Best Movies of Danny Aiello

Léon (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 193 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $32.35M

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.


Do the Right Thing (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 182 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 91 | Earnings: $27.55M

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.


Moonstruck (1987)

Aggregate Rating: 161 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $80.64M

Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry.


The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

Aggregate Rating: 157 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 75 | Earnings: $10.60M

In New Jersey in 1935, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.


Dinner Rush (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 152 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: $0.11M

Is it just another evening at the hugely popular Italian restaurant of proprietor and bookmaker Louis Cropa in New York? Anything but as tonight's guests include; a local police detective ...


Jacob's Ladder (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $26.12M

Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to discover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusion, and perception of death.


Brooklyn Lobster (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 119 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $0.14M

Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state, the renowned establishment now faces grave ...


Little Italy (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 86 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 28 | Earnings: $0.99M

A young couple must navigate a blossoming romance, amidst a war between their families' competing pizza restaurants.


Hudson Hawk (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 80 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 17 | Earnings: $17.22M

A cat burglar is forced to steal Da Vinci works of art for a world domination plot.


The Neighborhood (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 78 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A brash group of hoodlums have been doing minor crime jobs in their neighborhood since they were kids until they step on the wrong toes and get caught up in a war with an old-school mafia king pin and their lives soon become hell on earth.


Harlem Nights (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 78 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 16 | Earnings: $60.86M

During the 1930s, a New York illegal gambling house owner and his associates must deal with strong competition, gangsters and corrupt cops in order to stay in business.


Stiffs (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 74 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A hearse driver (Aiello) bonds with a pack of Bostonians in an effort to keep a local funeral home in business.


Prince of Central Park (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 74 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 22 | Earnings: $0.01M

A young boy sets out to find his mother. After setting up camp in Central Park, he encounters a group of people even needier than himself.


29th Street (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 72 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $2.12M

Frank Pesce is the luckiest man alive in spite of his bad luck. Based on a true story, a man growing up in a tough New York neighborhood has a gift for finding himself in the worst possible...


2 Days in the Valley (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $11.11M

48 hours of intersecting lives and crimes in Los Angeles.


Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $29.20M

In New York, South Bronx's main police precinct is nicknamed Fort Apache by its employees who feel like troopers surrounded by hostiles in a wild west isolated outpost.


Hooch (1977)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Hooch is an inexpensive regional exploitation action-comedy (hicksploitation) about a small county in the Appalachians and its many moonshine-brewing inhabitants... See full synopsis »


City Hall (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $20.30M

The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.


Once Around (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $14.85M

Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful ...


Defiance (1980)

Aggregate Rating: 62 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Tommy takes up temporary housing in a New York neighborhood plagued by a violent gang called the Souls. Tommy is waiting for his next assignment as a seaman and though he tries to avoid the...



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