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Peter Hyams

Director, Actor

PeeperPeeper (1976)
Dir. Peter Hyams
Feat. Michael Caine, Natalie Wood, Kitty Winn
Patchy noir send–up with Caine as a poor man's Phillip Marlowe struggling to find a missing woman, with his biggest obstacle being himself.
Capricorn OneCapricorn One (1978) Recommended
Dir. Peter Hyams
Feat. Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro
Intriguing, thought–provoking thriller, with astronauts Sam Waterston and OJ Simpson helping NASA to fake a manned landing on Mars, unknowing…
OutlandOutland (1981)
Dir. Peter Hyams
Feat. Sean Connery, Peter Boyle, Frances Sternhagen
Enjoyable outer–space remake of High Noon with Sean Connery as an ass–kicking 21st Century marshall determined to rid the planet of…
2010: The Year We Make Contact2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
Dir. Peter Hyams
Feat. Roy Scheider, Helen Mirren
Belated sequel jettisons the metaphysics of 2001 for more traditional sci–fi explanations, bolstered by excellent special f/x. Roy Scheider…
Running ScaredRunning Scared (1986)
Dir. Peter Hyams
Feat. Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, Steven Bauer
Two street–wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed…
Narrow MarginNarrow Margin (1990)
Dir. Peter Hyams
Feat. Gene Hackman, Anne Archer, James B. Sikking
Gene Hackman stars in this remake of the 1952 classic about a protected witness who must testify against a mob killing. All set on a fast moving…
Stay TunedStay Tuned (1992)
Dir. Peter Hyams
Feat. John Ritter, Pam Dawber, Jeffrey Jones
Elaborate fantasy send–up of trash TV culture in which John Ritter and Pam Dawber get sucked into their TV set and are forced to endure…
TimecopTimecop (1994)
Dir. Peter Hyams
Feat. Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mia Sara, Ron Silver
Big–budget sci–fi film disabled by a banal script and a leaden leading man. Jean Claude Van Damme plays a 21st Century cop who tracks…
Sudden DeathSudden Death (1996)
Dir. Peter Hyams
Feat. Jean-Claude Van Damme
Jean–Claude Van Damme goes DIE HARD when a wise–ass villain holds to ransom the U.S. Vice President and a stadium full of…
Relic, TheRelic, The (1997)
Dir. Peter Hyams
Feat. Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore
A dormant microbe mutates and runs amok! ALIEN–in–a–museum is the concept for this well regarded B–picture that spends most…

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