Most Popular Titles With Michael V. Gazzo
3. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
R | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
Votes: 883,774 | Gross: $57.30M
6. Alice (1976–1985)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
A greasy-spoon diner in Phoenix, Arizona is the setting for this long-running series. The title character, Alice Hyatt, is an aspiring singer who arrives in Phoenix with her teenaged son, ... See full summary »
7. Last Action Hero (1993)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
With the help of a magic ticket, a young film fan is transported into the fictional world of his favorite action film character.
Votes: 115,220 | Gross: $50.02M
9. Vega$ (1978–1981)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Dan Tanna is a private investigator in the gambling town of Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas can be seedy or glamorous, depending upon the point of view. This show is also notable for perhaps ... See full summary »
12. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
TV-G | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Accounts of visitors to a unique resort island in the Pacific Ocean that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.
16. Sudden Impact (1983)
R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A rape victim is exacting revenge on her aggressors in a small town outside San Francisco. "Dirty" Harry Callahan, on suspension for angering his superiors (again), is assigned to the case.
Votes: 33,959 | Gross: $67.64M
25. Alligator (1980)
R | 91 min | Horror
A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded laboratory rats injected with growth hormones. The small reptile grows gigantic, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage.
26. Black Sunday (1977)
R | 143 min | Action, Thriller
Black Sunday is the powerful story of a Black September terrorist group attempting to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the president of the United States in attendance.
Votes: 5,609 | Gross: $15.77M
28. King of the Gypsies (1978)
R | 112 min | Drama
In the criminal and violent world of modern-day Gypsies based in New York City, their 'king' Zharko Stepanowicz passes his leadership to his unwilling grandson, leaving the skipped father resentful.
Votes: 882 | Gross: $7.33M
29. Fingers (1978)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Music
A dysfunctional young man is pulled between loyalties to his Italian mob-connected loan shark father and his mentally disturbed Jewish concert pianist mother.
30. Medical Center (1969–1976)
60 min | Drama
Located in the Los Angeles area, Medical Center was an otherwise unnamed hospital complex that was part of a large university campus. Dr. Paul Lochner was the chief of staff, an experienced... See full summary »
31. Fear City (1984)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Strippers in Manhattan are being stalked and maimed by a psycho-killer. A conflicted ex-boxer-turned-talent-manager and his business partner and friend, who represent some of the girls, set out to find him before he strikes again.
34. Partners in Crime (1984– )
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When their ex-husband Raymond winds up murdered, Carole and Sydney set out to find his killer and eventually decide to run the detective agency Raymond has left them.
35. Back Roads (1981)
R | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
A prostitute and a drifter find themselves bound together as they make their way through the rural South, doing what they have to do to survive.
Votes: 611 | Gross: $11.81M
36. Love and Bullets (1979)
PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Arizona cop is sent to Switzerland to bring in the girlfriend of a dangerous mobster so she can testify against him. The mobster sends someone too - assassins.
37. The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Sport
The Pittsburgh basketball team is hopeless. Maybe with the aid of an astrologer, and some new astrologically compatible players, they can become winners.
39. Border Cop (1980)
R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
US Border Patrol agent Frank Cooper is keeping a fine balance between doing his duty and empathizing with illegal Mexican border jumpers in 1970s California.
40. The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime
This is the funny story about two warring Mafia gangs in New York City. The weaker gang uses a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients". The police succeed in stopping one of the gangs, while the other remains without the boss.
43. Cookie (1989)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime
Paroled labor racketeer "Dapper" Dino is sought after by a "politically ambitious" prosecutor schemes to put him back in jail and a deceitful partner sizes him up for concrete shoes.
Votes: 933 | Gross: $1.87M
45. Body and Soul (1981)
R | 109 min | Drama, Sport
A young man struggles to become a boxing champ, but success blinds him. It is only through the love of his girlfriend that he is brought back to reality.
46. Serpico (1976–1977)
60 min | Drama, Crime
Frank Serpico was a maverick New York City detective who, after turning in a large number of "bad" cops and later being shot in the face, often went undercover to expose corruption in the ... See full summary »
48. Ring of the Musketeers (1992 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Modern-day "Musketeers" attempt to live the lives of protectors of the innocent. While the biking trio rescues kidnapped children, guards witnesses, and chases Mafia types, they also seek ... See full summary »
50. Johnny Bago (1993– )
60 min | Comedy, Drama
After a Federal faux pas, small-time mobster John Tenuti flees West across the U.S., pursued by bumbling goons from his Jersey outfit plus his rabid ex-wife, a Fed herself (Rose Abdoo). As ... See full summary »
60. Sizzle (1981 TV Movie)
104 min | Drama
An elaborate drama set in Prohibition era Chicago. Forsythe plays a cold-hearted gangster who succumbs to the innocent charms and curvaceous body of a small-town girl.
61. Il cugino americano (1986 TV Movie)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama
An innocent American engineer is blackmailed by gangsters into a plot to assassinate his cousin, who is a judge in Sicily fighting the Mafia.
62. For the People (1965– )
60 min | Crime, Drama
David Koster is an obsessive New York City assistant district attorney who gets into trouble because of his passion for justice. His boss, Anthony Celese, tries to keep him under control ... See full summary »
64. The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996 TV Special)
Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »
65. Brinks: The Great Robbery (1976 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
In this telling of the infamous 1950 robbery, James McNally is portrayed as the one gang member who maintains his silence in the face of extreme police pressure. When he is sent up to ... See full summary »
67. A Hatful of Rain (1968 TV Movie)
A 1968 made-for-television remake of the 1957 film, based on the disturbing 1956 Michael V. Gazzo play, as performed by members of The Actors' Studio on ABC (American Broadcasting Company) television.
69. Nothing to Lose (1994)
R | Action, Crime, Drama
A young street fighter seeks revenge against a powerful drug lord who killed his entire family. Using of his many special combat skills, he's about to take down a whole criminal operation, reaching his goal whatever the consequences.
70. Beach Patrol (1979 TV Movie)
75 min | Drama, Crime
Jan Plummer is a comely female cop who transfers from the narcotics division in a Los Angeles police department and is assigned to a special police team patrolling California's beaches in ... See full summary »
74. The Walter Winchell Show (1956– )
30 min | Comedy, Music
Live weekly variety show. The show originated in New York City for the first nine weeks and then moved to Hollywood. Although many top performers were featured, the show never caught on and... See full summary »
A Question of Answers
TV-PG | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When local and federal officers want to catch a loan shark, Kojak persuades a boyhood friend to go undercover as part of a deal to dismiss a case pending against him. Pressure mounts as the... See full summary »
Barnaby Jones (1973–1980)
A Simple Case of Terror
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Barnaby and J.R. look into the disappearance of a warehouse worker. What they discover is a diamond smuggling operation and a man that's being set-up for murder.
1st & Ten: The Championship (1984–1991)
All Roads Lead to Dayton
26 min | Comedy, Sport
The dangerous, mob-connected Arcolo Brothers try to manipulate Diane through everything from her general manager to her quarterback in attempt to embarrass her into forfeiting her ownership of the Bulls.
30 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Detective Ben Shaley has been hired to guard The Blue Panther, a valuable painting on loan to a gallery. During the invitation-only preview, both the painting and the necklace of a society ... See full summary »
Dan Tanna Is Dead
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Victor Durand once ran a bogus clinic before Dan sent him to prison. Now Durand takes revenge by stealing a toxin, infecting Dan with it, and taunting him, while Dan and his doctors frantically search for a cure to keep Dan alive.
Death by Design
48 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
When a friend of Jack's, another cop, is killed while working with him, they think that the killer is a professional hitman, but because of insufficient evidence, they can't hold him. ... See full summary »
Johnny Bago (1993– )
Hail the Conquering Marrow
When his rare blood type becomes known, Johnny is railroaded by the residents of a small town into donating bone marrow to save the life of a young girl.
Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)
Hark, the Sweatkings
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
To get into the Christmas spirit, the Sweathogs give a homeless man a shave and a new suit. But after he shows up at the Kotter's Christmas party wearing his old clothes, he tells them he's a bum, but he's a happy bum.
Johnny Bago (1993– )
Johnny Bago Free at Last
Framed for a mob murder, ex-con John Tenuti stows away in a retiree's Winnebago and adopts the alias Johnny Bago, with a mafia hit man and his obsessive ex-wife/parole officer in hot pursuit.
The Fall Guy (1981–1986)
Ladies on the Ropes
49 min | Action, Adventure
Colt enters the world of women's professional wrestling, where the Golden Girls and their shady manager are preparing for a championship match.
L.A. Law (1986–1994)
McKenzie, Brackman, Barnum & Bailey
Markowitz represents Alfred Uhler, a veteran juggler suing his protégé, Ross Petit, for appropriating his routines and cutting him out of the act. When both sides are unwilling to back down... See full summary »
Murder Under Glass
75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Food critic Paul Gerard, who has been extorting money from restaurant owners in exchange for good reviews, murders one when threatened with exposure.
Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)
No Picnic at Mt. Kenya
Based on a true story from World War II, Felice Benuzzi was one of 10,000 prisoners of war held at the Kenya camp. Benuzzi and two others manage to escape by successfully scaling down the 17,000-foot high Mt. Kenya.