Best Danny Aiello movies

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Best Danny Aiello movies

TOP 24:
Reach Me
Reach Me
Character: Father Paul
Genre: Drama
Release: 2014
Each member of a group of people has a connection to a self-help book authored by a reclusive former football coach.

TOP 23:
Ready to Wear
Ready to Wear
Original Title: Prêt-à-Porter
Character: Major Hamilton
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1994
Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an all-star cast.


TOP 22:
The January Man
The January Man
Character: Captain Vincent Alcoa
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1989
Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, and corruption all are in the background as Nick tries to uncover the secret of where the killer will strike next, and finally must lay a trap without the police.

TOP 21:
The Pick-up Artist
The Pick-up Artist
Character: Phil Harper
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Release: 1987
A womanizer meets his match when he falls for the daughter of a gambling addict who is in debt to the mob.

TOP 20:
Two Much
Two Much
Character: Gene
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1995
A young gallerist is in love with two sisters at the same time. In order to solve the problem he decides to invent his own twin-brother.


TOP 19:
Hudson Hawk
Hudson Hawk
Character: Tommy Five-Tone
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 1991
Eddie Hawkins, called Hudson Hawk has just been released from ten years of prison and is planning to spend the rest of his life honestly. But then the crazy Mayflower couple blackmail him to steal some of the works of Leonardo da Vinci. If he refuses, they threaten to kill his friend Tommy.

TOP 18:
The Stuff
The Stuff
Character: Vickers
Genre: Horror, Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 1985
Weird yummy goo erupts from the earth and is discovered by a couple of miners. They taste it and decide to market it because it tastes so good. The American public literally eats up the new dessert sensation now known as the Stuff but, unfortunately, it takes over the brains of those who eat it, turning them into zombie-like creatures. It is up to ex-FBI agent David Rutherford and a kid named Jason to stop the spread of the mind-devouring dessert.

TOP 17:
The Protector
The Protector
Character: Danny Garoni
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 1985
Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities suspect that Laura's father is involved with Mr. Ko, a Hong Kong drug kingpin, so the NYC police commissioner sends the two cops to Hong Kong to investigate.


TOP 16:
Harlem Nights
Harlem Nights
Character: Phil Cantone
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 1989
'Sugar' Ray is the owner of an illegal casino and must contend with the pressure of vicious gangsters and corrupt police who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organised crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any dastardly trick is fair.

TOP 15:

City Hall

City Hall
Character: Frank Anselmo
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1996
The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.

TOP 14:

2 Days in the Valley

2 Days in the Valley
Character: Dosmo Pizzo
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1996
In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the story of two hit men, a mistress, a nurse, a vindictive ex-wife, a wealthy art dealer and his lovelorn assistant, a suicidal writer and his dog, and a bitter cop and his partner.


TOP 13:

Fort Apache, the Bronx

Fort Apache, the Bronx
Character: Morgan
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1981
From the sight of a police officer this movie depicts the life in New York's infamous South Bronx. In the center is "Fort Apache", as the officers call their police station, which really seems like an outpost in enemy's country. The story follows officer Murphy, who seems to be a tuff cynic, but in truth he's a moralist with a sense for justice.

TOP 12:

Little Italy

Little Italy
Character: Carlo
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2018
Former childhood pals Leo and Nikki are attracted to each other as adults—but will their feuding parents' rival pizzerias put a chill on their sizzling romance?

TOP 11:

Moonstruck

Moonstruck
Character: John Cammareri
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1987
No sooner does Italian-American widow Loretta accept a marriage proposal from her doltish boyfriend, Johnny, than she finds herself falling for his younger brother, Ronny. She tries to resist, but Ronny lost his hand in an accident he blames on his brother, and has no scruples about aggressively pursuing her while Johnny is out of the country. As Loretta falls deeper in love, she comes to learn that she's not the only one in her family with a secret romance.

TOP 10:

The Front

The Front
Character: Danny LaGattuta
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1976
A cashier poses as a writer for blacklisted talents to submit their work through, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand.


TOP 9:

Radio Days

Radio Days
Character: Rocco
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Release: 1987
The Narrator tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences with contemporary anecdotes and urban legends of the radio stars.

TOP 8:

Dinner Rush

Dinner Rush
Character: Louis Cropa
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2000
Is it just another evening at the hugely popular Italian restaurant of proprietor and bookmaker Louis Cropa in New York? Anything but as tonight's guests include; a local police detective and his wife specially invited by the owner; on the balcony rival bookmaker gangsters from Queens who want to become partners in the restaurant; in the corner renowned food critic 'the food nymph' is her usual demanding self; and at the bar, seemingly unnoticed, is Ken. As the evening continues enter Duncan, inveterate gambler and sous-chef on-the-line in the frenetic kitchen downstairs, who acts as the catalyst that causes the evening to draw to its inevitable, explosive, deadly conclusion.

TOP 7:

Jacob's Ladder

Jacob's Ladder
Character: Louis
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Release: 1990
A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him...

TOP 6:

Lucky Number Slevin

Lucky Number Slevin
Character: Roth
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2006
Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many twists and turns.

TOP 5:

The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo
Character: Monk
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 1985
Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mundane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising her spirits, where she watches dashing archaeologist Tom Baxter time and again.


TOP 4:

Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing
Character: Sal
Genre: Drama
Release: 1989
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

TOP 3:

Léon: The Professional

Léon: The Professional
Character: Tony
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 1994
Léon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Léon's footsteps.

TOP 2:

Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America
Character: Police Chief Vincent Aiello
Genre: Drama, Crime
Release: 1984
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

TOP 1:

The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II
Character: Tony Rosato
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1974
In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.