Best Movies of Daniel Petrie

A Raisin in the Sun (1961)

Aggregate Rating: 85 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A substantial insurance payment could mean either financial salvation or personal ruin for a poor black family.


Resurrection (1980)

Aggregate Rating: 74 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Edna Mae Macaulay experiences the afterlife for a brief time after a car accident that kills her husband. As she begins her long process of physical healing, she discovers that she has the ...


Stranded (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 24 | Earnings: null

A surfer-turned-Marine held at gunpoint in a distant desert tells his tragic story of revenge gone wrong to stall his execution.


Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $29.20M

In New York, South Bronx's main police precinct is nicknamed Fort Apache by its employees who feel like troopers surrounded by hostiles in a wild west isolated outpost.


Toy Soldiers (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $15.07M

When terrorists seize control of a boarding school, a group of troublemaking boys decide to resist them.


Rocket Gibraltar (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 66 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.19M

An old patriarch unites for his birthday all members of his family. But the group of people is full of personal and social problems.


Lifeguard (1976)

Aggregate Rating: 66 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Rick is in his 30s, but still works full-time as a lifeguard on the beaches of Los Angeles in California. He enjoys the fun of it, but even more the silent moments. However when he meets ...


Stolen Hours (1963)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Mike, a famed racing driver and an old flame of hers, is worried that Laura may be ill. Tricking her into a doctor's examination, she discovers she is; a brain operation to remove a tumor ...


The Bay Boy (1984)

Aggregate Rating: 64 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A teenage boy living in a Cape Breton coal mining community during the 1930's finds himself contemplating life and is haunted by a murder he witnessed in town.


Rosemont (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 64 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

In a raging blizzard five days before Christmas, two young people meet by chance: Lisa, 23, pregnant and scared, and Brad, a professional snowboarder. Both want to make it over the ...


The Spy with a Cold Nose (1966)

Aggregate Rating: 63 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A dog with a spying device under its skin is sent to the Russian government as a present. When the Russians send the dog to a veterinary, British spy must get to the dog first and retrieve the spying device.


Square Dance (1987)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.23M

Gemma is 13 years old lives with her grandpa in the country, she has for many years. One day her mother shows up, and wants to take Gemma to the city. Her mother is married now, and can ...


The Assistant (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 59 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

It's the turn of the century and jobs are hard to find. A young man assigns himself the job of a store clerk, without pay... only a place to sleep and eat... after he was manipulated by a ...


Lassie (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 59 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $9.98M

The dog everyone loves now leaps into the '90s in this all-new exciting, updated version of Lassie! Determined to start a new life in the country, the Turner Family - Dad, stepmom, little ...


Six Pack (1982)

Aggregate Rating: 58 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases ...


The Idol (1966)

Aggregate Rating: 56 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Marco, a young, arrogant art student, is friendly with Timothy, a medical student, and Sarah, his girl friend. Timothy is dominated by his beautiful mother, Carol, who is divorcing her ...


The Bramble Bush (1960)

Aggregate Rating: 56 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A handsome and successful young doctor returns to his home town in New England to see his dying friend for one last time. However, his friend wants to die because he is suffering so much ...


Cocoon: The Return (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 55 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $18.92M

The old age pensioners that left at the end of the first film come back to earth to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no-one grows old, or will they be tempted to stay back on earth?


The Betsy (1978)

Aggregate Rating: 50 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $17.69M

The aging, retired founder of an auto giant comes out of retirement to try to develop a safe, fuel-efficient car.


The Main Attraction (1962)

Aggregate Rating: 50 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A gitar playing traveler is on the run from a murder charge. He joins a circus, where he falls for two different women, who complicates his life.



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