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Analyze This (1999)

FunnyOriginalFunLighthearted

Countless wiseguy films are spoofed in this film that centers on the neuroses and angst of a powerful Mafia racketeer who suffers from panic attacks. When Paul Vitti needs help dealing with his role in the "family," unlucky shrink Dr. Ben Sobel is given just days ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Billy Crystal  •  Lisa Kudrow  •  Chazz Palminteri

Countless wiseguy films are spoofed in this film that centers on the neuroses and angst of a powerful Mafia racketeer who suffers from panic attacks. When Paul Vitti needs help dealing with his role in the "family," unlucky shrink Dr. Ben Sobel is given just days ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Billy Crystal  •  Lisa Kudrow  •  Chazz Palminteri

Family Business (1989)

Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past and is indeed no stranger to illegal activity. They both ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Rosanna DeSoto

Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past and is indeed no stranger to illegal activity. They both ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Rosanna DeSoto

Garbo Talks (1984)

When New York accountant Gilbert Rolfe finds out his mother has a brain tumor, he is devastated. His incorrigible mother, Estelle, has one last wish: to meet the great Greta Garbo. Gilbert, wanting to do this last thing for her, sets out on a wild goose chase ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Anne Bancroft  •  Ron Silver  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Catherine Hicks

When New York accountant Gilbert Rolfe finds out his mother has a brain tumor, he is devastated. His incorrigible mother, Estelle, has one last wish: to meet the great Greta Garbo. Gilbert, wanting to do this last thing for her, sets out on a wild goose chase ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Anne Bancroft  •  Ron Silver  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Catherine Hicks

Just Me and You (1978)

A salesman travels cross country with a quirky New Yorker.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Louise Lasser  •  Charles Grodin  •  Julie Bovasso  •  Michael Alldredge

A salesman travels cross country with a quirky New Yorker.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Louise Lasser  •  Charles Grodin  •  Julie Bovasso  •  Michael Alldredge

My Blue Heaven (1990)

Funny

FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith certainly has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Rick Moranis  •  Joan Cusack  •  Melanie Mayron

FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith certainly has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Rick Moranis  •  Joan Cusack  •  Melanie Mayron

My Favorite Year (1982)

Fledgling comic Benjy Stone can't believe his luck when his childhood hero, the swashbuckling matinee idol Alan Swann, gets booked to appear on the variety show he writes for. But when Swann arrives, he fails to live up to his silver screen image. Instead, he's a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Mark Linn-Baker  •  Jessica Harper  •  Joseph Bologna

Fledgling comic Benjy Stone can't believe his luck when his childhood hero, the swashbuckling matinee idol Alan Swann, gets booked to appear on the variety show he writes for. But when Swann arrives, he fails to live up to his silver screen image. Instead, he's a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Mark Linn-Baker  •  Jessica Harper  •  Joseph Bologna

Prince of the City (1981)

New York City detective Daniel Ciello agrees to help the United States Department of Justice help eliminate corruption in the police department, as long as he will not have to turn in any close friends. In doing so, Ciello uncovers a conspiracy within the force to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Treat Williams  •  Jerry Orbach  •  Richard Foronjy  •  Don Billett

New York City detective Daniel Ciello agrees to help the United States Department of Justice help eliminate corruption in the police department, as long as he will not have to turn in any close friends. In doing so, Ciello uncovers a conspiracy within the force to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Treat Williams  •  Jerry Orbach  •  Richard Foronjy  •  Don Billett

Raw Deal (1986)

Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a personal vendetta with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Kathryn Harrold  •  Darren McGavin  •  Sam Wanamaker

Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a personal vendetta with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Kathryn Harrold  •  Darren McGavin  •  Sam Wanamaker

The Exterminator (1980)

When a man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York, he transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a war zone.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Glickenhaus
CAST:  Christopher George  •  Samantha Eggar  •  Robert Ginty  •  Steve James

When a man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York, he transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a war zone.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Glickenhaus
CAST:  Christopher George  •  Samantha Eggar  •  Robert Ginty  •  Steve James

The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)

Charlie and his troublesome cousin Paulie decide to steal $150000 in order to back a "sure thing" race horse that Paulie has inside information on. The aftermath of the robbery gets them into serious trouble with the local Mafia boss and the corrupt New York City ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Rosenberg
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Geraldine Page

Charlie and his troublesome cousin Paulie decide to steal $150000 in order to back a "sure thing" race horse that Paulie has inside information on. The aftermath of the robbery gets them into serious trouble with the local Mafia boss and the corrupt New York City ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Rosenberg
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Geraldine Page

Windows (1980)

Emily Hollander becomes the subject of a lesbian obsession at the hands of Andrea Glassen, her next-door neighbour.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Willis
CAST:  Talia Shire  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  Joe Cortese  •  Kay Medford

Emily Hollander becomes the subject of a lesbian obsession at the hands of Andrea Glassen, her next-door neighbour.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Willis
CAST:  Talia Shire  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  Joe Cortese  •  Kay Medford

Marked for Death (1990)

Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug lord who vows that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dwight H. Little
CAST:  Steven Seagal  •  Basil Wallace  •  Keith David  •  Tom Wright

Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug lord who vows that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dwight H. Little
CAST:  Steven Seagal  •  Basil Wallace  •  Keith David  •  Tom Wright

Splash (1984)

A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There's one big complication though; he's fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Eugene Levy  •  John Candy

A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There's one big complication though; he's fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Eugene Levy  •  John Candy

Deathtrap (1982)

A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Christopher Reeve  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Irene Worth

A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Christopher Reeve  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Irene Worth

Kojak: The Price of Justice (1987)

Top New York cop Theo Kojak finds himself trapped in a tangled web of false trials, jealousies and murderous scheming as he investigates the death of two young boys. Their bodies are discovered in a Harlem river, the boys mother is the major suspect. But what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metzger
CAST:  Telly Savalas  •  Kate Nelligan  •  Pat Hingle  •  Jack Thompson

Top New York cop Theo Kojak finds himself trapped in a tangled web of false trials, jealousies and murderous scheming as he investigates the death of two young boys. Their bodies are discovered in a Harlem river, the boys mother is the major suspect. But what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metzger
CAST:  Telly Savalas  •  Kate Nelligan  •  Pat Hingle  •  Jack Thompson

Hero and the Terror (1988)

Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the people of L.A. Now Simon has escaped and has started killing women again, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Tannen
CAST:  Chuck Norris  •  Billy Drago  •  Tony DiBenedetto  •  Steve James

Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the people of L.A. Now Simon has escaped and has started killing women again, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Tannen
CAST:  Chuck Norris  •  Billy Drago  •  Tony DiBenedetto  •  Steve James

...And Your Name Is Jonah (1979)

A couple whose son had been institutionalized for three years are shocked to discover that the diagnosis was wrong, and that their son is, in fact, deaf.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Michaels
CAST:  James Woods  •  Sally Struthers  •  Randee Heller  •  Titos Vandis

A couple whose son had been institutionalized for three years are shocked to discover that the diagnosis was wrong, and that their son is, in fact, deaf.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Michaels
CAST:  James Woods  •  Sally Struthers  •  Randee Heller  •  Titos Vandis

Short Eyes (1977)

Thought provokingViolentDisturbingDark

A young man who is charged with child molestation is placed in New York City’s infamous Tombs prison. When the other inmates in his cell block find out what he is charged with, life becomes extremely difficult for him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert M. Young
CAST:  Bruce Davison  •  José Pérez  •  Nathan George  •  Don Blakely

A young man who is charged with child molestation is placed in New York City’s infamous Tombs prison. When the other inmates in his cell block find out what he is charged with, life becomes extremely difficult for him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert M. Young
CAST:  Bruce Davison  •  José Pérez  •  Nathan George  •  Don Blakely

Dangerous Passion (1990)

A security man goes to work for a sadistic gangster with an alluring wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Miller
CAST:  Carl Weathers  •  Billy Dee Williams  •  Lonette McKee  •  Michael Beach

A security man goes to work for a sadistic gangster with an alluring wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Miller
CAST:  Carl Weathers  •  Billy Dee Williams  •  Lonette McKee  •  Michael Beach

Last Rites (1988)

After witnessing her lover being murdered by his jealous wife, Angela seeks refuge in a church where she encounters a young priest named Michael, who gives her sanctuary. But the killing was not a simple act of passion, as the victim had ties to organized crime, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald P. Bellisario
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Daphne Zuniga  •  Chick Vennera  •  Anne Twomey

After witnessing her lover being murdered by his jealous wife, Angela seeks refuge in a church where she encounters a young priest named Michael, who gives her sanctuary. But the killing was not a simple act of passion, as the victim had ties to organized crime, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald P. Bellisario
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Daphne Zuniga  •  Chick Vennera  •  Anne Twomey
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