Search results for "Vincent Gardenia"


The Last Flight of Noah's Ark (1980) RT 40% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Sep 2004

The only chance to escape a desert island is to convert the plane carrying many different animals into a boat.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  Charles Jarrott
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  Ricky Schroder  •  Vincent Gardenia

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

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

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

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

Movers & Shakers (1985) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Sep 1989

Joe Mulholland, Head of Production at a Hollywood studio, makes a rather fool-hardy promise to a dying friend. He undertakes to make a major movie using the title - if not the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William Asher
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Charles Grodin  •  Vincent Gardenia  •  Tyne Daly

Home Movies (1980)

A cult guru urges a shy disciple to make life a movie and be its star.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Nancy Allen  •  Mary Davenport  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Vincent Gardenia

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 • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Buck Henry  •  Warren Beatty
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Julie Christie  •  James Mason  •  Dyan Cannon

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

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




The Front Page (1974) RT 73% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jun 1998

The Front Page is a comedy from director Billy Wilder from 1974 starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Susan Sarandon. A journalist named Johnson is suffering from burn-out ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Walter Matthau  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Vincent Gardenia

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

Cold Turkey (1971) RT 40% / Audience 67%

Reverend Brooks leads the town in a contest to stop smoking for a month, But some tobacco executives don't want them to win, and try everything they can to make them smoke. If ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Lear
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Pippa Scott  •  Tom Poston  •  Edward Everett Horton

Little Murders (1971) RT 57% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Elliot Gould plays Alfred Chamberlain -- a one time successful photographer who is now down on his luck because he began to eliminate people from his photographs. He also ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alan Arkin
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  Marcia Rodd  •  Vincent Gardenia  •  Elizabeth Wilson

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

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

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

Age Old Friends (1989)

John Cooper is in a retirement home. There are strict rules for the residents, but he refuses to fall into passivity. He flirts constantly with Nurse Wilson and spends time ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Allan Kroeker
CAST:  Hume Cronyn  •  Vincent Gardenia  •  Anna Ferguson  •  Michele Scarabelli

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