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Rick Aviles is a Actor American born on 14 october 1952 at New York City (USA)

Rick Aviles

Rick Aviles
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Birth name Richard Anthony Aviles
Nationality USA
Birth 14 october 1952 at New York City (USA)
Death 17 march 1995 (at 42 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Rick Aviles (October 14, 1952 – March 17, 1995) was an American stand-up comedian and actor of Puerto Rican descent who is best remembered for the role of Willie Lopez in the film Ghost.

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Ghost (1990)

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Filmography of Rick Aviles (15 films)

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Joe's Apartment, 1h20
Directed by John Payson
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Themes Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Films about insects, Musical films
Actors Jerry O'Connell, Megan Ward, Jim Turner, Sandra Denton, Robert Vaughn, Don Ho
Roles voix d'un cafard
Rating55% 2.7509252.7509252.7509252.7509252.750925
Penniless and straight out of the University of Iowa, Joe (Jerry O'Connell) moves to New York needing an apartment and a job. With the fortuitous death of Mrs. Grotowski, an artist named Walter Shit (Jim Turner) helps Joe to take over the last rent controlled apartment in a building slated for demolition. If Senator Dougherty (Robert Vaughn) can empty the building, he can make way for the prison he intends to build there, and uses thug Alberto Bianco (Don Ho) and his nephews, Vlad (Shiek Mahmud-Bey) and Jesus (Jim Sterling), to intimidate tenants.
Waterworld (1995)
, 2h16
Directed by Kevin Costner, Kevin Reynolds
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Action, Adventure, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
Themes Environmental films, Seafaring films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Transport films, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Kevin Costner, Dennis Hopper, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Tina Majorino, Michael Jeter, Gerard Murphy
Roles Gatesman
Rating61% 3.0996853.0996853.0996853.0996853.099685
In the beginning of the 21st century, the polar ice caps melted and the sea level rose to cover every continent on Earth. Surviving humans were scattered across the ocean on ramshackle floating communities known as atolls, mostly built from scrap metal and decrepit sea vessels. Over time, the survivors eventually forget that they ever lived on firm ground, adapting a mythological place named "Dryland" somewhere in the ocean.
The Stand (TV miniseries), 6h6
Directed by Mick Garris
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Adventure, Horror, Romance, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
Themes Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Transport films, Films set in the future, Demons in film, Films about viral outbreaks, Political films, Road movies, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Jamey Sheridan, Rob Lowe, Laura San Giacomo, Miguel Ferrer
Roles Rat Man
Rating70% 3.548843.548843.548843.548843.54884
At a government laboratory in rural California, a weaponized version of influenza (called Project Blue) is accidentally released, immediately wiping out everyone on staff except for military policeman Charles Campion and his family, who flee the base. However, Campion is already infected by the superflu, nicknamed "Captain Trips", and spreads it to the outside world. That evening, Campion crashes his car at a gas station in East Texas where Stu Redman (Gary Sinise) and some friends have gathered. When they investigate, they find Campion dying of the flu next to his wife and baby daughter, who are already dead. Campion tells Stu with his dying breath that he was followed from the base by a mysterious figure, and states "You can't outrun the Dark Man". The next day, the U.S. military arrive to quarantine the town. While the other townspeople quickly become ill and die, Stu remains healthy and is confined at a CDC facility in Vermont order to study a possible cure. This proves futile and the superflu rages unchecked, causing civilization to collapse and killing over 99% of the population of the entire world in less than two months.
The Saint of Fort Washington, 1h39
Directed by Tim Hunter
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Danny Glover, Kevin Corrigan, Matt Dillon, Rick Aviles, Nina Siemaszko, Ving Rhames
Roles Rosario
Rating69% 3.495163.495163.495163.495163.49516
Matthew is a young man with a good heart that suffers from sporadic schizophrenic tendencies. He ends up with nowhere to live after a slumlord tears down his tenement. Bullied by punks, Matthew turns to a homeless military veteran, Jerry, for help on how to survive. Together they form a friendship that changes both of their lives forever.
Carlito's Way, 2h24
Directed by Brian De Palma
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Mob film, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Mafia films, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Gangster films
Actors Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, John Leguizamo, Luis Guzmán, Viggo Mortensen
Roles Quisqueya
Rating78% 3.9494653.9494653.9494653.9494653.949465
In New York City in 1975, after serving only five years of a 30-year prison sentence, Carlito Brigante is freed on a legal technicality exploited by his lawyer, Dave Kleinfeld, infuriating the district attorney. Brigante returns to his old neighborhood of Spanish Harlem, where he reconnects with old associates. Although he vows that he is finished with crime, Brigante is persuaded to accompany his cousin Guajiro to a drug deal at a bar. Guajiro is betrayed and killed while Brigante is forced to shoot his way out. He takes Guajiro's money and uses it to buy into a nightclub, with the intent of saving $75,000 to retire to the Caribbean.
Ghost (1990)
, 2h8
Directed by Jerry Zucker
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Demons in film, Ghost films
Actors Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn, Rick Aviles, Vincent Schiavelli
Roles Willie Lopez
Rating71% 3.5509953.5509953.5509953.5509953.550995
Sam Wheat (Patrick Swayze), a banker and Molly Jensen (Demi Moore), a potter, are a couple who renovate and move into an apartment in New York City with the help of Sam's friend Carl Bruner (Tony Goldwyn). One afternoon, Sam makes the discovery of unusually high balances in obscure bank accounts, but despite Carl's offer to help investigate, Sam decides to investigate on his own. That night, while walking home, Sam and Molly are mugged by a street thug who pulls a gun and demand's Sam's wallet. Sam struggles with the attacker and is shot. After pursuing the street thug, Sam runs back to Molly and discovers that he has died from the gunshot and become a ghost after seeing Molly crying over his dead body. Sam stays by a distraught Molly, trying to come to grips with his condition, when Carl comes over and suggests they take a walk, but Sam cannot bring himself to follow. Moments later, the mugger enters the apartment, evidently searching for something. When Molly returns, Sam scares their cat into attacking the thug, who flees. Following him to his apartment in Brooklyn, Sam learns that the man's name is Willie Lopez and he was looking for something in Sam's apartment and will return to find it later. Sam happens upon the parlor of Oda Mae Brown (Whoopi Goldberg); a con artist posing as a medium who realizes she has an actual gift when she can hear Sam. He convinces her of the danger that Molly is in and to warn her. She is met by skepticism until she relays information that only Sam would know.
Green Card
Green Card (1990)
, 1h47
Directed by Peter Weir
Origin Australie
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about immigration, Musical films
Actors Gérard Depardieu, Andie MacDowell, Bebe Neuwirth, Gregg Edelman, Robert Prosky, Ethan Philips
Roles Vincent
Rating62% 3.1483653.1483653.1483653.1483653.148365
Brontë Parrish (MacDowell), a horticulturalist and an environmentalist, enters into a sham marriage with Georges Fauré (Depardieu), an illegal alien from France, so he may obtain a green card. In turn, Brontë uses her fake marriage credentials to rent the apartment of her dreams. After moving in, to explain her spouse's absence, she tells the doorman and neighbors he is conducting musical research in Africa.
The Godfather Part III, 2h43
Directed by Francis Ford Coppola
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Mob film, Action, Crime
Themes Films about immigration, Mafia films, Seafaring films, Films about religion, Transport films, Gangster films
Actors Al Pacino, Andy García, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Sofia Coppola, Eli Wallach
Roles Mask #1
Rating75% 3.7987853.7987853.7987853.7987853.798785
In 1979, as Michael Corleone is approaching 60, he regrets his ruthless rise to power, and is especially guilt-ridden for having his brother, Fredo, murdered. He has semi-retired from the Mafia, leaving the Corleone family's criminal interests under enforcer Joey Zasa's control. Michael uses his tremendous wealth and power in an attempt to rehabilitate his reputation via numerous charitable acts. Michael and Kay divorced in 1960, and Kay was given custody of their children, Anthony and Mary.
Identity Crisis, 1h40
Directed by Melvin Van Peebles
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Hip hop films, Musical films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Mario Van Peebles, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Melvin Van Peebles, Stephen J. Cannell, Rick Aviles, Olivia Brown
Roles El Toro
Rating19% 0.971220.971220.971220.971220.97122
Melvin Van Peebles acts as the film's narrator, introducing the film's main characters. Yves Malmaison (Richard Fancy) is a world-famous French fashion designer, a flaming homosexual with a preference for red hair, he once experimented with an American woman, and thus he has a son, Sebastian (Ilan Mitchell-Smith). Chilly D (Mario Van Peebles) is a struggling rapper who has been stealing dresses made by Malmaison to redesign and give to his many girlfriends.
Mystery Train, 1h53
Directed by Jim Jarmusch
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Themes Radio, Transport films, Rail transport films
Actors Yūki Kudō, Masatoshi Nagase, Cinqué Lee, Nicoletta Braschi, Elizabeth Bracco, Rick Aviles
Roles Will Robinson
Rating74% 3.7482753.7482753.7482753.7482753.748275
The film consists of three stories that take place on the same night in downtown Memphis. The three stories are linked together by the Arcade Hotel, a run-down flophouse presided over by the night clerk (Screamin' Jay Hawkins) and bellboy (Cinqué Lee), where the principal characters in each story spend a part of the night. Every room in the hotel is adorned with a portrait of Elvis Presley.
Spike of Bensonhurst, 1h41
Directed by Paul Morrissey
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films
Actors Sasha Mitchell, Ernest Borgnine, Frank Adonis, Sylvia Miles, Talisa Soto, Rick Aviles
Roles Bandana
Rating60% 3.0007253.0007253.0007253.0007253.000725
In the film, the protagonist, Spike Fumo (Mitchell), is a young Italian-American man who lives in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn and aspires to be a boxer. However, he falls in love with a girl who turns out to be the daughter of a Mafia boss. As he is forced to leave, he moves to Red Hook, Brooklyn, a predominantly Puerto Rican section of New York City, where he falls in love with a girl from that neighborhood, as well.
The Secret of My Success, 1h51
Directed by Herbert Ross
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, Margaret Whitton, John Pankow, Fred Gwynne
Roles Maintenance Man
Rating64% 3.2498953.2498953.2498953.2498953.249895
Brantley Foster (Michael J. Fox) is a recent graduate of Kansas State University who moves to New York City where he has landed a job as a financier. Upon arriving, he discovers that the company for which he is supposed to work has been taken over by a rival corporation. As a result, Brantley is laid off before he even starts working.
Street Smart, 1h37
Directed by Jerry Schatzberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists
Actors Christopher Reeve, Morgan Freeman, Kathy Baker, Mimi Rogers, Andre Gregory, Erik King
Roles Solo
Rating62% 3.146843.146843.146843.146843.14684
Magazine reporter Jonathan Fisher (Christopher Reeve), in danger of losing his job, promises to write a hard-hitting story on prostitution. When no one on the street will talk to him, he fabricates a story of a pimp that's so well-received it puts his career back on track. But Police and a district attorney think the story is of a real-life pimp who is wanted for murder and start pressuring him to reveal the identity of the subject of his story. Fast Black (Morgan Freeman), the pimp and police suspect, also thinks the story is about himself, and wants to know what Jonathan knows, and who told him. From there a battle of wits and wills ensues between Jonathan and Fast Black, in addition to Jonathan becoming involved with one of the pimp's call girls, Punchy (Kathy Baker).
The Cannonball Run, 1h35
Directed by Hal Needham
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Road movies
Actors Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett, Jackie Chan, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr.
Roles Mad Dog
Rating61% 3.099983.099983.099983.099983.09998
Race teams have gathered in Connecticut to start a cross-country car race. One at a time, teams drive up to the starters' stand, punch a time card to indicate their time of departure, then take off.