Vault tells a story about a group of small time criminals in 1975 who attempt to pull off the biggest heist in American history; stealing over $30 million from the Mafia in the smallest state in the union, Rhode Island. (imdb)
Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1950s and 1960s. (imdb)
Joe Fine moves his family from Brooklyn to New Orleans, where his dreams and extravagance far exceed his means. (imdb)
Diane Blaine has the face of a movie star. Unfortunately, fallen star/tabloid queen Jamie Stephens already made it famous. Hollywoods constant rejection due to what Diane refers to as "Too Jamie Stephens" has made her bitter, frustrated and whiny. Boyfriend Jack Sanders doesn't help matters. He's in major debt to a trigger-happy mobster who has a thing for Jamie Stephens. Jack's only way out? Convince Diane to be Jamie and wipe out the debt having one meal with a made man. (imdb)
A teenage orphan spends ten years traveling cross-country experiencing life, love and heartbreak. Based on E.L. Doctorow's story, "Jolene: A Life."
Documentary portrays the saga of how Italian Americans went from being outsiders who were stereotyped as gangsters in American movies to insiders in Hollywood who took control of their own stories. Interviews, film clips and home movies from Italian American filmmakers highlight personal experiences and comment on Hollywood's politics and cultural impact. (imdb)
Family life gets in the way of a con man's search for the perfect scam. (imdb)
The Dukes is the wry comic tale of a down-and-out Doo Wop band tho takes a bumbling detour into burglary in their endless quest to make good on their dreams. The film is a rollicking caper that is also deeply candid about life, love, friendship and the heart it takes to keep on struggling to find meaning and connection as life takes one absurd turn after another...
A bodyguard must protect a killer who killed a former client.
In order to save his family, a low-level mobster (Walker) must recover a gun used in a mob hit before it's found by his bosses or the cops. (New Line Cinema)
Darryl Edwards (Shawn Wayans) is so eager to become a father that he mistakes a short, baby-faced thief (Marlon Wayans) on the lam for an abandoned toddler. He and his wife take the "baby" into their home while the thief's partner (Morgan) tries to help him recover a stolen diamond. (Sony Pictures)
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints is writer/director Dito Montiel's candid debut capturing his youth in the mid-1980s in the toughest neighborhood of Astoria, Queens. Exuding the rawness and authenticity of such classic urban dramas as "Kids," "Mean Streets," "Do the Right Thing" and "Saturday Night Fever," the film is based on Montiel's memoir of the same name. (First Look Pictures)
The "Little Red Hiding Hood" fairytale gets an imaginative update. After The Wolf is found at Granny's charged with an intent to eat an investigation starts up by Nick Fippers. Red, The Wolf, The Woodsman and Granny give their stories, Flippers and Chief Grizzly and the rest of the police try to find out who is the Goodie Bandit. (imdb)
When New York's hottest nightclub deejay Darrell saves a mob boss's life, he is rewarded for his bravery with the job of watching over the Don's beautiful daughter Dolly.
Animal (2005) - Direct-to-Video
Animal is a violent gang member sentenced to prison, leaving his young son to grow up alone on the streets. While in prison, Animal meets an aging black revolutionary who changes the way Animals sees himself and his place in the world. When Animal returns home many years later, now a reformed man, he discovers his son has assumed his life of crime and must find a way to tear down the gangster legacy that he created himself. (imdb)
A talented pool hustler who has stayed out of the game for years, must go back to his old ways when his little brother gets involved with his enemy, the very man who held him back from greatness. (imdb)
Boss of Bosses (2001) - TV Movie
The life of former Gambino Family boss Paul Castellano.
A group of childhood friends in New York City's Hell's Kitchen dream of escaping the mean streets to a better life, but find themselves still in the same place years later. Grown up and with families of their own, they're now enmeshed in organized crime, drug addiction, unwanted pregnancies and retribution from rival gangs. Armand Assante, (William Baldwin) and Chazz Palminteri lead a deep cast of tough guys ... and gals.
Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure (2001) - Direct-to-Video
Seeking the freedom to be a wild dog, the son of Lady and the Tramp runs away to join a gang of junkyard dogs. (imdb)
When amateur comedian Lance (Rock) finds himself at heaven's door, he is convinced that there has been a mistake. Miraculously, he is right. He is given another chance -- but in another body. Ironically, Lance ultimately discovers his true self, falls in love and improves his comedy act in the process. (Paramount Pictures)
Excellent Cadavers (1999) - TV Movie
Fact based story about the political battle that was waged against the Mafia in Sicily during the late 1980's and early 1990's. Chazz Palminteri plays Giovanni Falcone, a crusading prosecutor who tried to use money trails as a way to attack the mobsters. He is aided by a former mobster (F. Murray Abraham) who volunteers to turn state's evidence after his sons are killed by a renegade mob chief. With the mobster's help, the prosecutor was able to obtain over 300 convictions.
A comedy about a psychiatrist (Crystal) whose number one-patient is an insecure mob boss (De Niro.) (imdb)
Stuart (voiced by Michael J. Fox) is a little guy with a big heart, not to mention whiskers, a little pink nose and a really dapper wardrobe. When he's adopted by the Littles (a human family played by Davis, Lipnicki and Laurie) he embarks on adventures with a variety of characters -- including his nemesis, family cat Snowbell (voiced by Nathan Lane) -- and learns the true meaning of family, loyalty and friendship. (Columbia Tristar)
Hurly-burly is an adaptation of David Rabe's well known play about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes who's personal lives threaten to veer into a catastrophe more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios. (imdb)
Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan play the Roxbury Guys, Steve and Doug Butabi, who want to get into the best club in town, and also hope to open their own club. Elisa Donovan plays Vivica, a gold-digging supermodel. Vivica and her friend Cambi (Gigi Rice) try to work the Roxbury Guys for their money, only to find out the pair is broke. (imdb)
A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way. (imdb)
A depressed housewife whose husband is having an affair contemplates suicide, but changes her mind when she faces death by a killer hired to do her in. (imdb)
The wife and mistress of a cruel school master collaborate in a carefully planned and executed attempt to murder him. The plan goes well until the body, which has been strategically dumped, disappears... (imdb)
In 1950's Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman. (imdb)
In an attempt to secure a sponsor, an unlikely group of Cuban refugees become a "family" as the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service gives families priority over others. In the process, a political prisoner who hasn't seen his wife for twenty years and a disaffected sugarcane cutter fall in love. An excitable brother and a lovestruck cop contribute to the general confusion. The inevitable humorous romantic entaglements ensue as a final confrontation is set up. (imdb)
Someone does a nasty hatchet job on a San Fransisco big noise and the Assistant D.A. takes charge of the investigation... (imdb)
A journalist with solid mob connections falls for a stripper with a dark past. His best friend then drags him to L.A. with the intent of becoming movie men. But does real life and fiction really go together? (imdb)
Following a truck hijack in New York, five conmen are arrested and brought together for questioning. As none of them is guilty, they plan a revenge operation against the police. The operation goes well, but then the influence of a legendary mastermind criminal called Keyser Söze is felt. It becomes clear that each one of them has wronged Söze at some point and must pay back now. The payback job leaves 27 men dead in a boat explosion, but the real question arises now: Who actually is Keyser Söze? (imdb)
Set in 1920's New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne... (imdb)
A father becomes worried when a local gangster befriends his son in the Bronx in the 1960s. (imdb)
When a vampire decides to dine on La Cosa Nostra, it shakes things up for the whole family--and a cop who's been undercover for years.
Willis Embry, who is a psychologist in a jail, was left by his girl-friend. He has no time to be sad about it because an old man, who is very ill, tells him something about a robbery and the millions of dollars hidden somewhere. The old man asks Willis to find it and give a part of it to his relative, and he can keep the rest. In the next door some bad guy hears it and this causes the complications ... Written by Kornel Osvart (imdb)
Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman... (imdb)