Search results for "Abel Ferrara"


Bad Lieutenant (1992) RT 77% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 2000

While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective, with a serious drug and gambling addiction, tries to change his ways and find forgiveness.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  Victor Argo  •  Frankie Thorn  •  Robin Burrows

Body Snatchers (1993) RT 71% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 2001

When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Gabrielle Anwar  •  Terry Kinney  •  Billy Wirth  •  Christine Elise

King of New York (1990) RT 71% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Aug 2000

A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Christopher Walken  •  David Caruso  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Victor Argo

The Funeral (1996) RT 79% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jul 2000

The story concerns the funeral of one of three brothers in a family of gangsters that lived in New York in 1930s. Details of the past of the brothers and their families are ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Christopher Walken  •  Chris Penn  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Isabella Rossellini

New Rose Hotel (1999) RT 19% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Dec 1999

A corporate raider and his henchman use a chanteuse to lure a scientific genius away from his employer and family.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Christopher Walken  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Asia Argento  •  Gretchen Mol

The Driller Killer (1979) RT 70% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Dec 1999

An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of New York ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Abel Ferrara  •  Carolyn Marz  •  Baybi Day  •  Harry Schultz

Ms. 45 (1981) RT 88% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Apr 2000

A shy and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day. She wanders the New York streets at night in a sexy black dress with her attacker's gun ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Zoë Lund  •  Albert Sinkys  •  Darlene Stuto  •  Abel Ferrara

The Addiction (1995) RT 73% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Apr 1998

A vampiric doctoral student tries to follow the philosophy of a nocturnal comrade and control her thirst for blood.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Lili Taylor  •  Christopher Walken  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Edie Falco

Nicky's Film (1971)

A man is threatened by mobsters to pay up a loan or be killed.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Nicholas St. John  •  Abel Ferrara  •  Nadia Von Loewenstein

Mulberry St. (2010)

Born in the Bronx and raised in upstate New York, Abel Ferrara started his professional film career on Mulberry Street in 1975. For the past year he's been living on the block ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Danny Aiello  •  Frank Aquilino  •  Frankie Cee  •  John 'Cha Cha' Ciarcia




42 One Dream Rush (2010)

An omnibus of 42 short films by auteur directors based on Dreams.  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Rinko Kikuchi  •  David Lynch  •  James Franco  •  Harmony Korine  •  Abel Ferrara  •  Kenneth Anger  •  Asia Argento  •  Jonathan Caouette  •  Leos Carax  •  Gaspar Noé  •  Jonas Mekas  •  Zhang Yuan  •  Taika Waititi  •  Chan Marshall  •  Charles Burnett  •  Mike Figgis  •  Larry Clark  •  Niki Caro  •  Carlos Reygadas  •  Lou Ye  •  Yung Chang  •  Grant Morrison  •  Florian Habicht  •  Floria Sigismondi  •  Brian Butler  •  Sergey Bodrov  •  Joe Coleman  •  Chris Graham  •  Michele Civetta  •  Zachary Croitoroo  •  Terence Koh  •  Marcus Griffin  •  Ryan McGinley  •  Rajan Mehta  •  Chris Milk  •  Charlotte Kemp Muhl  •  Dee Poon  •  Matt Pyke  •  Lola Schnabel  •  Mote Sinabel  •  Arden Wohl
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Paz de la Huerta  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Rinko Kikuchi

4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011) RT 50% / Audience 20%

DVD release: Jul 2012

A look at how a painter and a successful actor spend their last day together before the world comes to an end.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Shanyn Leigh  •  Natasha Lyonne  •  Paul Hipp

The Gladiator (1986) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2005

A road warrior vigilante avenges his brother's death at the hands of a crazy motorist by using his souped-up pickup to apprehend drunken drivers and others who abuse their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Ken Wahl  •  Nancy Allen  •  Robert Culp  •  Stan Shaw

Napoli, Napoli, Napoli (2009) RT Audience 33%

Weaving together fact and fiction, this docudrama performs a portrait of the often seamy underside of the city of Naples.Ferrara traveled to Italy to interview the inmates at ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Giovanni Capalbo  •  Luigi Maria Burruano  •  Peppe Lanzetta  •  Shanyn Leigh

'R Xmas (2001) RT 63% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Nov 2002

A New York drug dealer is kidnapped, and his wife must try to come up with the money and drugs to free him from his abductors before Christmas.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Drea de Matteo  •  Lillo Brancato  •  Ice-T  •  Lisa Valens

The Blackout (1997) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A debauched Hollywood movie actor tries to piece together one wild night in Miami years earlier which remains a drug-induced blur, and soon finds out that some questions about ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Claudia Schiffer  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Béatrice Dalle

Cat Chaser (1989) RT 40% / Audience 17%

DVD release: Nov 2003

A Miami hotel owner finds danger when be becomes romantically involved with the wife of a deposed general from the Dominican Republic where he fought many years back.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Kelly McGillis  •  Charles Durning  •  Frederic Forrest

Go Go Tales (2007) RT 67% / Audience 27%

A financial struggle between owners of a go-go club threatens its future.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Matthew Modine  •  Asia Argento

Chelsea On the Rocks (2008) RT 70% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 2010

Chelsea on the Rocks celebrates the personalities and artistic voices that have emerged from New York’s legendary Chelsea Hotel. Once considered an untouchable, impenetrable ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Gaby Hoffmann  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Stanley Bard