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The Best Danny Aiello Movies

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List of the best Danny Aiello movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Danny Aiello'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 Danny Aiello movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Danny Aiello movies will be at the top of the list. Danny Aiello has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Danny Aiello movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Danny Aiello films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This list below has a variety of films in it, from Radio Days to Henry and Me.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Danny Aiello movies?" and "What are the greatest Danny Aiello roles of all time?"

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    29th Street
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    29th Street

    Danny Aiello, Anthony LaPaglia

    Released1991

    Directed byGeorge Gallo

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    Jacob's Ladder
    39
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    Jacob's Ladder

    Macaulay Culkin, Tim Robbins

    Released1990

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

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  • 3
    Moonstruck
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    Moonstruck

    Nicolas Cage, Cher

    Released1987

    Directed byNorman Jewison

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  • 4
    Once Upon a Time in America
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    Once Upon a Time in America

    Jennifer Connelly, Robert De Niro

    Released1984

    Directed bySergio Leone

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  • 5
    Do the Right Thing
    25
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    Do the Right Thing

    Samuel L. Jackson, Martin Lawrence

    Released1989

    Directed bySpike Lee

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  • 6
    Dinner Rush
    18
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    Dinner Rush

    Sandra Bernhard, Danny Aiello

    Released2000

    Directed byBob Giraldi

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  • 7
    The Pick-up Artist
    15
    3

    The Pick-up Artist

    Robert Downey Jr., Dennis Hopper

    Released1987

    Directed byJames Toback

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  • 8
    The Protector
    15
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    The Protector

    Jackie Chan, Danny Aiello

    Released1985

    Directed byJames Glickenhaus

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  • 9
    Léon: The Professional
    16
    6

    Léon: The Professional

    Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman

    Released1994

    Directed byLuc Besson

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  • 10
    Fort Apache, The Bronx
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    Fort Apache, The Bronx

    Paul Newman, Pam Grier

    Released1981

    Directed byDaniel Petrie

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  • 11
    Harlem Nights
    11
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    Harlem Nights

    Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor

    Released1989

    Directed byEddie Murphy

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  • 12
    Bang the Drum Slowly
    10
    5

    Bang the Drum Slowly

    Robert De Niro, Danny Aiello

    Released1973

    Directed byJohn D. Hancock

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  • 13
    City Hall
    16
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    City Hall

    Al Pacino, John Cusack

    Released1996

    Directed byHarold Becker

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  • 14
    A Brooklyn State of Mind
    8
    2

    A Brooklyn State of Mind

    Jennifer Esposito, Maria Grazia Cucinotta

    Released1997

    Directed byFrank Rainone

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  • 15
    The Purple Rose of Cairo
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    The Purple Rose of Cairo

    Viggo Mortensen, Mia Farrow

    Released1985

    Directed byWoody Allen

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  • 16
    Fingers
    8
    4

    Fingers

    Jim Brown, Harvey Keitel

    Released1978

    Directed byJames Toback

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  • 17
    2 Days in the Valley
    9
    6

    2 Days in the Valley

    Charlize Theron, Teri Hatcher

    Released1996

    Directed byJohn Herzfeld

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  • 18
    Two Much
    12
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    Two Much

    Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas

    Released1996

    Directed byFernando Trueba

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  • 19
    Hudson Hawk
    9
    7

    Hudson Hawk

    Bruce Willis, Andie MacDowell

    Released1991

    Directed byMichael Lehmann

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  • 20
    The Stuff
    5
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    Abe Vigoda, Paul Sorvino

    Released1985

    Directed byLarry Cohen

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  • 21
    Mail Order Bride
    6
    4

    Mail Order Bride

    Danny Aiello, Ivana Miličević

    Released2003

    Directed byJeffrey Wolf, Robert Capelli Jr.

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  • 22
    Mistress
    6
    4

    Mistress

    Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

    Released1992

    Directed byBarry Primus

    Mistress is a 1992 comedy-drama film starring Robert De Niro, Danny Aiello, Eli Wallach,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 23
    The Front
    6
    3

    The Front

    Woody Allen, Danny Aiello

    Released1976

    Directed byMartin Ritt

    The Front is a 1976 comedy-drama film about the Hollywood blacklist during the age of live... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 24
    Prêt-à-Porter
    14
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    Prêt-à-Porter

    Julia Roberts, Sophia Loren

    Released1994

    Directed byRobert Altman

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  • 25
    Lucky Number Slevin
    9
    9

    Lucky Number Slevin

    Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu

    Released2006

    Directed byPaul McGuigan

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