William Gary Busey made his major film debut came in ‘Thunderbolt and Lightfoot,’ in which he shared screen space with Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges. The greatest acclaim of his career came in the 1978 film ‘The Buddy Holly Story,’ for which he bagged in the ‘National Society of Film Critics’ Award’ and also bagged an ‘Oscar’ nomination.
In 1978, Gary starred in the acclaimed drama 'Straight Time' and the surfing movie 'Big Wednesday,' which over the years became a cult classic. In the 1980s, he appeared in the much-appreciated western 'Barbarosa,' comedy films 'D.C. Cab' and 'Insignificance,' and the 1985 horror 'Silver Bullet.' He played one of the main villains in the Mel Gibson and Danny Glover-starrer action comedy 'Lethal Weapon.'
In the 1990s, he played important supporting roles in several successful action films, such as Predator 2, Point Break and Under Siege. In addition to these, he also featured in 'Rookie of the Year,' 'The Firm,' 'Black Sheep,' 'Lost Highway,' and 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.'
He lent his voice to the character 'Phil Cassidy' in the 2002 video game 'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City' and its prequel, 'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories' in 2006. In 2003, he starred in the reality show 'I'm with Busey.' In 2006, Busey appeared in the controversial Turkish nationalist film 'Valley of the Wolves: Iraq.' In 2005, he appeared in 'The Gingerdead Man.' In HBO's 'Entourage', he parrodied his eccentric image, appearing in 3 episodes. Between 2008 and 2011, he appeared in several reality shows, including 'Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew,''Celebrity Apprentice 4'and 'Celebrity Apprentice 6.'
In 2014, he won the fourteenth series of the UK version of 'Celebrity Big Brother.' In 2015, he appeared on the 21st season of 'Dancing with the Stars.' Paired alongside professional dancer Anna Trebunskaya, Busey and Trebunskaya made it to Week 4 of competition but got eliminated and finished at 10th place.
After being paroled, a burglar attempts to get a regular job legally. But he soon finds himself back in prison, due to an immoral parole officer. After his release again, he decides to take revenge on the officer.
Big Wednesday is a drama film which tells the story of Matt, Jack and Leroy, three friends who are surfers in 1960s California. They spend most of their carefree lives at the beaches, along with various women. However, their lives take a turn when the Vietnam War breaks out. In order to dodge the War draft, they try to fake insanity, homosexuality and all kinds of medical ailments.
The dark comedy follows the journey of journalist Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo who drive a red convertible to Las Vegas to cover a motorcycle race. They are, however, carrying a suitcase full of drugs that they consume at an increasing rate. What follows is a psychedelic adventure in search of the American Dream.
Veteran LAPD Homicide Sergeant Roger Murtaugh comes to clash with his new partner, Sergeant Martin Riggs, who has turned reckless and suicidal following the death of his wife in an accident. However, they must learn to trust each other as they find themselves against a dangerous drugs baron while investigating the murder of a banker's daughter.
Fred Madison, a Jazz musician, who is suspicious of his wife Renee’s loyalty, receives video tapes of their house, and one showing Renee’s murder. Accused of her murder, he is sentenced to death. In the prison, he mysteriously transforms into mechanic Peter Dayton, who is then released. Peter meets a gangster’s girlfriend, Alice, who is Renee’s mirror-image, which deepens the mystery further.
The Player is an American satirical black comedy film, which tells the story of Hollywood film producer Griffin Mill, who starts receiving threats anonymously. However, he is certain that David, a scriptwriter is behind it. He invites the latter to sort things out, but things take an ugly turn, and he ends up murdering him.
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot is a comedy crime drama film which tells the story of a bank robber, who reunites his old gang to organize a new heist and rob a bank.
Young federal agent Johnny Utah infiltrates a group of surfers suspected to be The Ex-Presidents, a bank robbery gang which commits crimes donning masks of previous American presidents. Johnny persuades competent female surfer Tyler to teach him to surf and befriends the group's leader Bodhi, but is conflicted about his orders after confirming that they are the criminals.
While a young woman is passing through rural Tennessee, she gets caught unintentionally in a feud between two local neighboring clans.
John Norman Howard is a famous rock star, but his career is starting to decline, as too many years of concerts and life of the road has made him an alcoholic and cynical about life. His life takes a turn when he meets the innocent and talented Esther Hoffman. He decides to help her build her career, while forsaking his own.
Harvard Law graduate, Mitch McDeere,lands a high paying job at the Bendini, Lambert & Locke firm, only to realize that the firm helps to launder mob money. As Mitch tries to find proof and break out of the firm’s grips, he finds his and his wife’s lives threatened by the firm and the mob.
This comedy film revolves around Michael, a businessman, who competes in an illegal car race, along with several other passionate racers. However, he soon learns that the police is after them, and their goal is to stop this race for good.
Dirty Little Billy is a Western film which tells the story of Billy Bonney, a teenager who grew up in the city. However, when his family moves into a frontier town in Kansas, he finds that he has no interest in farming, and therefore he plans to run away. He soon forms a gang and enters a life of crime.
This comedy film revolves around Vincent Chase, a famous movie star, who is back in business with his former agent, now a studio head. However, he agrees to work on the movie only on the condition that he is allowed to direct it as well.
Although he is a naïve Oklahoma boy from working class background and she belongs to a wealthy and sophisticated family they are instantly drawn towards each other. But to win her over, he must not only compete with her snobby fiancée, but must also deal with her status conscious family, especially her mother.
This biopic tells us the story of Paul Bear, who begins his career as a footballer, but he soon becomes an icon while coaching for the University of Alabama.
When a series of murders haunt a Maine town, Tarker’s Mill, the residents form a vigilante group, some of whom are killed. One night when wheelchair-bound teen Marty Coslaw is attacked by a werewolf, he takes the help of his sister, Jane, and alcoholic uncle, Red. As the Sheriff gets murdered, the trio awaits in readiness, aware that they are the next target.
Battleship USS Missouri is hijacked by a group of terrorists led by ex-CIA operative, Bill Strannix. Their plan is to steal the ship's Tomahawk missiles. But standing in their way is the ship’s cook, Petty Officer Casey Ryback, who is in reality a former elite Navy Seal.
An LAPD detective, Lt. Mike Harrigan is fighting against Colombian and Jamaican drug cartels. When these drug dealers are killed by someone mysterious, he and his team set out to find the identity of the killer. FBI investigator Stephen Keyes instructs them to stay away, but Harrigan soon discovers that the killing is the work of an alien predator, whose pastime now has to be stopped.
A candidate who is running for the elections hires a special assistant, whose one and only job is to make sure that the former’s incompetent brother doesn’t ruin the election campaign.
Surviving the Game is an action adventure crime thriller film which tells the story of a homeless man named Mason, who recently lost two of his closest friends. He soon finds a job as a hunting guide for a group of wealthy businessmen on a hunting trip. However, things turn ugly when he arrives at the destination unaware that they are killers who hunt humans for entertainment, and he is actually their latest prey.
Soldier is a 1998 American sci-fi action film, which revolves around a highly trained soldier, who defies his commanders and faces a brutally genetically-enhanced rival soldier.
Rookie of the Year is an American sports comedy film which tells the story of a twelve year old boy Henry who wants to play for the Major League, although he is unskilled. After he suffers an accident, he finds that it has left him with a strong pitching arm miraculously. He soon finds himself playing among the Major League players for the Chicago Clubs.
This action adventure war drama film tells the story of a Turkish agent who goes after a corrupt CIA operative, along with his comrades, to teach him a lesson.
This action thriller tells us the story of a team of skydiving hackers who steal files of undercover agents and sells them to drug dealers. In order to catch them, a cop hires a professional skydiver to help him.
A team of nine bounty killers decide to get rid of all the corporate criminals who are responsible for a significant number of problems worldwide.
Angels Hard As They Come is an action thriller drama film which revolves around the adventures of a biker gang consisting of Long John, Juicer and Monk, who get invited to a race, after a drug deal goes off.
Chasers is a comedy film which tells the story of Eddie Devane, a young Navy officer, who used to be involved in several scams during his service, along with his partner-in-crime Howard. Just one day before their discharge, both he and Howard get assigned to escort a beautiful woman to prison. They soon realize that their task is not going to be easy, because the woman turns out to be extremely cunning and charming.
Larry and Patricia run their own radical newspaper in their college, which eventually gets them kicked out of their school. Their teacher, Dr Jonathan Barnett, decides to quit his job as well, to protect their expulsion. The students invite him, therefore, to their communal hangout, and hail him as a guru, but soon it seems to lead to a cult.
Rick is a teen boy who has a big crush on Nina Pennington, a pretty girl, and is determined to win her heart by hook or by crook. Eventually, he manages to form a friendship with her but things get complicated due her crazy psycho ex boyfriend Kevin. Things get even more complicated due to his best friend’s horny mother and their perverted principal.
Piranha 3DD is a horror comedy film, which revolves around a school of blood-thirsty piranhas who make their way into a newly opened water park. Three friends having fun at the park, decide to take on the man-eating creatures.