Search results for "Michael Rispoli"


Above the Rim (1994) RT 53% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jeff Pollack
CAST:  Duane Martin  •  Tupac Shakur  •  Bernie Mac  •  Marlon Wayans

Angie (1994) RT 38% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Geena Davis  •  Stephen Rea  •  James Gandolfini  •  Aida Turturro

Death to Smoochy (2002) RT 42% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Tells the story of Rainbow Randolph, the corrupt, costumed star of a popular children's TV show, who is fired over a bribery scandal and replaced by squeaky-clean Smoochy, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Catherine Keener  •  Danny DeVito  •  Jon Stewart

Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)

Your favorite talking animals are back! The film focuses on the further adventures of Shadow (voiced by Ralph Waite), Sassy (voiced by Sally Field), and Chance (voiced by ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  David R. Ellis
CAST:  Ralph Waite  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Sally Field  •  Michael Bell

Invincible (2006) RT 71% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Dec 2006

Inspired by the true story of Vince Papale, a man with nothing to lose who ignored the staggering odds and made his dream come true. When the coach of Papale's beloved ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ericson Core
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Kevin Conway

Rounders (1998) RT 65% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2001

A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Dahl
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  John Turturro  •  Gretchen Mol  •  Edward Norton

Snake Eyes (1998) RT 40% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Feb 1999

All bets are off when corrupt homicide cop Rick Santoro witnesses a murder during a boxing match. It's up to him and lifelong friend and naval intelligence agent Kevin Dunne ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Gary Sinise  •  John Heard  •  Carla Gugino

The Juror (1996) RT 15% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Oct 2001

With his gangster boss on trial for murder, a mob thug known as "the Teacher" tells Annie Laird she must talk her fellow jurors into a not-guilty verdict, implying that he'll ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian Gibson
CAST:  Demi Moore  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Anne Heche

The Weather Man (2005) RT 58% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Feb 2006

A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Michael Caine  •  Hope Davis  •  Gemmenne de la Peña

Volcano (1997)

An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Anne Heche  •  Gaby Hoffmann  •  Don Cheadle




Summer of Sam (1999) RT 51% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Adrien Brody  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Jennifer Esposito

Mr. 3000 (2004)

Aging baseball star who goes by the nickname, Mr. 3000, finds out many years after retirement that he didn't quite reach 3,000 hits. Now at age 47 he's back to try and reach ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Charles Stone III
CAST:  Bernie Mac  •  Angela Bassett  •  Michael Rispoli  •  Brian J. White

Rob the Mob (2014) RT 84% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jun 2014

ROB THE MOB is the true-life story of a crazy-in-love Queens couple who robbed a series of mafia social clubs and got away with it… for a while… until they stumble upon a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Raymond De Felitta
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Nina Arianda  •  Andy García  •  Michael Rispoli

Empire State (2013) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Sep 2013

After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis (Hemsworth), settles for a security guard job with the EMPIRE STATE Armored Truck Company. He makes the mistake ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Dito Montiel
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Nikki Reed  •  Liam Hemsworth  •  Emma Roberts

Union Square (2011) RT 63% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Mar 2013

A reluctant reunion of two estranged sisters. One is on the verge of marriage; the other is on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Both struggle with truths they're hiding from ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Nancy Savoca
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Michael Rispoli  •  Tammy Blanchard  •  Mike Doyle

The Reunion (2011) RT 8% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Nov 2011

The Cleary brothers, Sam (John Cena), Leo (Ethan Embry) and Douglas (Boyd Holbrook) took dysfunctional families to a new level: Sam and Leo have grown up hating each other and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Pavone
CAST:  John Cena  •  Ethan Embry  •  Boyd Holbrook  •  Michael Rispoli

Pain & Gain (2013) RT 49% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Aug 2013

Danny Lupo, manager of the Sun Gym in 1990s Miami, decides that there is only one way to achieve his version of the American dream: extortion. To achieve his goal, he recruits ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Dwayne Johnson  •  Anthony Mackie  •  Tony Shalhoub

His and Hers (1997)

After Carol accidentally chops off Glenn's finger in the kitchen, she decides that she is not giving it back to him until he confesses all his affairs.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Liev Schreiber  •  Michael Rispoli  •  Cynthia Watros  •  Danny Hoch

See You in September (2010) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Feb 2011

Feeling abandoned by her therapist who's gone on an extended vacation, beautiful Lindsay (Estella Warren) gets help with her fear of commitment from an ad hoc support group ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tamara Tunie
CAST:  Justin Kirk  •  Estella Warren  •  Liza Lapira  •  Sandra Bernhard

Scar City (1999) RT Audience 13%

A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ken Sanzel
CAST:  Chazz Palminteri  •  Tia Carrere  •  Stephen Baldwin  •  Renée Estevez