Best James Russo movies

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Best James Russo movies
We present our ranking of the best James Russo movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about James Russo.

TOP 25:
Stiletto
Stiletto
James Russo as: Engelhart
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2008
The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Katrina Law movies?

TOP 24:
Bad Girls
Bad Girls
James Russo as: Kid Jarrett
Genre: Romance, Western
Release: 1994
Four former harlots try to leave the wild west (Colorado, to be exact) and head north to make a better life for themselves. Unfortunately someone from Cody's past won't let it happen that easily.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Madeleine Stowe movies?


TOP 23:
Perfect Sisters
Perfect Sisters
James Russo as: Steve Bowman
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Release: 2014
Tired of their mother's alcoholism and a string of her abusive boyfriends, two sisters plot to kill her.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Georgie Henley movies?

TOP 22:
Dangerous Game
Dangerous Game
James Russo as: Francis Burns
Genre: Drama
Release: 1993
A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.

TOP 21:
A Kiss Before Dying
A Kiss Before Dying
James Russo as: Dan Corelli
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Release: 1991
Infatuated with the idea of becoming rich, college student Jonathan Corliss secretly dates Dorothy Carlsson to gain the approval of her wealthy father. When Dorothy tells Jonathan that she is pregnant and that her father will deny her inheritance if he finds out, Jonathan murders her, but he stages her death as a suicide. As Jonathan works his way onto Mr. Carlsson's payroll, Dorothy's twin sister, Ellen, investigates the apparent suicide.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sean Young movies?


TOP 20:
Trauma
Trauma
James Russo as: Capt. Travis
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1993
An anorexic young woman escapes from a psychiatric clinic and meets a young man who wants to help. She is caught and returned to her parents, who are soon beheaded by a garrotting stranger making the rounds about town, apparently striking only when it rains. The orphaned young woman and her new lover launch their own investigation and are endangered when a link is discovered with the victims and a particular operation performed years before.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Naomie Harris movies?

TOP 19:
The Postman
The Postman
James Russo as: Idaho
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction, Action, War
Release: 1997
In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something yet undiscovered: the power to inspire hope.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Julie Andrews movies?

TOP 18:
We're No Angels
We're No Angels
James Russo as: Bobby
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1989
Two escaped cons' only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Demi Moore movies?


TOP 17:
Extremities
Extremities
James Russo as: Joe
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Release: 1986
A woman escapes from the man who is about to rape her, but leaves her purse behind. Afraid that her attacker might come after her, she goes to the police, but with no proof of the incident, they can do nothing. In fact, the man does use the information in her bag and comes to her apartment with the intent of rape, but she sprays him in the face with insect repellent, and then holds him captive. She is then faced with deciding whether to go to the police who might not believe her and release him, or to kill him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alfre Woodard movies?

TOP 16:
Miss Bala
Miss Bala
James Russo as: Jimmy
Genre: Drama, Action
Release: 2011
The story of a young woman clinging on to her dream to become a beauty contest queen in a Mexico dominated by organized crime.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ismael Cruz C贸rdova movies?

TOP 15:

China Girl

China Girl
James Russo as: Alby
Genre: Romance, Crime, Drama
Release: 1987
Teenage lovers Tony (Richard Panebianco) and Tyan-Hwa (Sari Chang) tip the balance of power in New York's Little Italy and Chinatown.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best David Caruso movies?


TOP 14:

The Ninth Gate

The Ninth Gate
James Russo as: Bernie
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1999
An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Kingdom of Shadows' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Emmanuelle Seigner movies?

TOP 13:

Black Mass

Black Mass
James Russo as: Agent Scott Gariola
Genre: Drama, Crime, History
Release: 2015
The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jesse Plemons movies?

TOP 12:

Boy Wonder

Boy Wonder
James Russo as: Larry Childs
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2010
A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides what is right or wrong? As the boundaries blur, Sean's dual life wears on his psyche and his two worlds careen dangerously close to colliding. Like a graphic novel you can't put down, Boy Wonder challenges morality, distorting perceptions of what is right and what is justified, as it races to its shocking conclusion.

TOP 11:

Badland

Badland
James Russo as: Fred Quaid
Genre: Western
Release: 2019
Detective Matthias Breecher, hired to track down the worst of the Confederate war criminals, roams the Old West seeking justice. His resolve is tested when he meets a determined pioneer woman who is far more than she seems.


TOP 10:

Public Enemies

Public Enemies
James Russo as: Walter Dietrich
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action, History
Release: 2009
Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, Hoover makes Dillinger his first Public Enemy Number One and assigns his top agent, Melvin Purvis, the task of bringing him in dead or alive.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stephen Lang movies?

TOP 9:

The Cotton Club

The Cotton Club
James Russo as: Vince Hood
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1984
Harlem's legendary Cotton Club becomes a hotbed of passion and violence as the lives and loves of entertainers and gangsters collide.

TOP 8:

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Fast Times at Ridgemont High
James Russo as: Robber
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1982
Based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe, Fast Times follows a group of high school students growing up in Southern California. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, Linda Barrett and Mike Damone, respectively. At the center of the film is Jeff Spicoli, a perpetually stoned surfer who faces-off with the resolute Mr. Hand鈥攁 man convinced that everyone is on dope.

TOP 7:

State of Grace

State of Grace
James Russo as: DeMarco
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Release: 1990
Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister Kathleen. Soon, however, Terry is torn between his loyalty to his friends and his loyalties to others.

TOP 6:

My Own Private Idaho

My Own Private Idaho
James Russo as: Richard Waters
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Release: 1991
In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the coast of Italy in a quest to find Mike's estranged mother. Along the way they turn tricks for money and drugs, eventually attracting the attention of a wealthy benefactor and sexual deviant.


TOP 5:

Open Range

Open Range
James Russo as: Sheriff Poole
Genre: Western
Release: 2003
A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

TOP 4:

Beverly Hills Cop

Beverly Hills Cop
James Russo as: Mikey Tandino
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Release: 1984
The heat is on in this fast paced action-comedy starring Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley, a street smart Detroit cop tracking down his best friend's killer in Beverly Hills. Axel quickly learns that his wild style doesn't fit in with the Beverly Hills Police Department, which assigns two officers (Judge Reinhold & John Ashton) to make sure things don't get out of hand. Dragging the stuffy detectives along for the ride, Axel smashes through a huge culture clash in his hilarious, high-speed pursuit of justice. Featuring cameos by Paul Reiser, Bronson Pinchot and Damon Wayans, Beverly Hills Cop is an exhilarating, sidesplitting adventure.

TOP 3:

Donnie Brasco

Donnie Brasco
James Russo as: Paulie
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1997
An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.

TOP 2:

Django Unchained

Django Unchained
James Russo as: Dicky Speck
Genre: Drama, Western
Release: 2012
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

TOP 1:

Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America
James Russo as: Bugsy
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.



If you like the best James Russo movies, then you will also like the best Judge Reinhold movies, where many of their films coincide.