MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 17,834 this week

Chameleon (1995)

 -  Thriller  -  26 March 1996 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 368 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 1 critic

A government agent who had retired comes out to try to find a druglord who had his family murdered. However, as he assumes various roles, his chief becomes concerned about him as he starts ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 58 titles
created 07 Sep 2011
 
a list of 330 titles
created 12 Oct 2011
 
a list of 4398 titles
created 20 Mar 2012
 
a list of 316 titles
created 04 Aug 2013
 
a list of 886 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Chameleon" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Chameleon (1995)

Chameleon (1995) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Chameleon.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Sophie, a writer of racy romance novels, is working on one of her stories in the library, when Eddie overhears her. Sophie, embarrassed by her paralyzed leg from childhood polio, spurns his... See full summary »

Director: Ben Lewin
Stars: Gia Carides, Anthony LaPaglia, Rebecca Gibney
29th Street (1991)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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... See full summary »

Director: George Gallo
Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Danny Aiello, Lainie Kazan
Chameleon (2008)
Comedy | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

While cleaning offices at night, George learns a lot about the employees by examining what they leave behind, carefully choosing his targets, always disillusioned women whom he seduces, ... See full summary »

Director: Krisztina Goda
Stars: Ervin Nagy, Gabriella Hámori, Zsolt Trill
Erasable You (1998)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A man hires an assassin to kill his money-grabbing first wife.

Director: Harry Bromley Davenport
Stars: Timothy Busfield, Jennifer Grant, Melora Hardin
The Custodian (1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A police detective decides to expose the pervasive corruption that permeates his department.

Director: John Dingwall
Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Hugo Weaving, Barry Otto
You I (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A recent widower looks for the balance in raising his daughter on his own and keeping the image of his wife alive in his mind.

Director: Melora Hardin
Stars: Melora Hardin, Gildart Jackson, Brenda Strong
Happy Hour (2003)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Set in present day New York City, "Happy Hour" is a literate and often funny story of love and how to receive it. Tulley, a once-promising literary star now biding his time as an ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Bencivenga
Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Eric Stoltz, Caroleen Feeney
The Hollywood Mom's Mystery (TV Movie 2004)
Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Lucy Freers has a long-standing marriage, a nine-year old daughter, and a great family life in the suburbs of Hollywood. Great, that is, until the Hollywood set decides that motherhood is ... See full summary »

Director: David S. Cass Sr.
Stars: Justine Bateman, Elizabeth Peña, George Hamilton
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Susy Conner accuses former employer, Gary Fitzgerald, of harassment and unfair dismissal for failing to comply with his sexual demands. Relating the incident to conciliation lawyer, Marion ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Franklin
Stars: Gia Carides, Anthony LaPaglia, Zoe Carides
Chameleon II: Death Match (TV Movie 1999)
Sci-Fi | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Directors: Craig R. Baxley, Russell King
Stars: Bobbie Phillips, Don Battee, Casey Siemaszko
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Drama about a former member of a covert government agency who turns the table on his pursuers and former colleagues.

Director: Phillip Noyce
Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Kerry Lea, Christopher McCann
Chameleons (TV Movie 1989)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

In this failed TV series pilot from the mind of Glen A. Larson, Shelley, a slightly-crazy heiress, discovers that her eccentric millionaire uncle Jason Carr was rather more eccentric than ... See full summary »

Director: Glen A. Larson
Stars: Crystal Bernard, Jaime Alba, Jim Antonio
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Willie Serling
...
Matt Gianni
...
Jill Hallman
...
Stuart Langston
...
Morris Steinfeld
Andy Romano ...
Giovanni Pazatto
...
Jason Ainsley (as Robin Thomas)
...
Tom Wilson
...
Alberto Cortessi
...
Larry Giancarlo
...
Betty Bowen
...
Psychiatrist
...
Robert Conwell
...
Ellen Serling
Diane Johnson ...
Nurse
Edit

Storyline

A government agent who had retired comes out to try to find a druglord who had his family murdered. However, as he assumes various roles, his chief becomes concerned about him as he starts struggling to differentiate between reality and his make-up. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 March 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Faces de um Espião  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Features The Flintstones (1960) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Anyone lucky enough to be able to get ahold of it, watch it.
1 October 2009 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I am always surprised by the low rating of this movie whenever I visit this page on IMDb. I remember watching this film as a kid and being blown away by the premiss and the acting. Sure the film feels very 90s and the production value is generally thin, but bearing in mind the very decent make-up jobs, and action thriller feel mixed with espionage and psychosis, you are left with a very decent and enjoyable movie that has something for everyone.

I was unaware of Anthony LaPaglia before this movie, and while most people probably know him for his more successful recent works, such as "Fraiser", "Without a Trace", and film Analyze That, his lesser known works are probably his best performances.

Chameleon, for me shows off his acting talents best. His ability to mimic voices is very satisfying and while the make-up is very important factor in his characters, he really makes each character his own. Some might find similarities with this movie and The Saint (the film more so than the TV series) as both have an element of lost identity, but this film, while approaching it from a not too subtle and very 90s drama viewpoint, really gets the slipping of identity and overlapping of mannerisms.

I recommend this film to anyone that likes thrillers, for me this really epitomizes the psychological thriller for it's era (I would say for it's decade but Fight Club squeezed into the 90s with it's 1999 release).

I was very lucky to be able to re-watch this film today, and to anyone lucky enough to be able to get a-hold of it, watch it.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Chameleon (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?