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Richard Portnow
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Total Titles at Criticker: 35 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (35)
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Sargasso (2019)
A young private investigator in L.A. tows the line between danger and heartbreak as he tries to help a woman to commit fraud in order to get the money he needs to help his sick mother. (imdb)
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Frank and Ava (2018)
Before he was chairman of the board. He was just a man, desperate for a woman, clinging to a dream. The story of Sinatra as never told before and Ava Gardner, the woman who saved him, by breaking him. Based on true stories.
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Higher Power (2018)
When the Universe decides what it wants, it's pointless to resist. With his family's life at stake, Joseph Steadman finds himself the unwilling test subject of a maniacal scientist in a battle that could save the world, or destroy it.
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Soy Nero (2016)
Nero, a deported Mexican, returns illegally to the U.S in search of his identity. He joins the U.S army as a Green card soldier, a shortcut to citizenship. Lost in a maze, Nero fights to obtain his nationality. (imdb)
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Café Society (2016)
A young man arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry. There, he falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age. (imdb)
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This Last Lonely Place (2014)
On his last night on the job, an unsuspecting LA cab driver gets roped into helping a wealthy investment banker cover up a brutal crime. (imdb)
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In the Dark (2013)
After suffering a tragic car accident Ali looses both her husband and son. As a side sequel she is now blind and while she is healing her doctor rcommends her to hire a caretaker. At the beginning everythiong is perfect but it seems that behid that mask of perfection Jeff is hiding something more sinister.
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Underdogs (2013)
Set in rural Ohio, the birthplace of football, UNDERDOGS is the story of a small-town high school football team destined to play their cross-town rival, a perennial powerhouse, while standing up for an entire community
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Under New Management (2009)
Sparks and bullets fly when a Wall Street yuppie must steer a Brooklyn mob crew legit before a beautiful FBI agent can build RICO indictments against them. (imdb)
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The Minis (2008)
Dwarfs playing basketball... with Dennis Rodman. (imdb)
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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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Good Time Max (2007)
Two genius brothers grow up and grow apart as one becomes a successful surgeon and the other pursues a drug-fueled high life. (imdb)
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Made in Brooklyn (2007)
Four short films form a single story about Brooklyn residents and their hangouts.
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Find Me Guilty (2006)
This film is based on the true story of Giacomo "Jackie Dee" DiNorscio. After years of federal investigation, 20 members of the New Jersey Lucchese crime family are brought to court on 76 charges of various crimes. Already in the midst of serving a 30-year sentence, Jackie is offered an opportunity to shorten his time by testifying against many of his closest friends. But Jackie refuses to betray his "family," and goes so far as to defend himself in what will ultimately become the longest criminal trial of its time. (Freestyle Releasing)
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Meet the Mobsters (2005)
Down-and-out lounge singer Johnny Slade is hired by a mystery man to open a hot new club, the catch being he's given a new--and terrible--song to sing each night. Noticing that whenever he sings one a new crime is committed, Johnny gradually realizes his songwriter-benefactor is a powerful mob boss in hiding and his "Greatest Hits" are the only way the man can give orders to his crew. (imdb)
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Zigs (2001)
Four young compulsive gamblers come up with a radical plan to get out of debt with a fixed game. (imdb)
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Ghost Dog:  The Way of the Samurai (1999)
In Jersey City, an African American hit man follows "Hagakure: The Way of the Samurai." He lives alone, in simplicity with homing pigeons for company, calling himself Ghost Dog. His master, who saved his life eight years ago, is part of the local mob. When the boss' daughter witnesses one of Ghost Dog's hits, he becomes expendable. The first victims are his birds, and in response, Ghost Dog goes right at his attackers but does not want to harm his master or the young woman... (imdb)
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Milo (1998)
Four young grade-school girls witness the murder of one of their classmates during what they thought was just an innocent game. The killer is a strange young boy named Milo Jeeder. Sixteen years later, the four survivors of the event re-unite under happier circumstances in the same town where it happened. They believe that Milo drowned in a river shortly after the murder, but soon learn that the demonic killer Milo has also returned, still a young boy, unchanged even after almost two decades. (imdb)
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Private Parts (1997)
Private Parts captures Howard at his most hilarious, in a bare-all, no-jokes-barred look at a true entertainment sensation.
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Bella Mafia (1997)
When Sofia marries into a Mafia family, she doesn't know what she's getting into. When her husband, all her brothers-in-law, and her father-in-law are murdered by a rival family, Sofia, her mother-in-law and her sisters-in-law swear to get revenge upon the family. (imdb)
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Lipstick Camera (1994)
Ambitious young woman wants to get into TV news. She borrows a small camera from a friend and obtains incriminating pictures that two former East German spies are after. (imdb)
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Trial by Jury (1994)
Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done. (imdb)
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Dragstrip Girl (1994)
Johnny is a bad guy whom is trying to go straight whom becomes smitten with Laura, a wealthy good girl whom is rebelling against her parents by pretending to go steady with him, all set among the backdrop of 1950s Los Angeles. (imdb)
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There Goes the Neighborhood (1992)
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)
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Sister Act (1992)
When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in. (imdb)
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For the Boys (1991)
With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II... (imdb)
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Barton Fink (1991)
In 1941, New York intellectual playwright Barton Fink comes to Hollywood to write a Wallace Beery wrestling picture. Staying in the eerie Hotel Earle, Barton develops severe writer's block. His neighbor, jovial insurance salesman Charlie Meadows, tries to help, but Barton continues to struggle as a bizarre sequence of events distracts him even further from his task. (imdb)
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Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)
Pedro Carmichael (Peter Falk) is an outrageous radio drama screenwriter, and he draws influence from Martin and Julia's (Reeves and Hershey) love story, as well as his irrational hatred of Albanians.
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Havana (1990)
Cuba, December 1958: The professional gambler Jack visits Havana to organize a big Poker game. On the ship he meets Roberta and falls in love with her. Shortly after they arrive in Cuba, Roberta and her Cuban husband, the revolutionary Arturo, are arrested and tortured. Arturo is reported "shot while trying to escape," but Jack manages to get Roberta free again... (imdb)
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Meet the Hollowheads (1989)
The Hollowheads are a strange, futuristic family that live in a Jetsons type world complete with many cool gadgets. Henry is hoping for a promotion at the slime factory in which he works and decides to bring his boss home for dinner and to meet the family. The horny, pervert, rude boss does not know what he is up against when he begins with his advances towards Mrs. Hollowhead and his abundance of rudeness. (imdb)
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A Deadly Silence (1989)
The father of three children was killed when he left his house. This provokes a lot of sentimental emotions in the neighbourhood because the people know nothing about his dark past.
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Chattahoochee (1989)
Based on a true story, this film tells the story of a Korean war veteran who ends up in a mental institution. He finds the conditions intolerable, and fights to change them, just as he fights for his own dignity as a resident.
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In Dangerous Company (1988)
An art collector's girlfriend plays a war-trained ex-hit man for a patsy.
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Tin Men (1987)
A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore. (imdb)
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Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the US Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam. (imdb)
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