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Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno

Date of Birth: Dec 11, 1931

Country: USA

Biography: Rita Moreno (born December 11, 1931) is a Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress. She is the only Hispanic and one of the few performers who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony, and was the second Puerto Rican to win an Academy Award...(Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 53 (Actor)

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    West Side Story (2021)
    An adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds. (imdb)
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    Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It (2021)
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    One Day at a Time (2017)
    Follows three generations of the same Cuban-American family living in the same house: a newly divorced former military mother, her teenage daughter and tween son, and her old-school mother.
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    When Medicine Got It Wrong (2009)
    How parents refused blame for causing schizophrenia. In the 1970s, a small group of ordinary parents rocked the halls of psychiatry, launching a grassroots movement that challenged medicine, policy-making and American culture at large. (whenmedicine.org)
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    Blue Moon (2006)
    A magical story about an older couple (Ben Gazzara and Rita Moreno) who try to rekindle their love one night in the Catskills.
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    King of the Corner (2004)
    A humorous, honest, multi-faceted look into how one man turns his midlife crisis into a midlife opportunity. (Eleveation Filmworks)
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    Casa de Los Babys (2003)
    A poignant, sharp, insightful look at clashing cultures, modern maternity and the mystery of fate. (IFC Films)
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    Piñero (2001)
    Benjamin Bratt stars in the true story of the turbulent and creative life of Puerto Rican poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero. (Miramax Films)
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    Blue Moon (2000)
    A young couple from the city takes a trip to the country.
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    When It Was a Game 3 (2000)
    This documentary looks at the last decade of baseball's innocence: the 1960s. Never-before-seen footage, vintage photographs and memorable stories reveal the changing face of the game in years that were marked by the end of the New York Yankees' domination. (CraveTV)
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    Carlo
    Carlo's Wake is a black comedy about the life, death and wake of an Italian-American patriarch and his colorful, combative extended family. (imdb)
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    The Spree (1998)
    The Spree (1998) - TV Movie
    A policeman becomes obsessed with a female cat burglar, who convinces him to join her in crime. (imdb)
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    Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
    A funny, raw and engagingly personal memoir of growing-up on the wrong side of the 90210 zip code. (Fox Searchlight)
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    Oz (1997)
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    A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants. (imdb)
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    Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business (1995)
    A biography of the Portuguese-Brazilian singer Carmen Miranda, whose most distinctive feature was her tutti frutti hat. She came to the US as the "Brazilian Bombshell" and was a Broadway and Hollywood star in the 1940s. (imdb)
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    I Like It Like That (1994)
    Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette gets a good job uptown. Can this marriage be saved? (imdb)
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    The Cosby Mysteries (1994)
    Guy Hanks is a criminologist who works for the New York Police Department. After winning the lottery, he retires. But feeling bored, he occasionally helps his friend, Detective Adam Sully, whenever he is stumped. (imdb)
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    Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? (1994)
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    Portrait of a Showgirl (1982)
    The story of three Las Vegas showgirls, each at a different stage in her career.
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    The Four Seasons (1981)
    Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises. (imdb)
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    Evita Peron (1981)
    Evita Peron (1981) - TV Movie
    Faye Dunaway portrays the Argentinian title character in this four-hour TV biopic. The story traces Evita's rise to power from humble origins; she establishes herself as a radio and film actress, then meets and marries powerful politico Juan Peron (played by James Farentino, a last minute replacement for Robert Mitchum). Peron's iron-fisted rule of Argentina allows Evita to become a political power in her own right. (allmovie.com)
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    Happy Birthday, Gemini (1980)
    Madeline Kahn and Rita Moreno star in this irreverent coming-of-age comedy about two rich Harvard classmates who spend summer vacation in the quirky, south Philadelphia world of a male classmate. (largerlife.com)
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    The Boss
    Bobby (Asher Brauner) has never had to work hard or worry much about his future. After all, his father (Rudy Solari) owns a carpet factory, and he has been brought up in the lap of luxury. His father offers him a chance to take over the factory after a few years, and he jumps at the chance. However, he is surprised when he learns that his father's plan is for him to learn about the place from the bottom up. His first job is as a delivery driver, and he begins to see how the other half lives. (allmovie.com)
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    Der Ruf der blonden Göttin (1977)
    Susan arrives in Haiti to live with her husband Jack, who lives with a lesbian housekeeper and Olga, a nymphomaniac platinum blonde, introduced to her as Jack's sister. Susan begins to have nightmares about voodoo ceremonies and murder. (imdb)
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    The Ritz (1976)
    On his deathbed Carmine Vespucci's father tells him to "get Proclo". With "the hit" on, Gaetano tells a cab driver to take him where Carmine can't find him. He arrives at the Ritz, a gay bathhouse where he is pursued amorously by "chubby chaser" Paul B. Price and by entertainer Googie Gomez who believes him to be a broadway producer. His guides through the Ritz are gatekeeper Abe, habitue Chris, and bellhop/go-go-boys Tiger and Duff.
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    Carnal Knowledge (1971)
    Sandy and Jonathan are roomates in college whose experiences with women offer a contrast. (imdb)
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    Popi (1969)
    Impoverished single immigrant father tries to create better life for his two sons. His plans end up putting the children in danger.
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    Marlowe (1969)
    Garner plays Philip Marlowe, trying to crack a very complicated case indeed. Screenplay by Stirling Silliphant, based upon the novel "The Little Sister" by Raymond Chandler.
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    The Night of the Following Day (1968)
    Two men kidnap a girl off the streets, take her to a beach house owned by a drug-addicted stewardess, and hold her for ransom. (imdb)
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    Cry of Battle (1963)
    During World War II, the spoiled son of a wealthy businessman finds himself involved in the guerrilla movement fighting against the Japanese, and finds romance and adventure. (imdb)
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    Samar (1962)
    George Montgomery plays a cynical doctor that is taken to prison at Samar island because his political opinions. The commander (Gilbert Roland) is waiting for his own doctor, that is supposed to work with him in moving the population to the interior.
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    Summer and Smoke (1961)
    Since childhood, spinster Alma Winemiller (Geraldine Page) has loved handsome young Dr. John Buchanan, Jr. (Laurence Harvey). But John has fallen hard for Rosa Zacharias (Rita Moreno), the town's sultry vamp, and descends into a seamy nightlife while ignoring Alma's dreams of romance and possible marriage. (imdb)
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    West Side Story (1961)
    Musical about two youngsters from rival NYC gangs who fall in love (imdb)
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    The Deerslayer (1957)
    In colonial America, wanderer Deerslayer gets involved with Tom Hutter, a bigoted trapper, and his two contrasting daughters. (imdb)
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    The Lieutenant Wore Skirts (1956)
    A comedy about a man whose marriage hits the skids when his wife gets drafted. (wikipedia)
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    The King and I (1956)
    Musical about a widow who accepts a job as a live-in governess of the King of Siam's children. (imdb)
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    The Vagabond King (1956)
    In 1461, French nobles fearing King Louis XI may seize their lands, join forces with the rebellious Duke of Burgundy to overthrow the king. One of the Duke's captains suggests enlisting the aid of Francois Villon who is known to oppose the king and is leader of the Vagabonds, a group that robs the rich to aid the poor. In league with Burgundy, Villon and two of his cohorts enter Paris, but are captured by the king's men. (imdb)
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    Seven Cities of Gold (1955)
    In the eighteenth century, a Spanish expedition is looking for seven cities of gold in a territory now known as California. A very difficult task due the opposition of the aborigines, but perhaps a divine intervention could help the Spaniards to save the life. (imdb)
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    Untamed (1955)
    Among those leaving Ireland during the potato famine are Katie O'Neill and her husband, who decide that the promised land is South Africa. Once there, they discover the hardships that are the reality of the homesteader experience.
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    Jivaro (1954)
    A gorgeous American arrives in Brazilian headhunter country, seeking her scape-grace fiancé (imdb)
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    The Yellow Tomahawk (1954)
    When the army insists on building a fort on Indian land, in defiance of a treaty, the warnings of a scout go unheeded. (imdb)
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    Garden of Evil (1954)
    Three Americans are headed by ship around the cape to the California gold fields when they are put ashore for several weeks in a sleepy little Mexican village. While there, they are offered the job of following a lady deep into the indian infested mountains of Mexico to rescue the ladies husband trapped by a cave-in at their gold mine... (imdb)
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    Fort Vengeance (1953)
    Brothers Dick and Carey Ross, eluding the law because of Carey's disregard for laws,cross over the Canadian border from Montana, and join the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. They react in different ways with Dick becoming an honest and standout member of the Mounties while Carey resorts to his old ways. The attempt by Chief Sitting Bull to incite the Canadian Indians to war is also woven into the threadbare version - number-231 good brother vs. bad brother plot. (imdb)
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    El Alamein (1953)
    Actual combat footage is used to flesh out the staged dramatics in Columbia's El Alamein. Related in flashback (a la 12 O'Clock High), the film concerns itself with the exploits of an American civilian named Banning (Scott Brady), who during WW II makes a tidy living selling tanks to the Allied troops. Through a fluke, Banning finds himself in the thick of battle. Together with a British tank crew, he stumbles upon one of Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps supply dumps (shades of Five Graves to Cairo). (allrovi.com)
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    Latin Lovers (1953)
    An heiress searches for true love while vacationing in Brazil. (TCM.com)
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    The Fabulous Senorita (1952)
    The Fabulous Senorita in this frothy musical is Republic's resident Latin bombshell Estelita Rodriguez, here billed simply as Estelita. The story concerns the daughter (Estelita) of a Cuban millionaire who falls in love with a bookish professor (Robert Clarke) rather than the wealthy fiance of her father's choosing. The plot complications require our heroine to pose as twin sisters, with highly contrasting personalities. (allmovie.com)
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    Cattle Town (1952)
    Following the Civil War, the state of Texas, needing money, sells land to a syndicate of northerners headed by Judd Hastings (Ray Teal). When Hastings demands the land, and the squatters refuses to vacate, the governor sends Mike McGann (Dennis Morgan) to settle the issues. Eventually, McGann gets the ranchers to move on to other areas with their cattle, which Hastings also covets. McGann also falls in love with Hastings' daughter, Marian. (imdb)
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    The Ring (1952)
    A young American of Mexican decent in East Los Angeles, California uses the boxing ring to make a better life for himself and his family, and learns as much about being a Latino in a white society as he does about boxing. (imdb)
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    Singin
    A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (imdb)
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    So Young So Bad (1950)
    A psychiatrist and nurse overthrow the abusive heads of a girls' reform school in order to teach the "unfortunate" young women that they have a chance at healthy lives. (imdb)
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    Pagan Love Song (1950)
    An American tourist romances a Tahitian beauty. (TCM.com)
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    The Toast of New Orleans (1950)
    Snooty opera singer (Kathryn Grayson) meets a rough-and-tumble fisherman (Mario Lanza) in the Louisiana bayous, but this fisherman can sing! Her agent (David Niven) lures him away to New Orleans to teach him to sing opera, but comes to regret this rash decision when the singers fall in love. (imdb)
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    The Muppet Show (1976)