Search results for "Ben Gazzara"


The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Rene Russo  •  Denis Leary  •  Ben Gazzara

The Big Lebowski (1998) RT 81% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Oct 1998

Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink white Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  John Goodman  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Julianne Moore

Anatomy of a Murder (1959) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Jul 2000

The film pits a humble small-town lawyer against a hard-headed big city prosecutor. Emotions flare as a jealous army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Lee Remick  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Arthur O'Connell

Broadway: The Golden Age (2003) RT 83% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Broadway: The Golden Age is the most important, ambitious and comprehensive film ever made about America's most celebrated indigenous art form. Award-winning filmmaker Rick ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History • Music
DIRECTION:  Rick McKay
CAST:  Edie Adams  •  Beatrice Arthur  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Kaye Ballard

Buffalo '66 (1998) RT 76% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincent Gallo
CAST:  Vincent Gallo  •  Christina Ricci  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Mickey Rourke

Dogville (2003) RT 70% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 2004

A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Harriet Andersson  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Jean-Marc Barr

Happiness (1998) RT 85% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Apr 1999

The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Todd Solondz
CAST:  Jane Adams  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Dylan Baker

Inchon (1981)

A noisy and absurd re-telling of the great 1950 invasion of Inchon during the Korean War which was masterminded by General Douglas MacArthur.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Terence Young
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Toshiro Mifune

Opening Night (1977)

An actress suffers an emotional uproar in her personal life after a fan dies trying to see her.  (more)

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

Paris, je t'aime (2006)

Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Wes Craven  •  Alfonso Cuarón  •  Alexander Payne  •  Tom Tykwer  •  Sylvain Chomet  •  Gus Van Sant  •  Vincenzo Natali  •  Richard LaGravenese  •  Isabel Coixet  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Walter Salles  •  Bruno Podalydès  •  Oliver Schmitz  •  Gurinder Chadha  •  Nobuhiro Suwa  •  Daniela Thomas  •  Frédéric Auburtin  •  Christopher Doyle
CAST:  Steve Buscemi  •  Axel Kiener  •  Julie Bataille  •  Bruno Podalydès




Road House (1989) RT 38% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Feb 2003

The Double Deuce is the meanest, loudest and rowdiest bar south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and Dalton (Patrick Swayze) has been hired to clean it up. He might not look like much ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rowdy Herrington
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Kelly Lynch  •  Sam Elliott  •  Ben Gazzara

Shadow Conspiracy (1997) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George P. Cosmatos
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Linda Hamilton  •  Stephen Lang

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976) RT 77% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 1999

A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man, when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Timothy Carey  •  Seymour Cassel  •  Robert Phillips

The Spanish Prisoner (1998) RT 88% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 1998

An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Mamet
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Campbell Scott  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Rebecca Pidgeon

The Strange One (1957) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Jun 2009

A military school student develops a destructive power over his fellow cadets.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jack Garfein
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Pat Hingle  •  Peter Mark Richman  •  Arthur Storch

King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis (1970)

A 1970 American documentary film biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., presented in the form of newsreel footage and segments of recordings by Dr. King, framed by ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet  •  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Ruby Dee  •  James Earl Jones

Summer of Sam (1999) RT 51% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Adrien Brody  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Jennifer Esposito

The Bridge at Remagen (1969)

In March of 1945, as the War in Europe is coming to a close, fighting erupts between German and American troops at the last remaining bridgehead across the Rhine.  (more)

GENRES: Action • History • War
DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  George Segal  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Robert Vaughn  •  Bradford Dillman

An Early Frost (1985) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Jul 2006

Set in the mid-eighties Michael Pierson, a young gay man, is struck with AIDS in the prime of his life. He's forced to be open about the disease and his homosexuality for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Bill Paxton

They All Laughed (1981) RT 33% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Oct 2006

A mad cap private-eye caper about a team of detectives who are following, and are being followed by, a group of beautiful women.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Audrey Hepburn  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Patti Hansen  •  John Ritter