Search results for "John Ortiz"


Fast & Furious 6 (2013) RT 69% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Justin Lin
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Vin Diesel  •  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jordana Brewster

Silver Linings Playbook (2012) RT 92% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 2013

After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Bradley Cooper  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Robert De Niro  •  Jacki Weaver

AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem (2007)

The iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever—in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Colin Strause  •  Greg Strause
CAST:  Steven Pasquale  •  Reiko Aylesworth  •  John Ortiz  •  Ariel Gade

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

Amistad (1997) RT 76% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 1999

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Djimon Hounsou  •  Morgan Freeman

Before Night Falls (2000) RT 73% / Audience 84%

DVD release: May 2001

Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Julian Schnabel
CAST:  Diego Luna  •  Javier Bardem  •  Olivier Martinez  •  Andrea Di Stefano

Carlito's Way (1993) RT 80% / Audience 91%

DVD release: May 1998

A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of NYC.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Sean Penn  •  Penelope Ann Miller  •  John Leguizamo

Miami Vice (2006)

Miami Vice is a feature film based on the 1980s action drama TV series. The film tells the story of vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs and how their personal and professional ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Colin Farrell  •  Gong Li  •  Luis Tosar

Narc (2002) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jun 2003

An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joe Carnahan
CAST:  Ray Liotta  •  Jason Patric  •  Lloyd Adams  •  Lina Giornofelice

Ransom (1996) RT 75% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2002

When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Gary Sinise  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Rene Russo




Take the Lead (2006) RT 44% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 2006

A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system and, while his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Liz Friedlander
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Rob Brown  •  Yaya DaCosta  •  Alfre Woodard

Pride and Glory (2008) RT 35% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jan 2009

A saga centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney, investigates a case that reveals an ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gavin O'Connor
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Jon Voight  •  Colin Farrell  •  Noah Emmerich

Blackhat (2015) RT 34% / Audience 24%

DVD release: May 2015

A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Manny Montana  •  Viola Davis  •  Tang Wei

The Drop (2014) RT 89% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jan 2015

Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michaël R. Roskam
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Noomi Rapace  •  James Gandolfini  •  Matthias Schoenaerts

Cesar Chavez (2014) RT 39% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jul 2014

A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez. Chronicling the birth of a modern American labour movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Diego Luna
CAST:  Michael Peña  •  Rosario Dawson  •  America Ferrera  •  Jacob Vargas

Jack Goes Boating (2010) RT 68% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Jan 2011

A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Philip Seymour Hoffman
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Lola Glaudini  •  Amy Ryan  •  John Ortiz

3 A.M. (2001) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 2002

The feature film directing debut of Spike Lee protege Lee Davis takes the viewer into the world of taxi drivers. Developed in the Sundance Laboratory, this film offers ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lee Davis
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Sergej Trifunović  •  Sarita Choudhury

Riot (1997) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2008

In April 1992, following the notorious Rodney King verdict, the streets of Los Angeles became a battlefield, the backdrop to four personal intertwined stories.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Di Lello  •  David C. Johnson
CAST:  Dante Basco  •  Luke Perry  •  Mario Van Peebles  •  Kieu Chinh