Some popular movies starring actor Richard Gere include "Pretty Woman," "Looking for Mr. Goodbar," "Primal Fear," "Days of Heaven" and "Blood Brothers." More recent films starring Gere are "The Double,""Arbitrage," "Hachi: A Dog's Tale," "Amelia" and "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel."Continue Reading
The American actor has been in more than 55 films, starting his acting career in film in 1973 in a television movie called "Chelsea D.H.O." In one of his most well-known movies, "Pretty Woman," Gere plays a businessman in desperate need of a date to business affairs, who hires an escort played by Julia Roberts to accompany him. While attempting to make the woman fit for his world, Gere falls deeply in love with her in the romantic comedy film.
In another well-known movie starring Gere, "Hachi: A Dog's Tale," Gere plays a college professor who takes home an abandoned dog and learns about loyalty and love in the process. In the action film "Primal Fear," Gere plays a greedy defense lawyer who ends up wrapped up in a case of an alter boy accused of murdering a priest. In the film Gere finds himself pitted against all the values he never held as the church's dark secrets come to light.Learn more about Art & Literature