The best movies with Danny Aiello

List of the 10 best movies starring Danny Aiello, order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
Moonstruck
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Moonstruck

Role in movie: John Cammareri
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her is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in love with - his younger brother (Cage)!

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Bang the Drum Slowly
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Bang the Drum Slowly

Role in movie: Horse
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he story of a New York pro baseball team and two of its players. Henry Wiggen is the star pitcher and Bruce Pearson is the normal, everyday catcher who is far from the star player on the team and friend to all of his teammates. During the off-season, Bruce learns that he is terminally ill, and Henry, his only true friend, is determined to be the one person there for him during his last season with the club. Throughout the course of the season, Henry and his teammates attempt to deal with Bruce's impending illness, all the while attempting to make his last year a memorable one.

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The 7.39
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The 7.39

Role in movie: Pop
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fter fighting for a seat on their morning commute, Sally and Carl begin talking and suddenly their daily train journey becomes a lot more interesting. Carl is happily married, Sally's engaged - where's the harm? Yet they find themselves increasingly drawn to each other, and as their friendship grows to flirtation they refuse to admit - to each other or themselves - that a line might be crossed. The consequences of discovery will be life-changing, catastrophic perhaps, and yet they can't help falling in love.

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Radio Days
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Radio Days

Role in movie: Rocco
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he Narrator (Woody Allen) tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences with contemporary anecdotes and urban legends of the radio stars.

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Lucky Number Slevin
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Lucky Number Slevin

Role in movie: Roth
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levin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many twists and turns.

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The Purple Rose of Cairo
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The Purple Rose of Cairo

Role in movie: Monk
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ecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mudane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising her spirits, where she watches dashing archaeologist Tom Baxter time and again.

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Leon: The Professional (Leon)
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Leon: The Professional (Leon)

Role in movie: Tony
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eon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Leon's footsteps.

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Do the Right Thing
3

Do the Right Thing

Role in movie: Sal
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n 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.

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Once Upon a Time in America
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Once Upon a Time in America

Role in movie: Police Chief Vincent Aiello
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hough Sergio Leone is primarily known for his westerns, his final film is a sweeping gangster epic with meditations on friendship, loyalty, and the passage of time. Spanning decades, the film follows a group of Jewish gangsters from childhood into their glory years of prohibition, and their eventual reunion in later years.

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The Godfather: Part II
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The Godfather: Part II

Role in movie: Tony Rosato
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he continuing saga of the Corleone crime family tells the story of a young Vito Corleone growing up in Sicily and in 1910s New York; and follows Michael Corleone in the 1950s as he attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba

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Danny Aiello

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Daniel Louis "Danny" Aiello, Jr.  (born June 20, 1933) is an American actor who has appeared in numerous motion pictures, including Once Upon a Time in America, Ruby, The Godfather: Part II, Hudson Hawk, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Moonstruck, Léon, Two Days in the Valley, and Dinner Rush. He had a pivotal role in the 1989 Spike Lee film Do the Right Thing, earning a nomination for a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of Salvatore 'Sal' Frangione, the pizzeria owner, and also as Don Domenico Clericuzio in the miniseries Mario Puzo's The Last Don. Description above from the Wikipedia article Danny Aiello, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia
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