Tom Berenger is best known for his roles as 'Staff Sergeant Bob Barnes' in ‘Platoon’ (1986) and as 'Thomas Beckett' in the ‘Sniper’ series of films. His high rated performance came in the role of 'Jonathan Knox' in the movie ‘Shoot to Kill’ (1988).
He was nominated for a 'Golden Raspberry Award' for 'Worst Supporting Actor' for his role as 'Jack Landsford' in the thriller ‘Silver’ (1993). His films ‘A Murder of Crows’ (1999), ‘Breaking Point’ (2009), and ‘American Dresser’ (2018) did not do well at the box office.
Berenger is the recipient of a 'Primetime Emmy Award' for 'Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries' for his role as 'Jim Vance' in the miniseries ‘Hatfields & McCoys’ (2012).
He also appeared in the popular serial ‘Ally McBeal’ (2001) as 'Harrison Wyatt.' His other television appearances include ‘Cheers’ (1993), ‘Law & Order’ (2000), ‘Major Crimes’ (2012 – 2018), and ‘Training Day’ (2017).
Chris Taylor joins the Vietnam War as a volunteer soldier and quickly faces the horrors of war. Meanwhile tensions erupt within the Platoon when some of its members kill villagers in a raid. Sergeant Barnes is willing to do anything for victory while Sergeant Elias is more idealistic. Taylor is now caught between the war with the enemy and the one within the platoon.
Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved.
The war film features the legendary decisive Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War. The three day intense war commences on July 1, 1863, when Gen. Lee leads the Confederates into Pennsylvania to confront the Union troops of Col. Chamberlain. As they fight for Little Round Top and Pickett’s Charge, the commanders deliberate over the strategies while the fatalities escalate on frontline.
The Cleveland Indians baseball team-owner’s widow, Rachel Phelps, who hates Cleveland, wishes to move the team to Miami for which the team has to show low attendance. So she puts together a not-so-competent team which is sure to fail. Though they lose initial games, the team soon catches on Rachel’s plot and working on their flaws, they vow to win the games.
Rookie LAPD narcotics officer Jake Hoyt is trained on his first day by veteran detective Alonzo Harris, who has questionable methods for getting the streets of Los Angeles free of drug dealers. Hoyt is faced with several ethical dilemmas as he follows for 24 hours the convoluting concepts of legality, justice and corruption employed by Harris.
After Alex passes away, several of his former college friends gather for a reunion just after the funeral. They remember some of their best times, but meanwhile, they also re-evaluate their lives.
Shoot to Kill is an action thriller film which tells the story of Steve, a criminal who has been on the run in the forests of Northern America. Meanwhile, an FBI agent Warren is obsessed with capturing him.
The second film in Oliver Stone's Vietnam trilogy is based on Ron Kovic’s 1976 autobiography. Ron, a patriotic marine sergeant joins the Vietnam War. During his second tour, he is hit by a bullet and is paralysed from the waist down. He struggles with his life, now bound to a wheel chair, both emotionally and physically but eventually becomes one of the most prominent voices of anti-war movement.
Jonathan Shale, a Vietnam veteran, who works as a mercenary, returns home to Miami, after his operation in Cuba goes wrong. After meeting his girlfriend, who works as a schoolteacher, he comes to know that she is having a significant problem in her school, with a gang.
Shattered is a psychological thriller film which tells the story of Dan Merrick, an architect who gets into a car accident, while driving with wife Judith. He suffers major injuries, which disfigures his face and results in amnesia. After going through plastic surgery and other treatments, he tries his best to remember his past, but he finds discrepancies in the stories about his former self.
US Marine sniper Thomas Scott is accompanied by Richard Miller, a SWAT team sniper, to eliminate the rebel leaders in the jungles of Panama. They soon face against a skilled rebel leader who is using sniper techniques.
The Sentinel is a supernatural horror film which tells the story of Alison Parker, a model in New York City, who has a troubled past. She decides to change her life, which makes her leave her boyfriend, and relocate to a different apartment in a building where the only other resident is a blind priest. Unknown to Alison, the building houses a sinister evil, which is why the priest is present, to keep a check on it.
A romantic thriller about passion in the midst of terror. A detective assigned to protect a socialite in her apartment runs into a dilemma: he has to choose between his family and the new woman in his life.
The story revolves around an ex-criminal trying to avenge his half-brother’s murder .Out of jail after completing a ten-year prison term, first thing he does is to retrieve his 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle and then forces a man to give him a list of names. While he continues on his mission single-mindedly, he is pursued by a veteran policeman and a hired killer.
In order to extract information for their mission against the President of the US, a terrorist group holds a Secret Service Agent as captive. They torture him physically as well as mentally, hoping that he will be able to provide them with the information needed to accomplish their mission.
Cleveland Indians, a professional baseball team, is determined to qualify for the World Series. Despite having a high morale, bad decisions by the new owner threaten to tear apart the team.
Bad Country is an action thriller crime drama film which tells the story of a detective who is on a mission to bring down a powerful criminal organization to justice. Eventually, he manages to arrest the contract killer working for the organization. To protect his family, the contract killer is forced to become an informant.
D-Tox is an American psychological thriller film which revolves around an FBI Agent Jake Malloy, whose girlfriend is killed by the serial killer whom he is pursuing. He becomes depressed and soon descends into alcoholism, and attempts suicide. He is admitted into a rehab but soon it appears that the killer has begun his killing spree again.
Beyond the Door is a drama film which tells the story of a former diplomat who is in prison for the murder of his wife. He is soon visited by his stepdaughter.
A woman moves into an exclusive New York City apartment building, but soon she starts panicking after realizing that somebody may be stalking her.
Tom Berenger Awards
|Platoon||Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture||1987|
|Hatfields & McCoys||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie||2012|