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Victor Argo is a Actor and Scriptwriter American born on 5 november 1934 at New York City (USA)

Victor Argo

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Birth name Victor Jimenez
Nationality USA
Birth 5 november 1934 at New York City (USA)
Death 7 april 2004 (at 69 years) at New York City (USA)

Victor Argo (November 5, 1934 – April 7, 2004) was an American actor of Puerto Rican descent who usually played the part of a tough bad guy in his movies.


Il est un des acteurs fétiches d'Abel Ferrara avec lequel il a tourné dans de nombreux films (The King of New York, où son affrontement avec Christopher Walken est légendaire, Bad Lieutenant, Christmas...).

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Filmography of Victor Argo (49 films)

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Angel Eyes
Angel Eyes (2001)
, 1h42
Directed by Mark Canton, Elie Samaha, Luis Mandoki
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Jennifer Lopez, Jim Caviezel, Jeremy Sisto, Terrence Howard, Sônia Braga, Victor Argo
Roles Carl Pogue
Rating56% 2.80072.80072.80072.80072.8007
On a wet rainy night in Chicago, police officer Sharon Pogue (Jennifer Lopez) is at the scene of a serious traffic accident holding the hand of one of the victims, pleading that he hold on and not give up. One year later, Sharon is frustrated with the men she dates, and has become estranged from her family for having her father arrested for beating her mother Josephine (Sonia Braga). Her father and brother, Larry (Jeremy Sisto), have never forgiven her, and her anger is affecting her police work.
Don't Say a Word, 1h53
Directed by Gary Fleder
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals, Heist films, Children's films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Michael Douglas, Sean Bean, Brittany Murphy, Guy Torry, Jennifer Esposito, Famke Janssen
Roles Sydney Simon
Rating62% 3.148973.148973.148973.148973.14897
In 1991, a gang of thieves steal a rare $10-million gem, but, in the process, two of the gang double-cross their leader, Patrick Koster (Sean Bean) and take off with the precious stone.
Double Whammy, 1h36
Directed by Tom DiCillo
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Crime
Actors Denis Leary, Elizabeth Hurley, Steve Buscemi, Luis Guzmán, Donald Faison, Keith Nobbs
Roles Lt. Spigot
Rating57% 2.8510352.8510352.8510352.8510352.851035
Ray Pluto has horrid memories of watching his wife and child die in a traffic accident. He's also a cop who's the laughingstock of New York City because his back went out while trying to stop a mass murderer — who was then shot by a child. For his back, he gets help from a chiropractor. Meanwhile, a teenager hires thugs to kill her father, who's the super in Ray's apartment building. In the same building, two young men are writing a movie script. Ray tries to get past his grief to solve the assault on the super and also return the affections of the chiropractor.
'R Xmas
'R Xmas (2001)
, 1h25
Directed by Abel Ferrara
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Christmas films
Actors Drea de Matteo, Lillo Brancato, Ice-T, Victor Argo, Andrew Fiscella, Meredith Ostrom
Roles Louie
Rating58% 2.900812.900812.900812.900812.90081
A New York drug dealer is kidnapped and his wife must come up with the money and drugs to free him from his kidnappers before Christmas.
Queenie in Love, 1h43
Directed by Amos Kollek
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Victor Argo, Louise Lasser, Mark Margolis, Austin Pendleton, Joey Dedio, Joe Grifasi
Roles Horace
Rating66% 3.340133.340133.340133.340133.34013
Queenie, 24 ans, vit à Manhattan et travaille auprès d'enfants en difficulté. Excentrique et déjantée, elle rêve d'être actrice.
Coyote Ugly, 1h40
Directed by David McNally
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical theatre, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Emily Blunt, Piper Perabo, Adam Garcia, Maria Bello, Melanie Lynskey, Tyra Banks
Rating57% 2.8523252.8523252.8523252.8523252.852325
Violet Sanford (Piper Perabo) leaves her hometown of South Amboy, New Jersey, her father Bill (John Goodman), and best friend Gloria (Melanie Lynskey) to pursue her dreams of becoming a songwriter in nearby New York City. The pizza shop where she works has a wall covered with the autographs of employees that left, hoping to make it big, and Violet adds hers to the wall.
The Yards
The Yards (2000)
, 1h55
Directed by James Gray
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Romance
Actors Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron, James Caan, Ellen Burstyn, Faye Dunaway
Roles Paul Lazarides
Rating63% 3.198833.198833.198833.198833.19883
Leo Handler (Mark Wahlberg) rides the subway to his mother's house in Queens, New York, where she throws a surprise party in honor of his parole. His cousin Erica (Charlize Theron) is at the party with her boyfriend Willie Gutierrez (Joaquin Phoenix). Willie takes Leo aside and thanks him for serving time in prison, implying that Leo had taken a fall for their gang of friends.
Fast Food Fast Women, 1h35
Directed by Amos Kollek
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Anna Thomson, Jamie Harris, Louise Lasser, Lonette McKee, Victor Argo, Austin Pendleton
Roles Seymour
Rating63% 3.1995353.1995353.1995353.1995353.199535
Bella, serveuse dans un café-restaurant et célibataire, est sur le point de fêter ses 35 ans. Sa mère lui arrange un rendez-vous avec un jeune écrivain qui vient juste de se voir confier la garde de ses enfants par son ex-femme. Parallèlement, les habitués du café cherchent aussi l'amour : Paul, un veuf retraité, fait appel aux petites annonces pour rencontrer une nouvelle compagne.
Coming Soon, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Ashton Kutcher, Bonnie Root, Gaby Hoffmann, James Roday, Tricia Vessey, Mia Farrow
Roles Mr. Neipris
Rating44% 2.2128752.2128752.2128752.2128752.212875
Three wealthy, savvy high school seniors, Stream Hodsell (Bonnie Root), a smart, down-to-earth strawberry blonde, sassy Jenny Simon (Gaby Hoffmann), who masks her intelligence behind a guise of fishnet stockings, and soulful Nell Kellner (Tricia Vessey) attend the prestigious and expensive Halton School in Manhattan and have everything - brains, beauty, money, popularity, powerful parents, and boyfriends like Chad (James Roday) and a garage band musician, Henry Rockefeller Lipschitz (Ryan Reynolds). They have it all but are still unfulfilled. After losing her virginity without obtaining sexual satisfaction, Stream is confused as well as unfulfilled and studies the problem with self-help books, women's magazines and the comically misinformed advice of her peers. Judy Hodsell (Mia Farrow) is Stream's distracted ex-hippie mom, Dick Hodsell (Ryan O'Neal) is her yuppie father with a new young girlfriend, Mimi (Yasmine Bleeth), and Mr. Jennings (Spalding Gray) is a feel-good career counselor.
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, 1h56
Directed by Jim Jarmusch
Origin German
Genres Drama, Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Adventure, Crime, Martial arts
Themes Mafia films, Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Martial arts films, Samurai films, Gangster films
Actors Forest Whitaker, John Tormey, Henry Silva, Tricia Vessey, Victor Argo, Isaac de Bankolé
Roles Vinny
Rating74% 3.74913.74913.74913.74913.7491
Ghost Dog (Whitaker) sees himself as a retainer of Louie (John Tormey), a local mobster, who saved Ghost Dog's life years ago. While living as a hired hitman for the Italian Mafia, he adheres to the code of the samurai, and interprets and applies the wisdom of the Hagakure in his contracts for the mob.
New Rose Hotel, 1h33
Directed by Abel Ferrara
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about computing, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films set in the future, Political films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Erotic thriller films, Anticipation
Actors Christopher Walken, Willem Dafoe, Asia Argento, Annabella Sciorra, John Lurie, Gretchen Mol
Roles Marcelino
Rating50% 2.5036652.5036652.5036652.5036652.503665
Deux amis espions industriels, Fox et X, veulent finir leur carrière en apothéose. Ils engagent donc Sandii, une très jolie chanteuse d'un bar de nuit. Elle est chargée de séduire un généticien japonais, Hiroshi, pour qu'il quitte son entreprise actuelle, Maas corporation, pour entrer dans la Hosaka corporation.
Next Stop Wonderland, 1h44
Directed by Brad Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Transport films, Rail transport films
Actors Hope Davis, Alan Gelfant, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Cara Buono, José Zúñiga, Sam Seder
Roles Frank
Rating65% 3.297883.297883.297883.297883.29788
Two people, living in Boston and unlucky in love – a nurse, Erin, whose activist boyfriend, Sean, has just walked out on their relationship to help a Native American tribe fight off a land development deal, and a plumber, Alan, struggling to pay off family obligations while pursuing a career as a marine biologist – deal with personal and professional problems and stumble through relationships, continually crossing one another's paths without ever truly meeting and realizing how perfect they are for one another. Time and time again one almost catches the other's eye, but circumstances intervene. Finally, after a series of ups and downs, both of their budding relationships with others crash and burn, just in time for a chance meeting on the MBTA train heading to Wonderland station, on the outskirts of Boston.
Lulu on the Bridge, 1h43
Directed by Paul Auster
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino, Willem Dafoe, Gina Gershon, Vanessa Redgrave, Mandy Patinkin
Roles Pierre
Rating61% 3.0998053.0998053.0998053.0998053.099805
Jazz saxophone player Izzy Maurer (Harvey Keitel) is shot in the chest during a performance at a jazz club by a deranged man. Izzy survives the seven-hour operation, but loses his left lung, ending his music career. A young aspiring actress named Celia Burns (Mira Sorvino) walks into the Chez Pierre restaurant in New York City where she works as a waitress. She and her boss talk about the shooting. Later she purchases Izzy's latest CD.
The Funeral, 1h39
Directed by Abel Ferrara
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Christopher Walken, Chris Penn, Annabella Sciorra, Isabella Rossellini, Vincent Gallo, Benicio del Toro
Roles Julius
Rating66% 3.3019853.3019853.3019853.3019853.301985
The film begins with the funeral of one of the three Tempio brothers. These men are violent criminals. Mourning the passage of their beloved brother Johnny are Chez and Ray.