Movies starring Alessandro Nivola

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Coco before Chanel

One could make a cogent, compelling argument that no individual had a bigger impact on the 20th century fashion industry than Coco Chanel. Larger than life in both image and influence, she shaped the way women dressed from the Flapper era until he...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2009-09-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Situations)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Anne Fontaine
Cast: Audrey Tautou, Benoit Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola, ...
Disobedience

Showing great restraint and refusing to demonize the closed community in which the story transpires, director Sebastian Lelio has tackled the age-old tale of forbidden love and its implications for those who fight for freedom and choice while ...

Run Time: 1:54
U.S. Release Date: 2018-04-27
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Sebastian Lelio
Cast: Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola
Eye, The

The Eye is another PG-13 ghost story adapted from an Asian original, and that probably says all that needs to be said about it. Want more evidence of why is may not be the best choice for an evening's entertainment? It stars one of the most attra...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2008-02-01
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: HORROR
Director: David Moreau, Xavier Palud
Cast: Jessica Alba, Alessandro Nivola, Parker Posey
Face/Off

Face/Off, the third English-language feature from acclaimed Hong Kong director John Woo, isn't the best movie of the summer, but it certainly features some of the best action. Woo, who is known and appreciated for his unique stylistic approach to ...

Run Time: 2:20
U.S. Release Date: 1997-06-27
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: ACTION
Director: John Woo
Cast: John Travolta, Colm Feore, Harve Presnell, ...
Grace Is Gone

If Martian Child is the price film goers must pay in order to get Grace Is Gone, then it's a worthwhile trade. This low-key drama, the directorial debut of James C. Strouse, is the kind of opportunity that real actors relish. With a minimalist plo...

Run Time: 1:25
U.S. Release Date: 2007-12-07
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: James C. Strouse
Cast: John Cusack, Shelan O'Keefe, Gracie Bednarczyk, ...
Junebug

The first encounter with the family of a spouse (or would-be spouse) can be a daunting experience, especially when their world is not yours, and vice versa. For his feature debut, director Phil Morrison (from a script by Angus MacLachlan) takes us...

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Release Date: 2005-08-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Phil Morrison
Cast: Embeth Davidtz, Alessandro Nivola, Benjamin McKenzie, ...
Junebug

The first encounter with the family of a spouse (or would-be spouse) can be a daunting experience, especially when their world is not yours, and vice versa. For his feature debut, director Phil Morrison (from a script by Angus MacLachlan) takes us...

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Release Date: 2005-08-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Phil Morrison
Cast: Embeth Davidtz, Alessandro Nivola, Benjamin McKenzie, ...
Jurassic Park III

Relatively speaking, Jurassic Park III is a disappointment of behemoth proportions. With Steven Spielberg gone from the director's chair (replaced by Jumanji's Joe Johnston), the Jurassic Park saga has sunk down to its B-grade monster movie roots....

Run Time: 1:32
U.S. Release Date: 2001-07-18
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Joe Johnston
Cast: Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni, ...
Laurel Canyon

One aspect that virtually assures a good motion picture is solid character development (sometimes referred to as a "character arc"). It doesn't matter if it's a mainstream movie or an offbeat indie - any narrative-based film benefits if the charact...

Run Time: 1:41
U.S. Release Date: 2003-03-07
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Nudity, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Lisa Cholodenko
Cast: Christian Bale, Kate Beckinsale, Frances McDormand, ...
Love's Labour's Lost

Love's Labour's Lost has always been regarded as one of the most enigmatic of Shakespeare's plays. In modern times, it is almost never performed, and, unlike the text of the Bard's major works, it fails to come alive on the printed page. In an in...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2000-06-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Situations)
Genre: MUSICAL/DRAMA
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Richard Briers, Emily Mortimer, ...