Search results for "Armand Assante"

1492 Conquest of Paradise (1992)

1492: Conquest of Paradise depicts Christopher Columbus’ discovery of The New World and his effect on the indigenous people.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Armand Assante  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Loren Dean

American Gangster (2007) RT 80% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Russell Crowe  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Josh Brolin

I, the Jury (1982) RT 40% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Jul 1990

Jack Williams was the best friend of Vietnam veteran and detective Mike Hammer. When Jack is murdered, Mike makes it his business to solve the crime. He is helped by his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard T. Heffron
CAST:  Armand Assante  •  Barbara Carrera  •  Laurene Landon  •  Alan King

Little Darlings (1980) RT Audience 75%

Two 15-year old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ronald F. Maxwell
CAST:  Tatum O'Neal  •  Kristy McNichol  •  Armand Assante  •  Matt Dillon

Private Benjamin (1980) RT 88% / Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2001

A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Eileen Brennan  •  Armand Assante  •  Robert Webber

Q&A (1990)

A young district attorney seeking to prove a case against a corrupt police detective encounters a former lover and her new protector, a crime boss who refuse to help him.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Armand Assante  •  Luis Guzmán

Striptease (1996) RT 12% / Audience 24%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Bounced from her job, Erin Grant needs money if she's to have any chance of winning back custody of her child. But, eventually, she must confront the naked truth: to take on ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Bergman
CAST:  Demi Moore  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Armand Assante  •  Ving Rhames

Two for the Money (2005) RT 22% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Jan 2006

A former college athlete joins forces with a sports consultant to handicap football games for high-rolling gamblers.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  Rene Russo  •  Armand Assante

Hoffa (1992) RT 52% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jan 2004

A portrait of union leader James R. Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend, Bobby Ciaro. The film follows Hoffa through his countless battles with the RTA and President ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • History
DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Danny DeVito  •  Armand Assante  •  J. T. Walsh

The Road to El Dorado (2000) RT 48% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Dec 2000

After a failed swindle, two con-men end up with a map to El Dorado, the fabled "city of gold," and an unintended trip to the New World. Much to their surprise, the map does ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Bibo Bergeron  •  Jeffrey Katzenberg  •  Don Paul
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Kevin Kline  •  Rosie Perez  •  Armand Assante

Gotti (1996)

John Gotti, the head of a small New York mafia crew breaks a few of the old family rules. He rises to become the head of the Gambino family and the most well-known mafia boss ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Harmon
CAST:  Armand Assante  •  William Forsythe  •  Richard C. Sarafian  •  Frank Vincent

The Mambo Kings (1992) RT 83% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2005

The Mambo Kings tells the story of César and Nestor Castillo, brothers and aspiring musicians who flee from Cuba to America in search of the American Dream.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Arne Glimcher
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Armand Assante  •  Cathy Moriarty  •  Maruschka Detmers

Fatal Instinct (1993) RT 19% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Apr 2003

A spoof of the late 80s and early 90s suspense thrillers and murder mysteries, including Basic Instinct, Sleeping With The Enemy, Cape Fear and others. A cop/attorney (yes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Armand Assante  •  Sherilyn Fenn  •  Kate Nelligan  •  Sean Young

Kidnapped (1995) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2004

When Scottish young gentleman David Balfour's father dies, he leaves school to collect his inheritance from uncle Ebenezer, who in turn sells the boy as a future slave to a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Ivan Passer
CAST:  Armand Assante  •  Patrick Malahide  •  Michael Kitchen  •  Brian Blessed

Judge Dredd (1995) RT 18% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Aug 2001

In a dystopian future, Dredd, the most famous judge (a cop with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Danny Cannon
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Diane Lane  •  Armand Assante  •  Rob Schneider

The Man Who Came Back (2008) RT Audience 16%

DVD release: Dec 2008

Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Glen Pitre
CAST:  Eric Braeden  •  Billy Zane  •  James Patrick Stuart  •  George Kennedy

Partners in Action (2002)

DVD release: Jul 2004

Drama about a former police officer who's framed for murder and a young boy who attempts to help him clear his name.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney J. Furie
CAST:  Armand Assante  •  Douglas Smith  •  Larry Day  •  Mpho Koaho

Fever (1991)

Fresh out of prison, all Ray wants is to get back with Lacy, but she's in a stable relationship now with Elliott, a pacifist, and wants nothing to do with him. When she's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Larry Elikann
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Armand Assante  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Mark Boone Junior

Sophia Loren: Her Own Story (1980)

Dramatization of the life of Italian actress Sophia Loren who plays herself during adulthood and also that of her mother Romilda Villani.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Stuart
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Armand Assante  •  John Gavin  •  Rip Torn

One Eyed King (2001) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Residents of Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen attempt to balance family and friendship against the harsh street life that unfolds around them  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Moresco
CAST:  William Baldwin  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Armand Assante  •  Connie Britton