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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

Kiss Me, Guido (1997)

When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the personals, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Vitale
CAST:  Nick Scotti  •  Anthony Barrile  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Molly Price

When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the personals, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Vitale
CAST:  Nick Scotti  •  Anthony Barrile  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Molly Price

New Jack City (1991)

A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Ice-T  •  Allen Payne  •  Chris Rock

A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Ice-T  •  Allen Payne  •  Chris Rock

Out for Justice (1991)

Gino Felino is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his partner was someone's big mistake... because he's now out for justice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Flynn
CAST:  Steven Seagal  •  William Forsythe  •  Jerry Orbach  •  Anthony DeSando

Gino Felino is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his partner was someone's big mistake... because he's now out for justice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Flynn
CAST:  Steven Seagal  •  William Forsythe  •  Jerry Orbach  •  Anthony DeSando

Party Girl (1995)

Although Mary has little income, she still finds ways to spend her nights at clubs. After being arrested for throwing an illegal rave, she asks her aunt Judy for bail money. Judy then finds Mary a job at her library so that Mary can repay her. Initially, Mary finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daisy von Scherler Mayer
CAST:  Parker Posey  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Guillermo Díaz

Although Mary has little income, she still finds ways to spend her nights at clubs. After being arrested for throwing an illegal rave, she asks her aunt Judy for bail money. Judy then finds Mary a job at her library so that Mary can repay her. Initially, Mary finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daisy von Scherler Mayer
CAST:  Parker Posey  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Guillermo Díaz

Hysterical Blindness (2002)

Set in the 1980's, Debby Miller (Uma Thurman) goes out in New Jersey looking for a man after she is diagnosed with "hysterical blindness".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mira Nair
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Justin Chambers

Set in the 1980's, Debby Miller (Uma Thurman) goes out in New Jersey looking for a man after she is diagnosed with "hysterical blindness".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mira Nair
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Justin Chambers

Cement (2000)

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DIRECTION:  Adrian Pasdar
CAST:  Chris Penn  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Sherilyn Fenn

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DIRECTION:  Adrian Pasdar
CAST:  Chris Penn  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Sherilyn Fenn

Freeheld (2015)

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New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Sollett
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Elliot Page  •  Steve Carell  •  Michael Shannon

New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Sollett
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Elliot Page  •  Steve Carell  •  Michael Shannon

Frogs for Snakes (1998)

A group of unemployed theater actors survive by working as illegal money collectors. The loan shark they are working for owns an Off-Broadway theater. As he decided to play "American Buffalo" there, a bloody battle for the favorite roles begin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amos Poe
CAST:  Lisa Marie  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Debi Mazar  •  Mike Starr

A group of unemployed theater actors survive by working as illegal money collectors. The loan shark they are working for owns an Off-Broadway theater. As he decided to play "American Buffalo" there, a bloody battle for the favorite roles begin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amos Poe
CAST:  Lisa Marie  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Debi Mazar  •  Mike Starr

Fighting (2009)

Small-town boy Shawn MacArthur has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when scam artist Harvey Boarden sees that he has a natural talent for streetfighting. When Harvey offers Shawn ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dito Montiel
CAST:  Channing Tatum  •  Terrence Howard  •  Zulay Henao  •  Roger Guenveur Smith

Small-town boy Shawn MacArthur has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when scam artist Harvey Boarden sees that he has a natural talent for streetfighting. When Harvey offers Shawn ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dito Montiel
CAST:  Channing Tatum  •  Terrence Howard  •  Zulay Henao  •  Roger Guenveur Smith

A Day in Black and White (2001)

Two men identified only as Black Man and White Man start the film as a discussion over a speech on race to be given at school the next day and escalates into an argument about the differences in the races - moving along all of the cultural lines and finding mutual ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Desmond Hall
CAST:  Harold Perrineau  •  Stephanie Berry  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Francie Swift

Two men identified only as Black Man and White Man start the film as a discussion over a speech on race to be given at school the next day and escalates into an argument about the differences in the races - moving along all of the cultural lines and finding mutual ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Desmond Hall
CAST:  Harold Perrineau  •  Stephanie Berry  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Francie Swift

Federal Hill (1995)

In Providence's Italian neighborhood, Federal Hill, five young are immersed in drugs, crime and violence. Everything changes when one of the guys in the band know love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Corrente
CAST:  Nicholas Turturro  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Libby Langdon  •  Frank Vincent

In Providence's Italian neighborhood, Federal Hill, five young are immersed in drugs, crime and violence. Everything changes when one of the guys in the band know love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Corrente
CAST:  Nicholas Turturro  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Libby Langdon  •  Frank Vincent

Plan B (2001)

A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Yaitanes
CAST:  Frank Pellegrino  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Diane Keaton

A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Yaitanes
CAST:  Frank Pellegrino  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Diane Keaton

Just the Ticket (1999)

Gary Starke is one of the best ticket scalpers in New York City. His girlfriend, Linda, doesn't approve of his criminal lifestyle, though, and dumps him when she gets the opportunity to study cooking in Paris. Gary realizes that he has to give up scalping if he has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Wenk
CAST:  Andy García  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Richard Bradford  •  Alice Drummond

Gary Starke is one of the best ticket scalpers in New York City. His girlfriend, Linda, doesn't approve of his criminal lifestyle, though, and dumps him when she gets the opportunity to study cooking in Paris. Gary realizes that he has to give up scalping if he has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Wenk
CAST:  Andy García  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Richard Bradford  •  Alice Drummond

Ciao America (2002)

Having recently earned his college degree, Lorenzo Primavera (Eddie Malavarca) leaves his home in Boston to travel to his family's ancestral homeland in Italy -- as was requested by his late grandfather. Upon arriving, Lorenzo is offered a short-term position as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Ciota
CAST:  Eddie Malavarca  •  Maurizio Nichetti  •  Violante Placido  •  Nathaniel Marston

Having recently earned his college degree, Lorenzo Primavera (Eddie Malavarca) leaves his home in Boston to travel to his family's ancestral homeland in Italy -- as was requested by his late grandfather. Upon arriving, Lorenzo is offered a short-term position as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Ciota
CAST:  Eddie Malavarca  •  Maurizio Nichetti  •  Violante Placido  •  Nathaniel Marston

Money Monster (2016)

Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Julia Roberts  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Caitriona Balfe

Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Julia Roberts  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Caitriona Balfe

Mob Town (2019)

Based on the true story of the notorious 1957 ‘mob summit’ in upstate New York. Spearheaded by Vito Genovese, more than 50 leaders of the organized crime syndicates from around the country converged on the sleepy town to discuss upcoming expansion plans. Their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny A. Abeckaser
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Danny A. Abeckaser  •  Jennifer Esposito  •  P. J. Byrne

Based on the true story of the notorious 1957 ‘mob summit’ in upstate New York. Spearheaded by Vito Genovese, more than 50 leaders of the organized crime syndicates from around the country converged on the sleepy town to discuss upcoming expansion plans. Their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny A. Abeckaser
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Danny A. Abeckaser  •  Jennifer Esposito  •  P. J. Byrne

The Return of Eliot Ness (1991)

Detective Eliot Ness comes back to town to fight corruption and avenge a former partner's murder with the help of the son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James A. Contner
CAST:  Robert Stack  •  J. Winston Carroll  •  Jack Coleman  •  Philip Bosco

Detective Eliot Ness comes back to town to fight corruption and avenge a former partner's murder with the help of the son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James A. Contner
CAST:  Robert Stack  •  J. Winston Carroll  •  Jack Coleman  •  Philip Bosco

Friends and Romans (2014)

A group of lifelong mob movie extras mount a production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar in their local Staten Island theater in order to finally get some speaking roles. But the theater is the secret hideout of a real-life gangster who fancies himself an actor, and ...  (more)

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CAST:  Michael Rispoli  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Paul Ben-Victor  •  Katie Stevens

A group of lifelong mob movie extras mount a production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar in their local Staten Island theater in order to finally get some speaking roles. But the theater is the secret hideout of a real-life gangster who fancies himself an actor, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Michael Rispoli  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Paul Ben-Victor  •  Katie Stevens

The Madness Inside Me (2020)

Madison Taylor (Merrin Dungey) is a forensic psychiatrist, spending her days interviewing prison inmates and her evenings with her husband Jeremy. When Jeremy is killed in a home invasion by Francis Tate (Devon Graye), her world begins to turn itself inside out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Berkowitz
CAST:  Merrin Dungey  •  Devon Graye  •  Jennifer Gelfer  •  Thomas Q. Jones

Madison Taylor (Merrin Dungey) is a forensic psychiatrist, spending her days interviewing prison inmates and her evenings with her husband Jeremy. When Jeremy is killed in a home invasion by Francis Tate (Devon Graye), her world begins to turn itself inside out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Berkowitz
CAST:  Merrin Dungey  •  Devon Graye  •  Jennifer Gelfer  •  Thomas Q. Jones