Search results for "Jon Polito"


Barton Fink (1991) RT 91% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2003

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  John Turturro  •  John Goodman  •  Judy Davis  •  Michael Lerner

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

The Singing Detective (2003) RT 39% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Mar 2004

From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Music • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Keith Gordon
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Robin Wright  •  Mel Gibson  •  Jeremy Northam

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

Angel's Dance (1999) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 2000

A young hitman is asked to prove himself by killing an innocent woman.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  David L. Corley
CAST:  James Belushi  •  Sheryl Lee  •  Kyle Chandler  •  Frank John Hughes

Blankman (1994) RT 13% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various gadgets out of junk. When he stumbles on a method to make his clothes bulletproof, he decides to use his skills ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Damon Wayans  •  David Alan Grier  •  Robin Givens  •  Christopher Lawford

Critical Condition (1987) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Rachel Ticotin  •  Rubén Blades  •  Maria Cardinale

Flags of Our Fathers (2006) RT 73% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Feb 2007

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Adam Beach  •  Jesse Bradford  •  John Benjamin Hickey

Fluke (1995)

Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Carlo Carlei
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Matthew Modine  •  Nancy Travis  •  Eric Stoltz

Gangster Wars (1981)

The film tells the story of three teenagers, based on real life gangsters Charles "Lucky" Luciano (Michael Nouri), Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (Joe Penny) and Michael Lasker ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian
CAST:  Michael Nouri  •  Joe Penny  •  Brian Benben  •  Richard S. Castellano




Grilled (2006)

Two meat salesmen (Romano, James) will stop at nothing to get a sale.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jason Ensler
CAST:  Ray Romano  •  Kevin James  •  Sofía Vergara  •  Juliette Lewis

Happily N'Ever After (2006) RT 4% / Audience 34%

DVD release: May 2007

An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Paul Bolger
CAST:  George Carlin  •  Andy Dick  •  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Lisa Kaplan

Highlander (1986) RT 69% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 2000

He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Christopher Lambert  •  Roxanne Hart  •  Clancy Brown  •  Sean Connery

Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)

When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  David R. Ellis
CAST:  Ralph Waite  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Sally Field  •  Michael Bell

Miller's Crossing (1990) RT 91% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2003

Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  John Turturro  •  Jon Polito

Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)

An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinary unique assassin in service of the US President.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Joel Grey  •  Wilford Brimley  •  George Coe  •  J.A. Preston

The Alibi (2006)

Con man Ray Elliot decides to leave crime behind to start a company that sells fake alibis to clients who have been unfaithful to their significant others. It seems that the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Matt Checkowski  •  Kurt Mattila
CAST:  Rebecca Romijn  •  Steve Coogan  •  Jerry O'Connell  •  Jon Polito

The Crow (1994) RT 82% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alex Proyas
CAST:  Brandon Lee  •  Rochelle Davis  •  Ernie Hudson  •  Michael Wincott

The Freshman (1990) RT 93% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 1998

Clark Kellogg is a young man starting his first year at film school in New York City. After a small time crook steals all his belongings, Clark meets Carmine "Jimmy the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Andrew Bergman
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Bruno Kirby  •  Penelope Ann Miller

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) RT 57% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 1999

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Paul Newman  •  Charles Durning