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Giovanni Ribisi
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Date of Birth: Dec 17, 1974

Country: USA

Biography: Giovanni Ribisi (born December 17, 1974) is an American actor. His film credits include Gone in 60 Seconds, Boiler Room, Saving Private Ryan, The Mod Squad, The Gift, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, Lost in Translation and more recently, Public Enemies and Avatar. He is also known for his role as Phoebe Buffay's brother Frank on the sitcom Friends. He also appeared in music videos for Crystal Ball by Keane and Talk About The Blues by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 53 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (53)
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A Million Little Pieces (2018)
A young drug-addled writer approaching the bottom of his descent submits to two months of agonizing detox at a treatment center in Minnesota. (imdb)
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The Bad Batch (2016)
A dystopian love story in a Texas wasteland and set in a community of cannibals. (imdb)
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Papa: Hemingway in Cuba (2016)
In 1959, a young journalist ventures to Havana, Cuba to meet his idol, the legendary Ernest Hemingway who helped him find his literary voice, while the Cuban Revolution comes to a boil around them.
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Sneaky Pete (2015)
Sneaky Pete (2015) - TV Series
A con man (Giovanni Ribisi) on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, "reuniting" with Pete's estranged family, a colorful, dysfunctional group that threatens to drag him into a world just as dangerous as the one he's trying to escape - and, just maybe, give him a taste of the loving family he's never had.
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Ted 2 (2015)
Ted and John are back for another adventure.
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Meadowland (2015)
Sarah and Philip deal with the unthinkable in the wake of their son's strange disappearance. Philip, a New York City policeman, attempts a more traditional form of healing, only to lose his moral compass. Sarah goes down an unexpected path towards acceptance as she places herself in increasingly dangerous situations. (imdb)
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Results (2015)
Two mismatched personal trainers' lives are upended by the actions of a new, wealthy client. (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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Playing it Cool (2014)
Unrequited love motivates a guy to write about his experiences. (imdb)
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A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival. (imdb)
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Dads (2013)
Dads (2013) - TV Series
Two successful guys in their 30's have their lives turned upside down when their nightmare dads unexpectedly move in with them. (imdb)
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Gangster Squad (2013)
A chronicle of the LAPD's fight to keep East Coast Mafia types out of Los Angeles in the 1940s and 50s. (imdb)
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Ted (2012)
A story centered on a man and his teddy bear, who comes to life as the result of a childhood wish. (imdb)
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Contraband (2012)
A security guard with financial troubles considers a return to his smuggling ways when an associate offers a potentially lucrative opportunity. (imdb)
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Loom (2012)
Loom (2012) - Short Film
Luke Scott in cooperation with RED Camera presents "LOOM". A film shot completely in 4K format in the tone and style of Ridley Scott's dystopian Blade Runner. The film was originally intended to help showcase the prototype REDray 3D laser player. The film was constructed for 3D, the film needed to push the limits of the cameras exposure sensitivity and colour range and 4K projection. (imdb)
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Columbus Circle (2012)
An heiress who's been shut inside her apartment building for nearly two decades is forced to confront her fears after one of her neighbors is killed and a detective arrives to begin the investigation. (imdb)
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The Rum Diary (2011)
American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1950s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the ex-patriots who live there. (imdb)
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Avatar (2009)
A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
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Public Enemies (2009)
The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.
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Middle Men (2009)
Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.
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Perfect Stranger (2007)
When investigative reporter Rowena Price learns that her friend's murder might be connected to powerful ad executive Harrison Hill, she goes undercover with the help of her associate Miles Hailey. Posing as Katherine, a temp at Hill's agency, and Veronica, a girl Hill flirts with online, Rowena surrounds her prey from all sides, only to discover that she isn't the only one changing identities.
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Gardener of Eden (2007)
Tale of a twenty-something deli counter clerk who still lives with his parents and spends most of his free time slacking with friends. After accidentally saving a neighborhood girl from a notorious serial rapist, the listless lunchmeat slinger becomes convinced that his newfound purpose in life is to become a true-life crime-fighter.
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The Dead Girl (2006)
The Dead Girl is a quintet of stories about seemingly unrelated people whose lives converge around the murder of a young woman. (First Look Pictures)
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10th & Wolf (2006)
A Philadelphia mob war is the backdrop of 10th and Wolf, a mythic story that tests the boundaries of loyalty versus betrayal, good versus evil, innocence versus corruption. (ThinkFilm)
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The Dog Problem (2006)
Solo (Giovanni Ribisi), a once-successful young novelist, finds himself at the end of a particular road. He has squandered everything he had (and could borrow) on women, drugs and expensive therapy, all in an effort to find creative inspiration and some modicum of personal happiness. When he is no longer able to afford therapy, his psychiatrist, Dr. Nourmand (Don Cheadle), suggests he get a pet... (Toronto I nternational Film Festival)
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The Big White (2005)
A destitute Alaskan travel agent with a deranged wife finds the answer to his financial problems in the form of a get rich quick insurance scam involving a frozen body in the dumpster behind his office. Just a few things stand in his way -- a determined insurance investigator, an irate sibling and two would be gangsters. (Ascendant Pictures)
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My Name Is Earl (2005)
A ne'er do well wins $100,000 in the lottery and decides to right all the wrongs from his past with his newfound realization. (imdb)
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Love
Despairing of ever finding love, the insecure Angelo uses a photo of his handsome brother Gino to convince a beautiful Italian girl across the sea to marry him. Gino is delighted for Angelo, until he finds out what happened. To complicate matters further, when Angelo introduces his brother to Rosetta it's love at first sight. (imdb)
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Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
This action-adventure features a group of air crash survivors who are stranded in the Mongolian desert with no chance of rescue. Facing a brutal environment, dwindling resources and an attack by desert smugglers, they realize their only hope is doing the "impossible": building a new plane from the wreckage. (20th Century Fox)
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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
Famous scientists around the world have mysteriously disappeared, and reporter Polly Perkins (Paltrow) along with ace aviator Sky Captain (Law) are on the investigation. Risking their lives as they travel to exotic places around the world, can the fearless duo stop Dr. Totenkopf, the evil mastermind behind a plot to destroy the earth? Aided by Frankie Cook (Jolie), commander of an all-female amphibious squadron, and technical genius Dex (Ribisi), Polly and Sky Captain may be our planet's only hope. (Paramount)
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Lost in Translation (2003)
Unable to sleep, Bob and Charlotte, two Americans in Tokyo, cross paths one night in the luxury hotel bar. This chance meeting soon becomes a surprising friendship. Charlotte and Bob venture through Tokyo, having often hilarious encounters with its citizens, and ultimately discover a new belief in life's possibilities.
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I Love Your Work (2003)
I Love Your Work is a stylish meditation on the many facets of the culture of celebrity. (ThinkFilm)
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Basic (2003)
When a legendary commander (Jackson) and several of his men turn up missing, the last thing the government wants is a rogue DEA agent (Travolta) investigating the disappearance. As the investigation unfolds, the agent is placed in direct conflict with the Army's official investigating officer (Nielsen) and nothing is as it seems. (Sony)
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Heaven (2002)
A luminous and haunting love story, layered, in the tradition of Kieslowski, over a probing exploration of the modern world and its moral choices. (Miramax)
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According to Spencer (2001)
Spencer (Jesse Bradford) has the biggest crush on Melora (Mia Kirshner). Truth is, he's loved her for ages, ever since he was 10 years old and she was the cool girl he could never dream of dating. Years later, fate brings them together when they crash into each other in Los Angeles and discover they're working at the same ad agency.
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Shot in the Heart (2001)
HBO Films presents the true story of two men torn apart by a tortured family legacy -- and brought together by a notorious execution, as the eyes of the world looked on. (HBO Films)
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Boiler Room (2000)
A riveting expose of one of the biggest and most lucrative scams in American history -- and a dramatic look at a generation obsessed with the speed of wealth and success. (New Line Cinema)
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Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)
Car theft in Long Beach went down 47% when Randall "Memphis" Raines walked away from the life. He gets dragged back into it by assuming the job his brother Kip screwed up for stolen-car broker Raymond Calitri: steal 50 exotic cars and have them on a container ship by 8 AM Friday morning, and he got this news on a Monday. With Calitri threatening to kill him and Kip, and the police GRAB unit breathing down his neck, Memphis reassembles his old crew and attempts to pull off the logistically impossible. (imdb)
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The Gift (2000)
A haunting psychological thriller, The Gift is ultimately a profound celebration of the human spirit. (Paramount Classics)
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Handguns figure in the intertwining lives of nine people.
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The Mod Squad (1999)
A big screen version of the trend-setting 1960's television series, updating the premise for the '90s. A trio of juvenile delinquents becomes undercover cops to infiltrate a drug ring in the ultra-hip L.A. club scene. (MGM)
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The Other Sister (1999)
When Carla Tate, now a young woman, is 'graduated' out of the training school where she has resided for many years because she is mentally challenged, her hope is that she will be accepted for all that she can now do for herself. But Carla's family is wealthy which permits her mother, already blinded to her daughter's rather high-functioning abilities, to try and provide for Carla beyond her needs or desires, bringing forth the inevitable confrontations... (imdb)
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Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Opening with the Allied invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944, members of the 2nd Ranger Battalion under Cpt. Miller fight ashore to secure a beachhead. Amidst the fighting, two brothers are killed in action. Earlier in New Guinea, a third brother is KIA. Their mother, Mrs. Ryan, is to receive all three of the grave telegrams on the same day... (imdb)
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Scotch and Milk (1998)
A young man struggles to recover from his emotional break up with a woman and revels in the decadence of the aftermath which includes many bottles of scotch and wild nights in jazz clubs seeking the advice of hipster sages such as Cubby the Barfly and The Skipper.
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Some Girl (1998)
Four unstable twenty-something women search for long-term relationships in 1990s Los Angeles. (imdb)
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Phoenix (1998)
All is not well at the local cop station as some of the colleagues of good at heart, superstitious cop Harry are on the take. He is forced to rip off local pimp and overall bad guy (Louie) to pay off gambling debts run up with "bookie" Chicago. Things do not go exactly to plan, however, and tensions build up between the other cops. Romance and relief from violence is provided by Leila, Harry's on and off girlfriend. (imdb)
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First Love, Last Rites (1997)
Joey and Sissel are two misfits spending most of their time together talking or having sex. Gradually and slowly their relationships are becoming boring for them (imdb)
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The Postman (1997)
Set in the year 2013, after a war has devastated America, the film focuses on a lone drifter who becomes the reluctant leader of the fight against the forces of destruction. (Warner Bros.)
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Lost Highway (1997)
A jazz musician, tortured by the notion that his wife is having an affair, suddenly finds himself accused of her murder. In a parallel story, a young mechanic is drawn into a web of deceit by a temptress who is cheating on her gangster boyfriend.
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The Grave (1996)
Told from his prison cell, a man recounts his epic search for buried treasure through the Gothic swampland and cemeteries of the Deep South, and the mysterious and intriguing woman he encountered at every turn. (jbhifionline)
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SubUrbia (1996)
Five young losers spend their days and nights wasting their lives away, hanging out in parking lots and occasionally mentioning that they might want to make something of themselves... someday. On this particular night, they are visited by an old high school friend who has escaped their suburban town to become a pop star. (imdb)
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That Thing You Do! (1996)
A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager. (imdb)
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Mind Ripper (1995)
James Stockton is a scientist working in a remote government facility focusing on human reanimation. Disgusted with the direction the work has taken, he leaves, only to be coaxed back seconds before his vacation by a phone call and his moral obligation to his patient. As he enters the facility, family in tow, little does he suspect his own creation has escaped, and things inside have taken a horrifying turn for the worse.
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