Fort Apache, The Bronx (1981)

Director: Daniel Petrie
Starring: Danny Aiello, Kathleen Beller, Ken Wahl, Pam Grier, Paul Newman, Rachel Ticotin,...

In a bombed-out wasteland stands a police station - less a precinct house than a fort in hostile territory. Outside its walls are the murders, the rio... Read more

Cocoon: The Return (1988)

Director: Daniel Petrie
Starring: Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Courteney Cox, Tahnee Welch, Steve Guttenberg

The oldsters and aliens are back, revisiting Earth to tend an Atlantic cocoon bed threatened by seismographic activity. This ocean-going sequel stars... Read more

A Raisin in the Sun (1961)

Director: Daniel Petrie
Starring: Louis Gossett Jr, Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil

Based on Lorraine Hansberry's play about a 1950s African-American family who get the opportunity (via an insurance pay-out) to improve their lives. Fe... Read more

The Betsy (1978)

Director: Daniel Petrie
Starring: Laurence Olivier, Robert Duvall, Katharine Ross, Tommy Lee Jones, Jane Alexander

Within the Hardeman family that runs the Bethlehem Motors auto empire, Angelo Perino's (Tommy Lee Jones) an outsider. But this won't stop him from bri... Read more

My Name is Bill W. (1989)

Director: Daniel Petrie
Starring: Fritz Weaver, James Garner, James Woods, JoBeth Williams

Aka "Anonymous Hero". Set in Akron, Ohio in the 1930s, this powerful look at the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous stars James Woods as heavy-drinking... Read more