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The Best Armand Assante Movies

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List of the best Armand Assante movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Armand Assante's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Armand Assante movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Armand Assante movies will be at the top of the list. Armand Assante has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Armand Assante movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Armand Assante films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Armand Assante role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Armand Assante performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

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    Hoffa

    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito

    Released1992

    Directed byDanny DeVito

    Hoffa is a 1992 French-American biographical film directed by Danny DeVito and written by David Mamet, based on the life of Teamsters Union leader Jimmy Hoffa. Jack Nicholson plays Hoffa, and DeVito...  more
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    The Mambo Kings

    Antonio Banderas, Cathy Moriarty

    Released1992

    Directed byArne Glimcher

    The Mambo Kings is a 1992 drama film directed by Arne Glimcher. It is an adaptation of Oscar Hijuelos's 1989 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love. The film stars Armand...  more
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    Q&A

    Nick Nolte, Timothy Hutton

    Released1990

    Directed bySidney Lumet

    Q & A is a 1990 crime film co-written and directed by Sidney Lumet, based on a novel by New York judge Edwin Torres. It stars Nick Nolte, Timothy Hutton and Armand Assante....  more
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    Looking for an Echo

    Paz de la Huerta, Armand Assante

    Released1999

    Directed byMartin Davidson

    Looking for an Echo is 2000 independent drama film....  more
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    Gotti

    Anthony Quinn, William Forsythe

    Released1996

    Directed byRobert Harmon

    Gotti: The Rise and Fall of a Real Life Mafia Don is a 1996 HBO original crime drama movie made for television directed by Robert Harmon. The film stars Armand Assante, in the title role as infamous...  more
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    1492 Conquest of Paradise

    Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella

    Released1992

    Directed byRidley Scott

    1492: Conquest of Paradise is an epic 1992 European adventure/drama film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Roselyne Bosch, which tells the fictionalized story of the discovery of the New World...  more
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    I, the Jury

    Barbara Carrera, Paul Sorvino

    Released1982

    Directed byRichard T. Heffron

    I, the Jury is a 1982 film based on the best selling detective novel of the same name by Mickey Spillane. The story was previously filmed in 3D in 1953. Larry Cohen wrote the screenplay and was hired...  more
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    Judge Dredd

    Sylvester Stallone, Diane Lane

    Released1995

    Directed byDanny Cannon

    Judge Dredd is a 1995 American science fiction action film directed by Danny Cannon, and starring Sylvester Stallone, Diane Lane, Rob Schneider, Armand Assante, and Max von Sydow. The film is based...  more

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    Belizaire the Cajun

    Robert Duvall, Will Patton

    Released1986

    Directed byGlen Pitre

    Belizaire the Cajun is a 1986 film directed by Glen Pitre and starring Armand Assante. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival. It chronicles the story of...  more
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    Passion and Paradise

    Rod Steiger, Linda Griffiths

    Released1989

    Directed byHarvey Hart

    Passion and Paradise is a 1989 drama film written by Andrew Laskos and directed by Harvey Hart....  more
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    Private Benjamin

    Goldie Hawn, Albert Brooks

    Released1980

    Directed byHoward Zieff

    Private Benjamin is a 1980 American comedy film starring Goldie Hawn. The film was one of the biggest box office hits of 1980, and also spawned a short-lived television series. The film is ranked 82...  more

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    Unfaithfully Yours

    Dudley Moore, Albert Brooks

    Released1984

    Directed byHoward Zieff

    Unfaithfully Yours is a 1984 romantic comedy film directed by Howard Zieff, starring Dudley Moore and Nastassja Kinski and featuring Armand Assante and Albert Brooks. The screenplay was written by...  more
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    Fatal Instinct

    Rosie O'Donnell, Jane Lynch

    Released1993

    Directed byCarl Reiner

    This film is a 1993 thriller comedy film directed by Carl Reiner. It parodies the erotic thriller movie genre, which at the time had reached its commercial peak. The film stars Armand Assante as a...  more

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    The Road to El Dorado

    Elton John, Kevin Kline

    Released2000

    Directed byJeffrey Katzenberg, David Silverman, Will Finn, Bibo Bergeron, Don Paul

    The Road to El Dorado is a 2000 American animated musical adventure comedy film directed by Eric "Bibo" Bergeron and Don Paul, with additional sequences by Will Finn and David Silverman, starring...  more

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    The Odyssey

    Christopher Lee, Bernadette Peters

    Released1997

    Directed byAndrei Konchalovsky

    The Odyssey is a 1997 Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated British-American fantasy–adventure television miniseries based on the ancient Greek epic poem by Homer, The Odyssey. Directed by...  more

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    The Marrying Man

    Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger

    Released1991

    Directed byJerry Rees

    The Marrying Man is a 1991 romantic comedy film starring Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger. The film was directed by Jerry Rees, and written by Neil Simon. The film opened to mixed and poor reviews, with...  more

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    Trial by Jury

    William Hurt, Gabriel Byrne

    Released1994

    Directed byHeywood Gould

    Trial by Jury is a 1994 American thriller film directed by Heywood Gould and starring Joanne Whalley, Gabriel Byrne, Armand Assante and William Hurt....  more
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    Paradise Alley

    Sylvester Stallone, Tom Waits

    Released1978

    Directed bySylvester Stallone

    Paradise Alley is a 1978 American sports film written and directed by Sylvester Stallone in his feature film directorial debut, who also starred in the role. After Stallone's success with the 1976...  more

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    Two for the Money

    Al Pacino, Matthew McConaughey

    Released2005

    Directed byD. J. Caruso

    Two for the Money is a 2005 American drama-sports film directed by D. J. Caruso and starring Al Pacino, Matthew McConaughey, Rene Russo, Armand Assante and Carly Pope. The film is about the world of...  more
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    Surveillance

    Julia Ormond, Bill Pullman

    Released2008

    Directed byJennifer Lynch

    Surveillance is an independent thriller that is set in the Nebraska plains of the United States. The film is directed by Jennifer Lynch and stars Julia Ormond, Bill Pullman, Michael Ironside, and...  more
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    Confessions of a Pit Fighter

    Flavor Flav, Quinton Jackson

    Released2005

    Directed byArt Camacho

    Confessions of a Pit Fighter is a 2005 American martial arts action film directed by Art Camacho and starring Hector Echavarria, Armand Assante, Flavor Flav, James Russo and John Savage. It was...  more
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    La Linea

    Ray Liotta, Andy Garcia

    Released2007

    Directed byJames Cotten

    La Linea is a 2009 action-crime film directed by James Cotten. La Linea features an ensemble cast that includes Ray Liotta, Armand Assante, Valerie Cruz, Esai Morales, and Andy García....  more
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    American Gangster

    Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe

    Released2007

    Directed byRidley Scott

    American Gangster is a 2007 American biographical crime film directed by Ridley Scott, based on the criminal career of Frank Lucas. An outcast New York City cop (Russell Crowe) is charged with...  more

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    California Dreamin'

    Armand Assante, Andi Vasluianu

    Released2007

    Directed byCristian Nemescu

    California Dreamin' is a 2007 Romanian film by Cristian Nemescu. It won the Prix un certain regard at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. It also picked up the Iris Award for Best Film, the Audience Award...  more
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    Little Darlings

    Matt Dillon, Tatum O'Neal

    Released1980

    Directed byRonald F. Maxwell

    Little Darlings is a 1980 teen film starring Tatum O'Neal and Kristy McNichol and featuring Armand Assante and Matt Dillon. It was directed by Ronald F. Maxwell. The screenplay was written by Kimi...  more

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