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List of Chazz Palminteri Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Usual Suspects (1995)
22
3
The Usual Suspects
R
22
3

Crippled con-man Roger 'Verbal' Kint, one of two survivors of a boat explosion that killed 27, convinces federal agents that mysterious criminal mastermind Keyser Söze blackmailed him and his four associates into the job after they successfully hijacked a jewel shipment weeks earlier. The Feds identify Keaton, one of his now-dead associates, as Söze, but how authentic is his account?

As:
Cast
Director:
Bryan Singer
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
2. A Bronx Tale (1993)
26
3
A Bronx Tale
R
26
3

In The Bronx of 1960s, 9-year-old Calogero has a conflicted upbringing torn between his honest father, bus driver Lorenzo, and local mob boss Sonny, who he is fascinated with. Despite Sonny's warnings about the dangers of gangster life, Calogero grows up to be a part of an Italian-American boy-gang, but again becomes conflicted after falling for an African-American girl.

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Sonny
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert De Niro, Lillo Brancato, Francis Capra, Taral Hicks
3. Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
16
2
Bullets Over Broadway
R
16
2

David Shayne is a young and idealistic playwright who moves to Broadway in 1928. A gangster agrees to fund his debut play on the condition that David casts his demanding and talentless girlfriend as the actress. David turns into a cheating writer by the time of the opening night.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cheech
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
4. Running Scared (2006)
15
2
Running Scared
R
15
2

A minor mob-hand, Joey Gazelle, is told to dispose of the guns that killed corrupt cops during a drug-operation bust. Joey’s 10-year old neighboring boy steals the gun and runs away after shooting his abusive step-father, a member of rival Russian mob. With the mobsters and cops chasing him, Joey tears through the risky underworld grid of criminals to retrieve the gun. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Detective Rydell
Director:
Wayne Kramer
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Paul Walker, Vera Farmiga, Cameron Bright, Karel Roden
5. Home Free All (1984)
12
2
Home Free All
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stewart Bird
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Allan F. Nicholls, Roland Caccavo, Mary Ellyn, Shelley Wyant
6. Poolhall Junkies (2002)
14
2
Poolhall Junkies
R
14
2

Johnny is one of the best billiards players, but unfortunately his cunning mentor, Joe, trains him to be a hustler, and he decides how and where Johnny plays. Joe holds Johnny back from achieving his dreams, but eventually Johnny decides to break free. However, Joe breaks Johnny’s hand, which leaves him unable to play again. Johnny finds another legitimate job, but years later, he discovers that his brother has got himself involved with Joe.

As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
Mars Callahan
Genres:
Comedy, Sport, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Rod Steiger, Ricky Schroder, Michael Rosenbaum
7. Legend (2015)
13
3
Legend
R
13
3

Based on the true story of twin British criminals Reggie and Ronnie Kray, the film traces their rise to power in the 1960s London. The two brothers resort to violence and intimidation to seize control of a local pub, and eventually most of the dark criminal underworld of London, with Detective Leonard 'Nipper' Read on their trail.

As:
Cast
Director:
Brian Helgeland
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Biography, History, Crime
Star Cast:
Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton, Paul Bettany, Paul Anderson, Christopher Eccleston, Joshua Hill
8. A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)
12
2
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
R
12
2

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints is a crime drama film about a boy growing up in Astoria, New York during the 1980s. He gets drawn into a culture of violence, and while most of his friends end up dead or in prison, he escapes to become a successful writer. He also starts believing that he has been saved from suffering like his friends by various ‘saints’.

As:
Cast
Director:
Dito Montiel
Genres:
Crime, Drama
9. The Last Dragon (1985)
12
2
The Last Dragon
PG-13
12
2

The Last Dragon is an action comedy drama film which tells the story of Leroy Green, a young fighter, who approaches his master as he wishes to attain the last level in martial arts. However, his master claims that in order to unlock the power of ‘The Glow’, which is the last level, he will need to find Master Sum Dum Goy.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Schultz
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
William H. Macy, Christopher Murney, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Taimak, Vanity
10. Analyze This (1999)
14
2
Analyze This
R
14
2

Ben Sobel is a psychiatrist about to get remarried whose wish to get a challenging patient is granted when mob boss Paul Vitti visits him after having frequent emotional breakdowns. Ben is soon contacted by the FBI and gets his wedding ceremony interrupted by his new patient, who needs to fix his problem within two weeks.

As:
Cast
Role:
Primo Sidone
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
12. Oscar (1991)
12
2
Oscar
PG
12
2

On his deathbed, Angelo promises to his dying father that he will leave the world of crime, and live an honest life. Although he has no experience in making money legally, he tries to keep his father’s promises.

As:
Cast
Role:
Connie
Director:
John Landis
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
13. Mulholland Falls (1996)
13
2
Mulholland Falls
R
13
2

Frustrated with the rules and weaknesses of the justice system, a team of four LAPD detectives, decide to commit the unlawful execution of a powerful gangster. They are soon brought in when a young woman’s body is found at a construction site. As the detectives continue their investigation, they soon receive a film of her having sex in a motel room.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Elleroy Coolidge
Director:
Lee Tamahori
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Drama
14. A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
12
2
A Night at the Roxbury
PG-13
12
2

A Night at the Roxbury is a romantic comedy film which revolves around two dim-witted brothers, who want to open their own dance club similar to the Roxbury, but have never even been inside it. However, things start to look up for them, after they meet with an accident. 

As:
Cast
Director:
John Fortenberry, Amy Heckerling
Genres:
Romance, Music, Comedy
15. Innocent Blood (1992)
11
2
Innocent Blood
R
11
2

Marie is a vampire with a conscience who only sucks the blood of criminals. And there is no shortage of victims on the streets of Pittsburgh, where a gang war is taking place. When she is unable to properly dispose of one of her victims, who is a gangster named Sal, he becomes a vampire himself. Therefore, she joins forces with an undercover cop, in order to bring Sal down.    

As:
Cast
Role:
Tony
Director:
John Landis
Genres:
Horror, Action, Romance, Crime, Comedy
16. Noel (2004)
11
2
Noel
PG
11
2

Rose is in the hospital with her elderly mother, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s, on the day before Christmas. Depressed with her life, she is contemplating suicide on a riverbank, when she meets a former priest named Charlie Boyd. They spend the night together in Rose’s apartment, and the next morning Charlie tells her that he has received a telepathic message from her mother.

As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Chazz Palminteri
Genres:
Drama
17. The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012)
11
2
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure
G
11
2

This children’s musical adventure comedy film tells us the story of three friends Goobie, Zoozie and Toofie, who are planning a secret surprise party for their friend. However, things take a turn when their magical balloons get lost.

As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Diamond
Genres:
Musical, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
18. The Perez Family (1995)
11
2
The Perez Family
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. John Pirelli
Director:
Mira Nair
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Vincent Gallo, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei, Anjelica Huston, Trini Alvarado
19. Stuart Little (1999)
10
2
Stuart Little
PG
10
2

Stuart Little is an animated family film where the 'Little' family adopts a young mouse who speaks and acts like a teenage boy, but their housecat, Snowbell, tries to get rid of him. Drama and adventure ensue as Stuart is taken away by imposters posing as his real parents and he tries to make his way back to the Littles.

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Minkoff
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
20. Faithful (1996)
10
2
Faithful
R
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Tony
Director:
Paul Mazursky
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Allison Janney, Ryan O'Neal, Cher, Paul Mazursky, Amber Smith
21. Hurlyburly (1998)
10
2
Hurlyburly
R
10
2

Eddie is a young man who is living a confused and reckless life, along with his group of friends, having equally problematic lives. They are also addicted to drugs and alcohol. Things get interesting when another friend named Artie arrives with a date.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Phil
Director:
Anthony Drazan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
22. Down to Earth (2001)
9
2
Down to Earth
PG-13
9
2

Down to Earth is a comedy film which revolves around an aspiring comedian who dies before his actual time. Therefore he is given a second shot at life, by being placed in the body of a wealthy but much-disliked businessman.  

As:
Cast
Role:
King
Director:
Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
23. Diabolique (1996)
10
2
Diabolique
R
10
2

Diabolique is a psychological thriller film which tells the story of two women, who decide to murder a schoolmaster, after getting tired of his abusive behavior. The killing goes as planned, but problem arises when his body mysteriously vanishes, and they soon find themselves stalked by someone.

As:
Cast
Role:
Guy Baran
Director:
Jeremiah S. Chechik
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
24. Jade (1995)
8
2
Jade
R
8
2

The assistant DA of San Francisco, David Corelli, gets assigned a case in which an illustrious art dealer is murdered. As David gets deeper into the case, he stumbles upon photographs of eminent people steeped in corruption, crime and sex. He discovers that Katrina Gavin, the man's ex-lover is a key suspect. But is there more than what meets the eye?

As:
Cast
Role:
Matt Gavin
Director:
William Friedkin
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Angie Everhart, David Caruso, Michael Biehn, Richard Crenna, Donna Murphy
26. In the Mix (2005)
4
1
In the Mix
PG-13
4
1

Darrell is a popular and successful DJ who saves the life of a powerful mobster. As a taken of appreciation, he is offered the job of protecting the daughter of the mobster. Trouble ensues when he begins to develop feelings for her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Frank
Director:
Ron Underwood
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Crime, Romance, Music
Star Cast:
Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kevin Hart, Page Kennedy, Robert Davi, Robert Costanzo
27. Dante and the Debutante (1996)
12
2
Dante and the Debutante
12
2
As:
Producer, Writer
Genres:
Comedy
28. Yonkers Joe (2008)
11
2
Yonkers Joe
R
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Yonkers Joe
Director:
Robert Celestino
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Lerner, Christine Lahti, Frank John Hughes, Nate Bynum
29. Once Upon a Time in Queens (2013)
11
2
Once Upon a Time in Queens
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Rodriguez
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Sorvino, Michael Rapaport, Lev Gorn, Renee Props
30. The Dukes (2007)
11
3
The Dukes
PG-13
11
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
George
Director:
Robert Davi
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Miriam Margolyes, Peter Bogdanovich, Robert Davi, Elya Baskin
31. Just Like Mona (2003)
10
2
Just Like Mona
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Pantoliano
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jason Schwartzman, Andy Garcia, Marcia Gay Harden, Camryn Manheim
33. Once More with Feeling (2009)
9
2
Once More with Feeling
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Gregorio
Director:
Jeff Lipsky
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Drea de Matteo, Linda Fiorentino, Lauren Bittner, Maria Tucci
34. One Eyed King (2001)
9
3
One Eyed King
R
9
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Bobby Moresco
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Armand Assante, Connie Britton, William Baldwin, Dash Mihok
35. Final Recourse (2013)
9
2
Final Recourse
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jerry / Dr. Tomman
Director:
Barbara Stepansky
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Tia Carrere, Teri Polo, Matt Socia, Lucas Elliot Eberl
37. Mighty Fine (2012)
8
2
Mighty Fine
R
8
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Joe Fine
Director:
Debbie Goodstein
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Andie MacDowell, Janeane Garofalo, Paul Ben-Victor, Jodelle Ferland
40. Push (2006)
8
2
Push
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Rodriguez
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Chad Lindberg, Charlotte Ayanna, Pierce Forsythe, Otto Sanchez
41. Body Armour (2007)
7
1
Body Armour
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lee Maxwell
Director:
Gerry Lively
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Gustavo Salmerón, Til Schweiger, Lluís Homar, Cristina Brondo

TV Movie(s)

1. Boss of Bosses (2001)
12
2
Boss of Bosses
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Castellano
Director:
Dwight H. Little
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Clancy Brown, Jay O. Sanders, Daniel Benzali, Angela Alvarado,
2. Unorganized Crime (2017)
12
2
Unorganized Crime
12
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Sal Cicasi
Director:
Nick Vallelonga
Genres:
Crime
Star Cast:
Lainie Kazan, John Pankow, Alex Meneses, Kenny D'Aquila
3. Falcone (1999)
11
2
Falcone
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Giovanni Falcone
Director:
Ricky Tognazzi
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
F. Murray Abraham, Anna Galiena, Lina Sastri, Pierfrancesco Favino
4. Glory Years (1987)
11
2
Glory Years
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
George Dzundza, Joyce Brothers, Tim Thomerson, Michael Fairman, Tawny Kitaen
5. Women vs. Men (2002)
9
2
Women vs. Men
R
9
2
As:
Director
Director:
Chazz Palminteri
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jennifer Coolidge, Joe Mantegna, Dayton Callie, Elle Alexander, Darryl Armbruster
6. Peter Gunn (1989)
9
2
Peter Gunn
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Blake Edwards
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Edwards, Peter Strauss, Charles Cioffi, Barbara Williams, Peter Jurasik
7. Drift (2006)
8
2
Drift
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul W.S. Anderson
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Joel de la Fuente, Amy Carlson, Jason O'Mara, Vanessa Ferlito

Animation(s)

Metegol (2013)
Metegol
PG
Plot:

Jake is a shy but skilled football player, who is in love with Laura, a free-spirited girl. Their lives take a turn when Ace, one of the best football players in the world, decides to destroy their village to turn it into a sports stadium. Things get even worse when Laura gets kidnapped, but Jake soon meets some unlikely allies.

As:
Cast
Director:
Juan José Campanella
Genres:
Animation, Family, Sport, Adventure
Hoodwinked! (2005)
Hoodwinked!
PG
Plot:

Based on the famous folktale, the film shows Little Red Riding Hood arriving at her Granny’s home only to find Big Bad Wolf impersonating as the old woman. As the wolf tries to attack her, Granny jumps out of the closet and an axe-wielding woodman jumps in through the window. When the police arrive at the scene they start asking everyone their version of the story. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards, Tony Leech
Genres:
Action, Crime, Family, Mystery, Comedy, Animation
Arthur et les Minimoys (2006)
Arthur et les Minimoys
PG
Plot:

Ten-year-old Arthur finds his family’s home in danger of being demolished by a real estate developer. He goes looking for help in the land of Minimoys, a group of tiny fairy-like creatures, who live in harmony with nature.

As:
Cast
Director:
Luc Besson
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Animation
Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure (2001)
Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure
G
Plot:

This animated adventure film tells the story of a dog who is rebellious against the domestic life, and wants to be free and become a wild dog. However, he has realized that the grass is not always greener.

As:
Cast
Role:
Buster (voice)
Director:
Darrell Rooney, Jeannine Roussel
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Adventure, Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Alyssa Milano, Jim Cummings, Jeff Bennett, Scott Wolf

TV Shows and Videos

Mob of the Dead (2013)
Mob of the Dead
As:
Cast
Role:
Salvatore 'Sal' DeLuca (voice)
Director:
Corky Lehmkuhl
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Ray Liotta, Joe Pantoliano, Michael Madsen, Nolan North, Craig Houston
Godfather of Harlem (2019)
Godfather of Harlem
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Bonanno
Director:
Joe Chappelle, Ernest R. Dickerson, Tanya Hamilton
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Forest Whitaker, Paul Sorvino, Lucy Fry, Sereene Brown
Kojak (2005)
Kojak
As:
Cast
Director:
Colin Bucksey, Jerry Levine, Michael W. Watkins
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Ving Rhames, Michael Kelly, Chuck Shamata, Sybil Darrow, Roselyn Sanchez