|And Justice for All 1979 R, 117 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Norman Jewison
Cast: Al Pacino, John Forsythe, Jack Warden, Lee Strasberg, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Lahti, Sam Levene, Craig T. Nelson, Robert Christian, Thomas G. Waites, Larry Bryggman, Dominic Chianese, Victor Arnold, Vincent Beck, Michael Gorrin
Idealistic lawyer Arthur Kirkland (Al Pacino) is a Baltimore defense attorney who is trying to uncover corruption within Maryland's legal system. When Judge Henry T. Fleming (John Forsythe) demands that Kirkland defend him after he is accused of assaulting a woman, Kirkland has no choice but to take the case. Now, honest lawyer Kirkland tries to find justice in the court system while also trying to make the system work. Pacino earned a Best Actor Oscar nomination.
|Fingers 1978 R, 91 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical
Director: James Toback
Cast: Harvey Keitel, Tisa Farrow, Jim Brown, Michael V. Gazzo, Marian Seldes, Dominic Chianese, Danny Aiello, Ed Marinaro, Tanya Roberts, Zack Norman, Georgette Mosbacher, Carol Francis, Lenny Montana, Vasco Vallerdes, Tony Sirico
In this insightful film, Jimmy Angelilli (Harvey Keitel) is a concert pianist who is torn between the world of mobsters and the more respectable realm through which he enjoys via his music.
|Fort Apache, The Bronx 1981 R, 125 min.|
Director: Daniel Petrie
Cast: Paul Newman, Edward Asner, Ken Wahl, Danny Aiello, Rachel Ticotin, Pam Grier, Kathleen Beller, Michael Higgins, Sully Boyar, Irving Metzman, Tito Goya, Miguel Pinero, Jaime Tirelli, Dominic Chianese, Paul Gleason
Veteran police officers Murphy (Paul Newman) and Corelli (Ken Wahl) work as partners in the crime-ridden South Bronx area of NYC. The new precinct captain, Connolly (Edward Asner), arrives on the scene determined to put an end to the violence in the precinct. He promotes violent efforts by the police against the Bronx citizens, and Murphy tries to convince his superiors that police violence will not solve the problems. After fellow police officer Morgan (Danny Aiello) kills a street kid, Murphy and the other officers are told to ignore the brutal act. Murphy cannot abide by the directive and, as a result, becomes an outcast on the police force. This story is based on true experiences.
|Gotti 1996 R, 116 min.|
Director: Robert Harmon
Cast: Armand Assante, William Forsythe, Richard C. Sarafian, Frank Vincent, Anthony Quinn, Dominic Chianese, Vincent Pastore, Scott Cohen, Raymond Serra, Marc Lawrence
Made for HBO, this is the biography on NYC's high-profile Mafia boss, John Gotti (Armand Assante). It follows his rise to the top in the crime world through his fall when captured and imprisoned.
|If Lucy Fell 1996 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Eric Schaeffer
Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker, Eric Schaeffer, Elle Macpherson, Ben Stiller, Scarlett Johansson, James Rebhorn, Robert John Burke, David Thornton, Bill Sage, Dominic Chianese, Michael Storms, Jason Myers, Emily Hart, Paul Greco, Mujibur Rahman
Psychotherapist Lucy Ackerman (Sarah Jessica Parker) has almost as many problems as her patients–she has agreed to a suicide pact that involves jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge with her old buddy, Joe (Eric Shaeffer), if they do not find love within the next four weeks.
|King of the Corner 2004 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Peter Riegert
Cast: Peter Riegert, Isabella Rossellini, Ashley Johnson, Eli Wallach, Rita Moreno, Jake Hoffman, Beverly D'Angelo, Eric Bogosian, Dominic Chianese, Harris Yulin, Frank Wood, Peter Friedman, Steve Landesbert, Alecia Hurst, Penny Fuller
"Freelance Rabbi" Evelyn Fink (Eric Bogosian) offers spiritual advice to Leo Spivak (Peter Riegert) who is in the midst of a midlife crisis brought on by problems with his father Sol (Eli Wallach), daughter Elana (Ashley Johnson), and wife Rachel (Isabella Rossellini). The advice given to Leo helps him find hope for the future.
|Night Falls on Manhattan 1997 R, 114 min.|
Director: Sidney Lumet
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Andy Garcia, Lena Olin, Ian Holm, Ron Leibman, James Gandolfini, Colm Feore, Shiek Mahmud-Bey, Dominic Chianese, Paul(2) Guilfoyle, Richard Bright
This film adaptation of former N.Y.C. police commissioner Robert Daley's novel, "Tainted Evidence," involves police corruption that implicates the district attorney's father.
|The Night We Never Met 1993 R, 99 min.|
Director: Warren Leight
Cast: Matthew Broderick, Annabella Sciorra, Kevin Anderson, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Louise Lasser, Justine Bateman, Christine Baranski, Doris Roberts, Dominic Chianese, Garry Shandling
Three young New Yorkers share a Greenwich Village apartment. The twist is that they all use the apartment at different times. This leads to a series of notes and curiosities about the apartment's fellow occupants.
|On the Yard 1978 R, 102 min.|
Director: Raphael D. Silver
Cast: John Heard, Thomas G. Waites, Mike Kellin, Richard Bright, Joe Grifasi, Lane Smith, David Clennon, Don Blakely, J.C. Quinn, Dominic Chianese
Convict Juleson (John Heard) becomes involved in a power struggle with inmate kingpin Chilly (Thomas D. Waites) in this well-acted, but not very exciting, prison drama.
|Q&A 1990 R, 132 min.|
Director: Sidney Lumet
Cast: Nick Nolte, Timothy Hutton, Armand Assante, Patrick O'Neal, Lee Richardson, Luis Guzman, Charles S. Dutton, Leonardo Cimino, Paul Calderon, Dominic Chianese, Jenny Lumet, International Chrysis, Fyvush Finkel, Gustavo Brens, Martin E. Brens
A NYC cop, Captain Mike Brennan (Nick Nolte), kills a drug dealer and claims self-defense. It seems to be an open-and-shut case until a young district attorney, Al Reilly (Timothy Hutton), is assigned to investigate.
|Unfaithful 2002 R, 123 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Adrian Lyne
Cast: Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Olivier Martinez, Erik Per Sullivan, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Michelle Monaghan, Chad Lowe, Joseph Badalucco Jr., Erich Anderson, Damon Gupton, Kate Burton, Dominic Chianese, Margaret Colin, Larry Gleason, Marc Forget
Connie (Diane Lane) falls during a windstorm and is rescued by a much younger man Paul Martel (Oliver Martinez). Now, she puts her seemingly stable marriage, which includes a young son Charlie (Erik Per Sullivan), to Edward (Richard Gere) on hold and indulges in an adulterous affair with Paul. Edward becomes suspicious and hires Frank Wilson (Dominic Chianese) to investigate. When Edward learns about Paul, he confronts him, and tragedy ensues. Lane was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar.
|Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... 1998 R, 94 min.|
Director: Richard Schenkman
Cast: Jon Cryer, Rick Stear, Rafael Baez, Ione Skye, Frank Whaley, Peter Gerety, Akili Prince, Aesha Waks, Dominic Chianese, Susan Foster, Christina Hernandez, William Wise, Patricia Mauceri
[Full title: "Went to Coney Island on a Mission From God...Be Back by Five"] Daniel (Jon Cryer), Stan (Rick Stear), and Richie (Rafael Baez) were boyhood friends. Now, years later, Dan and Stan get word that Richie, who hasn't been in the picture since high school, is wandering around Coney Island finding shelter under the boardwalk with other homeless souls. With that news, Dan and Stan plan a rescue mission.
|When Will I Be Loved 2004 R, 81 min.|
Director: James Toback
Cast: Neve Campbell, Fred Weller, Dominic Chianese, Karen Allen, Barry Primus, Lori Singer, Ashley Shelton, Alex Feldman, Joelle Carter, Jason Pendergraft, Mike Tyson, Damon Dash
Vera (Neve Campbell) allows boyfriend Ford (Fred Weller) to rent her out, for $100,000, to the aging Italian Count Tommaso (Dominic Chianese). But Vera has ulterior motives for becoming involved in the hustle as Ford and Tommaso will discover soon.
|1. And Justice for All (1979)|
2. Fingers (1978)
3. Fort Apache, The Bronx (1981)
4. Gotti (1996)
5. If Lucy Fell (1996)
6. King of the Corner (2004)
7. Night Falls on Manhattan (1997)
8. The Night We Never Met (1993)
9. On the Yard (1978)
10. Q&A (1990)
11. Unfaithful (2002)
12. Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... (1998)
13. When Will I Be Loved (2004)
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