Andrew Davis

Andrew Davis’ 1978 debut feature, Stony Island, a drama about a group of aspiring Chicago musicians trying to make it in the world of popular music, is out in a 45th anniversary restoration on VOD and digital on November 17. Davis is an acclaimed director best known for his action thrillers, such as the classic Oscar-nominated hit The Fugitive, the Steven Seagal movies Above the Law and Under Siege, the Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle Collateral Damage, the Michael Douglas-Gwyneth Paltrow film A Perfect Murder, and Chain Reaction, starring Keanu Reeves and Morgan Freeman. In 2003, he directed the children’s classic Holes, based on Louis Sachar’s novel, starring Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight and Patricia Arquette. Presently, Davis is developing several projects through his Santa Barbara based production company, Chicago Pacific Entertainment, and with novelist Jeff Biggers, recently completed his first novel, Disturbing the Bones, a geopolitical thriller set for release in early 2024 by Melville House.


Three Great Things: Andrew Davis

By Andrew Davis | November 17, 2023

Three Great Things: Andrew Davis

The veteran studio director, whose 1978 indie debut Stony Island is re-released today, on collaboration, lifelong friendship and nature.