Seymour Cassel

Seymour Joseph Cassel (January 22, 1935 – April 7, 2019) was an American actor. He received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for Faces (1968). Description above from the Wikipedia article  Seymour Cassel, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Rushmore (1998)

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When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the teacher. However, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Jason Schwartzman  •  Bill Murray  •  Olivia Williams  •  Seymour Cassel

When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the teacher. However, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Jason Schwartzman  •  Bill Murray  •  Olivia Williams  •  Seymour Cassel

61* (2001)

In 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle played for the New York Yankees. One, Mantle, was universally loved, while the other, Maris, was universally hated. Both men started off with a bang, and both were nearing Babe Ruth's 60 home run record. Which man would reach it?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Crystal
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Thomas Jane  •  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Richard Masur

In 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle played for the New York Yankees. One, Mantle, was universally loved, while the other, Maris, was universally hated. Both men started off with a bang, and both were nearing Babe Ruth's 60 home run record. Which man would reach it?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Crystal
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Thomas Jane  •  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Richard Masur

Animal Factory (2000)

Suburbanite Ron is spoiled, young and not overly worried about the marijuana charges leveled against him. But, after being made out to be a drug dealer, he faces a five-year jail sentence in San Quentin State Prison. Physically frail and unaccustomed to his rough ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Buscemi
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Edward Furlong  •  Danny Trejo  •  Mark Boone Junior

Suburbanite Ron is spoiled, young and not overly worried about the marijuana charges leveled against him. But, after being made out to be a drug dealer, he faces a five-year jail sentence in San Quentin State Prison. Physically frail and unaccustomed to his rough ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Buscemi
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Edward Furlong  •  Danny Trejo  •  Mark Boone Junior

Beer League (2006)

An unemployed slacker (Lange) inspires his softball teammates to improve their game so they won't get kicked out of the local league.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Sebastiano
CAST:  Artie Lange  •  Ralph Macchio  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Cara Buono

An unemployed slacker (Lange) inspires his softball teammates to improve their game so they won't get kicked out of the local league.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Sebastiano
CAST:  Artie Lange  •  Ralph Macchio  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Cara Buono

Convoy (1978)

Trucker Rubber Duck and his buddies Pig Pen, Widow Woman and Spider Mike use their CB radios to warn one another of the presence of cops. But conniving Sheriff Wallace is hip to the truckers' tactics, and begins tricking the drivers through his own CB broadcasts. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Kris Kristofferson  •  Ali MacGraw  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Burt Young

Trucker Rubber Duck and his buddies Pig Pen, Widow Woman and Spider Mike use their CB radios to warn one another of the presence of cops. But conniving Sheriff Wallace is hip to the truckers' tactics, and begins tricking the drivers through his own CB broadcasts. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Kris Kristofferson  •  Ali MacGraw  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Burt Young

Dead Presidents (1995)

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On the streets they call cash dead presidents. And that's just what a Vietnam veteran is after when he returns home from the war only to find himself drawn into a life of crime. With the aid of his fellow vets he plans the ultimate heist -- a daring robbery of an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes  •  Albert Hughes
CAST:  Larenz Tate  •  Keith David  •  Chris Tucker  •  Freddy Rodríguez

On the streets they call cash dead presidents. And that's just what a Vietnam veteran is after when he returns home from the war only to find himself drawn into a life of crime. With the aid of his fellow vets he plans the ultimate heist -- a daring robbery of an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes  •  Albert Hughes
CAST:  Larenz Tate  •  Keith David  •  Chris Tucker  •  Freddy Rodríguez

Dick Tracy (1990)

The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Warren Beatty
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Al Pacino  •  Madonna  •  Charlie Korsmo

The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Warren Beatty
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Al Pacino  •  Madonna  •  Charlie Korsmo

Faces (1968)

Middle-aged suburban husband Richard abruptly tells his wife, Maria, that he wants a divorce. As Richard takes up with a younger woman, Maria enjoys a night on the town with her friends and meets a younger man. As the couple and those around them confront a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  John Marley  •  Lynn Carlin  •  Seymour Cassel

Middle-aged suburban husband Richard abruptly tells his wife, Maria, that he wants a divorce. As Richard takes up with a younger woman, Maria enjoys a night on the town with her friends and meets a younger man. As the couple and those around them confront a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  John Marley  •  Lynn Carlin  •  Seymour Cassel

Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)

On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in Vegas, but a wealthy gambler arranges for the man to lose $65K in a poker ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Bergman
CAST:  James Caan  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Peter Boyle

On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in Vegas, but a wealthy gambler arranges for the man to lose $65K in a poker ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Bergman
CAST:  James Caan  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Peter Boyle

It Could Happen to You (1994)

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Charlie Lang is a simple, kindhearted New York City cop. When he realizes he has no money to tip waitress Yvonne Biasi, Lang offers her half the winnings of his lottery ticket. Amazingly, the ticket happens to be a winner, in the sum of $4 million. True to his word ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Bergman
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Rosie Perez  •  Wendell Pierce

Charlie Lang is a simple, kindhearted New York City cop. When he realizes he has no money to tip waitress Yvonne Biasi, Lang offers her half the winnings of his lottery ticket. Amazingly, the ticket happens to be a winner, in the sum of $4 million. True to his word ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Bergman
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Rosie Perez  •  Wendell Pierce

Johnny Be Good (1988)

It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college with his girlfriend and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bud S. Smith
CAST:  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Uma Thurman  •  Paul Gleason

It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college with his girlfriend and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bud S. Smith
CAST:  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Uma Thurman  •  Paul Gleason

King of the Mountain (1981)

A group of friends race their high-powered cars up and down a dangerous and deadly mountain road known as Mulholland Drive to see who can claim the title of "King of the Hill."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noel Nosseck
CAST:  Harry Hamlin  •  Joseph Bottoms  •  Deborah Van Valkenburgh  •  Richard Cox

A group of friends race their high-powered cars up and down a dangerous and deadly mountain road known as Mulholland Drive to see who can claim the title of "King of the Hill."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noel Nosseck
CAST:  Harry Hamlin  •  Joseph Bottoms  •  Deborah Van Valkenburgh  •  Richard Cox

Lonesome Jim (2005)

After failing to find success as a writer in New York City, Jim slinks back to his family's home in the Midwest to lick his wounds. But his visit is quickly complicated when his angst spreads to his brother, Tim, who promptly decides to drive his car straight into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Buscemi
CAST:  Casey Affleck  •  Kevin Corrigan  •  Liv Tyler  •  Mary Kay Place

After failing to find success as a writer in New York City, Jim slinks back to his family's home in the Midwest to lick his wounds. But his visit is quickly complicated when his angst spreads to his brother, Tim, who promptly decides to drive his car straight into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Buscemi
CAST:  Casey Affleck  •  Kevin Corrigan  •  Liv Tyler  •  Mary Kay Place

Love Streams (1984)

Two closely-bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  John Cassavetes  •  Diahnne Abbott  •  Seymour Cassel

Two closely-bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  John Cassavetes  •  Diahnne Abbott  •  Seymour Cassel

Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)

Depressed and jaded after being dumped by her married boyfriend, aging beauty Minnie Moore wonders if she'll ever find love. After shaggy-haired parking lot attendant Seymour Moskowitz comes to her defense from an angry and rebuffed blind date, he falls hopelessly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Seymour Cassel  •  Val Avery  •  Timothy Carey

Depressed and jaded after being dumped by her married boyfriend, aging beauty Minnie Moore wonders if she'll ever find love. After shaggy-haired parking lot attendant Seymour Moskowitz comes to her defense from an angry and rebuffed blind date, he falls hopelessly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Seymour Cassel  •  Val Avery  •  Timothy Carey

Opening Night (1977)

Actress Myrtle Gordon is a functioning alcoholic who is a few days from the opening night of her latest play, concerning a woman distraught about aging. One night a car kills one of Myrtle's fans who is chasing her limousine in an attempt to get the star's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  John Cassavetes  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Joan Blondell

Actress Myrtle Gordon is a functioning alcoholic who is a few days from the opening night of her latest play, concerning a woman distraught about aging. One night a car kills one of Myrtle's fans who is chasing her limousine in an attempt to get the star's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  John Cassavetes  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Joan Blondell

Postal (2007)

The story begins with a regular Joe who tries desperately to seek employment, but embarks on a violent rampage when he teams up with cult leader Uncle Dave. Their first act is to heist an amusement park, only to learn that the Taliban are planning the same heist as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Zack Ward  •  Dave Foley  •  Chris Coppola  •  Michael Benyaer

The story begins with a regular Joe who tries desperately to seek employment, but embarks on a violent rampage when he teams up with cult leader Uncle Dave. Their first act is to heist an amusement park, only to learn that the Taliban are planning the same heist as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Zack Ward  •  Dave Foley  •  Chris Coppola  •  Michael Benyaer

Shadows (1958)

The relationship between Lelia, a light-skinned black woman, and Tony, a white man is put in jeopardy when Tony meets Lelia’s darker-skinned jazz singer brother, Hugh, and discovers that her racial heritage is not what he thought it was.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Ben Carruthers  •  Lelia Goldoni  •  Hugh Hurd  •  Anthony Ray

The relationship between Lelia, a light-skinned black woman, and Tony, a white man is put in jeopardy when Tony meets Lelia’s darker-skinned jazz singer brother, Hugh, and discovers that her racial heritage is not what he thought it was.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Ben Carruthers  •  Lelia Goldoni  •  Hugh Hurd  •  Anthony Ray

Stuck on You (2003)

In Martha's Vineyard, Mass., conjoined twins Walt and Bob Tenor make the best of their handicap by being the fastest grill cooks in town. While outgoing Walt hopes to one day become a famous actor, shy Bob prefers to stay out of the spotlight. When a fading ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Eva Mendes  •  Wen Yann Shih

In Martha's Vineyard, Mass., conjoined twins Walt and Bob Tenor make the best of their handicap by being the fastest grill cooks in town. While outgoing Walt hopes to one day become a famous actor, shy Bob prefers to stay out of the spotlight. When a fading ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Eva Mendes  •  Wen Yann Shih

The Jazz Singer (1980)

Jess Robin dreams of a career in popular music, but his father, Cantor Rabinovitch, forbids it, insisting Jess live as a traditional Jew and inherit his position at the synagogue. With the help of friend and professional musician Bubba, Jess gets a chance to go to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Neil Diamond  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Lucie Arnaz  •  Catlin Adams

Jess Robin dreams of a career in popular music, but his father, Cantor Rabinovitch, forbids it, insisting Jess live as a traditional Jew and inherit his position at the synagogue. With the help of friend and professional musician Bubba, Jess gets a chance to go to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Neil Diamond  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Lucie Arnaz  •  Catlin Adams
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