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Daniel Petrie Sr.

  • Highest Rated: 100% Shoot to Kill (Deadly Pursuit) (1988)
  • Lowest Rated: 8% Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
  • Birthday: Nov 26, 1920
  • 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 Director Screenwriter Producer 1997
No Score Yet Calm at Sunset Director Producer 1996
No Score Yet Kissinger and Nixon Director 1995
88% Lassie Director 1994
13% The Distinguished Gentleman Asbestos Lobbyist 1992
8% Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot Screenwriter 1992
No Score Yet A Town Torn Apart Director Producer 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
33% 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
38% Into the Night Kalijak Director 1985
No Score Yet The Bay Boy Screenwriter Director 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
86% 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
94% A Raisin in the Sun Director 1961
No Score Yet The Bramble Bush Director 1960

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Ironside
1967-1975
Director
  • 1972
  • 1970
No Score Yet Medical Center
1969-1976
Director
  • 1970
No Score Yet Marcus Welby, M.D.
1969-1976
Director
  • 1970
  • 1969

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