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Michael Rispoli is a Actor American born on 27 november 1960

Michael Rispoli

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Birth name Michael Vincent Rispoli
Nationality USA
Birth 27 november 1960 (59 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.

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Invincible (2006)
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Filmography of Michael Rispoli (41 films)

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Exposed
Exposed (2016)

Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Ana de Armas, Keanu Reeves, Mira Sorvino, Christopher McDonald, Danny Hoch, Big Daddy Kane
Roles Detective Dibronski
Rating43% 2.158612.158612.158612.158612.15861
A police detective investigates the reality of his partner's death while a young Latina woman experiences strange things after witnessing a miracle.
Exposed
Exposed (2016)
, 1h42
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Keanu Reeves, Ana de Armas, Mira Sorvino, Christopher McDonald, Danny Hoch, Big Daddy Kane
Roles Detective Dibronski
Rating43% 2.158612.158612.158612.158612.15861
Le détective Galban enquête sur le meurtre de son meilleur ami, ce dernier a laissé sur son appareil des photos prises d'une jeune fille sortant d'un club de nuit accompagnée par un ex-dealer.
Rob the Mob
Directed by Raymond De Felitta
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Michael Pitt, Andy García, Aida Turturro, Frank Whaley, Ray Romano, Michael Rispoli
Roles Sal
Rating62% 3.149293.149293.149293.149293.14929
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.
Empire State, 1h34
Directed by Dito Montiel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Themes Heist films, Gangster films
Actors Liam Hemsworth, Dwayne Johnson, Emma Roberts, Nikki Reed, Michael Angarano, Shenae Grimes-Beech
Roles Tony
Rating51% 2.599512.599512.599512.599512.59951
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.
Pain & Gain, 2h9
Directed by Michael Bay
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Films about drugs, Films about religion, Sports films, Transport films
Actors Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Ed Harris, Rob Corddry, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub
Roles Frank Griga
Rating63% 3.198453.198453.198453.198453.19845
In 1995, schemer Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg) is a recently released convict who had served time for Medicare fraud. Sun Gym owner John Mese (Rob Corddry) hires him to increase membership and make the gym more fitness-based. Lugo increases the gym's membership by 75% within six weeks and befriends trainer Adrian Doorbal (Anthony Mackie), a bodybuilder who uses steroids, which render him impotent. Lugo soon lusts after the earnings and lifestyle achieved by Victor Kershaw (Tony Shalhoub), a sleazy, new gym member he begins to train who Lugo believes is a crook. Inspired by motivational speaker Johnny Wu (Ken Jeong), Lugo decides to be a "do-er" and hatches a plan to extort Kershaw for his assets by kidnapping and torturing him.
The Rum Diary, 1h50
Directed by Bruce Robinson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about alcoholism, Films about writers, Films about journalists, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Films about drugs, Transport films
Actors Johnny Depp, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Rispoli, Amber Heard, Richard Jenkins, Giovanni Ribisi
Roles Sala
Rating61% 3.0984553.0984553.0984553.0984553.098455
Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp) is an author who hasn't been able to sell a book. He gets a job at a newspaper in San Juan, Puerto Rico. There, he meets Sala (Michael Rispoli), who gets him acclimatised and tells him he thinks the newspaper will fold soon. Kemp checks into a hotel and while idling about on a boat in the sea, meets Chenault (Amber Heard), who is skinny-dipping while avoiding a Union Carbide party. Kemp is immediately smitten with her.
Union Square, 1h20
Directed by Nancy Savoca
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Actors Mira Sorvino, Tammy Blanchard, Patti LuPone, Mike Doyle, Michael Rispoli, Daphne Rubin-Vega
Roles Nick
Rating52% 2.612842.612842.612842.612842.61284
Two sisters have a reunion together. One is about to become married while the other has a stressful life. They visit unforeseen places and construct their worlds together while having a reunion.*
The Reunion, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Action
Actors Ethan Embry, John Cena, Michael Rispoli, Boyd Holbrook, Amy Smart, Gregg Henry
Roles Canton
Rating52% 2.6019352.6019352.6019352.6019352.601935
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.
Kick-Ass
Kick-Ass (2010)
, 1h57
Directed by Matthew Vaughn
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Gangster films
Actors Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Mark Strong, Nicolas Cage, Lyndsy Fonseca
Roles Big Joe
Rating75% 3.7958153.7958153.7958153.7958153.795815
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.
The Last Godfather, 1h43
Directed by Shim Hyung-rae
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Blake Clark, Jason Mewes, Jocelin Donahue, Harvey Keitel, Jon Polito, Shim Hyung-rae
Roles Tony V
Rating36% 1.820191.820191.820191.820191.82019
Yong-gu (Shim Hyung-rae) is the illegitimate child of the infamous mafia boss Don Carini (Harvey Keitel), who operates out of New York. Carini shocks everyone by stating that he wants Yong-gu to take over the operation, something that seems to be a poor choice when the man in question shows himself to be a poor candidate to be a mafia don.
See You in September, 1h30
Directed by Tamara Tunie
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Estella Warren, Michael Rispoli, Whoopi Goldberg, Justin Kirk, Liza Lapira, Sandra Bernhard
Roles Terrence
Rating46% 2.318892.318892.318892.318892.31889
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.
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, 1h45
Directed by Tony Scott
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about terrorism, Transport films, Rail transport films, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie, Films about hijackings
Actors Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzmán, John Turturro, Victor Gojcaj, Michael Rispoli
Roles John Johnson
Rating63% 3.1994253.1994253.1994253.1994253.199425
A man calling himself Ryder hijacks Pelham 123, a New York City Subway 6 train that departed from Pelham Bay Park station at 1:23 p.m. Ryder is accompanied by three other heavily armed men; Bashkim, Emri, and former train operator Phil Ramos. They uncouple the front car from the rest of the train and take the passengers hostage. MTA employee Walter Garber is working the Rail Control Center as a train dispatcher and receives a ransom call from Ryder, who demands $10 million in cash be paid within 60 minutes. Ryder warns that every minute past the deadline they force him to wait, he will execute a hostage.
Yonkers Joe, 1h41
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Chazz Palminteri, Christine Lahti, Tom Guiry, Michael Lerner, Linus Roache, Michael Rispoli
Roles Mickey
Rating63% 3.193733.193733.193733.193733.19373
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).
Black Irish
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about families, Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Michael Angarano, Brendan Gleeson, Tom Guiry, Melissa Leo, Emily VanCamp Bowman, Michael Rispoli
Roles Joey
Rating69% 3.4962253.4962253.4962253.4962253.496225
Sixteen-year-old Cole McKay’s struggle for independence is put to the test as his South Boston Irish-Catholic family implodes around him. Older brother Terry is descending into a life of drugs and crime, pregnant sister Kathleen is being sent away to cover up the shame of unwed motherhood and Cole’s father, Desmond, spends his days in a fog of alcohol and self-pity, silently torturing himself over what might have been. The one thing keeping young Cole’s head above water is his love of baseball. The movie starts with Cole practicing his pitching, when he is picked up by his family to attend the funeral of Desmond's sister. A talented baseball pitcher, Cole overcomes self-doubt and family indifference to fight his way into the state championships. To get there however, he must make a life and death decision, one that will change the McKay family forever.
Invincible
Invincible (2006)
, 1h44
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Sports films, American football films, Children's films
Actors Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks, Kevin Conway, Michael Rispoli, Kirk Acevedo
Roles Max Cantrell
Rating70% 3.549023.549023.549023.549023.54902
During the 1970s decade, chaos reigns in the city of Philadelphia as southern portions of the city protest the shutdown of several job sites while their NFL team, the Philadelphia Eagles, endures a string of losing seasons plus irate fans.