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John Cassavetes

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Also Known As: Died: February 3, 1989
Born: December 9, 1929 Cause of Death: cirrhosis of the liver
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Big Trouble (1985) as Director
An unhappy wife tries to get her insurance agent to help her kill her husband.
2.
Love Streams (1984) as Director
While a successful writer researches an upcoming book on love for sale, a onetime girlfriend struggles through a divorce and custody case.
3.
Gloria (1980) as Director
A mild mannered man has been secretly working as an accountant for the mob.
4.
Opening Night (1977) as Director
After viewing the accidental death of a devoted fan, a famous actress re-examines her professional and personal relationships.
5.
Killing of a Chinese Bookie, The (1976) as Director
A sleazy nightclub manager, in debt to the mob, is pressured to wipe out an underworld power.
6.
A Woman Under the Influence (1974) as Director
The pressures of family life drive a woman insane.
7.
Minnie and Moskowitz (1971) as Director
Minnie breaks up with her married boyfriend and becomes disillusioned. However, she begins to learn that there is hope for love and romance in a desperate world when she meets a crazy car-parker named Seymour.
8.
Husbands (1970) as Director
A man's death inspires his three best friends to reevaluate their lives.
9.
Faces (1968) as Director
An aging couple separate during a mid-life crisis.
10.
A Child Is Waiting (1963) as Director
An emotionally fragile woman takes a job teaching mentally handicapped children.
11.
12.
Too Late Blues (1962) as Director
Ghost is an idealogical musician who would rather play his blues in the park to the birds that compromise himself. However, when he meets and falls in love with beautiful singer, Jess Polanski, she comes between him and his band members, and he leaves his dreams behind in search of fame.
13.
Shadows (1959) as Director
Black siblings moving through the beat world cope with racism.

Cast (feature film)

14.
Constant Forge: The Life and Art of John Cassavetes, A (2001) as Himself (Archival Footage)
A journey through the life and art of filmmaker John Cassavetes, as told through interviews with the artists and friends who knew him and his work best.
15.
Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies, A (1995) as Himself
Leading American filmmaker Martin Scorsese's entry in the BFI's "The Century of Cinema" series is three-part, 235-minute odyssey. Showing the same mastery of the documentary form as he has of fictional narratives, he chronicles his self-discovery as a filmmaker, using as touchstones both Hollywood masterworks and unsung B-movies. At the same time, he examines the central conflict in American cinema: the director's need to reconcile his role as a team player with his own personal expression.
16.
Hollywood Mavericks (1990) as Himself
A documentary about some of Hollywood's unorthodox film directors.
17.
I'm Almost Not Crazy... John Cassavetes: The Man and His Work (1989) as Himself
A documentary on the making of John Cassavetes' film "Love Streams".
18.
Love Streams (1984) as Robert Harmon
While a successful writer researches an upcoming book on love for sale, a onetime girlfriend struggles through a divorce and custody case.
19.
Marvin and Tige (1983) as Marvin Stewart
20.
Haircut, The (1982) as Himself
John Cassavetes talks as he gets his hair cut.
21.
Incubus, The (1982) as Dr Sam Cordell
A supernatural source is discovered to be behind a series of violent sex crimes in a small town.
22.
Tempest (1982) as Phillip Dimitrious
A successful architect trades society for a remote Greek island.
23.
Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981) as Dr Michael Emerson
An artist paralyzed in a car wreck fights the medical establishment.
24.
Brass Target (1978) as Major Joe Deluca
Gold thieves plot to assassinate General Patton in the days following World War II.
25.
Fury, The (1978) as Childress
Teenager Gillian Bellaver has the psychic powers of telekinese and extra-sensory perception. She also has the effect of causing others to bleed if they touch her. So Gillian volunteers to go to the Paragon Clinic, unaware of the fact that its director is working on harnessing the psychic abilities of his patients as weapons.
26.
Opening Night (1977) as Maurice Aarons
After viewing the accidental death of a devoted fan, a famous actress re-examines her professional and personal relationships.
27.
Two-Minute Warning (1976) as Sergeant Chris Button
A lone gunman stalks a sold-out crowd at a championship football stadium.
28.
Mikey and Nicky (1976) as Nicky
Nicki is on the run from the mob, and he turns to old pal Mikey for help.
29.
Capone (1975) as Frankie Yale
The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city during the prohibition years. Unusually, briefly covering the years after Capone was imprisoned.
30.
Minnie and Moskowitz (1971) as Jim
Minnie breaks up with her married boyfriend and becomes disillusioned. However, she begins to learn that there is hope for love and romance in a desperate world when she meets a crazy car-parker named Seymour.
31.
Husbands (1970) as Gus
A man's death inspires his three best friends to reevaluate their lives.
32.
Machine Gun McCain (1970) as Hank McCain
A gangster defies the mob by going ahead with a casino job they had called off.
33.
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969) as Card players
American tourists wreak havoc while traveling through Europe.
34.
Rosemary's Baby (1968) as Guy Woodhouse
A young woman fears the baby she's carrying is the son of Satan.
35.
Devil's Angels (1967) as Cody
36.
The Dirty Dozen (1967) as Victor Franko
A renegade officer trains a group of misfits for a crucial mission behind enemy lines.
37.
The Killers (1964) as Johnny North
Supposedly based on the short story by Ernest Hemingway. In this film noir, two hitmen want to find out why their latest victim (a race car driver!) "just stood there and took it" when they came to shoot him. Ronald Reagan plays a rich, double-crossing bad guy. A young Angie Dickinson (looking just like Ellen Barkin) plays the femme fatale.
38.
Webster Boy, The (1962) as Vance Miller
A gambler comes out of prison, returns to his old-flame, and finds that she has a teenage son, who begins to believe that the ex-con is his father.
39.
Virgin Island (1960) as Evan
Evan and Tina want to live their lives differently. They go to live on an island. Tina's mother is concerned about her daughter's future. There is smuggling going on on the island.
40.
Shadows (1959) as
Black siblings moving through the beat world cope with racism.
41.
Saddle the Wind (1958) as Tony Sinclair
A rancher with a questionable past tries to stop his outlaw brother.
42.
Edge of the City (1957) as Axel Nordmann, also known as Axel North
An army deserter and a black dock worker join forces against a corrupt union official.
43.
Affair in Havana (1957) as Nick Douglas
44.
Crime in the Streets (1956) as Frankie Dane
A social worker tries to end juvenile crime by getting involved with a street gang.
45.
The Night Holds Terror (1955) as Robert Batsford
Escaped convicts take over a suburban home.
46.
Taxi (1953) as

Writer (feature film)

47.
Julia (2008)
A woman finds herself in trouble when she tries to extort money using a young boy as bait.
48.
Gloria (1999) as From Original Screenplay ("Gloria")
A former gun-moll becomes the reluctant guardian of a young boy who has become the target of a mob hit after witnessing the murder of his parents. Gloria has just been released from a prison term served to protect her ex-lover, but when she returns to New York she discovers that boyfriend Kevin does
49.
She's So Lovely (1997) as Screenwriter
A romantic fable about Eddie and Maureen--young, married and passionately crazy about each other. Drunk, unstable and about to have a baby, they live in a world of funky barflys and colorful low-lifes, living it up on no money and their manic, co-dependent need for each other. When a neighbor attacks Maureen, Eddie snaps and it costs him ten years of his life in a mental institution. Upon Eddie's returns, he discovers that his wife has re-married and she is caught in the middle between the past and the present.
50.
Love Streams (1984) as Screenwriter
While a successful writer researches an upcoming book on love for sale, a onetime girlfriend struggles through a divorce and custody case.
51.
Gloria (1980) as Screenwriter
A mild mannered man has been secretly working as an accountant for the mob.
52.
Opening Night (1977) as From Story
After viewing the accidental death of a devoted fan, a famous actress re-examines her professional and personal relationships.
53.
Opening Night (1977) as Screenwriter
After viewing the accidental death of a devoted fan, a famous actress re-examines her professional and personal relationships.
54.
Killing of a Chinese Bookie, The (1976) as Screenwriter
A sleazy nightclub manager, in debt to the mob, is pressured to wipe out an underworld power.
55.
A Woman Under the Influence (1974) as Screenwriter
The pressures of family life drive a woman insane.
56.
Minnie and Moskowitz (1971) as Writer
Minnie breaks up with her married boyfriend and becomes disillusioned. However, she begins to learn that there is hope for love and romance in a desperate world when she meets a crazy car-parker named Seymour.
57.
Husbands (1970) as Screenwriter
A man's death inspires his three best friends to reevaluate their lives.
58.
Faces (1968) as Screenwriter
An aging couple separate during a mid-life crisis.
59.
Too Late Blues (1962) as Screenwriter
Ghost is an idealogical musician who would rather play his blues in the park to the birds that compromise himself. However, when he meets and falls in love with beautiful singer, Jess Polanski, she comes between him and his band members, and he leaves his dreams behind in search of fame.

Producer (feature film)

60.
Gloria (1980) as Producer
A mild mannered man has been secretly working as an accountant for the mob.
61.
Too Late Blues (1962) as Producer
Ghost is an idealogical musician who would rather play his blues in the park to the birds that compromise himself. However, when he meets and falls in love with beautiful singer, Jess Polanski, she comes between him and his band members, and he leaves his dreams behind in search of fame.

Music (feature film)

62.
Love Streams (1984) as Song ("Love Streams Operetta" "A Piece Of Pie" "Love Cannot Stay" "Almost In Love With You")
While a successful writer researches an upcoming book on love for sale, a onetime girlfriend struggles through a divorce and custody case.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

63.
Metal (1999)
Losing his job as an auto mechanic, Ray falls into a deep depression. Trapped in a poor, working-class black neighborhood, Ray's prospects for a better job are almost none, even though he is a hard worker and good mechanic. Economic pressures increase and Ray's anger is vented on his wife, Mary, and
64.
Metal (1999)
Losing his job as an auto mechanic, Ray falls into a deep depression. Trapped in a poor, working-class black neighborhood, Ray's prospects for a better job are almost none, even though he is a hard worker and good mechanic. Economic pressures increase and Ray's anger is vented on his wife, Mary, and

Cast (special)

65.
John Cassavetes (1990)
A documentary on actor, writer, producer and director John Cassavetes. Explores his 30-year career on stage, in films and on television, from his first ventures and performances in the 1950s to his death in 1989. Includes "The Making of 'Husbands'" (1971).
66.
Nightside (1973) as Carmine Kelly
The story of Carmine Kelly, a press agent who covers the midnight action in New York City. In the pilot, Kelly attempts to help protect his friend Smitty from the impending destruction of her restaurant -- a hangout for actors, writers, businessmen, "and other folk who brighten up when the sun goes
67.
Fliers, The (1965) as Sergeant Lee Harmon
The story, set during World War I, relates the exploits of Sergeant Lee Harmon, an Air Corps pilot who fights by his own rules.
68.
Hedda Hopper's Hollywood (1960) as Guest
Celebrity interviews with celebrity gossip columnist Hedda Hopper.

Cast (special)

69.
Flesh And Blood (1979) as Gus Caputo
Young street-tough-turned-boxer struggles to reach the top while finding his romance with an attractive TV reporter is complicated by an incestuous relationship with his mother. This was Berenger's first important television role and offered a surprising change of pace for Pleshette in her being cas

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