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Daniel Petrie Sr.

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Birthplace:   Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
American director and producer Daniel Petrie first entered show business as an actor. He went on to direct productions on stage, screen, and television. In film, he scored a critical success with the screen adaptation A Raisin in the Sun (1961). Unfortunately, the rest of his films have been decidedly mediocre. In 1977, he won an Emmy for his direction of Eleanor and Franklin in the White House.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Walter and Henry
  • Director
2001
No Score Yet Wild Iris
  • Director
2001
No Score Yet Inherit the Wind
  • Director
1999
No Score Yet Seasons of Love
  • Director
1999
No Score Yet Monday After the Miracle
  • Director
1998
No Score Yet The Assistant
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
1997
No Score Yet Calm at Sunset
  • Director
  • Producer
1996
No Score Yet Kissinger and Nixon
  • Director
1995
87% Lassie
  • Director
1994
13% The Distinguished Gentleman
  • Asbestos Lobbyist
1992
4% Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot
  • Screenwriter
1992
36% Toy Soldiers
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1991
No Score Yet Run
  • Screenwriter
1991
No Score Yet Mark Twain and Me
  • Producer
  • Director
1991
No Score Yet My Name Is Bill W.
  • Producer
  • Director
1989
36% Cocoon: The Return
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1988
No Score Yet Rocket Gibraltar
  • Director
1988
100% Shoot to Kill (Deadly Pursuit)
  • Screenwriter
1988
31% Square Dance
  • Director
  • Producer
1987
41% Into the Night
  • Kalijak Director
1985
No Score Yet The Bay Boy
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
1985
No Score Yet The Execution of Raymond Graham
  • Director
1985
No Score Yet The Dollmaker
  • Director
1984
20% Windy City
  • Screenwriter
1984
No Score Yet Six Pack
  • Director
1982
83% Fort Apache, the Bronx
  • Director
1981
No Score Yet Resurrection
  • Director
1980
No Score Yet The Betsy
  • Director
1978
No Score Yet Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years
  • Director
1977
No Score Yet Lifeguard
  • Director
1976
No Score Yet Sybil
  • Director
1976
No Score Yet Eleanor and Franklin
  • Director
1976
No Score Yet Buster and Billie
  • Director
1974
No Score Yet The Gun and the Pulpit
  • Director
1974
No Score Yet The Neptune Factor
  • Director
1973
No Score Yet Moon of the Wolf
  • Director
1972
No Score Yet A Howling in the Woods
  • Director
1971
No Score Yet Silent Night, Lonely Night
  • Director
1969
No Score Yet The Spy With a Cold Nose
  • Director
1966
No Score Yet Stolen Hours
  • Director
1963
100% A Raisin in the Sun
  • Director
1961
No Score Yet The Bramble Bush
  • Director
1960

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