Search results for "Dennis Farina"


Thief (1981) RT 96% / Audience 80%

DVD release: May 2001

Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specialized in high-profile diamond heists. He plans to use his ill-gotten income to retire from crime and build a nice life for ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  James Caan  •  Tuesday Weld  •  Willie Nelson  •  James Belushi

Saving Private Ryan (1998) RT 92% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Nov 1999

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Dennis Farina  •  Max Martini

Another Stakeout (1993) RT 14% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Emilio Estevez  •  Rosie O'Donnell  •  Dennis Farina

Big Trouble (2002) RT 48% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Oct 2002

The story of how a mysterious suitcase brings together, and changes, the lives of a divorced dad, an unhappy housewife, two hitmen, a pair of street thugs, two love struck ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  Rene Russo  •  Patrick Warburton  •  Ben Foster

Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986) RT 55% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Feb 2002

In this film that closely parallels his own life story, Richard Pryor plays Jo Jo Dancer, a popular stand-up comedian who has severely burned himself in a drug incident. As he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Pryor
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Debbie Allen  •  Art Evans  •  Fay Hauser

Manhunter (1986) RT 94% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jan 2001

FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecktor, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  William Petersen  •  Kim Greist  •  Dennis Farina  •  Brian Cox

Midnight Run (1988)

An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Martin Brest
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Charles Grodin  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  John Ashton

Out of Sight (1998)

Meet Jack Foley, a smooth criminal who bends the law and is determined to make one last heist. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal who chooses all the right moves … and all the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Michael Keaton  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Paparazzi (2004) RT 18% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jan 2005

A rising Hollywood actor decides to take personal revenge against a group of four persistent photographers to make them pay for almost causing a personal tragedy involving his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Abascal
CAST:  Cole Hauser  •  Robin Tunney  •  Dennis Farina  •  Daniel Baldwin

Reindeer Games (2000)

After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Gary Sinise  •  Charlize Theron  •  Dennis Farina




Snatch (2000) RT 73% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jul 2001

The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Brad Pitt  •  Stephen Graham  •  Vinnie Jones

The Mod Squad (1999) RT 4% / Audience 16%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring. When the officer who recruited them is killed, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Scott Silver
CAST:  Claire Danes  •  Giovanni Ribisi  •  Omar Epps  •  Dennis Farina

Stealing Harvard (2002) RT 9% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Feb 2003

John and his girlfriend have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for their dream house. But the minute they achieve their financial goal, John finds out his niece has been ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bruce McCulloch
CAST:  Jason Lee  •  Tom Green  •  Leslie Mann  •  Dennis Farina

Striking Distance (1993) RT 14% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rowdy Herrington
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Dennis Farina  •  Tom Sizemore

Romeo Is Bleeding (1993) RT 22% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A corrupt cop gets in over his head when he tries to assassinate a beautiful Russian hit-woman.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Lena Olin  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Juliette Lewis

Little Big League (1994) RT 33% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Sep 2002

When the owner of the Minnesota Twins passes away, he bequeaths the team to his preteen grandson. The newly minted head honcho quickly appoints himself manager, causing unrest ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Andrew Scheinman
CAST:  Luke Edwards  •  Timothy Busfield  •  John Ashton  •  Dennis Farina

Eddie (1996) RT 15% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team. The team is struggling with a mediocre record when, in mid-season ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steve Rash
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Frank Langella  •  Dennis Farina  •  Richard Jenkins

People Like Us (1990)

When a wealthy scriptwriter and socialite's daughter is murdered, he feels let down by the courts, and so decides to use his powerful position to enable his own form of justice.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Connie Sellecca  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Dennis Farina

The Last Rites of Joe May (2011) RT 75% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Apr 2012

Now in his sixties, Joe is released from the hospital after a long battle with pneumonia and forced to confront the harsh reality of his legacy: everyone he knew had assumed ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Joe Maggio
CAST:  Dennis Farina  •  Jamie Anne Allman  •  Ian Barford  •  Meredith Droeger