Search results for "Vincent Gardenia"


Greased Lightning (1977) RT Audience 51%

DVD release: Aug 2006

This film is based on the true life story of Wendell Scott, the first black stock car racing champion in America.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Schultz
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Beau Bridges  •  Pam Grier  •  Cleavon Little

Heaven Can Wait (1978) RT 89% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Joe Pendleton is a quarterback preparing to lead his team to the superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Buck Henry  •  Warren Beatty
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Julie Christie  •  James Mason  •  Dyan Cannon

Little Shop of Horrors (1986) RT 90% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 2000

Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Music
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Rick Moranis  •  Ellen Greene  •  Vincent Gardenia  •  Steve Martin

Moonstruck (1987) RT 92% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 1998

Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Cher  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Vincent Gardenia  •  Olympia Dukakis

The Super (1991) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Joe Pesci stars as Louie Kritski, a heartless landlord who has been so negligent in keeping up his ghetto apartment that he is threatened with jail time. The judge gives him ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Rod Daniel
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Vincent Gardenia  •  Madolyn Smith Osborne  •  Stacey Travis

Murder, Inc. (1960) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: May 2006

Chronicles the rise and fall of the organised crime syndicate known as Murder, Incorporated, focusing on powerful boss Lepke and violent hit man Reles.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stuart Rosenberg  •  Burt Balaban
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  May Britt  •  Peter Falk  •  Henry Morgan

Skin Deep (1989)

Hard-drinking novelist Zach Hutton spirals out of control after his wife and mistress both leave him. Alone and crippled by a bad case of writer's block, Zach slips in and out ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Vincent Gardenia  •  Alyson Reed  •  Joel Brooks  •  John Ritter

Jenny (1970)

An unwed mother-to-be marries a total stranger avoiding the draft. She now has a father for her child and he doesn't have to go to the Army. But this marriage-of-convenience ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  George Bloomfield
CAST:  Marlo Thomas  •  Alan Alda  •  Marian Hailey  •  Elizabeth Wilson

Lucky Luciano (1973) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Lucky Luciano is one of the bosses of the Mafia. He orders the slaughter of 40 other responsibles, therefore becoming the only boss. But a few years later he is put into jail. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Francesco Rosi
CAST:  Gian Maria Volonté  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Rod Steiger  •  Vincent Gardenia

The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery (1975) RT Audience 33%

Film noir parody with a private eye trying to solve the murder of his milkman.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Gabriel Dell  •  Will Geer  •  Anjanette Comer  •  Joyce Van Patten




The Big Racket (1976)

Nico Palmieri is a police inspector who battles against hoodlums terrorising a sleepy Italian village, extorting cash from the locals.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Enzo G. Castellari
CAST:  Fabio Testi  •  Orso Maria Guerrini  •  Glauco Onorato  •  Marcella Michelangeli

The House by the Edge of the Lake (1979)

A young university student "Lillian" (Fani) returns to her family's country villa near a lake where years earlier had mother drowned. She is supposedly researching a local ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Enzo G. Castellari
CAST:  Vincent Gardenia  •  Leonora Fani  •  Wolfango Soldati  •  Patricia Adriani

Odd Squad (1982)

Sicilia 1943, after the landing, between the invading Us army and the defender Italian army, a 2000 years old roman bridge resist to all kind of attacks. Both the army decides ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Enzo Barboni
CAST:  Johnny Dorelli  •  Giuliano Gemma  •  Riccardo Garrone  •  Carmen Russo

Mad Dog Coll (1961) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Killer Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll moves in on gangster Dutch Schultz in 1920s New York.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Burt Balaban
CAST:  John Davis Chandler  •  Kay Doubleday  •  Brooke Hayward  •  Neil Nephew

Dark Mirror (1984) RT Audience 40%

A thriller directed by Richard Lang.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Lang
CAST:  Jane Seymour  •  Stephen Collins  •  Vincent Gardenia  •  Hank Brandt

Cop Hater (1958) RT Audience 43%

Members of the 87th Precinct search for a cop killer who has already murdered two of their own.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Berke
CAST:  Robert Loggia  •  Gerald S. O'Loughlin  •  Ellen Parker  •  Shirley Ballard