George Gallo

George Gallo Jr (born 1956) is an American painter, musician, filmmaker, and producer. He is best known for writing Midnight Run and 29th Street, and is an accomplished painter in the style of the Pennsylvania Impressionists. In 1990, he won the coveted Arts for the Parks award, and has had three one-man exhibitions in New York City. ​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Double Take (2001)

A man on the run takes another man's passport, only to find himself stuck with the identity of a street hustler.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Orlando Jones  •  Eddie Griffin  •  Garcelle Beauvais  •  Gary Grubbs

A man on the run takes another man's passport, only to find himself stuck with the identity of a street hustler.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Orlando Jones  •  Eddie Griffin  •  Garcelle Beauvais  •  Gary Grubbs

Columbus Circle (2012)

An heiress who's been shut inside her apartment building for nearly two decades is forced to confront her fears after one of her neighbors is killed and a detective arrives to begin the investigation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Selma Blair  •  Jason Lee  •  Amy Smart  •  Giovanni Ribisi

An heiress who's been shut inside her apartment building for nearly two decades is forced to confront her fears after one of her neighbors is killed and a detective arrives to begin the investigation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Selma Blair  •  Jason Lee  •  Amy Smart  •  Giovanni Ribisi

Middle Men (2009)

Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Luke Wilson  •  Giovanni Ribisi  •  Gabriel Macht  •  James Caan

Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Luke Wilson  •  Giovanni Ribisi  •  Gabriel Macht  •  James Caan

My Mom's New Boyfriend (2008)

Henry Durand is a young federal agent who is given a difficult assignment: spy on his mother and her boyfriend who is suspected of leading a gang of art thieves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Antonio Banderas  •  Selma Blair  •  Colin Hanks

Henry Durand is a young federal agent who is given a difficult assignment: spy on his mother and her boyfriend who is suspected of leading a gang of art thieves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Antonio Banderas  •  Selma Blair  •  Colin Hanks

Relentless (1989)

Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Lustig
CAST:  Judd Nelson  •  Robert Loggia  •  Leo Rossi  •  Meg Foster

Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Lustig
CAST:  Judd Nelson  •  Robert Loggia  •  Leo Rossi  •  Meg Foster

Eddie Griffin: DysFunktional Family (2003)

Between sets from his hilarious live stand-up routine, in which he riffs on everything from Michael Jackson to terrorism, comedian Eddie Griffin tours his hometown of Kansas City and introduces viewers to his eccentric clan in this edgy mockumentary. Griffin's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Eddie Griffin  •  Joe Howard  •  Matthew Brent  •  Robert Noble

Between sets from his hilarious live stand-up routine, in which he riffs on everything from Michael Jackson to terrorism, comedian Eddie Griffin tours his hometown of Kansas City and introduces viewers to his eccentric clan in this edgy mockumentary. Griffin's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Eddie Griffin  •  Joe Howard  •  Matthew Brent  •  Robert Noble

29th Street (1991)

After winning $6.2 million in the 1976 New York State Lottery, he is arrested for throwing rocks at a church. He then tells his story at the police station.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Danny Aiello  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Frank Pesce

After winning $6.2 million in the 1976 New York State Lottery, he is arrested for throwing rocks at a church. He then tells his story at the police station.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Danny Aiello  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Frank Pesce

Trapped in Paradise (1994)

Residents of a friendly Pennsylvania town foil three brothers' plan to rob a bank on Christmas Eve.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Dana Carvey  •  Mädchen Amick

Residents of a friendly Pennsylvania town foil three brothers' plan to rob a bank on Christmas Eve.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Dana Carvey  •  Mädchen Amick

Bigger (2018)

The inspirational tale of the grandfathers of the fitness movement as we now know it, Joe & Ben Weider. Battling anti-Semitism, racism and extreme poverty, the brothers beat all odds to build an empire & inspire future generations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Tyler Hoechlin  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Colton Haynes  •  Julianne Hough

The inspirational tale of the grandfathers of the fitness movement as we now know it, Joe & Ben Weider. Battling anti-Semitism, racism and extreme poverty, the brothers beat all odds to build an empire & inspire future generations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Tyler Hoechlin  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Colton Haynes  •  Julianne Hough

The Poison Rose (2019)

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A down-on-his-luck PI is hired by his old flame to investigate a murder. But while the case at first appears routine, it slowly reveals itself to be a complex interwoven web of crimes, suspects and dead bodies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo  •  Francesco Cinquemani
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Famke Janssen  •  Robert Patrick

A down-on-his-luck PI is hired by his old flame to investigate a murder. But while the case at first appears routine, it slowly reveals itself to be a complex interwoven web of crimes, suspects and dead bodies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo  •  Francesco Cinquemani
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Famke Janssen  •  Robert Patrick

The Cover Girl and the Cop (1989)

Julia Duffy is the cover girl and Dinah Manoff the cop in this made-for-TV contrivance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neal Israel
CAST:  Julia Duffy  •  Dinah Manoff  •  John Karlen  •  Jonathan Frakes

Julia Duffy is the cover girl and Dinah Manoff the cop in this made-for-TV contrivance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neal Israel
CAST:  Julia Duffy  •  Dinah Manoff  •  John Karlen  •  Jonathan Frakes

Local Color (2006)

A successful artist looks back with loving memories on the summer of his defining year, 1974. A talented but troubled 18-year-old aspiring artist befriends a brilliant elderly alcoholic painter who has turned his back on not only art but life. The two form what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Trevor Morgan  •  Ray Liotta  •  Samantha Mathis

A successful artist looks back with loving memories on the summer of his defining year, 1974. A talented but troubled 18-year-old aspiring artist befriends a brilliant elderly alcoholic painter who has turned his back on not only art but life. The two form what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Trevor Morgan  •  Ray Liotta  •  Samantha Mathis

Clint Eastwood's West (2011)

An entertaining look at Clint Eastwood's storied career as a Western icon and filmmaker, featuring interviews with Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Costner, Frank Darabont, John Lee Hancock and many more.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Philip Terrence  •  Clint Eastwood  •  James Mangold  •  Christopher Frayling

An entertaining look at Clint Eastwood's storied career as a Western icon and filmmaker, featuring interviews with Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Costner, Frank Darabont, John Lee Hancock and many more.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Philip Terrence  •  Clint Eastwood  •  James Mangold  •  Christopher Frayling

A Moral Right: The Politics of Dirty Harry (2008)

Filmmakers, social scientists and authors take a provocative look at the moral, political and ethical themes of the Dirty Harry films.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Shane Black  •  Jay Cocks  •  Tyne Daly  •  Peter Hyams

Filmmakers, social scientists and authors take a provocative look at the moral, political and ethical themes of the Dirty Harry films.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Shane Black  •  Jay Cocks  •  Tyne Daly  •  Peter Hyams

The Craft of Dirty Harry (2008)

A look at the cinematographers, editors, musicians, production designers and other talent of the Dirty Harry series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  David Ayer  •  John Badham  •  George Gallo

A look at the cinematographers, editors, musicians, production designers and other talent of the Dirty Harry series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  David Ayer  •  John Badham  •  George Gallo

The Long Shadow of Dirty Harry (2008)

An in-depth look at Dirty Harry (1971), featuring interviews with such film artists as Michael Madsen, 'Hal Holbrook', John Milius, 'Shane Black' and John Badham.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Joe Carnahan  •  David Ayer  •  Shane Black  •  Michael Madsen

An in-depth look at Dirty Harry (1971), featuring interviews with such film artists as Michael Madsen, 'Hal Holbrook', John Milius, 'Shane Black' and John Badham.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Joe Carnahan  •  David Ayer  •  Shane Black  •  Michael Madsen

The Comeback Trail (2020)

Two movie producers who owe money to the mob set up their aging movie star for an insurance scam to try and save themselves. But they wind up getting more than they ever imagined.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Emile Hirsch

Two movie producers who owe money to the mob set up their aging movie star for an insurance scam to try and save themselves. But they wind up getting more than they ever imagined.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Emile Hirsch

Vanquish (2021)

Victoria is a young mother trying to put her dark past as a Russian drug courier behind her, but retired cop Damon forces Victoria to do his bidding by holding her daughter hostage. Now, Victoria must use guns, guts and a motorcycle to take out a series of violent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Ruby Rose  •  Patrick Muldoon  •  Julie Lott

Victoria is a young mother trying to put her dark past as a Russian drug courier behind her, but retired cop Damon forces Victoria to do his bidding by holding her daughter hostage. Now, Victoria must use guns, guts and a motorcycle to take out a series of violent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Ruby Rose  •  Patrick Muldoon  •  Julie Lott

The Ritual Killer (2023)

Unable to process the death of his daughter, Detective Boyd embarks on a hunt for a serial killer who murders according to a brutal tribal ritual: Muti. The only person who can help Boyd is Professor Mackles, an anthropologist who hides an unspeakable secret. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Cole Hauser  •  Vernon Davis  •  Virginia Dru Bramblett

Unable to process the death of his daughter, Detective Boyd embarks on a hunt for a serial killer who murders according to a brutal tribal ritual: Muti. The only person who can help Boyd is Professor Mackles, an anthropologist who hides an unspeakable secret. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Gallo
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Cole Hauser  •  Vernon Davis  •  Virginia Dru Bramblett

Clint Eastwood: A Cinematic Legacy (2021)

As he enters his eighth decade in the movies, Warner Bros. celebrates this cinematic icon - actor, producer, director, master filmmaker - with 9 new documentaries covering the entire breadth of Eastwood's remarkable career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Jeff Teravainen  •  Christopher Frayling  •  James Mangold

As he enters his eighth decade in the movies, Warner Bros. celebrates this cinematic icon - actor, producer, director, master filmmaker - with 9 new documentaries covering the entire breadth of Eastwood's remarkable career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Leva
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Jeff Teravainen  •  Christopher Frayling  •  James Mangold