Search results for "Alessandro Nivola"


American Hustle (2013) RT 93% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2014

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Bradley Cooper  •  Amy Adams  •  Jeremy Renner

Best Laid Plans (1999) RT 43% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Rich, successful Bryce meets beautiful Lissa at a bar one night and invites her back to his house, not suspecting for a moment that Lissa isn't really who she seems. What ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mike Barker
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Alessandro Nivola  •  Josh Brolin  •  Gene Wolande

Face/Off (1997)

An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Joan Allen  •  Dominique Swain

Goal! (2005)

Like millions of kids around the world, Santiago harbors the dream of being a professional footballer...However, living in the Barrios section of Los Angeles, he thinks it is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Danny Cannon
CAST:  Kuno Becker  •  Alessandro Nivola  •  Anna Friel  •  Stephen Dillane

Goal II: Living the Dream (2007) RT 39% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Nov 2008

Tempted away from Newcastle United to join Real Madrid, rising star Santiago Munez finds this latest change of fortune the greatest challenge yet - personally as well as ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jaume Collet-Serra
CAST:  Kuno Becker  •  Stephen Dillane  •  Anna Friel  •  Leonor Varela

Inventing the Abbotts (1997) RT 31% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Mar 2001

In the 1950s, brothers Jacey and Doug Holt, who come from the poorer side of their sleepy Midwestern town, vie for the affections of the wealthy, lovely Abbott sisters. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Liv Tyler  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Billy Crudup

Junebug (2005) RT 86% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jan 2006

On the way to meet with an independent artist in the South, newlywed art dealer Madeleine (Embeth Davidtz) is convinced by her husband, George (Alessandro Nivola), that they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Phil Morrison
CAST:  Alessandro Nivola  •  Amy Adams  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Celia Weston

Jurassic Park III (2001) RT 50% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Dec 2001

In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  William H. Macy  •  Téa Leoni  •  Trevor Morgan

Laurel Canyon (2002) RT 68% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Laurel Canyon focuses on Sam and Alex, a pair of upper-middle class lovebirds from the East Coast who relocate to Los Angeles. Enter Jane, Sam's estranged mother, a successful ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lisa Cholodenko
CAST:  Frances McDormand  •  Christian Bale  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Natascha McElhone

Love's Labour's Lost (2000)

An update of the classic Shakespeare story, director Kenneth Branagh shot this movie like a classic 30s musical. Love's Labour's Lost tells the story of four best friends who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Alessandro Nivola  •  Alicia Silverstone  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Kenneth Branagh




Timecode (2000) RT 68% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Dec 2000

A production company begins casting for its next feature, and an up-and-coming actress named Rose tries to manipulate her filmmaker boyfriend, Alex, into giving her a screen ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Xander Berkeley  •  Golden Brooks  •  Saffron Burrows  •  Viveka Davis

The Clearing (2004) RT 43% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Nov 2004

As an executive is held captive by an employee, it's up to his wife to deliver the ransom.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Pieter Jan Brugge
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Helen Mirren  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Alessandro Nivola

Carolina (2003) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Carolina is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola, Mika Boorem, Randy Quaid, and Jennifer Coolidge ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Julia Stiles  •  Alessandro Nivola  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Mika Boorem

The Darwin Awards (2006) RT 25% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Jul 2007

After botching the capture of a notorious serial killer, idiosyncratic detective Michael Burrows loses his job with the San Francisco Police. He becomes an investigator for an ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Finn Taylor
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Ty Burrell  •  Josh Charles  •  Kevin Dunn

Janie Jones (2010) RT 53% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jan 2012

A young girl who has been abandoned by her former-groupie mother informs a fading rock star that she is his daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  David M. Rosenthal
CAST:  Abigail Breslin  •  Alessandro Nivola  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Peter Stormare

Selma (2014) RT 99% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2015

"Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Ava DuVernay
CAST:  David Oyelowo  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  Carmen Ejogo  •  Andre Holland

A Most Violent Year (2014) RT 89% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Apr 2015

A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  J.C. Chandor
CAST:  Jessica Chastain  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Albert Brooks  •  David Oyelowo

Ginger and Rosa (2012)

A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event the comes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sally Potter
CAST:  Elle Fanning  •  Alice Englert  •  Christina Hendricks  •  Alessandro Nivola

Devil's Knot (2013) RT 24% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jun 2014

The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Atom Egoyan
CAST:  Mireille Enos  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Stephen Moyer  •  Kevin Durand

Coco Before Chanel (2009)

2009 biopic about the early life of Coco Chanel. Several years after leaving the orphanage, to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Anne Fontaine
CAST:  Audrey Tautou  •  Benoît Poelvoorde  •  Alessandro Nivola  •  Marie Gillain