangered, so they decide to fake it just this once. But then they have to keep the secret.
Writer:  Peter Hyams
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Narrow Margin | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Narrow Margin  97 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Peter Hyams]  [21 Sep 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 58%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Anne Archer, Gene Hackman, J.T. Walsh, James Sikking
Plot:  A Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney is sent to protect a woman who accidentally witnessed a Mafia murder.
Writer:  Peter Hyams (screenplay), Earl Felton (earlier screenplay), Martin Goldsmith (earlier story), Jack Leonard (earlier story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Running Scared | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Running Scared  107 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [Peter Hyams]  [27 Jun 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Billy Crystal, Darlanne Fluegel, Gregory Hines, Steven Bauer
Plot:  Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer who nearly killed them in the past.
Writer:  Gary DeVore (story), Gary DeVore (screenplay), Jimmy Huston (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Outland | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Outland  112 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Sci-Fi]  [Peter Hyams]  [22 May 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 58%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Frances Sternhagen, James Sikking, Peter Boyle, Sean Connery
Plot:  In the distant future, a police marshal stationed at a remote mining colony on the Jupiter moon of Io uncovers a drug-smuggling conspiracy, and gets no help from the populace when he later finds himself marked for murder.
Writer:  Peter Hyams
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
2010 | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  2010  116 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi]  [Peter Hyams]  [07 Dec 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, Metacritic 53/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Bob Balaban, Helen Mirren, John Lithgow, Roy Scheider
Plot:  A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery.
Writer:  Arthur C. Clarke (novel), Peter Hyams (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Peeper | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Peeper  87 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Mystery]  [Peter Hyams]  [03 Dec 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Kitty Winn, Michael Caine, Michael Constantine, Natalie Wood
Plot:  Set in the 1940s, the story follows a private eye on a case to find a long lost daughter of an oddball client. Two goons are on a mission to stop him.
Writer:  Keith Laumer (novel), W.D. Richter
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sudden Death | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Sudden Death  111 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Peter Hyams]  [22 Dec 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 54%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jean-Claude Van Damme, Powers Boothe, Raymond J. Barry, Whittni Wright
Plot:  A former fireman takes on a group of terrorists holding the Vice President and others hostage during the seventh game of the NHL Stanley Cup finals.
Writer:  Karen Elise Baldwin (story), Gene Quintano (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Stay Tuned | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Stay Tuned  88 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy]  [Peter Hyams]  [14 Aug 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 46%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  David Tom, Jeffrey Jones, John Ritter, Pam Dawber
Plot:  A husband and wife are sucked into a hellish television set and have to survive a gauntlet of twisted versions of shows they find themselves in.
Writer:  Tom S. Parker (screenplay), Jim Jennewein (screenplay), Tom S. Parker (story), Jim Jennewein (story), Richard Siegel (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Timecop | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Timecop  99 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Sci-Fi]  [Peter Hyams]  [16 Sep 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, Metacritic 48/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce McGill, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mia Sara, Ron Silver
Plot:  Max Walker, an officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who's intent on changing the past to control the future.
Writer:  Mark Verheiden (screenplay), Mike Richardson (story), Mark Verheiden (story), Mike Richardson (comic series), Mark Verheiden (comic series)
Language:  English    Country:  Canada, USA, Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hanover Street | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Hanover Street  109 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Peter Hyams]  [13 Sep 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, Metacritic 32/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Alec McCowen, Christopher Plummer, Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down
Plot:  Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.
Writer:  Peter Hyams
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Relic | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  The Relic  110 min,  R,  [Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi]  [Peter Hyams]  [10 Jan 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 32%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 nominations.
Actors:  James Whitmore, Linda Hunt, Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore
Plot:  A homicide detective and an anthropologist try to destroy a South American lizard-like god, who's on a people eating rampage in a Chicago museum.
Writer:  Douglas Preston (novel), Lincoln Child (novel), Amy Holden Jones (screenplay), John Raffo (screenplay), Rick Jaffa (screenplay), Amanda Silver (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Presidio | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  The Presidio  97 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Mystery]  [Peter Hyams]  [10 Jun 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 53%, Metacritic 31/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Jack Warden, Mark Harmon, Meg Ryan, Sean Connery
Plot:  A San Francisco civilian police detective is forced to work on a series of murders with his former enemy commanding officer while dating his daughter.
Writer:  Larry Ferguson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 33%  Beyond a Reasonable Doubt  106 min,  PG-13,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Peter Hyams]  [10 Jul 2009]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 7%, Metacritic 35/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Amber Tamblyn, Jesse Metcalfe, Joel David Moore, Michael Douglas
Plot:  Remake of the 1956 film noir film "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt" in which a writer's plan to expose a corrupt district attorney takes an unexpected turn.
Writer:  Peter Hyams (screenplay), Douglas Morrow
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Saudi Arabia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
End of Days | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 33%  End of Days  121 min,  R,  [Action, Fantasy, Horror]  [Peter Hyams]  [24 Nov 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 11%, Metacritic 33/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Kevin Pollak, Robin Tunney
Plot:  At the end of the century, Satan visits New York in search of a bride. It's up to an ex-cop who now runs an elite security outfit to stop him.
Writer:  Andrew W. Marlowe
Language:  English, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Musketeer | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 28%  The Musketeer  104 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Romance]  [Peter Hyams]  [07 Sep 2001]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 11%, Metacritic 27/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Catherine Deneuve, Justin Chambers, Mena Suvari, Stephen Rea, Tim Roth
Plot:  Alexander Dumas' novel is updated with an eastern influence as D'Artagnan attempts to join the king's elite guards, the Royal Musketeers, and find the man who killed his parents.
Writer:  Alexandre Dumas (novels), Gene Quintano (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Germany, Luxembourg, UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Sound of Thunder | Movie Details for Director Peter Hyams | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 24%  A Sound of Thunder  101 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Horror]  [Peter Hyams]  [02 Sep 2005]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 6%, Metacritic 24/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 nominations.
Actors:  Armin Rohde, Ben Kingsley, Catherine McCormack, David Oyelowo, Edward Burns, Heike Makatsch, Jemima Rooper
Plot:  When a scientist sent back to the prehistoric era strays off the path he causes a chain of events that alters history in disastrous ways.
Writer:  Ray Bradbury (short story), Thomas Dean Donnelly (screen story), Joshua Oppenheimer (screen story), Thomas Dean Donnelly (screenplay), Joshua Oppenheimer (screenplay), Gregory Poirier (screenplay)
Language:  English, Mandarin    Country:  Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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