Movies starring James Gandolfini

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Night Falls on Manhattan

Into the calm before the box-office storm of The Lost World rises Night Falls on Manhattan, Sidney Lumet's triumphant return to worthwhile movie-making. The director of such memorable films as Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, and Network has been in a ...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 1997-05-16
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Sidney Lumet
Cast: Andy Garcia, Ian Holm, Richard Dreyfuss, ...
Get Shorty

The better you know movies, the more appreciation you'll have for the wit and energy of Barry Sonnenfeld's Get Shorty. While it's quite possible for the cinematically unaware to enjoy this film -- it's got a fair amount of readily-accessible comed...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 1995-10-20
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: THRILLER/COMEDY
Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Cast: John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, ...
In the Loop

Dancing along a line just shy of the edge of brilliance, In the Loop possesses an incisive, take-no-prisoners comedic style that offers plenty of solid laughs while making a point about the stupidity, selfishness, and lack of awareness that exists ...

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Release Date: 2009-07-24
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Armando Iannucci
Cast: Peter Capaldi, Tom Hollander, Gina McKee, ...
Killing Them Softly

Killing Them Softly is 2012's answer to Mean Streets. With a similarly uncompromising, gritty aesthetic to early Scorsese, Andrew Dominik's adaptation of George V. Higgins' Cogan's Trade takes a decidedly unglamorous look at the lives of small-time...

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Release Date: 2012-11-30
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Genre: DRAMA/THRILLER
Director: Andrew Dominik
Cast: Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, ...
Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty is a compelling contemporary thriller with the added benefit of also being an engrossing character study. Like Argo, it interweaves elements of the historical record with fictional embellishments and speculation to create a tapestr...

Run Time: 2:37
U.S. Release Date: 2012-12-19
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, ...
Civil Action, A

Let me begin this review by stating that I am weary of courtroom dramas. This is in large part because of John Grisham, whose popularity has encouraged screenwriters exploring this genre to fall into familiar, predictable patterns. Seen in retros...

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 1998-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Steven Zaillian
Cast: John Travolta, Stephen Fry, Kathleen Quinlan, ...
Romance and Cigarettes

Sometimes, it's virtually impossible to understand how things work in Hollywood. Crap like Captivity and Norbit get releases while offbeat, enjoyable productions like Romance and Cigarettes languish. The film received its world premiere two years...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2007-09-07
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: MUSICAL
Director: John Turturro
Cast: James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, ...
Taking of Pelham 123, The

The Hollywood remake train continues unabated, racing through signals as it dives underground into New York City's subways. At least it can be said that this, the third version of The Taking of Pelham 123 (following the 1974 feature and a 1998 mad...

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 2009-06-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Tony Scott
Cast: Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzmán, ...
Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are may be the first family film in recent memory to rely not on narrative or character development but on ideas and the director's vision. The result is an involving experience for all but the most fidgety children and an op...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2009-10-16
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: ADVENTURE
Director: Spike Jonze
Cast: Max Records, Catherine Keener; voices: James Gandolfini, Lauren Ambrose, ...
Fallen

Call it Touched by a Demon. Gregory Hoblit's Fallen is a serial killer movie with an unusual, horrific twist. If marketed properly, this film could have crossover appeal for both those who appreciate supernatural tales like The Prophecy and those...

Run Time: 2:03
U.S. Release Date: 1998-01-16
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Gregory Hoblit
Cast: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, ...