Search results for "Giancarlo Esposito"


Gospel Hill (2008) RT 33% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Gospel Hill tells the intersecting story of two men in the fictional South Carolina town of Julia. Danny Glover plays John Malcolm, the son of a slain civil rights activist. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Giancarlo Esposito
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Danny Glover  •  Julia Stiles  •  Giancarlo Esposito

The Show (2017)

An unsettling look at reality television, where a disturbing game show has its contestants ending their lives for the public's enjoyment.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Giancarlo Esposito
CAST:  Josh Duhamel  •  Famke Janssen  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Sarah Wayne Callies

Trading Places (1983) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Denholm Elliott

Rabbit Hole (2010) RT 86% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2011

Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Cameron Mitchell
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Sandra Oh  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Aaron Eckhart

The Usual Suspects (1995) RT 88% / Audience 96%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Stephen Baldwin  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Benicio del Toro

Ali (2001) RT 67% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 2002

In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Jon Voight  •  Mario Van Peebles

Amos & Andrew (1993) RT 21% / Audience 31%

DVD release: May 2001

When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  E. Max Frye
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Michael Lerner  •  Margaret Colin  •  Nicolas Cage

Bob Roberts (1992) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Alan Rickman  •  David Strathairn

Derailed (2005) RT 20% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Mar 2006

When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mikael Håfström
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Melissa George  •  Vincent Cassel

Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) RT 87% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Madonna  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Mark Blum




Do the Right Thing (1989) RT 93% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jun 2009

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Danny Aiello  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Richard Edson

Fresh (1994) RT 89% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Feb 2002

Michael is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a crowded house with his cousins and aunt. His father has become a street bum,but still meets with Fresh on occasion to play ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Boaz Yakin
CAST:  Sean Nelson  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  N'Bushe Wright

Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991) RT 22% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Feb 2001

It's the lawless future, and renegade biker Harley Davidson and his surly cowboy buddy, Marlboro, learn that a corrupt bank is about to foreclose on their friend's bar to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Simon Wincer
CAST:  Mickey Rourke  •  Don Johnson  •  Chelsea Field  •  Daniel Baldwin

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

Last Holiday (2006) RT 55% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2006

After she's diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang
CAST:  Queen Latifah  •  LL Cool J  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Giancarlo Esposito

Malcolm X (1992)

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Angela Bassett  •  Albert Hall  •  Al Freeman, Jr.

Maximum Overdrive (1986) RT 17% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2001

When a comet passes close to the earth, machines all over the world come alive and go on homicidal rampages. A group of people at a desolate truck stop are held hostage by a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Stephen King
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Pat Hingle  •  Laura Harrington  •  Yeardley Smith

Mo' Better Blues (1990) RT 73% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Spike Lee  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Giancarlo Esposito

Monkeybone (2001) RT 20% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Jul 2001

After a car crash sends repressed cartoonist Stu Miley (Fraser) into a coma, he and the mischievous Monkeybone, his hilariously horny alter-ego, wake up in a wacked-out ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Henry Selick
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Bridget Fonda  •  John Turturro  •  Chris Kattan

Night on Earth (1991) RT 71% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Sep 2007

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Lisanne Falk  •  Alan Randolph Scott