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Alessandro Nivola

Alessandro Nivola

Date of Birth: Jun 28, 1972

Country: USA

Total Credits at Criticker: 44 (Actor)

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    The Many Saints of Newark (2021)
    A look at the formative years of New Jersey gangster, Tony Soprano. (imdb)
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    Black Narcissus (2020)
    Black Narcissus (2020) - TV Mini-Series
    Adaptation of the 1939 novel by Rumer Godden. A group of nuns face challenges in the hostile environment of a remote old Himalayan palace that they wish to make a convent.
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    The Art of Self-Defense (2019)
    After he's attacked on the street at night, timid bookkeeper Casey joins a neighborhood karate studio. Under the watchful eye of a charismatic instructor, Sensei, and hardcore brown belt Anna, Casey gains a newfound sense of confidence for the first time in his life. But when he attends Sensei's mysterious night classes, he discovers a sinister world of fraternity, brutality and hyper-masculinity, presenting a journey that places him squarely in the sights of his enigmatic new mentor.
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    The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)
    Israel's Mossad agents attempt to rescue Ethiopian Jewish refugees in Sudan in 1977. (imdb)
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    Chimerica (2019)
    Chimerica (2019) - TV Series
    A photojournalist travels to China with the hopes of finding out who the mysterious man was who was photographed standing defiantly in front of a tank in Tiananmen Square twenty years ago. (imdb)
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    The Wizard of Lies (2017)
    A chronicle of Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme, which defrauded his clients of billions of dollars. (imdb)
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    You Were Never Really Here (2017)
    A war veteran's attempt to save a young girl from a sex trafficking ring goes horribly wrong.
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    Disobedience (2017)
    A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish home after the death of her rabbi father and stirs up controversy when she shows an interest in an old childhood friend. (imdb)
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    Weightless (2017)
    Joel (Alessandro Nivola) lives a solitary existence, rarely straying from his narrow routines of working in a landfill and going through the motions of getting through the day. He faces emotional and psychological upheaval with the arrival of Will, his ten-year-old son whom he has never met. The boy, who has been abandoned by his mother, weighs 250 pounds, is diabetic, and needs serious care -- attention Joel may not be capable of giving. Their collective pain, in the face of an indifferent worl
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    The Neon Demon (2016)
    When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has. (imdb)
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    A Most Violent Year (2014)
    In New York City 1981, an ambitious immigrant fights to protect his business and family during the most dangerous year in the city's history. (imdb)
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    Selma (2014)
    Martin Luther King, Lyndon Baines Johnson and the civil rights marches that changed America. (imdb)
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    Devil
    The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual. (imdb)
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    American Hustle (2013)
    A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive British partner Sydney Prosser is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia. (imdb)
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    Ginger and Rosa (2012)
    As the Cold War meets the sexual revolution in 1960s London, the lifelong friendship of two teenage girls (Elle Fanning, Alice Englert) is shattered by ideological differences and personal betrayals. This new film from director Sally Potter (Orlando) also stars Annette Bening and Christina Hendricks. (tiff.net)
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    Janie Jones (2011)
    A young girl who has been abandoned by her former-groupie mother informs a fading rock star that she is his daughter.
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    Howl (2010)
    A drama centered on the obscenity trial Allen Ginsberg faced after the publication of his poem, "Howl".
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    Coco Before Chanel (2009)
    The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world. (imdb)
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    Who Do You Love (2008)
    The life story of legendary record producer Leonard Chess, founder of Chess Records, the label that helped popularize Blues music during the 1950s and '60s.
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    $5 a Day (2008)
    When con man Nat (Christopher Walken) convinces his straitlaced son, Flynn (Alessandro Nivola), to join him on a road trip, the two learn a few things about each other as they drive to New Mexico, attempting to live on no more than $5 a day. While they scam their way across the country, Flynn deals with the resentment he feels for his estranged father. (Flynn once served jail time for one of Nat's shady deals.)
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    The Eye (2008)
    Sydney, a young, blind violinist is given the chance to see for the first time since childhood through a miraculous corneal transplant. As Sydney adjusts to a dizzying new world of colors and shapes, she is haunted by frightening visions of death itself capturing the doomed and dragging them away from the world of the living. Terrorized and on the brink of insanity, Sydney must discover whose eyes she has inherited, and what secret visions they have held. (imdb)
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    The Girl in the Park (2007)
    Traumatized by the disappearance of her 3-year-old daughter 15 years ago, Julia Sandburg has cut herself off from anyone once near and dear to her, including her husband Doug and her son Chris, who tried for years to penetrate her wall of isolation and despair, without success. But when Julia meets Louise, a troubled young woman with a checkered past, all Julia's old psychic wounds painfully resurface, as does her hope that Louise may be the daughter she lost so long ago. (imdb)
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    Grace Is Gone (2007)
    Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip. (imdb)
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    Goal II: Living the Dream (2007)
    After gaining experience with the football club Newcastle United, Santiago Munez (Becker) gets a huge break when he's transferred to Real Madrid. (imdb)
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    The Company (2007)
    The Company (2007) - TV Mini-Series
    A mini-series that traces CIA activities over a 40-year period, from the beginning of the Cold War through the demise of the Soviet Union. (imdb)
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    The Darwin Awards (2006)
    A forensic detective (Fiennes) and an insurance claims investigator (Ryder) trek to investigate a potential Darwin Award winner. From www.darwinawards.com: "The Darwin Awards salute the improvement of the human genome by honoring those who accidentally kill themselves in really stupid ways." (imdb)
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    Goal! (2005)
    Like millions of kids around the world, Santiago harbors the dream of being a professional footballer... (imdb)
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    Turning Green (2005)
    Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. Displaced and depressed, he longs for a way to make it back to America. One lucky weekend in London, James discovers pornography and, desperate for cash, he decides to sell them back in Ireland... (imdb)
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    The Sisters (2005)
    Using a college on New York's Upper East Side as their surrogate home and sanctuary, four siblings struggle to banish the ghost of their dead father and create some semblance of harmony as adults. Suggested by Chekhov's "The Three Sisters," this unflinchingly honest drama explores and explodes the myths surrounding family and friendship. (Arclight Films)
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    Junebug (2005)
    When Madeleine (Davidtz), a British-born dealer in regional, "outsider" art, travels from Chicago to North Carolina to pursue a local painter for her gallery, she and her brand-new, younger husband George (Nivola) extend the trip to include an introduction to his family. Madeleine confronts the difficulty of two cultures colliding, and discovers the tumultuous outcome as these separate ways of life must coexist. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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    The Clearing (2004)
    The story of a parallel emotional struggle between the victim of a kidnapping and the family that is left behind. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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    Carolina (2003)
    A young woman escapes her wildly eccentric family in search for a life of normalcy. (imdb)
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    Laurel Canyon (2002)
    A rigorously honest exploration of relationships between people with wildly divergent world views. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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    Jurassic Park III (2001)
    Dr. Alan Grant (Neill) is now a happy man with the previous incidents of Jurassic Park now behind him. Grant is that happy that he announce in public, that nothing on Earth can persuade him back onto the islands. Maybe nothing, except Paul Kirby (Macy). Kirby and his wife, Amanda (Leoni) want a plane to fly them over Isla Sorna, with Dr. Grant as their guide. But not everything Kirby says is true... (imdb)
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    Love
    The King of Navarre and his three companions swear a very public oath to study together and to renounce women for three years. Their honour is immediately put to the test by the arrival of the Princess of France and her three lovely companions. It's love at first sight for all concerned followed by the men's highly entertaining but hopeless efforts to disguise their feelings. (imdb)
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    Timecode (2000)
    L.A., real time. From her limo, the wealthy Lauren eavesdrops on her lover Rose's tryst with movie producer Alex Green. The assignation takes place in his company's screening room between meetings. Alex's wife walks from therapy to his office, tells him she's leaving him, weeps in a bookstore restroom, and walks home with a cocaine-sniffing actress friend for what may lead to sex... (imdb)
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    Best Laid Plans (1999)
    Nick (Nivola) is caught in a dead end job in a dead end town. About the only thing going well for him is Lissa (Witherspoon), his new girlfriend. A chance to make some easy cash, and a way out of town only leads to more trouble as they become caught in a web of sex, thefts, gangsters, kidnappings and murder. (20th Century Fox)
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    Mansfield Park (1999)
    At 10, Fanny Price, a poor relation, goes to live at Mansfield Park, the estate of her aunt's husband, Sir Thomas. Clever, studious, and a writer with an ironic imagination and fine moral compass, she becomes especially close to Edmund, Thomas's younger son. Fanny is soon possessed of beauty as well as a keen mind and comes to the attention of a neighbor, Henry Crawford. Thomas promotes this match, but to his displeasure, Fanny has a mind of her own, asking Henry to prove himself worthy... (imdb)
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    I Want You (1998)
    A young boy and his sister are drawn into one man's obsessive pursuit of his former lover. (imdb)
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    Reach the Rock (1998)
    Two school kids who are best friends are drinking on the side of a river. One friend bets the other that he can't swim across the river and "Reach The Rock". The friend takes the bet and drowns halfway towards the rock... (imdb)
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    The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery (1998)
    A cop and his expensive fiancée, a bank teller, plan the perfect bank robbery. All goes well until the FBI suspects. (imdb)
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    Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
    Set in the 1950s, Inventing the Abbotts is a dramatic look at the life of two boys from the wrong side of the tracks and their interaction with the three daughters of local aristocrat Lloyd Abbott. The boys, Jacey and Doug have only 3 things in common: their family, table tennis and chasing the Abbott sisters. (imdb)
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    Face/Off (1997)
    FBI agent Sean Archer knows how to stop elusive terrorist Castor Troy. He'll become him. Archer undergoes a futuristic surgery and has Troy's face mapped onto his, then infiltrates the terrorist's world to discover his deadly secrets.
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    The Ring (1996)
    The Ring (1996) - TV Movie
    During WW II, a young German woman is separated from her family and imprisoned by the Nazis. After being freed she falls in love with and marries a German officer. When Berlin falls to the Russians, and her husband killed, she flees to America, carrying his unborn child, all the while not giving up hope that she will find her family, tied together by her mother's ring.
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