Birth name Michael Vincent Rispoli NationalityUSA Birth 27 november 1960 (63 years)
Michael Rispoli (born November 27, 1960) is an American character actor. He was in the cast of the HBO television series The Sopranos as Jackie Aprile, Sr. Rispoli reunited with Sopranos co-star James Gandolfini in the 2009 thriller The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3. Rispoli was a contender for the role of Tony Soprano that ultimately went to Gandolfini.
Rispoli, a second-generation Italian American, was born in Tappan, New York, one of eight children. He attended State University of New York at Plattsburgh as a theater major and graduated in 1982.
The feature film Union Square (co-written and directed by Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Award winner, Nancy Savoca) premiered in 2011 at the Toronto Film Festival: Rispoli co-stars with Mira Sorvino, Patti Lupone, Tammy Blanchard, Mike Doyle, and Daphne Rubin-Vega.
Directed byRaymond De Felitta OriginUSA GenresDrama, Crime ActorsMichael Pitt, Andy García, Aida Turturro, Frank Whaley, Ray Romano, Michael Rispoli Roles Sal Rating62% The film opens with two small-time crooks Tommy Uva (Pitt) and Rosie DeToma (Arianda) getting high and robbing a florist on Valentine's Day. Tommy holds up the cashier with a pistol while Rosie waited in the car she inherited from her father. Tommy is arrested and sent to prison for 18 months. In the meantime, Rosie gets a job at a debt collection agency run by Dave Lovell (Dunne), who went to jail for bilking major companies out of $800,000 through fraudulent invoices. Lovell reformed his life and mainly hires ex-cons at his firm. He is happy to give Tommy a job and a second chance. Tommy is restless and instead of following the call script, he often counsels people on how to defraud Lovell's company.
, 1h34 Directed byDito Montiel OriginUSA GenresDrama, Action, Crime ThemesHeist films, Gangster films ActorsLiam Hemsworth, Dwayne Johnson, Emma Roberts, Nikki Reed, Michael Angarano, Shenae Grimes-Beech Roles Tony Rating52% After failing to get into the local police academy, Chris Potamitis (Hemsworth), settles for a security guard job with the Empire State Armored Truck Company. Chris makes the mistake of mentioning the company's lax security to his best friend Eddie (Angarano), and is soon unwittingly drawn into an elaborate scheme to rob the abundant piles of cash being stored there - resulting in the largest cash heist in U.S. history. As the stakes continue to rise, Chris and Eddie must outwit James Ransone (Johnson), the veteran NYPD Detective that is hot on their trail, as well as the local crime bosses that want to know who pulled a job on their turf to make sure the perpetrators suffer the consequences.
, 1h30 OriginUSA GenresDrama, Thriller, Comedy, Action ActorsEthan Embry, John Cena, Michael Rispoli, Boyd Holbrook, Amy Smart, Gregg Henry Roles Canton Rating51% After the death of her father, Nina (Smart) is charged with fulfilling his last wish – bring her three brothers back together… Sam (Cena), a hardened cop currently on suspension; Leo (Embry), a loud-mouthed overbearing bail bondsman; and Douglas (Holbrook), a handsome 20-year-old thief fresh out of prison. When Leo discovers the con he pledged a lot of money for is suspected of kidnapping one of the wealthiest men in the country, he convinces his two brothers to join him on what will become a dangerous, yet exhilarating adventure.
, 1h57 Directed byMatthew Vaughn OriginUSA GenresComedy, Action, Crime ThemesMafia films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Gangster films ActorsChristopher Mintz-Plasse, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Mark Strong, Nicolas Cage, Lyndsy Fonseca Roles Big Joe Rating75% Dave Lizewski (Aaron Johnson) is an ordinary teenager who lives in Staten Island, New York. Dave purchases a bodysuit and makes modifications to it. He then embarks on a campaign to become a real-life superhero, armed with a couple of batons. During his first attempt to fight crime, he becomes the victim of a stabbing and a hit and run. This leaves him with multiple fractures and metal plates, all of which cause him to require extensive rehabilitation. In the process of recovery, he gains a capacity to endure pain and enhanced durability. In his absence from school, a rumor spreads that he is gay, as he was found naked by the paramedics after discarding his costume. As a result, his longtime crush, Katie Deauxma (Lyndsy Fonseca), immediately attempts to become his friend.
, 1h30 Directed byTamara Tunie OriginUSA GenresComedy, Romantic comedy, Romance ActorsEstella Warren, Michael Rispoli, Whoopi Goldberg, Justin Kirk, Liza Lapira, Sandra Bernhard Roles Terrence Rating46% Lindsay is a successful producer of commercials, but, as it often happens in big cities, her personal life is not well. Gentlemen chase her and even propose to marry, but she feels that all of them are not her type. Only psychoanalysis sessions do help her, and she can barely live without them. But one day her doctor leaves for vacation until September. Lindsay is upset but comes up with a brilliant idea—to assemble her own support group for people with the same personal problems.
, 1h41 OriginUSA GenresDrama ActorsChazz Palminteri, Christine Lahti, Tom Guiry, Michael Lerner, Linus Roache, Michael Rispoli Roles Mickey Rating62% Joe (Palminteri) is a small-time con-man and dice-hustler who works with a group of men with similar interests. They shave cards and dice, doing small time cons at card games and union picnics. He's in a long-term relationship with Janice (Lahti) and has a son with Down's syndrome, Joe Jr. (Guiry).